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UVM places fourth in nation

UVM places fourth in nation

March 17, 2015


Filed under Game Recaps, Sports

 The slopes were groomed just right and conditions were fair, but the UVM Nordic and Alpine teams were unable to claw their way back as they came up short in the NCAA Ski Championships.The four-day event was hosted by St. Lawrence University and the Olympic Regional Development Authority March 11-14, i...

Coach shares his Olympic knowledge

Coach shares his Olympic knowledge

February 10, 2015


Filed under Sports Teaser

There’s not much of a slippery slope or many bumps along the trail in the UVM’s head nordic skiing coach’s journey.Patrick Weaver was a member of the U.S.  Ski Team from 1995-2000, and a two-time Olympian.He won the U.S. National Cross-Country Ski Championship in 1998 and 1999. He was a part of the ...

Coaches give tips on recruiting

Coaches give tips on recruiting

February 3, 2015


Filed under Sports

Kate Pfeifer: Head Field Hockey Coach“We sell our girls who can come on official visits.  We take them out to lunch, somewhere down in that area and sort of just walk around.  We try to make it so that it’s at a time of year when they are really going to spend some time outdoors and be comfortable....

Siblings push growth

Siblings push growth

Freddy Fields

January 20, 2015


Filed under Sports, Sports Teaser

For many athletes, the team is often seen as an extension of their own family.  That closeness is highlighted by the UVM varsity skiing team, which features three sets of siblings on its roster. On the Nordic roster, there are brothers Jack and Ben Hegman, junior and first-year respectively. In addit...

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