Middlebury

June 13, 2014

Fresh off a highly-competitive season on the hardcourt, the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) released its list of Division III All-Americans. Included on that list are Middlebury men’s tennis seniors Alex Johnston (Leeds, England), Andrew Lebovitz (Weston, Mass.) and Brantner Jones (Winnetka, Ill.) along with sophomore Palmer Campbell (Nashville, Tenn.). Johnston was honored as both a singles player as well as his work with Lebovitz in doubles, while the tandem of Campbell and Jones were also recognized for their efforts in doubles. 

May 23, 2014

Middlebury men’s tennis players Alex Johnston and Andrew Lebovitz were bested in their quarterfinal match on Friday of the NCAA Doubles Tournament. Matches took place at the Biszantz Family Tennis Center in Claremont, California and were hosted by Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Colleges.

May 22, 2014

Individuals from the Middlebury men’s tennis team took part in day one of singles and doubles competition at the 2014 NCAA Championships on Thursday. Matches are taking place at the Biszantz Family Tennis Center in Claremont, California. 

May 21, 2014

Third-ranked Middlebury squared off with #8 Trinity (Texas) in the NCAA Men’s Tennis Tournament third-place match, as the Tigers edged the Panthers in the back-and-forth match, 5-4. All matches were played at the Biszantz Family Tennis Center in Claremont, California. The Panthers end their season at 21-5 as the fourth-place finish marks the team's best finish since 2010, while the Tigers end with a 26-7 mark.

May 20, 2014

The Middlebury men’s tennis team battled top-ranked Claremont-Mudd-Scripps to the end during the NCAA Tournament Semifinals, eventually falling by a 5-2 score to the Stags. The match was played outdoors at the Biszantz Family Tennis Center in Claremont, California. The Panthers (21-4) will take on #8 Trinity (Texas) in the third-place match at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday. The Tigers (25-7) were tripped up by #4 Amherst by a 5-3 tally in the other national semifinal. 

May 19, 2014

The third-ranked Middlebury men’s tennis team advanced to the NCAA Tournament Semifinals via a 5-1 victory against #9 Case Western Reserve in a quarterfinal contest. The match was played outdoors at Claremont-Mudd-Scripps’ Biszantz Family Tennis Center in Claremont, California. The Panthers (21-3) move on to the semifinals for the first time since 2010, and will play the top-ranked Claremont on Tuesday at 2:00 p.m.

May 19, 2014

The Middlebury College men’s tennis team is making its 13th-consecutive trip to the NCAA Tournament and 11th trip to the quarterfinal round. The Panthers will meet Case Western Reserve in a quarterfinal match on Monday, May 19th. Matches are taking place at the Biszantz Family Tennis Center on the campus of Claremont-Mudd-Scripps-College in Claremont, Calif.

May 10, 2014

The third-ranked Middlebury men’s tennis team advanced to the NCAA Tournament Quarterfinals thanks in part to a 5-2 victory over #11 Williams in a regional final contest played outdoors at Middlebury College’s Proctor Courts. The Panthers (20-3) will  travel to Claremont, California and take on #9 Case Western Reserve on May 19th. Williams ends its season with a 16-7 mark.

May 9, 2014

Middlebury advanced to the NCAA Division III Men’s Tennis Regional Finals following a 5-0 victory over Babson in a second-round contest played outdoors at Middlebury College’s Proctor Courts. The Panthers (19-3), ranked third nationally, will take on Williams (16-6) in the regional final slated to begin Saturday at 1:00 p.m. The Ephs edged Skidmore by a 5-4 score during Friday’s first match. Babson ends its season with an 11-11 mark.

May 9, 2014

Head Coach Bob Hansen was named the NESCAC Coach of the Year, and five members of the Middlebury College men’s tennis squad have been selected to the All-NESCAC teams. The third-ranked Panthers are hosting an NCAA Division III Regional this weekend on campus.

May 5, 2014

The Middlebury College men’s tennis team will make its 13th-consecutive trip to the NCAA Tournament when it hosts a regional from May 8-10. The Panthers will take on the winner of the Babson/Colby-Sawyer match on Friday, May 9, while Williams battles the Skidmore/Yeshiva winner. The winners will take part in the regional final on Saturday.

