2019-20 Women's Hockey News

  • Leidt Garners Second-Team All-American Recognition
    March 25, 2020
    Middlebury College junior Madie Leidt (Killingworth, Conn.) has been named to the 2019-20 CCM Hockey/American Hockey Coaches Association (ACHA) All-American East Second Team. This marks the first All-American citation for the forward and assistant captain. She is also one of seven finalists for the 2019-20 Laura Hurd Award, which is presented annually to the AHCA Women's Ice Hockey College Division Player of the Year.
  • NCAA Cancels Remaining Winter And Spring Championships
    March 12, 2020
    The NCAA released the following statement on Thursday afternoon: Today, NCAA President Mark Emmert and the Board of Governors canceled...
  • Spring Athletic Competition Suspended - Women's Hockey Will Host NCAA Quarterfinal
    March 11, 2020
    Middlebury College has announcent the the suspension of all spring athletic activities, including practices and home and away games, until further notice.
  • Women's Hockey Earns NCAA At-Large Bid
    March 09, 2020
    The Middlebury College women's hockey team will make its 16th NCAA Tournament appearance when it hosts Endicott in an NCAA Quarterfinal game on Saturday, March 14 at 3:00 p.m. Tickets will go on sale one hour before game time on Saturday.
  • Middlebury Falls to Amherst In NESCAC Title Game
    March 08, 2020
    Amherst scored the game-winning goal just 13 seconds after Middlebury tied the game in the final period, lifting the Mammoths to a 2-1 win over the Panthers in the NESCAC Championship on Sunday in Kenyon Arena. The title for Amherst (17-5-5) was the program’s first since 2010 and the Mammoths also claimed the conference’s automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament. Second-ranked Middlebury (21-3-3) seeks an at-large bid the tournament with the field being announced on Monday.
  • Middlebury Advances to NESCAC Championship
    March 07, 2020
    Top-seeded Middlebury came from behind, scoring a pair of unanswered goals to edge fourth-seeded Hamilton 2-1 on Saturday afternoon in Kenyon Arena. With the victory, the Panthers advance to the NESCAC Championship game for the 16th time and will face the winner of the #2 Colby/#3 Amherst game at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday.
  • Leidt Tabbed Player of the Year, Three Others Earn All-NESCAC Honors
    March 03, 2020
    Junior Madie Leidt (Killingworth, Conn.) was tabbed the 2020 NESCAC Player of the Year and was joined by three Panthers on the All-NESCAC teams when the conference announced its postseason honors on Tuesday. Leidt and sophomores Eva Hendrikson (Edina, Minn.) and Jenna Letterie (Winthrop, Mass.) all earned first team honors, while senior Lin Han (Toronto, Ont.) was recognized on the second team. Middlebury is 20-2-3, and as the top seed will host the NESCAC Semifinal and Championship matches on Saturday and Sunday in Kenyon Arena.
  • Women's Hockey Will Host NESCAC Championship Weekend - Ticket Information
    March 02, 2020
    Middlebury will host the 2020 NESCAC Women's Hockey semifinals and finals this weekend in Kenyon Arena.
  • Middlebury Advances to NESCAC Semifinals
    February 29, 2020
    Top-seeded Middlebury reached the 20-win plateau for the fourth time in the last six seasons, as the Panthers picked up a 4-1 triumph over Trinity kin a NESCAC Quarterfinal on Saturday in Kenyon Arena. With the win, Middlebury (20-2-3) advances to the conference semifinals for the 18th time in last 19 years. The eighth-seeded Bantams finished their season at 8-13-4.
  • Top-Seeded Women's Hockey Team Set To Host NESCAC Quarterfinal Game
    February 24, 2020
    The Middlebury Panthers are the No. 1 seed in the NESCAC Women’s Ice Hockey Championship for the 13th time in program history and ninth time in 10 years. The NESCAC Quarterfinals will be played on Saturday, February 29 on the campus of the higher seeds. The semifinals and final will be held on the campus of the highest remaining seed and are set for March 7-8.
