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Alumnae go professional

Locria Courtright, Assistant Sports Editor

September 8, 2017

Filed under Sports

Three Vermont women’s hockey alumnae have taken their talents to the professional level this year. Goaltender Madison Litchfield ‘17 signed with the National Women’s Hockey League’s Boston Pride. Defender Rachael Ade ‘17 also decided to play in New England, joining the NWHL’s Connecticut Whale. Forward Brittany Zuback...

End of the road for women’s hockey

Locria Courtright, Assistant Sports Editor

March 10, 2017

Filed under Sports

The University of Vermont women’s ice hockey team continues to build toward success as another season concludes, providing much optimism for the future. The Catamounts finished the regular season as the fifth seed in Hockey East, and were sent on the road for the Hockey East quarterfinals against Providence College. The Cats h...

Hockey player gathers honors

Locria Courtright, Assistant Sports Editor

February 25, 2017

Filed under Sports

A UVM women’s hockey player was recently honored for her performance for her national team at Olympic qualifying. Sophomore defender Sammy Kolowrat joined the Czech Republic national team for the final round of Olympic qualifying in Arosa, Switzerland Feb. 9 to Feb. 12, as they attempted to qualify for the 2018 Winter Oly...

Hockey splits a week before quarter finals

Locria Courtright, Assistant Sports Editor

February 24, 2017

Filed under Game Recaps, Sports

A split against Merrimack College on senior weekend sent Vermont women’s hockey on the road for the Hockey East quarterfinals. The Catamounts scored first Feb. 17, striking in the last minute of the second period. Junior defender Katherine Pate took a shot from the top of the face-off circle that beat Merrimack goaltende...

Women’s hockey: new player profiles

October 7, 2016

Filed under Player Profiles, Sports

EVE-AUDREY PICARD (Forward) Longueuil, QuebecPicard, a native of Longueuil, Québec, has some international experience under her belt. The forward was a member of Team Canada at the 2014 U18 Women’s World Championships in Budapest, Hungary. During the tournament, Picard posted six points, and she stepped her game up...

<p>1,662 fans show up for “Pack the Gut”</p>

1,662 fans show up for “Pack the Gut”

February 3, 2016

Thanks to an annual charity challenge, the women’s hockey team saw a larger than average crowd in the stands Jan. 29.The Catamounts, who ...

<p>Women’s hockey bitten by the Huskies</p>

Women’s hockey bitten by the Huskies

December 8, 2015

The No. 7  ranked Northeastern Huskies came from behind Dec. 5 to edge the Catamounts 2-1 at Gutterson Fieldhouse.Catamount women’s hockey tallied a loss Saturday...

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Women’s team begins to rebuild

October 8, 2015

The women’s hockey team is looking to rebuild after losing nearly 50 percent of its scoring produc...

Senior set for next step in career

Alexander Benoit

March 24, 2015

Filed under Player Profiles, Sports

As the face of women’s hockey in the state of Vermont, senior and co-captain Amanda Pelkey is a role model not only for her teammates, but also for all female hockey players, junior Gabryella Procaccini said. “It’s kind of a cliche thing, but whenever I give signatures to people, I always write ‘dream big.’” Pelke...

Coaches give tips on recruiting

Coaches give tips on recruiting

February 3, 2015

Kate Pfeifer: Head Field Hockey Coach“We sell our girls who can come on official visits.  We take them ...

Cats earn best season finish in years

Cats earn best season finish in years

November 11, 2014

MARISA ROSENTHAL The Vermont Cynic Junior forward Molly Higgins guards an opposing player during the Ca...

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