Middlebury College has announced the hiring of Greg Conrad ’17 as an assistant men’s soccer coach. He returns to Middlebury after playing professionally overseas, while spending time coaching youth teams in Iceland and Germany.
Four members of the Middlebury women’s lacrosse team were honored when the Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA) announced its All-American teams. Seniors Evie Keating (Hanover, N.H.) and Hollis Perticone (Darien, Conn.) along with junior Emma McDonagh (Reading, Mass.) were named to the first team, while senior Georgia Carroll (Lutherville, Md.) garnered third-team laurels. The quartet helped guide the Panthers to the NCAA Championship game, finishing with a 20-3 record and a NESCAC Championship.
Recent Middlebury College graduates and men’s lacrosse players John Jackson (Hood River, Ore.) and Henry Riehl (Baltimore, Md.) have been named Division III Scholar All-Americans by the United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (USILA). Jackson graduated last month with a degree in environmental economics, while Riehl walked across the stage having majored in economics.
Three Middlebury women’s tennis players were named All-Americans when the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) released its honorees. Sophomores Heather Boehm (Miami, Fla.) and Katherine Hughes (Haddonfield, N.J.) were recognized in singles for the first times in their careers. Hughes along with doubles partner sophomore Skylar Schossberger (Eagle, Idaho) picked up their second-consecutive All-American laurels.
The Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) recently released its list of Division III All-Americans and a pair of Middlebury men were recognized by the organization. Included were Middlebury junior Lubomir Cuba (Massapequa Park, N.Y.) and senior Kyle Schlanger (Summerfield, N.C.), as Cuba earned the laurel in singles and the pair did as a doubles team.
Middlebury has finished fifth among 329 colleges and universities that registered points in the 2017-18 Learfield Sports Directors' Cup standings. The Panthers earned their 15th-straight top-10 finish, winning the cup in 2011-12. Middlebury has also finished in the top five 17 times since 1995-96.
Middlebury College baseball pitcher Robert Erickson (Dallas, Texas) was one of 51 students recently elected to Phi Beta Kappa, the oldest honor society for the liberal arts and sciences in the United States. The event was the 150th Phi Beta Kappa induction in Middlebury's history.
Sophomore Nathan Hill (Hinsdale, Ill.) of the Middlebury College men's track & field team was honored when the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) announced its list of All-American recipients following the NCAA Championship. Hill finished third in the 800-meter run on Saturday, as the top-eight finishers in each event garnered All-American status. The three-day event took place at the Roger Harring Stadium at Veterans Memorial Field Sports Complex in La Crosse, Wisconsin.
The Middlebury track and field teams were well represented on the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) All-Region squads. A total of 14 Panthers collected All-New England accolades when the national organization announced its award winners.
Three members of the Middlebury College men's lacrosse team were honored when the United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (USILA) announced its All-American teams. Senior Eric Rogers (Lebanon, N.J.) earned a spot on the second team as a defender, junior attack Michael McCormack (Williamstown, Mass.) found a place on the third team, while senior Henry Riehl (Baltimore, Md.) picked up honorable mention honors on attack for the second-straight year.
The Middlebury women's lacrosse team saw its bid for a second NCAA Women's Lacrosse Championship in the last three seasons come up one game short, as the Panthers fell to defending champion Gettysburg 11-9 on Monday in Salem, Virginia. The game that featured the past two champions was originally scheduled for Sunday, but was pushed back until Monday due to inclement weather in the Salem area.
Middlebury men's tennis players Lubomir Cuba and Kyle Schlanger became the second Panther duo in as many years to hoist the NCAA Doubles crown, earning a pair of straight-set wins in the semifinals and finals. The doubles title was the second for Cuba, who won it last year with William de Quant, while Schlanger earns his first. Matches took place at the Biszantz Family Tennis Center in Claremont, California.
Fast starts at the beginning of each half lifted fourth-ranked Middlebury to a 13-9 triumph over top-ranked The College of New Jersey (20-3) Saturday in the national semifinals in Salem, Virginia. The Panthers (20-2) advance to the title game for the second time in the last three seasons, claiming the crown in 2016. Middlebury will play for the program's seventh championship on Sunday, taking on defending champion Gettysburg at 2:00 p.m. The third-ranked Bullets won the opening game of the day with a 12-7 victory over second-ranked Salisbury.
Nathan Hill represented the Middlebury men's track & field team on Saturday, posting an All-American third-place finish during the 800-meter run on the final day of the NCAA Outdoor Championships. The three-day event took place at the Roger Harring Stadium at Veterans Memorial Field Sports Complex in La Crosse, Wisconsin.