Middlebury’s Lauren Greer (N. Hampton, N.H.) is one of six NESCAC Women of the Year nominees for the NESCAC. A committee of conference administrators will select the NESCAC’s representative for the award. The nominees represent five institutions and have outstanding athletic, academic, and community achievements.
Lauren Greer (N. Hampton, N.H.) has been awarded an NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship. The two-sport standout will receive $7,500 from the NCAA for use towards a graduate program. To be eligible for the scholarship, the candidate must have performed with distinction as a member a varsity team at his or her institution.
Middlebury saw its hopes of a fourth NCAA Championship come to an end as they fell 1-0 to Elmira in the title game in Superior, Wisconsin. The Panthers, who were making their fifth title game appearance, finish the season with a 20-8-2 record. Elmira wins its third NCAA title and first since ’03, ending the year with a 24-5-1 mark.
Middlebury will make its first appearance in the NCAA Championship game since ’07 (fifth overall) after a 4-1 win over Plattsburgh in a semifinal game played in Superior, Wis. The Panthers will meet the winner of the Gustavus Adolphus/Elmira game at 8:00 p.m. eastern time on Saturday night for the title.