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Thursday, Apr 18, 2024

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The Setonian

Women's Basketball Pumped to Play Hoops

Author: Emily Berlanstein Staff Writer This weekend the Middlebury women's basketball team inaugurates the 2001-2002 season against non-conference foe Johnson & Wales in a tip-off classic. The Panthers rank among New England's best, and the program boasts a 76 percent winning record over the past ...


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The Inside Story

Author: David Lindholm Assistant Sports Editor We didn't find out anything we didn't already know about athletes getting help in the admissions office when the New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) Report story broke two weeks ago. While the numbers were surprisingly high (recruited ...


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Women's Hockey Looks To Dominate Once Again

Author: David Lindholm Assistant Sports Editor Total domination. Two words that perfectly describe the Middlebury Women's Hockey team in the last six season. The team's record over that time: 134 wins, 21 losses, three ties. In league play, the women have not lost a game dating back to 1998 and ...


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Moyer Breaks Down IM Football Super Bowl

Author: Matt Waxman Staff Writer What happens when you return to Middlebury for an extra semester just to defend the intramural (IM) football Super Bowl title and you lose? Just ask Max Moyer, '01.5. What do you do with your time when you've been devoting 55 hours a week to IM football logistics ...


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Men's Basketball Eager to Develop Its Youth

Author: Dan Russell Staff Writer The Middlebury College men's basketball team enters thisr season a radically altered and much younger team, bidding farewell to nine seniors from the '00-'01 season. Last season, the team went 11-13 and qualified for the first inaugural New England Small College ...


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Ruggers Claim Northeastern Championship, Head to Nationals

Author: Doug Haber Staff Writer This season has been a season of firsts for the Middlebury Rugby team. For the first time ever, the Panthers won the New England Championship; for the first time ever the Panthers attained the Northeastern Championship and for the first time ever, the Panthers qualified ...


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Women's Cross Country Aims for Another Title

Author: Michael Kirkland Staff Writer On Saturday, the men's and women's cross country teams traveled to Westfield State to race in the NCAA New England Regional Championships. The women won the race of 35 schools, edging conference rivals Williams and Amherst (second and third place, respectively). ...


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Despite Low Profile, Squash Teams Prove That They Do Exist

Author: Alison Hertel Associate Editor The women's squash is off to a strong start with three new first-years and three returning senior players. Last year's team finished well at 10 games won, four lost in their league, the "B" flight, that includes such rivals as Amherst, Bates, Bowdoin and Williams. ...


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Volleyball Falls Just Short of Title

Author: David Lindholm Assistant Sports Editor Middlebury's volleyball team played host to the New England Small College Athetic Conference (NESCAC) Championships this past weekend, and the Panthers kicked off the tournament by hosting top-ranked Wesleyan on Friday. Looking toward the game, Head Coach ...


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Women's Cross Country Finish as Champions

Author: Mike Kirkland Staff Writer On Saturday, Oct. 27 the men's and women's cross country teams traveled to Bowdoin to race in the New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) Championships. The women won the annual race for the fourth consecutive year while seven of the 12 men ran personal ...


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Ruggers Claim First Ever New England Championship

Author: Doug Haber Staff Writer This past weekend, the Middlebury Rugby Club surpassed everyone's expectations but their own. Middlebury's rivalry with Yale began three years ago when Yale defeated Middlebury for the first time in the New England championships. The bad blood continued last year when ...


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The Inside Story

Author: David Lindholm Assistant Sports Editor It was the best World Series in my lifetime and quite possibly the best ever. And it could not have ended in a better fashion from a baseball standpoint. Yankees fans should be disappointed but should also realize that the end result was justified and ...


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Football Wins Third in a Row, 28-9 Over Hamilton

Author: Neil Onsdorff Staff Writer Youngman Field is easily the preeminent venue for Division III football in the country! The three-tiered Green Mountains to the east, the scenic golf course, the shadow of the stands, the always interesting rants, raves and cheers for both teams echoing throughout ...


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Middlebury Golf Team Looks to Spring Forward

Author: Luke Coppedge Staff Editor Despite the loss of senior stalwart Jon Carr to graduation, the Middlebury golf team put together another fine fall season. Third year veteran Damon Gacicia '02 stepped up to fill the leadership void as he captained the team to strong early-season finishes at the ...


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One for the Ages

Author: Daniel Prepas Sports Editor I think it's safe to say that this World Series was one of the greatest ever. From start to finish, this World Series was simply incredible. The pitching match-ups were about as good as they get. Both Randy Johnson and Curt Schilling redefined the term "big-game ...


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Middlebury Men's Soccer Advances to Final, Falls to Williams

Author: David Lindholm Assistant News Editor After knocking off Goliath last week in the regular season, Coach Dave Saward's men were unable to come away with another win against Williams, as the Ephs pounded Middlebury 5-1 in the New England Small College Athletic Conference Championship (NESCAC) ...


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Volleyball on a Roll for Tournament

Author: David Lindholm Assistant Sports Editor The Middlebury Women's Volleyball team could not have asked for a better week going into the Nee England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) tournament. The Panthers lost only two games en route to a 4-0 week, sending visiting teams packing for ...


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Women's Cross Country Makes it a Four-Peat at NESCACs

Author: Mike Kirkland and Mike Mazzotta Staff Writers On Saturday, the men's and women's cross country teams traveled to Bowdoin to race in the New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) Championships. The women won the annual race for the fourth consecutive year while seven of the 12men ...


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The Inside Story

Author: David Lindholm Assistant Sports Editor I had just come in from the sub-zero temperatures of the tundra where they played the NESCAC men's soccer quarterfinals, and I saw that the common room in my hall was packed full of burly, unshaven men. This could have meant only one thing; it was Sunday ...


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Football Comes Through In Fine Fashion for Homecoming

Author: Neil Onsdorff Staff Writer For those of you who were unable to catch this past weekend's game, there is only one thing to say — unfortunate (although your cardiologist might be pleased). Hard-hitting, heart-stopping, with the Panthers the ultimate victor — all one might want for a harvest ...