  • Women's Hockey Completes Sweep of Bowdoin
    February 22, 2020
    Middlebury concluded its regular season with a 3-1 win at Bowdoin (8-13-3, 4-10-1) to complete the two-game weekend sweep. The second-ranked Panthers (19-2-3, 14-1-1) will be the top seed for the upcoming NESCAC Tournament and will host eighth-seeded Trinity in a quarterfinal game next Saturday.
  • Panthers Blank Polar Bears
    February 21, 2020
    Second-ranked Middlebury shutout Bowdoin (8-12-3, 4-10-1) by a 3-0 score on Friday night in game one of a two-game NESCAC series. The Panthers (18-2-3, 13-1-1) face the Polar Bears again on Saturday, this time with a 3:00 p.m. faceoff.
  • Leidt Receives NESCAC Honors For The Third Time
    February 17, 2020
    Middlebury College women’s hockey player Madie Leidt (Killingworth, Ill.) has been selected as the NESCAC Player of the for the third time this season. The junior scored three goals and assisted on three others as the Panthers swept a pair of games from Williams, 4-0 and 3-1, to clinch the top seed for the upcoming NESCAC Championship.
  • Women’s Hockey Completes Series Sweep of Williams
    February 16, 2020
    Middlebury wrapped up the home portion of the schedule with a 3-1 NESCAC victory over visiting Williams on Sunday. The second-ranked Panthers (17-2-3, 12-1-1) hit the road for the final weekend of the regular season with a pair of games at Bowdoin, while the Ephs (11-8-4, 8-6-2) host Plymouth State on Tuesday at 7:00 p.m.
  • #2 Middlebury Handles Williams, 4-0
    February 15, 2020
    Middlebury clinched the top seed in the upcoming NESCAC Tournament, securing a key 4-0 road win at Williams on Saturday afternoon. The second-ranked Panthers (16-2-3, 11-1-1) cap the two-game series with the Ephs (11-7-4, 8-5-2) on Sunday at 3:00 p.m. in Kenyon Arena.
  • Women’s Hockey Edges Trinity, 1-0
    February 09, 2020
    Middlebury scored a late goal in the second period and goalie Anna Goldstein stopped all 15 shots she faced, as the Panthers skated to a 1-0 triumph on Sunday over Trinity. Middlebury (15-2-3, 10-1-1) returns to NESCAC play at home on Friday against Williams, while the Bantams (5-11-2, 0-10-2) are at Bowdoin with both contests starting at 7:00 p.m.
  • Special Teams Carry #2 Panthers Past Trinity
    February 08, 2020
    Middlebury netted three power-play goals and erased all six shorthanded situations, as the Panthers earned a 4-1 victory over visiting Trinity on Saturday. Second-ranked Middlebury (14-2-3, 9-1-1) and the Bantams (5-10-2, 0-9-2) wrap up their two-game series Sunday at 3:00 p.m. in Kenyon Arena.
  • Second-Ranked Middlebury And #7 Norwich Skate to 2-2 Tie
    February 04, 2020
    Middlebury closed out the non-conference portion of its schedule with a 2-2 overtime tie at #7 Norwich (15-4-2) on Tuesday. The second-ranked Panthers (13-2-3) return to NESCAC play this weekend hosting Trinity for a two-game series, with the opener set for Friday at 7:00 p.m.
  • #2 Panthers Net 3-0 Road Win At Hamilton
    February 01, 2020
    Middlebury broke open a scoreless game with a pair of second-period goals and used a 26-save shutout from Lin Han, as the Panthers netted a 3-0 road win at Hamilton (11-7-0, 5-5-0) on Saturday. Second-ranked Middlebury (13-2-2, 8-1-1) play its final non-conference game of the season on Tuesday, heading to seventh-ranked Norwich for a 7:00 p.m. faceoff against the Cadets.
  • Women's Hockey Drops First NESCAC Game of the Season
    January 31, 2020
    The Middlebury women’s hockey team suffered its first NESCAC loss of the season, falling by a score of 2-0 at Hamilton (11-6, 5-4) on Friday night. The second-ranked Panthers (12-2-2, 7-1-1) will face the Continentals again on Saturday, this time with a 3:00 p.m. faceoff.
