Middlebury

July 11, 2011

Former Middlebury College soccer player David Lindholm '05 recently visited the White House with the MSL Champion Colorado Rapids professional soccer team. Lindholm, the team's Director of Public Relations, was Middlebury's starting goalkeeper in 2002, playing in 13 games with a 0.87 goals against average. He worked as an assistant coach with Middlebury's 2007 NCAA Championship team.

April 28, 2011

On Saturday, April 23rd, Grassroot Soccer fielded a team led by GRS co-founder Ethan Zohn and took home the winner’s trophy in the 1st Annual NYFEST. The event raised over $25,000 for various charities that reach youth through soccer, including GRS.

January 3, 2011

Middlebury College men’s soccer players Harrison Watkins (San Francisco, Calif.) and Tim Cahill (Glastonbury, Conn.) have both been named All-Americans by the NSCAA. The duo won the team’s third NESCAC Championship this fall, advancing to the NCAA Quarterfinals with a final record of 16-4-1. Watkins and the rest of the seniors end their four-year career with 59 wins, more than any other group in school history.

December 10, 2010

Six members of the Middlebury College men’s soccer team were honored when the NSCAA announced its All-Region teams. Seniors Harrison Watkins (San Francisco, Calif.) and Jake Edwards (Easton, Conn.), along with juniors Tyler Macnee (Williston, Vt.), Tim Cahill (Glastonbury, Conn.) and Robbie Redmond (Manchester, Vt.) all earned first-team honors, while senior Carson Cornbrooks (Williston, Vt.) was named to the second-team.

December 1, 2010

Middlebury College men’s soccer seniors Harrison Watkins (San Francisco, Calif.), Jake Edwards (Easton, Conn.) and Carson Cornbrooks (Williston, Vt.) have been named District I second-team Academic All-American by CoSIDA (College Sports Information Directors Association). The Panthers recently completed a 16-4-1 season, capturing their third NESCAC Championship before advancing to the NCAA Quarterfinals.

November 21, 2010

The Middlebury men’s soccer team saw its season come to an end with a 2-1 overtime loss at Bowdoin in the NCAA Quarterfinal round. The Panthers were making their  third trip to the NCAA Quarterfinals in the last four years and finish the season with a 16-4-1 mark, the second-most wins in school history.

November 20, 2010

The Middlebury men’s soccer team has advanced to the NCAA Quarterfinals for the third time in four years after a 1-0 win over Babson at Bowdoin. The Panthers (16-3-1) will take on Bowdoin, who advanced on penalty kicks past Amherst, in a Section Final on Sunday at 1:00 p.m. Babson ends its season with a 16-4-2 mark. The 16 wins this season are second only to the 18 earned by the ’07 NCAA Championship team.

November 17, 2010

The Middlebury College men's soccer team will take part in an NCAA Sectional this weekend at Bowdoin College. The Panthers will take on Babson at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday at Bowdoin, while the host school meets Amherst at 1:00 p.m. The winners meet on Sunday at 1:00 p.m., with the victor advancing to the final four.

November 14, 2010

Tyler Macnee scored with 55 seconds remaining to lift Middlebury to a 2-1 victory over William Paterson in an NCAA Regional Final game in Vermont. The Panthers advance to next weekend's sectional, where they will take on Babson at Bowdoin on Saturday, November 20th. The host school will meet Amherst in the other sectional match-up.

November 13, 2010

Middlebury advanced to the second-round of the NCAA Tournament after a 2-1 victory over Daniel Webster in a first-round match-up at home. The Panthers (14-3-1) will take on William Paterson, a 2-1 winner over Thomas, in the regional final on Sunday at 1:00 p.m. The Eagles end their season with a 12-6-1 mark, earning their first NCAA appearance.

November 11, 2010

Six members of the Middlebury College men's soccer team were named to the All-NESCAC squad today. Senior Harrison Watkins (San Francisco, Calif.) was named the NESCAC Player of the Year, and was joined on the first team by senior Jake Edwards (Easton, Conn.) and juniors Tyler Macnee (Williston, Vt.) and Tim Cahill (Glastonbury, Conn.). Named to the second team were senior Carson Cornbrooks (Williston, Vt.) and junior Robbie Redmond (Morristown, N.J.).

November 8, 2010

The Middlebury College men's soccer team will make its 10th NCAA Tournament appearance this weekend when they host an NCAA Regional on campus. The Panthers will take on Daniel Webster at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, November 13th, while William Paterson meets Thomas in the second contest at 1:30 p.m. The winners meet in the regional final on Sunday, November 14th at 1:00 p.m.

November 8, 2010

Middlebury College men's soccer player Harrison Watkins (San Francisco, Calif.) has been named the NESCAC Player of the Week. The anchor of Middlebury's stellar defense, Watkins led the team to two more shutouts and its third NESCAC Championship. The senior was steady all weekend long, leading Middlebury to its 12th and 13th shutouts of the season.

November 7, 2010

Middlebury won its third NESCAC Championship with a thrilling shootout decision over Bowdoin after a scoreless tie on Sunday afternoon. The Panthers (13-3-1) claimed the shootout win by a 4-3 score and earn the NESCAC's automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament.

November 6, 2010

Middlebury advanced to its fifth-straight NESCAC Championship game with a 2-0 win over Amherst in a conference semifinal played at Bowdoin College on Saturday afternoon. The Panthers improve to 13-3-0 and will look to capture the program's third NESCAC title when they battle the host Polar Bears on Sunday at noon.

