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1994 NC AA TEA M QUALIFIER~28 NC AA REGIONAL TEAMS~9 NC AA QUALIFIERS

UNH Gymnastics Roster Name

Jen Aucoin Hannah Barile Danielle Bonner Katie Caliendo Ali Carr Courtney Connors Austyn Fobes Jillian Hudson Dianna Kurowyckyj Katie Lawrence * Erin Machado Becca Marrama Kate McGeever Jannelle Minichiello Tasia Percevecz Danielle Reibold Chelsea Steinberg* Carly Stote

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Ht. Event

5-0 AA 5-1 AA 5-2 AA 4-11 V, BB, FX 5-6 AA 5-3 AA 5-1 AA 5-3 AA 4-11 AA 5-2 V, UB, BB 5-1 AA 5-1 V, FX 5-7 BB, FX 5-0 AA 5-5 V, UB, FX 5-6 AA 5-2 AA 5-1 AA

Table of Contents

Hometown/Club

Mullica Hill, N.J./Cherry Hill Gymnastics General Sinking Spring, Pa./Berks Gymnastics Academy Yorktown Heights, N.Y./Dynamic Gymnastics 2011 Roster. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 UNH Quick Facts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 Manorville, N.Y./Riverside Gymnastics Wildcat Media Roster . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Chelmsford, Mass./Gymnastics Village Wildcats in the Weight Room. . . . . . . . . . . . 7 Buffalo, N.Y./Stumpf’s Gymnastics UNH Facilities. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 Howell, N.J./Galaxy Gymnastics 2010 Review/ 2011 Outlook . . . . . . . . . . 21-25 Regional and National Information. . . . . . . . . 20 Sparkill, N.Y./Galaxy Gymnastics Opponents. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 New York, N.Y./Chelsea Piers EAGL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26 Lyme, Conn./Shoreline Gymnastics This is UNH . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34-35 Swansea, Mass./O’Leary’s Gymnastics Spectators Guide . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40 Lynnfield, Mass./Brestyan’s Gymnastics 2011 Schedule . . . . . . . . . . . . . Back Cover Saco, Maine/Atlantic Gymnastics Wildcat Staff Tewksbury, Mass./Brestyan’s Gymnastics Fountain Hills, Ariz./Desert Devils Head Coach Gail Goodspeed. . . . . . . . . . . . 4 Horsham, Pa./Ricochets Associate Head Coach Ed Datti . . . . . . . . . . . 5 Ridgewood, N.J./US Gymnastics Development Center Assistant Coach Kristen Maloney. . . . . . . . . . 6 Athletic Trainer Dan Sedory . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Kingston, N.Y./Excel Gymnastics

* denotes Co-Captains Abbreviation Codes: V=vault UB=uneven bars BB=balance beam FX=floor exercise AA=all-around PB=personal best T=tie

Strength & Conditioning Coaches . . . . . . . . . 7 Administration . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36 Support Staff . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37 Academic Support. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37 Team Physicians. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38-39

Wildcat Profiles

UNH Quick Facts Administration Director of Athletics Deputy Athletic Director Senior Associate Athletic Director/ External Relations Associate Athletic Director/Events Management Assistant Athletic Director/ Academic Support Associate Athletic Director/ Marketing and Communications Assistant Athletic Director/ Academic Support/Compliance Coordinator of Student-Athlete Development Director of Ticketing Athletic Facilities/Housekeeping Manager

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Seniors. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10-12 Juniors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13-14 Sophomores. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15-17 Freshmen. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17-18 In Memory – Katie Baldwin . . . . . . . . . . . . 19 Team Photo . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21

Martin Scarano Steve Metcalf Dot Sheehan

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Carrie Kimball Joanne Maldari

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Where Are They Now?. . . . . . . . . . . . . 32-33

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UNH Gymnastics at a Glance

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Cathy Coakley Nicole Ayer Jean Mitchell

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Athletic Media Relations Staff Assistant Athletic Director/Media & PR Tom Wilkins Associate Director Media & PR/Gymnastics Contact Mike Murphy Associate Director Media & PR Doug Poole Assistant Director Media & PR Eric Coplin Assistant Director Media & PR Anthony DeAngelis Media Relations Office Fax Ticketmaster Wildcat Athletics Website www.unhwildcats.com

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Publication Credits: The 2011 UNH Women’s Gymnastics guide was written and edited by Ed Datti, Gail Goodspeed, Kristen Maloney and Mike Murphy; designed by Julie PardusOakes; photography by Lisa Nugent and Erin Gleason of UNH Photo Services, Gil Talbot, Diane and Janet Grey, Gregory Greene, Ron Kearn, Robert Harley, M.J. Lawler, Candace Pratt Photography, Herff Jones Photography; Printed by UNH Printing Services.

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Wildcat History Record Book / Honors & Awards . . . . . . . . . 28-31

Location Founded Enrollment President Director of Athletics Nickname Colors Head Coach

Durham, N.H. 03824 1866 14,492 Mark Huddleston Martin Scarano Wildcats Blue & White Gail Goodspeed /32nd year

Year at UNH/Record Associate Head Coach Assistant Coach Conference Affiliation Home Arena 2010 Record Season High Score EAGL Championship Finish Letterwinners Returning/Lost 2011 Co-Captains 2010 NCAA Final Ranking

32nd/484-256-2 Ed Datti / 28th year (edatti@unh.edu) Kristen Maloney/1st year (kristin.maloney@unh.edu) East Atlantic Gymnastics League NCAA Division I Lundholm Gymnasium 16-6 195.2 4th – 194.700 12/9 Katie Lawrence Chelsea Steinberg 30th

(Springfield ‘74-BS, ‘75-MS, Boston University ‘84-Ed. D) 862-3834 (gailg@unh.edu)

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Media Roster Wildcats by Class

Seniors (3) Katie Caliendo, Katie Lawrence, Chelsea Steinberg Juniors (4) Ali Carr, Kate McGeever, Tasia Percevecz, Danielle Reibold Sophomores (5) Jen Aucoin, Courtney Connors, Austyn Fobes, Dianna Kurowyckyj, Becca Marrama Freshmen (6) Hannah Barile, Danielle Bonner, Jillian Hudson, Erin Machado, Jannelle Minichiello, Carly Stote

Jen Aucoin Sophomore - 5’0” Mullica Hill, N.J. Cherry Hill Gymnastics

Hannah Barile Freshman - 5’1” Sinking Spring, Pa. Berks Gymnastics

Danielle Bonner Freshman - 5’2” Yorktown Heights, N.Y. Dynamic Gymnastics

Ali Carr Junior - 5’6” Chelmsford, Mass. Gymnastics Village

Courtney Connors Sophomore - 5’3” Buffalo, N.Y. Stumpf’s Gymnastics

Austyn Fobes Sophomore - 5’1” Howell, N.J.

Galaxy Gymnastics - N.J.

Dianna Kurowyckyj Sophomore - 4’11” New York, N.Y. Chelsea Piers

Katie Lawrence Senior - 5’ 2” Lyme, Conn. Shoreline Gymnastics

Erin Machado Freshman - 5’1” Swansea, Mass. O’Leary’s Gymnastics

Becca Marrama Sophomore - 5’1” Lynnfield, Mass. Brestyan’s Gymnastics

Tasia Percevecz Junior - 5’5” Fountain Hills, Ariz. Desert Devils

Danielle Reibold Junior - 5’6” Horsham, Pa. Ricochets

Katie Caliendo Senior - 4’11” Manorville, N.Y. Riverside Gymnastics

Wildcats by State or Country Arizona (1) Tasia Percevecz Connecticut (1) Katie Lawrence Maine (1) Kate McGeever Massachusetts (4) Ali Carr, Erin Machado, Becca Marrama, Jannelle Minichiello New Jersey (3) Jen Aucoin, Austyn Fobes, Chelsea Steinberg New York (6) Danielle Bonner, Katie Caliendo, Courtney Connors, Jillian Hudson, Dianna Kurowyckyj, Carly Stote Pennsylvania (2) Hannah Barile, Danielle Reibold

Pronunciation Guide

Jillian Hudson Freshman - 5’3” Sparkill, N.Y.

Galaxy Gymnastics - N.Y.

Staff Ed Datti DAT-eye Dan Sedory Suh-DOOR-ee Janae Sernoffsky Juh-nay Athletes Hannah Barile Dianna Kurowyckyj Erin Machado Jannelle Minichiello Tasia Percevecz

Buh-rill DEE-ah-nah Quart-a-WISK-ee Moo-SHAH-doe Min-ih-chello Ta-jah Purr-SEH-vich

Kate McGeever Sophomore - 5’7” Saco, Maine Atlantic Gymnastics

Chelsea Steinberg Senior - 5’2” Ridgewood, N.J. U.S. Gymnastics Development Center 2

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Jannelle Minichiello Freshman - 5’0” Tewksbury, Ma. Brestyan’s Gymnastics

Carly Stote Freshman - 5’1” Kingston, N.Y. Excel Gymnastics

Janae Sernoffsky Student Intern Elizabethtown, Pa.

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Coaching Staff

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Head Coach

Gail Goodspeed COACHING HISTORY Year at UNH: 32nd Record: 484-256-2 EDUCATION Springfield College ‘74 BS Springfield College ‘75 MS Boston University ‘84 Ed D COACHING ACHIEVEMENTS 2008 EAGL 3rd Place Finish 2003 EAGL Champions 1999 EAGL 3rd Place Finish 1998 EAGL 2nd Place Finish 1997 EAGL 3rd Place Finish 1994 12th NCAA Nationals 1994 NCAA Regional Champions 1984, 85, 86, 94 ECAC Champions 2008 - NCAA Northeast Region Coach of the Year 2003 - EAGL Coach of the Year 2003 - NCAA Northeast Region Coach of the Year 2001 - NCAA Northeast Region Coach of the Year 1994 - NCAA Northeast Region Coach of the Year 1991 - NCAA Northeast Region Coach of the Year NCAA ALL-AMERICAN 1992 Lori Brady - Vault NCAA INDIVIDUAL QUALIFIERS

2006 Amanda Hall - AA 2005 Vanessa Berrios - Beam 2001 Suzanne Poretz - AA 1997 Cara Lepper - Beam 1992 Lori Brady - Vault, Nicole Mullins - Bars 1991 Karen Olsson - AA, Lori Brady - Vault 1989 Lori Brady - Vault AIAW NATIONAL COMPETITORS

1981 Lucia Cancelmo and Edie Sutton - AA NCAA REGIONAL CHAMPIONS

2006 Amanda Hall - Floor 2005 Vanessa Berrios - Beam 1997 Cara Lepper - Beam 1995 Meghan Ochs - Vault and Floor 1994 Kim Smith - Floor 1994 Jana Reardon - AA 1994 Karen Olsson - AA 1992 Nicole Mullins - Bars 1989,1991,1992 Lori Brady - Vault 2002 Springfield College Hall of Fame Inductee 4

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Wildcat Gymnastics program, has put squads together that have produced tremendous success both on and off the mats, and this season promises more of the same. In 2010, Goodspeed led her team to a season-high score of 195.2 and key victories over such East Atlantic Gymnastics League (EAGL) rivals as North Carolina State, Maryland and Pittsburgh. The Wildcats registered a fourth-place finish at the EAGL Championship, where the team posted an impressive mark of 194.700. The Wildcats advanced to the NCAA University Park Regional at Penn State University and concluded the campaign ranked 30th in the nation after placing fourth in the NCAA competition with a score of 194.8. Goodspeed saw 12 of her gymnasts named NACGC/W Scholastic All-Americans and 15 named to the EAGL All-Academic squad. Five members of the 2010 UNH women’s gymnastics team garnered All-EAGL honors, with four Wildcats earning places on the first team in their respective events: Danielle Reibold (bars), Taryn LaFountain (beam), Chelsea Steinberg (beam) and Julie Sauchuk (floor). Reibold (beam), Steinberg (all-around, floor, vault) and Helena Diodati (vault, bars) notched second-team honors. Goodspeed’s successful track record includes five NCAA Northeast Region Head Coach of the Year awards, most recently in 2008. Previous honors were bestowed in 2003, 2001, 1994 and 1991. In 2003, Goodspeed was named the EAGL Coach of the Year. Several of Goodspeed’s athletes and teams have been part of UNH history-making performances. In 2006, senior captain Amanda Hall was the Northeast Regional Floor Champion and took 3rd in the All-Around. This qualified her for the NCAA National Championship, making her the seventh individual from UNH to earn such high honors. At the Championship, her score of 9.8 on vault narrowly missed qualifying her as an All-American. During the 2005 campaign, Amanda Hall and Mariana Peña Trestini scored a 9.975 on the floor exercise in the regular season, setting the new UNH record. In 2005 postseason action, Vanessa Berrios shared the Northeast Regional Balance Beam title with a score of 9.85, earning her a spot at the NCAA National Championship as the sixth individual to represent UNH. The 2003 Wildcats captured their firstever EAGL Championship with a UNH school record team total of 196.750. At the same competition, Tara Phillips vaulted perfectly, scoring her first ever 10.0, permanently etching her name among the University’s all-time greats. Goodspeed has guided the Wildcats to four ECAC Championships, appearances in 29 NCAA Regional Championships and two AIAW Regional Championships (prior to NCAA sponsorship), while building a 484-256-2 record. The ‘Cats won the 1994 NCAA Northeast Regional Championship and competed at the NCAA Championship in Salt Lake City, Utah. UNH finished the season as the 12th-ranked team in the country. In addition to the team qualification to the national championship, individuals have represented UNH at the national championship 11 different times during Goodspeed’s 31 years at the reins. “It has always been our goal to help each student-athlete strive to reach her full potential and accomplish this in a positive atmosphere. When this occurs, the team is successful and it’s fun for everyone,” Goodspeed states. Goodspeed earned a doctorate from the School of Education at Boston University in 1984. She has used this education to enhance the quality of the experience of practicing and competing. Her dissertation involved development and implementation of a comprehensive sport psychology program for female gymnasts. Aspects of the program are incorporated into the training plan at UNH. “We try to focus on those things over which we have control, including our own response to and perception of stressful situations. Training is intense and our team members are dedicated to each other and to the goal of achieving excellence,” Goodspeed says. Much of the strength and success of the UNH gymnastics program lies with the stability and dedication of the coaching staff. Goodspeed is married to associate head coach Ed Datti

(28th year), and together, with additional assistants and support staff, they have developed one of the most respected programs in the Northeast. That staff has added 2000 United States Olympic Bronze Medal winner Kristen Maloney as a first-year assistant coach and new student assistant coach Taryn Archambault, a three-year performer at UNH. A collegiate competitor from 1970-74 at Springfield College, Goodspeed captained the team her senior year and was a member of two AIAW National Championship teams. She was assistant coach for her alma mater in 197475 when the team placed 4th at the National Championship. Goodspeed was inducted into the Springfield College Hall of Fame in October 2002. She has served as treasurer of the National Coaches Association and served on the NCAA Women’s Gymnastics Committee. She was head coach of California State-Northridge for two years and was also a business manager and coach at the Montvale Gymnastics Club. Goodspeed holds a master’s degree from Springfield and earned a doctorate in sports psychology from Boston University. She and Ed have two daughters, 21-year-old Samantha and 17-year-old Brianna. Both are involved in competitive volleyball. Samantha, who graduated with highest honors from Oyster River High School in 2007 and completed her H.S. volleyball career by making the NHIAA All-State team, is in her senior year at Keene State College, majoring in environmental studies. She has been a four-year member of the Keene State volleyball team and captain for the last two seasons. Her Owls won the 2010 ECAC Tournament for the first time in school history. Speaking of championships, Brianna was the star libero for the Oyster River team that captured the 2010 NHIAA Division II championship -its first title since 1996. A four-year starter and a two-time captain, Bri has earned All-State team honors four years in a row and was named the D-II Volleyball Player of the Year in 2009 and 2010. Goodspeed is a native of Kohler, Wisconsin.

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1994 NC AA TEA M QUALIFIER~28 NC AA REGIONAL TEAMS~9 NC AA QUALIFIERS Ed Datti enters his 30th year with the program, 28th as a full-time coach. The Associate Head Coach is known as one of the top assistants nationally and was the co-recipient of the 2010 EAGL Assistant Coach of the Year. He received the 2008 NCAA Northeast Region Assistant Coach of the Year award, an honor he also garnered in 1994. He was also recognized five times as co-recipient of that award (2006, 2003, 2001, 1997 and 1991). Datti is highly respected by his colleagues for his skills as a strong technical coach and outstanding spotter. UNH head coach Gail Goodspeed states: “Obviously, I am a little biased, but Ed is one of the best spotters in the nation. He can anticipate when a gymnast is in need of assistance and can react faster than seems possible. He also has the unique ability of knowing exactly how much assistance is needed. A great balance is created with his technical expertise and spotting ability to help all of our team members continue to improve and upgrade their skills.” At UNH, Datti is responsible for the majority of the recruiting and continues to bring top gymnasts to the UNH campus. He is the director of a highly successful summer camp and initiated a community class program. Datti also co-teaches a movement and gymnastics exploration class for the kinesiology department with assistant coach Kristen Maloney. Datti is the former owner and head coach of the Montvale School of Gymnastics in Woburn, Mass. This was one of the first private gymnastics schools in Massachusetts and he coached several top USGF gymnasts during the 10 years of operating the club. Before his Montvale affiliation, Datti taught at Saxonville Elementary School in Framingham (Mass.) and coached the Framingham South High School girls gymnastics team. A 1971 graduate of Springfield (Mass.) College, Datti was a four-year competitor on the gymnastics squad. In his senior year, he was team captain and earned All-America honors in floor exercise. He is originally from Framingham, Mass.

Associate Head Coach

Ed Datti COACHING HISTORY Year at UNH: 30th, 28th full time EDUCATION Springfield College ‘71 BS COACHING ACHIEVEMENTS 2008 EAGL 3rd Place Finish 2003 EAGL Champions 1999 EAGL 3rd Place Finish 1998 EAGL 2nd Place Finish 1997 EAGL 3rd Place Finish 1994 12th NCAA Nationals 1994 NCAA Regional Champions 1984, 85, 86, 94 ECAC Champions 2010 - Co-EAGL Assistant Coach of the Year 2008 - NCAA Northeast Region Assistant Coach of the Year 1994 - NCAA Northeast Region Assistant Coach of the Year 2006, 2003, 2001, 1997, 1991 - Co-Recipient NCAA Northeast Region Assistant Coach of the Year

Brianna Datti

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Assistant Coach

Kristen Maloney COACHING HISTORY 1st season at UNH EDUCATION UCLA ’05

Athletic Trainer

Kristen Maloney is a former Olympic gymnast who was part of the 2000 United States’ bronze-medal winning team in Sydney, Australia, Maloney was also a member of the 2001, 2003 and 2004 NCAA Champion UCLA Bruins women’s gymnastics team. Maloney, who graduated with a degree in psychology in 2005, is serving in her first season as an assistant coach with the University of New Hampshire women’s gymnastics team. Maloney coordinates the paperwork for numerous aspects of the program and is the primary choreographer. She co-teaches the movement and gymnastics exploration class with Associate Head Coach Ed Datti. She also is responsible for the UNH community gymnastics class program. Maloney competed for the USA Gymnastics national team from 1994-2000. In addition to capturing a team bronze medal in the Sydney Olympics, she was the 1998-99 national champion, a 1999 Sullivan Award nominee and was the 1998 USA Gymnastics Sportswoman of the Year. She captured a gold medal at the 1998 Goodwill Games. While at UCLA, Maloney made an amazing comeback from multiple leg surgeries and a two-year hiatus to earn 2004 All-America honors on bars (first-team) and in the all-around, vault and beam (second team). She placed second on bars at the NCAA Championships, recording a meet-high-tying 39.725 in the Super Six all-around to help the Bruins claim the NCAA team title. She was the NCAA Southeast Regional co-champion on vault and beam and the Pac-10 co-champion on balance beam, ranking fourth in the nation with an RQS of 9.925. Maloney was an honorable mention Pac-10 All-Academic selection and received the UCLA C.H.A.M.P.S. Inspirational Award. In 2005, Maloney spent 10 weeks as the top-ranked gymnast. She became the first UCLA gymnast ever -and only the fourth gymnast in NCAA history- to score a perfect 10 on all four events. She won first place in the allaround, vault, beam, and floor at the Pac-10s, where she Maloney (third from left) also was awarded Pac-10 Gymnast of the Year. Maloney also became only the second gymnast to earn All Pac-10 w/U.S. Olympic teammates gymnastics team honors on all four events and the all- Photo courtesy USA Gymnastics/John Cheng around. Maloney was named the NCAA West Regional Gymnast of the Year and placed 1st on vault, beam, and floor and 2nd in the all-around. At the 2005 NCAA championships Maloney placed 2nd in the all-around and 1st on vault and beam. Later that year Maloney was awarded the 2004-05 Honda Award for gymnastics, given annually to the nation’s top collegiate female gymnast. “The phenomenal experiences as a competitor for both the collegiate and international scene, as well as Kristen’s career with Cirque du Soleil, make her a tremendous role model,” head coach Gail Goodspeed says. “Her technical expertise is unmatched, and her fierce competitive nature will help UNH compete with the best.” Most recently, Maloney was a teacher and gymnastics instructor in New York and at Parkettes Gymnastics in Allentown, Pa. She previously performed for Cirque du Soleil as an acrobat for the act of power track and as the bird and nymph main characters. A native of Pen Argyl, Pa., Maloney was inducted into the Pen Argyl Area High School Hall of Fame in September 2010.

