The Vermont Cynic

Winningest group of seniors in history say farewell

Locria Courtright, Assistant Sports Editor

March 28, 2018

With the end of this year’s season, a special group of seniors bids farewell to UVM men’s basketball. They end their careers as the winningest senior class in program history, along with two America East regular season titles and one tournament championship. Trae Bell-Haynes, Guard Crafty, creative, and exc...

Late shot shocks Catamounts in title game

Locria Courtright, Assistant Sports Editor

March 10, 2018

With one swish of the net as the final seconds ticked off, the University of Maryland Baltimore County broke the hearts of the Vermont Catamounts and their fans. Jairus Lyles made a 3-pointer with 0.6 seconds to go as the Retrievers celebrated the America East tournament title at Patrick Gym after a 65...

Basketball to build on last season’s successes

The men's basketball team huddles together before a game Feb. 2. The Catamounts have high expectations for this year after finishing last season with a perfect conference record.

Sabrina Hood, Staff Writer

November 3, 2017

It’s almost that time of year. Feeding off the success of going to March Madness last season, the hope of another successful season is on the horizon. “Coming off a perfect conference season last year, expectations are high,” head coach John Becker said. ”We have a lot of guys coming back and ...

UVM athletes create mental health initiative

UVM athletes create mental health initiative

Alex Verret, Staff Writer

October 5, 2017

The work of two UVM student-athletes to create an initiative around mental health has led to the opening of a new office for sports psychology. This past spring, seniors Trae Bell-Haynes and Kelly Lennon teamed up with Living Well and UVM athletics to create  Rally Around Mental Health,  an in...

Bell-Haynes: from Canada, with love

Bell-Haynes: from Canada, with love

Ben Hakim

December 9, 2015

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...

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