2013-14 Women's Basketball News

  • Women’s Basketball To Offer Elite College Prospect Camp
    August 01, 2014
    The Middlebury women's basketball team will offer an elite prospect camp on Saturday, August 23rd in Pepin Gym. The event will take place from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. for players entering their sophomore, junior and senior seasons, respectively. CLICK HERE for the brochure. Please contact Coach Krasco at kkrasco@middlebury.edu with any questions.
  • KJ Krasco Named Middlebury Women's Basketball Coach
    July 02, 2014
    Middlebury College has announced the hiring of Kelly “KJ” Krasco as the school’s eighth women’s basketball coach in a program that dates back to 1977. Krasco comes to Middlebury from NESCAC foe Bowdoin, where she has served as the top assistant coach for the past three seasons.
  • Search Begins For New Women's Basketball Coach
    May 01, 2014
    Middlebury College will begin a search for a new women’s basketball coach to replace Noreen Pecsok, who will continue in her role as the school’s director of physical education. Pecsok also will work on department-wide initiatives that involve student-life issues.
  • Women’s Basketball Concludes Season with Loss to No. 10 Amherst
    February 16, 2014
    The Middlebury women’s basketball team saw its season come to an end with a 79-41 loss at 10th-ranked Amherst on Sunday afternoon. The Jeffs improved to 22-2 overall and 9-1 in the league, while Middlebury concludes its season at 7-17 and 1-9 in conference action.
  • Second-Half Run Lifts Trinity Past Women's Basketball
    February 14, 2014
    Trinity utilized a 10-0 second-half run and turned a close contest into a 65-50 victory over Middlebury at Oosting Gymnasium Friday evening. The visiting Panthers (7-16, 1-8) conclude their season Sunday with a 12:00 p.m. game at Amherst.
  • Late Spurt Not Enough As Women's Hoops Drops Pepin Finale To Suffolk
    February 11, 2014
    Suffolk held off a late surge by Middlebury, as the Rams earned a 56-53 win over the Panthers (7-15) in their season finale in Pepin Gym. Middlebury wraps up its season this weekend when they travel to Trinity Friday and Amherst on Sunday, while Suffolk hosts MCLA on Thursday.
  • Women's Basketball Beaten By Nationally-Ranked Bowdoin
    February 09, 2014
    On Senior Day at Pepin Gym, Bowdoin broke an early 6-6 tie with a 14-0 run and never looked back, running away from the Panthers for a 92-55 NESCAC victory. The 22nd-ranked Polar Bears (19-3, 6-2), who never trailed in the contest, connected on 19-33 shots from the floor in the first half, making 7-11 three-pointers. Middlebury returns to action on Tuesday, hosting Suffolk at 5:30 p.m.
  • Colby Tops Women's Basketball
    February 07, 2014
    Leading 37-31 at the half, Colby opened the second stanza with a 15-4 run to pull away from Middlebury for a 79-61 win at Pepin Gym. The Mules (7-15, 1-7) connected on 12-27 three-pointers, while holding the Panthers to only 2-16 from long distance. Middlebury (7-13, 1-6) returns to action on Sunday hosting Bowdoin at 1:00 p.m.
  • Kirk Leads Women's Basketball to Road Win at Keene State
    February 04, 2014
    Scarlett Kirk scored 20 points and pulled down 18 rebounds, as the Panthers received some clutch free-throw shooting and broke a five-game skid with a 59-55 non-conference road win at Keene State on Tuesday night. Middlebury returns to action on Friday night when they host Colby at 6:00 p.m.
  • Women's Basketball Suffers Road Setback At Hamilton
    February 02, 2014
    Middlebury scored just two buckets over the final 2:42, as Hamilton (8-10, 2-4 NESCAC) held on for a 57-53 win on Sunday at Hamilton’s Margaret Bundy Scott Field House. Caroline Barrett scored a career-high 20 to lead the Continentals over the Panthers.
  • Women's Basketball Falls To #14 Williams 60-55
    January 31, 2014
    Despite Elizabeth Knox's third career double-double, Middlebury dropped a closely contested NESCAC game to 14th-ranked Williams 60-55 in Pepin Gym. The Panthers (6-11, 1-4) held the largest lead of the game with an early 11-2 advantage, but the Ephs (18-2, 4-2) closed the gap, eventually retaking the lead in the second half. Middlebury will look to rebound with a NESCAC road game against Hamilton on Sunday.
  • Hot Shooting Leads Norwich Past Women's Basketball Squad
    January 23, 2014
    Middlebury dropped a non-conference road game on Thursday night, falling 75-62 at Norwich (7-7) in Andrews Hall. The Panthers placed five players in double figures, but were unable to pick up the victory as they fell to 6-10 on the year. Middlebury is now idle for eight days, returning to action next Friday night when they host Williams at 6:00 p.m.
  • Women's Hoops Drops Tight Road Game At Conn.
    January 19, 2014
    Carlee Smith scored a game-high 19 points to go along with eight assists, four rebounds and three steals to lead the Connecticut College team to a 70-63 NESCAC victory against Middlebury at Luce Field House Sunday.