Dan Sedory serves as the athletic trainer for the UNH gymnastics team. He is entering his 23rd season with the gymnastics squad and is an integral member of the coaching staff. Sedory, a Pittsburgh native, graduated from the University of Pittsburgh with a B.S. in Physical Education (1982) and received his Masters in Athletic Training from the University of Arizona (1984). Sedory is currently a clinical associate professor of athletic training at UNH. Since 1988 he has also served as the curriculum director for athletic training within the University’s department of kinesiology. With Sedory’s extensive work and commitment to enrichment, it has earned the distinction of being a CAATE Accredited Sedory with athletic training students Emily Athletic Training Program. In 2006, he was honored for Whitney (left) and Alé Bakovic his contributions by receiving the “Most Distinguished Athletic Trainer Award” from NATA, awarded to role models for future leaders in the athletic training Dan Sedory 23rd season at UNH profession. This award came shortly after Sedory was named New Hampshire’s Most Distinguished Athletic Trainer of the Year for 2006. Also on his list of accolades is the NATA Athletic Trainer Service 2006 NH Most Distinguished Athletic Award, which he received in 2001. Trainer Award 2006 NATA Most Distinguished Athletic Sedory served as an athletic trainer for the United States Olympic Committee Medical Staff at the U.S. Olympic Festival in Los Angeles in 1991 and with the Summer World University Games in 1993. He Trainer Award also served as the host athletic trainer for the World Gold Gymnastics tour appearance in Durham in Program Director for the CAATE Accredited Athletic Training Program 1996. 2001 NATA Athletic Trainer Service Award The Wildcats are fortunate to have such a knowledgeable and well respected athletic trainer on their coaching staff. “Dan has more experience as an athletic trainer for women’s gymnastics than anyone,” EDUCATION UNH head coach Gail Goodspeed states. “He knows the sport and the athletes. One of his greatest University of Pittsburgh ‘82 BS strengths is his ability to truly listen to our gymnasts and care about them as individuals.” University of Arizona ‘84 MS

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1994 NC AA TEA M QUALIFIER~28 NC AA REGIONAL TEAMS~9 NC AA QUALIFIERS

Associate Director of Strength & Conditioning

Student Assistant Coach

EXPERIENCE Year at UNH: 9th Associate Director of Strength and Conditioning University of North Dakota 2001-2002 EDUCATION Long Beach State University ‘96 BA Grad. Assist. at Long Beach State ‘00 Post Graduate Student at UND

John Ciani

Taryn Archambault COACHING HISTORY 1st season at UNH EDUCATION Undergraduate student at UNH

Taryn Archambault, a senior at UNH majoring in Sociology and Education, enters her first season as the gymnastics student assistant coach. Archambault was a three-year performer for the Wildcats, twice earning EAGL All-Academic Team honors (2009, 2010). Archambault established a personal-best 9.675 on vault versus North Carolina State on March 12, 2010. Prior to attending UNH, the Tewksbury, Mass., native was coached by Jessica Wilkey at Wilkey’s Gymnastics Center and graduated from Lowell High School.

Director of Strength & Conditioning

MEMBERSHIPS & CERTIFICATIONS National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) USA-Weightlifting-Certified Level 1 Coach

John Ciani enters his ninth year as the strength and conditioning coach for the women’s gymnastics team. The two basic goals of the strength and conditioning department are injury prevention and performance enhancement. The first goal, injury prevention, revolves around reducing the likelihood of the athlete getting injured during meets or practice by training the athlete as a unit and pinpointing weaknesses in the gymnast that need to be strengthened. The second goal, performance enhancement, centers on making the athlete a better athlete. This is done by educating the athlete on a wide range of training, from Olympic-style weight lifting to teaching the 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 gymnastics. The athletes train virtually year-round in order to perform at their highest level throughout the regular season. The UNH gymnastics strength and conditioning program is a comprehensive training program that involves Olympic-style weight lifting, traditional strength training, plyometrics, agility/quickness training and sport-specific conditioning. Ciani, his wife Angela and son Brennan live in Kittery, Maine.

Wildcats in the Weight Room The Jerry Azumah Performance Center opened its doors in the summer of 2003 to UNH student-athletes. The monetary donation by Azumah, a former Pro Bowler with the Chicago Bears of the NFL, allowed the UNH athletic department to overhaul its existing strength and conditioning center. The massive workout facility, which was originally 4,000 square feet, grew to over 6,000 square feet in size during a summer renovation in 2009. The renovated center features 5,000 pounds of Olympic weights, 7,000 pounds of dumbbells, 14 Powerlift platform stations, 12 Hammer strength machines and an additional 15,000 pounds of weights. Other renovations included new offices for the Director and Associate Director of Strength and Conditioning.

Paul Chapman EXPERIENCE Year at UNH: 9th Director of Strength & Conditioning University of North Dakota 1992-2002 EDUCATION Dickinson State University ‘90 BS University of North Dakota ‘94 MS

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Facilities

Lundholm Gymnasium

Lundholm Gymnasium

Practice Facility

The practice facility, which allows the UNH gymnasts to train and perform at the highest level, is heralded as one of the safest and most efficient training spots in New England.The UNH coaching staff has worked hard to ensure that the 8,500 square foot gymnasium has been well maintained and updated to meet the highest standards. The loose foam and solid foam pits, the two tumble tracks, the overhead spotting rigs, a rod tumbling strip, and all of the most updated gymnastics apparatus and matting make this a facility that continues to attract top-notch athletes. Recently, the coaching staff added an instant view playback system for all four events. This allows immediate feedback and enhances the training for the visual learner. During the Holiday break in December 2010, facility lighting was upgraded to further enhance safety while providing a more energy-efficient system. All the necessary tools are in place for the best collegiate gymnasts in the country to train and continue to learn new skills. Two sites play host for the home gymnastics competitions, Lundholm Gymnasium and the Whittemore Center Arena. The Whittemore Center seats over 6,000 fans for gymnastics, while Lundholm Gymnasium seats approximately 2,500 fans for gymnastics. In 2010, Lundholm Gym was the host site for the EAGL Championship Meet. Previously, the Whittemore Center has been the host site of the NCAA Northeast Regional Championship and the EAGL Championship Meet, as well as the Fox Run Invitational. In 2003, the Whittemore Center entertained an EAGL record-breaking crowd to witness some of the highest-caliber gymnastics action ever seen on the Seacoast. The UNH gymnastics program continues to expand and improve its training and competitive facility with its commitment to excellence. In 1994, one of the first groups to work all four years in the training facility won the ECAC conference championship, placed first in the NCAA Regional Championship, and went on to qualify for the NCAA National Championship, ranking 12th in the country. The team has continued its strong tradition of excellence, and set a new team and conference scoring record in 2003 with a total team score of 196.750 while winning the EAGL Championship.

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Interior of Whittemore Center

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Katie Caliendo Senior

Hometown: Manorville, N.Y. High School: Eastport-South Manor Club: Riverside Gymnastics Birthday: April 14, 1989 Major: Kinesiology: Sport Studies Favorite Event: Floor Family: Jim and Phyllis Caliendo, brothers Tyler and Eric

UNH Career Highs Vault - 9.85 Balance Beam - 9.85 Floor Exercise - 9.85 UNH Highlights

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NACGC/W Scholastic All-American EAGL All-Academic Team EAGL All-Tournament Second Team - Floor NCAA Regionals - T-7th Vault - PB 9.85 Texas Woman’s - 6th Vault, T-3rd Floor - PB 9.85 North Carolina State - T-5th Floor George Washington - 2nd Vault Maryland - T-2nd Vault Michigan State - T-6th Vault, 6th Floor Brown - T- 4th Vault Pittsburgh - 5th Vault @ Brown - T-2nd Vault UNH Invitational - 6th Vault, T-4th Floor Rutgers - 3rd Vault, 1st Floor 9.5 Club (2008, 2009, 2010)

2009 2008 2007 2006 2004

NACGC/W Scholastic All-American EAGL All-Academic Team Second-Team All-EAGL - Vault Michigan State - 3rd Vault - PB 9.85 UC Davis - 2nd Vault George Washington - 3rd Vault Penn State - T-4th Vault Maryland - T-4th Vault Fox Run Invitational - 2nd Vault, T-5th Floor - PB 9.775 UNC - T-6th Vault, T-1st Beam - PB 9.85 Bridgeport - 3rd Vault, 6th Beam Rutgers - T-1st Vault, 6th Beam, 5th Floor

NACGC/W Scholastic All-American EAGL All-Academic Team UNC - T-4th Vault Maryland - T-6th Vault Rutgers - 3rd Floor UNH Academic Excellence Award All EAGL Tournament Team

Before UNH Coached by Tom and Bonnie Tellez at Riverside Gymnastics Academy Level 10 Regional Championship – 4th Vault, 6th Beam, 10th AA Level 10 State Championship - 3rd Beam Level 10 Regional Championship – 3rd Beam, 8th AA Level 10 Regional Championship Competitor

Caliendo Wildcat Facts

Favorite Movies/TV Shows: The Departed, Hitch, Cars, Friends Favorite Books: Everything is Illuminated, The Alchemist Aspirations/Dreams: Have my best year yet, and find a job I love! Personal Motto: Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% of what you do with what happens to you.

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ONE TEAM...

1994 NC AA TEA M QUALIFIER~28 NC AA REGIONAL TEAMS~9 NC AA QUALIFIERS

Katie Lawrence Senior Co-Captain Hometown: Lyme, Conn. High School: Old Lyme High School Club: Shoreline Gymnastics Birthday: March 17, 1989 Major: Biochemistry Favorite Event: Beam Family: Michael Terry and Susan Lawrence

UNH Career Highs Uneven Bars -9.85 Balance Beam -9.875

UNH Highlights

2010

Co-recipient of Most Inspirational Award NACGC/W Scholastic All-American EAGL All-Academic Team NCAA Regionals - 25th Bars, T-18th Beam EAGL Championship - T-7th Bars Texas Woman’s - 1st Beam North Carolina State - T-2nd Bars, - T-2nd Beam George Washington - T-3rd Bars Maryland - T-1st Bars Brown - 3rd Bars - PB 9.85 Pittsburgh - T-2nd Bars @ Brown - 5th Bars, 3rd Beam Rutgers - 2nd Beam

2009

NACGC/W Scholastic All-American EAGL All-Academic Team NCAA Regionals – T–20th Beam Second Team EAGL All-Tournament - Beam EAGL Championship – 9th Beam UC Davis – T-1st Beam Penn State – 2nd Beam - PB 9.875 UNC – T–3rd Bars - PB 9.8 Bridgeport – T-5th Bars

2007 2006

Before UNH: Coached by Maureen Pokorny at Shoreline Gymnastics Level 10 Regional Qualifier Level 10 State Championship - 2nd BB, 3rd AA H.S. State (CT) National Team Member Level 9 Eastern National Qualifier Level 9 Regional Championship - 1st BB, 6th AA Level 9 State Championship - 1st BB, 2nd AA High School New Englands- 2nd BB, 3rd FX, 2nd AA

9.5 Club (2009, 2010)

Lawrence Wildcat Facts

Favorite TV Shows/Movies: Seinfeld, Mean Girls, Remember the Titans Favorite Books: Harry Potter series Personal Motto: Impossible is nothing. Advice to Future Gymnasts: Always look ahead, never look back.

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4 EC AC CHA MPIONSHIPS ~ 2003 EAGL CHAMPIONS

Chelsea Steinberg Senior Co-Captain Hometown: Ridgewood, N.J. High School: Ridgewood High School Club: U.S. Gymnastics Development Center Birthday: July 6, 1989 Major: Occupational Therapy Favorite Event: Beam Family: Merrick Steinberg and Asher Kingsley, brother Spencer, sister Morgan

UNH Career Highs Vault - 9.85 Bars - 9.75 Balance Beam-9.875 AA-39.35 Floor Exercise- 9.90

UNH Highlights

2010 2009 2008 Before UNH 2007 2005 2004

Team MVP NACGC/W Scholastic All-American EAGL All-Academic Team First Team All-EAGL - Beam, Second Team - Vault, Floor, AA EAGL All-Tournament First Team - Vault, Beam, Second Team - Floor, AA NCAA Regionals - T-24th Vault, T-10th Beam, T-19th Floor, 4th - AA EAGL Championship - T-8th Vault, 2nd Beam Texas Woman’s - T-2nd Vault, T-2nd Beam, 2nd Floor, T-1st AA North Carolina State - T-4th Vault, T-2nd Beam, T-1st Floor, 1st AA George Washington - 3rd Vault, 1st Beam, T-6th Floor, 1st AA Maryland - T-2nd Vault, T-1st Beam, 2nd AA Michigan State - 1st Vault, 5th Floor, 3rd AA Brown - 1st Vault, 5th Bars, 2nd Beam, 2nd Floor, 1st AA - PB 39.35 Missouri - 3rd Beam, 4th AA Pittsburgh - T-1st Beam, T-1st Floor, 3rd AA @ Brown - 1st Vault, - T-3rd Bars, 1st Beam, - T-1st Floor, 1st AA UNH Invitational - T-2nd Vault, 2nd Beam Rutgers - 1st Vault, 2nd Bars, 1st Beam 9.5 Club (2008, 2009, 2010) NACGC/W Scholastic All-American EAGL All-Academic Team First Team All-EAGL Beam First Team EAGL All-Tournament Beam, Second Team Vault NCAA Regionals – 12th Beam EAGL Championship – T-1st Beam - matches PB 9.875 Michigan State - T-3rd Beam UC Davis - T-5th Beam George Washington - T-6th Vault, 2nd Beam Maryland - T-2nd Beam UNC - 3rd Beam Pittsburgh - 2nd Beam Rutgers - T-1st Beam NACGC/W Scholastic All-American EAGL All-Academic Team EAGL All-League Selection EAGL Championship - T-18th Beam Achieved PB of 9.575 Bars and a 9.7 Floor on 3/15 North Carolina State - T-5th Vault, T-3rd Beam Michigan St. - 2nd Beam, PB of 38.2 on AA UNC - 3rd Beam Maryland - T-4th Vault, 2nd Beam - PB 9.875 Utah State & BYU - T-2nd Beam Fox Run Invitational - T-6th Beam Alaska, Bridgeport & Brown - 2nd Vault Pittsburgh & BYU - T-1st Vault - PB 9.85, 2nd Beam Rhode Island - 2nd Beam Rutgers - 6th Bars, 2nd Beam, 1st AA EAGL All-League Selection Coached by Joao and Michele Ribeiro, and Suzanne Lotz at US Gymnastics Development Center Level 10 National Championship Competitor (2006) Level 10 State Championship - 1st Beam High School State Championship - 1st AA (2005, 2006) Level 10 National Championship - 10th AA Level 10 Regional Championship - 1st Vault, 1st Beam Elite US Challenge – 1st Beam Level 10 National Championship - 1st Beam Level 10 State Championship – 1st Beam, 1st AA

Steinberg Wildcat Facts

Favorite Movies: Sixteen Candles, Moulin Rouge, The Wizard of Oz, Ratatouille Favorite Books: Catcher in the Rye, Twilight Saga, The Lovely Bones Personal Motto: No regrets. Favorite Foods: Bagels, sushi, ice cream Favorite Pro Teams: New York Yankees, New York Giants

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ONE TEAM...

1994 NC AA TEAM QUALIFIER~28 NC AA REGIONAL TEAMS~9 NC AA QUALIFIERS

Ali Carr UNH Career Highs

Junior

Vault -9.825 Uneven Bars -9.95

Hometown: Chelmsford, Mass. High School: Chelmsford Club: Gymnastics Village Birthday: January 18, 1990 Major: Kinesiology: Sport Studies Favorite Event: Bars Family: Joe and Kim Carr, sister Melissa

2010 2009

UNH Highlights NACGC/W Scholastic All-American EAGL All-Academic Team NCAA Regionals - T-18th Bars North Carolina State - T-2nd Bars Maryland - T-4th Bars Michigan State - T-4th Bars Brown - 1st Bars - PB 9.95 Missouri - T-5th Bars Pittsburgh - T-5th Bars @Brown - 2nd Bars UNH Invitational - T-3rd Bars 9.5 Club (2009, 2010) First Team All-EAGL - Bars Second Team EAGL All-Tournament- Bars EAGL Championship - T-10th Bars George Washington - T-4th Vault, 1st Bars Maryland - T-4th Vault, T-4th Bars Fox Run Invitational - T-6th Vault, 2nd Bars NC State - T-6th Vault North Carolina - T-6th Vault Bridgeport - 2nd Bars

2008 2007 2006 2005

Before UNH Coached by Juston Ziegler and Lyudmyla Urusky at Gymnastics Village Level 10 National Championship Competitor (2007, 2005) Named Boston Globe, Boston Herald and Lowell Sun Gymnast of the Year (2007) High School National Championship - 1st Bars Level 10 Regional Championship - 2nd Vault, 3rd Bars, 6th Beam, 3rd Floor, 3rd AA Level 10 State Championship - 1st Floor, 1st Bars, 2nd AA High School State Championship - 1st AA Level 10 Regional Championship - 2nd Vault, 4th Bars, 2nd Beam, 8th Floor, 4th AA Level 10 State Championship - 1st Vault, 1st Bars, 2nd AA High School State Championship- 1st AA High School National Championship -1st Floor, 2nd Beam, 2nd Bars Level 10 State Championship - 1st AA Level 10 State Championship - 2nd AA Level 10 Regional Championship - 1st Vault, Bars, Beam, Floor & AA

Carr Wildcat Facts

Favorite Food: Pickles Personal motto: Do what makes you happy. Favorite book: Beach Road Favorite Movies/TV Shows: The Notebook, Charmed, NCIS Favorite Pro Team: Boston Red Sox Interests/Hobbies: Beach! Spending time with my family

Kate McGeever Junior Hometown: Saco, Maine High School: Thornton Academy Club: Atlantic Gymnastics Birthday: December 19, 1989 Majors: Biochemistry, Genetics Favorite Event: Floor Family: William McGeever and Susan Tarver, twin brother Brian UNH Highlights: 2010 EAGL All-Academic Team Before UNH: 2008 2007 2006 2005

Coached by Cori Cunningham and Tony Retrosi at Atlantic Gymnastics Level 10 National Championship Qualifier Level 10 Regional Championship - 5th Vault, 2nd Beam, 5th Floor, 5th AA Level 9 Regional Championship - 2nd Vault, 5th AA Level 9 Eastern Competitor - 10th Beam, 13th AA Level 9 Regional Championship - 4th Vault, 17th AA Level 8 Regional Championship - 3rd Vault

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McGeever Wildcat Facts:

Favorite Book: My Sister’s Keeper Favorite Movie: The Blind Side Favorite Food: Strawberries Personal motto/slogan: “The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.” -Eleanor Roosevelt Advice to future gymnasts: Never let fear sidetrack you from accomplishing your dreams.

