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Day in the life of UVM’s Rally Cat

Day in the life of UVM’s Rally Cat

Hayley Rosen, Staff Writer

November 6, 2019

An ordinary cat sleeps most of the day, but Rally Cat is far too busy for that.  This past Friday, Nov. 1, Rally Cat had many duties to attend to, including a women’s field hockey game, a men’s ice hockey game and VCat Friday.  One Rally  Cat employee, who wishes to remain anonymous to keep the spirit alive, ...

Game Attendance Dwindling for Women’s Sports Teams

Game Attendance Dwindling for Women’s Sports Teams

Joe Joyce, Multimedia Reporter

November 15, 2018

The Cynic investigates what draws people to different sporting events, and in particular, why the women's varsity basketball and hockey teams' number of spectators are dwindling.

Pack the Gut challenge fights gender bias

Pack the Gut challenge fights gender bias

Letter to the Editor

February 1, 2017

Dear Editor, Have you gone to a hockey, soccer or a basketball game at UVM? Have you ever gone to a professional or World Cup game? Now that I have your attention, what was your immediate assumption as you considered the question? Were you thinking about a men’s or a women’s game? Wh...

A call to action against hazing

A call to action against hazing

October 12, 2016

Hazing is an epidemic at universities nationwide. It occurred right here on our campus Sept. 24 when first-year hockey team members were ordered to perform a series of humiliating and sickening tasks. [media-credit name="Hannah Kearns" align="alignnone" width="300"][/media-credit] Being strip...

Men’s hockey sanctioned following hazing incident

John Suozzo

October 6, 2016

Four members of the UVM men’s hockey team, including both of the team’s co-captains, have been suspended for five games due to their role in a hazing incident. On Sept. 24, first-year hockey team members were forced to partake in an initiation activity by upperclassmen at the residence of a few...

Neck guards are essential

February 26, 2016

Jan. 14 of 2016 seemed to be a normal day for a hockey game in the Siberian city of Novosibirsk. The under-18 teams of Metallurg Novokuznetsk and Sibir Novosibirsk were battling it out in a Russian Youth Hockey League match. All was going well until late in the second period. As the game came...

1,662 fans show up for “Pack the Gut”

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February 3, 2016

Thanks to an annual charity challenge, the women’s hockey team saw a larger than average crowd in the stands Jan. 29.The Catamounts, who have averaged 372 fans per game this season according to U.S. College Hockey Online, drew 1,662 spectators to their 2-1 defeat by visiting University of Connectic...

Former UVM hockey player gets honored

Claire Messersmith

January 28, 2016

A University of Vermont hockey alumnus became the first in UVM’s history to have a jersey retired Jan. 8, 2016. A likely National Hockey League Hall-of-Famer, Martin St. Louis now has his jersey, No. 8, hanging from the ceiling of Gutterson Field House as the first jersey to be retired in over 50 ...

‘Gut’ may go, but memories stay

John Suozzo

December 10, 2015

                    [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. ...

Men’s hockey players transition to life at UVM with teammates

November 4, 2015

 Hockey players at UVM usually have an easier time transitioning to life away from home than the average student — they are used to it. Nearly all Division I college hockey players are recruited from either preparatory schools or junior teams.  Every player on the men’s hockey team this yea...

NHL sharpens its skates

Joe Gallant

October 23, 2015

The NHL season is underway and it’s time to draw some early season conclusions and identify things to look out for as the season progresses. First, youth is all the rage. Everyone knows about Jack Eichel and Connor McDavid.  I was admittedly wrong about how soon Eichel would become a force, bu...

A new director of hockey operations brings changes

October 23, 2015

The operations director for UVM men’s hockey has a more unique story. As operations director Noah Segall’s responsibilities include video analysis and scouting the opposing team the week before they play, he said.Noah Segall grew up playing hockey in California and considered playing college hockey.“I played s...

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