Middlebury College has finished fourth in the 2010 Learfield Sports Director's Cup race. The Panthers earned their seventh consecutive top-five finish, including four second place honors. Williams won the cup, followed by Amherst and Washington Univ., while Tufts came in sixth place. Points for the cup are awarded based on excellence in NCAA Tournament play.
Middlebury advanced to the NCAA Quarterfinals for the eighth straight year, with a 5-0 win over M.I.T. (15-2) in an NCAA Regional final match on campus. The top-ranked Panthers (20-2) have now won 16 straight matches and record their fourth 20-win season. Middlebury will take part in the NCAA Championship week beginning on Tuesday, May 25th at Oberlin College in Ohio.
Assistant women’s lacrosse coach Reid Berrien remembers when she first held a lacrosse stick and knew she’d never let go. She also remembers the really cool older kids who instilled in her that love for the sport. So when the opportunity arose for her to build on the Middlebury tradition of athletes volunteering their time to work with young people in the community, she didn’t miss a beat.
The top-seeded and top-ranked Middlebury College men's tennis team won its second straight NESCAC Championship, and sixth in the last seven years, with a 6-0 win over No. 3 seed Williams College. The Panthers won four straight titles from 2004-07, before winning back-to-back championships in 2009 and again in 2010.
The Middlebury College football staff is offering two opportunities to learn about Middlebury College and the Panther football program. These Prospect Days (Sunday, April 10th and Friday, July 22nd) are designed for student athletes entering their senior year in the fall of 2011. The day includes facility tours, campus tours and interaction with the football staff, along with an overview of the admissions and recruiting process. To sign up online CLICK HERE.