Wildcat Gymnastics

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4 EC AC CHA MPIONSHIPS ~ 2003 EAGL CHAMPIONS

Tasia Percevecz Junior

Hometown: Fountain Hills, Ariz. UNH Career High School: Desert Mountain High School Vault - 9.425 Club: Desert Devils Floor - 9.775 Birthday: August 10, 1990 Major: Biology Favorite Event: Floor Family: mother Elaine Percevecz, sister Tamar, brothers Caleb, Zach 2010 2008 2007 2005 2004

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UNH Highlights Most Improved Gymnast Brown - 3rd Floor -PB 9.775 Pittsburgh - 6th Floor Rutgers - T-4th Floor 9.5 Club (2010) Before UNH: Coached by Geoff & Shelly Eaton, Kristin Fanning and Wes Jones at Desert Devils Gymnastics Level 10 State Championship - 3rd Vault, 3rd Beam, 3rd Floor Level 10 National Championship - 18th AA Level 10 Regional Championship - 4th Vault, 7th Beam, 7th AA Percevecz Wildcat Facts: Level 10 State Championship - 1st Vault & Floor, 2nd Bars, 3rd Beam, 2nd AA Favorite Books: Harry Potter Series Level 10 National Championship Competitor Favorite Food: Blueberries Level 10 Regional Championship - 3rd AA Favorite Pro Teams: Phoenix Suns, Arizona Cardinals Level 10 State Championship - 2nd Vault, 3rd Bars, Beam, Floor & AA Personal Motto: Happiness pursued eludes; happiness given returns. Arizona Most Improved Level 10 Gymnast Level 10 National Championship Competitor Advice to Future Gymnasts: Never give up -never! Level 10 Regional Championship - 7th AA Level 10 State Championship - 1st Beam & AA, 2nd Vault & Bars

Danielle Reibold

2010 2009

UNH Highlights NACGC/W Scholastic All-American EAGL All-Academic Team First Team All-EAGL -Bars EAGL All-Tournament Second Team - Bars NCAA Regionals -15th Bars, T-18th Beam Texas Woman’s - T-4th Bars, 6th Beam UNH Career Highs North Carolina State - T-2nd Bars, 6th Beam George Washington - T-3rd Bars, 5th Beam Vault - 9.725 Michigan State - 6th Beam Bars - 9.85 Brown - 4th Bars Pittsburgh - T-2nd Bars, 1st Beam - PB 9.875 Balance Beam - 9.875 @ Brown - 1st Bars, 5th Beam UNH Invitational - 2nd Bars - PB 9.85, 3rd Beam Floor Exercise - 9.75 Rutgers - 1st Bars, 3rd Beam 9.5 Club (2009, 2010) All-Around -38.35 NACGC/W Scholastic All-American EAGL All-Academic Team Second Team All-EAGL -Bars First Team EAGL All-Tournament Bars and Beam NCAA Regionals - T-16th Bars, T-18th Beam EAGL Championship - T-5th Bars - PB 9.825, T-6th Beam - PB 9.825 Michigan State - T-5th Bars, Floor - PB 9.75 George Washington - T-4th Bars Maryland - T-4th Bars Fox Run Invitational - 4th Vault, 4th Bars, T-5th Beam, 2nd AA - PB 38.35 UNC - T-3rd Bars Bridgeport - 4th Vault, - PB 9.725, 3rd Bars Pittsburgh - 3rd Bars, 2nd AA Rutgers - 5th Vault, T-1st Bars

2008 2007 2006 2005

Before UNH: Coached by Troy and Amanda Miller at Ricochets Level 10 National Championship Competitor - 16th AA Level 10 Regional Championship - 4th Vault, 3rd Bars & Beam, 4th Floor, 1st AA Level 10 State Championship - 2nd Vault, 1st Bars, 1st Beam, 2nd Floor, 1st AA Level 10 National Championship - 5th Bars Level 10 Regional Championship - 3rd Vault, 3rd Bars, 1st Beam, 2nd Floor, 1st AA Level 10 State Championship - 2nd Bars Level 10 Regional Championship - 6th Vault, 4th Beam, 8th AA

Wildcat Gymnastics

Junior

Hometown: Horsham, Pa. High School: Hatboro-Horsham Club: Ricochets Birthday: February 8, 1990 Major: Biomedical Science Favorite Events: Bars and Beam Family: Karl and Lorraine Reibold, sister Nicole

Reibold Wildcat Facts:

Favorite Foods: Cheese Steaks, Ice Cream Favorite TV Shows: Heroes, So You Think You Can Dance Personal Motto: You Miss 100% of the shots you don’t take. Advice to Future Gymnasts: Try something new. You might surprise yourself.

ONE TEAM...

1994 NC AA TEA M QUALIFIER~28 NC AA REGIONAL TEAMS~9 NC AA QUALIFIERS

Jen Aucoin Sophomore Hometown: Mullica Hill, N.J. High School: Bishop Eustace Prep Club: Cherry Hill Gymnastics Birthday: December 4, 1990 Major: Biology Favorite Event: Bars Family: Michael Aucoin and Beth Gardner, brothers Ben and Dan

2008 2007 2006

Before UNH:

Coached by Christine Golderer at Cherry Hill Gymnastics Academy Level 10 State Championship - 1st Bars, 2nd Beam, 2nd AA Level 10 Regional Championship - 4th Bars Level 10 State Championship - 2nd Bars Level 10 Regional Championship - 10th AA Level 10 State Championship - 1st Bars, 2nd Beam Earlier accomplishments: Level 9 State Championship - 1st Beam & Bars Level 9 Regional Championship - 1st Bars Eastern National Championship Qualifier

Aucoin Wildcat Facts

Favorite Food: Chocolate Favorite Books: Harry Potter Series Favorite TV Shows: Gossip Girl, Covert Affairs, NCIS Favorite Pro Teams: Phillies, Flyers, Eagles Advice to Future Gymnasts: Always have fun. Personal Motto: Positive thoughts attract positive things.

Courtney Connors

2010

UNH Highlights NACGC/W Scholastic All-American EAGL All-Academic Team EAGL All-Tournament First Team - Vault, Second Team - Floor NCAA Regionals - T-24th Floor EAGL Championship - T-8th Vault - PB 9.825 George Washington - T-6th Vault Maryland - 6th Vault Michigan State - T-5th Vault Pittsburgh - 6th Vault, T-4th Floor @Brown - 4th Vault, 6th Floor 9.5 Club

2009 2008 2007

Coached by Kurt and Lisa Stumpf at Stumpf’s Gymnastics Center Level 10 National Championship Qualifier Level 10 Regional Championship - 4th Vault & Bars, 2nd Floor, 6th AA Level 10 State Championship - 2nd Vault, 3rd Floor Level 10 National Championship Qualifier Level 10 Regional Championship - 3rd Vault, 5th Floor, 6th AA Level 10 State Championship - 4th Vault, Bars & Floor, 5th AA Level 10 National Championship Qualifier Level 10 Regional Championship - 2nd Vault, 1st Floor, 6th AA Level 10 State Championship - 4th Vault, 5th Floor, 6th AA

Before UNH:

Connors Wildcat Facts:

Sophomore

Hometown: Buffalo, N.Y. High School: Sacred Heart Academy Club: Stumpf’s Gymnastics Birthday: September 24, 1991 Major: Business Administration Favorite Event: Floor Family: Kevin and Kim Connors, sister Emily

UNH Career Highs Vault - 9.825 Floor - 9.75

Favorite Movies/TV Shows: Big Daddy/Jersey Shore Personal motto: Don’t bunt, aim out of the ballpark. Advice to Future Gymnasts: If you dream big and work hard, the possibilities are endless. Favorite Pro Team: Buffalo Sabres

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4 EC AC CHA MPIONSHIPS ~ 2003 EAGL CHAMPIONS Sophomore

Austyn Fobes

Hometown: Howell, N.J. High School: Howell High School Club: Galaxy Gymnastics Birthday: April 21, 1991 Major: Kinesiology: Pedagogy Favorite Event: Bars Family: Tom and Jennifer Fobes, brothers Cody, Payton sister Bayleigh

UNH Highlights 2010 EAGL All-Tournament First Team - Vault, Second Team - Floor NCAA Regionals - T-19th Vault, T-14th Floor EAGL Championship - T-8th Vault - PB 9.825 Texas Woman’s - 4th Vault, T-3rd Floor - PB 9.85 George Washington - T-6th Floor Maryland - T-5th Floor Brown - 4th Floor @ Brown - 7th Floor 9.5 Club Before UNH: Coached by Jennifer Fobes and Krystin Sheridan at Galaxy Gymnastics Coached by Jennifer Hier at Howell High School 2009 High School State Championship - 1st Bars, Beam, AA High School Sectional Championship - 1st Bars, Beam, AA High School Shore Conference - 1st Bars, Beam, AA 2008 Level 10 National Championship Alternate Level 10 Regional Championship Qualifier Level 10 State Championship - 5th AA High School Championship - 5th AA (2007) High School Sectional Championship - 1st AA (2007) High School Shore Conference - 1st AA (2007) 2006 U.S. Classic Qualifier 2004 National Team Member

UNH Career Highs Vault - 9.825 Floor - 9.85

Fobes Wildcat Facts:

Favorite Book: The Five People You Meet in Heaven Favorite Pro Team: New York Giants Favorite Movies/TV Shows: The Blindside/Jersey Shore Advice to Future Gymnasts: Always believe in yourself. Personal Motto: Believe in yourself and never give up.

Dianna Kurowyckyj 2010

UNH Highlights Pittsburgh - 5th Beam - PB 9.75 @ Brown - 4th Beam 9.5 Club

Before UNH: Coached by Chris McClain, Elena Oleinik and Glen Aser at Chelsea Piers Level 10 National Championship Qualifier Level 10 Regional Championship - 1st Beam Level 10 State Championship - 1st Beam, 3rd AA Level 10 National Championship - 8th Bars, 9th Floor, 11th AA Level 10 Regional Championship - 1st Bars Level 10 State Championship - 1st Bars (2007) Level 9 Eastern National Championship - 2nd Bars Level 9 State Championship - 1st AA, 1st Bars

2009 2008 2006

Sophomore

Hometown: New York, N.Y. High School: Millenium High School Club: Chelsea Piers Birthday: November 20, 1991 Major: Health Management and Policy Favorite Event: Bars Family: Jerry and Ezya Kurowyckyj, brother George

UNH Career Highs Balance Beam - 9.75

Kurowyckyj Wildcat Facts:

Favorite Movies: The Italian Job, Miracle Favorite Foods: Frozen Yogurt, Broccoli Personal Motto: Give it your all and have no regrets. Advice to future gymnasts: Make sure you enjoy every moment of the sport.

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ONE TEAM...

1994 NC AA TEA M QUALIFIER~28 NC AA REGIONAL TEAMS~9 NC AA QUALIFIERS

Becca Marrama Sophomore Hometown: Lynnfield, Mass. High School: Lynnfield H.S. Club: Brestyan’s Gymnastics Birthday: April 10, 1991 Major: Nutrition Before UNH: Coached by Mihai and Silvia Brestyan and Favorite Event: Floor Jourdan Marino at Brestyan’s Gymnastics Family: Kim and Mark Marrama, brother Dan 2009 Level 10 State Championship Qualifier 2008 Level 10 Regional Championship Qualifier Level 10 State Championship - 5th Floor 2006 Level 10 Regional Championship Qualifier Level 10 - 1st AA Brestyan’s Invitational 2005 Level 9 Regional Championship - 1st Vault Earlier Accomplishments – 3x Level 9 Regional Championship Qualifier

Marrama Wildcat Facts

Favorite Movie: Remember the Titans Favorite Pro Team: Boston Celtics Favorite Food: Chicken Parmesan Favorite Book: Dear John Advice to future gymnasts: Always have fun and try your hardest, make the ride worthwhile. Personal Motto: Whether you think you can or you can’t, you’re right.

Danielle Bonner

Hannah Barile

Freshman

Freshman

Hometown: Yorktown Heights, N.Y. High School: Yorktown High School Club: Dynamic Gymnastics Birthday: September 14, 1992 Major: Business Administration Favorite Event: Floor Family: David and Tova Bonner, sisters Ashley, Talia and Sarah

Hometown: Sinking Spring, Pa. High School: Wilson High School Club: Berks Gymnastics Academy Birthday: August 14, 1992 Major: Kinesiology Favorite Events: Vault, Floor Family: Lindy and Kitty Barile, brother Tyler Before UNH: Coached by Rich Fiorentino at Berks Gymnastics Academy 2010 Level 10 National Championship - 2nd Vault Level 10 Regional Championship -2nd Vault, 4th Beam & AA Level 10 State Championship - 2nd Vault, 4th Bars 1st Beam, 3rd AA 2009 Level 10 National Championship Qualifier Level 10 Regional Championship - 2nd Vault, 7th Beam, 3rd Floor 2008 Level 10 Regional Championship Qualifier Level 10 State Championship Qualifier 2007 Level 9 Regional Championship - 1st Vault Level 9 State Championship - 1st Vault, 5th Bars, 7th Beam, 1st Floor, 2nd AA Barile Wildcat Facts

Favorite Foods: Lucky Charms Favorite Books: Twilight Saga Favorite Movies/TV Shows: Proposal, Secret Life of an American Teenager Advice to future gymnasts: Believe in yourself and your abilities; always push through the rough times, never give up. Personal Motto: Never allow yourself to be the reason you don’t succeed.

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2010 2009 2008 2007

Before UNH:

Coached by Sorin and Teodora Capoi, former two-time Romanian Olympian medalists, at Dynamic Gymnastics H.S. Sectional Championship - 1st AA H.S. State Championship - 2nd Beam & Floor Level 10 National Championship Qualifier Level 10 Regional Championship - 6th AA H.S. Sectional Championship - 2nd AA H.S. State Championship - 4th AA, 2nd Beam H.S. First Team All-Section H.S. State Championship - 1st Bars, 3rd AA Level 10 Regional Championship - 2nd AA U.S. Elite Challenge & U.S. Classic - 1st Beam Invited to National Training Center Level 10 National Championship Qualifier Level 10 Regional Championship - 1st Beam, 3rd Floor, 6th AA

Bonner Wildcat Facts

Favorite Foods: Sushi, Ice Cream Favorite Book: This Lullaby Favorite Movie/TV Shows: The Holiday, Vampire Diaries Interests/Hobbies: Drawing, Playing tennis Favorite Pro Team: New York Yankees Advice to future gymnasts: Never give up, stay confident and work hard.

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4 EC AC CHA MPIONSHIPS ~ 2003 EAGL CHAMPIONS

Erin Machado

Jillian Hudson

Freshman

Freshman

Hometown: Swansea, Mass. High School: Joseph Case H.S. Club: O’Leary’s Gymnastics Birthday: December 6, 1991 Major: Biomedical Science Favorite Event: Beam Family: Ronald and Ellen Machado, sister Kara, brother

Hometown: Sparkill, N.Y. High School: Tappan Zee High School Club: Galaxy Gymnastics Birthday: June 18, 1992 Major: Undeclared Favorite Event: Floor Family: Robert and Laura Hudson, brother Matt

2010 2009 2008 2007

Before UNH: Coached by Jamie Winkler, Sergei and Galina Petrouniak at Galaxy Gymnastics Coached by Jamie Winkler and Sasha Miretsky at Tappan Zee H.S. Level 10 National Championship Qualifier Level 10 Regional Championship - 2nd Vault, 4th Bars, 2nd Floor, 3rd AA High School National Championship - 1st Vault, 2nd AA High School State Championship - 1st Vault, Beam, Floor & AA Level 10 National Championship - 4th AA, 7th Floor Level 10 Regional Championship - 4th AA, 1st Vault, 3rd Floor High School State Championship - 1st AA & Vault Level 10 National Championship - 13th Vault Level 10 Regional Championship - 1st Vault, Beam, Floor & AA Level 10 State Championship - 1st Vault Level 10 National Championship - 8th Vault Level 10 Regional Championship - 1st Vault, 3rd Floor, 4th AA Level 10 State Championship - 2nd Vault, 4th Beam & Floor, 2nd AA

2010 2009 2008 2007

Machado Wildcat Facts:

Favorite Book: The Grapes of Wrath Favorite Foods: Pizza, subs Favorite TV Shows: CSI, Law and Order Advice to Future Gymnasts: Never give up.

Hudson Wildcat Facts:

Favorite Food: Peanut Butter Favorite Movies: The Sandlot, Elf, Billy Madison Personal Motto: The sky is the limit. Advice to future gymnasts: Never give up-think positive.

Jannelle Minichiello Freshman

Hometown: Tewksbury, Mass. High School: Tewksbury High School Club: Brestyan’s Gymnastics Birthday: November 19, 1991 Major: Psychology, Business Favorite Event: Beam, Floor Family: Robert and Eva Minichiello, sisters Brittany and Hollie

2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005

Before UNH: Coached by Mihai and Silvia Brestyan at Brestyan’s Gymnastics Level 10 National Championship - 12th Floor Level 10 Regional Championship - 3rd Vault & Bars, 2nd Beam & Floor 1st AA Level 10 State Championship - 1st Vault & AA, 2nd Bars, Beam & Floor Level 10 National Championship Qualifier Level 10 Regional Championship - 5th Vault, Floor & AA Level 10 State Championship - 2nd Bars & Floor, 6th Beam, 3rd AA Level 10 National Championship Qualifier Level 10 Regional Championship - 4th Bars & Beam, 5th AA Level 10 State Championship - 2nd Vault & Bars, 1st Floor, 2nd AA Level 10 Regional Championship - 3rd Bars, 4th Beam, 2nd AA Level 10 State Championship - 1st Vault, 2nd Bars, 4th Floor, 6th AA Level 10 National Championship Qualilfier Level 9 Eastern Championship - 1st Vault, 7th Bars, 10th AA

Minichiello Wildcat Facts:

Favorite Book: The Secret Favorite Food: Double Stuff Oreos Favorite TV Show: Boston Med Advice to future gymnasts: Follow your dreams and never give up, because they can take you far.

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Before UNH: Coached by Tim O’Leary, Caren Normandin and Richie Butler at O’Leary’s Gymnastics; Coached by Laura Murphy at Joseph Case High School High School National Championship -2nd Floor, 10th AA High School State Individual Championship - 1st AA AAU National Championship - 1st AA Level 10 NIT - 4th Floor Level 10 Regional Championship - 8th AA Boston Globe Gymnast of the Year AAU National Championship - 1st AA Level 10 Regional Championship - 1st Beam Level 10 State Championship - 7th AA Boston Globe Gymnast of the Year AAU National Championship - 1st AA Level 10 National Championship - 13th Floor Level 10 Regional Championship - 6th AA Level 10 State Championship - 7th AA Level 10 Regional and State Championship Qualifier

Carly Stote Freshman

Hometown: Kingston, N.Y. High School: Kingston High School Club: Excel Gymnastics Birthday: July 8, 1992 Major: Exercise Science Favorite Event: Floor Family: Bill and Patty Stote, brother Matt

2010 2009 2008 2007

Before UNH: Coached by Allison Tosi at Kingston H.S. Coached by Rhonda Dixon & Allison Tosi at Excel Gymnastics Varsity captain NYSPHSAA Section 9 - 1st Vault, Bars, Beam, Floor & AA Varsity captain NYSPHSAA Section 9 - 1st Vault, Bars, Floor & AA NYSPHSAA State Championship - 4th Beam & Floor, 5th AA Level 9 National Championship Qualifier NYSPHSAA Section 9 - 1st Vault, Floor & AA State Championship - 4th Floor Level 9 Regional Championship - 4th Bars, 4th Beam, 5th AA Level 9 National Championship Qualifier NYSPHSAA Section 9 - 1st Floor

Stote Wildcat Facts:

Favorite Foods: Salad, Chicken Parmesan, Omelettes Personal Motto: Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. Favorite Movies/TV Shows: The Notebook, Dear John, Step Up Advice to future gymnasts: She believed she could, so she did.

ONE TEAM...

1994 NC AA TEA M QUALIFIER~28 NC AA REGIONAL TEAMS~9 NC AA QUALIFIERS

In Memory In November 2000, Katie Baldwin, a 20-year-old University of New Hampshire junior gymnast from Dover, Pa., passed away from a pulmonary embolism. Katie was an exceptional person who touched many lives. She was an outstanding athlete, scholar and friend. When everyone thinks of Katie, they always see her smile. It seems to be a smile that no one can, or will, ever forget. Katie was an NACGC/W Academic All-American both of her years and part of the EAGL All-Academic Team in both seasons. She made Dean’s List all four semesters and earned a grade point average of 3.81. She was a Dean’s Scholarship Award recipient and also a UNH academic athletic achievement award recipient in both 1999 and 2000. She was a three-event gymnast for UNH with career highs of 9.75 on bars, 9.575 on beam and 9.6 on the floor. She was named the team’s Most Improved Gymnast in 1999.

Katie Baldwin Expression Award Following each home meet, the UNH gymnastics staff will select a gymnast to receive the Katie Baldwin Expression Award. The 2010 winners included Julie Sauchuk, Katie Lawrence, Chelsea Steinberg and Helena Diodati.

Academic Excellence Award The Academic Excellence Award was established in 2002 and is awarded in memory of Katie Baldwin to the gymnast with the highest grade point average. Freshman Courtney Connors (Buffalo, N.Y.), who compiled a 3.75 GPA, was named the 2010 recipient. Connors was also named to the NACGC/W Scholastic All-American Team and the EAGL All-Academic Team. She recorded a personal best of 9.825 on vault and 9.75 on floor, achieving First Team EAGL All-Tournament distinction in vault and Second Team in floor. Past recipients include Michelle Harley (2002), Mellory Giberson (2003), Heather Moore (2004), Lindsay Kovary (2006), two-time honoree Rebekah Porter (2005, 2007), Katie Caliendo (2008) and Courtney Connors Danielle Reibold (2009).

