2012 New Hampshire Field Hockey Media Guide
This 46-page document includes bios of the student-athletes and staff of the 2012 UNH field hockey team. It also includes a season outlook, look back at 2011 and history section.
U N H w i l d c at s Quick Facts // Table of Contents Player Index NEW HAMPSHIRE FIELD HOCKEY General Information Senior midfielders Emma Erler and Melyssa Woods look to lead the Wildcats to a third consecutive America East regular-season title in 2012. Albertelli, Christine............20 Bozek, Megan....................17 Carroll, Meg.......................23 Cole, Lexy..........................23 Compagna, Emma..............23 Erler, Emma.......................13 Flatley, Meg.......................21 Gardner, Lauren.................23 Giese, Chandler..................24 Grew, Maegan....................21 Grogan, Claire....................14 Heaney, Molly....................24 Joyce, Kellie.......................22 Joyce, Mackenzie...............18 Lehman, Lynne..................24 Pohlmeyer, Casey...............19 Posternak, Cari...................24 Quill, Mary.........................15 Richard, Hannah................20 Rideout, Taylor...................25 Tarbell, Carlie....................22 Woods, Melyssa.................16 Location . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Durham, NH 03824 Founded. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1866 Enrollment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14,596 Academic Majors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . over 100 Nickname . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Wildcats Colors. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Blue and White President. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Dr. Mark Huddleston Director of Athletics. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Marty Scarano Admissions Information. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (603) 862-1360 UNH Athletics Website. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . www.unhwildcats.com UNH Field Hockey Home Field. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Memorial Field (AstroTurf) Conference . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . America East Head Coach (alma mater). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Robin Balducci (UNH `85) Collegiate record/years. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 210-209-4/21 Record at UNH/years. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . same Assistant coaches . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ross Gorham, Meg Shea Field Hockey Phone. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (603) 862-3833 2011 Overall Record. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17-5 2011 America East Record. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-1/1st place Letterwinners Returning/Lost. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13/9 Starters Returning/Lost. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6/5 Newcomers. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 2012 Captains. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Emma Erler, Melyssa Woods 2. the University 3. America East 4. the Administration 6. Support Staff 8. Coaching Staff 10. Season Outlook 12. the Roster 13. Player Profiles (see index) 26. 2011 Results and Statistics 27. 2011 Championship Album 31. Individual Record Book 32. Team Record Book 33. Record vs. Opponents 33. Game-by-Game Results 38. UNH Awards 39. Conference Awards 40. Regional Awards 41. National Awards 42. UNH & USA Field Hockey The 2012 University of New Hampshire field hockey media guide was written and designed by Douglas Poole on an iMac utilizing Adobe CreativeSuites 5.5. Action photography by Gil Talbot, Gregory Greene, Michelle Bronner and Steve McLaughlin; team photo and headshots by Gil Talbot; file photo headshots and campus photos by UNH Photo Services. Inside the Guide Media Information Assistant Athletic Director for Athletic Media & Public Relations. . . Tom Wilkins Associate Director of Media & Public Relations / Field hockey contact . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Doug Poole Poole Office/Cell phone . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (603) 862-2585 / (603) 969-5433 Poole E-mail. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . firstname.lastname@example.org Office Fax. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (603) 862-3839 Tradition. Pride. Excellence. 1 the University U N H w i l d c at s The University of New Hampshire was originally founded as a land-grant college whose mission was to shape and educate citizenry among the state's farmers, business people and engineers. Today, the University is a land-, sea-, and space-grant university serving a growing undergraduate student body of about 11,942 and a graduate population of 2,257 in addition to 621 full-time faculty members, 86% of which have earned their doctorate degree. The University has grown into a top public research university occupying 2,600 acres of classic living and learning space, while still maintaining the look and feel of a New England liberal arts college with a faculty dedicated to teaching. UNH's student to faculty ratio registers at 18:1 with 85% of its classes having 50 students or less. HISTORY As one of the most prestigious institutions in the Northeast, the University of New Hampshire has always been recognized as a leader in education and research, spanning all fields of study and uniting them through interdisciplinary programs, labs, farms, theatres, research centers, and libraries. Founded in 1866 as the New Hampshire College of Agriculture and Mechanical Arts, UNH was among the early state institutions of higher education whose formation was made possible by federal government land grants. The purpose for the grants was to establish colleges that would serve the sons and daughters of farming and laboring families. New Hampshire College was originally situated in Hanover in connection with Dartmouth College before moving to Durham in 1893 after Benjamin Thompson bequeathed land and money to further the development of the college. The state legislature then granted its new charter as the University of New Hampshire in 1923. The University hosts 733 international students from more than 45 countries and boasts a population of students from all 50 states. Along with over 100 majors offered, UNH encompasses seven schools and colleges from which undergraduates can choose: the College of Liberal Arts, College of Engineering and Physical Sciences, School of Health and Human Services, College of Life Sciences and Agricultures, Whittemore School of Business and Economics and the Thompson School of Applied Science. And at the very heart of the University's undergraduate studies is the General Education Program. The GEP is a core program with a breadth of academic subjects that aims to acquaint the student with some of the major modes of thought necessary to understand oneself, others, society, and the world. The University prides itself as being a top 10 entrepreneurial campus (Forbes.com and The Princeton Review) and is among the top 30 universities nationally in science research funding from NASA. UNH is home to the NASA-recognized Space Science Center; the Institute for Study for Earth, Oceans and Space; and the Institute of Marine Science and Engineering. The English program is staffed by an inspiring faculty of winners of the Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Award, the MacArthur Fellowship, the Edgar Allen Poe Award and the Young Poets Award. In addition, the Whittemore School of Business and Economics, established in 1962, was recently selected second among all business schools in a nationwide pool of business school deans. UNH also graduates students who attend top-notch graduate schools, including Law School at Harvard and Cornell, Engineering at Stanford, and Medical school at Dartmouth, John Hopkins, and Harvard. University of UNH Athletic Department Mission Statement and Diversity Statement Mission Statement The mission of the intercollegiate athletics program at the University of UNH is to provide student-athletes a collegiate experience that is enriched by their participation in programs which are competitive at the NCAA Division I level both regionally and nationally. The intercollegiate athletics program also plays an important role by enhancing the quality of life for the University and statewide community by being a source of pride and identification with the University while always maintaining high standards of academic scholarship and integrity. To fulfill its mission, the intercollegiate program must: 1. Provide student-athletes every opportunity to meet academic and athletic demands with the goal of graduating every student-athlete. 2. Provide resources necessary to field competitive teams with league affiliations, and to gain regional and national recognition. 3. Provide equitable opportunities for all intercollegiate athletics by the active recruitment of minority athletes, and provide equitable opportunities for all women student-athletes commensurate with that of their male counterparts. 4. Provide excellent facilities for all athletes to train, practice and play. 5. Conduct all operations within state and federal law, University policies, rules of the NCAA, and athletics conferences in which the University competes. Diversity Statement The University seeks excellence through diversity among its administrators, faculty, staff, and students. The university prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, or marital status. The University of UNH is committed to creating a more diverse community, knowing that "inclusion, diversity and equity are values inextricably linked to our mission of educational excellence." This diversity strengthens our ability to reach our individual and collective potential and to provide better services and care for all faculty, staff, and students. 2 Tradition. Pride. Excellence. U N H w i l d c at s the University Now in its fourth decade of operation, America East has evolved into one of the most comprehensive NCAA Div. I conferences with a commitment to broad-based, competitive athletics programs, complementing the academic integrity and missions of the member institutions. Progressive in its approach to its more than 3,400 studentathletes, America East recognizes champions in each of its 20 sports, including field hockey. America East also conducts the nation's most comprehensive academic recognition program for studentathletes and partners. With a geographic footprint covering the Mid-Atlantic to Northeast regions of the United States, America East strives to develop champions in academics, athletics and leadership at its nine member institutions: Albany, Binghamton, Boston University, Hartford, Maine, UMBC, Stony Brook, Vermont and UNH. America East has experienced unprecedented success in recent years on the playing surface, in the classroom and throughout its member institutions' communities. Starting with the 2007-08 academic year, the conference has seen 25 teams win NCAA games, produced two individual national champions and had 120 student-athletes earn All-America recognition. In the classroom, hundreds of student-athletes have earned national or regional academic honors while America East's Academic Progress Rate has improved every year since 2004-05 and ranks among the top three conferences in the country. America East has also sponsored programs aimed at improving its members' communities, partnering with Newman's Own Foundation for the Campus Community Challenge each of the past three years as well as teaming up with College For Every Student on student service projects the past two years. Under the leadership of new commissioner Amy Huchthausen, America East is positioned for even more success in the years ahead. 2011-12 was a banner year. Four conference's champions combined for nine NCAA wins, the most ever for the league in a single year. Other highlights included a third-place finish in field hockey conference RPI and 30 student-athletes receiving AllAmerica recognition. Off the field, America East posted the third-highest APR in the country and 31 of its teams received NCAA public recognition awards. Additionally, 17 student-athletes received national academic honors. CAMPUS In the last few years, several of the athletic facilities have received major upgrades and improvements. In September 2001, the University completed a new $2.15 million track and field facility. The Jerry Azumah Performance Center, a brand new strength and conditioning facility located in the UNH Field House, was dedicated on July 8, 2003. UNH athletics has also added two brand new $1.5 million outdoor artificial fields, Memorial Field and Bremner Field. Lundholm Gymnasium has received some major overhauls, including a new playing surface, new lights, new sound system, new bleacher system, new backboards and new scoreboards. Most recently, the Paul Sweet Oval was completely renovated in 2009 to include new surfaces, lighting, painting, infrastructure upgrades and the replacement of windows that existed in the original architecture. In addition to the incredible improvements of its athletic facilities, the University has upgraded and renovated a large part of its academic campus as well. Most recently, Thompson Hall, one of the standing historical landmarks of the University, has been beautifully refurbished and restored. UNH also completed a $52 million renovation of Kingsbury Hall, adding 6,000 square feet of student project space for students in the College of Engineering and Physical Sciences, as well as a $4.5 million revamp of Hewitt Hall to expand the School of Health and Human Services. In addition, the new 120,000 square foot Biological Sciences Building, Rudman Hall and the Spaulding Life Sciences Renovation project now provide state-of-the-art teaching and researching laboratories. The University also spent $15 million to complete Morse Hall, a new science and engineering building as well as $8.2 million to modernize the Memorial Union Building. This revision to the existing student union building consisted of several upgrades including top kitchen and dining facilities, two theaters, student mailboxes, lounges and meeting rooms, as well as additional retail spaces such as the University Bookstore. The University has also completed construction of the new dining facility on Main Street, Holloway Commons, as well as the renovation of the Dimond Library and satellite libraries. In November 1995, construction of the $27 million Recreation and Sport Complex reached completion. The new Whittemore Center includes a state-of-the-art 6,500 to 7,500 seat arena for hockey, concerts and convocations, as well as a new three-level recreational sports facility within the structure that had housed the old Snively Arena. The latest addition to the expanding campus is the Paul College of Business and Economics, a 115,000 square foot academic building located on Garrison Avenue. Slated for completion in January 2013, the building will feature 16 technology-rich classrooms, totaling 950 new instructional seats. There will also be 25 high-tech group study rooms along with a two-story "Great Hall" for informal and special events. Outside of the facility, there will be a courtyard for outdoor activities and events. The building will be a LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Gold facility, maintaining the University's commitment to sustainable programs and facilities. The University broke ground on the project in May 2011. Combining the atmosphere of a small New England liberal arts college with the resources and opportunities of a major research university, the University of New Hampshire is a place where all students can find or create their own niche and succeed. While the University offers an extremely broad academic base with an inspiring faculty, it also provides students with thousands of opportunities to get involved, either through athletics, campus recreation, student life, or research. The University is a dynamic community that not only challenges its members academically but also expands their understanding and appreciation of cultural diversity and leads to incredible growth as students, faculty, staff, and as a community. AMERICA EAST Distinguished Alumni Jerry Azumah `99 Former NFL Pro Bowler, Chicago Bears Andy Brickley '82 Former NHL Player, Boston Bruins Bruins Analyst (NESN) Karyn Bye '94 1998 Olympic Gold, Ice Hockey Marcy Carsey '66 Producer, "Cosby Show" "That 70's Show" Ty Conklin '01 NHL Player, Detroit Red Wings Gary DeStefano '78 President, Nike Global Operations Jack Edwards '79 Announcer, Boston Bruins (NESN) Carlton Fisk '69 Hall of Fame Baseball Player Corey Graham '07 NFL Player, Chicago Bears John Irving '65 Author, "Cider House Rules" Natalie Jacobson '65 Former News Anchor, Boston TV Kathryn Kross '82 Executive Producer, "Bloomberg News" Richard Linnehan '80 NASA Astronaut John Lynch '74 New Hampshire Governor Jackie MacMullan '82 Journalist, ESPN & ESPN.com Mike Minnigan '78 Owner, Minnigan Properties; Former VP AOL Ron Noble '79 Secretary General, Interpol Mike O'Malley '92 Actor, "Glee" "My Name is Earl" "Yes, Dear" Peter Paul '67 Owner, Paul Financial & Peter Paul Wines Robert Towse '63 Senior Partner, Morgan Stanley Barbara Walsh '81 Pulitzer-prize winner, Portland Press Herald Tradition. Pride. Excellence. 