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Former UVM recruit continues his road to recovery

Former UVM recruit continues his road to recovery

October 14, 2016

Feb. 1, 2015 changed the life of one Catamount men’s basketball player forever. Before then, first-year Josh Speidel, a senior at the time attending high school in Columbus, Indiana, was preparing for his college career at UVM. The power forward was a standout basketball player that head coach ...

Cats stay strong after tragedy

<p>Cats stay strong after tragedy</p>

February 17, 2016

A UVM basketball recruit was greeted by a standing ovation in Patrick Gym Jan. 30.Josh Speidel was seriously injured in a car crash in Indiana Feb. 1, 2015.Though he will not be able to play basketball for the Cats, UVM has obtained an NCAA waiver to allow him to sit on the bench with the team, accor...

Catamounts win in first game back at home

UVM sophomore guard Ernie Duncan drives to the hoop against Marist.

December 1, 2015

The Catamounts defeated the Marist College Red Foxes 86-60 on Nov. 29.UVM returned to Patrick Gym and played in front of over 1,500 fans on their home court after thousands of travel miles in one week and two away games.Head coach John Becker called the game “a great team win.”The Cats had five dif...

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