The Middlebury College indoor track teams opened up their season with a meet at Dartmouth on Sunday. Six different athletes qualified for New England's, as did a pair of relay teams in a meet comprised of teams from all divisions as well as Canada.
The Panther women's hockey team had a busy return from the break, finishing up the Panther/Cardinal Classic last week before heading to Connecticut for a pair of NESCAC road games.
The Middlebury College men's hockey team saw sophomore Nick Resor (Westwood, Mass.) score the game-winner on a rebound from just outside the crease, giving Middlebury a 3-1 win over Hamilton in NESCAC action in Kenyon Arena. Resor's fifth of the season came at 14:02 of the third, after junior Ken Suchoski's (Bear Creek Township, Pa.) backhander had been saved.
The Panther men's basketball team continued its winning ways with a hard-fought 81-75 victory over Plattsburgh at Pepin Gym on Tuesday night. A combined 52 fouls were whistled in the game, as Middlebury's starting backcourt fouled out in the closing minutes. During that span, a double-digit lead dwindled to a 76-71 advantage with 1:07 left in the game, but key free throw shooting down the stretch held Plattsburgh at bay.
The Middlebury College women's squash team opened up its second semester with a 7-2 win over Amherst. The Panthers have now won seven in a row as they defeated the Jeffs on campus.
The Panther women's basketball team had a busy week, winning three of four games played. The week began as Middlebury closed the game on a 14-4 run to pick up a 62-52 win over Plattsburgh in Pepin Gym. The Middlebury defense forced 31 turnovers in the game, taking advantage with 28 points.
The Middlebury College swimming and diving teams picked up wins over the weekend on a trip to Maine. The Panther women defeated Colby 158-124 and Bates 183-117, while the men beat the Mules 165-97 and the Bobcats 205-82. Middlebury athletes won dozens of events over the weekend, including setting some new pool records.