Each year community volunteers make a big impact at local non-profits during the Addison County United Way Days of Caring. On Saturday, September 22nd, over 60 athletes from four Middlebury College athletic teams took time from their busy schedules to volunteer during the 18th annual Days of Caring around Addison County painting, cleaning, and providing maintenance support at local non-profits.
Former Middlebury College men's lacrosse player Mike Stone ’09 recently played in the Major League Lacrosse (MLL) All-Star game on June 30th in Palm Beach County, Florida. Stone is currently in his third season with the Boston Cannons, enjoying his best year yet with 15 goals and five assists through eight games.
Two members of the Middlebury College men’s lacrosse team have earned All-NESCAC honors. Sophomore Darric White (Fairfield, Conn.) earned a spot on the first-team as a long-stick midfielder, while junior defenseman Billy Chapman (Greenwich, Conn.) was named to the second team.
Leading 7-6 at intermission, Middlebury outscored Williams 7-3 in the second half for a 14-9 win at Youngman Field at Alumni Stadium. The game caps the season for both squads as the Panthers finish with a 4-9 overall record and 3-7 in NESCAC play.
The duo of John Jennings and Ian Deveau combined on Colby’s (8-4 overall, 5-4 NESCAC) final three goals of the game, including an overtime goal with 1:59 remaining, to give the Mules an 11-10 win over Middlebury. The Panthers (3-9 overall, 2-7 NESCAC) have had a number of heartbreaking defeats, with five of their losses in the league by one goal and another by two goals.
Middlebury exploded for 16 straight goals, cruising to an 18-4 non-league victory over Skidmore at Youngman Field at Alumni Stadium. The 18 goals scored is a season-high for the Panthers (3-8), as the win halted a seven-game losing streak. Middlebury has two more NESCAC contests remaining, including a road test at Colby on Saturday.
Trinity scored all three goals of the fourth quarter, including the game-winner by junior midfielder Steve Manning with 1:59 left in the game, to turn an 8-6 deficit into a 9-8 victory over visiting Middlebury on Jessee/Miller Field. Trinity, ranked No. 16 in the nation, improves to 8-3, while the Panthers drop to 2-8 overall and 2-6 in the league with their seventh consecutive defeat and their third in a row by a single goal.
Amherst held off a late charge by Middlebury (2-7, 2-5) as the 14th-ranked Jeffs (8-2, 4-2) earned a 12-11 road win on Youngman Field at Alumni Stadium. Amherst snaps a two-game losing streak after seven wins to start the season, while the Panthers drop their sixth straight contest. Jeff goalkeeper Sam Jakimo came up big, making 22 saves on the afternoon as his team was outshot 51-33.
Trailing 8-3 to Tufts late in the third quarter, Middlebury used a 5-1 run, closing the gap to 9-8 in the fourth. The Panthers could not net the equalizer in the final minutes, dropping a 10-9 decision to the Jumbos at Youngman Field at Alumni Stadium.
Middlebury dropped its third straight game as the Panthers fell 7-6 at Hamilton on Wednesday. Max Vaickus stopped 14 shots in goal to lead Hamilton to the win in a NESCAC game at Hamilton's Steuben Field on March 28. The Continentals, who competed in the Liberty League from ’96-’11 earn their first win over Middlebury since 1958.
The Middlebury men's lacrosse team dropped a tight 9-7 NESCAC road game at Bowdoin on Saturday afternoon. Mark Flibotte scored four goals and goaltender Chris Williamson stopped 15 to lead Bowdoin to the win. The 14th-ranked Polar Bears have won four straight games and improve to 6-1 (3-1 NESCAC) with the victory.
Middlebury suffered its first NESCAC loss of the season as the Panthers (2-3, 2-1), ranked 17th nationally fell by a score of 7-3 at Wesleyan. Senior Grant Covington picked up a career-high 17 saves and allowed just three goals to lead the Cardinals (4-1, 3-1) to the victory.
Eleven different players scored goals as #3 Cortland team broke open a close game after one quarter and went on to defeat 17th-ranked Middlebury, 15-5, Tuesday night in non-conference action at the University at Albany.
Trailing 5-2 in the third quarter, Middlebury went on a 10-1 run, scoring the final eight goals of the game for a remarkable 12-6 victory over Connecticut College at Youngman Field at Alumni Stadium. For the game, Middlebury out-shot the Camels 50-21 and 17-3 in the fourth quarter. The eighth-ranked Panthers improve to 2-0 in NESCAC play and 2-1 overall.
Middlebury suffered its first loss of the season as the eighth-ranked Panthers fell 14-5 at #19 Springfield. Pride sophomore goalkeeper Robert Maher registered a career-best 17 saves to lead his team to the win on Stagg Field Wednesday afternoon.
Middlebury used a 4-0 run in the fourth quarter against visiting Bates, pulling away for a 7-1 victory at Kohn Field. With the season-opening win, the eighth-ranked Middlebury squad is 1-0 overall and holds a similar NESCAC record. This is the 25th match-up of the two schools as Middlebury holds a sparkling 25-0 record over the Bobcats (1-2, 0-1).
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.