Middlebury

April 6, 2006

Middlebury College hockey goaltenders Kate Kogut (Springfield, Mass.) and Doug Raeder (Needham, Mass.) will appear in the "Faces In The Crowd" section of Sports Illustrated in the upcoming April 10th issue that hits newsstands Wednesday, the 5th. The duo are the 13th and 14th people to represent Middlebury College Athletics in the magazine since 1996.

April 5, 2006

Middlebury College men's hockey coach Bill Beaney has been named the winner of the 2006 Edward Jeremiah Award, given annually to the Men's Division III Hockey Coach of the Year. Beaney, who recently completed his 19th season with Middlebury, becomes the first four-time winner of the Jeremiah Award, passing three-time honorees Mike McShane of Norwich University and the late Sid Watson of Bowdoin College. He was previously honored with the award in '90, '95 and '04.

March 19, 2006

Middlebury won its eighth NCAA Championship in the last 12 years as they picked up a 3-0 win over St. Norbert at First Arena in Elmira, N.Y. The NCAA crown is the third consecutive title for the Panthers, who move to 31-5-2 all-time in NCAA play and 8-0 in title games. Middlebury's last four NCAA titles have come via the shutout (a streak of 265:57), with five overall shutouts in championship game play. The national championship is the 26th for Middlebury College in the last 12 years. St. Norbert ends its season with a 25-5-2 mark.

March 18, 2006

Tom Maldonado scored a power play goal from the top of the zone with two minutes left in the game to lead Middlebury to a 2-1 win over Elmira in the NCAA semifinals. The two-time defending NCAA champions will look for their eighth title in 12 years on Sunday when they take on St. Norbert at 2:00 p.m. The title game will take place at First Arena in Elmira, N.Y. and will be televised live on CSTV.

March 17, 2006

Middlebury College men's hockey players Jeff Smith (Nepean, Ont.) and Mickey Gilchrist (Ottawa, Ont.) have both been named first-team All-Americans by the AHCA (American Hockey Coaches Association). The duo recently won the school's third consecutive NCAA Championship and eighth in twelve years as they defeated St. Norbert 3-0 in the title game.

March 16, 2006

Middlebury College men's hockey players Jeff Smith (Nepean, Ont.) and Mickey Gilchrist (Ottawa, Ont.) have both been named to the New England Hockey Writers All-New England team. Middlebury head coach Bill Beaney was deemed the New England Coach of the Year, while Gilchrist earned Player of the Year honors. The group recently won the school's third consecutive NCAA Championship and eighth in twelve years as they defeated St. Norbert 3-0 in the title game.

March 15, 2006

You can listen to NCAA men's hockey game(s) live over the internet this weekend. Middlebury takes on Elmira in an NCAA semifinal game on Saturday, March 18th at 4:00 p.m. If the Panthers advance to the NCAA title game, you can watch it live on Sunday, March 19th at 2:00 p.m. on CSTV (College Sports Television). The channel is available on some cable systems, while is it channel 610 on DirecTV and 152 on DishNetwork.

You can listen the webcast of the game(s) by clicking below.

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March 14, 2006

Middlebury will make its fourth consecutive trip to the NCAA semifinals and its 10th in the last 12 years when they travel to Elmira, New York this weekend. The games will be played at the pre-determined site of First Arena (4,000) in Elmira. Hobart will take on St. Norbert in the first semifinal at 12:30 p.m., while Middlebury battles Elmira at 4:00 p.m.

March 11, 2006

Middlebury will make its fifth consecutive trip to the NCAA semifinals after a 3-1 win over UMass.-Dartmouth in an NCAA quarterfinal game in Kenyon Arena. The Panthers are now 29-5-2 overall in NCAA play since joining the tourney in '95. The Panthers will take on Elmira, a 2-1 2OT winner over Manhattanville, in a semifinal game on Saturday at 4:00 in Elmira. Hobart, a 3-1 winner over Norwich, will take on St. Nobert, an 8-2 winner over Wis.-Superior, in the first semifinal at 12:30.

