2016-17 Women's Basketball News

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    March 28, 2017
    Castleton Athletics Celebrates Excellence of Winter Sports The coaches and student-athletes of Castleton’s winter sports gathered at the Casella Theater Tuesday night to celebrate the season’s achievements and honor those who led their teams over the winter months.
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    February 24, 2017
    NEC Defeats Castleton in NAC Women’s Hoop Semifinal New England College defeated Castleton University, 52-48, in a North Atlantic Conference Women’s Basketball Tournament semifinal game Friday night at Newman Gymnasium on the campus of Husson University.
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    February 23, 2017
    Beatty, Farrara Earn Spots on All-Conference Teams Castleton University is one of just three teams to have multiple representatives on the North Atlantic Conference’s postseason women’s basketball teams.
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    February 23, 2017
    Women’s Basketball Heads to Maine for NAC Tournament After winning nine straight conference games to secure the second seed in the North Atlantic Conference Women’s Basketball Tournament, Castleton University travels to Bangor, Maine, looking for a return trip to the championship game and its third conference title in the past four years.
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    February 22, 2017
    Alexis Quenneville Named ECAC New England Region Rookie of Week Castleton University freshman guard Alexis Quenneville continues to collect awards after the best week of her collegiate career, as she was named Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) New England Region Rookie of the Week, announced Wednesday by the league office.
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    February 20, 2017
    Alexis Quenneville Named NAC Rookie of Week After helping the Castleton University women’s basketball team extend its winning streak to eight games, freshman guard Alexis Quenneville has been named the North Atlantic Conference Women’s Basketball Rookie of the Week, announced Monday by the league office.
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    February 18, 2017
    Women’s Basketball Continues Winning Streak Heading into NAC Tourney Castleton University won its eighth straight game with a 61-44 victory over Johnson State Saturday afternoon in a North Atlantic Conference women’s collegiate basketball game at Glenbrook Gym, solidifying the number two seed at next week’s conference tournament.
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    February 16, 2017
    Women’s Basketball Uses Balanced Effort in Victory Over Hornets Castleton University received contributions from several players, as four different Spartans scored at least 10 points in Thursday night’s 80-62 victory over Lyndon State in a North Atlantic Conference women’s collegiate basketball game.
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    February 15, 2017
    Amanda Beatty Named ECAC New England Region Player of Week Castleton University junior forward Amanda Beatty has added another honor for her performance last week, as she has been named the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) New England Region Women’s Basketball Player of the Week, announced Wednesday by the conference office.
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    February 15, 2017
    Women’s Basketball Looks to Extend Winning Streak The Castleton University women’s basketball team brings a six-game winning streak into the final week of the regular season as it travels to Lyndon State Thursday, Feb. 16, for a 7:30 p.m. tipoff before hosting Johnson State Saturday, Feb. 18, at 3 p.m.
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    February 13, 2017
    Amanda Beatty Repeats as NAC Player of Week For the second consecutive week, junior forward Amanda Beatty has been named the North Atlantic Conference Women’s Basketball Player of the Week after helping Castleton win both games in Maine over the past weekend.
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    February 11, 2017
    Women’s Basketball Rallies to Defeat NAC-Leading Eagles, 59-54 For the second straight day, Castleton University rallied from a first-half deficit, taking the lead in the third quarter and holding off Husson University in the fourth quarter for a 59-54 victory Saturday afternoon in a North Atlantic Conference women’s collegiate basketball game.
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    February 10, 2017
    Women’s Basketball Pulls Away with Road Win at MMA After playing even with Maine Maritime for the first 30 minutes of Friday night’s game, the Castleton University women’s basketball team pulled away in the fourth quarter for a 60-49 victory in a North Atlantic Conference contest.
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    February 09, 2017
    Women’s Basketball Heads to Maine for Important Weekend The Castleton University women’s basketball team makes its second annual trip to Maine this weekend as the Spartans prepare to face Maine Maritime Friday, Feb. 10, at 7:30 p.m. and Husson Saturday, Feb. 11, at 3 p.m.
