The Middlebury College men’s golf team won its fourth NESCAC Championship, capturing the title with a red-hot 292 on day two and a combined score of 594 over 36 holes. Leading by nine after one day of play, the Panthers added to their lead to come away with a convincing 19-stroke victory.
The Panther track and field teams placed second only to Williams, while the men were third behind Williams and Bates at the 2011 NESCAC Championships hosted by Wesleyan.
Senior David Hild’s (W. Hartford, Conn.) goal 18 seconds into the second overtime lifted Middlebury past Colby 10-9 in a NESCAC quarterfinal game at Youngman Field at Alumni Stadium on Sunday.
The Panther softball team split a doubleheader with Skidmore on Wednesday, winning the first game of the twin-bill 2-0, before falling in extra innings 3-1 in the nightcap. The game one victory extended the Panthers school-best winning streak to 17, while setting a Middlebury record for wins in a season.
The Middlebury College men's tennis team saw its eight-match winning streak come to an end as they fell 6-3 at Amherst, as the Lord Jeffs improve to 29-1, marking a new program record for wins in a season. The top-ranked Panthers fall to 16-2 on the season.
The Panther baseball team is headed to the NESCAC Tournament for the first time since 2006, when they won the tournament. Middlebury finished second in the NESCAC West with an 8-4 record and will travel to Amherst for the tournament this weekend.
The Middlebury College women’s golf team placed third among seven teams in action at the Williams Spring Invitational. The Ephs won the title with a 631, followed by Vassar (656) and Middlebury (658).
Tufts led 13-10 and held on for a 13-12 win over Middlebury in a NESCAC Quarterfinal game played on Kohn Field. The fifth-seeded Jumbos (11-5) advance to next weekend’s semifinals at Trinity, where they will battle the host school.
The Panther women’s tennis team fell as top-ranked Amherst (15-1, 8-0) defeated #10 Middlebury (9-4, 4-3) by a score of 8-1. The Jeffs win their 11th straight match, while the Panthers have now dropped three of four. .