3 Administration U N H w i l d c at s Deputy Athletic Director Steve Metcalf Sr. Associate Athletic Director for External Relations Dot Sheehan Sr. Associate Athletic Director Senior Woman Administrator Michelle Bronner Dr. Mark Huddleston became the 19th president of the University of New Hampshire in July 2007, bringing three decades of experience in public and private education as a faculty member, dean, and senior administrator. Huddleston has been a strong advocate for increasing affordability and accessibility in higher education, and has argued that we need to rethink much of what we do to protect our core missions, and to ensure that higher education remains vital and financially sustainable in the 21st century. In February 2010, he presented a 10-year strategic plan for UNH, the result of an intensive collaboration between faculty, students, staff, alumni, and the University's wider communities. Emphasizing innovation and entrepreneurship, the plan is helping to guide the University's response to a historic state budget cut passed by the 2011 New Hampshire Legislature. "The strategic plan commits us to finding new ways to teach, learn, discover, create, and engage in the 21st century--and positions UNH to become a national leader in the redefinition of American higher education," Huddleston says. Huddleston was raised in Syracuse, N.Y., and was the first member of his family ever to attend college. He earned his bachelor's degree in political science from the State University of New York-Buffalo, and both a master's degree and Ph.D. in political science from the University of Wisconsin�Madison. He began his academic career at SUNY-Buffalo in 1977 as an assistant professor of political science. In 1980, he joined the faculty of the University of Delaware, where he served for the next 24 years. There, he chaired the Department of Political Science and International Relations and served as associate provost for international programs. In 2001, he was named dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, overseeing 45 academic departments and centers with nearly 900 full-time faculty and staff, and serving in that capacity until he was named president of Ohio Wesleyan University in 2004. An author of numerous books and articles, he has been a consultant for both the U.S. government and international organizations. He also served as an adviser in Bosnia on rebuilding financial and administrative infrastructures after the Dayton accords. Huddleston is chair of the Presidents Council of the America East Conference, an incorporator of the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation, and a member of the Board of Trustees of the Speedway Children's Charities. Huddleston and his wife, Emma Bricker, have three children, Andy, Kate, and Giles. Associate Athletic Director for Operations Carrie Kimball Associate Athletic Director for Marketing & Communications Amber Lilyestrom 4 Tradition. Pride. Excellence. U N H w i l d c at s Administration The 2012-13 academic year marks the 13th season Marty Scarano has served as the Director of Athletics at the University of New Hampshire. During his tenure, Scarano has heightened national exposure for UNH athletics with academics, facility renovations and programmatic advancement being top priorities. His many accomplishments played a key role in UNH being named one of the Top 20 Athletic Departments in the Country in U.S. News and World Report college athletics rankings. With a Graduation Success Rate (GSR) of 89 percent among its student-athletes in 2011-12, UNH ranked third in the America East Conference and fourth in the Colonial Athletic Association. The men's soccer, women's cross country/track, gymnastics, women's ski, and volleyball teams all posted perfect 100 percent GSRs while five additional programs tallied scores of 90 or above. The NCAA honored four Wildcat teams for multi-year Academic Progress Rates (APRs) in the top 10 percent of all teams in its respective sports. The Wildcat men's ice hockey team and gymnastics both recorded perfect APRs of 1,000, while the men's outdoor track & field team tallied 997 points and women's indoor track & field notched 995. In 2012, the football program garnered its second-consecutive Academic Progress Rate Award for the Colonial Athletic Association. UNH became one of only five FCS programs in the nation to earn the title for a second straight year and the only FCS team in the country to both reach the postseason and capture an APR award in back-to-back seasons. UNH finished third in the America East Academic Cup for their third consecutive top-three finish, achieving a 3.14 cumulative grade-point average. The Wildcats had the highest number of honorees on the 2011 America East Fall Academic Honor Roll and the highest percentage of student-athletes on the 2011-12 America East Winter/Spring Academic Honor Roll. In the fall, 52 student-athletes were named to the America East Commissioner's Honor Roll for achieving a GPA mark of 3.5 or higher while 76 student-athletes accomplished the feat on the winter/spring honor roll. Scarano has focused on moving UNH athletics into the collegiate national arena. To accomplish that goal, the University has taken on the task of hosting major NCAA championships. The Wildcat athletic department has played host to highly successful NCAA Men's Ice Hockey Northeast Regionals at the Verizon Wireless Arena (Manchester, N.H.) in 2004, 2007, 2009 and 2011 and will host again in 2013. UNH was host of the NCAA Women's Ice Hockey Frozen Four at the Whittemore Center in 2002 and 2005. In addition, UNH successfully hosted the 2007 NCAA Skiing Championships in Washington Valley as well as the 2005 NCAA Women's Gymnastics Northeast Regional at the Whittemore Center Arena. The women's hockey team also played in the first outdoor game in the history of NCAA women's hockey in 2010 at the Sun Life Frozen Fenway game and defeated Northeastern while the men's squad played in the 2012 Sun Life Frozen Fenway game against Maine. Football also competed in Colonial Clash games at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Mass. in 2010 and 2011 against UMass. During the Scarano era, UNH teams have made 40 NCAA post-season appearances and captured 11 conference titles. Gymnastics has participated in 11 NCAA tournaments, leading all programs over the span. Men's hockey holds a pair of Hockey East titles and has made 10 trips to the NCAA tournament, including Frozen Four appearances in 2002 and 2003. The football program has qualified for the NCAA FCS postseason for a nation leading eight consecutive seasons and advanced to the quarterfinals six times during the streak. Women's ice hockey has seen NCAA action five times with two Frozen Four appearances. The squad also captured consecutive Hockey East Championships from 2006-09. The field hockey team captured its second ever America East crown in 2011 en route to its second national tournament appearance under Scarano's tutelage. Volleyball has made a pair of NCAA appearances after capturing back-to-back conference titles in 2002 and 2003. Women's lacrosse has too earned a pair of NCAA berths (2004, 2008), one coming after an America East championship victory in 2004. Additionally, 24 coaches have won 63 Coach of the Year awards during Scarano's tenure, ranging from conference coach of the year to New England and Northeast Regional Coach of the Year honors. Furthermore, head football coach Sean McDonnell garnered the Eddie Robinson National Coach of the Year by The Sports Network in 2005 after a stellar 11-2 campaign. There has been over $9 million in capitol improvements since Scarano's hiring in the summer of 2000. Recently, a new scoreboard was put in at Cowell Stadium while the football locker room received a facelift as part the most recent renovation phase. Changes to the locker room included a new lighting system while a 55-inch flat-screen TV and Fathead-designed murals featuring former players and UNH historical images were added to the walls. A memorial of Todd Walker was also added in honor of the former Wildcat wide receiver who suffered an untimely and heroic death in March of 2011. In the summer of 2007, the Cowell Stadium grass field was replaced with a $1 million Field Turf synthetic surface. As part of a $650,000 renovation project in the summer of 2011, the field turf at Bremner Field was replaced with a new state-of-the-art surface used by many varsity teams and for student recreational activities. In the fall of 2008, the Paul Sweet Oval renovation was completed to include new surfaces, lighting, painting, infrastructure upgrades and the replacement of windows that existed in the original architecture. The total cost of the project exceeded $500,000. Additionally in 2007, a complete renovation of Lundholm Gymnasium was undertaken. The $600,000 overhaul included a new state-of-the-art bleacher system, new scoreboards, competition baskets and other aesthetic enhancements. In 2007, Scarano was named the All-American Football Foundation Athletic Director of the Year for FCS football in the Northeast region. Scarano was also awarded the National Association of College Directors of Athletics (NACDA) AD of the Year for the FCS. Scarano has also been an active member in the leadership of UNH's three major conferences and was the chair of the executive committees for Atlantic 10 football, Hockey East and America East from 2003 to 2007. He also served as chair of the NCAA Division I Men's Ice Hockey Committee in 2005-06 and 2006-07 and is currently on the America East Executive Council. Most recently, Scarano was a member of the Hockey East restructuring team that successfully recruited Notre Dame and the University of Connecticut to the conference. Outside of athletics, Scarano is in his 10th year on the Board of Corporators at Canterbury Shaker Village, a non-profit museum located in Canterbury, N.H. Before arriving at the University of New Hampshire, Scarano held the position of Athletics Director at Colorado College from July 1996 through June 2000. During his tenure, Colorado College was ranked among the top 20 Division III programs in the Sears Cup national standings and produced several All-Americans, all-academic award winners and NCAA post-graduate scholarship recipients. Prior to his stay in Colorado Springs, Scarano worked for 13 years at Colgate University, where he served as assistant director of athletics, director of physical education, associate director, and senior associate director. Scarano, a native of Pittsburgh, Pa., is a 1978 graduate of Penn State University, where he started his athletic career as assistant ticket manager and the athletics events manager from 1980-83. Scarano holds a Master's Degree in Environmental History from Colgate. He and his wife, Cydney, have three children, Lyndon, Kyle, a sophomore at UNH, and Corey. Associate Athletic Director for Finance Donna Brownell Associate Athletic Director for Media & Public Relations Tom Wilkins Assistant Athletic Director for Ticketing Nicole Ayer Assistant Athletic Director for Event Management Kate McAfee Administrative Assistant for Field Hockey Liz McAllister Tradition. Pride. Excellence. 5 Support Staff U N H w i l d c at s Joanne Maldari Cathy Leach Academic Support Services Athletic excellence is one-half the formula for success in the collegiate experience for University of New Hampshire field hockey players. The primary measure of achievement is the student-athlete's success in the classroom. For the 1998-99 and 1999-2000 academic years, UNH was awarded the America East Academic Cup for recording the highest GPA in the conference. In both the Fall 2004 and Winter/Spring 2005 semesters, UNH placed the highest number of student-athletes on the America East Academic Honor Roll; the University accomplished the feat again in Fall `06, Fall `09, Fall `10 and Fall `11; in the Winter/Spring 2012 semester, UNH had the highest percentage of student-athletes named to that Honor Roll. New Hampshire also boasts one of the top graduation rates in the country. UNH is dedicated to enhancing the student-athlete's ability to achieve academic excellence. Realizing the time commitment the field players give to the school, the University administers a comprehensive program of academic support services that is available to Wildcat field hockey players and all other student-athletes. This program includes the monitoring of academic progress and providing tutorial services, as well as interacting with the academic advisors within the various colleges. Serving as Student-Athlete Support Coordinator is Assistant Athletic Director Joanne Maldari, a 1990 graduate of Holy Cross who went on to earn her master's degree in Athletic Counseling at Springfield College. She was recognized for her outstanding efforts at UNH by receiving the University's 2001 Academic Advising Award. Cathy Leach, Assistant Athletic Director for Academic Support and Compliance, is entering her ninth year as an assistant in the realm of academic support. Leach served as UNH's Women's Sports Information Director (1985-88) and as interim Athletic Director (1989-90 season) before working in admissions from 1990-2001. Student-athlete Development The office of Student Athlete Development, under the leadership of Cathy Coakley since the 2008-09 academic year, exists to assist UNH student-athletes in learning and perfecting skills necessary to be successful in the classroom, on the playing field, in the University and seacoast community and in life-long endeavors. We coordinate comprehensive, sequential educational programs that enhance personal welfare and growth. In so doing, we utilize the expertise and services of many departments and organizations on campus. Included in these programs are: Health (substance use/abuse, sexually responsible behavior, sport-specific nutrition), Hazing, Diversity and Inclusion (gender, ethnicity, race, religion, sexual orientation), Career Planning and Preparation, Financial Responsibility, Leadership and Community Service. The Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) is a leadership group, selected by coaches and teammates, that acts as liaison between the athletic administration and student-athletes. All teams are represented, and field hockey had strong representation in the roles of co-President and co-Vice President. The purpose of SAAC is to: provide communication and feedback to the athletic administration regarding student-athletes' concerns, policies and procedures; disseminate information from the administration, campus organizations and the conference to their coaches and teammates; promote UNH Athletics in a positive way across campus, in Durham and throughout the seacoast area; build "community" within the Athletic Department by involving all teams in activities, events and educational programs; be a voice in the America East conference and NCAA regarding legislation, policy and community outreach; increase student body, faculty and staff attendance at athletic events by increasing athlete visibility and involvement in campus activities; organize community service projects that involve all teams, collectively and individually. Athletic Media & Public Relations The primary responsibility of the Athletic Media & Public Relations office is to promote the 20 varsity sports at the University of New Hampshire. Included in this responsibility is working with media members, the promotion of student-athletes for academic and athletic awards (on the conference, regional and national levels), press releases, the production of media guides, game notes and programs, the maintenance of (team and individual) statistics and the content of the official UNH athletics website (www.unhwildcats.com) as well as related social media sites such as Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest. The office's newest venture is UNH Wildcat Productions, which provides video content for the website � live video streaming of home games, game highlights and various features � as well as produce televised games and Inside Wildcat Country, which is a monthly televised magazine show. UNH's Athletic Media & Public Relations office consists of a Director, two Associate Directors, two Assistant Directors and a Video and Public Relations Assistant as well as a corps of student workers. Tom Wilkins (Assumption `03) was elevated to the position of Associate Athletic Director for Media & Public Relations in July 2012 after serving as Assistant Director of Athletic Media & Public Relations for two years. He had rejoined the staff in summer 2007 as an office Associate Director and held that title until being promoted; Wilkins initially worked as an Athletic Media Relations Assistant at UNH in 2003-04. The remainder of the full-time staff consists of associate directors Doug Poole (UNH `93) and Mike Murphy (Syracuse `95), assistant directors Eric Peterson (Quinnipiac `10) and Alex Comeau (Husson College `11) as well as video and public relations assistant Jared Fieldsend (Thomas College `10). Poole joined the office in June 1997 and is working with the field hockey program for the 13th consecutive year (15th overall). Murphy and Fieldsend started in summer 2010 followed by Peterson in spring 2011 and Comeau in spring 2012. Cathy Coakley Doug Poole Mike Murphy Paul Chapman John Ciani 6 Tradition. Pride. Excellence. U N H w i l d c at s Support Staff Sports Medicine The Sports Medicine Department at the University of New Hampshire consists of eight full- and part-time certified and licensed athletic trainers. In addition to director Jon Dana, the full-time employees are Glenn Riefenstahl, Cindy Michaud, Renee Kleszczynski and Dan Sedory, who serves primarily as the Coordinator for the CAAHEP approved Athletic Training Curriculum. The primary staff also includes Christine Alarcon, Meg Lesnikoski and Hannah Berg. Dana has been involved with UNH athletic program since 1984. He began his career as an assistant athletic trainer and was promoted to men's head athletic trainer in 1987 and head athletic trainer for the entire program in 1989. In 2001, he was named UNH's Director of Sports Medicine. His international experience includes working at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, at the 2004 Paralympics in Athens and working with the U.S. Track and Field Team at the Paralympics World Championships in Lille, France. Berg, a 2008 graduate of Connecticut State University who went on to earn a Masters in Athletic Training from Kent State University in 2010, joined the UNH Sports Medicine department in August 2012. Her main responsibilities include providing preventative care, treatment, evaluations and rehabilitation for the field hockey and women's basketball teams. The department works out of two locations: the Field House and the Whittemore Center. Both athletic training rooms utilize currently available modalities including muscle stimulators, ultrasound, heat, cryotherapy and hydrotherapy. The Certified Athletic Trainer provides a myriad of services to the department and the student-athlete. These include, but are not limited to, initial injury assessment and management, emergency injury/illness management, referral to appropriate professionals, interface with associated physicians and others, rehabilitation, counseling, administrative duties including insurance coordination, supervision of practices and games, development and implementation of emergency plans, as well as student athletic supervision. The athletic training room is considered to be "a designated facility where comprehensive health care services are provided. Comprehensive health care services included practice and game preparation, injury/illness evaluation, first aid and emergency care, follow-up care, rehabilitation and related services." (National Athletic Trainer's Association Education council). Strength & Conditioning The two basic goals of the Strength and Conditioning department are injury prevention and performance enhancement for the 20 varsity sports sponsored by the University of New Hampshire, and they have been key in guiding UNH studentathletes to NCAA appearances in both women's and men's ice hockey, field hockey, football, gymnastics, women's volleyball, women's lacrosse, skiing and track