November 2, 2010

Top-seeded Bowdoin College will be in search of its first conference title this weekend when the Polar Bears host the final rounds of the 2010 NESCAC Men's Soccer Championship at Pickard Field in Brunswick, Maine.

October 31, 2010

Middlebury advanced to the NESCAC semifinals after a 3-0 win over Tufts in a quarterfinal game on Sunday. The Panthers (12-3) will take on Amherst at Bowdoin next Saturday at 1:30, while the host school meets Wesleyan at 11:00. Tufts ends its season with a 5-8-2 mark.

October 29, 2010

The Middlebury men's soccer team wrapped up its regular season with a 3-0 road loss at Williams on Friday afternoon. The Panthers earn the third seed in the NESCAC Tournament and will host sixth-seeded Tufts on Sunday at noon in a quarterfinal game.

October 23, 2010

One goal is all Bates needed as the Bobcats (5-7-1) knocked off 5th ranked Middlebury (11-2) 1-0 on homecoming weekend in Vermont. The Panthers had won four straight games and had allowed just three total goals in their previous 12 contests.

October 19, 2010

Sophomore Jon Portman netted his first career goal at 62:20 to give Middlebury College, ranked fifth nationally in Division III, a 2-1 victory over Wesleyan University in men's soccer action Tuesday afternoon.

October 18, 2010

The Burlington Free Press recently featured a story on the Vermonters who are enjoying success on the Panther men's soccer team. CLICK HERE to read the article.

October 16, 2010

Otis Pitney scored the game's only goal on a pass from Tyler Smith to lift the 13th ranked Middlebury College men's soccer team to a 1-0 victory against Connecticut College in front of 1500 fans on Tempel Green Saturday.

October 13, 2010

Graham Knisley and junior Robbie Redmond both notched their first goals of the season as Middlebury defeated Castleton, 2-0, in non-conference men's soccer action at Spartan Stadium on Wednesday night. The Panthers improve to 9-1 overall with their ninth shutout, while the Spartans fall to 9-5 on the season.

October 11, 2010

Middlebury College men's soccer player Tim Cahill (S. Glastonbury, Conn.) has been named the NESCAC Player of the Week. Cahill chalked up his sixth shutout of the season on Saturday, making five saves during a 1-0 win for the Panthers in their lone game last week.

October 9, 2010

Middlebury earned its eighth shutout of the season, picking up a 1-0 NESCAC victory over #14 Amherst (5-1-3, 1-1-3) on Saturday afternoon. The loss is the first of the year for the Jeffs, while #19 Middlebury moves to 8-1 overall, 4-1 in NESCAC play.

October 2, 2010

Middlebury dropped its first game and gave up its first goals of the season as they fell at Colby, 2-1 in overtime.  Nick Aubin scored with just 35 seconds left in overtime to give the Mules the win over 19th-ranked Middlebury. The Panthers were 7-0 overall, ranked third in New England, and had not allowed a goal all season before Saturday's game.

September 29, 2010

Middlebury College remained unbeaten and un-scored upon Wednesday evening with a 4-0 defeat of Plymouth State University in a non-conference men's soccer battle at Panther Field. Junior Otis Pitney and senior Carson Cornbrooks each tallied their first goals of the season for the visitors as Middlebury, ranked third in New England and 19th nationally, went up 2-0 in the first half. 

September 27, 2010

Middlebury College men's soccer player Jake Edwards (Easton, Conn.) has been named the NESCAC Player of the Week. Edwards accumulated a goal and four assists as part of a 3-0-0 week for the undefeated Panthers.

September 22, 2010

Middlebury improved to 46-3-4 all-time vs. Norwich, handing the Cadets a 7-0 loss en route to its third straight win at home. The win improves the Panthers to 4-0 on the season with 15 goals for and none against. Norwich falls to 3-4-1 on the year.

September 26, 2010

The Middlebury men's soccer team pushed their win streak and clean sheet streak to six straight games after a 4-0 win at Colby-Sawyer on Sunday. The Panthers scored all of their goals in an eight minute stretch midway through the first half.

September 25, 2010

The Middlebury men's soccer team still has still yet to give up a goal this season, improving to 5-0 overall with a 2-0 win over Bowdoin on Saturday. The Panthers have outscored their opponents 17-0 on the year with 11 different goal scorers.

September 19, 2010

Middlebury improved to 3-0 on the season with its third consecutive shutout, as the Panthers blanked in-state foe Southern Vermont, 6-0. Middlebury owned a 26-2 shots advantage in the game, as 27 different players saw action on the field. The Mountaineers even their record at 3-3 on the year.

September 18, 2010

Middlebury (2-0) remained unbeaten against Trinity (1-2) in its last 13 games, defeating the Bantams 1-0 in the team's home-opener. The Panthers return to action on Sunday when they host Southern Vermont with a 2:00 p.m. kick-off.

September 11, 2010

The Middlebury College Panthers opened NESCAC men's soccer action for the 2010 season with a 1-0 victory at Tufts University on a picture-perfect Saturday afternoon at Kraft Field. The game was the first in the head coaching tenure of Tufts' Josh Shapiro, a 1997 Middlebury graduate.

September 9, 2010

Keep up with several Middlebury sports teams this fall by checking out the LIVE COVERAGE page. When available, links to video, audio or livestats will be posted on the page for games throughout the season.

July 21, 2010

Two former Middlebury graduates were recently named head coaches at fellow NESCAC institutions. Josh Shapiro '97 was named the head men's soccer coach at Tufts, while Amherst named Brian Hamm '02 its new baseball coach.