The Vermont Cynic

Women’s Lacrosse loses at Virtue

Claire Messersmith

March 30, 2016

The University of Vermont women’s lacrosse team opened their conference slate at home against the University of Albany March 26. The Cats fell short, falling to Albany 18-6. The Catamounts began strong in the first half, with junior attacker Meredith Moore answering each of Albany’s goals, and tying t...

From the parking lot: A history of the 2005 UVM-Syracuse game

From the parking lot: A history of the 2005 UVM-Syracuse game

John Suozzo

March 17, 2016

In the wake of the men’s basketball team’s March 12 loss, and the subsequent end of their bid for a NCAA tournament title, faculty and a former player looked back at one of the most important moments in UVM athletic history – the 2005 win over the University of Syracuse in the NCAA Division I tou...

Seawolves end UVM’s run

Seawolves end UVM's run

John Suozzo

March 16, 2016

Stony Brook University’s three-time America East conference player of the year Jameel Warney scored 43 points, helping the Seawolves deny UVM an NCAA Tournament bid. In the America East Championship, the Catamounts came up short against top-seeded Stony Brook, losing 80-74. Stony Brook had an ...

The illegal duality in sports

March 6, 2016

Athletes, both professional and collegiate, are frequently criticized on a multitude of levels.One common criticism of the pros, usually from non-fans, is  “they get paid too much.”The reality is that in a free and open economy something gains worth only when others are willing to pay.The reaso...

UVM skier has local roots

March 5, 2016

One first-year Catamount with local roots is establishing himself as a talented skier.Henry Harmeyer recently skied at the U.S. Cross Country Championships in Michigan.He finished third in the freestyle sprint and ninth in the 15K classic at the U.S. Cross Country Championships, according to UVM ath...

Men’s hockey team set for international series

Men's hockey team set for international series

Jacob Holzman

March 4, 2016

Men’s hockey will be spending Thanksgiving overseas on Irish ice next year.Next season, the team is traveling to Belfast, Northern Ireland Nov. 25 to 26 over Thanksgiving break to compete in the “Friendship Four” tournament.Athletic director Bob Corran, who was born in Belfast and moved to Nort...

Cats on roll with tournament set

Cats on roll with tournament set

John Suozzo

March 3, 2016

The Catamounts men’s basketball team has finished up their regular season schedule and are now shifting their focus to postseason play. First, the Catamounts will compete in the America East Tournament. The winner of the tournament will receive an automatic bid to the NCAA Men’s DI Basketball T...

UVM, S. Burlington to consider new arena

Photo courtesy of City of South Burlington

March 1, 2016

UVM and the city of South Burlington are looking into the possibility of making a multi-purpose recreational facility.South Burlington City Manager Kevin Dorn said no decision has been made to build the center and the city is only looking into the possibility of building it.“[UVM and South Burlington...

UVM falls in conference matchup at Patrick

UVM falls in conference matchup at Patrick

Ben Steinlauf

February 25, 2016

Coming off a 66-52 loss to Binghamton University, the UVM women’s basketball team lost 74-60 against the University of Maryland, Baltimore County on Feb. 20. UMBC had a 7-6 conference record at the start of the game, and recently beat the University of Hartford 58-51 on Feb. 17. UVM, on the other hand, has ...

Seniors honored but BC prevails

<p>Seniors honored but BC prevails</p>

February 24, 2016

The men’s hockey team dropped both games in their senior weekend series against Boston College on Feb. 19 and Feb. 20. These two games represented the Catamounts’ last two home games of the year; the BC series would be the last time the UVM seniors would play a regular season game at Gutterson. UVM ...

Basketball rallies against cancer

Basketball rallies against cancer

John Suozzo

February 19, 2016

In addition to tallying a win Sunday, the men’s basketball team used the game to raise awareness for cancer. The 92-81 Valentine’s Day win over the University of Hartford was part of the University’s “Rally Against Cancer” series, which raises money for the UVM Cancer Research Center, acc...

Search for a new athletic director continues

<p>Search for a new athletic director continues</p>

February 18, 2016

The search for a new athletic director is still a work in progress.A Feb. 10 memo sent out to every student, faculty member and executive of UVM by Ian Boyce, chair of the athletic director search advisory committee, outlined the search specifications. The memo also said that the committee is “progressi...

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