For the first time in school history, Middlebury College has won the Directors’ Cup. The competition is sponsored by the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA) and Learfield Sports, in NCAA Divisions I, II and III and in the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA).
The Middlebury College women's lacrosse team will make its 15th trip to the NCAA Final Four when they take on Salisbury this weekend in a semifinal match-up at Montclair State. The Panthers will take on the Gulls at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 19th, with Trinity and Cortland State to follow at 4:00 p.m. The NCAA Championship game will take place at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday.
The Middlebury College women’s lacrosse team defeated defending national champion Gettysburg, 15-9, in the NCAA Regional Finals on Sunday afternoon. The victory sends the Panthers (15-4) to the final four to face top-ranked and unbeaten Salisbury University (21-0) in the national semifinals on Saturday, May 19, at 1 p.m. at Montclair State University.
Ken LeStrange received the Collegiate Scholar-Athlete Award from the Vermont Chapter of the National Football Foundation at the organization’s annual banquet. LeStrange, a captain and three-year starter on the offensive line, was a key component during the most prolific three-year offensive production in Middlebury history.
The Middlebury men’s golf team successfully defended its status as the NESCAC Golf Champions on Sunday afternoon at Taconic Golf Club in Williamstown, Mass. The Panthers, who have now won four of the last six conference crowns, managed to increase their single-stroke lead over Williams following day one by seven and finished with a two-day total of 626.
A scout representing the National Football League's Washington Redskins and BLESTO Scouting visited Middlebury College on Saturday, April 7 to interview and evaluate junior offensive lineman Ryan Moores (Gloucester, Mass.). The offensive tackle was timed in the 40 yard dash, measured, and evaluated on film and on paper.
The Middlebury @ Skidmore softball doubleheader scheduled for Tuesday, April 10th has been moved to Tuesday, May 1st due to weather.
The Middlebury College women's hockey team will offer two camps late this summer in Kenyon Arena. The "Panther Camp" will run from August 12-14 and is for the College-bound and varsity player. The "Youth Camp" is for boys and girls and will go from August 13-17 with sessions for Mites/Squirts and Pee-Wees/Bantams.
The Middlebury College men's hockey team will offer two camps late this summer in Kenyon Arena. The "Panther Camp" will run from August 15-17 and is for the College-bound and varsity player. The "Youth Camp" is for boys and girls and will go from August 13-17 with sessions for Mites/Squirts and Pee-Wees/Bantams.
The Middlebury men's tennis team cruised to a 9-0 win over Tufts in a NESCAC match played on campus. The Panthers took all three doubles matches by scores of 8-4, with six straight-set victories in singles play. Alec Parower, ranked 37th, earned a 6-3, 6-1 win at #1, while #44 Brantner Jones was a 6-0, 6-0 winner.
The Middlebury College field hockey team recently received the Gladiator by SGI/NFHCA Collegiate National Academic Team Award. The National Academic Team Award recognizes those institutions that achieve a minimum GPA of 3.0 during the first semester of the 2011-12 academic year.
The 2012 Middlebury indoor track and field team epitomizes the adage that records are made to be broken.
Senior Valentin Quan (La Libertad, El Salvador) and junior Jay Dolan (Wareham, Mass.) represented the Middlebury College men’s squash team at the individual national. The duo competed in the 64-person bracket, with matches taking place at Amherst.
Senior Elena Laird (Cambridge, Mass.) and sophomore Abby Jenkins (Latham, N.Y.) represented the Middlebury College women’s squash team at the individual national. The duo competed in the 64-person bracket, with matches taking place at Amherst.
The Middlebury men's and women's hockey teams will both host NESCAC Quarterfinal games on Saturday, February 25th. The women will take on Colby at 1:00 p.m., followed by the men vs. Wesleyan at 4:00 p.m. Tickets are priced at $5 for adults, $3 for students/seniors and are on sale now at: http://boxoffice.middlebury.edu/index.php. You may also call 802-443-6433 or stop by the McCullough box office. One ticket gains you admission to both tournament games. You can also watch the free webcast.
The Middlebury College field hockey program has announced its summer camp schedule for for 2012. The Panther field hockey camp will take place from August 5-7 on the newly rebuilt Kohn Field on campus. CLICK HERE for the camp brochure and be sure to fill out the RELEASE FORM if you plan to attend.
Middlebury Women’s Soccer will host its first summer camp on the Middlebury campus, June 25-27, 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. CLICK HERE for the camp brochure and sign-up form.
The nordic ski team was recently in action at the College Cup races taking placing in Maine. The Panthers finished fourth overall among 18 teams scoring at the event, as they prepare to open the carnival circuit this weekend at Bates.
Middlebury College women’s soccer players Julia Favorito (Winchester, Mass.) and Scarlett Kirk (San Francisco, Calif.) were both named to the NSCAA (National Soccer Coaches Association of America) New England All-Star team. Favorito earned a spot on the first-team, while Kirk was a second-team selection.
Middlebury College men’s soccer seniors Robbie Redmond (Morristown, N.J.) and Otis Pitney (Washington, D.C.) were both named to the NSCAA (National Soccer Coaches Association of America) New England second-team. The duo helped lead the Panthers to an 8-4-4 record in ‘11, including a NESCAC Tournament first-round upset victory over Wesleyan.
The Middlebury Women's lacrosse team will offer a clinic and 5v5 tournament on Sunday, March 4th on Peter Kohn Turf field. The tournament is for women's lacrosse players in grades 10-12 only. Each team will be guaranteed at least seven games. Click Here for more information regarding the event and registration forms.
Nine members of the Middlebury College softball team earned academic honors when the NFCA (National Fastpitch Coaches Association) announced its scholar athletes. Each honoree must have a GPA of 3.5 or higher through the spring season. Earning the honor for the Panthers were Nellie Wood, Alyson Downing, Geena Constantin, Kelsey Chisholm, Emily Burbridge, Alex Scibetta, Megan Margel, Ashley Higgins and Kimber Sable.
It is nearly impossible to find anyone whose life has not been touched by cancer, whether it is through a friend, family member, or even a teammate. The swimmers at Middlebury have found one more way to fight back: the sixth annual Ted Mullin “Leave It in the Pool” Hour of Power Relay for Sarcoma Research, sponsored by the Carleton College swimming and diving teams, on November 8th.
Billy Chapman has been tabbed as the tight end on this week’s D3football.com Team of the Week. This is the second time this season he earned a spot on the team. Chapman set a career-high with 11 catches in a 49-43 victory over Bates on Saturday. He ended the day with 122 yards receiving, a touchdown and a key two-point conversion that tied the game early in the fourth quarter.
The Middlebury College track and field teams were recently honored by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA). The men were one of 64 to become a Division III All-Academic Track & Field Team, earning a GPA of 3.10 or better. The Middlebury men reported the nation’s highest cumulative team GPA of 3.60 – a standard that is the best amongst all NCAA divisions for men’s track & field teams. The Middlebury women were one of 111 teams to earn the honor, owning a 3.52 GPA.
The Middlebury women's lacrosse team was recently recognized for its academic efforts. The squad earned All-Academic Squad honors from the IWLCA (Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association), owning a team cumulative GPA of above 3.0. Team members Lily Nguyen and Hannah Epstein were both named to the academic honor roll.
On Sunday, September 25th, the Middlebury College baseball team made a trip to Bethel, Vermont to lend a hand to some of the victims still struggling to clean up from the devastation caused by hurricane Irene. Their eyes were opened wide by what they experienced.