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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...

Athletes have the right to kneel for national anthem

Greg Mandozzi, Staff Writer

October 5, 2017


Filed under Columns, Sports

Week three of the NFL season is usually the time of year where we see what teams are made of. We notice who might be championship material. We get to see what teams are outshining expectations and what teams are rebuilding for the future. But, this past weekend, we saw a lot more go on around...

UVM athletics unveils counseling program

UVM athletics unveils counseling program

Madelaine Allen, Staff Writer

October 3, 2017


Filed under Sports

UVM athletics has unveiled a new counseling and psychology program. The Catamount Sports Psychology and Counseling program will combine efforts from the Center for Health and Wellbeing and UVM athletics. “UVM is the first school in the America East conference to implement a program of this kind,” Athle...

Fantasy Football Picks for Week 4

Nick Sullivan, Staff Writer

September 28, 2017


Filed under Sports

MUST STARTS: QB Tom Brady (NE) – Brady has already racked up eight touchdowns and thrown for over 1,000 yards throughout three games without an interception. This week he faces an immobile Cam Newton and the 2-1 Panthers who have only scored one touchdown over the last two weeks. Do I need to say ...

Field hockey falls 1-0 against Holy Cross team

Field hockey falls 1-0 against Holy Cross team

Julia Higa, Staff Writer

September 28, 2017


Filed under Game Recaps, Sports

The field hockey team suffered a 1-0 home loss against the College of the Holy Cross Crusaders. The Tuesday afternoon loss took the team to a 3-4 record for the season. “We knew it was going to be a tough match today,” head coach Kate Pfeifer said. The only goal of the game was scored within the first si...

Women’s hockey prepares for a new season

Women’s hockey prepares for a new season

Locria Courtright, Assistant Sports Editor

September 27, 2017


Filed under Sports

As the calendar nears the end of September, the women’s hockey season draws closer. The Catamounts are coming off a season in which they finished with a record of 15-14-9, including a victory over Providence College in the Hockey East quarterfinals. They fell 3-2 in double overtime to eventual Hockey Ea...

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 f...

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