2018-19 Women's Basketball News

  • Women’s Basketball Travels to Trinity for NESCAC Quarters
    February 14, 2019
    Middlebury starts its run toward the NESCAC Women's Basketball Championship when it travels to Trinity for a NESCAC Quarterfinal game on Saturday, February 16 at 3:00 p.m. The winner advances to the semifinal round next weekend at the highest remaining seed and the champion earns an automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament.
  • Middlebury Drops Regular Season Finale at Amherst
    February 09, 2019
    Fourth-ranked Amherst (21-2, 8-1) went on a big third quarter run, opening up some breathing room on its way to a 72-62 win over Middlebury (18-6, 5-5) on Saturday afternoon. The Panthers have clinched the fifth seed for the upcoming NESCAC Tournament, and will visit either Tufts or Trinity for a quarterfinal game next Saturday.
  • Women's Hoops Earns Road Win at Hamilton
    February 08, 2019
    Middlebury improved to 18-5 on the season with a 58-55 road win at Hamilton (10-10, 0-8) on Friday night. The Panthers move to 5-4 in the NESCAC and will wrap up their regular season on Saturday at Amherst with a 3:00 p.m. start.
  • Hot-Shooting First Half Lifts Colby Past Middlebury
    February 02, 2019
    Middlebury put together a comeback attempt in Saturday’s fourth quarter, but Colby connected on 57.7 percent of its shots in the opening half and hung on for a 71-62 win Saturday in Pepin Gymnasium. The Panthers (17-5, 4-4) return to action on Friday when they travel to Hamilton for a 7:00 p.m. tipoff, while the Mules (9-12, 2-6) visit Maine-Farmington on Tuesday at 7:00 p.m.
  • Women's Basketball Drops Heartbreaker to Top-Ranked Bowdoin
    February 01, 2019
    Middlebury pushed top-ranked Bowdoin (21-0, 7-0) to the edge, but the Polar Bears came back from a 13-point deficit in the fourth quarter to squeak out a 62-58 win on Friday night in Pepin Gym. The Panthers (17-4, 4-3) return to action on Saturday when they host Colby at 3:00 p.m., while the Polar Bears visit Williams at the same time.
  • Women's Basketball Suffers Road Loss at Trinity
    January 27, 2019
    Middlebury struggled from long range as the Panthers (17-3, 4-2) fell by a score of 59-55 at Trinity (16-4, 3-3) on Sunday afternoon. Middlebury returns to action on Friday night when it entertains top-ranked Bowdoin at 7:00 p.m.
  • Middlebury Improves to 17-2 With Win Over UNE
    January 24, 2019
    Middlebury dominated the boards by a 57-37 count, on its way to a 66-50 win over the University of New England (9-10) Thursday night in Pepin Gym. The 17-2 Panthers return to action on Sunday at Trinity with a 2:00 p.m. start, while the Nor’easters host Western New England on Saturday at 1:00 p.m.
  • Women’s Basketball Defeats Clarkson
    January 22, 2019
    Middlebury capitalized on a 12-2 run during Tuesday’s second quarter and held a decisive rebounding advantage, easing to a 59-42 victory over Clarkson in Pepin Gymnasium. The Panthers (16-2) return to action on Thursday when they host the University of New England at 5:30 p.m., while the Golden Knights (5-10) visit Bard on Friday at 5:00 p.m.
  • Big Second Quarter Lifts Middlebury Past Williams
    January 19, 2019
    Middlebury outscored visiting Williams by a 32-10 count in Saturday’s second quarter on its way to a 76-62 win Saturday in Pepin Gymnasium. The Panthers (15-2, 4-1) return to action on Tuesday when they host Clarkson at 6:00 p.m., while the Ephs (8-9, 2-3) visit Smith on the same day.
  • Middlebury Earns Road Win at Smith
    January 15, 2019
    The Middlebury women’s basketball team got back on track with a 73-60 road win at Smith (10-5) on Tuesday night. The 14-2 Panthers return to action on Saturday with a 2:00 p.m. NESCAC contest against Williams.
  • Big Third Quarter Boosts Tufts Past Middlebury
    January 12, 2019
    Sixth-ranked Tufts outscored Middlebury 18-6 in the third quarter, on its way to a 74-58 win over the #25 Panthers (13-2, 3-1) in Pepin Gym. The Jumbos (14-1, 3-1) return to action when they host Worcester State on Wednesday at 7:00 p.m., while the Panthers visit Smith on Tuesday.
  • No. 25 Panthers Use First-Half Runs In Win Over Bates
    January 11, 2019
    Middlebury utilized runs of 12-0 and 11-0 during the first two quarters on its way to a 70-58 victory Friday over Bates (5-6, 1-2) in Pepin Gymnasium. The Panthers (13-1, 2-1) return to action on Saturday when they host sixth-ranked Tufts at 3:00 p.m., while the Bobcats play at Williams at the same time.
  • Panther Profile - Senior Ivy Houde
    January 09, 2019
    Ivy Houde ’19 is in her fourth year on the Middlebury women’s basketball team and one of this winter’s captains. An economics major from Rixeyville, Virginia, Houde spent the summer of 2018 working at the National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York.
  • #25 Panther Women’s Basketball Drops First Game of the Season
    January 08, 2019
    Middlebury saw its school-record 12-game winning streak to start the season come to an end with an 84-79 road loss at Westfield State (7-7) on Tuesday. The 25th-ranked Panthers (12-1) return to action on Friday when they host Bates at 7:00 p.m.
