Pair of Jacks Keep Final Four Hopes in Cards for Panthers

Pair of Jacks Keep Final Four Hopes in Cards for Panthers

By ANDREW RIGAS

March 7, 2018


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The men’s basketball team entered the NCAA tournament on a three-game losing streak, desperately needing to regain the form it had earlier in the season. In each of the Panthers’ two games last weekend, they reestablished themselves immediately by jumping out to 12–3 leads, forcing their opponents...

Georgia Carroll ’18 Leads No. 4 Women’s Lacrosse in Opening Weekend Sweep

Georgia Carroll ’18 Leads No. 4 Women’s Lacrosse in Opening Weekend Sweep

By HEATHER BOEHM

March 7, 2018


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The fourth-ranked women’s lacrosse team opened their season last weekend with a pair of road wins. The Panthers showed no signs of any first-game nerves against Bates in Lewiston, Maine, as they toppled the Bobcats 12–5 on Saturday, March 3. And the solid start did not stop there, as the team travelled...

Men’s Lacrosse Knocks Off No. 14 Bates in Season Opener

Men’s Lacrosse Knocks Off No. 14 Bates in Season Opener

By IMRAN GANDA

March 7, 2018


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The men’s lacrosse team (1–0, 1–0) kicked off their season in successful fashion, sealing a narrow win over No. 14 Bates (0–1, 0–1), 11–10, last Saturday, March 3, at Middlebury’s Youngman Field. This extended the Panthers’ streak of winning their season opener to three years in a row. Bates...

Track and Field races into Birmingham Looking to take Trophies at NCAAs

By JORDAN HOWELL

March 7, 2018


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On Saturday, March 4, some members of the track and field team headed down I-89 South toward Boston to participate in the Tufts Last Chance Meet for what was another non-scoring event mostly against other Division III competition. There were four notable performances by Middlebury athletes at this meet. The...

DeNunzio, Chirico Dive at Natatorium for Last Time This Season

DeNunzio, Chirico Dive at Natatorium for Last Time This Season

By LAUREN BOYD

March 7, 2018


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Two Middlebury divers, Mike Chirico ’20 and Elissa DeNunzio ’18, took part in last weekend’s NCAA Regional Diving Meet, held in the Natatorium. Both Chirico and DeNunzio posted impressive performances in what will be Chirico’s last home meet at the Natatorium this season and DeNunzio’s last...

Bartlett Skis to Giant Victory in Giant Slalom

Bartlett Skis to Giant Victory in Giant Slalom

By JAKE TURTEL

February 28, 2018


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Winter Carnival means different things to different people. To most of the school it means no class on Friday, starting early Saturday morning to climb (and somehow get back down) the Snow Bowl later that day. To the Alpine and Nordic teams, it marks their only home carnival of the year, when they race...

Men’s Swimming Takes Seventh at Nescacs

Men’s Swimming Takes Seventh at Nescacs

By LAUREN BOYD

February 28, 2018


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The men’s swimming and diving teams took seventh place in the Nescac championships last weekend, Feb. 23-25, at Bowdoin. Swimming powerhouses took the top three spots, with Tufts in first place, Williams in second and Amherst in third. Williams has perennially dominated Nescacs, winning the past...

Men’s Squash Finishes Season with a Bang by Beating Williams and Bates

By WILL CASE

February 28, 2018


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Last week, Feb. 23 to 25, the men’s squash team was in Connecticut taking part in the College Squash Association’s (CSA) team national championships, where they competed in the C division for the Summers Cup — a trophy that the team has brought back to Middlebury six of the last nine years. The...

Men’s Lacrosse Committed to Overcoming Playoff Heartbreak

By IMRAN GANDA

February 28, 2018


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In 2016, the Middlebury men’s lacrosse team lost to Tufts in the Nescac championship game by a score of 20–14, finishing their season with a 12–7 record.  In 2017, the Panthers finished sixth in the Nescac in the regular season, but made a run to the finals in the playoffs. In what would have...

Keating, Perticone, Carroll Ready to Lead Women’s Lacrosse

Keating, Perticone, Carroll Ready to Lead Women’s Lacrosse

By Heather Boehm

February 28, 2018


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With the conference playoffs of winter sports coming to a close, spring sports practices are well underway. Although the crisp Vermont weather may not be ready for women’s lacrosse to get on the outdoor turf, the Panthers are ready to dive into another season. After losing in the NCAA Regional Final...

Martinez and Distance Medley Teams Punctuate Successful Weekend

By JORDAN HOWELL

February 28, 2018


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Last Sunday, Feb. 25, some members of the track and field team took to I-89 South toward Boston en route to competed in the Boston University Last Chance Meet. For the men, there were several notable performances, including Jimmy Martinez ’19’s effort in the 400 meter dash, in which he placed...

Women’s Hockey Reaches Nescac Semis for 16th Time in 17 Years

Women’s Hockey Reaches Nescac Semis for 16th Time in 17 Years

By SEBASTIAN SANCHEZ

February 28, 2018


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Advancing to their 16th Nescac semifinal on Saturday, Feb. 24, the Middlebury Panthers dismantled the Wesleyan Cardinals 5–0 in the quarterfinal round. Maddie Winslow ’18 started the Panthers off four minutes into the first period with a beautiful shorthanded goal. Wesleyan mishandled the puck...

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