Middlebury College has announced the hiring of Kelly “KJ” Krasco as the school’s eighth women’s basketball coach in a program that dates back to 1977. Krasco comes to Middlebury from NESCAC foe Bowdoin, where she has served as the top assistant coach for the past three seasons.
Middlebury College will begin a search for a new women’s basketball coach to replace Noreen Pecsok, who will continue in her role as the school’s director of physical education. Pecsok also will work on department-wide initiatives that involve student-life issues.
The Middlebury women’s basketball team saw its season come to an end with a 79-41 loss at 10th-ranked Amherst on Sunday afternoon. The Jeffs improved to 22-2 overall and 9-1 in the league, while Middlebury concludes its season at 7-17 and 1-9 in conference action.
Trinity utilized a 10-0 second-half run and turned a close contest into a 65-50 victory over Middlebury at Oosting Gymnasium Friday evening. The visiting Panthers (7-16, 1-8) conclude their season Sunday with a 12:00 p.m. game at Amherst.
Suffolk held off a late surge by Middlebury, as the Rams earned a 56-53 win over the Panthers (7-15) in their season finale in Pepin Gym. Middlebury wraps up its season this weekend when they travel to Trinity Friday and Amherst on Sunday, while Suffolk hosts MCLA on Thursday.