MIDDLEBURY — The second-seeded Middlebury College women’s lacrosse team defeated No. 7 Tufts, 14-10, in a Saturday NESCAC quarterfinal and advanced to this weekend’s league final four, to be hosted by top-seeded Trinity.
The 15-1 Panthers will meet No. 3 Amherst (12-3) at 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, while defending champion Trinity (14-2) will meet No. 5 Bates (12-4) at noon. The winners will meet at noon on Sunday, with the league’s automatic bid to the NCAA Division III tournament at stake.