and field. The first goal, injury prevention, revolves around reducing the likelihood of the student-athlete getting injured during games or practice by training the student-athlete as a unit and pinpointing weaknesses in the player that need to be strengthened. The second goal, performance enhancement, centers on making the student-athlete a better student-athlete. This is done by educating student-athletes on a wide range of training from Olympic-style weightlifting to teaching the student-athlete how to move more efficiently while running or during an agility drill. The Strength and Conditioning program plays a vital role in the success of UNH field hockey. The student-athletes train year-round to perform at their highest level throughout the season. The strength and conditioning program is a comprehensive training program that involves Olympic-style weightlifting, traditional strength training, plyometrics, agility/quickness training and sport-specific conditioning. Paul Chapman enters his 11th year as the director of strength and conditioning at the University of New Hampshire. During his tenure at UNH, Chapman helped coordinate the building and subsequent expansion of the state-of-the-art Jerry Azumah Performance Center. Chapman is a member of the Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches Association (strength and conditioning coach certified), USA Weightlifting (certified level 1 coach), the National Strength and Conditioning Association, and he was the state director of the National Strength and Conditioning Association in North Dakota from 1991-95. He has also authored four publications related to strength and conditioning and has trained and consulted several NFL, CFL and NHL athletes, and prospective athletes preparing for all-star games, bowl games and pre-draft testing. Chapman is a 1990 graduate of Dickinson State University in North Dakota with a B.S. degree in Biology. He then went on to earn at M.S. in Exercise Science from North Dakota in 1994. An outstanding college athlete, Chapman was inducted into the Dickinson State Athletic Hall of Fame for his efforts on the football field. He was a two-time All-America First Team selection as well as an All-America Second Team honoree in his four-year playing career. Upon graduation, he was a fourthround draft choice of the Saskatchewan Rough Riders in the Canadian Football League. John Ciani is entering his 11th year directing the strength and conditioning program for the UNH field hockey program. After four years as an assistant coach in the University's strength and conditioning office, Ciani was promoted to the position of Associate Director of Strength and Conditioning in 2006. Ciani, a native of the San Diego, Calif. area, came to UNH after a stint as assistant strength coach at the University of North Dakota. In 2000, John began his career in strength and conditioning at Long Beach State as a graduate assistant working with the perennial national power women's volleyball team, where he trained many All-American and national team level volleyball players, including Misty May. Ciani received a B.A. degree in Psychology from Long Beach State and worked on his Master's Degree in Exercise Science at the University of North Dakota. Jon Dana Dan Sedory Glenn Riefenstahl Renee Kleszczynski Cindy Michaud Christine Alarcon Meg Lesnikoski Tradition. Pride. Excellence. 7 Head coach Robin Balducci U N H w i l d c at s second time in a three-year span. In recognition of her team's accomplishments, Balducci was named America East Coach of the Year. In 1999, Balducci led UNH to a 12-7 overall record that included a 7-1 mark in America East. The `Cats earned the No. 2 seed in the conference tournament but fell short in their quest to defend the league title. In 1998, she guided the Wildcats to the NCAA Tournament and they concluded the season with a 14-7 record, 6-2 America East mark and a conference championship. She was honored as NFHCA Division I Northeast Region Coach of the Year and America East Coach of the Year. In 1997, UNH reemerged on the national scene, ascended to No. 8 in the nation and capped a successful 11-10 campaign with a loss in the ECAC championship game. Balducci is also a prominent figure on the national field hockey scene. In 1995, she was selected as a member of the United States National Team coaching staff. In the summer of `96, Balducci travelled to Germany with the U.S. National Team to compete in the Champions Trophy and the team finished in sixth place. The year before that, Coach Balducci embarked on a tour of Holland with the U-21 National team. During the 1995 calendar year, she toured Australia with the U.S. National Team, travelled to Spain with the U-21 squad and was a member of the coaching staff at the Pan American Games in Argentina, where the U.S. won the silver medal. Balducci, a Milford, Mass. native, has been involved in United States Field Hockey Association developmental camps since 1985 and continues to work at both the `A' and `B' camp levels. In 1991, her first year at the helm of the Wildcats, Balducci led UNH to an 11-6-2 record, a semifinal North Atlantic Conference playoff berth and a final national ranking of No. 12. In 1992, she kept the Wildcats in the national picture by leading her team to the NAC final. The following season, Balducci led the `Cats to a national ranking of No. 19 when UNH posted a 12-6-2 record. In her fourth season, Balducci guided New Hampshire to its best record in five years with a 14-8 mark in `94. The team was ranked 14th in the country that year and advanced to the NAC championship game. Without a place to call home in 1995 �Memorial Field was unplayable because of the Whittemore Center construction �Balducci coached the `Cats to a 7-12 mark. Balducci, a 1985 graduate of UNH, was a three-sport standout for the Wildcats and served as captain for each team. As a four-year starter in both field hockey and ice hockey, as well as a three-year starter in lacrosse, Balducci led UNH to both regional and national prominence. She earned Regional All-America honors in both field hockey and lacrosse, and still ranks sixth on the ice hockey all-time point scoring list. In 1985, Balducci was the starting goalkeeper for the Wildcat lacrosse team that won the only NCAA championship in UNH athletics' history. The entire national championship lacrosse team was inducted into the inaugural class of the UNH Department of Women's Athletics Hall of Honor in 1994 and Balducci herself was inducted in 1998 in recognition of her individual accomplishments. As starting goalkeeper her senior year, Balducci led the Wildcat field hockey team to the first round of the NCAA Tournament. In 1984, she was selected to the U.S. National Field Hockey Squad. She still holds the UNH school record for career shutouts with 31. Before returning to her alma mater, Balducci served as an assistant coach at Northeastern University for three years. During that time, the field hockey team earned two NCAA tournament bids and was consistently ranked among the top teams in the country. In 21 seasons at the helm of the University of New Hampshire field hockey program, Robin Balducci � a four-time America East Coach of the Year recipient (1998, 2000-10-11) and two-time Northeast Region Coach of the Year honoree (1998, 2011) � is the program's all-time winningest head coach by guiding the Wildcats to 210 victories and 17 postseason appearances. Balducci reached the 200-win milestone last season when UNH defeated the College of the Holy Cross, 5-0, at Memorial Field on Sept. 16. She recorded her 100th career victory October 14, 2000 when the Blue and White defeated the University of Vermont in Durham. Balducci enters her 22nd season with an overall record of 210209-4 that includes 77-57-2 in America East conference play. Under her tutelage, 15 Wildcats have received All-America honors and that includes First Team selections Stacy Fimple and Rebecca Provost in 1994 as well as Marcie Boyer in 2002 and Whitney Frates in 2011. A UNH Wildcat has been selected America East Offensive Player of Robin Balducci the Year three of the last four years (2008-09-11). Head Coach In 2011, UNH recorded one of its most successful seasons in program history and Balducci received two Coach of the Year awards Alma Mater � America East and NFHCA Northeast Region. The Wildcats won the UNH `85 America East regular-season and tournament titles and advanced to the NCAA tournament for the first time since 2000 en route to tying the At UNH school record for single-season victories (17). The 2011 `Cats broke 22nd season the program record for goals (78), assists (61) and points (217). UNH ascended to #7 in the nation and finished at #9. One year earlier, the `Cats completed their first unbeaten league Overall record season (5-0 record) and won their first outright league title since 2000 210-209-4 (they shared the `02 crown). New Hampshire, ranked #19 in the nation � the Wildcats had not been ranked since the 2000 season, then lost in Conference record overtime of the conference championship game to fall one goal short 77-57-2 of advancing to the NCAA tournament. UNH ended the season with a 14-7 record to tie the fourth-highest win total in program history. UNH wins leader The `Cats tied for the highest number of representatives on both the America East All-Conference First Team and All-Rookie Team (three America East Coach apiece). of the Year (1998, In 2009, the Wildcats broke the program record for points in a 2000-10-11) season (170). UNH advanced to the America East tournament for the third consecutive year and ended `09 with a 12-7 overall record. The Northeast Region `Cats won a pair of games against nationally-ranked teams in October as part of a four-game win streak. Coach of the Year In 2008, the Wildcats boasted the highest-scoring offense in (1998, 2011) America East and finished as league runner-up in both the regular season standings and tournament. UNH had a league-high four repYearRecord resentatives on the All-Rookie Team. The `Cats finished with nine 199111-6-2 wins for the second consecutive year and had four overtime losses 19928-13-0 (three to nationally-ranked teams). 199312-6-2 UNH won six of the initial nine games of the 2007 season and 199414-8 consecutive shutout victories against Davidson and Fairfield gave the `Cats a 9-8 record late in the season. UNH 19957-12 advanced to the America East tournament 19963-16 and was ousted in the semifinals. The 199711-10 Wildcats finished `05 with a 7-12 overall 199814-7 record and missed the league tourney by 199912-7 virtue of a tiebreaker. 200014-8 In 2004, Balducci led the `Cats to 20017-12 their third consecutive appearance in the America East Championships. She guided 200212-8 the `03 team to second place in the league 200310-11 standings with a 5-1 mark and UNH fin20044-16 ished with a 10-11 overall record to reach 20057-12 double digits in the win column for the sixth 20063-15 time in seven seasons. In 2002, UNH won 20079-12 a share of the America East regular-season 20089-11 title and finished with a 12-8 overall record. In `00, Balducci guided UNH to the 200912-7 America East regular-season title, a runner201014-7 up finish in the conference tourney and an 201117-5 NCAA Tournament appearance for the 8 Tradition. Pride. Excellence. U N H w i l d c at s Assistant Coaches Ross Gorham joined the UNH field hockey staff as an assistant coach in July 2011. Prior to that, he was a four-year student manager with the Wildcats from 2007-10 as an undergraduate at the University and he graduated with a B.S. degree in Kinesiology: Sport Studies in May 2011. Gorham's duties included technical assistant, videographer and practice player. The Wildcats advanced to the America East Championship tournament all four years he served as student manager, and in `11 with Gorham as an assistant coach they advanced one step further with an NCAA tourney appearance. As a player, Gorham competed at the U.S. Men's National championships at both the junior and senior levels from 200709. He was selected to the Under-21 National Team in `07 and competed in two U-21 series vs. Canadian squads. Gorham's coaching experience includes time with the Seacoast United club team since 2007. He coached the U-19 First Team indoor squad from 2008-10 and led them to a gold medal at the Festival. As the U-16 First Team indoor coach, Gorham led Seacoast United to a 12th-place finish at the 50-team national championship in 2008. In addition to working various camps, he was an assistant varsity coach at Gardiner (Maine) High School from 2005-07. Gorham, a native of Gardiner, Maine, has served as USA Field Hockey Futures Regional Director for Region 1 (Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont) since 2009. Meg Shea returned to her alma mater as a volunteer assistant coach for the 2011 season and was elevated to assistant coach in July 2012. Shea, who graduated from UNH with a Sociology degree in May 2010, is one of the most prolific point producers in New Hampshire history. The native of Melrose, Mass. amassed 99 career points (42 goals, 15 assists) spanning the 2006-09 seasons to rank third on the program's all-time points leaderboard as well as fourth in goals; those numbers currently rank fifth in points and sixth in goals. Shea recorded 23 goals, nine assists and 55 points � those goal and point totals ranked second on UNH's list of singleseason superlatives (currently third in goals and fourth in points) � as a senior captain in `09 to garner NFHCA All-America Third Team and NFHCA Northeast Region First Team accolades in addition to being America East Offensive Player of the Year and All-Conference First Team. She ranked sixth nationally in both goals per game and points per game, and first in America East in those stats as well as game-winning goals. Her other collegiate honors included NFHCA Northeast Region First Team (`08), ECAC Second Team All-Star, AllConference First Team (`08), All-Conference Second Team (`07) and All-Rookie Team (`06). Shea began her collegiate coaching career at UMass Dartmouth in 2010. She helped lead that team to a 15-8 record, Little East Conference tournament championship and second consecutive NCAA Division III tourney appearance; the team also had two players receive All-Region recognition and a total of seven All-Conference Team honorees, including the Offensive Player of the Year. Her other coaching experience includes the Seacoast United club and National Futures Association NH Level One. Ross Gorham Assistant Coach Second season Karen Collins, Ph.D., Associate Professor, joined the UNH faculty in the fall of 2002 and is currently an associate professor in the Sport Studies option of the Kinesiology Department. She earned her Ph.D. from the University of North Carolina Greensboro (2002) with a specialization in Sport Psychology. A CHHS Teaching Excellence Award recipient, Dr. Collins works to engage students on campus in the classroom and on the playing field. Her research focuses primarily on social issues in coaching and coaching education. As a former athlete and coach at Princeton University, Collins was part of league championships, NCAA appearances and a national championship. After completing her undergraduate work at Princeton University (1994), she coached at Princeton University, University of New Hampshire and Dartmouth College. Prior to receiving her Ph.D., Dr. Collins earned her M.S. in Kinesiology: Sport Studies from UNH (1998) and brings the combination of her academic preparation in sport psychology with a great deal of sport experience to her current position as a sport psychology consultant. Meg Shea Assistant Coach First season Karen Collins Sport Psychology Consultant Tradition. Pride. Excellence. 9 Season Outlook U N H w i l d c at s OVERVIEW The University of New Hampshire field hockey team won the America East regular-season championship in 2010 and 2011 � with a combined league record of 9-1 � and takes aim at a three-peat in 2012 under the direction of 22ndyear head coach Robin Balducci, who was honored as the league's Coaching Staff of the Year both of those championship seasons. The Wildcats, who return 13 letterwinners, including six starters, and welcome nine newcomers to the program, tied the school record for victories (17) and broke the single-season benchmark for goals, assists and points en route to winning the 2011 league tournament title and advancing to the NCAA tournament for the first time since 2000. In addition to a third consecutive regular-season title, successful defense of its tourney crown and another trip to the NCAAs, UNH looks to extended its streak of double-digit victories to four consecutive years, which is a feat that hasn't been accomplished since the 1997-2000 seasons. attack UNH graduated two of its all-time top point producers (All-America selections Whitney Frates and Hayley Rausch), which will give its five returners and four newcomers a chance to step into the spotlight and continue the Wildcats' recent stretch of prolific offenses. Mary Quill, a senior from neighboring Greenland, had a breakthrough season in 2011. She entered last season with 15 career games played in two years and more than doubled that number with 16 appearances, including one start, as a junior. As an important part of the rotation on the front line, Quill recorded six points � all on goals. Mackenzie Joyce (South Pomfret, Vt.) has seen limited playing time wearing the Blue and White for two years. She played in just one game as a freshman and saw action in nine games, including the America East Championship title game, last year as a sophomore. When Joyce was on the field, she was part of the offensive penalty corner unit as the insert. Hannah Richard � another Granite State native (Hopkinton) � was also a key component off UNH's bench in 2011. She played in 18 of 22 games, including all three in the postseason. As a freshman in 2010, Richard appeared in all 21 regular-season games and was in the starting lineup six times. She has played in all 10 America East conference games in two years as a Wildcat. Claire Grogan (Canton, Mass.) has seen limited playing time � 13 career games, all off the bench � since joining the program as a walk-on before the start of the 2009 season. Sophomore Meg Flatley (Townsend, Mass.) is another student-athlete who walked onto the team; she did not see any game action last fall. The four newcomers looking to provide a scoring touch for the `Cats on the front line are Meg Carroll (Mansfield, Mass.), Emma Compagna (Canton, Mass.), Lynne Lehman (Landisburg, Pa.) and Cari Posternak (York, Maine). Both Carroll and Compagna were named to the Hockomock League All-Star Team a year ago. Lehman was an All-State Second Team selection and three-time all-conference honoree. Posternak was a two-time selection to the All-State Team and led York to consecutive state titles. Midfield The midfield, patrolled by seniors Emma Erler (New Hampton, N.H.) and Melyssa Woods (Glens Falls, N.Y.) as well as junior Casey Pohlmeyer (Millersville, Md.), is the backbone of the 2012 Wildcats. This triumvirate boasts seven years of starting experience and all three student-athletes are integral to both the defensive and offensive penalty corner units. Woods immediately stepped into a starting role upon arriving in Durham and has America East All-Rookie Team (2009) on her r�sum�. She recorded five points (two goals, one assist) last year to duplicate her personal-best numbers from that freshman year. Erler, an America East All-Academic Team selection each of the past two years for her excellence in athletics and academics, stepped into a starting role as a sophomore and, in terms of offensive statistics, had a breakout season in `11. Erler finished with four goals and 10 assists for 18 points, and those numbers ranked third overall in assists and fourth in points; she is UNH's top returner in both assists and points. Pohlmeyer was selected to the America East All-Rookie Team in 2010 and followed that with an even stronger sophomore campaign in which she tallied five goals and three assists for 13 points. Pohlmeyer ranked fifth in points and tied for fourth in goals; among returning players, she is second to Erler in points and tied Megan Bozek atop the goals leaderboard. Pohlmeyer also tops all returning `Cats in shots (28). Kellie Joyce (South Pomfret, Vt.), who joined older sister Mackenzie at UNH last year as a freshman, is another Wildcat midfielder who has garnered America East All-Rookie Team recognition. Kellie led all Wildcat freshmen in goals (two), assists (three) and points (seven) in 2011. Among returning players, she was the team's fourth leading point producer and tied for second � with Pohlmeyer � in assists. Taylor Rideout (Barrington, R.I.) is the only new addition to an experienced quartet of midfielders. Rideout was named to the NFHCA All-America Third Team as a high school senior and was selected to the All-State First Team twice. 