Vermont hockey, basketball: Utterback named MVP of TD Bank Classic

How did University of Vermont men's hockey and women's basketball teams fare during the Nov. 25-27 weekend? Read on below.

Note: UVM women's hockey is off this weekend and returns to action Nov. 29 at home vs. Dartmouth.


Men’s hockey

Vermont 4, RPI 3 (OT)

V: Robbie Stucker 1G, 1A. Jacques Bouquot 1G, 1A. Carter Long 1G. Eric Gotz 1G, 1A. Gabe Carriere 28 saves.

R: TJ Walsh 1G. Jack Brackett 1G. Jake Gagnon 1G. Jack Watson 24 saves.

Note: Gotz's goal 1:39 into overtime pushed Vermont (5-8-1) to its fourth straight home win in the nonconference tilt vs. RPI. On the winner, Bouqout won possession in the corner and slipped a pass to Gotz for the one-time finish.

Men's basketball

Vermont 78, Ball State 73 (at Baha Mar Hoops Nassau Championship)


Men's soccer

NCAA Tournament (Sweet 16)

Vermont 3, UCLA 0

Women's basketball

Vermont 70, Stonehill 48 (TD Bank Classic)

V: Emma Utterback 16 points, 5 assists. Maria Myklebust 15 points. Catherine Gilwee 13 points, 4 assists. Anna Olson 11 points.

S: Jada Thornton 10 points. Chelsea Graiver 8 points. Sophie Glidden 8 points.

Note: Vermont (3-3) exploded for 29 points on 10 of 16 shooting in the second quarter to run past Stonehill in the opening game of the Catamounts' annual TD Bank Classic. Gilwee paced the Cats' second-quarter blitz with a trio of 3-pointers while Myklebust came off the bench to set a career-high point total.

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Men’s basketball

At Baha Mar Hoops Nassau Championship

North Carolina-Wilmington 68, Vermont 66


Men's hockey

RPI 2, Vermont 1

RPI: TJ Walsh 1G. Sutter Muzzatti 1G. Jack Watson 41 saves.

V: Jacques Bouquot 1G. Eric Gotz 1A. Andrei Buyalsky 1A. Gabe Carriere 22 saves.

Note: Vermont (5-9-1) surrendered goals in the second and third periods to split the weekend series. The Catamounts had a 42-24 advantage in shots in the loss.

Women’s basketball

Vermont 57, Siena 51 (TD Bank Classic)

V: Emma Utterback 20 points, 5 assists, 4 rebounds. Catherine Gilwee 14 points, 3 assists. Bella Vito 14 points, 9 rebounds. Anna Olson 9 points, 9 rebounds.

S: London Gamble 11 points. Valencia Fontenelle-Posson 9 points. Anajah Brown 8 points. Elisa Mevius 8 points.

Note: The Catamounts (4-3) opened the game with an 8-0 run and led wire to wire to claim the championship of their annual TD Bank Classic at Patrick Gym. Utterback, the tournament MVP, sank 6 of 13 field-goal attempts, including a trio of 3s, in 37 minutes of work. UVM led by as many as 10 points in the third quarter but saw its lead cut to 53-51 with 54 seconds left in regulation. Then Utterback sank a bucket in the lane and Gilwee knocked down a pair of foul shots to seal UVM's third straight victory.

Men's basketball

At Baha Mar Hoops Nassau Championship

Long Beach State 78, Vermont 58 (consolation)

This article originally appeared on Burlington Free Press: Vermont hockey, basketball: How Catamount teams fared Nov. 25-27