The Vermont Cynic

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,...

Men’s soccer team bounces back after home defeat

Men’s soccer team bounces back after home defeat

Locria Courtright, Assistant Sports Editor

September 11, 2017


Filed under Game Recaps, Sports

The past and present of UVM men’s soccer collided on a chilly Friday night, as UVM welcomed former head coach Jesse Cormier– now with the Florida Gulf Coast University Eagles– at Virtue Field. The past prevailed when the Eagles defeated the Catamounts 4-0 in the Peter Baldwin Memorial Classic....

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 Connecticu...

Women’s soccer defeats Brown in overtime

Women’s soccer defeats Brown in overtime

Sabrina Hood, Sports Writer

September 7, 2017


Filed under Game Recaps, Sports

The UVM women’s soccer team successfully snatched an important win Saturday  against Brown University. “They’ve been working hard and this was their only game this week, so it was nice to have it come out with a win,”  said head coach Kristi Lefebvre. First-year midfielder Ella Bankert scored t...

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 th...

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 Universi...

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...

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 pres...

Lacrosse suffers defeat in conference game

Locria Courtright, Assistant Sports Editor

April 8, 2017


Filed under Game Recaps, Sports

On a day where Vermont men’s lacrosse celebrated the program’s 40th anniversary, University of Hartford spoiled the Catamounts’ party. The Hawks defeated UVM 15-13 Apr. 1 at Virtue Field in a rematch of the 2016 America East Championship, which Hartford also won. The start of the game was pushed back ...

Soccer begins preparing for new season with wins

Matt Chimenti-Carmen, Sports Writer

April 7, 2017


Filed under Game Recaps, Sports

The men’s soccer team has started their preparation for next season with a couple of close offseason wins. Vermont defeated The College of St. Rose 1-0 in a home scrimmage, before travelling to West Point to play Army West Point, winning 2-1. These games were Vermont’s first under new head coach...

UNC Tar Heels wins the dance, defeats Gonzaga

Matt Chimenti-Carmen, Sports Writer

April 6, 2017


Filed under March Madness, Sports

Saturday night was a big night in the college basketball world, as the 4 remaining teams squared off at the University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona. As a reward for their success, the NCAA grants the remaining four teams the opportunity to play in a professional football stadium. This traditio...

Senior Catamounts take a bow

Locria Courtright, Assistant Sports Editor

April 6, 2017


Filed under Player Profiles, Sports

With the season over, three men’s basketball players have played their last game in green and gold. The class of 2017 consists of two four-year seniors, as well as a transfer who joined the team as a junior. The four-year seniors compiled a career record of 94-45. Kurt Steidl Though his career didn...

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