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Field hockey wins fifth consecutive NESCAC title

Dynasty. In the world of sport, this word immediately conjures images of Michael Jordan’s Chicago Bulls or Larry Bird’s Boston Celtics. In Middlebury, the word cannot be said without thinking immediately of the field hockey team.


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Captain’s Corner: Grace Harlan ’22.5, Field hockey

Welcome to another week of Captain’s Corner, where I sit down with a captain of a Middlebury College athletics team to talk Captain to captain about the role, the team and their life at Middlebury. This week I got a chance to speak with Grace Harlan ’22.5 about the team’s NESCAC Championship win ...


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Men’s rugby looks to improve upon positive season

Men’s rugby wrapped up their season on Oct. 22, finishing the season 3–3, but falling just shy of the Division II playoffs. Despite a premature end to the season, Captain Lucas Donavan-Lafuente ’23 saw plenty of positives in his team this fall. 


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XC Teams Compete In NESCAC Championships

In the coming weeks, many of the sports teams around Middlebury are squaring off against NESCAC opponents for their respective postseasons. However, the NESCAC season has already concluded for men’s and women’s cross country, and both teams are now turning their attention to regional championships.  ...


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Seven Questions With David Porges ’25: Men’s Swimming and Diving

David Porges ’25, from New York, NY, is competing in his second year on the men’s swim and dive team as a distance swimmer. In this installment of Seven Questions, Porges discusses his journey to swimming at Middlebury, his role in the SGA and his hopes for the future of the team.


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Captain’s Corner: Katie Murphy ’23, women’s golf

Welcome to this week’s installment of Captain’s Corner, where I sit down with a captain of a Middlebury College athletics team to talk Captain to captain about the role, the team and their life at Middlebury. This week I got a chance to chat with Katie Murphy ’23 about the team’s fall success ...


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Remembering Butch Varno

Butch Varno, a lifelong resident of the town of Middlebury and a dear part of the Middlebury athletics community, passed away on Oct. 14. He was 75.


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Panthers headed to the playoffs

The many pumpkins, leaf piles and spooky decorations around campus don’t just signify Halloween; for Middlebury athletics, they signify that the end of the regular season is drawing near, and the simultaneously nerve wracking yet exhilarating prospect of the postseason is nearly upon us. With just ...


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Field Hockey’s 42-game streak comes to an end

Heading into this season, Middlebury field hockey was set to defend their title as national champions, the newly resurfaced Peter Kohn Field, their conference trophy and their seemingly never-ending win streak. Updates to the leaderboard this year have continued to confirm the program’s hegemony, ...


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Captain’s Corner: Kenan Ulku-Steiner ’22.5, men’s soccer

Welcome to this week’s installment of Captain’s Corner, where I sit down with a captain of a Middlebury College athletics team to talk Captain to captain about the role, the team and their life at Middlebury. This week I got a chance to catch up with Kenan Ulku-Steiner ’22.5 after an impressive ...


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Seven questions with Tatum Peskin, women’s cross country

Tatum Peskin ’24, an environmental economics major from Basking Ridge, N.J., is amidst a competitive junior cross country season. In this installment of seven questions, Peskin discusses how she got into the sport, her favorite pre-race traditions and her hidden gem running spots. 




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