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    February 06, 2017
    Amanda Beatty Named NAC Player of Week After leading the Castleton women’s basketball team to a 3-0 week and solo possession of second place in the league standings, junior Amanda Beatty has been named the North Atlantic Conference Women’s Basketball Player of the Week, announced Monday by the league office.
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    February 04, 2017
    Spartan Women’s Basketball Earns Victory over Beavers Led by a career-high scoring performance by junior Amanda Beatty, Castleton University used its strong defense to defeat Maine-Farmington, 65-29, Saturday afternoon in a North Atlantic Conference women’s basketball game at Glenbrook Gym.
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    February 03, 2017
    Castleton Women’s Basketball Pulls Away with Victory over Thomas After a close first quarter, Castleton University slowly extended its advantage throughout the night, defeating Thomas College 59-38 Friday in a North Atlantic Conference women’s collegiate basketball game at Glenbrook Gym.
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    February 02, 2017
    Spartan Women’s Basketball Hosts Thomas, UMF Over Weekend The Castleton University women’s basketball team, winners of three of its last four games, looks to continue the positive momentum this weekend as the Spartans host Thomas College Friday, Feb. 3, at 7:30 p.m. and Maine-Farmington Saturday, Feb. 4, at 3 p.m.
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    January 31, 2017
    Women’s Basketball Earns Key Road Victory Over CSC For the second time in four days, Castleton University completed a season sweep of a conference foe on the road, using solid play at both ends of the floor to defeat Colby-Sawyer College, 69-43, Tuesday night in a North Atlantic Conference women’s collegiate basketball game at Coffin Field House.
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    January 30, 2017
    Spartans Start Busy Week with Trip to Colby-Sawyer With three weeks remaining in the regular season, the Castleton University women’s basketball team enters a busy stretch with three games in the span of five days, starting Tuesday, Jan. 31, with a road contest against Colby-Sawyer College in New London, N.H., at 7:30 p.m.
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    January 28, 2017
    Castleton Women’s Basketball Completes Season Sweep of GMC Castleton University took control early and received contributions from numerous sources as it completed the season sweep of Green Mountain College with a 74-24 victory Saturday afternoon in a North Atlantic Conference women’s basketball game at the Eagle Dome.
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    January 27, 2017
    Women’s Hoop Starts Road Swing at Green Mountain Saturday The Castleton University women’s basketball team will play five of its next seven games on the road, starting Saturday, Jan. 28, with the short trip to Poultney, Vt., to face Green Mountain College.
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    January 25, 2017
    Women’s Basketball Succumbs to Late Middlebury Rally Castleton University held the lead for the vast majority of the game, but Middlebury College put together a rally in the final six minutes to pull out a 60-49 victory Wednesday evening in a non-conference women’s collegiate basketball game at Glenbrook Gym.
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    January 24, 2017
    Castleton Women’s Basketball Prepares to Host Middlebury The Castleton women’s basketball team steps out of conference one last time during the regular season, as the Spartans will host Middlebury College Wednesday, Jan. 25, starting at 7 p.m. at Glenbrook Gym.
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    January 21, 2017
    Spartan Women’s Basketball Defeats Maine Maritime, 63-53 The Castleton University women’s basketball team enjoyed a solid performance on both ends of the floor to defeat Maine Maritime, 63-53, Saturday afternoon in a North Atlantic Conference contest at Glenbrook Gym.
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    January 20, 2017
    Castleton Women’s Basketball Loses to Husson The Castleton University women’s basketball team lost to North Atlantic Conference leader Husson University, 68-36, Friday night in a conference contest at Glenbrook Gym.
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    January 19, 2017
    Castleton Hosts Husson, Maine Maritime This Weekend The Castleton University women’s basketball team faces important North Atlantic Conference tests this weekend, hosting conference leader Husson Friday night, Jan. 20, and Maine Maritime Saturday afternoon, Jan. 21, at Glenbrook Gym.
