May 25, 2010
UNH FOOTBALL TO HOLD GRANITE STATE FOOTBALL CLINICS
DURHAM, N.H.The University of New Hampshire football program will be holding its annual Granite State Football Clinics at area high schools in early June. The first clinic is set for June 3 at Nashua South High School, followed by one at The Hampshire Dome (June 7 Milford, N.H.), Londonderry High School (June 8), Manchester West High School (June 9) and Dover High School (June 10).
May 8, 2010
BOTH THE OFFENSE AND DEFENSE SHINE IN ANNUAL SPRING FOOTBALL BLUE/WHITE SCRIMMAGE
DURHAM, N.H. Junior quarterback Kevin Decker (Armonk, N.Y.) looked sharp and passed for three touchdowns, while senior field general R.J. Toman (Mission Viejo, Calif.) looked good as well with two touchdown passes, as the offense scored 44 points in the University of New Hampshire football teams annual Spring Blue/White Scrimmage on Saturday afternoon at Cowell Stadium.
May 1, 2010
FOOTBALL TO HOST ANNUAL BLUE/WHITE SCRIMMAGE, MAY 8TH
The University of New Hampshire football team will play its annual Spring Blue/White Scrimmage on Sat., May 8, at Cowell Stadium. The action is set to begin at approximately 12:30 p.m., and admission is free, so instead of paying for a ticket fans are encouraged to bring in food items for the football teams Lend a Can food drive. Food receptacles will be located in and around Cowell Stadium.
April 27, 2010
TIGHT END SCOTT SICKO SIGNS AS A FREE AGENT WITH THE NFL'S DALLAS COWBOYS
DURHAM, N.H. Senior tight end Scott Sicko (Stillwater, N.Y.) of the University of New Hampshire football team has signed a free agent contract to join the NFLs Dallas Cowboys.
April 27, 2010
WILDCAT FOOTBALL TO HOST ANNUAL BONE MARROW TESTING DRIVE
DURHAM, N.H. University of New Hampshire head football coach Sean McDonnell and his Wildcat football players will take time out from spring practice to host their third annual bone marrow testing drive on Wednesday, May 5, 2010, from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. The event will be held at Holloway Commons on the Durham campus and is open to anyone. The test is a simple cheek swab and no blood or needles are involved. Event registration and testing take 20 minutes or less for each person.
April 26, 2010
LINEBACKER SEAN WARE SIGNS FREE AGENT CONTRACT WITH THE NFL'S CAROLINA PANTHERS
Senior linebacker Sean Ware (Bristol, Conn.) of the University of New Hampshire football team signed a free agent contract today to join the NFL's Carolina Panthers.
April 25, 2010
RUNNING BACK CHAD KACKERT SIGNS AS FREE AGENT WITH NFL'S JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS
Senior running back Chad Kackert (Simi Valley, Calif.) signed as an NFL free agent with the Jacksonville Jaquars. He will join the team this week.
April 22, 2010
FOUR UNH FOOTBALL PLAYERS WATCH AND WAIT TO BE DRAFTED OR SIGNED AS FREE AGENTS BY NFL TEAMS
Senior All-America tight end Scott Sicko (Stillwater, N.Y.) is projected to possibly be a late round pick in the NFL Draft (April 22-24), or he could sign as an NFL free agent.
April 7, 2010
UNH HEAD FOOTBALL COACH SEAN MCDONNELL COMPLETES COACHING STAFF WITH TWO NEW HIRES
DURHAM, N.H.-- UNH head football Coach Sean McDonnell has completed his coaching staff with the hiring of assistant coaches Robert Keys and Patrick Madden
March 31, 2010
FOOTBALL PROGRAM TO HOST SUPER CAT ALUMNI CLASSIC 3-ON-3 BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT
DURHAM, N.H. The University of New Hampshire football program will be the host of the first-ever Super Cat 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament on May 8th, immediately following the Spring Blue/White scrimmage. The games will be played in Lundholm Gym at the UNH Field House.
March 6, 2010
FOOTBALL ANNOUNCES AWARD WINNERS AT ANNUAL TEAM BANQUET
DURHAM, N.H.Eight senior players on the University of New Hampshire football team were honored on Saturday afternoon at the annual football awards banquet held on the UNH campus.
February 8, 2010
FOOTBALL RELEASES 2010 SCHEDULE
DURHAM, N.H.- The University of New Hampshire football program and 12th-year head coach Sean McDonnell recently announced the Wildcat football schedule for the 2010 season.
