High school boys’ soccer stars named

Twenty-five Middlebury, Mount Abraham, Vergennes and Otter Valley boys’ soccer players earned postseason honors from the Lake Division or Southern Vermont League B Division Coaches, and eight — at least one from each school — were named either a Division II or D-III All-State Player.

Girls’ soccer all-star teams chosen

Two members of the Middlebury Union High School girls’ soccer team and one Mount Abraham player were named to the Division II All-State Team.

Men’s soccer falls in NCAA sectional final

The Middlebury College men’s soccer team rallied to win its first-round NCAA Division III Sectional game on Saturday, 2-1, over John Carroll University, but host Amherst held off the Panthers in Sunday’s Sectional final, 1-0.

Women’s soccer bested in NCAA second round

The setback left the Panthers with a 13-4-3 record that included a NESCAC playoff championship, a first-round NCAA tournament win, and a 10-game unbeaten string that ended on Sunday.

Panther men’s soccer advances in NCAA tourney

The Middlebury College men’s soccer team won an NCAA Division III Regional this past weekend and will compete this coming weekend for a chance to advance to the tournament’s final four.

Women’s soccer claims the crown

By winning their fifth NESCAC playoff title, the 12-3-3 Panthers also earned NESCAC’s automatic bid to the NCAA Division III tournament.

Panther men nab NCAA bid after setback in final

Third-seeded Tufts on Saturday edged the No. 4 seed Middlebury College men’s soccer team, 1-0, in a NESCAC semifinal played on the campus of top-seeded Connecticut College.

Wasps top Eagle girls’ soccer in semifinals

No. 2 seed Woodstock ended the 11th-seeded Mount Abraham girls’ soccer team’s run through the Division II playoffs on Nov. 3, when the Wasps prevailed in the Friday semifinal, 3-1.

Karl Lindholm: Saward’s remarkable ‘coaching tree’

What is perhaps most striking about Dave Saward’s soccer career is his “coaching tree,” that is, the extraordinary number of his players who have decided to pursue a career in coaching and have succeeded at such a high level.

UPDATED: Tiger boys’ soccer outlasts Eagles in first-round match

The Middlebury and Mount Abraham boys’ soccer teams had each one a game over the other during the regular season. On Thursday in the first round of the Division II tournament, the host No. 5 Tigers pulled away in the second half to claim a 3-1 win over th … (read more)

Tiger girls’ soccer wins one before ouster

The No. 8 Middlebury Union girls’ soccer team edged visiting No. 9 U-32, 1-0, in a first-round Division II playoff game on Thursday, but were unable to knock off the top seed in the next round and finished the season at 8-7-1.

VUHS girls’ soccer is out of postseason

The season came to an end for the Vergennes Union High School girls’ soccer team on Oct. 27, when the 14th-seeded Commodores dropped a first-round Division III playoff game to No. 3 Fairfax, 3-0.

Eagle girls’ soccer wins quarter-final in double overtime

BRISTOL — The Mount Abraham girls’ soccer team started the season with five straight losses. Now the No. 11 seed Eagles are going to the Division II semifinals on Tuesday against No. 2 Woodstock. The immediate reason the 7-8-1 Eagles will make that trip i … (read more)

VUHS boys’ soccer team rallies, advances in playoffs

VERGENNES — It took eight minutes of overtime and a rally from a two-goal deficit, but the No. 4 Vergennes Union High School boys’ soccer team prevailed over defending champion and No. 5 seed Peoples Academy in a Friday quarterfinal at home, 3-2. The game … (read more)

Tiger girls’ soccer ousts U-32 from playoffs

The No. 8 Middlebury Union girls’ soccer team edged visiting No. 9 U-32, 1-0, in a first-round Division II playoff game on Thursday afternoon

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