10 Tradition. Pride. Excellence. U N H w i l d c at s Season Outlook BACKS The defensive unit, like the attack, must replace two key players lost to graduation (All-America honoree Kyle Lyons and Kendall Deck). But UNH can build its core around junior Megan Bozek (Cortlandt Manor, N.Y.) and sophomore Maegan Grew (Hampton Falls, N.H.), both of whom are critical cogs of the defensive penalty corner. Bozek's collegiate accolades include NFHCA Northeast Region Second Team, America East All-Conference Second Team and America East All-Academic Team in 2011 as well as 2010 conference All-Rookie Team. In addition to solidifying the defense � she recorded a team-high three defensive saves � Bozek is a scoring threat on offensive penalty corners. She tallied 11 points on five goals and an assist a year ago to rank sixth in points and tied for fourth in goals; with those numbers, Bozek is tied among returning players for the top mark in goals and is third in points. Grew started all 22 games alongside Bozek in the `11 season and was selected to the America East All-Rookie Team for her defensive prowess. Christine Albertelli (Ballwin, Mo.) looks to see increased playing time as a sophomore; she played in three games � all off the bench � a year ago. Chandler Giese (Trappe, Pa.) and Molly Heaney (East Kingston, N.H.) are expected to make immediate contributions. Giese as an All-State First Team selection in 2011 and one year earlier she was named to the Second Team; Giese was tabbed to the Pac 10 All-Conference First Team both years. Heaney also had a highly-decorated schoolgirl career in which she was a three-time All-State First Team honoree (2009-10-11) and New Hampshire Division I Player of the Year (2011); she was an All-State Second Team selection as a freshman in 2008. goalkeeper New Hampshire also graduated its starting goalkeeper who played 88.4 percent of the overall minutes, and Carlie Tarbell (Wakefield, Mass.) is the only one of the three goalies on the 2012 roster with collegiate experience. Tarbell played a total of 180:09 in six games last year as a freshman. She had a 1-0 record with a 0.39 GAA and .917 save percentage. In her only start, Tarbell stopped five of six shots at Vermont to record her first career victory. She did not allow a goal in five relief appearances totaling 110:09. Incoming freshmen Lexy Cole (Belgrade, Maine) and Lauren Gardner (Allentown, Pa.) will battle for playing time. Cole, who recorded 10 shutouts in 17 games as a senior, was an All-State honoree as a junior in 2010. Her other accolades included All-Conference First Team in 2010 and 2011 and All-Conference in `09. Gardner was named to the 2011 All-State Academic Team. the schedule New Hampshire, the two-time defending regular-season America East titlist and 2011 tournament champs, plays 10 of its 18 regular-season games at home and that begins with back-to-back games at Memorial Field against UMass (Aug. 24) and Ohio State (Aug. 26). The Buckeyes are one of four opponents who competed in the 2011 NCAA tournament as well as one of seven that were ranked in the final national poll. UNH closes the month of August with a road trip to Brown University, then welcomes Syracuse University � one of the other teams who both advanced to the NCAAs and were nationally ranked � to Durham for a Sept. 7 tilt under the lights. Up next for the Wildcats is a Sept. 9 battle against the Crusaders of Holy Cross in Worcester, Mass., followed by a weekend at home against teams from the opposite coasts � University of the Pacific (Sept. 14) and Northeastern University (Sept. 16); the Huskies will be the third of four teams who advanced to the NCAA tourney and was nationally ranked. The `Cats then face another Huskies team that advanced to the NCAAs and was nationally ranked with a Sept. 21 road game against UConn, which went on to the national semifinals. New Hampshire closes the month with road games against Fairfield (Sept. 24), which will mark the America East conference opener, and Drexel (Sept. 30). UNH returns to home and America East action Oct. 5 against Albany, a team the `Cats have faced each of the last four America East tournaments. Two days later, UNH travels down the east coast to play ACC representative Virginia, which has a pair of 2012 Olympians on its roster. New Hampshire plays four of its last six regular-season games at Memorial Field and that stretch begins Oct. 12 at home against league and border rival Vermont. The Wildcats are back on the road to face Boston College (Oct. 14) before playing consecutive home contests against Boston University and Providence College. UNH hits the road one last time with a trip up I-95 to the University of Maine and will honor its four-member senior class prior to the Oct. 28 home game against intrastate rival Dartmouth College. America East, which boasted three teams in the 2011 final poll, will advance an NCAA automatic qualifier from its conference tournament that will be held Nov. 2 & 4 at the site of the highest seed. New Hampshire, which has been that highest seed each of the last two years, will look to extend its streak of consecutive league tourney appearances to five. Tradition. Pride. Excellence. 11 the Roster Albertelli, Christine............ 14 Bozek, Megan.................... 19 Carroll, Meg....................... 17 Cole, Lexy.......................... 33 Compagna, Emma.............. 21 Erler, Emma...................... 11 Flatley, Meg......................... 9 Gardner, Lauren................. 30 Giese, Chandler.................... 7 Grew, Maegan...................... 8 Grogan, Claire...................... 6 Heaney, Molly.................... 23 Joyce, Kellie......................... 4 Joyce, Mackenzie................. 3 Lehman, Lynne.................... 5 Pohlmeyer, Casey............... 16 Posternak, Cari................... 20 Quill, Mary.......................... 2 Richard, Hannah................ 15 Rideout, Taylor................... 12 Tarbell, Carlie...................... 1 Woods, Melyssa................ 10 U N H w i l d c at s by the Alphabet by Class Seniors (4) Emma Erler, Claire Grogan, Mary Quill, Melyssa Woods. Juniors (4) Megan Bozek, Mackenzie Joyce, Casey Pohlmeyer, Hannah Richard. Sophomores (5) Christine Albertelli, Maegan Grew, Kellie Joyce, Carlie Tarbell. Redshirt Freshmen (1) Meg Flatley Freshmen (9) Meg Carroll, Lexy Cole, Emma Compagna, Lauren Gardner, Chandler Giese, Molly Heaney, Lynne Lehmann, Cari Posternak, Taylor Rideout. No. Name Yr. Pos. Ht. Hometown/High School 1 Carlie Tarbell So. GK 5-4 Wakefield, Mass./The Rivers School 2 Mary Quill Sr. F 5-3 Greenland, N.H./Portsmouth 3 Mackenzie Joyce Jr. F 5-10 South Pomfret, Vt./Kimball Union Academy 4 Kellie Joyce So. M 5-7 South Pomfret, Vt./Kimball Union Academy 5 Lynne Lehman Fr. F 5-1 Landisburg, Pa./West Perry 6 Claire Grogan Sr. F 5-7 Canton, Mass./Canton 7 Chandler Giese Fr. B 5-5 Trappe, Pa./Perkiomen Valley 8 Maegan Grew So. B 5-2 Hampton Falls, N.H./Winnacunnet 9 Meg Flatley Fr. (r) F 5-7 Townsend, Mass./N. Middlesex Regional 10 Melyssa Woods Sr. M 5-6 Glens Falls, N.Y./Glens Falls 11 Emma Erler Sr. M 5-6 New Hampton, N.H./Newfound Regional 12 Taylor Rideout Fr. F 5-8 Barrington, R.I./Barrington 14 Christine Albertelli So. B 5-7 Ballwin, Mo./Marquette 15 Hannah Richard Jr. F 5-6 Hopkinton, N.H./Hopkinton 16 Casey Pohlmeyer Jr. M 5-6 Millersville, Md./Severna Park 17 Meg Carroll Fr. F 5-2 Mansfield, Mass./Mansfield 19 Megan Bozek Jr. B 5-5 Cortlandt Manor, N.Y./Lakeland 20 Cari Posternak Fr. F 5-5 York, Maine/York 21 Emma Compagna Fr. F 5-2 Canton, Mass../Canton 23 Molly Heaney Fr. B 5-3 East Kingston, N.H./Exeter 30 Lauren Gardner Fr. GK 5-3 Allentown, Pa./Parkland 33 Lexy Cole Fr. GK 5-9 Belgrade, Maine/Messalonskee Head coach � Robin Balducci (New Hampshire `85)/ 22nd season Assistant coaches � Ross Gorham (UNH `11) Volunteer assistant coach � Meg Shea (`10) by State Maine (2) Lexy Cole, Cari Posternak Maryland (1) Casey Pohlmeyer Massachusetts (4) Meg Carroll, Emma Compagna, Claire Grogan, Carlie Tarbell Missouri (1) Christine Albertelli New Hampshire (5) Emma Erler, Maegan Grew, Molly Heaney, Mary Quill, Hannah Richard New York (2) Megan Bozek, Melyssa Woods Pennsylvania (3) Lauren Gardner, Chandler Giese, Lynne Lehman Rhode Island (1) Taylor Rideout Vermont (2) Kellie Joyce, Mackenzie Joyce 12 Tradition. Pride. Excellence. U N H w i l d c at s Emma the Wildcats Erler Senior 5-7 New Hampton, N.H. Newfound H.S. Midfield 11 Collegiate accolades � NFHCA All-Academic Squad (2009-10-11) � America East All-Academic Team (2010-11) � America East Commissioner's Honor Roll (2009-10-11) � UNH's Marisa Didio Award (2011-12) AS A JUNIOR IN 2011 � Started all 22 games � Four goals and 10 assists for 18 points � Ranked 2nd on the team in assists; 4th in points � 4th in America East in assists per game � Career highs in both assists (two) and points (four) against Holy Cross (Sept. 16) � Also had two assists the next game against nationally-ranked Northeastern (Sept. 18) � Factored in multiple goals with a goal and assist vs. Michigan State (Oct. 2) � Recorded an assist on the game's only goal in the conference tourney semifinal win against 12th-ranked Albany � In 12 games against nationally-ranked teams, recorded 1g, 5a (7 pts) � In 10 home games, tallied 2g, 6a (10 pts) � In nine away games, recorded six points (2g, 2a) � Recorded a point in four consecutive games spanning Sept. 11-24 (2g, 5a) � Integral part of both the defensive and offensive penalty corner units As a sophomore in 2010 � Started all 20 games in which she played � Recorded six points on two goals and two assists � Tallied 1-1-3 in five America East league games � Recorded her first career point with an assist in the season opener vs. Lock Haven � Season-high three points (goal, assist) in the regular-season finale vs. nationally-ranked Albany (Oct. 30) � Also scored a goal Sept. 24 at Michigan As a freshman in 2009 � Played in 11 games, all off the bench, including the America East semifinal game � Played in two America East league games � Appeared in 6 of the last 8 regular-season games High School � 2009 graduate of Newfound Regional High School where she lettered in field hockey, basketball and outdoor track & field � Junior National Camp in Boston (July `09) � National Futures tournament in `07 and `08 � NFHCA Northeast Team in `07 and `08 � Class M/S Player of the Year in 2008 � All-State First Team in `08 and `06 � All-State Second Team in `07 � NH Twin State Senior Classic in 2008 � William Loeb Memorial Fund Scholar-Athlete Award (Union Leader) in `08 � Led Newfound to the Class M/S state championship in `08 and `06, as well as a runner-up finish in `07 � Three goals and an assist in the 2008 title game to finish the season with 19 goals and 18 assists � Played for the Upper Valley Blizzard club team � Also a member of the Bears' runner-up teams in basketball (`07) and track (`06) Personal � Born 1/24/91 in Laconia, N.H. � Daughter of Dave and Brenda Erler � Her father lettered in both cross country and track at St. Cloud State University (1972-76) � Major is environmental horticulture Year GPGSG A P Sh 2009 110 0 0 01 2010 20 20 2266 2011 22224101827 Career53426122434 Tradition. Pride. Excellence. 13 the Wildcats U N H w i l d c at s Claire Grogan Senior 5-7 Canton, Mass. Canton H.S. Forward Personal � Born 6/28/91 in Boston � Daughter of David and Theresa Grogan � Major is psychology 6 Collegiate accolades � NFHCA All-Academic Squad (2009-10) � America East Academic Honor Roll (2009-10-11) As a junior in 2011 � Played in six regular-season games, all off the bench � Played in one America East conference game (Sept. 30 vs. Fairfield) � Most recent game action was Oct. 2 at Michigan State As a sophomore in 2010 � Played in seven regular-season games, all off the bench � Did not see action in America East league play � Played in one of the last nine regular-season games (Oct. 24 vs. nationally-ranked Louisville) As a freshman in 2009 � Joined the team as a walk-on � Did not see any game action Year GPGSG A P Sh 2009 0 2010 7 0 0 0 0 0 2011 6 0 0 0 0 2 Career 130 0 0 02 14 Tradition. Pride. Excellence. U N H w i l d c at s Mary the Wildcats Quill Senior 5-3 Greenland, N.H. Portsmouth H.S. Forward 2 Collegiate accolades � America East Academic Honor Roll (2009) As a JUNIOR in 2011 � Played in 16 of 19 regular-season games � Was in the starting lineup once (Sept. 30 vs. Fairfield) � Tallied three goals for six points � In three America East league games, recorded one goal for two points � Scored a goal in consecutive games against Fairfield (Sept. 30) and at Michigan St. (Oct. 3) � Also scored Aug. 28 vs. Kent State As a sophomore in 2010 � Played in 12 regular-season games, all off the bench � Played in all five America East conference games � Did not record a point As a freshman in 2009 � Played in three regular-season games, all off the bench � Did not see action in any America East league games � Tallied two points on one goal � Recorded her first collegiate points with a goal vs. Davidson (Sept. 25) High School � 2009 graduate of Portsmouth High School, where she lettered in field hockey and lacrosse � All-State First Team in `08 � All-State Second Team in `07 � Foster's Daily Democrat Dream Team in 2008 � Union Leader All-State Team in `08 � Varsity Magazine First Team (N.H. and Vt.) in `08 � NH Twin State Senior Classic in `08 � Was the Clippers' leading scorer as a sophomore, junior and senior � As a senior captain in `08, garnered team MVP honors by tallying 13 goals and 10 assists � Finished her four-year career with 36 goals and 25 assists � Led PHS to a runner-up finish in `07 � Played for the Cape Ann Coalition club team � In lacrosse at PHS, won the state title in `07 and `08. Personal � Born 12/10/90 in Littleton, N.H. � Daughter of Bruce Quill and Mary Coombs � Major is communications Year GPGSG A P Sh 2009 3 0 1 0 2 1 2010 12 0 0 0 0 2 16 1 3 0 6 10 2011 Career 311 408 13 Tradition. Pride. Excellence. 15 the Wildcats U N H w i l d c at s Melyssa Woods Senior 5-6 Glens Falls, N.Y. Glens Falls H.S. Midfield USA field hockey � USA Field Hockey Junior Women's National Championship participant in 2010 and 2011 High School � 2009 graduate of Glens Falls High School, where she lettered in field hockey, ice hockey and lacrosse � Won a bronze medal at the `08 National Futures Tournament � Also competed at that event in `07 � Empire State Games competitor in 2007 (bronze medalist) and 2008 � All-State Team in 2008 � Post-Star Player of the Year in `08 � Foothills Council All-Star First Team in `08 and `07 � Post-Star Second Team in `07 � Times Union All-Star Team in `07 � Post-Star All-Star First Team in `06 � Led GFHS to the Section II Class B championship in 2005, 2006 and 2008 � Class B state runner-up in `06 � Tallied 15 goals and five assists as a senior to increase her five-year totals to 65 goals and 21 assists � Had a single-season high of 23 goals as a sophomore � Also played for the ADK club team Personal � Born 3/7/91 in Syracuse, N.Y.; � Daughter of Larry and Debbie Woods � Her father lettered in cross country and track at Rutgers University (1977-81) � Her cousin, Meghan Cloonan, is currently on the Lafayette College field hockey team � Major is psychology Year GPGSG A P Sh 2009 19 19 2157 2010 21 21 1025 2011 22 22 2159 Career 6262 5 2 1221 10 Collegiate accolades � America East All-Rookie Team (2009) � America East Rookie of the Week, once (`09) As a JUNIOR in 2011 � Started all 22 games � Recorded two goals and one assist for five points � The two goals and five points match her single season highs established as a freshman in 2009; � Scored a goal Oct. 29 at nationally-ranked Albany � Also scored in the season opener at nationally ranked Ohio State � Tallied an assist Sept. 11 at Dartmouth � Integral part of both the defensive and offensive penalty corner units As a sophomore in 2010 � Started all 21 games � Recorded two points with one goal � Scored that goal against Holy Cross (Sept. 18) � Critical link in the midfield as a transition from defense to offense As a freshman in 2009 � Started all 19 games � Recorded five points on two goals and an assist � Tallied two points with one goal in five America East league games � Recorded her first career point with a goal at Davidson on Sept. 25, and it proved to be the game-winning goal � Also tallied an assist in that game for a careerhigh three points � Scored a goal vs. Fairfield (Oct. 24) 16 Tradition. Pride. Excellence. U N H w i l d c at s Megan the Wildcats Bozek Junior 5-5 Cortlandt Manor, N.Y. Lakeland H.S. Back 19 Collegiate accolades � NFHCA National All-Academic Squad (2010) � America East Academic Honor Roll (2010) � America East All-Academic Team (2011) � NFHCA Northeast Region Second Team (2011) � America East All-Conference Second Team (2011) � America East All-Rookie Team (2010) � America East Rookie of the Week, three consecutive weeks (10.18 // 10.25 // 11.01) As a sophomore in 2011 � Started all 22 games � Scored the game-winning goal in the conference championship game (against 17th-ranked Boston U.) by giving UNH a 2-1 lead at 17:22 � Also scored in the NCAA first-round game vs. eighth-ranked Michigan � Recorded five goals and one assist for nine points � Team-high three defensive saves � UNH won two of those games by one goal � Tied for fourth in goals � Career-high three points (1g, 1a) at Providence College on Sept. 4 � Also scored a goal vs. both Kent State (Aug. 28) and Holy Cross (Sept. 16) � Integral part of both the defensive and offensive penalty corner units As a freshman in 2010 � Started all 21 games � Recorded six goals for 12 points � Tied for fourth on the team in goals � Ranked fifth in both points and shots (34) � Credited with a defensive save in both of the America East tourney games against Maine and Albany � Scored a goal each of the last three regular-season games (at Fairfield and home against nationally ranked Louisville and Albany) � Tallied 2-0-4 in five America East conference games � Scored a goal in her collegiate debut vs. Lock Haven (Aug. 28) � Scored a goal vs. both Harvard (Sept. 15) and Dartmouth (Oct. 6) � 2-0-4 in six games vs. nationally-ranked teams � 5-0-10 in 10 regular-season home games � Integral part of both the offensive and defensive penalty corner units USA field hockey � USA Field Hockey Women's National Championship participant in 2012 � USA Field Hockey Junior Women's National Championship participant in 2011 � USA indoor developmental squad in 2012 High School � 2010 graduate of Lakeland High School, where she lettered in field hockey, lacrosse and bowling � All-America Second Team in `08 and `09 � All-America Regional Team in `08 and `09 � All-State team in `08 and `09 � Also named All-Elite and All-Section both years � All-League in 2007-08-09 � All-State Tournament Team in `09; recorded 19 goals and 24 assists as a senior in 2009 � In three years, tallied 41 goals and 48 assists � Led Lakeland to the section, region and state championships in `09 and league titles from 2007-09 � Journal News and North County News Player of the Year in `09 � 2009 Futures Elite participant � Also played for the CNY and Hudson Valley club teams Personal � Born 2/19/92 in Mount Kisco, N.Y. � Daughter of Ray and Donna Bozek � Her mom lettered in track & field at Manhattan College � Major is secondary education, mathematics Year GPGSG 2010 2121 6 2011 2222 5 Career 4343 11 A P Sh 0 1234 1 1126 1 2360 Tradition. Pride. Excellence. 