May 4, 2014

Middlebury saw its hopes of winning a seventh NESCAC Men's Tennis Championship come up short, as the team fell to by a 5-1 score during the final of the 2014 NESCAC Tournament hosted by Bowdoin. Played on Sunday afternoon, the match was moved indoors to Maine Pines.

May 3, 2014

The Middlebury men’s tennis team advanced to the NESCAC Championship match after a 5-0 win at 16th-ranked Bowdoin (11-9) in a semifinal contest. The third-ranked Panthers (18-2) will look for their seventh NESCAC title on Sunday, when they face fourth-ranked Amherst at Bowdoin with a 2:00 p.m. start time.

April 30, 2014

Middlebury will pursue its seventh overall conference title this weekend when the Panthers battle the field at the NESCAC Men’s Tennis Championship. The 2014 edition of the tournament opens on Friday, May 2 at Bowdoin with first round action between Trinity and Bowdoin along with Tufts and Williams. Winners from Friday will advance to Saturday’s semifinals and face either Middlebury or Amherst. The NESCAC Men’s Tennis Championship will come to a close on Sunday, May 4 at 1:00 p.m.

April 28, 2014

For the second time this spring, 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 a combined six wins during victories at home over #26 Skidmore (8-1) and #4 Williams (5-4), as well as a season-ending 6-3 victory on the road at #28 Tufts.

April 27, 2014

Playing in its regular season finale with NESCAC postseason seeding up for grabs, the eighth-ranked Middlebury men’s tennis team posted its 10th-straight win by a 6-3 score at #28 Tufts. The Panthers improved to 17-2 overall and a perfect 7-0 in the conference, while Tufts slips to 9-8 and 4-6. Both teams will now get ready for the 2014 NESCAC Championships from May 2-4 hosted by Bowdoin.

April 26, 2014

Middlebury picked up a huge win at home on Saturday afternoon, knocking off third-ranked Amherst (29-3, 8-1) by a score of 5-4 in a match played in the Nelson Recreation Center. The eighth-ranked Panthers (16-2, 6-0) earned their ninth-straight victory, ending the Jeffs 17-match winning streak. Middlebury wraps up its regular season at Tufts on Sunday.

April 22, 2014

In a match featuring two nationally-ranked opponents, #8 Middlebury picked up its eighth-straight win with an 8-1 victory over #26 Skidmore (9-7) Tuesday evening in men’s tennis action. The Panthers will have a few days off from competition before hosting #3 Amherst on Saturday at 11:00 a.m. Middlebury (15-2) concludes the regular season with a 1:00 p.m. match Sunday at #28 Tufts.

April 19, 2014

The eighth-ranked Middlebury men’s tennis team went 2-0 during a pair of matches played Saturday at Proctor Courts. The Panthers opened the day with a 7-2 NESCAC win over #12 Bowdoin (9-6, 4-2 NESCAC) in a morning match. Middlebury took on RPI (10-4) in the afternoon, cruising to a 6-3 win. The Panthers (14-2, 5-0 NESCAC), winners of seven-straight matches, return to action with a 4:00 p.m. home match Tuesday against Skidmore.

April 13, 2014

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.

April 12, 2014

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.

April 11, 2014

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.

April 7, 2014

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.

April 4, 2014

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.

March 30, 2014

Finishing its spring trip on a positive note, the 10th-ranked Middlebury men's tennis team defeated North Carolina Wesleyan Sunday morning in the finale of the Emory Invitational at the Woodruff Physical Education Center. With the victory, the Panthers concluded their swing through Georgia with a 6-2 record. 

March 29, 2014

Playing its second top-10 team in as many days, the 10th-ranked Middlebury men's tennis team was edged by seventh-ranked Emory on Saturday as part of the Emory Invitational at the Woodruff Physical Education Center. With the setback, the Panthers slip to 7-2 and will conclude the three-day invitational on Sunday against North Carolina Wesleyan at 9:00 a.m.

