November 3

  • Middlebury College SportsNotes
    November 03, 2014
    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.
  • Women’s Cross Country Wins NESCAC Championship, Men Place Third
    November 03, 2014
    Playing host to the NESCAC Cross Country Championships for the first time since 2003, the Middlebury women's cross country team claimed its 13th overall title, while the men finished a strong third on a windy and cool Saturday in Vermont. The women, ranked third nationally, scored 38 points to edge seventh-ranked and runner-up Williams' 47. The Middlebury men, ranked ninth nationally, had 80 points behind champion and third-ranked Williams (39) and seventh-ranked Colby (76).
  • Men’s Soccer Wins Regular-Season Finale, Advances to NESCAC Semis Via PKs
    November 03, 2014
    The Middlebury men’s soccer team posted a 1-0-1 record last week, including a victory via a penalty-kick shootout during the NESCAC Tournament Quarterfinals. The Panthers blanked Plymouth State on Wednesday in their regular-season finale by a 2-0 score. On Saturday, fourth-seeded Middlebury advanced to the NESCAC Tournament Semifinals by a 5-4 edge in penalty kicks following a 1-1 tie against fifth-seeded Wesleyan. The Panthers will meet sixth-seeded Bowdoin on Saturday at 11:00 a.m. at Amherst.
  • Third-Ranked Field Hockey Advances to NESCAC Semis With 4-1 Win Over Colby
    November 03, 2014
    The third-ranked Middlebury field hockey team, seeded number two in the NESCAC Tournament, advanced to the semifinal round for the 12th time in 15 years with a 4-1 win Saturday afternoon in the quarterfinals over Colby (9-7) on Kohn Field. The Panthers advance to next Saturday's semifinals at Bowdoin and will meet third-seeded Trinity at 1:30 p.m.
  • Women’s Soccer Knocks Off Amherst in NESCAC Tournament Quarterfinals
    November 03, 2014
    The Middlebury women's soccer team advanced to the NESCAC semifinals for the 11th time in 15 years after a 1-0 road win at Amherst on Saturday afternoon. The fifth-seeded Panthers will visit top-seeded Williams for an 11:00 a.m. semifinal kickoff on Saturday.
  • Football Team Wins Fourth-Straight Game
    November 03, 2014
    Middlebury junior quarterback Matt Milano (New Canaan, Conn.) threw three of his four touchdown passes to junior Matthew Minno (Tallahassee, Fla.) as the Panthers cruised to a 37-9 NESCAC win at Hamilton's Steuben Field. Middlebury posted its fourth-straight win overall and its 19th in a row against Hamilton. The game marked the 35th playing of the Old Rocking Chair Classic. The Panthers have won 27 of those games, and lead the all-time series with the Continentals by a 42-15 count.
  • Volleyball Tallies 1-1 Weekend to End Regular Season
    November 03, 2014
    The Middlebury volleyball team split a pair of home NESCAC matches last weekend inside Pepin Gymnasium. The Panthers eased past Connecticut College in straight sets on Friday evening, but fell in the regular-season finale Saturday afternoon to Tufts, 3-1. Middlebury will battle fifth-seeded Bowdoin on Friday at 8:00 p.m. in the NESCAC Tournament Quarterfinals hosted by Tufts.