The Vermont Cynic

Basketball makes conference history

Basketball makes conference history

Zach Falls, Senior Staff Writer

March 1, 2017


Filed under Sports

Men’s basketball historic regular season came to a conclusion on Saturday, with a 66-51 win over Stony Brook University on Senior Night. That was Vermont’s 18th consecutive win, the longest winning streak in the country. The win also secured UVM’s undefeated status, becoming only the third te...

Catamount hockey adds nine new first-year players

September 24, 2016


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Catamount men’s hockey is welcoming nine first-years to the team for the 2016-2017 season. Joining the returning Catamount players will be first-year goaltender Stefanos Lekkas, first-year defenders Max Daigle, Matthew O’Donnell, Jake Massie and Corey Moriarty as well as first-year fo...

Cats on roll with tournament set

Cats on roll with tournament set

John Suozzo

March 3, 2016


Filed under Game Recaps, Sports

The Catamounts men’s basketball team has finished up their regular season schedule and are now shifting their focus to postseason play. First, the Catamounts will compete in the America East Tournament. The winner of the tournament will receive an automatic bid to the NCAA Men’s DI Basketball T...

Can suspension catalyze Cats?

<p>Can suspension catalyze Cats?</p>

February 5, 2016


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 The men’s hockey team played without their head coach Jan. 22 after he was suspended for his behavior during a previous game. Head coach Kevin Sneddon was suspended for one game by Hockey East Commissioner Joe Bertagna for “inappropriate behavior” toward referees during a Jan. 16 game agai...

‘Gut’ may go, but memories stay

John Suozzo

December 10, 2015


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                    [Updated: 12/11/15 - 3:30 p.m.] For the first time in over half a century, Vermont hockey may be finding a new home. It is believed that a new arena may be coming to replace Gutterson Fieldhouse. ...

Bell-Haynes: from Canada, with love

Bell-Haynes: from Canada, with love

Ben Hakim

December 9, 2015


Filed under Player Profiles, Sports

Successful in Canada, Trae Bell-Haynes is now finding success against the best competition he’s faced in his life as he’s transitioned to U.S. Division I basketball.  Last year as a first-year student, Bell-Haynes was named to the America East All-Rookie Team. He finished second in the entire league in assists, averagi...

Women’s hockey bitten by the Huskies

<p>Women’s hockey bitten by the Huskies</p>

December 8, 2015


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The No. 7  ranked Northeastern Huskies came from behind Dec. 5 to edge the Catamounts 2-1 at Gutterson Fieldhouse.Catamount women’s hockey tallied a loss Saturday, as Northeastern senior forward Kendall Coyne scored her 114th career goal, the most goals in Northeastern women’s hockey history ac...

Sodexo pockets concession sales

November 18, 2015


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Concession stands at UVM sporting events have the Sodexo logo synonymous with the food  provider at the University. “They’re the only vendor that is allowed to sell food here, under our contract with them,” associate athletic director Joe Fischer said. Sodexo’s contract with UVM allows the dini...

Locker room serves as second home for hockey team

Claire Messersmith

November 4, 2015


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For the men’s hockey team, the locker room has become a home away from home, players say. “Naturally, the locker room is like a second home,” junior Mike Santaguida said. Thirty wood stalls for each player’s hockey gear as well as 30 stalls for work out gear and street clothes border t...

Men’s hockey earns win and tie after series

November 2, 2015


Filed under Game Recaps, Sports

Men’s hockey opened their conference play this weekend with two games against Hockey East rival Northeastern University Oct. 29 and 31.Game one of the weekend saw the Cats get out to an early two goal lead thanks to sophomores Jarrid Privitera and Anthony Petruzzelli who both scored goals in the first peri...

Men’s hockey swept by North Dakota

October 25, 2015


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The early season gauntlet continues for UVM men’s hockey as they welcomed No. 1 North Dakota for a two game series at Gutterson Fieldhouse.The Cats entered the series with a record of 1-2-0 after facing what was then the nation’s third ranked team in Nebraska-Omaha the previous weekend.It was clea...

Profile on Women’s Soccer head coach Kristi Lefebvre

Claire Messersmith

October 23, 2015


Filed under Sports

Hired in 2010, at 26, Kristi Lefebvre was one of the youngest coaches at the Division I level. But age did not stop Lefebvre -— she is in her fifth season with the Catamounts. Five seasons after hiring Lefebvre, the Catamounts have had the best start to their America East Conference season since 20...

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