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Blaise Siefer

Blaise Siefer, Senior Sports Editor

Blaise Siefer ‘23 is a sports editor.

Siefer is studying Sociology, Psychology, and Writing & Rhetoric at Middlebury. He is an aspiring sports journalist with a particular interest in soccer.

In his first year with The Campus, Siefer covered the men’s hockey and lacrosse squads. He also contributed to the feature section.

Currently, he hosts a sports podcast, Siefer’s Scoop, which tells the stories of Middlebury’s athletes.

In his free time, he writes about the New England Revolution for The Bent Musket, an MLS blog hosted by SB Nation.

Twitter: @blaise_siefer

All content by Blaise Siefer
Stephen Hauschka ’07, who charted unlikely course to the NFL, departs league after 13 seasons

Stephen Hauschka ’07, who charted unlikely course to the NFL, departs league after 13 seasons

February 4, 2021
Stephen Hauschka '07 reflects on going from a jv soccer player at Middlebury to a Super Bowl winning kicker as he leaves the NFL after 13 years in the league.
Siefer’s Scoop Episode #10: Delanie Goniwiecha ‘23, women’s hockey

Siefer’s Scoop Episode #10: Delanie Goniwiecha ‘23, women’s hockey

February 4, 2021
In the 10th episode of the podcast, Delanie Goniwiecha '23 from the women's hockey team and Blaise Siefer talk about her hockey roots, college recruitment process and lots more!
Nate Moll ’22 fires a shot at MIT on Jan. 31, 2020.

Siefer’s Scoop episode #9: Nate Moll ’22, men’s squash

January 28, 2021
Listen to the first episode of 2021 to hear men's squash player Nate Moll '22, discuss how Middlebury stood out to him throughout his college search and what he's looking forward to this spring.
Siefer's Scoop Podcast: A semester in review

Siefer’s Scoop Podcast: A semester in review

November 19, 2020
A semester in review of The Siefer's Scoop Podcast!
Siefer’s Scoop episode #8: Alex Stimpson ’23, men’s squash

Siefer’s Scoop episode #8: Alex Stimpson ’23, men’s squash

November 12, 2020
Listen to Alex Stimpson '23 of the men's squash team in conversation with Blaise Siefer. The two talk about how practices are structured and how the team is bonding.
Siefer’s Scoop episode #7: Middlebury student-athletes committed to political activism

Siefer’s Scoop episode #7: Middlebury student-athletes committed to political activism

October 29, 2020
Listen to Blaise Siefer '23 interview Middlebury student-athletes about their experiences as political activists on campus.
Amanda Frank ’23 joins the Siefer’s Scoop podcast to discuss her Middlebury tennis career, as well as her experience interviewing Venus Williams this past spring.

Siefer’s Scoop Episode #6: Amanda Frank ’23, women’s tennis

October 15, 2020
On this episode of Siefer's Scoop, Amanda Frank '23 from the women's tennis team talks about what it's like to play tennis during the time of Covid-19, her experience playing tennis growing up and the state of team culture these days. Plus, hear about what it was like to interview Venus Williams!
Eli Drachman ’24 competed for the Eagle Swim Team, a club in the Baltimore area, in high school.

Siefer’s Scoop Episode #5: Eli Drachman ’24, men’s swim & dive

October 8, 2020
On the 5th episode of Siefer's Scoop Podcast, listen to Eli Drachman ’24 talk about what it's like to be a first-year at Middlebury during a pandemic and what compelled him to choose Middlebury.
Lizzie Kenter ’23 celebrates a drive off the tee box during a practice in 2019.

Siefer’s Scoop Episode #4: Lizzie Kenter ’23, Women’s Golf

October 1, 2020
In the 4th episode of Siefer's Scoop, Lizzie Kenter '23 from the women's golf team talks about how the pandemic has affected the sport, what it's like to be on the team and why she chose Middlebury.
Gianna Palli (number 11) drives the ball down the court against Cabrini on November 30, 2019.

Siefer’s Scoop Episode #3: Gianna Palli ’23.5, Women’s Basketball

September 24, 2020
In this episode of Siefer's Scoop, women's basketball's Gianna Palli '23.5 talks about the effect of the pandemic on the team's season, her injury after just six games and how it impacted her decision to take a gap semester.
Noah Whiting ’22 races for Middlebury during the Williams Purple Valley meet in 2018.

Siefer’s Scoop Podcast: Episode #2 Noah Whiting ’22, Men’s Cross Country and Track and Field

September 17, 2020
Listen to the 2nd episode of Siefer's Scoop Podcast to hear about how cross country runner Noah Whiting '22 has adjusted to running with a mask, why he chose Midd and what this competition might look like this fall.
Cole Crider (86) charges at a Trinity defender on September 28, 2019. Middlebury went on to edge out the Bantams, 32-27.

Siefer’s Scoop Podcast: An introduction

September 10, 2020
New this 2020-2021 school year is The Siefer's Scoop Podcast, which tells the stories of Middlebury varsity student-athletes, hosted and produced by Blaise Siefer '23.
'A bright future': Even with shortened first season, men's lax rookies show strong character

‘A bright future’: Even with shortened first season, men’s lax rookies show strong character

May 7, 2020
For a rookie class like this, three games were more than enough time to build a lasting impression. How?

Men’s hockey post-season run cut short

March 5, 2020

A season-long pattern of poor home performances continued on Saturday, as men’s puck was bested by Wesleyan in the NESCAC Quarterfinals in Kenyon Arena. Despite entering the third period with a 2-1 lead,...

Men’s lax showcases veteran talent in season-opener

Men’s lax showcases veteran talent in season-opener

March 5, 2020

Men’s lacrosse opened up their season on Saturday, Feb. 29 in an away tilt against Bowdoin College. The Panthers were deadly on the attack in the opener, outshooting the Polar Bears 52–36 en route...

Men’s hockey rejuvenated after 2–0 weekend

February 27, 2020

The men’s hockey team won both of their home games this past weekend, defeating Amherst and Hamilton in the final two regular season games of the year. With these two victories, the Panthers (10–11–3,...

Men’s hockey takes a hit

February 20, 2020

The past two months have been tough for the men’s hockey team, who have garnered just two wins out of 14 games in that span. After falling twice to No. 12 Williams this weekend, the Panthers sit fifth...

Men’s hockey splits weekend away, better puck next weekend

February 13, 2020

The 2019-2020 men’s ice hockey campaign is quickly rounding up for the Middlebury Panthers, who recently travelled to Connecticut to face off against NESCAC opponents Trinity and Wesleyan. Despite falling...

Men’s hockey falls twice, extends losing streak to four

Men’s hockey falls twice, extends losing streak to four

January 23, 2020

The men’s hockey team lost both of its matchups this week, falling to Norwich on Tuesday, Jan. 14 and Plattsburgh on Friday, Jan. 17. With these two losses, Middlebury extends its losing streak to four,...

The Oct. 12 football match against Colby saw the second-highest attendance in the past six years at 3,333.

Roll Pants: Exploring school spirit at Middlebury

November 14, 2019

It’s fourth and goal and the crowd rises to its feet. The student section screams so loud the opposing players can’t even hear the play call. The center snaps the ball, and the quarterback rolls...

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