2004-05 General News

  • A Look Back & A Second Place Finish
    June 14, 2005
    6/13/05 - It was another amazing year for Middlebury College Athletics. Six NESCAC Championships, two NCAA titles, four NCAA individual championships and 33 All-Americans. All these results help boost Middlebury to a second place ranking in the annual Sports Academy Director' Cup Series, representing excellence in NCAA play. Williams won the cup, followed by Middlebury, Washington (Mo.), Trinity (Tex.) and Wis.-Stevens Point. Other top NESCAC schools included Amherst (9th) and Bowdoin (19th). The fall season was lengthy, with several teams advancing far into the post-season. The field hockey team took part in the NCAA title game for the second consecutive year, while the women's soccer team advanced to the NCAA sectionals after advancing to the NESCAC Championship game. The women's cross country squad continued its dominance, winning the NESCAC and NCAA Regional Championships before placing second at the NCAA's. The men's soccer team was solid, advancing to the NESCAC title contest. The winter saw the men's and women's hockey team both win NCAA titles on the same day for the second consecutive year. This year, the men hosted the event in a jam-packed Kenyon Arena, while the women won their title in Elmira. The women's squash team captured the Walker Cup Championship, while the ski teams placed eighth at the NCAA Championships. The winter also boasted three NCAA individual champions, beginning with Meghan Hughes, who won the NCAA slalom title. Two Panthers won titles at NCAA Swimming & Diving Championships. Tessa Truex captured the 1-meter diving championship, while Marika Ross won the 200 fly. The spring was right on schedule with both lacrosse teams capturing their fifth consecutive NESCAC Championships. The women advanced to the NCAA semi's, while the men played in the title game. The men's tennis team came up one win short of repeating as national champions, after winning the NESCAC title. The women's tennis squad made program history, advancing to the NCAA semifinal round. The spring saw another NCAA individual champion, as Khristoph Becker won the javelin event at the track & field championships. Off the field, the
  • Senior Athletes Honored
    May 19, 2005
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  • NESCAC Announces Spring Academic Team
    May 19, 2005
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  • Kohn In USA Today
    May 18, 2005
    5/18/05 - Long-time men's lacrosse manager Peter Kohn was featured in an article in today's (5/18) U.S.A. Today sports section. The article can be found here.
  • Spring Teams Headed To Post-Season
    May 02, 2005
    5/2/05 - Post-season play begins for five Middlebury College teams this weekend. The men's and women's lacrosse teams will host the NESCAC Championships this weekend, while the softball team will take part in the NESCAC Tournament at Tufts. Both tennis teams were selected to take part in....
  • Middlebury Athletes Take Part in "Relay For Life"
    April 19, 2005
    4/19/05 - It doesn't take a person long to think of someone afflicted by cancer. A family member, friend, or neighbor probably has battled the disease at some point. Cancer is the ultimate opponent, it never rests, sleeps or takes a day off. In order to beat the disease people must work even harder because their lives depend on it. On Friday, April 29th the Middlebury College community will work an 18-hour...
  • Middlebury Teams To Be Featured On CBS
    April 12, 2005
    4/12/05 - Middlebury College athletic teams will be featured on the seasonal
  • All-NESCAC Winter Academic Team Announced
    March 09, 2005
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  • Navigating The Athletics Site
    February 04, 2005
    2/4/05 - Some people have asked where to find game statistics or meet results on the athletics website. The scoreboard on the right-hand column of the page is the key to finding what you want, quickly and easily.
  • Middlebury Teams Head Home For The Holidays
    December 31, 2004
    12/20/04 - The holiday break is here as Middlebury's team have headed home for the semester break. Action resumes on New Year's Day as the men's hockey team hosts the Holiday Classic at the Kenyon Arena, with a special visit from the U.S.A. Hockey Under 18 team. The men's basketball team is also in action that weekend as they host Plymouth State on Sunday, January 2nd at 2:00. From all of us here in the Department of Athletics at Middlebury College, we wish you a safe and happy holiday season.
  • Middlebury Athletics Featured On NPR
    December 14, 2004
    12/14/04 - The Middlebury College athletics program will be the subject of a five-minute feature on National Public Radio (NPR) this Saturday, Dec. 18. The piece will air during a show titled
  • NESCAC Fall Academic Team Announced
    November 30, 2004
    11/30/04 - The New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) has announced its 2004 Fall All-Academic Selections. The NESCAC all-academic honorees consist of 280 fall sport student-athletes. To be honored, a student-athlete must have reached junior academic standing and be a varsity letter winner with a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.35. A transfer student must have completed one year of study at the institution.
  • The Fall Season Arrives
    September 03, 2004
    9/3/04 - The fall season is here as Middlebury's athletes have returned to campus. Practices have begun with the women's volleyball team opening the fall season with a match at Potsdam on September 10th. The defending NCAA Championship men's tennis team will be the first team in action at home as they host the Middlebury Invitational on September 11th and 12th. Click on the sport in the right-hand column to get the full schedule for each fall team.