Baseball Begins Season, Eyes Fifth Straight Little Three Title

March 6, 2017, by Andrew Fleming, Assistant Arts Editor. Leave a Comment

The Cards will fly down to Arizona this spring break to open their season at the Tucson Invitational Games. Wes will start off facing a series of teams from all over the country in the tournament before heading north to California, where they will play a sample of the Golden State’s Division III talent . […]

Women’s Lax Upsets No. 13 Bates in OT With Game-Winner From Abby Horst ’19

March 6, 2017, by Jake Lahut, Editor-in-Chief. Leave a Comment

Frigid temperatures, gusting winds, and a nationally ranked opponent were no match for the women’s lacrosse team on Sunday, which defeated the No. 13 ranked Bates Bobcats in overtime on Smith Field. Although the Bates side was more accustomed to the weekend’s arctic weather, the Cardinals’ veterans coupled with an insurgent core of younger talent […]

Top-Seeded Hamilton Ends Men’s Hockey’s Cinderella Season

March 6, 2017, by Andrew Jacobs, Staff Writer. Leave a Comment

Looking to extend its surprisingly strong season at least one more game, the men’s hockey team traveled to Hamilton this past weekend to take on the top-ranked Continentals in a NESCAC tournament semifinal matchup. Coming off an upset of No. 2 Colby on the road one week ago, the Cardinals went to Clinton, N.Y. with a […]

Hot Takes With Hogan ’19: March Sadness

March 6, 2017, by Kelly Hogan, Staff Writer. Leave a Comment

The NCAA Tournament is unlike any event that we have in sports. There is a reason we call it “March Madness.” The seemingly never-ending series of games, the pools with family and friends in which an incomprehensible amount of whiteout has been applied while filling out multiple brackets, and the propensity to root like heck […]

Men’s Lacrosse Itches to Make Mark on Talented Conference

March 2, 2017, by Emilio Weber, Staff Writer. Leave a Comment

The men’s lacrosse team opens the 2017 season this Sunday, March 5 with an away match against Bates. The Bobcats currently sit at No. 16 in the national rankings, according to the USILA/NIKE D-III coaches poll, while Wesleyan opened the season ranked 19th. The ultra-competitive NESCAC conference is well represented in this national poll, boasting six teams […]

Middlebury Bounces Women’s Hockey Out of NESCACs

March 2, 2017, by Zoë Kaplan, Staff Writer. Leave a Comment

The women’s ice hockey team closed out its season with a loss in the first round of the NESCAC Tournament this past weekend. The squad’s overall record of 7-12-5 and 4-9-3 NESCAC record shows marked improvement from past seasons, and the team will look to build on this foundation next season and beyond. On Saturday, […]

Wrestling’s Carrillo ’18 and Armendarez ’18 Flourish in Regionals, Qualify for Nationals

March 2, 2017, by Cam Arkin, Staff Writer. Leave a Comment

I kept refreshing Safari browser pages, waiting for the brackets to fill up with results as the weekend went by. Practically throwing my laptop off the table, I flipped out at the headline: “Carrillo and Armendarez Qualify for NCAA Championships.” I immediately drafted an email to Carter Armendarez ’18 in all caps. “YOU PLACED THIRD!?!?!??!” […]

Squash Rookies Give Rundown of Season, Conroy Cup Victory

March 2, 2017, by Emmy Hughes, Hannah Reale, Assistant News Editor and Assistant Opinion Editor. Leave a Comment

Men’s squash pulled out a tournament win at the Conroy Cup on Feb. 17-19, taking home the trophy for the first time since 1992. The team went up against New York University (NYU) in the “D” Division on Feb. 17, winning by a score of 8-1. They then defeated Bowdoin on Feb. 18 by a […]

Going Dancing: Men’s Basketball Clinches First-Ever At-Large Bid to NCAAs

February 27, 2017, by Andrew Fleming, Assistant Arts Editor. Leave a Comment

The Cards’ impressive 19-6 regular season record has earned them a chance to continue their season with an at-large bid into the NCAA Division III Championships. After an exciting season, which was highlighted by an upset victory over then-No. 4 Marietta College and a historic Little Three title, Wes will fight to stay alive against […]

Men’s Puck Upsets Colby, Advances to ’CAC Semis for First Time Since ’11

February 27, 2017, by Andrew Jacobs, Staff Writer. Leave a Comment

The men’s hockey team traveled to Waterville, Maine, this past weekend to take on the favored Colby College Mules. With their season on the line, the team’s six seniors had their college athletic careers hanging in the balance. When the final whistle sounded on Saturday afternoon, the team’s mental fortitude meant they left the ice […]

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