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Bell-Haynes: from Canada, with love

Bell-Haynes: from Canada, with love

Ben Hakim

December 9, 2015


Filed under Player Profiles, Sports

Successful in Canada, Trae Bell-Haynes is now finding success against the best competition he’s faced in his life as he’s transitioned to U.S. Division I basketball.  Last year as a first-year student, Bell-Haynes was named to the America East All-Rookie Team. He finished second in the entire league in assists, averagi...

Spanish athlete adjusts to play in the U.S.

November 4, 2015


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Adjusting to life in a new country is never easy. Men’s varsity soccer midfielder sophomore Jaime Miralles is working hard on making his international transition a smooth one.  Miralles arrived at UVM after men’s soccer head coach Jesse Cormier scouted him from the Villarreal Fútbol Academy in Spai...

Junior goalie secures the net

October 13, 2015


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Starting the season, the goalie situation for the men’s hockey team was still up in the air.In the last two seasons, men’s hockey team had back-to-back 20-wins for the first time since 1996. They reached the Hockey East semifinals last year, due in part to their defensive play and goaltending. Junior ...

Senior looking for a special year

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October 8, 2015


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The captain of the men’s cross country team wants his last year to be special, despite experiencing highs and lows so far.Senior Dan Moroney has finished across the board this season.“Finishing 38th at the Minuteman Invitational was definitely disappointing, but finishing 10th at the Iona Meet o...

New Catamount receives accolade

September 14, 2015


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First-year Lauren Tucker started the field hockey season by being named the America East Conference Rookie of the Week Aug. 31.A defender from Brisbane, Australia, Tucker came to UVM this season wanting to help the team improve on last season’s record three wins and 15 losses.Lauren Baum, the spor...

Goalie plays on despite adversity

Goalie plays on despite adversity

Jack Estrin

September 10, 2015


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Junior Ally Ramos has been the starting goalie for women’s soccer every season since her first year, despite dealing with injuries and obstacles. Since her first year, Ramos has been a staple on the backline of the Catamounts’ defense. “I would say the biggest element of my college career has ...

New recruits bolster team

New recruits bolster team

September 1, 2015


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The men’s hockey recruitment class of 2019 brings in players from across North America. These nine recruits bring a variety of skills across all positions to a team that lost several key players last year. This issue five key players are highlighted.      Kearley played with the Langley Rivermen of the BCHL ...

Former Catamount captain traded

Former Catamount captain traded

July 1, 2015


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UVM Men’s hockey alumnus Mike Paliotta ’15 was traded to the Columbus Blue Jackets as part of a package deal that included Brandon Saad and Artem Anisimov.Saad, the main piece in the deal, is set to earn a hefty paycheck after a breakout season on Chicago’s top line with Patrick Kane.Paliotta registered an as...

Graduate signs with women’s professional team

Graduate signs with women’s professional team

July 1, 2015


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A recent alumna became the second player ever signed in a new professional hockey league for women called the National Women’s Hockey League.Amanda Pelkey graduated this year and left the University of Vermont as the all-time leading scorer for the women’s hockey team, amassing 49 goals and 56 as...

Lacrosse player scores big

Freddy Fields

April 21, 2015


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At the end of the season, it’s normal for a team to take note of the most positive traits that were displayed. For the men’s lacrosse team, it’s hard not to point out the stellar growth of first-year Cam Milligan’s into a scoring phenom. A transfer from Towson, Milligan has thrived in his new...

UVM men’s hockey secures a new recruit

UVM men’s hockey secures a new recruit

Alexander Benoit

April 17, 2015


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Quebec native Kale Kane will take his talents south of the Canadian border and come to Vermont. The 18-year-old currently plays at the Salisbury School, where he has collected  27 goals and 55 points in 57 career games to date. He is expected to play a few years of junior hockey before coming to...

Swedish track athlete discusses his journey

April 14, 2015


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One UVM sprinter, hurdler and pole-vaulter has a one-track minset: work hard.Senior Martin Kallur hails from Falun, Sweden, where he attended Lugnetgymnasiet high school. He comes from an athletic family:  his father played in the NHL for the New York Islanders and his two older twin-sisters are both...

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