Sports in Short

Cross country finishes the season strong at NCAA Regionals

The men’s cross country team finished the season 23rd in the region and were led by sophomore Aaron Szotka, who finished 63rd in the 10K race. The women’s team finish the season in 13th place. Senior Morgan Powers finished in 21st place in the 6K and earned an All-Region spot.

Swimming and diving remains undefeated

With the 172-125 victory over Maine, Vermont improved their record to 6-0 for the season. Sophomore Claudia Etherington won both backstroke events as well as the 50 freestyle to pace the team. Junior Kailey Gardner, senior Avery Pittman and freshman Katie Adams each won a pair of events for Vermont. Swimming and diving will host Bryant University the weekend of Nov 18-20.

Northeastern drops women’s hockey in weekend series

No. 8 Northeastern defeated Vermont in both games over the weekend at Gutterson Fieldhouse.

In Friday night’s game Vermont took an early lead in the first period. The Huskies got on the board early in the second period and took a lead before sophomore Kellie Dineen tied the game at two with 14:21 to go in the second. Northeastern got their go-ahead goal 2:02 into the third period. They added another score to finish the game 4-2.

In Saturday’s matchup the Huskies scored first, making it 1-0 after a period. They added a second goal early in the second before junior forward Emily Walsh scored the lone goal for Vermont. The Huskies added three more for a final score of 5-1.