March 7, 2006

Middlebury will makes its 12th consecutive appearance in the NCAA Tournament on Saturday, March 11th when they host Geneseo/UMass.-Dartmouth at 7:00 p.m. The first round game between those two schools will be played on Wednesday, March 8th. This will be the first ever meeting between Middlebury and either of the two schools.

March 5, 2006

Middlebury College men's hockey player Jeff Smith (Nepean, Ont.) has been named the NESCAC Player of the Week. Smith was instrumental in the Panthers capturing their sixth NESCAC Championship with a pair of wins in the Kenyon Arena over the weekend.

March 4, 2006

Middlebury won its third straight NESCAC Championship and its sixth in seven years as they defeated Bowdoin 3-1 in the Kenyon Arena. The Panthers will make their 12th consecutive appearance in the NCAA Tournament when the pairings are announced Sunday night. Bowdoin will hope for an at-large bid to the tourney. Middlebury out shot Bowdoin 38-9 on the night, with the Polar Bears going 0/6 on the power play.

March 3, 2006

For the second straight NESCAC Tournament game, Middlebury scored five second period goals as they cruised to a 9-2 win over Hamilton in a NESCAC semifinal game in Kenyon Arena. The Panthers will take on Bowdoin, a 3-1 winner over Trinity, in the NESCAC Championship game on Saturday night.  Hamilton ends its season at 11-12-3.

March 2, 2006

Senior Jeff Smith (Nepean, Ont.) and sophomore Mickey Gilchrist (Ottawa, Ont.) have both been named to the NESCAC men's hockey first-team. The duo are preparing to host the NESCAC semifinals and championship this weekend at Kenyon Arena.

February 28, 2006

The Middlebury College men's hockey team will make its seventh consecutive trip to the NESCAC semifinals since the tournament's inception in '00. The Panthers will host the tournament for the sixth time in seven years, having won five of the previous six tourneys. Middlebury will take on Hamilton, Friday, March 3rd at 4:00 p.m., while Bowdoin will meet Trinity in the other semifinal at 7:00 p.m. The winners meet for the NESCAC Championship game on Saturday night at 7:00 p.m.

February 25, 2006

Middlebury scored five second period goals on its way to a 7-0 win over Wesleyan in a NESCAC Quarterfinal match-up in Vermont. The Panthers will host the NESCAC semifinals and championship, next Friday and Saturday, March 3rd and 4th in the Kenyon Arena. Middlebury will host Hamilton at 4:00 p.m., while Bowdoin will take on Trinity at 7:15, with the championship game taking place on Saturday night at 7:00.
Ticket information will be available on Monday.

February 20, 2006

Senior Jeff Smith scored the game-winner on a wrister from the high slot with just 1:30 remaining to lift Middlebury to a 3-1 win over Amherst in the regular season finale for both teams. Middlebury's only other senior, goaltender Yen-I Chen, made 23 saves in goal to earn the win on senior day. The Panthers will host Wesleyan in a NESCAC quarterfinal game  Saturday at 4:00 p.m.

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February 17, 2006

Middlebury clinched home ice as far as they go in the NESCAC Tournament after a 5-2 win over Hamilton in the Kenyon Arena. The Panthers wrap up their regular season when they host Amherst on Saturday at 4:00 p.m.

February 15, 2006

A story about members of the men's hockey team who serve as mentors for some of the students at Ripton Elementary School will appear in the Feb. 13 issue of the NCAA News. The publication is released twice a month and sent to all athletic staff at every college and university in the NCAA, over 32,000 people.

CLICK HERE to read the online version.

February 11, 2006

Middlebury suffered just its second loss of the season as they fell 3-1 at Babson. The Panthers fall to 18-2-2 overall and 14-2-1 in NESCAC play. Middlebury needs just one point next weekend to clinch the top seed in the NESCAC Tournament.

February 10, 2006

Mickey Gilchrist tallied four points on a pair of goals and two assists to lead Middlebury over host University of Massachusetts Boston, 9-1. The Beacons fall to 0-20-2 and 0-15-1 in ECAC East play, while the Panthers, who are ranked number two in the nation by USCHO.com, improve to 18-1-2 and 14-1-1 in the NESCAC standings.

