2016-17 Women's Hockey News

  • Four Women’s Hockey Players Garner ACHA Academic Accolades
    September 01, 2017
    Four members of the Middlebury women’s hockey team have been selected as 2016-17 American Hockey Coaches Association All-American Scholars.
  • Three Panthers Garner All-NEHWA Honors
    April 06, 2017
    Three members of the Middlebury College women’s hockey players were named 2017 New England Hockey Writers Association’s (NEHWA) Division II-III All-Stars. Senior Carly Watson (Montpelier, Vt.), junior Jessica Young (Mission Hills, Kan.) and Maddie Winslow (Manchester, Vt.) were each honored and are invited to the organization’s annual banquet on April 11 at the Prince Restaurant in Saugus, Massachusetts.
  • Watson & Young Named to AHCA All-American Team
    March 17, 2017
    Middlebury College women's hockey players Carly Watson (Montpelier, Vt.) and Jessica Young (Mission Hills, Kan.) have been named second-team CCM All-Americans by the American Hockey Coaches Association (ACHA). Watson earned a spot on defense, while Young was tabbed as a forward.
  • Overtime Goal Lifts Norwich Past Middlebury in NCAA Hockey Action
    March 11, 2017
    Norwich’s Sophie McGovern scored 2:28 into the second overtime, lifting the visiting Cadets to a 5-4 victory over Middlebury in the NCAA Women’s Hockey Quarterfinals Saturday in Kenyon Arena. Fourth-ranked Norwich (23-5-1) advances to face Plattsburgh State in the NCAA Semifinals, while the Panthers cap their season at 19-7-2.
  • NESCAC Winter All-Academic Team Members Honored
    March 09, 2017
    The New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) has announced its 2016-17 Winter All-Academic Selections. To be honored, a student-athlete must have reached sophomore academic standing and be a varsity letter winner with a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.40. A transfer student must have completed one year of study at the institution. The following are Middlebury's 128 representatives, the highest among the 11 conference institutions.
  • NESCAC Winter All-Sportsmanship Teams Announced
    March 08, 2017
    The New England Small College Athletic Conference announced its Winter All-Sportsmanship Team for each winter sport sponsored by the conference. The All-Sportsmanship Team is composed of one student-athlete from each institution for each sport and is selected by the players and coaches from their respective team for their positive contributions to sportsmanship. The student-athlete selected must be in good academic standing and a member of the team at the conclusion of the season in order to be eligible for selection.
  • Women's Hockey to Host Norwich in NCAA Quarterfinal Game
    March 06, 2017
    The Middlebury College women’s hockey team will make its 14th NCAA Tournament appearance when it hosts Norwich in an NCAA Quarterfinal game on Saturday, March 11 at 3:00 p.m. The Panthers earned an automatic bid to the tournament after winning their ninth NESCAC Championship game with a 4-1 victory over Amherst on Sunday.
  • Neuburger Named NESCAC Player of the Week
    March 06, 2017
    Middlebury College women’s hockey goalie Julia Neuburger (Fayetteville, N.Y.) has been named the NESCAC Player of the Week, backstopping the Panthers to their second-straight conference title. She stopped nine of the 10 shots she faced in a 4-1 victory over Bowdoin in the semifinals, before making 30 stops in a 4-1 triumph against Amherst in the finals. The junior ranks in the top-20 nationally in both goals against average (seventh at 1.19) and save percentage (13th at .944).
  • Middlebury Beats Amherst 4-1 to Claim NESCAC Championship
    March 05, 2017
    Top-seeded Middlebury scored four unanswered goals, topping visiting Amherst 4-1 on Sunday to claim the 2017 NESCAC Championship along with an automatic bid to the NCAA Division III Tournament. The tournament field will be announced on Monday. The title was the ninth for the Panthers (19-6-2) since the tournament began in 2002 and their second straight. Fifth-seeded Amherst finished the season at 14-8-4.
  • Women's Hockey Advances to NESCAC Championship Game
    March 04, 2017
    Top-seeded Middlebury held Bowdoin without a shot in the third period as the Panthers (18-6-2) advanced to the NESCAC Championship game after a 4-1 win over the sixth-seeded Polar Bears (13-10-4) in Kenyon Arena. Middlebury will take on the winner of the Amherst/Connecticut College game at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday in the title game, the 12th overall for the eight-time champion Panthers. The winner of Sunday’s title contest will receive the conference’s automatic bid to the NCAA Division III Championship.
  • Women's Hockey Set to Host NESCAC Championship Weekend - Ticket Info
    March 01, 2017
    Top-seeded Middlebury will be in pursuit of its ninth league championship when the Panthers host the 2017 NESCAC Women’s Ice Hockey Championship. Saturday’s semifinal action begins when Middlebury hosts sixth-seeded Bowdoin at 1 p.m. followed by second-seeded Connecticut College and fifth-seeded Amherst facing off at 4 p.m. Games will be played at Chip Kenyon ’85 Arena on the campus of Middlebury College, with the semifinal winners advancing to the championship game to be played at 2 p.m. on Sunday, March 6. The 2017 NESCAC Champion will earn an automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament.
