Women's Basketball 2009-10 Headlines

  • Mountaineers End Season With A Loss Against Lynx
    February 20, 2010
    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – The Southern Vermont College women’s basketball team ended its 2009-2010 season with a loss against Lesley University Saturday 68-45 in New England Collegiate Conference action. The Mountaineers were led by sophomore guard Joa Claircius who scored 14 points, including 2-of-5 from three-point range, in the game. Claircius grabbed six rebounds and had four steals, three blocks, and two assists
  • Nighthawks Prevail Over Mountaineers In NECC Action
    February 13, 2010
    BENNINGTON, Vt. – The Southern Vermont College women’s basketball team fought hard but came short losing to the visiting New England Collegiate Conference Nighthawks of Newbury College 65-54 Saturday afternoon. It was senior day at SVC and forward Rachel Pannell had a double-double with a team-high 16 points and pulled down 11 rebounds in her final game on the Field House court. Sophomore guard Morganna Machado led Newbury with a game-high 19 points.
  • Mountaineers Cut Blue Jays Lead But Come Up Short
    February 11, 2010
    BENNINGTON, Vt. – The Southern Vermont College women’s basketball team cut down a 15 point deficit to bring it within four points with 1:11 left on the clock but could not prevail over the visiting non-conference St. Joseph College (Conn.) losing 76-69 in the Field House Thursday evening. Junior guard Iiaria Schiano led all scorers with 24 points for the SJC, while sophomore guard Joa Claircius led SVC with 17 points, seven rebounds, and seven assists.
  • Mountaineers Fall To Blazers On The Road
    February 09, 2010
    CHICOPEE, Mass. – Elms College sophomore Katie Condon reached a double-double, 15 points and 11 rebounds, helping her team to a 57-36 victory over New England Collegiate Conference (NECC) foe Southern Vermont Tuesday night at Picknelly Arena.
  • Mountaineers Comeback Falls Short, 78-70
    February 06, 2010
    BENNINGTON, Vt. – The Southern Vermont College women’s basketball team played host to New England Collegiate College rival the Becker College Hawks on Saturday afternoon losing 78-70 in a game where the Hawks led by as much as 20 in the second half. Guard Joa Claircius had a team-high 27 points, 17 of which came in the second half. Senior Courtney Fiske had a game-high 29 points for Becker as she drained nine treys in the win.
  • Lynx Topple Mountaineers
    February 04, 2010
    BENNINGTON, Vt. – The Southern Vermont College women’s basketball team played host to New England Collegiate College opponent Lesley University losing 71-44 in the Field House Thursday night. Senior Hailee Lowe led all scorers with 16 points as the Lynx controlled the tempo most of the game.
  • Eagles Avert Mountaineers Upset
    February 02, 2010
    NASHUA, N.H. – On a night when the Daniel Webster College women’s basketball team struggled from the field, the Eagles found a quick burst when it mattered most to avoid an upset and keep their perfect conference record intact.
  • Southern Vermont Falls To NECC Rival Bay Path
    January 30, 2010
    HOLYOKE, Mass. – The Wildcats of Bay Path hosted New England Collegiate Conference rival the Mountaineers of Southern Vermont on their final home game at the Bartley Arena during Senior Night festivities. The Wildcats with the help of three senior members’ guard Christina Calabrese, forward Jessica Hunt, and center Kathleen Rodrigue were able to grab their first conference victory downing the Mountaineers 55-48 tonight.
  • Southern Vermont WBB Tops Wheelock In Final Seconds, 62-61
    January 28, 2010
    BENNINGTON, Vt. – Southern Vermont College women’s basketball junior forward Rachel Pannell’s laid in the winning layup with 10 seconds to go to put the Mountaineers up by one, 62-61, on its New England Collegiate Conference rival the Wheelock College Wildcats Thursday night at the Field House. Pannell finished with a double-double (14 points, 10 rebounds) and Wildcat senior guard Sarah Brown drained seven three’s for a game-high 21 points.
  • Raptors Slip Past Mountaineers
    January 26, 2010
    BENNINGTON, Vt. – The Southern Vermont College women’s basketball team hosted the Bard College Raptors in non-conference action and were tied at 52 with 53 seconds left on the clock when foul trouble caught up with the Mountaineers leading to their ultimate demise with a 57-52 loss Tuesday night. SVC was led by junior forward Rachel Pannell who finished with a double-double posting 14 points and 12 rebounds.
  • Davis Lights It Up But Mountaineers Fall Short
    January 23, 2010
    BENNINGTON, Vt. – Elms College sophomore guard Carolyn Talmadge (Wilbraham, Mass.) scored a team-high 20 points, and dished out six assists to lead the Blazers to a 74-64 win over Southern Vermont College in Saturday afternoon’s New England Collegiate Conference (NECC) women’s basketball game. SVC was led by sophomore captain Alyssa Davis who scored a game-high 25 points on 10-of-20 shooting from the field.
  • 20-20 Vision Lifts Mountaineers Over Wildcats
    January 21, 2010
    BENNINGTON, Vt. – The Southern Vermont College women’s basketball team defeated the Bay Path College Wildcats in New England Collegiate Conference play 55-51 Thursday night at the Field House. Sophomore guards Alyssa Davis and Joa Claircius led all scorers with 21 and 20 points respectively.
  • Mariners Top Southern Vermont
    January 19, 2010
    NEW LONDON, Conn. – The Southern Vermont College women’s basketball came out strong only down 26-22 at the half when the Mitchell College Mariners pulled away to its eventual 61-37 victory Tuesday night at the Yarnall Athletic Center. Alyssa Davis led the Mountaineers with 10 points while Christie Henry pulled down a game-high 19 rebounds.
