Women's Basketball 2011-12 Headlines

  • Mountaineers Fall to Newbury on Final Day
    February 18, 2012
    In need of a win to make the playoffs, the Southern Vermont College Women's basketball team dropped in season finale to Newbury College, 76-36, Saturday afternoon. Senior guard Kendra Bannister (Washington, D.C.) led four Nighthawks in double figures registering her third double-double of the season, netting 14 points while ripping down 11 boards en route to the victory.
  • Hawks Spoil Senior Day
    February 11, 2012
    BENNINGTON, VT – The Southern Vermont College Mountaineers were unable to overcome a 19 point halftime deficit and fell to the Becker Hawks 65-54 on Saturday afternoon, in New England Collegiate Conference (NECC) Women’s basketball action.
  • Mountaineers Can't Tame Wildcats
    February 09, 2012
    HOLYOKE, Mass.- Despite holding the lead for the first twenty seven minutes of play, the tireless efforts of the Mountaineers senior guard Joa Claircius (Clermont, Fla.) was not enough as the Mountaineers allowed a second half comeback. Bay Path went on to defeat the New England Collegiate Conference (NECC) rival for the second time this season 63-57.
  • Return Home Ends In Loss to Elms
    February 07, 2012
    BENNINGTON, Vt.- After two straight road games last week the Southern Vermont College Women’s basketball team returned home in hope of a victory. The Mountaineers faced up against New England Collegiate Conference (NECC) foe Elms College at the Mountaineer Athletic Center but ended up on the wrong end of a 76-47 defeat.
  • Mountaineers Survive Late Lynx Push In Women's Basketball Action
    February 03, 2012
    CAMBRIDGE, MA – The Southern Vermont College Women’s basketball team survived a late run from Lesley University to win 54-48 Friday night in New England Collegiate Conference women’s basketball play.
  • Mountaineers Can’t Overcome Slow Start against Eagles
    January 31, 2012
    BENNINGTON, VT – The Daniel Webster College Eagles built a 16 point halftime lead and were able to hold on in the second half and defeat the Southern Vermont College Mountaineers 79-65 on Tuesday Evening.
  • Mountaineers Down Nighthawks
    January 28, 2012
    Bennington, VT - The Southern Vermont Mountaineers jumped out to an early first half lead and were able to hang on to defeat the Newbury Nighthawks 72-63 on Saturday evening in New England Collegiate Conference Women's basketball action.
  • Buzzer Beater Not Enough As Mountaineers Fall in OT
    January 26, 2012
    BENNINGTON, Vt.- Southern Vermont’s Joa Claircius hit a game tying buzzer beater to end regulation at a 70-70 tie. However, it wasn’t enough as the Mountaineers fell to the Bay Path Wildcats 88-78 in New England Collegiate Conference Women’s basketball action, at the Mountaineer Athletic Center on Thursday evening.
  • Southern Vermont Clips Wildcats on Road
    January 21, 2012
    CHESTNUT HILL, MA – Senior guard Joa Claircius (Clermont, FL) poured in a game-high 29 points to lead the Southern Vermont College women's basketball team over host Wheelock College this afternoon, 77-69, in a New England Collegiate Conference contest at Brunelli Court on the campus of Pine Manor College in Chestnut Hill, MA. The Mountaineers improve to 5-10 overall and 4-4 in NECC play, while the Wildcats fall to 0-15 and 0-9.
  • Mountaineers Unable to Tame Pride
    January 19, 2012
    Bennington, VT – The Regis Pride remained unbeaten in NECC play as they were able to sweep past the Southern Vermont Mountaineers by a score of 81-48 on Thursday evening. With the win, Regis improves to 11-3 on the season and 8-0 in the NECC. Southern Vermont drops to 4-10 on the season and 3-4 in NECC action.
  • Veliz Not Enough As Mountaineers Fall to Hawks
    January 17, 2012
    LEICESTER, MA- Ashliy Veliz scored 18 points and pulled down 18 rebounds, but it wasn’t enough as the Southern Vermont College Women’s Basketball team fell 70-61 on the road at Becker College in a New England Collegiate Conference (NECC) matchup. It was the third time Veliz has recorded a double-double this season and the second time in the last three games.
