The Middlebury College women's lacrosse team improved to 3-0 on the season as they pulled away from Wesleyan, earning a 15-5 win on Kohn Field. The Panthers improve to 9-0 all-time against Wesleyan. Trailing 1-0, junior Lindsay Winstead (Chevy Chase, Md.) scored on a free position, followed by a tally from first-year player Elizabeth Garry (Mamaroneck, N.Y.) driving to the goal to give the Panthers a 2-1 lead.
A six-goal first quarter propelled Middlebury past visiting Springfield 11-7 on Wednesday on Youngman Field at Alumni Stadium, marking the first time a lacrosse game was played on the new FieldTurf surface. Middlebury has won 10 of the last 12 games against the Pride (2-3) and hold a 26-10 lead in the series.
The Panther swimming and diving teams took part in the NCAA Championships from March 18th-21st at that University of Minnesota Aquatic Center. Several Middlebury athletics turned in impressive finishes, including sophomore Emily McDonald (Chevy Chase, Md.), who earned All-American honors with a seventh place finish in the 100 free (51.12 - school record). McDonald earned a solid 10th place finish in the 50 free with a time of 23.57, also a new school record.
The Middlebury College women's hockey team earned its 20th win of the season as the Panthers picked up a 3-2 overtime victory over Wisconsin-River Falls in the NCAA third place game played on campus. With just 12 seconds left in overtime, sophomore Heidi Woodworth (Princeton, N.J.) sent a puck in from the right point, that was deflected in by rookie Grace Waters (Snyder, N.Y.) for the game-winner. Middlebury now has 14 straight seasons with 19 or more victories. The Panthers end the year with a 20-4-4 mark, while the Falcons finish at 20-7-3. All five goals in Middlebury's semifinal loss to Amherst came on the power play, while all four goals in regulation were also scored on the power play in the consolation game.