September 28 SportsNotes

  • Middlebury College SportsNotes
    September 28, 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.
  • Farrell Wins Men’s Tennis Singles Title at USTA/ITA New England Regional
    September 28, 2015
    Middlebury sophomore Noah Farrell (Wilton, Conn.) won six matches over the course of three days on his way to capturing the singles title during the 2015 USTA/ITA Men's Tennis Regional Championship hosted by Williams. He is the first Panther since Andy Peters in 2009 to take the singles crown. Farrell, along with the other winners from each regional, advance to the Small College Championships at the Palmetto Tennis Center in Sumter, South Carolina from October 15-18, 2015.
  • Bondy Advances to Semis, Panther Women Host USTA/ITA New England Regional
    September 28, 2015
    Playing host to the 2015 USTA/ITA New England Regional on Proctor Tennis Courts, the Middlebury women's tennis team had several players take part in event. Panther junior Lily Bondy (Brooklyn, N.Y.) advanced to Sunday morning’s semifinal match with some impressive wins over the first two days of action.
  • Volleyball Posts Perfect 4-0 Week
    September 28, 2015
    The Middlebury volleyball team tallied an unblemished 4-0 record last week in four road matches. The Panthers were victorious by 3-1 scores on Wednesday against in-state foe St. Michael’s and Friday in NESCAC play over Hamilton inside Margaret Bundy Field House. On Saturday, Middlebury completed the perfect week with wins over Ramapo (3-2) and Sage (3-1) at the Skidmore Classic.
  • Men's Soccer Goes 1-0-1 During Pair of Matches
    September 28, 2015
    The Middlebury men’s soccer team recorded a 1-0-1 record during a pair of matches last week. On Tuesday, the Panthers scored five goals in the first half on their way to a 6-0 home victory over Colby-Sawyer. Returning to the road, Middlebury earned a double-overtime 0-0 draw with host Bowdoin in NESCAC action Saturday afternoon on Pickard Field.
  • Football Wins Thriller at Wesleyan to Open Season
    September 28, 2015
    The Middlebury football team opened its season with an exciting 28-25 road win over Wesleyan on Andrus Field. Senior quarterback Matt Milano (New Canaan, Conn.) went 22-34 in the game, throwing for 337 yards with three touchdown passes, while junior Ryan Rizzo (Needham, Mass.) caught five passes for 126 yards to pace the Panthers.
  • Women's Golf Places Third Among 14 Teams at Mount Holyoke Invite
    September 28, 2015
    The Middlebury women's golf team finished third among 14 teams competing at the Mount Holyoke Invitational. Williams won the event with a 605, followed by NYU (635), Middlebury (646) and Amherst (651). Action took place at the Orchards Golf Club in South Hadley, Massachusetts.
  • Cross Country Women Second, Men Sixth at Purple Valley Classic
    September 28, 2015
    The Panther cross country teams both turned in strong performances at the Purple Valley Classic hosted by Williams on a pleasant Saturday afternoon at the Mt. Greylock Regional High School course. The women, who entered the weekend ranked seventh nationally, finished second in the event with 66 points behind only sixth-ranked Williams' point total of 39, while the Middlebury men, ranked 26th, were sixth of 22 teams with 154 points.
  • Late Bowdoin Penalty Stroke Lifts #2 Polar Bears Over #4 Field Hockey
    September 28, 2015
    Middlebury sophomore Annie Leonard (Darien, Conn.) tied Saturday's game at 1-1 in the 60th minute, but a goal in the 67th minute by Bowdoin on a penalty stroke lifted the second-ranked Polar Bears to a 2-1 home victory over fourth-ranked Middlebury on Ryan Field.
  • Women’s Soccer Drops Pair of Road Contests
    September 28, 2015
    The Middlebury women’s soccer team fell twice on the road last week. Plattsburgh State scored in the 105th minute of Tuesday’s match for a 2-1 double-overtime win over the Panthers. During NESCAC play on Saturday, Bowdoin tallied the match’s lone goal in the 21st minute on its way to a 1-0 win.