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New fitness center sparks mixed responses

New fitness center sparks mixed responses

March 31, 2017

After navigating Patrick Gym, students stood looking out at the Green Mountains while waiting to use weights and cardio equipment. UVM has outgrown the Patrick...

New head coach to lead young team

Locria Courtright, Assistant Sports Editor

February 27, 2017

Filed under Sports

Men’s soccer has found its new head coach, and the program did not have to look far. Athletic director Jeff Schulman announced Rob Dow as the eighth head coach of Vermont men’s soccer Feb. 17. Dow’s contract will run for four years. Dow, has spent five years on the UVM coaching staff.  He served as an assistant for t...

Hockey player gathers honors

Locria Courtright, Assistant Sports Editor

February 25, 2017

Filed under Sports

A UVM women’s hockey player was recently honored for her performance for her national team at Olympic qualifying. Sophomore defender Sammy Kolowrat joined the Czech Republic national team for the final round of Olympic qualifying in Arosa, Switzerland Feb. 9 to Feb. 12, as they attempted to qualify for the 2018 Winter Oly...

Basketball makes conference history

Zach Falls, Senior Staff Writer

February 25, 2017

Filed under Game Recaps, Sports

Men’s basketball’s historic regular season came to a close on Saturday, with a 66-51 win over Stony Brook University on Senior Night. First-year forward Anthony Lamb led all scorers with 19 points, as the team enters the conference tournament as the No. 1 seed. The season has been filled with record-breaking performances...

Multipurpose center approved

Zach Falls, Staff Writer

February 25, 2017

Filed under Sports

The committee in charge of the planning for a new arena on Athletic campus approved a concept to upgrade Gutterson Fieldhouse at its latest meeting. UVM athletics brought to the public the approved concept to upgrade Gutterson, and to add a new event center Feb. 3. “The goal was to present the ideas for major improvements i...

Cats rally against cancer

Matt Chimenti-Carmen, Staff Writer

February 15, 2017

Filed under Game Recaps, Sports

The Rally Against Cancer game began with the UVM crowd giving a warm welcome to two families that have children with cancer. Vermont athletics awarded each child their own Vermont Rally Against Cancer jersey. Following a lengthy period of cheers and applause, the families were escorted off the court and to their seats. Patri...

Cats set eyes on championship

Cats set eyes on championship

February 15, 2017

Vermont men’s basketball has enjoyed a very successful start to their season thus far with a record o...

Pep band energizes UVM

Pep band energizes UVM

February 13, 2017

The floor was vibrating as a group of around 20 yellow jerseys banged on cowbells. “The pep band adds...

Cats finish great season

Matt Chimenti-Carmen, Staff Writer

February 13, 2017

Filed under Sports

The UVM women’s swimming and diving team wrapped up their season this past weekend at the America East Championships. The team placed third for the fifth consecutive year, setting a program record point total of 668. Prior to the championship meet, the team finished the season with a 6-1 record. The team continued to dedicate themsel...

Cats ready for a new start

Cats ready for a new start

February 10, 2017

A new coach and a new season provide optimism for Catamount women’s lacrosse. Last season, under h...

Hockey goalie carries team to new heights

Hockey goalie carries team to new heights

February 9, 2017

Men’s hockey is sitting in third place in the Hockey East standings according to league records. A c...

Team dynamic to drive or hinder ski team’s season

Team dynamic to drive or hinder ski team’s season

January 20, 2017

In pursuit of their seventh straight Eastern Intercollegiate Skiing Association title, UVM skiing pr...

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