The Middlebury women’s hockey team tallied a pair of road victories last weekend over #10 Bowdoin. The Panthers utilized a three-point performance from senior Emily Fluke (Bourne, Mass.) during Friday’s 4-2 win inside Watson Arena, while Middlebury scored the first four goals Saturday en route to a 5-3 victory.
The 16th-ranked Panther women's squash team posted five impressive victories during matches contested in the Middlebury Round Robin that took place Friday through Sunday. The team started things off with a pair of 9-0 wins Friday against #25 Wellesley and #27 Connecticut College. A day later, Middlebury upset #15 Bates by an 8-1 count. On Sunday, the Panthers completed the unblemished weekend with a 7-2 victory against #13 Franklin & Marshall followed by a 8-1 win over 18th-ranked Hamilton.
The Middlebury men’s hockey team went 1-0-1 during two overtime home NESCAC games last weekend. The Panthers managed a 2-2 tie Friday with Bowdoin, while junior Jake Charles’ (West Vancouver, B.C.) goal 59 seconds into Saturday’s overtime period gave Middlebury a 4-3 victory over Colby.
Playing host to the Middlebury Round Robin, the men's squash team fared well in matches contested Friday through Sunday against four teams ranked in the top 30. The 19th-ranked Panthers started things off with a 9-0 win Friday against #26 Connecticut College. A day later, Middlebury upset #16 Bates by a 6-3 count in a tightly-contested match. On Sunday, the Panthers were defeated 8-1 by #9 Franklin & Marshall, but rebounded for a convincing 9-0 victory over 25th-ranked Hamilton.
The Middlebury men’s basketball team tallied a 1-1 record during two home games last week. The Panthers utilized runs of 7-0 and 14-0 in the opening 12 minutes of play Tuesday and cruised past Johnson State by a 102-54 score. On Saturday, Middlebury saw its nine-game home winning streak snapped with a 71-62 setback to Maine Fort Kent.
The Middlebury ski teams continued their carnival season by competing at the Vermont Carnival on Friday and Saturday. The Panthers skied to a fourth-place finish overall during the two-day event. Vermont won the event with 940 points, followed by Dartmouth (885), New Hampshire (782) and Middlebury (661).
The Middlebury women’s basketball team dropped two non-conference games last week. The Panthers battled back during Tuesday’s road game at Smith, but were defeated in the back-and-forth contest by a 65-59 score. On Thursday inside Pepin Gymnasium, Keene State hit 13-14 free throws in the contest, including 7-8 in the final minutes, and hung on for a 60-56 victory over Middlebury.
The Panther swimming and diving teams completed the home dual meet portion of their schedules Saturday afternoon with a pair of tough tests against Williams. The seventh-ranked Eph men defeated host Middlebury by a 190.5-103.5 score, while the eighth-ranked Williams women cruised over #19 Middlebury 185-109.