The Panther men's hockey team saw New England College net five unanswered third period goals, lifting the Pilgrims past visiting Middlebury 7-4 in men's ice hockey action Friday evening.
The Middlebury College men's squash team returned to action with another busy week. The 17th-ranked Panthers opened with a 6-3 loss to #16 St. Lawrence at home on Friday night. Middlebury won games in five of the six matches they lost, in a tightly-contested match.
The Panther women's basketball team had a busy week with three road games. The week began as Middlebury dropped a non-league game, a 63-52 loss at Hamilton. Reisa Asimovic tied a career high with 19 points and added six assists and five rebounds to lead the Continentals to the win at Margaret Bundy Scott Field House.
The Middlebury College ski teams were in action on week two of the carnival circuit, competing at the St. Michael's Carnival. The Panthers earned a fourth place finish with 742 points, as Dartmouth (855) won the event, followed by Vermont (784) and UNH (754).
The 13th ranked Middlebury women's squash team had another busy weekend, with four matches taking place over three days. The Panthers played all weekend without #1 senior Avery Tilney (Philadelphia, Pa.), who was out with an injury.
The Panther swimming and diving teams each picked up another win on Saturday, topping Union in their second home meet in as many weeks. The women came away with a 175-120 win, while the men were 163-125 victors. Senior John Dillon (Wellesley, Mass.) was the lone three-event winner, capturing the 200 fly (1:55.27), 200 back (1:57.26) and the 100 IM (53.65).
The Middlebury College indoor track teams performed well in Burlington on Friday, taking on the University of Vermont. The women's 4x400 relay team comprised of senior Anjuli Demers (Dracut, Mass.), sophomore Rebecca Fanning (Ipswich, Mass.) and rookies Molly McLean (East Islip, N.Y.) and Juliet Ryan-Davis (Newton, Mass.) set a new school record with a second place finish (4:10.34).
The Middlebury College men's basketball team remained atop the NESCAC standings, tied with fifth-ranked Williams, after holding off Wesleyan for a 77-69 road win. Middlebury, the defending NESCAC tournament champion, has now won six in a row since being upset at home by Colby-Sawyer following a 10-0 start.
Middlebury head coach Bill Mandigo won his 400th game as the Panthers (9-4-1) defeated Williams (5-7-2) for the second time in as many nights, this time by a score of 6-2 at the Kenyon Arena. The 22-year head coach improves his career record to 400-102-21, with more wins than any other coach in the history of women's collegiate hockey. Middlebury out shot Williams 39-11 on the night, as they improve to 58-3-2 in their all-time series with the Ephs.