The Middlebury College cross country teams swept the field at the 2010 NESCAC Cross Country Championships on Saturday at Hamilton. The Panthers' men's squad captured their first-ever NESCAC title, scoring 78 points to overcome four-time defending champ Williams. On the women's side, Middlebury won for the 11th time (third straight), as the Panthers scored a championship-record 26 points with five runners in the top 10.
Fifth-seeded Middlebury picked up a 2-0 shutout win at fourth-seeded Trinity to advance to the NESCAC semifinals. The Panthers (8-4-3) will take on Williams at Amherst next Saturday at 1:30, while the host school meets Bates at 11:00 a.m. The Bantams end their season with a 7-4-3 mark.
The Middlebury College men's soccer team advanced to the NESCAC semifinals after a 3-0 win over Tufts in a quarterfinal game on Sunday. The Panthers (12-3) will take on Amherst at Bowdoin next Saturday at 1:30, while the host school meets Wesleyan at 11:00. Tufts ends its season with a 5-8-2 mark.
The Panther team wrapped-up its regular season by taking a pair of NESCAC matches at Hamilton. The Panthers defeated the host school 3-0 (25-16, 25-19, 25-14) on Friday night, before earning a 3-1 (25-15, 18-25, 25-17, 25-22) win over Williams on Saturday.
The Middlebury College football team led 10-9 early, but couldn't hold on, as Trinity came back to earn a 25-10 win over the Panthers on Jesse/Miller Field. The Bantams have now won 38 straight games at home and improve to 5-1 overall, while the Panthers fall to 2-4.
Trinity scored three second half goals to pick up a 3-2 victory over Middlebury in NESCAC Quarterfinal action on Kohn Field. The sixth-seeded Bantams (9-6) advance to next weekend's semifinals at Tufts, where they will take on the host school at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday.