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Senior reflects on her time on the ice

Senior forward Abby Cleary sits during an interview, Feb. 26. The team finished their season with a 3-1 loss against Hockey East No. 1 Northeastern University Feb. 28.
Aryanna Ramsaran, Cynic Sports Reporter March 3, 2020

Senior forward Abby Cleary said she began playing hockey around the age of four or five. Now, with the little time she and the other seniors on UVM’s women’s hockey team have left, Cleary is bringing...

Speidel to play in first game

Speidel to play in first game
Sawyer Loftus, News & Sports Editor March 2, 2020

Five years after a car accident left senior Josh Speidel with a traumatic brain injury, he’s slated to take the court during UVM men’s basketball ‘s senior night. In 2015, before coming to UVM,...

UVM skier shines on U.S. Ski Team

Former student Paula Moltzan skis for UVM during her 2019 season. Moltzan has been on the U.S. Ski team since 2012.
Aryanna Ramsaran, Cynic Sports Reporter January 29, 2020

Not many UVM students can say that they’ve competed in the World Cup, but Paula Moltzan can.  “When I was two, I started skiing,” Moltzan said. “Not until I was six or seven did I know what...

Defending a legacy: Vermont based Men’s Soccer captain on the season ahead

Defending a legacy: Vermont based Men's Soccer captain on the season ahead
Hayley Rosen, Staff Writer September 19, 2019

Lucas Shaw was born and raised a Catamount. Both of his parents graduated from UVM, and he grew up just down the road in South Burlington. Shaw is now a senior at the University studying business administration...

Former dancer shatters track records

Trumble running at a meet
Nickie Morris, Assistant Sports Editor April 9, 2019

After 12 years of competitive dancing, senior Lauren Trumble of Ithaca, New York, chose UVM to pursue a collegiate running career on the track and field team. Trumble later rose to track captain...

Anthony Lamb: A natural leader shines on the court

Stephan Toljan, Senior Staff Writer February 20, 2019

An outlier is any point that falls outside of the mean. In UVM men’s basketball, forward Anthony Lamb, a junior, is an example of an outlier, averaging 21.3 points a game, according to UVM athletics. For...

Lacrosse senior dreams of pro future

Maddie Allan, Staff Writer April 5, 2018

Senior Ian MacKay’s collegiate lacrosse career will draw to a close this spring, but the captain isn’t done with the sport. Following his career as a Catamount, MacKay is hoping to play professionally. “The...

Hours of hard work reward record-breaking runner

Nickie Morris, Staff Writer March 24, 2018

Junior sprinter Justin Liechty broke the 400-meter school record for the third time this season at the America East Championships. The meet took place Feb. 23-24 in Boston. The men’s team finished...

Sophomore hopes to join Olympic legacy

Sabrina Hood, Staff Writer February 16, 2018

At five years old, UVM women’s hockey forward Ève-Audrey Picard decided that ice hockey would become her sport. The sophomore started learning to play after inspiration from watching her brother’s...

For sophomore, it’s grades before blades

Curt Berry, Staff Writer February 14, 2018

Sophomore Ross Colton gets nods from peers in class who watched him play over the weekend. And when the Catamounts have been playing well, he and his teammates get a few extra looks. School is stressful....

Senior forward excels in starting position

Nickie Morris, Staff Writer February 1, 2018

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...

Senior forward shines for women’s hockey

Maddie Allen, Staff Writer January 25, 2018

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...

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