Women's Basketball 2010-11 Headlines

  • Women's Basketball Ends Season on Losing End
    February 19, 2011
    BENNINGTON, Vt. – The Mountaineers were done by three points with less than 30 seconds to play but could not overcome the deficit, losing its final regular season game to Newbury, 87-82. With the loss the Mountaineers fall to 7-18 overall and 5-11 in the NECC. The Nighthawks improve to 11-14 overall and 9-7 in the NECC.
  • Tough Loss for Women’s Basketball
    February 17, 2011
    BENNINGTON, Vt. – Southern Vermont suffered a tough defeat to NECC opponent Becker, 61-58. SVC falls to 7-17 overall and 5-10 in the NECC. Becker improves to 9-14 overall and 7-8 in conference play.
  • Women's Basketball Defeated by St. Joseph's (Conn.)
    February 15, 2011
    WEST HARTFORD, Conn. – St. Joseph’s (Conn.) defeated Southern Vermont Women’s Basketball 77-34 in a non-conference game tonight. Joa Claircius led the Mountaineers with nine points and nine rebounds. SVC falls to 7-16 overall while St. Joseph’s improves to 17-5.
  • Becker Defeats Women's Basketball
    February 12, 2011
    Leicester, Mass. – Becker College defeated Southern Vermont College 79-60 in New England Collegiate Conference women’s basketball action.
  • Mountaineers Defeat Bay Path, 74-46
    February 10, 2011
    HOLYOKE, Mass.— Bay Path fell 74-46 to New England Collegiate College (NECC) rival Southern Vermont College tonight at the Bartley Arena in NCAA Division III women’s hoops action. Bay Path Hosted their WBCA Pink Zone night helping support the Kay Yow Cancer Fund for Breast Cancer Awareness.
  • Women’s Basketball Falls to Elms College
    February 08, 2011
    CHICOPEE, Ma. – Fourth place Elms College defeated sixth place Southern Vermont Women’s Basketball, 84-68. Joa Claircius shined for the Mountaineers scoring 28 points total going 3-5 from behind the arc.
  • Riedel Named NECC Rookie of the Week
    February 07, 2011
    BENNINGTON, Vt. – Abby Riedel named NECC Rookie of the Week for the first time.
  • Women’s Basketball Upsets Lesley, 59-57
    February 05, 2011
    BENNINGTON, Vt. – Southern Vermont Women’s Basketball upset first place Lesley University for the first time in Coach Quinn’s tenure. Joa Claircius also scored her 1,000th point on the evening. Claircius tallied 31 points in the contest bringing her career total to 1,025.
  • Women’s Basketball Upset by Bard College in Overtime, 65-64
    February 03, 2011
    ANNANDALE-ON-HUDSON, N.Y. – After winning three games in a row, the Women’s Basketball team has lost the last two. Tonight the Mountaineers lost in heartbreaking fashion to non-conference foe, Bard College. SVC drops to 5-13 while Bard improves to 3-15.
  • Women's Basketball Game Postponed Due to Weather
    February 01, 2011
    BENNINGTON, Vt. The Women's Basketball Team has postponed tonights road contest against St. Joseph (Conn). The game has been rescheduled to Tuesday, February 15th at 7:00 p.m.
  • Women’s Basketball Win Streak Ends Against Newbury
    January 29, 2011
    BROOKLINE, Ma. - The Newbury College women’s basketball team completed the double-header sweep of Southern Vermont, defeating the Mountaineers, 82-51, in game two. Senior, Tish Hall recorded her 500th career rebound in the loss.
  • Men’s Basketball Upset by Newbury, 77-62
    January 29, 2011
    BROOKLINE, Ma. - The Newbury College men’s basketball team upset Southern Vermont College, 77-62, Saturday afternoon in NECC action. Five Nighthawks scored in double-figures led by sophomore guard Tim Young with 20 points. Sophomore forward Rondell Best recorded his first double-double of the season tallying 11 points and 11 boards. Southern Vermont’s freshman forward Ben Naaktgeboren matched Young with 20 points scored in their defeat.
  • SVC Women’s Basketball Wins Third Straight Tops Bay Path, 75-57
    January 27, 2011
    BENNINGTON, Vt. – The Southern Vermont College women’s basketball defeated Bay Path College, 75-57. SVC improved to 5-11 (3-6 NECC), while the Wildcats dropped to 0-18 (0-10 NECC).
  • Mountaineers Defeat Elms in NECC Action, 61-52
    January 25, 2011
    BENNINGTON, Vt. – Southern Vermont College women’s basketball came away with its second straight win defeating Elms College, 61-52. SVC improved to 4-11 (2-6 NECC), while the Blazers dropped to 6-10 (4-3 NECC).
  • SVC Women’s Basketball Edges Wheelock, 61-60 in OT
    January 22, 2011
    BENNINGTON, Vt. – The Southern Vermont College women’s basketball team slipped by the Wildcats of Wheelock College Saturday with a last second bucket from junior guard Joa Claircius to give the Mountaineers the win 61-60. SVC improved to 3-11 (1-6 NECC), while the Wildcats fell to 3-10 (2-5 NECC).
  • Lesley Edges Mountaineers Women's Basketball with Strong 2nd Half
    January 15, 2011
    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Lesley remained tied for second place, defeating Southern Vermont on Saturday evening in New England Collegiate Conference women’s basketball play, 77-59.