17 the Wildcats U N H w i l d c at s Mackenzie 3 Joyce Junior 5-10 South Pomfret, Vt. Kimball Union Academy f Collegiate accolades � NFHCA All-Academic Squad (2010) � America East Academic Honor Roll (2010-11) As a sophomore in 2011 � Played in eight regular-season games, all off the bench � Also came off the bench for an appearance in the America East championship game vs. nationally ranked Boston U. (Nov. 6) � Recorded one point with an assist Aug. 28 vs. Kent State � Played in seven of the first eight games of the season (through Sept. 18) � Also played in the regular-season finale at Harvard As a freshman in 2010 � Played in one game � Sept. 5 against Providence College High School � 2010 graduate of Kimball Union Academy, where she lettered in field hockey, ice hockey and lacrosse � Boston Globe All-Star Team selection in 2009 � Led KUA to the NEPSAC championship in 2007, 2008 and 2009 � Tallied 14 goals and 12 assists as a senior in `09 � Recorded 46 goals and 22 assists in three years � Also played for the Team Vermont indoor club team Personal � Born 11/16/91 in Plymouth, Mass. � Daughter of Deane and Elizabeth Joyce � Her dad played football at UNH (1976-78) � Her Uncle Duane played in the NHL � Her Aunt Paula lettered in field hockey and ice hockey at Dartmouth � Major is business administration: marketing Year GPGSG A P Sh 2010 1 0 0 0 0 0 2011 9 0 0 1 1 1 Career 100 0 1 11 18 Tradition. Pride. Excellence. # 3 M acken z ie J oyce / F orward U N H w i l d c at s Casey the Wildcats Pohlmeyer Junior 5-6 Millersville, Md. Severna Park H.S. Midfield 16 Collegiate accolades � America East Academic Honor Roll (2010-11) � America East All-Rookie Team (2010) � America East Rookie of the Week (08.30) � All-Wildcat Invitational Team (2010) As a sophomore in 2011 � Started all 22 games � Recorded an assist on Hayley Rausch's goal that gave UNH a 4-2 lead in the America East conference title game vs. 17th-ranked Boston U. � Recorded five goals and three assists for 13 points � Tallied one goal for two points in five America East league games � Career-high three points (1g, 1a) in the regular season finale at Harvard (Oct. 30) � Five points (2g, 1a) in 12 games vs. nationally ranked teams � Six points (2g, 2a) in 10 home games � Seven points (3g, 1a) in nine away games � Integral part of both the offensive and defensive penalty corner units. As a freshman in 2010 � Started all 21 games � Recorded six points on three goals � All her points came on the road � Tallied 1-0-2 in five America East conference games � Scored her first collegiate goal Sept. 18 at Holy Cross � Also scored against Northeastern (Oct. 3) and Fairfield (Oct. 22) � Played on both the offensive and defensive penalty corner units. USA field hockey � USA Field Hockey Women's National Championship participant in 2012 � USA indoor developmental squad in `12 High School � 2010 graduate of Severna Park High School, where she lettered in field hockey, lacrosse and tennis � NFHCA All-Region in 2009 � All-State First Team in `09 � All-State Second Team in 2008 � All-County First Team in `08 and `09 � AAU Jr. Olympics in 2007 and 2008 � National Futures championship from 2006-09 � Futures Elite participant in 2010 � Led team to regional and state championships from 2006-09 � Also played for the Spark Indoor club team Personal � Born 3/13/92 in Annapolis, Md. � Daughter of Paul and Carol Pohlmeyer � Her sister Kaylee is a letterwinner on the Northwestern field hockey team � Major is math education: secondary Year GPGSG 2010 2121 3 2011 2222 5 Career 4343 8 A P Sh 0 610 3 1328 3 1938 Tradition. Pride. Excellence. 19 the Wildcats U N H w i l d c at s 15 Richard Hannah Junior 5-6 Hopkinton, N.H. Hopkinton H.S. f 14 Albertelli Christine Sophomore 5-7 Ballwin, Mo. Marquette H.S. B Collegiate accolades � America East Academic Honor Roll (2010) As a Sophomore in 2011 � Played in 15 regular-season games, all off the bench � Also came off the bench to appear in all three postseason games � Recorded one point with an assist vs. nationally ranked Stanford (Oct. 9) � Played in all five America East conference games As a freshman in 2010 � Played in all 21 regular-season games � Was in the starting lineup six times, including both America East tournament games � Played in all five America East conference games with one start � Recorded two points with a goal in the America East championship game against nationally-ranked Albany � That goal gave UNH an early 1-0 lead � Recorded 14 shots, including 10 on goal High School � 2010 graduate of Hopkinton High School, where she lettered in field hockey, basketball and softball � All-State First Team in 2008 and 2009 � All-State Second Team in 2006 and 2007 � Concord Monitor Player of the Year as a senior in 2009, when she recorded 36 goals and 14 assists � Seven games that season with 3+ goals � Career numbers of 98 goals and 45 assists � Led the Hawks to the state semifinals in `07 and `08 Personal � Born 7/22/92 in Sanford, Maine � Daughter of Vincent and Katherine Richard � Major is psychology Year GPGSG A P Sh 2010 216 102 14 2011 180 0 1 12 Career 396 113 16 Collegiate accolades � NFHCA All-Academic Squad (2011) � America East Commissioner's Honor Roll (2011) As a freshman in 2011 � Played in three games, all off the bench � Did not see action in America East conference play � Most recent appearance was Sept. 16 against Holy Cross High School � 2011 graduate of Marquette High School, where she lettered in field hockey, swimming & diving and lacrosse � National Futures Championship in 2009 and 2010 � Gladiator NFHCA High School All-Academic Squad in 2010 � NFHCA All-Region Team in 2010 � All-Metro First Team in `10 � All-Conference First Team in `10 � Recorded three goals and seven assists that season to lead Marquette to its first semifinal appearance in the Midwest Tournament � All-Conference Second Team in 2009 � School record for career games played by a back (71) � Single-season record 28 games started in 2010 � Single-game record for minutes played by a field player (74 min, 50 sec) � Also played for the Team Gateway St. Louis Club team Personal � Born 3/22/93 in Manchester, N.H. � Daughter of Michael and Carol Albertelli � Major is nutrition Year GPGSG A P Sh 0 0 00 2011 30 Career 30 0 0 00 20 Tradition. Pride. Excellence. # 2 4 C hristine A lbertelli / B ack # 1 5 H annah R ichard / forward U N H w i l d c at s Maegan the Wildcats 8 Grew Sophomore 5-2 Hampton Falls, N.H. Winnacunnet H.S. B 4 Joyce Kellie Sophomore 5-7 South Pomfret, Vt. Kimball Union Academy M Collegiate accolades � America East All-Rookie Team (2011) � America East Academic Honor Roll (2011) As a freshman in 2011 � Started all 22 games � Recorded one point with an assist Oct. 2 at Michigan State � Played significant time on the defensive penalty corner unit High School � 2011 graduate of Winnacunnet High School, where she lettered in field hockey � Futures Elite Championship participant in 2010 � Jr. Olympics in 2009 � All-Region as a senior in 2010 � New Hampshire FHCA Player of the Year in `10 � Union Leader Player of the Year � All-State First Team in 2008, 2009 and 2010 � Twin State honoree in 2010 � Led WHS to the 2010 state Division 1 state title (16-0-1 record) � Also played for the Xist Hockey Club and Seacoast United club (for current assistant coach Ross Gorham) Personal � Born 7/6/93 in Manchester, N.H. � Daughter of Thomas and Susan Grew � Major is business administration Year GPGSG A P Sh 2011 22 22 0110 Career 22 22 0110 Collegiate accolades � NFHCA All-Academic Squad (2011) � America East Academic Honor Roll (2011) � America East All-Rookie Team (2011) As a freshman in 2011 � Started all 22 games � Recorded two goals and three assists for seven points � Tallied an assist in the NCAA tourney game vs. eighth-ranked Michigan � Recorded her first collegiate point with an assist in the second game of the season, Aug. 28 against Kent State � Scored her first goal Sept. 16 at home vs. Holy Cross � Tallied her other assist at nationally-ranked Louisville (Sept. 25) � Scored a goal at nationally-ranked Albany in the final weekend of the regular season (Oct. 29) � Played on both the offensive and defensive penalty corner units Personal � Born 4/8/93 in Weymouth, Mass. � Daughter of Deane and Elizabeth Joyce � Major is kinesiology: sport studies Year GPGSG A P Sh 2011 2222 2 3 714 Career 2222 2 3 714 # 1 4 K ellie J oyce / M idfield # 8 M aegan G rew / B ack High School � 2011 graduate of Kimball Union Academy, where she lettered in field hockey, ice hockey and lacrosse � Competed at the USA Junior National Championship in 2011 � National Futures Championship (five years) � National Indoor Futures Championship (twice) � AAU Jr. Olympics (three years) � Tallied 15 goals and 15 assists as a senior in `10 � Regional All-America selection in 2009 � All-Lakes Region Team in `09 � Led KUA to a third consecutive NEPSAC Class C title in 2009 with 10 goals and 17 assists � NEPSAC Select Team in `08 and `09 � All-Lakes Region Team honors in both ice hockey and lacrosse � Member of five ice hockey state championship teams Tradition. Pride. Excellence. 21 the Wildcats U N H w i l d c at s 1 Tarbell Carlie Sophomore 5-4 Wakefield, Mass. The Rivers School gk 9 Flatley Meg Freshman (redshirt) 5-7 Townsend, Mass. N. Middlesex Regional H.S. F Collegiate accolades � NFHCA All-Academic Squad (2011) As a freshman in 2011 � Played in six regular-season games � Had a 1-0 record with a 0.39 GAA and .917 save percentage � In America East, went 1-0 with a 1.00 GAA and .833 save percentage � First career start in that Oct. 7 game at Vermont � Finished that game with a career-high five saves � Did not allow a goal in five relief appearances totaling 110:09 � Collegiate debut Aug. 28 against Kent State and played 15:16 shutout minutes with one save � Part of two team shutouts (vs. Brown and Holy Cross) � In one game against a nationally-ranked team (Northwestern), stopped all three shots in 28:54 � In two home games, did not allow a goal (two saves) in 55:57 High School � 2011 graduate of the The Rivers School, where she lettered in field hockey, ice hockey and softball � U-19 National Futures Championship (2009, 2010); � NFHCA High School All-Region Team in 2010 � Independent School League MVP in `10 � Recorded a 0.60 GAA, .904 save percentage and 10 shutouts in 20 games that year as a senior � Boston Globe All-Scholastic Team in `10 � ISL All-League First Team in `08, `09 and `10 � Two-time captain in both field hockey and softball � In softball, garnered ISL All-League First Team recognition twice � Played for the Xist and Seacoast United club field hockey teams Personal � Born 8/6/93 in Beverly, Mass. � Daughter of Charles Tarbell and Janice Mirabassi; � Her father lettered in football, indoor track and outdoor track at St. Lawrence University � Major is kinesiology: sports studies Year GP/GSMINGA GAASvSv% W-L 2011 6/1 180:091 0.39 11.9171-0 Career 6/1 180:091 0.39 11.9171-0 As a freshman in 2011 � Joined the team as a walk-on � Did not see any game action High School � 2011 graduate of Middlesex High School, where she lettered in field hockey, indoor track and lacrosse � Mid-Wach A All-Star Team three consecutive years (2008-09-10) � Best of 60 All-Star Team in 2010, when she recorded 10 goals and an assist as a senior � Central Mass All-Star in lacrosse � Skated for the Assabet Valley girls ice hockey national championship team in 2006 and 2008 � That team also won the state title from 2006-10 and was the 2011 Wizards state champions # 1 C arlie Tarbell / G oalkeeper Personal � Born 7/19/93 in Concord, Mass. � Daughter of Bob and Mary Jo Flatley � Major is undeclared 22 Tradition. Pride. Excellence. # 9 M eg F latley / F orward the Wildcats # 1 7 M eg C arroll / F orward Freshman 5-2 Mansfield, Mass. Mansfield H.S. Freshman 5-2 Canton, Mass. Canton H.S. High School � 2012 graduate of Mansfield High School, where she lettered in field hockey and ice hockey � Sun Chronicle All-Star Team in 2010, 2011 and 2012 � Hockomock All-Star Team three straight years (2010-12) � Hockomock Scholar Athlete in 2012 � Captain and Team MVP as a senior � Also captain, top scorer and Team MVP of the ice hockey team � High Honors student all four years at Mansfield Personal � Born 10/29/93 in Norwood, Mass. � Daughter of Patrick and Lisa Carroll � Major is communications High School � 2012 graduate of Canton High School, where she lettered in field hockey, ice hockey and lacrosse � Hockomock League All-Star as a senior in 2011 � Boston Globe All-Scholastic Team in 2011 � Led Canton to Hockomock League and Eastern Mass South Sectional titles all four years (2008-11) � Eastern Mass state finalists all four years (2008-11) � Elite Field Hockey Camp All-Star in 2009-10-12 � Elite Field Hockey Camp participant in 2008 � Disney Showcase participant (2011 and 2012) with the Connecticut Revolutions � In lax, team's Best Defensive player in 2011 and 2012 Personal � Born 12/13/93 in Boston � Daughter of Kevin and Bethany Compagna � Major is undeclared in the College of Liberal Arts # 3 3 L exy C ole / G oalkeeper 33 GK Freshman 5-9 Belgrade, Maine Messalonskee H.S. 30 GK Freshman 5-3 Allentown, Pa. Parkland H.S. High School � 2012 graduate of Messalonskee High School � All-State selection as a junior in 2010 � All-Conference First Team in 2010 and 2011 � Recorded 10 shutouts in 17 games during the `11 season � All-Conference as a sophomore in 2009 � Backboned Messalonskee to the Kennebec Valley Athletic Conference championship as a freshman in 2008 � Academically, received High Honors all four years � Also played for the Maine Majestix club team Personal � Born 6/13/94 in Lewiston, Maine � Daughter of Chris and Suzanne Cole � Major is psychology High School � 2012 graduate of Parkland High School � All-State Academic Team in 2011 � Led the Trojans to second place in the district championship (2010) � Backboned the X-Calibur club team to the NIT Pool A title (2012) and a runner-up finish (2011) � X-Calibur placed second at the Keystone State Games' Scholastic Division District Championship Personal � Born 6/29/94 in Allentown, Pa. � Daughter of James and Suzanne Gardner � Major is athletic training # 3 0 L auren G ardner / G oalkeeper Cole Lexy Gardner Lauren # 2 1 E mma C ompagna / F orward 17 Carroll Meg F 21 Compagna Emma F Tradition. 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Excellence. 