On this week’s edition of the Siefer’s Scoop podcast, Blaise welcomes Jack Farrell '21 and Tommy Eastman '21 — senior captains on the men’s basketball team — to the podcast. Farrell and Eastman, both All-NESCAC players, reflect on their athletic careers at Middlebury. They explain why the NCAA D-III Tournament is so special and what their experience was like playing on the division’s highest stage. They also discuss the basketball team’s culture and dynamics, shedding light on how the team operates off the court. Finally, they comment on how Covid-19 has impacted their senior year, how they felt the college handled the situation and what they have planned going forward. Bonus: Farrell and Eastman offer their opinions on the NCAA D-I men’s basketball tournament.
Blaise Siefer ‘23.5 is a sports staff writer.
Siefer is majoring in Sociology and minoring in Spanish.
For three semesters in 2021 and 2022, Siefer served as Senior Sports Editor. He also co-founded a Middlebury sports recap podcast, PFL Weekly, which is released on all major streaming platforms every Tuesday.
Siefer is also the Co-Founder and Co-President of Middlebury Club Soccer.