  • Mitchell Wins it from the Charity Stripe, 70-56
    January 13, 2011
    BENNINGTON, Vt. – The Southern Vermont College Mountaineers fell into foul trouble which gave way to 16 points for the visiting Mitchell College Mariners as SVC fell 70-56 Thursday night in the MAC. Southern Vermont guard Joa Claircius and MC guard Kaylee Cerruto each led all scorers with 24 points each.
  • WBB Falls to Eagles in NECC Action
    January 11, 2011
    Nashua, N.H. – Senior forward Alyssa Regan notched 16 points including 12 in the second half and junior forward Alycia Gervais added her fifth double double of the season with 13 points and a game-high 10 rebounds as the Daniel Webster women's basketball team posted an 80-55 victory over Southern Vermont College in a New England Collegiate Conference matchup Tuesday night at the Mario Vagge Gymnasium.
  • Women’s Basketball Topped by Eagles in NECC Play
    January 08, 2011
    BENNINGTON, Vt. – The Southern Vermont College women’s basketball team fell in New England Collegiate Conference action Saturday night against the visiting Daniel Webster College Eagles 95-77 in the Mountaineer Athletic Center. The Mountaineers were led by junior Joa Claircius who tallied 28 points and only committed one turnover, while the Eagles where led by junior Alycia Gervais who also had 28 points but also pulled down 15 boards for a double-double.
  • SVC WBB Falls in 2011 Opener to Rivier
    January 06, 2011
    Nashua, N.H. – The Rivier College Raiders, who had not won in ten tries since winning its opening game, captured its second win of the season against the Mountaineers of Southern Vermont College by a score of 67-46.
  • Women's Basketball Falls to Mariners in NECC Action
    December 11, 2010
    NEW LONDON, Conn. – The Mitchell College women’s basketball team opened its conference slate with a 63-42 victory over Southern Vermont College on Saturday afternoon at the Yarnall Athletic Center.
  • Norwich Unhinges SVC Women’s Basketball, 81-59
    December 09, 2010
    BENNINGTON, Vt. – Junior guard Joa Claircius’ 20 points was not enough to overcome 28 team turnovers as the Southern Vermont College women’s basketball team fell to Norwich University 81-59 in the MAC on Thursday night. The Mountaineers fall to 2-5, while the Cadets improved to 5-3.
  • WBB Drops NECC Opener to Wheelock, 50-42
    December 07, 2010
    CHESTNUT HILL, Mass. - Sophomore Keneisha Milton neared a triple-double while scoring the go-ahead bucket with 2:48 remaining before the Wheelock College women's basketball team pulled away for a 50-42 victory over Southern Vermont College during each team's New England Collegiate Conference (NECC) opener on Tuesday at Pine Manor College's Brunelli Court.
  • Hewitt Named NECC Rookie of the Week
    December 06, 2010
    ROOKIE OF THE WEEK — Southern Vermont freshman forward Kourtney Hewitt (Bennington, Vt.) averaged 12.3 points and 7.3 rebounds for the week.
  • SVC Women's Basketball Falls in OT to Medgar Evers
    December 05, 2010
    BROOKLYN, N.Y. – The Southern Vermont College women’s basketball team fell in overtime to the Medgar Evers College Cougars in the Medgar Evers Tourney Championship Sunday night 86-73. Junior guard Rita Hall led the Mountaineers with 20 points and junior guard Alyssa Davis was one point shy with 19 points as she notched five triples.
  • Hewitt Lifts SVC Past Yeshiva in Final Seconds, 66-65
    December 04, 2010
    BROOKLYN, N.Y. – Freshman forward Kourtney Hewitt hit a layup with two seconds to go in regulation to give the Southern Vermont College women’s basketball a 66-65 edge over the Yeshiva University Maccabees on Saturday night at Medgar Evers Tourney. Hewitt finished with 13 points, seven rebounds.
  • Levy Leads NEC Women’s Basketball Past Southern Vermont
    November 30, 2010
    HENNIKER, N.H. – New England College women’s basketball guard Kate Levy (Woods Hole, Vt.) scored a game-high 24 points leading the Pilgrims past the visiting Southern Vermont College Mountaineers 89-59 Tuesday evening in Henniker.
  • SVC Women’s Basketball Falls to Curry
    November 17, 2010
    BENNINGTON, Vt. – On the eve following Southern Vermont’s first win of the season the Mountaineers took a crushing defeat to non-conference rivals, Curry College 89-53. Southern Vermont now drops to 1-1 while the Colonels improve 2-0. The Mountaineers could not find the basket only shooting 27.4%, while the Colonels shot an excellent 55.4%.
  • SVC Women’s Basketball Soars Over GMC Eagles in Season Tip-Off
    November 16, 2010
    BENNINGTON, Vt. – Junior guards Rita Hall (15 points) and Joa Claircius (16 points) led the Mountaineers to a 75-61 win over in-state rival the Eagles of Green Mountain College Tuesday night in the 2010-2011 season opener in the MAC. Sophomore Eagle Chelsea Paul led all scorers with 24 points but it was not enough as SVC beat GMC for the first time in 20 years. The win was also the first season opener win for women’s basketball since 1997.
  • Women's Basketball Set to Kick Off 2010-2011 Season Against Green Mountain Eagles
    November 15, 2010
    The game is slated for 7:00 p.m. start in the Mountaineer Athletic Center (MAC). Click on this story for the preview...
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