Middlebury 14, Nazareth 4

May 14, 2005

Middlebury held Nazareth scoreless for the games first 31:27 on its way to a 14-4 win over the Golden Flyers in an NCAA regional match-up in Vermont. The Panthers advance to the regional final on Sunday at 1:00, against the winner of the Bowdoin/Stevens game played later today. Claire Edelen gave Middlebury a 1-0 lead just 1:13 into the contest. Nazareth had some lengthy possessions early on, but were not able to muster up any quality shots. The Panthers made it a 2-0 game at 21:46 as Elizabeth Renehan found Channing Weymouth with a nice feed for the goal. Kim Walker struck for a pair of goals, before Weymouth converted a free position to make it 5-0 with 12:03 left in the first half. Michele Bergofsky scored at 10:08, while finding Renehan at 8:47 to increase the lead. Renehan struck again at 1:08, before Edelen scored on a free position with 50 seconds left in the half to give the Panthers a 9-0 lead at the break.

Amy ODonnell put Nazareth on the board just 1:27 into the second half. Middlebury answered with three straight from Schuyler Winstead, Weymouth and Beth Seeley to make it a 12-1 game. Elizabeth Carney converted a free position shot for Nazareth at 11:30, while Beth Quartier followed at 9:05 to make it a 12-3 game. Walker scored her third of the game for the Panthers at 7:45, while Mimi Schatz ended Middleburys scoring with a free position goal at the 5:25 mark. Allison Bayer scored the games last goal at 3:53 to make it a 14-4 final.

Walker and Weymouth led Middlebury with three goals apiece, while Renehan and Edelen added two each. Four different players scored goals for Nazareth, who ends its season at 14-3.

Nazareth (14-3) 0 4 - 4
Middlebury (15-1) 9 5 - 14

Middlebury Scoring: Kim Walker 3-1, Channing Weymouth 3-0, Elizabeth Renehan 2-1, Claire Edelen 2-0, Michele Bergofsky 1-1, Beth Seeley 1-0, Schuyler Winstead 1-0, Mimi Schatz 1-0, Alison Perencevich 0-1.

Nazareth Scoring: Kim Kreskow 1-0, Elizabeth Carney 1-0, Beth Quartier, Amy ODonnell 1-0, Allison Bayer 0-1.

M-Johanna Rosenfield (54:34 min., 4 GA, 11 saves), Whitney Wildrick (6:24 min., 0 GA, 0 saves) N-Lindsey Burgess (51:20 min., 9 GA, 8 saves), Heather Chapel (8:40 min., 5 GA, 1 save)

-- Courtesy Middlebury