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NCAA http://www.addisonindependent.com/taxonomy/term/1319/all en Panthers take 8th at NCAA meet http://www.addisonindependent.com/201503panthers-take-8th-ncaa-meet <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-29198" style="width: 156px;"><a href="/201503panthers-take-8th-ncaa-meet"><img src="http://www.addisonindependent.com/files/images/SkiKelseyPhinney.thumbnail.jpg" alt="SkiKelseyPhinney.jpg" title="SkiKelseyPhinney.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="156" height="100" /></a></div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cutline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> MIDDLEBURY COLLEGE JUNIOR Kelsey Phinney competes in the women&#039;s 5-kilometer freestyle race at the 2015 NCAA skiing championships last week in Lake Placid, N.Y. Phinney finished in 20th place, fourth among Eastern racers. Photo by Dennis Curran </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Addison Independent </div> </div> </div> <p> LAKE PLACID, N.Y. &mdash; Middlebury College&rsquo;s Rob Cone claimed the men&rsquo;s giant slalom national title on March 12 at the 2015 NCAA skiing championships in Lake Placid, N.Y., to highlight the Panther team&rsquo;s efforts in the multi-day competition.</p> <p> The Panthers finished eighth overall, with 230 points, in the NCAA event, which was won by the University of Colorado with 505 points, followed by Denver (478), Utah (471) and Vermont (443).</p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/29199">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://www.addisonindependent.com/201503panthers-take-8th-ncaa-meet" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sports NCAA Panthers skiing Thu, 19 Mar 2015 12:17:10 +0000 Addison Independent 29199 at http://www.addisonindependent.com Panther women's hockey falls to Norwich in NCAA tourney http://www.addisonindependent.com/201503panther-womens-hockey-falls-norwich-ncaa-tourney <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-29144" style="width: 156px;"><a href="/201503panther-womens-hockey-falls-norwich-ncaa-tourney"><img src="http://www.addisonindependent.com/files/images/DSC_4477.thumbnail.JPG" alt="DSC_4477.JPG" title="DSC_4477.JPG" class="image image-thumbnail " width="156" height="100" /></a></div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cutline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> MIDDLEBURY COLLEGE JUNIOR Anna Van Kula tries to redirect a shot past Norwich goalie Céleste Robert during Saturday&#039;s NCAA quarterfinal. Independent photo/Trent Campbell </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Andy Kirkaldy </div> </div> </div> <p> MIDDLEBURY &mdash; On Saturday night, the Middlebury College women&rsquo;s hockey team suffered its second straight incredibly frustrating 3-2 loss.</p> <p> But this one hurt even more than the one six days before, an overtime setback to Trinity in the NESCAC championship game in which Middlebury outshot the Bantams, 44-22.</p> <p> That loss did not prevent the fifth-ranked Panthers from earning an at-large NCAA Division III bid and hosting No. 4 Norwich on Saturday.</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/29145">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://www.addisonindependent.com/201503panther-womens-hockey-falls-norwich-ncaa-tourney" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sports hockey NCAA Panthers Mon, 16 Mar 2015 13:01:21 +0000 Zach Despart 29145 at http://www.addisonindependent.com Middlebury's Cone wins giant slalom national title http://www.addisonindependent.com/201503middleburys-cone-wins-giant-slalom-national-title <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-29124" style="width: 156px;"><a href="/201503middleburys-cone-wins-giant-slalom-national-title"><img src="http://www.addisonindependent.com/files/images/RobConeGS.thumbnail.jpg" alt="RobConeGS.jpg" title="RobConeGS.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="156" height="100" /></a></div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cutline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> MIDDLEBURY COLLEGE SOPHOMORE Rob Cone won the NCAA men&#039;s giant slalom national title this past weekend at Whiteface Mountain in Lake Placid, N.Y. Photo by Dennis Curran </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Addison Independent </div> </div> </div> <p> LAKE PLACID, N.Y. &mdash; Middlebury College&rsquo;s Rob Cone claimed the men&rsquo;s giant slalom national title on day two of competition at the 2015 NCAA Skiing Championships at Whiteface Mountain in Lake Placid, N.Y., to highlight the Panther ski team&rsquo;s efforts in the multi-day competition.