The Middlebury College field hockey team saw a late goal from Williams lift the Ephs to a 2-1 upset victory in a NESCAC Quarterfinal game on Kohn Field. The Panthers, who defeated Williams 7-1 on Friday, saw their record fall to 11-4 on the year.
The Panther women's volleyball team wrapped-up its regular season with a pair of wins at Hamilton. The Panthers topped Colby 3-0 before earning a 3-1 win over Bates to finish at 7-3 in NESCAC play. Middlebury ends the regular season with a 20-5 mark and has earned the fourth seed for the upcoming NESCAC Tournament. Middlebury will take on #5 Amherst at 8:00 p.m. on Friday, November 6th at Tufts.
The Middlebury College women's soccer team advanced to the NESCAC semifinals with a 1-0 overtime win over Bowdoin on Dragone Field. The Panthers will meet in Amherst in a semifinal match-up on Saturday, November 7th at 1:30 p.m., while host school Williams battles Tufts at 11:00 a.m. The winners meet for the NESCAC Championship on Sunday at noon. Middlebury improves to 11-2-2 on the season, while Bowdoin ends its year at 8-7.
The Panther men's soccer team advanced to the NESCAC semifinals after a 2-1 quarterfinal win at Amherst. The Panthers will take on the host school from Wesleyan at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, November 7th, while Williams meets Bowdoin in the other semifinal at 1:30 p.m. The winners meet for the NESCAC Championship at noon on Sunday. Junior back Harrison Watkins (San Francisco, Calif.) scored both Panther goals in a 2-1 win, including the game-winner in the 89th minute of regulation.
Middlebury handed Trinity its first loss in two years as the Panthers earned a 31-24 win over the Bantams on Youngman Field at Alumni Stadium. The loss snaps a 15-game winning streak for Trinity, dating back to a 23-14 loss to the Panthers in October of '07. The Bantams entered the game 5-0 and ranked #1 in New England. Middlebury led the entire game with Trinity scoring late to make it a 31-24 final.
The Middlebury women's cross country team won its 10th NESCAC Championship in a race hosted by Trinity College. The Panthers placed four finishers in the top nine to come away with 49 points. Williams finished second with 59, followed by Amherst (71). The Middlebury men had a very impressive finish as well, earning 104 points to finish fourth overall, their best finish since '91. Williams (40) won the men's race, followed by Amherst (88) and Tufts (90).