The Vermont Cynic

Club baseball keeps ‘Bring it Back’ movement alive

Nickie Morris, Staff Writer

April 11, 2018

Burlington’s Centennial Field is the oldest minor league baseball stadium in the country, housing the Vermont Lake Monsters in the summer. In the spring and fall, it sits empty. UVM has no Division I varsity baseball team. Jim Carter has coached club baseball since 2009. Before, he coached the va...

Bring it Back

Lauren Schnepf, Senior Staff Writer

March 28, 2017

After an 8-year push by students and the community, steps were made to bring back UVM varsity baseball. SGA President Jason Maulucci met with the Friends of UVM Baseball committee on Jan. 28 to work out a plan to reinstate the team. Varsity baseball was discontinued at UVM in 2009. Friends of ...

Club baseball team ready for playoffs

October 31, 2016

With Major League Baseball in the thick of its playoffs, UVM’s very own club baseball team is in the middle of a play-off run themselves. The Catamounts currently sit at the top of the Northwest Division within the New England Club Baseball Association standings. Since joining the le...

New hope to bring back baseball

<p>New hope to bring back baseball</p>

February 10, 2016

In 2009, UVM got rid of its baseball and softball programs due to financial cuts and some groups are lobbying to bring it back.With a new athletic director on the horizon, many involved in the process of returning baseball to the University of Vermont are hoping for positive changes in the near future. UVM’s club ...

Bring it Back: step up to the plate

<p>Bring it Back: step up to the plate</p>

February 10, 2016

In 2009, UVM cut its varsity baseball and softball programs because of budget cuts.This wasn’t the first time– the same happened in the 1970s, though the program re- turned after seven years.The numbers just don’t add up for the program’s removal. Since being cut in 2009, UVM’s total athle...

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