Wildcat Sports Radio Network - (from Learfield Sports)

 




All University of New Hampshire football, men's hockey and select men's and women's basketball as well as women's ice hockey games can be heard live on the radio stations of the Wildcat Sports Radio Network.

     Football     |     Men's Basketball     |     Women's Basketball     |     Men's Ice Hockey     |     Women's Ice Hockey 

The radio call of each Wildcat Sports Radio Network broadcast also streamed through the official University of New Hampshire's athletics website: UNHWildcats.com. Live video of most games is streamed through the website as well at http://unhwildcats.tv/. 

Additionally, the UNH Coaches Show is broadcast live weekly on most stations of the Wildcat Sports Radio Network and online at http://client.stretchinternet.com/client/unh.portal#. For the complete schedule, please click here.

Radio Personalities

Mike Murphy, a five-time winner of the New Hampshire Sportscaster of the Year award (1998, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2009), Murphy has served as a sports announcer on the Wildcat Sports Radio Network since 1998. He is the voice of the Wildcat women's hockey broadcasts and color commentator for men's and women's basketball. Previously, Mike served as the color commentator for all UNH football games from 1998-2009. He hosts the weekly UNH Coach’s Show with football head coach Sean McDonnell in the fall and men’s hockey head coach Dick Umile in the winter. Murphy is a graduate of Syracuse University, where he earned a degree in Broadcast Journalism in 1995. Mike married his wife, Tish, in May 1995. They live in Concord, N.H. with their children Katie and Jason.

 

 

Bob Lipman enters his third year on the network and second year as football play-by-play announcer. He is a three-time recipient of the New Hampshire Sportscaster of the Year award (1999, 2006, 2012). An East Brunswick, N.J., native and Concord, N.H., resident, Bob has been broadcasting New Hampshire sports since 1984, including the past ten years with the Eastern League's New Hampshire Fisher Cats, Double-A affiliate of the Toronto Blue Jays, and 10 seasons (2001-10) as part of the Dartmouth College football broadcast team. The Vanderbilt University graduate is the operations manager at WTPL Radio in Concord, where he also works as the producer and co-host of the Bob Lobel Show.

 

Rob Dally enters his 11th season working with Wildcat Sports Radio Network. He has been calling UNH Men’s and Women’s Hockey, Basketball and Football on various media outlets since 2003 including two Women’s Frozen Four’s, NCAA Men’s Ice Hockey Tournament’s and FCS Playoffs.  Rob is a graduate of the University of New Hampshire with a degree in Communications.  Originally from Belmont, MA., he now resides in Woburn, MA. with his wife Tiffany.

 
Dan Parkhurst (UNH '93) is the radio and TV play-by-play voice for the UNH Men's Hockey Team.  Now a veteran hockey broadcaster, Dan first called Wildcat games as a student for WUNH radio while also working as a student manager with the men's hockey team during his time at UNH.  Additionally, Dan has also called college hockey play-by-play for NBC Sports Network, NESN, NHPTV and ESPN.  He has also called NCAA Softball Regionals for ESPN. The owner of SportDesigns.com, Dan has designed and maintained athletic-related websites since 1997 and has also built and managed e-commerce platforms. In his free time, Dan is an avid and frequent golfer. He also enjoys performing live music shows on drums and guitar, often accompanied by his daughter, Riley. Dan and his wife, Lynn, live in Conway, NH with their son, Jonathan (20), and daughter, Riley (14).  

Pete Webster (UNH '85) is entering his 21st season as the color analyst. Webster has been involved with UNH Hockey 27 of the last 30 years. Started broadcasting UNH hockey games during the 1992-93 season. With all-time broadcasting great Dick Osborne, Webster became full-time color analyst in January of the 1993-94 season. He has broadcasted two men's national championship games, 1999's Frozen Four in Anaheim and 2003 Frozen Four in Buffalo. He lists the 1999 Championship game as his most memorable broadcasting moment.  Other great moments were the 2009 NCAA Regional come-from-behind win over North Dakota and the 1998 NCAA Regional Final victory over Boston University that propelled UNH to their first Frozen Four since 1979.