9.5 Club

In Memory of Mr. Robert Houston, Sr., the Wildcats’ #1 fan

Taryn LaFountain

’10

Susie Quinlan

Katie Lawrence

‘11

Jana Reardon

‘97

Cara Lepper

‘99

Danielle Reibold

‘12

Jen Liston

’10

Katie Revis

‘02

‘91

Zoë Magiros

’08

Amy Roberts

‘98

’10

Erin Malinak

‘03

Andie Sablosky

’11

Amy Dowd

‘92

Kelly Marks

‘92

Julie Sauchuk

‘10

Amy Ehle

‘95

Brie McNamara

‘04

Katelyn Schenkel

‘08

Stacey Evans

‘96

Heather Moore

‘07

Keeley Smith

’10 ‘94

Kelsey Alwin

’10

Helena Diodati

Taryn Archambault

’11

Betsy Anderson

‘90

Lori Brady

‘92

Katie Baldwin

‘00

Katy Fader

‘00

Nicole Mullins

‘94

Kim Smith

Crystal Beak

‘04

Austyn Fobes

‘13

Meghan Ochs

‘97

Chelsea Steinberg ’11

Lindsay Berrios

‘06

Mellory Giberson

‘04

Karen Olsson

‘94

Bethany Storck

Vanessa Berrios

‘05

Alicia Gomes

‘01

Laura Paredes

‘91

Jen Symecko

‘98

Beth Bronson

‘08

Kim Goulding

‘93

Kendra Paquin

’08

Christa Tafaro

’08

Katie Caliendo

’11

Denise Gregorio

‘99

Laurie Parlin

‘99

Kathy Thickman

‘00

Diane Carlin

‘85

Diane Grey

’10

Mariana Peña Trestini ‘06

Michelle Totz

‘05

Ali Carr

‘12

Amanda Hall

‘ 06

Tasia Percevecz

‘12

Justine Turner

’09

Jill Cavalieri

‘99

Michelle Harley

‘03

Tara Phillips

‘05

Kerry Ulrich

‘95

Melissa César

’09

Vanessa James

‘05

Fairen Plummer

’08

Nikki Villella

‘97

Courtney Connors ‘13

Jennifer Jones

‘07

Suzanne Poretz

‘01

Bethany Wagner

‘02

Patty Converse

‘89

Lisa Koning

‘00

Rebekah Porter

‘08

Wendy Wheaton

‘01

Jan Dalziel

‘93

Rose Kosowski

‘01

Kim Purcaro

‘96

Karen Wisell

‘99

Jaime deMello

‘07

Lindsay Kovary

’09

Dina Peterson

‘90

Anne Woynerowski

Jen Dickson

‘04

Dianna Kurowyckyj ‘13

Jayne Propert

‘05

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‘99

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Opponents & NCAA Qualifications 2011 UNH Gymnastics Opponents air force ACADEMY Head Coach: Doug Day Conference: MPSF SID Phone/Fax: (719) 333-8286/ (719) 333-3798

brigham young university Head Coach: Brad Cattermole Conference: Mountain West SID Phone/Fax: (801) 422-8999/ (801) 422-0633

university of maryland Head Coach: Brett Nelligan Conference: EAGL SID Phone/Fax: (301) 314-7068/ (301) 314-9094

UNIVERSITY OF ALASKA ANCHORAGE Head Coach: Paul Stoklos Conference: MPSF SID Phone/Fax: (907) 786-1295/ (907) 563-4565

CENTRAL MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY Head Coach: Jerry Reighard Conference: MAC SID Phone/Fax: (989) 774-7614/ (989) 774-5391

university of michigan Head Coach: Bev Plocki Conference: Big Ten SID Phone/Fax: (734) 763-4423/ (734) 647-1188

UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA Head Coach: Bill Ryden Conference: Pac-10 SID Phone/Fax: (520) 621-0912/ (520) 621-2681

University of FLORIDA Head Coach: Rhonda Faehn Conference: SEC SID Phone /Fax: (352) 375-4683/ (352) 375-4809

MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY Head Coach: Kathie Klages Conference: Big Ten SID Phone/Fax: (517) 335-2271/ (517) 353-9636

University of BRIDGEPORT Head Coach: Byron Knox Conference: ECAC D-II SID Phone/Fax: (203) 576-4726/ (203) 576-4057

george washington university Head Coach: Margie Foster-Cunningham Conference: EAGL SID Phone/Fax: (202) 994-0339/ (202) 994-2713

university of north carolina Head Coach: Derek Galvin Conference: EAGL SID Phone/Fax: (919) 962-7258/ (617) 962-0612

brown university Head Coach: Sara Carver-Milne Conference: ECAC SID Phone/Fax: (401) 863-7014/ (401) 863-1436

Louisiana state university Head Coach: D-D Breaux Conference: SEC SID Phone/Fax: (225) 578-8226/ (225) 578-1861

North carolina state university Head Coach: Mark Stevenson Conference: EAGL SID Phone/Fax: (919) 515-7258/ (919) 515-2898

The NCAA Regional Map

April 2, 2011

NCAA REGIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS Ann Arbor Regional at U. of Michigan Athens Regional at U. of Georgia Denver Regional at U. of Denver Corvallis Regional at Oregon State U. Norman Regional at U. of Oklahoma Tuscaloosa Regional at U. of Alabama

April 15-17, 2011

NCAA Championship

Wolstein Center, Cleveland, Ohio Host: Kent State University Above is a map showing the regional alignment. In an effort to promote parity between regions, the University of Michigan is included in the Northeast Region. Regionals: The top 36 teams based on the Regional Qualifying Score (RQS) will be selected for the regional championships. A regional meet - consisting of six teams and five all-around competitors (who are not already on one of the six qualifying teams) and one individual specialist per event (who has a minimum RQS of 9.4) - is conducted in each of the six regions to determine the national championship participants. To obtain the RQS, each team selects its top six team scores with at least three of those scores from away meets, tossing out the highest score and averaging the remaining five. The top 18 teams will be seeded, and from there regional competition spots will be filled in order of regional qualifying score. Note that each region will continue to be represented but will not have a guaranteed minimum number of teams represented in the championships. Teams will be placed in the closest geographic site, as much as possible. Regional hosts shall remain in their respective regions. Nationals: The national championship consists of 12 teams and 12 all-around competitors. The top two teams and the top two all-around winners from each regional meet will receive an automatic berth to the national championships. In addition, each event winner may advance to the national championship (in that event only) if she is not already part of an advancing team or an all-around qualifier.

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PENN STATE UNIVERSITY Head Coach: Jeff Thompson Conference: Big Ten SID Phone/Fax: (814) 865-1757/ (814) 863-3165 UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH Head Coach: Debbie Yohman Conference: EAGL SID Phone/Fax: (412) 648-8240/ (412) 648-8248 RUTGERS UNIVERSITY Head Coach: Chrystal Chollet-Norton Conference: EAGL SID Phone/Fax: (732) 445-4200/ (732) 445-3063 TEXAS WOMAN’S UNIVERSITY Head Coach: Frank Kudlac Conference: MIC SID Phone/Fax: (940) 898-2373/ (940) 898-2372 West Virginia University Head Coach: Linda Burdette Conference: EAGL SID Phone/Fax: (304) 293-2821/ (304) 293-4105

Division I Northeast Region Brown University Cornell University University of Michigan University of New Hampshire Penn State University University of Pennsylvania University of Pittsburgh Rutgers University Temple University Yale University

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Outlook 2011

Front row sitting (L to R): Dianna Kurowyckyj, Austyn Fobes, Katie Caliendo, Katie Lawrence (co-captain), Chelsea Steinberg (co-captain), Erin Machado Second row: Becca Marrama, Danielle Bonner, Carly Stote, Hannah Barile, Jannelle Minichiello, Tasia Percevecz, Ali Carr, Kate McGeever Back row: Courtney Connors, Jen Aucoin, Jillian Hudson, Danielle Reibold Head Coach: Gail Goodspeed (Springfield ‘74 - B.S., ‘75 - M.S., Boston University ‘84 - Ed.D.) Associate Head Coach: Ed Datti (Springfield ‘71 - B.S.) Assistant Coach: Kristen Maloney (UCLA ’05 - B.S.) Athletic Trainer: Dan Sedory (Pittsburgh ‘82 - B.S., Arizona ‘84 - M.S.)

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2010 Review/2011 Preview

The 2010 Wildcat Gymnastics squad continued the tradition of excellence by qualifying for the NCAA Regional Championship and finishing on a high note as one of only a handful of teams to hit all 24 routines. This was the 28th time the Wildcat Gymnastics squad competed as a team in the 29 years the NCAA has sponsored the event. The NCAA Regional competition was one of many highlights for the 2010 team. Successfully completing all 24 routines with no falls is the best a team can do at any given competition, and doing it in the first round of the NCAA tournament at Penn State finalized the team’s goal of competing all year with “No Regrets”. The Wildcats broke the 195 scoring mark four times on their way to a 16-6 record. Highlights for the year included UNH capturing its own Invitational meet, the second competition of the year, with a 195.0 score, defeating Ball State, Utah State, and Yale. The success continued through the regular season with victories over conference rivals Rutgers, Pittsburgh, Maryland, North Carolina State and George Washington. Along the way UNH also posted wins over Brown, William & Mary and Southern Connecticut, as the ‘Cats only struggled during three regular-season meets. Losses to Missouri, Michigan State and Texas Woman’s found the team lacking in consistency and not performing up to their potential. Overall, the 2010 meet season was a great success and prepared the team for a run at the EAGL Conference title. UNH hosted the EAGL Championship meet, which was exciting from start to finish. The Wildcats started strong and had the lead in the competition going into the last event, but the balance beam performance ended the dream of repeating the 2003 accomplishment of capturing the conference title at home. Some major wobbles and a couple of falls put this goal out of reach. The conference features some of the top teams in collegiate gymnastics, and it did not take much to go from first to fourth in one rotation. Returning to form and hitting all 24 routines just two weeks later at the NCAA Regional meet erased some of the disappointment and allowed the 2010 team to accomplish its goals. The senior class’s leadership and performances stood out all season. The class of 2010 had high aspirations and worked all four years to finish their gymnastics careers with “No Regrets.”The team was led by the dynamic and solid duo of Helena Diodati and Taryn LaFountain. Helena hit every vault during the year and stuck her final vault at the NCAA regional meet to tie teammate Katie Caliendo for 7th. Diodati missed only one bar routine all year with her high score being a 9.925, tying her for No. 3 all-time in the University’s record books in that event. LaFountain anchored the beam team and led the floor squad with a season-high floor score of 9.925, the 6th-best individual score in school history. This duo competed all four years on two events with great success and concluded their Wildcat careers by joining the prestigious 1,000 career point club. The rest of the senior class was just as critical to the Wildcats’ success. Diane Grey competed all year on bars and most of the year on vault, while Kelsey Alwin was a top performer on vaulting for the second half of

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the season, and Keeley Smith added depth on three events and inspiration throughout. Julie Sauchuk was a strong performer on beam and also entered the floor exercise alltime record book with a 9.925, tied for 6th-highest. Having six seniors continue to train toward their full potential is a testament to the strength of the UNH program, and all of them will be tough to replace; however, those graduates will represent the University at a very high level in their chosen professions. Along with the loss of these six seniors, UNH faced the resignation of Lindsey Bruck, an excellent assistant coach. Bruck missed the thrill of competing herself and is pursuing opportunities to perform for Cirque du Soleil. We wish her the best of luck. New assistant coach Kristen Maloney joins the staff for the challenges of the 2010 – 2011 season. Her career accolades are too numerous to list, but they are undoubtedly highlighted with a team bronze medal in the Sydney Olympics. She competed for UCLA from 2001-2005 and was part of NCAA National Championship teams in ’01, ’03 and ’04. Maloney won the 2005 NCAA individual title on vaulting and balance beam and received the 2005 Honda award for the top female collegiate gymnast in the Nation. As a member of the USA Gymnastics National team from 2002-05, Maloney’s personal competitive experiences are outstanding. She was the1998-99 National Champion, a 1999 Sullivan Award nominee and the 1998 USA Gymnastics Sportswoman of the Year. Kristen’s remarkable experiences as both a collegiate and International competitor combined with her career with Cirque du Soleil make her a terrific role model. Her unmatched technical expertise and fierce competitive nature will buoy UNH’s bid to compete with the best in the nation all season. The 2011 senior class includes three talented gymnasts who all continue to improve and train at the highest level. Senior Co-Captains Katie Lawrence and Chelsea Steinberg continue the focus on positive teamwork and a strong work ethic to accomplish team goals. With the year of ‘11 as the inspiration for the motto “One Team…One Dream” they hope to lead the team to its best year yet. Steinberg maintains the team’s top spot on balance beam (PB-9.875) and was the only all-around for the 2010 season. She topped the 39 mark three times, won the all-around in 5 out of 11 meets and just barely missed a trip to the National Championship as the 3rd individual all-around (two individual all-arounds qualify to the National Championship after the top two qualifying teams.) Katie Lawrence is a mainstay on beam (PB-9.875) and bars (PB-9.8) as well as striving to add depth to vaulting as she trains to learn a Yurchenko full. Senior Katie Caliendo is a dynamic three-event competitor with personal bests of 9.85 on vaulting, bars and beam. She should be one of the top vaulters with an explosive Yurchenko full. Training a full-in as her first tumbling pass on floor has escalated an already great routine. The challenge will be to compete this skill in as many meets as possible to gain consistency for the championship meets. The junior class is back in full swing and is led by Ali Carr and Danielle Reibold. Carr is in contention for an all-around spot this season. Vaulting (PB9.85) and Bars (PB-9.95) are

the competitive events where she has excelled. Her 9.95 on bars tied her for the all- time best on that event. Have no doubt, her beam and floor are equally impressive and the coaching staff hopes to have her in the lineup on all four events. She has an elite look on beam and floor and could be a standout on these events as well. Reibold is ready to compete as one of the best on three events, bars (PB-9.85), beam (PB-9.875) and floor (9.75), with hopes to return as all-around when vaulting gets back to form. Reibold is one of the most consistent and dependable performers on bars and beam with a strong shot at the lineup on floor. Tasia Percevecz and Kate McGeever should make an impact on the floor lineup. Percevecz (PB-9.775) saw action on floor in 2010 and consistently hit her routine. She has upgraded her tumbling and is training well on vaulting and bars as well. Her Yurchenko full on vaulting could help greatly with the depth on this event. McGeever is focusing primarily on floor exercise and performs excellent front tumbling with a front layout 2/1 full to open. All of her passes are high level and she could break into the floor lineup this season. The sophomore class has returned more experienced and stronger than ever. Leading the way will be Austyn Fobes, a talented former elite gymnast who saw limited but successful competition on floor (PB-9.85) and vault (9.825) last year due to a nagging back injury. She came back this fall in great shape, ready to establish herself as a premier all-around gymnast. Fobes has beautiful execution and amplitude in everything she does. She is ready to make her mark and will bring some of the highest level of difficulty seen in collegiate gymnastics. Courtney Connors had a successful debut on floor (PB-9.75) and vault (PB-9.825) for UNH last year and will continue to contribute on those events. Dianna Kurowyckyj was solid on beam (PB-9.75) last year, but has run into some health problems this fall that set her back. She is improving daily and will hopefully be able to get back to the lineup this season. Jen Aucoin has recovered from major shoulder surgery during the summer before her freshman campaign, which forced her to spend most of last year rehabbing. She is back working well and should be a huge contributor on bars. Aucoin is also very strong on the other events, especially beam, and has the quickness and power to be a factor this season. Becca Marrama should challenge for a spot in the floor lineup. Tweaking her combination tumbling should allow her to be one of the higher scoring floor competitors.

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The freshman class has come to campus with enthusiasm and great potential, with six athletes joining the squad ready to make an impact. Hannah Barile brings one of the best vaults in the country, a pike Quervo (front handspring - ½ twist to a pike back flip), which placed her second at the Junior Olympic Nationals last year. She will also be strong on floor exercise with some of the highest tumbling difficulty on the team and will have a great shot at competing in the all-around. Jannelle Minichiello entered the fall with an ankle injury she suffered this summer, but has been training well and should be able to make a full recovery. Minichiello is a solid beam performer, but her best event is floor exercise where her “always present” smile and her dynamic tumbling will make her a favorite. Minichiello is also a strong contender for the bar lineup. Jillian Hudson has a long and distinguished Junior Olympic career and should be able to challenge for a lineup spot on any event, with her best event being vault. The pleasant surprise of the fall was Erin Machado, who spent the preseason expanding her skill level and has the athletic ability to learn a great deal. She shows promise on floor with great tumbling ability and on beam with fight and determination. Machado also has the power to be a solid vault competitor once she raises her difficulty level. Danielle Bonner has a very competitive beam routine with loads of difficulty and should be challenging on that event. She is also working on a new dismount for bars and has ability on that event as well. Carly Stote started the fall setting the bar very high with her work ethic. She unfortunately suffered a knee injury that will sideline her for the beginning of the season, but she has shown she is very capable of making a strong comeback. No one will outwork her in the gym or in the rehab process. Carly is a powerful gymnast and will be one to watch in the future. The Wildcats will have to be at their best with the challenging 2011 schedule, featuring many of the country’s top teams. Among the opponents invading Lundholm Gym this year: 9th-ranked Michigan on Feb. 5, Michigan State, Alaska, and Brown at the UNH Invitational on Feb. 12, plus Rutgers, Central Michigan and Bridgeport also visit UNH this season for home competitions. The away schedule has the Wildcats visiting some powerhouse schools, including Maryland, 14th-ranked Penn State and Pittsburgh in the early part of the season. Later in the year the UNH Gymnasts will compete at West Virginia, where 3rdranked Florida and George Washington also challenge the‘Cats in a quad meet Feb. 20. UNH also travels to Bridgeport, No. 12 LSU and the 19th-ranked University of Arizona, where Texas Woman’s and BYU will also be part of a quad meet March 11. The EAGL Championships will be held at George Washington University on March 19. Once again the EAGL conference will hold a very competitive meet, as the league continues to provide some of the most entertaining and exciting gymnastics in the collegiate ranks. Qualification to the NCAA Regional meet will be a straight formula for the Regional Qualifying Score (RQS) counting the top 6 scores, with at least three of those from away meets, dropping the highest score and averaging the remaining five. When the RQS is determined, the top 36 teams will qualify for the NCAA Regional meets with the top 18 seeded into the six sites. The NCAA National Championship will feature the top two teams from each of the Regional meets, the top two individual all-arounders who are not part of an advancing team, and any individual Regional event winners who are not part of a team or an all-around qualifier. The 2011 Championship will be held at the Wolstein Center in Cleveland, Ohio, on April 15-17. The theme of “One Team – One Dream” for 2011 puts emphasis on every individual stepping up to her full potential to help achieve team goals. Success throughout a competitive regular season, a top finish in EAGL and a return to the NCAA Regional Championship with a goal of qualifying to the National Championship are all part of that dream: one day at a time in the gym, one competitive routine at a time throughout the year. The number 1 has a lot of meaning for this Wildcat Gymnastics Squad. Each one of them will be working hard to make this a great year for The University of New Hampshire Gymnastics Team.

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2010 Season Highs & Results UNH Gymnastics 2010 Season-Highs Name Vault Bars Beam KELSEY ALWIN 9.800 TARYN ARCHAMBAULT 9.675 KATIE CALIENDO 9.850 ALI CARR 9.500 9.950 COURTNEY CONNORS 9.825 HELENA DIODATI 9.875 9.925 9.775 AUSTYN FOBES 9.825 DIANE GREY 9.650 9.825 DIANNA KUROWYCKYJ 9.750 TARYN LaFOUNTAIN 9.875 KATIE LAWRENCE 9.850 9.850 TASIA PERCEVECZ 9.425 DANIELLE REIBOLD 9.850 9.875 JULIE SAUCHUK 9.775 KEELEY SMITH 9.100 CHELSEA STEINBERG 9.850 9.750 9.875 Team Totals 49.150 49.300 49.100

Floor

All-Around

9.850 9.750 9.850 9.925 9.775 9.750 9.925 9.775 9.900 49.150

39.350 195.200

2010 UNH Gymnastics Results Date

Opponent

UNH Score

Opponent Score

Result

Jan 9, 2010

at Rutgers

189.725

188.925

W

Jan 17, 2010

Utah State (UNH Invitational) 195.0 Ball State Yale

191.65 192.85 186.525

W W W

Jan 24, 2010

at Brown 193.85 Southern Connecticut MIT club

186.40 184.925 153.7

W W W

Jan 30, 2010

Pittsburgh

194.95

191.675

W

Feb 6, 2010

at Missouri

192.975

195.125

L

Feb 12, 2010

Brown

194.975

188.3

Feb 20, 2010

at Michigan State

192.4

194.175

Feb 27, 2010

Maryland

195.0

W L

194.35

W

March 7, 2010 at George Washington 193.0 William & Mary

192.375 191.75

W W

March 12, 2010 North Carolina State

195.1

193.825

W

March 19, 2010 at Texas Woman’s

195.2

195.25

L

March 27, 2010

EAGL Championship (at UNH) 194.7-4th place North Carolina 196.025 North Carolina State 195.7 West Virginia 195.075 Pittsburgh 194.4 Maryland 194.2 George Washington 193.575 Rutgers 187.65

L L L W W W W

Apr 10, 2010 NCAA Regionals (@ Penn State) 194.8 4th Place 2010 Record Final National Ranking

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Wildcats To Watch

Returnees: Jen Aucoin, Katie Caliendo, Ali Carr, Courtney Connors, Austyn Fobes, Dianna Kurowyckyj, Katie Lawrence, Becca Marrama, Kate McGeever, Tasia Percevecz, Danielle Reibold, Chelsea Steinberg Newcomers: Hannah Barile, Danielle Bonner, Jillian Hudson, Erin Machado, Jannelle Minichiello, Carly Stote

Vault

Uneven Bars

The ‘Cats 2011 vaulting squad has the ability to be a strong and highscoring group. Seven gymnasts compete 10.0 vaults with two more in training. Five of the returning vaulters have scored 9.7 or higher and two newcomers have the ability to score high on this event.

