Middlebury racked up 553 yards of total offense on its way to a 41-15 win over Colby (0-2) in the team’s home-opener. The Panthers (1-1) saw sophomore quarterback McCallum Foote (Newton, Mass.), finish the day 27 of 43 for 391 yards with four touchdown passes.
The Panther field hockey team had a big week with three wins at home, two of them coming in NESCAC play. On Tuesday, Middlebury handed Skidmore (8-1) its first loss of the season as the 12th-ranked Panthers (3-2) topped the third-ranked Thoroughbreds 3-1 on Kohn Field. The game was the first played under the lights on the newly renovated surface.
First-year player Lok-Sze Leung (Hong Kong) captured the singles title at the USTA/ITA Division III Women's New England Regional Championship on Sunday, as the three-day tournament concluded at Bates College.
The Middlebury College women’s soccer team won three games last week, including a pair of NESCAC games at home over the weekend. On Tuesday night, the Panthers picked up a 5-1 non-league road win at Keene State 5-1. The win snaps a four-game shutout and winning streak for Keene State.
The Panther men’s golf team qualified for the 2012 NESCAC Championship with a third place finish at the fall qualifier. Williams placed first with a 586 and will host the spring event, followed by Trinity (588), Middlebury (594) and Hamilton (600). Action was taking place at Lyman Orchards Golf Club and was hosted by Wesleyan.
The Middlebury College women's volleyball team moved to 2-0 at home as they swept Colby-Sawyer 3-0 (11, 18, 10) in Pepin Gym on Wednesday night.
Middlebury and Wesleyan played 110 minutes of scoreless soccer on a cold rainy day in Vermont. The Panthers move to 2-2-3 overall and 0-2-3 in NESCAC play, while the Cardinal’s record goes to 5-0-2 overall and 5-0-1 in the league. Wesleyan entered the game ranked 10th nationally and second in New England.
The Panther cross country teams continued their domination at the State Championship Meet, both taking home the titles at St. Michael's College. The women claimed eight of the top 10 individual spots, while the men owned nine as both teams rest several of their top racers.