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Women’s hockey prepares for a new season

The women’s hockey team celebrates together after a goal against Boston College Jan. 20. The team’s first regular season game will be against Providence Oct. 1.

Locria Courtright, Assistant Sports Editor

September 27, 2017

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

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...

End of the road for women’s hockey

Locria Courtright, Assistant Sports Editor

March 10, 2017

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 Prov...

Hockey player gathers honors

Locria Courtright, Assistant Sports Editor

February 25, 2017

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 qualif...

Hockey splits a week before quarter finals

Locria Courtright, Assistant Sports Editor

February 24, 2017

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 b...

Women’s hockey: new player profiles

October 7, 2016

EVE-AUDREY PICARD (Forward) Longueuil, Quebec Picard, 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, ...

1,662 fans show up for “Pack the Gut”

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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 have averaged 372 fans per game this season according to U.S. College Hockey Online, drew 1,662 spectators to their 2-1 defeat by visiting University of Connectic...

Women’s hockey bitten by the Huskies

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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, as Northeastern senior forward Kendall Coyne scored her 114th career goal, the most goals in Northeastern women’s hockey history ac...

Women’s team begins to rebuild

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October 8, 2015

The women’s hockey team is looking to rebuild after losing nearly 50 percent of its scoring production from last year.Recently the women’s hockey team lost several key players like Amanda Pelkey and Brittany Zuback.Zuback is currently a student at the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College and Pel...

Senior set for next step in career

Alexander Benoit

March 24, 2015

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 ‘dr...

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 out to lunch, somewhere down in that area and sort of just walk around.  We try to make it so that it’s at a time of year when they are really going to spend some time outdoors and be comfortable....

Cats earn best season finish in years

Cats earn best season finish in years

Emma Oyomba

November 11, 2014

MARISA ROSENTHAL The Vermont Cynic Junior forward Molly Higgins guards an opposing player during the Catamounts 5-1 loss against UMaine Oct. 3. Higgins ended the season with a total of 10 points. The field hockey team finished their season with a record of 3-15, which was the best finish for the Cats ...

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