Morgan Maciewicz has been named the new assistant field hockey and lacrosse coach at Middlebury College. She comes to Middlebury from Bates College, where she was a four-year member of both the field hockey and lacrosse programs.
The Middlebury women's lacrosse team will offer a 5v5 Tournament on Sunday, March 6th on Kohn Field. The tournament is for students in grades 9-12 only with each team guaranteed at least seven games. CLICK HERE for more information and a registration form.
The IWLCA honored 184 student-athletes from 81 different institutions with inclusion in the 2010 Academic Honor Roll. All student-athletes were nominated by their schools and have achieved at least junior status academically. Earning the honor for Middlebury were seniors Dana Heritage and Lindsay Winstead.
Middlebury College women's lacrosse player Dana Heritage (Cheshire, Conn.) has earned second-team All-American honors from the IWLCA (Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association). The senior capped an impressive four-year career at Middlebury with 135 goals and 47 assists for 182 point in 66 career games.
Three members of the Middlebury College women's lacrosse team have been named to the All-Pilgrim Region team by the IWLCA (Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association). Senior Dana Heritage (Cheshire, Conn.), junior Chase Delano (Greenwich, Conn.) and sophomore Lily Nguyen (Oakland, Calif.) all earned first-team honors.
Middlebury College women's lacrosse players Dana Heritage (Cheshire, Conn.) and Chase Delano (Greenwich, Conn.) have both earned All-NESCAC honors. The duo helped lead the Panthers to an 8-7 overall record, with a trip to the NESCAC Tournament.
Assistant women’s lacrosse coach Reid Berrien remembers when she first held a lacrosse stick and knew she’d never let go. She also remembers the really cool older kids who instilled in her that love for the sport. So when the opportunity arose for her to build on the Middlebury tradition of athletes volunteering their time to work with young people in the community, she didn’t miss a beat.
Middlebury held off Williams down the stretch to pick up an 11-10 win over the #16 Ephs in the regular season finale for both teams. The #13 Panthers improve to 8-6, 5-4 in the league, while Williams falls to 9-6, 4-5 in NESCAC play. Both teams have qualified for the NESCAC Tournament and will play road quarterfinals on Sunday. Middlebury earned the sixth seed and will visit third-seeded Colby.
The Middlebury women's lacrosse team lost a tight game at Colby, falling 9-8 in a NESCAC Quarterfinal game in Maine. The Panthers finish their season at 8-7 and will miss the NCAA's for the first time since they've been eligible ('93-'94), a span of 16 years.
Middlebury improved to 7-6 on the year with a convincing 17-6 road win at Skidmore (7-8) on Wednesday. The Panthers wrap-up their regular season at home on Friday vs. Williams.
Middlebury College women's lacrosse player Lily Nguyen (Oakland, Calif.) has been named the NESCAC Player of the Week. The Panther goalkeeper had a big game on Saturday, as the Panthers knocked off Tufts 13-9.
Middlebury got back on track with a 13-9 win over sixth-ranked Tufts on Saturday afternoon at Kohn Field. The #16 Panthers improve to 6-6 overall, 4-4 in the NESCAC, while the Jumbos see their nine-game winning streak come to an end, falling to 10-3, 5-3 in the league.
Middlebury College women's lacrosse player Carrie Sparkes (Wayne, Pa.) was recently the recipient of the Madeleine Kunin Public Service Award. The award is given annually to a student from a VCC (Vermont Campus Compact) member institution, for his/her outstanding public service and leadership, demonstrated through a spectrum of efforts.
Middlebury dropped its third straight game as the Panthers fell 12-8 at fifth-ranked Trinity on Saturday. Trinity improves to 10-1 overall and 6-1 in the NESCAC with their second win in a row and their first over the Panthers in the last 20 meetings between the teams.
The 20th-ranked Amherst women's lacrosse team held visiting Middlebury to only one second half goal Thursday evening at Gooding Field, as the Lord Jeffs earned an 8-5 victory to mark their first win over the Panthers since 2003.
Union led 10-6 and held off a late Middlebury rally, on its way to an 11-10 road win on Middlebury College's Kohn Field. The 11th ranked Panthers fall to 5-4 on the season, while the 12th ranked Dutchwomen improve to 6-4. Middlebury owned a 33-0 lead in the series before Union earned wins in each of the last two seasons.
Middlebury College women's lacrosse player Dana Heritage (Cheshire, Conn.) has been named the NESCAC Player of the Week. The senior scored four goals and dished out five assists in Middlebury's 18-7 road win at Bowdoin last Saturday. She also earned three draw controls in the game and now leads the team with 21 goals and seven assists for 28 points on the year.
Dana Heritage scored four goals and added five assists to lead the Middlebury women's lacrosse team to a 18-7 win over Bowdoin on Saturday afternoon. The Panthers win their 27th straight game over the Polar Bears and improve to 5-3 (3-2 NESCAC).
Middlebury came from four goals down to tie the game and force overtime, but Colby outscored the Panthers 2-1 in the extra session to emerge with an 11-10 win. The Mules have now won four of the last five meetings between the schools, with Middlebury earning a win in last year's NCAA Regional.
Middlebury dropped a non-league road game on Thursday, falling at 11th ranked Babson by a score of 15-13. The eighth-ranked Panthers return to action on Saturday, when they host Colby at 12:00. With the win, the Beavers improve to 7-2 overall while the Panthers drop to 4-2.
Middlebury College women's lacrosse player Margaret Souther (Scarsdale, N.Y.) has been named the NESCAC Player of the Week. The rookie collected eight goals and an assist along with three ground balls, two draw controls, and two caused turnovers during a 3-0 week for the Panthers.
Middlebury held off a late charge by Buffalo State (3-2), earning an 11-10 win over the Bengals in a game played at Rensselaer. The Panthers win their third straight and improve to 3-1 on the year, as they prepare to host Conn. College on Saturday at noon.
Middlebury scored seven of eight goals during a 20-minute stretch, earning a 14-6 win over Connecticut College in a game played on Kohn Field. The Panthers (4-1) move to 19-1 all-time vs. the Camels (2-3), as they return to action at Babson on Thursday.
After dropping its season-opener, Middlebury is back on track with a road win at Wesleyan and an impressive 10-8 win at second-ranked Gettysburg on Tuesday. The Panthers saw the Bullets go on a four-goal run to pull within 10-8, but the 10th-ranked Panthers held on the for the win.
Middlebury built an 8-2 lead in the first half and did not allow homestanding Wesleyan to get closer than four the rest of the way as the Panthers defeated the Cardinals, 14-7. It was the 10th consecutive victory for Middlebury over Wesleyan as the Panthers have yet to drop a game to the Cardinals since first meeting in 2001.
Middlebury lost its season-opener for the first time in 22 years, as the Panthers fell to Bates 11-9 on Kohn Field. The win for the Bobcats was their first over the Panthers in the last 17 meetings, dating back to a win by the same score in '94.
The Middlebury College women's lacrosse program will offer its annual clinic on Sunday, March 7th. The players clinic (girls in 5-12 grade) will take place from 12:30-3:30pm and the coaches clinic from 12pm-1:00pm. Skills to be taught will include catching, throwing, cutting, groundballs, shooting, checking, offense and defense strategy, goalkeeping, competitive situations AND more! Registration forms with check ($35 for players, $10 for coaches) should be mailed in by February 26th. CLICK HERE for the brochure/registration form.