The Middlebury men’s lacrosse team was back on track last spring, earning the top seed for the NESCAC Tournament, finishing with an 8-2 mark in league play. After losing six games by two or less goals in ’12, last year’s squad came up on the right end of six games decided by the same margin. Middlebury finished the season with a 13-3 mark, just missing out on an NCAA bid after a NESCAC semifinal loss.
Two members of the Middlebury College men’s lacrosse team were named to the United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (USILA) Scholar All-American team. Seniors Billy Chapman (Greenwich, Conn.) and Andrew Metros (Great Neck, N.Y.) were both honored. To be considered for the USILA Scholar All-American, the student-athlete must “be nominated by his coach and be a student with a senior year academic standing and a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 (4.0 scale).
Middlebury College men’s lacrosse player Billy Chapman (Greenwich, Conn.) has earned third-team All-American honors from the United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (USILA). Seniors Zach Driscoll (Concord, Mass.) and Andrew Metros (Great Neck, N.Y.), junior Darric White (Fairfield, Conn.) and first-year player Jon Broome (Mountain Lakes, N.J.) all earned honorable mention honors.
Five members of the Middlebury College men’s lacrosse team were honored when the New England Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (NEILA) announced its post-season team. Seniors Billy Chapman (Greenwich, Conn.), Zach Driscoll (Concord, Mass.) and Andrew Metros (Great Neck, N.Y.) earned first-team honors, while first-year player Jon Broome (Mountain Lakes, N.J.) and junior Darric White (Fairfield, Conn.) earned second-team honors. Broome was named the NEILA Rookie of the Year, while head coach Dave Campbell was named the Coach of the Year.
Fourth-seeded Wesleyan came back from a 7-3 deficit to earn a 9-8 win over top-seeded Middlebury in a NESCAC semifinal game played on Youngman Field at Alumni Stadium. The Cardinals (13-4) advance to Sunday’s NESCAC Championship game and will meet the winner of the Tufts/Conn. College game played later today. The Panthers end their season with a 13-3 mark.
Seven members of the Middlebury College men’s lacrosse team were honored when the NESCAC announced its all-league teams. Seniors Andrew Metros (Great Neck, N.Y.) and Billy Chapman (Greenwich, Conn.) both earned first-team honors, while first-year player Jon Broome (Mountain Lakes, N.J.) was named the NESCAC Rookie of the Year while earning second-team honors. Joining him on the second team were seniors Zach Driscoll (Concord, Mass.) and Brian Foster (Medfield, Mass.) and juniors Darric White (Fairfield, Conn.) and Nate Gaudio (Cheshire, Conn.).
The 2013 NESCAC Men’s Lacrosse Championship returns to Middlebury’s Youngman Field at Alumni Stadium for the first time since 2009, as the top-seeded Panthers seek their first title since winning seven in a row from 2001 to 2007. The first semifinal takes place on Saturday, May 4 with Middlebury hosting fourth-seeded Wesleyan at 12:00 p.m., followed by second-seeded Connecticut College taking on third-seeded Tufts at 3:00 p.m.
Middlebury College men’s lacrosse player Jon Broome (Mountain Lakes, N.J.) has been named the NESCAC Player of the Week. Broome set a new NESCAC Tournament record with eight goals in his team's 19-9 quarterfinal win over Amherst. Six of his goals came in the second half, with three in each of the final two quarters.
Jon Broome’s NESCAC tournament-record eight goals propelled Middlebury past Amherst 19-9 in a NESCAC Quarterfinal game on Youngman Field at Alumni Stadium. The 19 Panther goals was also a tourney record as Middlebury (13-2) advanced to the NESCAC semifinals, hosting fourth-seed Wesleyan on Saturday, May 4th at noon.
Andrew Metros scored with 12 seconds remaining to lift the Middlebury men’s lacrosse team to a 15-14 win at Williams in the final regular season game for both teams. The sixth-ranked Panthers (12-2, 8-2) have earned the top seed for the NESCAC Tournament and will host eighth-seeded Amherst on Saturday, April 27th at 1:00 p.m. in a quarterfinal match-up.
Middlebury went on a late run to pull away from Skidmore, as the 11th-ranked Panthers picked up a 12-5 road win on Wachenheim Field. Middlebury returns to action on Saturday when they host Colby.
