Women’s Basketball: Ballin’ with Zero Losses

Women’s Basketball: Ballin’ with Zero Losses

By LAUREN BOYD

December 6, 2018


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The Panther women’s basketball team improved to a 6-0 record after beating the Sage Colleges on Thursday, Nov. 29 and Colby-Sawyer on Saturday, Dec. 1. Their winning streak is a testament to the squad’s versatility on both sides of the court.  The team is ranked sixth nationally for team...

Men’s Basketball is Dropping Bucket After Bucket

Men’s Basketball is Dropping Bucket After Bucket

By CLAIRE MESSERSMITH

December 6, 2018


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After an 83-37 victory in its home opener in Pepin Gymnasium, the Middlebury men’s basketball team propelled itself to five more wins, only suffering one recent loss this past Saturday. The Panthers remain 12th-ranked and continue with momentum, having yet to host or visit another NESCAC team.  Middlebury improved to 4-0 on the se...

Women’s Basketball Firing on All Cylinders

Women’s Basketball Firing on All Cylinders

By LAUREN BOYD

November 29, 2018


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The Middlebury women’s basketball team started off their season with three decisive wins against Lasell, Springfield and Castleton, as they outscored their opponents 218 to 130. Moving forward, the Panthers are creating a formula for success, which they hope to improve upon as they advance in their sea...

Women’s Basketball Records Road Victory at Williams

By IMRAN GANDA

January 24, 2018


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The Women’s basketball team managed to recover from their back-to-back losses against Bates and Tufts last week by beating Williams in Massachusetts on Jan. 20, 57–54. On Monday Jan. 22, when they hosted Smith in a non-conference bout, the Panthers suffered their first home loss of the season, l...

Women’s Basketball Struggles in Maine

Women’s Basketball Struggles in Maine

By IMRAN GANDA

January 17, 2018


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In two games away on the road, Middlebury suffered its first Nescac loss of the season Friday, Jan. 12, to Bates by a narrow margin of 60–57. The Panthers were unable to bounce back from the loss as they also fell to Tufts Jumbos 61–45 the next day, Saturday, Jan. 13.  With just a one-point l...

Women’s Basketball 7–0 for First Time in 16 Seasons

Women’s Basketball 7–0 for First Time in 16 Seasons

By IMRAN GANDA

December 6, 2017


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The women’s basketball team (7–0) defeated Rensselaer (5–3) on Thursday, Nov. 30, 64–54 and Colby-Sawyer (4–1) the next night in overtime by a score of 66–59. On Tuesday, Dec. 5, Middlebury beat Plattsburgh St. 60–33 to move to 7–0, its best start since the 2001-2002 season when the Panthers...

Women’s Basketball Starts 4–0

By ANDREW RIGAS

November 29, 2017


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The women’s basketball team hit the road for its first four games of the season and won all four, taking two wins at the Emerson Tip-Off Classic on Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 18 and 19, then defeating Johnson St. 74–27 on Tuesday, Nov. 21, and Clarkson 53–49 on Sunday, Nov. 26. Middlebury opened...

Women’s Basketball Returns Every Player

By IMRAN GANDA

November 15, 2017


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The women’s basketball team has high hopes for their new season that will tip-off in two days on Saturday, Nov. 18, when they will take part in the Emerson Tip-Off Classic. Expectations are high, especially because the Panthers return last year’s cohort that finished 17–8, good enough to earn a...

Women’s Basketball Ends Season with Tough Loss

By Colby Morris

February 24, 2016


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The women’s basketball team made their final road trip of the season on Saturday, Feb. 20. The Panthers travelled to Medford, Mass. to take on top seeded Tufts in the NESCAC Quarterfinal playoff round. As the top seed in the NESCAC tournament, the Jumbos entered with a dominant 21-2 record, highlighted...

Women’s Basketball Goes 1-1 against Smith and Williams

By Colby Morris

January 27, 2016


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Women’s basketball split a pair of inspired games this past week. On Tuesday, Jan. 29, the Panthers outlasted Smith for a 70-57 victory. The Panthers returned to conference play Sunday, Jan. 24, when they travelled to Williamstown, Mass. to play Williams in the Chandler Athletic Center. The Panthers...

Women’s Basketball Suffers Conference Losses

By Colby Morris

January 20, 2016


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The women’s basketball team started 2016 by racking up bus mileage, travelling to New York City, Boston and Lewiston, Maine. The team left for break with a 3-1 record and have gone 6-4 since they returned. They currently stand at sixth place in the NESCAC with a 2-2 conference record. After a 79-58...

Women’s Basketball Loses Road Heartbreaker

By Alex Deutsch

December 9, 2015


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After a hot 3-0 start to the season that featured a beatdown over Oneonta St. and two nail-biting victories against Hartwick and at in-state opponent Johnson St., the Middlebury women’s basketball team suffered its first loss this season at Skidmore, 63-60. After beating the Thoroughbreds last year by...

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