Three members of the Middlebury College women’s hockey team have earned All-NESCAC honors. First-year player Carly Watson (Montpelier, Vt.) earned a spot on the first team, while senior Jennifer Krakower (Montreal, Que.) and junior Annabelle Jones (Homer, N.Y.) were both named to the second team. The group are awaiting a potential NCAA Tournament bid when the selections are announced on Monday, March 10th.
One day of alpine and nordic racing are now complete at the 2014 NCAA Skiing Championships hosted by the University of Utah. Middlebury sits in 11th place overall, pacing all Division III schools. Denver leads the event with 299 points, followed by Utah (248), Colorado (241) and New Mexico (231). Action returns to Park City on Friday with the men’s and women’s slalom races beginning at 11:00 a.m. EST.
Middlebury College men’s basketball player Joey Kizel (Short Hills, N.J.) has been selected as a first-team All-NESCAC honoree. The senior captain helped lead the team to a record of 17-9 this winter and advanced to the NESCAC Tournament semifinals with a home quarterfinal win against Hamilton in Pepin Gym.
The Middlebury ski team is currently in seventh place (58 points) after one day of competition at the 2014 NCAA Championships hosted by the University of Utah. The host school leads the event with 165 points, followed by New Mexico (130), Denver (130) and Colorado (128). Action resumes on Thursday with the women’s 5K classic at 12:00 p.m. EST, followed by the men’s 10K classic at 2:00 p.m. EST.
Middlebury moved to 1-1 on the season with a 9-7 road win at Plattsburgh on Tuesday in a non-conference game at the Field House Lacrosse Complex. The Cardinals (1-1) faced penalty trouble early and the Panthers capitalized with three man-up goals. The Panthers return to action on Saturday when they host Connecticut College at 1:00 p.m.