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Women’s Soccer Ties Hartford

October 13, 2003

WEST HARTFORD, Conn. - Freshman Cassandra VanLeeuwen (Tillsonburg, Ontario) scored twice in the opening 20 minutes to lead Vermont to a 2-2 tie with America East foe Hartford. After scoring the game's first goal in the 11th minute, VanLeeuwen struck again in the 19th minute on a ball goalkeeper Stephanie...

Student Athletes Come Under Fire

October 6, 2003

In the wake of another controversial book chronicling the discrepancies between student-athletes and non-athletes in elite liberal arts institutions, attention is once again being focused on Middlebury's admissions policies. "Reclaiming the Game", the follow-up to the ground-breaking "The Game of L...

Cats Served Loss by Carabins

October 6, 2003

In Men's Tennis action Saturday afternoon, the Montreal Carabins downed the Vermont Catamounts, 6-1. After retiring in Friday's match versus St. Lawrence, Tom Whittaker (London, England) bounced back winning UVM's lone point, defeating Montreal's Nicolas Gagnon, 7-6, 6-7,10-4, in the #3 slot. The Cata...

Boston Ties Men’s Soccer in Loaded Game

October 6, 2003

Matt Chavez scored four goals but Vermont could not hold off a late Boston University charge as the team's settled for a 4-4 double overtime tie America East men's soccer at a soggy Centennial Field on Saturday afternoon. Chavez gave the Catamounts a 4-1 lead with just under 20 minutes to play but ...

Eagles Eat Catamounts Over Ice

October 6, 2003

Boston College's Tony Voce scored a hat trick as the third-ranked Eagles held off a late Vermont comeback and defeated the Catamounts, 5-3, in front of a sold-out Gutterson Fieldhouse Saturday afternoon. Boston College took a 4-0 lead early in the third, only to have the scrappy Catamounts claw back...

Last Minute Equalizer Forces Lady’s Soccer into Double OT Draw

September 29, 2003

NEW BRITAIN, Conn. - The University of Vermont women's soccer team scored three goals in the second half to dig itself out of a 2-0 hole, but Central Connecticut's Laura Duncan (East Sussex, England) headed in Kelly Shimmin's restart cross with just 35 seconds left in regulation to force overtime. T...

Men’s Hockey, Women’s B-Ball Tickets Go On Sale Oct. 1st

September 29, 2003

BURLINGTON, Vt. - Starting on Wednesday, October 1st at 9:00am, all General Admission tickets for the 2003-2004 University of Vermont men's hockey and men's and women's basketball seasons will go on sale to the general public.Fans can choose to purchase any combination of single-game tickets or they c...

Bobcats and Catamounts Spar, Cats Lose

September 29, 2003

NEW HAVEN, Conn. - Quinnipiac's Chelsea Osbrey scored with 2:16 remaining in the game as the Quinnipiac Bobcats topped Vermont, 1-0, in collegiate field hockey action Friday night at Yale. Vermont, 1-8 overall, plays Yale Sunday. The Catamounts owned a 17-5 advantage in shots, but couldn't get one b...

Cats, Big Green Rumble, Cats Lose

September 29, 2003

HANOVER, N.H. - Mike Vidmar scored with 4:28 left in the second overtime to give Dartmouth a 2-1 win over Vermont in men's college soccer at a rainy Chase Field on Thursday afternoon. Tony Anderson opened the scoring in the 34th minute with his second goal of the season, and the first for the Catam...

Women’s and Men’s Hockies Picked Ninth in Preseason Coaches’ Polls

September 29, 2003

BURLINGTON, Vt. - The University of Vermont women's hockey team was picked to finish ninth in the 2003-04 ECAC Women's Hockey Preseason Poll, the conference announced Monday. Vermont, which begins its third season of Division I hockey this year, garnered 18 points. The Catamounts picked up their fir...

Welcome, Kevin Sneddon

September 29, 2003

Kevin Sneddon sits at his desk in a half decorated office that he hasn't had time to finish yet. There is a pile of framed pictures and documents leaning against the wall that have yet to find a place, among them a diploma from Harvard University. At first glance Sneddon looks like he may be a ...

The UVM Sailing Team Update

September 29, 2003

Six years ago, UVM started becoming a major competitor in inter-collegiate sailing. Every year the team grows and the level of talent increases. Many team members join with racing experience while others begin their careers here. Regardless of sailing skills background, it has taken strong a commitment fr...

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