No. 18 Syracuse spoiled the Catamounts’ season opener at Moulton Winder Field on Friday.
UVM freshman Kate Hall netted two goals as the Cats took a 3-2 lead into the fourth, but SU scored in the final minutes to send the game to overtime.
Charlotte DeVries tallied the sudden-death winner just over five minutes into the extra frame to snag the 4-3 win.
Vermont fell to 0-1 with the loss, and its next contest comes on the road against Fairfield on Friday, September 6 at 4 p.m.
*Video correction: The first UVM goal was credited to Kate Hall