April 27

  • Middlebury College SportsNotes
    April 27, 2015
    Welcome to SportsNotes, a weekly newsletter from Middlebury Athletics. Please see some of this week’s headlines below. For the full list of articles, click on the link at the top of this email.
  • Men's Golf Wins Fourth NESCAC Championship in Five Years
    April 27, 2015
    Middlebury won its fourth NESCAC Championship in the last five years, as the Panthers posted a pair of sub-300 rounds on Saturday and Sunday to capture the 2015 title. The league crown is the seventh overall for the Panthers, who receive an automatic bid to the NCAA Division III Championship. The event will take place from May 12-15 at the Grandover Resort in Greensboro, North Carolina. The NESCAC Championship was held at the par-71, 6,315-yard Ralph Myhre Golf Course on the campus of Middlebury College.
  • Panther Women’s Track & Field Team Third, Men Fourth at NESCAC Championships
    April 27, 2015
    Taking part in the 2015 NESCAC Outdoor Championship, the Middlebury women's track & field team finished third, while the men were fourth in the event hosted by Williams on Williamson Field. Williams claimed the women's crown with 170 points just ahead of Tufts' 148 points and Middlebury's 98 points, while the Tufts men won the team title (169.3) ahead of Williams (164), Bates (109.5) and Middlebury (73).
  • #3 Women's Lacrosse Posts 2-0 Week, Including Win in NESCAC Quarterfinal
    April 27, 2015
    The third-ranked Middlebury women's lacrosse team posted a pair of victories last week on Kohn Field. On Wednesday in the regular-season finale, the Panthers earned a 13-11 victory over Williams. In Saturday’s NESCAC Quarterfinal, the Panthers battled back from a three-goal deficit and scored the last four goals in a 9-8 victory over Amherst.
  • #9 Men’s Lacrosse Splits With Williams, Defeats Ephs in NESCAC Quarterfinal
    April 27, 2015
    The ninth-ranked Middlebury men’s lacrosse team split a pair of games last week with Williams. The Ephs outscored the Panthers by a 4-1 score during the fourth quarter for a 14-11 win Wednesday on a rainy Farley-Lamb Field. Middlebury turned the tables and defeated Williams 14-13 during Saturday’s NESCAC Quarterfinal game played on Youngman Field at Alumni Stadium.
  • #8 Women’s Tennis Tallies Key 5-4 NESCAC Win Over #3 Amherst
    April 27, 2015
    The Middlebury women's tennis team, ranked eighth nationally, earned a narrow 5-4 home victory over third-ranked Amherst in its final regular season match at Proctor Tennis Courts. The Panthers (9-5, 5-2) will return to the court when they play host to the NESCAC Championship next Friday through Sunday.
  • Softball Posts 2-1 Week, Grabs Spot in NESCAC Tournament
    April 27, 2015
    The Middlebury softball team posted a 2-1 week, including a doubleheader sweep at home over Plymouth State. The Panthers won both ends of Thursday’s twinbill by scores of 1-0 and 9-1 in six innings. On Sunday in a NESCAC West makeup game rescheduled from late March, Middlebury fell to Wesleyan on the road by a 2-1 tally. The Panthers earn the second seed in the NESCAC West and will visit the top-seeded NESCAC East squad, Tufts, in the first game of the double-elimination NESCAC Tournament on Friday.
  • Baseball Records 2-2 Week
    April 27, 2015
    The Middlebury baseball team tallied a 2-2 week during four games last week. The Panthers scored seven runs in the second inning en route to a 7-2 victory Tuesday over St. Michael’s on Forbes Field, and followed that with a 4-2 win Thursday at home over St. Joseph (Vt.). In a Saturday doubleheader on the road at Trinity, Middlebury fell by scores of 4-2 and 8-0 in a pair of seven-inning games.
  • Women's Golf Closes Out Season at Williams Spring Invitational
    April 27, 2015
    The Middlebury women's golf team closed out its season by competing in the Williams Spring Invitational Tournament. The Panthers placed third overall (643) in the six-team event, while two teams from Williams took first (618) and second (640) place, respectively.
  • #6 Men’s Tennis Falls to Amherst in Regular-Season Finale
    April 27, 2015
    The sixth-ranked Middlebury men's tennis dropped its regular-season finale, falling 9-0 on the road to #4 Amherst in a matchup of the region's top-two teams. The Panthers see an eight-match winning streak come to an end, falling to 16-3 overall and 6-1 in the NESCAC, while the Jeffs improve to 19-4 and 8-0.