The Vermont Cynic

Soccer Team Win Over Albany

Eric Freedman

November 1, 2005


Filed under Archives, Game Recaps, Sports

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 superio...

Week Nine Predictions – NFL

Dakota Rubin

November 1, 2005


Filed under Archives, Columns, Sports

Week nine. The first week of the second half of the season. Almost every team still has a chance to make the playoffs. This is when we find out which teams are for real and which ones are pretenders.The Game Of The WeekIndianapolis at New England - This has been the biggest rivalry in football over...

The 2005 World Series: Chicago Triumphs at Last

Austin Danforth

November 1, 2005


Filed under Archives, Sports

In case you couldn't hear Richie Kaknes's screams of joy last Wednesday night, you probably overlooked the fact that the Chicago White Sox won the World Series. No need for a double-take here, it actually happened, slaying the monster created over 88 years of futility. Upon their return from Houston th...

Crew Wins Again

Sarah Claferty

November 1, 2005


Filed under Archives, Sports

On October 15th, the UVM Crew Team made history at a new level of international competition at the McGill Eastern Invitational Regatta in Montreal, Canada held at the Olympic Rowing Basin. The team entered at the last minute after the cancellation of the New Hampshire Championships. What would hav...

Gymnastics Raises $4,000

September 27, 2005


Filed under Archives, Sports

Last week, the UVM Gymnastics team, in association with Hruska Gymnastics Academy, raised approximately $4,100 to be donated to Hurricane Katrina relief, more than any other single group on campus. The fundraiser was an event hosted by Hruska Gymnastics Academy in Winooski. Both the Vermont Men's an...

Field Hockey Christens New Turf with a Win

September 12, 2005


Filed under Archives, Game Recaps, Sports

The Women's Field Hockey Team christened the new turf field with a strong victory over Sacred Heart. With a 2-0 score, the girls improved their record to two wins and three losses. After their three game losing streak, this win surely proved the team has what it takes to be a successful force in...

Sports Forge a Bond Between Students and Vermonters

May 26, 2005


Filed under Sports

This paper marks the end of my first semester as sports editor. This is also the end of my last semester as sports editor. It's been a whirlwind of a year. The newspaper took up a lot more of my time than I expected it to. I began by writing the occasional article last semester, and somehow became th...

Cox Breaks Records at UVM, Leads Lacrosse Team Through a Tough Season

April 19, 2005


Filed under Sports

The women's lacrosse team at UVM has had a tough spring season this year. They have lost two of their three league games so far, with three games left to prove themselves. The games that they lost, one to Stony Brook and one to UMBC, were both close games, with UVM leading up to the half against St...

Frozen in Time

Dakota Rubin

April 7, 2005


Filed under Archives, Sports

For all the teams in the national semifinals, the Frozen Four has been a long time coming. After a crazy first weekend in the NCAA Tournament that saw three of the No. 1 seeds go down in the first round, the four remaining teams share the same inexperience on the national level. The Catamounts opponent,...

UVM Ski Team to Host NCAA at Stowe

March 8, 2005


Filed under Archives, Sports

Though they often go unacknowledged, the UVM ski team is fantastically talented, on par with the skills of the much-acclaimed basketball team. The ski team won five of the six team titles on the EISA (Eastern Intercollegiate Ski Association) carnival circuit. Each carnival is a two-day series of sk...

Scott Mifsud Plays Crucial Part in Hockey Team Turn-Around

March 8, 2005


Filed under Archives, Sports

The UVM men's hockey team, after a slow start to the season, is now ready and well-seeded for the ECACHL this coming weekend. The team, with a record of thirteen wins, six losses, and three tied games, is placed fourth in the ECACHL, preceded by Cornell in first, Harvard in second, and Colgate in th...

A Jock Like No Other

March 8, 2005


Filed under Archives, Player Profiles, Sports

University of Vermont's Men's Lacrosse team has started their season successfully with a home win over Colgate. Aaron Jock, a freshman on the squad has proved himself to be an exceptional and dedicated athlete. For Aaron, the challenge of practice and competing on a varsity sport does not only li...

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