t's been another solid beginning to the winter season for Middlebury College Athletic teams. The Panthers boast the second-ranked women's ice hockey team in the country with a 6-1 mark and the lone setback at the hands of the top-ranked team. Men’s basketball sits at 6-2 and is currently ranked No. 18 in Division III.
The New England Small College Athletic Conference announced its Fall All-Sportsmanship Team for each fall sport sponsored by the conference. The All-Sportsmanship Team is composed of one student-athlete from each institution for each sport and is selected by the players and coaches from their respective team for their positive contributions to sportsmanship.
The New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) has announced its 2013 Fall 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.
Middlebury College has announced the hiring of Dain McKee as the school’s first Assistant Director of Athletic Communications. McKee comes to Middlebury from Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio, where he recently served as the school’s assistant sports information director.
For the second consecutive season, Middlebury College will partner with the Northeast Sports Network (NSN) for live video coverage of Panther sporting events. NSN will provide free live streaming of nearly 100 home Middlebury athletic contests in 2013-14.