Kogut & Raeder Appear In Sports Illustrated

April 6, 2006

Middlebury College hockey goaltenders Kate Kogut (Springfield, Mass.) and Doug Raeder (Needham, Mass.) will appear in the "Faces In The Crowd" section of Sports Illustrated in the upcoming April 10th issue that hits newsstands Wednesday, the 5th. The duo are the 13th and 14th people to represent Middlebury College Athletics in the magazine since 1996.

Both netminders helped lead their respective teams to their third consecutive NCAA Championships this past March. The title was the eighth for the men in the last 12 years, while the women captured their fifth national title in the seven years of the tournament's existence.

Kogut stopped 47 of 49 shots in the semifinals and finals, leading the Panthers to a 3-1 win over Plattsburgh in the title game and a 27-2 overall record.

Raeder stopped 47 of 48 shots in the semifinals and finals, earning a shutout to cap a 26-2-2 season as Middlebury topped St. Norbert 3-0 in the championship game.