Middlebury College has named Bob Hansen as the new head coach of the men’s tennis program. Hansen comes to Middlebury from the University of California Santa Cruz, where he has served as the head men’s coach for the past 30 years.
Three Middlebury men's tennis players earned All-American honors with their performances at the 2011 NCAA Championships. Senior Andrew Peters (Baltimore, Md.) accomplished the feat after advancing to this year’s quarterfinal round in singles play. The NESCAC Player of the Year was also deemed All-American in doubles play, as he and his partner, rookie Brantner Jones (Winnetka, Ill.), advanced to the round of 16.
Middlebury men's tennis players took part in the 2011 NCAA Tennis singles and doubles championships hosted by Claremont and Pomona-Pitzer in California. In singles play, Andy Peters advanced to the round of eight with a 6-0, 6-7, 6-3 victory over Andrew Giuffrida of Cal Lutheran in the first round.
The Middlebury men’s tennis team saw its season come to an end with a 5-2 loss to top-ranked Emory in the NCAA Quarterfinals. The match took place at the Biszantz Family Tennis Center and Pauley Tennis Complex in Claremont, California.
The Middlebury College men’s tennis team is making its 10th consecutive trip to the NCAA Tournament and ninth straight trip to the quarterfinal round. The Panthers will meet Emory in a quarterfinal match on Tuesday, May 24th. Matches are taking place at the Biszantz Family Tennis Center and Pauley Tennis Complex in Claremont, California.
Middlebury advanced to the NCAA Quarterfinal round for the ninth consecutive season with a 5-2 win over Bowdoin (13-7) in the regional finals. The Panthers (18-3) will defend their national title at championship week with a quarterfinal match on Tuesday, May 24 in Claremont, California.
Middlebury College senior Andrew Peters (Baltimore, Md.) has been named the 2011 NESCAC Player of the Year, as determined by the conference coaches. He is the fifth Panther player in the last six years to have either won outright or shared the conference’s top award. Joining him as a first-team All-NESCAC selection was his doubles partner, rookie Brantner Jones (Winnetka, Ill.). Earning second-team honors in singles play was sophomore Alec Parower (Scarsdale, N.Y.).
Middlebury advanced to the NCAA Regional finals with a 5-1 win over Stevens Institute (12-6). The Panthers (17-3) will take on Bowdoin (12-6), a 5-0 winner over M.I.T., in the regional final at noon on Sunday. Action began outdoors today, with doubles matches moved into the Nelson Recreational Center due to rain.
The Middlebury College men's tennis team will make its 10th consecutive trip to the NCAA Tournament when they host a regional on campus from May 13-15. Friday's matches will feature M.I.T. (13-4) vs. Hunter (11-4) at 10:00 a.m. and Stevens (11-5) vs. Drew (12-6) at 2:00 p.m.
Williams led 4-2 and hung on for a 5-4 victory over Middlebury (16-3) in a NESCAC semifinal match-up in Vermont. The Ephs advance to the NESCAC Championship match on Sunday at 9:00 a.m. vs. Amherst (30-1).
Middlebury will look for its seventh title this weekend as the Panthers host the 2011 NESCAC Men's Tennis Championship on campus from May 6-8. The courts will come to life Friday morning with first round action when fifth-seeded Tufts meets fourth-seeded Bowdoin at 9:00 a.m., followed by sixth-seeded Trinity taking on third-seeded Williams at 11:00 a.m.
The Middlebury men’s tennis team saw its eight-match winning streak come to an end as they fell 6-3 at Amherst, as the Lord Jeffs improve to 29-1, marking a new program record for wins in a season. The top-ranked Panthers fall to 16-2 on the season.
The Middlebury men’s tennis team earned another NESCAC win on Sunday, picking up a 7-2 victory over #10 Williams (8-3, 3-2). The top-ranked Panthers improve to 16-1 overall and 6-0 in NESCAC play, winning their eighth straight match.
The top-ranked Middlebury men's tennis team improved to 15-1 on the season with an 8-1 win over Skidmore (8-7). The Panthers lost just one singles match, with Alec Parower clinching the victory with a 6-4, 6-1 win at #3 singles. Middlebury has now won its last seven matches.
The Middlebury men's tennis team earned a pair of road victories over NESCAC opponents in Maine over the weekend. The top-ranked Panthers (14-1) picked up a 5-4 win over #14 Bowdoin, before topping #21 Bates, 9-0. Middlebury returns to action when they host Skidmore and Williams this weekend.
The top-ranked Middlebury men's tennis team moved to 12-1 overall, 3-0 in conference play with a 7-2 win at home over #13 Trinity (5-3, 2-1). Middlebury took two of three doubles matches early on, while winning five of six in singles play. Andy Peters' 6-2, 6-4 victory at #1 over Anson McCook clinched the victory for the Panthers, as they dropped just two sets in singles play.
The Middlebury College men’s tennis team is off to another great start as the top-ranked Panthers own an 11-1 record on the season. The team’s annual trip to California began with a 7-2 win over Glendale and a 6-3 victory over #18 California Lutheran. Middlebury topped another ranked opponent the following day, earning an 8-1 win over #30 Gustavus Adolphus.
The Middlebury men's tennis team is in the midst of it's annual spring trip to California. Keep up with the Panthers on the Middlebury scoreboard, with the score linking to individual results when available.
The top-ranked Middlebury College men’s tennis team opened up its season with three indoor matches played at home. The Panthers had little trouble with their opponents, defeating Oneonta 9-1 on Saturday, following that up with an 8-1 win over Brandeis. Middlebury concluded the weekend with a 9-0 blanking of Connecticut College.
The Middlebury men's tennis team was recently presented their 2010 NCAA Championship rings. The team gathered during halftime of the men's basketball game on January 8th, as Director of Athletics Erin Quinn presented the rings.
The Panther 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 solid performances in several brackets.
The Panther men's tennis team was impressive at the Dartmouth Shootout over the weekend, competing against several Division I and III teams. Senior Andy Peters (Baltimore, Md.) won the 16-man "A" singles flight, with three straight-set victories.
The Panther men's tennis team returned to action after a week off, taking part in the ITA Regional Championships hosted by Williams College. The tourney features a 64-man singles bracket and a 32-team doubles competition.
The Middlebury men's tennis team opened the fall by hosting its annual Middlebury Invitational Tournament on campus. The Panthers dominated the event, winning all four singles titles as well as one of two doubles brackets. A complete wrap-up will follow on Monday.
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.
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.