Middlebury

July 17, 2007

Middlebury College baseball player Jack Britton (Carmel, Calif.) is turning in some great performances this summer in the NECBL (New England Collegiate Baseball League). Britton, who will be a senior at Middlebury this fall, has been selected to play in the NECBL All-Star game this Sunday, July 22nd at 7:10 p.m. The game will take place at Joe Wolfe Field in North Adams, Mass.

May 16, 2007

Middlebury College baseball player Noah Walker (Oakland, California) has been named the NESCAC Baseball Player of the Year. The senior also earned a spot on the first-team, while juniors Jack Britton (Carmel, Calif.) and Nick Lefeber (Branford, Conn.) earned second-team honors.

May 6, 2007

Middlebury ends their baseball season beating Bates 12-1 and 10-5 on Sunday at Forbes Field. The two-game series was rescheduled from April 15. The Panthers complete their season winning 10 of their final 11 games for a 19-11 record.

May 5, 2007

Middlebury won both games of a double-header against Bowdoin on Saturday, winning 6-4 in a scheduled seven inning game and 13-10 in a nine inning contest at Forbes Field. The Panthers improve to 17-11 overall, while the Polar Bears drop to 18-14 completing their regular season. The Panthers wrap-up their season with a pair of games home games against Bates on Sunday.

May 2, 2007

Middlebury scored four runs in the sixth inning on its way to a 6-5 victory over Lyndon State. The Panthers return to action this weekend when they host Bowdoin on Saturday and Bates on Sunday in a pair of double headers starting at noon.

May 1, 2007

The Middlebury baseball team saw its five-game winning streak come to an end as they fell at Castleton, 13-6. The Spartans plated 13 runs in the bottom of the third inning and held on to win a 13-6 non-league contest at home.

April 30, 2007

Middlebury College baseball player Noah Walker (Oakland, Calif.) has been named the NESCAC Player of the Week. The senior extended his success at the plate last week, hitting .625 as the Panthers posted a 5-0 record. Walker reached base in .739 of his at-bats, hitting a pair of doubles and triples. He also scored eight runs while driving in six. Walker leads the NESCAC in batting average at .449, while ranking third in hits/game (1.46) and runs scored/game (1.21).

April 28, 2007

Middlebury completed a three-game sweep of Hamilton as the Panthers picked up 7-5 and 7-2 victories over the Continentals on Forbes Field. Middlebury will travel to Castleton on Tuesday, while Hamilton visits Union. A Hamilton sweep against Amherst next weekend, would put the Panthers in the NESCAC Tourney.

April 27, 2007

Middlebury took game one of a three game set with Hamilton by a score of 7-1 on Forbes Field. Panther lefty Justin Wright moved to 3-1 on the season, lowering his ERA to 1.93, with a complete game win. The two teams will go at it again on Saturday with a doubleheader beginning at noon.

April 25, 2007

In the first meeting between the schools since '76, Middlebury topped Plattsburgh 4-2 in a 1:55 game on Forbes Field. The Panthers return to action when they host Hamilton on Friday, while Plattsburgh hosts Cortland on Thursday.

April 24, 2007

Middlebury scored seven runs in the middle innings on its way to a 12-6 win over St. Michael's on Forbes Field. The Panthers return to action on Wednesday when they host Plattsburgh at 4:00, while the Purple Knights visit Lyndon State for a pair.

April 21, 2007

Middlebury dropped a pair of key NESCAC west games played at Amherst on Saturday. Nick Kehoe fired a one-hitter in the first game to lead the Lord Jeffs to a 2-1 victory, while Middlebury gave up seven late runs to fall 16-6 in game two.

April 20, 2007

Middlebury took game one of a key three-game set at Amherst as the Panthers earned a 3-2 win. Justin Wright threw the nine-inning complete game, allowing one earned run and five hits on the afternoon.

April 16, 2007

The Middlebury @ Skidmore baseball game scheduled for April 17th has been cancelled.

April 13, 2007

The Middlebury @ Bates baseball doubleheader scheduled for 4/15 @ Bates has been moved to 5/6 @ Middlebury with a noon start time.

April 11, 2007

The Middlebury College baseball team finally played its home-opener as the Panthers defeated Plymouth State 8-2 on Forbes Field. Middlebury returns to action at Bates this weekend, while Plymouth State takes on UMass.-Dartmouth and Lyndon State on Saturday and Sunday.

April 9, 2007

Middlebury College baseball player Robert Palladino (Belmont, Mass.) has been named the NESCAC Pitcher of the Week. Palladino threw 10 innings for the Panthers over two games last week, allowing no earned runs. He began the week on Tuesday with four innings of one-hit ball in an 8-2 win over St. Michael's. Palladino then earned the win in the final game of a three-game series with Wesleyan on Saturday, tossing six shutout innings of four-hit ball.

April 7, 2007

Just one day after dropping game one of the series in extra innings, Middlebury bounced back with a pair of convincing victories over Wesleyan. The Panthers won game one 17-1, before earning a 4-0 shutout in the second contest.

April 6, 2007

The Middlebury baseball team dropped game one of a three-game set at Wesleyan by a score of 5-1 in 10 innings. The Cardinals broke-up the 1-1 tie with four runs in the top of the 10th to earn the victory.

April 5, 2007

The Middlebury/Wesleyan NESCAC West baseball series scheduled for Friday and Saturday at Forbes Field in Middlebury, has now been moved to Wesleyan due to weather. The games will take place on Friday at 4:00 p.m. and a doubleheader beginning at noon on Saturday.

April 3, 2007

Middlebury played its first game in Vermont as they Panthers picked up an 8-2 win over Saint Michael's at Doc Jacobs Sports Complex on Tuesday afternoon. The Panthers scored four runs in the first inning and the Purple Knights never recovered as they recorded only three hits on the afternoon.

April 2, 2007

The Middlebury College baseball team opened its season by playing 11 games in Phoenix, Arizona over the school's spring break. The Panthers went 4-7 on the trip, sweeping a pair from Colby, while dropping two of three NESCAC league games to Williams.

March 20, 2007

Long-time assistant baseball coach Bill Hageman has passed away. For more than a decade, Hageman served as the Panthers' pitching coach and was a fixture in the Middlebury dugout. He was attending practice this spring, until finally succumbing to a battle with cancer.