Trailing 3-2 in the first quarter, Middlebury went on a 10-0 run, building a 12-3 lead in the third quarter en route to a 16-10 win over Colby on Youngman Field at Alumni Stadium. The Panthers’ (11-2, 7-2) win secures a NESCAC quarterfinal home contest on Saturday, while a Middlebury victory over Williams on Wednesday in the regular-season finale ensures the top seed for the NESCAC tournament.
After opening an 8-1 lead, Middlebury held off a formidable comeback by Trinity, securing a 14-12 win over the Bantams in NESCAC play on Youngman Field at Alumni Stadium. The 12th-ranked Panthers improve to 9-2 overall and 6-2 in NESCAC play, while the Bantams fall to 4-8 and 2-5 in NESCAC action.
Middlebury controlled the early and late portions of the game, but Tufts dominated more in the middle and came away with a 14-13 victory over the Panthers in a battle of NESCAC top 15 men's lacrosse teams on Sunday at Bello Field.
Middlebury fought off a late Amherst charge, picking up a 10-8 road win on Saturday afternoon at Gooding field. The Panthers improve to 8-1, 5-1 in the NESCAC and are currently ranked 13th nationally. The Jeffs fall to 3-6 overall, 2-4 in NESCAC play. Middlebury returns to action on Sunday at Tufts.
Middlebury opened a 10-3 advantage late in the second quarter and cruised to a 16-8 non-conference win over New England College (NEC) on Youngman Field at Alumni Stadium. The 13th-ranked Panthers rebounded with the decisive win after losing their first game of the season this past Saturday. The 7-1 Panthers go on the road for a NESCAC contest against Amherst on Saturday.
Bowdoin goalie Christopher Williamson made a point-blank save on a shot by Middlebury’s Jon Broome as time expired, securing a 7-6 win at Youngman Field at Alumni Stadium for the Polar Bears. The loss gives Middlebury (6-1, 4-1) its first blemish of the season.
Bowdoin goalie Christopher William made a point-blank save on a shot by Middlebury’s Jon Broome as time expired, securing a 7-6 win at Youngman Field at Alumni Stadium for the Polar Bears. The loss gives Middlebury (6-1, 4-1) its first blemish of the season.
Middlebury topped Hamilton 6-5 in a midweek NESCAC contest, as the 11th-ranked Panthers improve to 6-0 overall and 4-0 in the conference. The 6-0 start is the best since the 2008 squad opened 9-0. Middlebury returns to action on Saturday hosting Bowdoin, while the Continentals (3-3, 2-3) host Amherst.
With the score tied 6-6 and 1:03 left in the game, Middlebury’s Sean Carroll notched a man-up transition goal, giving the hosts a 7-6 lead that stood up against NESCAC rival Wesleyan (4-2, 2-2) on Youngman Field at Alumni Stadium. Divergent styles clashed as the normally up-tempo Panthers (5-0, 3-0) faced the Cardinals’ zone defense that has not allowed more than seven goals all season.
Middlebury broke open a 2-2 game with nine second half goals on its way to an 11-4 road win at St. Lawrence at Hall-Leet Stadium on Wednesday evening. The 14th-ranked Panthers move to 4-0 on the season, while the Saints fall to 2-3. Middlebury returns to action on Saturday when they host Wesleyan at 1:00 p.m.
Weather has caused two postponements of Middlebury athletic events. The Rensselaer @ Middlebury women's lacrosse game scheduled for Tuesday, March 19th at 6:00 p.m. has been moved to Wednesday at the same time. The men's lacrosse game at St. Lawrence scheduled for the same day will now be played on Wednesday at 5:00 p.m.
Middlebury jumped out to an 8-1 lead midway through the second quarter, holding off a third quarter Springfield surge for an 18-12 victory on Youngman Field at Alumni Stadium. In the 40 match-ups between the schools, the Panthers (2-0) hold a 29-11 advantage in the series, winning seven of the last eight contests.
The Middlebury defense surrendered just two goals over the final three quarters of action in an 11-4 victory at Connecticut College Saturday. The Panthers improve their record to 3-0 with an unblemished mark of 2-0 in the NESCAC. The 15th-ranked Camels slip to 2-1 overall and in league play.
Middlebury scored six straight goals, erasing a 5-4 deficit and assuming a 10-5 edge by early in the fourth quarter, and staved off Bates for a 10-8 NESCAC victory in the conference opener for both teams. Jon Broome scored four goals for Middlebury (1-0), while Stew Kerr added two goals and an assist.