Middlebury

May 29, 2014

Former Middlebury College All-American Kate (Perine) Livesay ’03 has been named the school’s new women’s lacrosse assistant coach. She comes to Middlebury from NESCAC foe Trinity, where she served as the head coach for the past eight seasons, amassing a stunning career record of 127-26 (.830).

May 27, 2014

Longtime Middlebury College lacrosse coach and administrator Missy Foote will retire in June 2015 after a 38-year career at the College. Foote has coached women’s lacrosse at Middlebury for 34 years, and spent 21 years at the helm of the field hockey program. She is currently associate director of athletics and has also served as the department’s senior woman administrator for the past 17 years.

May 19, 2014

Three members of the Middlebury College women’s lacrosse team were honored when the Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA) announced its All-American teams. Sophomore Laurel Pascal (Greenwich, Conn.) and senior Hannah Deoul (West Palm Beach, Fla.) were named to the first team, while senior Liza Herzog (Baltimore, Md.) was a second-team honoree. Herzog collects her second All-American honor, while the All-American accolades are the first for both Deoul and Pascal, respectively. The trio helped guide the Panthers to a 12-6 record this spring against the nation’s toughest schedule.

May 17, 2014

Ninth-ranked Middlebury saw its season come to an end during an NCAA Regional Semifinal via a 9-7 loss at #6 nationally-ranked Gettysburg. The Bullets scored the final six goals of the game during the win on Clark Field. Gettysburg (18-2) advances to play the winner of the day’s second game between #3 Trinity and Fredonia State, while the Panthers conclude their spring with a 12-6 record.

May 15, 2014

The Middlebury College women’s lacrosse team, making its 20th NCAA Tournament in the last 21 years, travels to Gettysburg, Pennsylvania for an NCAA Regional on Saturday, May 17th. The ninth-ranked Panthers (12-5) will meet the host Bullets at 11:30 a.m., while the other game features #3 Trinity against Fredonia State. The winners advance to an NCAA Regional Final on Sunday, May 18th at 3:00 p.m.

May 13, 2014

Five members of the Middlebury College women’s lacrosse team were honored when the Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA) announced its All-Region teams. Seniors Liza Herzog (Baltimore, Md.) and Hannah Deoul (West Palm Beach, Fla.) along with junior Katie Ritter (Middlebury, Vt.) and sophomore Laurel Pascal (Greenwich, Conn.) were all first-team All-Pilgrim Region selections, while junior Catherine Fowler (Grosse Pointe, Mich.) was a second-team honoree.

May 10, 2014

Middlebury advanced to the NCAA Regionals after a 19-7 win over Endicott in an NCAA second-round game on Kohn Field. The ninth-ranked Panthers (12-5) will travel to Gettysburg to take on the host school on Saturday, May 17th, with the winner advancing to Sunday’s Regional Final. The Gulls end their season with a record of 14-4.

May 4, 2014

The Middlebury College women’s lacrosse team will make its 20th NCAA Tournament in the last 21 years when they host a first-round contest on Saturday, May 10th at 1:00 p.m. The ninth-ranked Panthers (11-5) will meet Endicott, with the winner advancing to an NCAA Regional on May 17th and 18th. Tickets are priced at $5 for adults and $2 for students and will be available at Kohn Field.

May 1, 2014

Three members of the Middlebury College women's lacrosse team were honored when the NESCAC announced its post-season honorees. Seniors Liza Herzog (Baltimore, Md.) and Hannah Deoul (West Palm Beach, Fla.) along with sophomore Laurel Pascal (Greenwich, Conn.) were all first-team All-NESCAC selections. The trio has led the squad to an 11-5 record this spring.

April 26, 2014

Sixth-seeded Colby knocked off third-seeded Middlebury for the second-straight Saturday, this time eliminating the eighth-ranked Panthers (11-5) from the NESCAC Tournament. The 11th-ranked Mules improve to 9-5 on the year, advancing to next weekend’s semifinal round at Trinity where they will meet the host school.

April 24, 2014

The Middlebury women's lacrosse team has earned the third seed for the upcoming NESCAC Tournament. The Panthers will host sixth-seeded Colby in a quarterfinal match-up on Saturday at noon. The Mules were victorious on Kohn Field last Saturday by a 14-11 score.

April 23, 2014

The Middlebury women's lacrosse team got back on track Wednesday, handing ninth-ranked Williams (12-3, 7-3) a 12-4 loss in Williamstown. The eighth-ranked Panthers (11-4, 7-3) have earned home field for the upcoming NESCAC Tournament and will host a quarterfinal game at noon on Saturday, as will the Ephs.

April 19, 2014

Colby used a strong defensive effort to knock off seventh-ranked Middlebury 14-11 on Kohn Field. The 13th-ranked Mules (7-5, 5-4) wrap up their regular season at Bates on Wednesday, while the Panthers (10-4, 6-3) will visit Williams on the same day.

April 15, 2014

Laurel Pascal scored eight goals to lead seventh-ranked Middlebury (10-3) to a 15-8 win over Union (7-5) through driving rain on Kohn Field. The Panthers return to action on Saturday when they host Colby at 11:00 a.m. The eight goals in a game are the most for a Middlebury player since Heidi Howard ’99 accomplished the feat on May 10, 1998.

