The Middlebury College women’s basketball team watched a comfortable 17-point first half lead disappear against visiting Connecticut College, eventually beating back the Camels 80-73 at Pepin Gym on Saturday. The win evens the Panthers’ NESCAC record at 2-2, improving to 11-3 overall, while Conn. College drops to 7-10 and 0-4 in conference play.
The Panther men’s hockey team completed a weekend sweep of NESCAC/ECAC play, as the Panthers picked up a 6-4 win over St. Anselm (6-6-1, 4-6-1) in Kenyon Arena. The Panthers (6-5-3, 4-4-2) have lost just once in their last nine outings, as they return to play at Colby and Bowdoin next weekend.
Senior Andrew Locke (Seattle, Wash.) scored 19 points, grabbed a career-best 18 rebounds and blocked seven shots as fifth-ranked Middlebury improved to 15-0 overall and 4-0 in NESCAC play with an 80-52 win over Connecticut College (8-9, 0-4).
The Panther women’s hockey team improved to 8-1-1 in NESCAC play with a 5-0 win at Williams. The ninth-ranked Panthers move to 10-3-1 overall, while Williams falls to 2-8, 2-6 in NESCAC play.
The Middlebury College indoor track teams competed at the University of Vermont on Friday, taking on McGill, St. Peter's and the host school. Four different athletes won events at the meet, with junior Marc Delaney (Wading River, N.Y.) finishing second in the 35-pound weight throw (46’1.25”) and the shot put (40’1.25”).
The Panther women’s squash team was in action last weekend, playing four times at the Yale Round Robin Tournament. The weekend began as 11th-ranked Middlebury saw its five-match winning streak come to an end with a hard-fought 5-4 loss to #13 Bates.
The Middlebury College ski teams returned to action with a fourth place finish in the second carnival of the season, with events hosted by Colby. UVM (991) won the event, followed by Dartmouth (867), UNH (696) and the Panthers (639.5).
The Panther men’s squash team played four matches over the weekend at the Yale Round Robin Tournament. The weekend opened with a big win, as the 17th-ranked Panthers knocked off #12 Bates, 5-4. Middlebury earned a 6-3 win over #16 George Washington on Saturday, before falling 7-2 to #13 Brown.
The Middlebury College swimming and diving teams took part in a meet on Saturday afternoon at Union. The women picked up a 201-97 win, while the men dropped a tightly-contested 151-147 decision.