The Middlebury Campus

Women’s Lacrosse Advances to National Championship

Jane Earley '22 rushes past a Franklin and Marshall defender during the NCAA Regional Final on Sunday, May 19.


May 25, 2019

Under a sunny sky and 80-degree temperatures in Ashland, Virginia, the third-ranked Middlebury women’s lacrosse team defeated the eighth-ranked Wesleyan Cardinals 16-8 in the NCAA Division III semifinals. The win extended the Panthers’ winning streak to 21, the longest in the nation, and earns them a spot in t...

Back-to-Back Champions: Women’s Lacrosse Takes the Conference

Jane Earley ’22 won NESCAC Player of the Week after scoring five goals in the NESCAC Championship.


May 9, 2019

The Middlebury women’s lacrosse team conquered the Tufts Jumbos for their 10th NESCAC Championship this past Sunday, 10-9. With the conference championship under their belts, the team earned an automatic bid to the NCAA tournament, as well as a home game in their first national tournament match. The competition started with a back-and-forth...

Women’s Lacrosse Surges Past Bates in Quarterfinals

Kate Zecca ’20 scored twice in the second half to bring the Panthers to a 15-2 win.


May 2, 2019

The Middlebury women’s lacrosse team dominated Bates in the first round of the NESCAC Tournament, winning 15-2. It took more than 40 minutes for the Bates Bobcats to score, while the Panthers racked up 15 points with two halves of impressive play. The Panthers looked to redeem themselves after...

Women’s Lacrosse Wins Tight Battle vs. No. 5 Tufts

The Panthers rallied a close win against the Jumbos despite the pouring rain. Pictured above: Emma McDonagh ’19.


April 25, 2019

Fresh off another win against the fifth-ranked team in the nation, the women’s lacrosse team has not looked back, extending their record to 13-1. Rookie Jane Earley ’22, who earned NESCAC Player of the Week, led the Panthers to a 10-9 victory over fifth-ranked Tufts with four goals. Earley clutched the victory with a game-winning goal in the l...

Women’s Lacrosse on Fire, Continues 11-0 Streak

Gracie Getman ’21 has a 100 percent shots on goal percentage, completing 11 out of 11 overall attempts.


April 18, 2019

The Panther women’s lacrosse team moved to an 11-game win streak, picking up two conference wins this past weekend against Trinity and Hamilton, scoring double digits against two impressive teams. Moving forward, the Panthers are on a blazing trail, hoping to close out the season against Tufts and Williams. Against Trinity, the No. 3 P...

Women’s Lacrosse Continues Winning Streak, Defeating MIT 20-2

Hope Robertson ’22 scored her first Middlebury career goal against Colby on April 6.


April 11, 2019

Fresh out of three wins over spring break, the Middlebury women’s lacrosse team has not looked back, securing two more wins this week as they head into the second half of the season. With a dominating 9-1 record, the team has continued to develop their skills and competitive edge.  Over spring break, the Panthers journeyed to Ma...

Women’s Lacrosse Captures Tight Win Against Cardinals

Senior Casey O’Neill stepped up in the first 20 minutes to score Middlebury’s first goal against the Cardinals.


March 21, 2019

This past weekend, the Middlebury women’s lacrosse team improved their record to 3-1, defeating fellow NESCAC competition, the Wesleyan Cardinals, 8-7. Momentum shifted back and forth throughout the game, but the Panthers drove in the winning goal with just five minutes on the clock.  Thou...

Women’s Lacrosse Caps Weekend with Two Wins

Madeline Riordan ’22 protects the ball against a Connecticut College defender.


March 14, 2019

The Middlebury Women’s lacrosse team grabbed two wins this past week, against Springfield College (16 to 1) and fellow NESCAC competitor, Connecticut College (16 to 3). The Panthers’ wins brought the squad to a 2-1 record following the OT loss to Bates. Both games were characterized by the Pan...

Women’s Lacrosse Upset by Bates in Overtime


March 7, 2019

The Middlebury women’s lacrosse team took to Kohn Field with a loud home crowd behind them for the first time since last May. Ranked the second squad in the country after an exhilarating NCAA run, the Panthers walked out on the turf hungry for another almost flawless season. But, on Saturday, M...

Women’s Lacrosse Closes Conference Play with Colby Loss

Women's Lacrosse Closes Conference Play with Colby Loss


May 10, 2017

The women’s lacrosse team just can’t get over the hump against Colby. The Panthers lost 10–9 in the Nescac semifinals despite having home-field advantage.

Women’s Lax Holds On Against Amherst, Forces Rematch With Colby

By Jake Turtel, Staff Writer

May 3, 2017

About a month ago, on April 1, the Middlebury women’s lacrosse team trounced Amherst 13-3. This ten-goal margin, however, would not be repeated in the first round of the NESCAC tournament. The top-seeded Panthers hosted the Mammoths at Kohn Field, looking to start their postseason title defense. Amherst...

Women’s Lacrosse Falls in Standings

By Jake Turtel, Staff Writer

April 26, 2017

In a week where the weather once again played tricks on much of the Northeast, the Panther women’s lacrosse team split their two games, winning a weekday road matchup against Union before dropping a NESCAC contest to visiting Colby. On Tuesday, Middlebury got on the board early as Mary O’Connell...

Middlebury College's only student-run newspaper.
women’s lacrosse