Men’s Tennis Heads Into Spring Break Undefeated

By JACK KAGAN

March 21, 2019


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The defending national champion Panthers in tennis remain undefeated after a home weekend during which they beat two ranked opponents in No. 10 Brandeis and No. 33 Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.  Brandeis made an incredible jump from the mid-20’s in the national rankings after a win over 11th-ranked Pomona-Pitzer. They were the fi...

Men’s Tennis Begins National Title Defense with Two Shutout Wins

By Jack Kagan

March 14, 2019


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The defending Division III National Champion Panthers got back in action on Saturday for the first time this spring against Hamilton and No. 26 Skidmore.  Despite their championship run last spring, the Panthers did lose a considerable amount of firepower to graduation. All three seniors were...

Men’s Tennis Battles Unfamiliar Competition

Men’s Tennis Battles Unfamiliar Competition

By MIGUEL ESPINOSA

October 11, 2018


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After coming short of victory in the prior weekend’s ITA Regional Championships, men’s tennis readjusted their focus and travelled south to Princeton, N.J. for the Farnsworth Invitational. The Invitational, hosted by Princeton University, was a change of scenery for the Panthers; they were the...

Men’s Tennis Faces DI Teams

By ANDREW RIGAS

October 11, 2017


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The men’s tennis team faced a big challenge last weekend, Friday to Sunday, Oct. 6 to 8, as it competed against exclusively Division I teams in the Farnsworth Invitational at Princeton. The doubles pair of Andre Xiao ’21 and Will de Quant ’18 led the way by reaching the semifinals of the A-doubles...

Van der Geest and Men’s Tennis Learn Where They Stand

Van der Geest and Men’s Tennis Learn Where They Stand

By ANDREW RIGAS

September 27, 2017


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The men’s tennis team demonstrated its dominance at the top of the lineup as well as its impressive depth by taking three of the six flights at its own invitational on Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 23 and 24. In its first tournament of the fall season, Middlebury hosted Bates, Hamilton, Tufts, Brandeis,...

Two for Two: Midd’s NCAA Singles-Doubles Sweep, Revisited

Two for Two: Midd’s NCAA Singles-Doubles Sweep, Revisited

By ROB ERICKSON

September 14, 2017


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On Saturday, May 27, after The Campus had wrapped for the semester and most Middlebury students had packed up and headed home, Lubo Cuba ’19 spent his morning dominating Claremont-Mudd-Scripps’ Nikolai Parodi en route to the first NCAA DIII singles title in program history. A few hours later, Cuba ...

Noah Farrell Claims Middlebury’s First ITA/USTA DIII National Title

By Andrew Rigas

October 21, 2015


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Noah Farrell ’18 won the Division III singles national title at the 2015 USTA/ITA National Indoor Intercollegiate Championships on Saturday, Oct. 17 in Sumter, South Carolina. With the win, Farrell became the first singles national champion in the history of the Middlebury men’s tennis program. “...

Women Fail to Match Men’s Seventh Straight Win

By Emma McDonald

April 23, 2014


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The Middlebury women’s tennis team faced Bowdoin on Saturday, April 19 in a matchup of national top-ten teams and potential national-championship contenders, with the Panthers falling to the Polar Bears in a close contest 4-5. In doubles, the team was excited to see sophomore Ria Gerger ’16 return...

Tennis Opens Spring Play with Strong Weekend

By Emma McDonald

March 12, 2014


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The Middlebury men’s and women’s tennis teams started off the spring season strong on Saturday, March 8 with wins against Colby and Brandeis. The men’s team first defeated Colby 8-1, while the women shut out Colby 9-0. Later in the afternoon, the men blew past Brandeis 8-1, and that night the women...

Jones, Campbell Claim ITA Doubles Title

By Stephen Etna

October 16, 2013


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Opportunities to compete against national level competition are few and far between for NESCAC schools, but the Middlebury Tennis program has historically made the most of its chances. The duo of Brantner Jones ’14 and Palmer Campbell ’16 continued this winning tradition at the ITA Small College...

Men’s Doubles Team, Gerger Impress at ITA Regionals

By Stephen Etna

October 2, 2013


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Competing in the Intercollegiate Tennis Association Regional Championships, the men’s and women’s tennis teams faced some of the best players in New England from Friday, Sept. 27 to Sunday, Sept. 29. While the weekend had no bearing on the team’s standing, many Panthers rose to the challenge in...

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