In women’s basketball, Panthers make it 8-0
MIDDLEBURY — The Middlebury College women’s basketball team coasted past visiting Skidmore on Saturday, 71-45, as the Panthers concluded their first semester with an 8-0 record. The Thoroughbreds fell to 2-7.
The second quarter was pivotal. After a late bucket by Alex Huffman put the Panthers up by 19-16 after the first period, Middlebury outscored Skidmore by 20-6 in the second quarter, including an 18-2 run over the final 7:48, during which Catherine Harrison scored six points.
Skidmore came no closer than 17 points at any point during the second half as the Panthers pulled steadily away.
Harrison led the Panthers with 16 points and nine rebounds. Colleen Caveney scored 10, while Maya Davis finished with nine points and 11 boards. Huffman scored nine, pulled down nine boards and picked up four steals, while Kira Waldman finished with five points, seven rebounds and four assists.
Skidmore’s Jessica Centore led all scorers with 18 points, to go along with four assists and four steals.