Panther Profiles

  • Panther Profile - Junior Olivia Bravo
    September 05, 2018
    Olivia Bravo ’20 is a two-year contributor to the Middlebury softball team. An environmental studies and history of art and architecture dual major from Falls Church, Virginia, Bravo has a passion for wildlife and the ocean.
  • Panther Profile - Junior Jacob Ellen
    August 09, 2018
    Jacob Ellen ’20 is a key contributor at the top of the lineup on the Middlebury men’s squash team. A neuroscience major from New York City, Ellen has joined forces with a Middlebury classmate to advocate for a deeply personal cause.
  • Panther Profile - Junior Jourdon Delerme-Brown
    July 12, 2018
    Jourdon Delerme-Brown ’20 is a defensive back on the Middlebury football team. The Mount Vernon, New York native is majoring in political science with minors in history and Chinese. He credits his family with instilling in him a drive to help others.
  • Panther Profile - Senior Bennett Doherty
    May 03, 2018
    Bennett Doherty ’18 is a member on the Middlebury men’s golf team as well as a captain. The Bedford, New Hampshire native is majoring in physics with a minor in Spanish. He turned a fascination with alternative forms of energy into a passion and is reaping the benefits.
  • Panther Profile - Junior Christina Puccinelli
    April 04, 2018
    Christina Puccinelli ’19 is a captain for the Panther women’s tennis team. The New York City native and mathematics major found a passion at an early age, and did some of her training with hall-of-famer John McEnroe.
  • Panther Profile - Senior Evie Keating
    March 07, 2018
    Evie Keating ’18 is a captain of the Panther women’s lacrosse team. The Hanover, New Hampshire, native who has deep roots at Middlebury, is majoring in conservation biology with a minor in gender, sexuality and feminist studies.
  • Panther Profile - Junior Will Greene
    January 31, 2018
    Will Greene ’19 is a diver on the Middlebury men’s swimming & diving team with a passion for the outdoors. The Bar Harbor, Maine native is majoring in environmental studies with a focus in conservation biology. He turned a childhood hobby into his passion, working today extensively in various forms of photography and video.
  • Panther Profile - Senior Hope Matthews
    January 03, 2018
    Hope Matthews ’18 is a member of both the Middlebury women’s golf and women’s squash teams. The Greenwich, Connecticut native is majoring in computer science and minoring in geology. It’s an unusual combination, she admits, but one that has added a wonderfully “unexpected twist” to her education.
  • Panther Profile - Senior Elizabeth Wulf
    December 05, 2017
    Elizabeth Wulf ’18 is a senior forward for the Middlebury women’s hockey team. As the daughter of two sports journalists, the neuroscience major from Larchmont, New York, grew up with a unique perspective on athletics.
  • Panther Profile - Senior Maddie Morgan
    November 01, 2017
    Maddie Morgan ’18 is a senior back for the Middlebury women’s soccer team. A molecular biology and biochemistry major from Atherton, California, Morgan hasn’t let her injuries on the field deter her from diving headlong into the collegiate experience at Middlebury.
  • Panther Profile - Senior Carson Peacock
    October 04, 2017
    Carson Peacock is a Environmental Studies major with a focus in Environmental policy as well as a four-year member of the Middlebury field hockey team. A senior midfielder from Texas, not typically known as a field hockey “hotbed,” Peacock has seen her role and her game evolve more and more each year with the team.
  • Panther Profile - Senior Ascencion Aispuro
    September 14, 2017
    Ascencion Aispuro is a three-year contributor for the Middlebury men’s cross country team and a first-generation college student. The senior from Maywood, California, posted three top-18 individual finishes in his final four races last fall, including an 18th-place finish at the NCAA Regional Championships.
  • Panther Profile - Senior Parker Lawlor
    July 07, 2017
    Parker Lawlor is a three-year contributor for the Middlebury men’s lacrosse team in the midfield. He played in all 18 games this season with five starts, posting career-high totals in goals (20), assists (9) and points (29). A rising senior from Carlsbad, California, and a graduate of Pacific Ridge High School, the computer science and geography dual major has excelled both in the classroom and on the field at Middlebury.
  • Panther Profile - Junior Katharine Fortin
    June 06, 2017
    Katharine Fortin is a three-year contributor for the Middlebury women’s golf team. She posted four top-10 individual finishes this year in seven tournaments, including medalist honors in the season-opening Utica Invitational in September. A junior from Wellesley, Massachusetts, she has been playing the game she loves since her first year at Wellesley High School.
  • Panther Profile - Junior Sebastian Sanchez
    May 02, 2017
    Sebastian Sanchez is a three-year contributor for the Middlebury baseball team, which recently locked up its first NESCAC Tournament berth since the 2011 season. A junior from Brooklyn, New York, he has been playing the game he loves since the age of five.
