January 24, 2015
Pflieger Propels No. 25 Gymnastics Past Pittsburgh for First EAGL Win
DURHAM, N.H. – Meghan Pflieger (Barneveld, N.Y.), the reigning EAGL Gymnast of the Week, collected four Top-3 finishes including a share of first place on floor exercise and the outright all-around championship in the 25th-ranked UNH gymnastics team’s 195.450-192.175 league victory over Pittsburgh on Saturday afternoon at Lundholm Gym.

January 24, 2015
Event To Event On A Busy, Snowy Saturday
Bouncing around campus – from pool to rink to gym and back to rink again – on a snowy Saturday in January: Discussions along the way range from another impressive gymnastics win to a gold medal-winning performance in the 1998 Olympics, the upcoming America East swimming and diving championships and a tough and frustrating hockey loss to Maine.

January 24, 2015
Men’s Hockey Falls to Maine, 4-0
DURHAM, N.H. -- The University of New Hampshire men’s hockey team recorded a 40-21 shot advantage but the University of Maine, fueled by three-goal third period, prevailed 4-0 Saturday night at the Whittemore Center.

January 24, 2015
Taylor's Second Straight Win Carries Skiing to Third Place at UVM Carnival
STOWE, Vt. – UNH senior skier Annika Taylor (Truckee, Calif.) registered her second straight Nordic victory –this time in the women’s 10K classic mass start—to power the Wildcat skiing team to third place at the Vermont Carnival, which concluded Saturday.

January 24, 2015
Women's Hockey Upended 3-1 by Penn State
DURHAM, N.H. -- The UNH women’s hockey team recorded a 33-19 shot advantage but scored just one goal by Hannah Armstrong (Keswick, Ontario) in Saturday afternoon’s 3-1 loss to Penn State at the Whittemore Center.

January 24, 2015
Women's Swimming & Diving Suffers 183-117 Setback Against Rutgers
DURHAM, N.H. -- Despite a valiant effort, the University of New Hampshire women's swimming & diving team fell to Rutgers University, 183-117, Saturday at Swasey Pool.

January 23, 2015
Men’s T&F Place Fourth in the Joe Donahue Games
BOSTON – The University of New Hampshire men’s and track field placed fourth overall out of eight collegiate institutions in the Joe Donahue Games at Reggie Lewis Center Friday, Jan. 23.

January 23, 2015
Women’s T&F Comes in Fourth in the Joe Donahue Games
BOSTON – The University of New Hampshire women’s track and field program placed fourth (72 points) out of nine collegiate institutions in the Joe Doanhue Games held at Reggie Lewis Center Friday, Jan. 23.

January 23, 2015
Vaattovaara's 20 Saves Leads Women's Hockey To 2-0 Win vs. Penn State
DURHAM, N.H. – Vilma Vaattovaara (Veikkola, Finland) recorded 20 saves to backbone the UNH women’s ice hockey team to Friday night’s 2-0 non-conference victory against Penn State at the Whittemore Center.

January 23, 2015
Men’s Hockey Edged at Maine, 6-4
ORONO, Maine – The University of New Hampshire men’s hockey team fell by a score of 6-4 Friday night against the University of Maine at Alfond Arena. Freshman defenseman Cameron Marks (North Vancouver, British Columbia) led the Wildcats with two points on a goal and an assist.

January 21, 2015
Men's Hockey Takes on Border Rival Maine in Home-and-Home Series (Fri., 7 p.m.) (Sat., 7 p.m.)
DURHAM, N.H. -- The University of New Hampshire men's hockey team will clash with border rival University of Maine in a home-and-home series. The first game is set for 7 p.m. in Orono, Maine while the second game will take place Saturday at the Whittemore Center with a 7 p.m. puck drop. It will also air live on WBIN-TV and FOX College Sports Atlantic.

January 23, 2015
Taylor's Nordic Win Propels Skiing to Third Place at UVM Carnival (Day 1 of 2)
STOWE, Vt. – Annika Taylor (Truckee, Calif.) registered her second career EISA victory by winning the women’s 5K freestyle Nordic race, and three other UNH skiers notched Top-5 results to power the Wildcats to third place in Friday’s opening day of action at the Vermont Carnival.

January 23, 2015
Gymnastics Takes On EAGL Rival Pittsburgh on Saturday, Jan. 24 (4 p.m.)
DURHAM, N.H. – The UNH gymnastics team competes in its first East Atlantic Gymnastics League meet of the season Saturday when the University of Pittsburgh invades Lundholm Gym for a 4 p.m. Fitness Meet.