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    January 14, 2017
    Women’s Basketball Loses at New England College Castleton University could not pull off another comeback, as New England College held on for a 66-56 victory Saturday afternoon in a North Atlantic Conference women’s basketball game at Bridges Gym.
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    January 12, 2017
    Spartan Women Rally for Victory over Colby-Sawyer After struggling offensively for the first 25 minutes of the game, Castleton University turned stingy defense into made baskets in the third and fourth quarters, rallying to defeat Colby-Sawyer College, 43-39, Thursday night in a North Atlantic Conference women’s basketball game at Glenbrook Gym.
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    January 11, 2017
    Women’s Basketball Readies for Key NAC Contests The Castleton University women’s basketball team looks to continue the momentum from Saturday’s victory as it hosts Colby-Sawyer Thursday, Jan. 12, at 7:30 p.m. before traveling to face New England College Saturday, Jan. 14, at 3 p.m.
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    January 07, 2017
    Castleton Women’s Basketball Cruises to NAC Win The Castleton University women’s basketball team received contributions from all of its active players on both ends of the floor, holding Green Mountain to single-digit scoring totals in each quarter as the Spartans defeated the Eagles, 73-18, Saturday afternoon in a North Atlantic Conference contest at Glenbrook Gym.
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    January 06, 2017
    Spartan Women’s Hoop Hosts Green Mountain The Castleton University women’s basketball team looks to get back on the winning track as it hosts Green Mountain College Saturday, Jan. 7, at 3 p.m. at Glenbrook Gym.
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    January 04, 2017
    Castleton Women’s Basketball Falls to Williams Castleton University rallied from a double-digit deficit and took the lead in the fourth quarter, but Williams College recovered to outlast the Spartans for a 55-47 victory Wednesday night in a non-conference women’s collegiate basketball game at Chandler Gymnasium.
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    January 03, 2017
    Spartan Women’s Basketball Ends Road Swing at Williams The Castleton University women’s basketball team concludes a stretch of seven games away from home in an eight-game span Wednesday, Jan. 4, when it travels to Williams College to face the Ephs starting at 7 p.m.
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    December 30, 2016
    Women’s Basketball Sees Rally Fall Short in Loss to Marymount The Castleton University women’s basketball team rallied from a double-digit deficit to tie the game in the final four minutes of regulation, but Marymount University responded in the final stretch, as the Saints defeated the Spartans, 61-49, Friday afternoon in the Music City Classic hosted by Trevecca Nazarene University.
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    December 29, 2016
    Women’s Basketball Loses to #12 Ohio Northern Castleton University got off to a slow start offensively, and 12th-ranked Ohio Northern took advantage, as the Polar Bears defeated the Spartans, 60-36, Thursday afternoon in the Music City Classic, hosted by Cumberland University at Dallas Floyd Gymnasium.
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    December 28, 2016
    Spartan Women’s Basketball Heads to Nashville After completing fall semester finals and taking a break to celebrate the holidays, the Castleton University women’s basketball team returns to action this week as it participates in the fourth annual Division III Music City Classic.
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    December 13, 2016
    Spartans Fall at Norwich, 52-47 In a defensive battle, Castleton University lost to Norwich University, 52-47, Tuesday night in a non-conference women’s collegiate basketball game at Andrews Hall.
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    December 12, 2016
    Women’s Basketball Heads to Norwich for Rivalry Contest Tuesday The Castleton University women’s basketball team travels to Northfield, Vt., Tuesday night to face the Norwich University Cadets starting at 7:30 p.m. at Andrews Hall.
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    December 10, 2016
    Women’s Basketball Pulls Away for 80-48 Victory Over Hornets All five starters for Castleton University reached double figures in scoring, including two career-high scoring efforts, as the Spartans enjoyed their best offensive game of the season in an 80-48 victory over Lyndon State College Saturday afternoon in a North Atlantic Conference women’s basketball game at Glenbrook Gym.
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