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Boston College Tops UVM in Lacrosse

March 27, 2007

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The Vermont Women's Lacrosse team was defeated by Boston College, 16-10, last Wednesday. The Eagles were led by Jenna McCabe and Elizabeth Kadison, who combined for 11 points.McCabe picked up three assists and was one of three Eagles to score a hat trick. Emily Hannigan and Lauren Costello also added three goals each. Kadis...

America East Title Rolls Away from the Cats

March 20, 2007

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The scene on the court said it all: the ball bouncing harmlessly at the other end of the court, Albany players and fans jumping in jubilation at center court, and UVM sophomore guard Mike Trimboli in a ball on his knees at the top of the key.After such an electric, heart pounding game the scoreboard simply could not harness t...

Women’s Basketball Falls in Semifinals

March 20, 2007

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After defeating #6 seed Maine 70-57, the third seeded Vermont Catamounts could not rally past the UMBC Retrievers, losing 67-56.Against Maine, Vermont used a 26-7 run to close out the final nine minutes of the game and surge into the semifinals of the conference tournament.Courtnay Pilypaitis led Vermont, finishish with 23 points, ...

Boston U. Ends Cats’ Hockey Postseason in Third Game

March 20, 2007

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Falling in heartbreaking fashion to third seeded Boston University in the Hockey East quarterfinals, the University of Vermont men's hockey team gave new definition to the Ides of March. After alternating victories in the best of three series' first two contests, the sixth seeded Cats battled back from a two goal deficit to force ...

Senior Weekend Letdown

March 8, 2007

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On a snowy Friday evening, the Uni-versity of Vermont men's ice hockey team opened Senior Weekend by drop-ping a 2-1 decision to the suffocating defense and opportunistic scoring of the University of Massachusetts-Low-ell. Despite outshooting the River Hawks 30-20, the Cats were unable to solve freshman goaltender Carter Hu...

UMBC Spoils Lady Cats’ Comeback

February 27, 2007

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UMBC served the women's basketball team its fourth loss in five games on Tuesday at Patrick Gym.UMBC made 15 of 16 foul shots in the last minute of play to hold off Vermont 80-72.The Retrievers rallied behind Sharri Rhode's 27 points, 10 rebounds and 94.4 percent shooting from the foul line."We missed a lot of easy shots tod...

Women’s Hockey Falls to New Hampshire on Senior Weekend

February 27, 2007

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Despite a tenacious defensive effort, the Cata-mounts were unable to control the University of New Hampshire's high powered offense on Saturday afternoon in women's Hockey East action. The #4 ranked Wildcats (25-3-5, 17-1-1 Hockey East) were held to 25 shots, their second lowest total on the season. UVM (3-26-2, 1-18-1 Hockey Ea...

Men’s Basketball Finishes With a Slam Dunk

February 27, 2007

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Playing in their last regular season home game, seniors Chris Holm and Martin Kilmes helped to lead the Cats to a 90-73 victory over the Hartford Hawks on Sunday in front of a sellout crowd.UVM took a 14-point lead in the first half while the Hawks got into early foul trouble.Junior Kyle Cieplicki stepped up big time for the...

A Thriller at “The Gutt”

February 28, 2006

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Two game misconducts, two tough goalies, one exciting game. This is college hockey at its best; fierce competition and an electric home crowd, some so electric it could be said they short-circuited and were forced to leave.Gutterson Fieldhouse, sold out for the 36th consecutive game, was packed full of screaming fans for Frida...

Cats Cruise past Black Bears

Dakota Rubin

February 21, 2006

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The University of Vermont Men's Basketball team brushed off their recent scoring woes in a blow out of Maine, 79-48, on Wednesday night. The Cats shot a blistering 53.3 percent from the floor and 50 percent from 3-point range, while holding the Black Bears to just 32.8 percent shooting and 14.3 percent from beyond the arc. "The...

Women’s Hockey Loses to Northeastern on Senior Weekend

February 21, 2006

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In such a hard-fought, well-played game it was only fitting for the game to be decided in the final minutes. A Northeastern goal by Marie Desrosiers with 1:23 remaining in the third period dashed the Cats' hopes and gave Northeastern a 2-1 victory Saturday in the second to last home game for five UVM seniors. The goal came...

Women Squander Lead, Lose at Home to Stony Brook

February 14, 2006

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When you're up by 7 points with five minutes left, the last thing you need is to lose two starters to fouls.That is exactly what happened to the Women's Basketball Team Thursday night at home against the Stony Brook Seawolves. Up 71-64 with 4:16 left, senior guard Chrissy Battram committed her fifth foul sending Seawolf Jessica S...

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