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Field hockey falls 1-0 against Holy Cross team

Field hockey falls 1-0 against Holy Cross team

September 28, 2017

The field hockey team suffered a 1-0 home loss against the College of the Holy Cross Crusaders. The Tuesday afternoo...

Women’s hockey prepares for a new season

Women’s hockey prepares for a new season

September 27, 2017

As the calendar nears the end of September, the women’s hockey season draws closer. The Catamounts are c...

Champions League starts season with all eyes set on Real Madrid

Eribert Volaj, Sports Editor

September 14, 2017

Filed under Columns, Sports

The 63rd season of the UEFA Champions League will kick off this week, over three months after Real Madrid won their 12th title. Real Madrid became the first team since AC Milan in 1990 to win back-to-back Champions League titles after defeating Juventus 3-1 in the final. Led by forward Cristiano Ronaldo and featuring world-...

Men’s soccer beats Yale in second shutout of season

Men’s soccer beats Yale in second shutout of season

September 13, 2017

The men’s soccer team secured a 1-0 win against the Yale University Bulldogs Saturday at the Rally ...

5 UVM athletes to look out for this season

Locria Courtright, Assistant Sports Editor

September 12, 2017

Filed under Player Profiles, Sports

As the fall sports season begins, UVM sports teams welcome new players to bolster their lineups. Here’s a look at five new student-athletes to watch out for in the 2017-18 season.Geo Alves Junior Geo Alves transferred from Division III Dean College. He started his UVM soccer  career strong, scoring two goals in the season-opening 4-1 win at Hartwick Colleg...

Men’s soccer team bounces back after home defeat

Men’s soccer team bounces back after home defeat

September 11, 2017

The past and present of UVM men’s soccer collided on a chilly Friday night, as UVM welcomed former head c...

Alumnae go professional

Locria Courtright, Assistant Sports Editor

September 8, 2017

Filed under Sports

Three Vermont women’s hockey alumnae have taken their talents to the professional level this year. Goaltender Madison Litchfield ‘17 signed with the National Women’s Hockey League’s Boston Pride. Defender Rachael Ade ‘17 also decided to play in New England, joining the NWHL’s Connecticut Whale. Forward Brittany Zuback...

Women’s soccer defeats Brown in overtime

Women’s soccer defeats Brown in overtime

September 7, 2017

The UVM women’s soccer team successfully snatched an important win Saturday  against Brown University. “They’ve been work...

Cinderella cup runs excite American fans

Locria Courtright, Assistant Sports Editor

August 31, 2017

Filed under Columns, Sports

Every year, the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup produces Cinderella runs, or games resulting in low ranking teams making it farther than expected. In the 2017 edition, two teams stood out with their surprise runs and are still being talked about. Christos FC was the first team to win fans’ hearts across the country. The team pl...

A look ahead at UVM’s basketball season

Eribert Volaj, Sports editor

August 30, 2017

Filed under Sports

The America East Conference announced the 2017-18 schedule for men’s basketball Aug. 22. The Catamounts will start their title defense Jan. 4, traveling to the University of Massachusetts Lowell. Afterward, the defending champions will play three home games at Patrick Gym. They host the University of Maryland Baltimore Co...

Indoor team maintains perfect record

Greg Mandozzi, Sports Writer

April 10, 2017

Filed under Game Recaps, Sports

The Vermont Bucks continue to dominate on the indoor football field, as they soared to a 62-14 victory on Friday night. The Gutterson Fieldhouse was packed with Bucks fans as they set their sights on the neighboring New Hampshire Brigade. The impressive Bucks win propels the team to a perfect 3-0 start this season. The Buc...

Decorated skier cites drive to the key of her success

Sabrina Hood, Sports Writer

April 9, 2017

Filed under Player Profiles, Sports

A UVM nordic skier was honored with a major award twice in one week. Senior Alayna Sonnesyn won the NCAA All-American First Team Title for finishing second in the women’s 15K freestyle race. UVM finished in fifth place overall with 355 points, according to UVM athletics. “I did not want to put too much pressure on the resu...

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