Members of the Middlebury men's lacrosse team were recently in the community helping out victims of hurricane Irene in the Addison County area. At a local campground, the team removed structures, cleaned out basements and helped remove mud from several areas.
Middlebury College graduate Mike Stone ’09 recently won an MLL (Major League Lacrosse) Championship with the Boston Cannons. The former Panther All-American helped lead the team to its first professional title with a 10-9 win over the Hamilton Nationals at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium.
Senior David Hild (W. Hartford, Conn.) and junior Matt Rayner (Andover, Mass.) have both been named second-team All-Americans by the USILA (United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association). Seniors Andrew Conner (Alexandria, Va.) and Ryan Deane (Grosse Point, Mich.) were named USILA Scholar All-Americans.
Three members of the Middlebury men’s lacrosse team were named to the NEILA (New England Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association) first-team. Seniors David Hild (W. Hartford, Conn.) and Andrew Conner (Alexandria, Va.), along with junior Matt Rayner (Andover, Mass.) all were honored, after the Panthers finished the season 13-5 with their 14th straight trip to the NCAA Tournament.
Middlebury saw its season come to an end, falling 12-9 in an NCAA second-round game at Amherst. This marks just the second time in the last 14 years the Panthers did not advanced to the NCAA Quarterfinal round, finishing the season with a 13-4 mark. Middlebury held a 59-39 lead in shots and 40-28 edge in ground balls, but it wasn’t enough.
Middlebury is in the midst of its 14th consecutive and 15th overall appearance in the NCAA Division III Men’s Lacrosse Tournament. The Panthers will travel to Amherst for a second-round game on Saturday, May 14th at 1:00 p.m.
Middlebury used an 11-goal first half run to pull away from Castleton State en route to a 24-7 NCAA first-round win on Youngman Field at Alumni Stadium on Wednesday. The Panthers (13-4) advance to a second-round game, travelling to play Amherst on Saturday, May 14.
Middlebury will make its 14th consecutive and 15th overall appearance in the NCAA Division III Men’s Lacrosse Tournament. The Panthers will take on Castleton State in a first-round game on Wednesday, May 11th at 3:30 p.m.
In a thrilling, back-and-forth NESCAC final, Tufts won its second straight conference title when junior Sean Kirwan scored with 1:55 remaining in overtime to give the Jumbos a 13-12 victory over Middlebury on Sunday afternoon at Bello Field.
The Middlebury College Panthers outscored Trinity College 5-2 in the fourth quarter to take an 11-10 victory over the Bantams in the semifinals of the NESCAC Men's Lacrosse Championship played at Tufts University's Bello Field on Saturday afternoon. Middlebury (12-3), the third seed in the NESCAC's, will play host and top seed Tufts in the 2011 NESCAC final on Sunday at noon.
Middlebury will look for its eighth NESCAC Championship this weekend when they travel to Tufts for the 2011 NESCAC Men's Lacrosse Championship at Bello Field in Medford, Mass. The action begins on Saturday when the top-seeded Jumbos host seventh-seeded Bowdoin in the first semifinal at 12:00 p.m., followed by third-seeded Middlebury taking on fourth-seeded Trinity, which is making its first-ever semifinal appearance, at 3:00 p.m.
Four members of the Middlebury men’s lacrosse team were honored when the NESCAC announced its all-league team. Seniors David Hild (W. Hartford, Conn.) and Andrew Conner (Alexandria, Va.), along with junior Matt Rayner (Andover, Mass.) earned first-team honors, while senior goalkeeper Ryan Deane (Grosse Point, Mich.) earned second-team honors.
David Hild’s goal 18 seconds into the second overtime lifted Middlebury past Colby 10-9 in a NESCAC quarterfinal game at Youngman Field at Alumni Stadium on Sunday. The 11th-ranked Panthers (11-3) advance to the NESCAC semifinals, playing Trinity at 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 7 at Tufts.
Middlebury broke an 8-8 tie in the fourth quarter against Williams, outscoring the Ephs 4-1 en route to a 12-9 victory. The 11th-ranked Panthers earned the third seed in the NESCAC Tournament, and will host sixth-seeded Colby on Sunday at 1:00 p.m.
Middlebury used a 4-0 run in the third quarter, breaking a 7-7 tie, to pull away from visiting Rensselaer (RPI) 13-9 at Youngman Field at Alumni Stadium on Tuesday. The 10th-ranked Panthers have won 16 of 23 meetings between the two squads, improving to 9-2, while the Engineers (8-5) have now dropped three of their last four contests.
