The Middlebury Campus

Ryan Moores ’13 Gets Invite to Falcons Camp

By Damon Hatheway

May 1, 2013

Monday, April 29, Middlebury offensive tackle Ryan Moores ’13 received an invitation to attend the Atlanta Falcons’ three-day rookie mini-camp. The 6’6’’, 315-pound Moores, who went undrafted in last weekend’s NFL Draft, will travel to Atlanta Friday, May 3. A number of different teams...

Football Downs Tufts, Finishes Season 7-1

Quarterback Mac Foote ’14 rolls to his right with great protection from his offensive line. Foote was sacked just five times this season — the fewest in the NESCAC. (Campus/Jiayi Zhu)

By Damon Hatheway

November 14, 2012

For the 21 seniors playing in their final collegiate game, Saturday’s 35-13 win over Tufts (0-8) was an unforgettable finish to a historic season. The game will be remembered for the records that were broken — wide receiver Zach Driscoll ’13 broke both the NESCAC single season receptions record...

Panthers Rebound in Historic 50-21 Victory

NESCAC Player of the Week, Mac Foote ’13 broke the NESCAC single season touchdown record Saturday, Nov. 3. (Campus/Daniel Trauner)

By Damon Hatheway

November 7, 2012

After a disappointing performance in Hartford, Conn. gave the football team its first loss on Oct. 31, the Panthers rebounded with a resounding 50-21 win over Hamilton in the “Old Rocking Chair Classic” on Saturday, Nov. 3. Quarterback Mac Foote ’14, who earned NESCAC Offensive Player of the Week...

Football Team Floored by Trinity In First Loss

By Damon Hatheway

October 31, 2012

The football team’s run at a perfect season came screeching to a halt Saturday in Hartford, Conn. where the Panthers (5-1) were mauled 45-7 by Trinity (6-0). With the blowout victory, the Bantams extended their home winning streak to 46 games — the longest such streak in the nation. The Middlebury...

Football Rolls to 5-0 Record With 38-23 Win Over Bates

Quarterback Mac Foote ’14 goes through his progression on a two-yard touchdown pass to wide receiver Harrison Goodkind ’16. (Campus/Emily White)

By Damon Hatheway

October 24, 2012

In front of a capacity crowd on alumni weekend at Youngman Field on Saturday, Oct. 20, the football team overcame a slow start to improve to 5-0 with a 38-23 win over Bates (2-3). There were plenty of fireworks in the team’s narrowest win of the season thus far, and none bigger than wide receiver Zach...

Panthers Dominate Amherst, Improve to 3-0

Dan Kenerson ’13 and Andrew Singley ’13 track down the football on special teams following a punt from Zach Driscoll ’13. The Panthers ultimately downed the ball inside the one-yard line in the 24-3 win over Amherst. (Campus/Jiayi Zhu)

By Damon Hatheway

October 10, 2012

No member of the football team had ever beaten Amherst. Not a single member of the team had ever been 3-0. Until Saturday Oct. 6, that is, when Middlebury dominated the defending NESCAC champions Amherst, 24-3 in a tour de force performance, handing the Lord Jeffs their first loss in over a year and...

Blocked Kick Ignites Panthers 42-13 Romp

By Damon Hatheway

October 3, 2012

Saturday, Sept. 29, Middlebury improved to 2-0 with a 42-13 win over Colby in Waterville, Maine. The game was a tale of two halves for the Panthers, who turned the ball over three times in the first half, and found themselves in an early deficit. The momentum — and the game — turned at the stroke...

Football Cruises to 48-12 Win in Opener

Junior linebacker Bryant Adams ’14 intercepted the first pass of his career, Saturday, returning the ball to the Bowdoin nine-yard line. (Courtesy/Pamela Quinn)

By Damon Hatheway

September 26, 2012

Head coach Bob Ritter has the same goal heading into every season — start 1-0. Saturday, his team accomplished just that, pulling away from a banged-up Bowdoin team for a 42-18 win. Middlebury, which led the NESCAC in total offense last season, had trouble igniting its high-powered offense early in...

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