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Catamounts to host a NCAA game

Catamounts to host a NCAA game

November 16, 2016

Despite not winning the America East conference tournament, men’s soccer is headed to the national tournament. The NCAA tournament bracket was revealed Nov. 14. The Catamounts earned an at-large berth to the tournament, and will host Rider University Nov. 17 at Virtue Field. The victor will travel ...

Men’s lacrosse gets new coach

November 13, 2016

The men’s lacrosse team will start their season under new head coach Chris Feifs, who was announced as the seventh head coach of the program on June 29. Feifs has had nine years of college coaching experience, though this is his first head coaching position. Prior to coming to UVM, h...

High-profile basketball recruit looks to begin season

November 12, 2016

The men’s basketball team has had great success recruiting over the past few seasons, bringing in immense talent. Redshirt sophomore guard Ernie Duncan and junior guards Trae Bell-Haynes and Cam Ward are all examples of players who have excelled for the Catamounts. This season, UVM has brou...

Catamounts ride momentum into playoffs

Catamounts ride momentum into playoffs

November 9, 2016

As the outdoor temperature drops, the tension in college soccer rises, a sign that it is play- off time. For the reigning America East tournament champion, the Vermont Catamounts, it is no different. After a 1-4-1 midseason slump, head coach Jesse Cormier’s side enters the playoffs riding...

Basketball hopes to avenge 2015 loss

Basketball hopes to avenge 2015 loss

November 5, 2016

Vermont men’s basketball had a heartbreaking end to their 2015-2016 campaign, suffering an 80-74 loss at the hands of Stony Brook University in last year’s America East Championship, according to America East records. “Last season was a very good season,” senior captain Kurt Steidl said, “althou...

Hockey knocks off ranked opponent

November 4, 2016

UVM men’s hockey hosted the University of Michigan in the first-ever matchup between the two teams. Backed by a hot start and a sellout crowd head coach Kevin Sneddon called “electric,” the Catamounts upset the Wolverines 3-0 at Gutterson Fieldhouse Oct. 28. Michigan entered the ...

Club baseball team ready for playoffs

October 31, 2016

With Major League Baseball in the thick of its playoffs, UVM’s very own club baseball team is in the middle of a play-off run themselves. The Catamounts currently sit at the top of the Northwest Division within the New England Club Baseball Association standings. Since joining the le...

Men’s basketball roster adds players

October 31, 2016

PAYTON HENSON, Forward Head coach John Becker said Henson’s greatest attribute is his ability to stretch the court and get to the basket. “He can score at all three levels,” Becker said. “He’s a really smart player, very dependable, and I think he’s got a chance to be really really g...

Basketball team set for the season under new coach

October 30, 2016

After an offseason full of change and the addition of several newcomers, the Cats are ready to rebound from last year’s disappointing season. With an entirely new coaching staff, led by new head coach Chris Day, the program looks to turn things around after four straight seasons of less ...

Women’s basketball coach prepares for first season

October 23, 2016

Women’s basketball has a new head coach for the upcoming season. Chris Day, who was hired in May, is the eighth head coach in the history of the program, according to UVM athletics. He will be replacing Lori Gear Mc- Bride, who coached the Catamounts for the past six seasons. Day is a ...

Men’s soccer losing streak continues

October 21, 2016

Catamount men’s soccer fell to the University of Hartford 1-0 at Virtue Field on Saturday. The loss extended the Catamounts’ losing streak to three games. The lone goal of the game came late in the second half, after the Catamounts cleared a Hartford throw-in. Hartford substitute ...

UVM to name all the student sections

October 16, 2016

In an effort to increase student interest, the UVM athletic department has announced they will be naming the student section in all of its sports facilities. Nora King ‘16, director of fan engagement, is collaborating with SGA on the project, King said. It has been decided that the UVM ...

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