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Field hockey ends with defeat

Field hockey ends with defeat

Aryanna Ramsaran, Staff Writer

November 2, 2017


Filed under Game Recaps, Sports

The women’s field hockey team played their final home game of the season Friday afternoon on Moulton-Winder Field. The Catamounts lost 1-0 against the University of Maine. The loss brings their new record to 5-11 with one game left before the start of the America East Tournament. This game was...

Men’s hockey grabs last-minute goal to come back from two-goal deficit

Men’s hockey grabs last-minute goal to come back from two-goal deficit

Locria Courtright, Assistant Sports Editor

November 1, 2017


Filed under Game Recaps, Sports

Fans at Gutterson Fieldhouse were treated to a thrilling installment of the hockey rivalry between the University of Vermont and the University of New Hampshire on Saturday night. The Catamounts rallied from a two-goal deficit in the third period to tie the game in the last minute of regulation a...

Women’s Basketball Preview

Women’s Basketball Preview

Locria Courtright, Assistant Sports Editor

October 27, 2017


Filed under Sports

After a roller coaster first season, the women’s basketball team prepares for its second season under head coach Chris Day. The Catamounts finished with a 9-20 record in 2016-17, Day’s first season, and fell to eventual champions University at Albany in the first round of the America East tournament...

Women’s hockey falls late to New Hampshire

Women’s hockey falls late to New Hampshire

Locria Courtright, Assistant Sports Editor

October 26, 2017


Filed under Game Recaps, Sports

It was a heartbreaking end to the game for Catamount women's hockey on Friday night at Gutterson Fieldhouse. The visiting New Hampshire Wildcats scored the tying goal with 12 seconds to go in regulation and the winner with 17 seconds remaining in overtime as they defeated the Catamounts 5-4. UNH open...

Basketball court to be renamed

Maddie Allen, Staff Writer

October 25, 2017


Filed under Sports

UVM athletics has announced the main basketball court in Patrick Gym will be renamed in honor of former men’s basketball head coach Tom Brennan. The naming ceremony will take place Dec. 11 when Vermont hosts Siena College. Brennan coached at UVM for 19 years, leading the team to four 20-plus-win seasons a...

Men’s soccer reaches top spot

Men’s soccer reaches top spot

Will Santacroce, Staff Writer

October 24, 2017


Filed under Game Recaps, Sports

The men’s soccer team pulled ahead early on Saturday night, and never fell behind, defeating University of Maryland, Baltimore County 3-1. The win took their overall record to 9-6 and their conference record to 4-1. Head coach Rob Dow tied the record for most wins as a rookie coach on Saturday as w...

Fantasy football advice for Week 7

Nick Sullivan, Staff Writer

October 20, 2017


Filed under Sports

START ‘EM QB Carson Wentz (PHI) – I like Carson Wentz this week not only because the Eagles’ offense is rolling, but because of the injuries in the Redskins’ defense as well. The Skins are expecting to be without Jonathan Allen and Josh Norman this Monday, so expect Carson Wentz to take adva...

Women’s hockey pulls ahead of Union

Women’s hockey pulls ahead of Union

Steph Aurenz, Staff Writer

October 18, 2017


Filed under Game Recaps, Sports

The women’s hockey team triumphed 7-0 over Union College Oct. 10. UVM junior forward Eve-Audrey Picard broke the school record for most goals in a game, posting four goals Tuesday. UVM junior goalie Melissa Black had her first career shutout. While the Catamounts came out strong in the first ...

Newcomers set to play key roles for hockey

Locria Courtright, Assistant Sports Editor

October 17, 2017


Filed under Player Profiles, Sports

Twelve newcomers joined the men’s ice hockey team for the 2017-18 season. The group of first-years consists of two goaltenders, four defenders and six forwards.   Tyler Harmon, Goaltender Harmon joins UVM from the U.S. Premier Hockey League’s Jersey Hitmen, where he was named the leagu...

First-years shine on alumni weekend

Locria Courtright, Assistant Sports Editor

October 13, 2017


Filed under Game Recaps, Sports

Starting strong is a key component of any hockey season, and Vermont men’s hockey did just that Friday night at Gutterson Fieldhouse. Backed by a shutout from sophomore goaltender Stefanos Lekkas and a pair of goals from first-year defenders, the Catamounts defeated Colorado College 3-0 in their regul...

Women’s soccer loses America East opener at home

Women’s soccer loses America East opener at home

Aryanna Ramsaran, Staff Writer

October 7, 2017


Filed under Game Recaps, Sports

The women’s soccer team played their first game in the America East Conference on Thursday night at Virtue Field. The Catamounts lost 2-1 against the New Hampshire Wildcats. Going into the conference, the women’s record was 4-4-1 bringing their new overall record to 4-5-1 and their league play...

Newcomers set to play big roles for hockey

Newcomers set to play big roles for hockey

Locria Courtright, Assistant Sports Editor

October 6, 2017


Filed under Sports

The 2016/17 men’s hockey season saw the Catamounts post their third 20-win season in the last four years, going 20-13-5. Despite the year’s success, the ending was one UVM would like to forget, as the Cats were swept by Boston College in the Hockey East quarterfinals, conceding seven goals in bot...

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