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Tufts Downs Softball 2-0 in NESCAC Tournament


May 9, 2019

The Panthers played their last game of the season on Friday, May 3 against Tufts in the NESCAC Tournament. Though the softball season worked hard all season and made it to the tournament, the Jumbos ultimately won the game 2-0, and then went on to win the entire NESCAC Championship.   The Panthers finished with a 4-8 record in the...

Despite Mammoth Sweep, Panthers Set to Play in NESCAC Tournament

First-year Noelle Ruschil flashes her infielder skills.


May 2, 2019

Middlebury played its last series this weekend; they closed out the season with a five game losing streak.  The team played hard, but they were not able to snag a win from the Amherst Mammoths. The Panthers played twice on Saturday, April 28, losing 4-1 in the first game and 12-4 in the seco...

Softball Comes Back from Split Weekend as They Look to Face Amherst Mammoths

Emily Moore ’21 has earned 32 runs and 35 hits in her career.


April 25, 2019

While the softball team did not quite live up to last week’s strong performance, the Panthers were able to capture two wins out of five games, splitting the series against Union College and defeating Hamilton in the last game.  On Wednesday, April 17, the team played a double header against Union. They lost the first game 13-5 in only ...

Softball Splits Wednesday’s Doubleheader, Sweeps Wesleyan Over the Weekend

Irene Margiotta ’19 has pitched 78 innings this year and has earned herself an 8-5 win-loss record.


April 18, 2019

Last week, when asked about softball’s recent defeats, captain Irene Margiotta ’19 said that the team was “young but extremely talented [...] and we are looking forward to giving it our all in the next few conference weekends to come.” Margiotta and the rest of the team lived up to the mindset as the Panthers demonstrated strong pe...

Softball Can’t Get a Break

Melanie Mandell ’20 has already hit two home runs and drove in 13 RBIs this season.


April 11, 2019

The Panthers started off the season strong, winning their first four games. Since then, however, they seemed to have lost their momentum. Spring break was supposed to be an opportunity for them to thrive and build off their success from the previous week, but it appears that their glory was rather short-lived, losing five of their seven spring...

Softball Starts Strong


March 21, 2019

This weekend, the Middlebury Softball team had its season opener and won all four games they played. They managed to pull off the wins despite having double headers both Saturday and Sunday against New Rochelle and Drew.  On Saturday, the Panthers set off the season right, scoring in every single inni...

Playing With Pride, Softball’s Season Comes to an End

By Sebastian Sanchez, Sports Editor

May 3, 2017

Hosting their final three-game series of the season, the softball team geared up to compete against Williams on Friday and Saturday, April 28-29. The Panthers lost the first contest in heartbreaking one-run fashion. The Ephs scored on an error in the top half of the first frame. Williams’ Jessica...

Moment of Truth for Softball This Weekend

By Sebastian Sanchez, Sports Editor

April 26, 2017

The Middlebury team headed to Middletown, Conn., for their third West NESCAC series against the Wesleyan Cardinals this past weekend. After taking the previous series from Hamilton, the Panthers were riding into Middletown with a four-game win streak and a chance to keep it going. On Friday, April 21,...

Softball’s Weekend Success

By Sebastian Sanchez

April 21, 2017

Following a tough weekend against Amherst, Middlebury’s softball team headed up to Clinton, N.Y., to compete against the Hamilton Continentals for their second NESCAC series of the season. On Friday, April 14, Allison Quigley ’18 started on the mound against Hamilton’s Zoe Singer. Quigley, who...

Softball Goes 1-2 in NESCAC Tourney

By Kelsey Hoekstra

May 6, 2015

The Middlebury Softball team concluded a successful season this weekend with a dramatic NESCAC playoff run, recording a win against a pair of losses in the conference tournament. The Panthers opened the playoffs with a shutout loss to the eventual NESCAC champion Tufts on Friday, May 1. The Jumbos ...

Postseason Berth for Panther Softball Team

By Kelsey Hoekstra

April 29, 2015

The Middlebury softball team finished up their busy regular season this week by winning a double header against Plymouth state and dropping the final game against Wesleyan on Sunday, April 26 to finish the regular season 19-9. The first game of the home finale was a defensive battle, with the only run comin...

Softball Team Takes Series from Lord Jeffs

Softball Team Takes Series from Lord Jeffs

By Kelsey Hoekstra

April 22, 2015

The Middlebury softball team had an eventful and successful week, beginning with a sweep of Castleton State on Wednesday, April 15. In the opening game, the Panthers, led by pitcher Allison Quigley ’18 dominated the Spartans, jumping to a 3-0 lead in the first inning. They followed that up in the ...

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