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Senior reflects on her time on the ice

Senior forward Abby Cleary sits during an interview, Feb. 26. The team finished their season with a 3-1 loss against Hockey East No. 1 Northeastern University Feb. 28.

Aryanna Ramsaran, Cynic Sports Reporter

March 3, 2020

Senior forward Abby Cleary said she began playing hockey around the age of four or five. Now, with the little time she and the other seniors on UVM’s women’s hockey team have left, Cleary is bringing that passion to the kids of UVM’s Campus Children’s School. “We’ve been showing them around th...

Pack the Gut sees third largest crowd yet

Women's hockey pack the gut event

Ashley Miller, Senior Staff Writer

February 5, 2019

The UVM women’s hockey team played against Boston University Feb. 3 in the annual Pack the Gut event. 1,967 fans were in the stands for the challenge to break the Women’s Hockey East attendance record of 2,136 fans, which was set two years ago in Vermont, according to UVM athletics. I...

Women’s hockey plays to fight cancer

Women's hockey plays to fight cancer

Ashley Miller, Staff Writer

November 9, 2018

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

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

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

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

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

The women's hockey team celebrates a goal against the University of New Hampshire Oct. 10. The Catamounts hold a 5-12-3 record.

Locria Courtright, Assistant Sports Editor

December 14, 2017

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 Alyssa Gorecki looks to pass down ice against UNH Oct. 20. Gorecki was named Hockey East Player of the Week Nov. 13 after scoring two goals against defending national champions Clarkson University.

Locria Courtright, Assistant Sports Editor

December 6, 2017

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

Junior forward Saana Valkama takes a shot on goal against the University of New Hampshire Oct. 20. The Catamounts are currently 5-7-1 after a win and loss to Clarkson University.

Locria Courtright, Assistant Sports Editor

November 15, 2017

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

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

Sophomore forward Eve-Audrey Picard takes a shot on goal against Union College Oct. 10. Picard set a new varsity single-game scoring record with four goals, as the Catamounts won 7-0.

Steph Aurenz, Staff Writer

October 18, 2017

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 ...

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