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Preview: UVM men’s soccer coach talks semifinals ahead of the game

Preview: UVM men’s soccer coach talks semifinals ahead of the game

Sawyer Loftus, News and Sports Editor

November 13, 2019

As UVM men’s soccer heads into their shot at the America East championship, the team has a sense of unfinished business, head coach Rob Dow said. The team’s last match against now No. 1 seed University of New Hampshire was an awesome test, Dow said. The game ended in a 1-1 tie that brought the...

Coach shares his Olympic knowledge

Coach shares his Olympic knowledge

February 10, 2015

There’s not much of a slippery slope or many bumps along the trail in the UVM’s head nordic skiing coach’s journey.Patrick Weaver was a member of the U.S.  Ski Team from 1995-2000, and a two-time Olympian.He won the U.S. National Cross-Country Ski Championship in 1998 and 1999. He was a part of the ...

Dealing with the crowd

Dealing with the crowd

Jack Estrin

February 3, 2015

A trip to the gym this semester may lead to long waits and frustrating searches for the machine you want to use. “I come early in the month of January because from 3:30 to 7 p.m. it’s like a mob scene,” said graduate student Connor Notes. Senior William Jenik said that this year is more crowded...

New skatepark coming to BTV

New skatepark coming to BTV

Colby Cunningham

January 28, 2015

In 2006  the Burlington Parks Department realized it was time for a bigger and better skate park at the Burlington waterfront, according to burlingtonvt.gov. The previous skatepark, now completely torn up and excavated, was built over 10 years ago. Heavy use and Vermont weather made it unsuitable...

Siblings push growth

Siblings push growth

Freddy Fields

January 20, 2015

For many athletes, the team is often seen as an extension of their own family.  That closeness is highlighted by the UVM varsity skiing team, which features three sets of siblings on its roster. On the Nordic roster, there are brothers Jack and Ben Hegman, junior and first-year respectively. In addit...

Club rugby athlete brings passion and green crocs

Club rugby athlete brings passion and green crocs

Cam Panepinto

January 20, 2015

In the fall, as the sun is rising, the UVM men’s rugby team is headed to practice. For junior Jackson McNally, this means wearing his signature green Crocs. A starter on the UVM club rugby team, McNally came to UVM in 2012 with no idea how to play the sport. “My sister played at her college and...

UVM fails to capture cup: A look at the history of UVM’s Catamount Cup and this past tournament

UVM fails to capture cup: A look at the history of UVM’s Catamount Cup and this past tournament

Alexander Benoit

January 13, 2015

Catamount Cup has become a staple in the hockey culture of New England. The original four teams invited were the University of New Hampshire, Dartmouth College, Northeastern University and the hosting University of Vermont. Since the first tournament, teams as far as Minnesota and Alabama have part...

Plans for new event center completed

Plans for new event center completed

November 18, 2014

Members of the UVM community have collaborated on a game plan to construct a new event center.A construction and renovation proposal has been in debate since 2004.The board of trustees proposed the creation of a state-of-the-art, multi-purpose event center along with renovations to campus recreation facil...

Men’s hockey push past Black Bears

Alexander Benoit

November 11, 2014

A dramatic comeback after a 60-minute effort propelled the men’s hockey team to a four-point weekend against the University of Maine Nov. 7 and Nov. 8 at Gutterson Fieldhouse. Game one saw the No. 14 Catamounts go down by two goals, just as they had in both games against ...

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