2017 Men's Lacrosse News

  • 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.
  • Rogers Named USILA All-American, Riehl Also Honored
    May 24, 2017
    Two members of the Middlebury College men’s lacrosse team were honored when the United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (USILA) announced its All-American teams. Junior Eric Rogers (Lebanon, N.J.) earned a spot on the second team as a defender, while classmate Henry Riehl (Baltimore, Md.) picked up honorable mention honors on attack.
  • Rogers, Riehl Selected to NEILA All-New England Teams
    May 18, 2017
    Two members of the Middlebury College men’s lacrosse team were honored when the New England Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (NEILA) announced its All-New England teams. Junior Eric Rogers (Lebanon, N.J.) earned a spot on the first team as a defender, while classmate Henry Riehl (Baltimore, Md.) was named honorable mention as an attack.
  • Middlebury Falls To Wesleyan In NESCAC Championship
    May 07, 2017
    Middlebury’s improbable run toward the NESCAC Championship came up just short, as the sixth-seeded Panthers fell 9-8 to second-seeded Wesleyan on Sunday in Lewiston, Maine. The Cardinals scored the contest’s final four goals for the victory, extending their winning streak to 17-straight games. Wesleyan earned NESCAC’s automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament with its first title since 2009. Middlebury finishes the season at 9-9.
  • Middlebury Knocks Off Top-Ranked Bates, 14-13
    May 06, 2017
    The sixth-seeded Middlebury men's lacrosse team advanced to the NESCAC Championship game following a 14-13 victory at top-seeded and undefeated Bates on Saturday. The Panthers (9-8) will take on either seven-time defending conference champion Tufts or Wesleyan in the title game on Sunday at 12:00 p.m. in Maine. Top-ranked Bates (14-1) lost for the first time this season and eyes an at-large bid to the NCAA Tournament.
  • Rogers & Riehl Earn All-NESCAC Honors
    May 04, 2017
    Middlebury College men’s lacrosse players Eric Rogers (Lebanon, N.J.) and Henry Riehl (Baltimore, Md.) have earned All-NESCAC honors. Rogers earned a spot on the first-team for the second year in a row, while Riehl was named to the second team. The duo is preparing for this weekend’s NESCAC semifinals, where the Panthers will visit Bates for a 12:00 p.m. game on Saturday.
  • NESCAC Championship Weekend Next Up for Men's Lacrosse
    May 03, 2017
    The Panthers will look for their eighth conference championship when they visit Bates for the 2017 NESCAC Men's Lacrosse Championship at Garcelon Field. The first semifinal takes place on Saturday, May 6 with the Bobcats hosting the sixth-seeded Panthers at 12:00 p.m. followed by second-seeded Wesleyan squaring off against fifth-seeded Tufts at 3:00 p.m. The championship will conclude on Sunday, May 7 at 12:00 p.m. with the winner receiving the league's automatic bid into the NCAA Tournament. All three games will be webcasted by the Northeast Sports Network (NSN) at nsnsports.net/conferences/NESCAC.
  • Midgley Selected NESCAC Player of the Week
    May 01, 2017
    Middlebury College men’s lacrosse player Charles Midgley (Scarborough, N.Y.) has been named the NESCAC Player of the Week. The sophomore goalie made a career-high 24 saves as sixth-seeded Middlebury knocked off third-seeded Amherst in the NESCAC Quarterfinals. Seven of his saves came in the fourth quarter as the Panthers picked up the win. Earlier in the week, he made 10 stops in a NESCAC road victory at Williams to help Middlebury earn the sixth seed. He currently leads the league with a 10.58 goals against average.
  • Middlebury Upends #11 Amherst On Late Goal
    April 29, 2017
    Middlebury goalie Charles Midgley made a career-high 24 saves, propelling the Panthers to an 11-10 upset of 11th-ranked Amherst in the NESCAC Quarterfinals Saturday in Massachusetts. Middlebury (7-8), the tournament’s sixth seed, advances to next weekend’s semifinals at top-seeded Bates, while Amherst (12-4) saw its five-game winning streak snapped. Middlebury will face the Bobcats at 12:00 p.m., while the other semifinal has second-seeded Wesleyan taking on fifth-seeded Tufts at 3:00 p.m.
