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’s Lauren Greer (N. Hampton, N.H.) has been named one of the NESCAC's two nominees for the NCAA Woman of the Year. The duo (Elena Crosley - Bowdoin) were chosen among six finalists for the award and will now move on to the national selection.
Two members of the Middlebury College men’s lacrosse team were named to the United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (USILA) Scholar All-American team. Seniors Billy Chapman (Greenwich, Conn.) and Andrew Metros (Great Neck, N.Y.) were both honored. To be considered for the USILA Scholar All-American, the student-athlete must “be nominated by his coach and be a student with a senior year academic standing and a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 (4.0 scale).
Eight senior football players added one more academic accolade to their respective careers, earning recognition by the National Football Foundation (NFF) Hampshire Honor Society. Defensive linemen Andrew Ackerman and James Tilson join offensive linemen Harris Huguenard, Daniel Lungo, and Ling Zhou as recipients of the award, while a pair of linebackers, Andrew Donnelly and John Wiet along with defensive back Andrew Singley round out the eight winners.
The Middlebury women's soccer team is hosting a Babysitting Night on Friday, May 3rd at the Peterson Family Athletic Complex. The event will run from 6pm to 10pm, offering parents the opportunity to plan a nice night out, while leaving their children in a safe, secure, and fun environment. Kids will take part in age-appropriate activities including games, crafts, and movies.
The Middlebury women's soccer team will present a three hour clinic for youth players on April 21st, 2013. The program is open to boys and girls ages 6-13 and will include instruction, fun games and match play. Participants will have the opportunity to work with their favorite Middlebury soccer players while learning fundamental skills, clever tricks and key elements of the game in a fun, challenging, supportive soccer environment. For more details, check out our clinic flyer! Participants can register online here.
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.
University of Vermont junior Anja Gruber (Leutkrich, Germany) skied to victory in the women's 5-kilometer classic race at the Rikert Nordic Center on Thursday, helping the Catamounts retain the lead after the second day of the 2013 NCAA Skiing Championships hosted by Middlebury College.
With men's winner Jonathan Nordbotten (Kolbotn, Norway) leading the way, the University of Vermont seized the lead as the 2013 NCAA Skiing Championships began with giant slalom races at the Middlebury College Snow Bowl on Wednesday.
Middlebury College two-sport standout Lauren Greer was recently featured in a feature on WPTZ-TV. Stephen Watson was on campus on February 19th to tell the story.
The Middlebury College basketball teams will host NESCAC Quarterfinal games on Saturday, February 16th. The men will take on Wesleyan at 2:00 p.m., with the women to host Bates at 4:00 p.m. Tickets, which gain you admission to both games, are priced at $5 for adults, $3 for students.
Middlebury College has completed the installation of snowmaking equipment on five kilometers of trails at the Rikert Nordic Center, a 50-kilometer cross-country skiing area in Ripton, Vt., owned and operated by the college.
Due to the impending storm expected to blanket the northeast, several schedule changes have occurred for Middlebury College Athletic events. The men’s and women’s NESCAC basketball games scheduled for Friday, February 8th vs. Trinity have been moved to Sunday, February 10th. The men will play at 5:00 and the women will follow at 7:00. Saturday’s games vs. Amherst have now also been postponed. The men’s game will be made up on Tuesday, February 12th at 7:00 p.m., while the women will play on Wednesday, February 13th at 7:00 p.m.
Middlebury College women’s soccer is pleased to announce it’s 2013 summer camp for high school girls. The camp will take place on the Middlebury campus from Monday, June 24th through Wednesday, June 26th. Head coach Peter Kim, along with the Middlebury staff and guest coaches will lead this intensive three-day program designed to introduce high school players to college-level training as well as provide insight into the college search process. For information, please see our brochure and online application. We hope to see you in June!
The Middlebury men's hockey team will have a "white-out" game on Friday, February 1st at 7:00 p.m. when the team hosts Wesleyan. All fans are encouraged to wear white to the game to support the Panthers.
Middlebury College squash coach John Illig recently earned his 500th career win as an intercollegiate coach. Now in his sixth year at Middlebury, his career record now stands at 506-314 over 22 years of coaching squash. He spent his first five years coaching at Colby, before taking over the job at Bates in ’96-’97. Following 11 years as a Bobcat, Illig took over coaching duties at Middlebury in ’07-’08.
Middlebury College field hockey and ice hockey player Lauren Greer was one of three athletes honored by the Vermont Sportswriters and Sportscasters Association for their efforts in the month of November. The VSSA chose Richford High School senior runner Elle Purrier as its Female High School Athlete of the Month, Champlain Valley Union senior soccer player Shane Haley as its Male High School Athlete of the Month, and Greer as its Open Division Athlete of the Month.
Registration for the Middlebury women's lacrosse clinic & full field tournament on Sunday, March 3rd 2013 is now closed. The clinic is filled to capacity and late registrations will not be accepted. Please contact Morgan Maciewicz at email@example.com with any questions.
The Middlebury men's hockey team will hold a "white-out" game on Saturday, December 8th at 4:00 p.m. when the team hosts Amherst. Everyone is encouraged to wear white to the game to help support the team!
The Middlebury women’s soccer program will host its annual spring clinic on the Middlebury campus, April 12-14, 2013. The camp will be a fun and intensive training and learning program for high school girls who are reaching for the collegiate level. It will include both on-field training and classroom sessions. Check out the camp brochure and the sign-up form.
Tight end Billy Chapman earned a spot on this week's D3Football.com national team of the week. Chapman caught eight passes for 94 yards including the opening score during a 50-21 win over Hamilton in the rivalry Rocking Chair game on Saturday.
Five members of Middlebury's offensive line were named to this week's D3football.com Team of the Week. The quintet spearheaded another 500-yard day for the Panther offense. Blake Shapskinsky, Harris Huguenard, Ben Green, Ling Zhou and Ryan Moores kept Bates' aggressive defense at bay en route to a 38-23 victory on Saturday.
D3Football.com named Zach Driscoll to their weekly Team of the Week. The senior receiver racked up 12 receptions for a career-high 250 yards with three touchdowns in the Panthers’ 30-13 win at Williams. Besides leading the NESCAC in receptions/game (9.75) and receiving yards/game (144.5), he sits second and third, respectively, in those categories in all of Division III.
For half a century, Middlebury College student athletes have helped local resident Butch Varno - who suffers from cerebral palsy - enjoy sporting events and other activities in the community. The tradition began back in 1960, when Roger Ralph, a 1963 Middlebury College graduate, saw Varno's grandmother struggling to push Butch's wheelchair through snow and mud on the way home from a football game and offered to pick them up.
Billy Chapman has been tabbed as the tight end on this week’s D3football.com Team of the Week. Chapman set a career-high with 12 catches in a 24-3 victory over Amherst on Saturday. He ended the day with 110 yards receiving, and two touchdown grabs.
Middlebury will offer the "Get Better Basketball Academy" with four sessions taking place in October and November. The camp is geared towards players from 7-18 and will take place on Sunday mornings. CLICK HERE for the camp brochure and CLICK HERE to fill out the medical release form.
Each year community volunteers make a big impact at local non-profits during the Addison County United Way Days of Caring. On Saturday, September 22nd, over 60 athletes from four Middlebury College athletic teams took time from their busy schedules to volunteer during the 18th annual Days of Caring around Addison County painting, cleaning, and providing maintenance support at local non-profits.