While some great talent graduated last spring, the veterans have really stepped up. With Lawrence, Danielle Reibold, Carr and Fobes back, the team continues to enjoy high-flying release moves and consistent routines. Also look for Steinberg and Aucoin to contribute more frequently to the bar lineup. The ability of the freshmen to step in and compete solid routines will add much-needed depth to this event.

Austyn Fobes has a very dynamic Yurchenko full (round off onto the board, back handspring, back layout full). Look for her to be one of the top vaulters this year. SV=10.0 Katie Caliendo adds another high-flying Yurchenko full to the lineup. Katie will be one of the most consistent vaulters and is training hard to “stick” (land without moving) her vault. SV=10.0 Chelsea Steinberg performs a Yurchenko layout with a half twist. She has become another solid and powerful competitor for the Wildcats. SV= 10.0 Hannah Barile is one of the newcomers and does a unique pike Q uer vo vault (front handspring, half twist back pike salto off ). Her amplitude is excellent and she has the potential to score high if her landing is clean. SV= 10.0 Courtney Connors will be a more consistent competitor for the Wildcats with a Yurchenko full. She is cleaning up her form and has the ability to stick this vault. SV=10.0 Jillian Hudson is another newcomer with a 10.0 vault. This is Jillian’s strongest event and she will compete a Yurchenko full. She will have to adjust to the collegiate rules of only one vault per competitor and make every vault count. SV= 10.0

Fobes is a very powerful bar worker with her high-flying Tkachev, Pak salto, and double layout dismount. She has the ability to be the top bar worker with two major releases. Danielle Reibold swings beautifully on this event with a blind full Geinger overshoot combination. She continues to be clean and consistent for the Wildcats on arguably her best event. Carr is another beautiful bar-swinger for the Wildcats. Her Jaeger and double layout dismount are impressive and exciting to watch. Lawrence contributes another exciting release move with her Jaeger. She also performs one of the highest level dismounts with a ½ in – ½ out. (double back with a ½ twist in each flip). Aucoin is a dynamic bar worker. She will provide a consistent routine for the Wildcats. She is working hard to regain her Hindorff (free hip reverse hecht) put aside due to injury last year. Her double layout dismount maintains beautiful lines with great amplitude. Steinberg keeps improving on this event. As her Tkachev and double layout dismount continue to improve she has the ability to break into the lineup again this season. Jannelle Minichiello has a chance to make this lineup with her solid bar routine and difficult double front dismount. Danielle Bonner and Hudson both have the ability to be in the bar lineup. Bonner has an impressive Jaeger and Hudson has solid pirouetting combinations.

Ali Carr looks to return to the vaulting lineup. She competed a strong Yurchenko full during her first season at UNH and the Wildcats look forward to her return to the lineup. SV=10.0 Tasia Percevecz can break into the lineup as she works on making her Yurchenko full more consistent. SV=10.0 Jen Aucoin is also looking to break into the lineup. Jen has competed a ½ on ½ off front tuck vault (SV 9.8) and is hoping to pike (SV 9.9) or lay it out for a 10.0 start value. Current SV=9.8 Katie Lawrence has just started to work a Yurchenko 1/1 and is quickly picking up this skill. Look for her to possibly contribute as the season progresses. (SV=10.0)

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Wildcats To Watch Balance Beam

Floor Exercise

Balance beam continues to be a highlight for the UNH Wildcats. Steinberg and Fobes bring outstanding routines to anchor the lineup. Lawrence, Caliendo, and Reibold are also experienced beam workers who can bring in high marks. With Carr, Minichiello, and Erin Machado challenging for spots, this squad, once again, has the potential to shine in this key event.

Always the crowd pleaser, this year’s floor group will not disappoint. Solid and exciting returners Fobes, Steinberg and Caliendo have great experience in this event. They will be fun to watch again this year. Consistent gymnasts Connors, Reibold and Percevecz should add to the impressive lineup. Newcomers Barile and Machado will be fun to watch as they break into collegiate competition.

Steinberg’s confidence and exciting tumbling skills make her stand out on this event. She performs a very quick rhythm that leaves little room for error. As one of the most consistent beam workers, she again has the ability to be one of the top performers in the EAGL conference.

Fobes brings her powerful and great execution to an exciting floor routine. She opens with a full twisting double back and ends with a difficult double pike. Her strong floor music suits her style of aggressive gymnastics. Look for her to score well in what could be her best event.

Fobes, with her freshman year behind her, will be a solid performer on beam. She is an aggressive beam worker with an impressive back handspring two feet layout and side somi. Her clean form and high leaps provide for a strong routine that is well-rounded in all aspects of this event. Reibold ‘s persistent rhythm and focus has made her successful on this event. She mounts with a difficult front tuck wolf jump. She has consistent difficulty throughout her routine and will be a solid beam worker for the Wildcats. Lawrence continues to improve on beam, making it one of her best events. She has worked hard to add a triple flight series and continues to improve her difficult dismount-hitch kick to side aerial to 1 ½ twisting back layout. She is fun to watch as her personality shines through on this event. Caliendo has trained hard to break into the lineup with a difficult routine that is becoming solid in practice. She has an impressive front aerial back layout step out combination as well as a back handspring layout to two feet series. Carr is looking to rejoin the beam lineup. A beautiful beam worker, Ali brings a solid routine with graceful jumps and dynamic tumbling. Minichiello has a solid beam routine and will be fighting for a spot in the lineup. An injury at the end of her high school senior year set her back; however, she is returning strong as the season progresses. Erin Machado is an explosive gymnast. Look for her to improve throughout the year as she gains experience competing at the collegiate level. Aucoin, Barile, Bonner and Hudson could all challenge for spots in this lineup as they train to hit in practice and perform under pressure.

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Steinberg’s energy and smile make this years’ routine enjoyable and a crowd pleaser. She has improved in her tumbling and has emerged as a strong leader in this floor lineup. Caliendo’s routine is also sure to be a crowd pleaser with her high flying tumbling and fun floor routine. She will incorporate a very difficult full twisting double back along with an upgraded whip half, front layout, front full middle pass. Her Rudi to immediate Shushanova completes the routine in style. Barile is another impressive tumbler. As she adjusts to collegiate gymnastics, look for her to improve and add more difficulty to her already impressive passes. She looks to compete a full twisting double back for a first pass and double tuck last pass. Connors will be another consistent floor competitor for the ’Cats. She has an impressive Rudi-layout step out and double back. Her infectious smile will be sure to get the crowd on its feet! Reibold has added a more difficult whip half front layout in her middle pass that will make her a staple in this year’s floor lineup. She opens with a double pike and finishes with a difficult back layout-2/1 twist-immediate front tuck. Percevecz has the potential to be a solid floor competitor this year. She has become a consistent floor worker and has the potential to break into the lineup with a double pike first pass and back 1 ½ front layout lass pass. Carr, Machado and Kate McGeever are all solid floor workers. Carr is extremely graceful and has difficult double pike and double back passes. Machado has an explosive double pike and Rudi pass. McGeever has an impressive front double full. Don’t be surprised if you see all three of them in the lineup this season.

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EAGL 2011 EAGL Championship Saturday, March 19, 2 p.m.

At GWU’s Charles E. Smith Center (Washington, D.C.) What does “EAGL” stand for? Coaches from four different conferences joined together 15 years ago to form the “East Atlantic Gymnastics League” to provide top caliber competition for some strong women’s gymnastics teams. Teams from the America East (UNH), Big East (West Virginia, Pittsburgh, and Rutgers), Atlantic Coast Conference (North Carolina, North Carolina State, and Maryland) and Colonial Athletic Association (Towson) initiated one of the strongest postseason meets in the country. Since 2005, George Washington University, an Atlantic 10 team, has replaced Towson. Every team in the league has improved and added top recruits so this championship should be very exciting. 2010 EAGL Championship 1. North Carolina 2. North Carolina State 3. West Virginia 4. New Hampshire 5. Pittsburgh 6. Maryland 7. George Washington 8. Rutgers

2009 EAGL Championship 1. North Carolina State 2. West Virginia 3. North Carolina 4. Pittsburgh 5. New Hampshire 6. Maryland 7. George Washington 8. Rutgers

2008 EAGL Championship 1. West Virginia 2. North Carolina State 3. New Hampshire 4. North Carolina 5. Maryland 6. Pittsburgh 7. George Washington 8. Rutgers

2007 EAGL Championship 1. North Carolina State 2. West Virginia 3. North Carolina 4. Pittsburgh 5. George Washington 6. Rutgers 7. New Hampshire 8. Maryland

2006 EAGL Championship 1. North Carolina 2. North Carolina State 3. West Virginia 4. New Hampshire 5. Maryland 6. George Washington 7. Rutgers 8. Pittsburgh

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196.025 195.700 195.075 194.700 194.400 194.200 193.575 187.650 195.700 195.500 194.825 194.675 194.650 194.525 193.050 189.125 196.050 195.475 194.550 193.950 193.375 193.175 192.975 189.025 195.475 195.300 194.925 194.150 192.775 192.600 191.525 191.175 195.325 195.075 194.900 194.450 194.175 193.775 191.425 190.225

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2005 EAGL Championship 1. North Carolina 2T. Maryland 2T. West Virginia 4. North Carolina State 5. George Washington 6. New Hampshire 7. Rutgers 8. Pittsburgh

2004 EAGL Championship 1. West Virginia 2. North Carolina 3. North Carolina State 4. Pittsburgh 5. Maryland 6. New Hampshire 7. Towson 8. Rutgers

2003 EAGL Championship 1. New Hampshire 2. North Carolina State 3. North Carolina 4T. Towson 4T. Maryland 6. West Virginia 7. Pittsburgh 8. Rutgers

2002 EAGL Championship 1. North Carolina 2. West Virginia 3. Maryland 4. North Carolina State 5. New Hampshire 6. Pittsburgh 7. Rutgers 8. Towson

2001 EAGL Championship 1. West Virginia 2. Maryland 3. Towson 4. New Hampshire 5. North Carolina 6. North Carolina State 7. Rutgers 8. Pittsburgh

2000 EAGL Championship 195.975 195.200 195.200 194.975 194.200 193.250 192.625 191.100

1. North Carolina State 2. Pittsburgh 3. Maryland 4. Towson 5. West Virginia 6. New Hampshire 7. North Carolina 8. Rutgers

197.050 196.725 196.600 196.050 196.025 195.950 194.650 192.475

1. North Carolina State 2. Maryland 3. New Hampshire 4. North Carolina 5. Towson 6. West Virginia 7. Pittsburgh 8. Rutgers

196.750 196.675 196.025 195.775 195.775 195.650 193.975 193.025

1. West Virginia 2. New Hampshire 3. North Carolina State 4. Maryland 5. Towson 6. Pittsburgh 7. North Carolina 8. Rutgers

1999 EAGL Championship

1998 EAGL Championship

1997 EAGL Championship 196.425 196.025 194.825 194.725 194.375 194.275 192.700 192.350

1. West Virginia 2. North Carolina State 3. New Hampshire 4. Pittsburgh 5. North Carolina 6. Towson 7. Maryland 8. Rutgers

1996 EAGL Championship 196.375 195.875 194.600 194.375 193.325 193.275 191.825 191.025

1. West Virginia 2. Towson 3. North Carolina State 4. Maryland 5. New Hampshire 6. North Carolina 7. Pittsburgh 8. Rutgers

196.000 195.275 195.050 195.025 194.700 194.550 194.475 191.625 196.050 195.475 194.800 194.675 194.325 194.100 192.850 192.375 195.500 193.850 193.825 192.675 192.450 192.225 190.975 190.875 196.000 195.100 193.100 192.850 192.325 192.100 191.775 190.050 194.600 193.725 192.300 192.250 191.700 189.300 189.150 188.000

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History & Records

2011

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UNH Record Book

Top Wildcat Team Scores

Wildcat Top Individual Scorers

Rank

Score

Year

Opponent

1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11.

196.750 196.675 196.450 196.375 196.225 195.950 195.900 195.825 195.800 195.625 195.600

2003 2003 2004 2004 2009 2004 2003 1997 2003 2004 2004

EAGL Championship Towson NC State, Yale Penn State North Carolina EAGL Championship NC State Central Michigan Bridgeport Pittsburgh Missouri

Amanda Hall ‘06 Top AA && Floor

Score

Year

Vault

49.475

2003

Uneven Bars

49.300

2010

Balance Beam

49.325

2003

Floor Exercise

49.400

2001, 2004

Lori Brady ’92 Top Vault Tara Phillips ’05 Top Vault

Karen Olsson ’94 Top Bars Amanda Hall ‘06

1000 Career Point Club*

Amanda Hall - ’06 Jennifer Dickson -’04 Michelle Harley -’03 Nicole Mullins -’94 Vanessa James -’05 Karen Olsson -’94 Denise Gregorio -’99 Cara Lepper -’00 Justine Turner - ‘09 Suzanne Poretz -’01 Helena Diodati -’10 Amy Ehle -’95 Mariana Peña Trestini- ‘06 Rose Kosowski -’01 Jana Reardon -’97 Jill Cavalieri -’99 Wendy Wheaton -’01 Amy Roberts -’98 Meghan Ochs -’97 Rebekah Porter - ‘08 Taryn LaFountain -’10 Jen Symecko -’98 Chelsea Steinberg -’11 Bethany Wagner -’02

2066.600 1812.975 1731.175 1701.450 1605.750 1575.500 1497.525 1354.550 1248.450 1234.525 1222.375 1213.800 1212.700 1207.050 1184.825 1167.100 1127.525 1090.575 1088.975 1040.850 1015.500 1011.150 1010.700 1009.700

* records from 1991 to 2009 - special thanks to Larry Amelkovich for all his work on records & statistics.

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All-Around Amanda Hall Amanda Hall Amanda Hall Jen Dickson Amanda Hall Jen Dickson Amanda Hall Amanda Hall Cara Lepper Jen Dickson Amanda Hall

Score 39.475 39.450 39.450 39.425 39.425 39.425 39.425 39.425 39.400 39.400 39.400

Date 3/06/04 3/08/03 1/31/04 2/22/03 3/01/03 3/08/03 2/21/03 1/22/05 3/20/99 3/01/03 3/20/04

Score 10.000 10.000 9.950 9.950 9.950 9.950 9.950 9.925 9.925 9.925 9.925 9.925

Date 1/18/92 3/29/03 2/22/91 3/28/92 3/24/95 3/14/03 3/14/03 1/3/09 3/22/03 3/29/03 3/08/06 3/17/06

Score 9.950 9.950 9.950 9.925 9.925 9.925 9.900 9.900 9.900 9.900 9.900 9.900 9.900 9.900 9.900 9.900 9.900

Date 2/12/10 3/15/93 2/27/04 2/04/01 2/12/99 2/12/10

Rk. Beam Score 1. Cara Lepper 10.000 2. Cara Lepper 9.975 3. Cara Lepper 9.950 Cara Leppper 9.950 5. Cara Lepper 9.925 Michelle Harley 9.925 Jayne Propert 9.925 Mariana Peña Trestini 9.925 Keeley Smith 9.925 10. Crystal Beak 9.900 Vanessa Berrios 9.900 Beth Bronson 9.900 Jen Dickson 9.900 Michelle Harley (three) 9.900 Taryn LaFountain (three) 9.900 Cara Lepper (eight) 9.900 Mariana Peña Trestini (four) 9.900 Jayne Propert (two) 9.900

Date 3/23/96 3/20/99 2/12/00 2/26/00 1/12/97 3/8/03 3/14/04 3/26/06 2/10/07 3/3/01 3/29/03 1/12/07 3/6/04

Rk. Floor Score 1. Amanda Hall 9.975 Amanda Hall 9.975 Mariana Peña Trestini 9.975 4. Amanda Hall 9.950 Amanda Hall 9.950 6. Jen Dickson 9.925 Amanda Hall (twice) 9.925 Vanessa James 9.925 Rose Kosowski (twice) 9.925 Taryn LaFountain 9.925 Cara Lepper 9.925 Heaher Moore 9.925 Mariana Peña Trestini (three) 9.925 Katie Revis 9.925 Amy Roberts 9.925 Julie Sauchuk 9.925 Wendy Wheaton 9.925

Date 1/22/05 2/19/05 2/19/05 3/14/04 3/20/04 3/1/03

Rk. Vault 1. Lori Brady Tara Phillips 3. Lori Brady Lori Brady Meghan Ochs Amanda Hall Tara Phillips 8. Helena Diodati Amanda Hall Amanda Hall Amanda Hall Amanda Hall

All Time Top Event Scores Event

Rk. 1. 2. 4. 9.

Ali Carr ’12 Top Bars

Cara Lepper ‘00 Top Beam

Mariana Peña Trestini ‘06 Top Bars & Floor

Rk. 1. 4. 7.

Bars Ali Carr Karen Olsson Mariana Peña Trestini Rose Kosowski Cara Lepper Helena Diodati Crystal Beak (twice) Ali Carr Jen Dickson (twice) Helena Diodati Diane Grey Cara Lepper (six) Nicole Mullins Mariana Peña Trestini Rebekah Porter Wendy Wheaton Anne Woynerowski

2/28/09 2/17/07 2/14/09 3/15/93 3/4/06 3/22/08 3/23/01 3/12/98

2/27/04 1/17/10 3/17/97 3/20/04 2/16/02 3/17/97 2/12/10 2/23/01

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1994 NC AA TEA M QUALIFIER~28 NC AA REGIONAL TEAMS~9 NC AA QUALIFIERS

Katie Caliendo

Katie Lawrence

Chelsea Steinberg

Academic Accolades

Rebekah Porter graduated in May 2008 with a degree in Athletic Training, and with numerous accolades and accomplishments, both athletically and academically. She earned the prestgious NCAA Women’s Enhancement Postgraduate Scholarship for Careers in Athletics, an award only given out to 13 women across the nation annually. In 2008, Porter was also given the National Athletic Trainers’ Association Postgraduate Scholarship, the Daniel R. Sedory NATA District 1 New Hampshire Athletic Trainers’ Association Scholarship and the Eastern Athletic Trainers’ Association District 1 Carl Krein Scholarship. She was also awarded the UNH Dean Williamson Award. With an impressive GPA of 3.84, Porter also finished her collegiate gymnastics career with a four-time selection to the NACGC/W and EAGL All-Academic teams. In 2007, Porter earned the UNH Kinesiology Barbara King Newman Memorial Scholarship.

