Middlebury College’s new, 110,000-square-foot Field House is now scheduled for completion by mid-January 2015. The Field House will feature a six-lane, 200-meter indoor track with a 60-meter straightaway for sprints and dedicated areas outside the oval for high jump, long jump, pole vault and throwing events. It has been under construction since the spring of 2013 on the site of the former Fletcher Field House and its successor, The Bubble.
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.