The men’s squash team is consistently ranked in the top 20 nationally among all divisions in collegiate squash. The team plays in a state-of-the-art nine-court squash facility that opened in the fall of 2013.
After achieving varsity status in 2008, the Panthers didn’t take long to become a top contender. In 2009 and 2010, the team captured the Summers Cup with a school-best 20 wins in 2010. In 2011-12, the Panthers finished the season 16-9, ending the year ranked a program-best 14th nationally.
Middlebury followed that with a trio of Summers Cup wins in 2013, 2014 and 2015, finishing each season ranked 17th nationally. The Panthers also earned the Summers Cup trophy following the 2017 season.
The team has advanced to the New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) semifinals for the past six seasons, placing third in 2011, 2012, 2017 and 2018. Middlebury has also twice been the proud winner of the National Team Sportsmanship award.
Middlebury is a member of the NESCAC which includes Amherst, Bates, Bowdoin, Colby, Connecticut College, Hamilton, Trinity, Tufts, Wesleyan and Williams. The squash schedule also includes challenges from some of the region’s and nation's top teams.