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Men’s lax seals home opener with a win

Sophomore midfielder Sal Iaria battles a Quinnipiac player during UVM’s home opener, Feb. 22. UVM won the game 16-7.

Aryanna Ramsaran, Cynic Sports Reporter

February 24, 2020

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

February 22, 2020

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...

Men’s Hockey opens season with a win

Junior defensemen Cory Thomas (Left) and Owen Grant (Right) fight for possession of the puck during the men’s hockey game, the first of the season, Oct. 5. The Cats won the game 6-1, with Thomas scoring UVM’s fourth goal.

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...

Taekwondo club hosts tournament in Vermont

Taekwondo tourney

Stephan Toljan, Senior Staff Writer

April 11, 2019

Personal expression through a painting, a song or a sculpture is only one form of art. For a group of 14 UVM students, they think differently, and embrace martial arts. The UVM Taekwondo club hosted its sixth tournament April 7 at Patrick Gym for the Eastern Collegiate Taekwondo Conference. The...

Men’s lacrosse defeats conference rival

Ashley Miller, Senior Staff Writer

April 7, 2019

The men’s lacrosse team defeated University at Albany 10-9 April 6 marking their first win against Albany since Spring 2011, according to UVM athletics. UVM fell to Albany last season, which eliminated Vermont from the America East Championship. Head coach Chris Feifs said he was very pleased...

Five game winning streak ends in loss

Women's lax playing UMBC

Jared Paquette, Sports Writer

April 1, 2019

During a blustery Saturday afternoon battle on Virtue Field, women’s lacrosse faced conference rival University of Maryland Baltimore County. Vermont ended a five-game winning streak with the loss, according to UVM Athletics. The Catamounts concluded with a final score of 14-13 for the March 30 game. Vermont ...

Men’s lacrosse player has career score high

Men's lacrosse game against Hartford

Nickie Morris, Assistant Sports Editor

March 26, 2019

In the midst of a chilly afternoon on Virtue Field, the UVM men’s lacrosse team played Hartford University. The Catamounts held the Hawks scoreless for the first three periods of the March 23 game. UVM won with a final score of 15-6. The game began with nearly nine minutes of attempted shots, each team missing a few times before the scorebo...

UVM knocked out of March Madness tournament

Robin Duncan with ball

Sabrina Hood, Sports Editor

March 21, 2019

The Catamounts energized a stadium full of fans in a back and forth game before losing the first round of the NCAA March Madness tournament. UVM had a No. 13 seed for the tournament and their opponent, Florida State University, was a No. 4 seed. During the first half of the game, neither team was able to pull ahead. At halft...

Men’s basketball heads to March Madness

UVM making 3pointer AE champs

Jared Paquette, Staff Writer

March 16, 2019

The UVM men’s basketball team has made it to the NCAA March Madness tournament for the first time since 2017, when they were eliminated in the first round. The Catamounts defeated the University of Maryland Baltimore County Retrievers in the American East title rematch March 16 with the final score of 66-49, securing themse...

Men’s basketball claims their second consecutive playoff win

Anthony Lamb making a basket

Jared Paquette, Staff Writer

March 13, 2019

The UVM’s men’s basketball team defeated Binghamton 84-51 to advance to the American East title game, according to UVM Athletics. This is the third time the Catamounts have beat Binghamton this season, according to UVM athletics. Sophomore guard Stef Smith scored 28 points in the first half. He also scored eight thr...

Basketball clinches quarterfinal win

Ra Kpedi dunk shot

Jared Paquette, Staff Writer

March 11, 2019

The UVM’s men’s basketball team defeated Maine 73-57 in their first American East playoff game this season, according to UVM Athletics. The March 11 game  was the fourth time in a row UVM has met the University of Maine Black Bears in the playoffs, where the Catamounts continued their winning streak, according t...

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