October 12 SportsNotes

  • Middlebury College SportsNotes
    October 12, 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 ECAC Championship
    October 12, 2015
    The Middlebury men's golf team captured the ECAC Championship for the second time in the last three years, coming from five shots back following day one to win the title. After starting the day five strokes behind Trinity, the Panthers totaled a team score of 295 during Sunday's play for a combined two-day score of 591 (296-295). Trinity posted a team score of 302 in the second round to finish with a total of 593.
  • Women's Golf Second at NESCAC Tourney, Third Overall at Williams Fall Classic
    October 12, 2015
    The Middlebury women's golf team placed second overall at the inaugural NESCAC Championship hosted by Williams. The Ephs won the event with a 617, followed by Middlebury (663) and Amherst (672). The tournament also doubled as the Williams Fall Classic with a total of 15 teams competing.
  • Field Hockey Records 3-0 Week
    October 12, 2015
    The third-ranked Middlebury field hockey team posted a 3-0 week during a trio of road contests, increasing its winning streak to six. The Panthers opened the week with five goals over a stretch of 14:37 in the opening minutes on its way to a 6-1 win Tuesday on the road at St. Lawrence, and tallied a 3-0 victory at #16 Tufts on Saturday. The Panthers completed the unblemished week with some late offense in three goals in 12 minutes for a 3-0 triumph Sunday on Smith Field over Wesleyan.
  • Volleyball Goes 2-1 in Three Home Matches
    October 12, 2015
    The Middlebury volleyball team posted a 2-1 record last week during three home matches. The Panthers eased past Skidmore on Tuesday in three sets (25-17, 26-24, 25-13), and defeated NECAC foe Amherst on Friday in four sets (25-20, 21-25, 25-17, 28-26). In a match on Saturday, Middlebury battled back from a 2-0 deficit before falling and seeing its 10-match winning streak snapped against Williams, 3-2 (25-21, 25-18, 25-27, 18-25, 15-12).
  • Cross Country Women Second, Men Third Among DIII Teams at Open New England Championships
    October 12, 2015
    The Middlebury women's cross country team finished second among Division III teams competing and 10th overall, while the men's squad was third and 12th during the 2015 Open New England Championships at Franklin Park in Boston. Each field featured nearly 40 teams from all three NCAA divisions.
  • Men's Soccer Goes 1-1 In Road NESCAC Matches
    October 12, 2015
    The Middlebury men’s soccer team recorded a 1-1 record during a pair of road NESCAC matches last weekend. A goal in the 53rd minute from Tufts proved to be the difference in a 1-0 Jumbo victory on Saturday, but the Panthers bounced back for a 2-1 triumph Sunday at Wesleyan.
  • Women’s Soccer Records Three-Consecutive Draws
    October 12, 2015
    The Middlebury women’s soccer team earned three double-overtime draws this week during its trio of matches. In a game rescheduled from late September due to flooding in New Hampshire, the Panthers saw a late 3-0 lead with 23 minutes left slip away Monday to Keene State in a 3-3 draw. On Saturday, Middlebury recorded a 1-1 draw with Tufts followed by a 2-2 tie against Wesleyan on Sunday.
  • Women's Tennis Fares Well During Its Own Invitational
    October 12, 2015
    The three-day Middlebury Invitational Women's Tennis Tournament featured a quartet of teams that played a form of hidden duals from Friday through Sunday. Action took place inside both the Nelson Recreational Center as well as outdoors on the Proctor Tennis Courts. Teams competing in the invitational were Middlebury, Williams, Army West Point and Amherst.
  • Panther Men’s Tennis Competes in Wallach Invitational
    October 12, 2015
    The Middlebury men's tennis team took part in the Wallach Invitational hosted by Bates over the weekend. Four singles flights containing 16 participants each as well as two doubles flights with 16 duos apiece were contested.
  • Football Suffers First Loss of the Season at Amherst
    October 12, 2015
    The Panther football team suffered its first loss of the season, falling 24-7 at Amherst Saturday on Pratt Field. The Jeffs held Middlebury to 270 yards on the day, just 21 coming on the ground.