MIDDLEBURY — The Middlebury College men’s hockey team this past weekend earned a win and a tie in their final home games of the regular season to clinch a winning NESCAC record (6-5-7) and earn the No. 5 seed for the league tournament, which begins this Saturday.
The Panthers, 7-10-7 overall, will visit No. 4 Hamilton (13-7-4, 8-6-4 league) for a 4 p.m. game, with the winner advancing to the NESCAC final four the following weekend at a site to be determined.
On Sunday, the Panthers picked up a 3-1 win over visiting Amherst (9-11-4, 7-8-3).