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Men’s soccer loses championship bid

Men’s soccer loses championship bid

Hayley Rosen, Cynic Sports Reporter

November 20, 2019

Despite UVM men’s soccer team dominating the University of Hartford’s half of Virtue Field Nov. 13, the Cats dropped the match during the first overtime period. Battling cold weather and a recent snowfall, the Cats donned gold jerseys. While the Catamounts dominated possession of the ball, the ...

Preview: UVM men’s soccer coach talks semifinals ahead of the game

Preview: UVM men’s soccer coach talks semifinals ahead of the game

Sawyer Loftus, News and Sports Editor

November 13, 2019

As UVM men’s soccer heads into their shot at the America East championship, the team has a sense of unfinished business, head coach Rob Dow said. The team’s last match against now No. 1 seed University of New Hampshire was an awesome test, Dow said. The game ended in a 1-1 tie that brought the...

Here’s why men’s soccer won’t bring home the championship

Here’s why men’s soccer won’t bring home the championship

Hayley Rosen, Sports Reporter

November 13, 2019

While a UVM victory seems probable in their upcoming Nov. 13 game against No. 3 seeded University of Hartford, it appears unlikely that they will advance farther than that. UVM is likely to win in their first contest against Hartford Nov. 13, as the team previously won against Hartford 3-0 Oct. 19 of...

Defending a legacy: Vermont based Men’s Soccer captain on the season ahead

Defending a legacy: Vermont based Men’s Soccer captain on the season ahead

Hayley Rosen, Staff Writer

September 19, 2019

Lucas Shaw was born and raised a Catamount. Both of his parents graduated from UVM, and he grew up just down the road in South Burlington. Shaw is now a senior at the University studying business administration and is one of four captains of the men’s soccer team. A defenseman entering his third season...

New generation leads Vermont to semifinal

Will Santacroce, Cynic Correspondent

December 3, 2017

The men’s soccer season came to a disappointing end last Wednesday night when the Catamounts lost 1-0 at home in the semifinal match of the America East Tournament. The University at Albany, the reigning champions, went on to play the University of Massachusetts Lowell in the finals. Albany took...

Men’s soccer season comes to end in semis

Men’s soccer season comes to end in semis

Maddie Allen, Cynic Correspondent

November 17, 2017

Men’s soccer saw their season come to an end Wednesday at Virtue Field as they lost 1-0 to the University at Albany in the semifinals of the America East Tournament. The Catamounts controlled play for most of the first half and held the majority of chances, but they were still unable to capitali...

Men’s soccer beats Yale in second shutout of season

Men’s soccer beats Yale in second shutout of season

Sabrina Hood, Senior Staff Writer

September 13, 2017

The men’s soccer team secured a 1-0 win against the Yale University Bulldogs Saturday at the Rally Against Cancer game. This is the second shutout win in a row for UVM, giving the team a 3-2 record for the season thus far. This was the first time UVM played against Yale in 20 years, according to...

Men’s soccer team bounces back after home defeat

Men’s soccer team bounces back after home defeat

Locria Courtright, Assistant Sports Editor

September 11, 2017

The past and present of UVM men’s soccer collided on a chilly Friday night, as UVM welcomed former head coach Jesse Cormier– now with the Florida Gulf Coast University Eagles– at Virtue Field. The past prevailed when the Eagles defeated the Catamounts 4-0 in the Peter Baldwin Memorial Classic....

Soccer begins preparing for new season with wins

Matt Chimenti-Carmen, Sports Writer

April 7, 2017

The men’s soccer team has started their preparation for next season with a couple of close offseason wins. Vermont defeated The College of St. Rose 1-0 in a home scrimmage, before travelling to West Point to play Army West Point, winning 2-1. These games were Vermont’s first under new head coach...

New head coach to lead young team

Locria Courtright, Assistant Sports Editor

February 27, 2017

Men’s soccer has found its new head coach, and the program did not have to look far. Athletic director Jeff Schulman announced Rob Dow as the eighth head coach of Vermont men’s soccer Feb. 17. Dow’s contract will run for four years. Dow, has spent five years on the UVM coaching staff.  He served...

Catamounts to host a NCAA game

Catamounts to host a NCAA game

November 16, 2016

Despite not winning the America East conference tournament, men’s soccer is headed to the national tournament. The NCAA tournament bracket was revealed Nov. 14. The Catamounts earned an at-large berth to the tournament, and will host Rider University Nov. 17 at Virtue Field. The victor will travel ...

Catamounts ride momentum into playoffs

Catamounts ride momentum into playoffs

November 9, 2016

As the outdoor temperature drops, the tension in college soccer rises, a sign that it is play- off time. For the reigning America East tournament champion, the Vermont Catamounts, it is no different. After a 1-4-1 midseason slump, head coach Jesse Cormier’s side enters the playoffs riding...

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