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UMass Lowell downs Vermont, advance to Hockey East finals

UMass Lowell advances to finals. (Photo/John Corneau/Mill City Sports)BOSTON – The UMass Lowell River Hawks playing in the Hockey East finals is now becoming a yearly tradition and will happen once again with their win over the University of Vermont Catamounts in the semifinals on Friday night, 4-1. “We’re very excited to be moving onto the championship game,” said UMass...
Via Mill City Sports
March 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Semifinals Preview: UMass Lowell vs. Vermont

For the third straight year the UMass Lowell River Hawks are making a trip to the TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts for a Hockey East semifinals matchup. This year, the River Hawks will face the University of Vermont Catamounts on Friday, March 20 at 5:00 p.m. eastern on NESN  and NBC Sports Network. UMass Lowell and Vermont will play the early game, while the Boston University...
Via Mill City Sports
March 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Defenseman Mattias Göransson commits to UMass Lowell

Mattias Göransson commits to UMass Lowell. (Photo/Tri-City Storm)As the UMass Lowell River Hawks prepare to face the University of Vermont Catamounts in the Hockey East semifinals. Tri-City Storm defenseman Mattias Göransson is preparing for his next step in his career after making his commitment to UMass Lowell. Göransson is currently skating in his first season with the Storm...
Via Mill City Sports
March 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Hockey East Wrap: Vermont erases second-half frustration

The seventh-place Vermont Catamounts were an incredibly frustrating team in the second half of the season. After getting 2014-15 out to a great start, they started floundering in January, winning just four games in the second half of the regular season to fall out of a first-round bye to the Hockey East tournament. It is therefore hard to blame […] The post Hockey East Wrap...
Via Along the Boards
March 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Hockey East Roundup: Vermont Stuns BC 1-0, Punches Ticket To Semifinals

For just the second time in 11 years, the Hockey East semifinals will not feature Boston College. The 7th-seeded Vermont Catamounts (22-14-4) made sure of that Sunday night, earning a stunning 1-0 upset win over the 3rd-seeded Eagles (21-13-3) in a decisive Game 3 of their quarterfinal series. BC scored a convincing 4-2 win in the series opener Friday night...
March 15, 2015  |  Discuss

UMass Lowell skates to tie with Vermont, earn first-round bye

UMass Lowell earns first-round bye in playoffs. (Photo/John Corneau/Mill City Sports)LOWELL, Mass. – All the UMass Lowell River Hawks needed on Saturday night was a single point and they did just that with a tie against the University of Vermont Catamounts, 2-2. As the 2014-15 Hockey East regular season came to an end of Saturday, UMass Lowell was fighting for a first-round by...
Via Mill City Sports
February 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Preview, picks for the 2015 Women’s Hockey East quarterfinals

Which Litch will emerge? That is the contingent question as to whether the Vermont Catamounts can make any ripples in the 2015 Women’s Hockey East playoffs. Sophomore goaltender Madison Litchfield has held sway on a season that sandwiched two stretches of encouragement around a three-month lull that saw the team go 5-15-0. But the local […] The post Preview, picks for the 2015...
Via Along the Boards
February 26, 2015  |  Discuss

MCS Live Faceoff: UMass Lowell vs. Vermont

The 11th episode of MCS Live and our seventh Faceoff pregame show brought to you by Beast from the Northeast! Co-hosts Justin Soderberg and Greg Celona will touch on UMass Lowell River Hawks hockey and preview Saturday night’s contest between the River Hawks and the University of Vermont Catamounts at the Tsongas Center in Lowell, Massachusetts. In honor of UMass Lowell...
Via Mill City Sports
February 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Penn State Defeats Vermont in Philadelphia College Hockey Faceoff

Philadelphia PA: College Hockey made its return to Wells Fargo Center in South Philadelphia on January 31 as the Penn State Nitty Lions took on the 14th Ranked Vermont Catamounts in the third annual Philadelphia College Hockey Faceoff. This is the 3rd time that Penn State & Vermont will play each other in this game, […]
Via Philly Sports Live
January 31, 2015  |  Discuss

