Women's Hoops With Road Win At Colby-Sawyer

January 25, 2011

Middlebury won their third straight game after defeating Colby-Sawyer, 87-70 in a non-conference road tilt on Tuesday evening in N.H.. The Panthers improve to 12-3 on the season, while Colby-Sawyer pulls even at 8-8.

Moreau shot 8-15 from the floor and knocked down five of nine three-point tries (21 points) to lead five Middlebury players in double-figures. Sophomore Tracy Borsinger had 18 points, while senior Lauren Sanchez and junior Stephany Surrette each shot 5-10 from the floor and 3-3 from the free throw line to end up with 13 points apiece. Surrette also added a game best 10 rebounds, while junior Brittany Perfetti registered 10 points.

Colby-Sawyer was led by a 20-point effort from sophomore Taylor DeSanty. Sophomore Cailin Bullett scored 18 points and recorded a career-high 12 assists for the Chargers.

The Chargers controlled the first 11 minutes of the game holding a steady lead throughout. Trailing 27-21 with nine minutes left in the first, Middlebury used a 14-0 run over the next five minutes to take a 35-27 lead. The teams traded a few baskets in the final four minutes of the half and the Panthers held a 44-33 advantage at the break.

Middlebury held a comfortable lead for the entire second half and was up as much as 23 points en route to the 87-70 road victory. The Panthers held advantages in rebounds (42-31) and second chance points (19-4). Colby-Sawyer scored 50 of their 70 points in the paint.

Colby-Sawyer will return to The Commonwealth Coast Conference action on Thursday with a 5:30 pm tip at Eastern Nazarene. Middlebury will host Keene State at 5:00 pm on Thursday.