Middlebury College field hockey players Catherine Fowler (Grosse Pointe, Mich.) and Elinore O’Brien (New Canaan, Conn.) were named to the National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA) All-American teams. The pair helped lead the Panthers to a 16-3 record in ’13, winning the NESCAC Championship and advancing to the NCAA Regional Finals.
Four members of the Middlebury College field hockey team were honored when the National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA) released its all-region teams. Seniors Meredith Rowe (Kenilworth, Ill.) and Elinore O’Brien (New Canaan, Conn.), along with junior Catherine Fowler (Grosse Pointe, Mich.) earned first-team honors, while junior Alyssa DiMaio (Morristown, N.J.) earned a spot on the second team. Fowler was named the New England West Player Of The Year.
Middlebury scored five goals in a 5:43 span early in the first half on its way to an 8-0 win over Utica (17-5) in an NCAA Regional game played on Kohn Field. The second-ranked Panthers (16-2) advanced to Sunday’s Regional Final, where they will take on Skidmore, an 11-1 winner over Keene State, at 1:00 p.m.
Skidmore held off a late charge by Middlebury as the Thoroughbreds (19-3) advanced to the final four with a 3-2 road win on Kohn Field. Second-ranked Middlebury finishes its season with a 16-3 mark, seeing a nine-game winning streak come to an end.
The Middlebury College field hockey team will make its 11th consecutive and 14th overall appearance in the NCAA Tournament when they host a regional on Kohn Field for the second consecutive year. Middlebury will take Utica on Saturday, November 16th at 11:00 a.m., while Skidmore battles Keene St. at 2:00 p.m.
Three members of the Middlebury College field hockey team were honored when the NESCAC announced its post-season squad. Junior Catherine Fowler (Grosse Pointe, Mich.) was named the NESCAC Player of the Year, while senior Meredith Rowe (Kenilworth, Ill.) earned Defensive Player of the Year honors. The duo were both first-team members, while senior Elinore O’Brien (New Canaan, Conn.) earned second-team honors.
Middlebury College field hockey player Bridget Instrum (Granby, Mass.) has been named the NESCAC Player of the Week. Instrum tied the NESCAC Championship single-game goals record with four markers in the championship game. She was instrumental in helping Middlebury erase a two-goal deficit on two separate occasions.
Middlebury's Pam Schulman netted the game winner in the 59th minute to lift the fourth-seeded Panthers to a 1-0 victory over top-seeded Amherst in the NESCAC field hockey semifinals on Gooding Field. Middlebury will meet Bowdoin, a 4-2 winner over Tufts, in the championship game on sunday at noon.
Alyssa DiMaio netted the game winner just 2:15 into overtime, lifting fourth-seeded Middlebury team to a thrilling 5-4 come-from-behind victory over third-seeded Bowdoin in the NESCAC Championship game on Gooding Field.
Middlebury will look to defend its NESCAC title when the Panthers travel to Amherst for this weekend's action. The Jeffs kick off action against the fourth-seeded Panthers on Saturday at 11 a.m., while second-seeded Tufts and third-seeded Bowdoin meet at 1:30 p.m.
Middlebury advanced to the NESCAC Semifinals for the 10th time after a 3-0 win over Colby (9-6) in a NESCAC Quarterfinal contest played on Kohn Field. The fifth-ranked Panthers (13-2) will travel to Amherst for the NESCAC Semifinals on Saturday, November 9th.
Defending champion Middlebury (12-2, 8-2 NESCAC) enters the postseason as the fourth seed and hosts fifth-seeded Colby (9-5, 5-5 NESCAC) in Saturday’s quarterfinal round. The Panthers, who also claimed a NESCAC title in 2003, have won nine of their last 10 games heading into the post-season.
Chrissy Ritter provided a big spark off the bench, notching her first goal of the season with an assist to lead visiting Middlebury to a 3-1 win over Wesleyan (5-8, 3-6) on Saturday afternoon. The fourth-ranked Panthers (12-2, 8-2) have clinched at least the fourth seed for the upcoming NESCAC Tournament and will host a quarterfinal game next Saturday.
Bates didn't make it easy on fourth-ranked Middlebury on Saturday, but the Panthers prevailed with a 4-2 victory at Campus Avenue Field. Middlebury's win ended Bates' winning streak at three games and extended the Panthers' streak to four.
