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Hockey wins, fails to Pack the Gut

Maddie Allen, Staff Writer

February 13, 2018

As the UVM women’s hockey team skated out for warmups, the student section, a sea of green and gold, roared with approval. The women’s hockey team held their fifth annual Pack the Gut game on Friday, facing off against the University of Connecticut. The Catamounts pulled out the 1-0 win in a ...

Vermont triumphs over Providence College

Vermont triumphs over Providence College

Curt Berry, Staff Writer

February 6, 2018

Fights, blocked shots, power play goals, a game winner, and free chocolate made for an exciting weekend at Gutterson Fieldhouse. Men’s hockey continued their hot streak this weekend, winning a game and tying another against No. 8 ranked Providence College. After these two games, Vermont improv...

Basketball extends winning streak

Basketball extends winning streak

Curt Berry, Staff Writer

January 31, 2018

Ten months after the America East matchup where the Cats were crowned conference champions, the University at Albany returned to the Tom Brennan Court. The result was the same again. Vermont emerged victorious and extended their win-streak to 10 games.   The Cats pulled away with a 61-50 win ag...

Men’s hockey bounces back after close loss

Curt Berry, Staff Writer

January 27, 2018

The Catamounts fell just short of their fifth win of the season Friday tonight, as the University of Massachusetts Lowell came back from a two-goal deficit. Vermont held a two goal lead with 11 minutes left in third, until Lowell scored three unanswered goals, including an overtime goal by forward C...

Women’s hockey upsets No. 5 Minnesota

Locria Courtright, Assistant Sports Editor

January 17, 2018

UVM women’s hockey went into Friday night’s game at No. 5 University of Minnesota struggling, having gone ten NCAA games without a win, but on the brink of making history. When they left the Ridder Arena ice, the streak was over and history was made. Fuelled by three points from first-year ...

Women’s hockey falls at home

Women’s hockey falls at home

Locria Courtright, Assistant Sports Editor

December 14, 2017

The Vermont women’s hockey team fell in their last game this semester, extending their winless streak to eight. The Catamounts were defeated 4-1 by the Maine Black Bears Dec. 9 at Gutterson Fieldhouse. Maine opened the scoring late in the first period. Sophomore goaltender Sydney Scobee made a pad sa...

Men’s soccer season comes to end in semis

Men’s soccer season comes to end in semis

Maddie Allen, Cynic Correspondent

November 17, 2017

Men’s soccer saw their season come to an end Wednesday at Virtue Field as they lost 1-0 to the University at Albany in the semifinals of the America East Tournament. The Catamounts controlled play for most of the first half and held the majority of chances, but they were still unable to capitali...

Women’s hockey defeats reigning national champs

Women’s hockey defeats reigning national champs

Locria Courtright, Assistant Sports Editor

November 15, 2017

After 60 minutes of gameplay, UVM poured onto the ice to mob sophomore goaltender Sydney Scobee and celebrate the victory. Women’s hockey hosted No. 3 Clarkson University Golden Knights, the reigning national champions, Friday afternoon. The Catamounts defeated the Golden Knights by a score of...

Basketball to build on last season’s successes

Basketball to build on last season’s successes

Sabrina Hood, Staff Writer

November 3, 2017

It’s almost that time of year. Feeding off the success of going to March Madness last season, the hope of another successful season is on the horizon. “Coming off a perfect conference season last year, expectations are high,” head coach John Becker said. ”We have a lot of guys coming back and ...

Field hockey ends with defeat

Field hockey ends with defeat

Aryanna Ramsaran, Staff Writer

November 2, 2017

The women’s field hockey team played their final home game of the season Friday afternoon on Moulton-Winder Field. The Catamounts lost 1-0 against the University of Maine. The loss brings their new record to 5-11 with one game left before the start of the America East Tournament. This game was...

Men’s hockey grabs last-minute goal to come back from two-goal deficit

Men’s hockey grabs last-minute goal to come back from two-goal deficit

Locria Courtright, Assistant Sports Editor

November 1, 2017

Fans at Gutterson Fieldhouse were treated to a thrilling installment of the hockey rivalry between the University of Vermont and the University of New Hampshire on Saturday night. The Catamounts rallied from a two-goal deficit in the third period to tie the game in the last minute of regulation a...

Women’s hockey falls late to New Hampshire

Women’s hockey falls late to New Hampshire

Locria Courtright, Assistant Sports Editor

October 26, 2017

It was a heartbreaking end to the game for Catamount women's hockey on Friday night at Gutterson Fieldhouse. The visiting New Hampshire Wildcats scored the tying goal with 12 seconds to go in regulation and the winner with 17 seconds remaining in overtime as they defeated the Catamounts 5-4. UNH open...

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