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Senior hits stride in final XC season

Senior hits stride in final XC season

Aryanna Ramsaran, Cynic Sports Reporter

5 days ago

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...

Here’s why men’s soccer can bring home the championship

Here’s why men’s soccer can bring home the championship

Aryanna Ramsaran, Sports Reporter

November 13, 2019

The UVM men’s soccer team finished up as co-champions of America East’s regular season with the University of New Hampshire after a 1-1 tie between the teams Nov. 6. This gives both teams a first-round bye to the semifinals of the America East conference with UVM seeded second, right after UNH....

Men’s soccer seeded second in semis

Men’s soccer seeded second in semis

Hayley Rosen, Sports Reporter

November 12, 2019

Both tension and visible breath were in the air during the America East men’s soccer championship game between UVM and University of New Hampshire Nov. 6. Going into the game, UNH was ranked No. 18 nationally, whereas UVM was ranked significantly lower at No. 60. In America East, UNH was the No. 1...

Day in the life of UVM’s Rally Cat

Day in the life of UVM’s Rally Cat

Hayley Rosen, Staff Writer

November 6, 2019

An ordinary cat sleeps most of the day, but Rally Cat is far too busy for that.  This past Friday, Nov. 1, Rally Cat had many duties to attend to, including a women’s field hockey game, a men’s ice hockey game and VCat Friday.  One Rally  Cat employee, who wishes to remain anonymous to keep the spirit alive, ...

Catamount Country honors basketball all-star alumni T.J. Sorrentine and Taylor Coppenrath

Catamount Country honors basketball all-star alumni T.J. Sorrentine and Taylor Coppenrath

Hayley Rosen, Cynic Sports Reporter

October 29, 2019

Catamount country erupted in applause as the two newest banners sailed up into the rafters Saturday night, Oct. 26. The banners displayed the numbers 11 and 22, those of T.J. Sorrentine and Taylor Coppenrath, two UVM men’s basketball players from the class of 2005. The jerseys were retired before...

10 years later, no sign of DI baseball coming back to UVM

10 years later, no sign of DI baseball coming back to UVM

Hayley Rosen, Staff Writer

October 24, 2019

You could hear a pin drop after the 48 UVM Division I baseball and softball players were informed their teams were being cut in 2009. After suffering from the 2008 recession the UVM athletic department had to make $1 million in cuts. This included cutting the varsity baseball and softball teams, ea...

UVM’s club frisbee program grows with ‘development’ team

UVM’s club frisbee program grows with ‘development’ team

Maryann Makosiej, Staff Writer

October 18, 2019

UVM’s men’s Ultimate Frisbee program has added a third team to its roster, but the team has an uncertain future. Ultimate Frisbee at UVM, is split between men and women. Sophomore Natalie Connor said the three women’s teams, collectively called “Ruckus,” are split into an A, B and C level....

Men’s Hockey opens season with a win

Men’s Hockey opens season with a win

Aryanna Ramsaran, Staff Writer

October 9, 2019

The men’s hockey team opened their 2019-20 season with a win against the University of Guelph Oct. 5. The Catamounts came back from an early 1-0 deficit to win 6-1. “I certainly want to tip my hat to the fans, you know for an exhibition game, there’s not many across the country that gets a crowd lik...

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