  • Four Women’s Hockey Players Honored by NESCAC; Sheline Named Rookie of the Year
    February 28, 2017
    Four members of the sixth-ranked Middlebury women's hockey team have been honored when the NESCAC announced its postseason awards. Senior Carly Watson (Montpelier, Vt.) and junior Jessica Young (Mission Hills, Kan.) were named First-Team All-NESCAC, while junior Maddie Winslow (Manchester, Vt.) earned second-team honors. Middlebury first-year player Lizzie Sheline (Reynoldsburg, Ohio) was selected as the NESCAC Rookie of the Year. The group is preparing to host the NESCAC Championship weekend in Kenyon Arena on March 4-5.
  • Women's Hockey Downs Wesleyan in NESCAC Quarters
    February 25, 2017
    Top-seeded Middlebury advanced to the NESCAC Semifinals for the 15th time in the 16 years of the tournament’s existence, after defeating Wesleyan 4-1 in Kenyon Arena. The sixth-ranked Panthers (17-6-2) will host the championship weekend for the 10th time on March 4-5. The eighth-seeded Cardinals end their season with a 7-12-5 mark.
  • Women's Hockey Set to Host Wesleyan in NESCAC Quarters - Ticket Info.
    February 20, 2017
    Middlebury captured the top seed in the upcoming 2017 NESCAC Women's Ice Hockey Championship following a 5-3 win over Williams on Saturday night. The Panthers, who are the #1 seed for the seventh-straight season, will be looking for their ninth conference title when quarterfinal action starts on Saturday, February 25. Connecticut College, Hamilton and Trinity have also earned the right to host quarterfinal round contests. The highest remaining seed following the quarterfinal round will host both semifinals and the final from March 4-5. The NESCAC Champion will earn an automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament.
  • #7 Middlebury Beats Williams, Clinches Top Seed
    February 18, 2017
    Middlebury clinched the top seed for the upcoming NESCAC Tournament as the Panthers scored twice in a span of 2:07 in the third period, sparking them to a 5-3 road triumph Saturday at Williams. Seventh-ranked Middlebury (16-6-2, 11-4-1) will host eighth-seeded Wesleyan next Saturday in Kenyon Arena in a quarterfinal contest. Williams (10-12-2, 7-7-2) will learn its tournament opponent Sunday when the final regular-season game is completed.
  • Panthers Blank Williams, Take Over Top Spot in NESCAC
    February 17, 2017
    Middlebury goalie Julia Neuburger stopped all 24 shots she faced in a 2-0 NESCAC victory on Friday over Williams, helping the Panthers (15-6-2, 10-4-1) move into sole possession of first place in the conference standings. Middlebury’s win gives its 21 points heading into tomorrow night’s regular-season finale at Williams (10-11-2, 7-6-2), moving ahead of Hamilton (20 points) and Connecticut College (19 pts.), which played to a scoreless tie and meet again on Saturday.
  • #7 Middlebury Beats Colby, Moves Into Tie For First Place
    February 12, 2017
    Seventh-ranked Middlebury moved into a first-place tie in the NESCAC standings, completing a weekend sweep of visiting Colby on Sunday with an 8-1 victory. The Panthers tied Hamilton atop the standings with 19 points and two conference games remaining. Middlebury (14-6-2, 9-4-1) is home again Friday, hosting Williams in Kenyon Arena at 7:00 p.m., while Colby (0-19-3, 0-15-1) hosts Southern Maine on Tuesday at 7:00 p.m. for a non-conference contest.
  • Middlebury Blanks Colby
    February 11, 2017
    Middlebury held Colby to just five shots on goal as the seventh-ranked Panthers (13-6-2, 8-4-1) picked up a 6-0 win over the Mules (0-18-3, 0-14-1) in Kenyon Arena. The teams return to action on Sunday with game two of the series at 1:00 p.m.
  • #7 Middlebury Falls at Top-Ranked Plattsburgh
    February 08, 2017
    Top-ranked Plattsburgh State scored three times during a span of 4:08 in the third period, breaking open a one-goal game as the Cardinals topped Middlebury 4-0 on Wednesday in Stafford Arena. The seventh-ranked Panthers (12-6-2) return home on Friday at 7:00 p.m., kicking off a weekend NESCAC series with Colby.
  • Young Selected NESCAC Player of the Week
    February 06, 2017
    Middlebury College women’s hockey player Jessica Young (Mission Hills, Kan.) has been named the NESCAC Player of the Week. The junior earned three goals and assisted on four others in a 3-0 week for the seventh-ranked Panthers. After picking up two goals and two assists in a 5-3 win over then fourth-ranked Norwich, Young assisted on the game’s lone goal in a 1-0 victory over Wesleyan. The next day, she put her team up 2-1 and finished with a goal and an assist in a 4-2 triumph over the Cardinals.
