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Panthers, Purple Knights fall Saturday

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Middlebury Recap

Sixth-seeded Colby knocked off third-seeded Middlebury for the second-straight Saturday 11-10, this time eliminating the eighth-ranked Panthers (11-5) from the NESCAC Tournament. The 11th-ranked Mules improve to 9-5 on the year, advancing to next weekend’s semifinal round at Trinity where they will meet the host school. These two teams met a just week ago on Kohn Field, with Colby emerging with a 14-11 victory. The Mules are now 4-1 vs. the Panthers in the last four NESCAC Tournament meetings dating back to ’08.

St. Michael's Recap

The Saint Michael's College women's lacrosse team nearly sprung a major upset on Senior Day, trailing fourth-ranked University of New Haven by one goal with a little more than 10 minutes remaining in a 15-12 loss on Saturday at Duffy Field. The Purple Knights finished their season 6-8 overall and 4-8 in the Northeast-10 Conference, while the Chargers, who are fourth in both national polls, improved to 15-2 and 11-1. The Purple and Gold's six wins were its most since 2008, as it scored its highest goal total against New Haven in seven seasons. Senior Crystal King posted three goals and three assists to become the 14th player in program history with 100 career points, joining Amanda Soule '08 of Hartland as the lone Vermonters on that list. In addition to notching 105 points, she finished tied for sixth all-time in assists (40) with Amanda Lohin '03. King's 25 helpers this season were just two shy of Kim Berlo's '09 six-year-old school record.

Courtesy: Middlebury & St. Michael's Athletics
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