Middlebury

September 1, 2010

Rob Barr has been named the interim head coach of men's tennis at Middlebury College. Last year's assistant coach takes over for Dave Schwarz, who departed for Brown University to take over as the head coach.

August 30, 2010

Middlebury College men's tennis coach Dave Schwarz has accepted a position as the new men's tennis head coach at Brown University. He ends his tenure at Middlebury with a 174-37 record over 10 seasons, leading the program to national prominence. A search has begun to fill the vacant position.

May 27, 2010

Middlebury won its second NCAA Division III men's tennis championship with a 5-1 victory over Amherst at Oberlin College in Ohio. The Panthers end their season with a school-record 23 wins against just two losses.

June 22, 2010

Three members of the Middlebury College men's tennis team earned All-American honors when the ITA announced its post-season awards. Senior Andrew Lee (Eden Prairie, Minn.) earned the honor in both singles and doubles, senior Andrew Thomson (Bloomfield, Mich.) was his doubles partner, while junior Andrew Peters (Baltimore, Md.) earned the honor in singles play. The three helped lead the team to a 23-2 record in '10, capturing the program's second NCAA Championship.

May 26, 2010

Middlebury advanced to the NCAA Division III Championship match for the fourth time, after a 5-4 win over Washington-St. Louis in a semifinal match-up at Oberlin College in Ohio. The Panthers will take on NESCAC rival Amherst, a 5-4 winner over Claremont Mudd-Scripps, in the championship match at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday.

May 30, 2010

Three men's tennis players made impressive runs at the NCAA singles and doubles championships at Oberlin College in Ohio. In singles play, 32 players took part, with Andrew Lee and Andy Peters competing for the Panthers.

May 28, 2010

Just one day after winning the NCAA Championship, several Middlebury men's tennis players return to the court for the singles and doubles championships taking place Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Matches are being held on Don Hunsinger Courts and are hosted by Oberlin College in Ohio.

May 25, 2010

Middlebury advanced to the NCAA semifinals for the seventh time in eight years with a 5-0 win over N.C. Wesleyan. The Panthers advance to take on Washington-St. Louis, a 5-0 winner over Carnegie Mellon, in the semifinals on Wednesday at 1:00 p.m. Matches are being played at Oberlin College in Ohio.

May 22, 2010

The Middlebury College men's tennis team is making its ninth consecutive trip to the NCAA Tournament and eighth straight trip to the quarterfinal round. The Panthers will meet N.C. Wesleyan in a quarterfinal match on Tuesday, May 25th. Matches are taking place on Don Hunsinger Courts and are hosted by Oberlin College in Ohio.

May 18, 2010

The Middlebury College men's tennis team dominated NESCAC honors when the league announced its all-conference teams. Seniors Eliot Jia (Mount Desert, Maine), Andrew Lee (Eden Prairie, Minn.), Conrad Olson (Waterloo, Belgium), Andrew Thomson (Bloomfield, Mich.) and junior Andrew Peters (Baltimore, Md.) all earned first-team All-NESCAC honors. Lee was named the NESCAC Player of the Year, while head coach Dave Schwarz was named the conference's Coach of the Year.

May 10, 2010

The Middlebury College men's tennis team will make its ninth consecutive trip to the NCAA Tournament when they host a regional on campus from May 14-16. Skidmore and Hunter will play on Friday, May 14th at 2:00, with the winner advancing to take on Middlebury at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, May 15th. M.I.T. will meet Stevens Institute in the other matchup on Saturday at 2:00 p.m., with the regional final slated for noon on Sunday, May 16th.

May 16, 2010

Middlebury advanced to the NCAA Quarterfinals for the eighth straight year, with a 5-0 win over M.I.T. (15-2) in an NCAA Regional final match on campus. The top-ranked Panthers (20-2) have now won 16 straight matches and record their fourth 20-win season. Middlebury will take part in the NCAA Championship week beginning on Tuesday, May 25th at Oberlin College in Ohio.

May 15, 2010

Middlebury advanced to the NCAA Regional finals by cruising to a 5-0 win over Skidmore (10-11). The top-ranked Panthers (19-2) lost just six of 70 games completed in singles play, dropping just five games in doubles. Middlebury will host the regional final on Sunday at noon, where they will take on M.I.T.

May 9, 2010

The top-seeded and top-ranked Middlebury College men's tennis team won its second straight NESCAC Championship, and sixth in the last seven years, with a 6-0 win over No. 3 seed Williams College. The Panthers won four straight titles from 2004-07, before winning back-to-back championships in 2009 and again in 2010.

May 8, 2010

Middlebury advanced to the NESCAC Championship with a 5-0 win over Trinity Saturday afternoon in the semifinals. Originally scheduled to be played at Amherst College, Saturday's semifinal matches were moved indoors to Hampshire College.

