The Vermont Cynic

Scholarship cuts expand in varsity athletics


Stephan Toljan, Senior Staff Writer

March 6, 2019

UVM athletics decided to not offer scholarships to athletes in two women’s programs and one men’s program next year; however, the University is still in Title IX compliance. Title IX is a federal law that prevents athletic programs from discriminating against athletes based on their sex...

Swimming & diving celebrates grads

Stephan Toljan, Senior Staff Writer

January 23, 2019

UVM women’s swimming and diving team hosted the University of Rhode Island Jan. 19 for their last home meet. Each senior was congratulated by Athletic Director Jeff Schulman. They were also presented with a bouquet from head coach Gerry Cournoyer and posed for pictures. The meet began short...

Swimming and diving achieves record GPA

Nickie Morris, Staff Writer

February 15, 2018

The women’s swimming and diving team was recognized for a victory outside of the pool this fall: academic achievement. The College Swimming Coaches Association of America  has named them a Scholar All-America Team, with a 3.47 team GPA, the highest ever recorded. Nineteen student athletes on t...

Cats finish great season

Matt Chimenti-Carmen, Staff Writer

February 13, 2017

The UVM women’s swimming and diving team wrapped up their season this past weekend at the America East Championships. The team placed third for the fifth consecutive year, setting a program record point total of 668. Prior to the championship meet, the team finished the season with a 6-1 record. ...

Team shows humanity in tragedy

Team shows humanity in tragedy

January 18, 2017

On the afternoon of Jan. 6, a shooter entered Fort Lauderdale International Airport, murdered five innocent people and injured six others. Thirty-six more people faced injuries as a result of the panic that followed, including three members of UVM’s swimming and diving team. [media-credi...

Making waves in the pool

March 16, 2015

With almost half the season complete, it’s time to reflect on a successful year for the women’s swimming and diving team.After dropping their first dual meet against Wagner University Oct. 11, the team has knocked off seven straight opponents to tie their longest winning streak of the past five se...

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