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Athletics at the University of Vermont

April 20th, 2022

If you are looking for a school where students not only excel in the court but on the playing field as well, look no further than the University of Vermont.

The University offers 20 different varsity sports combined between men’s and women’s athletics. Most of the teams at UVM compete in the NCAA’s Division 1 level with exception to the Men’s and Woman’s Ski Teams, which are apart of the E.I.S.A., which stands for the Eastern Intercollegiate Skiing Association. The rest of the teams at UVM are apart of the America East Conference with the exception of the Hockey teams which play in the Hockey East Conference.

One of the most highly regarded honors at the University of Vermont for its athletics, the America East Academic Cup, is awarded to the school that collectively has the best overall combined GPA among its student athletes. The University of Vermont has been the recipient of this award the past three years, 2005-2007, and also is the only school in the America East Conference to have won it 4 times overall.

The University has an amazing track record for students continuing to strive athletically even after graduation. The Ski Program alone has produced 66 United States Ski Team members in history, while there have also been 12 professional Hockey players in the schools history and also over 20 players who have gone Professional in there respective Basketball leagues. Sixteen Olympic Games have seen 36 UVM Alumni and have combined to win six medals. Overall the University of Vermont provides a great opportunity to not only excel in the classroom, put on the playing field as well.