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Women’s hockey plays to fight cancer

Women’s hockey plays to fight cancer

Ashley Miller, Staff Writer

November 9, 2018


Filed under Sports, Uncategorized

The UVM women’s ice hockey team played a double header against the University of New Hampshire winning 1-0 Nov. 2 and tying 2-2 Nov. 3. Head coach Jim Plumer said that he anticipated UNH would show up looking for revenge Nov. 3. “Whenever you beat a team and play them again the next day, t...

Sophomore hopes to join Olympic legacy

Sabrina Hood, Staff Writer

February 16, 2018


Filed under Player Profiles

At five years old, UVM women’s hockey forward Ève-Audrey Picard decided that ice hockey would become her sport. The sophomore started learning to play after inspiration from watching her brother’s games. Since joining the UVM women’s hockey program, she’s set herself apart from the rest....

Hockey wins, fails to Pack the Gut

Maddie Allen, Staff Writer

February 13, 2018


Filed under Game Recaps, Sports

As the UVM women’s hockey team skated out for warmups, the student section, a sea of green and gold, roared with approval. The women’s hockey team held their fifth annual Pack the Gut game on Friday, facing off against the University of Connecticut. The Catamounts pulled out the 1-0 win in a ...

Senior forward shines for women’s hockey

Maddie Allen, Staff Writer

January 25, 2018


Filed under Player Profiles, Sports

Senior forward MacKenzie MacNeil was named Hockey East Player of the Week following her strong play in the Theresa Humes Invitational. In the Catamounts’ game against Ryerson Dec. 29, MacNeil tallied three goals in the 8-2 win. “On the ice, Mackenzie brings exceptional speed to our team. She...

Women’s hockey upsets No. 5 Minnesota

Locria Courtright, Assistant Sports Editor

January 17, 2018


Filed under Game Recaps, Sports

UVM women’s hockey went into Friday night’s game at No. 5 University of Minnesota struggling, having gone ten NCAA games without a win, but on the brink of making history. When they left the Ridder Arena ice, the streak was over and history was made. Fuelled by three points from first-year ...

Women’s hockey falls at home

Women’s hockey falls at home

Locria Courtright, Assistant Sports Editor

December 14, 2017


Filed under Game Recaps, Sports

The Vermont women’s hockey team fell in their last game this semester, extending their winless streak to eight. The Catamounts were defeated 4-1 by the Maine Black Bears Dec. 9 at Gutterson Fieldhouse. Maine opened the scoring late in the first period. Sophomore goaltender Sydney Scobee made a pad sa...

Junior forward steps up for the big games

Junior forward steps up for the big games

Locria Courtright, Assistant Sports Editor

December 6, 2017


Filed under Player Profiles, Sports

A UVM women’s hockey player recently received an award from the Hockey East conference. Junior forward Alyssa Gorecki was named Hockey East Player of the Week Nov. 13. Gorecki received the award for her two goals in Vermont’s upset of reigning national champions No. 3 Clarkson University. A ...

Women’s hockey defeats reigning national champs

Women’s hockey defeats reigning national champs

Locria Courtright, Assistant Sports Editor

November 15, 2017


Filed under Game Recaps, Sports

After 60 minutes of gameplay, UVM poured onto the ice to mob sophomore goaltender Sydney Scobee and celebrate the victory. Women’s hockey hosted No. 3 Clarkson University Golden Knights, the reigning national champions, Friday afternoon. The Catamounts defeated the Golden Knights by a score of...

Women’s hockey falls late to New Hampshire

Women’s hockey falls late to New Hampshire

Locria Courtright, Assistant Sports Editor

October 26, 2017


Filed under Game Recaps, Sports

It was a heartbreaking end to the game for Catamount women's hockey on Friday night at Gutterson Fieldhouse. The visiting New Hampshire Wildcats scored the tying goal with 12 seconds to go in regulation and the winner with 17 seconds remaining in overtime as they defeated the Catamounts 5-4. UNH open...

Women’s hockey pulls ahead of Union

Women’s hockey pulls ahead of Union

Steph Aurenz, Staff Writer

October 18, 2017


Filed under Game Recaps, Sports

The women’s hockey team triumphed 7-0 over Union College Oct. 10. UVM junior forward Eve-Audrey Picard broke the school record for most goals in a game, posting four goals Tuesday. UVM junior goalie Melissa Black had her first career shutout. While the Catamounts came out strong in the first ...

Women’s hockey prepares for a new season

Women’s hockey prepares for a new season

Locria Courtright, Assistant Sports Editor

September 27, 2017


Filed under Sports

As the calendar nears the end of September, the women’s hockey season draws closer. The Catamounts are coming off a season in which they finished with a record of 15-14-9, including a victory over Providence College in the Hockey East quarterfinals. They fell 3-2 in double overtime to eventual Hockey Ea...

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 Connecticu...

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