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Q&A With the Catamounts - Women's Basketball

Release Date: 10-17-2009

Author: Lisa A. Champagne
Email: Lisa.Champagne@uvm.edu
Phone: 802/656-1818 Fax: 802-656-8328

Fans can get to know the Vermont women's basketball team a little better between now and the first preseason game on October 31 versus Laval. Each day until the game a new Q&A session with a Catamount will be posted at UVMathletics.com.

Here's the lineup in alphabetical order by class and starting with the six freshmen:
Oct. 17 - Morgan Albert
Oct. 18 - Lauren Buschmann
Oct. 19 - Kristine Lalonde
Oct. 20 - Kendra Seto
Oct. 21 - Rachel Wellman
Oct. 22 - Lauren Wheeler
Oct. 23 - Tory Dennerlein
Oct. 24 - Ashley Hoyt
Oct. 25 - Kelli Hier
Oct. 26 - Tonya Young
Oct. 27 - Sofia Iwobi
Oct. 28 - May Kotsopoulos
Oct. 29 - Courtnay Pilypaitis
Oct. 30 - Alissa Sheftic

Senior Courtnay Pilypaitis is also blogging about the 2009-10 season. The link to her blog, "Courtnay's Column", can be found on the women's basketball page at UVMathletics.com.

Fans can also get their first look at the 2009-10 Catamounts in action on October 24 at noon at the 2009 Catamount Tip-Off presented by TD Bank. Both the men's and women's basketball teams will hold brief scrimmages and participate in a dunk, three-point and 2-ball contest. For more information, please click here.

The women's basketball team will host Laval on October 31 at 1 p.m. in a preseason contest at Patrick Gymnasium. UVM will also play Franklin Pierce College, a Division II school from the Northeast-10 Conference, in the second game of a basketball doubleheader with the Vermont men's team on November 7 at 4:30 p.m. at Patrick Gymnasium.

The Catamounts, the defending America East Champions, will open the 2009-10 season at the Sheraton Wolfpack Invitational on November 13-14. UVM takes on Western Michigan at 6 p.m. in the first round on November 13 and will face either Florida International or NC State at 6 or 8 p.m. on November 14.

Once again this season, all games can be heard on locally on WVMT-620 AM or via the Internet at SportsJuice.com. Live video, on a pay-per-view basis of $7 per game, will be available for all HOME games via B2 Networks.

Fans can also friend and follow the Catamounts via Facebook and Twitter this season:
Vermont Athletics Facebook Page
Rally Catamounts' Facebook Page
@UVMAthletics - Vermont Athletics' Twitter Account
@UVM_W_Hoops - Vermont Women's Basketball Twitter Account - follow this account for in-game updates
For a complete list of ways to keep in touch with the Catamounts visit the Catamounts All-Access page at UVMathletics.com.

Starting at 9 a.m. on Monday, October 26, all Vermont mens and womens basketball tickets will go on sale for the 2009-10 season. Individual game tickets can be purchased via the Internet by going to www.UVMathletics.com. Click Here for more information on tickets.

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