Sports Shorts

Men’s Lacrosse loses season opener

On Feb. 18 Vermont men’s lacrosse fell to No. 19 Colgate. Following two goals from Colgate in the early half, first-year Andrew Buckanavage scored the first goal of the season in his first career game. Vermont earned a second goal in the first half from senior Cal Case, but was outscored by Colgate 6-3 in the second half leaving the win to Colgate, 10-6.


Women’s hockey falls to Boston College in season’s end

The Catamounts travelled to Boston on Feb. 17 and 18 to face Boston College in their final games of the season. Vermont was unable to materialize a goal both nights of action — Feb. 17 Vermont lost 2-0 and Feb. 18 the loss was 4-0. The defeats dropped the Cats from Hockey East playoff action.

Women’s Basketball defeats Maine

The lady Cats earned a win 71-54 against Maine on Feb. 19 at Patrick Gymnasium. The win came on the Vermont women’s basketball’s Senior Day. Senior Ashley Hoyt shined especially with 13 points and nine rebounds in the game. While the first half was a tight match, the Catamounts were able to stretch their lead to 17 points.