The Middlebury College men’s cross country team won its first NCAA Regional, taking home the New England title at Westfield State among 50 teams competing. The Panther women placed third in their 51-team event, with both teams advancing to next week’s NCAA Championship races at Rose-Hulmen IT in Indiana.
The Panther football team finished the season in sole possession of second place in the NESCAC with a 7-1 mark after a 35-13 victory over Tufts on Youngman Field at Alumni Stadium. The Panthers earn their best finish since the ’07 squad finished at 7-1 en route to the NESCAC title.
Paige Henry scored 5:40 into the overtime to give DePauw a 2-1 victory over top-ranked Middlebury in Saturday's NCAA Division III quarterfinal on Kohn Field. The Tigers (21-1) handed the Panthers (18-1) their first loss of the season and will face Tufts in the NCAA semifinal on Saturday at William Smith College.
The Middlebury College women’s volleyball team saw its season come to an end with a 3-1 (21-25, 25-22, 25-22, 25-18) loss to Clarkson in an NCAA Regional hosted by their opponents. The Panthers finish the season with an impressive 23-7 record. Third-seeded Clarkson will face fourth-seeded SUNY New Paltz in the regional finals on Sunday afternoon.
Misericordia’s Sam Helmsetter’s marker in the 21st minute stood up as the game-winning goal as she helped lift the #10 Cougars to a 1-0 triumph over #15 Middlebury in the second round of the NCAA Tournament on Dragone Field.