23 the Wildcats U N H w i l d c at s Chandler 7 Giese High School � 2012 graduate of Perkiomen Valley High School � 2011 honors included All-State First Team, PAC-10 Conference First Team and All-Academic Team, as well as Pottstown Mercury and Times Herald All-Area First Team � Led the Vikings to a 2011 Pac-10 Final Four runner-up finish � 2010 All-State Second Team and Pac-10 All-Conference � 2011 National Futures Championship participant and Futures Elite Selection � 2010 silver medalist at the National Futures Championship and also competed at both the Jr. Olympics and Futures Elite � Gold medalist at the `08 and `10 National Indoor Tournament and the `09 National Field Hockey Festival � Silver medal at the `07 National Indoor tourney �Also played for the WC Eagles club team that won a silver medal at the `11 national club championships Personal � Born 9/3/94 in Phoenixville, Pa. � Daughter of Mario and Robin Giese � Her father lettered in football at Miami University � Major is mathematics and statistics High School � 2012 graduate of West Perry High School � All-State Second Team as a senior in 2011 � All-State Honorable Mention in 2010 � Mid Penn All-Star in 2009, 2010 and 2011 � Led West Perry to the division championship in 2010 � Futures tournament participant from 2009-11 � Regional Rumble MVP in `09 � Played for the Key State club team that won the Disney Classic Under-19 Pool in 2010 � Also played for the East Coast Field Hockey club team Personal � Born 11/26/93 in Harrisburg, Pa. � Daughter of Lawrence and Sandra Lehman � Major is kinesiology: athletic training High School � 2012 graduate of Exeter High School � New Hampshire Division I Player of the Year in 2011 � All-State First Team selection in 2009, 2010 and 2011 � All-State Second Team in 2008 � Union Leader Player of the Year in `11 � Twin State team in 2011 � Cape Cod Challenge All-Star Team honoree Personal � Born 11/13/93 in Saugus, Mass. � Daughter of Thomas and Jennifer Heaney � Her father played ice hockey collegiately at Bridgewater � Major is communications # 2 3 M olly H eaney / B ack Freshman 5-3 Kingston, N.H. Exeter High School Freshman 5-5 York, Maine York H.S. High School � 2012 graduate of York High School � All-State selection in 2010 and 2011 � Led the Wildcats to the Western Maine Class B championship those two years � Recorded 20 goals and 18 assists as a senior in 2011 to become the second-leading scorer in York history � Tallied 18 goals and 18 assists as a junior � 16 goals and 17 assists in her sophomore year � Played for the Seacoast United club team and the New England Hockey Mates Personal � Born 4/1/94 in Portsmouth, N.H. � Daughter of Dan and Kristin Posternak � Major is business administration 24 Tradition. Pride. Excellence. # 2 0 C ari P osternak / F orward 23 Heaney Molly B 20 Posternak Cari F # 5 Lynne L ehman / F orward # 7 C handler G iese / B ack Freshman 5-5 Trappe, Pa. Perkiomen Valley H.S. B 5 Lehman Lynne Freshman 5-1 Landisburg, Pa. West Perry H.S. F U N H w i l d c at s # 1 2 Taylor R ideout / F orward the Wildcats 12 Rideout Taylor Freshman 5-8 Barrington, R.I. Barrington H.S. F High School � 2012 graduate of Barrington High School � NFHCA All-America Third Team as a senior in 2011 � NFCHA All-Region Team in 2010 � All-State First Team in 2010 and 2011 � All-Division Team in 2010 and 2011 � All-Tournament honors as a senior captain � Led Barrington to the RIIL Division 1A division championship in 2009, 2010 and 2011 � State championship in `11 and runner-up in `10 � Competed at the USFHA Futures program � including Futures Championship, Futures Elite and National Hockey Festival � from the 2008-12 seasons � Played for the Lead the Way field hockey club for six years (2007-12) � AAU Junior Olympics participant in 2008-09 Personal � Born 731/94 in Providence, R.I. � Daughter of Barry and Dale Rideout � Major is kinesiology Tradition. Pride. Excellence. 25 Statistics and Results 2011 Statistics Player U N H w i l d c at s G/GS 22/22 26 10 6276 5/53 3951-34-136 21/2123 1157 76 4/4 5 212 52-35-139 22/228 8 2467 5/51 13 22-14-58 22/224 10 1827 5/50 11 6-12-24 22/225 3 1328 5/51 02 8-3-19 22/225 1 1126 5/50 00 11-1-23 22/220 11 11 1 5/50 11 0-27-27 22/222 3714 5/51 02 2-3-7 16/13 0610 3/11 02 4-0-8 22/222 15 9 5/51 02 5-2-12 18/00 11 2 5/00 00 1-1-3 9/0 0 1 11 � 0-1-1 22/220 11 0 5/50 00 0-1-1 7/0 0 0 04 � 3-3-9 8/20 00 2 1/00 00 0-0-0 6/00 00 2 1/00 00 0-0-0 3/0 0 0 00 � 0-0-0 4/0 0 0 00 � 0-0-0 4/0 0 0 00 � 0-0-0 22 7861217 345 5 13 8 34 22 3931109 219 5 7 7 21 OverallAmerica East Career Hayley Rausch Whitney Frates Kyle Lyons Emma Erler Casey Pohlmeyer Megan Bozek Kendall Deck Kellie Joyce Mary Quill Melyssa Woods Hannah Richard Mackenzie Joyce Maegan Grew Tori Welch Jess Sweeney Claire Grogan Christine Albertelli Katie Walborn Meg Williamson UNH Opponents G A PtsShots G/GS G A Pts G-A-P Frates had a highlydecorated senior season in 2011 to cap a distinguished career. She was a Honda Sports Award finalist as the national player of the year and Frates' honors included All-America First Team, Northeast Region Player of the Year, ECAC Offensive Player of the Year and America East Offensive Player of the Year. Frates ranked #3 in the nation in points per game and #7 in goals per game; she led the America East Conference in both of those stats. Whitney Frates Game-winning goals Whitney Frates . . . . . . . . . 6 Hayley Rausch . . . . . . . . . 6 Megan Bozek . . . . . . . . . . 3 Kyle Lyons . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 Casey Pohlmeyer . . . . . . . 1 Goalkeeper Statistics Player Two-goal games Whitney Frates . . . . . . . . . 5 Hayley Rausch . . . . . . . . . 4 Three-goal games Defensive saves Whitney Frates . . . . . . . . . 3 Hayley Rausch . . . . . . . . . 2 Megan Bozek . . . . . . . . . . 3 Kyle Lyons . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 Katherine Nagengast 21/21 16-5 1377:44 America East 4/4 3-1 294:02 Carlie Tarbell 6/1 1-0 180:09 America East 1/1 1-0 70:00 UNH 22 17-5 1557:53 America East 5 4-1 364:02 Opponents 22 5-17 1557:53 America East 5 1-4 364:02 17-5 Overall, 4-1 America East G/GS W-L Min GA GAA Svs Sv%ShO 381.93 98.721 6 1.43 18 .750 10.39 11.917 11.00 5.833 391.75 113.743 71.35 24.774 783.50 143.647 132.50 27.675 Stanford (7) 6-3 Boston College (11)1-2 at Boston U. � (15) ot 4-3 Maine � (13) 3-0 at Albany � (18) 2-3 at Harvard ot 4-3 Albany # (12) 1-0 Boston U. ## (17) 4-2 vs. Michigan ### (8) 4-5 W L W W L W W W L 4 2 0 0 6 2 0 0 2011 Results Date 08/27 08/28 09/02 09/04 09/10 09/11 09/16 09/18 09/24 09/25 09/30 10/02 10/07 National Numbers UNH was ranked among the national leaders in 2011; here is a list of notable statistics. Team Scoring Average . . . . . . 9th Assists per game. . . . . 10th Winning pct. . . . . . . . . 11th Individual Hayley Rausch Points per game. . . . . 2nd Goals per game . . . . . 4th Whitney Frates Points per game. . . . . 3rd Goals per game . . . . . 7th Opponent ScoreRes at Ohio State (6) 3-1 W vs. Kent State # 5-1 W Brown 5-0W at Providence 6-1 W Rutgers ot 2-1 W at Dartmouth 5-2 W Holy Cross 5-0W Northeastern (20) 4-0 W vs. Northwestern ^ (15) 4-5 L at Louisville (19) 1-3 L Fairfield � 2-0 W at Michigan St. 5-3 W at Vermont � 2-1 W 10/09 10/16 10/17 10/21 10/29 10/30 11/04 11/06 11/12 HOME GAMES IN ALL CAPS � America East game # Wildcat Invitational (at UNH) ^ at Maryland * America East semifinal ** America East final *** NCAA first round (at North Carolina) 26 Tradition. Pride. Excellence. U N H w i l d c at s 2011 America East Championships Tradition. Pride. Excellence. 27 2011 America East Championships U N H w i l d c at s 28 Tradition. Pride. Excellence. U N H w i l d c at s 2011 America East Championships Tradition. Pride. Excellence. 29 2011 America East Championships U N H w i l d c at s 30 Tradition. Pride. Excellence. U N H w i l d c at s CAREER GOALS 1. Karen Geromini . . . . . . 2. Gaby Haroules . . . . . . . 3. Whitney Frates . . . . . . . 4. Hayley Rausch . . . . . . . 5. Katie White. . . . . . . . . . 6. Meg Shea . . . . . . . . . . . 7. Rebecca Provost. . . . . . 8. Marcie Boyer . . . . . . . . Pauline Collins . . . . . . . 10. Liz Brickley . . . . . . . . 11. Stacy Fimple. . . . . . . . 12. Caroline Coyne. . . . . . 13. Kathy Cortez. . . . . . . . 14. Dottie Catlin. . . . . . . . Kristin Iarrusso. . . . . . 1983-86 . . . . . 1977-80 . . . . . 2008-11. . . . . 2008-11. . . . . 2002-05 . . . . . 2006-09 . . . . . 1991-94 . . . . . 1999-2002. . . 1983-86 . . . . . 1987-90 . . . . . 1992-95 . . . . . 1995-98 . . . . . 1991-94 . . . . . 1992-95 . . . . . 1996-99 . . . . . 71 56 52 51 45 42 40 33 33 32 31 30 29 28 28 1. Becky Craigue . . . . . . . . Whitney Frates . . . . . . . 3. Hayley Rausch . . . . . . . 4. Kendall Deck . . . . . . . . 5. Kathy Cortez. . . . . . . . . 6. Tami Street . . . . . . . . . . 7. Nicole Pellecchia . . . . . 8. Sandi Costigan . . . . . . . 9. Kristin Iarrusso. . . . . . . 10. MacKenzie Stuart. . . . Jen Stamp . . . . . . . . . . . Marcie Boyer . . . . . . . . Karen Geromini . . . . . . 14. Shelly Robinson . . . . . 15. Stacy Fimple. . . . . . . . Career & Single-Season Leaders 35 35 34 27 25 24 23 22 21 20 20 20 20 19 18 1. Karen Geromini . . . . . . 2. Whitney Frates . . . . . . . 3. Hayley Rausch . . . . . . . 4. Gaby Haroules . . . . . . . 5. Meg Shea . . . . . . . . . . . 6. Katie White. . . . . . . . . . 7. Rebecca Provost. . . . . . 8. Marcie Boyer . . . . . . . . 9. Kathy Cortez. . . . . . . . . 10. Becky Craigue . . . . . . . 11. Stacy Fimple. . . . . . . . 12. Kristin Iarrusso. . . . . . 13. Jen Stamp . . . . . . . . . . Pauline Collins . . . . . . 15. Caroline Coyne. . . . . . ASSISTS SINGLE SEASON GOALS 1. Karen Geromini . . . . . . 2. Hayley Rausch . . . . . . . 3. Meg Shea . . . . . . . . . . . Whitney Frates . . . . . . . 5. Katie White. . . . . . . . . . 6. Karen Geromini . . . . . . Gaby Haroules . . . . . . . 8. Jessica Russell . . . . . . . . Dottie Catlin. . . . . . . . . Rebecca Provost. . . . . . 11. Barb Marois . . . . . . . . . 12. Marcie Boyer . . . . . . . Kristin Iarrusso. . . . . . Liz Brickley . . . . . . . . 15. Emily Colton. . . . . . . . Katie White. . . . . . . . . Pauline Collins . . . . . . Karen Geromini . . . . . 1995-98 . . . . . 2008-11. . . . . 2008-11. . . . . 2008-11. . . . . 1991-94 . . . . . 1998-2001. . . 1991-94 . . . . . 1985-86 . . . . . 1996-99 . . . . . 2003-05 . . . . . 2000-03 . . . . . 1999-2002. . . 1983-86 . . . . . 1986-89 . . . . . 1992-95 . . . . . POINTS 1983-86 . . . . 162 2008-11. . . . 139 2008-11. . . . 136 1977-80 . . . . 119 2006-09 . . . . . 99 2002-05 . . . . . 95 1991-94 . . . . . 92 1999-2002. . . 86 1991-94 . . . . . 83 1995-98 . . . . . 81 1992-95 . . . . . 80 1996-99 . . . . . 77 2000-03 . . . . . 72 1983-86 . . . . . 72 1995-98 . . . . . 71 Pauline Collins 1986_______ 2011_______ 2009_______ 2011_______ 2003_______ 1985_______ 1979_______ 2000_______ 1994_______ 1993_______ 1984_______ 2002_______ 1999_______ 1989_______ 2006_______ 2005_______ 1986_______ 1983_______ 27 26 23 23 21 19 19 17 17 17 16 14 14 14 13 13 13 13 1. Sandi Costigan . . . . . . . 2. Becky Craigue . . . . . . . . 3. Becky Craigue . . . . . . . . Patty Heap. . . . . . . . . . . 5. Hayley Rausch . . . . . . . Cyndi Caldwell. . . . . . . ASSISTS 1986_______ 1997_______ 1998_______ 1984_______ 2010_______ 1986_______ 17 16 15 15 13 13 Note: Assists were not credited until the 1980 season. Goals were officially awarded one point by the NCAA through the 1992 season and two points for the 1993-2011 seasons. The career and single-season totals have been recalculated to award two points for a goal throughout the program's history. 1. Hayley Rausch . . . . . . . 2. Karen Geromini . . . . . . Whitney Frates . . . . . . . 4. Meg Shea . . . . . . . . . . . 5. Katie White. . . . . . . . . . 6. Karen Geromini . . . . . . 7. Jessica Russell . . . . . . . . 8. Becky Craigue . . . . . . . . 9. Gaby Haroules . . . . . . . Barb Marois . . . . . . . . . 11. Marcie Boyer . . . . . . . . Kristin Iarrusso. . . . . . Karen Geromini . . . . . 14. Dottie Catlin. . . . . . . . Rebecca Provost. . . . . POINTS 2011_______ 1986_______ 2011_______ 2009_______ 2003_______ 1985_______ 2000_______ 1998_______ 1979_______ 1984_______ 2002_______ 1999_______ 1983_______ 1994_______ 1993_______ 62 57 57 55 44 43 40 39 38 38 37 37 37 35 35 Caroline Coyne Goalkeeper Records GoalkeeperGP MinGAGAA Svs Sv% ShO W-L-T Amy Agulay, 1997-2000 79 5564:07 152 1.91818.84313.5 46-31-0 71 *3622:30 50 * 486.907 31.0 *21-12-4 Robin Balducci, 1980-83 Jenn Bouchie, 1992-93 41 3030:00 67 1.55 439.868 11.0 19-19-3 Christine Buckley, 2001-04 77 4973:51 196 2.76 570.744 5.0 31-44-0 22 *560:00 11 * 112.911 5.0 * Deb Cram, 1980-81 Jane Flanagan, 1984-85 8 435:00 2 0.32 16.889 4.0 5-0-0 Michele Flannell, 1984-87 74 5151:00 75 1.02 552.880 27.0 51-16-7 Stacey Gaudette, 1987-90 58 3850:00 69 1.26 531.885 20.5 29-20-5 Gina Gioffre, 1989-91 26 1627:00 24 1.03 226.904 1.5 12-6-2 Jenna Lehman, 2008 20 1311:53 52 2.77 118.694 0 9-11 Shayne Medico, 1993-96 56 3866:37 121 2.19 565.824 9.5 22-33-0 Julie Munson, 2000-03 21 624:08 24 2.69 68.739 0 1-3-0 Katherine Nagengast, 2008-11 66 4313:36133 2.15 301 .694 10 42-19 Mary Pearsall, 1995-98 21 900:56 18 1.40 115.866 6.0 7-4-0 Margaux Shute, 2004-07 64 4286:07 161 2.63 419 .722 8.0 20-39 * not available for the 1975-80 seasons Most saves, game . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28, Jenn Bouchie vs. Old Dominion, 1992 Most saves, season . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 244, Jenn Bouchie, 1992 Most shutouts, season. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11, Robin Balducci, 1983 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .11, Kelly Stone, 1977 Best GAA, season. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0.51, Robin Balducci, 1983 Best GAA, career . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1.02, Michele Flannell (1984-87) Best save percentage, season . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .930, Robin Balducci, 1981 Best save percentage, career. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .911, Deb Cram (1980-81) Most minutes played, season . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1543, Shayne Medico, 1994 Most wins, season. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17, Michele Flannell, 1986 Karen Geromini Nicole Pellecchia Rebecca Provost Michele Flannell Tradition. Pride. Excellence. 31 Record Book Team Records OFFENSE U N H w i l d c at s Year GoalsAssists Points 1975 D. Flaherty 5 D. Flaherty K. Sanborn 5 K. Sanborn 1976 G. Griffith 9 G. Griffith 1977 G. Haroules 12 G. Haroules 1978 G. Haroules 15 G. Haroules 1979 G. Haroules 19 G. Haroules 1980 G. Haroules 12 C. Murtagh 11 C. Hesler 1981 C. Hesler 9 C. Hesler 6 C. Hesler 1982 L. Leary 6 L. Leary 6 L. Leary 1983 K. Geromini 13 K. Geromini 11 K. Geromini 1984 B. Marois 16 P. Heap 15 B. Marois 1985 K. Geromini 19 J. Sickels 7 K. Geromini 1986 K. Geromini 27 S. Costigan 17 K. Geromini 1987 P. Hilinski 7 L. Mercier 6 P. Hilinski 1988 K. Brady 3 C. Caldwell 2 K. Brady K. Zifcak 2 C. Caldwell 1989 L. Brickley 14 S. Robinson 11 L. Brickley 1990 L. Brickley 11 K. Zifcak 9 L. Brickley 1991 S. Roulston 10 B. Canning 7 S. Roulston 1992 K. Cortez 8 K. Cortez 9 K. Cortez 1993 B. Provost 17 T. Toupin 8 B. Provost 1994 D. Catlin 17 N. Pellecchia 12 D. Catlin 5 S. Fimple 6 S. Fimple 1995 S. Fimple D. Catlin 5 1996 K. Diamond 8 K. Iarrusso 4 K. Diamond 1997 C. Coyne 12 B. Craigue 16 B. Craigue 1998 B. Craigue 12 B. Craigue 15 B. Craigue C. Coyne 12 1999 K. Iarrusso 14 K. Stowe 10 K. Iarrusso 2000 J. Russell 17 A. Lehmann 10 J. Russell T. Street 10 2001 M. Boyer 8 T. Street 8 M. Boyer 2002 M. Boyer 14 M. Boyer 9 M. Boyer 2003 K. White 21 J. Stamp 9 K. White 2004 K. Skelley 7 M. Stuart 5 K. Skelley C. Gillen 2005 K. White 13 M. Stuart 11 K. White 2006 E. Colton 13 E. Colton 5 E. Colton 2007 S. Sellenger 6 S. Sellenger 9 S. Sellenger 2008 S. Craigue 11 S. Craigue 8 S. Craigue M. Shea 11 2009 M. Shea 23 M. Shea 9 M. Shea W. Frates 9 2010 W. Frates 11 H. Rausch 13 H. Rausch K. Lyons 11 2011 H. Rausch 26 W. Frates 11 H. Rausch K. Deck 11 Year-by-Year Statistical Leaders Most goals, game . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 vs. Albany, 2002 Most goals, season . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 78, 2011 Fewest goals, season. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14, 1988 Most assists, season . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 61, 2011 Most points, season. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 217, 2011 DEFENSE Hayley Rausch Most goals allowed, game . . . . . . . 11 at Duke (09.04.04) Most goals allowed, season . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 75, 2004 Fewest goals allowed, season. . . . . . . . . . . . . 4, 1977 Most shutouts, season. . . . . . . . . . 11, 1977 and 1983 Most consecutive shutouts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7, 1977 WINS & LOSSES Meg Shea Most wins, season. . . . . . . . . . . . . 17, 1986 and 2011 Most wins, start of season. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10, 1984 Fewest wins, season . . . . . . . . . . . . 3, 1996 and 2006 Most losses, season. . . . . . . . . . . . 16, 1996 and 2004 Fewest losses, season . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1, 1977 Longest unbeaten streak. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17, 1980 Longest win streak . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10, 1984 Longest winless streak . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10, 2006 Longest losing streak . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10, 2006 Widest margin of victory . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13-1 vs. Albany (Oct. 13, 2002) Widest margin of defeat. . . . . . . 11, 11-0 at Duke (`04) 10 10 18 24 30 38 31 24 18 37 38 43 57 19 6 6 31 23 25 25 35 35 16 19 30 39 37 40 17 37 44 14 14 29 31 21 30 55 31 62 `Cats in Coaching The UNH field hockey program has made an indelible imprint in the high school, collegiate and club coaching ranks. The following is a list of who's been where: Amy Agulay Robin Balducci Leah Boody Marcie Boyer Lauren Bruce Sam Carr Hannah Colestock Emily Colton Sarah Craigue Marisa Didio Karen Geromini Courtney Goodwin Carla Hesler Kristin Iarrusso L. LeGasse-Heffernin Antoinette Lucas Barb Marois Jess McClain Kelly McCullough Julie Munson Cheryl Murtagh Kara Napolitano B. Provost-Campbell Maime Reardon Kaitlyn Reilly Meg Shea Margaux Shute Kaitlyn Skelley Katie White Sarah Craigue Shauna Sellenger Syracuse (assistant coach) UNH, Northeastern Endicott College (assistant) St. Louis (head coach) St. Louis (assistant) UNH, Harvard, Michigan State UMass-Dartmouth (assistant) Harvard (assistant) St. Louis (assistant) UNH, Northwestern, Yale Thayer Academy, Windsor School Cape Ann Coalition Yale, St. Michael's Futures Regional (administrator) Newburyport H.S. UNH, James Madison, Duke UNH, York H.S. UNH, Kincaid School UNH, Northwestern (head coach) Harvard, James Madison (assistant) Northeastern (head coach) Merrimack (assistant) Lead the Way (director) Lynnfield H.S. Kingswood Regional H.S. UMass-Dartmouth (assistant) UNH (assistant coach) Siena College (assistant) Holy Cross, Albany (assistant coach) Individual Records Most goals, game 5, Carla Hesler vs. Brown, 1980 Most goals, season 27, Karen Geromini, 1986 Most assists, game 4, Sarah Paveglio vs. Va. Commonwealth, 1990 4, Kim Zifcak vs. Va. Commonwealth, 1990 4, Nicole Pellecchia vs. West Chester, 1994 Most assists, season 17, Sandi Costigan, 1986 Most points, game 11, Carla Hesler vs. Brown, 1980 Most points, season 62, Hayley Rausch, 2011 32 Tradition. Pride. Excellence. U N H w i l d c at s Opponent Albany American Ball State Bates Bentley Boston College Boston U. Bowdoin Bridgewater Brockport Brown Bryant Bucknell California UC-Davis Central Michigan Colby-Sawyer Colgate Connecticut Dartmouth Davidson Delaware Drexel Duke Fairfield Harvard WLT Pct. 780.467 020.000 010.000 310.750 500 1.000 9 17 3 .362 17 19 3 .474 400 1.000 610.857 100 1.000 1431.805 100 1.000 200 1.000 320.600 100 1.000 310.750 100 1.000 200 1.000 917 4 .367 1817 2 .514 210.667 950.643 840.667 130.250 5 0 0 1.000 1912 2.606 Opponent Hofstra Holy Cross Indiana Iowa James Madison Keene State Kent State Lafayette Lock Haven Louisville Maine Maine-Gorham Maryland UMBC Massachusetts Miami (Ohio) Michigan Michigan State North Carolina Northeastern Northwestern Ohio Ohio State Old Dominion Pacific Penn WLT Pct. 420.667 1220.857 030.000 111 1.115 210.667 500 1.000 200 1.000 010.000 310.750 030.000 2311 0 .676 300 1.000 040.000 400 1.000 1418 2 .441 210.667 250.286 140.200 