The New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) has announced its 2016-17 Winter All-Academic Selections. To be honored, a student-athlete must have reached sophomore academic standing and be a varsity letter winner with a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.40. A transfer student must have completed one year of study at the institution. The following are Middlebury's 128 representatives, the highest among the 11 conference institutions.
The New England Small College Athletic Conference announced its Winter All-Sportsmanship Team for each winter 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.
Middlebury women's squash players Anne Glassie, Beatrijs Kuijpers and Alexa Comai each participated in the College Squash Association (CSA) Individual Championships held inside Dartmouth’s Berry Squash Courts. Glassie claimed the consolation title with a 1-1 record in the Holleran Cup West bracket of 16 players, while Kuijpers went 1-1 in the Holleran East draw and Comai dropped both of her matches in the Holleran North bracket.
Three members of the Middlebury College women’s squash team will compete in the 2017 CSA Individual Championships from March 3-5. Sophomore Alexa Comai (Haverford, Pa.) and Beatrijs Kuijpers (Brooklyn, N.Y.) along with rookie Anne Glassie (Newport, R.I.) will each compete in the Holleran Cup draws. The event is taking place at the Berry Squash Courts and will be hosted by Dartmouth.
During the recent College Squash Association (CSA) Team National Championships, the national organization announced that the Middlebury College women's squash team and head coach Mark Lewis have been recognized as the winners of the Clarence C. Chaffee Award for the 2016-17 season. The announcement marks the fourth time in Middlebury women's squash history that the school has received the Chaffee Award.
The Middlebury women's squash team fell to Bates by a score of 6-3 in the Kurtz Cup's 15th/16th-place match at the CSA National Team Championship. Sunday’s match took place the Lawrenceville School in New Jersey. The Panthers finish the season ranked 16th-nationally with a record of 9-12.
Middlebury fell to #12 Virginia by a 6-3 score on Saturday in the Kurtz Cup consolation semifinal at the CSA Women's Squash National Team Championship. The event is being hosted by Princeton at the Jadwin Center. The 16th-ranked Panthers (9-11) return to action Sunday at 1:30 p.m. for the 15th/16th-place match against #15 Bates.
The 16th-ranked Middlebury women's squash team fell to #9 Dartmouth by a 9-0 score on Friday in the Kurtz Cup quarterfinal round at the CSA National Team Championship. The event is being hosted by Princeton at the Jadwin Courts. The Panthers (9-10) return to action Saturday at 2:30 p.m. in a consolation semifinal match against #12 Virginia.
Sophomore Beatrijs Kuijpers (Brooklyn, N.Y.) has been named to the All-NESCAC women’s squash first team, while head coach Mark Lewis was honored as the NESCAC Coach of the Year for the first time in his career. Middlebury concluded the season with a team record of 9-9, finishing in fourth place during the NESCAC Championship. The Panthers will compete this weekend in the CSA Team National Championship hosted by Princeton, competing in the Kurtz Cup.
The Middlebury women’s squash team has earned the #8 seed in the Kurtz Cup (B Division) for the upcoming CSA National Team Championships to be played at Princeton in the Jadwin Gymnasium. The Panthers, ranked 16th overall, will take on ninth-ranked Dartmouth in a quarterfinal match on Friday, February 24 at 2:30 p.m. and will continue to play on both Saturday and Sunday to determine their overall finish.
The third-seeded and 14th-ranked Middlebury women's squash team finished fourth after being edged 5-4 by fourth-seeded and 15th-ranked Bates during the 2017 NESCAC Tournament hosted by Amherst. With the setback, the Panthers dip to 9-9 and return to action at the CSA Team Championships at Princeton from February 24-26.
The 14th-ranked Panther women's squash team, seeded #3 in the NESCAC Tournament hosted by Amherst, advanced into the semifinal round on Saturday before falling to second-seeded and 10th-ranked Williams by a score of 8-1. Middlebury earned a bye through the first round, and posted a 9-0 victory over sixth-seeded and 19th-ranked Tufts in the quarterfinal round. The Panthers (9-8) return to play on Sunday at 1:00 p.m. in the third-place match against fourth-seeded Bates, ranked 15th in the latest national poll.
