November 16, 2009

DURHAM, N.H. - Lindsay Fogarty (Pleasanton, Calif.) of the volleyball team and Bobby Butler (Marlboro, Mass.) of the men's ice hockey team are featured in this week's Service Credit Union Student-Athlete Spotlight. This information and more can be found in this week's Wildcat Roundup.



Lindsay Fogarty, volleyball

Lindsay Fogarty, a senior from Pleasanton, Calif., recorded 36 kills and hit at a .376 clip with just four attack errors, to go along with three blocks, seven digs and five service aces during a weekend sweep.

Fogarty registered a career-high 26 kills in a 3-2 come-from-behind win against Stony Brook on Nov. 14, and totaled 10 kills and hit at a .391 clip in a sweep of UMBC on Senior Day the following afternoon.

Bobby Butler, hockey

Bobby Butler, a senior from Marlboro, Mass., scored three goals in a weekend split at 10th-ranked UMass. Butler netted the first goal in Saturday night's 4-2 win and also tallied the game-winning goal. The forward also added a goal in Friday night's 4-3 overtime loss.

Butler, the league's top goal scorer, has been red-hot for the Wildcats, scoring five goals in the last four games. With nine tallies this season, Butler has already matched his goal output from a year ago.



Men's basketball: Chandler Rhoads, America East Rookie of the Week

Men's hockey: Bobby Butler, Hockey East Co-Player of the Week

Volleyball: Lindsay Fogarty, America East Player of the Week



Wednesday, Nov. 11

Men's soccer: UMBC 2, at UNH 1 (America East semifinal)

Friday, Nov. 13

Women's basketball: at UNH 64, St. Joseph's 56 (Jackie MacMullan book signing)

Men's hockey: at #10 UMass 4, UNH 3 (overtime)

Saturday, Nov. 14

Men's basketball: at UNH 91, Suffolk 45

Men's cross country: 12th place at NCAA Northeast Regional (Franklin Park; Boston)

Women's cross country: 11th place at NCAA Northeast Regional (Franklin Park; Boston)

Football: at #4 William & Mary 20, #8 UNH 17

Men's ice hockey: UNH 4, at #10 UMass 2

Women's ice hockey: at Vermont (postponed)

Volleyball: at UNH 3, Stony Brook 2

Sunday, Nov. 15

Volleyball: at UNH 3, UMBC 0 (Senior Day)



Monday, Nov. 16

Women's basketball at Maryland, 7 pm

Wednesday, Nov. 18

Women's ice hockey at Harvard, 7 pm

Friday, Nov. 20

Women's basketball vs. UMass, 7 pm

Men's ice hockey vs. Boston U., 7 pm

Volleyball vs. Binghamton, 3 pm (at Albany - America East semifinal)

Men's basketball at Maryland, 8 pm

Women's swim & dive at Boston U. Invitational

Saturday, Nov. 21

Football vs. Maine, 12 pm

Women's ice hockey vs. Rensselaer, 5 pm

Men's ice hockey at Boston U., 7 pm

Volleyball vs. Albany/UMBC (at Albany - America East final; only if team advances)

Men's cross country at ICAAAA Championships (Van Cortlandt Park; New York, N.Y.)

Women's cross country at ECAC Championships (Van Cortlandt Park; New York, N.Y.)

Women's swim & dive at Boston U. Invitational

Sunday, Nov. 22

Women's Hockey East All-Stars vs. U.S. National Team, 1 pm (at Whittemore Center)

Women's swim & dive at Boston U. Invitational



MEN'S BASKETBALL (1-0, 0-0 America East)

  • UNH kicked off the 2009-10 campaign with a 91-45 win versus Suffolk at Lundholm Gymnasium on Nov. 14. The Wildcats used a balance attack, as well as an 18-0 run in the second half, to put the game away.
  • Dane DiLiegro (Lexington, Mass.) recorded his sixth career double-double with 14 points and 15 rebounds in 22 minutes. The junior center also sank a career-high six free throws on eight attempts.
  • Chandler Rhoads (Berryville, Va.) played well in his first collegiate game as he scored a game-high 14 points and added five assists, four steals and three rebounds in 23 minutes of action.


WOMEN'S BASKETBALL (1-0, 0-0 America East)

  • UNH opened the 2009-10 season with a 64-56 victory against St. Joseph's at Lundholm Gymnasium on Nov. 13. The Wildcats closed the game with a 10-2 run to record the win, their first versus an Atlantic 10 team since the 2005-06 season.
  • Denise Beliveau (Framingham, Mass.) recorded 21 points - she made all 10 free throw attempts - and nine rebounds. The 10 foul shots matched her career high, and the point total was one less than her personal best.
  • Candace Williams (Norfolk, Mass.) scored in double digits for the seventh consecutive game with 15 points.



