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#10 Vermont Blows Lead and Game to #12 Maine

Dakota Rubin

February 14, 2006

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In front of the 34th consecutive shutout at Gutterson Fieldhouse the Catamounts saw their lead vanish in the blink of an eye. The Maine Black Bears blasted the Catamounts with three goals in a span of 74 seconds in the third period to lead the way to a 3-1 victory. Vermont, which dropped to 17-9-3 and 9-8-3 in Hockey East,...

Men’s Basketball Falls at Home

February 7, 2006

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The 3-time American East champion Catamounts did not look like a champion caliber team this Saturday. Coming off a huge (69-62) win at Maine, the Hawks of Hartford came to a sold out Patrick Gymnasium ready to play. Led by seniors Kenny Adeleke and Aaron Cook (coming off a career-high 40 point game), Hartford was able to kn...

Men’s Basketball Loses a Heartbreaker in Double OT

January 31, 2006

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It's not often you see a team out-rebound their opponent by more than 20 in one game. It's even rarer to see a team do so and lose the game, but unfortunately for the men's basketball team that was the case. The Catamounts had a commanding 61-37 edge on the glass but a disappointing result on the scoreboard as they lost 61-60 in...

Cats Win Close Game

Dakota Rubin

January 31, 2006

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In the 32nd consecutive sellout at Gutterson Fieldhouse, 4,003 people saw the College Warriors of Merrimack top the #7 Vermont Catamounts 4-2 on Friday night. The loss drops the Cats to 15-8-2 overall and 7-7-2 in Hockey East. The win snapped a 12-game winless streak for Merrimack as they improve to 5-17-2 and 2-13-7 in conference. So...

Women’s Hockey Falls to Maine

Dakota Rubin

January 24, 2006

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The University of Vermont Women's Hockey Team kept a tenacious Maine team scoreless through two and a half periods on Saturday afternoon and sophomore goaltender Katie Nichols had a tremendous game saving 37 of the 38 shots she faced. But the Catamounts were not able to get their offense on track as they fell to the Black Bears...

Sheer Excitement at the Gut

Dakota Rubin

December 6, 2005

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The fifth-ranked Catamounts skated to a 3-3 tie with the 10th-ranked New Hampshire Wildcats (7-5-3, 6-3-2). It was the first tie for Vermont this season as they move to 10-3-1 overall and 4-3-1 in Hockey East. The first period started with both teams trying to get a feel for the other. But by the end of the period, this rivalry...

Catamounts Basketball Crush Holy Cross

December 6, 2005

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In a match up between two of the best mid-major programs in the country in recent years, Vermont prevailed over Holy Cross 68-64 this past Monday at Patrick Gym. Martin Klimes (22 points, 9 rebounds) and Mike Trimboli (21 pts. 6 assists, 5 rebs.) once again led the way for the Catamounts, combining for 43 points. Both teams fai...

Friars Forced to Their Knees

Dakota Rubin

November 15, 2005

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In the inaugural Hockey East game at Gutterson Fieldhouse, the Catamounts dominated the Friars of Providence on their way to a 6-2 victory in front of a sellout crowd of 4,003. It was the 21st straight sellout at the 'Gut.' The victory improved the No. 8 Cats to 8-1-0 on the season and 2-1-0 in Hockey East, matching the 1985-86...

Cieplicki Leads Cats Past Concordia In Men’s Hoop Preseason Tilt

November 15, 2005

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BURLINGTON, Vt. -- Kyle Cieplicki (Shelburne, Vt.) led a balanced attack with 15 points, seven rebounds and seven assists as Vermont topped Concordia of Montreal, 77-65, in a men's college basketball preseason game at Patrick Gym on Sunday afternoon. Cieplicki was one of five Catamounts to tally in double figures in UVM's ...

Catamount Soccer Ends Season in High-Stakes Game

November 15, 2005

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One of Vermont Soccer's best seasons in recent memory ended in dramatic fashion Saturday at Centennial Field. UVM (seeded 4th) played host to the fifth-seeded University at Albany Great Danes and bowed out of the conference tournament in a penalty kick shootout by a score of 5-4. 110 minutes of action saw both teams fail to...

Catamounts Crush the Purple Knights in Pre-Season Game

Lydia Morin

November 8, 2005

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There was a surprisingly large turn out for the men's basketball first preseason game on Saturday November 4th, in the Patrick Gymnasium. Scanning the crowd however, one would see a sea of purple shirts in the UVM Student Section, it seems supporters of the Purple Knights had less to do that afternoon than last year's di...

Soccer Team Win Over Albany

Eric Freedman

November 1, 2005

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On Saturday October 29th, the Catamounts faced off against the Great Danes of Albany at 1 pm on a sunny but cold day. The game took place at UVM's own Centennial Field. Hooligans outfitted in their finest Halloween attire filled the seats to watch the Catamounts play. The game got off to a superior start as junior back Core...

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