The Middlebury women’s lacrosse team participated in Middlebury's United Way's "Day of Action" on September 22nd at Middlebury's Parent Child Center. Donning "Live United" t-shirts, the women worked from 9-11 a.m. to paint a hallway, bathroom, outdoor storage shed and stain children's wagons. Maintaining the building allowed for a healthier learning and growing atmosphere for the children and a safer and cleaner environment.
Middlebury offensive lineman Ryan Moores was recently featured in a column on D3Football.com. The 6-6, 315 pound senior is a two-time All-NESCAC selection who has been contacted by NFL teams.
Amherst College will play host to the NESCAC Fall Championship Qualifier at Hickory Ridge Golf Club in Amherst, Mass. this weekend. The two-day, 36-hole event includes defending NESCAC champion Middlebury College, which earned its fourth conference title in six years last spring.
Middlebury College women’s soccer player Elizabeth Foody (Ottawa, Ont.) has been named the NESCAC Player of the Week. Foody allowed no goals in almost 300 minutes of action in a 2-0-1 week for ninth-ranked Middlebury. She opened the week with five saves in an overtime win at Plattsburgh before coming home to remain unbeaten in a pair of NESCAC contests.
The Middlebury men's golf team placed second among 18 team at the Williams Invitational. The Ephs won the event with an impressive pair of 292's for a 584, followed by Middlebury (599), Babson (602) and Trinity (603).
The ninth-ranked Middlebury women’s soccer team remained undefeated with a 1-0 victory over Bowdoin (4-1, 2-1) on Dragone Field. The Panthers (5-0, 3-0) return to action on Sunday when they host Amherst at 2:00 p.m., while the Polar Bears host UNE on Tuesday at 4:00 p.m.
Working with Northeast Sports Network, Middlebury is offering live webcasts of nearly 100 home events this year.
The ninth-ranked Middlebury women’s soccer team earned a 1-0 overtime road win at Plattsburgh on Tuesday night. Scarlett Kirk scored the game’s only goal 99:51 into the contest to improve the Panthers to 4-0, while the Cardinals fell to 4-4 with the loss.
Middlebury College men’s soccer player Alvand Hajizadeh (Williamstown, Mass.) has been named the inaugural NESCAC Player of the Week. The senior scored all three-game winners for Middlebury in a 3-0 week. He scored the opening goal 7:02 into the game in a 2-0 win over Norwich to begin the week, while netting the game-winner in overtime in a 1-0 victory at Colby on Saturday.
Middlebury College women’s cross country runner Addie Tousley (Kensington, Md.) has been named the NESCAC Performer of the Week. Last weekend at the Aldrich Invitational, the senior won the women’s race by 23 seconds, finishing with a time of 18:13. She and her teammates will return to action this weekend at the Purple Valley Classic hosted by Williams.
Rensselaer came from 15 strokes back and a sixth place tie on day one to capture the 28th annual Duke Nelson Tournament. Action took place at the par-71 Ralph Myhre Golf Course on the campus of Middlebury College. The Engineers fired a red-hot 294 on day two to shave 19 strokes off their Saturday score to earn the win (607). Three players took nine or more strokes off their day one performance to help aid the victory. Skidmore fired its second 306 of the weekend to finish in second place with a 612, while the host school shaved two strokes off its score for a 618, good for third place.
The 10th-ranked Middlebury women's soccer team improved to 3-0 overall after a 3-0 victory at Colby in NESCAC play Saturday. Rachel Madding scored the lone goal of the first half at 28:12 when she took a pass from Maddy Boston and scored on a long blast.
In collaboration with the Women & Gender Studies Program, the Athletics Department will host a panel titled "40 Years of Title IX - Legacy and Outlook" on Monday, September 24th. The event will take place in room 216 at McCardell Bicentennial Hall, beginning at 7:00 p.m.
The Middlebury women's tennis team began fall play by participating in the Morehouse Classic hosted by Williams. Bowdoin, Middlebury, Vassar and the Ephs competed in the two-day event.
Former Middlebury College men's basketball player Ryan Sharry (Braintree, Mass.) has signed a one year contact with T71 Dudelange Basketball in the Diekirch League, Luxembourg’s top division. T71 won league champions for two consecutive seasons in 2010 and 2011, before losing in the championship series last season to Sparta.
The Cleveland Cavaliers have named Koby Altman '04 Pro Personnel Manager, Cavaliers General Manager Chris Grant announced today from Cleveland Clinic Courts. In his role as Pro Personnel Manager, Altman will coordinate the team’s domestic professional scouting efforts and will assist General Manager Chris Grant and Vice President of Basketball Operations David Griffin with other player personnel related matters.
Middlebury College has announced the hiring of Cathy Bersuder as an assistant athletic trainer for the Department of Sports Medicine. The Saline, Michigan native joined the staff in August of ’12.
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.
Michael Joseph, a six-foot seven-inch pitcher, plans to play minor-league baseball next spring and graduate from Middlebury in 2014.
Middlebury College pitcher Michael Joseph (Bala Cynwyd, Pa.) has signed a contract with the Baltimore Orioles. Joseph, who is entering his senior year plans to return to Middlebury in the fall, before taking a leave of absence in the spring of ’13 to join the Orioles system. He hopes to return to Middlebury in fall of ’13 and graduate in February of ’14.
Middlebury College is proud to announce a partnership with the Northeast Sports Network (NSN) for live video coverage of Panther sporting events. NSN will provide free live streaming of nearly 100 home Middlebury athletic contests in 2012-13.
Middlebury dropped a non-league game on Thursday, falling to the Panthers of Plymouth State. The host school used six pitchers combined to limit Middlebury to seven hits in a 5-0 win at Panther Park.