Men's Tennis


The Middlebury men’s tennis team earned its third win in three days, extending its winning streak to five matches with an 8-1 win at Trinity (7-5, 3-2). The eighth-ranked Panthers (12-2, 4-0) return to action on Saturday when they host Bowdoin at 10:00 a.m.


The eighth-ranked Middlebury men’s tennis team (11-2, 3-0) picked up its fourth straight win and second in as many days, topping #29 Wesleyan (8-5, 3-4) by a score of 7-2 on the road. The Panthers will take on Trinity in a road match on Sunday.


In a key NESCAC matchup between a pair of nationally-ranked opponents, #8 Middlebury improved to 10-2 overall and 2-0 in the conference with a 6-3 win at #5 Williams (8-3, 2-1) Friday afternoon in men’s tennis action. The Panthers, winners of four of their last five matches, continue a three-match road trip with an 11:00 a.m. match Saturday at #29 Wesleyan.


Middlebury College men’s tennis player Brantner Jones (Winnetka, Ill.) has been named the NESCAC Player of the Week. The senior was a part of two wins during the 10th-ranked Panthers’ narrow 5-4 team victory against 18th-ranked Gustavus Adolphus.


In a match featuring two nationally-ranked opponents, #10 Middlebury improved to 9-2 overall with a narrow 5-4 win over #18 Gustavus Adolphus (20-4) Friday afternoon in men’s tennis action. The Panthers will have a week off from competition before they hit the road for a trio of matches next weekend. Their first match is next Friday against #3 Williams at 4:00 p.m.