The Middlebury College softball team took the first game of a double header against visiting Union College 7-2, but dropped the second game 3-1 on Tuesday.
The Middlebury College track and field teams hosted the 2012 Panther Invitational Saturday at the Dragone Track & Field Complex. Middlebury won the women's event with 147 points, followed by Bowdoin (138) and Springfield (109). The Polar Bears (157) captured the men's meet, with the Panthers (137) and Pride (117) following.
The Panther women’s lacrosse team broke open a 5-4 game at the half, holding Hamilton scoreless in the second session on its way to a 10-4 win.
The Middlebury College women’s tennis team, ranked seventh in the nation, posted a 9-0 victory against Connecticut College in NESCAC matches played on the South Tennis Courts Friday. The Panther women remain undefeated at 9-0 with a 2-0 mark in league action.
The Panther men’s tennis team, ranked seventh in the nation, posted a 9-0 victory against Connecticut College in NESCAC matches played on the South Tennis Courts Friday. Middlebury improves to 9-2 with a perfect 2-0 mark in the NESCAC, while the Camels fall to 5-4 with a 0-1 record in conference play.
The Middlebury College baseball team pounded out 17 runs on 15 hits on its way to a 17-3 win over Plattsburgh (13-11) in the team’s home-opener on Forbes Field. The Panthers (8-5) used eight pitchers in the game, each tossing one inning aside from sophomore starter Dylan Kane (Sands Point, N.Y.), who picked up the win.
Trailing 8-3 to Tufts late in the third quarter, Middlebury used a 5-1 run, closing the gap to 9-8 in the fourth. The Panthers could not net the equalizer in the final minutes, dropping a 10-9 decision to the Jumbos at Youngman Field at Alumni Stadium. The 12th ranked Tufts squad improved to 7-2 overall and are 4-1 in NESCAC action, while Middlebury dropped to 2-4 in conference play and stands at 2-6 on the season.