Second-ranked Middlebury opened the weekend by defeating Colby (9-3-2, 5-1-1) 3-0 in game one of a NESCAC series in Kenyon Arena. The Panthers (11-1-2, 6-0-1) and Mules are back at it on Saturday at 3:00 p.m.
The #19 Middlebury men’s squash team (3-7) earned a 6-3 victory at #23 Bowdoin (7-5) on Friday afternoon. The Panthers play their final contest of a three-match road stretch on Saturday when they head to #20 Colby for a noon start.
Bowdoin (9-6-1, 5-4-1) scored twice in the third period to pick up a 4-2 win over Middlebury on Friday night in Maine. The Panthers (7-8-0, 5-4-0) return to action on Saturday with a 3:00 faceoff at Colby.
The #19 Middlebury men’s squash team (2-7) came up short at #21 Bates on Thursday evening. The two teams were knotted at four game apiece, but the Bobcats (9-4) took the final match to edge the visitors 5-4. The Panthers return to action on Friday when they head to #23 Bowdoin for a 3:00 p.m. match.
The #15 Middlebury women’s squash team (2-7) fell at #17 Bates (9-3) on Thursday night in its first contest of a three-match road stretch. The teams traded the first six games, but the Bobcats picked up the final three to triumph 6-3. The Panthers return to action on Friday when they head to #21 Bowdoin for a 3:00 p.m. match.
The Middlebury men’s tennis program will see a coaching change in the summer of 2020. Current assistant coach Andrew Thomson ’10 will be promoted to head coach, while current head coach Bob Hansen will be the program’s new associate head coach. The duo, who are in the midst of their third year coaching together, have shared two trips to the final four and the 2018 NCAA Championship.
Second-ranked Middlebury saw its season-opening 12-game unbeaten streak come to an end, as top-ranked Plattsburgh State (18-1-0) picked up a 4-1 victory on Tuesday in Stafford Arena. Middlebury (10-1-2) was the last team in in the country to suffer a loss and the Cardinals salvaged a season split in the season series with the Panthers. Middlebury returns home this weekend for a pair of key NESCAC matchups against Colby, with the opening contest set for Friday at 7:00 p.m.
Middlebury’s rookie goalkeeper Ryan Grady (Deerfield, Ill.) has been named to the D3soccer.com All-America team. The Panther earned third-team honors after helping the team to a 9-3-8 mark, a spot in the NESCAC Tournament title match and an at-large bid to the NCAA Tournament.
For the second time this season, Middlebury women?s hockey player Madie Leidt (Killingworth, Ill.) has been selected as the NESCAC Player of the Week. The junior scored three goals and assisted on another as #2 Middlebury picked up a pair of 3-1 road wins at Wesleyan.
The #19 Middlebury men’s squash team (2-6) was edged 5-4 by #16 Brown (3-4) in its second home match of the weekend in the Bostwick Family Squash Center on Sunday. The Panthers return to action on January 23rd when they hit the road for a three-match trip in Maine. They play at #25 Bates on Thursday, before heading to #24 Bowdoin and #23 Colby on Friday and Saturday, respectively.
The #14 Middlebury women’s squash team fell 6-3 to #12 Brown (2-4) on Sunday afternoon in its second match of the weekend in the Bostwick Family Squash Center. The Panthers (3-4) return to action on January 23rd when they hit the road for a three-match road trip in Maine. They play at #17 Bates on Thursday, before heading to #27 Bowdoin and #24 Colby on Friday and Saturday, respectively.
The #5 Middlebury men’s basketball team went on its decisive 31-12 run in the second half to pull away for a 93-71 victory over visiting Bowdoin (5-10, 1-3) on Saturday afternoon. With the win, the Panthers improve to 16-2 overall and 2-2 in conference play. Middlebury returns to action on Saturday, January 25th when it hosts Williams for a 3:00 p.m. tip-off, while the Polar Bears head to #12 Colby on the same day.
The Middlebury swimming and diving teams swept their first home meet of the new year on Saturday. The men topped Clarkson 213-75 and Union 238-3, while the women downed Clarkson 253-45 and Union 237-3. The Panthers are idle until Saturday, January 25th when they head to Hamilton for a tri-meet with Williams.