Middlebury College women's hockey player Anna McNally (St. Paul, Minn.) has been named a second-team All-American by the AHCA (American Hockey Coaches Association). The junior is a two-time All-NESCAC selection, earning rookie of the year honors in '08.
Middlebury fell to Trinity in the NESCAC semifinals 2-1 in 4OT, in the longest Division III Women's Hockey game ever played. Payson Sword scored the game-winner 3:49 into the fourth extra session, as the Bantams picked up the win at Amherst College's Orr Rink. Trinity will play the Amherst, who edged Bowdoin 3-2 in overtime, in the NESCAC Championship Final Sunday at Amherst at 2:00 p.m.
Middlebury College women's hockey players Anna McNally (St. Paul, Minn.) and Madison Styrbicki (Edina, Minn.) have both earned All-NESCAC honors. The duo helped lead the team to a 16-6-3 record as they prepare for this weekend's conference championship at Amherst.
The Middlebury women's hockey will head to Amherst for the 2010 NESCAC Championship weekend. Bowdoin will meet Amherst in the first semifinal on Saturday, March 6th at 1:00, followed by Middlebury vs. Trinity at 4:00 p.m.
Middlebury College women's hockey player Marjie Billings (Chevy Chase, Md.) has been named the NESCAC Player of the Week. Billings dished out four assists to lead her Panthers to an 8-1 victory over Hamilton in the NESCAC Quarterfinals. Three of Billings' four assists came during a six-goal second period for Middlebury, and she also recorded an assist on the game-winning goal.
Middlebury scored four goals in a 2:18 span in the second period, on its way to an 8-1 win over Hamilton in a NESCAC Quarterfinal game in Kenyon Arena. The Panthers (16-6-3) advance to the NESCAC semifinals on March 6th & 7th at Amherst. The host school will take on Bowdoin, while Middlebury will battle Trinity in the other semifinal match-up. The Continentals end their season with an 11-11-3 record.
The Middlebury women's hockey team will host Hamilton in a NESCAC Quarterfinal game on Saturday, February 27th at 1:00 p.m. The men also host a quarterfinal game, taking on Tufts at 4:00 p.m. Tickets are priced at $7 for adults and $3 for student, with a ticket gaining you admission to both games.
Bowdoin scored three goals in a 1:58 span in the second period on its way to a 4-2 upset victory over seventh-ranked Middlebury in Kenyon Arena. The Polar Bears (11-10-2, 8-6-1) pick up their first victory over the Panthers (14-6-3, 10-4-1) in the last 12 meetings between the schools, with the home team holding a 46-17 shot advantage.
Middlebury and Colby wrapped-up their regular seasons as the Panthers earned a 5-0 shutout victory in Kenyon Arena. Middlebury (15-6-3, 11-4-1) earns the third seed for the NESCAC Tournament and will host #6 Hamilton in a quarterfinal game on Saturday, February 27th. The Mules (3-16-5, 1-12-3) have earned the eighth seed and will visit top-seeded Amherst.
Middlebury came from two goals down to earn a 2-2 road tie at in-state foe Norwich in the first meeting between the schools. Ashley Bairos scored twice, including the game-tying goal with less than five minutes to play in the third period.
Middlebury had little trouble with Potsdam as the Panthers earned an 8-0 win over the Bears (8-11-1) in the first-ever meeting between the schools. Seventh-ranked Middlebury (14-5-2) held a 52-8 shots advantage in the game, as Grace Waters earned a hat-trick.
The Middlebury women's hockey team earned a 1-1 tie on the road at top-ranked Plattsburgh (17-1-2) on Wednesday night. The seventh-ranked Panthers move to 13-5-2 on the year, returning to action on Friday night when they host Potsdam at 7:00 p.m.
Riley Smith scored with 45 seconds left in the third period to break a 2-2 tie and lift Hamilton to a 3-2 upset win against fifth-ranked Middlebury in a NESCAC game at Hamilton's Russell Sage Rink. Middlebury had won 40 straight vs. the Continentals, dating back to a 2-1 loss in '82-'83.
The Middlebury College Panthers (13-4-1, 10-2-1) extended their unbeaten streak to seven games with a 4-1 victory against Connecticut College (5-12-2, 2-7-2) at Dayton Arena Friday afternoon. The fifth ranked Panthers took the lead for good with a pair of power play goals scored just 59 seconds apart in the second period.
In a tournament featuring winners of all eight Division III national champions in tournament history, Middlebury hosted the fifth annual Panther/Cardinal Classic at Kenyon Arena. Elmira ('02, '03) and Middlebury ('04, '05, '06) met in the first game on Sunday morning, with Plattsburgh ('07, '08) and Amherst ('09) meeting in the second match-up. All four teams are currently ranked in the top five nationally: Plattsburgh (1), Amherst (2), Middlebury (3), Elmira (5). Elmira earned a 3-2 overtime win over Middlebury in the first game of the day, advancing to the championship game on Monday at 4:00 p.m. against Amherst. Middlebury will take part in the third-place game at 7:00 vs. Plattsburgh.
Trinity's Kim Weiss scored the game-winning goal on a penalty shot 1:39 into overtime to lead the Bantams to a 2-1 victory over Middlebury. Trinity, ranked No. 8 in the nation, improves to 8-1-2 overall and 3-1-2 in the NESCAC with its fifth win in a row and its first-ever win against Middlebury in 21 tries, while the No. 5-ranked Panthers fall to 5-3 overall and 4-1 in the league with their third consecutive defeat.