January 22, 2015
Women's Swimming & Diving Welcomes Rutgers (Jan. 24; 11 a.m.)
DURHAM, N.H. -- The University of New Hampshire women’s swimming & diving team looks to return to its winning ways, hosting Rutgers University for dual meet action Saturday, Jan. 24 (11 a.m.) at Swasey Pool.

January 23, 2015
Jereczek Joins UNH Volleyball for Spring 2015
DURHAM, N.H. -- Head coach Jill Hirschinger of the University of New Hampshire volleyball team has announced that Mali Jereczek has joined the Wildcats this spring.

January 23, 2015
Student-Athlete Center For Excellence Nears Completion
The furniture has been ordered. The completion date (March 23) and a ribbon-cutting date (April 14) have both been set. The UNH athletics department is closing in on the opening of its new, state-of-the-art, $1.9 million Student-Athlete Center for Excellence, a first-rate study facility for the school’s Division I and Northeast Passage student-athletes located on the second floor at the front of the Field House.

January 22, 2015
Herrion’s Team Makes A Statement With Vermont Triumph
Whew. The UNH men’s basketball team picked up a statement win in a loud Lundholm Gymnasium on Thursday night by knocking off America East-leading Vermont, 73-68. They didn’t even need overtime to do it.

January 22, 2015
Gymnastics, Hockey Highlight A Busy Saturday
It starts with a swimming and diving meet in Swasey Pool at 11 a.m. and closes out with a “White Out the Whitt” men’s hockey contest against Maine in the Whittemore Center at 7 p.m. Saturday will be one busy day for athletics at UNH.

January 22, 2015
Track & Field Squads Travel to Boston for the Joe Donahue Games (Jan. 23)
DURHAM, N.H. – The University of New Hampshire men’s and women’s track and field teams return to action Jan. 23, when they head to Boston to take part in the Joe Donahue Games.

January 22, 2015
GAME NOTES: Women's Hockey Welcomes Penn State For Weekend Series (Jan. 23-24)
DURHAM, N.H. -- The UNH women’s ice hockey team begins a six-game homestand with this weekend’s series against Penn State University on Jan. 23-24. Friday’s opening faceoff is 7 p.m. and the teams hit the ice again Saturday at 2 p.m.

January 21, 2015
Women's Basketball Extends Winning Streak to Five Games, Edges Out Hartford, 65-63
WEST HARTFORD, Conn. -- The University of New Hampshire women’s basketball team extended its season-long winning streak to five games, edging out the University of Hartford with a 65-63 decision Wednesday evening at Chase Arena at Reich Family Pavilion.

January 21, 2015
Border Wars: Hockey Takes on Maine, Men's Basketball Faces Vermont
The UNH men’s hockey team keeps a board in its locker room to track the Hockey East standings through the course of the season. Wildcat coach Dick Umile was about ready to throw the board out.

January 21, 2015
Men’s Hoops Welcomes Vermont to Continue Two-Game Winning Streak (Jan. 22; 7 p.m.)
DURHAM, N.H. - The University of New Hampshire men’s basketball team hosts the University of Vermont (Jan. 22; 7 p.m.) in hopes of giving the Catamounts their first conference loss this season.

January 20, 2015
Meghan Pflieger Named EAGL Gymnast of Week
DURHAM, N.H. – Meghan Pflieger (Barneveld, N.Y.) of the 25th-ranked UNH gymnastics team was feted Tuesday as the EAGL Gymnast of the Week for her performance in the Wildcats’ 195.900-191.175 victory over Yale on Sunday at Lundholm Gym.

January 20, 2015
Women's Basketball Heads to Hartford on Wednesday (Jan. 21; 7 p.m.)
DURHAM, N.H. -- The University of New Hampshire women's basketball looks to keep pace in the America East race as the team challenges the University of Hartford at Chace Athletic Center on Wednesday, Jan. 21 (7 p.m.). The game will be streamed on AmericaEast.tv.

January 20, 2015
Black Bears, Nittany Lions Coming To The Whitt
Monday, they took to the ice at the Whittemore Center for the annual “Skate with the Cats” event that welcomed Wildcat Kids’ Club members to the rink. Now it’s back to business.

January 20, 2015
Men’s T&F Runner Greene Named America East Performer of the Week
BOSTON – Senior captain Kevin Greene (Silver Springs, Md.) has be honored as the America East Male Performer of the Week announced by the conference Tuesday afternoon.

January 20, 2015
Pflieger, Downing: Service Credit Union Student-Athlete Spotlight & Wildcat Weekly Roundup
DURHAM, N.H. – Meghan Pflieger (Barneveld, N.Y.) of the gymnastics team and Grayson Downing (Abbottsford, British Columbia) of the men’s hockey team are featured in this week's Service Credit Union Student-Athlete Spotlight.

