Amherst upsets women’s hockey with narrow win in NESCAC final

MIDDLEBURY — Third-seeded Amherst upset host No. 1 Middlebury in Sunday’s NESCAC women’s hockey playoff final, 2-1, by scoring the winning goal in the third period 13 seconds after the Panthers had tied the game. Amherst (17-5-5) claimed the league’s automatic bid to the NCAA Division III tournament. Middlebury (21-3-3), last week ranked No. 2 in NCAA D-III, was awarded an at-large bid when the field was announced on Monday and will host Endicott (25-2) on Saturday at 3 p.m. However, on Tuesday the college’ … (read more)

Men’s hoop comes up short in NESCAC quarterfinal

HARTFORD — Fourth-seeded Trinity on Saturday eliminated the No. 5 Middlebury College men’s basketball team from the NESCAC tournament, 100-82. The 20-5 Panthers, who have spent much of the season ranked in the top 10 in NCAA Division III polls and are und … (read more)

Panther field hockey wins NESCAC title in OT

MIDDLEBURY — In Sunday’s NESCAC championship game on its own turf, the Middlebury College field hockey team found itself trailing in the fourth quarter. The top-seeded Panthers had only trailed twice in the fourth quarter all season, including in their on … (read more)

Panther football tops Tufts, claims NESCAC title

MEDFORD, Mass. – The Middlebury College football team on Saturday defeated host Tufts, 31-24, to win the NESCAC championship and become the first program in NESCAC history to finish with a 9-0 record. The landmark victory came in a season during which Coa … (read more)