The Vermont Cynic

Vermont cold doesn’t trip up track and field athletes

Nickie Morris, Assistant Sports Editor

March 7, 2019

When heading down Dorset Street to go to the University Mall, one often sees members of the track and field team out for a long run. With cross country in the fall, indoor track in the winter, and the spring track, distance runners especially train year round in Vermont. If it’s the winter, it...

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...

Track and field prepares for outdoor season

Nickie Morris, Staff Writer

March 29, 2018

The outdoor track and field team comes fresh off an indoor track season where the 4x400-meter men’s relay school record was shattered, beating both the outdoor and indoor time. “Everyone on that relay team from indoor is going to the [Mt. Sac Relays] in California, which is a great opportunity fo...

Hours of hard work reward record-breaking runner

Nickie Morris, Staff Writer

March 24, 2018

Junior sprinter Justin Liechty broke the 400-meter school record for the third time this season at the America East Championships. The meet took place Feb. 23-24 in Boston. The men’s team finished seventh overall in the meet, while the men’s 4x400 relay team, also led by Liechty, broke another sc...

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