Third-seeded Middlebury will be in search of a NESCAC crown this weekend when the three-day 2017 NESCAC Women's Squash Championship begins on Friday. Amherst's Davenport Squash Courts will serve as the host for all of this year's championship bracket matches, while Smith's Squash Courts will host select consolation matches on Saturday. The NESCAC Championship match will be played on Sunday, February 5 at 3:00 p.m.
The 14th-ranked Middlebury women’s squash team concluded its regular-season schedule on Sunday, falling to #10 Brown by a 9-0 score at the Brodsky Squash Pavilion. Middlebury (8-7) returns to the court on Friday when it competes in the NESCAC Tournament hosted by Amherst.
The 14th-ranked Middlebury women's squash team began its last weekend of the regular season with a 9-0 loss Saturday to Virginia in a match played at Brown's Brodsky Squash Pavilion. The Panthers (8-6) conclude the regular season Sunday with a 2:00 p.m. contest against the 10th-ranked Bears.
The 14th-ranked Middlebury women's squash team was blanked on the road Sunday at #9 Dartmouth. The Panthers (8-5) return to the court on Saturday when they play Virginia at 11:30 a.m. in a match contested at Brown.
Middlebury split a pair of matches during women's squash action on Saturday at St. Lawrence’s Robie Squash Center. The 14th-ranked Panthers opened action with an 8-1 setback to #12 George Washington, but rebounded for a 7-2 victory over the 19th-ranked Saints. The Panthers (8-4) conclude a challenging weekend schedule with a road contest on Sunday at 2:00 p.m. against #9 Dartmouth.
The 14th-ranked Middlebury women's squash team saw a seven-match winning streak snapped, falling by a 6-3 score on Friday evening to #11 Williams in the team's final home match. The Panthers (7-3) return to the court on Saturday when they play a pair of matches in Canton, New York against #12 George Washington at 3:00 p.m. followed by a 5:00 p.m. contest at #19 St. Lawrence.
Middlebury ran its winning streak to seven with a pair of victories during women's squash action on Saturday at Franklin & Marshall’s Mayser Center. The 15th-ranked Panthers opened action with a narrow 6-3 victory over the 13th-ranked Diplomats, followed by an 8-1 win against #22 Dickinson. After seven matches in the last week, the Panthers (7-2) have nearly a week off before returning to the court on Friday when they host #19 Williams at 5:00 p.m.
The Middlebury women's squash team ended a grueling stretch with five matches in as many days, grinding out a 7-2 road victory Wednesday at #17 Amherst. The 15th-ranked Panthers have a few days off before returning to the court Saturday with matches in Pennsylvania against #13 Franklin & Marshall at 11:00 a.m., followed by a 2:00 p.m. contest with #23 Dickinson.
The 15th-ranked Middlebury women's squash team ended a successful stretch with its fourth home match in three days, earning a 9-0 victory Monday afternoon over #21 Hamilton. The Panthers (4-2) have won four-consecutive matches and return to action when they travel to #17 on Wednesday for a 4:30 p.m. match.
The Middlebury women's squash team increased its winning streak to three-straight matches with an 8-1 home victory Sunday over #26 Colby. The 15th-ranked Panthers return to the court Monday at 3:00 p.m. when they host 21st-ranked Hamilton.
The Middlebury women's squash team recorded two home victories on Saturday to start the second semester. The 15th-ranked Panthers started the day with an 8-1 win over #18 Bowdoin. Middlebury continued its winning ways in the afternoon with a thrilling 5-4 triumph over #16 Bates. The Panthers (2-2) return to the court on Sunday when they host #26 Colby at 11:00 a.m.
The 15th-ranked Middlebury women's squash team concluded its opening home weekend, falling to fourth-ranked Princeton by an 8-1 score on Sunday in a match played in Williams’ Simon Squash Center. The Panthers (0-2) have more than a month off from competition before returning to the court Saturday, January 7 for a pair of home contests with Bowdoin and Bates starting at 10:00 a.m.
The 15th-ranked Middlebury women's squash team began its season with a 6-3 setback on Friday evening to #14 Drexel. The Panthers return to the court on Sunday when they take on #4 Princeton at 2:00 p.m. in a match to be contested at Williams.
Following a solid finish last winter, the Middlebury women’s squash team has its sights set on lofty goals in 2016-17. A season ago, the women posted a record of 9-9 against a demanding schedule and finished the year ranked 15th nationally. The team returns six of the nine regulars to the court this winter.