The Vermont Cynic

Web service, UVM clash over cash for NCAA athletes

April 8, 2015

A new website with a mission to fund NCAA athletes was asked by UVM athletics to stop funding their athletes.FanPay, which has raised about $1,300 since its launch, is designed so that fans can donate...

Coach and captain set high expectations

April 1, 2015

The women’s lacrosse team has had two standouts this year: senior Jessica Roach and coach Jen Johnson.Roach, one of the team’s co-captains, was the Corvias ECAC Division I New England player of the...

Cats offer tribute to former captain

March 18, 2015

A  former member of the UVM women’s lacrosse team, died Feb. 12.Vanessa Cox ‘05 was in a fatal car crash in New Hampshire.  She was 31 years old.Cox was one of the team captains her senior year,...

UVM takes third place at America East finals

UVM takes third place at America East finals

February 24, 2015

UVM’s women’s swimming and diving team earned third place at the America East Championships.The event concluded on Feb. 15, and the Catamounts came home with a program record of 662 points.Senior Katie...

Each concussion at UVM treated on a unique basis

February 17, 2015

The second most common cause of brain injuries in people between the ages of 15 and 24  is  concussions according to a 2007 study in the Journal of Athletic Training.This study found that concussions...

Charity fundraiser set to fight diabetes again

February 10, 2015

Despite raising $20,000 last year, Downhill for Diabetes is focused on expansion.The fifth annual event, will take place at Pico Mountain Resort  Feb. 21 in Killington, Vermont, raises funds for the Juvenile...

Young players lift hoops teams: Sydney Smith

Young players lift hoops teams: Sydney Smith

January 27, 2015

First-year Sydney Smith scored 14 points in her fourth UVM game last week against the University of Maryland, Baltimore County.Before coming the UVM, Smith was captain of her high school team her junior...

UVM club basketball opens year with win

UVM club basketball opens year with win

January 20, 2015

The women’s club basketball team at UVM started strong this season by winning the team’s first one-day tournament at Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island.“That was a good start to the year,...

Women’s rugby advance to Mid-Atlantic Regional

December 9, 2014

This fall, the UVM women’s rugby team ranked sixteenth in the nation.The team had an undefeated record of 6-0 for the regular season before entering the women’s collegiate rugby division I and II Fall...

Catamount rookie earns success in league

January 28, 2014

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,...

Pelkey Earns League Honors

December 3, 2013

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...

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