2019 Baseball News

  • Kevin Woodring '20 - Midd Minute
    October 10, 2019
    In this edition of Midd Minute, football/baseball player Kevin Woodring ‘20 talks about a musical instrument he played growing up. #MiddMinute #GoMidd
  • Middlebury Cited for Academic Excellence by ABCA
    August 01, 2019
    The Middlebury baseball program was honored with the American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA) Team Academic Excellence Award for the 2018-19 academic year. The Panthers garnered the accolade for the third-straight year, as teams from every level of college and high school baseball were recognized with the award. The award cites teams coached by ABCA members that posted a grade point average over 3.0 or better on a 4.0 scale.
  • Morris Continues Career In Professional Baseball
    July 01, 2019
    Just weeks after graduating from Middlebury, right-handed pitcher Colby Morris ’19 will continue his baseball career in the professional ranks. He recently signed a contract with the Trois-Rivières Aigles in Quebec of the Canadian-American League, an independent professional baseball league.
  • NESCAC Spring All-Academic Team Members Recognized
    May 30, 2019
    The New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) has announced its 2019 Spring All-Academic Selections. To be honored, a student-athlete must have reached sophomore academic standing with a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.50. A transfer student must have completed one year of study at the institution. The following are Middlebury's 132 representatives, the second-highest total in the conference.
  • NESCAC Spring All-Sportsmanship Team Announced
    May 28, 2019
    The New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) announced its Spring All-Sportsmanship Team for each spring sport sponsored by the conference. The All-Sportsmanship Team is composed of one student-athlete from each institution for each sport and is selected by the players and coaches from their respective team for their positive contributions to sportsmanship. The student-athlete selected must be in good academic standing and a member of the team at the conclusion of the season in order to be eligible for selection. 
  • Three Baseball Players Earn NESCAC Honors
    May 15, 2019
    Middlebury College baseball player Henry Strmecki (Wilton, Conn.) has earned First-Team All-NESCAC honors, while senior Colby Morris (Del Mar, Caif.) and junior Brooks Carroll (Davidson, N.C.) earned a spot on the second team. The trio helped guide the Panthers to a 26-13 record in 2019 with a trip to the NESCAC Championship game.
  • Hennings & Carroll Selected CoSIDA Academic All-District
    May 14, 2019
    Middlebury College baseball players Andrew Hennings (Oak Park, Ill.) and Brooks Carroll (Davidson, N.C.) have been named College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) District I First-Team Academic All-District selections by the organization. The pair helped guide the Panthers to a 26-13 record in 2019 with a trip to the NESCAC Championship game.
  • Baseball Comes Up Just Short in Quest of NESCAC Title
    May 12, 2019
    Middlebury saw its hopes of a NESCAC Championship come up just short, as the Panthers (26-13) fell to Tufts (29-9) in the final game on Sunday afternoon. The day began with an 8-2 win over Williams (24-11) in a 9:00 a.m. elimination game. After the victory, the Panthers needed to defeat Tufts twice in the double-elimination tournament. Middlebury earned a 12-8 victory in game one, but the Jumbos came back to claim the second contest and the NESCAC title by a score of 8-3. The two victories tied the school record for wins in a season with 26, set by the 2006 squad.
  • Middlebury Falls to Tufts, Down Bates to Keep Championship Hopes Alive
    May 11, 2019
    Middlebury fell by a 5-0 score to Tufts on Saturday morning, but bounced back with a 10-1 win over Bates (19-17) Saturday night to stay alive at the 2019 NESCAC Tournament hosted by Colby. The Panthers (24-12) will take on Williams in an elimination game on Sunday morning at 9:00 a.m., with the winner needing to beat Tufts twice in the afternoon to claim the crown.
  • Panther Baseball Heads to NESCAC Championship
    May 08, 2019
    Middlebury, the No. 2 seed in the NESCAC West, looks for its second NESCAC Championship and first since 2006 when it takes part in the NESCAC Baseball Championship at Colby’s Coombs Field in Waterville, Maine. The three-day, double-elimination tournament, begins on Friday, May 10 and runs through Sunday, May 12. Tufts has earned the top seed in the East Division, while Williams is the top seed in the West Division. Bates and Middlebury are the No. 2 seeds in the East and West, respectively.
