This past weekend the Middlebury College women's lacrosse team participated in United Way of Addison County's Days of Caring at Leicester Central School. The team spent Sunday morning painting the girls' and boys' bathrooms as well as a number of flower boxes and bike racks outside of the school. It was a rewarding experience for the team as they enjoyed giving back to the Addison County community and look forward to continuing their volunteer work in the future.
The IWLCA has recognized 86 schools in Division III as earning Academic Squad honors for the 2013 season. Every school with a team GPA of 3.0 or higher earned Academic Squad honors, including NCAA semifinalists Middlebury. In addition, the IWLCA honored 246 student-athletes from 94 different institutions with inclusion in the 2013 Academic Honor Roll.
Middlebury College women’s lacrosse coach Missy Foote has been named a Regional Coach of the Year by the Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA). She earns the honor for the second consecutive season and the seventh time overall.
Middlebury saw its hopes of a national title come to an end as the Panthers fell 8-7 to Salisbury in an NCAA semifinal game at Stevenson University in Maryland. Middlebury ends its season with an 18-3 mark, while Salisbury advances to the NCAA Championship game with a perfect 22-0 record.
The Middlebury College women's lacrosse team will make its 16th trip to the NCAA final four when they take on Salisbury this weekend in a semifinal match-up at Stevenson University. The Panthers will take on the Gulls at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, May 18th, with Trinity and Cortland State to follow at 1:30 p.m. The NCAA Championship game will take place at noon on Sunday.
Alice Pfeifer a senior at Middlebury College, is the recipient of the Elite 89 award for the 2012 NCAA Division III Women’s Lacrosse Championship. Pfeifer, who is an English and American Literature major with a minor in Education Studies was presented with the award during the Women’s Lacrosse Championship banquet on the evening of May 16th in Stevenson, Maryland.
Middlebury advanced to the NCAA Regional finals with a 13-4 win over Endicott on Kohn Field. The 17-2 Panthers, owners of a 41-12 record in NCAA action, will host Rensselaer, a 9-8 winner over Gettysburg, on Sunday at 1:00 p.m. with a trip to the final four on the line.
Middlebury College women's lacrosse seniors Ellen Halle (Upperco, Md.) and Margaret Souther (Scarsdale, N.Y.) have both earned first-team All-American honors from the IWLCA (Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Coaches Association), while senior Liza Herzog (Baltimore, Md.) was a third-team honoree. The trio have helped lead the Panthers to an 18-2 record as they prepare for this weekend’s final four.
Middlebury will make its 16th trip to the NCAA final four after earning a 10-8 win over Rensselaer in a regional final game on Kohn Field. The Panthers (18-2) will take on Salisbury at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, May 18th, while Trinity meets Cortland in the other semifinal at 1:30. The NCAA Championship game will take place at noon on Sunday, May 19th.
The Middlebury College women's lacrosse team will host an NCAA Regional this weekend on Kohn Field. The Panthers will meet Endicott on Saturday, May 11th at 11:30 a.m., while Rensselaer meets Gettysburg at 2:30 p.m. The winners meet in the Regional Final on Sunday at 1:00 p.m. with a trip to the final four on the line. Tickets are priced at $3 for adults and $2 for students.
Middlebury had little trouble with Castleton, as the third-ranked Panthers picked up a 20-3 win in an NCAA first-round game on Kohn Field. Middlebury (16-2) will now host an NCAA Regional this weekend on Kohn Field. The Panthers will battle Endicott at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, while Rensselaer takes on Gettysburg at 2:30 p.m. The winners meet in the regional final at 1:00 p.m. on Sunday.
Five members of the Middlebury College women's lacrosse team were honored when the NESCAC and the IWLCA (Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Coaches Association) announced its post-season honorees. Seniors Ellen Halle (Upperco, Md.), Liza Herzog (Baltimore, Md.) and Margaret Souther (Scarsdale, N.Y.) and sophomore Katie Ritter (Middlebury, Vt.) were all first-team All-Region selections, while senior Hannah Deoul (Stevenson, Md.) earned a spot on the second team.
