The Vermont Cynic

Coach centers team success off the field

Ashley Miller, Senior staff writer

April 30, 2019

Men’s lacrosse head coach Chris Fiefs didn’t always envision himself as a lacrosse coach. Instead, he wanted to pursue federal law enforcement or join the military. Feifs is in his third season at UVM and two years ago led the men’s program to their most successful season on the field and i...

Men’s lacrosse player has career score high

Men's lacrosse game against Hartford

Nickie Morris, Assistant Sports Editor

March 26, 2019

In the midst of a chilly afternoon on Virtue Field, the UVM men’s lacrosse team played Hartford University. The Catamounts held the Hawks scoreless for the first three periods of the March 23 game. UVM won with a final score of 15-6. The game began with nearly nine minutes of attempted shots, each team missing a few times before the scorebo...

First-year brothers start for lacrosse

Johnathon and Thomas McConvey

Ashley Miller, Senior Staff Writer

March 7, 2019

It’s unusual for brother-duos to be recruited on the same Division I college men’s lacrosse team, let alone both play in starting positions in their first year.   However, Thomas and Jonathan McConvey are doing that UVM as first-years with starting-positions on the men’s lacrosse team. Their place on t...

Men’s lacrosse team uses strong defense to snag win

Sophomore Ben French and freshman Liam Limoges double-team an opposing player in the UVM Lacrosse 14-7 win against UMass Lowell. French and Limoges scored scored 4 and 5 goals each respectively.

Locria Courtright, Assistant Sports Editor

April 10, 2018

The Catamounts improved to 10-1 on the season, their first double-digit win season since 1997, according to UVM athletics. The No. 14 Catamounts defeated the University of Massachusetts Lowell River Hawks 14-7 April 7. Prior to the game, UVM athletics held a ceremony honoring the alumni and students ...

Lacrosse senior dreams of pro future

Maddie Allan, Staff Writer

April 5, 2018

Senior Ian MacKay’s collegiate lacrosse career will draw to a close this spring, but the captain isn’t done with the sport. Following his career as a Catamount, MacKay is hoping to play professionally. “The pro field draft is coming up in April,” MacKay said. “I definitely have that date circl...

Lacrosse returns to winning ways after loss

Locria Courtright, Assistant Sports Editor

March 28, 2018

One of the many marks of a great team is how they deal with adversity, and UVM men’s lacrosse showed that they can deal with it well. Coming off of a 21-5 loss to No. 1 University at Albany March 17, the No. 16 Catamounts rebounded with a 10-6 home win over the Binghamton Bearcats at Virtue Field March ...

Lacrosse ready to bounce back

Nickie Morris, Staff Writer

January 19, 2018

The 2018 men’s lacrosse team is a deeply optimistic and committed group, despite finishing with a 5-8 record last year, their worst season since 2014. Led by senior captains James Leary and returning red shirt senior Ian MacKay, the team is greatly anticipating their Feb. 1 start in Greenville, Sou...

Seniors tabbed to lead men’s lacrosse team

Sabrina Hood, Cynic Correspondent

December 10, 2017

The UVM men’s lacrosse team has announced their captains for the upcoming season. The team anticipates a stronger and more cohesive season, which begins in February. The team gave the most votes for senior midfielder Ian MacKay and senior defender James Leary to captain again. Last season, th...

Lacrosse suffers defeat in conference game

Locria Courtright, Assistant Sports Editor

April 8, 2017

On a day where Vermont men’s lacrosse celebrated the program’s 40th anniversary, University of Hartford spoiled the Catamounts’ party. The Hawks defeated UVM 15-13 Apr. 1 at Virtue Field in a rematch of the 2016 America East Championship, which Hartford also won. The start of the game was pushed back ...

Lacrosse first-year starts strong

Lacrosse first-year starts strong

April 6, 2016

 You only get one chance to make a first impression and one men’s lacrosse first-year is making the most of his.On his Feb. 6 Catamount debut, attacker Dawes Milchling scored a hat trick in the Catamounts’ season-opening 17-16 loss to Jacksonville University.The Cockeysville, Maryland native come...

Virtue Field’s lights aid the growth of UVM athletics

The new lights being constructed at Virtue Field are pictured Oct. 4. Virtue Field has been without a permanent set of stadium lights since 2012. DAYNA WYCKOFF/The Vermont Cynic

Andrew Shwartz

October 6, 2015

The wait is over for the UVM community and Vermont residents who have waited for the installation of Virtue Field’s stadium lights to begin. Since its construction in 2012, Virtue Field has been without a permanent set of stadium lights which has limited the amount of practices and games played.  ...

Lacrosse player scores big

Freddy Fields

April 21, 2015

At the end of the season, it’s normal for a team to take note of the most positive traits that were displayed. For the men’s lacrosse team, it’s hard not to point out the stellar growth of first-year Cam Milligan’s into a scoring phenom. A transfer from Towson, Milligan has thrived in his new...

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