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Scoreless on the ice prior to overtime

Stephan Toljan, Senior Staff Writer

February 25, 2019

Men’s hockey goalie Stefanos Lekkas, a junior, stopped all shots Feb. 22 during regulation minutes as the team tried to secure their playoff spot. Lekkas stopped all of the goal attempts by Boston University during three periods of regulation. The Bobcats scored the only goal of the game in overtim...

Anthony Lamb: A natural leader shines on the court

Stephan Toljan, Senior Staff Writer

February 20, 2019

An outlier is any point that falls outside of the mean. In UVM men’s basketball, forward Anthony Lamb, a junior, is an example of an outlier, averaging 21.3 points a game, according to UVM athletics. For the second time this year, Lamb has been chosen as the TD Bank Student-Athlete of the Week, accordi...

Women’s basketball player assists team during conference matchup

Nickie Morris, Assistant Sports Editor

February 19, 2019

Sophomore guard Josie Larkins had her career high of seven assists during the Feb. 16 game against the Hartford Hawks. The UVM women’s basketball team played the University of Hartford Feb. 16 at Patrick Gym and lost 76-48. Larkins said she was more focused on the team’s defensive struggle during this ga...

Hockey secures two consecutive wins

Nickie Morris, Assistant Sports Editor

February 19, 2019

The UVM women’s hockey team won Feb. 15 and Feb. 16 home games against College of the Holy Cross. UVM entered these games with a 8-18-5 record. The Feb. 15 game was military appreciation night and the Feb. 16 game was senior night.   Vermont won both games scoring, 3-0 Feb. 15 and 4-1 Feb. ...

Multipurpose center sparks debate

Multipurpose center sparks debate

Stephan Toljan, Senior Staff Writer

February 14, 2019

Budget cuts in the humanities have caused skepticism regarding the $95 million price tag of the Multipurpose center project. Athletic Director Jeff Schulman said the multipurpose project includes deferred maintenance, which are repairs that  the University has put off. “We have $45 to $...

Men’s hockey improves in its second weekend game

Men’s hockey improves in its second weekend game

Ashley Miller, Senior Staff Writer

February 13, 2019

The UVM men’s hockey head coach is concerned about the team’s chances of entering the Hockey East Playoffs. The Catamounts didn’t make it to the Hockey East Quarterfinals in 2018 because they lost to University of Massachusetts  Amherst 5-1, according to a March 2018 Burlington Free Press article. Vermont...

Basketball wins fourth straight game

Basketball wins fourth straight game

Stephan Toljan, Senior Staff Writer

February 12, 2019

UVM men’s basketball team beat the University at Albany 67-49 Feb. 9. This win gives the Catamounts a 19-5 standing this season and is their fourth consecutive win, according to UVM athletics. In the America East conference, UVM has a 9-1 standing, according to UVM athletics. UVM took possession first, but Albany...

The Patriots clinch predictable Super Bowl win

Nickie Morris, Assistant Sports Editor

February 5, 2019

In the lowest scoring Super Bowl in history, many around campus regarded New England Patriot's quarterback Tom Brady’s sixth title as boring and routine. The Patriots won the Super Bowl Feb. 3 with a score of 13-3. Starting with Brady’s first Super Bowl in 2002, the Patriots have appeared in nine...

Women’s basketball boosts playoff aspirations

Nickie Morris, Assistant Sports Editor

February 5, 2019

The crowd filled Patrick Gym for a conference game as UVM took on the University of Massachusetts, Lowell. The UVM women’s basketball team won 52-42 against the University of Massachusetts, Lowell Feb. 2 The game began slowly for UVM, who scored just eight points in the first period in contrast to 11 by Lo...

Penguin Plungers get cold for a cause

Stephan Toljan, Senior Staff Writer

February 5, 2019

If walking out into ice cold temperatures isn’t enough of a shock, try jumping into ice cold water. The Penguin Plunge took place on Feb. 3 at Lake Champlain. This event has been held for 24 years and raises money for Special Olympics Vermont, who supports athletes with intellectual disabilities i...

Pack the Gut sees third largest crowd yet

Pack the Gut sees third largest crowd yet

Ashley Miller, Senior Staff Writer

February 5, 2019

The UVM women’s hockey team played against Boston University Feb. 3 in the annual Pack the Gut event. 1,967 fans were in the stands for the challenge to break the Women’s Hockey East attendance record of 2,136 fans, which was set two years ago in Vermont, according to UVM athletics. I...

Super bowl hype touches down on campus

Super bowl hype touches down on campus

Nickie Morris, Assistant Sports Editor

January 31, 2019

 Sabrina Hood After two thrilling league championship games, the New England Patriots and L.A. Rams will head to the Super Bowl Feb. 3 in Atlanta. For local New England fans, including many UVM students, the Patriots stand out as clear favorites. This could be Patriot’s quarterback, Tom Brady, sixth super bowl ...

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