2006 Volleyball News

  • Fisher Earns NESCAC Honors
    November 08, 2006
    Middlebury College women's volleyball player Lexie Fisher (San Francisco, Calif.) has been named to the All-NESCAC second-team. Fisher led the team to another appearance in the NESCAC Tournament this season, as the Panthers finished 13-16.
  • Women's Volleyball Ends Season With Tough Loss In NESCAC Tourney
    November 03, 2006
    Middlebury saw its season come to an end as they lost a 3-1 (28-30, 30-22, 30-20, 32-30) match to Williams in the NESCAC Quarterfinals at Williams. The Panthers end their season at 13-16.
  • Volleyball Headed To Williams For NESCAC Tourney - Watch Live
    November 02, 2006
    Williams College finished off NESCAC action on Saturday afternoon with a 3-0 victory over Tufts to cap a perfect 10-0 season as the Ephs will head into the 2006 NESCAC Volleyball Championship with the number-one seed and the right to host this year's tournament. The three-day championship kicks off on Friday, Nov. 3, in Williamstown, Mass., with quarterfinal action beginning at 6:00 p.m. The 2006 NESCAC Volleyball Championship will conclude with the final on Sunday, Nov. 5.
  • Panthers Fall At St. Michael's
    November 01, 2006
    The Middlebury women's volleyball team played its last match before the upcoming NESCAC Tournament, falling at St. Michael's by a score of 3-2. The Panthers will travel to Williams for the tourney, beginning this Friday night.
  • Volleyball Goes 1-1, Earns NESCAC Bid
    October 28, 2006
    The Middlebury College women's volleyball team has qualified for the NESCAC Tournament with another league win last week. The Panthers were seeded eighth in the eight-team tournament and will play at top seeded Williams on Friday night in the quarterfinals.
  • Panthers Fall To Ephs
    October 26, 2006
    The Middlebury volleyball team dropped its final home match of the season as they fell to Williams, 3-0. The Panthers rallied in each set, but it wasn't enough as the Ephs came away with the win.
  • Volleyball Has A Busy Week
    October 21, 2006
    The Middlebury College women's volleyball team had a busy week as they hosted Plymouth before playing four matches at the Hall of Flame Classic hosted by Smith.
  • Panthers Top Panthers
    October 19, 2006
    Middlebury moved to 11-9 overall and 2-1 at home as they picked up a 3-1 win over Plymouth State. The Panthers received contributions from several players, including Lexi Fisher, who had 19 kills and 17 digs on the night. Josie Keller added eight kills, while Lacee Patterson and Kelly Nichols had six apiece. Olivia Minkhorst had 25 digs in the win, while Patterson dished out 47 assists.
  • Volleyball Goes 1-2 At Quad
    October 15, 2006
    The Panther women's volleyball team went 1-2 over the weekend at a NESCAC Quad hosted by Williams. The weekend began with a 3-2 loss to Connecticut College.
  • Volleyball Splits A Pair Of Matches
    October 09, 2006
    The Middlebury College women's volleyball team had a busy week as they played three matches in five days. The week began with a 3-2 loss in a lengthy match at Skidmore.
  • Panthers Fall At Skidmore
    October 05, 2006
    Middlebury lost a lengthy match at Skidmore as they fell 3-2. The Panthers were led by Lexi Fisher with 21 kills and eight blocks, while Kate Heath added 21 kills as well. Olivia Minkhorst had 24 digs in the loss, while Lacee Patterson earned 54 assists.
  • Panthers Win At Norwich
    September 29, 2006
    The Middlebury women's volleyball team earned a 3-0 win at Norwich, in the first ever match between the schools. The Panthers have the weekend off and will return to action next week.
  • Panthers Win Home-Opener
    September 27, 2006
    The Middlebury women's volleyball team won its home-opener in the Pepin Gym as they earned a 3-0 win over Union. Josie Keller, Lexie Fisher and Kate Heath each had 10 kills in the match to lead the offensive barrage. Olivia Minkhorst had 19 digs in the match, while Lacee Patterson had 11 digs and 43 assists.
  • Women's Volleyball Goes 2-2 At Amherst Classic
    September 23, 2006
    The Middlebury College women's volleyball team went 2-2 over the weekend as they took part in the Amherst Classic. Middlebury opened the tourney with a 3-1 win over Westfield State on Friday night.
  • Women's Volleyball Goes 1-2 At Quad
    September 16, 2006
    The Middlebury College women's volleyball team went 1-2 at Bowdoin this weekend as they took part in their first quad of the season. Middlebury began play with a 3-1 loss to the host school on the first night.
  • Women's Volleyball Opens 3-1
    September 11, 2006
    The Middlebury College women's volleyball team opened up its season with a 3-1 record en route to a second place finish at the Potsdam Invitational Tournament. The Panthers opened their season with a 3-1 win over the host school on the first night of the tourney.