Sophomore Mike Giordano (Ridgewood, N.J.) scored from junior Tim Cahill (Glastonbury, Conn.) with 2:49 left in the second overtime to give 11th ranked Middlebury an 11-10 non-league win over 12th ranked Skidmore College on Tuesday.
Four Middlebury pitchers combined to pitch a pair of shutouts and the Panther offense pounded out 29 hits to sweep Castleton State College 7-0 and 6-0 in non-conference softball action Wednesday afternoon.
The Middlebury College men's tennis team earned a pair of road victories over NESCAC opponents in Maine over the weekend. The top-ranked Panthers (14-1) picked up a 5-4 win over #14 Bowdoin, before topping #21 Bates, 9-0.
The Panther track and field teams took part in a rare Sunday meet, racing at nearby Dartmouth over the weekend against the Big Green and the University of Vermont. Four different women won events, including senior Annie Rowell (Craftsbury, Vt.), who captured the 100 in 13.05.
The Middlebury College women’s tennis team (8-1) picked up a pair of NESCAC road wins over the weekend, defeating #12 Bowdoin 6-3 and Bates 9-0. The 10th ranked Panthers have now won five straight and will host #4 Williams on Wednesday.
The Panther men’s golf team took part in the one-day Hamilton Quadrangular on Saturday, finishing first among four teams. Middlebury shot a 314, followed by SUNY Deli (315), Hamilton (323) and Rensselaer (327).
The Middlebury College baseball team fell to Skidmore mid-week, before dropping two of three to Wesleyan with all games taking place at home.
The Panther women’s golf team placed fifth among 13 teams in action at the Jack Leaman Tournament hosted by Amherst. Methodist (651), won the event, followed by Amherst (667), Williams (677), NYU (684) and Middlebury (703).
In a battle of two of the nation’s top teams, Trinity held on for an 11-10 win over Middlebury on Kohn Field. The Bantams, ranked third nationally, improve to a perfect 11-0 overall and 7-0 in NESCAC play. The eighth-ranked Panthers drop to 7-4, 4-3 in the league with four losses in their last five games, all of them to teams ranked in the top 20.