Plattsburgh's Megan DiJulio tipped in a blast from Erika Shaubel on the power play to give the second-ranked Cardinals a 4-1 win over Middlebury in the third-place game at the 5th Annual Panther/Cardinal Classic Tournament in Vermont. Plattsburgh (8-1) added a pair of empty-netters in the victory, as fifth-ranked Middlebury falls to 5-2 on the year.
Middlebury College Athletics is excited to announce the arrival of video webcasts for the remainder of the basketball and hockey seasons. Games are expected to be webcast on a pay-per-view basis at $6/game. Men's hockey games will always include audio from WVTK, while audio for the other three sports will be picked up when available.
For complete information and to watch games, go to: http://www.gomidd.tv/login.php
Middlebury outshot UMass.-Boston 40-13 on its way to a 7-2 win over the Beacons (7-7) in a non-league game played at Kenyon Arena. Lauren Greer notched a hat-trick midway through the game, also earning an assist on the afternoon. The seventh-ranked Panthers (7-3) return to action on Friday and Saturday when they host top-ranked Amherst.
Ending a brief three-game skid this season, all against nationally ranked teams, Middlebury (6-3, 5-1 NESCAC) gradually pulled away from its host Wesleyan (1-9, 0-7) for a 6-0 women's ice hockey victory. Maria Bourdeau and Lauren Greer led the Panthers with a goal and an assist apiece as 11 players contributed to Middlebury's six tallies. The win kept the Panthers unbeaten streak intact vs. Wesleyan as Middlebury has never lost (40-0-3) in the 43 meetings of the teams dating back to 1979.
Middlebury held a 1-0 lead early but couldn't hang on, as Amherst picked up a 3-1 win in Kenyon Arena. The seventh-ranked Panthers fall to 7-4 overall, while the top-ranked Jeffs improve to 9-1-2. The teams will go at it again Saturday, with face-off set for 3:00 p.m.
Middlebury outshot Williams 47-17 on its way to a 4-2 NESCAC road win on Friday night. The two teams meet again on Saturday night, this time at Middlebury's Kenyon Arena.
Sixty-five minutes wasn't enough to decide a winner, as Middlebury (7-4-1) and Amherst (9-1-3) battled to scoreless tie on Saturday afternoon in Kenyon Arena. The seventh-ranked Panthers return to action next weekend with a home and home series with Williams, beginning on Friday night in Massachusetts. The top-ranked Jeffs will try to avenge their only loss of the season when they visit Elmira on Wednesday.
Middlebury extended its winning streak to five games as the Panthers avenged an earlier season loss with a 2-1 win over Trinity (14-2-2, 7-2-2) in Kenyon Arena. The Panthers (11-4-1, 8-2-1) hold an 19-2-2 all-time series advantage over the Bantams as they return to action on Sunday when they host Wesleyan at 3:00 p.m.
Nora Bergman scored two goals to lead the Middlebury women's ice hockey team to victory over Holy Cross at the Hart Center on Tuesday evening. With the loss, the Crusaders fall to 13-3-1 overall, while the Panthers improve to 10-4-1 on the season.
Middlebury head coach Bill Mandigo won his 400th game as the Panthers (9-4-1) defeated Williams (5-7-2) for the second time in as many nights, this time by a score of 6-2 at the Kenyon Arena. The 22-year head coach improves his career record to 400-102-21, with more wins than any other coach in the history of women's collegiate hockey. Middlebury out shot Williams 39-11 on the night, as they improve to 58-3-2 in their all-time series with the Ephs.
Middlebury had little trouble with Wesleyan as they extended their unbeaten streak to six games with a 9-0 win over the Cardinals. The victory was the 403rd of his career for Middlebury (12-4-1, 9-2-1) head coach Bill Mandigo, but the first against his brother Doug in Kenyon Arena, the interim head coach of Wesleyan (3-14, 1-11). The seventh-ranked Panthers improve to 39-0-2 all-time vs. Wesleyan, and return to action next weekend at Conn. College and Hamilton.
Middlebury scored four third period goals and outshot Buffalo State 48-8, on its way to a 6-0 blanking of the Bengals in Kenyon Arena. The third-ranked Panthers wrap up their semester with a perfect 5-0 mark and return to action when they host their own tournament on January 3rd and 4th.
Anna McNally played a part in all five goals as the third-ranked Middlebury College women's hockey team took a 5-0 win over Colby College in New England Small College Athletic Conference play Sunday. McNally had two goals and three assists, while teammate Nora Bergman earned one goal and three assists for the 4-0 Panthers.
Ashley Bairos scored the game-winning goal in the third period to lift third-ranked Middlebury to a 4-3 victory over Bowdoin on Saturday evening. The Panthers improve to 3-0-0 (3-0-0 NESCAC) while the Polar Bears fall to 1-2-0 (0-1-0 NESCAC).
Middlebury scored three third period goals on its way to a 6-0 win over Hamilton in the opening weekend of NESCAC play. The Panthers held a 28-13 shots advantage in the game, as the teams combined for 14 penalties on the afternoon.
The Middlebury women's hockey team opened up its season with a 3-1 win over Connecticut College in the Kenyon Arena. The Panthers used a pair of goals from Anna McNally, as they held a 37-13 shots advantage in the game. Middlebury returns to action on Saturday when they host Hamilton at 3:00, while Conn. College visits Williams.
The Middlebury College women's hockey team recently participated in the Community Supper that is held on Friday nights at the Congregational Church in Middlebury. The team helped serve dinner to families and individuals from the community, while also talking at great length to many people.
"We were able to sit and talk with members of the community while they ate dinner," said junior Heidi Woodworth. "Some of them come to every hockey game and it was great to spend time getting to know people outside of the College, and have the chance to help out with a great program," added Woodworth.