Middlebury

May 6, 2011

The Middlebury College women's hockey team will offer two camps late this summer in Kenyon Arena. The "Panther Camp" will run from August 14-16 and is for the College-bound and varsity player. The "Youth Camp" is for boys and girls and will go from August 15-19 with sessions for Mites/Squirts and Pee-Wees/Bantams.

March 19, 2011

The Middlebury women’s hockey team (23-5-1) defeated the Gustavus Adolphus Golden Gusties (22-5-3) 5-0 in the 2011 NCAA Division III Women’s Ice Hockey Third Place game on Saturday afternoon at Ritter Arena in Rochester, N.Y.

March 18, 2011

The Middlebury College women’s hockey team fell 5-2 at host R.I.T. (26-1-2) in the NCAA semifinals on Friday night. The Panthers (22-5-1), will take on Gustavus Adolphus, a 5-4 loser vs. Norwich, in the third-place game on Saturday at 3:30. The Tigers scored three times in an eight minute span in the second period to open a 3-0 lead.

March 18, 2011

Middlebury College women’s hockey goaltender Alexi Bloom (Highland Park, Ill.) has earned first-team All-American honors. The senior earned the AHCA (American Hockey Coaches Association) honor when the team was announced at the frozen four banquet on Thursday night in Rochester, N.Y. Bloom and the Panthers will take on R.I.T. in an NCAA Semifinal game on Friday night at 7:00 p.m.

March 14, 2011

The Middlebury College women’s hockey team will make its sixth appearance in the NCAA frozen four this weekend at R.I.T.  Norwich (23-4-1) will meet Gustavus Adolphus (22-3-3) in the first semifinal on Friday, March 18, at 3:30 p.m., while the Panthers (22-4-1) will battle R.I.T. (25-1-2) in the second contest at 7 p.m. The winners meet on Saturday, March 19, at 7 p.m. in the NCAA Championship game. For tickets, call (585) 475-4121.

March 12, 2011

Middlebury has advanced to the NCAA Frozen Four for the sixth time after a 1-0 shutout victory over Manhattanville (19-8-1) in an first-round game played in Kenyon Arena. The Panthers (22-4-1) will take on R.I.T. in one semifinal on March 18th at 7:00, while Gustavus Adolphus meets Norwich in the other semifinal at 3:30.

March 8, 2011

The Middlebury College women’s hockey team will make its ninth NCAA Tournament appearance when they host Manhattanville in the NCAA Quarterfinals. The game will take place on Saturday, March 12th at 7:00 p.m. in Kenyon Arena. Tickets are priced at $5 for adults and $3 for students and will be available at the door.

March 7, 2011

Middlebury College women’s hockey player Heather Marrison has been named the NESCAC Player of the Week. Marrison tallied two goals and assisted on two others as part of the Panthers’ run to the 2011 NESCAC Women’s Ice Hockey Championship this past weekend, Middlebury’s sixth conference crown.

March 6, 2011

Middlebury won its sixth NESCAC Championship as the Panthers (21-4-1) held off a late flurry by Amherst to pick up a 4-3 win in the title game played in Kenyon Arena. The Panthers receive an automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament and will learn their fate when the selections are announced on Monday.

March 5, 2011

Middlebury advanced to the NESCAC championship for the seventh time after a 4-0 semifinal shutout over Bowdoin. The fifth-ranked Panthers (20-4-1) advance to Sunday’s championship game at 2:00 p.m. against Amherst, while the Polar Bears finish their season at 15-9-2. Middlebury netminder Alexi Bloom improved on her school single-season record with her 10th shutout (17 saves) of the season.

March 3, 2011

Three members of the Middlebury College women’s hockey team were honored when the NESCAC announced its all-league teams. Senior Alexi Bloom (Highland Park, Ill.) and sophomore Madison Styrbicki (Edina, Minn.) were named to the first-team, while senior Julia Ireland (Greenwich, Conn.) earned second-team honors. Panthers head coach Bill Mandigo was deemed NESCAC Coach of the Year.

February 28, 2011

The Middlebury women's hockey team will host the 2011 NESCAC Championship in Kenyon Arena. The Panthers will take on Bowdoin Saturday, March 5th at 1:00 p.m., followed by Amherst vs. Trinity at 4:00 p.m. The winners meet in the title game on Sunday at 2:00 p.m.

February 26, 2011

Middlebury advanced to the NESCAC semifinal round for the 11th straight year after a 6-2 win over Williams in Kenyon Arena. The Panthers will host next weekend’s semifinals and championship game on Saturday/Sunday, March 5th and 6th.

