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Vermont first-year skier wins national title

Greg Mandozzi, Sports Writer

April 2, 2017


Filed under Player Profiles, Sports

Vermont continued its historic year in sports with yet another achievement, this time from the skiing team. First-year skier Paula Moltzan raced to victory at the 2017 NCAA Championship, winning the national title for women’s slalom. Part of a banner day on the slopes for the Catamounts, Moltzan’s...

Soccer recruit diverse athletes

Matt Chimenti-Carmen, Staff Writer

April 1, 2017


Filed under Sports

The Vermont women’s soccer team will take the field next fall without seven current seniors, who will be replaced by six incoming first-year players. The Catamounts posted a 7-8-4 record in the 2016 season, and watched their season come to a close after a 1-0 loss to the University of Hartford in t...

Upsets continue as Final Four is confirmed

Matt Chimenti-Carmen, Staff Writer

April 1, 2017


Filed under March Madness, Sports

The college basketball world was blessed with a plethora of great March Madness games this weekend. The Elite Eight kicked off Saturday night March 25 when the No. 1 seeded Gonzaga University stacked up against the No. 11 seeded Xavier University. Gonzaga was the first team to punch their ticket to the F...

Basketball season ends on high note

Locria Courtright, Assistant Sports Editor

March 31, 2017


Filed under Sports

A historic season has come to an end for men’s basketball. The 2016-17 season saw the team break numerous records. UVM set a new program record for overall wins with 29, including a 21-game win streak stretching Dec. 29 to March 11. This streak included a 16-0 record in America East, the first time in co...

Hockey season ends in defeat

Locria Courtright, Assistant Sports Editor

March 27, 2017


Filed under Sports

The men’s hockey season has come to a close following a heartbreaking 7-4 quarterfinal loss to Boston College. The team finished with a record of 20-13-5. Their 10-8-4 record in Hockey East play put them at No. 6 in the conference, their highest finish since the team finished at No. 3 in 2009. The...

Catamounts fall to Purdue in the round of 64

Catamounts fall to Purdue in the round of 64

Locria Courtright, Assistant Sports Editor

March 16, 2017


Filed under Sports

The Big Dance only lasted one night for UVM, as the No. 13 seeded Catamounts fell to No. 4 seeded Purdue University 80-70 in the first round of the NCAA tournament in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.   Purdue jumped out to an early 7-2 lead. The Catamounts, led by a pair of three-pointers by junior fo...

Player’s Guide: who is playing, where they’re from and what their season looks like so far

Player’s Guide: who is playing, where they’re from and what their season looks like so far

Eribert Volaj, Sports Editor

March 16, 2017


Filed under March Madness, Sports

  THE STARTING LINEUP #3 Anthony Lamb t:@Antlamb0120Lamb First-year forward from Rochester, New York Lamb is one of only two players to have started every game this season. He leads the team in points with 427 (average of 12.6/game) and total rebounds with 183 (average of 5.4/game). Earlier...

A look back: the history of Catamounts in the NCAA tournament

A look back: the history of Catamounts in the NCAA tournament

Matthew Chimenti-Carmen, Staff Writer

March 16, 2017


Filed under March Madness, Sports

As the Men's basketball team prepare for the matchup against the 4 seeded Purdue tonight, we take a look back at some of the Catamounts historical achievements. Defeating Syracuse in the 2005 tournament tops the list. Then 13 seeded Catamounts faced 4 seeded Syracuse in the first round of the N...

Looking at the matchup: what to know about each team’s seasons before the round of 64

Looking at the matchup: what to know about each team’s seasons before the round of 64

Zach Falls, Senior Staff Writer

March 15, 2017


Filed under March Madness, News, Sports

The Men's basketball team will take on Purdue University in the round of 64 of the NCAA tournament, March Madness. After a nail biting finish, the team finished their run through the America East conference undefeated with a 56-53 win over the University at Albany in Saturday’s championship at...

After a narrow victory, Cats will dance in March Madness

After a narrow victory, Cats will dance in March Madness

March 14, 2017


Filed under March Madness, News, Sports

For the first time since 2012, Vermont men’s basketball is going dancing. The Catamounts punched their ticket to the NCAA Tournament with a 56-53 win over the University at Albany in the America East championship Feb. 11 in front of a sold-out Patrick Gym. Vermont started the game with back-to-ba...

NCAA should suspend Baylor

John Suozzo, Staff Writer

March 12, 2017


Filed under Columns, March Madness, Sports

The NCAA should punish Baylor University’s football program by suspending the team for multiple seasons. Baylor’s football team has been under a prolonged investigation over Title IX violations, where numerous members of the team were cited as aggressors in sexual assault. The coaching staff an...

Men’s hockey sweeps Maine in first round

Locria Courtright, Assistant Sports Editor

March 11, 2017


Filed under Game Recaps, Sports

How sweep it is. Men’s ice hockey earned a spot in the Hockey East quarterfinals for the fifth consecutive season after sweeping University of Maine in two games. The Catamounts started quickly on the weekend, scoring within the first four minutes of the first period March 3. Sophomore forward L...

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