Middlebury used a four-goal burst to break an early 2-2 tie en route to a 13-9 finish over Trinity on Youngman Field at Alumni Stadium. The Panthers' win secures a home NESCAC quarterfinal game against a yet-to-be-determined opponent on Saturday.
The sixth-ranked Middlebury men's tennis team posted a perfect 2-0 week in a pair of NESCAC road contests in Maine. On Saturday, the Panthers were victorious by an 8-1 score over #8 Bowdoin at the Pickard Tennis Courts, and followed that up with a 7-2 win Sunday at the Wallach Tennis Center against 20th-ranked Bates.
The Middlebury women's golf team finished in second-place among 10 teams competing at the Jack Leaman Invitational hosted by Amherst at the Hickory Ridge Golf Club. The single-day tournament saw Ithaca take home the team title with a 324, followed by Middlebury and Williams who were both one stroke back.
The second-ranked Middlebury women's lacrosse team split a pair of NESCAC road games last week. On Wednesday, the Panthers posted a 12-10 victory over #7 Hamilton on Steuben Field, but fell had their 11-game winning streak snapped when they were defeated Saturday by top-ranked Trinity, 16-7.
The Middlebury softball team posted a 4-2 week, including a 2-1 series win during a NESCAC West series at home over Amherst. The Panthers started the week with a 7-0 win over host Castleton State, followed by a 5-4 victory in eight innings during Wednesday’s nightcap. In the league series with the Jeffs, the Panthers lost on Friday by a narrow 3-2 score, but rebounded Saturday for a 5-4 win in the opener and an 11-3 triumph in the day’s second game. In Sunday’s makeup game against Williams that was originally scheduled to be played on April 4, the Ephs edged the Panthers, 3-2.
The Middlebury men's golf team finished in a fourth-place tie among 21 teams competing at the Johnson & Wales Spring Invitational Tournament. Tufts won the event with a 610, followed by Williams (614), Manhattanville (621), Middlebury (622) and Salem (622). Action took place at the Cranston Country Club in Cranston, Rhode Island.
The Middlebury women’s tennis team, ranked eighth nationally, split a pair of NESCAC road matches last weekend in Maine. The Panthers fell to #10 Bowdoin on Saturday by a 7-2 score at the Pickard Tennis Courts, but rebounded for a 9-0 victory Sunday over Bates at the Wallach Tennis Center.
The Middlebury track and field teams took part in the 31st Annual UAlbany Spring Classic on Friday and Saturday on the UAlbany Track & Field Stadium. The meet featured teams from across the New England region and was non-scoring.
The Middlebury baseball team was swept last weekend during a three-game NESCAC West home series against Wesleyan at Forbes Field. The Panthers fell by an 8-5 score to the Cardinals during Friday’s single game, while the visitors took both ends of Saturday’s doubleheader by scores of 4-2 and 18-1.