The Middlebury women’s hockey team was victorious during two NESCAC home games with Wesleyan. The Panthers scored four first-period goals and cruised to a 6-2 win Friday inside Kenyon Arena. A day later, Middlebury scored goals in the final minutes of the second and third period in a 3-1 victory over the Cardinals.
The Middlebury men's squash team won all three matches to open the 2015 portion of its schedule in Massachusetts. The 19th-ranked Panthers opened the weekend with a 9-0 victory over #33 M.I.T. A day later in matches played at Williams, Middlebury recorded an 8-1 victory in the morning against 22nd-ranked Bowdoin and followed that performance up with a 7-2 win over #23 Colby.
The Middlebury women's squash team began the 2015 segment of its schedule winning three matches. Winners of now four-straight contests, the Panthers cruised in a pair of matches played at Williams on Saturday by 9-0 and 8-1 scores over #19 Bowdoin and #22 Colby. Middlebury returned home for a Sunday match with 26th-ranked Mount Holyoke, blanking the Lyons 9-0.
The Panther swimming and diving teams competed in a pair of meets over the weekend. On the road Saturday against Springfield, the women edged the host Pride by a 156-142 score, while the men cruised 175-123. Returning home Sunday, the men utilized their depth for the third-straight win in defeating Bates by a 151-137 score, while the women fell by a narrow 152-146 tally.
The Middlebury men’s hockey team went 1-1 during two NESCAC road games last weekend. The Panthers fell to #10 Trinity inside the Koeppel Community Sports Center by a 3-1 score on Friday evening. Trailing 2-0 entering the third period Saturday, Middlebury picked up a pair of goals from senior Derek Pimentel (Laval, Que.) over the final 20 minutes to force overtime. Junior Ronald Fishman (Roslyn, N.Y.) then scored the game-winner with just 24 seconds left in the extra frame to give his team a 3-2 win at Wesleyan.
The Middlebury women’s basketball team tallied a 1-2 record in three contests this week. The Panthers were defeated by Plattsburgh State inside Memorial Hall on Tuesday 79-58 in a non-conference matchup. Middlebury then split a pair of home games to open the NESCAC schedule. The Panthers defeated Bates 65-56 on Friday, but fell to ninth-ranked Tufts on Sunday, 57-37.
The Middlebury men’s basketball team posted a 1-2 record during three road games last week. The Panthers edged past Plattsburgh State by a 63-53 score on Tuesday evening. Middlebury opened NESCAC action Friday with a narrow 57-53 loss to Bates, and Tufts pulled away in the final minutes Sunday for an 80-63 win over the Panthers.