Two members of the Middlebury College men’s soccer team earned All-NESCAC honors when the league announced its post-season. First-year player Adam Glaser (Washington, D.C.) earned a spot on the first-team and was named the NESCAC Rookie of the Year. Senior defender Graham Knisley (Wakefield, R.I.) earned a spot on the second team.
The Middlebury men’s soccer team saw its season come to an end with a 3-2 loss at Williams (10-5) in a NESCAC Quarterfinal contest. The Panthers (9-5-1) enjoyed a much-improved season in ’13, including a five-match winning streak. The Ephs advanced to next weekend’s semifinal round at Amherst.
Sixth-seeded Middlebury (9-4-1, 5-4-1 NESCAC) will take on third-seeded Williams in the ninth conference tournament meeting between the programs. The series is tied at 2-4-2 with the most recent meeting taking place in 2009 when Williams won the league title, 2-1, in overtime.
Middlebury wrapped up its regular season with a 4-0 win over Plymouth State (5-7-3) in likely the final home game for the Panther seniors. Middlebury improved to 9-4-1 on the year and will be on the road for a NESCAC Quarterfinal game on Saturday.
Middlebury saw its five-game winning streak come to an end with a 1-0 road loss at Wesleyan (7-5-1, 6-3). The Panthers (8-4-1, 5-4-1) slip to fifth place in the NESCAC standings and will have to play a quarterfinal road game next Saturday. Middlebury wraps up its home season this Wednesday when they host Plymouth State at 2:30.