January 29, 2010
13 FOOTBALL PLAYERS NAMED TO CAA ACADEMIC ALL-CONFERENCE TEAM
DURHAM, N.H. The Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) announced its Academic All-Conference Team and 13 members of the University of New Hampshire football squad were honored for their outstanding efforts in the classroom.
January 22, 2010
FOOTBALL TO PLAY AT TOLEDO IN 2011
DURHAM, N.H.The University of New Hampshire football team will be traveling to play at the University of Toledo on Thu., Sept. 1, 2011. The announcement was made today by UNH Athletic Director Marty Scarano.
December 22, 2009
FOOTBALL RANKED NO. 7 IN THE NATION IN ALL THREE FINAL FCS TOP 25 POLLS
DURHAM, N.H. The University of New Hampshire football team was ranked No. 7 in the nation according to all three final major FCS Top 25 polls, which include The Sports Network Poll, The FCS Coaches Poll, and The Any Given Saturday Poll.
December 15, 2009
TIGHT END SCOTT SICKO NAMED AN AFCA FIRST-TEAM ALL-AMERICAN
WACO, TEXASUniversity of New Hampshire senior tight end Scott Sicko (Stillwater, N.Y.) was named to the 2009 AFCA Football Championship Subdivision Coaches All-America Team. The announcement was made today by the American Football Coaches Association (AFCA).
December 8, 2009
FOUR FOOTBALL PLAYERS NAMED FIRST-TEAM ALL-NEW ENGLAND
DURHAM, N.H.-- Four University of New Hampshire football players have been named to the New England Football Writers' Football Championship Subdivision All-Star Team in an announcement by Northeastern Associate Athletic Director Jack Grinold.
December 5, 2009
#10 FOOTBALL TEAM OUSTED FROM PLAYOFFS WITH 46-7 LOSS AT #2 VILLANOVA
VILLANOVA, Pa. In the wind and snow at Villanova Stadium, the second-ranked Villanova University football team advanced out of the NCAA FCS quarterfinal round of action with a 46-7 victory against 10th-ranked University of New Hampshire on Saturday afternoon.
December 5, 2009
FOOTBALL GAME DAY (NO. 10 UNH TRAVELS TO BATTLE NO. 2 VILLANOVA IN NCAA DIVISION I CHAMPIONSHIP QUARTERFINAL GAME, DEC. 5)
UNH ADVANCES TO NCAA DIVISION I QUARTERFINALS FOR FIFTH TIME IN LAST SIX YEARS: ThIs is not unfamiliar territory for the UNH Wildcats who are making their sixth straight appearance in the NCAA Division I Championship Playoffs and their fifth trip to the quarterfinals over the last six seasons.
December 1, 2009
FOOTBALL'S NCAA DIVISION I CHAMPIONSHIP QUARTERFINAL CONTEST VS. NO. 2 VILLANOVA TO BE CARRIED LIVE ON COMCAST SPORTSNET NEW ENGLAND / RADIO CHANGES ANNOUNCED
DURHAM, N.H.-- The University of New Hampshire NCAA Division I Championship quarterfinal football game being played at No. 2 Villanova on Sat., Dec. 5, will be carried live on Comcast SportsNet New England. Game time is 3:30 p.m.
November 29, 2009
TICKET INFORMATION: NO. 10 FOOTBALL TO PLAY AT NO. 2 VILLANOVA (NCAA FCS PLAYOFFS)
DURHAM, N.H.- The No. 10 ranked University of New Hampshire football team is set to battle No. 2 Villanova in the quarterfinal round of the NCAA Division I Championships. UNH will travel to Villanova, Pa. for a Sat., Dec. 5 matchup with their Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) rivals. Game time is at 3:30 p.m. (Eastern) at Villanova Stadium.
November 28, 2009
#10 FOOTBALL TEAM ROARS INTO NCAA QUARTERFINALS WITH 49-13 WIN AT #8 MCNEESE
LAKE CHARLES, La. The 10th-ranked University of New Hampshire football team advanced to the NCAA Division I quarterfinals for the fifth time in the last six seasons by defeating No. 8-ranked McNeese State University, 49-13, Saturday afternoon in a first-round game at Cowboy Stadium.
