The Vermont Cynic

The Curse of the Bambino

December 8, 2003


Filed under Archives, Columns, Sports

As Oakland and Boston slugged it out in the division series, many Yankee fans found themselves dumbfounded. Not only were they rooting for a team that despised them, they were actually hoping that Boston would be able to overcome their two game deficit. The Sox were able to turn the series around an...

UVM Shuts Out Sacred Heart in Women’s Hockey

November 3, 2003


Filed under Archives, Game Recaps, Sports

The University of Vermont women's hockey team set a new school record for most goals in a game in the Division I era as it rolled past Sacred Heart, 6-0, to pick up the program's first DI victory at Gutterson Fieldhouse. It's the Catamounts second straight victory after a 3-2 win at Boston College on...

Palmer Fourth at America East Cross Country Race

November 3, 2003


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Senior Michele Palmer (Plymouth, Mass.) finished fourth overall in the women's race at the 2003 America East Cross Country Championships and led Vermont to a sixth place finish overall. The Vermont men's squad finished eighth out of 10 teams. The University of New Hampshire swept the team titles, wi...

Men’s Soccer Eliminated from Playoffs

November 3, 2003


Filed under Archives, Game Recaps, Sports

Chong Han scored three goals to lead Stony Brook to a 4-1 win over Vermont in America East men's soccer Saturday afternoon. The loss, coupled with Maine's 4-1 win over regular season champion UMBC in Orono, eliminated the Catamounts from the upcoming America East Men's Soccer Championship. After a d...

NFL Quarterback Don McPherson to Speak at UVM Tuesday

November 3, 2003


Filed under Archives, Sports

The University of Vermont Department of Athletics is co-sponsoring a visit by Don McPherson, former Syracuse University and National Football League quarterback and prominent violence prevention activist, to campus next week. McPherson will speak at 7:30pm on Tuesday, Nov. 4th at the Campus Center Th...

Russell Leads Cats to 2-2 Overtime Tie with Michigan Tech

November 3, 2003


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Vermont's Travis Russell (Essex Junction, Vt.) recorded 47 saves and the Catamounts got goals from Brady Leisenring (Stowe, Vt.) and Jeff Corey (Boothwyn, Pa.) to earn a 2-2 overtime tie with Michigan Tech Saturday in the second of a two-game set in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. Vermont, 0-3-2 ove...

Field Hockey: Gage’s Late Goal Lifts Cats Over UMBC

October 27, 2003


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Vermont's Whitney Gage (Grosse Pointe, Mich.) scored on a penalty stroke with 28 seconds remaining in regulation as the Catamounts defeated Maryland-Baltimore County, 1-0, in America East field hockey action Friday at Post Field. Vermont, 2-15 overall and 1-3 in conference play, plays at Maine Sunday at...

Thomas Hajek Selected in 1st Round of National Lacrosse League Draft

October 27, 2003


Filed under Archives, Sports

Former University of Vermont two-sport standout Thomas Hajek (St. Catharines, Ont.) was selected ninth overall in the first round of the National Lacrosse League entry draft Saturday, Oct. 25. Hajek, who was a captain in men's hockey and a three-year letterwinner in men's lacrosse, was selected by the Ph...

Beasley, Chavez Lift Men’s Soccer Cats to Win Over Northeastern

October 27, 2003


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Neil Beasley scored twice and Matt Chavez added a goal and two assists to lift Vermont to a 3-1 win over Northeastern in America East men's soccer Saturday afternoon at Centennial Field. The win was the second straight, and third in the last four games, for the Catamounts who evened their America E...

Clarkson and Vermont Skate to 1-1 Tie in Women’s Hockey

October 27, 2003


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Sophomore Kate Allgood (Toronto, Ontario) scored at 13:14 of the third period to give Clarkson University a 1-1 tie versus visiting Vermont in women's hockey action this Sunday. The tie snapped a four-game season-opening losing streak for the Catamounts. After skating through a scoreless first period, th...

Jones, Sullivan, Sorretine Named Cats Men’s Hoop Captains

October 27, 2003


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Seniors Scotty Jones (Katy, Texas) and Corey Sullivan (Springboro, Ohio) and junior T.J. Sorrentine (Pawtucket, R.I.) were named captains of the 2003-04 University of Vermont men's basketball team. Head Coach Tom Brennan made the announcement on Wednesday. "We are thrilled to have a great combinati...

UVM Basketball Teams Open 2003-04 Season Sunday

October 20, 2003


Filed under Archives, Sports

The University of Vermont men's and women's basketball team will officially hit the hardwood for the first time this year on Saturday, October 18. The Catamount men, the defending America East Champions, will tip off the 104th year of basketball at the school with a 10:00am practice. Coach Tom Brennan, the...

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