MIDDLEBURY — The Middlebury College men’s hockey team dropped three close games in recent action, two to highly ranked teams, to drop to 7-6, 3-3 in NESCAC play. The Panthers will look to bounce back when they host Plattsburgh State on Friday at 7 p.m. This past Friday the Panthers came up short in their bid to upset No. 1 Trinity for a second time this season, as the 11-1 Bantams edged them, 4-3.  Middlebury opened the scoring in the second period, when Alex Heinritz netted the rebound of a Bret Pastor shot. The Bantams took the lead on two James Callahan goals, and then made it 3-1 late in...

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...
MIDDLEBURY — The Middlebury College men’s soccer team blanked NESCAC foe Trinity on Saturday, 3-0, to improve to 7-1-5, 3-1-4 in league play. The Bantams dropped to 1-11, 0-8 NESCAC. Middlebury will wrap up regular season play by visiting Tufts on Saturday and hosting Williams at 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday. The Panthers outshot the Bantams this past Saturday, 19-3, and opened the scoring in the 29th minute after a corner kick. Jacob LaBranche picked up the offering after it sailed past the right post and lofted a short pass back into the box, where Michael McFarlane headed in his first collegiate...
MIDDLEBURY — The Middlebury College football team defeated visiting Trinity on Saturday, 32-27, to remain undefeated at 3-0 and stay in a three-way tie for first place in NESCAC with Amherst and Wesleyan. The Panthers will visit Amherst at 2 p.m. this Saturday as they seek to remain atop the league standings. This past Saturday’s game saw two lead changes and a big crowd of 2,850. Panther Carter Massengill kicked a 33-yard field goal to give Middlebury a 3-0 lead on its first possession. The Panthers went up 10-0 at 10:34 of the second quarter on a three-yard run by quarterback Will Jernigan...

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