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The Setonian

Three-Win Week Sets Men's Tennis on the Road to Nationals

Author: Scott Palmer The Middlebury men's tennis team took three giant steps towards their goal of making it to Division III Nationals this past week, defeating regional foes Skidmore, Bowdoin and Connecticut College.Against Skidmore, the Panthers quickly grabbed the doubles point behind wins from junior ...


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Women's Tennis Faulty, Tourney Nears

Author: Els Van Woert It is the home stretch for Middlebury women's tennis as the spring is well upon us, and with it, NESCAC playoff time. Middlebury will host the division tournament this upcoming weekend and have a go at a chance to compete in NCAAs. This spring has brought many successes, learning ...


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Bowdoin Shocker Sends Renewed Intensity Into Men's Lax

Author: Nick Ferrer After cruising through the first half of the season and just days after blowing away a tough Tufts team 17-6, the men's lacrosse team finally met its match in Maine. On Saturday, the nation's top-ranked Panthers found themselves in an unfamiliar situation when they took the ...


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Priming Newcomers, Track Readies for Stretch Run

Author: Erich Kahner As the dreary winter months came to an end this weekend, the clouds parted allowing sun to shine down on Middlebury and spring to finally commence. Along with the trees and flowers, the Middlebury track team began to blossom last Saturday at the Williams Relays with many breakout ...


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THE INSIDE STORY Sports Spring Eternal

Author: David Lindholm It's an exciting time of the year for sports. We're well into spring at this point (Tuesday's weather even showed us a glimpse of summer), and everyone is outside. A walk across Battell Beach now means dodging Frisbees and golf balls, soccer balls, footballs and people littered ...


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McCarthy Offsets Slumping Offense

Author: Andrew Zimmermann Busy would best describe the Middlebury softball team which, making up for a late start to the season, played six games over the past week, winning one and losing five. The most recent of the double-header match-ups involved the Panthers taking one from St. Lawrence in a tight, ...


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Perfect Timing in Conrad's No-hitter

Author: Andrew Zimmermann Middlebury baseball had to combat April showers as the team went 1-2 this week, with one game being postponed due to rain on Saturday. The Panthers sit third in the NESCAC West division and must work hard in the coming weeks to make up the two and a half games that stand between ...


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Women's Lax Disposes of Challengers With Ease

Author: Kate Nerenberg On Saturday, the women's lacrosse team picked up win number eight, remaining undefeated, in a 16-4 spanking of Bowdoin College. Middlebury handed the Polar Bears their second loss of the season en route to their sixth NESCAC victory. The team is still ranked on top in the national ...


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Amherst Waters Give Crew Countercurrents

Author: Ashley Elpern In the second race of the season, the Middlebury crew team faced NESCAC foes Amherst and Bowdoin on the Connecticut River last Saturday, battling both the teams and the currents of the river in the shortened 1,800-meter race.The highlight of the day came with the novice women's ...


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Pranksters Look to Peak as Regionals and Sectionals Approach

Author: Andrew Zimmermann It is common knowledge that the Middlebury ultimate frisbee team peaks towards the end of the season. With that in mind the next few weeks should bring strong play and strong results, as last weekend at Yale it was the latter that was lacking. With Western New England Sectionals ...


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Women's Water Polo Ends Season Riding Wave

Author: Srah Weston & Margot Herwood The Middlebury women's water polo team made a splash this weekend at the New England Championships. Ranked third in its division coming in, Middlebury finished eighth overall in the round robin tournament at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) which ...


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THE INSIDE STORY Weighing In on the Age-Old Debate

Author: David Lindholm This weekend, the Boston Red Sox and the New York Yankees will meet up for the first time this season, continuing one of the greatest and most heated rivalries in all of professional sports. The series will be closely watched by plenty of people across the Middlebury campus; people ...


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Women's Lax Doubles Up Jeffs in Title Rematch

Author: Kate Nerenberg With three wins this past week, the Middlebury women's lacrosse team improved to 7-0 and remains the top ranked Division III team in the nation. To start off their run, the Panthers handed Union College its first loss of the season with a 13-4 victory at home. In a huge weekend, ...


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Panthers, Lord Jeffs Produce Last Inning Dramatics

Author: Neil Onsdorff Baseball, like life, can be hard —it has its ups and downs, its good times and bad. The members of the Middlebury College baseball team can definitely testify to this after reflection of this past week's games. After opening their season at home last Wednesday with a win 3-2 ...


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After Forgettable Tournament, Frisbee Awaits Yale Challenge

Author: Andrew Zimmermann In what could be described as a "learning experience," a split version of the Middlebury Ultimate Frisbee A team traveled to the University of Massachusetts (UMass) Saturday and Sunday finishing with a record of 1-6 on the weekend. The Pranksters entered knowing that beating ...


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Riders Finish Season on a High Note

Author: Alison Hertel The Middlebury equestrian team had a busy weekend. On Saturday 10 Middlebury riders traveled to the University of Vermont in cold, blustery conditions to take home a fourth place finish. Unstoppable UVM took the day, closely followed by a strong Dartmouth team and a fiercely competitive ...


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'Tufts' Loss Finds Men's Tennis

Author: Scott Palmer The men's varsity tennis team continued their regular season last Friday with a critical match against its NESCAC rival, Tufts University. Coming into the match with a record of 7-2, the Panthers looked to establish themselves as a top NESCAC team against the Jumbos who came into ...


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Home Cooking Piles Two Wins on Track's Plate

Author: Erich Kahner Amid the snow flurries and chilly temperatures last Friday, the Middlebury track team played host to six other schools during an early season meet. There was talk among the athletes before the meet of the difficulty they might have in performing up to their standards in such conditions, ...


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Women's Tennis Streak Halted in Trinity Romp

Author: David Lindholm It was a weekend full of Middlebury women's tennis as the team hosted the 13th Annual Middlebury College Invitational. The Panthers thoroughly dominated the action, having a player in each of the finals, both for singles and doubles. Earlier in the week, the Middlebury women dropped ...


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Big Green Only Obstacle in Water Polo's Triumphant Weekend

Author: Whitney Sones The Women's Water Polo Club had a winning weekend in Worcester, Mass. at a tournament held at Holy Cross this past weekend. The ladies found themselves outmatched when they faced up against a tough Dartmouth College team. The game had notable marks on defense and some all around ...




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