</p> <p> The <em>Independent</em> will publish full results for the Panthers in the Thursday edition. &nbsp;</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/29125">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://www.addisonindependent.com/201503middleburys-cone-wins-giant-slalom-national-title" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sports championship Cone giant slalom Lake Placid Middlebury College national title NCAA skiing Fri, 13 Mar 2015 18:37:59 +0000 Zach Despart 29125 at http://www.addisonindependent.com Panther field hockey falls in NCAA semifinal http://www.addisonindependent.com/201411panther-field-hockey-falls-ncaa-semifinal <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Andy Kirkaldy </div> </div> </div> <p> <span style="line-height: 20.7999992370605px;">LEXINGTON, Va. &mdash; The No. 2 Middlebury College field hockey team fell to fourth-ranked The College of New Jersey on Saturday afternoon, 2-0, in one of NCAA Division III semifinals played at Washington &amp; Lee University in Lexington, Va.</span></p> <p> The Panthers concluded their season at 19-2, tying a program record for wins in a single season and earning the NESCAC playoff championship, but falling short in their quest for Middlebury&rsquo;s second NCAA field hockey title.</p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/27057">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://www.addisonindependent.com/201411panther-field-hockey-falls-ncaa-semifinal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sports field hockey NCAA Panthers Mon, 24 Nov 2014 11:40:46 +0000 Zach Despart 27057 at http://www.addisonindependent.com Panthers sweep regionals, on to Final Four http://www.addisonindependent.com/201411panthers-sweep-regionals-final-four <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-26930" style="width: 156px;"><a href="/201411panthers-sweep-regionals-final-four"><img src="http://www.addisonindependent.com/files/images/FieldHockey9323.thumbnail.jpg" alt="FieldHockey9323.jpg" title="FieldHockey9323.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="156" height="100" /></a></div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cutline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> PANTHER JUNIOR BRIDGET Instrum passes out to a teammate in front of the University of New England goal during NCAA playoff action on Kohn Field Saturday. Middlebury won the game, 7-0. Independent photo/Trent Campbell </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Andy Kirkaldy </div> </div> </div> <p> <span style="line-height: 20.7999992370605px;">MIDDLEBURY &mdash; After a dominant performance on home turf in this past weekend&rsquo;s NCAA Division III Regional, the 19-1 Middlebury College field hockey team is going back to the NCAA Final Four for the first time since 2011.</span></p> <p> The Panthers, ranked No. 2 in the most recent coaches&rsquo; poll, dismissed No. 5 Ursinus, 5-1, on Sunday in the regional final, a day after rolling over the University of New England, 7-0.</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/26931">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://www.addisonindependent.com/201411panthers-sweep-regionals-final-four" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sports field hockey NCAA Panthers Mon, 17 Nov 2014 12:37:17 +0000 Zach Despart 26931 at http://www.addisonindependent.com Women's lacrosse: Panthers breeze past Endicott, 19-7 http://www.addisonindependent.com/201405womens-lacrosse-panthers-breeze-past-endicott-19-7 <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-23243" style="width: 64px;"><a href="/201405womens-lacrosse-panthers-breeze-past-endicott-19-7"><img src="http://www.addisonindependent.com/files/images/lax1940.thumbnail.jpg" alt="lax1940.jpg" title="lax1940.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="64" height="100" /></a></div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cutline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> MIDDLEBURY COLLEGE FRESHMAN Hailey Cosseboom stays a step ahead of an Endicott defender Saturday afternoon. Independent photo/Trent Campbell </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Andy Kirkaldy </div> </div> </div> <p> <span style="line-height: 20.799999237060547px;">MIDDLEBURY &mdash; Given second life by the NCAA Division III selection committee after losing an April 26 NESCAC quarterfinal, the Middlebury College women&rsquo;s lacrosse team made the most of that chance on Saturday, when the Panthers opened the NCAA tournament by thumping visiting Endicott, 19-7.</span></p> <p> The 12-5 Panthers, healthier after their two-week layoff, bolted to a 10-1 lead before Coach Missy Foote began substituting freely and watched her team coast past the 14-4 Gulls.