The Vermont Cynic

A Personal Perspective Behind the Athletic Cuts

April 12, 2004


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To my fellow UVMers, Athletic supporters, and readers, I offer to you an insight into what took place during these past weeks in the realm of athletics at the University of Vermont. As you may or may not be aware, the Athletic Department, headed by Dr. Robert Corran, decided on Wednesday March 24...

UVM to Cut Four Varsity Sports

April 5, 2004


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On Wednesday March 24th the UVM Athletic Department announced the cancellation of four varsity teams and the reinstatement of Men's Indoor and Outdoor Track. The teams being let go include Men and Women's Tennis, Men's Golf, and Men's Swimming. "The goal with this plan is to create a culture of excell...

Refinancing, Athletic Department Cuts Three Teams

March 29, 2004


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Earlier this week, the UVM athletic department announced its plans for cutting back certain division one teams in an attempt to "refinance." This came as a surprise to the five teams that include men's basketball, men's and hockey, and baseball. "Hockey has been lack luster," commented a member of...

Tom Brennan: The Man Behind the Magic

March 8, 2004


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Three time American East Coach of the Year, Tom Brennan has been the man at the helm for the Catamounts for 18 years, the longest tenure of any coach in the history of the American East. Last season he led the Cats through a program-record 21 wins, an American East Championship, and last but not least th...

Women’s Basketball Ends Regular Season with Thrilling Comeback

March 8, 2004


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Vermont senior Theresa LaRocque (Randolph, Vt.) sank a three-pointer with 1.2 second left in regulation to force overtime and the Catamounts out scored Binghamton, 12-4, in the extra session to earn a 69-61 overtime win in the regular season finale for both squads. With the win, Vermont (14-12, 8-10) ea...

Lady Cats Upset Black Bears

March 1, 2004


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The Vermont Catamounts shot 59.5% from the field en route to upsetting league-leading Maine, 76-66, at Alfond Arena in Orono, Maine. UVM's win snapped Maine's 31-game conference win streak as the Black Bears dropped to 20-6 overall and 15-1 in the conference. Vermont improved to 12-12 overall and 6-...

UC-Berkeley Student-Athletes’ Balancing

March 1, 2004


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Right after a devastating defeat at the Big Meet against Stanford last May, California State University track and field high jumper David Glasgow considered ending his more than a decade-long athletic career. Glasgow had just recently come off of a pulled hamstring, which left him off the field and kept ...

Catamounts Fall to Maine on Senior Day

March 1, 2004


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Scotty Jones (17 points, 11 rebounds) posted his third straight double-double for the Catamounts who lost for just the third time in conference play. For the second straight year, Vermont (19-7, 15-3) will be the second seed in the upcoming America East Men's Basketball Championship at Walter Brown Ar...

Cats Finish Second at EISA Championship

March 1, 2004


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The University of Vermont ski team saw its NCAA-record 28 straight wins in the Eastern Intercollegiate Ski Association (EISA) Championship come to an end Saturday as the Middlebury Panthers won the regional title with a solid two-day effort at the Middlebury Snow Bowl and Rikert Touring Center. Vermont fi...

Ambitions: The UVM Crew Team

February 23, 2004


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Everyday I wake up with a new step in my feet, with a new beat in my heart. I quickly and quietly evacuate my closet sized dorm room making sure not to wake my roommate this early in the morning. I do this every morning-it's my routine. Stumbling down the stairs I look at my watch, and then pass th...

Devastating Board Work Lifts Men’s Hoop To 11th Straight Win

February 9, 2004


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Taylor Coppenrath and T.J. Sorrentine combined for 41 points as Vermont used a punishing inside attack to run past Binghamton, 70-51, in America East men's basketball Thursday night at Patrick Gym. Coppenrath added a season-high 14 rebounds as the Catamounts out-rebounded Binghamton, 51-19, including...

Coffey, Gingras, Kostiew, Palmer Lead Catamounts at Dartmouth Invitational

February 9, 2004


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The University of Vermont women's track and field team continued its indoor season at the Dartmouth Invitational on Saturday. Several Catamounts put together impressive performances, but no team scores were handed out.Senior Kristal Kostiew (Northwood, N.H.) continued to dominate the throwing events in...

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