The Middlebury Panthers cruised to a 24-0 victory over NESCAC foe Bates on Saturday afternoon.
The Panthers improve to 1-1 while the Bates Bobcats fall to 0-2. Midd returns to action next Saturday on the road at Trinity.
Reigning NESCAC Offensive Player of the Year Will Jernigan threw 149 yards and a touchdown. He also ran in two touchdown’s for the Panthers.
Middlebury has now won 32 games in a row over Bates dating back to the 1988 season.