Middlebury

September 22, 2008

The Middlebury College women's golf team sent individuals to compete at the Mt. Holyoke Invitational Tournament over the weekend. Sophomore Courtney Mazzei (Larkin Valley, Calif.) was impressive as she captured medalist honors by firing an 82, followed by a 73 for a two-day total of 155 on the weekend. Senior Julie Ellenberger (Concord, Mass.) shot a 165 to finish in a tie for 16th place, while rookie Flora Weeks (Seattle, Wash.) tied for 23rd with a 168.

September 22, 2008

Despite holding a 19-8 advantage in shots, Middlebury was unable to pick up the win as they settled for a 1-1 tie with Wesleyan in a NESCAC home game on campus. Middlebury had a great chance in the 8th minute, but junior Stephen Hart's (Park City, Utah) chip shot sailed just over the bar from 15 feet away. Wesleyan broke through at 12:47 as Nick Whipple's free kick from 40 yards out was headed into the goal off the crossbar by Matt Nevin.

September 22, 2008

The Middlebury College men's tennis team hosted the 16th Annual Middlebury Invitational Tournament over the weekend on campus. Eight teams competed in the event with four singles and two doubles brackets.

September 22, 2008

The Panther field hockey team had little trouble with Wesleyan as the Panthers defeated the Cardinals 6-2 in a NESCAC contest on Kohn Field. Middlebury is now 5-0 on the season and ranked fifth in the latest national poll.

September 22, 2008

The Middlebury College women's volleyball team won a mid-week match over St. Michael's before picking up two of three wins at the Hamilton Quad. After dropping the first set at St. Michael's, Middlebury battled back to win three straight as they picked up a 3-1 victory on Tuesday night.

September 22, 2008

The Panther cross country teams hosted the Panther Invitational races on campus Saturday afternoon. The women won their race with 19 points, followed by St. Michael's (49) and Norwich (74). The men were victorious with 15 points, followed by St. Michael's (73), Norwich (78), Paul Smith's (89) and Morrisville State (149).

September 22, 2008

The Middlebury College women's soccer team picked up its third straight shutout as they finished in a scoreless tie with Skidmore on Dragone Field. The Panthers have not let up a goal in their last 309 minutes of play as they move to 2-3-2 on the year. Skidmore moves to 6-1-1 after a win over Smith on Saturday.

September 22, 2008

The Panther men's golf team turned in an impressive finish at Williams as the Panthers finished in a first place tie with Skidmore in the 20-team event. Both teams finished with a two-day total of 596, as the Thoroughbreds emerged as the winners via a playoff. Senior Harrison Bane (Marblehead, Mass.) won medalist honors at the event, shooting a 74 followed by a 70 for a two-day total of 144.

September 22, 2008

The Middlebury College football team trailed Bowdoin 19-7 in the second quarter, but outscored their opponents 35-9 from that point on to pick up a win in the highest scoring game ever played between the two schools, 42-28. The teams combined for almost 900 yards of total offense as the reigning NESCAC Champions from Middlebury were able to emerge with the win.