2018 Field Hockey News

  • Panther Field Hockey to Make Goodwill Overseas Trip
    October 16, 2018
    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.
  • Panthers Net Season-High 11 Goals in Win Over Wesleyan
    October 14, 2018
    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.
  • #1 Middlebury Scores Twice in Second Half to Top #15 Trinity, 2-0
    October 13, 2018
    Top-ranked Middlebury extended its winning streak to 28-straight games, scoring twice in the second half for a 2-0 NESCAC victory at 15th-ranked Trinity (9-3, 5-3) Saturday. Middlebury (12-0, 7-0) is right back on the field Sunday at 12:00 p.m., hosting conference opponent Wesleyan.
  • Top-Ranked Middlebury Blanks Rensselaer, 4-0
    October 09, 2018
    The top-ranked Middlebury field hockey team scored three times in the opening half en route to a 4-0 road victory Tuesday at Rensselaer (2-9). The triumph also extends the Panthers’ win streak to 27-straight games dating back to last fall. Middlebury (11-0) remains on the road Saturday, traveling to 15th-ranked Trinity for an 11:00 a.m. start.
  • Nicholas’ OT Goal Lifts Top-Ranked Panthers Past #3 Tufts
    October 06, 2018
    Middlebury's Erin Nicholas scored with 1:12 elapsed in overtime, lifting top-ranked Middlebury (10-0, 6-0) to a 2-1 home victory over third-ranked Tufts (8-1, 5-1) Saturday on Kohn Field. The victory extends the Middlebury winning streak to 26-straight games, and also gives the Panthers sole possession of first place in the NESCAC standings. Middlebury returns to action on Tuesday with a 6:30 p.m. start at Rensselaer, while the third-ranked Jumbos host Wellesley on Wednesday at 5:00 p.m.
  • Midd Minute - Marissa Baker '20
    October 04, 2018
    In this edition of Midd Minute, Marissa Baker ’20 discusses a business she developed as a child. #MiddMinute #GoMidd
  • #1 Panthers Surge Past Colby, 4-1
    September 29, 2018
    Top-ranked Middlebury field hockey team tallied four times in the second half, rallying for a 4-1 road NESCAC win Saturday at Colby, extending its winning streak to 25-straight games. The Panthers (9-0, 5-0) are idle until next Saturday, hosting third-ranked Tufts at 1:00 p.m.
  • Big Second Half Carries #1 Middlebury Past Skidmore
    September 26, 2018
    Top-ranked Middlebury scored five times in the second half, overcoming a one-goal deficit at the intermission for a 5-1 triumph Wednesday at Skidmore (3-5). The Panthers (8-0) return to NESCAC action Saturday, heading to Colby for a 12:00 p.m. start.
  • Nicholas’ Late Goal Shoots #1 Field Hockey Past #5 Babson
    September 23, 2018
    Middlebury’s Erin Nicholas scored with 4:30 left in the second half, lifting top-ranked Middlebury (7-0) to a 2-1 home victory Sunday over fifth-ranked Babson (7-2).  Middlebury returns to action on the road Wednesday at 4:00 p.m. against Skidmore, while the Beavers are home the same day for a 6:00 p.m. contest with Bates.
  • #1 Middlebury Doubles Up #8 Bowdoin, 4-2
    September 22, 2018
    Top-ranked Middlebury (6-0, 4-0) scored twice in each half, carrying the Panthers to a 4-2 home NESCAC victory Saturday over eighth-ranked Bowdoin (5-1, 3-1). Middlebury hosts another ranked opponent on Sunday, facing fifth-ranked Babson at 1:00 p.m., while the Polar Bears return home tomorrow for a 2:00 p.m. contest against Southern Maine.
  • Johns Tabbed NESCAC Player of the Week
    September 17, 2018
    Middlebury College field hockey player Emma Johns (North Andover, Mass.) has been selected as the NESCAC Player of the Week. The junior midfielder scored four goals and assisted on another in a pair of NESCAC wins for Middlebury. After earning a hat trick, including the game-winner in a 5-4 home victory on Saturday over 19th-ranked Amherst, Johns added a goal and an assist the following day, as the Panthers defeated No. 16 Hamilton on the road, 4-0.
  • Middlebury Nets 4-0 Road Victory at Hamilton
    September 16, 2018
    The top-ranked Middlebury field hockey team remained undefeated on the season, posting a 4-0 NESCAC road victory at #16 Hamilton (4-1, 2-1) on Sunday. The Panthers return home Saturday, facing another ranked opponent in 10th-ranked Bowdoin at 12:00 p.m.
  • #1 Field Hockey Holds Off Amherst
    September 15, 2018
    Middlebury scored the game’s first four goals and held off a late comeback bid by 19th-ranked Amherst (1-1, 0-1), earning a 5-4 victory Saturday on Kohn Field. The top-ranked Panthers (4-0, 2-0) return to action on Sunday when they travel to 16th-ranked Hamilton at 12:00 p.m. The Mammoths take to the field again on Thursday at 7:00 p.m. when they play at Endicott.  
  • Middlebury Defeats UNE in Home Opener
    September 09, 2018
    Middlebury scored six first-half goals on its way to a 7-0 win over the University of New England (0-4) on Sunday in its home opener on Kohn Field. The top-ranked Panthers (3-0) return to action on Saturday when they host Amherst at 11:00 a.m. The Nor’easters will entertain Western New England College on Wednesday at 5:00 p.m.
  • Top-Ranked Middlebury Blanks Conn. College In NESCAC Opener
    September 08, 2018
    The top-ranked Middlebury field hockey team opened NESCAC play with a solid 4-0 shutout victory Saturday at Connecticut College. The Panthers (2-0, 1-0) return to action Sunday, hosting the University of New England for their home opener on Kohn Field at 12:00 p.m.
  • Field Hockey Handles Castleton in Opener
    September 05, 2018
    The top-ranked Middlebury field hockey team had little trouble at Castleton (1-2) in its season-opener, handing the Spartans a 10-0 loss at Dave Wolk Stadium on Tuesday. The defending NCAA Champions return to action on Saturday with their NESCAC opener at Connecticut College beginning at noon.
  • Keep Up to Date With Your Favorite Panther Teams
    September 04, 2018
    Keep up with your favorite Panther teams this fall by joining our EMAIL LISTS. The Northeast Sports Network (NSN) will webcast well over 100 Middlebury home games as well as several away contests. New for 2018-19, you can watch the game via OTT (over-the-top) apps on Amazon Fire TV, Android TV, Apple TV and Roku devices. You can also download the "NESCAC Network" app from your mobile phone.
  • 2018 Field Hockey Season Preview
    August 31, 2018
    Fresh on the heels of its second NCAA Championship in the last three seasons, the Middlebury field hockey team has no plans of letting off the accelerator this fall. Last season, the squad posted a 20-2 record, tying the program mark for the most victories in a season. Winners of four of the last six NESCAC Championships, Middlebury is ranked atop the NFHCA preseason national poll and has its sights set on standing on the podium again come the middle of November in Pennsylvania.
  • Palumbo, Schweppe Tabbed Assistant Field Hockey Coaches
    August 24, 2018
    Middlebury College has announced the hiring of Rachel Palumbo and Lauren Schweppe ’18 as assistant field hockey coaches. Palumbo is a Schwensksville, Pennsylvania native who joins the Panther program after spending the last two seasons as a graduate assistant coach at Salisbury (Md.), while Schweppe graduated from Middlebury last May with a bachelor’s degree in history and a classical civilization minor.