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COLUMN: What’s the Men’s b-ball playoff picture looking like?

COLUMN: What’s the Men’s b-ball playoff picture looking like?

Hayley Rosen, Cynic Sports Reporter

16 hours ago

The UVM men’s basketball team’s prospects are shaky after the shattering of their 12-game win streak Feb. 22.  Despite their No. 1 seeding, the Cats lost 66-64 to No. 4 seeded University of Maryland, Baltimore County.  In many ways, the Catamounts seem like a clear contender for winning the America Ea...

Men’s lax seals home opener with a win

Men’s lax seals home opener with a win

Aryanna Ramsaran, Cynic Sports Reporter

1 day ago

Parents of UVM’s men’s lacrosse team filled the stands, with lanyards of their son’s lacrosse stats around their necks, to cheer on the team in their first home game. The Catamounts faced Quinnipiac University Feb. 22 in their first home game of the 2020 season and came out with a 16-7 win. ...

Men’s basketball winning streak comes to an end

Men’s basketball winning streak comes to an end

Hayley Rosen, Cynic Sports Reporter

3 days ago

After 12 straight wins, UVM’s men’s basketball fell to the University of Maryland Baltimore County 66 to 64, Feb. 22.  In the Cat’s previous contest against UMBC on Jan. 11, UVM won 74-50.  A victory tonight would have given the Catamounts the regular-season title.  Vermont head coach Joh...

Men’s basketball leads conference nine straight wins

Men’s basketball leads conference nine straight wins

Hayley Rosen, Cynic Sports Reporter

February 11, 2020

UVM men’s basketball is on a nine game winning streak after defeating University of Hartford, Feb. 8. The newfound win streak is the longest the team has had since the middle of the 2017-18 season. In the 2018-19 season, the Cats’ longest winning streak was six games. The team’s success can b...

UVM men’s hockey coach to retire at end of season

UVM men’s hockey coach to retire at end of season

Aryanna Ramsaran and Hayley Rosen

February 10, 2020

UVM athletics announced that men’s hockey head coach Kevin Sneddon is retiring after this season. Sneddon announced he will not be returning for the 2020-21 season Feb. 4 at a media press conference. “The decision to retire from college hockey coaching and announce this now has been a difficult one, b...

UVM goes full send: Ski and Snowboard Club hosts “Pipe Dreams” event

UVM goes full send: Ski and Snowboard Club hosts “Pipe Dreams” event

Sawyer Loftus, News and Sports Editor

January 31, 2020

UVM’s Andrew Harris Common was transformed into a high flying, skiing and snowboarding arena Jan. 24 for  the Ski and Snowboard Club’s annual winter sports competition. Members of the club donned their boards and skis to send it down the homemade ramps and test their skills on the rails.  ...

UVM skier shines on U.S. Ski Team

UVM skier shines on U.S. Ski Team

Aryanna Ramsaran, Cynic Sports Reporter

January 29, 2020

Not many UVM students can say that they’ve competed in the World Cup, but Paula Moltzan can.  “When I was two, I started skiing,” Moltzan said. “Not until I was six or seven did I know what I wanted to do with it.” Moltzan is currently taking a break from UVM. She joined the U.S. Ski and Snowboard...

Senior hits stride in final XC season

Senior hits stride in final XC season

Aryanna Ramsaran, Cynic Sports Reporter

December 3, 2019

Most runners feel some kind of enjoyment each time they hit a personal record. For senior Phoebe Koski, hitting a personal record feels sparkly. “It feels good,” Koski said. “It’s kind of sparkly. I don’t know.” The UVM men’s and women’s cross country teams traveled to Buffalo, New ...

Ice skating clubs form community at UVM

Ice skating clubs form community at UVM

Anya Kauffman, Cynic Sports Writer

November 21, 2019

At half-time each UVM hockey game, jerseys and pucks are replaced with glimmery leotards and patterned medleys of leaps and jumps. Students might be familiar with the UVM Figure Skating Club from their elaborate mid-hockey game sets. These sets are performed by the UVM Ice Cats, who are only one-t...

Men’s soccer loses championship bid

Men’s soccer loses championship bid

Hayley Rosen, Cynic Sports Reporter

November 20, 2019

Despite UVM men’s soccer team dominating the University of Hartford’s half of Virtue Field Nov. 13, the Cats dropped the match during the first overtime period. Battling cold weather and a recent snowfall, the Cats donned gold jerseys. While the Catamounts dominated possession of the ball, the ...

Preview: UVM men’s soccer coach talks semifinals ahead of the game

Preview: UVM men’s soccer coach talks semifinals ahead of the game

Sawyer Loftus, News and Sports Editor

November 13, 2019

As UVM men’s soccer heads into their shot at the America East championship, the team has a sense of unfinished business, head coach Rob Dow said. The team’s last match against now No. 1 seed University of New Hampshire was an awesome test, Dow said. The game ended in a 1-1 tie that brought the...

Here’s why men’s soccer won’t bring home the championship

Here’s why men’s soccer won’t bring home the championship

Hayley Rosen, Sports Reporter

November 13, 2019

While a UVM victory seems probable in their upcoming Nov. 13 game against No. 3 seeded University of Hartford, it appears unlikely that they will advance farther than that. UVM is likely to win in their first contest against Hartford Nov. 13, as the team previously won against Hartford 3-0 Oct. 19 of...

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