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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
Recent Middlebury College graduate Margo Cramer '12 has been chosen as one of the top 30 nominees for the 2012 NCAA Woman of the Year Award. Cramer was a two-sport standout for the Panthers, starring in both cross country and track and field.
The IWLCA has recognized 61 schools in Division III as earning Academic Squad honors for the 2012 season. Every school with a team GPA of 3.0 or higher earned Academic Squad honors.
The Middlebury College men’s and women’s tennis team have both earned the ITA All-Academic Team Award. The honor is open to any ITA program that has a cumulative team grade point average of 3.20 or above (on a 4.00 scale).
Former Panther kicker Steven Haschka sits down with Tony Ventrella to talk about his road to a career in football and the mentality needed as an NFL kicker.
Thirty-five years ago, Patty Ross couldn’t wait to leave town. Born and raised Middlebury, central Vermont’s cozy college community with a few thousand year-round residents, she grew up with everybody knowing her business, including her father – the business administrator at Middlebury College.
The Middlebury women’s soccer program will host its annual fall clinic on the Middlebury campus, Sunday, September 9th, 2012. 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.
Billy Chapman was recently chosen by d3football.com as a first-team tight end on the website’s national preseason All-American team. Chapman had a prolific season in 2011, leading the NESCAC with 57 receptions. He was second in the conference with 635 yards receiving, while his five touchdown catches were two off the NESCAC pace in 2011.
Middlebury College is hosting its first Summer ITA Tennis Tournament. Students from 22 Colleges and Universities will be competing in this year’s event, as well as high school players from across the region.
Former Middlebury College men's lacrosse player Mike Stone ’09 recently played in the Major League Lacrosse (MLL) All-Star game on June 30th in Palm Beach County, Florida. Stone is currently in his third season with the Boston Cannons, enjoying his best year yet with 15 goals and five assists through eight games.