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It’s Hammer Time for UVM Olympian

September 11, 2004

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To many professional athletes, winning is everything. Hammer thrower Anna Mahon UVM class of 1996 alumna, however, is no such athlete. "I do it because it's fun," she said, "not because it's a means to an end." Enjoying herself all the way, she said, Mahon, 30, achieved the most coveted status an athlete can: Olympian....

Athletic Spotlight: Nickie Hessney

December 8, 2003

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In its October 13, 2003 edition, Sports Illustrated highlighted the achievement of one of the Catamounts own. The lovely and charismatic Nikkie Hessney was spotlighted in the "Faces in the Crowd" section. For those of you that have been living under a rock, this twenty year old recently broke the NCAA Division I record fo...

Stunzi Sails His Way to the Top and Athens

October 19, 2002

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To be among the best sailors in the United States is not satisfying enough for Hunter Stunzi. He wants to prove that he is the best in the world by competing in the 2004 Olympic Games. Stunzi, a freshman at UVM, has dedicated his past few summers to sailboat racing on the national and international level. With enough money and...

Capital Gaines

March 11, 2002

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At six feet, seven inches, 215 pounds, Men's Basketball Center Trevor Gaines is an intimidating person on the court: Grabbing rebounds out of the air, swatting away sure lay-ups at the last second. That is where the intimidation ends. Off the court he is a quiet, soft-spoken CDAE major with a love for poetry, Jay-Z Unplugged an...

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