The Middlebury College swimming and diving teams opened up the second semester with a pair of meets at home against Colby and Bates. The men's team earned a 224-69 victory, while the women cruised to a 237-62 win on Saturday. Sunday, the men were 176-122 victors over Bates, while the women came away with a 186-108 win.
The Middlebury College men’s basketball team stymied the up-tempo, full court-pressing Engineers of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) 105-86 in Pepin Gym. The Panthers, who never trailed in the contest, used a combination of crisp passing and spacing to get easy buckets with a solid half-court game, using their size to draw 24 fouls that turned into 26 points from the free throw line.
The fourth-ranked Middlebury College women’s hockey team returned from the semester break with a 4-1 road win at Utica on Wednesday afternoon.
The 11th-ranked Panther women’s squash team returned from the break with a pair of convincing wins at the Williams round robin. Middlebury handed #20 Bowdoin an 8-1 loss, while topping 21st-ranked Colby by the same score.
Senior Tracy Borsinger (Chatham, N.J.) scored a career-best 29 points as Middlebury held off a furious second-half rally from Bates, earning a 72-68 victory in the NESCAC opener for both teams. The Panthers dominated the first half, outscoring Bates 37-21 with 50% shooting 15-30 from the floor and 5-8 from beyond the arc.
The 17th-ranked Middlebury College men’s squash team improved to 7-1 on the year with a pair of wins on Saturday. The Panthers earned a 9-0 win over #19 Colby, before topping 20th-ranked Bowdoin, 6-3.
The Middlebury College men’s hockey team came back from the break to host the 20th annual Holiday Classic Tournament at Kenyon Arena. The Panthers then hit the road the following weekend with a pair of NESCAC road games in Connecticut.