Volleyball Starts Strong

By ERIN KELLY

September 13, 2018

Sarah Staver ’19 (right) begins a serve during this past weekend’s tournament. To start off the season, the women’s volleyball team competed in the Wheaton Invitational. The Panthers started off strong, beating Worcester State 3-0 on Friday, September 7.MICHAEL BORENSTEIN The team continued their mom...

2–0 Set Lead Slips from Volleyball’s Grasp as Panthers Fall to Polar Bears

By JAKE TURTEL

November 8, 2017

In the Nescac tournament this past weekend, the volleyball team fell in the first round to Bowdoin 3–2 (25–22, 25–18, 17–25, 25–27, 10–15) on Friday, Nov. 3. The match at Tufts, a neutral site, was close throughout, marking a heartbreaking end to the Panther’s season. With a 9–8 lead...

Volleyball Gets Sixth-Seed in Nescacs

By JAKE TURTEL

November 1, 2017

The volleyball team dropped their final two contests of their regular-season slate last Friday and Saturday, Oct. 27 and 28, falling short in two close calls on the road against Hamilton and Williams. With the pair of losses that went to five sets, the Panthers dropped to 16–8 (5–5) and grabbed the...

Volleyball Drops Two in Maine, Falling to Fifth in NESCAC

By JAKE TURTEL

October 18, 2017

The Panther volleyball team played faced a tough slate of matches last Friday and Saturday that saw the team drop a pair of Nescac games to Tufts and Bowdoin before prevailing over The University of Maine at Presque Isle (UMPI). The Panthers (14–5, 5–3) now sit at fifth in the conference but still...

Volleyball’s Win Streak Is Snapped

Volleyball’s Win Streak Is Snapped

By JAKE TURTEL

October 11, 2017

This past weekend, the Middlebury volleyball vanquished Connecticut College on Friday, Oct. 6, before falling to Wesleyan on Saturday afternoon, Oct. 7, snapping a 10-match winning streak. The Panthers (12–3, 4–1) now sit at fourth in the Nescac standings. In the weekend opener, the Camels did...

Raffel Racks Up Kills, Enters Record Books

By JAKE TURTEL

October 4, 2017

With three more wins, the Middlebury volleyball team pushes their winning streak to an impressive nine games, a mark they did not even reach last year when they won the Nescac crown. “Our team is getting better each time we step on the court,” Gigi Alper ’20. “Our winning streak is fueling...

Volleyball’s Streak Sits at Six, Raffel Named Player of the Week

By JAKE TURTEL

September 27, 2017

The Panther volleyball team remained scintillatingly hot, notching a win at St. Michaels on Tuesday, Sept. 19, before sweeping the Roadrunner Invitational with victories against Farmingdale State, New York University and the hosts, Ramapo. The wins on Friday and Saturday, Sept. 22 and 23, were welcome...

Volleyball Off to Stellar Start

Volleyball Off to Stellar Start

By JAKE TURTEL

September 20, 2017

Coming off a 2–2 split the weekend prior, the Middlebury Women’s Volleyball team swept their opening set of conference matches, taking to the road to beat the Amherst Mammoths and the Trinity Bantams. Their Nescac record moved to 2–0 in the process. On Friday, September 15, Isabel Sessions ’19...

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