Behind a four-point game from junior Maggie Woodward (Dover, N.H.), the #4Middlebury College women's hockey team cruised past Wesleyan 8-0 on Saturday afternoon. Middlebury (7-0-2, 6-0 NESCAC) remains unbeaten with the victory, while Wesleyan fell to 2-10 on the year and 1-5 in conference play.
The Panther men’s basketball team picked up three more wins last week to improve to 12-0 as the nation’s top-ranked team. On Tuesday, senior Ryan Sharry (Braintree, Mass.) connected on 19 of 23 field goal attempts and scored a career-high 41 points to lead Middlebury to a 123-111 victory over Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) in a non-league game at East Campus Arena.
The Middlebury College swimming and diving teams returned to action from the semester break with a pair of meets in Maine over the weekend. On Saturday at Colby, the women finished with a 173-103 win, while the men came away with a 164-127 win. Sunday, the women topped Bates 154-134, while the men fell 152-142.
After earning its first win against Middlebury in 35 tries a year ago, Wesleyan won its second straight game against the Panthers, topping them 5-4 in overtime in Kenyon Arena. James Albrecht scored the game-winner 3:38 into the extra session, breaking in all alone with a nice forehand-to-backhand move.
The Middlebury College women’s basketball team opened up NESCAC play with a 65-58 loss to Bates in Pepin Gym.