November 28, 2009
FOOTBALL GAME DAY (WILDCATS TRAVEL TO MCNEESE STATE FOR FIRST-ROUND OF NCAA DIVSION I CHAMPIONSHIP, NOV. 28)
WILDCATS READY TO PLAY MCNEESE STATE IN FIRST ROUND OF NCAA DIVISION I CHAMPIONSHIP: DURHAM, N.H. The 10th-ranked University of New Hampshire football team will be making its sixth straight appearance in the NCAA Division I Championships when it travels to play No. 8 McNeese State in a first-round matchup on Sat., Nov. 28.
November 25, 2009
ATHLETIC DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES RADIO BROADCAST CHANGES/ FREE VIDEO STREAMING FOR FOOTBALL AT McNEESE STATE
DURHAM, N.H. The University of New Hampshire athletic department announces the following changes to the Wildcats Sports Network radio broadcast schedule for Saturday, Nov. 28. In addition, McNeese State recently announced free video streaming for the NCAA Division I FCS football playoff game.
November 22, 2009
FOOTBALL TO BATTLE McNEESE STATE IN FIRST ROUND OF NCAA DIVISION I CHAMPIONSHIP ON NOV. 28 IN LAKE CHARLES, LA.
DURHAM, N.H. The 10th-ranked University of New Hampshire football team will be making its sixth straight appearance in the NCAA Division I Championships when it travels to play No. 8 McNeese State in a first-round matchup on Sat., Nov. 28. Game time is at 2 p.m. central time and the contest will be played at Cowboy Stadium in Lake Charles, La.
November 21, 2009
FOOTBALL DEFEATS MAINE (27-24), KEEPS THE BRICE-COWELL MUSKET, AND WINS THE CAA NORTH DIVISION
DURHAM, N.H.Senior running back Chad Kackert (Simi Valley, Calif.) ran for a 5 yard touchdown with 2:26 remaining in the contest to lead the No. 9/11 University of New Hampshire football team to a 27-24 victory over Maine, keeping the Brice-Cowell Musket in Durham, and winning the CAA North Division title.
November 14, 2009
NO. 8 FOOTBALL LOSES AT NO. 5 WILLIAM & MARY, 20-17
WILLIAMSBURG, VA. Kicker Brian Pate kicked a 37 yard field goal with 2:54 remaining in the game to lead No. 5-ranked William & Mary to a 20-17 victory over No. 8-ranked New Hampshire on Saturday afternoon at Zable Stadium.
November 10, 2009
FOOTBALL GAME DAY (NO. 8 UNH AT NO. 5 WILLIAM & MARY, NOV. 14, 2009)
THE CAA TITLE AND PLAYOFF IMPLICATIONS, ALL AT STAKE IN BATTLE BETWEEN 8-1 WILLIAM & MARY AND UNH: Championship month (November) continues for the No. 8Wildcats who will travel for perhaps their toughest game of the season, a Nov. 14 matchup at No. 5 William & Mary in what could be a battle for the CAA title and a game with major NCAA FCS Playoff implications as well.
November 9, 2009
KICKER TOM MANNING NAMED CAA SPECIAL TEAMS PLAYER OF THE WEEK FOR THIRD TIME THIS SEASON
RICHMOND, Va.--Senior kicker Tom Manning (Rome, N.Y.) of the University of New Hampshire football team is making quite a name for himself this season. For the third time in 2009, Manning kicked two key late-game field goals to lead UNH to a victory, and for the third time this season, he was named the recipient of the CAA Special Teams Player of the Week Award for his efforts in a CAA victory.
November 7, 2009
CHAD KACKERT LEADS NO. 8-RANKED FOOTBALL TO A 55-42 CAA NORTH VICTORY OVER RHODE ISLAND
DURHAM, N.H. Chad Kackert (Simi Valley, Calif.) ran for 166 yards and two touchdowns and compiled 267 all-purpose yards to lead the No. 8-ranked University of New Hampshire football team to a 55-42 victory against the University of Rhode Island in Saturday afternoons CAA North division action at Cowell Stadium.
November 19, 2009
UNH COACHES BLOG: MEN'S ICE HOCKEY AND GYMNASTICS
DURHAM, N.H. -- The UNH Coaches Blog will be a weekly feature in which selected coaches share thoughts and insights about their program. This weeks blog highlights the mens ice hockey and gymnastics teams.
November 21, 2009
FOOTBALL GAME DAY ( NO. 11 WILDCATS READY TO BATTLE MAINE ON SENIOR DAY, NOV. 21)
WILDCATS CELEBRATE SENIOR DAY WITH A TRADITIONAL MUSKET MATCHUP VS. MAINE: This Saturday's contest vs. Maine is big for a number of reasons. It's a battle for the CAA North Divsion title. The annual Brice-Cowell Musket is awarded to the winner of this traditional New England rivalry game. And, the Wildcats would like to get another win under their belts as the field of 16 teams who will play in the NCAA FCS Championship Playoffs will be announced on Sunday at 3 p.m.
November 9, 2009
MORRELL, KACKERT: STUDENT-ATHLETE SPOTLIGHT & ROUNDUP
DURHAM, N.H. Mallory Morrell (Rush, N.Y.) of the womens swimming & diving team and Chad Kackert (Simi Valley, Calif.) of the football 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.
November 5, 2009
FOOTBALL KICKER TOM MANNING NAMED CoSIDA/ESPN THE MAGAZINE ACADEMIC ALL DISTRICT
DURHAM, N.H.It was announced today that senior kicker Tom Manning (Rome, N.Y.) of the University of New Hampshire football team was named to the CoSIDA/ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District Team for his efforts in the classroom and on the playing field.
November 3, 2009
FOOTBALL GAME DAY (NO. 8 RANKED UNH VS. RHODE ISLAND, NOV. 7, 2009)
WILDCATS READY FOR ANOTHER TRADITIONAL RIVALRY GAME VS. RHODE ISLAND AFTER DEFEATING NU, 48-21: The Wildcats are 7-1 overall and 4-1 in the CAA North, good for first place after defeating Northeastern, 48-21. This week Head Coach Sean McDonnell and the squad turn their attention to Rhode Island for another traditional New England rivalry matchup.
October 31, 2009
FOOTBALL IMPROVES TO 7-1 AFTER TOPPING CAA NORTH RIVAL NORTHEASTERN, 48-21
DURHAM, N.H. The No. 8 ranked University of New Hampshire football team, led by senior running back Chad Kackert (Simi Valley, Calif.) and his career-high 176 rushing yards and two touchdowns, defeated Colonial Athletic Association North Division rival Northeastern University on Saturday afternoon, 48-21 at Cowell Stadium.
October 27, 2009
FOOTBALL GAME DAY (OCT. 31 VS. NORTHEASTERN)
WILDCATS BOUNCE BACK WITH A WIN AT HOFSTRA AND PREPARE FOR FOR WILD CAT AND DOG FIGHT: It wasn't pretty in any way, shape or form but the UNH football team bounced back from a loss at UMass with a victory last week in the rain and wind at Hofstra, 18-10. The team now turns its attentions to the Northeastern Huskies, a team that recorded its first win of the season last week at Parson's Field vs. Towson, 27-7.
October 26, 2009
FOOTBALL KICKER TOM MANNING NAMED CAA SPECIAL TEAMS PLAYER OF THE WEEK FOR EFFORTS IN 18-10 WIN AT HOFSTRA
RICHMOND, VA.--Senior kicker Tom Manning (Rome, N.Y.) of the University of New Hampshire football team was named the CAA Football Special Teams Player of the Week for his oustanding efforts in the Wildcats' key 18-10 victory at Hofstra on Oct. 24 in windy and rainy Shuart Stadium.
October 24, 2009
FOOTBALL TOPS HOFSTRA IN THE WIND AND RAIN, 18-10
HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. On a windy rain-soaked field, senior kicker Tom Manning (Rome, N.Y.) kicked a school record 54 yard field goal with 10 minutes left to play and a 44 yarder with 5:36 to play, to lead the University of New Hampshire to an 18-10 Colonial Athletic Association victory over Hofsra University at Shuart Stadium on Saturday evening
October 20, 2009
FOOTBALL GAME DAY (Oct. 24 AT HOFSTRA)
WILDCATS LOOKING TO REBOUND VS. HOFSTRA FOLLOWING FIRST LOSS OF THE SEASON AT UMASS: While head coach Sean McDonnell noted that UMass was talented and played very well to defeat UNH last week (23-17), he also told his team that they need to play cleaner and that there is still much to work on to get better. That's what the Wildcats will be looking at this week as they prepare for yet another talented CAA football team on the road in Hofstra.
October 17, 2009
NO. 4 UNH LOSES AT NO. 18 UMASS, 23-17, FOR FIRST LOSS OF SEASON
AMHERST, MASS. Jon Hernandez rushed 42 yards for a touchdown with 5:23 to play in the game and carried the football 29 times for 166 yards to lead No. 18 Massachusetts to a 23-17 vcitory over the No. 4 University of New Hampshire on Saturday evening at McGuirk Stadium in a key Colonial Athletic Association matchup. He was also the winner of Bill Knight Trophy as the MVP of the contest.
