2018 Women's Lacrosse News

  • Four Women’s Lacrosse Players Selected IWLCA All-Americans
    June 13, 2018
    Four members of the Middlebury women’s lacrosse team were honored when the Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA) announced its All-American teams. Seniors Evie Keating (Hanover, N.H.) and Hollis Perticone (Darien, Conn.) along with junior Emma McDonagh (Reading, Mass.) were named to the first team, while senior Georgia Carroll (Lutherville, Md.) garnered third-team laurels. The quartet helped guide the Panthers to the NCAA Championship game, finishing with a 20-3 record and a NESCAC Championship.
  • #4 Middlebury Edged By #3 Gettysburg In NCAA Championship Game
    May 28, 2018
    The Middlebury women's lacrosse team saw its bid for a second NCAA Women's Lacrosse Championship in the last three seasons come up one game short, as the Panthers fell to defending champion Gettysburg 11-9 on Monday in Salem, Virginia. The game that featured the past two champions was originally scheduled for Sunday, but was pushed back until Monday due to inclement weather in the Salem area.
  • Championship Game Moved To Monday
    May 27, 2018
    The NCAA Division III Women's Lacrosse Championship Game in Salem, Virginia between Middlebury and Gettysburg has moved to 10:00 a.m. on Monday due to weather issues in the Salem area.
  • #4 Middlebury Knocks Off #1 TCNJ, Will Play For National Title
    May 26, 2018
    Fast starts at the beginning of each half lifted fourth-ranked Middlebury to a 13-9 triumph over top-ranked The College of New Jersey (20-3) Saturday in the national semifinals in Salem, Virginia. The Panthers (20-2) advance to the title game for the second time in the last three seasons, claiming the crown in 2016. Middlebury will play for the program's seventh championship on Sunday, taking on defending champion Gettysburg at 2:00 p.m. The third-ranked Bullets won the opening game of the day with a 12-7 victory over second-ranked Salisbury.
  • NESCAC Spring All-Academic Team Members Honored
    May 23, 2018
    The New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) has announced its 2018 Spring 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 131 representatives, the second-highest total in the conference.
  • Women's Lacrosse Headed to Final Four
    May 21, 2018
    The Middlebury College women’s lacrosse team heads to Salem, Virginia this weekend for the NCAA Semifinals, as the fourth-ranked Panthers (19-2) square off against top-ranked The College of New Jersey (20-2) on Saturday at 2:30 p.m. The other contest at Kerr Stadium features #2 Salisbury vs. #3 Gettysburg at 11:30 a.m. The winners of Saturday’s games will battle Sunday at 2:00 p.m. for the national championship.
  • NESCAC Spring All-Sportsmanship Teams Announced
    May 20, 2018
    The New England Small College Athletic Conference announced its Spring All-Sportsmanship Team for each spring 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.
  • Second-Half Surge Propels #4 Middlebury Past #8 York
    May 20, 2018
    Trailing 9-4 with 23:33 remaining, #4 Middlebury went on a 7-0 run and held on for an 11-10 victory over #8 York (Pa.) in an NCAA Regional Final on Kohn Field. With their 10th-straight win, the Panthers (19-2) advance to the NCAA Semifinals on May 26 in Salem, Virginia. The Spartans finish their season with a 15-5 record.
  • Balanced Attack Leads #4 Middlebury Past Illinois Wesleyan
    May 19, 2018
    Middlebury earned a spot in the NCAA Quarterfinals for the fourth-straight season, as 11 different players scored to lead the fourth-ranked Panthers (18-2) to an 18-4 victory over Illinois Wesleyan Saturday. This marked the first meeting between the two programs. Middlebury will face #8 York (Pa.), a 13-6 winner over #14 Catholic, in the regional final at 1:00 p.m. on Sunday, while the Titans finish their season at 16-5.
  • Women's Lacrosse Set To Host NCAA Regional
    May 17, 2018
    The Middlebury College women’s lacrosse team will host an NCAA Regional on Kohn Field on May 19-20. In Saturday’s first game at 11:30 a.m., fourth-ranked Middlebury (17-2) faces Illinois Wesleyan (16-4), while #14 Catholic (15-6) and #8 York play at 2:30 p.m. The winner of Saturday’s two games will Sunday at 1:00 p.m. with a trip to the final four on the line. Tickets are priced at $6 for adults and $3 for students.
  • Six Panthers Earn IWLCA All-Region Honors
    May 17, 2018
    Six members of the Middlebury College women's lacrosse team were honored when the Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA) announced its All-Pilgrim Region teams. Seniors Hollis Perticone (Darien, Conn.), Georgia Carroll (Lutherville, Md.) and Evie Keating (Hanover, N.H.), along with junior Emma McDonagh (Reading, Mass.) and rookie Addy Mitchell (Medfield, Mass.) each were named to the first team, while first-year Kirsten Murphy (Bridgewater, N.J.) landed a spot on the second team. The Panthers will host three teams this Saturday and Sunday for an NCAA Regional on Kohn Field.