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Wildcat Honor Roll

UNH Athletic Awards

ECAC ACADEMIC GYMNAST OF THE YEAR 1993 Nicole Mullins NACGC/W SCHOLASTIC ALL-AMERICANS 1990 Diane Aubut, Susie Quinlan, Dina Peterson 1991 Dana Brodin, Nicole Mullins, Laura Paredes 1992 Nicole Mullins 1993 Nicole Mullins, Kim Goulding 1994 Nicole Mullins 1995 Kim Purcaro 1996 Kim Purcaro 1997 Katy Fader 1998 Jill Cavalieri, Katy Fader, Alicia Gomes, Laurie Parlin, Jen Symecko, Kathy Thickman 1999 Katie Baldwin, Jill Cavalieri, Katy Fader, Alicia Gomes, Lisa Koning, Cara Lepper, Laurie Parlin, Kathy Thickman, Karen Wisell 2000 Katie Baldwin, Katy Fader, Alicia Gomes, Michelle Harley, Kathy Thickman 2001 Alicia Gomes, Michelle Harley, Wendy Wheaton 2002 Michelle Harley 2003 Candice Carbone, Mellory Giberson, Michelle Harley, Bethany Storck 2004 Crystal Beak, Jen Dickson, Mellory Giberson, Amanda Hall, Heather Moore 2005 Vanessa Berrios, Amanda Hall, Rebekah Porter 2006 Amanda Hall, Lindsay Kovary, Rebekah Porter 2007 Kelsey Alwin, Beth Bronson, Helena Diodati, Lindsay Kovary, Rebekah Porter, Keeley Smith 2008 Kelsey Alwin, Beth Bronson, Katie Caliendo,Diane Grey, Lindsay Kovary, Fairen Plummer, Rebekah Porter, Keeley Smith, Chelsea Steinberg 2009 Kelsey Alwin, Katie Caliendo, Helena Diodati, Diane Grey, Lindsay Kovary, Taryn LaFountain, Katie Lawrence, Danielle Reibold, Janae Sernoffsky, Keeley Smith, Chelsea Steinberg 2010 Kelsey Alwin, Ali Carr, Katie Caliendo, Courtney Connors, Diane Grey, Taryn LaFountain, Katie Lawrence, Danielle Reibold, Andie Sablosky, Janae Sernoffsky, Keeley Smith, Chelsea Steinberg EAGL ALL-ACADEMIC TEAM 1996 Jill Cavalieri, Stacey Evans, Denise Gregorio, Laurie Parlin, Kim Purcaro, Amy Roberts, Jen Symecko, Alana Webb 1997 Jana Reardon, Amy Roberts, Jen Symecko, Jill Cavalieri, Denise Gregorio, Laurie Parlin, Alana Webb, Katy Fader, Kathy Thickman 1998 Jill Cavalieri, Katy Fader, Alicia Gomes, Denise Gregorio, Laurie Parlin, Suzanne Poretz, Amy Roberts, Jen Symecko, Kathy Thickman, Wendy Wheaton, Karen Wisell 1999 Katie Baldwin, Katy Fader, Alicia Gomes, Bethany Haynes, Lisa Koning, Cara Lepper, Katie Revis, Kathy Thickman, Wendy Wheaton 2000 Katie Baldwin, Katy Fader, Alicia Gomes, Kathy Thickman, Wendy Wheaton 2002 Crystal Beak, Lindsay Berrios, Michelle Harley, Vanessa James, Jayne Propert, Bethany Wagner 2003 Crystal Beak, Candice Carbone, Jen Dickson, Mellory Giberson, Amanda Hall, Michelle Harley, Mariana Peña Trestini, Bethany Storck 2004 Crystal Beak, Lindsay Berrios, Jen Dickson, Mellory Giberson, Amanda Hall, Vanessa James, Brieyn McNamara, Heather Moore 2005 Vanessa Berrios, Jaime deMello, Amanda Hall, Vanessa James, Zoë Magiros, Heather Moore, Mariana Peña Trestini, Rebekah Porter 2006 Amanda Hall, Lindsay Kovary, Zoë Magiros, Heather Moore, Rebekah Porter 2007 Kelsey Alwin, Beth Bronson, Helena Diodati, Diane Grey, Jennifer Jones, Lindsay Kovary, Heather Moore, Rebekah Porter, Keeley Smith 2008 Kelsey Alwin, Beth Bronson, Katie Caliedno, Helena Diodati, Annalea Fink, Diane Grey, Lindsay Kovary, Fairen Plummer, Rebekah Porter, Katelyn Schenkel, Janae Sernoffsky, Keeley Smith, Chelsea Steinberg 2009 Kelsey Alwin, Taryn Archambault, Katie Caliendo, Helena Diodati, Diane Grey, Lindsay Kovary, Taryn LaFountain, Katie Lawrence, Danielle Reibold, Andie Sablosky, Janae Sernoffsky, Keeley Smith, Chelsea Steinberg, Justine Turner 2010 Kelsey Alwin, Taryn Archambault, Katie Caliendo, Ali Carr, Courtney Connors, Helena Diodati, Diane Grey, Taryn LaFountain, Katie Lawrence, Kate McGeever, Danielle Reibold, Andie Sablosky, Janae Sernoffsky, Keeley Smith, Chelsea Steinberg

WINTHROP C. AND CLARA DEAN SKOGLUND AWARD 1984 Toby Kapp 1989 Susie Quinlan 2000 Cara Lepper ALUMNI ASSOCIATION AWARD 1985 Laura Cavanaugh 1991 Susie Quinlan 1994 Nicole Mullins 2008 Rebekah Porter - Dean Williamson JANE BLALOCK ROOKIE OF THE YEAR AWARD 1988 Laura Paredes 1989 Lori Brady 1992 Kim Smith 1994 Jana Reardon 1996 Cara Lepper WILDCAT WINNERS CIRCLE SCHOLAR-ATHLETE AWARD 1986 Peggy Donovan 1987 Linda Glatte 1990 Susie Quinlan 1993 Nicole Mullins UNH WOMAN ATHLETE OF THE YEAR 1983 Laura Cavanaugh 1984 Diane Carlin 1985 Diane Carlin 1991 Lori Brady 1992 Lori Brady 1994 Karen Olsson JIM URQUHART STUDENT ATHLETE OF THE YEAR AWARD 2006 Amanda Hall UNH ACADEMIC ATHLETIC ACHIEVEMENT RECIPIENTS 1993 Stacey Evans, Jane LaBombard, Nicole Mullins, Kim Purcaro 1994 Stacey Evans, Nicole Mullins, Kim Purcaro 1995 Stacey Evans, Cori McMenamin, Kim Purcaro 1996 Stacey Evans, Denise Gregorio, Laurie Parlin, Kim Purcaro, Amy Roberts 1997 Jill Cavalieri, Katy Fader, Kathy Thickman, Laurie Parlin, Amy Roberts 1998 Jill Cavalieri, Alicia Gomes, Katy Fader, Laurie Parlin, Amy Roberts, Jen Symecko, Kathy Thickman 1999 Katie Baldwin, Jill Cavalieri, Katy Fader, Alicia Gomes, Bethany Haynes, Laurie Parlin, Katie Revis, Kathy Thickman 2000 Katie Baldwin, Beth Carpenter, Katy Fader, Alicia Gomes, Michelle Harley, Kate Krawiec, Kathy Thickman 2001 Crystal Beak, Sara Gurka, Michelle Harley, Wendy Wheaton 2002 Michelle Harley, Lindsay Berrios 2003 Michelle Harley, Candice Carbone, Mellory Giberson, Amanda Hall, Bethany Storck, Mariana Peña Trestini 2004 Crystal Beak, Jen Dickson, Mellory Giberson, Amanda Hall, Heather Moore (Awards ended in 2004) UNH/NCAA HANES WOMAN OF THE YEAR 1992 Lori Brady UNH WILDCAT WINNERS CIRCLE HALL OF HONOR 1995 Diane (Carlin) Nardi 1998 Lori (Brady) Johnson 2000 Edie (Sutton) Hagendoorn UNH WILDCAT ATHLETIC COUNCIL HALL OF FAME 2001 Karen (Olsson) Broderick 2003 Laura (Cavanaugh) Hsiung

‘03 Hall of Fame Inductee Laura (Cavanaugh-’85) Hsiung with husband Shang along with Gail Goodspeed and Ed Datti

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Champions & Awards

ECAC Rookie of the Year

1994

1995 Stacey Evans, Meghan Ochs, Jana Reardon 1996 Cara Lepper 1997 Cara Lepper (Awards ended in 1998)

NCAA All-American Lori Brady ‘92

NCAA All American - Vault ‘92 NCAA Championship Individual Qualifier - Vault ‘89, ‘91 & ‘92 Regional Champion - Vault ‘89, ‘91 & ‘92 All Northeast - ’89, ‘91 & ‘92 ECAC Gymnast of the Year - ‘90 & ‘91 ECAC Champion - Vault ‘90, ‘91 & ‘92 ECAC Champion - All-Around ‘90 & ‘92 ECAC Champion - Bars and Floor ‘92

Northeast Regional Champions 1989 1991 1992 1994 1995 1997 2005 2006

NIT All-American First Team

1993 - Karen Olsson - AA; Nicole Mullins - Floor, Bars

Lori Brady - Vault Lori Brady - Vault Lori Brady - Vault, Nicole Mullins - Bars Karen Olsson - AA, Jana Reardon - AA, Kim Smith - Floor Meghan Ochs - Vault, Floor Cara Lepper - Beam Vanessa Berrios - Beam Amanda Hall - Floor

Jana Reardon

EAGL Champions 1996 1997 1998 2002 2003 2005 2006 2009

Cara Lepper - Bars Cara Lepper - Beam Amy Roberts - Floor Michelle Harley - Beam Tara Phillips - Vault Amanda Hall - Vault Mariana Peña Trestini - Beam Chelsea Steinberg - Beam

NIT All-American Second Team 1993

Nicole Mullins - AA; Jan Dalziel - AA; Karen Olsson - Vault, Floor Karen Olsson ‘94

Led team to ‘94 NCAA Championship NCAA Championship Qualifier ‘91-All-Around Regional All-Around Co-Champion ‘94 All Northeast - ‘91,93 & ‘94 ECAC Gymnast of the Year ‘94 ECAC Vault Champion ‘93

Karen Olsson and Nicole Mullins NIT All-Americans Nicole Mullins ‘94

Led team to ‘94 NCAA Championship NCAA Championship Qualifier ‘92 - Bars Regional Bars Champion ‘92 All Northeast - ‘92, ‘93 & ‘94 ECAC Academic Gymnast of the Year ‘93 ECAC All-Around and Bars Champion ‘93 ECAC All-Around, Bars, and Beam Champion ‘94

NCAA Championship National Qualifiers 1989 1991 1992 1994 1997 2001 2005 2006

Lori Brady - Vault Lori Brady - Vault, Karen Olsson - AA Lori Brady - Vault, Nicole Mullins - Bars Team - 12th place Cara Lepper - Beam Suzanne Poretz - AA Vanessa Berrios - Beam Amanda Hall - AA

1981 1978

Lucia Cancelmo and Edie Sutton - AA UNH Team - 15th place

AIAW National Qualifiers All-Northeast

1978 Denise Walker, Edie Sutton 1980 Edie Sutton 1981 Edie Sutton, Lucia Cancelmo 1982 Lucia Cancelmo, Diane Carlin Laura Cavanaugh, Jayne Dean 1983 Lucia Cancelmo, Diane Carlin, Laura Cavanaugh, Jayne Dean, Nancy McCarrick 1984 Diane Carlin 1985 Laura Cavanaugh 1989 Lori Brady, Susie Quinlan, Kelly Marks 1990 Dina Peterson 1991 Lori Brady, Karen Olsson 1992 Lori Brady, Amy Dowd, Nicole Mullins 1993 Nicole Mullins, Karen Olsson, Kim Purcaro, Kerry Ulrich 1994 Karen Olsson, Jana Reardon, Nicole Mullins, Kim Smith

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Amanda Hall ’06

NCAA Championship Qualifier ’06 All-Around Regional Floor Champion ’06 EAGL Gymnast of the Year ’05 EAGL Vault Champion ’05

EAGL Gymnast of the Year 2001 2005

Suzanne Poretz Amanda Hall

EAGL Rookie of the Year 1996 2000 2001

Cara Lepper Michelle Harley Jen Dickson

EAGL All-League Selections

1996 Jana Reardon, Amy Roberts, Cara Lepper 1997 Denise Gregorio, Cara Lepper, Jill Cavalieri, Katy Fader, Amy Roberts, Jana Reardon, Anne Woynerowski 1998 Jill Cavalieri, Denise Gregorio, Suzanne Poretz, Amy Roberts, Kathy Thickman, Wendy Wheaton 1999 Cara Lepper, Suzanne Poretz, Wendy Wheaton 2000 Michelle Harley, Rose Kosowski, Cara Lepper, Bethany Wagner, Wendy Wheaton 2001 Michelle Harley, Rose Kosowski, Suzanne Poretz, Wendy Wheaton 2002 Jen Dickson, Michelle Harley, Katie Revis, Vanessa Berrios ‘05 Cara Lepper ‘99 Bethany Wagner Northeast Regional Champion Beam NCAA Championship Qualifier ‘97 2003 Jen Dickson, Amanda Hall, Michelle NCAA Championship Qualifier ’05 Regional Beam Champion ‘97 Harley, Tara Phillips, Jayne Propert - Beam All Northeast - ’96 & ‘97 2004 Jen Dickson, Amanda Hall, Vanessa EAGL Beam Champion ‘97 James, Mariana Peña Trestini EAGL Bars Champion ‘96 2005 Amanda Hall, Vanessa James, Jen Jones, EAGL Rookie of the Year ‘96 Mariana Peña Trestini 2006 Amanda Hall, Jen Jones, Mariana Peña Trestini, Justine Turner 2007 Helena Diodati, Diane Grey, Taryn LaFountain, Fairen Plummer, Keeley Smith, Justine Turner Suzanne Poretz ‘01 2008 Kelsey Alwin, Helena Diodati, Taryn EAGL Gymnast of the Year NCAA Championship Qualifier LaFountain, Rebekah Porter, Chelsea ’01 - All-Around Steinberg, Justine Turner 2009 Katie Caliendo, Ali Carr, Helena Diodati, Diane Grey, Taryn LaFountain, Danielle ECAC Champions Reibold, Keeley Smith, Chelsea Steinberg, 1984 Diane Carlin - AA, Jayne Dean - Bars, Justine Turner Kim Sonier - Floor 2010 Helena Diodati, Taryn LaFountain, 1985 Diane Carlin - AA, Vault, Bars, Beam, Floor Danielle Reibold, Julie Sauchuk, Laura Cavanaugh - Vault Chelsea Steinberg 1986 Patty Converse - AA, Bars, Beam, Floor 1990 Lori Brady - AA, Vault 1991 Lori Brady - Vault EAGL All-Tournament Team 1992 Lori Brady - AA, Vault, Bars, Floor (Started in 2008) 1993 Nicole Mullins - AA, Bars, Karen Olsson - Vault 2008 Kelsey Alwin, Katie Caliendo, Helena 1994 Nicole Mullins - AA, Bars, Beam Diodati, Taryn LaFountain, Rebekah Porter, Keeley Smith, Justine Turner Jana Reardon - Vault, Floor 2009 Ali Carr, Diane Grey, Danielle Reibold, 1995 Meghan Ochs - Vault, Jana Reardon - AA, Floor Julie Sauchuk, Keeley Smith, Chelsea ECAC Gymnast of the Year Steinberg 1990 Lori Brady 2010 Kelsey Alwin, Katie Caliendo, Courtney 1991 Lori Brady Connors, Helena Diodati, Austyn Fobes, 1994 Karen Olsson Diane Grey, Katie Lawrence, Danielle 1995 Jana Reardon Reibold, Chelsea Steinberg

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1994 NC AA TEA M QUALIFIER~28 NC AA REGIONAL TEAMS~9 NC AA QUALIFIERS

Highlights of Recent Years 2008

2010 • • • •

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1 6-6 record -Season-high score of 195.2 4th at the Northeast NCAA Regional Championship 4th at the EAGL Championship 9.9 scores or above reached 6 times: Bars- Ali Carr 9.95, Helena Diodati 9.925; Floor - Taryn Lafountain -9.925, Julie Sauchuk -9.925, 9.9; Chelsea Steinberg -9.9 12 gymnasts named NACGC/W Scholastic All-Americans: Kelsey Alwin, Katie Caliendo, Ali Carr, Courtney Connors, Diane Grey, Taryn LaFountain, Katie Lawrence, Danielle Reibold, Andie Sablosky, Janae Sernoffsky, Keeley Smith, Chelsea Steinberg 5 gymnasts named to All-EAGL Team: (First) Taryn LaFountain-Beam, Danielle Reibold-Bars, Julie Sauchuk-Floor, Chelsea Steinberg-Beam (Second) Helena Diodati-Vault, Bars; Reibold-Beam; Steinberg-Vault, Floor One EAGL Gymnast of Week (Chelsea Steinberg); Three EAGL Specialits of Week (Helena Diodati, Taryn LaFountain, Julie Sauchuk) Ed Datti named co-EAGL Assistant Coach of Year

2009

• 1 8-12 record - Season-high score 196.225 -5th highest in UNH record books • 5th at the Northeast NCAA Regional Championship • 5th at EAGL Championship • 9.9 scores or above reached 8 times; Vault- Helena Diodati 9.925, Justine Turner 9.9; Bars ­Ali Carr and Diane Grey-9.9; Beam- Taryn LaFountain-9.9; Floor- Taryn LaFountain, Julie Sauchuk and Keeley Smith- 9.9 • 11 gymnasts named NACGC/W Scholastic All-Americans: Kelsey Alwin, Katie Caliendo, Helena Diodati, Diane Grey, Lindsay Kovary, Taryn LaFountain, Katie Lawrence, Danielle Reibold, Janae Sernoffsky, Keeley Smith, Chelsea Steinberg • Nine UNH Gymnasts named to All-EAGL team: Helena Diodati, Justine Turner, Ali Carr, Taryn LaFountain, Chelsea Steinberg, Katie Caliendo, Danielle Riebold, Diane Grey, Keeley Smith. • One EAGL Gymnast of the Week (Helena Diodati); 4 EAGL Specialists of the Week (Taryn LaFountain (3), Helena Diodati (1).

• 18-12 record - Season high score 194.600 • 3rd at EAGL Championship • Helena Diodati and Taryn LaFountain qualify to the NCAA Regional Championship ; Diodati in vault and bars, LaFountain in beam • Gail Goodspeed named Head Coach of the Year for the fifth time in her career. Associate Head Coach Ed Datti earned NCAA Northeast Region Assistant Coach of the Year for the seventh time • Nine Wildcats named NACGC/W Scholastic All-Americans: Kelsey Alwin, Beth Bronson, Katie Caliendo, Diane Grey, Lindsay Kovary, Fairen Plummer, Rebekah Porter, Keeley Smith, Chelsea Steinberg • Six Wildcats named to All-EAGL Team: Kelsey Alwin, Helena Diodati, Taryn LaFountain, Rebekah Porter, Chelsea Steinberg and Justine Turner • Helena Diodati and Taryn LaFountain named EAGL Specialists of the Week, Chelsea Steinberg named EAGL Rookie of the Week

2007

• 1 2-17 record - Season high score 195.25 • 4th NCAA Regionals and 7th at EAGL Championship • Six Wildcats named NACGC/W Scholastic All-Americans: Kelsey Alwin, Beth Bronson, Helena Diodati, Lindsay Kovary, Rebekah Porter and Keeley Smith • Six Wildcats named to All-EAGL Team: Helena Diodati, Diane Grey, Taryn LaFountain, Fairen Plummer, Keeley Smith and Justine Turner • Wildcats sweep EAGL Conference weekly honors (1/6): Justine Turner named EAGL Gymnast of the Week, Diane Grey named EAGL Rookie of the Week and Taryn LaFountain named EAGL Specialist of the Week

Highlights Pur-r-r-fect 10s Lori Brady 10.0 Vault On January 18, 1992, in a victory over the University of Vermont, UNH senior co-captain Lori Brady (Pocasset, Mass.) achieved a longtime goal as she performed a flawless handspring-front piked salto and became the first collegiate gymnast to ever score a perfect “10” on vault. Brady went on to qualify for her third NCAA Championship where she became the first UNH gymnast to be named an All-American.

