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Men’s lacrosse awards special jersey

Freddy Fields

March 31, 2015

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To many, there’s nothing unusual about junior lacrosse goalie Patrick Buono’s number 30 on his uniform. But for those with close ties to the Catamounts’ lacrosse program, the significance of the number is obvious. John Scotnicki, nicknamed “Scotch” by his teammates, was an anchor on the defensive end of the Catamo...

Senior set for next step in career

Alexander Benoit

March 24, 2015

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As the face of women’s hockey in the state of Vermont, senior and co-captain Amanda Pelkey is a role model not only for her teammates, but also for all female hockey players, junior Gabryella Procaccini said. “It’s kind of a cliche thing, but whenever I give signatures to people, I always write ‘dream big.’” Pelke...

Two UVM skiers win Rookie of the Year: St. Germain wins award

Armin Milak

March 24, 2015

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Sophomore Will St. Germain was recently given the Eastern Intercollegiate Ski Association men’s Alpine Rookie of the Year award. From Quebec City in Canada, St. Germain began skiing the slopes of Mont-Sainte-Anne, outside of Quebec City, at just two years old. “My first competitive race was at the age of 12,” he said. ...

Two UVM skiers win Rookie of the Year: First-year earns honor

Two UVM skiers win Rookie of the Year: First-year earns honor

March 24, 2015

A first-year Nordic skier earned the title of 2015 Eastern Intercollegiate Skiing Association’s Women’s Roo...

Junior diver earns accolades over the year

Junior diver earns accolades over the year

March 24, 2015

The America East Conference names one diver every year as their Outstanding Diver of the Year.This yea...

University records shattered by Voelkel

Armin Milak

February 11, 2014

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A starter since his first-year, senior forward Brian Voelkel has solidified his place in Catamount history. The senior passed Kevin Robertson, who graduated in 1992, to become the University's all-time leading rebounder. Two weeks after breaking the rebounding record, he also passed Mike Trimboli, who graduated in 2009, to...

Catamount rookie earns success in league

January 28, 2014

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First-year forward Mario Puskarich was named the Hockey East Rookie of the Week for the fourth time in the past six weeks.   Puskarich is also currently in the running for the Hobey Baker Award, which is awarded to the best collegiate men's hockey player in the country.   If Puskarich were to win this award, he will be the...

Pelkey Earns League Honors

December 3, 2013

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Amanda Pelkey showcased her speed and dynamic passing when her two-goal and two-assist effort helped propel the Catamounts past the Rochester Institute of Technology Tigers Oct. 12.  For her efforts on the ice, he junior forward was named October Hockey East Warrior Co-Player of the month and recognized for her 11 points in ...

Strong Cat leading the charge

April 1, 2009

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When pressed to find the catalyst behind the UVM men's hockey team's meteoric rise to prominence, not only within the Hockey East conference, but also nationally, one needs to look no further than the team's senior captain and undeniable leader - senior Dean Strong.Strong has recently received a great amount of notoriety throughou...

Stalberg up for Hobey Baker Award

Diana Giunta

March 2, 2009

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As the Catmounts continue to move toward the end of the regular season, no one has supplied more offense speed and support like their top scorer, junior forward Viktor Stalberg. Stalberg is the team's top scorer this season, with 20 goals and 16 assists. Stalberg is the team's most consistent scorer and also a stellar...

Athlete Profile of The Week: Carmen Lagala

February 21, 2006

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Carmen Lagala Sport: Track & Field Year: Sophomore Position: Middle Distance Hometown: Montpelier, VTNickname? And why? Most people just call me Carmen. Some occasionally call me Crazy. I'll admit it, I'm a little weird. They've been calling me this since high school, and I never tell anyone it's a nickname, they just...

A Jock Like No Other

March 8, 2005

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University of Vermont's Men's Lacrosse team has started their season successfully with a home win over Colgate. Aaron Jock, a freshman on the squad has proved himself to be an exceptional and dedicated athlete. For Aaron, the challenge of practice and competing on a varsity sport does not only lie in the physical and athletic as...

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