Middlebury

July 1, 2005

7/1/05 - Ten members of the Middlebury men's tennis team received post-season honors by the ITA. The group helped lead the Panthers to a 17-3 record with a NESCAC Championship and a trip to the NCAA title match.


Earning All-American honors in singles play were Brian Waldron and Ari Beilin. The doubles team of George Mayer and Kevin Bergesen were also deemed All-Americans.


Middlebury also excelled in the classroom, as the team earned Academic All-American honors. Six individuals also earned Academic All-American honors, including Nate Edmunds, Salih Unsal, Alex Meditz, Mike DiRaimondo, Scott Palmer and Jeff Oldenburg.

May 22, 2005

5/22/05 - Three members of the men's tennis team competed in the individual competitions at the NCAA Championships at UC-Santa Cruz. In singles action, Brian Waldron won his first match 6-2, 2-6, 6-4, while advancing to the quarterfinals with a 6-1, 6-3 win. After winning the first set 4-6, Waldron dropped the next two sets 6-4, 6-4 and was elminated from the singles brackets. Middlebury's other singles qualifier, Ari Beilin, fell 6-2, 6-4 in the first round. In doubles play, Beilin and Alex Scott lost 6-4, 3-6, 6-3 in the first round of competition.

May 20, 2005

5/20/05 - The men's tennis team saw its hopes of winning back-to-back NCAA Championships come to an end as they fell to UC-Santa Cruz, 4-1. The Panthers end their season with a 17-3 record.

May 19, 2005

5/19/05 - Middlebury will make its second consecutive appearance in the NCAA Championship after defeating Gustvaus Adolphus 4-2 in an NCAA semifinal contest UC-Santa Cruz. The defending NCAA Champions will take on the winner of the Emory/UC-Santa Cruz match played late Thursday, in the title match at 4:00 p.m. eastern time on Friday.<?xml:namespace prefix = "o" ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" />

May 18, 2005

5/18/05 - Middlebury cruised to a 4-0 win over Mary Washington in the NCAA quarterfinals at UC-Santa Cruz. The defending NCAA Champions advance to a semifinal match on Thursday at noon against Gustavus Adolphus, a 4-3 winner over Trinity of Texas.<?xml:namespace prefix = "o" ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" />

May 11, 2005

5/11/05 - The Middlebury College men's tennis team is set to defend its NCAA Championship when they travel to the west coast to take part in the 2005 NCAA Division III Men's Tennis Championships at UC-Santa Cruz. The Panthers will take on Mary Washington in a quarterfinal match on Wednesday, May 18th at noon eastern time.

May 7, 2005

5/7/05 - Middlebury has advanced to the NCAA quarterfinals for the third consecutive season, after a 4-0 win over Amherst in an NCAA Regional Final in Middlebury. The defending NCAA Champions will return to action on May 18-20th at UC-Santa Cruz in the NCAA Quarterfinals.<?xml:namespace prefix = "o" ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" />

May 3, 2005

5/3/05 - Both Middlebury College men's and women's tennis teams will host NCAA Regionals this weekend on campus. Each team will be hosting one of two Northeast Regionals, for first and second round competition.

April 27, 2005

4/27/05 - Five members of the Middlebury College men's tennis team earned All-NESCAC honors when the team was released today. Senior Justin Ingoglia (N. Caldwell, N.J.), juniors Ari Beilin (Hamilton, Mass.) and Brian Waldron (Rye, N.Y.), along with sophomore George Mayer (Merion, Pa.) and Alex Scott (Mt. Kisco, N.Y.) were all honored.

April 24, 2005

4/24/05 - The <?xml:namespace prefix = "st1" ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" />Middlebury College men's tennis team was dominant at the 2005 NESCAC Men's Tennis Championship hosted by Amherst College. The Panthers won four of six singles flights and two of three on the doubles side to capture the title with a convincing 96 points. Bowdoin was second with 66, followed by Williams (51) and Bates (47). The title is the second consecutive for Middlebury, after capturing the '04 title.<?xml:namespace prefix = "o" ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" />

April 20, 2005

4/20/05 - The Middlebury College men's tennis team will take part in the 2005 NESCAC Men's Tennis Championship Friday, April 22nd through Sunday April 24th at Amherst College.

April 19, 2005

4/20/05 - Middlebury had its last tune-up before the NESCAC Championships as they coasted to a 7-0 win over Skidmore. After taking the doubles point, the Panthers won all six singles matches in straight sets to earn the win.