Cara Lepper 10.0 Balance Beam

Year-by-Year Prior to Gail Goodspeed: Year 1976 1977 1978 1979

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4th EAIAW 15th AIAW Nationals, Edie Sutton & Denise Walker All-East Leslie Henry 5th EAIAW

Year-by-Year with Gail Goodspeed: (484-256-2 Record) Year Record Postseason 1980 14-3 5th EAIAW 1981 12-1 3rd EAIAW Gail Goodspeed named 2003 EAGL Coach 1982 11-1 2nd NCAA Regional Championship of the Year and Northeast Regional Coach 1983 12-0 2nd NCAA Regional Championship of the Year; Ed Datti and Beth Aparo also 1984 24-2 ECAC Champions/4th NCAA Regional Championship honored with Northeast Regional Assistant 1985 16-9 ECAC Champions/5th NCAA Regional Championship 1986 12-8 ECAC Champions/5th NCAA Regional Championship Coach of the Year titles 1987 15-7 3rd ECAC Championship/6th NCAA Regional Championship 1988 14-10 4th ECAC Championship/7th NCAA Regional Championship 1989 14-10 2nd ECAC Championship/3rd NCAA Regional Championship 1990 12-9 3rd ECAC Championship/5th NCAA Regional Championship 1991 17-7 2nd ECAC Championship/2nd NCAA Regional Championship 1992 19-8 2nd ECAC Championship/5th NCAA Regional Championship 1993 13-12 2nd ECAC Championship/3rd NCAA Regional Championship 1994 22-8 ECAC Champions/NCAA Regional Champions/ 12th NCAA National Championship 1995 15-8 2nd ECAC Championship/3rd NCAA Regional Championship 1996 16-11 5th EAGL Championship/5th NCAA Regional Championship 1997 16-9 3rd EAGL Championship/5th NCAA Regional Championship 1998 17-8 2nd EAGL Championship/5th NCAA Regional Championship 1999 15-10 3rd EAGL Championship/3rd NCAA Regional Championship 2000 14-10 6th EAGL Championship/6th NCAA Regional Championship 2001 20-6-1 4th EAGL Championship/4th NCAA Regional Championship 2002 11-11 5th EAGL Championship/5th NCAA Regional Championship 2003 23-7 EAGL Champions/5th NCAA Regional Championship 2004 12-10-1 6th EAGL Championship/6th NCAA Regional Championship UNH Athletic Director Marty Scarano 2005 18-13 6th EAGL Championship/3rd NCAA Regional Championship 2006 16-11 4th EAGL Championship/4th NCAA Regional Championship congratulates Gail Goodspeed on her 2007 12-17 7th EAGL Championship/4th NCAA Regional Championship 25th year of coaching 3rd EAGL Championship 2008 18-12 Women’s Gymnastics at UNH. 2009 18-12 5th EAGL Championship/5th NCAA Regional Championship 2010 16-6 4th EAGL Championship/4th NCAA Regional Championship

On March 23, 1996, freshman Cara Lepper (Southington, Conn.) highlighted the final home meet of the season as she broke her own school record and became only the second Wildcat gymnast ever to score a perfect 10.0 as she posted a perfect score on the balance beam. Lepper’s previous school record was a 9.875.

Tara Phillips 10.0 Vault On March 20, 2003, in a record-breaking team performance, junior Tara Phillips (Spring, Texas) set a record of her own. As only the third gymnast to score a 10.0, Phillips posted a perfect score on the vault in front of her home crowd while hosting the 2003 EAGL Championship. Phillips’ performance beat out her previous 9.950 career high.

*Records include conference championship in win/loss column.

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Alumni

Class of 2010

Kelsey Alwin • Registered Nurse – York Hospital, Maine • Kennebunk, Maine Taryn LaFountain • Completed UNH Student Teaching Dec. ’10 - Pedagogy • Utica, N.Y. Julie Sauchuk • Completing Sociology Degree at UNH • Peabody, Mass. Keeley Smith • Online/Print Repoter - Cambodia • Cambodia, Asia Helena Diodati • Graduate Student - Occupational Therapy - Faulkner/Boston Medical Center • Brighton, Mass. Diane Grey • Healthcare Management - The Village at Gleannloch Farms • Spring, Texas

Class of 2009

Melissa César • Youth Athletics Counselor/Gymnastics Coach – On Your Toes Gymnastics • Miami Lakes, Fla. Lindsay Kovary • Graduate Student - Tufts Dental School • Boston, Mass. Justine Turner • Gymnastics Coach - NEGTC/Coach & Lifeguard - Boston Sports Club • Cambridge, Mass. Brie (McNamara ‘04) and Ryan Fontaine Suzanne (Poretz ‘01) & Bo Rose with son Lincoln

Class of 2008

Beth Bronson • Leasing Consultant – Highlands at Dearborn • Portsmouth, N.H. Rebekah (Porter) Peterson • Athletic Trainer - Castleton State College • Rutland Town, Vt. Katelyn Schenkel • Graduate Student/Elementary Education - UNH • Dover, N.H.

Class of 2007

Jaime deMello • After-School Teacher - Lexington Elem./ Graduate Student - Masters Psychology - Mass. School of Professional Psychology • Milton, Mass. Jen Jones • Gymnastics Coach - All-Star Gymnastics • Billerica, Mass. Heather Moore • Teaching Assistant - Personal Touch Family Childcare • Graduate Student - Early Childhood Education • Cortlandt Manor, N.Y.

Class of 2006

Lindsay Berrios • Clinical Perfusionist – Le Bonheur Children’s Medical Center • Memphis, Tenn. Amanda Hall • Physician Assistant - Plymouth Orthopedics and Sports Medicine • Campton, N.H. Mariana (Peña Trestini) Torres • Project Administrator - Burns Engineering, Inc. • Philadelphia, Pa.

Class of 2005

Vanessa Berrios • Speech/Language Pathologist - Alhambra Elementary S.D. - Part-time at Horizon Pediatric Therapy • Litchfield Park, Ariz. Candice Carbone • Completed Masters in Spanish Linguistics – Arizona St. • Buenos Aires, Argentina Vanessa James • 2nd Grade ESL Teacher - Malden Public Schools/Enrichment Education Consultant - Partnership for Community Schools • Malden, Mass. Tara (Phillips) Stark • Stay at Home Mom • Nashua, N.H. Wendy (Wheaton ’01) Pierce Skydiving

Class of 2004

Crystal (Beak) Pratt • Exercise Physiologist - Heart Center of MetroWest • Shrewsbury, Mass. Jennifer (Dickson) Ganly • Registered Dietician - Avis Goodwin Comm. Health Center • Newmarket, N.H. Mellory Giberson • Resident Physician - Pediatrics - Hasbro Children’s Hospital • Providence, R.I. Brieyn (McNamara)Fontaine • Assistant Association Manager of the VUE - Duval Investment Group • Charlotte, N.C.

Laurie (Parlin ‘99) & Ian Smith with Roxy

Class of 2003

Michelle (Harley) Meagher • Panama City Beach, Fla. Erin Malinak • Medical Sales Rep - Smith and Nephew • Miami, Fla.

Class of 2002

Katie (Revis) Carney • Civil Engineer - Parsons Brinckerhoff • Somersworth, N.H. Bethany Wagner • High School Biology & Anatomy Teacher – Bound Brook High School/ IFBB Professional Fitness Competitor • Bound Brook, N.J.

Class of 2001

Alicia Gomes • Physical Education Teacher/Gymnastics Coach- Hamilton Wenham Regional School District • Beverly, Mass. Suzanne (Poretz) Rose • Breast Cancer 3-Day,Nat’l Sales & Service Coordinator - Event-360 • Milton, Del. Wendy (Wheaton) Pierce • Account Executive - Oakwood Temporary Housing • Hermosa Beach, Calif. Rose (Kosowski) Walsh • Childcare Provider • Barrington, N.H. Carson, Rileigh & Landon, children of Meghan (Ochs ‘97) and Eric Nickulas

Class of 2000

Amy (Roberts ‘98) and Dennis Rhodes with twin sons Hobson and Aaron

Lisa (Koning) Scharf • Real Estate Agent - Watson Realty / Personal Fitness Trainer • Sanford, Fla. Cara Lepper • Registered Dietician/Certified Diabetic Counselor - Cardium Health & Weight Loss Clinic • Bristol, Conn. Katy (Fader) Lilly • Family Physician - Woodbury Family Practice • Durham, N.H. Kathryn Thickman • Orthopaedic Physician’s Assistant – Muir Orthopaedics • Walnut Creek, Calif.

Class of 1999

Jill (Cavalieri) Haskell • Athletic Trainer – Maine General Medical Center • Gardiner, Maine Denise (Gregorio) Jenkins • Corporate Recruiter - Health Net, Inc. • Stratford, Conn. Alana (Webb) Lepine • Stay at Home Mom/Part-Time Gymnastics Coach - Atlantic Gymnastics/Ministry Team Leader Durham Evangelical Church • Rochester, N.H. Laurie (Parlin) Smith • Adjunct Faculty - Capital University/ Exercise Specialist • Columbus, Ohio Karen (Wisell) Bertin • Stay at Home Mom • Ojai, Calif. Anne Woynerowski • Gymnastics Coach - North Stars • Boonton, N.J.

Class of 1998

Amy (Roberts) Rhodes • Early Intervention Coordinator – Presbyterian Hospital/Graduate Student - Speech Language Pathology - East Carolina • Mint Hill, N.C. Jennifer (Symecko) Horne • Pharmaceutical Sales - Allergan • Orlando, Fla.

Class of 1997

Michelle Boisvert • Speech Language Pathologist/Ph.D Candidate - UMASS • Amherst, Mass. Meghan (Ochs) Nickulas • Stay at Home Mom • Centerville, Mass. Jana (Reardon) Mowers • Choreographer/Stay at Home Mom • Bern, Switzerland Nikki (Villella) Shawley • Third Grade Teacher – Atkinson Academy • Sandown, N.H.

Gracy, Mark, Greta and Jana (Reardon ’97) Mowers in Venice

Class of 1996

Stacey (Evans) Moreno • Pre-Team Director/Gymnastics Coach – Sonshine Gymnastics • Cary, N.C. Kimberly (Purcaro) Mendoza • Physician’s Assistant Orthopaedic Surgery - Countryside Orthopaedics/ Crossfit Trainer • Ashburn, Va. Jaime (Smith) DiZio • Registered Nurse/Charge Nurse - St.Christopher’s Hospital for Children • Havertown, Pa.

Class of 1995

Abby and Brady Shawley, children of Nikki (Villella ‘97) and Brian Shawley

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Michelle (Boisvert ’97) with children Alivia and Nick

Erika (Maugham) Barninger • Clinical Trial Manager - Pfizer Pharmaceuticals • Randolph, N.J. Amy (Ehle) Pruim • Senior Sales Consultant - Novaratis Pharmaceuticals • Columbia, Md. Jane LaBombard • Project Engineer – SF Water Management District/Gymnastics Coach - The Gymnastics Revolution • N. Palm Beach, Fla. Kerry (Ulrich) Rivera • Stay at home Mom and Gymnastics Coach - New Image Gymnastics • West Islip, N.Y. Kelley Shaw • Aerialist/Stunt Double • New York, N.Y.

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They Now?

Alumni

Class of 1994

Nicole Mullins • Associate Professor, Exercise Science - Youngstown State University • Lake Milton, Ohio Karen (Olsson) Broderick • Mother / Owner and Gymnastics Coach - Broderick Gymnastics Academy • Norwood, Mass.

Class of 1993

Jan (Dalziel) Smith • Owner and Gymnastics Coach & Judge - All-American Gymnastics • Ocean, N.J. Kim (Goulding) O’Leary • Personal Trainer/ Athletic Trainer/Photographer/Stay at Home Mom • Easthampton, Mass. Cori (Hart) Cunningham • Head Coach and Choreographer - Atlantic Gymnastics Training Center • Raymond, N.H.

Class of 1992

Beth “Boomer” Butcher-Doyle • Resident Nurse - Waltham VNA & Harvard Vanguard • Waltham, Mass. Lori (Brady) Johnson • Third Grade Teacher • Somerville, Mass. Amy (Dowd) Murphy • Stay at Home Mom • Scituate, Mass. Kelly (Marks) Unruh • Certified Athletic Trainer - Stroudsburg Area School District • Stroudsburg, Pa.

Class of 1991

Leah, DJ, Kevin, Koen and Stacy (Evans ‘96) Moreno with dog Butter

Pam Giroux • Reg. Dietician - Pediatrics and Critical Care Medical Center • Flagstaff, Ariz. Susie (Quinlan) Hill • Horticulture Consultant - U. of Maryland • Frederick, Md. Laura (Paredes) Kablik • Merchandise Planner - Staples • Mansfield, Mass. Dana Brodin • East Providence Schools/Autism Spectrum Program • Jamestown, R.I.

Nicole Mullins (’94) handstand - Boston Common

Class of 1990

Betsy (Anderson) Baird • Mom of three girls • Hamilton, Mass. Denise Brackesy • Dietician - Children’s Hospital • Boston, Mass. Diane (Aubut) Duncan • At-home Mother • Mendon, Mass. Kim (Fuller) Blow • Guidance Counselor - North Broward Preparatory School • Boca Raton, Fla. Dina (Peterson) Qualter • Clinic Director/Physical Therapist - Orthopedic and Sports PT of Cape Cod • Plymouth, Mass. Michelle Shanley Sico • Senior Relationship Manager - MSI • San Francisco, Calif.

Class of 1989

Nancy Andrews • Regional Sales Manager - General Wire Products, Inc./Promotes Pro-World Body Building-4x WNBF Pro Natural World Champion and Ms. Universe • Shrewsbury, Mass. Tammy (Hager) Fascetta • At home Mom/Office Manager – Temple Israel of Dover • Dover, N.H. Patty (Converse) Hunt • Homemaker • Dover, N.H. Nancy (Doherty) Seeley • Registered Nurse – Children’s Hospital Boston • Sandwich, Mass.

Kim (Goulding ‘93) and Sean O’Leary with twin sons, Ryan and Sean

Tessie, Allie, Luke and Charlie - children of Amy (Dowd ‘92) and David Murphy

Class of 1988

Jessica Downey • deceased Michelle (Sawyer) Evangelista • Stay at Home Mom • Zebulon, N.C. Linda Glatte • Exercise Physiology Professor - San Diego State University • San Diego, Calif.

Class of 1987

Peggy (Donovan) Crosby • Stay at Home Mom • Mt. Prospect, Ill. Beth (Raynor) Jimenez • Patent Attorney - Cantor Colburn • West Simsbury, Conn. Jill (Miller) Lashua • Self Employed-Pet Care • Still River, Mass.

Class of 1986

Toby (Kapp) Bass • Nutritionist - Self Employed • Davie, Fla.

Class of 1985

Rich and Dina (Peterson ’90) Qualter with daughters Dara and Jenna

Tracy (Parks) Barrett • Industrial Sales/Marketing- TAP Pharmaceuticals / Mom • Loudon, N.H. Laura (Cavanaugh) Hsiung • Litigation Consultant – Anacomp, Inc. • N. Potomac, Md. Diane (Carlin) Nardi • Executive Producer - Nardi Creative Inc. • Needham, Mass. Kim Sonier • Instructor - Northern Arizona University • Flagstaff, Ariz.

Class of 1984

Cam, Jack, Colby, and Chase; sons of Diane (Aubut ‘90) and Mark Duncan

Jayne (Dean) Albani • Psychotherapist - Self Employed • Bloomfield, Conn. Lucia (Cancelmo)Izzo • Registered Nurse - Hackensack University Medical Center • North Haledon, N.J. Patti (Shea) Piotrowski • Mom • Naperville, Ill.

Class of 1983

Lynn Mazzaferro • HIV Therapeutic Specialist – Gilead Science Inc. • Littleton, Mass. Lynda (Drewry) Townes • Video Store Owner - Weare Center Video • Weare, N.H.

Class of 1982

Karen (Hungerford) Bemis • Office Manager - Bemis Associates Consulting Engineers • W. Hartford, Conn. Josie (Lemmi) Penza • Physical Education Teacher - Brooks Elementary /Flips & Giggles Gym Owner • Saugus, Mass. Lisa (Harris) Peterson • Registered Nurse - RVNA and Hospice • Newton, N.H. Jaqueline Watskin, MD • Physician/Photographer • Medford, N.J. Ellen (Fahey) Ciabattoni • Homemaker • Prior Lake, Minn.

Kim (Fuller ‘90) Blow with daughters Kelsey and Rachel

Class of 1981

Edie (Sutton) Hagendoorn • Art Production Coordinator & Designer – ProMedia Group • Stamford, Conn. Karen (Arneberg) Hathaway • Norwich, Vt. Susan (Galipault) Mattei • Development & Alumni Relations - Northfield Mount Herman School • Shelburne, Mass. Michelle Baker McMath • Owner and Gymnastics Coach - Bakers Gymnastics • Peabody, Mass. Lynn Wiatrowski • Bank Executive – Bank of America Merrill Lynch • Boston, Mass.

Michelle (Shanley ‘90) with son Des and husband Freddie Sico

Class of 1980

Linda (Schneider) DeRoo • Homemaker • Elizabethtown, Pa.

Class of 1976

Janet (Poole) Peirce • Elementary School Teacher - St. Mary School • Claremont, N.H. Sue (Gould) Beal • Sherrill, N.Y.

Class of 1975

Peggy (Donovan ‘87) and Kerry Crosby with children Brendan and Colleen

Leigh Hansen • Director, Market Planning & Strategy - Thomson Reuters • Northwood, N.H. Victoria (Nilson) Wilcox • Bloomsburg, Pa.

Class of 1972

Janet (Newton) Nelson • Unit Secretary - Rehabilitation Good Samaritan Hospital • Tacoma, Wash.

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University of New Hampshire University of New Hampshire Athletic Department Mission Statement The mission of the intercollegiate athletics program at 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 student-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.

UNH 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 New Hampshire 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. 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 11,000 and a graduate population of 3,000 in addition to 600 full-time faculty members, 92% 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 17:1 with 84% of its classes having 50 students or less. 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, N.H. Here it was 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 nearly 550 international students from more than 40 countries and boasts a population of students from 49 states. Along with over 100 majors offered, UNH encompasses seven schools and colleges that undergraduates can choose from: 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

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University of New Hampshire 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. New Hampshire also graduates students who attend top-notch graduate schools, including Law School at Harvard and Cornell, Engineering at Stanford, and Medical school at Dartmouth, Johns Hopkins and Harvard. 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 July 8, 2003. UNH athletics has also added two brand new $1.5 million outdoor artificial fields at Memorial Field (AstroTurf) and Bremner Field (AstroPlay). Lundholm Gymnasium has received some major overhauls, including a new playing surface, new lights, a new sound system and, most recently, a brand new bleacher system in the summer of 2007. A third artificial field (Field Turf) was also installed in Cowell Stadium in July ‘07. 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. The University 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 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. In November of 1995, construction of the $27 million Recreation and Sport Complex reached completion. The 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 which had housed the old Snively Arena. 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.

Distinguished Alumni Jerry Azumah ‘99 Former NFL Pro Bowler, Chicago Bears

Ty Conklin ’01 NHL Player, St. Louis Blues

Susan Blanchard Ryan ‘89 Star of Movie “Open Water”

Gary DeStefano ’78 President, Nike Global Operations

Andy Brickley ‘82 Former NHL Player Current NESN Analyst (Bruins)

Jack Edwards ‘79 NESN Announcer (Bruins)

Karyn Bye ’94 1998 Olympic Gold, Ice Hockey Marcy Carsey ’66 Producer Cosby Show/That 70’s Show

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Carlton Fisk ’69 Hall of Fame Baseball Player Corey Graham ‘07 NFL Player, Chicago Bears John Irving ’65 Author, “Cider House Rules”

Mike Minnigan ’78 Owner, Minnigan Properties; Former VP, AOL

Natalie Jacobson ’65 Former News Anchor, Boston TV

Ron Noble ’79 Jason Krog, ‘99 AHL Player, Chicago Wolves Secretary General, Interpol Kathryn Kross ’82 Executive Producer, “Bloomberg News”

Mike O’Malley ’92 Actor, “Glee”, “My Name is Earl”, “Yes, Dear”

Richard Linnehan ’80 NASA Astronaut

Robert Towse ’63 Senior Partner, Morgan Stanley

John Lynch ’74 Governor, New Hampshire Jackie MacMullan ’82 Journalist, ESPN & ESPN.com

Barbara Walsh ’81 Pulitzer-prize winner, Portland Press Herald

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The Administration Dr. Mark W. Huddleston- President Mark W. Huddleston is the 19th president of the University of New Hampshire. He brings three decades of experience in public and private higher education as a faculty member, dean, and senior administrator, most recently as president of Ohio Wesleyan University. His term at UNH commenced in July 2007. Huddleston began his academic career at the State University of New York-Buffalo in 1977 as an assistant professor of political science. He then joined the faculty of the University of Delaware in 1980, where he remained for the next 24 years. There, he chaired the Department of Political Science and International Relations and served as associate provost for international programs. He was named dean of the College of Arts and Sciences in 2001, where he managed 45 academic departments and centers with nearly 900 fulltime faculty and staff, and served in that capacity until he was named president of Ohio Wesleyan University in 2004. Having received his bachelor’s degree in political science from SUNY-Buffalo, Huddleston went on to receive both a master’s degree and Ph.D. in political science from the University of Wisconsin–Madison. An author of numerous books and articles, he has been active as a consultant for both the U.S. government and international organizations. He also served as an advisor in Bosnia on rebuilding financial and administrative infrastructures after the Dayton accords. Huddleston is chair 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. He is also an at-large member of the executive/finance committee of New Hampshire College and University Council (NHCUC). For UNH Huddleston says, the best years are yet to come—and he is happy that he will be a part of that. “I like to think I’m a really accessible guy. I see students on a regular basis when I’m wandering around campus,” Huddleston says, acknowledging that, with 12,000 more students at UNH than at Ohio Wesleyan, it is a different experience but not one he wants to disappear. “If I had wanted to be a CEO of a large company, tucked away in an office somewhere, I would have done that,” he says. “I think people here really want a president that they see and feel is a part of the fabric of UNH. That’s very appealing to me.” Raised in Syracuse, New York, Huddleston and his wife, Emma Bricker, have three children, Andy, Kate, and Giles.

