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Unexpected upsets from the World Cup

Unexpected upsets from the World Cup

Valerie Courtright, Senior Staff Writer

August 30, 2018

Emma Pinezich This summer’s FIFA World Cup had a little something for every fan tuning in from around the world. The tournament had drama, great goals, upsets, memorable games and the emergence of new national heroes. Drama started the day before the tournament when Spain fired Julen Lopeteg...

Champions League Semifinals Preview

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April 26, 2016

Finally, we have our Champions League semifinalists. Atletico Madrid caused what could be considered the biggest upset, as it took advantage of Barcelona’s slump in form to come out as the winner in the all-Spanish affair. Forward Antoine Griezmann’s double was too much for the reigning champions,...

Profile on Women’s Soccer head coach Kristi Lefebvre

Claire Messersmith

October 23, 2015

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...

Profile on Men’s Soccer head coach Jesse Cormier

October 23, 2015

With an impressive resume, men’s soccer head coach Jesse Cormier is trying to pass along his skills.After a brief professional soccer career in the U.S. and England, Cormier became the first UVM alumnus to coach a varsity team.Head coach Jesse Cormier and his staff have already been recognized, as the...

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