February 21, 2011

The Middlebury men's and women's hockey teams will both host NESCAC Quarterfinal games on Saturday, February 26th. The men will take on Colby at 1:00 p.m., followed by the women vs. Williams at 4:00 p.m. Tickets are priced at $7 for adults, $3 for students/seniors and are on sale Tuesday, Feb. 22nd.

February 21, 2011

Middlebury College women’s hockey player Lauren Greer (North Hampton, N.H.) has been named the NESCAC Player of the Week, Greer scored three goals over a 2-0-0 weekend in NESCAC play to help the Panthers finish the regular season atop the conference standings and earn the number-one seed in the upcoming NESCAC Women’s Ice Hockey Championship.

February 19, 2011

Lauren Greer scored a pair of goals as the Middlebury College women's ice hockey team rallied from a two-goal deficit to clinch the top seed for the 2011 NESCAC Tournament with a 4-2 win at Bowdoin on Saturday afternoon. The Panthers finish the regular season at 18-4-1 overall (14-1-1 NESCAC) while Bowdoin falls to 14-8-2 (9-6-1).

February 18, 2011

Senior goaltender Alexi Bloom won her 40th career game for Middlebury as the Panthers (17-4-1, 13-1-1 NESCAC) picked up a 4-0 road win at Colby (8-15-0, 4-11-0). A win or a tie tomorrow at Bowdoin will clinch the top seed for the Panthers in the upcoming NESCAC Tournament. A loss would result in a coin toss to determine the top seed between Middlebury and Amherst.

February 15, 2011

In the first meeting between the two schools in Kenyon Arena, #3 Norwich pulled out a 3-2 victory over #4 Middlebury (16-4-1), ending the Panthers winning streak at eight games. The victory extends the Cadets (19-3-1) unbeaten streak to 13 games (12-0-1), and 2-0 all-time vs. Middlebury.

February 14, 2011

Middlebury College women’s hockey player Alexi Bloom (Highland Park, Ill.) has been named the NESCAC Player of the Week for the second time this season. The senior goaltender made 20 saves to earn her 14th career shutout in the Panthers’ only game last week, a 1-0 decision over Plattsburgh St. on Tuesday.

February 9, 2011

Alexi Bloom made 20 saves in goal to earn her eighth shutout of the season as #5 Middlebury (16-3-1) earned a 1-0 victory over #3 Plattsburgh (15-3-3) in Kenyon Arena. The win was the first for the Panthers in their last 11 tries (1-7-3) against the Cardinals, avenging a 5-0 loss back on January 3rd in New York.

February 4, 2011

Middlebury won its sixth straight game as the seventh-ranked Panthers (14-3-1, 11-1-1) earned a 6-1 victory over Hamilton (8-10, 4-7) in Kenyon Arena. Julia Ireland scored her team-leading 11th and 12th goals of the year in the game, giving her nine tallies in her last five contests.

February 5, 2011

Middlebury earned its ninth shutout of the season as the seventh-ranked Panthers (15-3-1, 12-1-1) picked up a 3-0 victory over Connecticut College (9-8-2, 5-5-1) in Kenyon Arena. Alexi Bloom made 15 saves in goal to earn her sixth shutout of the season, improving to 11-2-1.

February 1, 2011

The Middlebury @ UMass.-Boston women's hockey game scheduled for Tuesday, February 1st has been postponed due to weather. No make-up date has been announced.

January 28, 2011

Extending its winning streak vs. Wesleyan to nine games and its unbeaten streak to 46 (in 46 all-time meetings), Middlebury, tied for seventh nationally in Division III, got a four-goal performance from  Julia Ireland to carry the Panthers to a 6-0 win over the Cardinals.

January 25, 2011

Middlebury won its third straight game as the seventh-ranked Panthers (11-3-1) picked up a 5-0 win over N.E.C. (8-5-3) in a non-conference match-up in Kenyon Arena. The Panthers return to NESCAC play this weekend when they visit Wesleyan and Trinity. The shutout is the second straight for Middlebury, after a 5-0 win at Williams on Saturday.

January 29, 2011

The visiting Middlebury College Panthers scored three times in the second period to defeat the Trinity College Bantams, 3-1, in New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) women’s ice hockey action this afternoon at Williams Rink. 

January 22, 2011

The Middlebury women’s hockey team improved to 8-1-1 in NESCAC play with a 5-0 win at Williams. The ninth-ranked Panthers move to 10-3-1 overall, while Williams falls to 2-8, 2-6 in NESCAC play.