April 12, 2014

Eighth-ranked Trinity (10-2, 7-1) scored three of the final four goals on Saturday afternoon, including the game-winning tally with 10:33 left, and hung on for a key 10-9 NESCAC win over fifth-ranked Middlebury (9-3, 6-3) on Kohn Field. The Panthers continue their current four-game homestand with a match Tuesday at 5:30 against Union, while the Bantams travel to Hamilton next Saturday at noon.  

April 10, 2014

Second-ranked Cortland outscored Middlebury 8-2 over the game’s final 22 minutes on its way to a 12-10 win over the fifth-ranked Panthers (9-2) on Kohn Field. The Red Dragons remain perfect on the season at 11-0, while Middlebury sees a 13-game home winning streak snapped, dating back to April 14, 2012.

April 5, 2014

Fifth-ranked Middlebury outscored #14 Bates 5-1 in the second half, erasing a 5-2 halftime deficit to earn a 7-6 NESCAC road win on Saturday at Garcelon Field. Bridget Instrum scored twice for the Panthers (9-1, 6-1 NESCAC) in the final 14:18, including the unassisted game-winner with 7:23 remaining.

April 2, 2014

Fifth-ranked Middlebury (8-1, 5-1) rattled off seven-unanswered goals over nearly 18 minutes Wednesday en route to a come-from-behind 11-8 NESCAC victory over Hamilton in women’s lacrosse action on Kohn Field. Middlebury returns to the field Saturday on the road at Bates, while Hamilton plays at Tufts.

March 29, 2014

Elizabeth Ludlow netted the game-winner with just 3:35 remaining in regulation to lift eighth-ranked Amherst to a thrilling 11-10 victory over No. 3 Middlebury on Pratt Field. Down 5-0 in the early going, Middlebury rallied to take a 9-8 lead in the second half before Amherst scored three of the game’s final four goals to seal the hard-fought win. 

March 27, 2014

Third-ranked Middlebury made a statement on the road Thursday, earning a convincing 14-5 win at fourth-ranked Franklin & Marshall. The Panthers improve to 7-0 on the year and return to action at Amherst Saturday, while the Diplomats fall to 7-2 overall with the non-conference loss.

March 25, 2014

Middlebury head coach Missy Foote won her 400th game as the third-ranked Panthers earned a 19-4 win over R.I.T. in a game played in West Palm Beach, Florida on Tuesday morning. Foote now owns a career record of 400-104-1 in her 34th season at the helm of the program. She is one of just four women's lacrosse coaches with over 400 wins in the history of the game. Middlebury returns to action on Thursday at fourth-ranked Franklin & Marshall.

March 24, 2014

Middlebury College women’s lacrosse player Liza Herzog (Baltimore, Md.) has been named the NESCAC Player of the Week. The senior scored five goals and assisted on three others in a 2-0 week for Middlebury. She opened the week with two goals and an assist to go along with five draw controls and a caused turnover in an 11-8 road win at RPI.

March 21, 2014

Third-ranked Middlebury (5-0, 4-0) rattled off 11-unanswered goals covering nearly 28 minutes of action Friday afternoon en route to a 14-6 NESCAC home victory over No. 17 Bowdoin in women’s lacrosse action on Kohn Field. Middlebury returns to action on Tuesday morning against R.I.T. in Florida, while Bowdoin plays at Trinity a week from Saturday.

March 20, 2014

Due to the snow forecast for Saturday, the Bowdoin @ Middlebury women's lacrosse game scheduled for Saturday, March 22nd has been moved. The contest will now be played on Friday, March 21st at 3:00 p.m. on Kohn Field.

March 18, 2014

Laurel Pascal scored a team-best three goals to lead third-ranked Middlebury to an 11-8 victory over 20th-ranked Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) at Renwyck Field. With the win, the Panthers improve to 4-0 on the season, while the Engineers drop to 1-3. Middlebury returns to action on Saturday when they host Bowdoin at 10:30 a.m.

March 15, 2014

Middlebury broke open a 4-4 game by scoring the final six goals on its way to a 10-4 win over Wesleyan (2-3, 0-3) in the Panthers’ home opener on Kohn Field. Third-ranked Middlebury (3-0, 3-0) returns to action at Rensselaer on Tuesday.

March 8, 2014

Mary O’Connell scored two goals while assisting on three others to lead third-ranked Middlebury to a 12-4 victory at Connecticut College Saturday. The Panthers improve to 2-0 for the season, while the Camels fall to 1-1, 0-1 in NESCAC play.

March 1, 2014

Third-ranked Middlebury raced out to a 10-2 halftime advantage, and withstood a comeback attempt by Tufts en route to a 12-8 victory Saturday. The game was the 500th of her career for Panther head coach Missy Foote. The contest at Bello Field marked the season and NESCAC opener for both squads.

February 25, 2014

On the heels of back to back NCAA semifinal appearances, the Middlebury women’s lacrosse team has no plans of letting off the accelerator this spring. Ranked third in the IWLCA national preseason poll after posting an 18-3 record and a runner-up NESCAC tournament finish with all three losses coming by a single goal a season ago, the team has lofty goals headed into the 2014 campaign.

January 31, 2014

Former Trinity College women’s lacrosse All-American Mallory Hinman has joined the coaching staff at Middlebury College. The Longmeadow, Massachusetts native graduated in the spring of ’13, majoring in biology.