The Middlebury College men's squash team captured the Summers Cup at the recent Team Championships hosted by Yale. Middlebury defeated Denison 8-1, George Washington 6-3 and Amherst 5-4 to win the title. The Panthers end the season with a school-record 20 wins, against just seven losses. In just its third season as a varsity sport, the Panthers end the season ranked 17th nationally.
The Panther women's swimming & diving team placed third overall as they hosted the 2010 NESCAC Championship. Williams won the event with 1,954 points, followed by Amherst (1,376), Middlebury (1,148) and Tufts (1,070.5). Sophomore diver Megan Collins (Darien, Conn.) won the 3M event (442.35-pool record), while finishing second in the 1M competition (419.60) to earn diver of the meet honors. Her coach, Lisa Gibbs, was named the NESCAC Diving Coach of the Year.
The Middlebury College men's basketball team advanced to the NESCAC semifinals for the third straight season after a 56-52 win over Trinity in a quarterfinal match-up in Pepin Gym. The Panthers (23-2) will take on Colby, a 67-49 winner over Amherst, in a semifinal contest at 4:00 p.m. next Saturday at Williams.
The Middlebury College men's hockey team ended its regular season with a 7-3 win at in-state foe Castleton. The Panthers finish the regular season 16-4-4, 12-3-4 in NESCAC play, good for second place overall in the league standings with 28 points.
The Panther indoor track teams competed at the New England Championships last weekend. The women were in action at the University of Southern Maine, placing seventh overall among 25 scoring teams. The men competed at Bates, placing 15th among 21 scoring schools in action. All athletes placing in the top eight earn All-New England honors.
The Middlebury College women's hockey team wrapped-up its regular season as the Panthers earned a 5-0 shutout victory over Colby in Kenyon Arena. Middlebury (15-6-3, 11-4-1) earns the third seed for the NESCAC Tournament and will host #6 Hamilton in a quarterfinal game on Saturday, February 27th at 1:00.
The Panther ski teams wrapped up action at the 94th annual Williams winter carnival with a fifth place finish overall. Dartmouth (892) won the event, edging UVM (890), UNH (705) and Williams (685.5). The men's slalom team paced Middlebury racers, finishing second overall.