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Vermont triumphs over Providence College

Vermont triumphs over Providence College

Curt Berry, Staff Writer

February 6, 2018


Filed under Game Recaps, Sports

Fights, blocked shots, power play goals, a game winner, and free chocolate made for an exciting weekend at Gutterson Fieldhouse. Men’s hockey continued their hot streak this weekend, winning a game and tying another against No. 8 ranked Providence College. After these two games, Vermont improv...

Super Bowl LII: A tale of two quarterbacks

Super Bowl LII: A tale of two quarterbacks

Will Santacroce, Staff Writer

February 3, 2018


Filed under Columns, Sports

The Super Bowl is less than one week away, and it is poised to be an excellent game. The two top ranked teams in the NFC and AFC, the Philadelphia Eagles and the New England Patriots, square off in Minneapolis. The Eagles had quite the season this year, largely in part to their spectacular sec...

Celtics disturb the peace in the NBA

Greg Mandozzi, Staff Writer

February 2, 2018


Filed under Columns, Sports

As the midway point in the NBA season approaches, I seem to be watching a story of two conferences. The Golden State Warriors have taken care of business out on the west coast. With a 37-10 record, they are looking like the familiar high-flying team of the last few years. The star-studded Houston R...

Senior forward excels in starting position

Nickie Morris, Staff Writer

February 1, 2018


Filed under Player Profiles, Sports

When sophomore forward Anthony Lamb went down injured at the end of December, it looked like it was going to be a long season ahead for Vermont basketball. Having been used mostly off the bench for his first three years at UVM, senior forward Drew Urquhart rose to the challenge and became a key me...

Basketball extends winning streak

Basketball extends winning streak

Curt Berry, Staff Writer

January 31, 2018


Filed under Game Recaps, Sports

Ten months after the America East matchup where the Cats were crowned conference champions, the University at Albany returned to the Tom Brennan Court. The result was the same again. Vermont emerged victorious and extended their win-streak to 10 games.   The Cats pulled away with a 61-50 win ag...

Women’s lacrosse looking ahead after rough season

Stephanie Aurenz, Staff Writer

January 29, 2018


Filed under Sports

Women’s lacrosse will be back on the field in less than a month, and the team is feeling optimistic coming out of preseason. The Catamounts struggled last year going 1-15 for the season, but senior captain Courtney Cole said the team is looking strong. “We got the opportunity to have seve...

New eSports league kicks off

Locria Courtright, Assistant Sports Editor

January 28, 2018


Filed under Columns, Sports

As spectators took their seats in anticipation, the athletes they had come to watch took their positions as well. They were also sitting in chairs. The fans in Blizzard Arena in Burbank, California, saw the beginning of a new eSports league Jan. 10. eSports is a form of organized competitive onl...

Men’s hockey bounces back after close loss

Curt Berry, Staff Writer

January 27, 2018


Filed under Game Recaps, Sports

The Catamounts fell just short of their fifth win of the season Friday tonight, as the University of Massachusetts Lowell came back from a two-goal deficit. Vermont held a two goal lead with 11 minutes left in third, until Lowell scored three unanswered goals, including an overtime goal by forward C...

Senior forward shines for women’s hockey

Maddie Allen, Staff Writer

January 25, 2018


Filed under Player Profiles, Sports

Senior forward MacKenzie MacNeil was named Hockey East Player of the Week following her strong play in the Theresa Humes Invitational. In the Catamounts’ game against Ryerson Dec. 29, MacNeil tallied three goals in the 8-2 win. “On the ice, Mackenzie brings exceptional speed to our team. She...

Sophomore forward brings repeated success on the court

Will Santacroce, Staff Writer

January 24, 2018


Filed under Player Profiles, Sports

Last year, sophomore forward Hanna Crymble started every game and led the women’s basketball team in points and rebounds. It was her first season on the team. Crymble was awarded the America East Conference Rookie of the Week four times that year and qualified for the All-Rookie team. This se...

Lacrosse ready to bounce back

Nickie Morris, Staff Writer

January 19, 2018


Filed under Sports

The 2018 men’s lacrosse team is a deeply optimistic and committed group, despite finishing with a 5-8 record last year, their worst season since 2014. Led by senior captains James Leary and returning red shirt senior Ian MacKay, the team is greatly anticipating their Feb. 1 start in Greenville, Sou...

Hockey alumni called in for 2018 Olympics

Locria Courtright, Assistant Sports Editor

January 18, 2018


Filed under Sports

Two UVM hockey alumni have been called upon to represent their nation at the Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, next month. Former women’s hockey player Amanda Pelkey ‘15 was brought in for the US women’s team, while Ryan Gunderson ‘07 will represent the US men. Pelkey, a native of Mont...

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