The Middlebury volleyball team opened play during the two-day New England Challenge with a 3-0 setback Friday evening at Babson (18-5) by scores of 25-22, 25-15, 25-16. The Panthers (12-5) return to action Saturday, playing an 11:00 a.m. match at 21st-ranked MIT followed by a 3:30 p.m. contest with Springfield.
The Middlebury men’s soccer team ran its unbeaten streak to eight games, as the Panthers cashed in on a penalty kick for a 1-0 triumph win Wednesday at Castleton (7-7-1). Middlebury (8-2-3) returns to NESCAC play Saturday at 12:00 p.m., hosting Bates.
The Middlebury College field hockey coaching staff along with four alumnae of the program will participate in a goodwill overseas trip later this year to India. The seven members will be traveling to the city of Ranchi in Jharkhand, India to coach a week-long field hockey residential program for young women ages 14-17. The trip will take place from November 24 through December 2.
Middlebury College men’s soccer player Daniel O’Grady (New York, N.Y.) has been selected as the NESCAC Player of the Week. The senior midfielder recorded three goals and two assists in a 3-0 week for the Panthers. After earning a goal and an assist in road wins at Utica and Trinity, O’Grady assisted on the game-winner Sunday in a 1-0 home overtime victory against Wesleyan.
Middlebury College football players Bobby Ritter (Middlebury, Vt.) and Maxwell Rye (Longmeadow, Mass.) have earned NESCAC Player of the Week honors in their respective areas. The duo helped the Panthers defeat Williams for the sixth time in the last seven years with a 21-10 road win on Saturday.
The Middlebury men's tennis team concluded the fall portion of its schedule with two titles at the Tufts/Deis Invitational over the weekend. Two singles draws as well as a two doubles brackets were both contested. After the first round of play in each bracket, consolation backdraws also took place.
The fifth-ranked Middlebury women’s soccer team blanked visiting Wesleyan 5-0 Sunday on Dragone Field. Middlebury (12-0-1, 7-0-1) continues conference play Saturday at 12:00 p.m. with its regular-season home finale against Bates, while Wesleyan (6-3-2, 3-2-2) is on the road Wednesday at Rhode Island College for a 6:00 p.m. start.
Henry Wilhelm scored 8:19 into overtime, lifting Middlebury (7-2-3, 4-2-2) to a 1-0 victory over Wesleyan (3-9-0, 2-6-0) on South Street Field. The Panthers return to action on Wednesday night at Castleton, while the Cardinals will host Amherst on Friday evening.
The top-ranked Middlebury field hockey team remained undefeated, scoring a season-high 11 times in an 11-1 NESCAC victory Sunday over Wesleyan. The Panthers (13-0, 8-0) continue conference play Saturday hosting Bates at 11:00 a.m., while the Cardinals (4-9, 0-8) are home at 12:00 p.m. against Amherst the same day.
The Middlebury men's golf team placed fourth among nine teams competing at the Saratoga Invitational hosted by Skidmore at the Saratoga National Golf Course. Babson won in a tiebreaker over Trinity, each shooting a 590. RPI followed with a 592, three strokes ahead of the Panthers (595). Middlebury returns to action next weekend at the NEIGA Championship.
The three-day Middlebury Invitational women's tennis tournament featured a trio of teams that played a form of hidden duals from Friday through Sunday. Action took place inside the Nelson Recreational Center. Teams competing in the invitational were Middlebury, Brandeis and Williams. The invitational concluded the fall portion of the season for Middlebury.
Middlebury defeated previously unbeaten Williams for the sixth time in the last seven years with a 21-10 victory over the Ephs (4-1) on Farley/Lamb Field. The Panthers (3-2) return to action next Saturday when they host Bates at 1:00 p.m. on homecoming weekend.
Middlebury scored the game’s final four goals on its way to a 4-1 win over Trinity (4-5-2, 2-4-1) in Connecticut. The fourth-ranked Panthers (11-0-1, 6-0-1) return to action on Sunday when they host Wesleyan at noon.
The Middlebury men’s soccer team scored three-straight goals in the first half, erasing an early deficit for a 3-2 NESCAC triumph Saturday at Trinity. The Panthers are unbeaten (4-0-2) in their last six games with five of those contests coming on the road. Middlebury (6-2-3, 3-2-2) has a quick turnaround, facing Wesleyan at home Sunday at 12:00 p.m.