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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 and is one of four captains of the men’s soccer team. A defenseman entering his third season...

Former dancer shatters track records

Former dancer shatters track records

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 and broke the America East Championship record in February 2019, according to UVM athletics. She...

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 the second time this year, Lamb has been chosen as the TD Bank Student-Athlete of the Week, accordi...

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 pro field draft is coming up in April,” MacKay said. “I definitely have that date circl...

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 seventh overall in the meet, while the men’s 4x400 relay team, also led by Liechty, broke another sc...

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 games. Since joining the UVM women’s hockey program, she’s set herself apart from the rest....

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. For Colton, getting out on the rink with his friends helps ease that stress. Game day for Colton bring...

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 his first three years at UVM, senior forward Drew Urquhart rose to the challenge and became a key me...

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 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

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...

Junior forward steps up for the big games

Junior forward steps up for the big games

Locria Courtright, Assistant Sports Editor

December 6, 2017

A UVM women’s hockey player recently received an award from the Hockey East conference. Junior forward Alyssa Gorecki was named Hockey East Player of the Week Nov. 13. Gorecki received the award for her two goals in Vermont’s upset of reigning national champions No. 3 Clarkson University. A ...

Goalkeeper says goodbye

Nickie Morris, Cynic Correspondent

December 2, 2017

Graduating senior Lena Benwood finished her UVM athletic career with the final women’s field hockey game of the season at the University of Massachusetts Lowell. Vermont’s nominee for the America East Fans’ Choice Player of the Year, Benwood started all 17 games for the Catamounts this seas...

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