  • Middlebury Falls To Castleton
    May 05, 2019
    Middlebury dropped a 4-3 contest to Castleton in a 2:11 minute nine-inning game on Sunday afternoon. The Panthers (23-11) return to action on Friday, facing Tufts in the opening round of the NESCAC Tournament at Colby at 7:00 p.m., while the Spartans (17-19) are at Southern Maine on Wednesday at 12:00 p.m. in the Little East Conference Tournament.
  • Middlebury Secures Spot In NESCAC Tournament
    May 04, 2019
    The Middlebury baseball team split a NESCAC West doubleheader at Amherst on Saturday, with the win in the opening contest clinching a spot in the upcoming NESCAC Tournament for the second time in the last three seasons. The Panthers posted a 2-1 seven-inning triumph in the opener, while falling 6-5 in the second contest that was nine innings. Middlebury (23-10, 7-5) will be the second seed from the West Division in the four-team conference tournament, which begins Friday and will be hosted by Colby. The team’s 23 wins this season are the second-best total in program history.
  • Middlebury Picks Up Key NESCAC Win at Amherst
    May 03, 2019
    Middlebury scored three runs in the 10th inning to earn a key 6-4 win at Amherst (15-13-1, 5-5) in game one of a three-game NESCAC West series. The Panthers (22-9, 6-4) return to action on Saturday with a pair of contests with the Mammoths beginning at 12:30. Middlebury needs one victory to secure themselves a spot in next weekend’s NESCAC Tournament.
  • Middlebury Sets Multiple Single-Game Records in Win at Union
    April 30, 2019
    Middlebury utilized two big innings on Tuesday at Union, while setting single-game program records for walks (17) and stolen bases (12) in a 12-3 win over the Dutchmen. With the victory, the Panthers improve to 21-9 overall, the third-highest single-season win total in program history. Middlebury returns to the field on Wednesday when they host Keene State at 4:00 p.m.
  • Sweep Gives Panthers Series Win Over Wesleyan
    April 28, 2019
    Middlebury claimed both ends of a home doubleheader on Sunday, as the Panthers won the opener 5-2 and the nightcap 8-4 to win their NESCAC West series over visiting Wesleyan ( 14-15, 4-5). With the two victories, Middlebury reached the 20-win plateau for the second time in the last three years and just the fourth time in program history. The Panthers (20-9, 5-4) return to the field on Tuesday with a 6:00 p.m. game at Union, while the Cardinals are home against Western Connecticut State on Wednesday at 4:00 p.m.
  • Late Runs Lift Wesleyan Past Middlebury, 4-2
    April 27, 2019
    Wesleyan scored a pair of runs in the top of the seventh inning, breaking a 2-2 tie, as the Cardinals (14-13, 4-3) took the first game of a key NESCAC West series 4-2 from Middlebury (18-9, 3-4) Saturday at Forbes Field. The three-game series concludes on Sunday with a doubleheader at 12:00 p.m.
  • Early Runs Lift Middlebury Past Plymouth State
    April 24, 2019
    Middlebury (18-8) scored seven times in the first three innings, before posting a 9-4 home victory over Plymouth State on Wednesday. The hosts open a three-game NESCAC West series with Wesleyan on Friday at 4:00 p.m. at Forbes Field, while Plymouth State (11-18) is home tomorrow against New England College at 3:30 p.m.
  • Panthers Ground Plattsburgh State, 17-1
    April 17, 2019
    Middlebury’s offense continued to churn out the hits and runs, as the Panthers scored in seven different innings during a 17-1 triumph over Plattsburgh State on Wednesday at Forbes Field. Over the past two games, Middlebury has scored 32 runs on 37 hits, including a season-high 19 against the Cardinals. The Panthers (17-8) return to NESCAC play on Friday, starting a three-game series at Amherst at 4:00 p.m., while the Cardinals (8-16) host Fredonia the same day.
  • Offensive Outburst Helps Middlebury Knock Off Division I Dartmouth
    April 16, 2019
    Middlebury scored in six different innings, including six runs in the sixth, and pounded out a season-high 18 hits en route to knocking off Division I Dartmouth (11-19) Tuesday 15-7 at Biondi Park. The victory marked the first win for the Panthers over the Big Green since the 1950 season. Middlebury (16-8) returns to action Wednesday when it hosts Plattsburgh State at Forbes Field beginning at 3:30 p.m.