Webster came to UNH in 1982 as a transfer student from Purdue University.  Signed on as an assistant manager/skate sharpener for the Men's Hockey Team for the 1983-84 and 1984-85 seasons under legendary head coach Charlie Holt. Majored in Physical Education/Sports Communications, earning a B.S. in 1985. Earned his teaching certificate through the UNH Master's in Education program in 1988. While teaching in the New Hampshire seacoast, Webster came back to UNH to volunteer with UNH Sports Information (Media Relations).

Currently in his 27th year as a middle school educator, teaching 6th grade math at York (ME) Middle School, Webster has coached over 60 seasons in youth and public school sports. Recently wrapped up his 19th season as the Varsity Tennis Coach at York High School.


Jim Jeannotte has worked with the UNH Football Radio Network  1974-78 and from 1981-2011 as well as the UNH Basketball Radio Network  from 1981-present. Inducted into the UNH Athletics Hall of Fame in 2012, Jeannotte has been named New Hampshire Sportscaster of the Year 23 times in his career. Additionally, he has been the host of the Granite State Challenge television program on NHPTV for the last 28 years.


Nathan Bridges, a sports broadcaster, received his B.A. in Communications and a minor in Political Science from the University of New Hampshire in 2003.  Nathan primarily has served as a play-by-play voice of UNH men’s and women’s ice hockey since the 2001-02 season.  In the past decade, Bridges has worked with several media outlets including WUNH Radio, the UNH Sports Radio Network, unhwildcats.tv, and the Pack Network, Additionally, he has been behind the microphone for four Hockey East men’s championship games (two UNH championships), four Hockey East women’s championship games (four UNH championships), seven men’s hockey regional tournaments, two men’s hockey Frozen Fours, two women’s hockey Frozen Fours, and one Women’s Beanpot Championship game. He also called the first-ever outdoor NCAA women’s hockey contest in 2010 when New Hampshire defeated Northeastern at Fenway Park in Boston, Mass.  Nathan resides in Portsmouth, N.H. and is currently the Director of Golf at Breakfast Hill Golf Club in Greenland, N.H.

 

Chris Chandler enters his second season with the Wildcat Sports Radio Network. The two-time CAA Academic All-Conference Team member (2010-11) earned the team's Eugene K. Auerbach Student-Athlete Award last season. The Wakefield, Mass., native earned a M.B.A. with a focus in finance and entrepreneurship in 2012 from the University of New Hampshire. In addition, he graduated from UNH in May 2011 with dual B.A. degrees in earth science and economics. On the gridiron, 18 of Chandler's 31 career receptions came in 2011, when he racked up 170 yards in 11 games, including 10 starts. He secured a career-high 63-yard touchdown reception in a 2010 NCAA second-round playoff victory at Bethune-Cookman. Prior to playing at UNH, Chandler was a 2,000-yard receiver at Malden (Mass.) Catholic High School before playing a post-graduate season at Bridgton Academy. Chandler currently resides in South Boston, Mass.

 
Erin Boss is a 2001 graduate of Hopkinton High School and a 2005 graduate of Ithaca College, with a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the Park School of Communications. Erin is currently the Assistant Program Director and Executive Sports Producer at WGIR-AM in Manchester, NH, where she has worked since starting as a part-time producer in the summer of 2005. As the Executive producer of New Hampshire Fisher Cats baseball, Manchester Monarchs hockey and University of New Hampshire athletics, she oversees all broadcast elements, production of games and distribution of audio elements.  

 

 The affiliates of the Wildcat Sports Radio Network for the 2013-14 season:

Lebanon-Claremont* WTSL-AM 1400 AM
 
Concord WEEI-FM 101.5 FM

Seacoast

WPKX-AM
WQSO-FM
WSKX-FM

930 AM

96.7 FM

95.3 FM

Manchester WGIR-AM 610 AM
New London WNTK-FM 99.7 FM
Keene WEEY 93.5 FM
Wolfeboro* WASR-AM 1420 AM
World-Wide Internet Streaming Stretch

*Hockey Only

2013-14 Wildcats Sports Network Radio Affiliates 

 

University of New Hampshire Sports Properties (WSP), a property of Learfield Sports, is the multimedia rights holder for University of New Hampshire Athletics. WSP can build customized packages for businesses and corporations that seek the benefits of a positive, brand-building association with the Wildcats with the following inventory: signage, gameday sponsorships, corporate hospitality events, network radio spots (network affiliates), gameday program and print advertising, exposure and branded promotions on UNHWildcats.com.

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