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UVM skier has local roots

March 5, 2016

One first-year Catamount with local roots is establishing himself as a talented skier.Henry Harmeyer recently skied at the U.S. Cross Country Championships in Michigan.He finished third in the freestyle sprint and ninth in the 15K classic at the U.S. Cross Country Championships, according to UVM ath...

Men’s hockey team set for international series

Men’s hockey team set for international series

Jacob Holzman

March 4, 2016

Men’s hockey will be spending Thanksgiving overseas on Irish ice next year.Next season, the team is traveling to Belfast, Northern Ireland Nov. 25 to 26 over Thanksgiving break to compete in the “Friendship Four” tournament.Athletic director Bob Corran, who was born in Belfast and moved to Nort...

Cats on roll with tournament set

Cats on roll with tournament set

John Suozzo

March 3, 2016

The Catamounts men’s basketball team has finished up their regular season schedule and are now shifting their focus to postseason play. First, the Catamounts will compete in the America East Tournament. The winner of the tournament will receive an automatic bid to the NCAA Men’s DI Basketball T...

Neck guards are essential

February 26, 2016

Jan. 14 of 2016 seemed to be a normal day for a hockey game in the Siberian city of Novosibirsk. The under-18 teams of Metallurg Novokuznetsk and Sibir Novosibirsk were battling it out in a Russian Youth Hockey League match. All was going well until late in the second period. As the game came...

UVM falls in conference matchup at Patrick

UVM falls in conference matchup at Patrick

Ben Steinlauf

February 25, 2016

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 ...

Seniors honored but BC prevails

<p>Seniors honored but BC prevails</p>

February 24, 2016

The men’s hockey team dropped both games in their senior weekend series against Boston College on Feb. 19 and Feb. 20. These two games represented the Catamounts’ last two home games of the year; the BC series would be the last time the UVM seniors would play a regular season game at Gutterson. UVM ...

Basketball rallies against cancer

Basketball rallies against cancer

John Suozzo

February 19, 2016

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...

Search for a new athletic director continues

<p>Search for a new athletic director continues</p>

February 18, 2016

The search for a new athletic director is still a work in progress.A Feb. 10 memo sent out to every student, faculty member and executive of UVM by Ian Boyce, chair of the athletic director search advisory committee, outlined the search specifications. The memo also said that the committee is “progressi...

Cats stay strong after tragedy

<p>Cats stay strong after tragedy</p>

February 17, 2016

A UVM basketball recruit was greeted by a standing ovation in Patrick Gym Jan. 30.Josh Speidel was seriously injured in a car crash in Indiana Feb. 1, 2015.Though he will not be able to play basketball for the Cats, UVM has obtained an NCAA waiver to allow him to sit on the bench with the team, accor...

Coaches talk recruitment

Claire Messersmith

February 12, 2016

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,”...

New hope to bring back baseball

<p>New hope to bring back baseball</p>

February 10, 2016

In 2009, UVM got rid of its baseball and softball programs due to financial cuts and some groups are lobbying to bring it back.With a new athletic director on the horizon, many involved in the process of returning baseball to the University of Vermont are hoping for positive changes in the near future. UVM’s club ...

Cats fall to No. 3 Nebraska-Omaha in two-game series

Alexander Benoit and Shane Town

October 18, 2015

In their first visit to Gutterson Fieldhouse, the University of Nebraska-Omaha proved a tough matchup for the Catamounts. Ranked No. 3 in the nation, Nebraska came in winning their last two games. In the first game of the weekend series, the Mavericks got out to a 2-0 lead in the first period whe...

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