2005-06 Women's Basketball News

  • Women's Basketball Falls To Colby, Ends Season
    February 11, 2006
    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.
  • Women's Hoops Falls To Bowdoin
    February 10, 2006
    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.
  • Women's Hoops Cruises Past Plattsburgh
    February 07, 2006
    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.
  • Women's Basketball Defeated By Amherst
    February 04, 2006
    Amherst recovered from a 31-23 halftime deficit to down visiting Middlebury, 58-50, in women's basketball action Saturday afternoon.
  • Women's Hoops Falls At Trinity
    February 03, 2006
    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.
  • Middlebury Downs Hamilton
    January 31, 2006
    Katie Fisher and Emily Johnson scored 14 points apiece to lead visiting Middlebury to a 61-51 non-conference win at Hamilton.
  • Williams Holds Off Middlebury
    January 28, 2006
    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 Falls At Keene
    January 26, 2006
    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 Edges Tufts In OT
    January 21, 2006
    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 Tops Middlebury
    January 20, 2006
    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.
  • Panthers Fall At Wesleyan
    January 14, 2006
    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.
  • Women's Basketball Wins At Conn.
    January 13, 2006
    The Middlebury women's basketball team earned a road win in their NESCAC opener as they defeated Connecticut College 75-56.
  • Panthers Top Colby-Sawyer
    January 10, 2006
    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.
  • Rensselaer Tops Women's Basketball
    January 08, 2006
    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.
  • Women's Basketball Moves To 9-1
    January 06, 2006
    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.
  • Panthers Roll Over Green Mountain
    December 08, 2005
    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.
  • Panthers Top Panthers
    December 06, 2005
    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.
  • Women's Basketball Defeats Union
    December 03, 2005
    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.
  • Women's Basketball Earns A Win
    November 27, 2005
    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.
  • Women's Basketball Falls To Wash. U
    November 26, 2005
    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.
  • Women's Basketball Wins At Norwich
    November 22, 2005
    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.
  • Fisher Named NESCAC Player of the Week
    November 21, 2005
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  • A Different Kind Of Teamwork: Erica Goodman
    November 21, 2005
    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.
  • Women's Hoops Captures Skidmore Tourney
    November 20, 2005
    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.
  • Women's Basketball Wins Season-Opener
    November 19, 2005
    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.