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Proven Squash Squad to Howe Cup, Final Test

Author: Alison Hertel Middlebury took all three of its matches at the Mount Holyoke/Smith Invitational Feb. 1-2. On Feb. 1, it swept Mount Holyoke College 9-0. The next day its success continued in the defeat of Tufts University 6-3 and Vassar College 6-3. Newcomer Holly Haertel '05 had a 3-0 weekend ...


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THE INSIDE STORY Olympics, Brought to You By NBC

Author: David Lindholm The suspense is building. How do we know? Well, Bob Costas tells us that the suspense is building. The National Broadcasting Corporation (NBC) is leading up to the final of a competition by running a few human interest stories, interviews and plenty of commercials. It's sports ...


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In Minnesota, Women's Puck at Home in Two Convincing Wins

Author: Kate Nerenberg The Panther women's hockey team had its work cut out for itself last week, despite the rest of the school enjoying February break. They faced and beat four tough opponents on the road. In Minnesota, the Panthers handed Gustavus Adolphus College a 5-1 loss and hammered Augsburg ...


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Ski Team On Fast Track to NCAA Success

Author: Andrew Zimmermann Approximately two-thirds of the way through the season the alpine ski team is skiing well and is poised for the final stretch of the Eastern Intercollegiate Ski Association (EISA) season and the NCAA National Championships. In the four carnivals completed this season some standouts ...


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Sweet Farewell For Senior Swimmers

Author: Shannon EGan The men's and women's swimming and diving teams kept busy over break with a pair of home meets, including a dual meet vs. Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the Middlebury Invitational. The teams topped M.I.T. with a score of 169-119 for the men and 167-128 for the women. ...


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Panther Hockey Bites Cadets, Retains Status as Nation's Best

Author: Peter Yordan Bill Beaney's 300th win as head coach of the Middlebury men's hockey team couldn't have been any sweeter as the team exorcized its lone demon with a convincing 3-1 victory over Norwich College Tuesday night. The team, which suffered its only loss of the season to Norwich in November, ...


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Crazy Eight Straight for Women's Hoop

Author: Emily Berlanstein As it approaches tournament time, the Middlebury women's basketball team has shifted into high gear, winning eight straight games. Its goal at this point in the season is to stay focused and maintain momentum. Head Coach Noreen Pecsok has been known to quote Aristotle, "you ...


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Gritty Performances Abound in Women's Squash Tourney

Author: Allison Hertel Middlebury women's squash has had a busy two weeks. Saturday, Jan. 26 they braved blizzard-like conditions to play in the St. Lawrence Quadrangle at the Robie Squash Center, losing to St. Lawrence 3-6 and beating Connecticut College 9-0. Middlebury beat St. Lawrence earlier in ...


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Former Panther Johnson to Ski in Olympic Games

Author: Andrew Zimmermann From 1997 to 1999 Andrew Johnson was a nordic ski racer for Middlebury College. Now he finds himself with a ticket to Salt Lake City for the 2002 Winter Olympics. The word came last Monday and Johnson is among eight men going to the games which start in just eight days. Said ...


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Men's Hoops Loses Focus After Amherst Upset

Author: Dan Russel The Panthers began league play on Friday, Jan. 18 as it opened up their New England Small College Athetic Conference (NESCAC) season against Trinity College. Trinity (10-2) made four three-pointers and shot over 50 percent in the first half as Middlebury fell behind 17-4 in the opening ...


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First-Years Fast Out of Gate For Alpine Ski Team

Author: Andrew ZImmermann With the snow dwindling, the Middlebury ski team is making the most out of the conditions including a familiar third place finish at the Bates Carnival after a fourth at St. Lawrence the week prior. This year's alpine team, however, has many new faces and the results, in just ...


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Men's Puck Conquers the Bay Colony, Looks to Empire State

Author: Peter Yordan The Middlebury men's hockey team managed to successfully navigate through a mire of non-conference opponents over the past few weeks, emerging with an unblemished record of 5-0 as it starts of the most challenging segment of its schedule. Beginning Friday, the team will start a ...


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Hanley Leads High-Flying Panthers

Author: Emily Berlanstein The Panther women's basketball team continued its roller coaster ride of a season with a loss to Bowdoin and a win over Colby last week, prefaced by a win at Amherst and a loss at Trinity the previous week. However, a landmark event, Kristin Hanley's '03 1,000 point, has seemed ...


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Hanley Hits 1,000 Point Milestone

Author: David Lindholm Junior Kristin Hanley has become the eighth player in Middlebury College basketball history to surpass the 1,000-point milestone. In Friday night's 57-43 loss to Bowdoin, Hanley sunk a baseline jumper that put her over the mark. Her shooting skills and strength on the boards ...


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Exceeding Expectations, Carlsson on Top of His Game

Author: David Lindholm As the netminder for the Panther hockey program, Christian Carlsson '02 has owned opposing offenses for the past two seasons. By posting the best goals-against average (GAA) in college hockey during his junior year, he attracted attention and recognition for both himself and ...


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Manhattanville Ends Panthers' D-III Dominance at 136 Games

Author: Kate NerembergStaff Writer It has been a long time since a Division III women's hockey team has been able to overcome the consistent superiority of the Middlebury Panthers. On Jan. 26, Manhattanville College snapped Middlebury's 136-game winning streak, with a 4-1 victory. The Panthers had not ...


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NESCAC Award Sweeter Second Time for Neil

Author: Andrew Zimmermann For the second time this season Middlebury College women's hockey player Amber Neil '03 has won the New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) player of the week honor. The junior defensemen earned the distinction last week in three Panther wins in which she scored ...


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Ephs Sink Men and Women Swimmers

Author: SHannon Egan Last weekend the swimmers and divers took on both Union and Dartmouth colleges in an exciting pair of home meets. Both teams powered through and defeated Union, but Middlebury fell to Dartmouth on Sunday. Against Union, the women dominated the meet, ending in a score of 219-78. ...


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Nordic Skiers to Gain Momentum After Slow Start

Author: Andrew Zimmermann Over the past two weekends the Middlebury ski team has kicked off its season with a fourth and a third place finish respectively. The nordic team has played an integral role in the strong early season start and looks to improve as the winter wears on. On Jan. 19 and 20 the ...


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THE INSIDE STORY Panthers' Streak All the Numbers

Author: David Lindholm The Middlebury women's hockey team's 4-1 loss to Manhattanville on Saturday signified the beginning of a new challenge for the team; the Panthers' loss, like the tie with Bowdoin last year, shows that the team is not invincible. Every team will be gunning for the Panthers now, ...