The Vermont Cynic

Basketball coach reflects on team’s success

April 12, 2018

Hanging on the wall of John Becker’s office are pictures of his most memorable moments as head coach...

Women’s lacrosse falls to Albany

Women’s lacrosse falls to Albany

April 11, 2018

Women’s lacrosse failed to register their first conference win of the season, succumbing to a 17-8 lo...

Club baseball keeps ‘Bring it Back’ movement alive

Nickie Morris, Staff Writer

April 11, 2018

Filed under Sports

Burlington’s Centennial Field is the oldest minor league baseball stadium in the country, housing the Vermont Lake Monsters in the summer. In the spring and fall, it sits empty. UVM has no Division I varsity baseball team. Jim Carter has coached club baseball since 2009. Before, he coached the varsity team, which was eliminated ...

Men’s lacrosse team uses strong defense to snag win

Men’s lacrosse team uses strong defense to snag win

April 10, 2018

The Catamounts improved to 10-1 on the season, their first double-digit win season since 1997, accordi...

Lacrosse senior dreams of pro future

Maddie Allan, Staff Writer

April 5, 2018

Filed under Player Profiles, Sports

Senior Ian MacKay’s collegiate lacrosse career will draw to a close this spring, but the captain isn’t done with the sport. Following his career as a Catamount, MacKay is hoping to play professionally. “The pro field draft is coming up in April,” MacKay said. “I definitely have that date circled in my calendar.” MacKay...

Underdogs bring the madness in NCAA tournament

Underdogs bring the madness in NCAA tournament

April 3, 2018

The NCAA men’s basketball tournament is the home of the unpredictable — they don’t call the tour...

Winningest group of seniors in history say farewell

Locria Courtright, Assistant Sports Editor

March 28, 2018

Filed under Sports

With the end of this year’s season, a special group of seniors bids farewell to UVM men’s basketball. They end their careers as the winningest senior class in program history, along with two America East regular season titles and one tournament championship. Trae Bell-Haynes, Guard Crafty, creative, and excellent at fin...

Lacrosse returns to winning ways after loss

Locria Courtright, Assistant Sports Editor

March 28, 2018

Filed under Game Recaps, Sports

One of the many marks of a great team is how they deal with adversity, and UVM men’s lacrosse showed that they can deal with it well. Coming off of a 21-5 loss to No. 1 University at Albany March 17, the No. 16 Catamounts rebounded with a 10-6 home win over the Binghamton Bearcats at Virtue Field March 24 after a hat tric...

Hours of hard work reward record-breaking runner

Nickie Morris, Staff Writer

March 24, 2018

Filed under Player Profiles, Sports

Junior sprinter Justin Liechty broke the 400-meter school record for the third time this season at the America East Championships. The meet took place Feb. 23-24 in Boston. The men’s team finished seventh overall in the meet, while the men’s 4x400 relay team, also led by Liechty, broke another school record. Liechty’...

Women’s basketball shows potential

Sabrina Hood, Staff Writer

March 22, 2018

Filed under Sports

The UVM women’s basketball season ended in defeat, but the team believes the program’s future is bright. The season ended March 3 when they lost the America East quarterfinal game against the No. 2 seed University at Albany 60-42. “The Albany game was our worst nightmare, because they found a way to consistently beat us ...

Men’s basketball hits the road for NIT

Locria Courtright, Assistant Sports Editor

March 11, 2018

Filed under Sports

Though UVM men’s basketball will not participate in the NCAA tournament, they will still take part in the postseason. The Catamounts will participate in the 2018 National Invitational Tournament and will be the No. 6 seed in their portion of the bracket. They will visit No. 3 seed Middle Tennessee State University. The ...

Late shot shocks Catamounts in title game

Locria Courtright, Assistant Sports Editor

March 10, 2018

Filed under Game Recaps, Sports

With one swish of the net as the final seconds ticked off, the University of Maryland Baltimore County broke the hearts of the Vermont Catamounts and their fans. Jairus Lyles made a 3-pointer with 0.6 seconds to go as the Retrievers celebrated the America East tournament title at Patrick Gym after a 65-62 win over the Catamo...

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