Serving as the host to an NCAA Tournament Regional, the third-ranked Middlebury men's tennis team advanced to the NCAA Quarterfinals with a 5-3 win over Bowdoin played on Proctor Tennis Courts. The Panthers advanced to Sunday’s final via a 5-0 victory on Saturday against Nichols. Middlebury advances to the NCAA Quarterfinals for the 12th time in the last 13 years and will meet Trinity (Texas) on Monday, May 18 at the Lindner Family Tennis Center in Mason, Ohio.
The sixth-ranked Middlebury women's tennis team advanced to the NCAA Quarterfinals for the second time in three years and fourth time overall with a 5-4 comeback win at Bowdoin Sunday in an NCAA Regional final match-up. The Panthers advanced to the final with a 5-0 triumph over Simmons on Saturday. Middlebury will play Emory in the quarterfinals on Monday, May 18 at the Lindner Family Tennis Center in Mason, Ohio.
Middlebury outscored MIT 6-0 over a 3:38 span midway through the first half on its way to a 19-9 win over the Engineers in an NCAA second-round game on Kohn Field. The Panthers advance to an NCAA Regional next weekend at Gettysburg where they will take on #13 Hamilton, while the host school meets York. MIT ends its season with a 17-3 mark.
The Middlebury men's lacrosse team posted a 1-1 record during two NCAA Tournament games last week. Leading 9-7 in the third quarter, the Panthers scored six-straight goals against Montclair State en route to a 17-8 first-round victory on Youngman Field at Alumni Stadium. A few days later, Middlebury saw its season come to an end with a 16-10 road setback to sixth-ranked Amherst.
Members of the Middlebury track & field teams took part in the Open New England Championships on Friday and Saturday hosted by M.I.T. The women finished in a tie for 15th out of 41 scoring teams at the event, while the men didn't record any team points. All three NCAA divisions were represented at the meet, as top-eight finishers earned All-New England honors.