May 17, 2010

UNH WEEKLY ROUNDUP
May 17, 2010

WILDCAT NEWS
May 10: UNH achieves highest-ever ranking in the NACDA Directors' Cup standings at No. 55 (370 Div. I programs).
May 11: Maureen Magarity becomes the sixth head coach in the 35-year history of the UNH women's basketball program.
May 12: Five UNH teams -- men's soccer, men's outdoor track & field, gymnastics, women's indoor track & field and women's outdoor track & field -- were honored with NCAA Public Recognition Award for outstanding academics.
May 13: Jackie MacMullan ('82) is named a recipient of the Basketball Hall of Fame's Curt Gowdy Media Award. She is the first woman to receive the honor in its 21-year existence.

ACCOLADES
UNH's Jim Urquhart Student-Athlete of the Year
   Veronique Archambault-Leger, women's skiing
   Bobby Butler, men's ice hockey
UNH's Tina True Memorial Award
   Ashlee Lathrop, women's track & field
   Willie Ford, men's skiing
UNH's Athletic Director's Award for Academic Excellence
   Jenny Luoma, women's skiing
   Ally Yost, women's soccer
   Ben Jenkins, men's cross country / track & field

LAST WEEK’S RESULTS
Friday, May 14
Men's track & field at IC4A Championships (at Princeton), Day 1 of 3
Women's track & field at ECAC Championships (at Princeton), Day 1 of 3
Saturday, May 15
Men's track & field at IC4A Championships (at Princeton),  Day 2 of 3
Women's track & field at ECAC Championships (at Princeton), Day 2 of 3
Sunday, May 16
Men's track & field: 26th place at IC4A Championships (at Princeton)
Women's track & field: 21st place at ECAC Championships (at Princeton)

UPCOMING EVENTS
Friday, May 28
Men's track & field at NCAA Regionals  (at North Carolina A&T)
Women's track & field at NCAA Regionals (at North Carolina A&T)
Saturday, May 29
Men's track & field at NCAA Regionals  (at North Carolina A&T)
Women's track & field at NCAA Regionals (at North Carolina A&T)

MEN'S OUTDOOR TRACK & FIELD
    •    UNH finished in 26th place (55 teams) at the IC4A Championships that were held May 14-16 at Princeton University.
    •    Brice Paey (Milton, N.H.) recorded a second-place finish in the shot put with a  throw of 17.69 meters.
    •    Matt O'Connor (Rhinebeck, N.Y.) was the sixth-fastest runner in the 3,000m steeplechase with a time of 8 minutes, 56.42 seconds.
    •    Jeff Kaste (Atkinson, N.H.) took seventh place in the hammer throw with a toss of 58.94m. Paul DeTurk (Durham, N.H.) was 12th with a mark of 56.83m.
    •    Michael Simon (Durham, Conn.) finished ninth in the javelin with a mark of 63.05m. UNH also took 13th and 14th place in the event with Chris Morgan (Goffstown, N.H.) at 61.14 and Frank Radlof (Milford, N.H.) at 53.29m.
    
WOMEN'S OUTDOOR TRACK & FIELD
    •    UNH placed 21st (51 teams) at the ECAC Championships that were held May 14-16 at Princeton University.
    •    Rita Ciambra (Hanover, N.H.) surpassed last week's America East record performance of 4.01 meters to capture first place in the pole vault by clearing a height of 4.05m.
    •    Ashlee Lathrop (Sherburne, N.Y.) placed fifth in the hammer throw with a toss of 56.05m.
    •    Camille Quarles (Derry, N.H.) produced a top-10 finish in the triple jump with a leap of 12.02 m. That mark earned 10th place.
    •    Elizabeth Campbell (Colonia, N.J.) recorded the 10th-fastest time in the 10,000m race by crossing the finish line in 36 minutes, 59.51 seconds.
    •    Kaitlyn Dugan (Hatfield, Pa.) finished 10th in the heptathlon with a total of 4,393 points.

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