The Vermont Cynic

New Coach Announced for UVM Basketball Team

March 5, 2005


Filed under Archives, Sports

Mike Lonergan, an assistant coach at the University of Maryland who led Catholic University to the 2001 NCAA Division III national championship, has been named head coach of men's basketball at the University of Vermont. Dr. Robert Corran, director of athletics, made the announcement today. Lonergan, 39...

Cuncic Reigns over Danes

February 22, 2005


Filed under Archives, Game Recaps, Sports

Junior Ashley Cuncic had a standout performance on Wednesday night as the UVM Women's Catamounts defeated the SUNY Albany Great Danes 90-72 at the Patrick Gymnasium. The Cats dominated the court end to end. On defense, they were impregnable, often utilizing an impetuous press which created twenty-five po...

Julian Brizzi Really Loves Basketball

February 22, 2005


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Although I have never been a sports fan, when I turned on ESPN last week to see the UVM men's basketball team featured on an episode of "The Season," I was blown away. For a whole hour, the team was interviewed, followed, and analyzed in all their masculine, sweaty glory. My roommates and I stood tr...

Men’s Track and Field is Back

February 3, 2005


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After two season-long abscences, the men's track team is back. The program was dropped following the 2001-02 season, and UVM has not sponsored a men's track and field program since. That is, not until now.The new addition of the men's track and field team is part of a plan implemented in March 200...

UVM Leading Forward Crossed the Atlantic to Play Basketball

February 3, 2005


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Following in this edition's theme of world and travel, we look to the University of Vermont's men's basketball team for a unique perspective of balancing athletics, academics, and a new culture. Germain Mopa Njila is a leading forward on UVM's basketball team from Yaounde Cameroon. He joined the te...

E-A-G-L-E-S!

February 2, 2005


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E-A-G-L-E-S EAGLES! The Philadelphia Eagles are going to the Super Bowl! The city has waited 24 years to hear those words again. 24 years after a 20-7 victory over the ever-so hated Dallas Cowboys and of course 24 years after the only appearance for the Philadelphia Eagles in the Super Bowl, a loss to...

UVM Women’s Gymnastics Club Won the National Championship, Rewarded By Losing Their Practice Space This Year

December 6, 2004


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The UVM Women's Gymnastics team, which won the National AssociationIntercollegiate Gymnastics Clubs competition last spring and the Men's team which won third place at Nationals, are now losing their practice space. The ten thousand square foot Gymnastics Room, in the Patrick Gymnasium, which no...

Mifsud, Fallon Lift Cats to 7-1 Win Over Yale In Men’s Hockey

November 8, 2004


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Vermont's Scott Mifsud (Burlington, Ont.) scored hat trick and freshman goalie Joe Fallon (Bemidji, Minn.) continued his outstanding play as the Catamounts moved to 4-4-1 overall and 2-0-0 in the ECAC Hockey League with a 7-1 win over Yale Saturday night at a sold-out Gutterson Fieldhouse.With the win, ...

Life As A Red Sox Fan

October 27, 2004


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Wearing a Red Sox hat at UVM makes you cooler. That's exactly the lesson I learned this past week after I was forced to wear a Red Sox hat. To start off with, I am a Yankees Fan. I've been going to Yankee's games my whole life. Since as far back as I can remember, I've always been a Yankees fa...

Bolton Valley Race Mayhem

October 27, 2004


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When most students slept, talked on their cell phones about MTV's TRL, or went to the University Mall for new pseudo-UGG boots, the UVM Cycling team prepared for Eastern Championships. They prepared physically and mentally, and built demanding courses to host the riders from the Eastern Collegiate Cy...

The Sweet Just Ain’t As Sweet Without the Sour

October 27, 2004


Filed under Archives, Columns, Sports

In all of this Red Sox-Yankees commotion which has been taking place over the past few weeks it is easy to forget that there are those on campus who support neither team. This article goes out to those people who were looking out their windows this past Wednesday wondering "What's the big deal?" ...

UVM Rubgy at Odds with the Law

October 8, 2004


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The UVM Men's Rugby Squad is in jeopardy of having the rest of their season cut short after an alcohol-related incident which occurred on Saturday the 18th. Ten members of the team are facing alcohol-related charges after their van was pulled over by a state trooper in Warner, New Hampshire. Seven of...

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