</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/23244">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://www.addisonindependent.com/201405womens-lacrosse-panthers-breeze-past-endicott-19-7" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sports lacrosse NCAA Panthers Sun, 11 May 2014 21:42:56 +0000 Andy Kirkaldy 23244 at http://www.addisonindependent.com Panther women's soccer tough at NCAA soccer semifinals, fall to Trinity, 2-1 http://www.addisonindependent.com/201312panther-womens-soccer-tough-ncaa-soccer-semifinals-fall-trinity-2-1 <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Andy Kirkaldy </div> </div> </div> <p> <span style="line-height: 20px;">SAN ANTONIO, Texas &mdash; The finest season in the history of the Middlebury College women&rsquo;s soccer program came to an end on Friday, when the Panthers lost to top-ranked Trinity University, 2-1, in an NCAA Division III semifinal played in Trinity&rsquo;s home town of San Antonio.</span></p> <p> Trinity lost to William Smith, 2-0, in Saturday&rsquo;s final, even though Trinity outshot William Smith, 24-12.</p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/20495">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://www.addisonindependent.com/201312panther-womens-soccer-tough-ncaa-soccer-semifinals-fall-trinity-2-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sports NCAA Panthers soccer Mon, 09 Dec 2013 14:59:27 +0000 Zach Despart 20495 at http://www.addisonindependent.com Late strike sends Middlebury women's soccer to Final Four http://www.addisonindependent.com/201311late-strike-sends-middlebury-womens-soccer-final-four <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-20279" style="width: 175px;"><a href="/201311late-strike-sends-middlebury-womens-soccer-final-four"><img src="http://www.addisonindependent.com/files/images/sectionalchamps13.thumbnail.jpg" alt="sectionalchamps13.jpg" title="sectionalchamps13.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="175" height="92" /></a></div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cutline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> THE MIDDLEBURY WOMEN&#039;S soccer team poses after defeating Johns Hopkins, 2-1, to advance to the NCAA Division III Final Four in Texas. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Andy Kirkaldy </div> </div> </div> <p> <span style="line-height: 20px;">MIDDLEBURY &mdash; Defense, goaltending and senior Scarlett Kirk&rsquo;s strike with 17 seconds to go gave the host Middlebury College women&rsquo;s soccer team a 1-0 win over Johns Hopkins in Sunday&rsquo;s NCAA Division III Sectional final &mdash; and it sent the Panthers where the program has never been before, to the tournament&rsquo;s final four.</span></p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/20282">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://www.addisonindependent.com/201311late-strike-sends-middlebury-womens-soccer-final-four" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sports NCAA Panthers women's soccer Mon, 25 Nov 2013 15:06:35 +0000 Zach Despart 20282 at http://www.addisonindependent.com Middlebury women's soccer wins two, advances in NCAAs http://www.addisonindependent.com/201311middlebury-womens-soccer-wins-two-advances-ncaas <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-20133" style="width: 76px;"><a href="/201311middlebury-womens-soccer-wins-two-advances-ncaas"><img src="http://www.addisonindependent.com/files/images/soccer2246.thumbnail.jpg" alt="soccer2246.jpg" title="soccer2246.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="76" height="100" /></a></div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cutline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> PANTHER SENIOR JULIA Favorito fires a shot from 15 yards out during Saturday’s game against Bridgewater State. Favorito was recently named NESCAC Player of the Year. Independent photo/Trent Campbell </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Andy Kirkaldy </div> </div> </div> <p> <span style="line-height: 20px;">MIDDLEBURY &mdash; The host Middlebury College women&rsquo;s soccer team defeated Endicott, 2-1, in Sunday&rsquo;s NCAA Division III regional final and will move onto an NCAA sectional next weekend at a site to be announced on Monday.</span></p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/20134">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://www.addisonindependent.com/201311middlebury-womens-soccer-wins-two-advances-ncaas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sports NCAA Panthers Mon, 18 Nov 2013 14:43:59 +0000 Zach Despart 20134 at http://www.addisonindependent.com Panther field hockey falls in regional final, 3-2 http://www.addisonindependent.com/201311panther-field-hockey-falls-regional-final-3-2 <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-20131" style="width: 157px;"><a href="/201311panther-field-hockey-falls-regional-final-3-2"><img src="http://www.addisonindependent.com/files/images/fieldhockey2181.thumbnail.jpg" alt="fieldhockey2181.jpg" title="fieldhockey2181.