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Former women’s basketball coach receives severance

Former women’s basketball coach receives severance

May 22, 2018

Former UVM women’s basketball coach Chris Day will be paid a severance equivalent to his annual salary...

Women’s basketball shows potential

Sabrina Hood, Staff Writer

March 22, 2018

Filed under Sports

The UVM women’s basketball season ended in defeat, but the team believes the program’s future is bright. The season ended March 3 when they lost the America East quarterfinal game against the No. 2 seed University at Albany 60-42. “The Albany game was our worst nightmare, because they found a way to consistently beat us ...

Women’s basketball falls after coach ejection

Sabrina Hood, Staff Writer

February 28, 2018

Filed under Game Recaps, Sports

The women’s basketball head coach was ejected from a game Thursday night after Vermont was charged with two technical fouls. Vermont continued their losing streak, losing to the University of Maine Feb. 22 with a final score of 79-47 and Stony Brook University three days later, 55-49. Head coach Chris Day was told ...

Sophomore forward brings repeated success on the court

Will Santacroce, Staff Writer

January 24, 2018

Filed under Player Profiles, Sports

Last year, sophomore forward Hanna Crymble started every game and led the women’s basketball team in points and rebounds. It was her first season on the team. Crymble was awarded the America East Conference Rookie of the Week four times that year and qualified for the All-Rookie team. This season looks no different. ...

Women’s Basketball Preview

Women’s Basketball Preview

October 27, 2017

After a roller coaster first season, the women’s basketball team prepares for its second season under hea...

Basketball season is underway

John Suozzo

November 18, 2016

Filed under Game Recaps, Sports

The UVM women’s basketball team fell in their season opener to Bryant University, 63-57, Nov. 11 at Patrick Gym, before winning against Dartmouth 2 days later. The game against Bryant was the first at UVM for new head coach Chris Day, who took over the team after a stint as an assistant coach at the University of Pennsylvan...

Basketball team set for the season under new coach

October 30, 2016

Filed under Sports

After an offseason full of change and the addition of several newcomers, the Cats are ready to rebound from last year’s disappointing season. With an entirely new coaching staff, led by new head coach Chris Day, the program looks to turn things around after four straight seasons of less than 10 wins, according to...

Basketball team crossed the line

September 8, 2016

Filed under Letter to the Editor, Opinion

Dear Editor,On Aug. 25, the Vermont women’s basketball team canceled its road game against University of North Carolina in December, citing North Carolina’s HB2 law, or the Charlotte bathroom bill, which defines discrimination as occurring on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, age, handicap or biological se...

LGBT law causes Cats to cancel game

Jack Estrin

September 3, 2016

Filed under Sports

Due to North Carolina’s controversial HB2 law, on Aug. 24, the UVM athletic department announced the cancellation of the women’s basketball team’s game in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. The law “prevents transgender people from using government-run bathrooms based on their gender identity,” Athletic Director...

Women’s basketball player from Greece works through differences in U.S. culture

Ben Hakim

November 4, 2015

Filed under Sports

The first year of college is a huge transition for most American students but for international students, it is more different. First-year Anna-Maria Manta came to UVM from Athens, Greece.  In addition to adjusting to the independence and responsibility students have in college, Manta said she is adjusting to American ...

Young players lift hoops teams: Sydney Smith

Young players lift hoops teams: Sydney Smith

January 27, 2015

First-year Sydney Smith scored 14 points in her fourth UVM game last week against the University of Maryland, ...

UVM club basketball opens year with win

UVM club basketball opens year with win

January 20, 2015

The women’s club basketball team at UVM started strong this season by winning the team’s first one-day...

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