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Rams Handle Cats in Pool

November 11, 2002

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The University of Rhode Island men's and women's swim teams defeated Vermont at Forbush Natatorium this afternoon. The URI men defeated UVM 157-93, while the Rhode Island women's team earned a 199-100 victory over the Catamounts. On the men's side, Rhode Island's Matt Benedict set a pool record in the 100 butterfly, posti...

Men Clinch Finals Appearance with PK’s

November 11, 2002

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Senior goalkeeper Ryan Corry came off the bench to make two saves in the penalty kick round as second-seeded Vermont advanced past Hartford to the title game of the 2002 America East Men's Soccer Championship at Centennial Field in front of 1,122 fans. Before UVM bested the third-seeded Hawks, 4-2 in penalty kicks, the teams...

Women Complete Tough Weekend

November 11, 2002

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Brown University used three goals from three different players and two assists from Jessica Link in the first period to earn a 3-0 victory over Vermont in ECAC women's hockey action. Karen Thatcher scored on an assist from Link at 3:08 of the first period to put Brown up 1-0. Link teamed with Thatcher on Kerry Nugent's goal at 1...

Men’s Hockey Doesn’t Fare Well Against Conference Foes

November 11, 2002

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Dominic Moore had a goal and an assist in a three-goal second period as Harvard defeated Vermont, 4-2, in ECAC men's ice hockey action Saturday at the Bright Hockey Center. Freshman Travis Russell, getting his second career start, tied the UVM record for saves in a game with 52. Dave Reece had 52 saves against New Hampshire on...

UVM Ousted by NU

November 11, 2002

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Mari Creatini scored the first two goals of the game and Liane Dixon added a goal and an assist to lead the top-seeded Northeastern Huskies to a 5-0 victory over #4 Vermont in the semifinals of the America East FieldHockey Championships. The Huskies, ranked seventh in the nation, out shot UVM 24-4 in the contest. Vermont's...

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...

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