  • Women’s Basketball Falls to Wesleyan During NESCAC Play
    January 17, 2014
    Following four-straight home contests, the Middlebury women’s basketball team hit the road for NESCAC play and fell to Wesleyan by a 59-51 score in Silloway Gym. A 10-2 run near the midway point of the second half propelled the Cardinals (11-4, 2-1) to the home victory against the Panthers (6-8, 1-2). 
  • Women's Basketball Pulls Away in Early Stages of Second Half Against Colby-Sawyer
    January 14, 2014
    The Middlebury College women’s basketball slowly pulled away in the opening stages of the second half against Colby-Sawyer Tuesday evening and turned a one-point halftime deficit into a 65-58 victory in Pepin Gym. 
  • Women’s Basketball Falls to No. 7 Tufts
    January 12, 2014
    The Middlebury College women’s basketball hung with No. 7 Tufts for much of the first half during NESCAC action Sunday afternoon in Pepin Gym, but the Jumbos produced a late surge in the final minutes of the first half and never looked back en route to a 70-44 victory. The Panthers return to the court Tuesday evening at 7:00 p.m. when they host to Colby-Sawyer, a team the blue and white defeated on November 17th, 59-43.
  • Women's Basketball Wins NESCAC Opener
    January 10, 2014
    Middlebury topped Bates 67-54 in Pepin Gym in the NESCAC opener for both teams as Scarlett Kirk and Elizabeth Knox each recorded a double-double for the Panthers. Middlebury (5-6, 1-0) continues its NESCAC schedule hosting Tufts on Sunday afternoon at 2:00 p.m.
  • Women’s Basketball Late Comeback Attempt Against Plattsburgh Comes Up Just Short
    January 07, 2014
    Scarlett Kirk recorded team-highs of 13 points and eight rebounds for Middlebury but Plattsburgh State (6-3) jumped out early and hung on Tuesday evening for a 58-54 victory over the Panthers inside Pepin Gym. 
  • Women's Basketball Topped By Medaille
    January 03, 2014
    The Middlebury women's basketball team saw its two-game winning streak come to an end with a 64-38 road loss at Medaille. The Panthers return to action on January 7th when they host Plattsburgh at 5:30.
  • Women's Basketball Wins Second Straight Contest
    January 01, 2014
    Sarah Marcus scored a career-high 27 points to lead Middlebury to a 76-63 win over Smith (2-5) in Pepin Gym. The Panthers even their record at 4-4 on the season and will return to action on Friday at Medaille.
  • Women's Basketball Opens Second Semester With Win Over Oberlin
    December 29, 2013
    Leading 24-22 at intermission, Middlebury opened the second half with a 12-2 run against visiting Oberlin en route to a 56-44 win at Pepin Gym. In the first game after a three-week hiatus for both teams, the Panthers (3-4) started slowly, but found their shooting touch later in the first half, overcoming an early 9-2 deficit.
  • Women's Basketball Loses Road Game At Skidmore
    December 07, 2013
    Middlebury dropped a non-league contest to Skidmore 63-50 at the Williamson Sports Center as Amber Holgate scored a career-high 15 points off the bench for the Thoroughbreds.
  • Women's Basketball Falls To Castleton In Final Seconds
    December 03, 2013
    A coast-to-coast lay-in by Castleton’s Jade Desroches with four seconds left gave the visiting Spartans a 53-51 win over Middlebury at Pepin Gym. Middlebury (2-3) attempted a desperation, game-winning three as Laura Lowry’s mid-court shot hit the back-iron as time expired.
  • Women's Hoop Earns Road Win At Johnson
    November 26, 2013
    Middlebury evened its record to 2-2 with a 48-42 road win at Johnson State (0-4) on Tuesday night. Katie Pett went 5-8 from the floor, earning 17 points to go along with a game-high 20 rebounds on the night. The Panthers return to action on Tuesday when they host Castleton State at 5:30 p.m.
  • Women's Hoops Drops Home-Opener
    November 23, 2013
    Middlebury saw its 27-23 halftime lead over Emmanuel turn into a 38-28 deficit early in the second half as the Saints spoiled the Panthers’ home-opener with a 65-43 road win at Pepin Gym. Emmanuel (4-1) hit on 29-54 shots from the field, holding the Panthers (1-2) to 14-50 shooting for the game.
  • Women's Hoops Earns Road Win
    November 17, 2013
    Middlebury led wire-to-wire versus Colby-Sawyer, beating the hosts 59-43 in the final game of the Colby-Sawyer Tip-Off.  The Panthers (1-1) will host Emmanuel on Saturday, November 23 at 2:00 p.m. while the Chargers (0-2) will travel to 10th ranked Tufts on Tuesday for a 6:00 p.m. tip.
  • Women's Basketball Drops Opener
    November 16, 2013
    In Middlebury’s season-opener, Katie Pett matched career-highs with 16 points and 23 rebounds, but the Panthers fell short to Fitchburg State 63-58 at Colby-Sawyer College. After Laura Lowry hit a three with 46 seconds left to play, giving Middlebury a 58-57 lead, the Falcons closed out the game with six consecutive free throws to secure the win.