FORWARD GRACE MURPHY jumps for joy in reaction to a goal by teammate Audrey Lazar in the second quarter of Saturday’s 3-1 victory over Trinity College.
Photo by Benjy Renton
MIDDLEBURY — The top-seeded Middlebury College field hockey team defeated visiting No. 8 Trinity on Saturday, 3-1, in a NESCAC playoff quarterfinal and will host the league’s final four this weekend.
The defending NESCAC and NCAA Division III champion Panthers (15-1) will meet No. 7 seed Hamilton at 11 a.m. Saturday, while No. 3 seed Tufts and No. 4 seed Williams will square off at 1:30 p.m. The winners will meet at noon on Sunday for the league title. NCAA pairing will be announced on Monday.
The Panthers defeated Hamilton, which upset league No. 2 seed Bowdoin this past Saturday, during the...
CHESTER — Host No. 4 Green Mountain Union on Friday, Oct. 25, outlasted the Vergennes Union High School boys’ soccer team, 2-1, in a Division III quarterfinal.
The loss snapped the Commodores’ four-game winning streak, during which they had outscored their opposition, 25-0. Coach Kevin Hayes said they had opportunities in a game in which they earned a 10-8 edge in shots on goal.
“We did not capitalize on some great chances,” Hayes said.
Jonah Mahé scored for VUHS, assisted by Jonathan Willis. Everett Mosher and James Anderson each recorded a goal and an assist for GMU (11-5). Anderson’s goal...