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Speidel to play in first game

Speidel to play in first game
Sawyer Loftus, News & Sports Editor March 2, 2020

Five years after a car accident left senior Josh Speidel with a traumatic brain injury, he’s slated to take the court during UVM men’s basketball ‘s senior night. In 2015, before coming to UVM,...

Catamount Country honors basketball all-star alumni T.J. Sorrentine and Taylor Coppenrath

Coppenrath (Left) and Sorrentine (Right) walk into Patrick Gym to cheering and applause. In addition to having their jerseys retired, the two former Catamounts were inducted into the UVM Hall of Fame in 2015.
Hayley Rosen, Cynic Sports Reporter October 29, 2019

Catamount country erupted in applause as the two newest banners sailed up into the rafters Saturday night, Oct. 26. The banners displayed the numbers 11 and 22, those of T.J. Sorrentine and Taylor Coppenrath,...

Former women’s basketball coach receives severance

Former women's basketball coach receives severance
Sawyer Loftus, Senior Staff Writer May 22, 2018

Former UVM women’s basketball coach Chris Day will be paid a severance equivalent to his annual salary over the next year, according to a May 7 Burlington Free Press article. Day was hired by UVM...

Anticipating sports in the year ahead

Anticipating sports in the year ahead
John Suozzo January 19, 2017

"I’m looking forward to seeing how the men’s hockey team closes the season after their hot start in the first half of it. Coming off a mediocre season in 2015-16, it will be interesting to see how...

Basketball players win All-Tournament Honors

December 2, 2016

The Vermont Women’s Basketball team hosted the annual TD Bank Classic holiday tournament at Patrick Gym this past week. The team kicked off the weekend with a convincing victory over the New Jersey...

Basketball season is underway

John Suozzo November 18, 2016

The UVM women’s basketball team fell in their season opener to Bryant University, 63-57, Nov. 11 at Patrick Gym, before winning against Dartmouth 2 days later. The game against Bryant was the first...

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...

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...

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....

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...

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...

Men’s basketball gains a local player

Men's basketball gains a local player
October 22, 2016

This year, a highly touted first-year men’s basketball player is the buzz around campus due to his Vermont roots. Ben Shungu, a 6-foot-2-inch guard, grew up locally in Burlington. “I...

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