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The Vermont Cynic

The University of Vermont's Independent Voice Since 1883

The Vermont Cynic

The University of Vermont's Independent Voice Since 1883

The Vermont Cynic

UVM Womens Field Hockey takes on Boston University Sept 10.

Women’s field hockey drops overtime nail-biter

Nick Anderson, Sports Editor September 18, 2023

After losing 2-0 against the highly-ranked Northwestern Wildcats on Tuesday, the Catamounts were looking to right the ship against the Boston University Terriers. Hungry for a win after coming off two...

University of Vermont Men’s Soccer wins 1-0 against Cornell on Virtue Field Sept 1.

Catamounts bounce back: Men’s soccer takes care of Cornell at home

Henry Peck, Sports Reporter September 11, 2023

In front of a sea of green and yellow, the men’s soccer team played against visiting Cornell under the Friday night lights.  Coming off a disappointing one-score loss against the nationally-ranked...

Senior guard Emma Utterback makes a move on a UCONN defender during the women’s game March 18.

UVM basketball programs both go dancing for second time in school history

Noah Diedrich, Cynic News Reporter April 3, 2023

The UVM women’s and men’s basketball teams made historic appearances in the NCAA Tournament, according to Jeff Schulman, director of athletics.  2023 marks just the second time in UVM athletics...

Anthony Lamb 20 reaches for the ball at a home game against University of Maine Feb. 5, 2020. Lamb, who signed with an NBA team this fall, has been accused of raping a fellow student-athlete while at UVM, according to a recently filed lawsuit against the University.

Lawsuit alleges UVM protected NBA player Anthony Lamb from rape allegations

Ella Ruehsen, Editor-in-Chief December 10, 2022

Editor's note: The headline of this story was updated Dec. 12 at 11:50 a.m. to more accurately reflect Lamb's NBA status. NBA player and former UVM basketball star Anthony Lamb ‘20 has come under...

UVM and Villanova mens soccer players vie for the ball during the first round match of the 2021 NCAA Division I Mens Soccer Championship Nov. 18, 2021. The Catamounts 2022 tournament run ended with a 2-1 loss to Syracuse Dec. 3.

History repeats itself: Men’s soccer falls 2-1 in quarterfinal match

Eric Scharf, Managing Editor December 5, 2022

Thirty-three years later, and the scoreline reads the same. Junior midfielder Daniel Pacella’s one-time screamer in the twenty-third minute was not enough as the Catamounts fell 2-1 to No. 3 Syracuse...

Members of the UVM mens soccer team celebrate a goal during a 2021 game. The Catamounts will look to advance to the NCAA national tournament semifinals in their quarterfinal match against Syracuse University Dec. 3.

Men’s soccer advances to national tourney quarters for first time in over 30 years

Eric Scharf, Managing Editor November 28, 2022

Editor's note: this story was updated on Dec. 3 at 6:26 p.m. to correct a name error. 1989 called, and they want their soccer team back. The UVM men’s soccer team is on its way to the NCAA Divison...

Kristina Shanahan ‘22 and Alyssa Holmes ‘22 return to the Gutterson Fieldhouse playing for the Montreal Force against the Boston Pride Oct. 23.

UVM hockey alums make pro debut in preseason game on Catamount ice

Elizabeth Roote, Features Editor October 27, 2022

Fans with hand-made signs cheered on the Montreal Force from the stands of the Gutterson Fieldhouse at 3 p.m. Oct. 23 to support the professional debut of both the team and many of its individual players,...

UVM #15 Charlie Egan and Binghamton #29 Teddy McLoughlin wait for the face-off April 23.

Men’s lacrosse to host AE tournament

Lucia Gallo, Cynic Sports Reporter April 26, 2022

UVM men's lacrosse earned the right to host the America East tournament for the first time in program history with a 17-10 Senior Day victory over Binghamton University April 23, according to UVM athletics. The...

NCAA limits caffeine intake

Matthew Rosenberg, Sports Editor April 21, 2022

UVM varsity student-athletes must monitor their caffeine intake due to NCAA regulations limiting consumption of caffeine before competitions, according to the NCAA's list of banned and restricted substances. The...

Mens lacrosse wins four straight games

Men’s lacrosse wins four straight games

Austin Chen, Cynic Sports Reporter April 12, 2022

After starting the season with a 2-6 record, the UVM men’s lacrosse team has a four-game winning streak and is in first place in the America East conference with a 3-0 record against conference opponents. The...

Sophomore Peri Brooks-Randall scales a climbing wall at MetroRock Vermont in Essex Junction March 29.

Climbing wins divisional championships

Matthew Rosenberg, Sports Editor April 5, 2022

After six taxing hours of competition, the UVM climbing team emerged victorious at the Northeast Divisional championships and will send six climbers to the national championships April 21-24. Vermont...

UVM Women’s Lacrosse triumphs over Manhattan College on Virtue field March 13.

Women’s lacrosse starts with 8-1 record

Austin Chen, Cynic Sports Reporter March 28, 2022

The UVM women’s lacrosse team is off to a successful start this season, winning eight of their first nine games, according to UVM athletics. The 8-1 start marks the best in program history, according...

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