340.429 1826 2 .413 550.500 020.000 220.500 1 11 0.083 3 1 0 .750 100 1.000 Record vs. Opponents UNH Year-by-Year YearRecord 19754-3-2 197610-3-0 1977 � 12-1-1 1978 � 9-3-2 1979 � 10-4-2 1980 � 16-3-3 19819-4-1 19827-9-2 1983 # 14-4-2 1984 # 16-3-1 1985 # 13-3-5 1986 # 17-3-0 1987 # 10-7-1 19886-9-1 1989 # ^ 14-5-0 1990 ^ 10-6-4 11-6-2 1991 ^ 1992 ^ 8-13-0 1993 ^ 12-6-2 1994 ^ 14-8 1995 ^ 7-12 19963-16 1997 + 11-10 1998 # ^ 14-7 1999 ^ 12-7 2000 # ^ 14-8 20017-12 2002 ^ 12-8 2003 ^ 10-11 2004 ^ 4-16 20057-12 20063-15 2007 ^ 9-12 2008 ^ 9-11 2009 ^ 12-7 2010 ^ 14-7 17-5 2011 # ^ Opponent WLT Pct. Penn State 232.429 Plymouth State 300 1.000 Providence 1911 0 .633 Purdue 100 1.000 Radford 200 1.000 Rhode Island 1521.861 Richmond 200 1.000 Rider 110.500 Rutgers 130.250 St. Joseph's 100 1.000 St. Louis 400 1.000 Sacred Heart 120.333 Southern Conn. 110.500 Springfield 14 6 3 .674 Stanford 200 1.000 Syracuse 420.667 Temple 111.500 Towson 710.875 Vermont 2550.833 Virginia 322.571 Va. Commonwealth210.667 West Chester 611.813 William & Mary 1 2 0.333 Yale 831.708 Total 387 279 31 .577 2012 opponents in bold Game-by-Game Results 1975 (4-3-2) Head coach: Jean Rilling Captains: Dodi Flaherty, Vicki Crocker Maine-Gorham 3-0W Bates 1-3L Plymouth State 3-0 W Keene State 5-0 W Springfield 2-2 T Colby-Sawyer 5-0W Dartmouth 1-1T Northeastern 0-1L UMass 0-1L 1976 (10-3) Head coach: Jean Rilling 09/28 MAINE-GORHAM 3-1W 10/05 at Bates 3-1 W 10/09 NORTHEASTERN = 2-2 W 10/12 at Plymouth State = 1-1 W 10/21 at Springfield 1-0 W 10/23 at UMass 0-1 L 10/27 KEENE STATE 4-1 W 10/29 at Dartmouth 0-1 L 11/01 BRIDGEWATER 1-0W 11/04 Southern Connecticut * 0-2 L 11/05 Bates * 6-1 W 11/05 UMass * 3-2 W = 0-0 W 11/06 Brockport * = win by penetration time decision * EAIAW regional championship (at Brown) 1977 (12-1-1) Head coach: Jean Rilling Captains: Marisa Didio, Cathy Nicols, Mamie Reardon Bowdoin 3-0W Maine-Gorham 9-0W UConn 1-1T Bates 7-0W Plymouth State 3-0 W Springfield 1-0 W UMass 3-0W Keene State 4-0 W Dartmouth 3-0W Bridgewater 1-0W 11/10 Keene State * 4-1 W 1-0 W 11/10 Yale * 11/11 UConn * OT 1-2 L 11/12 Springfield * 1-0 W * EAIAW regional championship (at Harvard) 1979 (10-4-2) Head coach: Jean Rilling Captains: Janet Cope, Laura Johnson, Kelly Stone at Harvard 3-0 W BOWDOIN 7-0W Boston U. 7-0 W 7-0 W 10/02 at Brown at Bentley 5-2 W 10/11 DARTMOUTH 2-2T 10/14 at Northeastern 2-1 W 10/18 SPRINGFIELD 2-1W at UConn 1-2 L RHODE ISLAND 0-0 T 10/24 UMASS 1-0W 1978 (9-3-2) BRIDGEWATER 2-1W Head coach: Jean Rilling NORTHEASTERN 1-2L Captains: Laura O'Donnell, Suzanne Rousseau, Rhode Island * 3-0 W Kathy Sanborn UMass * 0-2 L 09/22 HARVARD 5-0W Bridgewater * 3-4 L Bowdoin 7-0W * EAIAW regional championship (at Springfield) Boston U. 6-1 W UCONN 2-1W 1980 (16-3-3) Head coach: Jean Rilling at Yale 4-0 W BROWN 6-0W 09/20 at Delaware 2-1 W at Southern Connecticut 5-0 W 09/21 at Lock Haven 2-1 W NORTHEASTERN 1-1T 09/23 at Bowdoin 4-0 W at Springfield 1-2 L 0-0T 09/27 HARVARD 10/23 KEENE STATE 09/30 BROWN 5-0 W 7-0W at UMass 1-1 T 10/02 BENTLEY 2-0W at Dartmouth 2-3 L 10/04 IOWA 1-0W BRIDGEWATER 1-0W 10/08 at Dartmouth 2-1 W Springfield *** 1-2 L 10/16 at Rhode Island 3-0 W *** EAIAW satellite playoff (at Brockport) 10/18 at Springfield 1-1 T 10/23 PROVIDENCE 4-1W 10/29 UCONN 1-1T � EAIAW tournament # NCAA tournament ^ NAC/America East tourney + ECAC tournament Coach-by-Coach Marisa Didio 1983-87/`89 Jean Rilling 1975-82 Lauren Fuchs 1988 / `90 Robin Balducci 1991-2011 210-209-4 84-25-9 77-30-13 16-15-5 Overall -- 37 seasons 387-279-31 (.577) Tradition. Pride. Excellence. 33 Game-by-Game Results 10/25 at UMass 2-1 W 3-1W 11/01 BRIDGEWATER at Northeastern 3-0 W 2-1 W 11/07 Harvard * 11/08 Springfield * 3-1 W 11/09 UConn ** 0-2 L 1-0 W 11/19 vs. William & Mary + 11/20 vs. California + 0-2 L vs. Miami (Ohio) + 1-0 W vs. Old Dominion + 1-4 L * EAIAW regional championship ** EAIAW final + AIAW national championship (at So. Illinois) 1981 (9-4-1) Head coach: Jean Rilling Captains: Laurie Lagasse, Donna Modini, Carla Hesler 09/18 IOWA 1-2L 09/19 PENN STATE 0-5 L 3-0 W 09/25 at Harvard 09/29 at Brown 4-0 W 10/03 UMASS 0-1L 10/04 WEST CHESTER 1-1 T 10/07 DARTMOUTH 2-0W 2-1 W 10/10 at Northeastern 10/15 RHODE ISLAND 1-0 W 10/17 SPRINGFIELD 1-0W 10/19 BENTLEY 2-1W 6-2 W 10/21 at Providence 0-2 L 10/27 at UConn 10/31 at Bridgewater 5-0 W 1982 (7-9-2) Head coach: Jean Rilling Captains: Laurie Leary and Joan McWilliams PS-OT 0-1 L 09/11 at Boston U. 09/14 MAINE 2-1W 09/17 at Rutgers PS-OT 0-1 L 0-1 L 09/18 vs. Iowa (at Rutgers) 09/22 Yale 0-0T Harvard 0-0T 1-5 L 10/01 at Old Dominion 10/02 vs. West Chester PS-OT 1-0 W 10/06 at Dartmouth 0-2 L 10/12 BENTLEY 2-0W 10/14 Rhode Island 1-0 W 10/16 Springfield PS-OT 0-1 L 5-1W 10/20 PROVIDENCE 10/23 at UMass 0-4 L 10/27 UCONN OT 1-2 L 10/30 at Vermont 2-0 W 11/02 HOLY CROSS 4-0 W 11/08 NORTHEASTERN 0-2L at Old Dominion 1983 (14-4-2) Head coach: Marisa Didio Captain: Laurie Leary 09/10 BOSTON U. 09/13 Maine 09/15 NORTHWESTERN 09/17 SPRINGFIELD 09/22 Yale 09/23 Harvard 09/28 Bentley 09/30 Iowa 10/01 PENN STATE 2OT 10/05 DARTMOUTH 10/09 WEST CHESTER U N H w i l d c at s 10/13 at Northeastern 10/15 RHODE ISLAND 10/19 at Providence 10/22 UMASS 10/26 at UConn 10/27 VERMONT 11/01 at Holy Cross 11/02 at Boston College 2OT 11/12 vs. Penn State NCAA first round (at UConn) 5-0 W 5-0 W 5-0 W 1-0W 1-3 L 2-0W 7-0 W 0-0 T 0-1 L 09/20 UCONN 2-1W OT 2-3 L 09/27 PENN STATE 09/30 at Dartmouth 1-0 W 1-0 W 10/02 vs. California 10/04 MAINE 5-3W 10/08 at Boston U. 4-0 W 4-0W 10/15 PROVIDENCE 10/18 at UMass 2-1 W 1-0W 10/23 HARVARD 10/24 at Temple 3-2 W 10/25 vs. Old Dominion (at Temple) 2-3 L 6-0 W 10/29 at Springfield 10/31 BOSTON COLLEGE 1-0 W 2-1W 11/05 NORTHEASTERN at UConn 2-1 W at North Carolina � 2-1 W at Iowa � 2OT 1-2 L at Boston College at Northeastern NCAA first round � NCAA second round � NCAA title game 1987 (10-7-1) Head coach: Marisa Didio Captains: Patty Drury, Kate Dumphy, Michele Flannell 4-2 W 09/09 at Maine 09/14 vs. Iowa (at BC) 0-1 L 09/16 VERMONT 2-0W 09/22 HOLY CROSS 7-2 W 09/26 at Penn State 2OT 2-2 T 0-1 L 09/27 at Lock Haven 10/04 WEST CHESTER 4-0 W 3-2 W 10/07 BOSTON U. 10/09 at Providence 0-2 L 10/14 DARTMOUTH 1-0W 10/17 UMASS 4-1W 0-1 L 10/20 at Harvard 10/27 SPRINGFIELD 1-0W 10/29 at Boston College OT 1-2 L at UConn 2-1 W 11/04 at Northeastern 2OT 1-0 W 11/08 at North Carolina 1-4 L UMASS 0-2 L NCAA first round 1988 (6-9-1) Head coach: Lauren Fuchs Captain: Cyndi Caldwell 09/11 vs. Virginia 2-1 W 09/14 at Vermont 2-0 W 09/17 vs. North Carolina 0-4 L 09/22 vs. Northwestern OT 1-4 L 09/27 BROWN OT 0-0 T 10/01 vs. Old Dominion 0-5 L 10/05 at Boston U. 0-2 L 10/08 UCONN 0-1L 10/12 at Dartmouth 1-2 L 10/15 at UMass 1-3 L 10/20 at Holy Cross OT 2-1 W 10/25 at Springfield 1-2 L 10/27 BOSTON COLLEGE 1-0 W 10/29 MAINE OT 1-0 W 11/01 NORTHEASTERN 0-3L 2-1W 11/03 PROVIDENCE at Northeastern at Boston College at Springfield 1989 (14-5, 4-0 North Atlantic Conference) Head coach: Marisa Didio Captains: Karen Brady, Cyndi Caldwell 1984 (16-3-1) Head coach: Marisa Didio Captains: Barb Marois, Heather Reynolds 09/08 LOCK HAVEN 3-2 W 09/11 MAINE 4-0W 09/15 PURDUE 2-0W 09/21 vs. West Chester 2-0 W 3-0W 09/23 HARVARD 09/26 at Vermont 4-0 W 1-0 W 09/29 at Penn State 09/30 at Bucknell 4-2 W 10/03 at Dartmouth 4-0 W 2-0 W 10/05 BOSTON COLLEGE 10/09 at Boston U. 2OT 1-1 T 5-1W 10/11 NORTHEASTERN 10/13 RHODE ISLAND 9-1 W 10/18 PROVIDENCE 2-0W 10/20 at UMass 1-3 L 10/24 UCONN OT 4-3 W 0-1 L 10/28 vs. Old Dominion 10/30 HOLY CROSS 8-0 W 3-1 W 11/01 at Springfield at UConn � OT 2-3 L at Boston U. at Northeastern � NCAA second round 1985 (13-3-5) Head coach: Marisa Didio Captains: Patty Heap, Sandy Vander-Heyden 7-0 W 09/07 at Maine 09/09 vs. Northwestern 0-1 L 09/17 VERMONT 6-0W 1-1T 09/21 IOWA 3-0 W 09/24 at Holy Cross 09/28 at UConn 1-3 L 10/01 DARTMOUTH 5-1W 10/04 at Rhode Island 5-0 W 10/06 vs. West Chester 2-1 W 10/09 BOSTON U. 1-0 W 10/13 vs. Temple 0-0 T 10/16 at Providence 1-0 W 10/19 UMASS 2-2T 10/22 at Harvard 1-0 W 10/26 BUCKNELL 2-0W 10/30 SPRINGFIELD 1-1T 11/01 at Boston College 0-0 T 11/04 at Old Dominion 3-1 W 11/05 at North Carolina 2-1 W at Northeastern 2-1 W at Boston U. � 0-1 L at Boston College at Boston U. � NCAA second round 1986 (17-3) Head coach: Marisa Didio Captains: Kate Dumphy, Karen Geromini 2-1 W 09/10 vs. Northwestern 09/13 vs. North Carolina 3-2 W 09/16 at Vermont 5-3 W 2-1 W 2-0W 1-0W 2-0W 0-1L 3-1W 3-1W 0-1L 1-1 T 2-1W 3-0 W 34 Tradition. Pride. Excellence. U N H w i l d c at s 09/07 MAINE � 09/13 VERMONT � 09/16 at Virginia 09/17 at Old Dominion 09/20 at Colgate 09/22 vs. James Madison (at BC) 09/24 HOLY CROSS 09/25 at Brown 09/27 at Providence 09/30 BOSTON U. � 10/07 at UConn 10/11 DARTMOUTH 10/13 UMASS 10/15 IOWA 10/21 at Penn State 10/24 SPRINGFIELD 10/26 at Boston College 11/01 at Northeastern � Northeastern NCAA first round 1992 (8-13, 4-4 North Atlantic Conference) Head coach: Robin Balducci Captains: Tracy Hayes, Sunna Roulston 09/12 at UMass 0-1 L 09/19 vs. Temple (at Syracuse) 2-3 L 09/20 at Syracuse 1-0 W 2-3L 09/23 BROWN 09/26 vs. James Madison (at UVA)2-0 W 09/27 at Virginia 1-3 L OT 1-0 W 09/30 VERMONT � 10/03 UCONN 0-3L 10/07 DARTMOUTH OT 3-2 W 10/11 at Northeastern � 0-3 L 10/13 at Boston U. � 0-2 L 10/17 DREXEL � 0-1 L 10/18 MAINE � 5-2 W 0-1 L 10/22 at Springfield 10/23 at Delaware � OT 2-1 W 0-8 L 10/25 vs. Old Dominion 1990 (10-6-4, 4-2-1 North Atlantic Conference) 10/28 BOSTON COLLEGE 1-2 L Head coach: Lauren Fuchs 10/31 PROVIDENCE 4-1W 09/05 vs. Northwestern (at BC) 1-2 L 11/03 HARVARD 0-1L 09/07 RADFORD 1-0W 11/07 at Boston U. # 2-1 W 1-0W 0-4 L 09/09 MAINE 11/08 vs. Northeastern ^ at Penn State 09/15 at Duke 1-0 W at Boston U. 09/16 vs. Virginia (at Duke) 2OT 0-0 T # league semifinal ^ league final 2OT 1-1 T 09/20 at Boston U. 09/23 at Vermont 2-0 W 1993 (12-6-2, 5-2-0 North Atlantic Conference) 5-1W 09/26 BROWN Head coach: Robin Balducci 09/29 UCONN 2OT 0-0 T Captains: Nicole Pellecchia, Rebecca Provost, 3-0W 09/30 PACIFIC Tracy Toupin 10/06 vs. Va. Commonwealth 6-0 W 5-0 W 09/05 RHODE ISLAND 10/07 at North Carolina 2-5 L 09/11 UMASS 0-1L 2-0W 09/13 vs. Ohio State 3-0 W 10/10 HARVARD 0-4 L 09/17 at Harvard 1-0 W 10/12 at UMass 10/15 vs. St. Louis (at BC) 2-0 W 09/22 at Brown 4-1 W 10/20 PROVIDENCE 2OT 1-2 L 09/25 vs. Miami (Ohio) [at Iowa] 3-1 W 0-1 L 0-5 L 10/23 at Springfield 09/26 at Iowa 10/25 BOSTON COLLEGE 3-1 W 09/27 at Vermont � 4-1 W 10/31 NORTHEASTERN 2OT 1-1 T 10/02 at UConn OT 0-0 T 11/03 vs. Northeastern # 0-1 L 10/06 at Dartmouth 1-2 L 4-2 W at North Carolina 10/09 NORTHEASTERN � 10/12 BOSTON U. � 2OT 2-3 L # league semifinal (at Boston U.) 10/16 at Drexel � 3-0 W 1991 (11-6-2, 4-2-1 North Atlantic Conference) 10/17 at West Chester 3-4 L Head coach: Robin Balducci 10/19 SPRINGFIELD 3-0W Captains: Brenda Canning, Jean Courtney, 10/22 DELAWARE � 2-1 W 10/24 at Maine � 1-0 W Sarah Paveglio 2OT 2-2 T 10/27 at Boston College OT 0-0 T 09/07 vs. Virginia 09/09 vs. Michigan 10/30 at Providence 6-1 W OT 1-0 W 09/15 UMASS 1-2L 11/05 at Northeastern # 0-3 L 09/21 vs. St. Louis (at Iowa) 4-0 W win by forfeit at Springfield 09/22 at Iowa 0-3 L # league semifinal 09/25 at Brown 2OT 2-1 W 09/28 at UConn 2-0 W 1994 (14-8, 3-3 North Atlantic Conference) 10/02 at Vermont � 1-2 L Head coach: Robin Balducci 10/09 at Dartmouth 2-0 W Captains: Nicole Pellecchia, Rebecca Provost 10/12 NORTHEASTERN � 3-1 W 09/04 vs. Virginia (at Ohio State) 3-2 W 10/15 BOSTON U. � 2OT 1-1 T 09/05 at Ohio State 1-2 L 10/19 at Drexel � 3-0 W 09/10 at UMass 0-3 L 10/22 SPRINGFIELD 2-0W 09/13 at Rhode Island 3-0 W 2-1 W 09/16 HARVARD 3-1W 10/25 DELAWARE � 10/27 at Maine � 2-1 W 09/18 vs. Pacific � 5-1 W 10/30 at Boston College 0-3 L 09/21 at Brown 4-1 W 11/02 at Providence 1-0 W 09/23 at West Chester 10-3 W 11/05 at Harvard 1-2 L 09/25 vs. Ball State OT 0-1 L 11/09 vs. Northeastern # 1-2 L 09/28 VERMONT � 6-0 W at Northeastern at Springfield 10/01 at Springfield 5-1 W 3-0 W 4-2 W 3-0 W 1-3 L 4-0 W 2-0 W 4-0 W 2-0 W 2-3 L 1-0 W 3-2 W 3-1W 1-2L 2-4L 5-1 W 3-0W 3-1 W 1-0 W 1-2 L # league semifinal (at Boston U.) Game-by-Game Results 10/05 DARTMOUTH 0-1L 1-2 L 10/08 at Northeastern � 10/11 at Boston U. � 1-5 L 2-0 W 10/15 DREXEL � 10/19 UCONN 2-1W 10/21 at Delaware � 0-1 L 2-0 W 10/23 MAINE � 10/26 BOSTON COLLEGE 2-0 W 3-1W 10/29 PROVIDENCE 11/04 vs. Delaware # 2-1 W 11/06 vs. Northeastern ^ 0-2 L at West Chester � at Maine at Boston U. # league semifinal ^ league final 1995 (7-12, 4-4 North Atlantic Conference) Head coach: Robin Balducci Captains: Jodi Maxon, Jess McClain 2-0 W 09/02 at Syracuse 09/03 at UMass 2OT 1-0 W 1-0 W 09/08 vs. Brown 09/10 vs. Ohio State 2-3 L 09/13 RHODE ISLAND � 0-1 L OT 1-0 W 09/15 DELAWARE � 09/17 TOWSON STATE � 7-2 W 0-3 L 09/27 at UConn 10/03 at Dartmouth 2-3 L 10/07 MAINE � � 0-2 L 1-3 L 10/10 at Harvard 10/13 at Drexel � OT 2-3 L OT 3-2 W 10/15 at Hofstra � 10/20 at Boston U. � 0-7 L 0-2 L 10/22 at Northeastern � 10/25 at Boston College 0-2 L 10/28 at Vermont � OT 2-1 W 1-2 L 10/30 at Providence 11/03 at Northeastern # 0-2 L at Villanova at Northeastern at Boston U. # league semifinal � at Cape Elizabeth, Maine 1996 (3-16, 2-5 America East) Head coach: Robin Balducci Captains: Kristen Diamond, Aimee Tanguay 0-4L 09/07 UMASS 09/11 at Rhode Island 2-3 L 09/14 vs. North Carolina 0-8 L 09/15 vs. Va. Commonwealth 5-1 W 1-2 L 09/20 at Delaware � 09/22 at Towson State � 1-3 L 09/25 BROWN 1-2L 10/02 at UConn 0-6 L 10/05 MICHIGAN STATE 2-7 L 10/06 MICHIGAN 1-5L 10/09 DARTMOUTH 1-2L 10/12 at Maine � 0-6 L 10/16 HARVARD 1-2L 10/18 DREXEL � 4-0 W 10/25 BOSTON U. � 0-4 L 10/27 at Northeastern � 0-7 L 10/30 BOSTON COLLEGE 0-2 L 11/02 VERMONT � 3-0 W 11/03 PROVIDENCE 0-1L at Temple 1997 (11-10, 2-6 America East) Head coach: Robin Balducci Captains: Becky Craigue, Selena Liubakka 1-4 L 09/06 vs. Michigan State � 09/07 vs. California � 2-1 W Tradition. Pride. Excellence. 35 Game-by-Game Results 09/10 RHODE ISLAND OT 09/12 YALE 09/14 at Harvard 2PS-OT 2OT 09/19 DELAWARE � 09/21 TOWSON � 09/24 at Brown 09/28 at Providence 10/04 vs. St. Joseph's (at JMU) 10/05 at James Madison 10/08 at Dartmouth OT 10/11 MAINE � PS-OT 10/17 at Drexel � 10/19 at Hofstra � 10/24 at Boston U. � 10/26 NORTHEASTERN � 10/29 at Boston College 11/01 at Vermont � 11/15 vs. Dartmouth 11/16 at Rutgers � at UMass ECAC tournament (at Rutgers) 4-0 3-2 2-0 2-3 1-0 1-0 1-0 4-0 0-5 2-1 3-4 0-3 1-2 0-3 0-6 0-4 4-0 3-2 0-1 W W W L W W W W L W L L L L L L W W L U N H w i l d c at s 10/26 at Boston College 0-3 2-1 10/29 DELAWARE � 10/31 TOWSON � 3-1 2-4 11/05 at Northeastern # � at Northwestern at UConn # league semifinal L W W L 2000 (14-8, 7-1 America East) Head coach: Robin Balducci Captains: Jessica Russell, Kelly Stowe 08/26 vs. Kent State OT 4-3 W 2-5 L 08/27 Old Dominion 09/02 at UMass 1-3 L 2OT 2-1 W 09/08 at Yale � 09/09 William & Mary � 1-4 L 09/12 at UConn 0-2 L 09/17 at Rhode Island 1-0 W 09/22 DREXEL � 2-1 W 2-1 W 09/24 HOFSTRA � 09/29 at Northeastern � 0-1 L 4-3W 10/01 HARVARD 10/04 DARTMOUTH 2OT 4-3 W 10/11 BOSTON U. � 2OT 2-1 W 6-2 W 10/14 VERMONT � 10/17 PROVIDENCE 1-2L 3-1 W 10/21 at Maine � 10/24 BOSTON COLLEGE 2-1 W 10/27 at Delaware � 2-0 W 3-2 W 10/29 at Towson � 11/02 vs. Drexel # (at Boston U.) 3-2 W 1-2 L 11/04 at Boston U. ^ 11/11 at Maryland 1-9 L at Penn State � at New Canaan HS (Conn.) # league semifinal (at Boston U.) NCAA first round ^ league final 2001 (7-12, 3-6 America East) Head coach: Robin Balducci Captains: Kaitlin Carney, Cameron Schmitz, Tami Street 1-5 L 08/25 at William & Mary 08/26 at Virginia Commonwealth 0-3 L 08/31 vs. UMass (at Dartmouth) 4-3 W 09/03 vs. Iowa (at Maine) 1-3 L 09/07 YALE OT 2-1 W 09/09 at Harvard 1-0 W 09/17 RHODE ISLAND 5-0 W 09/21 TOWSON � 6-2 W 09/23 DELAWARE � 0-1 L 09/28 at Hofstra � 1-3 L 09/30 at Drexel � 2OT 3-4 L 10/05 NORTHEASTERN � 0-1 L 10/07 vs. Old Dominion (at UConn)0-8 L 10/12 at Dartmouth 0-2 L OT 1-2 L 10/14 at Providence 10/19 at Vermont � 1-3 L 10/21 at Albany � 3-1 W 10/24 at Boston U. � (at Harvard) OT 2-1W 10/27 MAINE � 3-4 L 2002 (12-8, 4-1 America East) Head coach: Robin Balducci Captain: Marcie Boyer 1-4 09/01 vs. Maryland (at N'western) 09/02 at Northwestern 1-4 09/07 at Syracuse 2OT 2-1 09/08 vs. Stanford (at Syracuse) 3-1 09/10 vs. UConn (at Harvard) 2-1 09/13 at Richmond PS-OT 3-2 09/15 at Old Dominion 0-8 L 5-3 W 09/21 at Rhode Island 09/25 at Yale 5-1 W OT 1-0 W 09/28 PROVIDENCE 10/05 VERMONT � 2-0 W 10/09 DARTMOUTH 0-2L 10/13 ALBANY � 13-1 W 10/16 at UMass 2-1 W 3-1 W 10/18 BOSTON U. � 10/20 HARVARD 0-5L 10/26 at Northeastern � 1-2 L 0-1 L 10/30 at Boston College 11/02 at Maine � 2-1 W OT 3-4 L 11/08 vs. Maine # # league semifinal (at Northeastern) 2003 (10-11, 5-1 America East) Head coach: Robin Balducci Captain: Jen Stamp Asst. captains: Courtney Goodwin, Julie Munson 08/30 vs. Maryland (at UMass) 0-8 L 09/01 NORTHWESTERN 2-1W 09/05 SYRACUSE 4-2W 09/07 IOWA 1-9L 09/13 vs. Ohio U. (at Michigan) 1-3 L 09/14 at Michigan 0-5 L 09/19 YALE 5-3W 09/23 at Boston U. � 3-2 W 09/26 at Providence 1-4 L 2-4L 09/28 DUKE 10/01 at Harvard 1-6 L 0-1 L 10/04 at UConn 10/08 at Dartmouth 4-0 W 10/11 at Albany � 2-1 W 5-2W 10/15 UMASS 3-0 W 10/18 at Vermont � 10/24 MAINE � OT 3-2 W 10/26 UMBC � 9-0 W 3-5 L 10/29 BOSTON COLLEGE 11/01 NORTHEASTERN � 0-1 L 11/07 vs. Maine # 0-2 L # league semifinal 2004 (4-16, 2-4 America East) Head coach: Robin Balducci Captains: Heidi Anderson, Christine Buckley 09/02 MICHIGAN 1-8L 09/04 at Duke 0-11 L 09/06 vs. Towson (at Duke) 3-2 W 09/09 HARVARD 0-4L 09/18 vs. Ohio (at Iowa) 1-2 L 09/19 at Iowa 0-5 L 09/24 PROVIDENCE 2-3L 09/26 at Northeastern � 1-6 L 0-6L 10/01 UCONN 10/03 at Maine � 1-3 L 10/06 DARTMOUTH 1-3L 10/09 vs. Indiana (at Northwestern)1-2 L 10/10 at Northwestern 4-3 W 10/13 at UMass 1-2 L 10/15 ALBANY � OT 2-3 L 10/17 VERMONT � 1-0 W 10/23 at UMBC � 5-4 W 10/28 at Boston College 2-3 L 10/30 BOSTON U. � 1-2 L 11/05 vs. Boston U. # 0-3 L # league semifinal (at Northeastern) 1998 (14-7, 6-2 America East) Head coach: Robin Balducci Captains: Becky Craigue, Selena Liubakka 2-0 W 09/05 at UMass 09/07 vs. California 1-0 W 09/11 at Yale 2-4 L OT 3-2 W 09/13 at Rhode Island 09/18 BOSTON U. � 2-1 W OT 3-2 W 09/20 at Northeastern � 09/23 BROWN OT 1-2 L 2-1W 09/26 PROVIDENCE 09/27 BOSTON COLLEGE 2-1 W 10/04 at Maine � 1-5 L 2OT 1-2 L 10/07 DARTMOUTH 10/10 vs. Richmond OT 3-2 W 10/13 HARVARD 1-3L 10/17 VERMONT � 3-0 W 1-0 W 10/23 at Towson � 10/25 at Delaware � 2-3 L 10/30 HOFSTRA � 3-0 W 11/01 DREXEL � 6-0 W 3-2 W 11/06 vs. Boston U. # 11/08 vs. Northeastern ^ 4-3 W 11/14 vs. Boston College 2-3 L at Boston U. # league semifinal (at Hofstra) ^ league final (at Hofstra) NCAA first round (at UConn) 1999 (12-7, 7-1 America East) Head coach: Robin Balducci Captains: Kate Duffy, Kristin Iarrusso, Kelly Stowe 09/01 at Providence 3-2 W 09/05 vs. Central Michigan � 2-1 W 09/06 at Northwestern 3-2 W 09/10 YALE 4-2W 09/14 vs. UConn (at N'eastern) 2-7 L 09/17 at Harvard OT 4-5 