  • Middlebury Splits NESCAC Twinbill at Williams; Han Becomes Program’s Career Stolen Base Leader
    April 13, 2019
    The Middlebury baseball team split a pair of games at Williams (16-5, 3-3) on Saturday, winning the opening seven-inning game 10-0, before falling 5-4 on a walk-off hit in the 10th inning of the nightcap. The Panthers (15-8, 3-3) drop the three-game NESCAC West series, 2-1 and travel to Division I Dartmouth on Tuesday for a single game beginning at 4:00 p.m.
  • Middlebury Drops NESCAC West Series Opener At Williams
    April 12, 2019
    Williams plated a pair of early runs and made them stand, as Middlebury dropped the opening game of its road NESCAC West series to the Ephs 2-1 on Friday. The Panthers (14-7, 2-2) and Williams (15-4, 2-2) will play games two and three of the series on Saturday, with the first contest scheduled for 12:00 p.m.
  • Panthers Score in Six Different Innings In Win Over Lyndon
    April 11, 2019
    Middlebury scored in six different innings Thursday against Northern Vermont-Lyndon en route to a 12-2 victory over the Hornets (7-16) on Forbes Field. The Panthers (14-6) return to action on Friday when they open a three-game NESCAC West series at Williams beginning at 4:00 p.m., while NVU-Lyndon hosts Maine-Farmington on Saturday at 1:00 p.m.
  • Midd Minute - Justin Han '20
    April 11, 2019
    In this edition of Midd Minute, Justin Han ‘20 talks about his cliff-jumping experience. #MiddMinute #GoMidd
  • Seven-Run Fifth Leads Baseball Past Plymouth
    April 07, 2019
    Middlebury scored seven of its 15 runs in the fifth inning, on its way to a 15-6 win over Plymouth State (9-11) in the team’s home opener on Forbes Field. The Panthers (13-6) return to action on Tuesday when they host Northern Vermont-Lyndon at 4:00 p.m., while Plymouth State visits Castleton on the same day.
  • Middlebury Splits Road Twinbill at Tufts
    April 06, 2019
    Middlebury fell to Tufts 4-3 in eight innings during the opening game of a doubleheader, but the Panthers came back to earn the split with a 9-6 nine-inning triumph in the nightcap Saturday in Massachusetts. The Panthers (12-6) return to action with their home opener on Sunday against Plymouth State with first pitch from Forbes Field slated for 3:30 p.m.
  • Panther Profile - Senior Phil Bernstein
    April 03, 2019
    Phil Bernstein ’19 is in his senior year on the Middlebury baseball team, but that sport wasn’t his first love. A sociology and anthropology major with minors in global health and American studies from Palos Verdes Peninsula, California, Bernstein talks about his unusual path to baseball and trying his hand in many different internships.
  • Baseball Powers Past Rensselaer
    April 03, 2019
    Middlebury scored multiple runs in four innings, including six in the ninth, for a 14-9 road win at Rensselaer (9-9) on Wednesday afternoon. The Panthers (11-5) return to action on Saturday when they visit Tufts for a pair of games beginning at 12:30 p.m.
  • Middlebury Splits NESCAC West Twinbill With Hamilton
    March 30, 2019
    The Middlebury baseball team split a pair of games against Hamilton in Florida on Saturday, falling during the opening seven-inning game 5-1 before winning the nine-inning nightcap, 10-1. The Panthers (10-5, 2-1) take the three-game NESCAC West series, 2-1 and travel to Rensselaer on Wednesday for a single game beginning at 4:00 p.m.
  • Morris Becomes All-Time Wins Leader as Baseball Tops Hamilton
    March 29, 2019
    Pitcher Colby Morris became the school’s all-time leader in wins, as Middlebury broke open a 4-2 game with three runs in the seventh inning, on its way to a 7-2 victory over Hamilton (7-7, 0-1). The Panthers (9-4, 1-0) and Continentals will play games two and three of the NESCAC West series on Saturday in Orlando, with the first pitch scheduled for 12:00 p.m.
  • Baseball Downs Union
    March 27, 2019
    Middlebury broke open up 4-3 game with four runs in the sixth inning, on its way to a 9-3 win over Union (2-6) in Orlando, Florida on Wednesday afternoon. The Panthers (8-4) are off until Friday, when they host game one of a three-game NESCAC West series against Hamilton at noon in Orlando.
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