MIDDLEBURY — Middlebury College men’s lacrosse used a strong zone defense and 14 saves from goalie Nate Gaudio to knock off visiting Amherst on Saturday, 8-7.
The Jeffs, who had been ranked No. 18 in NCAA Division III and were averaging more than 15 goals a game, dropped to 6-2, 2-2 in NESCAC play. The Panthers improved to 3-5 and 2-2 with the second consecutive league win. They have faced five ranked opponents in their first eight games.