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SANDRO CARISSIMO '10 AND BRIAN VOELKEL '10 LEAD VERMONT TO TWO WINS AT THE GOLDEN GATE CHALLENGE

This past weekend Sandro Carissimo '10 and Brian Voelkel '10, captains of the Vermont Catamounts men's basketball team, led the Catamounts to two victories at the Golden Gate Challenge in San Francisco. 

 

Sandro and Brian sparked a second half rally as the Catamounts downed Illinois State 87-64 in the first game of the tournament. Sandro led all scores with 24 points, and went 6 for 7 from the 3 point line. He also tallied five rebounds and five assists. Brian added 12 points and nine assists in the Catamounts victory.

 

The pair of Prep alums finished the tournament by defeating Sonoma State 73-61. Brian recorded eight points, seven rebounds, and six assists in the victory. Sandro added 13 points to round out the double digit scorers for UVM.
 

Prior to the season, Brian was named to the America East All Conference Preseason Team for the third straight year.

Congratulations to Brian and Sandro for their accomplishments at UVM, both on the court and in the classroom.