CLAREMONT, Calif. -- Middlebury advanced to the NCAA tournament semifinals via a 5-1 victory against Case Western Reserve in a quarterfinal contest. The match was played outdoors at Claremont-M-S’ Biszantz Family Tennis Center. The Panthers (21-3) move on to the semifinals for the first time since 2010, and will play top-ranked Claremont at 2 p.m. ET Tuesday.

Middlebury swept all three points during doubles action. Peter Heidrich and Ari Smolyar started things off with an 8-2 win at No. 3 versus Louis Stuerke and James Fojtasek. The Panther duo of Brantner Jones and Palmer Campbell grabbed an 8-3 victory at No. 2 against John Healey and Derek Reinbold.

DIII MEN'S TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIP
Individuals Championship Recap
Case Western's Klawitter and Krimbill win doubles title
Quarterfinal and Semifinal Recap
Hill: Claremont-M-S claims three of four semifinalists
Day 1 Recap
Hill: Amherst's Fritz continues to shine
Championship Recap Gallery
Amherst defeats CMS to take national championship
Hill: Amherst comes from behind to take crown
Semifinal Recap
Hill: Resilient Amherst, familiar Claremont-M-S to meet
Semis: Amherst comes back in singles to reach final
Semis: Claremont-M-S advances to second final in a row
Quarterfinal Recap
Hill: Trinity (Texas) shows it is back
Quarters: Trinity takes down Washington (Mo.)
Quarters: Amherst repeats last year's win vs. Emory
Quarters: Claremont-M-S heads to semifinals
Quarters: Middlebury sweeps doubles, beats CWR
Hill: Host Claremon-M-S tries for elusive title
Brackets: Interactive  Printable
Individual Brackets: Singles Doubles
In the top flight, Alex Johnston and Andrew Lebovitz battled back from a 4-1 deficit against the Spartan tandem of Christopher Krimbill and Eric Klawitter, tying the contest at 6-6. The two teams went back and forth during the next four games, as the match was deadlocked at 8-8. In the tiebreaker, Johnston and Lebovitz picked up the third point via a 7-5 count.

In singles, Reinbold got the Spartans (17-8) on the board with a 6-1, 6-2 victory at No. 4 against Smolyar. Ahead by a 3-1 tally, Middlebury secured the match with wins in the Nos. 6 and 1 spots, respectively. Jackson Frons picked up a 6-4, 6-2 win against Healey at the bottom of the lineup, while Johnston clinched the match with a 6-1, 7-5 triumph against Krimbill in the top flight.