  • Middlebury Travels to Amherst for NESCAC Quarterfinal
    April 27, 2017
    Middlebury secured the #6 seed in the NESCAC Tournament and will travel to third-seeded Amherst for a quarterfinal game on Saturday at 1:00 p.m. Bates clinched the top seed in the NESCAC Men’s Lacrosse Championship for the first time in program history by virtue of its win over Connecticut College on April 22. The Bobcats finished the regular season with a 10-0 mark in conference play, and are the first NESCAC team to go unbeaten in league play since 2005 when Middlebury went 9-0. The NESCAC Quarterfinals are set for Saturday, April 29. Wesleyan and Bowdoin join Bates and Amherst as quarterfinal hosts. The highest remaining seed following the quarterfinals will host the semifinals and championship on Saturday, May 6 and Sunday, May 7.
  • Big Third Quarter Propels Panthers in Regular-Season Finale
    April 26, 2017
    Trailing 6-5 at the halftime break, Middlebury outscored Williams by a 9-1 count in Wednesday’s third quarter en route to a 19-10 victory over the Ephs (7-8, 4-6) in the regular-season finale for both teams. The Panthers earned the sixth seed in the upcoming NESCAC Tournament and will travel to third-seeded Amherst in a quarterfinal game on Saturday.
  • Colby Holds Off Men's Lacrosse Rally
    April 22, 2017
    Colby held off a late surge by Middlebury (6-8, 3-6), picking up a 13-10 win over the Panthers on Youngman Field at Alumni Stadium. The home contest was the final of the year for Middlebury, who plays its last regular-season game at Williams on Wednesday. The Mules (3-10, 2-7) conclude their regular season at Bates on the same day.
  • Strong Second Half Sparks Middlebury Past Trinity
    April 15, 2017
    Middlebury scored all five goals in the third quarter, turning a halftime deficit into an 11-7 NESCAC victory over visiting Trinity on Saturday. The Panthers trailed 6-5 at the break, but a six-goal run in the second half sparked the hosts to the league win. Middlebury (6-7, 3-5) returns to action next Saturday when it welcomes Colby at 1:00 p.m., while Trinity (3-9, 0-8) is home Monday with a non-conference contest against Lasell at 5:30 p.m.
  • Men's Lacrosse Holds Off Springfield
    April 12, 2017
    Middlebury held off a late charge by Springfield, as the Panthers (5-7) picked up a 13-12 win over the Pride (6-3) on Youngman Field at Alumni Stadium. Middlebury returns to action on Saturday when it hosts Trinity at 2:00 p.m., while Springfield will visit Emerson on the same day.
  • Men's Lacrosse Comeback Falls Short at Bates
    April 08, 2017
    The Middlebury men’s lacrosse team battled back from an eight-goal deficit to cut the lead to 12-11, but could not overcome fourth-ranked Bates (10-0, 7-0), falling 15-12 on the road Saturday. The Panthers (4-7, 2-5) return to action on Wednesday when they host Springfield at 5:00 p.m.
  • Middlebury Scores a Season-High 20 Goals in Win Over Hamilton
    April 05, 2017
    Middlebury held Hamilton without a goal for a span of 27:52, on its way to a 20-7 win over the Continentals (3-7, 1-5) on Youngman Field at Alumni Stadium. The Panthers (4-6, 2-4) return to action on Saturday at Bates, while Hamilton will visit Tufts on the same day.
  • Men's Lax Falls at #12 Amherst
    April 01, 2017
    The 20th-ranked Middlebury men’s lacrosse team suffered a 20-11 loss on the road to 12th-ranked Amherst on Pratt Field at Lehrman Stadium. The Panthers (3-6, 1-4) return to action on Wednesday when they host Hamilton at 5:00 p.m., while the Purple and White (7-2, 3-1) hosts #14 Wesleyan on the same day.