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="157" height="100" /></a></div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cutline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> MIDDLEBURY COLLEGE SENIOR Katherine Theiss plays the ball while crashing to the turf in Saturday’s game against Utica. Independent photo/Trent Campbell </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Addison Independent </div> </div> </div> <p> <span style="line-height: 20px;">MIDDLEBURY &mdash; Visiting Skidmore on Sunday eliminated the host Middlebury College field hockey team from the NCAA Division III tournament, 3-2, in a regional final. The loss dropped the No. 2 Panthers to 16-3 and marked the second-straight season Middlebury lost a regional final on home turf.</span></p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/20132">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://www.addisonindependent.com/201311panther-field-hockey-falls-regional-final-3-2" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sports NCAA panther Mon, 18 Nov 2013 14:41:24 +0000 Zach Despart 20132 at http://www.addisonindependent.com Panther women's soccer named NCAA host http://www.addisonindependent.com/201311panther-womens-soccer-named-ncaa-host <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-20056" style="width: 156px;"><a href="/201311panther-womens-soccer-named-ncaa-host"><img src="http://www.addisonindependent.com/files/images/soccer0361.thumbnail.jpg" alt="soccer0361.jpg" title="soccer0361.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="156" height="100" /></a></div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cutline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> MIDDLEBURY COLLEGE SENIOR Julia Favorito chases down a loose ball during Saturday’s game against Tufts. Independent photo/Trent Campbell </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Andy Kirkaldy </div> </div> </div> <p> <span style="line-height: 20px;">MIDDLEBURY &mdash; The Middlebury College women&rsquo;s soccer team will make its eighth NCAA Division III tournament appearance this weekend when the Panthers host an NCAA regional for the second consecutive season.</span></p> <p> The 13-1-3 Panthers, ranked No. 13 in last week&rsquo;s poll, will take on Bridgewater State on Saturday at 11 a.m., and Scranton will meet Endicott at 1:30 p.m. The winners will meet in the regional final on Sunday at 1:30 p.m.</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/20057">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://www.addisonindependent.com/201311panther-womens-soccer-named-ncaa-host" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sports NCAA Panthers soccer Wed, 13 Nov 2013 19:14:12 +0000 Andy Kirkaldy 20057 at http://www.addisonindependent.com Colorado rallies to win NCAA ski crown http://www.addisonindependent.com/201303colorado-rallies-win-ncaa-ski-crown <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-15831" style="width: 156px;"><a href="/201303colorado-rallies-win-ncaa-ski-crown"><img src="http://www.addisonindependent.com/files/images/skiing3238.thumbnail.jpg" alt="skiing3238.jpg" title="skiing3238.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="156" height="100" /></a></div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cutline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> MIDDLEBURY COLLEGE JUNIOR David Donaldson took second place in the slalom at last week’s NCAA national skiing championships held at the Snow Bowl. Independent photo/Trent Campbell </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Addison Independent </div> </div> </div> <p> RIPTON &mdash; The University of Colorado posted the biggest final-day comeback in the history of the NCAA skiing championships on Saturday to earn its 18th national title at the Rikert Nordic Center.</p> <p> The Buffaloes overturned Vermont&rsquo;s 54-point advantage on the last day of competition to win with 708 points. Utah took second with 665 points, followed by UVM (653), Denver (629) and Dartmouth (594). Middlebury finished 10th in the 21-team field.</p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/15832">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://www.addisonindependent.com/201303colorado-rallies-win-ncaa-ski-crown" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sports NCAA Panthers skiing Mon, 11 Mar 2013 14:39:12 +0000 xian 15832 at http://www.addisonindependent.com Middlebury preps to host NCAA ski championships http://www.addisonindependent.com/201210middlebury-preps-host-ncaa-ski-championships <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-13428" style="width: 129px;"><a href="/201210middlebury-preps-host-ncaa-ski-championships"><img src="http://www.addisonindependent.com/files/images/Rikert_5k_revised_small.thumbnail.jpg" alt="Rikert_5k_revised_small.jpg" title="Rikert_5k_revised_small.