The Vermont Cynic

Coach inspires program growth

Nickie Morris, Assistant Sports Editor

February 26, 2019

This season, women’s basketball already has the most wins they’ve had in one season this decade, according to UVM athletics. So far, the team is 11-16 with just one regular season game remaining, according to UVM athletics. Former women’s basketball head coach Chris Day resigned in April...

Women’s basketball player assists team during conference matchup

Nickie Morris, Assistant Sports Editor

February 19, 2019

Sophomore guard Josie Larkins had her career high of seven assists during the Feb. 16 game against the Hartford Hawks. The UVM women’s basketball team played the University of Hartford Feb. 16 at Patrick Gym and lost 76-48. Larkins said she was more focused on the team’s defensive struggle during this ga...

Women’s basketball boosts playoff aspirations

Nickie Morris, Assistant Sports Editor

February 5, 2019

The crowd filled Patrick Gym for a conference game as UVM took on the University of Massachusetts, Lowell. The UVM women’s basketball team won 52-42 against the University of Massachusetts, Lowell Feb. 2 The game began slowly for UVM, who scored just eight points in the first period in contrast to 11 by Lo...

Former women’s basketball coach receives severance

Former women’s basketball coach receives severance

Sawyer Loftus, Senior Staff Writer

May 22, 2018

Former UVM women’s basketball coach Chris Day will be paid a severance equivalent to his annual salary over the next year, according to a May 7 Burlington Free Press article. Day was hired by UVM in May 2016 following the release of former head coach Lori McBride. McBride was fired in 2016 from the ...

Women’s basketball shows potential

Sabrina Hood, Staff Writer

March 22, 2018

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 ...

Women’s basketball falls after coach ejection

Sabrina Hood, Staff Writer

February 28, 2018

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 ...

Sophomore forward brings repeated success on the court

Will Santacroce, Staff Writer

January 24, 2018

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 se...

Women’s Basketball Preview

Women’s Basketball Preview

Locria Courtright, Assistant Sports Editor

October 27, 2017

After a roller coaster first season, the women’s basketball team prepares for its second season under head coach Chris Day. The Catamounts finished with a 9-20 record in 2016-17, Day’s first season, and fell to eventual champions University at Albany in the first round of the America East tournament...

Basketball season is underway

John Suozzo

November 18, 2016

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 ...

Basketball team set for the season under new coach

October 30, 2016

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 ...

Basketball team crossed the line

September 8, 2016

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, ag...

LGBT law causes Cats to cancel game

Jack Estrin

September 3, 2016

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,”...

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