Middlebury’s Lauren Greer (N. Hampton, N.H.) has been named one of the NESCAC's two nominees for the NCAA Woman of the Year. The duo (Elena Crosley - Bowdoin) were chosen among six finalists for the award and will now move on to the national selection.
Middlebury College has finished third in the 2013 Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup race. The Panthers earned their 10th consecutive top-five finish, after winning its first cup a year ago. Williams reclaimed the crown with 1,273 points, followed by Emory (986), Middlebury (941), Wisconsin-Whitewater (895) and Washington Univ. (859).
Middlebury College women’s tennis player Lok Sze Leung (Hong Kong) has been named the NCAA women’s tennis winner of the Honda Sports Award. The honor is presented annually to the top female athletes in 12 NCAA-sanctioned sports. As a Honda prize recipient, Leung becomes a finalist for the Collegiate Woman Athlete of the Year and the prestigious Honda Cup.
Middlebury College has two new athletics facilities under construction: a nine-court Squash Center set for completion in October 2013, and a 110,000-square-foot Field House that will host athletic, intramural, recreational and special events beginning in October 2014.
Middlebury College men’s lacrosse player Billy Chapman (Greenwich, Conn.) has earned third-team All-American honors from the United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (USILA). Seniors Zach Driscoll (Concord, Mass.) and Andrew Metros (Great Neck, N.Y.), junior Darric White (Fairfield, Conn.) and first-year player Jon Broome (Mountain Lakes, N.J.) all earned honorable mention honors.