The Vermont Cynic

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...

Soccer for Social Change

Jon Reidel

February 9, 2004


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Jeff DeCelles had typical expectations of his semester abroad. He would study, make some friends, travel, and learn about another culture. As it turned out, DeCelles' 2001 trip to the Dominican Republic would be a life-altering experience for him and three other UVM students, and a memorable one for th...

Balanced Attack Lifts Cats To Eighth Straight Win

Athletic Communications

January 26, 2004


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T.J. Sorrentine and Taylor Coppenrath combined for 36 points as streaking Vermont cruised past New Hampshire, 82-68, in America East men's basketball at Patrick Gym Saturday afternoon.The win for the Catamounts, in front of a sellout crowd on 3,228, was their eighth straight overall as they improved ...

Athletic Spotlight: Nickie Hessney

December 8, 2003


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In its October 13, 2003 edition, Sports Illustrated highlighted the achievement of one of the Catamounts own. The lovely and charismatic Nikkie Hessney was spotlighted in the "Faces in the Crowd" section. For those of you that have been living under a rock, this twenty year old recently broke th...

Men Go One for Two; Snap Three-Game Losing Streak

December 8, 2003


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Taylor Coppenrath scored 28 points to lead a punishing inside attack as Vermont ran past Binghamton, 74-54, in America East men's basketball at the Patrick Gym on Wednesday night. The win, Vermont's eighth in nine home games this season, improved the Catamounts record to 15-9 overall and 8-3 in the Am...

The Curse of the Bambino

December 8, 2003


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As Oakland and Boston slugged it out in the division series, many Yankee fans found themselves dumbfounded. Not only were they rooting for a team that despised them, they were actually hoping that Boston would be able to overcome their two game deficit. The Sox were able to turn the series around an...

UVM Shuts Out Sacred Heart in Women’s Hockey

November 3, 2003


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The University of Vermont women's hockey team set a new school record for most goals in a game in the Division I era as it rolled past Sacred Heart, 6-0, to pick up the program's first DI victory at Gutterson Fieldhouse. It's the Catamounts second straight victory after a 3-2 win at Boston College on...

Palmer Fourth at America East Cross Country Race

November 3, 2003


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Senior Michele Palmer (Plymouth, Mass.) finished fourth overall in the women's race at the 2003 America East Cross Country Championships and led Vermont to a sixth place finish overall. The Vermont men's squad finished eighth out of 10 teams. The University of New Hampshire swept the team titles, wi...

Men’s Soccer Eliminated from Playoffs

November 3, 2003


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Chong Han scored three goals to lead Stony Brook to a 4-1 win over Vermont in America East men's soccer Saturday afternoon. The loss, coupled with Maine's 4-1 win over regular season champion UMBC in Orono, eliminated the Catamounts from the upcoming America East Men's Soccer Championship. After a d...

NFL Quarterback Don McPherson to Speak at UVM Tuesday

November 3, 2003


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The University of Vermont Department of Athletics is co-sponsoring a visit by Don McPherson, former Syracuse University and National Football League quarterback and prominent violence prevention activist, to campus next week. McPherson will speak at 7:30pm on Tuesday, Nov. 4th at the Campus Center Th...

Russell Leads Cats to 2-2 Overtime Tie with Michigan Tech

November 3, 2003


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Vermont's Travis Russell (Essex Junction, Vt.) recorded 47 saves and the Catamounts got goals from Brady Leisenring (Stowe, Vt.) and Jeff Corey (Boothwyn, Pa.) to earn a 2-2 overtime tie with Michigan Tech Saturday in the second of a two-game set in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. Vermont, 0-3-2 ove...

Field Hockey: Gage’s Late Goal Lifts Cats Over UMBC

October 27, 2003


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Vermont's Whitney Gage (Grosse Pointe, Mich.) scored on a penalty stroke with 28 seconds remaining in regulation as the Catamounts defeated Maryland-Baltimore County, 1-0, in America East field hockey action Friday at Post Field. Vermont, 2-15 overall and 1-3 in conference play, plays at Maine Sunday at...

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