March 28, 2014

The 10th-ranked Middlebury men's tennis team claimed all three doubles points en route to a 7-2 victory Friday over ninth-ranked Kenyon. The match was played indoors as part of the Emory Invitational at the Woodruff Physical Education Center. Middlebury improves to 7-1 and will square off with host and seventh-ranked Emory on Saturday at 1:00 p.m.

March 26, 2014

The 10th-ranked Middlebury men’s tennis team eased past host Georgia Perimeter by an 8-1 score Wednesday afternoon in Dunwoody. Following a day off from competition Thursday, the Panthers continue their spring trip in Georgia with a Friday matchup in Atlanta against ninth-ranked Kenyon at 2:00 p.m.

March 25, 2014

In a battle of nationally-ranked teams, the Middlebury men’s tennis team, ranked 10th in NCAA Division III, fell by a 7-2 score Tuesday afternoon to the NAIA’s third-ranked team of Georgia Gwinett. The Panthers will look to return to the win column Wednesday with a match against Georgia Perimeter at 2:30 p.m.

March 24, 2014

The 10th-ranked Panther men’s tennis team maintained its unblemished record with a 7-2 victory Monday afternoon against Shorter. Middlebury’s perfect record will be tested when the Panthers return to action Tuesday afternoon against Georgia Gwinett (12-0), currently ranked third in the latest NAIA national poll.

March 23, 2014

The Middlebury men’s tennis team moved to 4-0 on the season with a pair of wins in Atlanta to start its spring break. The 10th-ranked Panthers opened up their trip with a 7-2 win over Sewanee, before blanking Ogelthorpe by a score of 9-0 later that day.

March 14, 2014

The Middlebury men’s tennis team will celebrate its NCAA Championship teams of ’04 and ’10 on March 14-15. Several members of the teams will return to campus, as well as former head coach Dave Schwarz. Along with the championship teams, ITA singles and doubles winners will also be on hand. Current members of the team will challenge the alumni, with a reception to follow on Saturday evening.

March 8, 2014

The 10th-ranked Panther men’s tennis team played its first two spring matches of the season picking up a pair of 8-1 home victories against Colby and Brandeis in the Duke Nelson Recreation Center. Middlebury returns to action during its spring break trip with two matches on March 23rd in Atlanta.

October 11, 2013

The Middlebury College men's tennis duo of Brantner Jones and Palmer Campbell have captured the USTA/ITA Small College National Tennis Doubles Championship. Matches took place at the Three Oaks Tennis Center in Fort Myers, Florida.

October 13, 2013

The Middlebury men's tennis team  took part in the Wallach Invitational hosted by Bates. Senior Alex Johnston (Leeds, England) took home the “A” singles bracket, earning four straight-set victories. 

September 29, 2013

Champions have been crowned at the 2013 USTA/ITA Men’s Tennis Regional Championship hosted by Middlebury College. The winners advance to the Small College Championships at the Three Oaks Tennis Center in Fort Myers, Florida from October 10-13, 2013.

September 28, 2013

Players have advanced to the semifinal round of the USTA/ITA men's tennis regional hosted by Middlebury College. Action concludes on Sunday with the single and doubles champions to be crowned. Sixteen singles players and eight doubles duos were ranked coming into weekend play.

September 27, 2013

One day of action is complete at the USTA/ITA men's tennis regional hosted by Middlebury College. Two rounds of singles play have left 16 of 64 players remaining heading into Saturday. In doubles play, the tournament began with 32 pairings and is now at 16 heading into Saturday's competition.

September 25, 2013

Middlebury College will be the host site for the USTA/ITA Division III Men's New England Regional Tennis Championship. The tournament will be played on the Proctor Courts with the Nelson Recreational Center serving as an indoor facility. 

September 15, 2013

The Middlebury Invitational men's tennis tournament is complete with the Panthers taking home titles in three of six brackets. Teddy Fitzgibbons earned the “A” singles title, while Palmer Campbell won the “B” crown. In doubles play, Courtney Mountifield and Ari Smolyar were winners the “A” flight. 

September 13, 2013

The Panther men's tennis team will open up its fall season by hosting the Middlebury Invitational on September 14th and 15th. Trinity, Brandeis, Bates, Skidmore, Tufts, Wesleyan and Middlebury will compete in the two-day event.

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