The Vermont Cynic

Men’s hockey looking for next team captain

Alexander Benoit and Shane Town

April 7, 2015

Brady Shaw: Sophomore, 6'1", 200 lbs   Invited to Montreal Canadiens Development Camp in the summer of 2013 Ranked third on the team among freshmen in goal scoring in 2013 Spent the majority of the 2012-13 season with the Surrey Eagles (BCHL) after being traded early in the season fr...

Skier wins NCAA title

April 1, 2015

One UVM alpine skier is no stranger to the spotlight.Junior Dom Garand most recently took home first place, winning the national title, in slalom during the 2015 NCAA Ski Championships  March 14 in Lake Placid, New York. Garand’s skiing journey began at the age of 3 in Ottawa, Ontario. He was raised by...

Men’s lacrosse awards special jersey

Freddy Fields

March 31, 2015

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 ...

Senior set for next step in career

Alexander Benoit

March 24, 2015

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 ‘dr...

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

Armin Milak

March 24, 2015

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 t...

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 Rookie of the Year Feb. 28.First-year Alayna Sonnesyn was awarded the title at the EISA Carnival Feb. 27-28 in Lake Placid, New York, according to the March 7 UVM athletics press release.“I ac...

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 year, UVM junior Maggie Preston received this honor.  Preston said she was “flattered and a little surprised” after winning the award. She said she did not expect to receive the award.Preston was a...

University records shattered by Voelkel

Armin Milak

February 11, 2014

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, wh...

Catamount rookie earns success in league

January 28, 2014

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 wi...

Pelkey Earns League Honors

December 3, 2013

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 recog...

Strong Cat leading the charge

April 1, 2009

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 a...

Stalberg up for Hobey Baker Award

Diana Giunta

March 2, 2009

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...

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