The Middlebury women’s hockey team tallied three home victories last week inside Kenyon Arena. The Panthers utilized a four-point performance including a hat trick from senior Emily Fluke (Bourne, Mass.) during Tuesday’s 7-1 win over Potsdam State. On Friday, Fluke tallied her 99th and 100th career points in a 2-0 shutout of Hamilton, and the Panthers capped the perfect week with a 3-1 win on Saturday against the Continentals.
The 13th-ranked Panther women's squash team recorded a 2-1 week against top-20 opponents. In a home match Wednesday, Middlebury battled in a back-and-forth match with #12 Williams before falling 5-4. Two days later, the Panthers defeated #15 Drexel by a 6-3 score and also posted a 7-2 road victory on Saturday at 17th-ranked Amherst.
The men's squash team went 2-1 during three matches last week against teams ranked in the top 25. The 17th-ranked Panthers started the week off with a 6-3 loss Wednesday at home to #15 Williams. On Friday, Middlebury posted a thrilling 5-4 upset victory over #12 Drexel and completed their dual-match schedule posting a 7-2 victory over 22nd-ranked Amherst.
The Middlebury men’s basketball team tallied a 1-1 record during a pair of NESCAC games last week. On Friday, the Panthers ran into a hot-shooting Williams team and fell to the Ephs, 87-62. On Sunday, Middlebury defeated Hamilton in an overtime thriller by an 82-77 score inside Pepin Gymnasium.
The Middlebury ski teams continued their carnival season by competing at the St. Michael’s Carnival on Friday and Saturday. The Panthers skied to a fourth-place finish overall during the two-day event. Vermont won the event with 883 points, followed by Dartmouth (716), New Hampshire (666) and Middlebury (653).
The Middlebury women’s basketball team split a pair of conference games last week. The Panthers saw 25th-ranked Williams go on a big second-half run on its way to a 67-52 victory over Middlebury on Friday in Pepin Gymnasium. In Sunday’s game on the road, the Panthers dodged a pair of late-game three-point attempts that would have tied the contest, and hung on for a 60-59 victory over Hamilton.
The Middlebury swimming and diving teams hosted the two-day Middlebury Invitational on Friday and Saturday inside the natatorium. The event featured no team scores as Williams, Springfield, Tufts and the University of Vermont also took part in the meet.
The Middlebury men's and women's indoor track teams turned in some impressive results at the non-scoring Tufts Stampede meet. Five different athletes won events at the meet, with several top-four finishes.
The Middlebury men’s hockey team fell during two NESCAC road games last weekend. The Panthers fell on Friday evening to Tufts by a 2-1 score at the Malden Forum, and were defeated a day later by Connecticut College, 3-0.