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

By Andrew Rigas

October 21, 2015

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

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

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

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

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...

Tennis Opens with Strong Start to Fall Play

By Stephen Etna

September 18, 2013

The Middlebury men’s tennis team hosted the Middlebury Invitational on Saturday Sept. 14 and Sunday Sept. 15, drawing competitors such as NESCAC foes Trinity, Bates, Wesleyan and Tufts, while the women’s team traveled to Williams for the Lindsay Morehouse Invitational. The men posted a strong...

Men’s Tennis Suffers 5-4 Loss to Williams

By Lok Sze Leung

May 8, 2013

After a convincing 5-1 victory over fifth-seeded Tufts on Friday, May 3, third-seeded Middlebury suffered a heartbreaking 4-5 loss against eventual champion Williams in an epic five-hour battle on Saturday, May 4 in the NESCAC semifinals. The Panthers now sit at 18-4 on the season and are ranked 11th...

Men’s Tennis Suffers Loss Against Amherst

By Lok Sze Leung

May 1, 2013

The Middlebury men’s tennis team concluded its regular season when they succumbed to Amherst 2-7 last Saturday, April 27. The Panthers dropped to 17-3 in the season and 5-2 in NESCAC. Ranked 17th in the latest national poll, reigning NESCAC champion Amherst is regarded as one of the strongest teams...

Men’s Tennis Falls to Williams, Edges Tufts

Senior tri-captain Spencer Lunghino ’13 prepares to hit a forehand on Middlebury’s outdoor courts.

By Lok Sze Leung

April 24, 2013

  The ninth-ranked Middlebury men’s tennis team went 2-1 during a three-match homestand Saturday, April 20, and Sunday, April 21. On Saturday, the men scored a 6-2 win over Stevens Tech., but suffered a 2-7 loss to fifth-ranked Williams later that afternoon. On Sunday, they squeezed out a nerve-wracking...

Men’s Tennis Bests Trinity, Wesleyan en Route to 13-1 Start

Top singles player Alex Johnston ’14 prepares to hit a forehand. Johnston collected a pair of wins as his team improved to 13-1 on the season.

By Lok Sze Leung

April 10, 2013

The Middlebury men’s tennis team is the ninth-ranked team in the country after starting 13-1 on the season thus far. This past weekend, April 6 and 7, the Panthers scored a pair of victories over Wesleyan and Trinity. In addition, the team concluded its week-long spring recess trip to Southern California...

Men’s Tennis Downs Conference Rival Bates

By Lok Sze Leung

March 13, 2013

The Middlebury men’s tennis team opened its season by fending off three teams at home this past weekend, including NESCAC foe and no. 12 Bates College. The depth of the Panther squad came into play once again, as it remained dominant in the lower part of the singles and doubles lineups. This crucial...

Men’s Tennis Team Wins Pair at Dartmouth, Bates

Head Coach Bob Hansen instructs a doubles pairing during a break in the action. (Campus/Lok Sze Leung)

By Lok Sze Leung

October 10, 2012

The Middlebury men’s tennis team heads into the last part of the fall season with tremendous confidence after the men split into two squads to pick up wins at both the Dartmouth Shootout in Hanover, N.H. as well as the Bates College Wallach Invitational in Lewiston, Maine, Oct. 5-7. “[It was] nice...

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