Men's Tennis At Middlebury
Men's tennis at Middlebury is now recognized as one of the top programs in the nation. In the last 11 seasons, the Panthers have a 206-48 record with seven trips to the NCAA final four. Middlebury captured the school's first NCAA Championship in '04, advancing to the title match in the following two seasons. Middlebury returned as the national champions with a 23-2 mark in '10. The Panthers also captured four consecutive NESCAC titles from '04-'07, while boasting a 45-match NESCAC winning streak that extended into '08. Middlebury two more NESCAC crowns in '09 and '10. Middlebury finished with a top five national ranking for eight straight years from '06-'10.
While the '04 squad captured the school's first NCAA title, the '06 and '07 squads set a school record with 22 wins at the time. The '10 NCAA Championship squad broke the record with 23 wins, dropping just two matches. The Panthers continuously send players to the NCAA's in the spring, in both singles and doubles competition.
The Panthers compete in the NESCAC, arguably the top Division III tennis conference in the country. The fall season features a full tournament schedule, culminating with the ITA Individual Championships, where the Panthers have captured numerous singles and doubles titles as well as two doubles national crowns. In the spring, the team plays between 20-25 dual matches, including matches played during the annual spring break trip to California.