November 17

  • Middlebury College SportsNotes
    November 17, 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.
  • Second-Ranked Field Hockey Wins NCAA Regional; Will Play in Sixth Final Four
    November 17, 2014
    Hosting an NCAA Regional last weekend, the second-ranked Middlebury field hockey team advanced to its sixth national semifinal in program history with a 5-1 win over fifth-ranked Ursinus on Sunday afternoon on Kohn Field. The Panthers advanced to the regional final with a 7-0 victory Saturday over the University of New England. With the two wins, Middlebury’s 19 wins (19-1) tie a program record set back in 2003. The Panthers will play The College of New Jersey next Saturday in Lexington, Virginia on the campus of Washington & Lee.
  • Women’s Cross Country Posts Runner-Up Finish, Men Fifth at NCAA Regional
    November 17, 2014
    The Middlebury cross country teams competed Saturday in the NCAA New England Regional hosted by Williams College at Mt. Greylock Regional High School. The third-ranked women's team raced to runner-up team honors, scoring 65 points behind only champion and fourth-ranked MIT's 40, and automatically qualified as a team for the NCAA Championships hosted by Wilmington College in southwestern Ohio. The 12th-ranked men finished fifth with 136 points and gained an at-large berth to next Saturday's national meet.
  • Women’s Basketball Captures Tyler Tip-Off Tournament
    November 17, 2014
    The Middlebury women’s basketball team collected a pair of season-opening wins with victories over Endicott on Saturday by a 67-46 score, and captured the Tyler Tip-Off Tournament title Sunday with a 67-50 victory over host Smith. Sophomore Elizabeth Knox (Falmouth, Mass.) and rookie Sarah Kaufman (Boulder, Colo.), who scored 32 points during Sunday’s win, were both named to the all-tournament team.
  • Men’s Basketball Wins UNE Tournament with Pair of Season-Opening Victories
    November 17, 2014
    The Middlebury men’s basketball team started a season 2-0 for the seventh-straight year with victories over Mitchell on Saturday afternoon by a score of 101-71, and followed that performance Sunday with a win over host University of New England (69-67) to capture the Ramada Roundball Invitational. Senior Dylan Sinnickson (Sands Point, N.Y.) was named the tournament Most Valuable Player, while classmate Hunter Merryman (San Marino, Calif.) also earned a spot on the all-tournament team.
  • #4 Women’s Hockey Records Pair of Wins to Begin Season Over Colby
    November 17, 2014
    The fourth-ranked Middlebury women’s hockey team produced two wins to open its 2014-15 season. The Panthers came out of the gates quickly for a 7-1 victory Saturday evening, and returned to Chip Kenyon ’85 Arena on Sunday and posted a 2-0 shutout behind 13 saves from senior goalie Madeline Marsh (Kanata, Ont.).
  • Men’s Hockey Opens Season on the Road
    November 17, 2014
    The Middlebury men’s hockey team had a 0-1-1 road weekend to begin its 2014-15 season. The Panthers dropped the season-opening contest Saturday evening by a 6-0 score to Bowdoin. A day later, Middlebury rebounded and earned a 2-2 tie against Colby.
  • Panther Swim Teams Open 2014-15 Schedule Against Connecticut College
    November 17, 2014
    The Panther swimming and diving teams opened up their respective 2014-15 seasons with a road meet against Connecticut College. The Middlebury women were edged by the Camels by a score of 153-127, while the men were defeated by a 172-90 tally.
  • Women’s Squash Opens Season in Connecticut
    November 17, 2014
    The Middlebury women's squash team opened up its season by winning two of three matches on a trip to Connecticut. The Panthers opened their season on Saturday with a 9-0 win over Smith in a match played at Wesleyan. Later in the day, Middlebury convincingly defeated the host school by a score of 8-1. On Sunday, the 15th-ranked Panthers were downed 8-1 by second-ranked Trinity.
  • Men’s Squash Wins Two of Three to Open 2014-15
    November 17, 2014
    The Middlebury men's squash team won two of three matches to open the season in Connecticut. The 19th-ranked Panthers faced three teams in the top 25 over the weekend. Middlebury opened with a 9-0 victory over #25 Connecticut College in a contest played at Wesleyan. Later that day, a 6-3 victory was earned over 20th-ranked Wesleyan. The weekend concluded on Sunday as the Panthers fell to #3 Trinity, 8-1.