The Middlebury College women's lacrosse team will make its 19th NCAA Tournament appearance in the last 20 years when they host Castleton in a first-round game on Wednesday, May 8th at 5:00 p.m. The winner of the game will advance to an NCAA Regional on Saturday/Sunday. Tickets are priced at $3 for adults and $2 for students.
Caroline Hayes scored the game-winning goal on a free-position shot with 1:37 left in the second half of overtime to lead Trinity to an 8-7 victory over Middlebury in NESCAC Championship game on Sheppard Field. The top-seeded Bantams improve to 17-0 with their 25th consecutive win and collect their third straight league crown. Middlebury loses just its second game of the year, both one-goal losses in Hartford to the Bantams, dropping to 15-2.
Margaret Souther scored her game-high fifth goal of the game unassisted with 2:51 left in the second half to lead Middlebury back from a 10-6 second-half deficit and to an 11-10 victory over Colby in the NESCAC semifinals on Sheppard Field. The No. 2-seeded and No. 3-ranked Panthers improve to 15-1 with their fifth consecutive triumph and advance to a re-match of last year’s NESCAC Finals against host Trinity Sunday at noon.
Middlebury will look for its eighth NESCAC Championship when they travel to Trinity for the 2013 NESCAC Championship at Sheppard Field for the fourth consecutive year. The action begins on Saturday at 12:00 p.m. with the top-seeded Bantams facing off with sixth-seeded Hamilton. Following the first game, second-seeded Middlebury and fourth-seeded Colby will meet for a spot in the championship game on Sunday, May 5 at 12:00 p.m.
Middlebury scored five goals in a 3:54 span midway through the first half on its way to a 16-5 win over Williams in the NESCAC regular season finale for both teams. Third-ranked Middlebury (13-1, 9-1) has earned the second seed for the upcoming NESCAC Tournament and will host seventh-seeded Bates in a quarterfinal game on Saturday, April 27th at noon. Williams ends its season with an 8-7 record, 3-7 in NESCAC play.
Middlebury advanced to the NESCAC semifinals with a 16-7 quarterfinal victory over Bates on Kohn Field. The Panthers will take on Colby in the NESCAC semifinals on Saturday, May 4th at Trinity, while the host school meets Hamilton in the other match-up. The winners will meet for the NESCAC Championship at noon on Sunday.
Ellen Halle scored three goals with three assists and Emma Kramer also scored three times to lead third-ranked Middlebury to a 19-9 non-league women's lacrosse victory over Union at Frank Bailey Field Tuesday. The Panthers improved to 11-1 overall while the Dutchwomen are now 5-5 on the season.
Third-ranked Middlebury dominated sixth-ranked Colby, opening up a stunning 11-0 halftime advantage on the way to a 14-6 win in a NESCAC game played on Bill Alfond Field. Middlebury (12-1 overall, 8-1 NESCAC) scored six times in the first 6:48 of play on the way to handing the Mules (10-3, 6-3) their third loss in five games.
Shea Kusiak scored with 1:54 left in the game to break a 9-9 tie and lead Trinity to a 10-9 victory over Middlebury on Robin Sheppard Field. The top-ranked Bantams improve to 11-0 overall and 7-0 in the NESCAC, while #3 Middlebury (10-1, 7-1) suffers its first loss of the season.
Middlebury College women’s lacrosse player Liza Herzog (Baltimore, Md.) has been named the NESCAC Player of the Week Herzog helped the Panthers to three NESCAC wins over nationally ranked teams last week. The junior scored six goals and assists on three others, while helping Middlebury maintain possession throughout the games. Herzog earned 17 draw controls over the three-game span, including eight in the win over Amherst.
Middlebury won 18 of 24 draw controls on its way to a 15-8 win over #16 Tufts (5-4, 2-4) on Kohn Field. The third-ranked Panthers (10-0, 7-0) received eight of those draw controls from Liza Herzog, who also added two goals and an assist in the win. Middlebury is on the road for its next three contests, including a match-up at top-ranked Trinity next Saturday.
