Middlebury dropped a non-league contest to Skidmore 63-50 at the Williamson Sports Center as Amber Holgate scored a career-high 15 points off the bench for the Thoroughbreds.
A coast-to-coast lay-in by Castleton’s Jade Desroches with four seconds left gave the visiting Spartans a 53-51 win over Middlebury at Pepin Gym. Middlebury (2-3) attempted a desperation, game-winning three as Laura Lowry’s mid-court shot hit the back-iron as time expired.
Middlebury evened its record to 2-2 with a 48-42 road win at Johnson State (0-4) on Tuesday night. Katie Pett went 5-8 from the floor, earning 17 points to go along with a game-high 20 rebounds on the night. The Panthers return to action on Tuesday when they host Castleton State at 5:30 p.m.
Middlebury saw its 27-23 halftime lead over Emmanuel turn into a 38-28 deficit early in the second half as the Saints spoiled the Panthers’ home-opener with a 65-43 road win at Pepin Gym. Emmanuel (4-1) hit on 29-54 shots from the field, holding the Panthers (1-2) to 14-50 shooting for the game.
Middlebury led wire-to-wire versus Colby-Sawyer, beating the hosts 59-43 in the final game of the Colby-Sawyer Tip-Off. The Panthers (1-1) will host Emmanuel on Saturday, November 23 at 2:00 p.m. while the Chargers (0-2) will travel to 10th ranked Tufts on Tuesday for a 6:00 p.m. tip.