February 4, 2006

Middlebury's Jocko DeCarolis earned a hat-trick with his first three goals of the season as Middlebury picked up a 6-2 win over St. Michael's in the Kenyon Arena. The Panthers out shot the Purple Knights 49-14 on the afternoon.

February 3, 2006

Eric Lauriault scored a natural hat-trick to lead Norwich to a 4-3 come-from-behind overtime victory over previously unbeaten Middlebury. The game was played before a sellout crowd of 2,600 at the Kenyon Arena, who saw the Cadets end the Panther's unbeaten streak at 28 games.

February 3, 2006

This Friday, February 3rd, the men's hockey team will take on Norwich at 7:00 p.m. preceded by the women's team hosting Gustavus Adolphus at 4:00 p.m. One ticket will gain you admission to both games. Tickets will go on sale at 3:00 p.m. on Friday afternoon, there is no pre-sale of tickets. Admission is $5 for adults and $2 for students and seniors, while Middlebury College I.D. holders are admitted for free.

January 29, 2006

The Middlebury men's hockey team moved to 16-0-2 on the season as they picked up a 3-1 NESCAC road win at Wesleyan. The Panthers have not lost in their last 27 games, setting up a clash with Norwich (15-2-1) this Friday night at 7:00 p.m.

January 27, 2006

The men's hockey team improved its unbeaten streak to 26 games as they escaped Trinity with a 3-3 tie. The Panthers return to action at Wesleyan on Saturday.

January 21, 2006

The men's hockey team improved to 15-0-1 on the season as the top-ranked Panthers picked up a 3-1 road win at St. Anselm.

January 20, 2006

Mickey Gilchrist scored a pair of goals as Middlebury (14-0-1) improved its unbeaten streak to 25 games as the Panthers picked up a 3-0 win at N.E.C. (11-2-1). The loss was the first at home for the Pilgrims this season.

January 17, 2006

Middlebury College men's hockey player Mickey Gilchrist (Ottawa, Ont.) has been named the NESCAC men's hockey player of the week. The sophomore scored five goals and assisted on another as Middlebury earned three important NESCAC victories.

January 14, 2006

Middlebury completed a convincing weekend sweep of Colby and Bowdoin as they defeated the Polar Bears today, 9-1. The top-ranked Panthers return to action next Friday at N.E.C. and Saturday at St. Anselm.

January 13, 2006

Middlebury earned a pair of key NESCAC points with a 6-2 win over second place Colby. The Panthers scored three third period goals to seal the win, in front of a home crowd of 2,250 at the Kenyon Arena.

January 10, 2006

Middlebury earned a come-from-behind NESCAC road win on Tuesday night, with a 5-2 victory at Williams.

January 7, 2006

Tom Maldonado scored a goal and dished out three assists as Middlebury cruised to a 6-1 win at in-state foe Castleton.

January 6, 2006

Middlebury rolled to 8-2 win over Skidmore at the Herb Brooks Arena in Lake Placid, N.Y. The top-ranked Panthers move to 9-0-1 on the season, while Skidmore falls to 1-8.

January 3, 2006

"Doctor! Doctor! I need the doctor!"

Scott Bartlett '08, a Middlebury College men's hockey player, is writhing on the floor and waving his arms emphatically in the hopes of attracting some attention. But it's not a medic he needs; it's the magic touch of eight-year-old Jordan Codding, and the histrionics are all part of a lively game called Doctor Dodgeball.

January 3, 2006

Middlebury College men's hockey player Doug Raeder (Needham, Mass.) has been named the NESCAC Player of the Week. The rookie netminder saved 47 of 49 shots through two games over the weekend, leading the Panthers to a pair of wins in the Middlebury College Holiday Classic. Raeder was named Tournament MVP after making 27 saves against Babson in a 6-1 victory on Saturday and stopping 20 attempts in a 4-1 decision over Amherst on Sunday. Through six games this season, Raeder is 5-0-1 with a 1.64 goals against average and a .929 save percentage.

January 1, 2006

Middlebury captured its own tournament as they earned a 4-1 win over Amherst in the Holiday Classic Final. Panther netminder Doug Raeder stopped 47 of 49 shots in the tournament, allowing just a pair of goals to earn M.V.P. honors.

December 31, 2005

Middlebury scored three first period goals and never looked back as they picked up a 6-1 win over Babson in the Middlebury College Holiday Classic Tournament in the Kenyon Arena.

December 22, 2005

The Middlebury College men's hockey team will offer a "Skate with the Panthers" evening, following their 4:00 p.m. game against Babson at the Middlebury College Holiday Classic on December 31st. Fans are encouraged to join the team for one hour following the game to skate, get autographs, as well as talk with the players.

December 9, 2005

12/9/05 - Middlebury wrapped up its first semester with a 3-3 tie against <?xml:namespace prefix = "st1" ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" />Plattsburgh in front of 2,055 fans in the Kenyon Arena. The top-ranked Panthers end the semester with a 6-0-1 mark, while Plattsburgh hosts Williams on Saturday.

December 3, 2005

12/3/05 - Middlebury scored a pair of late goals to break up a 1-0 game and come away with a 3-0 win over Salem State. The top-ranked Panthers wrap up their semester next Friday night when they host <?xml:namespace prefix = "st1" ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" />Plattsburgh at 7:00 p.m.

December 2, 2005

12/2/05 - Middlebury moved to 5-0 on the season as the top-ranked Panthers defeated <?xml:namespace prefix = "st1" ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" />Southern Maine 3-1 in the team's home-opener in the Kenyon Arena. Middlebury returns to action when they host Salem State at 4:00 p.m. on Saturday.

November 26, 2005

11/26/05 - Middlebury captured the 2005 PrimeLink Great Northern Shootout with a 3-2 win over Plattsburgh in Potsdam. The Panthers return to action on Friday when they host Southern Maine in the team's home-opener at 7:00 p.m.

November 25, 2005

11/25/05 - Middlebury advanced to the finals of the PrimeLink Great Northern Shootout at Potsdam after defeating Norwich, 4-3. The Panthers will take on the winner of the Plattsburgh/Potsdam game played later on Friday night.

November 21, 2005

11/21/05 - <?xml:namespace prefix = "st1" ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" />Middlebury College men's hockey player Evgeny Saidachev (Gig Harbor, Wash.) has been named the NESCAC Men's Hockey Player of the Week. The junior scored four goals and assisted on two others as top-ranked Middlebury opened the season with a pair of wins. The junior had two goals and one assist in each game, as the Panthers defeated Tufts and Connecticut College on the road.

November 19, 2005

11/19/05 - Middlebury scored five first period goals on its way to a 7-1 win at Connecticut College. The Panthers out shot the Camels 41-17 on the afternoon, as they converted five of 11 power play opportunities.

November 18, 2005

11/18/05 - Middlebury broke open a 1-1 game with three third period goals en route to a 4-1 win at Tufts in the season-opener for both teams. The Panthers return to action on Saturday at <?xml:namespace prefix = "st1" ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" />Connecticut College.

November 10, 2005

11/10/05 - Middlebury's allotment of tickets for the PrimeLink Great Northern Shootout at Potsdam will be sold on Tuesday, November 15th from 1:00-4:00 p.m. and Wednesday, November 16th from 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. in the Athletic Directors office in Memorial Field House. 150 adult tickets at $20 and 50 student tickets at $10 will go on sale. Tickets gain you admission to all four games at the tournament. The tournament will take place on Friday, November 25th and Saturday, November 26th.

October 30, 2005

10/31/05 - The Middlebury men's hockey team will take on its alumni in a game on Saturday, November 5th at 7:00 p.m. in the Kenyon Arena. Expected to take part in the game are former Panthers Marc and Ray Alcindor, Ian Smith, Mike Anastasio, Sebastien Bilodeau, Mark Spence, Chris Farion, Nickolai Bobrov, Ben Barnett and the Goldman brothers and many other yet to be confirmed. Admission is free! The '05 NCAA Champions will receive their championship rings between the second and third periods.