The Middlebury College women's basketball team saw its season come to an end as Colby outscored the Panthers 36-15 in the second half to win 60-38 this afternoon at Pepin Gym. The Panthers finish their season at 14-10 and in ninth place in the NESCAC standings. Colby moves to 9-14 and secured the eighth seed for the upcoming NESCAC tourney.
Sixth-ranked Bowdoin won its 39th NESCAC game in its last 40 tries as they picked up a 59-48 road win at Middlebury. The Panthers will host Colby tomorrow at 2:00 p.m., while Bowdoin travels to Williams.
A 24-4 run by Middlebury midway through the first half lifted the Panthers to a 66-48 victory over Plattsburgh tonight in Pepin Gym. Middlebury returns to NESCAC action this weekend as they host their final regular season games against Bowdoin on Friday night and Colby Saturday afternoon.
Amherst recovered from a 31-23 halftime deficit to down visiting Middlebury, 58-50, in women's basketball action Saturday afternoon.
Trinity came back from an 11-point deficit to defeat Middlebury 63-59 in Hartford, Connecticut. The Panthers return to action on Saturday at Amherst.
Katie Fisher and Emily Johnson scored 14 points apiece to lead visiting Middlebury to a 61-51 non-conference win at Hamilton.
Williams moved to 17-3 overall and 4-1 in NESCAC play as they defeated Middlebury (12-6, 2-3) 67-61 in Pepin Gym. The Panthers made several runs at the Ephs in the second half, but Williams was able to answer and hold on for the win.
Middlebury suffered a 50-46 non-conference road loss at Keene on Thursday night. The Panthers return to action when they host Williams this Saturday in Pepin Gym.
Middlebury forced 24 Tufts turnovers on its way to a 57-53 overtime win over the Jumbos in NESCAC women's basketball action. The Jumbos held a 52-38 edge on the boards and shot 50 percent from the floor in the second half, but it wasn't enough as the Panthers picked up the league win.
Bates shot 50 percent from the floor and 12 of 17 from behind the arc on its way to a 73-60 win over Middlebury in NESCAC women's basketball action on Friday night in the Pepin Gym. Both teams return to action tomorrow as Bates travels to Williams and Middlebury hosts Tufts.
The Middlebury women's basketball team suffered a 66-59 NESCAC road loss as Wesleyan. The Panthers return to action next weekend when they host Bates and Tufts.
The Middlebury women's basketball team earned a road win in their NESCAC opener as they defeated Connecticut College 75-56.
Middlebury outworked Colby-Sawyer with a 27 rebound advantage to earn a hard fought win 66-62 at Pepin Gym for their 10th victory of the season. The women's basketball team will start NESCAC play this weekend at Connecticut College on Friday.
Middlebury suffered just its second loss of the season as they went down to Rensselaer 64-50 on the road. The Panthers return home to host Colby-Sawyer at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday.
Middlebury forced 35 Clarkson turnovers on its way to a 52-37 win over the Golden Knights. The 9-1 Panthers are off to their best start since the '01-'02 squad opened at 10-1.
12/8/05 - Middlebury held Green Mountain to .192 shooting from the floor on its way to a 67-26 road win. The Panthers held a huge 60-33 advantage on the boards, in a game that was marred with 56 turnovers.
12/6/05 - Katie Fisher scored 17 points to lead five players in double figures Tuesday evening as the Panthers of Middlebury College defeated the Panthers of Plymouth State University in overtime, 75-64.
12/3/05 - Middlebury moved to 6-1 on the year as they picked up a 49-45 win over Union (0-3) in the Pepin Gym. The first half saw Middlebury hold an 11-0 advantage from the free throw line, taking a 24-22 lead into the intermission.
11/29/05 - Middlebury improved to 5-1 on the season as they picked up a 58-52 win over <?xml:namespace prefix = "st1" ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" />Castleton State in the team's home-opener. The Panthers held a 26-20 lead at the half, but saw it cut to three with 16:55 left in the second half.
11/27/05 - The Middlebury women's basketball team bounced back after its first loss of the season with a 64-41 win over Wisconsin Lutheran at the McWilliams Classic Tournament hosted by Washington University.
11/26/05 - Middlebury fell 90-52 at the McWilliams Classic to Washington University, a pre-season top 15 team which has won four NCAA titles. Following their loss to the host school, the Panthers will return to action on Sunday afternoon in the consolation game.
11/22/05 - Ashley Barron hit a three-point basket with just over a minute and a half remaining as Middlebury held on for a 45-43 win over Norwich at Andrews Hall. Barron's three-pointer broke a 42-all tie and Norwich could only muster one free throw from that point on.
11/21/05 - <?xml:namespace prefix = "st1" ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" />Middlebury College women's basketball player Katie Fisher (Oakland, Calif.) has been named the NESCAC Player of the Week. The sophomore averaged 19.5 points and 5.0 rebounds/game, earning tournament M.V.P. honors as Middlebury captured the Skidmore Tournament. Fisher shot .593 from the floor and .545 from three-point range, while dishing out six assists.
When Middlebury College senior Erica Goodman and her varsity basketball teammates discovered that Vermont did not have a National Marrow Donor Program registry, they did what any motivated and goal-oriented team would do: they created one.
11/20/05 - Middlebury captured the Skidmore women's basketball tournament with an 80-57 win over Rhode Island College. Katie Fisher was named tournament m.v.p. after a 23 point effort on 9 of 15 shooting from the floor.
11/19/05 - Middlebury won its season opener as they picked up a 61-60 win over Oneonta at the Skidmore Women's Basketball Tournament. The Panthers will take on Rhode Island College in the tournament final at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday.