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DURHAM, N.H. — Junior quarterback Ryan Day (Manchester, N.H.) completed 12 of 22 passes for 185 yards and two touchdowns to lead the Wildcats in the University of New Hampshire football team's annual Blue/White scrimmage on Saturday afternoon. The first team defeated the second team by a 13-7 margin.




DURHAM, N.H. — The University of New Hampshire football team will be holding its annual Blue/White Spring Football Game on Saturday, May 6 at Cowell Stadium. After some initial warmup drills, the team will begin the actual scrimmage promptly at 1 p.m. The team will play three quarters of football with a shortened 10-minute halftime after two quarters.




When asked if he would make many changes in his gameplan for the upcoming 2000 season after looking back on his first year as a head coach, Sean McDonnell just shook his head and said that the Wildcats will continue to play hard-nosed, physical football. Then, following a short pause, he smiled and said, “but we might just fine tune a few things.”




DURHAM, N.H. — Senior linebacker Brett Bashaw (Newburyport, Mass.) and senior tight end Michael DePalma (Central Bridge, N.Y.) were named co-catpains for the 2000 football season. The announcement was made today by second-year head football coach Sean McDonnell.




DURHAM, N.H.--Junior kicker Peter Carbonara (Queens, N.Y.) was recently dismissed from the University of New Hampshire football team for violation of team policy and rules. The announcement was made today by second-year head football coach Sean McDonnell.




DURHAM, N.H.- Graduating senior fullback Dan Kreider (Mount Joy, Pa.) of the University of New Hampshire football team will be heading back to his home state of Pennsylvania for a chance to play in the NFL after signing as a free agent for the Pittsburgh Steelers.




DURHAM, N.H. — Christopher L. Phelps, the former head football coach at Siena College, was recently named recruiting coordinator and receivers coach at the University of New Hampshire. The announcement was made today by UNH head football coach Sean McDonnell. Phelps replaces John Perry, who was recently named assistant football coach at Dartmouth College.




DURHAM, N.H.--The University of New Hampshire football team will kick off the spring football season on Saturday, April 8 beginning at 9:15 a.m.




DURHAM, N.H.- Seven members of the University of New Hampshire football team were honored at the annual team banquet this past weekend for their efforts during the 1999 season.




DURHAM, N.H. — The University of New Hampshire football schedule for the year 2000 has been finalized and fans will be pleased to see six home football games on the docket for the first time since 1995, not to mention an exciting matchup with cross-state rival Dartmouth on Sept. 23 at Cowell Stadium.




DURHAM, N.H. — Senior offensive lineman Jeff Hayes (Arlington, Mass.) of the University of New Hampshire football team was named a first-team ECAC All-Star for his efforts during the 1999 season.




DURHAM, N.H.— Members of the University of New Hampshire football team will be on hand at JC Penney at the Fox Run Mall Saturday afternoon from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.




DURHAM, N.H. –– Jermaine Washington (West Milford, N.J.) and Jeff Hayes (Arlington, Mass.), both seniors on the University of New Hampshire football team, were named to the 1999 All-New England Division IAA Team as announced on Nov. 29.




DURHAM, N.H. — Senior tailback Dan Curran carried the ball a career-high 40 times for a career-high 176 yards and topped the 1,000-yard rushing mark for the season to lead the University of New Hampshire football team to a 31-20 victory over the University of Maine on Saturday at Cowell Stadium.




HARTFORD, CONN. — Senior strong safety Wade Rowcliffe (Calendonia, N.Y.) of the University of New Hampshire football team is reported to be in stable condition at Hartford Hospital in Hartford, Conn., after suffering a fractured neck this past Saturday in the game at the University of Connecticut.




STORRS, Conn. (AP) _ Senior tailback Dan Curran ran for two touchdowns and caught a pass for a third to lead New Hampshire to a 43-18 victory over Connecticut on Saturday.