May 4, 2010

Defending conference champion Middlebury College will be in pursuit of a sixth title in the last seven years when the top-seeded Panthers travel to Amherst, Mass. for the NESCAC Men's Tennis Championship. The 2010 edition of the fifth-annual tournament looks exactly like the 2009 version, as all six teams return with the same seeding from last year.

May 1, 2010

The top-ranked Middlebury men's tennis team improved to 15-2, 7-0 in NESCAC play with a hard-fought 5-4 win over fifth-ranked Amherst (22-8, 7-1) at home. In doubles play, Middlebury took a 2-1 lead over Amherst by winning the first and third matches by 8-5 and 8-4 scores, while the Jeffs edged out a win at number two.

May 2, 2010

The Panther men's tennis team completed another perfect NESCAC regular season with an 8-1 win at #12 Williams (9-5, 6-2) on Sunday afternoon. Top-ranked Middlebury moved to 16-2 overall, 8-0 in the league with the victory. The Panthers have now lost just one NESCAC regular season match since '02.

April 23, 2010

The Middlebury men's tennis team cruised to a 9-0 win at Skidmore on Friday. The Panthers lost just 21 singles games, while earning three hard-fought doubles wins.

April 18, 2010

The Middlebury men's tennis team cruised to a pair of 9-0 wins over Bowdoin and Colby this weekend, improving to 6-0 in NESCAC play. The Panthers won all 12 singles matches in straight sets, winning each doubles match by four of more points.

April 10, 2010

The top-ranked Middlebury men's tennis team had little trouble over the weekend, earning a pair of NESCAC road wins on Saturday. The Panthers improved to 11-2 on the season with an 8-1 win over #20 Trinity and a 9-0 victory over Wesleyan.

April 3, 2010

The top-ranked Middlebury College men's tennis team had little trouble this weekend, earning a pair of NESCAC road wins. The Panthers made quick work of Tufts, winning five of six singles matches in straight sets for a 9-0 win. The Panthers followed that up with an 8-1 victory over Bates on Saturday.

April 1, 2010

The Middlebury men's tennis team has taken over the top spot in the latest ITA Division III National poll. The Panthers were ranked fourth, moving up to the #1 slot in the March 30th poll after big wins over UC Santa Cruz and Claremont on their spring break trip. Middlebury returns to action this weekend with NESCAC matches at Tufts and Bates.

March 28, 2010

The Panther men's tennis team returned from California with some impressive results, including wins over #1 UC-Santa Cruz and #5 Claremont. The Panthers were ranked #4 in the latest ITA ranking and should make a push towards the top slot this week.

March 23, 2010

The Middlebury men's tennis team picked up a big win on their spring trip, defeating top-ranked UC-Santa Cruz, 8-1. The Panthers entered the match ranked fourth nationally, as they pick up a key early-season win.

March 14, 2010

The Panther men's tennis team began spring play with three matches at home on Saturday. The fourth-ranked Panthers had little trouble with their opponents, beating N.Y.U 9-0, topping Oneonta 9-0, before earning an 8-1 victory over Brandeis.

October 17, 2009

The Middlebury men's doubles team of Andrew Thomson (W. Bloomfield, Mich.) and Andrew Lee (Eden Prairie, Minn.) have captured the ITA Small College National Championship. The duo qualified after winning the ITA New England Regional earlier this fall, competing in the eight-team bracket at the Copeland-Cox Tennis Center in Mobile, Alabama.

October 13, 2009

Middlebury will send three players to the 2009 ITA National Small College Tennis Championships, hosted by the Copeland-Cox Tennis Center in Mobile, Alabama this weekend. The players earned the right after capturing titles at the ITA Regional Championships this fall. Andrew Peters won the regional in singles play, while Andrew Thomson and Andrew Lee won the doubles title. Action begins on Friday in Alabama.

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October 11, 2009

The Middlebury College men's tennis team took part in the Stony Brook Invitational Tournament in New York over the weekend. The Panthers were joined by Division I, II and III teams at the tourney, with several players advancing deep into their brackets.

October 4, 2009

The Middlebury College men's tennis team sent several players over the mountain to Dartmouth for the 2009 Dartmouth Shootout Men's Tennis Tournament. Seven eight-man singles draws were played, as well as three eight-man doubles brackets.

September 27, 2009

The Panther men's tennis team turned in some impressive results at the ITA Championships hosted by Williams. Middlebury players captured both the singles and doubles championships, earning both finalists spots in the singles bracket. Champions advance to the 2009 ITA National Small College Championships, hosted by the Copeland-Cox Tennis Center in Mobile, Alabama from October 15-18.

September 20, 2009

The Panther men's tennis team boasted some impressive results as they hosted their annual invitational tournament. Senior Andrew Thomson (W. Bloomfield, Mich.) captured the flight "A" singles bracket, sophomore Derrick Angle (Troy, N.Y.) won flight "B", while rookie Spencer Lunghino (Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla.) captured the "C" flight. In doubles play, Lunghino and sophomore David Farah (Flint, Mich.) were victors in the "B".