Middlebury College has announced the hiring of Zack Wahl as an assistant swimming coach. Wahl comes to Middlebury from Union College, where he graduated in the spring of 2014 with a degree in biology and geology.


Middlebury College has announced the hiring of Kelly “KJ” Krasco as the school’s eighth women’s basketball coach in a program that dates back to 1977. Krasco comes to Middlebury from NESCAC foe Bowdoin, where she has served as the top assistant coach for the past three seasons.


Cornwall, Vermont native Ryan Paquette has joined the football coaching staff at Middlebury College. He will also serve as the department’s strength and conditioning coach. Paquette comes to Middlebury from Maine Maritime Academy, where he served as the defensive coordinator and strength and conditioning coach for the past two seasons.


Two Middlebury women’s tennis players were named All-Americans in singles when the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) released its honorees. Sophomore Ria Gerger (Houston, Texas) was named an All-American in singles for the second-consecutive year, while rookie Alexandra Fields (Coral Gables, Fla.) notched her first career accolade.


It speaks volumes about Pete Carroll that he listened. It says even more about Steven Hauschka that he spoke up. With Seattle trailing 17-13 early in the fourth quarter of the NFC Championship Game, and facing a 4th-and-7 from the 49ers' 35-yard line, the Seahawks coach was about to send Hauschka out to try a 53-yard field goal.