The Middlebury College women’s squash team earned its highest finish in the five year existence of the NESCAC Tournament, advancing to the championship match. The 11th-ranked Panthers cruised to a 9-0 victory over #17 Hamilton in the quarterfinals, before taking down #9 Williams 6-3 in a semifinal contest.
The Panther women’s hockey team earned its ninth shutout of the season as the seventh-ranked Panthers (15-3-1, 12-1-1) picked up a 3-0 victory over Connecticut College (9-8-2, 5-5-1) in Kenyon Arena. Senior Alexi Bloom (Highland Park, Ill.) made 15 saves in goal to earn her sixth shutout of the season, improving to 11-2-1.
Four players reached double figures as Middlebury survived a second-half rally from Bowdoin in a 74-59 win on Saturday afternoon at Morrell Gymnasium. The eighth-ranked Panthers clinch a NESCAC Quarterfinal home game with the victory and improve to 18-1 overall (6-1 NESCAC). The Polar Bears fall to 13-7 (2-5 NESCAC) with the setback.
The Panther men’s squash team finished third at the NESCAC Championship, advancing to the semifinal round. The third place finish was the highest for the Panthers in the five-year history of the tournament. 15th-ranked Middlebury cruised to an 8-1 win over #18 Amherst in the quarterfinals, before falling 8-1 to top-ranked Trinity in a semifinal contest.
The Middlebury College indoor track team took part in the Dartmouth Classic, with several athletes turning in impressive performances. Junior Nick Montello (Orwell, Vt.) won the long jump event, setting a new school record with a leap of 21’1.25”.
The Panther men’s hockey team lost for just the second time in its last dozen games as the Panthers fell at #12 Plattsburgh 2-1 in non-league action on Tuesday night.
The Middlebury College ski teams returned to action after no carnival races last weekend, earning a fourth place finish at the UVM Carnival. The host school won the event with 1,009 points, followed by Dartmouth (801), UNH (783) and Middlebury (708). Alpine teams placed third in three of four events, with a second place finish in the women's slalom.
The Middlebury College women’s basketball team saw Rachael Mack have a double-double with 12 points and 12 rebounds and teammate Jules Kowalski finish with 13 points and five assists as Colby picked up an 81-60 victory over Middlebury in NESCAC play Friday night at Wadsworth Gymnasium.