Middlebury College softball players Irene Margiotta (Mendham, N.J.) and Sophia Marlino (Devon, Pa.) have earned NESCAC honors. Margiotta was tabbed the league’s Pitcher of the Week, while Marlino earned Player of the Week honors. The duo helped the Panthers open their season at 4-0 with a pair of doubleheader sweeps last weekend over the College of New Rochelle and Drew.
Middlebury continued its unbeaten start to the spring, posting a 9-0 victory over visiting Rensselaer on Sunday. The match was played in the Nelson Recreation Center. The second-ranked Panthers (4-0) return to action during their spring break trip with seven matches in California, beginning with a contest on March 23 at Biola.
Middlebury saw its modest three-game winning streak come to an end, as the Panthers closed out its series at Emory with an 8-2 setback on Sunday. The visitors started their three contests in Atlanta with a doubleheader sweep the previous day. Middlebury (3-2) opens its spring trip on Saturday, playing a doubleheader with Lawrence in Florida at 12:00 p.m.
Middlebury scored 10 second-half goals on its way to a 16-11 win over #8 Dickinson (5-2) on Saturday. The game was played as part of the Mustang Classic, hosted by Stevenson University in Owings Mills, Maryland. The Panthers (2-3) return to action next Saturday with their home opener against Bowdoin at 1:00 p.m.
The Middlebury softball team opened up is 2019 season with a pair of NCAA run-rule road victories over the College of New Rochelle (4-2) at Flowers Park. The Panthers took the opener of the doubleheader by an 11-0 score in five innings, before claiming a 13-3 victory in six innings. Middlebury (2-0) returns to action on Sunday with a twinbill at Drew slated to begin at 12:00 p.m.
In a battle of top-10 nationally-ranked foes, the second-ranked Panther men's tennis team defeated No. 10 Brandeis (7-2) on Saturday by a 6-3 score. The contest was played indoors at the Nelson Recreational Center. The Panthers (3-0) return to action on Sunday with a 2:30 p.m. home match against Rensselaer.
Middlebury plated 26 runs in a doubleheader sweep at Emory on Saturday, winning the opening game 10-5 and taking the second contest 16-5 in Atlanta. During the team’s modest three-game winning streak, the Panthers have scored a combined 38 times. Middlebury (3-1) caps off its three-game series with the Eagles (6-8) on Sunday with a single game at 2:00 p.m.
The Middlebury women's tennis team continued its unbeaten start to the spring with a 9-0 victory over No. 20 Brandeis (3-4) on Saturday in the Nelson Recreation Center. The sixth-ranked Panthers (2-0) travel west for five matches in California during their spring break trip, starting with a contest at Cal State LA on Sunday, March 24 at 1:00 p.m. eastern.
The Middlebury field hockey team has been selected by the National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA) as a recipient of a 2018 ZAG Field Hockey/NFHCA Division III Collegiate National Academic Team Award.
Middlebury’s comeback effort against #7 Wesleyan came up short, as the Panthers (1-3, 1-2) suffered a 12-6 loss at the hands of the Cardinals (4-1, 2-1). The game was played as part of the Mustang Classic, hosted by Stevenson University in Owings Mills, Maryland. The Panthers return to action on Saturday when they play #8 Dickinson at Stevenson with an 11:30 a.m. faceoff.
Middlebury College senior Jenna Marotta (Katy, Texas) has been named to the 2018-19 CCM Hockey/American Hockey Coaches Association (ACHA) All-American Second Team. The fourth-year Panther captain lands on the second team for the second-consecutive year.
Middlebury broke open a close game with 10 runs over the final three innings, as the Panthers picked up a 12-2 victory in eight innings on Thursday at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (3-4). The game was called due to darkness following eight innings of play. Middlebury (1-1) heads to Atlanta for a three-game series with Emory, starting Saturday with a doubleheader and a single contest the following day.