The Middlebury College athletic department was recently the subject of focus in an in-depth article appearing in the April 21st edition of the Burlington Free Press. Correspondent Andy Gardiner reviewed department, its philosophy, facilities and much more.
Lauren Greer (N. Hampton, N.H.) has been awarded an NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship. The two-sport standout will receive $7,500 from the NCAA for use towards a graduate program. To be eligible for the scholarship, the candidate must have performed with distinction as a member a varsity team at his or her institution.
The New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) has announced its 2012-13 Winter All-Academic Selections. To be honored, a student-athlete must have reached sophomore academic standing and be a varsity letter winner with a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.35. A transfer student must have completed one year of study at the institution.
Due to the impending storm expected to blanket the northeast, several schedule changes have occurred for Middlebury College Athletic events. The men’s and women’s NESCAC basketball games scheduled for Friday, February 8th vs. Trinity have been moved to Sunday, February 10th. The men will play at 5:00 and the women will follow at 7:00. Saturday’s games vs. Amherst have now also been postponed. The men’s game will be made up on Tuesday, February 12th at 7:00 p.m., while the women will play on Wednesday, February 13th at 7:00 p.m.
It's been another solid start to the winter season for Middlebury College Athletic teams. The Panthers boast the second-ranked men's basketball team in the country with a record of 8-0 and the fourth-ranked women's hockey team at 5-1-1. Men's hockey is 4-2-2 and ranked 12th nationally, while the squash team are a combined 9-1, both ranked in the top 20.