  • Panthers Fall to RIT Inside the Carrier Dome
    March 28, 2017
    The 20th-ranked Middlebury men's lacrosse team possessed a 10-9 halftime lead on Tuesday evening, but #8 RIT outscored the Panthers 19-2 during the second half on its way to a 28-12 win inside the Carrier Dome on the campus of Syracuse University. The Panthers (3-5) return to action on Saturday when they travel to #12 Amherst for a 12:00 p.m. NESCAC contest, while the Tigers (6-2) return to action on the same day against #4 St. Lawrence.
  • Men's Lacrosse Drops 2OT Game to Bowdoin
    March 25, 2017
    Bowdoin’s Daniel Buckman tied the game with 1:10 left and the won it in double overtime, as the Polar Bears (3-2, 2-1) earned a 14-13 road win at Middlebury (3-4, 1-3) on Saturday afternoon. The 16th-ranked Panthers return to action against RIT at Syracuse on Tuesday, while Bowdoin is back at it on Sunday afternoon at Williams.
  • Big Run Sparks #16 Middlebury Past Plattsburgh St., 17-10
    March 21, 2017
    The Middlebury men's lacrosse team used a big 10-0 run, erasing a one-goal deficit and propelling the Panthers to a 17-10 triumph over visiting Plattsburgh State on Tuesday. Middlebury (3-3) returns to action on Saturday when they host NESCAC opponent Bowdoin at 1:00 p.m., while Plattsburgh State (4-2) entertains Plymouth State Thursday at 4:00 p.m.
  • #10 Panther Men’s Lacrosse Falls to Wesleyan
    March 18, 2017
    The Middlebury men's lacrosse team made a late comeback against NESCAC foe Wesleyan (4-1, 2-1), but it wasn’t enough as the #10 Panthers (2-3, 1-2) came up on the short end of a 17-15 game Saturday on Kohn Field. The Panthers return to action on Tuesday when they host Plattsburgh State at 3:30 p.m., while Wesleyan entertains Clark next Saturday at 3:00 p.m.
  • #10 Men's Lacrosse Drops One-Goal Game at #5 St. Lawrence
    March 13, 2017
    In a battle of two teams ranked in the top 10 nationally, #5 St. Lawrence held on for an 11-10 win over 10th-ranked Middlebury in Canton, New York. The Panthers return to action on Saturday when they host Wesleyan in a NESCAC contest at 2:00 p.m.
  • Comeback Falls Short as Men's Lacrosse Drops Road Game at Tufts
    March 10, 2017
    The Middlebury men’s lacrosse team made a late comeback at third-ranked Tufts (3-0, 1-0), but it wasn’t enough as the #12 Panthers (2-1, 1-1) came up on the short end of a 16-13 game on Friday night at Bello Field. Middlebury returns to action on Tuesday with a road game at St. Lawrence.
  • Riehl's Seven Goals Leads Panthers to Win in Home Opener
    March 07, 2017
    Henry Riehl scored seven goals and added an assist to lead Middlebury to a 17-7 win over Endicott (0-3) in the team’s home-opener. The 12th-ranked Panthers (2-0) return to action on Saturday with a NESCAC road game at third-ranked Tufts.
  • Men's Lacrosse Downs Conn. College in Season Opener
    March 05, 2017
    The 14th-ranked Middlebury men's lacrosse team opened up its season with an 8-6 win at Connecticut College (0-1, 0-1) on Sunday afternoon. The Panthers (1-0, 1-0) broke a 6-6 tie with the final two goals of the game to earn the victory. Middlebury returns to action on Tuesday when it plays its home opener against Endicott at 3:00 p.m.
  • 2017 Men’s Lacrosse Season Preview
    March 01, 2017
    The Middlebury men’s lacrosse team will face many challenges in 2017 with some holes to fill in the lineup and a schedule that doesn’t allow much time for that transition to take place. This roster is very balanced among each of the classes including 14 seniors with solid years of experience during their Panther careers, including NCAA Tournament appearances in each of the last two seasons.