The Panther women's soccer team opened up its '08 season with a 1-1 tie at Stevens. After a scoreless first half, Middlebury junior Margaret Owen (Bozeman, Mont.) scored the first goal of the season when she collected a long pass from junior Anne Ford (Dexter, Mich.). Owen put a move on Ducks' goalkeeper Jenn Pontier, who came out of the box as Owen buried the ball straight on.
The Middlebury College cross country teams opened up their '08 season with a race at Plattsburgh. The men placed second among five teams, while the women tied for first with Plattsburgh in the four-team race. Senior Alexandra Krieg (Wellesley, Mass.) picked up right where she left off as she captured the race with a time of 18:57.
The Middlebury College field hockey team scored five first half goals on its way to a 6-2 victory over St. Lawrence in the team's season-opener on Kohn Field. The Panthers return to action with a contest at Skidmore on Wednesday.