April 17, 2005

4/17/05 - Middlebury won its second match in as many days as they defeated Trinity 6-1 at the Proctor Courts. The Panthers captured the doubles point, before winning five on six singles matches on the afternoon.

April 16, 2005

4/16/05 - The Panther men's tennis team improved to 12-2 on the season as they picked up a 6-1 road win at Amherst. Middlebury will host Trinity on Sunday at noon.

April 12, 2005

4/12/05 - Middlebury cruised to a 7-0 victory over Union in men's tennis action on Tuesday in Vermont. The Panthers swept all nine matches on the day, losing only 12 games.

April 10, 2005

4/10/05 - The Middlebury College men's tennis team made it a weekend sweep in Maine as they topped Bates, 7-0. The Panthers swept all three doubles matches, as well as three straight-set wins in singles play.

April 9, 2005

4/9/05 - The top-ranked Middlebury College men's tennis team remained unbeaten against Division III schools with a 7-0 victory over Bowdoin on Saturday afternoon. The 14th-ranked Polar Bears see their six-match winning streak snapped and fall to 7-4. Middlebury stands at 9-2 this year.

April 6, 2005

4/6/05 - In a rematch of the '05 NCAA Championship, #1 Middlebury topped #2 Williams in a men's tennis match played on the campus of Middlebury College. The Panthers dropped the doubles point, before bouncing back to win five of six singles matches, all in straight sets.

March 31, 2005

4/1/05 - Top-ranked Middlebury then traveled to Tufts to earn a 7-0 win over the 20th ranked Jumbos. After winning the doubles point, Middlebury took five of the six singles matches in straight sets. 

March 30, 2005

3/31/05 -  Middlebury fell 5-2 in a road match at Division I Dartmouth on Thursday. In singles action, Ari Beilin and Nate Edmunds were winners for the Panthers, while Beilin and Alex Scott captured their doubles match.

March 28, 2005

3/29/05 - Despite some rain, the <?xml:namespace prefix = "st1" ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" />Middlebury College men's tennis team got four matches in during their spring break trip to California. The Panthers defeated Cal.-Lutheran 7-0, topped Chapman 6-1 and defeated Claremont 7-0. Middlebury's only loss came to an NAIA school, Vanguard, by a score of 6-1.<?xml:namespace prefix = "o" ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" />

March 12, 2005

3/12/05 - The <?xml:namespace prefix = "st1" ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" />Middlebury College men's tennis team began defense of its NCAA title this spring with three wins at home. The Panthers will head to California at the end of the week for its annual spring break trip.

October 16, 2004

10/16/04 - Three members of the Middlebury College men's tennis team took part in the ITA Small College Championships in Fort Myers, Florida.

October 10, 2004

10/10/04 - The Panther men's tennis team returned to the scene of its NCAA Championship last spring when they took part in the Bates Invitational.

October 3, 2004

10/3/04 - The Panther men's tennis team continued to look impressive this fall as they took part in the ITA Regional hosted by M.I.T.


In singles action, junior Brian Waldron (<?xml:namespace prefix = "st1" ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" />Rye, N.Y.) was stellar, winning the 64-man bracket. After earning a first-round bye, he won three straight-set victories to advance to the semifinals. After earning a 7-6 (5), 3-6, 6-2 win in the semi's, Waldron was a 6-3, 1-6, 6-3 winner in the championship over the top seeded player in the bracket.<?xml:namespace prefix = "o" ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" />

September 20, 2004

9/19/04 - The Middlebury College men's tennis team continued to look very good early in the season as they were the only Division III team to take part in the Cornell Fall Invitational Tournament. The Panthers won two of four singles flights, while boasting the runner-up in the other three flights. <?xml:namespace prefix = "o" ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" />

September 12, 2004

9/12/04 - The defending NCAA Champion Middlebury College men's tennis team opened up its season this weekend by hosting an Invitational Tournament. The Panthers had five of eight players playing in the finals of each of the four singles brackets, while boasting three of four of the doubles duos.

August 1, 2004

8/1/04 - The Middlebury College men's tennis team was deemed Academic All-American by the ITA. The Panthers are one of only two NESCAC squads on the men's side to achieve the honor. Four individuals were also named Academic All-Americans as Stu Brown, Alex Meditz, Andrew Jacobi and Mike DiRaimondo all achieved the honor.