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="129" height="100" /></a></div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cutline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Tormondsen Family Race Course at Rikert Nordic Center. Image courtesy of Noah Brautigam. </div> </div> </div> <p> MIDDLEBURY &mdash; Local merchants and innkeepers are always happy to see winter activities bring people from out of state to Addison County. But locals can expect more ski traffic than usual early next March when Middlebury College hosts the 2013 NCAA Skiing Championships.</p> <p> Fans, coaches, parents and alums will descend on the Middlebury area for the culminating event of the college ski season. Around 150 skiers from 20 schools across the country are expected to qualify in both Nordic and Alpine competitions.</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/13429">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://www.addisonindependent.com/201210middlebury-preps-host-ncaa-ski-championships" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Middlebury business Featured Middlebury College NCAA Mon, 01 Oct 2012 14:22:52 +0000 13429 at http://www.addisonindependent.com Women's hockey earns NCAA berth http://www.addisonindependent.com/201203womens-hockey-earns-ncaa-berth <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-11103" style="width: 156px;"><a href="/201203womens-hockey-earns-ncaa-berth"><img src="http://www.addisonindependent.com/files/images/hockey1932.thumbnail.jpg" alt="hockey1932.jpg" title="hockey1932.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="156" height="100" /></a></div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cutline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> MIDDLEBURY COLLEGE SENIOR Grace Waters, above, tries to knock a flying puck past Amherst goalie Sinead Murphy during Sunday’s NESCAC championship game. Independent photo/Trent Campbell </div> </div> </div> <p> MIDDLEBURY &mdash; Courtesy of Sunday&rsquo;s dramatic 1-0 win over Amherst in the NESCAC playoff final, the Middlebury College women&rsquo;s hockey team earned a home NCAA Division III quarterfinal.</p> <p> The 21-3-3 Panthers, who will be seeking their first NCAA title since winning three straight from 2004 to 2006, will host a familiar foe, 18-6-3 Plattsburgh. Middlebury defeated the Cardinals in November, 4-1, but on Feb. 18 were fortunate to earn a 4-4 tie at home on Sara Ugalde&rsquo;s last-minute goal.</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/11082">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://www.addisonindependent.com/201203womens-hockey-earns-ncaa-berth" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sports hockey Middlebury NCAA Thu, 08 Mar 2012 17:10:19 +0000 Andy Kirkaldy 11082 at http://www.addisonindependent.com Panther men's hoop conquers region http://www.addisonindependent.com/201203panther-mens-hoop-conquers-region <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-11030" style="width: 156px;"><a href="/201203panther-mens-hoop-conquers-region"><img src="http://www.addisonindependent.com/files/images/bballcolor1784.thumbnail.jpg" alt="bballcolor1784.jpg" title="bballcolor1784.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="156" height="100" /></a></div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cutline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> MIDDLEBURY COLLEGE SOPHOMORE Joey Kizel is tackled as he puts up a shot during Friday’s NCAA regional semifinal. Despite the smothering defense, Kizel’s shot was good for two points and a foul. Independent photo/Trent Campbell </div> </div> </div> <p> MIDDLEBURY &mdash; On Saturday night in Pepin Gymnasium, the Middlebury College men&rsquo;s basketball team shrugged off an early deficit and defeated Albertus Magnus, 89-73, to win the NCAA Division III Regional Final.&nbsp;</p> <p> About 12 hours later, the 26-3 Panthers got more good news: They will host an NCAA Sectional this Friday and Saturday, with game times to be announced on Monday.</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/11026">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://www.addisonindependent.com/201203panther-mens-hoop-conquers-region" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sports basketball NCAA Mon, 05 Mar 2012 15:57:53 +0000 Andy Kirkaldy 11026 at http://www.addisonindependent.com