  • #4 Middlebury Eases Past Babson in NCAA Second Round
    May 13, 2018
    The Middlebury women's lacrosse team advanced to the NCAA Regionals with an 18-5 win over Babson on Sunday. The Panthers (17-2) will host three teams next Saturday and Sunday on Kohn Field. Middlebury will face Illinois Wesleyan, while York (Pa.) will battle Catholic in the other regional game. The winners will meet on Sunday with a trip to the final four on the line. Babson finishes its season with a 13-8 mark.
  • O'Neill Garners NESCAC Honors
    May 07, 2018
    Middlebury College women’s lacrosse player midfielder Casey O’Neill (Burlington, Vt.) has been named as the NESCAC Player of the Week. The junior scored four goals to help lead Middlebury to its ninth NESCAC Championship. She scored three times against Trinity in the semifinals, including the game-tying and game-winning tallies. O’Neill also netted the game-winning goal in the title game against Bowdoin. She and her teammates will host NCAA action this weekend on Kohn Field.
  • Top-Seeded Middlebury Wins Ninth NESCAC Championship
    May 06, 2018
    Middlebury won its ninth NESCAC Championship on Sunday with a 13-10 win over Bowdoin on Kohn Field. With the win, the top-seeded Panthers improve to 16-2, while the fourth-seeded Polar Bears fall to 13-5. Sixth-ranked Middlebury earns the conference’s automatic bid to the NCAA tournament, while #13 Bowdoin will hope for an at-large invitation when the field is announced late Sunday night.
  • Women's Lacrosse to Host NCAA Tournament Games
    May 06, 2018
    The Middlebury College women's lacrosse team will make its 24th NCAA Tournament appearance when it hosts games on May 12-13 on Kohn Field. Castleton and Babson will play at Middlebury on Saturday, May 12 at 1:00 p.m., with the Panthers facing the winner on Sunday, May 13 at 1:00 p.m. More details to follow.
  • Strong Finish Fuels #6 Middlebury Past #9 Trinity, 16-13
    May 05, 2018
    The Middlebury women's lacrosse team scored six of the game's final seven goals to advance to the NESCAC Championship game after a 16-13 win over sixth-seeded Trinity Saturday on Kohn Field. The top-seeded and sixth-ranked Panthers (15-2) will take on fourth-seeded Bowdoin in the title game Sunday at 1:00 p.m. Ninth-ranked Trinity fell to 11-6 with the loss and will hope for an at-large bid to the NCAA Tournament.
  • Five Women’s Lacrosse Players Earn NESCAC Honors
    May 03, 2018
    Five members of the Middlebury College women’s lacrosse team were honored when the NESCAC announced its all-conference teams. Seniors Hollis Perticone (Darien, Conn.) and Evie Keating (Hanover, N.H.) along with junior Emma McDonagh (Reading, Mass.) all earned first-team honors, while senior Georgia Carroll (Lutherville, Md.) and rookie Addy Mitchell (Medfield, Mass.) were named to the second team. The Panthers are preparing to vie for the program’s third NESCAC Championship in the last four years and ninth overall when they host the league’s semifinals and finals this weekend on Kohn Field.
  • Middlebury Set to Host NESCAC Championship Weekend
    May 02, 2018
    Top-seeded Middlebury will host the remaining rounds of the 2018 NESCAC Women’s Lacrosse Championship for the second-consecutive season and eighth time overall. The Panthers will face No. 6 Trinity in one semifinal on Saturday, May 5, while No. 2 Amherst meets No. 4 Bowdoin in the other semifinal. The winners will square off in the championship game on Sunday, May 6 at 1:00 p.m.
  • #6 Middlebury Beats Hamilton 14-5 In NESCAC Quarterfinals
    April 28, 2018
    The Middlebury women's lacrosse team never trailed in its NESCAC Quarterfinal contest on Saturday, as the top-seeded Panthers dispatched of eighth-seeded Hamilton 14-5. Middlebury (14-2) will host next weekend's semifinals, taking on sixth-seeded Trinity Saturday at 12:00 p.m. Second-seeded Amherst and fourth-seeded Bowdoin will meet in the other semifinal at 2:30 p.m. The winners will battle on Sunday at 1:00 p.m. in the NESCAC Championship game.
  • McDonagh Named IWLCA Division III Offensive Player of the Week
    April 26, 2018
    Middlebury College women's lacrosse attack Emma McDonagh (Reading, Mass.) has been named the IWLCA Division III Offensive Player of the Week. The accolade comes days after the Panther junior was selected as the NESCAC Player of the Week. The third-year player scored eight goals and assisted on four others in a pair of NESCAC wins last week. McDonagh figured in five of the first six second-half tallies in a come-from-behind win at sixth-ranked Tufts on Saturday, finishing the game with five goals and three helpers. She added a hat trick and assist in a home victory Sunday over Hamilton. McDonagh leads the team in scoring and is currently in a fourth-place tie among her league peers in assists (18) and eighth in points (47).
  • Top-Seeded Middlebury Hosts Hamilton for NESCAC Quarterfinal
    April 26, 2018
    Middlebury has garnered the top seed in the upcoming NESCAC Women's Lacrosse Championship and will hold home-field advantage throughout the tournament for the eighth time in program history. The Panthers start their chase for a ninth conference crown when quarterfinal round action gets underway on Saturday, April 28. Amherst, Tufts and Bowdoin have also earned the right to host quarterfinal round contests. The highest remaining seed following this weekend will host both semifinals and the championship game on Saturday, May 5 and Sunday, May 6.
  • #6 Middlebury Secures Top NESCAC Seed in Win Over Williams
    April 25, 2018
    The Middlebury women’s lacrosse team scored the first four goals in Wednesday’s NESCAC contest en route to an 18-6 victory over Williams (6-9, 2-8) in the regular-season finale for both teams. With the win, sixth-ranked Middlebury (13-2, 9-1) secures the top seed in the NESCAC tournament and will host the eighth seed in a Quarterfinal game on Saturday at noon.   
  • McDonagh Selected NESCAC Player of the Week
    April 23, 2018
    Middlebury College women’s lacrosse player Emma McDonagh (Reading, Mass.) has been selected as the NESCAC Player of the Week. The junior attack scored eight goals and assisted on four others in a pair of NESCAC wins last week. McDonagh figured in five of the first six second-half tallies in a come-from-behind win at sixth-ranked Tufts on Saturday, finishing the game with five goals and three helpers. She added a hat trick and assist in a home victory over Hamilton on Sunday afternoon.
  • Women's Lacrosse Pulls Away From Hamilton
    April 22, 2018
    Middlebury broke open a 13-10 game by scoring the next seven goals en route to a 20-11 win over Hamilton (5-9, 3-7) on Kohn Field Sunday afternoon. The eighth-ranked Panthers (12-2, 8-1) wrap up their regular season on Wednesday with a 6:00 p.m. game at Williams, while Hamilton hosts Ithaca on the same day.
  • Big Second Half Propels Women's Lacrosse Past Tufts
    April 21, 2018
    Middlebury outscored #6 Tufts (11-3, 7-2) 10-1 in the second half on its way to a 15-10 road victory on Saturday afternoon. The ninth-ranked Panthers (11-2, 7-1) return to action on Sunday with a home contest against Hamilton at 1:00 p.m.
  • #9 Middlebury Rallies Past #8 Trinity
    April 14, 2018
    The Middlebury women’s lacrosse team shrugged off a four-goal deficit in the second half, notching the game’s final 10 scores for a key 14-8 NESCAC victory against eighth-ranked Trinity (9-4, 5-3) on Saturday. The ninth-ranked Panthers (10-2, 6-1) continue conference place next Saturday at Tufts, while the Bantams host Colby the same day.
  • Weather Alters Middlebury Home Athletic Events
    April 12, 2018
    Unseasonable weather forecasted for the area this weekend has altered some Middlebury Athletic home events.
  • Late Goals Spoil Middlebury’s Second-Half Rally
    April 07, 2018
    Fourth-ranked Middlebury erased a five-goal deficit in the second half, but visiting Colby tallied twice in the final 2:16 to pull out a 14-12 NESCAC victory on Saturday. The Panthers (9-2, 5-1) continue conference play next Saturday, hosting #8 Trinity at 2:00 p.m., while the #21 Mules (6-4, 2-4) host Bowdoin on Wednesday at 7:00 p.m.
  • #4 Middlebury Cruises Past Union
    April 03, 2018
    The Middlebury women’s lacrosse team cruised past Union (0-7), scoring eight of the first nine goals in a 16-4 victory Tuesday on Kohn Field. The Panthers (9-1) are back in action on Saturday when they host #21 Colby at 12:00 p.m., while the Dutchwomen will entertain Skidmore on the same day at 2:00 p.m.
  • #2 Women's Lax Downs #7 Amherst on the Road
    March 31, 2018
    Middlebury forced 20 turnovers on its way to an 11-9 win over #7 Amherst Saturday afternoon on Pratt Field. Second-ranked Middlebury (8-1, 5-0) returns to action on Tuesday when it hosts Union at 7:00 p.m.
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