Panthers Win Every Set on Saturday

Panthers Win Every Set on Saturday

By ANDREW RIGAS

March 21, 2018


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The No. 4 women’s tennis team opened its 2018 home season on Saturday, March 17, and protected the Nelson Recreation Center courts by shutting out both Colby and St. Lawrence 9–0. Every player on the roster contributed at least one win as the Panthers completely overmatched the Mules and Saints, surrender...

Middlebury Falls to Plattsburgh

Middlebury Falls to Plattsburgh

By SEBASTIAN SANCHEZ

March 14, 2018


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The women’s hockey team saw their season come to a close last Saturday, March 10, dropping the NCAA quarterfinal game to top-ranked, four-time defending national champion, Plattsburgh State. The game was played intensely and with a lot of grit, as both teams battled for the right to play in the Frozen...

Sun Goes Down On Daly’s Time Directing Panthers

By ANDREW RIGAS

March 14, 2018


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With six seconds remaining, Matt Folger ’18 grabbed an offensive rebound, dribbled to the three-point arc, and launched a three that bounced off the back of the rim, ending the men’s basketball team’s NCAA tournament run and its 2018 season last Friday, March 9. Middlebury lost to MIT 79–76 in...

Bartlett and Arvidsson Lead Skiers at NCAAs in Steamboat Springs

By JAKE TURTEL

March 14, 2018


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Last week, the Middlebury Alpine and Nordic ski teams flew across the country to compete in the NCAA Championships in Steamboat Springs, Colorado. Caroline Bartlett ’19 and Erik Arvidsson ’21 added exclamation points to Middlebury’s trip out west, earning All-American honors by placing fourth in...

No. 4 Women’s Lacrosse Tops Camels, St. Lawrence

By HEATHER BOEHM

March 14, 2018


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Coming off of a successful opening weekend, the fourth-ranked women’s lacrosse team showed no signs of slowing down as they extended their win streak last Saturday, March 10. They came out firing on all cylinders in New London, Connecticut, en route to toppling Nescac rival Connecticut College by a...

Men’s Lacrosse Showing They Are For Real

By IMRAN GANDA

March 14, 2018


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The men’s lacrosse team showed that they have depth and are capable of competing with the nation’s best last Saturday, March 10, and Monday, March 12. At the same time, there is plenty of room for growth in a season that is still young. Although they split their two games, they played No. 20 Connecticut...

Middlebury Baseball Ready for Redemption

By ALICE HUDSON and JENNY LANGERMAN

March 14, 2018


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Before last season, the baseball team had only qualified for the Nescac playoffs two times in the conference’s 16-year playoff history. In that span of time, since 2001, the Panthers only finished over .500 twice. For some perspective, Middlebury went 11–23 two years ago, and they are just three...

DMR and Martinez Highlight NCAAs for Track

By JORDAN HOWELL

March 14, 2018


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After extensive training throughout the season, a select group from the men’s and women’s track teams participated in the NCAA Championships on Friday, March 9, and Saturday, March 10, at the end of last week. Four Panthers on the women’s side took part in the competition. Tasha Greene ’21,...

No. 3 Men’s, No. 4 Women’s Tennis Teams Start Strong, Sights Firmly Set on National Titles

By JACK KAGAN

March 14, 2018


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Both the men’s and women’s tennis teams started the spring season on a high note last weekend, Saturday, March 10, and Sunday, March 11. And both teams have a lot to be excited about in 2018. The ITA Division III men’s national team rankings have the Middlebury men at No. 3, as per the Thursday,...

Farid Noori ’18 Looks to Blaze a Trail with Mountain Biking

Farid Noori ’18 Looks to Blaze a Trail with Mountain Biking

By ROB ERICKSON

March 14, 2018


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Ordinarily, mountain bikers spend most of their time flying down trails that have already been blazed, not carving the paths themselves. But the relationship that native Afghan Farid Noori ’18 has with the sport has hardly been an ordinary one. The founder of Mountain Bike Afghanistan — a non-profit...

For the Third Straight Season, Women’s Hockey Wins Nescac Playoff and Regular Season Titles

For the Third Straight Season, Women’s Hockey Wins Nescac Playoff and Regular Season Titles

By SEBASTIAN SANCHEZ

March 7, 2018


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The women’s hockey team played for and won its third consecutive Nescac championship, edging Bowdoin 2–1 in the semifinal contest on Saturday, March 3, and shutting out Amherst 2–0 on Sunday, March 4, for its 10th championship in program history. In Saturday’s contest, Middlebury and Bowdoin...

Cembalest and Kagan Wrap Up Squash Season at Individual Nationals

Cembalest and Kagan Wrap Up Squash Season at Individual Nationals

By WILL CASE

March 7, 2018


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The squash season wrapped up last Saturday, March 3, when Jack Kagan ’20 walked off the court at the national individual championships in the nation’s capital. Off of their third-place finish in the C draw at team nationals a week before last, Feb. 23 to 25, in Connecticut, the men’s No. 1 Will...

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