Seniors Nick Bastis and Alex Palmisano recently took part in the New England Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (NEILA) East-West Senior All-Star Game Friday night at historic Harvard Stadium on the Harvard University campus. A total of 41 players representing 23 institutions competed in the game.
Middlebury College men's lacrosse player Peter Mellen (Cherry Hill, N.J.) has been named a Scholar All-American by the USILA. The senior helped lead the Panthers to their seventh straight NESCAC Championship, as well as their 10th consecutive trip to the NCAA Tournament.
Sophomore James Guay (North Scituate, R.I.) of the Middlebury College men's lacrosse team has earned third-team All-American honors. Senior Nick Bastis (Old Greenwich, Conn.), junior Jim Cabrera (Old Greenwich, Conn.) and sophomore Mike Stone (Boston, Mass.) all earned honorable mention honors. The four players helped lead the Panthers to their seventh straight NESCAC Championship, as well as their 10th consecutive trip to the NCAA Tournament.
Four members of the Middlebury College men's lacrosse team earned All-New England honors when the NEILA (New England Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association) announced its post-season teams. Jim Cabrera, Mike Stone, Nick Bastis and James Guay all earned first-team All-NEILA honors.
The men's lacrosse team saw its season come to an end with a 13-9 loss at Wesleyan in an NCAA second-round game. In the first two meetings between Wesleyan and Middlebury this year, Wesleyan took a 5-4 overtime decision during the regular season in Middlebury April 21.
Middlebury is making its 10th consecutive and 11th overall appearance in the NCAA Division III Men's Lacrosse Tournament, as they travel to Wesleyan for a second-round game on Saturday, May 12th at 1:00 p.m. The winner of the game advances to the quarterfinals to meet the winner of the Nazareth/Geneseo contest. WATCH THE GAME LIVE - it will be listed under "webcasts" on the right side of the page.
Five members of the Middlebury College men's lacrosse team earned All-NESCAC honors when the teams were announced. Sophomores Mike Stone (Boston, Mass.) and James Guay (North Scituate, R.I.) earned first-team honors, while junior Jim Cabrera (Old Greenwich, Conn.) and seniors Nick Bastis (Old Greenwich, Conn.) and Peter Mellen (Cherry Hill, N.J.) were named to the second team.
Middlebury moved to 26-7 all-time in NCAA tournament play as they cruised to a 21-2 win over Mount Ida in a first-round game played on Kohn Field. The Panthers advanced to take on NESCAC foe Wesleyan in a second-round game on Saturday, May 12th at 1:00 p.m.
Middlebury College men's lacrosse player Alex Palmisano (Southport, Conn.) has been named the NESCAC Player of the Week. The senior was stellar in goal for the Panthers over the weekend as he helped his squad capture the 2007 NESCAC Men's Lacrosse Championship, the seventh-straight title for Middlebury. Palmisano made 13 stops in an 8-7 win over Tufts on Saturday in the semifinals, then posted 14 saves in an 11-6 victory over Wesleyan on Sunday. For the weekend, Palmisano recorded a .675 save percentage and a 6.50 goals against average.
Middlebury will make its 10th consecutive and 11th overall appearance in the NCAA Division III Men's Lacrosse Tournament this week. The Panthers will host Mount Ida on Wednesday, May 9th at 4:30 p.m. on Kohn Field. Tickets are priced at $3 for adults and $2 for students. The winner of the game will advance to an NCAA second-round match-up at Wesleyan on Saturday, May 12th. You can hear the game live over the internet - LISTEN HERE -
Middlebury won its seventh consecutive NESCAC men's lacrosse championship on Sunday with an 11-6 victory over Wesleyan at Tufts University's Bello Field.
The men's lacrosse team will make its seventh consecutive appearance in the NESCAC Championship game after an 8-7 win at Tufts in the semifinals. The Panthers will take on Wesleyan, an 8-0 winner over Williams, at noon on Sunday for the conference title.
You can watch all three NESCAC men's lacrosse tournament games this weekend at Tufts, live over the internet for free. Middlebury will take on Tufts at noon Saturday, followed by Wesleyan and Williams at 3:00. The championship game will take place at noon on Sunday. CLICK HERE to watch.
The Middlebury men's lacrosse team advanced to the NESCAC semifinals with a convincing 16-4 win at Trinity. The victory sets up a rematch with Tufts, who defeated the Panther 7-6 in overtime on Saturday. The game will take place on Saturday, May 5th at Tufts, with a gametime of noon.
The men's lacrosse team lost its fourth NESCAC overtime game of the season as they fell 7-6 at Tufts in the regular season finale. The Panthers have earned the sixth seed in the NESCAC Tourney and will visit third-seeded Trinity on Sunday at 1:00 p.m.
The men's lacrosse team dropped its second straight game as the Panthers fell 10-6 at Williams. Middlebury will wrap up its regular season at Tufts on Saturday as they battle to earn a first round home game in the NESCAC Tourney on Sunday.
