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Women and Men Ranked #1 and #2, Respectively, In Coaches’ Poll

November 8, 2002

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The University of Vermont men's basketball team was picked to finish second by the America East coaches in the conference's preseason poll. Two Catamounts, junior guard T.J. Sorrentine and sophomore forward Taylor Coppenrath, were named to the preseason all-conference team. The selections were announced by the conference at Americ...

Field Hockey and Men’s Soccer Playoff Bound

November 4, 2002

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The University of Vermont field hockey team has qualified for the America East playoffs for the first time since 1991, and will play top-seeded and nationally ranked Northeastern Friday at 1 p.m. at Sweeney Field at Wentworth Institute in Boston. The Catamounts, who finished their America East season with a 2-3 record, qualified...

Black Bears Out-Swim Cats

November 4, 2002

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Freshman Kristen Elsmore won both the one- and three-meter diving competitions and junior Greg Baxter won the 200 breaststroke and 200 IM as the Catamounts competed at the University of Maine Saturday. The Maine men defeated Vermont, 147-85, while the Black Bear women won, 176-124. Elsmore, who qualified for the ECAC Champio...

Cat Athletes Snag Honors

November 4, 2002

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Women's Soccer- The University of Vermont's Melissa Witkiewicz was named America East Women's Soccer Rookie of the Week for the week ending October 27. She is the second Catamount to earn a conference honor this season. Witkiewicz, a freshman midfielder for the Catamounts, netted her first-career goal and assisted on anothe...

Women’s Soccer End On Sour Note

November 4, 2002

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The Northeastern Huskies scored twice in the first half and held on for a 2-1 victory over Vermont in an America East women's soccer match. UVM closes out the 2002 season with a record of 4-15-0 overall and 2-6-0 mark in America East.Sophomore Jen North converted assists from Liz Dyjak and Jess Pfeifer on one of Northeastern'...

Pats Or Bills?

November 4, 2002

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Here's my problem: I was never supposed to write this article. The article that I was supposed to write would have lambasted Bill Belicheck and the Patriots for dealing away Drew Bledsoe within their own division. Unfortunately, my column went to heck at about 3:00p.m. Sunday afternoon, just about the time that Smith slammed th...

Men Downed By BU

November 4, 2002

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Longtime nemesis Boston University scored four early goals en route to a 5-2 win over Vermont in America East men's soccer at Nickerson Field on Sunday afternoon. "We never had our legs right from the start today," commented Vermont coach Roy Patton. "They are a talented team and they took advantage of that. We played harder in...

Cats Win Again!

November 4, 2002

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Vermont's Jeff Miles scored a hat trick and Ryan Miller added two goals and two assists as the Catamounts won their second straight game, 8-3, over Wayne State in a non-league Division I men's hockey game Friday. The Warriors, 2-1-0, had a 14-game unbeaten streak, the longest in the nation, before the loss to UVM. "That was as good a 20...

Club Soccer Gets It Done

November 2, 2002

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The UVM Women's Club Soccer team went undefeated this year, going 6-0-1 through their win in the championship match on Sunday November 3rd against Cornell University by a score of 1-0. The playoffs and championship game were played at the Cortland fields in less than optimal conditions with snow on the ground, which fell duri...

Rogers Wins NEIGA Scholarship

October 28, 2002

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University of Vermont freshman golfer Tom Rogers stunned the New England golf world Tuesday when he won the individual title at the 68th annual New England Intercollegiate Golf Association (NEIGA) Championship at the Captains Club. Rogers, one of the top New England Prep golfers the last two years at Holderness, shot two round...

Wallace Four President

October 28, 2002

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Senior Adam Wallace scored four goals to give Vermont a 4-2 victory over Hartford in America East men's soccer at Centennial Field on Saturday afternoon. Wallace, one goal shy of the school record, became the first Catamount to score four times since October 3, 1976, when Gil Low had four against Norwich. He also has talli...

UVM Overcomes BU for Key League Win

October 28, 2002

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Vermont goalkeeper Holly Colberg made a save on Boston University's Meredith Long in the final round of the penalty stroke-off as the Catamount field hockey team kept its America East playoff hopes alive with a 2-1 win over the Terriers at Archie Post Field Friday. Vermont had not beaten Boston University since 1982. "We stuck to our gam...

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