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Claire Messersmith, Sports Writer

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Griffin Kornaker ’21 finishes a layup in a game against Tufts.

Men’s Basketball Falls to Nichols in NCAA Tournament

March 7, 2019

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...

Jack Farrell ’21 finds his way to the hoop in the NESCAC quarterfinal against Tufts.

First-Seeded Men’s Basketball Bows Out Early

February 21, 2019

The Middlebury men’s basketball yteam, ranked 25th overall, fell to Tufts this past Saturday in the NESCAC quarterfinals at home, Saturday, Feb. 16. The Panthers were seeded first in the NESCAC and...

Will Ingram ’21 scans the court for his next move.

Men’s Basketball: You Win Some, You Lose Some

February 14, 2019

The men’s basketball team sealed away its 2018-19 regular season schedule with two NESCAC conference games this past Friday and Saturday, Feb. 8 and 9. Middlebury hosted No. 8 Hamilton (5-3 in the...

Max Bosco ’21 dribbles past a Keene State player on Saturday, Dec. 1.

Men’s Basketball Scores Back-to-Back Wins

January 24, 2019

The Middlebury men’s basketball team pulled off its second straight win of the week, knocking off No. 3 Williams in a NESCAC contest this past Saturday, Jan. 19. Middlebury led Williams 47-31 nearly...

Jack Farrell ’21 passess the ball to a fellow Panther.

Men’s Basketball Splits Weekend

January 17, 2019

The men’s basketball team was on the road this past weekend, competing against two NESCAC rivals on Jan. 11 and 12. Coming hot off of a 20-point win against Widener University on Tuesday, Jan. 8,...

Griffin Kornaker ’21 attempts to edge his way into the Keene State perimeter.

Men’s Basketball is Dropping Bucket After Bucket

December 6, 2018

After an 83-37 victory in its home opener in Pepin Gymnasium, the Middlebury men’s basketball team propelled itself to five more wins, only suffering one recent loss this past Saturday. The Panthers...

Middlebury College Field Hockey

Field Hockey Forges Ahead

October 18, 2017

Not only did the Middlebury Field Hockey team blank both Trinity on Saturday, Oct. 14, and then Husson on Sunday, Oct. 15, but the Panthers have not allowed a goal in the last 245 minutes of game play....

Panthers Climb to the Top of the Nescac. Nescac Player of the Week Annie Leonard ’18 leads the field hockey team past Tufts and Wesleyan with three goals in the two games.

Field Hockey Makes Moves

October 11, 2017

The field hockey team surged past No. 4 Tufts and shutout Wesleyan on the road this past Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 8 and 9. The Panthers win over Tufts on Saturday was particularly significant because...

Middlebury College Field Hockey

Field Hockey Coasts vs. Colby

October 4, 2017

Middlebury Field Hockey, now an impressive 4–1 in the Nescac and 7–2 overall, swept Colby with a 6–1 win this past Saturday, Sept. 30. The Panthers, ranked seventh nationally, got on the board three...

Field Hockey Takes Bowdoin Down

Field Hockey Takes Bowdoin Down

September 27, 2017

The seventh-ranked field hockey team won its only Nescac game of the weekend by defeating No. 10 Bowdoin 1–0 in a double overtime thriller on Saturday, Sept. 23 at Bowdoin, before traveling to Babson,...

Until last Sunday, Sept. 17, the Panthers had not lost at Kohn Field since a controversial 2–1 loss to Bowdoin on Sept. 20, 2014. That season’s team made it all the way to the Final Four. This weekend, they head to Bowdoin.

Field Hockey Looks to Bounce Back

September 20, 2017

Fifth-ranked field hockey had a Nescac doubleheader last weekend, Saturday, Sept. 16 and Sunday, Sept. 17. They started the weekend with a 2–1 road victory at Amherst on Saturday, but could not manage...

Grace Jennings ’19 attacks with the ball down the left side in Middlebury’s 4-1 win over Connecticut College.

Field Hockey Comes Out of the Gates Ready to Go

September 14, 2017

After cruising to a 12–1 victory over Castleton to open the season last Wednesday, Sept. 6, the Middlebury Women’s Field Hockey team is off to a 2–0 start in what is looking to be a promising season....

Tennis Has Tough Weekend, Looks Forward to Competing at NCAAs

May 10, 2017

All good things must come to an end. Though both advanced to their respective NESCAC Championships on Saturday, May 6, the men’s and women’s tennis teams fell to their respective opponents on Sunday,...

Tennis Teams Finish Regular Seasons

May 3, 2017

Last weekend, April 29-30, both the men’s and women’s tennis teams rounded out their last matches of the regular season, posting wins across the board. The men’s team ended their season with a 6-3...

Tennis Continues on at Breakneck Pace

April 26, 2017

The Middlebury men’s and women’s tennis teams played a match-packed weekend — the women’s team playing a triple header on Friday, April 21, Saturday, April 22 and Sunday, April 23, and the men’s...

Tennis Teams Vie for Spots at Top of National Polls

April 21, 2017

Both the men’s and women’s tennis teams claimed their names in Maine this past Friday and Saturday, April 14-15, as both teams defeated Colby and Bowdoin. The men’s team remains no. 1 in the national...

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