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UNH ATHLETICS

WILDCAT HOCKEY FALL HIGHLIGHTS

• The field hockey squad took home its second-ever America East Championship title and made its first NCAA Tournament appearance since 2000. • Women’s cross country tied for second place at the America East Championships and finished 12th at the NCAA Regionals. • Men’s cross country garnered a seventhplace finish at the America East Championships and finished 21st at the NCAA Regionals. • Football extended its nationwide record of consecutive FCS Tournament appearances to eight with an atlarge berth. • Volleyball posted a clean 3-0 sweep over top-ranked Albany, handing the Great Danes their first and only conference loss, and earned the second seed in the conference tournament. • Men’s soccer tallied three consecutive 1-0 wins, including two to win the 22nd Annual Nike Fall Classic. • Women’s soccer extended its conference-record postseason streak with an 11th straight America East Tournament appearance.

WINTER HIGHLIGHTS

• The women’s basketball program enjoyed its first winning season since the 2005-06 campaign and earned a postseason berth for the second time in program history with a trip to the Women’s Basketball Invitational. • Senior Denise Beliveau became the 16th player in program history to reach the 1,000 point milestone. • Jordon Bronner netted a career-high 24 points to lift men’s basketball over Colgate. The team also won four consecutive games for the first time since the 2005-06 season. • Kristina Lavoie, Nicole Gifford and Jenna Lascelle of the women’s hockey team each tallied a hat trick in separate games during the season, while Jenn Gilligan made a career-high 44 saves in a game against border rival Maine. • Men’s hockey’s Stevie Moses notched two four-goal games on the season, including one against Dartmouth at the Verizon Wireless Arena in Manchester, N.H. • Women’s swimming and diving tallied a 6-2 record on the season and finished third at the America East Championships. In their opening meet at

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Siena, a total of five pool records were shattered by the Wildcats. The coaching staff was also honored with the America East Coaching Staff of the Year award. • Gymnastics recorded a 195.75194.225 upset over No. 23 West Virginia after senior Ali Carr notched a 9.9 on the uneven bars and balance beam, and advanced to the NCAA Regional for the 30th time in the last 31 years. • The men’s/women’s ski team finished third at the EISA Championships and 10th at the NCAA Skiing Championship. • Men’s indoor track & field senior Brice Paey captured America East and New England titles in the shot put and remained undefeated until a fourthplace finish at the IC4As. • Women’s indoor track & field graduate student Allison Letourneau broke three school records during the season while senior Sydney Fitzpatrick also set a school mark in the 5,000 meters.

SPRING HIGHLIGHTS

• Laura Puccia helped the women’s lacrosse team upset No. 12 Vanderbilt by scoring five goals and adding an assist. • Women’s track & field finished runner-up at the New England Championships while a trio of Wildcats qualified for the NCAA East Preliminary meet. • Men’s track & field finished seventh at New Englands as Kevin Greene and Tyler Dinnan each claimed individual titles and also helped lead the 4x800 meter relay team to victory.

Award in back-to-back seasons. Senior volleyball player Amy Keding and sophomore swimmer Lauren McCandless were each recipients of the America East Scholar-Athlete award in their respective sports. Keding graduated with a degree in Chemistry and Physics Teaching, while McCandless, a cellular and molecular biology major, is the first sophomore from UNH to be selected as a scholar-athlete. Gymnast Danielle Reibold was selected as EAGL Scholar-Athlete of the Year. Reibold, who graduated with a degree in Biomedical Sciences, is the first UNH gymnast to receive this honor. Women’s track & field team members Kate Early and Keely Maguire received University recognition last spring. Early, who also played four years on the women’s basketball team, received the prestigious Dean Williamson Award for her “outstanding and well-rounded extracurricular activities, scholarship, athletics, and loyalty to the University.” Maguire received a Parent’s Association Award for “having shown an understanding and appreciation of the value of a university education and having accepted the responsibility to share their education to better the community in which they live.”

ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE

Four Wildcat teams were honored by the NCAA with the Public Recognition Award for multiyear Academic Progress Rates (APR) in the top 10 percent of all teams in their respective sports: gymnastics, men’s hockey, men’s outdoor track & field and women’s indoor track & field. Also, the football team was recognized for its academic success and student-athlete graduation rate by receiving the Academic Progress Rate (APR) Award for the CAA. UNH was one of only five FCS programs in the nation to garner the honor for a second straight season, and was the only FCS team in the country to both reach the postseason and capture an APR

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2012-13 Women's Ice Hockey Media Guide  

A comprehensive look at the University of New Hampshire women's ice hockey program. The in-depth guide features current player and coach bio...

2012-13 Women's Ice Hockey Media Guide  

A comprehensive look at the University of New Hampshire women's ice hockey program. The in-depth guide features current player and coach bio...

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