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April 26th, 2017
WATERVILLE, Maine — Host Colby knocked off the Middlebury College women’s lacrosse team on Saturday, 9-6, a result that created a logjam on the top of the NESCAC standings.
MIDDLEBURY — The Middlebury College men’s lacrosse team missed a chance to nail down a NESCAC playoff berth and to post a winning regular season on Saturday, when visiting Colby defeated the Panthers, 13-10.
The Panthers dropped to 6-8, 3-6 in league play, heading into a road game at Williams (7-7, 4-5 NESCAC) on Wednesday after the deadline for this issue.
WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — The Middlebury College men’s golf team finished third among seven teams at the Williams Spring Invitational this past weekend. Williams won the event with a 577, followed by Trinity (589) and the Panthers (290-303-593).
Williams will host the NESCAC championship on the same course, the Taconic Golf Club, this coming weekend, with the winner earning the NESCAC bid to the NCAA Division III tournament.
MIDDLEBURY — The Middlebury College women’s tennis team, ranked No. 3 in NCAA Division III in the most recent poll, won twice at home this past weekend, including a 6-3 win over No. 6 Wesleyan on Sunday. The Panthers improved to 11-3, 7-0 in NESCAC play with their sixth and seventh straight victories. They will host No. 12 Amherst at 1 p.m. this Saturday to conclude their regular season.
ALBANY, N.Y. — Middlebury College women’s athletes won two events on Saturday at the University of Albany Spring Classic, a track and field event that drew 700 competitors from all three NCAA divisions as well as club teams. No team scores were kept.
The Panthers return to action this Saturday at the NESCAC championship meet, hosted by Bowdoin.
HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS
4/25 Harwood at VUHS................ Postponed
4/24 Montpelier vs. Mt. Abe...................... 7-6
4/24 Woodstock vs. OV......................... 17-3
4/26 Mt. Abe at OV..................... Ppd. to 5/15
Several weeks ago I had the pleasure of attending a reading and lecture by poet Aimee Nezhukumatathil. I was intrigued by the title of the talk: “The Importance of Writing the Outdoors with Wonder.” I especially appreciated the notion of “wonder” — but I’ll come back to that.
BRISTOL — The new Renovation Committee has begun work toward formulating a plan to renovate Mount Abraham Union High School.
The committee is charged with determining the needs of the aging facility and with shaping “a potential bond measure to go before voters in the 2017-2018 school year.” It’s been given until August to make a recommendation to ANeSU Superintendent Patrick Reen.