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Indoor team maintains perfect record

Greg Mandozzi, Sports Writer
April 10, 2017
Filed under Game Recaps, Sports

The Vermont Bucks continue to dominate on the indoor football field, as they soared to a 62-14 victory on Friday night. The Gutterson Fieldhouse was packed with Bucks fans as they set their sights on the neighboring New Hampshire Brigade. The impressive Bucks win propels the team to a perfect 3-0 start...

Decorated skier cites drive to the key of her success

Sabrina Hood, Sports Writer
April 9, 2017
Filed under Player Profiles, Sports

A UVM nordic skier was honored with a major award twice in one week. Senior Alayna Sonnesyn won the NCAA All-American First Team Title for finishing second in the women’s 15K freestyle race. UVM finished in fifth place overall with 355 points, according to UVM athletics. “I did not want to put too much pres...

Lacrosse suffers defeat in conference game

Locria Courtright, Assistant Sports Editor
April 8, 2017
Filed under Game Recaps, Sports

On a day where Vermont men’s lacrosse celebrated the program’s 40th anniversary, University of Hartford spoiled the Catamounts’ party. The Hawks defeated UVM 15-13 Apr. 1 at Virtue Field in a rematch of the 2016 America East Championship, which Hartford also won. The start of the game was pushed back ...

Soccer begins preparing for new season with wins

Matt Chimenti-Carmen, Sports Writer
April 7, 2017
Filed under Game Recaps, Sports

The men’s soccer team has started their preparation for next season with a couple of close offseason wins. Vermont defeated The College of St. Rose 1-0 in a home scrimmage, before travelling to West Point to play Army West Point, winning 2-1. These games were Vermont’s first under new head coach...

UNC Tar Heels wins the dance, defeats Gonzaga

Matt Chimenti-Carmen, Sports Writer
April 6, 2017
Filed under March Madness, Sports

Saturday night was a big night in the college basketball world, as the 4 remaining teams squared off at the University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona. As a reward for their success, the NCAA grants the remaining four teams the opportunity to play in a professional football stadium. This traditio...

Senior Catamounts take a bow

Locria Courtright, Assistant Sports Editor
April 6, 2017
Filed under Player Profiles, Sports

With the season over, three men’s basketball players have played their last game in green and gold. The class of 2017 consists of two four-year seniors, as well as a transfer who joined the team as a junior. The four-year seniors compiled a career record of 94-45. Kurt Steidl Though his career didn...

Established stars looking to end duo’s domination

Eribert Volaj, Sports Editor
April 3, 2017
Filed under Columns, Sports

For nearly a decade now, the title of the best soccer player in the world has belonged to one of two men: Argentina’s Lionel Messi and Portugal’s Cristiano Ronaldo. Since Ricardo Kaka won the Ballon d’Or in 2007, with Ronaldo coming second and Messi third, the duo have won the award a combined n...

Vermont first-year skier wins national title

Greg Mandozzi, Sports Writer
April 2, 2017
Filed under Player Profiles, Sports

Vermont continued its historic year in sports with yet another achievement, this time from the skiing team. First-year skier Paula Moltzan raced to victory at the 2017 NCAA Championship, winning the national title for women’s slalom. Part of a banner day on the slopes for the Catamounts, Moltzan’s...

Soccer recruit diverse athletes

Matt Chimenti-Carmen, Staff Writer
April 1, 2017
Filed under Sports

The Vermont women’s soccer team will take the field next fall without seven current seniors, who will be replaced by six incoming first-year players. The Catamounts posted a 7-8-4 record in the 2016 season, and watched their season come to a close after a 1-0 loss to the University of Hartford in t...

Upsets continue as Final Four is confirmed

Matt Chimenti-Carmen, Staff Writer
April 1, 2017
Filed under March Madness, Sports

The college basketball world was blessed with a plethora of great March Madness games this weekend. The Elite Eight kicked off Saturday night March 25 when the No. 1 seeded Gonzaga University stacked up against the No. 11 seeded Xavier University. Gonzaga was the first team to punch their ticket to the F...

Basketball season ends on high note

Locria Courtright, Assistant Sports Editor
March 31, 2017
Filed under Sports

A historic season has come to an end for men’s basketball. The 2016-17 season saw the team break numerous records. UVM set a new program record for overall wins with 29, including a 21-game win streak stretching Dec. 29 to March 11. This streak included a 16-0 record in America East, the first time in co...

Hockey season ends in defeat

Locria Courtright, Assistant Sports Editor
March 27, 2017
Filed under Sports

The men’s hockey season has come to a close following a heartbreaking 7-4 quarterfinal loss to Boston College. The team finished with a record of 20-13-5. Their 10-8-4 record in Hockey East play put them at No. 6 in the conference, their highest finish since the team finished at No. 3 in 2009. The...