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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 of New Hampshire was an awesome test, Dow said. The game ended in a 1-1 tie that brought the...

Vermont cold doesn’t trip up track and field athletes

Nickie Morris, Assistant Sports Editor

March 7, 2019

When heading down Dorset Street to go to the University Mall, one often sees members of the track and field team out for a long run. With cross country in the fall, indoor track in the winter, and the spring track, distance runners especially train year round in Vermont. If it’s the winter, it...

Scholarship cuts expand in varsity athletics

Scholarship cuts expand in varsity athletics

Stephan Toljan, Senior Staff Writer

March 6, 2019

UVM athletics decided to not offer scholarships to athletes in two women’s programs and one men’s program next year; however, the University is still in Title IX compliance. Title IX is a federal law that prevents athletic programs from discriminating against athletes based on their sex...

New event center will be named after major donors

New event center will be named after major donors

Sophia Venturo, Staff Writer

January 17, 2019

UVM’s new $95 million event center will be named after the project’s leading donors. The University announced that Richard and Deb Tarrant donated $15 million to a new multipurpose facility, according to a Dec. 18 press release. The Tarrants’ gift is the largest capital gift in UVM’s histo...

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.

Student-athletes score record GPA

Sabrina Hood, Staff Writer

January 26, 2018

UVM student-athletes achieved the highest GPA on record in history of UVM athletics for the fall 2017 semester. They earned an average cumulative GPA of 3.28, according to UVM athletics. “It was nice to see the hard work that our student-athletes, coaches, the Student-Athlete Development and Academi...

Club hockey fights for logo rights

Club hockey fights for logo rights

Sabrina Hood, Staff Writer

December 25, 2017

UVM is known as Catamount country. At varsity games, our athletes sport the fighting catamount on their apparel.  Sophomore club hockey president Andrew Ehler is angry that club sports cannot do the same because of logo use rules, he said. The split V logo, the V with the catamount in the center, can on...

UVM athletics unveils counseling program

UVM athletics unveils counseling program

Madelaine Allen, Staff Writer

October 3, 2017

UVM athletics has unveiled a new counseling and psychology program. The Catamount Sports Psychology and Counseling program will combine efforts from the Center for Health and Wellbeing and UVM athletics. “UVM is the first school in the America East conference to implement a program of this kind,” Athle...

Men’s soccer beats Yale in second shutout of season

Men’s soccer beats Yale in second shutout of season

Sabrina Hood, Senior Staff Writer

September 13, 2017

The men’s soccer team secured a 1-0 win against the Yale University Bulldogs Saturday at the Rally Against Cancer game. This is the second shutout win in a row for UVM, giving the team a 3-2 record for the season thus far. This was the first time UVM played against Yale in 20 years, according to...

Men’s soccer team bounces back after home defeat

Men’s soccer team bounces back after home defeat

Locria Courtright, Assistant Sports Editor

September 11, 2017

The past and present of UVM men’s soccer collided on a chilly Friday night, as UVM welcomed former head coach Jesse Cormier– now with the Florida Gulf Coast University Eagles– at Virtue Field. The past prevailed when the Eagles defeated the Catamounts 4-0 in the Peter Baldwin Memorial Classic....

Women’s soccer defeats Brown in overtime

Women’s soccer defeats Brown in overtime

Sabrina Hood, Sports Writer

September 7, 2017

The UVM women’s soccer team successfully snatched an important win Saturday  against Brown University. “They’ve been working hard and this was their only game this week, so it was nice to have it come out with a win,”  said head coach Kristi Lefebvre. First-year midfielder Ella Bankert scored t...

A look ahead at UVM’s basketball season

Eribert Volaj, Sports editor

August 30, 2017

The America East Conference announced the 2017-18 schedule for men’s basketball Aug. 22. The Catamounts will start their title defense Jan. 4, traveling to the University of Massachusetts Lowell. Afterward, the defending champions will play three home games at Patrick Gym. They host the Universi...

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