DURHAM, N.H.(AP)-Delaware quarterback Brian Ginn threw for 141 yards and one touchdown as Delaware defeated New Hampshire 14-10 Saturday. Delaware improves to 6-3 and 4-2 in the Atlantic 10. New Hampshire falls to 3-6 overall and 1-5 in the Atlantic 10.




DURHAM, N.H. (AP) - Chris Boden threw for 300 yards and a pair of touchdowns as Villanova (6-3, 5-2 Atlantic 10) held off New Hampshire 31-28 Saturday.




TAMPA, Fla. — Dyral McMillan scored two of his school-record tying four touchdowns in overtime to lift South Florida to a 42-41 victory over New Hampshire Saturday night.




BROOKLINE, Mass. (AP) — Dan Curran ran for two touchdowns to lead New Hampshire over Northeastern 33-31 Saturday.




DURHAM, N.H. — Redshirt freshman defensive back Czar Wiley (North Bergen, N.J.) was named the Atlantic 10 Football Conference's Rookie of the Week after compiling a career-high 13 tackles in the Wildcats' impressive 38-28 victory over the Lumberjacks of Stephen F. Austin on Oct. 2.




DURHAM, N.H. (AP) - Dan Curran ran for two touchdowns on 101 yards as New Hampshire defeated Stephen F. Austin 38-28 on Saturday.




Richmond, VA - The UNH Wildcat football team fell to 1-3 (1-3 Atlantic 10) after falling to the University of Richmond, 27-17, earlier today.




Durham, NH - James Madison University scored with 20 seconds left in the fourth quarter to lift the Dukes over the University of New Hampshire Wildcats 35-28 Saturday at Cowell Stadium.




AMHERST, Mass. - Adrian Zullo tied a Massachusetts record with four touchdown receptions Saturday as the defending Division 1-AA national champions opened the season with a 34-19 Atlantic-10 Conference victory over New Hampshire.




DURHAM, N.H. — Senior University of New Hampshire tailback Dan Curran (Chelmsford, Mass.) was named the Atlantic 10 Football Conference Offensive Player of the Week after scoring three rushing touchdowns in a 37-14 victory at the University of Rhode Island on Sept. 4.




Kingston, R.I. — Senior tailback Dan Curran (Chelmsford, Mass.) rushed for 167 yards and three touchdowns as New Hampshire downed Rhode Island, 37-14, in the Atlantic-10 Conference opener for both teams. The win marked the first career victory for first-year UNH coach Sean McDonnell.




DURHAM, N.H. — The University of New Hampshire football team closed out the pre-season fall practices with its annual Blue/White Scrimmage at Cowell Stadium on Thursday afternoon.




DURHAM, N.H. — The University of New Hampshire football team will play its annual Blue/White scrimmage on Thursday, Aug. 26. The action will begin at 2 p.m. at Cowell Stadium.




DURHAM, N.H. — The University of New Hampshire football team will be back on campus on Saturday, August 14th, for the annual Wildcat Football Media/Photo Day. The event, which kicks off every season, will begin at 1 p.m. on Mooradian Field at Cowell Stadium.




DURHAM, N.H. — University of New Hampshire defensive coordinator Mark Matlak was recently promoted to the position of Associate Head Football Coach. The announcement was made today by first-year head football coach Sean McDonnell. Matlak is ready to enter his his 16th season as a veteran Wildcat assistant coach, and has proven to be a very talented tactician, recruiter and role model on and off the field.




Every football team faces change when heading into a new season, but the 1999 version of the Wildcats have two pairs of tremendous shoes to fill in recently-retired 27-year head coach Bill Bowes and the NCAA I-AA's all-time leading rusher in Jerry Azumah, who was drafted by the NFLs Chicago Bears. While change can often lead to good things, first-year head coach Sean McDonnell, formerly the offensive coordinator for the Wildcats, will have his hands full working to fill the void left be the aforementioned legends.






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