Missing Catamounts player found safe and sound


University of Vermont men’s soccer player Randy Montie, who went missing earlier Tuesday, has been found safe and is with a family member, the school’s athletic department announced Tuesday night.

In an email to faculty and school staff, Michael Schirling, UVM’s safety and compliance officer, said Montie “has been located and is safe at this time.”

In its press release, UVM Athletics thanked UVM Police, Burlington Police and all others who helped find Montie, a freshman on the Catamounts men’s soccer team.

Editor’s Note: Below is the original story posted earlier this evening.

University of Vermont police are asking for help in locating Randy Montie, a member of the school’s men’s soccer team who has been reported missing.

Montie, 23, was last seen near UVM and the UVM Medical Center campus around 3 a.m. on September 27. According to the UVM police, “his disappearance is not considered suspicious but there are concerns for his well-being”.

The 5-foot-11, 175-pound Montie was wearing an off-white jacket, blue and white flannel and mustard-colored turtleneck, blue jeans and a tan baseball cap at the time of his disappearance, UVM police said. He was also carrying a backpack.

Those with information on Montie’s whereabouts are asked to contact UVM Police at 802-656-3473. Anonymous tips and reports can also be submitted through the UVM LiveSafe app at uvm.edu/police/livesafe-app or through the UVM Police online reporting form at uvm.edu/police/forms/report-crime .

Vermont’s game against Massachusetts, scheduled for Tuesday night at Virtue Field, has been postponed, the school’s athletic department said.

Montie, a freshman, is originally from Austria, where he recently competed for ASK Bad Fischau-Brunn. He was part of the Austria national under-15 team in 2014.

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