January 20, 2015
Women’s Soccer Borkan Named to Jewish Sports Review All-America Team
LOS ANGELES – Sophomore goalkeeper Mimi Borkan (Medfield, Mass.) of the University of New Hampshire women’s soccer program was named to the Jewish Sports Review All-America Team. She was one of three sophomores in the nation to be honored to the squad.

January 19, 2015
Leissner Leads Men’s Hoops to Overtime Victory Against UMass Lowell, 67-64
DURHAM, N.H. - Freshman Tanner Leissner (Converse, Texas) scored 18 points, grabbed nine rebounds and blocked three shots to propel the Wildcats over the University of Massachusetts Lowell River Hawks, 67-64, on Monday afternoon at Lundholm Gymnasium.

January 19, 2015
Sweet Sweep: Basketball Teams Take Pair From UMass Lowell
UNH men’s basketball coach Bill Herrion was looking for a little more breathing room in this one. He didn’t get that. But he’ll happily take the win. Freshman Tanner Leissner and sophomore Jaleen Smith combined for 35 points and the Wildcats knocked off UMass-Lowell, 67-64 in overtime, to complete a nice Martin Luther King Day sweep in Lundholm Gymnasium.

January 19, 2015
Belanger, Pogue Post Double-Doubles as Women's Basketball Wins Fourth Straight Against UMass Lowell, 58-51
DURHAM, N.H. -- Elizabeth Belanger (Acton, Mass.) and Carlie Pogue (Cincinnati, Ohio) each turned in a double-double performance of 18 points and 12 rebounds as the University of New Hampshire women’s basketball team topped the University of Massachusetts Lowell, 58-51, Monday afternoon at Lundholm Gymnasium

January 19, 2015
Football's Harris, Spears Named to College Sporting News Fabulous 50 FCS All-America Team
CHICAGO – R.J. Harris (Odenton, Md.) and Harold Spears (Perkasie, Pa.) of the third-ranked UNH football team were named to the College Sporting News 2014 Fabulous 50 FCS All-America Team on Monday.

January 20, 2015
Leissner Tabbed America East Co-Rookie of the Week
BOSTON – Freshman Tanner Leissner (Converse, Texas) of the University of New Hampshire men's basketball team has been named America East Co-Rookie of the Week, the league announced Monday, January 19.

January 19, 2015
Women's Hockey Duo of Boucher and Vaattovaara Receive Hockey East Accolades
WAKEFIELD, Mass. – Amy Boucher (Edmonton, Alberta) and Vilma Vaattovaara (Veikkola, Finland) of the UNH women’s ice hockey team were honored as Pro Ambitions Rookie of the Week and co-Defensive Player of the Week, respectively, by the Women’s Hockey East Association on Monday.

January 19, 2015
Men's Hockey's Tirone Named Hockey East Defensive Player of the Week
WAKEFIELD, Mass. – Freshman netminder Danny Tirone (Trumbull, Conn.) of the University of New Hampshire men’s hockey team was named the Hockey East Defensive Player of the Week announced Monday.

January 19, 2015
Pogue Repeats as America East Women's Basketball Rookie of the Week
BOSTON -- Freshman center Carlie Pogue (Cincinnati, Ohio) of the University of New Hampshire women’s basketball team has been named the America East Rookie of the Week for the second consecutive week, the conference announced Monday.

January 18, 2015
Vaattovaara's 28 Saves Backbones Women's Ice Hockey to 3-1 Win at UConn
STORRS, Conn. -- Vilma Vaattovaara (Veikkola, Finland) stopped 28 of 29 shots to backbone the UNH women’s ice hockey team to Sunday afternoon’s 3-1 victory against UConn at Freitas Ice Forum.

January 18, 2015
Pflieger's Three Event Victories Guide Gymnastics to Victory over Yale
DURHAM, N.H. – Meghan Pflieger (Barneveld, N.Y.) set personal bests on floor exercise (9.925) and all-around (39.325) and notched three first-place finishes to lead the UNH gymnastics team to Sunday afternoon’s 195.900-191.175 home victory over Yale at Lundholm Gym.

January 18, 2015
Women's Baskeball Welcomes UMass Lowell, Looks for Fourth Straight Win (Jan. 19; 1 p.m.) on Fox College Sports
DURHAM, N.H. -- The University of New Hampshire women’s basketball aims for its fourth consecutive win, welcoming the University of Massachusetts Lowell to Lundholm Gymnasium on Monday, Jan. 19 (1 p.m.). The game will be televised nationally on Fox College Sports and streamed on AmericaEast.tv.

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