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.
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.
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.
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 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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.