The Middlebury women’s hockey team’s bid for a sixth countrywide championship continues this weekend as the Panthers (25-) host the Frozen Four at Chip Kenyon Arena.
The initial semifinal is on Friday, March 18 and has Plattsburgh Point out (25-2-1) dealing with Gustavus Adolphus (24-3-2) at 3 p.m. Middlebury squares off against Elmira (25-2-1) at 7 p.m. The winners will meet up with for the national championship at 7:00 p.m. the next working day.
Middlebury purchased all of the tickets for the weekend in honor of the 50th anniversary of Title IX. Tickets can be picked up for free of charge at the box place of work inside the Peterson Family Athletics Elaborate starting at 2 p.m. on Friday and Saturday.
The 25-activity acquire streak is a system history for the Panthers, who innovative to the semifinals with a 4- get over Endicott on March 12. Middlebury is the leading defensive staff in D-III, conceding just .64 objectives per sport with 11 shutouts.
The Panthers bested Elmira 2-1 previously this year.
Mentor Bill Mandigo was named the 2022 NESCAC coach of the yr and is in his 33rd season as bench boss of the Panthers. Two-time NESCAC player of the year, Madie Leidt sales opportunities the convention in objectives (17) and points (29).
Middlebury has not won the championship since 2006 when the Panthers gained three straight titles.
This write-up originally appeared on Burlington No cost Push: Frozen 4: Middlebury purchases all tickets for women’s hockey semifinals