The Vermont Cynic

Basketball wins…again

Matt Chimenti-Carmen, Staff Writer

March 9, 2017

The No. 1 seeded Catamounts made their way into the America East final with two resounding wins in front of sold out crowds at Patrick Gym. Vermont kicked off their America East Playoffs with a convincing win against the No. 8 seeded University of Maine March 1. The Cats put on an excellent performan...

Basketball makes conference history

Zach Falls, Senior Staff Writer

February 25, 2017

Men’s basketball’s historic regular season came to a close on Saturday, with a 66-51 win over Stony Brook University on Senior Night. First-year forward Anthony Lamb led all scorers with 19 points, as the team enters the conference tournament as the No. 1 seed. The season has been filled with record...

Hockey splits a week before quarter finals

Locria Courtright, Assistant Sports Editor

February 24, 2017

A split against Merrimack College on senior weekend sent Vermont women’s hockey on the road for the Hockey East quarterfinals. The Catamounts scored first Feb. 17, striking in the last minute of the second period. Junior defender Katherine Pate took a shot from the top of the face-off circle that b...

Cats rally against cancer

Matt Chimenti-Carmen, Staff Writer

February 15, 2017

The Rally Against Cancer game began with the UVM crowd giving a warm welcome to two families that have children with cancer. Vermont athletics awarded each child their own Vermont Rally Against Cancer jersey. Following a lengthy period of cheers and applause, the families were escorted off the court and...

Men’s hockey splits games with UNH

Men’s hockey splits games with UNH

Locria Courtright, Assistant Sports Editor

February 12, 2017

Gutterson Fieldhouse was home to a shooting gallery this weekend, as Vermont men’s hockey split with rival University of New Hampshire in two high-scoring games. On Friday night, the Catamounts opened up a 2-0 lead in the second period. Junior forward Anthony Petruzzelli opened the scoring by burying a...

Goaltending leads men’s hockey past Maine

Goaltending leads men’s hockey past Maine

December 1, 2016

Despite a sluggish start, Catamount men’s hockey were able to find their way to victory on a Friday night at home. First-year goaltender Stefanos Lekkas stopped 36 shots, and senior forward Rob Darrar scored twice as the Catamounts prevailed 6-2 over the University of Maine Black Bears Nov. 18 at...

Basketball season is underway

John Suozzo

November 18, 2016

The UVM women’s basketball team fell in their season opener to Bryant University, 63-57, Nov. 11 at Patrick Gym, before winning against Dartmouth 2 days later. The game against Bryant was the first at UVM for new head coach Chris Day, who took over the team after a stint as an assistant coach at ...

Hockey knocks off ranked opponent

November 4, 2016

UVM men’s hockey hosted the University of Michigan in the first-ever matchup between the two teams. Backed by a hot start and a sellout crowd head coach Kevin Sneddon called “electric,” the Catamounts upset the Wolverines 3-0 at Gutterson Fieldhouse Oct. 28. Michigan entered the ...

Men’s soccer losing streak continues

October 21, 2016

Catamount men’s soccer fell to the University of Hartford 1-0 at Virtue Field on Saturday. The loss extended the Catamounts’ losing streak to three games. The lone goal of the game came late in the second half, after the Catamounts cleared a Hartford throw-in. Hartford substitute ...

Women’s hockey falls in preseason opener

September 30, 2016

  A late comeback by the McGill University Martlets led them past the Catamounts 3-2 at Gutterson Fieldhouse in a preseason game Sunday. The two teams skated to a scoreless first period, as senior goaltender Madi Litchfield stopped all 13 shots against her and McGill goaltender Trici...

Men’s soccer ties, fans fill the stands

September 28, 2016

UVM men’s soccer played to a 1-1 draw against Dartmouth College Sept. 24 at Virtue Field. Cheered on by a crowd of 1,710 fans, Athletic Director Jeff Schulman was assisted by various UVM athletes in the ribbon-cutting ceremony that officially announced the new renovations to Virtue Field. The...

Men’s soccer blanks LIU to stay undefeated

September 8, 2016

The UVM men’s soccer team defeated Long Island University Brooklyn 3-0, boosting the Catamounts to a 4-0-0 start and winning the Peter Baldwin Memorial Classic Sept.4.The Peter Baldwin Memorial Classic is a tournament hosted by UVM that is in its 25th season, the second under the name.Prior to the 2015-1...

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