Middlebury students Kyle Finck '14, Sasha Schell '16, and Damon Hathaway '13.5 have released part seven in a series the chronicles the 2013-14 men's basketball season. To guarantee themselves a spot in the NCAA Tournament, the Middlebury men's basketball team needs to win three straight NESCAC tournament games and claim the conference crown. The Road to Salem follows the team for a week as they fight to keep their season alive.
Middlebury College men’s basketball player Joey Kizel (Short Hills, N.J.) has been selected as a first-team All-NESCAC honoree. The senior captain helped lead the team to a record of 17-9 this winter and advanced to the NESCAC Tournament semifinals with a home quarterfinal win against Hamilton in Pepin Gym.
Middlebury dropped a thrilling 78-75 contest to Williams in the semifinals of the NESCAC Tournament at Amherst in LeFrak Gymnasium. The third-seeded Panthers fall to 17-9 for the season, while the ninth-ranked and second-seeded Ephs improve to 23-3.
Middlebury will look for its third NESCAC Championship when it continues postseason play on Saturday, March 1st at 4:00 p.m. The Panthers will battle Williams in a semifinal match-up at Amherst in LeFrak Gymnasium. Middlebury (17-8, 6-4 NESCAC), the tournament’s No. 3 seed earned NESCAC titles in 2009 and 2011 and has posted an impressive 12-3 tournament mark over the last five years.
Middlebury students Kyle Finck '14, Sasha Schell '16, and Damon Hathaway '13.5 have released part six of a 10-part series chronicles the 2013-14 men's basketball season. In part six, you'll see that Joey Kizel has never shied away from the biggest names or the biggest games, especially when it comes to fellow All-American Aaron Toomey and the defending national champions, Amherst.