The Panther women's soccer team earned its third shutout in its last four games as the Panthers topped Trinity 2-0 in a NESCAC Quarterfinal contest on Dragone Field. Middlebury advances to the NESCAC semifinals at Williams next Saturday, where they will take on Amherst at 1:30. The host school meets Bowdoin in the other semifinal at 11:00 a.m. The winners meet for the NESCAC Championship at noon on Sunday. Middlebury moves to 8-5-2 on the year, while Trinity ends its season with a 9-6 mark.
The Middlebury College women's volleyball team has now won eight of its last nine matches, as they earned an impressive 3-0 record at the final quad of the season at Colby. The Panthers finish the regular season with a 15-10 mark, including a 6-4 record in NESCAC play, earning them the fifth seed in the upcoming tournament. Middlebury used a 3-0 win over Bowdoin and 3-1 wins over both Bates and Colby on the weekend. The Panthers are the fifth seed in the upcoming NESCAC Tournament, with action beginning on Friday at Tufts.
The Panther field hockey team defeated Williams for the second time in three days, as Middlebury ended the Ephs season with a 2-1 victory on Kohn Field in a NESCAC Quarterfinal contest. Middlebury advances to play Bowdoin in a semifinal contest next Saturday at Tufts (1:30), while the host school meets Trinity in the other semifinal matchup (11:00). The winners will battle for the NESCAC Championship at noon on Sunday.
Middlebury sophomore Anthony Kuchan (Wauwatosa, Wis.) booted a 33-yarder with 11 seconds left to give the Panthers their first lead of the game as they came away with the 31-28 victory at Hamilton. The win is the 13th straight over the Continentals, as the Panthers take a 21-8 lead in the 29th meeting of the "Rocking Chair Classic".
Top-seeded Middlebury topped Bowdoin 3-0 in a NESCAC Quarterfinal contest on Sunday, earning the Panthers right to host the semifinals and finals next weekend. The Panthers will meet Williams in the first semifinal on Saturday at 11:00, while Amherst meets Trinity in the other match-up at 1:30. The winners meet for the NESCAC Championship at noon on Sunday. Middlebury moves to 12-1-2 on the year, while Bowdoin ends its season with a 6-8 record.
The Middlebury College women's cross country team earned a share of the NESCAC women's cross country championship, as the Panthers and Ephs of Williams will split the '08 crown. The title is the ninth for Middlebury, who also shared the title with Williams in '04. The races were held at Pineland Farms and hosted by Bates College as the Middlebury men finished the 11-team race in sixth place.