Senior Matt Milano (New Canaan, Conn.) threw for 405 yards with five touchdown passes as Middlebury moved to 4-1 with a 41-27 win over Bates on Garcelon Field. Senior Matthew Minno (Tallahassee, Fla.) caught 10 passes for 138 yards and two touchdowns on the afternoon as the teams combined for 917 yards of total offense.
The Middlebury field hockey team secured the #2 seed and will host a quarterfinal game in the upcoming NESCAC Tournament as a result of a 5-0 road victory Saturday at Bates. The third-ranked Panthers posted their ninth-straight win and fifth-consecutive shutout.
The Middlebury men’s soccer team recorded a 2-0 record via a pair of impressive victories last week. Junior Adam Glaser (Washington, D.C.) scored a goal and added two assists, while classmate Greg Conrad (Peabody, Mass.) tallied two goals leading the hosts to a 5-0 home victory Tuesday over Plymouth State. With his two helpers, Glaser set a Middlebury single-season record with 10, surpassing Josh Shapiro who recorded nine in 1995. Conrad scored two goals and Glaser added to his record leading Middlebury to a 4-1 road league triumph over Bates. With the victory, the Panthers secured a home quarterfinal in the upcoming NESCAC Tournament.
The Middlebury men's tennis team ended its fall season at the two-day Boston Invitational hosted by Tufts. The invitational featured players from Boston University, Harvard, MIT, Colby, Tufts and Middlebury. There was no champion crowned or a bracket contested as individuals and doubles tandems played in a round robin format.
The Middlebury volleyball team tallied a 1-2 record last weekend during the New England Challenge hosted by MIT in matches played in the Rockwell Cage. The Panthers fell in straight sets on Friday evening to the host and 23rd-ranked Engineers (25-20, 25-19, 25-22). In two matches on Saturday, Middlebury cruised past Babson in three sets (25-19, 25-18, 25-22) before falling in the afternoon to Wellesley in four sets (25-22, 17-25, 25-19, 25-23).
The Middlebury women’s soccer team tallied a 0-1-1 record in two road matches last week. The Panthers moved their unbeaten streak to seven matches (3-0-4), battling to a 0-0 double-overtime draw Wednesday at St. Lawrence in a non-conference matchup. Back in league play, Middlebury saw that streak come to an end, falling 2-0 on Saturday at Bates in a NESCAC road match.