  • Women's Hoops Improves to 12-0 With NESCAC Road Win at Wesleyan
    January 05, 2019
    The Middlebury women’s basketball team improved to 12-0 on the season and 2-0 in NESCAC play after a 69-57 win at Wesleyan (6-5, 0-2) on Saturday afternoon. The Panthers return to action on Tuesday with a 5:30 p.m. road game at Westfield State.
  • Panthers Rally For Road Win at Conn. College
    January 04, 2019
    The Middlebury women’s basketball team rallied from a 13-point deficit in the fourth quarter, opening NESCAC play with a 49-44 triumph at Connecticut College (9-4, 0-1) on Friday. The Panthers (11-0, 1-0) trailed 39-26 early in the final frame, before closing out the contest on a 23-5 run.  Middlebury is back in action Saturday at Wesleyan with a 3:00 p.m. tipoff.
  • Women's Basketball is 10-0 for the First Time in School History After Road Win
    December 31, 2018
    The Middlebury women’s basketball team is off to its best start in school history at 10-0 after a 64-44 road win at Mt. St. Mary (N.Y.) The loss snapped a seven-game winning streak for the Knights (8-3) on Monday afternoon. The Panthers return to action on Friday when they open NESCAC play at Connecticut College with a 7:00 p.m. tipoff.
  • Middlebury Pulls Away From Visiting Keene State
    December 29, 2018
    Middlebury outscored visiting Keene State by a 20-1 count spanning 13:49 of the first and second quarters on its way to a 55-40 win Saturday over the Owls in Pepin Gymnasium. With the victory, the Panthers match the best start in program history, tying the 2001-02 team with a perfect 9-0 mark. Middlebury returns to action on Monday when they play at Mount Saint Mary (N.Y.) beginning at 1:00 p.m., while the Owls (2-9) travel to Southern Maine next Saturday at 1:00 p.m. Today’s game was Middlebury’s first contest after 21 days off for the semester break.    
  • Big Second Quarter Lifts Middlebury Past Skidmore
    December 08, 2018
    Middlebury outscored Skidmore (2-7) 20-6 in the second quarter, on its way to a 71-45 win over the Thoroughbreds on Saturday in Pepin Gym. The Panthers complete the first semester with a perfect 8-0 record and will return to action on December 29th when they host Keene State at 2:00 p.m. Skidmore will entertain Vassar on December 12th with a 5:00 p.m. start.
  • Harrison Grabs 600th Rebound in Win at Plattsburgh
    December 04, 2018
    Catherine Harrison surpassed the 600-career rebound plateau, as Middlebury improved to 7-0 with an 80-70 road win at Plattsburgh State (3-4) on Tuesday night. The Panthers return to action on Saturday when they host Skidmore at 2:00 p.m.
  • Middlebury Defense Stifles Colby-Sawyer
    December 01, 2018
    Middlebury held Colby-Sawyer to nine second-half points on its way to a 75-30 win over the Chargers (3-3) on Saturday afternoon in Pepin Gym. The Panthers (6-0) return to action on Tuesday at Plattsburgh State, while the Chargers visit Pine Manor on Monday.
  • Middlebury Cruises To Fifth-Straight Victory
    November 29, 2018
    The Middlebury women’s basketball team outscored The Sage College 19-5 in the third quarter, breaking open a close game at the half for a 63-44 road victory Thursday. The Panthers (5-0) return to action Saturday at 1:00 p.m., hosting Colby-Sawyer.
  • Panthers Utilize Big First and Third Quarters In Win at MCLA
    November 27, 2018
    Middlebury outscored host Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts by a 22-7 count in the first quarter and 36-4 in the third, cruising to a 92-33 road win on Tuesday night. The Panthers (4-0) return to action on Thursday with a 7:00 p.m. game at The Sage Colleges.
  • Women’s Basketball Eases Past Castleton
    November 20, 2018
    Middlebury scored the game’s first nine points and was never challenged during a 74-30 road victory at Castleton on Tuesday evening. The Panthers (3-0) return to action on November 27 at MCLA for a 6:00 p.m. contest, while the Spartans (4-1) host Plymouth State on November 28.
  • Panther Women Hold Off Late Comeback Bid in Win Over Springfield
    November 17, 2018
    MIDDLEBURY, Vermont – The Middlebury women's basketball team utilized a first big quarter and held off a late comeback attempt by Springfield for a 63-57 victory Saturday in Pepin Gymnasium.
  • Panthers Cruise Past Lasell in Season Opener
    November 16, 2018
    The Middlebury women's basketball team began its 2018-19 season with an impressive 81-43 triumph over Lasell in Pepin Gymnasium on Friday in Middlebury Tip-Off Classic. Sixth-ranked Tufts defeated Springfield by an 89-51 count in the night’s first game. The Panthers (1-0) return to action on Saturday when they face Springfield at 4:00 p.m., while the Lasers (1-1) play the Jumbos here tomorrow at 2:00 p.m.
  • 2018-19 Women's Basketball Season Preview
    November 13, 2018
    The 2018-19 Middlebury women’s basketball team is eager to begin a new season under the direction of fourth-year head coach KJ Krasco. Over the previous two winters, the Panthers have posted identical 17-8 overall records and 6-4 marks against their NESCAC opponents. With a strong nucleus of its seasoned roster returning, Middlebury is poised for a successful 2018-19 campaign.