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Can suspension catalyze Cats?

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

February 5, 2016


Filed under Sports

 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...

UVM student earns flag football officiating award

February 4, 2016


Filed under Sports

One UVM junior was recently nationally recognized for his work as a flag football referee. That student is Elvis Lizardo and he was named one of 10 All-American flag football referees in the nation.Growing up, Lizardo, who lived in both the Dominican Republic and New York City, was not heavily involved in football. H...

Women’s hockey bitten by the Huskies

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

December 8, 2015


Filed under Game Recaps, Sports

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...

Kentucky’s (almost) domination

Kentucky’s (almost) domination

April 3, 2015


Filed under Columns, Sports

The overwhelming favorite entering the annual “March Madness” college basketball tournament were the University of Kentucky Wildcats, posting an undefeated record in the regular season. But, as years before have shown, a terrific regular season does not guarantee anything when it comes to this c...

UVM advances in the playoffs

UVM advances in the playoffs

March 10, 2015


Filed under Game Recaps, Sports

The men’s ice hockey team faced annihilation at the hands of the University of Maine Black Bears in the first round of the Hockey East tournament last weekend.With just over four minutes left in overtime, first-year Anthony Petruzzelli picked up a loose puck behind the Maine net and sent a backhand p...

UVM Aikido Club considers the future

UVM Aikido Club considers the future

March 10, 2015


Filed under Columns, Sports

There is currently only one member of the UVM Aikido club – the president.Senior Patrick Markley, president of the UVM Aikido club, came to UVM as a transfer student in the fall of 2012, he said.He came from a background of competitive martial arts, but when he heard about the Aikido club, he decid...

ROTC student athletes carry dual obligations

ROTC student athletes carry dual obligations

Freddy Fields

March 10, 2015


Filed under Columns, Sports

For few students at UVM, the job of being a student athlete is mixed with the responsibility that comes from being an ROTC cadet. There are currently four students that both play a varsity sport and are ROTC cadets: sophomore Kyle Walsh on men’s lacrosse, seniors Heidi Peterson and Ed Simon on the wo...

Former Cats prolong career

Former Cats prolong career

Jack Estrin

March 10, 2015


Filed under Columns, Sports

For some UVM basketball players, playing at Patrick Gymnasium is just the beginning.    Recently, increasing numbers of UVM basketball players have signed to play professionally overseas. In early February, former UVM point guard Sandro Carissimo became the fourth player in the Catamounts’ 2014 g...

UPB event is busing students to Boston

Colby Cunningham

March 10, 2015


Filed under Columns, Sports

The UVM Program Board has arranged an event where students have the opportunity to go to a Boston Celtics game at the TD Garden against the Los Angeles Clippers, with transportation included, for just $40. The first round of 50 tickets sold out in just three days, according to Queena Hoang, the assistant ...

Senior tops team in points

Alexander Benoit

March 10, 2015


Filed under Columns, Sports

Over the course of a regular season in hockey, players are plagued by inconsistency, bad puck luck and, of course, injuries. One thing is certain: numbers never lie. Obviously one cannot just look at stats to see who the best players are; you have to watch each and every game and pay close attention. ...

EPIX presents “Road to the NHL Stadium Series” highlights players on and off the ice

Alexander Benoit

February 25, 2015


Filed under Columns, Sports

If you could say anything about former president of HBO Sports and 51-time Sports Emmy-winner Ross Greenburg, it is that he leaves marks where he steps. Widely considered a pioneer in the field of sports documentaries, Greenburg set his sights on a new and innovative arena: the National Hockey League. The...

Intramurals alleviate stress

Intramurals alleviate stress

Erik Francken

February 24, 2015


Filed under Columns, Sports

UVM Campus Recreation offers a wide variety of intramural sports that allow students to destress. “We get so stressed that we find sports as a way of relieving ourselves and having fun,” sophomore Elvis Lizardo said.  “Intramurals are a great way to play a sport that you played in high school, but may no...

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