Women's Basketball Defeats Union

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. The Panthers held a slim lead for a majority of the second half, with Union battling back to tie the game at 40-40 with 5:25 remaining. Trailing 48-45, the Dutchwomen had an open look at a three with 12 seconds left, but Erika Eisenhut's shot was off target as Middlebury pulled down the rebound. Emily Johnson made one of two from the line to seal the 49-45 win.

No Middlebury player was in double figures, with nine players entering the scoring column. Johnson led the team with nine points, followed by Micaela McVary and Ashley Barron with seven points apiece. Krystal Hammond led <?xml:namespace prefix = "st1" ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" />Union with a game-high 18 points and 10 rebounds, shooting 8 of 16 from the floor. Eisenhut and Devon Ciliberto added 10 points apiece.