  • UNH finished 12th out of 36 teams at the NCAA Northeast Regional that was held at Franklin Park in Boston on Nov 14.
  • Wesley Dinnan (Juneau, Alaska) was the top Wildcat finisher in 47th place in the 244-runner field. Ben Jenkins (Francestown, N.H.) and Cory Sinotte (Hooksett, N.H.) placed 63rd and 68th, respectively.
  • Marc Ouellette (Hopkinton, N.H.) finished 80th and Nick Decresenzo (New Milford, Conn.) placed 108th to round out the Wildcat scorers.



  • UNH placed 11th out of 35 teams at the NCAA Northeast Regional that was held at Franklin Park in Boston on Nov. 14.
  • Elizabeth Campbell (Colonia, N.J.) placed 36th as the top Wildcat finisher in the 243-runner field. Allison Letourneau (Kingston, Nova Scotia) finished 61st.
  • Keely Maguire (Georgetown, Mass.), Jennifer Racine (Haverhill, Mass.) and Courtney Hamer (Andover, Mass.) placed 93rd, 98th and 102nd, respectively, to round out the Wildcat scorers.


FOOTBALL (8-2, 5-2 CAA)

  • Eighth-ranked UNH suffered a 20-17 defeat at No. 5 William & Mary on a 37-yard field goal with 2:54 remaining in the fourth quarter.
  • R.J. Toman (Mission Viejo, Calif.) threw for 199 yards and completed touchdown passes to Scott Sicko (Stillwater, N.Y.) and Joey Orlando (Bethlehem, Pa.).
  • The Wildcats host Maine on Nov. 21 with the Brice-Cowell Musket and the CAA North title on the line.


MEN'S ICE HOCKEY (3-6-2, 3-2-1 Hockey East)

  • UNH split a weekend series with 10th-ranked UMass at the Mullins Center, falling 4-3 in overtime Nov. 13, before recording a 4-2 victory the following night for its first road win of the season.
  • Bobby Butler scored three goals during the series, including a pair of goals in the victory when he notched the game winner. Butler, the league's top goal scorer, has scored five goals in the last four games and has already matched last season's output of nine goals. Butler also continues to have the Minutemen's number as he has tallied 12 points on eight goals and four assists in 14 career games against UMass.
  • The Wildcats, who are now a perfect 3-0-0 when leading after two periods, have scored three goals or more in four straight games.


WOMEN'S ICE HOCKEY (8-1-3, 4-0-1-0 Hockey East)

  • UNH's game scheduled for Nov. 14 at Vermont was postponed. No makeup date has been announced
  • The Wildcats carry a five-game unbeaten streak (3-0-2) into Wednesday's game at Harvard.
  • Former UNH assistant Colette (Bredin) Youlen returns to the Whittemore Center on Nov. 21 as an assistant coach with Rensselaer.
  • The Whittemore Center will be the site of a Hockey East All-Stars vs. U.S. Women's National Team exhibition game on Nov. 22 (1 p.m.).


MEN'S SOCCER (9-7-2, 6-0-1 America East)

  • Top-seeded UNH dropped a 2-1 decision to No. 5 UMBC in the semifinals of the America East Championship tournament at Lewis Fields on Nov. 11.
  • The Wildcats cut their deficit in half in the 55th minute when Chris Banks (Westborough, Mass.) scored his seventh goal of the year. Alex Russell (Harisburg, Pa.) and Josh Bronner (Belchertown, Mass.) earned assists on the play.
  • The NCAA Men's College Cup at-large bids will be announced Monday, Nov. 16 at 5:30 p.m. on ESPNews.



  • UNH did not have a meet last week. The Wildcats return to action Nov. 20-22 at the Boston University Invitational.


VOLLEYBALL (13-14, 5-5 America East)

  • UNH swept a pair of matches at home over the weekend as it rallied for a 3-2 win against Stony Brook on Nov. 14 before taking down UMBC, 3-0, in straight sets the following day.
  • The Wildcats completed an improbable run into the America East Championship by winning its final four matches and five of the last six. The ‘Cats, who entered the weekend fifth in the conference standings, finished in a four-way tie for second in the league and earned the second seed in the conference championship by virtue of a tie-breaker scenario.
  • In the win over Stony Brook, Lindsay Fogarty (Pleasanton, Calif.) tallied a career-high 26 kills, while Kirsten Bates (Calgary, Alberta) posted a season-high 19 kills, and became the sixth Wildcat reach the 1,000-kill plateau. Sara Heldman (Greenwood, Ind.) also recorded a program-record 38 digs, with Kate Uitti (Pinckney, Mich.) finishing with a season-high 50 assists to quarterback the attack.
  • Fogarty registered a team-best 10 kills and hit at a .391 clip against UMBC on Senior Day. Bates tallied nine kills, six digs and hit at a .368 clip, while Uitti dished out a match-high 31 assists and Heldman added 11 defensive digs.


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