Athletics News

  • Men's Nordic Dominates at Rikert as Wood Wins the 15K Classic
    February 15, 2019
    The Panther ski teams turned in excellent performances on day one of the 96th annual Middlebury College Carnival. Dartmouth leads with 458 points, followed by Middlebury (448), Vermont (397) and Williams (293). Sam Wood (nordic) and Erik Arvidsson (alpine) both earned wins on Friday afternoon for the Panthers. Action concludes tomorrow with nordic events beginning at 10:00 a.m. and the giant slalom getting underway at 9:30 a.m.
  • Arvidsson Wins Slalom, Women Second on Day One of Middlebury Carnival
    February 15, 2019
    The Panther ski teams turned in excellent performances on day one of the 96th annual Middlebury College Carnival. Dartmouth leads with 458 points, followed by Middlebury (448), Vermont (397) and Williams (293). Sam Wood (nordic) and Erik Arvidsson (alpine) both earned wins on Friday afternoon for the Panthers. Action concludes tomorrow with nordic events beginning at 10:00 a.m. and the giant slalom getting underway at 9:30 a.m.
  • Late Goal Earns Men's Hockey Tie at Hamilton
    February 15, 2019
    Middlebury’s Jimmy McKee scored with 56 seconds left with an extra attacker, as the Panthers (8-11-4, 5-8-4) earned a 3-3 road tie at Hamilton (11-9-3, 9-5-3) on Friday night. The Panthers wrap up their regular season on Saturday with a 3:00 p.m. game at Amherst.
  • Panthers Blank Bowdoin at CSA Team Championships
    February 15, 2019
    The 18th-ranked Middlebury men's squash team blanked No. 23 Bowdoin (6-9) by a 9-0 tally on Friday morning in the Summers Cup quarterfinal round at the CSA Team Championships. Six of the nine matches were decided in three games. The national event is being hosted by Yale at the Brady Squash Center. The Panthers return to action Saturday at 8:30 a.m. in a semifinal match against No. 19 Brown.
  • VanderMeer’s Win Highlights Day One of NESCAC Meet
    February 15, 2019
    Aided by a victory from Frances VanderMeer during day one of the 2019 NESCAC Women's Swimming & Diving Championship, Middlebury sits in eighth place among 11 teams competing. The championship meet is being held in the Wesleyan University Natatorium. Williams leads the way with 781 points, while Tufts (641) and Amherst (590) round out the top three. The Panthers have 359 points following Friday’s action.
  • #8 Middlebury Clipped by #10 Williams, 2-1
    February 15, 2019
    Williams's Bri Laycock scored midway through the third period, lifting the Ephs to a 2-1 decision over host Middlebury on Friday in a key NESCAC contest. Williams and the Panthers are tied for first place with the teams closing out the regular season tomorrow night in Massachusetts, capping their two-game series. A Middlebury win would earn the eighth-ranked Panthers (14-5-3, 9-4-2) the top seed in the upcoming conference tournament, while the 10th-ranked Ephs (16-4-3, 9-4-2) can win or tie to secure first place.
  • Men’s Basketball Earns NESCAC’s Top Seed, Hosts Tufts in Quarters
    February 14, 2019
    Middlebury, winners of two of the last three and four overall NESCAC Men’s Basketball Championships, has earned the No. 1 seed in the upcoming conference tournament. The NESCAC Quarterfinals are set for Saturday, February 16, as the Panthers will host No. 8 seed Tufts at 3:00 p.m. The semifinals will take place on February 23 with the championship game scheduled for February 24, with all three games being played on the campus of the highest remaining seed. The league’s champion garners an automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament.
  • Men’s Squash Prepares for CSA Team Championships
    February 14, 2019
    The Middlebury men's squash team has earned the No. 2 seed in the Summers Cup (C Division) for the upcoming National Team Championships to be played at Yale in the Brady Squash Center. The 18th-ranked Panthers will compete in the Summers Cup for the ninth time in the program's 12-year history, taking part in the Hoehn Cup the other three years. Middlebury has won the Summers Cup six times over the last 10 years, including four of the last six seasons. The Panthers take on 23rd-ranked Bowdoin in a quarterfinal match on Friday, February 15 at 10:00 a.m. and will continue to play on both Saturday and Sunday to determine its overall finish.
  • Women’s Basketball Travels to Trinity for NESCAC Quarters
    February 14, 2019
    Middlebury starts its run toward the NESCAC Women's Basketball Championship when it travels to Trinity for a NESCAC Quarterfinal game on Saturday, February 16 at 3:00 p.m. The winner advances to the semifinal round next weekend at the highest remaining seed and the champion earns an automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament.
  • Panther Women’s Swimming & Diving Eyes NESCAC Title
    February 13, 2019
    Middlebury will challenge for a conference title when the 2019 NESCAC Women's Swimming and Diving Championships begin on Thursday, February 14, with the finals of the 800 freestyle relay. This year, the championships move to a four-day format as the 800 freestyle relay was shifted to Thursday night. The Wesleyan Natatorium on the campus of Wesleyan University will host the 24-event competition.
  • Men's Basketball to Host NESCAC Quarterfinal Game - Ticket Info.
    February 12, 2019
    Middlebury will host Colby/Tufts in a NESCAC Quarterfinal game on Saturday, February 16 at 3:00 p.m. (time subject to change). Tickets will go on sale Wednesday, February 13 at 9:55 a.m. and are priced at $5 for adults and $2 for students. They are available at the Mahaney and McCullough box offices or by calling 802-443-6433.
  • Ski Teams Set to Host Winter Carnival
    February 11, 2019
    Middlebury College will host its 96th annual winter carnival on Friday-Saturday, February 15-16. Nordic events will be contested at the Rikert Nordic Center, while the alpine events will be held at the Middlebury College Snow Bowl.
  • Panthers Blank Amherst in NESCAC Third-Place Match
    February 10, 2019
    The third-seeded Middlebury women's squash team finished in third place overall via a 9-0 victory against fourth-seeded Amherst (8-8) in the 2019 NESCAC Tournament. The three-day event was hosted by Trinity in the Kellner Squash Center. With the win, the Panthers improve to 12-4 and return to action when they compete at the CSA Team Championships from February 22-24 at Trinity.
  • Women’s Squash Advances to NESCAC Semis Before Falling to Williams
    February 09, 2019
    The third-seeded Panther women’s squash team advanced into the semifinal round of the NESCAC Championship on Saturday. Middlebury earned a bye through the first round, and posted a narrow 5-4 victory over sixth-seeded Bates in the quarterfinal round, before falling to second-seeded Williams by a score of 6-3. The three-day event is being hosted by Trinity in the Kellner Squash Center. The Panthers (11-4) return to play on Sunday at 1:00 p.m. in the third-place match against fourth-seeded Amherst.