Middlebury jumped out to a 5-0 lead and never looked back, on its way to a 13-4 win over 10th-ranked Amherst (6-3, 3-3) on Kohn Field. The third-ranked Panthers improve to 9-0 overall and 6-0 in the NESCAC, returning to action on Sunday when they host Tufts at 1:00 p.m.
Middlebury Liza Herzog posted three goals, two assists and six draw controls, as third-ranked Middlebury topped #15 Hamilton 11-6 in a NESCAC game at Hamilton’s Steuben Field on April 3. The Panthers (8-0 overall, 5-0 NESCAC) have won two straight games against Hamilton after they dropped the first three meetings in the series.
Middlebury College women’s lacrosse player Ellen Halle (Upperco, Md.) has been named the NESCAC Player of the Week for the second straight time. Halle tallied 11 goals and six assists for 17 points in a 3-0 week for Middlebury. She began the week with five goals and an assist in a 14-11 win at #5 Gettysburg.
Ellen Halle scored five goals and added three assists to lift Middlebury to a 15-10 win over Bowdoin in a battle of top-ten squads at Ryan Field. The fourth-ranked Panthers remain unbeaten at 7-0 (4-0 NESCAC) while the eighth-ranked Polar Bears drop their first game of the season and fall to 5-1 (4-1 NESCAC).
The Middlebury women’s lacrosse team won its second game in as many days, as the fourth-ranked Panthers earned a 16-5 win at Stevens. Margaret Souther scored three goals to lead the Panthers, bringing her career total to 100. Middlebury returns to action on Saturday with a NESCAC game at Bowdoin.
Fourth-ranked Middlebury College broke a nine-all tie with a three-goal run midway through the second half to help propel the Panthers to a 14-11 victory over No. 5 Gettysburg in women’s lacrosse action at Clark Field on Tuesday. Middlebury returns to action on Wednesday at Stevens.
Middlebury College women’s lacrosse player Ellen Halle (Upperco, Md.) has been named the NESCAC Player of the Week. Halle scored nine goals and assisted on three others in a 2-0 week for Middlebury. Her nine goals came on 11 shots for an .818 shooting percentage. The senior scored three goals and assisted on three others in a midweek 12-8 win over RPI, figuring in 50% of her teams goals.
The Middlebury at Gettysburg women's lacrosse game scheduled for Monday, March 25th will now be played on Tuesday due to weather.
Undefeated and fourth-ranked Middlebury got six goals from top scorer Ellen Halle, while Alice Pfeifer added two goals and three assists and Michaela Colbert chipped in with three goals and an assist as the visiting Panthers came away with an 18-5 conference victory over Wesleyan.
Middlebury jumped out to a 3-0 lead and never trailed, on its way to a 12-8 win over Rensselaer (3-1) on Kohn Field. The fourth-ranked Panthers (3-0) return to action on Saturday at Wesleyan, while the Engineers visit Castleton on Thursday.
Weather has caused two postponements of Middlebury athletic events. The Rensselaer @ Middlebury women's lacrosse game scheduled for Tuesday, March 19th at 6:00 p.m. has been moved to Wednesday at the same time. The men's lacrosse game at St. Lawrence scheduled for the same day will now be played on Wednesday at 5:00 p.m.
Middlebury had little trouble with Connecticut College, as the fifth-ranked Panthers (2-0, 2-0) handed the Camels (1-3, 0-3) an 18-3 loss on Kohn Field. Middlebury has now outscored its first two opponents 38-7 on year. Middlebury returns to action on Tuesday when they host Rensselaer at 5:30 p.m.
Middlebury opened the 2013 season with a decisive victory over NESCAC foe Bates 20-4 at Kohn Field. The Panthers (1-0, 1-0) broke open a 2-1 game, closing out the first half on an 11-0 run. Middlebury, ranked fifth nationally returns to action next Saturday with a contest against Conn. College, while the Bobcats (0-2, 0-1) play back-to-back top 10 teams this weekend, facing eighth-ranked Amherst on Sunday.