Middlebury held an early 3-0 lead over Tufts, but a late three-goal burst by the Jumbos gave Tufts an 11-8 victory at Youngman Field at Alumni Stadium on Saturday. In a game pitting two top 10 teams, the fourth-ranked Jumbos improve to 11-1 overall and sit atop the NESCAC with a 8-0 record, clinching the top seed with one conference game to play.
Middlebury College men’s lacrosse player Andrew Conner (Alexandria, Va.) has been named the NESCAC Player of the Week. The senior scored eight goals and assisted on another as Middlebury picked up a pair of road wins over nationally ranked opponents.
Senior David Hild scored four goals to lead visiting Middlebury over Trinity 12-8 NESCAC men’s lacrosse action this afternoon on Jesse/Miller Field. Trinity, ranked No. 5 in New England and No. 14 in the nation, falls to 8-2 overall and 5-2 in the NESCAC with its second loss in a row, while the Panthers, ranked No. 3 in New England and No. 11 nationally, improves to 8-2 overall and 5-2 in the league with its third consecutive victory.
Mike Giordano scored from Tim Cahill with 2:49 left in the second overtime to give 11th ranked Middlebury College an 11-10 non-league win over 12th ranked Skidmore College, Tuesday evening at Wachenheim Field. The loss snaps a six-game win streak for the 8-2 Thoroughbreds, while the Panthers improve to 7-2.
Middlebury's David Hild posted a career-high eight points in a 16-12 victory over Bowdoin in NESCAC men's lacrosse action Saturday at Ryan Field. The seventh-ranked Panthers improve to 6-2 (4-2 NESCAC) with the victory while the Polar Bears fall for the fourth time in their last five outings and drop to 3-6 (1-5 NESCAC).
The 12th-ranked Amherst College men’s lacrosse team scored three goals in a span of 1:07 late in the fourth quarter to pull away for a 9-7 upset win over seventh-ranked Middlebury College, marking the first time since 1989 the Lord Jeffs have defeated the Panthers.
Middlebury College men’s lacrosse goalkeeper Ryan Deane (Grosse Point, Mich.) has been named the NESCAC Player of the Week. Deane recorded a .703 save percentage and a 5.50 goals against average during a 2-0 week for the Panthers.
With the game knotted at four-all at the half, Middlebury outscored Colby 7-2 over the final 30 minutes of play, for an 11-6 win at Youngman Field at Alumni Stadium on Saturday. The victory gives the seventh-ranked Panthers a 5-1 overall record, and a 3-1 mark in NESCAC action, as the Mules drop to 3-4 and 1-3 in conference play.
Erich Pfeffer capped a second half Middlebury comeback, scoring a man-up goal with 6:38 left in the game, for a 6-5 victory over Washington and Lee in a non-league lacrosse tilt on Tuesday evening at Georgetown University. The seventh-ranked Panthers (4-1) held the Generals (6-5) to one goal over the final three quarters.
Trailing 2-1 in the second quarter against Connecticut College, Middlebury went on a 6-0 run on its way to a 12-4 victory at Youngman Field at Alumni Stadium on Saturday afternoon. The seventh-ranked Panthers improve to 3-1 on the year and 2-1 in NESCAC play, while the Camels fall to 2-4 overall and 0-3 in conference action.
Middlebury College men’s lacrosse player David Hild (W. Hartford, Conn.) has been named the NESCAC Player of the Week. Hild scored nine goals and dished out two assists in a 1-1 week for Middlebury. After netting five goals with an assist in a mid-week win over Springfield, Hild scored four times and earned an assist in a NESCAC game at Wesleyan.
Wesleyan’s Max Landow scored 29 seconds into overtime, giving the Cardinals a 9-8 instant victory over Middlebury in men's lacrosse action on Saturday afternoon at Wesleyan. The Cardinals improve to 5-0 overall and 2-0 in NESCAC play, while the fifth-ranked Panthers suffer their first defeat, dropping to 2-1 on the season and 1-1 in conference play.
Middlebury scored the final three goals of the game earning a hard fought 13-9 victory over visiting Springfield on Wednesday afternoon at Kohn Field. The fifth-ranked Panthers improve to 2-0 on the young season, while the Pride drops to 2-3 with the non-conference loss.
David Hild scored a career-best six goals to lead Middlebury past Bates 14-6 at Kohn Field on Saturday. With the season-opening win, the seventh-ranked Panthers own a 1-0 overall record and a 1-0 NESCAC mark, while Bates evens their record at 2-2, falling to 0-1 in conference play.
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