Middlebury scored three first half goals and never looked back, as the sixth-ranked Panthers (10-2, 6-2) earned a 4-1 win over Hamilton (3-7, 1-6) on Kohn Field. The game was the final regular season home game for Middlebury, as they boast a 6-0 mark at home. The Panthers return to action on Saturday at Bates.
Middlebury broke open a 1-0 game with four goals in less than 20 minutes in the second half on its way to a 5-0 victory over Trinity (5-5, 3-4). The sixth-ranked Panthers move to 9-2 overall, 5-2 in NESCAC play and will return to action on Sunday when they host Hamilton at 1:00 p.m.
Middlebury bounced back with a win on Sunday, topping #15 MIT (9-1) by a score of 5-0 on the road. The sixth-ranked Panthers (8-2) return to action on Saturday when they host Trinity at 2:00 p.m.
Fifth-ranked Tufts scored three second half goals on its way to a 4-2 win over #6 Middlebury (7-2, 4-2) on Bello Field. The Jumbos move to 7-1 overall and 5-1 in NESCAC play. The Panthers are back in action on Sunday with a game at MIT.
Middlebury scored four goals in a 13:55 span in the second half on its way to a 4-0 win over 12th-ranked Skidmore (8-2) on Kohn Field. The sixth-ranked Panthers improve to 7-1 on the season, while the Thoroughbreds see their winning streak stopped at seven. Middlebury returns to action on Saturday at Tufts.
Middlebury improved to 5-1 on the season and 3-1 in NESCAC play with a 2-0 victory over Colby (4-2, 2-2) on Kohn Field. The seventh-ranked Panthers are back at it on Sunday, hosting NESCAC foe Williams at 1:00 p.m.
Seventh-ranked Middlebury held a 20-1 penalty corners advantage in the game, coming away with a 2-1 win over Williams (2-5, 1-4) in a NESCAC contest played on Kohn Field. The Panthers (6-1, 4-1) have now won three straight as they return to action on Tuesday night when they host Skidmore at 6:30.
Middlebury scored four times in the opening 35 minutes and kept the Castleton offense at bay for the first 60 minutes as they finished with an 8-3 victory on Wednesday evening at Spartan Stadium. Middlebury held a 31-17 shots advantage in the game, improving to 4-1 on the year.
Bowdoin outscored fourth-ranked Middlebury 3-1 in the second half on its way to a 4-2 victory over the Panthers (3-1, 2-1) in a NESCAC contest played in Maine. The win is the first for the eighth-ranked Polar Bears (4-1, 2-1) over Middlebury since the 2011 NESCAC Championship, extending their home winning streak to 35 games. The Panthers return to action on Wednesday at Castleton.
Middlebury’s Catherine Fowler scored two goals as the third-ranked Panthers cruised to a 4-0 win over St. Lawrence University in a NCAA Division III field hockey game which started in Middlebury on Wednesday and ended in Canton on Sunday.
Third-ranked Middlebury won its home opener as the Panthers (2-0, 2-0) earned a 5-1 win over Connecticut College (1-1, 0-1) on Kohn Field. Middlebury returns to action on Sunday at St. Lawrence, where they will continue a suspended contest.
The Middlebury College field hockey game vs. St. Lawrence has been suspended after 4:27 of play due to lightning. The start of the game was delayed nearly an hour before the weather cleared briefly to allow the contest to get underway. The game will be finished on a date to be determined. The game will be continued on Sunday, September 15th at St. Lawrence at 1:00 p.m.
Middlebury College field hockey player Catherine Fowler (Grosse Pte., Mich.) has been named the inaugural NESCAC Player of the Week. The junior scored three goals, including the game-winner in overtime to lift Middlebury to a 4-3 win at Amherst in the season-opener for both squads.
Catherine Fowler scored three goals, including the game-winner in overtime to lift sixth-ranked Middlebury to a 4-3 win at #16 Amherst in the season-opener for both squads. The Panthers return to action on Wednesday when they host St. Lawrence in their home-opener at 6:00 p.m.
Former University of Vermont (UVM) field hockey player Callie Bellimer has joined the coaching staff at Middlebury College. The Woodstock, Vermont native graduated in the spring of ’13, majoring in elementary education and a major concentration in human development.