  • Mountaineers WBB Can't Tame Wildcats
    January 17, 2010
    CHESTNUT HILL, Mass. – The Southern Vermont College women’s basketball team battled the Wheelock College Wildcats on the road falling short after a cold first half in a 65-42 loss Saturday afternoon. The Mountaineers were led on offense by Sophomores Alyssa Davis and Kristen Cummings, who both reached double digits for Head Coach Mike Quinn with ten points each.
  • Nighthawks Surpass Mountaineers In NECC Action
    January 14, 2010
    BROOKLINE, Mass. – The Newbury College womens basketball team won their second consecutive game after defeating Southern Vermont College, 72-55, Thursday evening. Freshman Christie Henry recorded her first double-double for the Mountaineers in the loss with 15 points and 13 rebounds while sophomore Alyssa Davis also netted 15 points for SVC.
  • Eagles Soar Past Mountaineers
    January 12, 2010
    BENNINGTON, Vt. – The Southern Vermont College women’s basketball team hosted the Daniel Webster College Eagles in New England Collegiate Conference play losing 62-32 Tuesday night at the Field House. The Mountaineers were led by freshman forward Corey Higgins who tallied eight points (4-of-5), seven rebounds, and a block. The Eagles were led by sophomore guard Vanessa Bosques who had 17 points, seven rebounds, three assists, and three steals.
  • SVC Can't Fend Off Hawks
    January 09, 2010
    LEICESTER, Mass. – Freshman forward Christie Henry led the Mountaineers with a solid 12 points and seven rebounds but a strong performance by senior guard Courtney Fiske (23 points, six rebounds) led the Becker College Lady Hawks to victory over the Southern Vermont Mountaineers 64-37 in New England Collegiate Conference women’s basketball action Saturday. The Hawks pick up their first win of the year to improve to 1-9 (1-0 NECC) the Mountaineers drop to 1-8 (0-2 NECC).
  • WBB Comes Up Short In NECC Action Against Mitchell
    December 12, 2009
    BENNINGTON, Vt. – The Southern Vermont College women’s basketball team committed 23 turnovers in the first half as it lost to NECC foe the Mitchell College Mariners 72-57 Saturday in the Field House. Freshman guard Kaylee Cerruto led MC with 17 points and eight assists, while SVC forward Rachel Pannell had a game high 21 points and nine rebounds.
  • Mountaineer’s Can’t Tame Bear’s
    December 05, 2009
    BENNINGTON, Vt. – The Southern Vermont College women’s basketball team lost to the St. Joseph’s College (N.Y.) Bears 64-39 Saturday in the Field House. The Bears were led by the freshman guard Teresa Mangan and sophomore guard Ashley McQuillan who each had 15 points in the contest. SVC had no one in double figures for scoring but freshman forward Christie Henry and sophomore forward Tasha Smith each had 11 rebounds.
  • Pilgrims Slip Past Mountaineers In Barnburner
    December 01, 2009
    BENNINGTON, Vt. – The Southern Vermont College women’s basketball team hosted foe the New England College Pilgrims in a barnburner that saw SVC comeback from a 12 point deficit only to fall short in the final seconds, with a final score of 63-57. Joa Claircius led Southern Vermont with 20 points while Rachel Williams led the Pilgrims with 23 points and 12 boards for the double-double.
  • Smith Powers Past SVC
    November 30, 2009
    BENNINGTON, Vt. – The Southern Vermont College women’s basketball team hosted the Smith College Pioneers in a non-conference battle that left the Mountaineers with the loss as the buzzer rang with Smith up 69-35. Senior Berit Schelde led the Pioneers with 17 points, while Joa Claircius led SVC with 16.
  • SVC Falls Short Against AMC
    November 24, 2009
    PAXTON, Mass. – The Southern Vermont College women’s basketball team lost on the road in non-conference action 63-38 Tuesday night to the Anna Maria College Amcats. The Mountaineers were led by Alyssa Davis who had nine points and Kiara Bates grabbed nine rebounds for SVC who falls to 1-3 overall.
  • Mountaineers Come Away With A Win At UMASS Tourney
    November 21, 2009
    BOSTON, Mass. – The Southern Vermont College women’s basketball team came away from the 2009 Tip-Off Classic at the University of Massachusetts Boston with a 1-2 record losing Friday night to the Framingham State College Rams 86-63, while reigning victorious Saturday against Pine Manor 65-58.
  • Women's Basketball Drops Season Opener To Sage
    November 17, 2009
    ALBANY, N.Y. – The Southern Vermont College women’s basketball team lost 79-50 in non-conference action against the Sage College Gators Tuesday night at the Kahl Campus Center. SVC’s sophomore guard Joa Claircius paced the Mountaineers with her 18 points, while handing out six assists.
  • DEPTH and DESIRE for SVC
    November 16, 2009
    BENNINGTON, Vt. - Seconds ticked away from the practice clock on the scoreboard at Southern Vermont College's Field House, as head coach Mike Quinn interrupted a full-court scrimmage to talk with a player at midcourt.
  • Lesley Tops NECC in Women’s Basketball Preseason Poll
    November 15, 2009
    ATTLEBORO, Mass. – The Lesley University Lynx have been tabbed as the preseason favorite to capture the New England Collegiate Conference women’s basketball championship, it was announced today by Commissioner Del Malloy. Voting for the preseason poll was conducted among the NECC's head women’s basketball coaches.