Wesleyan's Russ Follansbee scored the game-winner just 23 seconds into overtime, giving the visiting Cardinals a 5-4 victory over Middlebury on Saturday afternoon at Kohn Field. The Panthers won the overtime face-off and managed a quick shot before the 5th ranked Cardinals got control of the ball.
Middlebury jumped out to a 9-0 lead en route to an 18-7 victory over visiting Bates on Tuesday at Kohn Field. The Panthers improve to 7-3 overall and 4-2 in NESCAC play, while the Bobcats fall to 4-4 on the season and 1-4 in conference action. Middlebury will host Wesleyan this Saturday afternoon, as Bates hosts Colby on Thursday evening.
Middlebury dropped its second double-overtime NESCAC road game of the year as they fell at Trinity 11-10. Junior attacker Kris Tedeschi had three goals and one assist including the game winner in the second overtime to give Trinity the win.
Middlebury built a 4-0 first quarter lead and cruised to a 11-2 victory over previously unbeaten Rensselaer on Tuesday at Kohn Field. The two goals were a season-low for the Red Hawks and matched the fewest goals allowed by the Panthers since beating Rensselaer's rival Union College 21-2 in 2004.
The Bates @ Middlebury men's lacrosse game scheduled for Wednesday, April 18th has been moved to Tuesday, April 17th at 4:30 p.m.
Ten different players scored goals for Middlebury as they beat visiting Amherst for the 20th straight time, winning 19-9 at Kohn Field on Saturday. The Panthers' 19 goals was the highest offensive output since 2004 when they scored 21 against Union College.
The Middlebury @ Williams men's lacrosse game scheduled for April 4th has been postponed. The game will be made-up on Tuesday, April 24th at 6:00 p.m.
The Middlebury men's lacrosse team lost its second straight game as they dropped a 13-12 double overtime contest at Colby. The Panthers suffer their first loss against Colby since '98, when they again fell in Maine, 13-12. Dan Schupack scored with 3:06 left in the second overtime period to lift Colby to the upset win.
Middlebury suffered its first loss of the season as they dropped a 9-7 contest at Washington and Lee on spring break. W&L senior goalkeeper Chris Lalli posted 14 saves in leading the Generals to a 9-7 victory over the fourth-ranked Panthers.
Middlebury held visiting Bowdoin College scoreless for periods of 25:23 and 17:21 en route to a 15-5 victory on Saturday at Kohn Field. The Panthers' 15 goals was a season-high, while the Polar Bears five goals was a season-low.
Middlebury improved to 3-0 on the season with an impressive 9-3 victory over Springfield College on Wednesday at Kohn Field. Panther goalie Alex Palmisano was spectacular, tying a career-best in saves with 18 as the Middlebury defense held the Pride to their lowest scoring output of the season. Both teams return to action on Saturday as Springfield faces off against Mass. Maritime, while Middlebury hosts NESCAC rival Bowdoin College.
Middlebury College men's lacrosse player Tom Petty (Newburyport, Mass.) has been named the NESCAC Player of the week. Petty scored three goals and added an assist as the Panthers opened the conference slate with a 10-9 victory over Connecticut College on Sunday. The sopho-more assisted on Middlebury's only goal of the first quarter before tallying a goal in each of the remaining three quarters, including the go-ahead goal in the fourth that broke an 8-8 tie.
Middlebury began its defense of their NESCAC title with a 10-9 victory over Conn. College at Kohn Field. The game was postponed one day due to inclement weather. Thanks in large part to Middlebury's ground crew and support staff, who worked diligently to clear the field right up to the opening face-off, the game started on time.
Middlebury won its season opener against Stevens Institute 7-5 at Kohn Field. The game which featured the #5 ranked Panthers against the #8 Ducks was also the coaching debut for Middlebury's Dave Campbell. The Panthers return to action and begin NESCAC play as they host Campbell's former team Conn. College on Saturday afternoon.
New Middlebury men's lacrosse coach Dave Campbell was recently featured in an article published in Inside Lacrosse Magaine. Click here to read the article.
Campbell and the Panthers have also released their upcoming 2007 schedule. Middlebury, ranked seventh in the Face Off Yearbook pre-season poll, will face five teams ranked in the top 20 this season. Captains Nick Bastis, Peter Mellen and Alex Palmisano will lead the team into their season-opener on March 11th when they host Stevens at 1:00 p.m. Aside from their competitive NESCAC schedule, Middlebury will take on non-conference foes from Springfield, Washington & Lee, Rensselaer.
Members of the Middlebury College men's lacrosse and alpine ski teams recently returned from a long rainy day of volunteering at the Beeman Elementary School in New Haven, Vermont. The Panthers joined over 100 volunteers who were on hand to help construct a long-awaited playground.