2012-13 Women's Basketball News

  • Borsinger Earns First-Team All-NESCAC Honors
    February 27, 2013
    Middlebury College women’s basketball player Tracy Borsinger (Chatham, N.J.) has earned first-team All-NESCAC honors. The Panther senior leads the league in points scored this season with 395 and earlier this year was named a District I First-Team Academic All-American by CoSIDA (College Sports Information Directors of America). She helped lead the team to a 14-12 mark with its first trip to the NESCAC semifinals since ’02.
  • Women's Basketball Falls In NESCAC Semifinals
    February 23, 2013
    The Middlebury women’s basketball team saw its season come to an end with a 59-49 loss to Williams in a NESCAC semifinal contest at Amherst. The Panthers end their season with a record of 14-12, after a quarterfinal win over Bates. Fifteenth-ranked Williams improved to 22-4 and will battle Amherst for the NESCAC title on Sunday.
  • Women's Basketball Headed To NESCAC Championship Weekend - Ticket Info.
    February 19, 2013
    The Middlebury women's basketball team will travel to Amherst for the NESCAC Championship weekend. The Panthers will meet Wiliams on Saturday, February 23rd at 7:30 p.m., with the Bowdoin vs. Amherst game taking place at 5:30 p.m. The winners will meet on Sunday at 2:30 in the NESCAC Championship game.
  • Women's Hoops Downs Bates - Head To NESCAC Semi's
    February 16, 2013
    Middlebury advanced to the NESCAC semifinals for the first time since ’02 with a 75-64 win over fifth-seeded Bates (12-12). The fourth-seeded Panthers (14-11) will advance to next weekend’s championship weekend at Amherst, after top-seeded Tufts was upset by #8 Bowdoin. Middlebury will take on Williams at 7:30, while the hosts entertain Bowdoin at 5:30 on Saturday.
  • Women's Basketball Falls To Amherst - Will Host NESCAC Quarters
    February 13, 2013
    Sixth-ranked Amherst earned 27 second chance points on its way to a 65-45 win at Middlebury (13-11, 4-6) in the regular season finale for both teams. The Panthers have earned the fourth seed for the upcoming NESCAC Tournament and will host fifth-seeded Bates at 4:00 on Saturday in a quarterfinal contest.
  • Basketball Teams To Host NESCAC Quarterfinal Games - Ticket Info.
    February 13, 2013
    The Middlebury College basketball teams will host NESCAC Quarterfinal games on Saturday, February 16th. The men will take on Wesleyan at 2:00 p.m., with the women to host Bates at 4:00 p.m. Tickets, which gain you admission to both games, are priced at $5 for adults, $3 for students. 
  • Weather Forces Several Postponements - UPDATED AGAIN!
    February 07, 2013
    Due to the impending storm expected to blanket the northeast, several schedule changes have occurred for Middlebury College Athletic events. The men’s and women’s NESCAC basketball games scheduled for Friday, February 8th vs. Trinity have been moved to Sunday, February 10th. The men will play at 5:00 and the women will follow at 7:00. Saturday’s games vs. Amherst have now also been postponed. The men’s game will be made up on Tuesday, February 12th at 7:00 p.m., while the women will play on Wednesday, February 13th at 7:00 p.m. 
  • Borsinger Earns Academic All-American Honors
    February 05, 2013
    Middlebury College women’s basketball player Tracy Borsinger (Chatham, N.J.) has been named District I First-Team Academic All-American by CoSIDA (College Sports Information Directors of America). The 6’0” senior currently boasts a 3.76 GPA, and is expected to graduate in May with a degree in biochemistry.
  • Women's Basketball Cruises Past Lyndon State
    February 05, 2013
    Middlebury forced 27 turnovers by Lyndon State as the Panthers cruised to a 75-47 win over the Hornets (5-15) in Pepin Gym. Middlebury (12-10) scored 23 points off those turnovers and used crisp passing to amass 25 assists in the game, two shy of the school record. The Panthers return to NESCAC play this weekend when they host Trinity on Friday and Amherst on Saturday.
