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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


Filed under Sports

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


Filed under Game Recaps, Sports

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 ...

UVM, S. Burlington to consider new arena

UVM, S. Burlington to consider new arena

March 1, 2016


Filed under News, Vermont

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


Filed under Game Recaps, Sports

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 ...

Basketball rallies against cancer

Basketball rallies against cancer

John Suozzo

February 19, 2016


Filed under Game Recaps, Sports

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...

Textbook resale violates UVM student athlete policy

John Suozzo

January 28, 2016


Filed under Sports

Recently, student-athlete compliance with NCAA scholarship eligibility rules has affected a UVM athlete. On Dec. 16, the men’s basketball team’s junior guard Dre Wills was suspended for violating the student-athlete code of conduct, according to the original report from the Burlington Free Pre...

Bell-Haynes: from Canada, with love

Bell-Haynes: from Canada, with love

Ben Hakim

December 9, 2015


Filed under Player Profiles, Sports

Successful in Canada, Trae Bell-Haynes is now finding success against the best competition he’s faced in his life as he’s transitioned to U.S. Division I basketball.  Last year as a first-year student, Bell-Haynes was named to the America East All-Rookie Team. He finished second in the entire league in assists, averagi...

Walk-ons work to make difference for team

Jack Estrin

September 22, 2015


Filed under Sports

This year, the UVM men’s basketball team features three walk-on players: David Urso, Dylan Sinnickson and Nate Rohrer. The players were not recruited by UVM, but chose to tryout for the team on their own. “There could be a recruited walk-on or a walk-on as part of a tryout which is more rare,...

Former Cats prolong career

Former Cats prolong career

Jack Estrin

March 10, 2015


Filed under Columns, Sports

For some UVM basketball players, playing at Patrick Gymnasium is just the beginning.    Recently, increasing numbers of UVM basketball players have signed to play professionally overseas. In early February, former UVM point guard Sandro Carissimo became the fourth player in the Catamounts’ 2014 g...

Teams put on the pink for cancer fundraiser

Teams put on the pink for cancer fundraiser

Jack Estrin

February 24, 2015


Filed under Columns, Sports

The UVM men's and women's basketball teams held their “rally against cancer” games  Feb. 14 and 18. In their Feb. 14 game against University of Maryland, Baltimore County, the men’s team came out on top, while the women narrowly fell to the University of Maine in their game Feb. 18. In both g...

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