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The Setonian

Women’s Lax Flexes Muscles with Double Header Sweep

This team is dominant. The Panthers showed up on Saturday and Sunday as they produced two road wins that extended their current win streak to 25 straight games. The women’s lacrosse team is firing on all cylinders and it seems as if no one can stand in their way, even this early in the season. On ...


The Setonian

Men’s hockey post-season run cut short

A season-long pattern of poor home performances continued on Saturday, as men’s puck was bested by Wesleyan in the NESCAC Quarterfinals in Kenyon Arena. Despite entering the third period with a 2-1 lead, the Panthers conceded three straight goals to the Cardinals, who booked their ticket to the NESCAC ...


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Women’s hockey keeps eyeing NESCAC crown

In perfect fashion on Carnival Weekend, the Panthers just keep on rolling.  The women’s hockey team defeated the Trinity Bantams in the NESCAC Quarterfinals, 4–1, and will advance to the semifinals and play Hamilton. Hamilton, ranked fourth, stands between Middlebury and a seat to the conference ...


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Ski teams give POWerful performance at Carnival

The alpine and nordic teams gifted their fans a handful of first place finishes at home this weekend at the 97th Middlebury Carnival. In the alpine races, the team showed up. Timmy Gavett ’22 and Erik Arvidsson ‘21 picked up first and third respectively in the slalom event. On day two, Arvidsson ...


The Setonian

Men’s squash upsets No. 2 seed; claims second at Nationals

The Men’s Squash team travelled to Harvard this weekend to play in the CSA team nationals. Middlebury faced Amherst in the quarterfinals and the blue-and-white managed to snag the victory by a score of 6–3. The Panthers also emerged victorious in the semifinals against the Navy Midshipmen, 5-4. ...


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Women’s lax returns hungry for more

The women’s lacrosse team is still hot off of its dominant season last year and continues to prove it deserves to be the number one team in the country. The squad notched a win against No. 13 Bowdoin in their season opener on Saturday, Feb. 29. Extending their win streak from last season to twenty-three ...


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Track and Field battles through injuries as indoor season winds down

The Panthers had a great outing at the Division III New England Championships on Feb. 28 and Feb. 29. The women earned sixth place, while the men took twelfth. Gretchen McGrath ’21 led the pack with her fourth place finish in the 400-meter dash. In the 800-meter run, Cassidy Kearney ’22, Meg Wilson ...


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Men’s lax showcases veteran talent in season-opener

Men’s lacrosse opened up their season on Saturday, Feb. 29 in an away tilt against Bowdoin College. The Panthers were deadly on the attack in the opener, outshooting the Polar Bears 52–36 en route to a 16–12 victory. This is the second year in a row that the Panthers have taken down Bowdoin in ...


The Setonian

Women's squash sneaks past NESCAC rivals

Women’s squash made the trek down to Yale this weekend to battle it out in the College Squash Association National Championships. Middlebury went 1–2 for the weekend, facing some of the top ranked teams in the nation. First up on Friday, Feb. 21, the Panthers were tested by #10 University of Virginia ...


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Men’s hockey rejuvenated after 2–0 weekend

The men’s hockey team won both of their home games this past weekend, defeating Amherst and Hamilton in the final two regular season games of the year. With these two victories, the Panthers (10–11–3, 8–7–3) snatched the No. 4 seed in the NESCAC tournament, earning home court advantage in ...


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NESCAC promotes Mental Health Awareness Week

For schools across our conference, this week is NESCAC Mental Health Awareness Week. But what does “awareness” mean? It’s a question the Student Athlete Advisory Committee, or SAAC, asked ourselves as we planned the events for the week. Being aware of your mental health is about taking time to ...


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Women’s hockey prolongs winning streak after weekend in Maine

The Panthers finished up their regular season this weekend, snatching two away wins against Bowdoin. The defeat of the Polar Bears cemented Middlebury’s incredible season, as they won the first game 3–0 and the second 3–1. The women’s squad is still ranked first in the NESCAC conference, winning ...


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Men’s swimming and diving finishes 8th at NESCACs

In sports, proximity breeds rivalry. Such a dynamic does not exclude itself from the NESCAC; Williams and Middlebury sit two hours apart from each other on Route 9.  The men’s swimming and diving teams ventured to Williamstown to compete in the NESCAC Championships, which was hosted by their purple-and-gold ...


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Women’s basketball bows out in final battle

On Feb. 14, Middlebury women’s basketball team challenged the top-ranked Tufts, which holds an undefeated record. The teams had back-and-forths during the first period, with Lily Kuntz ’20 and Betsy Knox ’20 as lead scorers. The first quarter ended with 15–14. During the second and third stanza, ...


The Setonian

Men’s hockey takes a hit

The past two months have been tough for the men’s hockey team, who have garnered just two wins out of 14 games in that span. After falling twice to No. 12 Williams this weekend, the Panthers sit fifth in the NESCAC as they enter their final week of the regular season.  The Panther’s kicked off ...


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The Middlebury Pranksters: The ultimate experience

Flair: a term that when spoken aloud to some means a rustic pair of good ol’ “bell bottoms.” But that would be “flare,” spelled differently. No, this “flair” is something completely different – not a ’70s fad poking its head in and out of the fashion world as it pleases. To one specific ...


The Setonian

Women’s squash back in top 15 ahead of nationals

The women’s squash team is hitting their stride at the right time. As the Panthers head down to Yale University for the CSA Team Championships this weekend, February 21-23, they benefit from the most recent set of national rankings, which saw them jump up from No. 17 to No. 15.  This change means ...


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Women’s swimming and diving takes fifth as NESCAC hosts

Sometimes, competition is fiercest with whom you’re most familiar. Eleven women’s swimming and diving squads from around the NESCAC converged at the Middlebury Natatorium from Feb. 13-16 for the conference championships. Middlebury, who hosted the event, placed seventh and compiled a score of 684 ...


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Rolling Panthers suffer heartbreaker to Bates

The Panthers’ dominant season was given yet another high note on Friday night as they handed Tufts only their fifth loss of the season and their first in NESCAC play. Tufts took off on a full head of steam in the opening minutes, attaining a 9–3 advantage. Middlebury was not to be stifled, quickly ...