  • Women's Basketball Defeats Colby
    February 02, 2013
    Scarlett Kirk scored a game-high 20 points and Middlebury hit 3-4 from the foul line in the final 16 seconds to pull away for a 52-48 win at Colby in NESCAC action Saturday at Wadsworth Gymnasium. Middlebury improves to 11-10 overall and 3-5 in the conference, while the Mules fall to 7-14 overall and 1-7 in the league.
  • Women's Basketball Falls At Bowdoin
    February 01, 2013
    Middlebury saw Bowdoin pull away in the second half for a 60-40 win over the Panthers on Friday evening at Morrell Gymnasium. Three players reached double-figures for the Polar Bears, who improve to 12-8 (3-4 NESCAC) on the season. Middlebury falls to 10-10 (2-5 NESCAC) with the setback.
  • Women's Basketball With Road Loss At Williams
    January 26, 2013
    Middlebury dropped a 62-36 NESCAC road game at 22nd-ranked Williams (16-3, 5-1) on Saturday afternoon. The Panthers (10-9, 2-4) return to action next weekend with a pair of NESCAC games at Bowdoin and Colby.
  • Women's Hoops Hit School-Record 12 Threes in Victory Over Keene State
    January 24, 2013
    Middlebury used long-range shooting to propel past visiting Keene State 60-54 in Pepin Gym. The Panthers connected on a school-record 12 treys out of 29 attempts (.414 shooting), while the Owls were cold from long-distance, hitting 1-15 from behind the arc. The game was closely contested as the Panthers needed timely free throw shooting in the final seconds to seal the non-conference win
  • Women's Basketball Thumps Albany Pharmacy
    January 20, 2013
    Leading 33-21 at intermission, Middlebury outscored Albany Pharmacy 42-7 in the second half for a dominating 75-28 victory at Pepin Gym. Middlebury (9-8) held Albany Pharmacy to 2-23 shooting from the field in the second, while out-rebounding the visitors 50-16 for the game. The 47-point victory is the largest winning margin since a 58-point Middlebury victory over Lesley in 2003.
  • Women's Basketball Stunned By Hamilton
    January 18, 2013
    Hamilton scored five points in the game’s final three seconds to steal a 56-55 road win at Middlebury (8-8, 2-3) on Friday night in Pepin Gym. Madie Harlem hit a three with three seconds left before Kim Goidell stole an inbounds pass and Samantha Graber converted a lay-up to give the Continentals (8-8, 1-4) the win with just .7 seconds left on the clock.
  • Pett With 23 Boards In Women's Basketball Victory Over Wesleyan
    January 12, 2013
    Middlebury topped Wesleyan 62-45 in Pepin Gym as the Panthers’ Katie Pett collected a career-high 23 rebounds in the NESCAC contest. With Pett’s prowess on the glass, Middlebury (8-6, 2-2) held a decisive 52-35 rebounding edge over the Cardinals (8-6, 1-3) who connected on only 17-61 shots from the floor (.279).
  • Women's Basketball Loses To Conn. College
    January 11, 2013
    Despite a game-high 21 points from Middlebury’s Tracy Borsinger, the Panthers (7-6, 1-2) saw the visiting Camels of Connecticut College (6-8, 1-2) pull away late in the second half for a 66-57 NESCAC victory in Pepin Gym. Both teams return to conference action on Saturday afternoon as Middlebury hosts Wesleyan, while Conn. College travels to Williams.
  • Women's Hoops With Road Win At Suffolk
    January 08, 2013
    The Middlebury women’s basketball team improved to 7-5 on the year with a 60-44 non-league win at Suffolk (7-4) on Tuesday night.  The Panthers return to NESCAC play this weekend when they host  Connecticut College on Friday and Wesleyan on Saturday.
  • Women's Basketball Wins NESCAC-Opener Over Bates
    January 05, 2013
    Tracy Borsinger scored a career-best 29 points as Middlebury held off a furious second-half rally from Bates,  earning a 72-68 victory in the NESCAC opener for both teams. The Panthers (6-4, 1-0 NESCAC) dominated the first half, outscoring Bates 37-21 with 50% shooting 15-30 from the floor and 5-8 from beyond the arc.
  • Undefeated Tufts Edges Women's Basketball
    January 05, 2013
    Ninth-ranked Tufts used stifling defense to top Middlebury, 54-41, in NESCAC women's basketball action on Saturday afternoon at Cousens Gym. The win moves Tufts to 13-0 on the season and 2-0 in the NESCAC. Middlebury falls to 6-5 (1-1 NESCAC) and returns to action with a non-league game at Suffolk on Tuesday at 6:00 p.m.
  • Women's Hoops Defeats Skidmore
    December 08, 2012
    Middlebury made it three straight wins to end the semester as the Panthers defeated Skidmore (2-5) 68-59 in the team’s third game of the week in Pepin Gym. Middlebury improves its record to 5-4 with the victory and is idle until visiting Bates and Tufts on January 4th and 5th.
  • Women's Basketball Tops Johnson State By 46 Points
    December 06, 2012
    Middlebury methodically pulled away from visiting Johnson State, en route to a lopsided 83-37 victory at Pepin Gym. The Panthers (4-4) used their commanding rebounding edge of 50-16 to spark their fast break for numerous easy baskets. The 46-point win is the largest margin of victory for Middlebury since topping Lesley 91-33 on November 22, 2003.
  • Women's Hoops Wins Home-Opener Over Norwich
    December 04, 2012
    Middlebury opened the game on a massive 23-2 run, on the way to a decisive 72-44 win over Norwich in the Panthers home-opener at Pepin Gym. The Cadets (4-3) managed to cut the deficit to 15 before the Middlebury lead bulged to 31 points in the second half. The Panthers (3-4) held Norwich to 21.9% shooting for the game, while earning a commanding 58-32 rebounding edge.
  • Women's Basketball Drops Road Game
    December 01, 2012
    Middlebury dropped a 62-50 road game at 16th-ranked Emmanuel on Saturday afternoon at the Jean Yawkey Center. Fiona O’Dwyer posted a double-double with game-highs in points (24) and rebounds (10) for the Saints (6-0). The Panthers fall to 2-4 overall and will host Norwich on Tuesday at 6:00 p.m.
  • Women's Basketball Topped By Castleton
    November 27, 2012
    Middlebury came on strong late but it wasn’t enough, as the Panthers fell 62-60 at Castleton in Glenbrook Gym on Tuesday evening. The Spartans led for the entire second half but saw their lead shrivel to just one, 59-58, on a layup by Scarlett Kirk with 41 seconds left in the half.
  • Women's Basketball Earns Road Win At Plattsburgh
    November 25, 2012
    Middlebury scored 51 second half points on its way to an 81-73 road win at Plattsburgh on Sunday afternoon at Memorial Hall. The Panthers (2-2) used a 9-19 (47.4 percent) performance from beyond the arc to earn the victory while the Cardinals (1-1) made good on 20 of their 25 attempts at the free throw stripe.
  • Women's Basketball Falls At Smith
    November 20, 2012
    Middlebury dropped an 80-47 game at Smith on Tuesday night. It was the Panthers (1-2) who took an early 4-0 lead on baskets by Rachel Crews and Sarah Marcus, but Smith (2-0) responded with nine straight points. Rosa Drummond knocked down a short jumper and a three point basket, and Amanda Zakoske fed Paulina Solis for a layup off an offensive rebound.
  • Women's Hoops Tops Colby-Sawyer
    November 18, 2012
    The Middlebury women’s basketball team picked up its first win of the season, topping Colby-Sawyer 59-48 in the consolation game of the UMass.-Boston Tournament. The Panthers move to 1-1 on the season, while the Chargers fall to 0-2. Middlebury returns to action at Smith on Tuesday night.
  • Women's Basketball Drops Opener In OT
    November 17, 2012
    The Middlebury women’s basketball team opened up its season with a 66-61 overtime loss to the host school at the UMass.-Boston Tip-Off Classic. The Panthers return to action on Sunday at 11:00 a.m. in the consolation game with the tournament taking place at Simmons College.