Women’s Basketball Eliminated from the NCAA Tournament After Impressive Run

Women’s Basketball Eliminated from the NCAA Tournament After Impressive Run

By LAUREN BOYD

March 7, 2019


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For the first time in 21 years, the women’s basketball team participated in the NCAA tournament, beating John Carroll in the first round, 62-54 on March 1. Though the Panthers fell to host DeSales University (70-55) the next day, their season was one for the books. In their first bout, the Panthers overcame John Carroll after a close four-qua...

Track and Field Prepares for NCAA Championships

Track and Field Prepares for NCAA Championships

By JORDAN HOWELL

March 7, 2019


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Several members of the track and field team traveled to Medford, Massachusetts on Saturday, Mar. 2nd, where they competed in the non-scoring Tufts Last Chance Meet.  The meet was a good opportunity to squeeze in some more qualifiers and to fit in some extra practice against the competition before the NCAA Championships. On the last chance me...

Women’s Lacrosse Upset by Bates in Overtime

By HEATHER BOEHM

March 7, 2019


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The Middlebury women’s lacrosse team took to Kohn Field with a loud home crowd behind them for the first time since last May. Ranked the second squad in the country after an exhilarating NCAA run, the Panthers walked out on the turf hungry for another almost flawless season. But, on Saturday, M...

Men’s Lacrosse Pounced by Bates

By BOBBY SULLIVAN

March 7, 2019


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After a long and cold pre-season, Middlebury men’s lacrosse finally began their campaign for the 2019 season. NESCAC conference play started the first weekend of March, as Middlebury drove up to Lewiston, ME to take on Bates. Despite early success, Middlebury was unable to keep up with Bates’ fast-paced offense and lost 17-10, ending...

Men’s Basketball Falls to Nichols in NCAA Tournament

By CLAIRE MESSERSMITH

March 7, 2019


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Top-seeded in the NESCAC, the Middlebury men’s basketball team suffered an unexpected loss in the NESCAC quarterfinal round on Saturday, February 16. The next two rounds took place the following weekend and on Monday, February 25, the Panthers heard the news of their bid to the NCAA tournament.  Middlebury, coming into the first-round NCAA Tournament game w...

Wesleyan Defeats Men’s Hockey in Quarterfinals

By JENNY LANGERMAN

March 7, 2019


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The men’s hockey team finished up their season on Saturday, February 23 with a 1-4 loss to Wesleyan in the 2019 NESCAC Championship quarterfinals. Despite a tough loss, this was the first time the Panthers have made the tournament in two years, pointing to potential for next year.  “I am happy with how the season went,” said...

Women’s Squash Competes in CSAs

By EMILY BIAN

March 7, 2019


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The women’s squash season came to an end with a resilient finish two weekends ago at the CSA Team Championships. This past weekend, a few Panthers were selected to compete in the CSA Individual Championships in Providence, Rhode Island. Co-captains, Beatrijs Kuijpers ’19, Alexa Comai ’19 and a...

Men’s Squash Concludes Strong Season

By ANN MARTIN SKELLY

March 7, 2019


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The 19th-ranked Middlebury men’s squash team concluded their successful season with a strong 15-6 record against the best teams in the country. The Panthers, led by three junior captains, concluded play on February 17 with a third-place finish and win over Williams at the Summers Cup. While the team...

Women’s Hockey Triumphs with Chilling Win Against Connecticut College

Women’s Hockey Triumphs with Chilling Win Against Connecticut College

By BRIANNA LIPP

February 28, 2019


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The Middlebury women’s hockey team was straight fire in a fierce game against Connecticut College on Feb. 23, scoring twice in the final 37 seconds and again in overtime to send themselves to the NESCAC semifinals. After a fast-paced but scoreless first period, the visiting Camels got on the board first, scoring on a power play early i...

Ski Teams Pick Up Third At Sunday River

Ski Teams Pick Up Third At Sunday River

By CECELIA SCHEUER

February 28, 2019


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This past weekend, the Middlebury alpine and nordic ski teams returned to action for the first time since their historic carnival win on Feb. 16, finishing third out of fourteen teams at the EISA Championships hosted by Bates. The squad’s two biggest rivals, Dartmouth and the University of Vermont, stole the first and second place spots...

Women’s Hoops Knocked Out in NESCAC, Receives NCAA Bid

Women’s Hoops Knocked Out in NESCAC, Receives NCAA Bid

By LAUREN BOYD

February 28, 2019


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After a tight matchup on the road against Trinity for the NESCAC quarterfinals, the women’s team looked to ride the wave against Bowdoin in Brunswick. But the women were unsuccessful in their battle against an intimidating number one-seeded Maine team.  Despite a competitive first quarter, the Panthers finished the contest trailing the Polar Bears by more t...

Salzman ’19 to Represent U.S. at Under-24 World Ultimate Championships

Salzman ’19 to Represent U.S. at Under-24 World Ultimate Championships

By MIYO MCGINN

February 28, 2019


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This J-term, Dylan Salzman ’19 received an email containing the news he had been hoping for, and working towards, for years: he’d been selected to represent the United States at the Under-24 World Ultimate Championships in Heidelberg, Germany, this summer. Reflecting on his achievement, he said,...

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