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April 1st, 2015
So you’ve been training all season and no matter how hard you try, you’re just not getting faster. Your 5K times won’t break 20 minutes or your marathon is never under three hours.
There’s a solution to this problem and it has to do with the way you approach your training. In most of the accounts that Olympian Lynn Jennings hears, runners are either over-training or under-training. If you’re having trouble with a plateau, Jennings says there’s a good chance you’re falling into one of these two categories.
PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. — The Middlebury College men’s golf team opened the spring season by winning the 2015 Sunshine Invitational, which concluded on March 26 at the 6,580-yard, par 72 Ryder Course at PGA National in Port St. Lucie, Fla. As a team, the Panthers carded a score of 293 to defeat Rensselaer (297) and Williams (301).
MADISON, Conn. — The Middlebury College softball team opened NESCAC West play on Sunday by sweeping a doubleheader from host Wesleyan, 4-3 and 6-1, in games played at Hand High School in Madison, Conn.
Saturday’s game between the two teams was postponed and will be made up at a later date. The Panthers improved to 9-3 overall with the two league wins, while Wesleyan dropped to 6-8, 0-2 in NESCAC West.
3/29 Midd. vs. Wesleyan ......................... 4-3
3/29 Midd. vs. Wesleyan ......................... 6-1
HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS
AMHERST, Mass. — The Middlebury College men’s lacrosse team split two games last week, including a win over a highly ranked NESCAC foe.
The Panthers carried a 7-2 record, 4-1 in league play, into a Wednesday home game vs. NESCAC opponent Hamilton. They will next host another league game, Colby at 1 p.m. on Saturday.
This past Saturday, Middlebury handed Amherst (8-1, 3-1) its first loss of the season, 17-11. The Jeffs entered that contest ranked No. 5 in NCAA Division III, while the Panthers were 13th.
CALIFORNIA — The Middlebury College men’s tennis team emerged from its trip to California last week with two wins in four matches against nationally ranked opponents and an 8-2 record overall. The Panthers were ranked No. 6 in last week’s NCAA Division III poll.
CALIFORNIA — The Middlebury College women’s tennis team posted a 2-2 week against four ranked opponents to conclude its recent spring trip to southern California. The 5-3 Panthers began the week ranked No. 9 in NCAA Division III.
Middlebury started the week with two losses against top-20 Division II opponents, 5-4 to No. 15 University of California San Diego on March 24 and 6-3 to No. 17 Azusa Pacific 6-3 on March 25. Middlebury completed the week with 6-3 wins over two D-III foes, No. 15 Chicago on March 26 and No. 7 Pomona-Pitzer on Saturday.
TUCSON, Ariz. — Williams swept a three-game NESCAC West series in Tucson from the Middlebury College baseball team on this past Friday and Saturday, leaving the Panthers at 0-9 heading into a three-game set scheduled for this weekend at Amherst. Williams improved to 6-3, 3-0 in league play.
On this past Friday, Middlebury dropped game one vs. Williams 13-12 via a walk-off hit in the bottom of the ninth inning.