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University records shattered by Voelkel

Armin Milak

February 11

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A starter since his first-year, senior forward Brian Voelkel has solidified his place in Catamount history. The senior passed Kevin Robertson, who graduated in 1992, to become the University's all-time leading rebounder. ...

Catamount rookie earns success in league

January 28

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First-year forward Mario Puskarich was named the Hockey East Rookie of the Week for the fourth time in the past six weeks.   Puskarich is also currently in the running for the Hobey Baker Award, which is awarded to the best col...

Pelkey Earns League Honors

December 3

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Amanda Pelkey showcased her speed and dynamic passing when her two-goal and two-assist effort helped propel the Catamounts past the Rochester Institute of Technology Tigers Oct. 12.  For her efforts on the ice, he junior f...

Strong Cat leading the charge

April 1

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When pressed to find the catalyst behind the UVM men's hockey team's meteoric rise to prominence, not only within the Hockey East conference, but also nationally, one needs to look no further than the team's senior captain an...

Stalberg up for Hobey Baker Award

Diana Giunta

March 2

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As the Catmounts continue to move toward the end of the regular season, no one has supplied more offense speed and support like their top scorer, junior forward Viktor Stalberg. Stalberg is the team's top scorer this season,...

Athlete Profile of The Week: Carmen Lagala

February 21

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Carmen Lagala Sport: Track & Field Year: Sophomore Position: Middle Distance Hometown: Montpelier, VTNickname? And why? Most people just call me Carmen. Some occasionally call me Crazy. I'll admit it, I'm a lit...

A Jock Like No Other

March 8

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University of Vermont's Men's Lacrosse team has started their season successfully with a home win over Colgate. Aaron Jock, a freshman on the squad has proved himself to be an exceptional and dedicated athlete. For Aaron, th...

It’s Hammer Time for UVM Olympian

September 11

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To many professional athletes, winning is everything. Hammer thrower Anna Mahon UVM class of 1996 alumna, however, is no such athlete. "I do it because it's fun," she said, "not because it's a means to an end." Enjoying...

Athletic Spotlight: Nickie Hessney

December 8

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In its October 13, 2003 edition, Sports Illustrated highlighted the achievement of one of the Catamounts own. The lovely and charismatic Nikkie Hessney was spotlighted in the "Faces in the Crowd" section. For those of you th...

Stunzi Sails His Way to the Top and Athens

October 19

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To be among the best sailors in the United States is not satisfying enough for Hunter Stunzi. He wants to prove that he is the best in the world by competing in the 2004 Olympic Games. Stunzi, a freshman at UVM, has dedicated...

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