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Athlete Profile of The Week: Carmen Lagala

February 21, 2006

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 anyo...

A Jock Like No Other

March 8, 2005

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 li...

It’s Hammer Time for UVM Olympian

September 11, 2004

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...

Athletic Spotlight: Nickie Hessney

December 8, 2003

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 th...

Stunzi Sails His Way to the Top and Athens

October 19, 2002

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. W...

Capital Gaines

March 11, 2002

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 fo...

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