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UVM varsity sports to resume play starting next month

The men's basketball team huddles together before a game in February 2017.
Hayley Rosen, Assistant Sports Editor October 27, 2020

UVM fall and winter sports teams will soon return to gameplay after season resumption plans were announced by America East, ending indefinite season delays due to the pandemic.  America East, which...

Athletics Department ignores student athlete concerns at meeting

Members of UVM Athletics and the community discuss changes to sports at UVM in light of COVID-19 Oct. 13 over teams.
Irene Choi, Assistant News Editor October 21, 2020

The UVM Athletics Department continues to receive high praise from community members despite student outcry over their alleged mishandling of a sexual assault investigation and racial justice activism...

Students demand change amid claims that UVM Athletics mishandled sexual assault investigation

Junior Kendall Ware stands in her Vermont Swimming and Diving shirt in front of the Patrick Gym, Oct. 9. Ware will be graduating this year to enter a Speech Pathology grad program at UVM.
Hayley Rosen and Emma Pinezich October 13, 2020

Nearly two weeks after UVM Junior Kendall Ware came forward about UVM Athletic Department’s gross mishandling of her sexual assault investigation, students are calling for systemic change, asking for...

UVM Athletics confirms multiple positive COVID-19 tests and at least one active case

Anthony Lamb making a basket
Kate Vanni, Summer Editor-in-Chief August 4, 2020

Two unidentified members of UVM Athletics have tested positive for COVID-19 and one case remains active, according to an Aug. 4 UVM Athletics press release. Although UVM Athletics did not provide further...

New men’s hockey coach set to infuse excitement in program

Todd Woodcroft, left, is the new head coach of the UVM men's hockey team. He is slated to start the position May 1.
Sawyer Loftus, News and Sports Editor April 22, 2020

UVM men’s hockey fans and players alike can expect a new attitude and mentality under the team’s new NHL trained coach. UVM has hired the NHL’s Winnipeg Jets’ assistant coach Todd Woodcroft....

UVM picks NHL assistant coach as new men’s hockey coach

UVM men’s hockey won their first game of the season Oct. 5, The Cats won the game 6-1.
Sawyer Loftus, News and Sports Editor April 15, 2020

UPDATE 10:20 p.m. April 15: UVM Athletics has officially named Todd Woodcroft as the next head coach of UVM's men's hockey team, according to an April 15 press release. UVM Athletics notified the media...

Your Friday COVID-19 updates

Senior forward Anthony Lamb reaches for the ball at a home game against University of Maine Feb. 5. UVM athletics has cancelled the remainder of the 2019-2020 athletic season, following a slew of other athletic cancellations.   
Staff Report March 13, 2020

In the last 48 hours, UVM has made several announcements regarding how COVID-19 will affect students. Here's what you need to know: UVM athletics cancels all activities UVM athletics has cancelled the...

Senior reflects on her time on the ice

Senior forward Abby Cleary sits during an interview, Feb. 26. The team finished their season with a 3-1 loss against Hockey East No. 1 Northeastern University Feb. 28.
Aryanna Ramsaran, Cynic Sports Reporter March 3, 2020

Senior forward Abby Cleary said she began playing hockey around the age of four or five. Now, with the little time she and the other seniors on UVM’s women’s hockey team have left, Cleary is bringing...

Men’s basketball winning streak comes to an end

Men's basketball winning streak comes to an end
Hayley Rosen, Cynic Sports Reporter February 22, 2020

After 12 straight wins, UVM’s men’s basketball fell to the University of Maryland Baltimore County 66 to 64, Feb. 22.  In the Cat’s previous contest against UMBC on Jan. 11, UVM won 74-50.  A...

Men’s basketball leads conference nine straight wins

Men's basketball leads conference nine straight wins
Hayley Rosen, Cynic Sports Reporter February 11, 2020

UVM men’s basketball is on a nine game winning streak after defeating University of Hartford, Feb. 8. The newfound win streak is the longest the team has had since the middle of the 2017-18 season. In...

UVM men’s hockey coach to retire at end of season

After 17 years at UVM, men’s hockey coach Kevin Sneddon announced he would be retiring after this season.
Aryanna Ramsaran and Hayley Rosen February 10, 2020

UVM athletics announced that men’s hockey head coach Kevin Sneddon is retiring after this season. Sneddon announced he will not be returning for the 2020-21 season Feb. 4 at a media press conference. “The...

Preview: UVM men’s soccer coach talks semifinals ahead of the game

Preview: UVM men's soccer coach talks semifinals ahead of the game
Sawyer Loftus, News and Sports Editor November 13, 2019

As UVM men’s soccer heads into their shot at the America East championship, the team has a sense of unfinished business, head coach Rob Dow said. The team’s last match against now No. 1 seed University...

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