Middlebury College men’s soccer seniors Robbie Redmond (Morristown, N.J.) and Otis Pitney (Washington, D.C.) were both named to the NSCAA (National Soccer Coaches Association of America) New England second-team. The duo helped lead the Panthers to an 8-4-4 record in ‘11, including a NESCAC Tournament first-round upset victory over Wesleyan.
Three members of the Middlebury College men’s soccer team were recently honored by CoSIDA (College Sports Information Directors of America). Seniors Tyler Macnee (Williston, Vt.), Robbie Redmond (Morristown, N.J.) and Otis Pitney (Washington, D.C.) were all named District I First-Team Academic All-Americans by CoSIDA (College Sports Information Directors of America).
Four members of the Middlebury College men’s soccer team were honored when the NESCAC announced its all-league teams. Seniors Tyler Macnee (Williston, Vt.) and Robbie Redmond (Morristown, N.J.) earned spots on the first-team, while senior Otis Pitney (Washington, D.C.) and junior Jack Freeman (Ridgewood, N.J.) were second-team honorees.
The Middlebury men's soccer team dropped a 2-1 game to #6 Amherst in a NESCAC semifinal road game on Saturday afternoon. The Jeffs improve to 13-1-2 overall and will take on Trinity in the title game on Sunday at noon. Middlebury falls to 8-4-4 on the year.
Middlebury will look for its fourth NESCAC men's soccer championship when they battle the host school at Amherst this Saturday at 1:30 p.m. The Panthers have been the team to beat in recent postseason play, having reached the final match in each of the last five years with championships in 2007 and 2010.
Middlebury head coach David Saward won his 300th game, as the seventh-seeded Panthers knocked off second-seeded Wesleyan 3-2 in a NESCAC Quarterfinal game on Saturday. The Panthers advanced to next weekend’s semifinal round at Amherst, where they will meet the host school at 1:30 p.m.
The top seed in the 2011 NESCAC Men's Soccer Championship came down to the final day of the regular season, and when the dust settled on a wild Wednesday afternoon Amherst had out-maneuvered Wesleyan for the number-one spot and home field advantage throughout the tournament.
Middlebury and Williams battled through 110 minutes of scoreless soccer in the NESCAC regular season finale for both teams. The fourth-seeded Ephs (8-3-3, 5-2-3) have earned a quarterfinal home game and will host #5 Tufts on Saturday, while the #7 Panthers (7-3-4, 3-3-4) will visit #2 Wesleyan.
Middlebury College men’s soccer player Martin Drolet (Lachine, Que.) has been named the NESCAC Player of the Week. Drolet tallied half of the Panthers’ goals in a 2-0 week. He scored the game’s only goal in the 85th minute to give Middlebury a 1-0 win at Bates on Saturday.
Middlebury outshot Plymouth State 21-0 on its way to a 5-0 win over the Panthers in Vermont. The Panthers of Middlebury move to 6-3-3 overall, while Plymouth State falls to 4-9, breaking a three-game winning streak. Middlebury returns to action on Saturday at Bates.
Martin Drolet scored past a drawn-out Bates defense with 4:55 left, allowing Middlebury to hand the Bates men's soccer team a 1-0 NESCAC loss on Saturday at Russell Street Field. Middlebury raised its record to 7-3-3, 3-3-3 in conference, while the Bobcats stayed winless in NESCAC play at 0-9 (4-9 overall).
Middlebury saw its six game unbeaten streak come to an end as they dropped a NESCAC contest to Trinity, 1-0. The win stops a three-game skid for the Bantams, who had dropped three straight 1-0 contests. The Panthers are back in action on Wednesday when they host Plymouth State.
Middlebury received goals from three players and Tim Cahill stopped all three shots he faced to lead the Panthers to a 3-0 NESCAC win over Hamilton College at Hamilton's Love Field on Oct. 8. Cahill recorded his sixth shutout of 2011 with three saves.
Tyler Macnee netted a pair of goals to lead Middlebury to a 2-0 win over Castleton State in a non-conference game on Tuesday. The Panthers (4-2-3) return to action at Hamilton on Saturday, while the Spartans (6-4-1) host UMaine-Farmington on the same day. Middlebury has now gone five games without a loss (3-0-2) with four shutouts.
Middlebury earned its first win in NESCAC play with a 2-0 victory over Connecticut College (5-3, 3-3) in a home contest on Sunday afternoon. The Panthers improve to 3-2-3 overall and 1-2-3 in league play, as they prepare to host Castleton State on Tuesday at 4:00 p.m.
Middlebury and Wesleyan played 110 minutes of scoreless soccer on a cold rainy day in Vermont. The Panthers move to 2-2-3 overall and 0-2-3 in NESCAC play, while the Cardinal’s record goes to 5-0-2 overall and 5-0-1 in the league. Wesleyan entered the game ranked 10th nationally and second in New England.
Middlebury scored a season-high five goals on its way to a shutout victory over Colby-Sawyer on Sunday afternoon. The Panthers move to 2-2-2 on the season, while the Chargers fall to 2-5-1. Middlebury returns to action on Saturday, when they host Wesleyan at 11:00 a.m.
In a rematch of last year's NESCAC Championship and NCAA Regional Final, the Bowdoin and Middlebury men's soccer teams played to a 2-2 draw on Saturday afternoon. The Polar Bears move to 3-1-1 (0-1-1 NESCAC) this fall while the Panthers stand at 1-2-2 (0-2-2 NESCAC). Middlebury will host Colby-Sawyer on Sunday at 4:00.
Colby’s Nick Aubin scored the game’s only goal 4:28 into overtime to lift the Mules (2-1) to a 1-0 overtime victory Middlebury (1-1-1) to spoil the Panthers’ home-opener. Middlebury is back in action on Sunday, with a NESCAC contest at Amherst.
Middlebury dropped its second straight NESCAC contest as they Panthers fell at seventh-ranked Amherst, 3-0 on Sunday afternoon. Jae Heo scored a pair of goals and Spencer Noon added another to lead the Jeffs to the win over the #18 Panthers at Hitchcock Field.
Norwich held Middlebury scoreless for 53 minutes before the Panthers exploded for four goals in a non-conference match at Howard Field. Panther Brett Brazier finally broke through the Norwich defense in the 54th minute to open up the floodgates and score the first of four Panther goals in the final 36 minutes of the match en route to a 4-0 win.
The Tufts University Jumbos came from behind to force a 1-1 tie with the 12th-ranked Middlebury College Panthers in NESCAC men's soccer action on Saturday afternoon at Kraft Field.