The Middlebury College women’s hockey team saw Amherst’s Erin Martin score with an extra attacker with just 31 seconds left to earn a 1-1 tie at Middlebury in game one of a two-game NESCAC series.
The Middlebury alpine ski team finished in fourth place after two days of racing at the UVM Carnival. The nordic events for the carnival will be contested on February 2nd and 3rd. Junior David Donaldson (Toronto, Ont.) opened the season with a win in the men's giant slalom on Friday, finishing with a time of 2:02.72.
Middlebury College men’s basketball senior Jake Wolfin (Woodcliff Lake, N.J.) became the school’s all-time assist leader as the third-ranked Panthers (12-0, 3-0) remained undefeated with an 85-68 win over Connecticut College (5-9, 0-3) in Pepin Gym. Wolfin finished the game with six assists to bring his career total to 463, surpassing Ben Rudin’s 460 from ’06-’09.
The Middlebury College indoor track teams opened up their season with a meet at Dartmouth on Sunday afternoon. The Panthers were in action against several teams, including Division I competition from Boston College and Dartmouth.
The 11th-ranked Middlebury women’s squash team went 2-1 over a three-match span last week. The Panthers suffered a tight 5-4 loss to #10 Williams at home on Friday afternoon to begin weekend play. The Panthers came back strong on Sunday, winning 7-2 at #19 Amherst, while topping Connecticut College by a score of 9-0.
The Middlebury women’s basketball team improved to 7-5 on the year with a 60-44 non-league win at Suffolk (7-4) on Tuesday night. Trailing 17-15 with 6:37 left in the first half, Middlebury went on a 7-0 run behind a two and a three-point play from junior Katie Pett (Saginaw, Mich.) to hold a 22-17 advantage.
The men’s squash team played three more matches last week, picking up wins in two of three matches. On Friday, the 17th-ranked Panthers dropped a match at home, falling to #12 Williams by a score of 7-2. Middlebury bounced back on Sunday, defeating host Amherst 7-2, while topping Connecticut College at Amherst, 9-0.
Top-ranked Norwich scored two goals in the game’s final 7:57 to pick up a 3-1 road win at Middlebury’s Kenyon Arena on Tuesday night. After holding Norwich without a shot for the game’s first 7:50, the Cadets struck first at 7:51 with the 11th of the year from Pier-Olivier Cotnoir.