  • Women's Hockey Completes Weekend Sweep of Wesleyan
    February 04, 2017
    Middlebury tallied three power-play goals, completing a two-game NESCAC weekend sweep at Wesleyan on Saturday with a 4-2 triumph. The Panthers (12-5-2, 7-4-1) netted a 1-0 shutout on the road Friday at Wesleyan (7-8-4, 4-6-2). Ninth-ranked Middlebury is at top-ranked Plattsburgh State on Wednesday at 7:00 p.m.
  • #9 Middlebury Shuts Out Wesleyan, 1-0
    February 03, 2017
    Middlebury goalie Julia Neuburger stopped all 20 shots she faced and Janka Hlinka netted the game’s only goal in the first period as the Panthers (11-5-2, 6-4-1) netted a 1-0 shutout on the road Friday at Wesleyan (7-7-4, 4-5-2). The two teams finish their two-game set Saturday at 3:00 p.m.
  • #9 Middlebury Nets 5-3 Victory Over #4 Norwich
    January 31, 2017
    Middlebury scored twice in a span of 1:32 midway through the third period, lifting the Panthers to a 5-3 triumph Tuesday over Norwich in a match-up of nationally-ranked programs. Ninth-ranked Middlebury (10-5-2) returns to NESCAC action on Friday when they travel to Wesleyan at 7:00 p.m., while the fourth-ranked Cadets (14-4-1) are in action at Southern Maine.
  • Women's Hockey Suffers 2-1 Loss to Hamilton
    January 28, 2017
    Hamilton scored a power-play goal with 1:48 remaining, knocking off seventh-ranked Middlebury to complete a two-game sweep in Kenyon Arena. The Panthers dominated much of the play, owning a 36-9 shots advantage in the game. Middlebury (9-5-2, 5-4-1) returns to action on Tuesday night when it hosts Norwich at 7:00 p.m. The Continentals (11-5-2, 6-3-1) will entertain Bowdoin next Friday and Saturday.
  • Two Power-Play Goals Lift Hamilton Past #7 Middlebury
    January 27, 2017
    Hamilton scored a pair of power-play goals in the second period on Friday, lifting the Continentals to a 2-0 victory over #7 Middlebury (9-4-2, 5-3-1) in NESCAC action. The two teams wrap up their two-game series on Saturday in Kenyon Arena at 3:00 p.m.
  • Bowdoin Edges #6 Middlebury 2-1 in Overtime
    January 21, 2017
    Bowdoin's Marissa Fichter scored with less than a minute remaining in overtime, lifting the Polar Bears to a 2-1 overtime win Saturday over visiting Middlebury in Maine. The sixth-ranked Panthers (9-3-2, 5-2-1) had their eight-game unbeaten streak snapped, while Bowdoin (9-6-2, 4-4-1) topped Middlebury for the first time since 2013. Middlebury returns home next weekend for a two-game series with Hamilton, starting Friday at 7:00 p.m. in Kenyon Arena.
  • Sheline’s First Career Goal Lifts #6 Middlebury Past Bowdoin
    January 20, 2017
    Lizzie Sheline broke a 1-1 tie with her first career goal at 7:43 of the third period, lifting the sixth-ranked Middlebury women's hockey team to a 2-1 NESCAC road win Friday over Bowdoin in Watson Arena. The Panthers (9-2-2, 5-1-1) and the Polar Bears (8-6-2, 3-4-1) cap the two-game conference series on Saturday at 3:00 p.m.
  • Women's Hockey to Offer Summer Camp (Camp Full)
    January 19, 2017
    The Middlebury women's hockey team will offer a summer camp from August 13-15, 2017. The event runs for three days and is for the college-bound and varsity hockey player.
  • #6 Middlebury Shuts Out #10 Endicott, 3-0
    January 14, 2017
    Middlebury outshot visiting Endicott 39-13 as the Panthers posted a 3-0 shutout on Saturday in Kenyon Arena in a matchup of two nationally-ranked programs. Sixth-ranked Middlebury (8-2-2) returns to NESCAC play on Friday, traveling to Bowdoin for a 7:00 p.m. game, while the 10th-ranked Gulls (12-2-1) head to Maine to play the Polar Bears on Tuesday.
  • Women's Hockey Eases Past Stevenson
    January 13, 2017
    Middlebury held Stevenson (9-6) to just 14 shots as the sixth-ranked Panthers (7-2-2) cruised to a 4-1 win over the Mustangs in the first meeting between the two schools. Middlebury returns to action on Saturday vs. Endicott at 3:00 p.m., while Stevenson visits St. Anselm with a 1:00 p.m. face-off.
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