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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

The club hockey logo was redesigned in order to comply with UVM licensing. Sophomore club hockey president Andrew Ehler wants to change from the current logo back to the old logo, which is now only used for varsity sports only.

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

Director of athletics Jeff Schulman (pictured) unveiled a new counseling and psychology program Sept. 12. The program is a joint effort between the athletics department and UVM's Center for Health and Wellbeing.

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

Junior midfielder Mikel Kabala steals the ball from a Yale player Sept. 9. The Catamounts won 1-0.

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

Sophomore Bridgette King fakes out a Brown player Sept. 2. The Catamounts beat out the Bears 2-1 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...

New fitness center sparks mixed responses

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The view from the current fitness center in the Patrick Gym complex. The board of trustees approved construction of a new multipurpose center March 3.

Lucy Bisselle, Staff Writer

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-Forbush-Gutterson Complex, which was built in 1963, Athletic Director Jeff Schulman said. “You mean the maze?” first-year Julia...

New head coach to lead young team

Locria Courtright, Assistant Sports Editor

February 27, 2017

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...

Hockey player gathers honors

Locria Courtright, Assistant Sports Editor

February 25, 2017

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 qualif...

Basketball makes conference history

Zach Falls, Senior Staff Writer

February 25, 2017

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...

Multipurpose center approved

Zach Falls, Staff Writer

February 25, 2017

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 f...

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