The Middlebury softball team recorded a 5-3 record last week during its spring break trip to Clermont, Florida. Middlebury dropped a pair of games to Colby (4-2) and MIT (8-1) on Monday, but rebounded for an 11-0 win over Thomas (Maine) in five innings and Carleton by a 7-3 score on Wednesday. The Panthers split a pair of games on Thursday with an eight-inning win over Wisconsin-Oshkosh (6-4) and a 7-2 setback to Elmhurst. After having Saturday’s NESCAC West opener against Wesleyan postponed due to weather, Middlebury won both ends of Sunday’s doubleheader (4-3, 6-1) in games played at Hand High School.
The fourth-ranked Middlebury women's lacrosse team produced a perfect 3-0 record during its spring break contests, including two wins in Virginia. The Panthers started the week with a convincing 19-4 victory at Kerr Stadium over Roanoke on Monday, and followed it up two days later with a 14-8 victory over #9 Washington & Lee at Watt Field. Middlebury wrapped up its week Saturday afternoon by scoring the last four goals in a 9-5 home NESCAC victory over #12 Amherst.
The Middlebury men's track and field teams concluded their annual spring trip to California taking part in the PLNU Collegiate Invitational. The Panther men finished third out of 12 teams with 219.50 points, while the women finished fourth of 13 with 188 points.
The Middlebury men's lacrosse team went 1-1 during its spring trip against a pair of nationally-ranked opponents. The Panthers fell Wednesday to second-ranked RIT by a score of 21-11 in a game played on Johns Hopkins’ Homewood Field, but rebounded for a 17-11 NESCAC win Saturday at #5 Amherst.
The ninth-ranked Middlebury women's tennis team posted a 2-2 week against four nationally-ranked opponents to conclude its spring trip to southern California. The Panthers started the week with two matches against top-20 Division II opponents, falling by a narrow 5-4 score to #15 UC San Diego on Tuesday and #17 Azusa Pacific 6-3 on Wednesday. Middlebury completed the week with impressive 6-3 wins over #15 Chicago on Thursday and #7 Pomona-Pitzer on Saturday.
The sixth-ranked Middlebury men's tennis team split four matches against four nationally-ranked opponents to conclude its spring trip to southern California. On Monday, the Panthers edged #21 UC Santa Cruz by a 6-3 score, but were defeated a day later by ninth-ranked Pomona-Pitzer, 5-4. Middlebury rebounded for a 6-3 victory over #18 Redlands on Wednesday, but ended the trip with a 7-2 setback at the hands of top-ranked Claremont-Mudd-Scripps on Friday.
The Middlebury baseball team dropped five games this week during its annual spring break trip to Arizona in games played at the Kino Sports Complex. The Panthers fell on Monday to Oberlin by a 14-13 score, while falling 9-8 to Grace (Neb.) on Tuesday. During a three-game NESCAC West series with Williams, the Ephs grabbed game one on Friday 13-12, and completed the sweep with 6-3 and 12-6 wins on Saturday over Middlebury.