UConn’s Spencer Naas Earns Hockey East Weekly Award

UConn F Spencer Naas (8) gets a pass off in front of Vermont D (15) Yvan Pattyn in the second period at the XL Center in Hartford, CT on November 21, 2014. From UConn: STORRS, Conn. - UConn freshman Spencer Naas (Minnetonka, Minn.) was named the Pro Ambitions Hockey Rookie of the Week by Hockey East on Monday. Naas picks up his first career weekly conference award and the program’s...
Via Sox and Dawgs
November 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Hockey East Roundup: No. 11 Vermont Pours In 11 Goals In Rout Of UMass

Apparently the University of Vermont wasn’t too happy with its previous performance, because it played like a team possessed Saturday night. The No. 11 Catamounts (8-3-1) were upended by unranked Northeastern on Friday night. One day later, however, Vermont put an absolute beatdown on Massachusetts-Amherst (3-7-0) by scoring five goals in the third period en route to an 11-1 win...
November 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Saint Joseph’s defeats Vermont 68-60

Philadelphia PA: On Saturday November 22 from Hagan Arena on the campus of Saint Joseph’s University, the Saint Joseph’s Hawks hosted Vermont Catamounts. The Hawks come into game off a very bad loss to Gonzaga, on the other hand Vermont enters game with a win over Southern Vermont. Saint Joseph’s  won the tip to begin […]
Via Philly Sports Live
November 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Photos: UConn Huskies vs Vermont Catamounts – 11/21/14

Here are photos from the UConn Huskies Men’s Hockey team’s 2-1 upset win over the No. 11 Vermont Catamounts at the XL Center on November 21, 2014. ...
Via Sox and Dawgs
November 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Vermont routs cold-shooting New Hampshire 79-44

Clancy Rugg was perfect from the free throw line in 10 attempts and scored 18 points to lead Vermont to an easy win at New Hampshire, 79-44 Wednesday night. The win was the seventh straight for Vermont (18-9, 12-1) and the Catamounts are a game ahead of Stony Brook atop the America East Conference standings. Vermont plays host to Hartford Sunday and Stony Brook Thursday. The Catamounts...
Via AP on Fox
February 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Vermont defeats UMBC 76-52

Clancy Rugg scored 19 points and Ethan O'Day 12 points and 10 rebounds as America East leader Vermont defeated Maryland-Baltimore County 76-52 on Saturday. The Catamounts (17-9, 11-1) also got 10 points from Sandro Carissimo. Vermont shot 49.2 percent, scoring 21 points off 21 turnovers by the Retrievers (9-17, 5-8). The Catamounts also scored 15 second-chance points with the help...
Via AP on Fox
February 15, 2014  |  Discuss

O'Day leads Vermont past UMass Lowell 83-58

Ethan O'Day scored 18 points, on 8-of-10 shooting, to lead Vermont past UMass Lowell 83-58 Wednesday night. DJ Mlachnik hit a jumper early the game, giving UMass Lowell a 7-6 lead. Vermont then scored 13 of the next 16 points, including eight by O'Day, as the Catamounts opened up a double-digit lead nearly 4 minutes later. Akeem Williams hit the second of two free throws with 10...
Via AP on Fox
February 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Vermont defeats Lyndon State 88-48

Hector Harold led Vermont with 18 points Monday night as balanced scoring led to a decisive 88-48 victory over Division III Lyndon State. Harold shot 8 of 12 from the floor and finished with four steals. Ethan O'Day added 10 points on perfect 5 of 5 shooting, grabbed 11 rebounds and finished with five blocks for the Catamounts (5-8). Dre Willis added 13 points and Sandro Carissimo...
Via AP on Fox
December 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Vermont moves past Mass-Lowell 62-48

Clancy Rugg scored 19 points and grabbed eight rebounds as Vermont surged back to defeat Massachusetts-Lowell 62-48 in an American East Conference opener for both teams Wednesday night. Vermont (4-7, 1-0) faced a six-point deficit at the break, but opened the second half on a 14-5 run and grabbed the lead on an Ethan O'Day layup. Kurt Steidl had a three-point play and two free throws...
Via AP on Fox
December 18, 2013  |  Discuss

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