Second-ranked Middlebury improved its unbeaten streak to 10 games (9-0-1) with a 3-0 win at Castleton (6-6) Tuesday night at Dave Wolk Stadium. The Panthers return to action on Saturday when they host Colby at 11:00 a.m.
Julia Carone had a good look for Castleton late in the first half, but her shot from 20 yards out sailed wide right.
Makenzi Bellando nearly put the Spartans on the board less than two minutes later, but her shot was deflected off the crossbar by Panther keeper Ursula Alwang.
Middlebury finished the game with a 32-6 shots advantage, while holding a 9-1 lead in corner kicks. Eva Shaw played the first half and got the win, while Alwang made one second-half save. Loren Henderson made 10 stops for Castleton.