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Anticipating sports in the year ahead

Anticipating sports in the year ahead

John Suozzo

January 19, 2017


Filed under Sports

"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 this team reacts to their recent success, especially due to the many first-years in primary roles on the t...

Catamounts to host a NCAA game

Catamounts to host a NCAA game

November 16, 2016


Filed under Sports

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


Filed under Sports

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...

Men’s soccer losing streak continues

October 21, 2016


Filed under Game Recaps, Sports

Catamount men’s soccer fell to the University of Hartford 1-0 at Virtue Field on Saturday. The loss extended the Catamounts’ losing streak to three games. The lone goal of the game came late in the second half, after the Catamounts cleared a Hartford throw-in. Hartford substitute ...

Men’s soccer jumps to national stage

Anthony Clark

September 23, 2016


Filed under Sports

Coming off an America East Championship last year and starting the 2016-2017 season by receiving a national ranking, the UVM men’s soccer team is once again a force in Division I soccer. The Catamounts are currently having one of the best starts in program history, having won seven out of...

UVM senior finds success once again

Ben Steinlauf

September 15, 2016


Filed under Player Profiles, Sports

A men’s soccer senior attacker is looking to add to his impressive list of accomplishments as he hopes to help UVM repeat as conference champions. Brian Wright has already shown that he means business, tallying four goals and seven assists in the first six games of the season. Already ...

Men’s soccer blanks LIU to stay undefeated

September 8, 2016


Filed under Game Recaps, Sports

The UVM men’s soccer team defeated Long Island University Brooklyn 3-0, boosting the Catamounts to a 4-0-0 start and winning the Peter Baldwin Memorial Classic Sept.4.The Peter Baldwin Memorial Classic is a tournament hosted by UVM that is in its 25th season, the second under the name.Prior to the 2015-1...

Women’s soccer aims to exceed last season’s record

September 1, 2016


Filed under Sports

Last season was one of the best in recent history for the UVM women’s soccer team.The Catamounts finished with a record of 8-8-2, according to UVM athletics.Head coach Kristi Lefebvre lead the program to eight wins, a feat that hasn’t been accomplished since 2005 according to UVM athletic records...

Cats ready to follow up championship year

John Suozzo

August 31, 2016


Filed under Sports

The UVM men’s soccer team is poised for another successful season and hopes to build on their America East champion- ship and NCAA Tournament appearance from the 2015 season. The team kicked off its season with an impressive 3-2 overtime victory over California State University, Fullerton...

Coaches talk recruitment

Claire Messersmith

February 12, 2016


Filed under Sports

Although UVM varsity athletic programs all aim to recruit players who will represent UVM well, the paths players follow to get to UVM differ from sport to sport. Different athletic programs have a variety of approaches to reaching players and bringing them home to UVM. “We travel quite a bit,”...

UVM soccer falls 1-0 to end year 

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December 1, 2015


Filed under Sports

The UVM men’s soccer season came to a close Nov. 18, when the team was defeated by Boston College 1-0 in the first round of the NCAA Tournament.For the first time in eight years, the team won the America East Championship and moved on to the national playoffs.Even though they could not top Boston ...

The benefits of playing on a turf field

September 14, 2015


Filed under Sports

There are multiple fields around campus that UVM’s sports teams use. Joe Fischer, assistant athletic director at UVM, said there are two kinds of fields: turf and natural grass. The natural grass field are only used for campus recreation, while varsity teams play on the turf.Moulton Winder Field opene...

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