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Former UVM recruit continues his road to recovery

Former UVM recruit continues his road to recovery

October 14, 2016

Feb. 1, 2015 changed the life of one Catamount men’s basketball player forever. Before then, first-year Josh Speidel, a senior at the time attending high school in Columbus, Indiana, was preparing for his college career at UVM. The power forward was a standout basketball player that head coach ...

Women’s hockey: new player profiles

October 7, 2016

EVE-AUDREY PICARD (Forward) Longueuil, Quebec Picard, a native of Longueuil, Québec, has some international experience under her belt. The forward was a member of Team Canada at the 2014 U18 Women’s World Championships in Budapest, Hungary. During the tournament, Picard posted six points, ...

NCAA’s actions send a message

John Suozzo

September 25, 2016

Collegiate athletic championships will need to find a new home this season after the NCAA removed all championship games from North Carolina, in response to the HB2 “bathroom bill.” HB2 is a law mandating that all people must use the bathroom of the gender they were assigned at birth, a...

Catamount hockey adds nine new first-year players

September 24, 2016

Catamount men’s hockey is welcoming nine first-years to the team for the 2016-2017 season. Joining the returning Catamount players will be first-year goaltender Stefanos Lekkas, first-year defenders Max Daigle, Matthew O’Donnell, Jake Massie and Corey Moriarty as well as first-year fo...

Men’s soccer jumps to national stage

Anthony Clark

September 23, 2016

Coming off an America East Championship last year and starting the 2016-2017 season by receiving a national ranking, the UVM men’s soccer team is once again a force in Division I soccer. The Catamounts are currently having one of the best starts in program history, having won seven out of...

New playoff creates excitement

John Suozzo

September 18, 2016

he newly minted College Football Playoff has been an improvement for college football not only in the season’s final weeks, but in the opening weeks as well. The College Football Playoff, which began in 2015, signaled an end of the 15-year, computerized BCS experiment, which often left teams a...

Field hockey season starts off strong

September 16, 2016

The UVM field hockey team has come out strong to start off the 2016 season.The Cats are 4-1, and are undefeated at Virtue Field.The Catamounts were also one of only 17 teams in the country to start the season going 2-0.The last time UVM field hockey started off 2-0 was in 2007, when they advanced to th...

UVM senior finds success once again

Ben Steinlauf

September 15, 2016

A men’s soccer senior attacker is looking to add to his impressive list of accomplishments as he hopes to help UVM repeat as conference champions. Brian Wright has already shown that he means business, tallying four goals and seven assists in the first six games of the season. Already ...

Men’s soccer blanks LIU to stay undefeated

September 8, 2016

The UVM men’s soccer team defeated Long Island University Brooklyn 3-0, boosting the Catamounts to a 4-0-0 start and winning the Peter Baldwin Memorial Classic Sept.4.The Peter Baldwin Memorial Classic is a tournament hosted by UVM that is in its 25th season, the second under the name.Prior to the 2015-1...

LGBT law causes Cats to cancel game

Jack Estrin

September 3, 2016

Due to North Carolina’s controversial HB2 law, on Aug. 24, the UVM athletic department announced the cancellation of the women’s basketball team’s game in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. The law “prevents transgender people from using government-run bathrooms based on their gender identity,”...

Women’s soccer aims to exceed last season’s record

September 1, 2016

Last season was one of the best in recent history for the UVM women’s soccer team.The Catamounts finished with a record of 8-8-2, according to UVM athletics.Head coach Kristi Lefebvre lead the program to eight wins, a feat that hasn’t been accomplished since 2005 according to UVM athletic records...

Cats ready to follow up championship year

John Suozzo

August 31, 2016

The UVM men’s soccer team is poised for another successful season and hopes to build on their America East champion- ship and NCAA Tournament appearance from the 2015 season. The team kicked off its season with an impressive 3-2 overtime victory over California State University, Fullerton...

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