  • Mountaineers Use Strong First Half to Defeat Winless Lynx
    January 14, 2012
    Bennington, VT- The Southern Vermont College Mountaineers cruised to a 76-59 victory over the Lesley Lynx on Saturday afternoon. With the win, the Mountaineers improved to 4-8 on the season and 3-2 in the New England Collegiate Conference (NECC). With the loss, the Lynx dropped to 0-10 on the season and 0-5 in the NECC.
  • Comeback Falls Short Against Mariners
    January 12, 2012
    NEW LONDON, Conn. – The Southern Vermont College women’s basketball couldn't complete its comeback on Thursday afternoon, as they fell to host Mitchell College 66-63 in New England Collegiate Conference action at the Yarnall Athletic Center.
  • Women's Hoops Drops Tough NECC Game to Daniel Webster
    January 07, 2012
    Nashua, NH – The Southern Vermont College Women’s basketball team traveled to Daniel Webster College, Saturday afternoon for a New England Collegiate Conference (NECC) game. It was the first time the Mountaineers traveled to a conference foe this season, and for the first time in NECC play SVC fell 76-73 at the Mario Vagge Gymnasium.
  • Return to Action Ends in Defeat for Women's Hoops
    January 05, 2012
    North Adams, MA- The Southern Vermont College Women’s Basketball team was outscored 15-2 to start the game Thursday evening as they traveled to MCLA. The Trailblazers used the strong start en route to a 76-50 victory over the Mountaineers. MCLA snapped a four game slide in the process, evening their record at 6-6 and SVC dropped to 3-6.
  • Mountaineers Improve to 2-0 in NECC Play
    December 10, 2011
    BENNINGTON, Vt.- The Southern Vermont College Women’s basketball team earned its second New England Collegiate Conference (NECC) victory in as many games Saturday with a 74-66 win over Mitchell College at the Mountaineer Athletic Center.
  • Mountaineers Jump on Wildcats in First Half En Route to NECC Victory
    December 06, 2011
    BENNINGTON, Vt.- The Southern Vermont College Women’s Basketball team opened its New England Collegiate Conference schedule Tuesday evening with a 66-28 victory over Wheelock College at the Mountaineer Athletic Center. SVC used a strong first half on both ends of the court to earn the NECC victory.
  • Slow Start Plagues Mountaineers Against Curry
    December 01, 2011
    MILTON, Mass. – Curry College scored the first 18 points of the game en route to an 81-57 victory over visiting Southern Vermont in non-conference women’s basketball action Thursday night in Milton. The Colonels improved to 2-4, while the Mountaineers fell to 1-4.
  • Pilgrims Use Strong Second Half to Defeat Mountaineers
    November 29, 2011
    BENNINGTON, Vt.- The Southern Vermont College Women’s basketball team hosted its home opener Tuesday evening at the Mountaineer Athletic Center against New England College. The Pilgrims spoiled SVC’s opener with a 75-45 non-conference victory.
  • SVC Enters Win Column with Victory Over Green Mountain
    November 22, 2011
    BENNINGTON, Vt.- Joa Claircius led the Southern Vermont College Women’s Basketball team to its first victory of the 2011-12 season Tuesday evening. Claircius scored 26 points and pulled down 16 rebounds as the Mountaineers traveled to Green Mountain College and won 77-62.
  • Second Half Dooms SVC in Loss to Pine Manor
    November 17, 2011
    CHESTNUT HILL, MA – For the second time in two games, the Southern Vermont College Women's basketball team fell by the score of 79-65. This time the Mountaineers traveled to Pine Manor College. In its first game the Mountaineers struggled in the first half, but Thursday night it was the opposite as SVC was outscored by eleven in the second half.
  • Mountaineers Can't Overcome Slow Start in Season Opener
    November 15, 2011
    COBLESKILL, NY- SUNY Cobleskill held on to a strong first half lead in order to win its season opener over the Southern Vermont College Mountaineers, Tuesday evening. As division III college basketball kicked off around the Mountaineers fell 79-65 in the Iorio Gymnasium at SUNY Cobleskill.