Marty Scarano - Director of Athletics

Marty Scarano is in the midst of his 11th year as Director of Athletics at the University of New Hampshire. During his tenure, Scarano has heightened national exposure for UNH athletics with facility renovations and programmatic advancement being top priorities. There have been over $8.5 million in capitol improvements since his hiring in the summer of 2000. The Paul Sweet Oval (indoor track) was completely renovated in summer 2008 to include new surfaces, lighting, painting, infrastructure upgrades and replacement of windows that existed in the original architecture. In the summer of 2007, the Cowell Stadium grass field was replaced with a $1 million Field Turf synthetic surface. Additionally, a complete renovation of Lundholm Gymnasium was undertaken. The $600,000 renovation included a new state-of-the-art bleacher system, new scoreboards, competition baskets and other aesthetic enhancements. Scarano brought about the completion of the $2.15 million Reggie Atkins Track and Field Facility in the summer of 2000. The addition of a center-ice scoreboard and message board at the Whittemore Center was completed in ‘01. In 2002, UNH athletics renovated Memorial Field along with the Bigglestone Plaza and Bremner Field on the former Upper Field. The two fields, which feature state-of-the-art synthetic turf and lighting, were built at a cost of $1.5 million apiece. In addition, construction was completed to enlarge and improve the women’s locker rooms in the UNH Field House. Two other major improvements to benefit UNH’s student-athletes have been the renovation of the Jerry Azumah Performance Center for Strength and Conditioning – which features state-of-the-art strength and conditioning equipment, new offices and design – and a complete overhaul of the Student-Athlete Academic Center. Scarano and the University are also in the midst of the planning and fundraising for a multi-purpose outdoor facility. Scarano has focused on moving UNH athletics into the national arena. To accomplish that goal, UNH has taken on the task of hosting major NCAA championships, including men’s ice hockey NCAA regionals in ‘09 and ‘11. In 2007, New Hampshire was host of the NCAA Ski Championships and the NCAA Men’s Ice Hockey Northeast Regional within a span of a month. The Wildcats also hosted a men’s hockey regional in ‘04 as well as the NCAA Women’s Ice Hockey Frozen Four in both ‘02 and ‘05. Furthermore, the 2005 NCAA Women’s Gymnastics Northeast Regional took place at UNH’s Whittemore Center. Last season, the Wildcat men’s and women’s ice hockey squads, football, women’s lacrosse, women’s gymnastics, and the men’s and women’s ski teams all competed in the NCAA postseason; individual student-athletes also represented UNH in women’s cross country, and both men’s and women’s outdoor track. With all of these initiatives and accomplishments, UNH athletics has consistently been ranked in the top 90 programs among all Div. I institutions in the battle for the NACDA Directors Cup, which is well ahead of nearly all of UNH’s conference opponents. Scarano’s many accomplishments during his tenure have 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 in March 2002. UNH’s graduation rate for athletes has maintained levels at or near 90%, which puts it among the nation’s best in Div. I. UNH football returned to national prominence and was ranked No. 1 in the nation for parts of three consecutive years; they have advanced to the NCAA postseason each of the last seven years, with a stretch of six quarterfinal appearances. The men’s ice hockey team won the regular season Hockey East title in 2002, 2003, 2007 and 2008 and advanced to the NCAA Frozen Four in ‘02 and ‘03. The Wildcat women’s hockey team has won Hockey East regular season and tournament titles from 2006 to 2009 and advanced to the Frozen Four in both ‘06 and ‘08. The women’s gymnastics team won its first-ever EAGL title in 2003, when the event was hosted at the Whitt. The volleyball team won America East crowns in ‘02 and ‘03 and went on to the NCAA tournament in those seasons. The field hockey team made the NCAA’s in 2000, while women’s lacrosse made “The Big Dance” in 2004 and again in 2008. In 2007, Scarano was named the All-American Football Foundation Athletic Director of the Year for I-AA football in the Northeast region. He was also awarded the NACDA A.D. of the Year for the Football Championship Sub-Division. 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 (currently the CAA), 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 2005-2006 and 2006-2007. Scarano held the position of Athletics Director at Colorado College from July 1996 through June 2000. 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 two daughters, Lynden and Corey, and a son, Kyle.

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1994 NC AA TEA M QUALIFIER~28 NC AA REGIONAL TEAMS~9 NC AA QUALIFIERS

Wildcat Support Staff

Nicole Ayer

Sue Beaulieu

Director of Ticketing

Jenna Kubesch

Senior Business Services Assistant

Pat Madsen

Wildcat Sports Properties

Senior Associate Athletic Director for Finance

Brenda Mullaney

Mike Murphy

Associate Director, Athletics Major Gifts

Associate Director, Media & Public Relations

Nancy Brown

Cathy Coakley

Administrative Assistant

Coordinator of Student-Athlete Development

Kate McAfee

Diane Metcalf

Events Coordinator

Amber Radzevich

Associate Athletic Director, Marketing & Communications

Director Athletic Annual Fund

Dot Sheehan

Sr. Associate Athletic Director, External Relations

Jon Dana

Carrie Kimball

Director of Sports Medicine

Associate Athletic Director Events Management

Steve Metcalf

Jean Mitchell

Deputy Athletic Director

Jeff Tagliaferro Wildcat Sports Properties

Athletic Facilities Manager

Tom Wilkins

Assistant Athletic Director, Media & Public Relations

Academic Excellence

Athletic excellence is part of the formula for success in the collegiate experience for University of New Hampshire gymnasts. The primary measure of achievement is the student-athlete’s success in the classroom. UNH is dedicated to enhancing the student-athlete’s ability to achieve academic excellence and has one of the top graduation rates in the country. Realizing the time commitment the gymnasts give to the school, the University administers Joanne Maldari a comprehensive program of academic support services that is available to Wildcat gymnasts and all other student-athletes. Assistant Athletic This program includes the monitoring of academic progress, providing tutorial services, access to a well equipped studentDirector/Academic Support athlete academic center, as well as interacting with the academic advisors within the various colleges. Serving as Assistant Athletic Director for Academic Services since 1994 is 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. Before coming to Durham, Maldari served athletic counseling internships at Springfield and Central Connecticut State University. Cathy Leach assists Maldari and enters her ninth year of working directly with women’s gymnastics student-athletes. Leach was the Women’s Sports Information Director from 1985-88 and served as interim Women’s Athletic Director in the 1989-90 season before working in admissions from 1990-2001. Cathy Leach Since 1990, the National Association of College Gymnastics Coaches/Women (NACGC/W) has recognized gymnasts Assistant Athletic Director who have excelled both in competition and the classroom. In 2010, the squad placed an impressive 12 gymnasts on the Academic Support/ NACGC/W Scholastic All-America Team: Kelsey Alwin, Katie Caliendo, Ali Carr, Diane Grey, Courtney Connors, Taryn LaFountain, Compliance Katie Lawrence, Danielle Reibold, Andie Sablosky, Janae Sernoffsky, Keeley Smith and Chelsea Steinberg.

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2010-11 Official Team Physicians The physicians at Seacoast Orthopedics & Sports Medicine are the Official Team Physicians of the UNH Wildcats and are board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery or the American Board of Family Practice. Our highly subspecialized orthopedic physicians treat all musculoskeletal conditions.

Charles M Blitzer, MD •Trauma & Fracture Surgery •Arthroscopic Surgery •Shoulder Surgery Medical Degree: Boston University accelerated combined AB/MD program Internship in General Surgery: Bay State Medical Center, an affiliate of Tufts University Residency in Orthopedic Surgery: University of Vermont R id Residency i Pediatric in P di t i Orthopedics: O th di Montreal M t l Children’s Child ’ Hospital/McGill University Certifications: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery Memberships: American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons’ Board of Councilors; American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Fellow ; American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Diplomate; Orthopaedic Trauma Association ; Arthroscopy Association of North America; New Hampshire Medical Society, Past President; New Hampshire Orthopaedic Society

Peter D Buckley, MD •Sports Medicine •Arthroscopic Surgery •Shoulder & Knee Surgery Medical Degree: University of Vermont College of Medicine Internship in General Surgery: Brown University/ Rhode Island Hospital, Providence Residency in Orthopedic Surgery: University of Florida/Shands Hospital, Gainesville Arthroscopy & Sports Medicine Fellowship: University of Oklahoma Certifications: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Diplomate Memberships: American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Fellow; American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Diplomate; Arthroscopy Association of North America; American College of Sports Medicine; New Hampshire Medical Society; New Hampshire Orthopaedic Society

Mark J Geppert, Geppert, MD •Foot & Ankle Surgery •Sports Medicine •Hand Surgery General Orthopedics •General Medical Degree: New York University School of Medicine Internship in General Surgery & Residency in Orthopedic Surgery: University of Medicine and Dentistry of New JerseyRobert Wood Johnson Medical School (formerly Rutgers) Foot & Ankle Fellowship: Hospital for Special Surgery, New York City Certifications: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery Memberships: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Diplomate; American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Fellow; American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society; New Hampshire Orthopaedic Society; New Hampshire Medical Society

Moby Parsons, MD •Arthroscopic & Reconstructive Surgery •Joint Replacement Surgery •Shoulder & Elbow Surgery

Medical Degree: Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York Internship in General Surgery: University of Pittsburgh Residency in Orthopedic Surgery: University of Pittsburgh Sh ld & Elb ll hi University U i it off Washington, W hi t Shoulder Elbow F Fellowship: Seattle; University of Sydney, Aus. Certifications: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery; American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Fellow Memberships: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Diplomate; American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Fellow; American Association of Hip & Knee Surgeons; New Hampshire Orthopaedic Society

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Fred H Brennan Jr, DO •Sports Medicine •Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine •Post-Concussion Management

Medical Degree: University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine Residency in Family Medicine: Albany Medical Center, New York Sports Medicine Fellowship: Northwest Ohio Center for S t Medicine/University Sports M di i /U i it off Toledo T l d Certifications: American Board of Family Medicine; Certificate of Added Qualifications in sports medicine Memberships: American Osteopathic Academy of Sports Medicine, Fellow; American Academy of Family Medicine, Fellow; American College of Sports Medicine, Fellow; New Hampshire Medical Society

Peter J Dirksmeier Dirksmeier,, MD •Spine Surgery •Hip Surgery Medical Degree: University of Southern California, Los Angeles Internship in General Surgery: University of Pittsburgh Residency in Orthopedic Surgery: University of Pittsburgh Spinal Surgery Fellowship: University of Pittsburgh Certifications: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery Memberships: American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Fellow; American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery Diplomate; Seacoast Spine Study Group; New Surgery, England Spine Study Group; North American Spine Society; New Hampshire Orthopaedic Society; New Hampshire Medical Society

Robert H Harrington, MD •Sports Medicine •Joint Replacement Surgery •Arthroscopic Surgery M di l Degree: Medical D U i University it off Vermont V t School S h l off Medicine Internship in General Surgery: Naval Hospital, San Diego Residency in Orthopedic Surgery: National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland Certifications: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery Memberships: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Diplomate; American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Fellow; American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons; New Hampshire Orthopaedic Society; New Hampshire Medical Society

David C Thut Thut,, MD •Sports Medicine •Arthroscopic Surgery •Joint Replacement •Shoulder & Knee Medical Degree: University of Pennsylvania Internship in General Surgery:: University of Rochester Residency in Orthopedic Surgery: University of Rochester Sports Medicine Fellowship: New York University Hospital for Joint Disease Certifications: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery; Subspecialty in Sports Medicine, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery Memberships: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Diplomate; American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Fellow; American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine; New Hampshire Orthopaedic Society; New Hampshire Medical Society

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1994 NC AA TEA M QUALIFIER~28 NC AA REGIONAL TEAMS~9 NC AA QUALIFIERS

2010-11 Official Team Physicians The physicians at Seacoast Orthopedics & Sports Medicine are the Official Team Physicians of the UNH Wildcats and are board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery or the American Board of Family Practice. Our highly subspecialized orthopedic physicians treat all musculoskeletal conditions.

Robert P Waugh, MD

Gavin R Webb, MD

•Hand Surgery •Wrist Surgery •Microsurgery

Medical Degree: ` University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester Internship in General Surgery: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston Residency in Orthopedic Surgery: University of Maryland H dS Hand Surgery F Fellowship: ll hi Children’s Child ’ Hospital H it l Boston; B t B Beth th Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston Memberships: American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

•Sports Medicine •Arthroscopic Surgery •Shoulder & Knee Surgery •Cartilage Restoration Medical Degree: University of Vermont School of Medicine Internship in General Surgery: Maine Medical Center, Portland Residency in Orthopedic Surgery: State University of New York at Buffalo Sports Medicine Fellowship: New England Baptist Hospital, Boston Certifications: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery ; American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Fellow Memberships: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Diplomate; American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Fellow; Arthroscopy Association of North America; American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine; NH Orthopaedic Society; NH Medical Society

SPECIAL THANKS TO UNH ALUMNI WHO DONATE THEIR TIME AND EXPERTISE TO THE wildcats GYMNASTICS TEAM Dr. Katy Lilly, MD Woodbury Family Practice Newington, N.H. UNH Class of 2000

Jennifer Ganly Dover Dietician/Nutritionist Dover, N.H. UNH Class of 2004

Gnarlz In the spring of 2008 the University of New Hampshire Athletic Department received a generous grant from the Parents’ Association to create a new mascot costume. Once the grant was awarded, the Athletics Marketing Department searched for a designer and ultimately hired Street Characters of Calgary, Alberta, Canada. After having the same mascot for eight years, it was time to offer a new look. After much discussion, the decision was made to create a more “student-friendly” mascot, as Wild E. Cat was designed to appeal to children. In August 2008, the marketing department began the process by releasing information about the naming contest. Fans were encouraged to submit their ideas for the name for the new mascot online. After a month of voting, the top four names were released online for another web poll. The final name was chosen on September 15, 2008, and “Gnarlz” was the winner. Gnarlz made his debut on Sept. 20, 2008, at the UNH football game versus the University at Albany. He was well received by fans of all ages and helped the ‘Cats ring in their third straight win of the season. Gnarlz continues to team up with Wild E. Cat, making appearances at UNH events and, upon request, other activities.

Wildcat Statue

During the 2006 Homecoming Weekend, the University of New Hampshire unveiled a bronze statue of the University’s mascot, the Wildcat, installed on the street side of Memorial Field. The $160,000 project was funded entirely with private gifts, including support from the Edward ‘42H and Selma ‘42 Bacon Simon Fund, many alumni donors, the Alumni Association, and the UNH Parents Association. The sculpture was created by Matthew Gray Palmer of Friday Harbor, Washington, in May 2005. He was chosen by a committee of UNH staff and faculty members, alumni and parents, as well as many professional artists and was handpicked out of a group of 40 artists who submitted proposals for the project.

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Spectators Guide

Vault Vaulting requires speed, quickness and explosive power. Vaults are divided into three categories; handsprings, Tsukaharas 1/4 & 1/2 turn entry, and roundoff entry. The collegiate program has its own table for the starting value of all vaults with a maximum value of 10.0. Deductions may be taken in three phases of the vault — preflight (board to the table), support (when touching table), and after-flight (distance and height) from the table to point of landing. Only one vault will be performed per competitor.

In collegiate team competition, six gymnasts perform on each of the four apparatus. The five best scores per event are added together to form the cumulative team total. At least two judges are required to evaluate an athlete’s performance. The scores are averaged to arrive at a final mark. Collegiate programs follow the rules developed for the Level 10 Junior Olympic program with some modifications. Optional routines, put together by the gymnast to express herself through the skills she may perform best, are based from a starting score of 9.5, with a possibility of an additional .5 bonus for performing greater difficulty and special connections of skills. Skills are divided into different categories (A,B,C,D,E), with E containing the highest level of difficulty. Each event has special requirements that must be met. Judges use the following categories to evaluate optional routines: • Value Parts (difficulty) 2.2 • Special Requirements 2.0 • Additive Value 0.5 • Execution, Combination & Artistry 5.3 • Total 10.0 General: Each event has defined basic requirements for choice of elements “up to the competition level.” If not met, the deduction is .10. Other deductions are taken for such things as bent arms and legs, separation of legs, incomplete turns or lack of full stretch and insufficient artistry of presentation.

Common vaults and start values:

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composed of elements from different groups: kips, cast and counter swings, underswing and clear hip circles, giant swings backward and forward, stalder circles and circle swings and hechts. Special requirements include a minimum of two bar changes, two different flight elements, minimum 2 different “C‘s” or a “B” and a “D”, one element with longitudinal axis turn of “C” value or greater and a dismount of at least “C” value. A strong routine shows elements with great amplitude, release moves, grip changes and direction changes and difficulty well-balanced throughout the routine. Pauses for concentration, intermediate swings and uncharacteristic elements are to be avoided. If a fall occurs, the gymnast must resume the exercise within 45 seconds.

Balance Beam

The beam routine should be composed of elements from the following groups: acrobatic elements with and without flight; dance elements such as turns, leaps or jumps and hops; running combinations; balance elements in a stand, sit and lying positions; and body waves. Special requirements of this event are an acrobatic series of a minimum of two flight elements - one which must be at least a C with or without hand support (both elements must start and finish on the beam), dance series of two or more elements one which must be “C’’ value or greater, a minimum of 360 degree turn, a leap or jump requiring 180 degree split (front or side) and at least a “C” dismount or a “B” preceded by and directly connected to any “C” or greater element. Performing on the four-inch beam requires precise movement and intense concentration; each wobble results in a deduction. The routine must finish under 90 seconds. If a fall occurs, a gymnast must resume the exercise within 30 seconds.

Floor Exercise

Group 1 Handspring 1 1/2 1/1 on-1/1 off Handspring 2/1 Handspring Front Tuck Handspring Front Tuck 1/2 Handspring Front Pike Handspring Front Pike 1/2

9.5 9.8 10.0 9.8 9.9 9.9 10.0

Group 2 Tsukahara Tuck Tsukahara Layout Tsukahara Tuck 1/1 Tsukahara Layout 1/1

9.5 9.8 9.9 10.0

Group 3 (Round-off Entry) - Yurchenko RO,FF-Back Tuck RO,FF-Back Layout RO,FF-Back Layout 1/1 RO,FF-1/2 off Front Layout RO,FF-Back Layout 1 1/2 RO,FF-1/1 on-back pike off

9.5 9.8 10.0 10.0 10.0 10.0

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Floor exercise is a combination of dance, tumbling and acrobatics performed to music. The composition of the exercise must show harmony between gymnastics and acrobatic elements, create dynamic changes in rhythm and levels, and show versatile use of the entire floor. The routine must contain one acrobatic series with two (2) saltos (same or different), OR two (2) directly connected saltos. (If the two (2) saltos are not directly connected, they must be included in an acrobatic series, which is defined as a minimum of three acrobatic flight elements, with or without hand support). Three (3) different saltos are also required throughout the routine. A dance pass with a minimum of two (2), directly or indirectly connected leaps or jumps; one of which is a leap (one foot take-off) requiring a minimum of 180° split fulfills the dance expectations. A minimum of “C” salto as the last isolated salto or within the last salto connection completes the special requirements.

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Katie Caliendo

Chelsea Steinberg

Katie Lawrence

Dec. 4 Sat. Jan. 9 Sun. Jan. 15 Sat. Jan. 22 Sat. Jan. 23 Sun. Jan. 30 Sun. Feb. 5 Sat. Feb. 12 Sat.

Meet the Team 1:00 p.m. Rutgers 1:00 p.m. @ Maryland w/Air Force @ Penn. State @ Pittsburgh Bridgeport 2:00 p.m. Michigan 4:00 p.m. UNH Invitational 7:00 p.m. w/Michigan State/Brown/Alaska

Feb. 20 Sun. Feb. 25 Fri. Mar. 4 Fri. Mar. 7 Mon. Mar. 11 Fri. Mar. 19 Sat.

UNH Gymnastics 2011 Meet Schedule @ West Virginia 1:00 p.m. w/Florida, George Washington @ Bridgeport 7:00 p.m. @ LSU 7:00 p.m. Central Michigan, Brown 7:00 p.m. @ Arizona 7:00 p.m. w/BYU, Texas Woman’s EAGL Championship 2:00 p.m. @ George Washington

Photos: Lisa Nugent, Erin Gleason


UNH Gymnastics Media Guide-2011