  • Panther Profile - Senior Maddie Pronovost
    April 05, 2017
    Senior women’s track & field athlete Maddie Pronovost continues to rewrite the record books this year for the Panthers, including setting the school record in the heptathlon this winter. The Brookline, Massachusetts, native concluded her indoor season with an All-American status, thanks to a third-place finish at the NCAA Indoor Championships.
  • Panther Profile - Senior Adam Luban
    March 16, 2017
    Senior Nordic skier Adam Luban was a key contributor for the Panthers this winter, placing inside the top-25 spots during nine of the 12 races.
  • Panther Profile - Junior Sabrina Weeks
    February 15, 2017
    Sabrina Weeks is always looking for new ways to stay ahead of the curve, whether in the classroom or on the court. After a frustrating injury, the junior guard has gradually worked herself back into the rotation for the surging women’s basketball team.
  • Panther Profile - Junior Sunho Park
    December 14, 2016
    Sunho Park’s path to Middlebury took many twists and turns, but one thing that has remained constant is his passion for hockey. The junior forward, originally from Seoul, Korea, has worked his way into the Panther lineup this winter.
  • Panther Profile - Senior Erzsie Nagy
    November 02, 2016
    Erzsie Nagy is one of the top-seven runners for the Middlebury women’s cross country team, which is immersed in its championship season and ranked in the top 10 nationally. A senior from Albion, Maine, she has helped the Panther women place in the top eight in the last three NCAA Championship meets, including a personal-best 42nd-place effort during the 2013 national meet.
  • Panther Profile - Alexandra Fields
    August 09, 2016
    Alexandra Fields was an integral part of the 2016 Middlebury women’s tennis team which advanced to the NCAA Semifinals for the second time in the program’s history. A rising senior from Coral Gables, Florida, with a crafty game and a never-give-up attitude, she also played in the NCAA Singles Tournament for the third-consecutive year.
  • Panther Profile - Linley Shaw
    February 03, 2016
    South Burlington, Vermont native Linley Shaw comes from a long line of Panther athletes. Her grandfather, Gale H. Shaw Jr. ’53 and aunt Danielle Shaw Virtue ’82 were both All-Americans as well as captains of their respective skiing teams. Additionally, Shaw’s cousin, Kara, graduated in 2015 and was a key member of last winter’s carnival team.
  • Panther Profile - Bryan Cheuk
    December 16, 2015
    When a person is growing up, milestones are achieved and learned in the early years including cultural ideas, traditions and foods. For Middlebury swimming and diving senior Bryan Cheuk, he had to learn and adjust to a whole new way of living when he started his collegiate life in the fall of 2012.
  • Panther Profile - Trevor Miletich
    October 29, 2015
    When entering your junior and senior years in high school, students search to find someplace they can call “home” for their collegiate years. For Middlebury football senior Trevor Miletich, he found his home away from home all the way across the country.
  • Panther Profile - Ria Gerger
    October 15, 2015
    Athletes use many techniques and methods to get away from the rigors that can be associated with practice as well as competition. They use these ways to ease their mind and relax. For Middlebury women’s tennis senior Ria Gerger, she turns to music and the writing of it to get away from it all.
  • Panther Profile - Carlyn Vachow
    September 16, 2015
    Carlyn Vachow loves life and lives it to the fullest, taking on new experiences and challenges on what seems like a daily basis. A native of St. Louis, Missouri and a graduate of John Burroughs School, which didn’t field a softball team, Vachow found other ways to compete like being named to the all-state team on the volleyball court as well as participating and honing her skills in club softball.
  • Panther Profile - Shannon Gibbs
    April 16, 2015
    Growing up as a child, Shannon Gibbs gravitated toward two passions in her life aside from her academics – theatre and the game of tennis. Despite giving up the latter during her high school years, the tennis bug never completely left her.
  • Panther Profile - Ari Smolyar
    April 09, 2015
    Ari Smolyar is a first-generation American citizen whose grandparents came over and planted roots in the United States when both of his parents were young children. Much like others did during that generation, they came here with little money and hopes and dreams. They turned those dreams into reality and instilled in Ari and the rest of his family a work ethic and love for life. A native of West Orange, New Jersey and a graduate of Solomon Schechter Day School, the men’s tennis junior has carried those values into successes both on and off the court.
  • Panther Profile - Mary Sackbauer
    February 06, 2015
    An old saying goes “it doesn’t matter how many times you fall, what matters is how many times you get back up.” The saying holds true for Middlebury senior alpine skier Mary Sackbauer.
  • Panther Profile - Alexis Coolidge
    January 28, 2015
    When asking a young child what they want to be when they grow up, many will respond “I want to be a doctor” or “I want to be a firefighter.” Not many will tell you “I want to be a first-generation college student who wants to do something in the medical field.”
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