L 09/19 RHODE ISLAND 2-1 W 09/24 at Drexel � 4-1 W 09/26 at Hofstra � 4-2 W 10/03 NORTHEASTERN � 1-0 W 10/06 at Dartmouth OT 0-1 L 10/10 vs. Old Dominion 0-5 L 10/13 at Boston U. � 1-2 L 10/16 at Vermont � 4-0 W 10/23 MAINE OT 1-0 W L L W W W W 36 Tradition. Pride. Excellence. U N H w i l d c at s 2005 (7-12, 2-3 America East) Head coach: Robin Balducci Captains: Katie White and Kaitlyn Skelley 1-3L 08/27 INDIANA 08/28 SACRED HEART 5-3 W 09/03 vs. Central Michigan 2-5 L 2-0 W 09/04 at St. Louis 09/08 at Harvard 0-3 L 4-2W 09/11 RIDER 09/14 at UConn 0-8 L 09/17 UMASS OT 2-3 L 1-2 L 09/18 HOLY CROSS 09/23 NORTHEASTERN 1-7L 10/01 at Boston U. � 0-3 L 10/02 at Dartmouth 4-1 W 10/08 at Albany � OT 2-1 W 10/09 at Yale 1-4 L 10/14 MAINE � OT 2-3 L 1-0 W 10/16 at Providence 10/21 at Vermont � 0-4 L 2-3 L 10/23 BOSTON COLLEGE 10/29 UMBC � 7-0 W at St. Louis 2006 (3-15, 1-4 America East) Head coach: Robin Balducci 08/26 NORTHEASTERN (13) 09/02 vs. Pacific (at Cal) 09/03 at California 09/09 vs. Davidson (at UVM)OT 09/10 vs. Miami (at UVM) 09/15 HARVARD OT OT 09/17 SACRED HEART 09/21 at Holy Cross 09/24 at Indiana (14) 09/30 BOSTON U. � 10/01 DARTMOUTH 10/08 ALBANY � 10/13 at Maine � 10/15 PROVIDENCE 10/21 VERMONT � OT 10/22 at Boston College (6) 10/25 at UMass 10/28 at UMBC � 2008 (9-11, 3-2 America East) Head coach: Robin Balducci 08/30 at American 0-4 L 08/31 vs. Radford (at American) 3-0 W 09/05 BROWN 5-2W 09/07 HARVARD 3-2W 09/14 MICHIGAN STATE 1-6 L 09/17 at Holy Cross OT 4-3 W OT 3-4 L 09/20 vs. Louisville (at `Cuse) 09/21 at Syracuse 0-10 L 09/26 at Lafayette OT 2-3 L OT 3-4 L 09/28 at Rutgers 10/03 BOSTON U. � 2-3 L 4-1W 10/05 NORTHEASTERN 10/08 DARTMOUTH 2-3L 10/11 at Maine � 4-3 W 10/17 VERMONT � 2-1 W 10/19 at Boston College OT 2-3 L 4-2 W 10/25 at Fairfield � 11/02 ALBANY � 1-3 L 11/07 vs. Maine (at Albany) #OT 3-2 W 11/09 at Albany ^ 1-2 L # league semifinal ^ league final 2009 (12-7, 3-2 America East) Head coach: Robin Balducci 08/30 SYRACUSE 2-5L 09/04 at Brown 6-1 W 3-4 L 09/06 at Providence 09/12 vs. UC Davis (at Vermont) 2-0 W 3-2 W 09/13 vs. Penn (at Vermont) 09/19 HOLY CROSS 5-2 W 6-0 W 09/25 at Davidson 09/27 at Duke 1-7 L 10/03 MAINE � 3-6 L 2-3 L 10/04 at Northeastern 10/07 at Dartmouth 4-0 W 10/10 at Vermont � 3-1 W 10/11 vs. Michigan (at Harvard) OT 3-2 W 1-2 L 10/17 at Boston U. � 10/18 BOSTON COLLEGE 3-2 W 10/24 FAIRFIELD � 6-0 W 10/31 at Albany � 2-1 W OT 5-4 W 11/03 at Harvard 11/06 at Albany # 0-3 L # league semifinal 2010 (14-7, 5-0 America East) Head coach: Robin Balducci Captain: Kara Connolly 3-1 W 08/28 LOCK HAVEN 08/29 DELAWARE 2-1W 2-0W 09/02 BRYANT 09/05 PROVIDENCE 4-1W 09/11 at Maryland 0-7 L 09/12 vs. American (at Maryland)2-5 L 09/15 HARVARD 3-1W 09/18 at Holy Cross 5-1 W 09/24 at Michigan 1-2 L 09/25 at Central Michigan 4-1 W 10/01 at Maine � 3-2 W 10/03 at Northeastern OT 2-1 W 10/16 DARTMOUTH 3-4L 2-0 W 10/09 VERMONT � 10/16 BOSTON U. � 3-2 W 10/17 at Boston College 1-2 L 10/22 at Fairfield � 3-1 W 10/24 LOUISVILLE 2-3L 10/30 ALBANY � 4-1 W 11/05 MAINE # 11/06 ALBANY ^ # league semifinal ^ league final Game-by-Game Results 3-2 W OT 2-3 L 0-5 L 0-1 L 1-6 L 3-4 L 0-3 L 2-1 W 5-6 L 0-2 L 1-3 L 1-3 L 1-2L 0-5 L 0-1 L 1-4L 3-4 L 2-5 L 4-1 W 9-1 W 2011 (17-5, 4-1 America East) Head coach: Robin Balducci Captains: Whitney Frates, Kyle Lyons 3-1 W 08/27 at Ohio State 08/28 vs. Kent State (at Ohio St) 5-1 W 09/02 BROWN 5-0W 6-1 W 09/04 at Providence 09/10 RUTGERS OT 2-1 W 5-2 W 09/11 at Dartmouth 09/16 HOLY CROSS 5-0 W 09/18 NORTHEASTERN 4-0W 09/24 vs. Northwestern (at L'ville) 4-5 L 09/25 at Louisville 1-3 L 2-0 W 09/30 FAIRFIELD � 10/02 at Michigan State 5-3 W 2-1 W 10/07 at Vermont 10/09 STANFORD 6-3W 10/16 BOSTON COLLEGE 1-2 L OT 4-3 W 10/18 at Boston U. � 10/21 MAINE � 3-0 W 2-3 L 10/29 at Albany � 10/30 at Harvard OT 4-3 W 11/04 ALBANY # 1-0 W 4-2 W 11/06 BOSTON U. ^ 11/12 vs. Michigan 4-5 L # league semifinal ^ league final NCAA first round at U. of North Carolina 1st half of game played 10/14 2007 (9-12, 2-3 America East) Head coach: Robin Balducci 08/26 ST. LOUIS 3-1 W 3-2W 08/31 COLGATE 09/02 RIDER 1-3L 09/05 at Harvard 2-3 L 09/08 vs. Virginia (14) [at UVM] 0-2 L 09/09 vs. UMass (at UVM) OT 1-0 W 09/15 PACIFIC 1-0W 09/16 HOLY CROSS 2-0 W 3-1 W 09/22 at Central Michigan 09/23 at Michigan State (6) 0-6 L 09/28 at Boston U. (14) � 1-4 L 09/30 at Northeastern 2OT 1-2 L 10/06 MAINE � 2OT 2-1 W 10/10 at Dartmouth PS-OT 2-3 L 10/13 at Vermont � 0-3 L 10/16 vs. Davidson (at Dartmouth) 3-0 W 10/20 FAIRFIELD � 2-0 W 10/21 BOSTON COLLEGE (12) 2-5 L 10/27 at Albany (16) � 0-3 L 10/28 at Sacred Heart 1-3 L 11/02 at Boston U. (13) # 2-5 L # league semifinal Tradition. Pride. Excellence. 37 Wildcat Awards UNH Hall of Fame Inductees U N H w i l d c at s Alumni association award 1988 Kate Dumphy 1995 Nicole Pellecchia The University of New Hampshire Athletics Department holds an annual awards reception each spring to recognize the achievements of its student-athletes. The field hockey team has had numerous athletes honored with various awards through the years. Student-Athlete of the Year 1979 Kathy Sanborn 1981 Gaby Haroules 1982 Carla Hesler 1985 Barb Marois 1986 Sandy Vander-Heyden 1987 Karen Geromini 1991 Liz Brickley 1992 Brenda Canning 1994 Tracy Toupin 1995 Stacy Fimple 2003 Marcie Boyer 1994 Marisa Didio (`78) Barb Marois (`86) 1995 Karen Geromini (`87) Gaby Haroules (`81) Kathy Sanborn (`79) Pat Small (`58) Sandy Vander-Heyden (`87) 1996 Harriet B. Forkey (`54) Anita Kichline (`52) Jean Rilling (Coach) Sharon Stepanian (`48) 1997 Sandra MacIvor (`63) Virginia E. Parker (`46) Jean Swett-Sickels (`54) 1998 Robin Balducci (`85) Joyce Hiller (`54) Ruth Hodgkins (`46) 1999 Pauline Collins (`87) Sandi Costigan (`86) Marjorie Fisk (`54) Anna Lee Miller (`70) 2000 Laurie Leary (`83) Cheryl Murtagh (`81) 2001 Carla Hesler (`82) 2002 Liz Brickley (`91) 2004 Susanne Fortier (`71) Tracy Toupin (`95) 2008 Stacy Fimple (`96) 2010 Marcie Boyer (`03) Wildcat winners circle Scholar-athlete award 1984 Mary Ellen Cullinane 1985 Jill Sickels 1986 Kate Dumphy 1990 Kristen Vander-Heyden Barbara King-Newman scholarship award 1999 Kristin Iarrusso The Marisa Didio Award is bestowed upon a studentathlete who represents the Extra Mile Theory, which states "Some choose the shortest distance doing only what is required. Others give of themselves more freely and go the extra mile." Marisa Didio served as head coach of the UNH field hockey team for six seasons (1983-87, 1989) and led the Wildcats to the national championship game in 1986. She compiled an 84-25-9 record and also led the women's lacrosse team to a 31-10 mark � and the University's only NCAA national championship in 1985 � in three seasons. 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 Kara Napolitano Kiera Williams Kiera Williams Whitney Frates Kendall Deck Emma Erler Emma Erler This award was established in memory of Susan Kilmister, a member of the UNH field hockey and lacrosse teams in 1978 and 1979. Sue died unexpectedly while participating at the 1979 NCAA national lacrosse championships. Her family, friends and teammates remember her as an outstanding athlete who contributed to her team both as a performer and a person. Recipients of this award reflect Sue's dedication, accomplishments and sportsmanship as a student-athlete. 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 Jean Courtney Cherie Toupin Kathleen Ruffle Kathleen Ruffle Rebecca Provost Jenn Bouchie Dottie Catlin Courtney Lucksinger Aimee Tanguay Carey Bialobrzeski Selena Liubakka Kelly Stowe Allie Lehmann 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 Kaitlin Carney Brittany Schneider Julie Munson Heidi Anderson Anita Anastasi Sam Geary Cally Cooke Brooke Bercari Kendall Deck Kate Collins Smyth Kara Connolly Hayley Rausch Casey Pohlmeyer Susan Kilmister Memorial Award Marisa Didio Award Marisa Didio The Joyce V. Hiller Scholarship Fund has been established at the University of New Hampshire Foundation through the generosity of Joyce V. Hiller. Joyce earned her degree in Physical Education from UNH in 1954 and was inducted into the Hall of Honor in 1998. Over the years, she has been an enthusiastic advocate and generous benefactor for UNH women's athletics, particularly the field hockey program. The scholarship is given with respect to what Joyce has meant to the field hockey program �a person who is always there with a helping hand and gives selflessly to the program. 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 Amy Agulay Jessica Russell Marcie Boyer Marcie Boyer Jen Stamp Christine Buckley Kaitlyn Skelley Brittany Jacobs 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 Sam Geary Margaux Shute Meg Shea Meg Shea Whitney Frates Whitney Frates Megan Bozek Joyce V. Hiller Scholarship Award The Donna Lynne `74 Scholarship Award is presented to an individual for "substantial contribution to the team through athletic and leadership abilities." 2011 2012 Kyle Lyons Melyssa Woods Donna Lynne `74 Scholarship Award The Freshman Award is an honor the senior class bestows upon a deserving freshman. 2011 2012 Megan Bozek, Casey Pohlmeyer Carlie Tarbell The Freshman Award Barb Marois 38 Tradition. Pride. Excellence. U N H w i l d c at s Coach of the Year Robin Balducci Tracy Toupin Stacy Fimple Jessica Russell Conference Awards America East 1998, 2000, 2010, 2011 1992 1994 2000 2002 2008 2009 2011 1997 2002 2001 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 1998 1999 2000 2002 2003 2004 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 Meg Shea Johanna Stemmler Kate Collins Smyth, Kendall Deck, Whitney Frates, Jenna Lehman Melyssa Woods Megan Bozek, Casey Pohlmeyer, Tori Welch Maegan Grew, Kellie Joyce Amy Agulay, Caroline Coyne (MOP), Selena Liubakka, Cameron Schmitz Kristin Iarrusso, Kristen Weldon Halden Forbes, Jessica Russell, Kelly Stowe Marcie Boyer, Jen Stamp Christine Buckley, Sam Carr Caitlin Gillen, Brittany Schneider Sam Geary, Kiera Williams Sarah Craigue, Whitney Frates, Meg Shea Kendall Deck, Meg Shea Whitney Frates, Kyle Lyons Hayley Rausch Whitney Frates, Kyle Lyons, Katherine Nagengast, Hayley Rausch (MOP) Sam Geary Margaux Shute Cally Cooke Cally Cooke, Katherine Nagengast Emma Erler Megan Bozek, Emma Erler, Katherine Nagengast Player of the Year Offensive Player of the Year Marcie Boyer Sarah Craigue Meg Shea Whitney Frates Amy Agulay Katie White All-Championship Team Sam Carr Rookie of the Year Scholar-Athlete of the Year Marcie Boyer 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 All-Conference First Team Aimee Tanguay Caroline Coyne Becky Craigue Amy Agulay, Kristin Iarrusso, Kelly Stowe Amy Agulay, Jessica Russell, Kelly Stowe Marcie Boyer Marcie Boyer, Jen Stamp Sam Carr, Jen Stamp, Katie White Brittany Schneider Katie White Emily Colton Brooke Bercari Sarah Craigue, Meg Shea Whitney Frates, Meg Shea Kara Connolly, Whitney Frates, Kyle Lyons Whitney Frates, Kyle Lyons, Hayley Rausch Carey Bialobrzeski, Selena Liubakka, Cameron Schmitz Cameron Schmitz Marcie Boyer, Allie Lehmann Cameron Schmitz Lizzy Duffy, Kristen Weldon Christine Buckley, Brittany Schneider Heidi Anderson, Caitlin Gillen Brittany Jacobs, MacKenzie Stuart Sam Geary Meg Shea, Margaux Shute, Kiera Williams Cally Cooke, Whitney Frates Kara Connolly, Kendall Deck Kendall Deck, Hayley Rausch Megan Bozek, Kendall Deck, Katherine Nagengast Christine Buckley, Brittany Schneider Kaitlyn Skelley, Katie White Caitlin Gillen, MacKenzie Stuart Liz Edwards, Kate Gedney Brittany Jacobs, Kara Napolitano, Michelle Tavener All-Academic Team Becky Craigue North Atlantic conference Player of the Year Tracy Toupin Stacy Fimple 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1995 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1992 1994 All-Conference Team All-Conference Second Team Karen Brady, Liz Brickley, Kristin Vander-Heyden Deb Blumen, Liz Brickley, Stacey Gaudette, Kristin Vander-Heyden Brenda Canning, Tracy Toupin Kathy Cortez, Sunna Roulston, Tracy Toupin Stacy Fimple, Rebecca Provost, Tracy Toupin Stacy Fimple, Nicole Pellecchia, Rebecca Provost Jessica McClain Jodi Maxon, Stacy Fimple Stacey Gaudette, Kristin Vander-Heyden Brenda Canning, Gina Gioffre Kathy Cortez, Nicole Pellecchia, Sunna Roulston, Tracy Toupin Stacy Fimple, Tracy Toupin Kathy Cortez, Jodi Maxon, Nicole Pellecchia, Becca Provost Stacy Fimple, Jodi Maxon Lizzy Duffy All-Conference Second Team All-Tournament Team All-Rookie Team Katie White Tradition. Pride. Excellence. 39 Regional Awards Player of the Year 2011 Whitney Frates Coach of the Year 1998 Robin Balducci 2011 Robin Balducci All-Region TEAM 1985 Michele Flannell 1986 Jackie Brojan Pauline Collins Sandi Costigan Michele Flannell Karen Geromini 1991 Tracy Toupin 1992 Kathy Cortez 1993 Becca Provost U N H w i l d c at s Second TEAM 1988 Deb Blumen Shelly Robinson 1990 Stacey Gaudette Kim Zifcak 1996 Shayne Medico 1997 Kristin Iarrusso 1998 Caroline Coyne 1999 Kelly Stowe 2000 Amy Agulay Melissa Richards Kelly Stowe 2001 Lizzy Duffy 2002 Lizzy Duffy 2003 Sam Carr 2004 Caitlin Gillen 2005 Mackenzie Stuart Katie White 2006 Emily Colton 2008 Whitney Frates 2009 Kendall Deck 2010 Kara Connolly Kyle Lyons Hayley Rausch 2011 Megan Bozek National Field hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA) Marcie Boyer Jessica Russell Jen Stamp FIRST TEAM 1984 Mary Ellen Cullinane Karen Geromini Barb Marois Sandy Vander-Heyden 1987 Peggy Hilinski Lori Mercier 1990 Deb Blumen Liz Brickley Kristin Vander-Heyden 1997 Becky Craigue Caroline Coyne 1998 Carey Bialobrzeski Becky Craigue 1999 Amy Agulay Kristin Iarrusso 2000 Marcie Boyer Jessica Russell 2001 Marcie Boyer Cameron Schmitz 2002 Marcie Boyer Jen Stamp 2003 Jen Stamp Katie White 2004 Brittany Schneider 2007 Brooke Bercari 2008 Sarah Craigue Meg Shea 2009 Whitney Frates Meg Shea 2010 Whitney Frates 2011 Whitney Frates Kyle Lyons Hayley Rausch ECAC Offensive Player of the Year 2011 Whitney Frates All-star team 2000 Jessica Russell 2002 Marcie Boyer all-star FIRST TEAM 2011 Whitney Frates, Kyle Lyons all-star Second TEAM 2009 Meg Shea 2011 Hayley Rausch 40 Whitney Frates Tradition. Pride. Excellence. U N H w i l d c at s All-Americans FIRST TEAM Carla Hesler . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1979 Cheryl Murtagh. . . . . . . . . . . 1979 Carla Hesler . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1981 Barb Marois . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1984 Sandy Vander Heyden. . . . . . 1985 Sandi Costigan . . . . . . . . . . . 1986 Karen Geromini . . . . . . . 1985-86 Peggy Hilinski . . . . . . . . . . . . 1987 Stacy Fimple. . . . . . . . . . . . . 1994 Rebecca Provost. . . . . . . . . . 1994 Marcie Boyer . . . . . . . . . . . . 2002 Whitney Frates . . . . . . . . . . . 2011 SECOND TEAM Laurie Leary. . . . . . . . . . . . . 1983 Pauline Collins . . . . . . . . . . . 1986 Liz Brickley . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1989 Tracy Toupin. . . . . . . . . . . . . 1993 Becky Craigue . . . . . . . . . . . . 1998 Kristin Iarrusso. . . . . . . . . . . 1999 . . . . . . . . . . . . 2000 Jessica Russell Cameron Schmitz. . . . . . . . . 2001 Jen Stamp . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2003 Whitney Frates . . . . . . . . . . . 2010 Kyle Lyons . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2011 THIRD TEAM Laurie Leary. . . . . . . . . . . . . 1983 Brenda Canning . . . . . . . . . . 1991 Tracy Toupin. . . . . . . . . . . . . 1992 Meg Shea . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2009 HONORABLE MENTION Mary Ellen Cullinane. . . . . . 1984 Sandy Vander Heyden. . . . . . 1984 Sandi Costigan . . . . . . . . . . . 1985 Karen Geromini . . . . . . . 1983-84 Karen Brady . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1989 National Awards NFHCA All-Academic Squad 1992 Jenn Bouchie 1994 Jodi Maxon 1995 Jodi Maxon 1996 Becky Craigue 1997 Becky Craigue Kristen Wagner 1998 Amy Agulay Carey Bialobrzeski Becky Craigue Kate Duffy 1999 Amy Agulay 2000 Amy Agulay Marcie Boyer 2001 Heidi Anderson Marcie Boyer Lizzy Duffy Julie Munson Cameron Schmitz 2002 Marcie Boyer Julie Munson 2003 Sam Geary Caitlin Gillen Julie Munson Holly Schurk Margaux Shute 2004 Heidi Anderson Lauren Bruce Sam Geary Caitlin Gillen Shauna Sellenger Margaux Shute Stefanie Simeone 2005 Sam Geary Brittany Jacobs Margaux Shute 2006 Cally Cooke Sam Geary Brittany Jacobs Margaux Shute Kendra Teixeira 2007 Cally Cooke Sam Geary Kim McGinness Michelle Montalbano Margaux Shute 2008 Cally Cooke Brittany Jacobs Katherine Nagengast 2009 Cally Cooke Emma Erler Claire Grogan Katherine Nagengast 2010 Renee Bernier Megan Bozek Meg Callanan Kendall Deck Emma Erler Claire Grogan Mackenzie Joyce Katherine Nagengast Meg Williamson 2011 Christine Albertelli Kendall Deck Emma Erler Kellie Joyce Katherine Nagengast Carlie Tarbell Meg Williamson Amy Agulay Cally Cooke Margaux Shute Broderick Award Finalists Barb Marois Sandy Vander-Heyden Sandi Costigan Marcie Boyer 1984 1985 1986 2002 Sam Geary Tradition. Pride. Excellence. 41 UNH in USA Field Hockey U N H w i l d c at s 2004 USA Field Hockey Hall of Fame Barb Marois U.S. Olympic Festival Team Pauline Collins Karen Geromini Cyndi Caldwell Deb Blumen Sarah Paveglio Cherie Toupin Brenda Canning Tracy Toupin Kathy Cortez Nicole Pellecchia Stacy Fimple Shayne Medico Jessica McClain Marcie Boyer U.S. Olympic Committee Player of the Year Barb Marois 1991-92-93-94 1988, 1996 1988 1988 1986-96 1986-87 1987-89 1992-94 1992-94 1978-80 1978-80 1979-83 1984 1984 1984-85 1984-85 1985-86 1984-86 1981 Barb Marois Barb Marois Sandy Vander-Heyden Sandi Costigan Barb Marois Sandy Vander-Heyden Sandi Costigan Brenda Canning Tracy Toupin Marisa Didio Cheryl Murtagh Carla Hesler Laurie Leary Robin Balducci Barb Marois Sandy Vander-Heyden Sandi Costigan Karen Geromini Cheryl Murtagh U.S. Olympic Team U.S. National Team 1985-86 1984-86 1987 1990 1991 1991 1991 1993 1992 1993 1995 1995 1995 2002-03 U.S. Under-23 Team U.S. Under-21 Team Carla Hesler Cheryl Murtagh Pauline Collins Kim Zifcak Cyndi Caldwell Tracy Toupin Pauline Collins Karen Brady U.S. National Squad Carla Hesler 1985-86 1986-87 1986-87 1992 1987 1989 U.S. Junior National Team U.S. National Elite Squad U.S. National Team Coaches Marisa Didio Assistant Olympic Coach 1988 National Team asst. coach 1985-88 Robin Balducci National coaching staff 1995-2000 Karen Geromini Stacy Fimple 42 Tradition. Pride. Excellence. University of New Hampshire tradition August 24 UMass 26 Ohio State 31 at Brown 2 pm 2 pm 3 pm September 7Syracuse 9 at Holy Cross 14Pacific 16 Northeastern 21 at UConn 28 at Fairfield � 30 at Drexel www.unhwildcats.com 7 pm 12 pm 7 pm 4 pm 7 pm 3 pm 1 pm October 5 Albany � 3 pm 7 at Virginia 1 pm 12 Vermont � 3 pm 14 at Boston College 3 pm 19 Boston U. � 7 pm 21Providence 1 pm 27 at Maine � 12 pm 28 Dartmouth 3 pm November 2-4 America East tourney Home games in all caps � America East conference game