Middlebury

March 22, 2011

Two members of the Middlebury College women’s squash team recently earned first-team All-NESCAC honors when the league announced the squad. Junior Elena Laird (Cambridge, Mass.) and first-year player Abby Jenkins (Latham, N.Y.) both earned the honor.

March 6, 2011

Five members of the Middlebury squash teams took part in the Individual Nationals hosted by Dartmouth College from March 4-6. First-year player Abby Jenkins was the lone Panther to earn a win, with the others falling and enjoying some success in the consolation round. Junior Kathryn Bostwick was victorious in a pair of consolation matches, before falling in the consolation finals.

March 4, 2011

Six members of the Middlebury squash teams are in action at the Individual Nationals hosted by Dartmouth College from March 4-6. Junior Elena Laird, first-year player Abby Jenkins, senior Virginia Shannon and junior Kathryn Bostwick will represent the women, while Jay Dolan and Brian Cady (alternate) look to compete for the men.

February 20, 2011

The Middlebury women’s squash team finished its season ranked 13th nationally, ending with an 18-6 record. At team nationals hosted by Princeton, the Panthers opened with a 6-3 loss to Mt. Holyoke in the Kurtz Cup (B Division). Middlebury bounced back in the back-draw, earning a 6-3 win over Columbia and an 8-1 victory over Amherst.

February 16, 2011

The Middlebury women's squash team has earned the second seed in the Kurtz Cup for the upcoming Team Nationals hosted by Princeton. The Panthers, ranked 10th overall, will take on 15th ranked Mt. Holyoke in a quarterfinal match on Friday, February 18th at 4:30 p.m.

February 13, 2011

The Middlebury women’s squash team entertained a pair of top opponents at home over the weekend. The 10th ranked Panthers earned a 5-4 win over #11 Williams on Saturday, before falling 9-0 to #9 Dartmouth on Sunday. The Panthers were in a battle with the Ephs, earning wins at 4,5,7,8 and 9.

February 6, 2011

The Middlebury College women’s squash team earned its highest finish in the five year existence of the NESCAC Tournament, advancing to the championship match. The 11th-ranked Panthers cruised to a 9-0 victory over #17 Hamilton in the quarterfinals, before taking down #9 Williams 6-3 in a semifinal contest. Middlebury fell 9-0 to Trinity in the championship, the third-ranked team in the country.

February 1, 2011

The 11th-ranked Middlebury women’s squash team picked up two more road wins, earning a 9-0 victory over #26 St. Lawrence and a 7-2 win over 14th-ranked Columbia. The latter win was the first over an Ivy League squad this season, after dropping a tight 5-4 match to Brown last week. First-year player Abby Jenkins owns a sparkling 15-1 mark on the season at #2 for the Panthers.

January 23, 2011

The Panther women’s squash team was in action last weekend, playing four times at the Yale Round Robin Tournament. The weekend began as 11th-ranked Middlebury saw its five-match winning streak come to an end with a hard-fought 5-4 loss to #13 Bates.

January 16, 2011

The Middlebury College women’s squash team improved to 9-1 overall last week, improving its winning streak to five matches. The 11th-ranked Panthers earned a 6-3 win at #14 Amherst, before topping #24 Connecticut College 9-0 at Amherst. Middlebury then returned home, picking up a 9-0 blanking of #16 Hamilton.

January 9, 2011

The Middlebury women’s squash team improved to 6-1 overall with a pair of wins at Williams. The 11th-ranked Panthers picked up an 8-1 win over #21 Bowdoin and a 9-0 victory over #20 Colby. The weekend saw the return to the line-up of juniors Jamie Burchfield (Locust Valley, N.Y.) and Kathryn Bostwick (New Canaan, Conn.), who were abroad during the first semester.

December 5, 2010

The Middlebury College women’s squash team opened its season with a 4-1 mark, taking four matches at the Wesleyan Round Robin before falling to Princeton at Williams. The 11th ranked Panthers were dominating at Wesleyan, defeating the #16 Cardinals, #25 William Smith, Wellesley and Smith by scores of 9-0.