The Vermont Cynic

Cats fall to No. 3 Nebraska-Omaha in two-game series

Alexander Benoit and Shane Town

October 18, 2015

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In their first visit to Gutterson Fieldhouse, the University of Nebraska-Omaha proved a tough matchup for the Catamounts. Ranked No. 3 in the nation, Nebraska came in winning their last two games. In the first game of the weekend series, the Mavericks got out to a 2-0 lead in the first period when forward Fredrik Ol...

Men’s hockey opens season with shutout win over No. 8 Minnesota

October 11, 2015

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Despite entering the game trailing the University of Minnesota in the national rankings, UVM won its first game of the season against the Gophers Oct. 10. Defying the odds on the road — against a team that has won nearly 80 percent of its home games in the past few years — Vermont beat Minnesota 3-0.Minnesota entered the ...

Cats eliminated in semifinals

March 24, 2015

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It was a tough season this year for the UVM men’s hockey team. The Cats began their season with a record of 14-3-1, which included separate four- and seven-game winning streaks.They also won their first seven games at Gutterson Fieldhouse. The team climbed as high as No. 9 in the NCAA Division I rankings.The second half of t...

Cats scratch into semifinals of College Basketball Invitational

March 24, 2015

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The Catamounts clawed until the very end in a scrappy 78-71 win over visiting Radford Highlanders in the quarterfinal round of the College Basketball Invitational at Patrick’s Gym March 23.The game, which drew 2,252 fans, marked the first home postseason contest in UVM men's basketball history.The first half of play drew a c...

Men’s hockey’s season comes to an end

Men’s hockey’s season comes to an end

March 22, 2015

Men’s hockey appeared to have seized the momentum in the Hockey East semifinal against the UMass–Lowell...

Stony Brook defeats Vermont in semifinal

Jack Estrin

March 18, 2015

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The Catamounts had a chance to tie the game on the final possession, but America East Player of the Year, Jameel Warney swatted away a shot by junior Ethan O’Day and the Cat’s hopes for the America East title. Second seeded UVM men’s basketball fell to third seeded Stony Brook 79-77 in the America East Conference sem...

Men’s hockey off to semifinals

Alexander Benoit

March 17, 2015

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It started with 12 teams, now four remain. Down four goals in game one of the three game series  this past weekend against the Boston College Eagles, Vermont looked as if it was headed for the exits, even after scoring two goals to bring the game within two. “It's backs against the wall. If we want to keep playing,...

UVM places fourth in nation

UVM places fourth in nation

March 17, 2015

 The slopes were groomed just right and conditions were fair, but the UVM Nordic and Alpine teams were unable to claw their way back as they...

UVM advances in the playoffs

UVM advances in the playoffs

March 10, 2015

The men’s ice hockey team faced annihilation at the hands of the University of Maine Black Bears i...

UVM takes third place at America East finals

UVM takes third place at America East finals

February 24, 2015

UVM’s women’s swimming and diving team earned third place at the America East Championships.The event concluded ...

Shaw scores twice and Senkbeil nets his first as Cats beat UNH

Alexander Benoit

February 8, 2015

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The Catamounts won for the first time in nearly a month as they beat the University of New Hampshire Wildcats by a final score of 5-2. UNH opened the scoring with a power play goal early in the second, but the Cats came right back as first-year Anthony Petruzzelli scored his first goal since coming back from a head injury. Sophomore...

Demand for hockey tickets on the rise

Demand for hockey tickets on the rise

February 3, 2015

The UVM men’s hockey team is in the midst of one of their best seasons to date. Although the Catamou...

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