January 18, 2011

Lauren Greer scored one goal and set up another to lead Middlebury to a 4-1 victory over Holy Cross in a non-conference women's hockey game Tuesday evening at Kenyon Arena. With the win, Middlebury (9-3-1) remains unbeaten this season at home at 6-0-1.

January 15, 2011

For the second time in as many days, two of the top teams in Division III met at Orr Rink as the Panthers of Middlebury College and the Amherst College Lord Jeffs squared off in women’s ice hockey action. 5th-ranked Amherst  (7-4-2/6-1-1 NESCAC) broke a tie late in the third period for a 2-1 win, handing No. 9 Middlebury (8-3-1/7-1-1) its first conference loss of the season.

January 14, 2011

Middlebury College used three third-period goals to maintain sole possession of first place in the NESCAC women’s ice hockey standings, as the visiting Panthers earned a 3-0 win over Amherst College Friday evening at Orr Rink. The ninth-ranked Panthers improve to 8-2-1 (7-0-1), while the fifth-ranked Lord Jeffs drop to 6-4-2 (5-1-1).

January 8, 2011

In a battle between a pair of NESCAC teams ranked in the top 10 nationally, #6 Middlebury and #9 Trinity settled for a 1-1 tie on Saturday afternoon in Kenyon Arena. The Panthers held a 24-17 shots advantage in the game, but both goaltenders were solid, keeping the low-scoring affair in a tie.

January 7, 2011

Middlebury had little trouble with Wesleyan, as the Panthers picked up a 9-0 win over the Cardinals (2-7, 0-5) in Kenyon Arena. Ten different players earned points for Middlebury (7-2, 6-0), including a hat-trick for Maggie Melberg. Sixth-ranked Middlebury returns to action on Saturday at 3:00 when they host #9 Trinity.

January 3, 2011

The Panther women’s hockey team dropped its second straight game as they fell 5-0 at #3 Plattsburgh in the consolation game of the Panther/Cardinal Classic. Sixth-ranked Middlebury returns to action this weekend at home, when they host  Wesleyan and Trinity.

January 2, 2011

The Middlebury women’s hockey team lost its first game of the season as the #4 Panthers fell 2-1 in overtime to #9 Elmira. Middlebury will play in the consolation game of the Panther/Cardinal Classic on Monday at 7:00 against Plattsburgh, while Amherst meets Elmira at 3:30.

December 4, 2010

Middlebury ended its semester with a perfect 6-0 record as the Panthers earned a 3-0 shutout victory over Williams (1-5, 1-4). Seventh-ranked Middlebury improves to 5-0 in league play, alone atop the NESCAC standings. Alexi Bloom made 10 saves in goal to earn her third shutout of the season, as Middlebury held a 33-10 shots advantage.

November 28, 2010

Anna McNally scored a pair of goals to reach the 100-point plateau (48-52-100) as Middlebury picked up a 5-2 NESCAC win over Bowdoin (3-1, 2-1) in Kenyon Arena. The Panthers (5-0, 4-0) controlled much of the play in the game, outshooting their opponents 51-19 on the day.

November 27, 2010

Middlebury scored a goal in each period on its way to a 3-0 shutout victory over Colby (1-2, 0-2). The Panthers (4-0, 3-0) held a 36-14 shots advantage in the game, as Alexi Bloom made 14 saves in goal to earn her second shutout of the season.

November 23, 2010

Middlebury won its home-opener in Kenyon Arena, as the seventh-ranked Panthers earned a 3-1 win over Potsdam. Middlebury held a 39-17 shots advantage in the game, as rookie Laura Pinsent made 16 saves in goal to earn the win in her collegiate debut.

November 22, 2010

Middlebury College women’s hockey player Alexi Bloom (Highland Park, Ill.) has been named the NESCAC Player of the Week. The senior goaltender stopped 46 of 48 shots over the weekend, leading the Panthers to a pair of wins.

November 20, 2010

Heidi Woodworth scored a power play goal with 8:21 remaining in the second period that proved to be the difference, as the seventh ranked Middlebury College women’s hockey team outlasted Connecticut College in a 3-2 NESCAC win at Dayton Arena Saturday.

November 19, 2010

Middlebury out shot Hamilton 49-22 on its way to a 3-0 road win in the season-opener for both teams. Alexi Bloom made 22 saves to earn the shutout, as the Panthers return to action on Saturday at Conn. College.

November 1, 2010

Keep up with several Middlebury sports teams this winter by checking out the LIVE COVERAGE page. When available, links to video, audio or livestats will be posted on the page for games throughout the season.