  • Second-Ranked Panthers Slip Past Colby With Late Goal
    January 25, 2020
    Middlebury’s Maddie Bayard scored a power-play goal with 5:54 remaining, lifting the second-ranked Panthers to 2-1 NESCAC triumph over visiting Colby on Saturday. Middlebury (12-1-2, 7-0-1) continues conference play next weekend with a series at Hamilton, while the Mules (9-4-2, 5-2-1) host the University of New England on Tuesday at 7:00 p.m.
  • Women's Hockey Blanks Colby
    January 24, 2020
    Second-ranked Middlebury opened the weekend by defeating Colby (9-3-2, 5-1-1) 3-0 in game one of a NESCAC series in Kenyon Arena. The Panthers (11-1-2, 6-0-1) and Mules are back at it on Saturday at 3:00 p.m.
  • #1 Plattsburgh State Hands #2 Middlebury Its First Loss
    January 21, 2020
    Second-ranked Middlebury saw its season-opening 12-game unbeaten streak come to an end, as top-ranked Plattsburgh State (18-1-0) picked up a 4-1 victory on Tuesday in Stafford Arena. Middlebury (10-1-2) was the last team in in the country to suffer a loss and the Cardinals salvaged a season split in the season series with the Panthers. Middlebury returns home this weekend for a pair of key NESCAC matchups against Colby, with the opening contest set for Friday at 7:00 p.m.
  • Leidt Earns NESCAC Player of the Week Honors
    January 20, 2020
    For the second time this season, Middlebury women?s hockey player Madie Leidt (Killingworth, Ill.) has been selected as the NESCAC Player of the Week. The junior scored three goals and assisted on another as #2 Middlebury picked up a pair of 3-1 road wins at Wesleyan.
  • #2 Panthers Score Twice In Third Period For 3-1 Win
    January 18, 2020
    Middlebury completed a NESCAC weekend sweep at Wesleyan (6-6-1, 0-5-1), as the second-ranked Panthers netted a pair of goals in the third period for a 3-1 triumph on Saturday. Middlebury (10-0-2, 5-0-1) puts its 12-game unbeaten streak on the line Tuesday, traveling to top-ranked Plattsburgh at 7:00 p.m.
  • No. 2 Middlebury Extends Unbeaten Streak to 11
    January 17, 2020
    Knotted at 1-1 heading into the third period, the No. 2 Middlebury women’s hockey team scored twice to top Wesleyan 3-1 on Friday night. With the victory, the Panthers (9-0-2, 4-0-2) improve extend their unbeaten streak to 11, while the Cardinals fall to 6-5-1 overall and 0-4-1 in conference play. The teams play their second game of the series on Saturday at 3:00 p.m. in Middletown, Conn.
  • Panther Women's Hockey to Offer Summer Camp
    January 16, 2020
    The Middlebury women's hockey team will offer a summer camp from August 9-11, 2020 in Chip Kenyon '85 Arena. The event spans three days and is designed for the college-bound and varsity hockey player. Please CLICK HERE for the camp brochure and more information. There will also be a goalie camp taking place from August 12-14. Please contact head coach Bill Mandigo for more information at wmandigo@middlebury.edu.
  • Second-Ranked Middlebury Shuts Out Endicott
    January 11, 2020
    Middlebury goalie Lin Han stopped all 27 shots she faced, as the second-ranked Panthers notched a 3-0 road win at Endicott (12-2) on Saturday. The shutout was Middlebury’s sixth this season and they have allowed only one goal in the last four contests. The Panthers (8-0-2) return to NESCAC play next weekend, with a road series at Wesleyan on January 17-18.
  • #2 Panthers Net 2-0 Road Win At UMass Boston
    January 10, 2020
    Second-ranked Middlebury women’s hockey team remained unbeaten on the season, skating to a 2-0 triumph at UMass Boston on Friday, snapping a six-game win streak for the Beacons (9-7-1). The Panthers (7-0-2) are right back in action on Saturday with a 3:00 p.m. start at Endicott.
  • Midd Minute - Madie Leidt '21
    January 09, 2020
    In this edition of Midd Minute, women’s hockey player Madie Leidt ‘21 talks about her unique pet. #MiddMinute #GoMidd
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