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Multipurpose center sparks debate

Multipurpose center sparks debate

Stephan Toljan, Senior Staff Writer

3 days ago


Filed under Sports

Budget cuts in the humanities have caused skepticism regarding the $95 million price tag of the Multipurpose center project. Athletic Director Jeff Schulman said the multipurpose project includes deferred maintenance, which are repairs that  the University has put off. “We have $45 to $...

Men’s hockey improves in its second weekend game

Men’s hockey improves in its second weekend game

Ashley Miller, Senior Staff Writer

4 days ago


Filed under Game Recaps, Sports

The UVM men’s hockey head coach is concerned about the team’s chances of entering the Hockey East Playoffs. The Catamounts didn’t make it to the Hockey East Quarterfinals in 2018 because they lost to University of Massachusetts  Amherst 5-1, according to a March 2018 Burlington Free Press article. Vermont...

Basketball wins fourth straight game

Basketball wins fourth straight game

Stephan Toljan, Senior Staff Writer

5 days ago


Filed under Game Recaps, Sports

UVM men’s basketball team beat the University at Albany 67-49 Feb. 9. This win gives the Catamounts a 19-5 standing this season and is their fourth consecutive win, according to UVM athletics. In the America East conference, UVM has a 9-1 standing, according to UVM athletics. UVM took possession first, but Albany...

The Patriots clinch predictable Super Bowl win

Nickie Morris, Assistant Sports Editor

February 5, 2019


Filed under Columns, Sports

In the lowest scoring Super Bowl in history, many around campus regarded New England Patriot's quarterback Tom Brady’s sixth title as boring and routine. The Patriots won the Super Bowl Feb. 3 with a score of 13-3. Starting with Brady’s first Super Bowl in 2002, the Patriots have appeared in nine...

Women’s basketball boosts playoff aspirations

Nickie Morris, Assistant Sports Editor

February 5, 2019


Filed under Game Recaps, Sports

The crowd filled Patrick Gym for a conference game as UVM took on the University of Massachusetts, Lowell. The UVM women’s basketball team won 52-42 against the University of Massachusetts, Lowell Feb. 2 The game began slowly for UVM, who scored just eight points in the first period in contrast to 11 by Lo...

Penguin Plungers get cold for a cause

Stephan Toljan, Senior Staff Writer

February 5, 2019


Filed under Sports

If walking out into ice cold temperatures isn’t enough of a shock, try jumping into ice cold water. The Penguin Plunge took place on Feb. 3 at Lake Champlain. This event has been held for 24 years and raises money for Special Olympics Vermont, who supports athletes with intellectual disabilities i...

Pack the Gut sees third largest crowd yet

Pack the Gut sees third largest crowd yet

Ashley Miller, Senior Staff Writer

February 5, 2019


Filed under Game Recaps, Sports

The UVM women’s hockey team played against Boston University Feb. 3 in the annual Pack the Gut event. 1,967 fans were in the stands for the challenge to break the Women’s Hockey East attendance record of 2,136 fans, which was set two years ago in Vermont, according to UVM athletics. I...

Super bowl hype touches down on campus

Super bowl hype touches down on campus

Nickie Morris, Assistant Sports Editor

January 31, 2019


Filed under Columns, Sports

 Sabrina Hood After two thrilling league championship games, the New England Patriots and L.A. Rams will head to the Super Bowl Feb. 3 in Atlanta. For local New England fans, including many UVM students, the Patriots stand out as clear favorites. This could be Patriot’s quarterback, Tom Brady, sixth super bowl ...

Quarterback leads team to season success

Ashley Miller, Senior Staff Writer

January 31, 2019


Filed under Columns, Sports

The Philadelphia Eagles finished the 2018 season on top of the world with second-string quarterback, Nick Foles, leading the path to unexpected triumph. Over the past two years, Foles has proven himself to be an essential asset for Philadelphia. In 2017, Foles took over for the Eagles’ start...

Men’s hockey wins against Merrimack

Men’s hockey wins against Merrimack

Ashley Miller, Staff Writer

January 29, 2019


Filed under Game Recaps, Sports

The UVM men’s ice hockey team has broken their five game losing streak. In an effort to rally against Mental Health, the Catamounts faced off and defeated Merrimack, 5-1 Jan. 25. Vermont had a 8-13-1 record in Hockey East prior to this game, according to UVM athletics. The Catamounts hit the...

Men’s basketball loses six game winning streak at home

Men’s basketball loses six game winning streak at home

Nickie Morris, Assistant Sports Editor

January 29, 2019


Filed under Game Recaps, Sports

In front of an electrified Patrick Gym, the men’s basketball team played for their seventh straight win Wednesday night. The UVM men’s basketball team lost 74-61 against the University of Maryland Baltimore County Jan. 23. This game was a rematch from the March 2018 conference title game wher...

Swimming & diving celebrates grads

Stephan Toljan, Senior Staff Writer

January 23, 2019


Filed under Game Recaps, Sports

UVM women’s swimming and diving team hosted the University of Rhode Island Jan. 19 for their last home meet. Each senior was congratulated by Athletic Director Jeff Schulman. They were also presented with a bouquet from head coach Gerry Cournoyer and posed for pictures. The meet began short...

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