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November 19th, 2014
WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — The Middlebury College women’s cross-country team took second and the men were fifth at an NCAA Division III New England Regional hosted by Williams College on this past Saturday.
The Panther women earned an automatic bid to this coming Saturday’s national championship meet at Wilmington College in Ohio, while the men were awarded an at-large bid.
The women, ranked No. 3 in the country, came in at 105 points, trailing fourth-ranked MIT’s winning total of 40. The 12th-ranked men finished fifth with 136 points.
NCAA Final Four in Lexington, Va.
11/22 Midd. vs. College of N.J............ 2 p.m.
11/22 Bowdoin vs. Salisbury............ 11 a.m.
11/23 Final........................................... 1 p.m.
BIDDEFORD, Maine — The Middlebury College men’s basketball team opened its season by winning a four-team tournament at the University of New England this past weekend. The Panthers defeated the host Nor’easters (1-1) in Sunday’s final, 69-67, after topping Mitchell in Saturday’s first round, 101-71. Middlebury returns to action this weekend at another tournament, this one at Bridgewater (Mass.) State.
On Sunday, Connor Huff’s offensive rebound as time expired snapped a 67-67 tie and gave the Panthers (2-0) the victory.
NORTHAMPTON, Mass. — The Middlebury College women’s basketball team this past weekend rode big scoring performances and solid defense and rebounding to a pair of wins at Smith College’s season-opening tournament.
In Sunday’s final, Panther freshman Sarah Kaufman scored 32 points as the Panthers defeated Smith, 67-50, and in Saturday’s first-round game, Elizabeth Knox netted a career-high 29 points as the Panthers defeated Endicott, 67-46, in their opener.
ADDISON — A Middlebury man on Monday pleaded innocent to a misdemeanor charge of domestic assault in Chittenden County Superior Court, criminal division, after he allegedly threw a woman through a window at an Addison home earlier that morning.
ADDISON COUNTY — In recent proceedings in the Addison County Superior Court, Criminal Division:
Jesse R. Beaver, 35, of Ferrisburgh pleaded guilty to Jan. 14, 2013, charges of drug conspiracy. Beaver was fined $141, and sentenced to 2 to 8 years, suspended, with credit given for 17 months served, and 4 years’ probation. The state’s attorney dismissed Jan. 14, 2013, charges of heroin sale or delivery, 200 mg or more, and possession of a depressant/stimulant/narcotic.
ADDISON COUNTY — Vermont State Police issued a number of citations for driving under the influence over the past week.
MIDDLEBURY — Middlebury police on Nov. 13 were informed that several vehicles in Middlebury College’s “E” lot off Shannon Street had been damaged as a result of someone walking on top of them. Damage included scratches and dents in the hoods and/or roofs of the vehicles, according to police.
In other action last week, Middlebury police: