2017-18 Women's Basketball News

  • Middlebury Falls to Smith
    January 22, 2018
    Middlebury suffered its first loss of the season at home (6-1), falling to Smith 60-45 on Monday evening in Pepin Gym. The Panthers (13-5) are off until Sunday when they host Trinity in a NESCAC contest at 2:00 p.m., while the Pioneers (13-4) will entertain MIT on Tuesday at 7:00 p.m.
  • Middlebury Holds Off Late Comeback Attempt by Williams
    January 20, 2018
    The Middlebury women’s basketball team held off a late comeback attempt by host Williams (10-8, 2-3), earning a 57-54 NESCAC victory over the Ephs on Saturday. The Panthers (13-4, 3-2) are back in action on Monday when they entertain Smith at 6:00 p.m.
  • Third-Quarter Run Leads #8 Tufts Past Middlebury
    January 13, 2018
    Eighth-ranked Tufts (14-2, 3-1) went on a big third-quarter run, en route to a 61-45 win over Middlebury (12-4, 2-2) Saturday afternoon in Cousens Gym. The Panthers are off for a week before visiting NESCAC foe Williams next Saturday with a 3:00 p.m tip-off.
  • Women's Basketball Falls at Bates
    January 12, 2018
    Middlebury suffered its first NESCAC loss of the season, falling by a score of 60-57 at Bates (6-10, 1-2) on Friday night. The Panthers (12-3, 2-1) return to action on Saturday when they visit #8 Tufts for a 3:00 p.m. game.
  • Second-Half Defense Lifts Middlebury Past Castleton; Kaufman Eclipses 1,000-Point Plateau
    January 09, 2018
    Middlebury clamped down in the second half on the defensive end, limiting visiting Castleton to just 13 percent (3-23) on its way to a 63-39 victory Tuesday in Pepin Gym. Sarah Kaufman scored nine points in the win for the hosts, becoming the ninth player in the program’s history to surpass the 1,000-career point plateau with 1,001. The Panthers (12-2) return to action on Friday when they travel to Bates for a 7:00 p.m. contest, while Castleton (10-2) hosts Johnson State on Saturday at 1:00 p.m.
  • Women’s Basketball Downs Wesleyan, 77-60
    January 06, 2018
    The Middlebury women’s basketball team capped off an unblemished NESCAC home weekend with a 77-60 victory over Wesleyan (8-4, 0-2) on Saturday in Pepin Gym. The Panthers (11-2, 2-0) are back in action on Tuesday when they entertain Castleton at 7:00 p.m., while the Cardinals are idle until Friday when they host Hamilton at 7:00 p.m.
  • College & Facilities Closed, Women's Basketball Game to Be Played
    January 05, 2018
    Due to weather affecting the region, Middlebury College and all of its facilities are closed on Friday, January 5. However, Friday's women's basketball NESCAC home game against Connecticut College at 7:00 p.m. in Pepin Gym will take place as scheduled. Please check back for any further updates.
  • Second Half Propels Women's Basketball Past Connecticut College
    January 05, 2018
    Middlebury shot 67 percent from the floor in the second half, on its way to a 75-59 win over Connecticut College (7-3, 0-1) in the NESCAC opener for both teams. The Panthers (10-2, 1-0) return to action on Saturday when they host Wesleyan at 3:00 p.m.
  • Middlebury Pulls Away Late in Win at Pomona-Pitzer
    December 30, 2017
    The Middlebury women’s basketball team pulled away in the fourth quarter for a 69-52 victory over host Pomona-Pitzer (2-9) on Saturday in the Rains Center. The Panthers (9-2) have nearly a week off from action before opening NESCAC play when they host Connecticut College on Friday at 7:00 p.m.
  • Last-Second Basket Propels CMS Past Middlebury
    December 29, 2017
    A running floater in the middle of the lane by Claremont-Mudd-Scripps’ Corinne Bogle with one second left lifted the Athenas to a 54-53 over Middlebury on Friday in California. The Panthers (8-2) return to the action on Saturday when they play at Pomona-Pitzer beginning at 8:00 p.m. Friday's game was Middlebury's first contest after 21 days off for the semester break.
  • Middlebury Sees Winning Streak Snapped at Skidmore
    December 08, 2017
    The Middlebury women's basketball team battled back from a nine-point halftime deficit on Friday, tying the score in the fourth quarter, before host Skidmore pulled away for a 55-49 victory. Middlebury (8-1) sees its season-opening eight-game winning streak come to an end, while the Thoroughbreds improve to 4-3. Following a busy stretch with three games in four days, the Panthers have three weeks off for finals and the holidays before returning to action on December 29 at Claremont-Mudd-Scripps in California.
  • Win Streak Hits Eight As Middlebury Holds Off Sage, 56-50
    December 07, 2017
    The Middlebury women’s basketball team extended its winning streak to eight-straight games, as the Panthers broke a 41-41 tie in the fourth quarter en route to a 56-50 victory Thursday over Sage. Middlebury (8-0) is right back in action Friday for an 8:00 p.m. start at Skidmore, while the Gators (4-3) travel to Union on Saturday.
  • Second-Quarter Run Propels Middlebury Past Plattsburgh State
    December 05, 2017
    The Middlebury women’s basketball team utilized a 16-3 run in the second quarter to pull away from visiting Plattsburgh State on Tuesday for a 60-33 win in Pepin Gymnasium. The Panthers remain unbeaten at 7-0, marking their best start to a season since 2010-11 when they went 6-0. Playing its first of three games in four days, Middlebury returns to action on Thursday when it hosts The Sage Colleges at 7:00 p.m., while Plattsburgh State (1-5) plays at the College at Brockport on Friday.
  • Middlebury Scores Final Seven Points in OT Win at Colby-Sawyer
    December 01, 2017
    The Middlebury women's basketball team outscored host Colby-Sawyer by a 10-3 count in overtime, including the final seven tallies, earning a 66-59 win on Friday at the David L. Coffin Fieldhouse. The Panthers remain undefeated at 6-0 and return to action on Tuesday when they host Plattsburgh State at 5:30 p.m.
  • Panthers Pull Away Late From Rensselaer
    November 29, 2017
    The Middlebury women’s basketball team pulled away in the fourth quarter from visiting Rensselaer on Wednesday, earning a 64-54 win during its home opener in Pepin Gymnasium. The Panthers remain unbeaten at 5-0 and return to action on Friday when they travel to Colby-Sawyer for a 5:30 p.m. game, while Rensselaer (3-3) hosts Clarkson on the same day.
  • Middlebury Edges Clarkson in Non-Conference Play
    November 26, 2017
    The Middlebury women’s basketball team scored the first five points of the fourth quarter and held off a late comeback attempt by host Clarkson (3-2), earning a 53-49 win over the Golden Knights in Alumni Gymnasium. The Panthers remain unbeaten for the season at 4-0 and will host Rensselaer on Wednesday at 6:00 p.m. in their home opener.
  • Middlebury Throttles Johnson State
    November 21, 2017
    Middlebury led 27-4 after one quarter and was never challenged, cruising to a 74-27 win at Johnson State (0-2) on Tuesday night. Thirteen different players scored in the game as the Middlebury defense forced 31 turnovers, resulting in 40 points. The Panthers are idle until Sunday, when they visit Clarkson for a 2:00 p.m. contest.
  • Big Third Quarter Propels Middlebury Past Mount Saint Mary
    November 19, 2017
    The Middlebury women’s basketball team outscored Mount Saint Mary (1-2) by a 26-8 count in the third quarter, pulling away for a 59-34 victory on Sunday during the final day of the Emerson Tip-Off Classic. The Panthers (2-0) return to action on Tuesday, traveling to Johnson State for a 5:30 p.m. contest.
  • Panthers Knock Off Emerson in Season Opener
    November 18, 2017
    The Middlebury women’s basketball team tipped off the 2017-18 season with an 80-55 triumph in the Brown & Plofker Gym over host Emerson on Saturday at the Emerson Tip-Off Classic. The Panthers (1-0) return to action on Sunday when they face Mount Saint Mary (N.Y.) at 1:00 p.m.
  • Keep Up to Date With Your Favorite Panther Teams
    November 14, 2017
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  • 2017-18 Women's Basketball Season Preview
    November 14, 2017
    With no one lost to graduation for the second-consecutive year, the 2017-18 Middlebury women’s basketball team is eager to begin the season. Under the direction of fourth-year head coach KJ Krasco, the Panthers have continued to make improvements in the win column, posting a 17-8 mark a season ago. That win total marks a five-game improvement from the 2015-16 campaign.