October 12, 2009
TOM MANNING NAMED CAA SPECIALIST OF THE WEEK FOR TWO LATE FIELD GOALS MADE IN UPSET OVER VILLANOVA, 28-24
DURHAM, N.H.Senior kicker Tom Manning (Rome, N.Y.) was named the Colonial Athletic Associations Special Teams Player of the Week after kicking two late field goals to clinch the 28-24 upset victory over No. 2 Villanova on Oct. 10.
October 12, 2009
UNH FOOTBALL COACHS SHOW MOVES TO NEW TIME
DURHAM, N.H. The Bud Light Family of Beers UNH Coaches Shows with UNH Football Coach Sean McDonnell and UNH Hockey Coach Dick Umile will air at a new time on the Wildcat Sports Radio Network each Monday night from 7-8pm.
October 12, 2009
TERRENCE KLEIN NAMED CAA DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
DURHAM, N.H.Senior linebacker Terrence Klein (Westwood, N.J.) of the University of New Hampshire football team was named the Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) Defensive Player of the Week for his outstanding efforts in the Cats upset victory over No. 2 Villanova at Cowell Stadium on Oct. 10, 28-24.
October 12, 2009
FOOTBALL MOVES UP TO NO. 4 IN SPORTS NETWORK FCS TOP 25 NATIONAL POLL
Football moves up to No. 4 in Sports Network FCS Top 25 National Poll
October 10, 2009
NO. 5 FOOTBALL REMAINS UNDEFEATED AT 5-0 AFTER UPSETTING NO. 2 VILLANOVA, 28-24
DURHAM, N.H. The undefeated and No. 5 ranked University of New Hampshire football team used a pair of fourth quarter field goals by senior kicker Tom Manning (Rome, N.Y.) and a key interception by senior linebacker Terrence Klein (Westwood, N.J) to upset No. 2 Ranked Villanova on Saturday afternoon in front of 14,811 fans at Cowell Stadium.
October 6, 2009
FOOTBALL GAME DAY (OCT. 10 HOMECOMING GAME VS. NO. 2 VILLANOVA)
NO. 5 WILDCATS READY FOR KEY BATTLE OF THE UNBEATENS VS. NO. 2 RANKED VILLANOVA: This week's Homecoming matchup in Durham will feature a battle of the unbeatens,, a CAA showdown between No. 5 and No. 2 in the nation, a key battle between the North and the South Divisions, and a meeting between two teams that have beaten FBS squads, as UNH defeated Ball State and Villanova topped Temple.
October 5, 2009
FOOTBALL MOVES UP TO NO. 5 THIS WEEK IN SPORTS NETWORK FCS TOP 25 NATIONAL POLL
Philadelphia (Sports Network) - Villanova gained ground in The Sports Network FCS Top-25 poll on Monday, but Richmond held on to the No. 1 spot for the fifth straight week.
October 5, 2009
LONG, DECKER: STUDENT-ATHLETE SPOTLIGHT & WEEKLY ROUNDUP
DURHAM, N.H. Micaela Long (South Boston, Mass.) of the womens ice hockey team and Kevin Decker (Armonk, N.Y.) of the football team are featured in this week's Service Credit Union Student-Athlete Spotlight. This information and more is in this week's Wildcat Roundup.
October 5, 2009
RB SEAN JELLISON NAMED CAA SPECIAL TEAMS PLAYER OF THE WEEK FOR EFFORTS AT TOWSON
Junior running back Sean Jellison was named the Colonial Athletic Association Special Teams Player of the Week for his outstanding efforts in the Wildcats' 57-7 CAA-opening victory at Towson on Oct. 3.
October 3, 2009
FOOTBALL IMPROVES TO 4-0 WITH CAA-OPENING WIN AT TOWSON, 57-7
TOWSON, MD. The No. 6 University of New Hampshire football team jumped out to a 30-0 lead in the first quarter and never looked back on its way to a 57-7 Colonial Athletic Association victory at Towson Universitys Johnny Unitas Stadium Saturday afternoon in front of an attendance of 8,026.
September 29, 2009
FOOTBALL GAME DAY (OCT. 3 AT TOWSON)
WILDCATS IMPROVE TO 3-0 AND HEAD INTO CAA -OPENER AT TOWSON: UNH continues to record wins and is 3-0 heading into its first CAA matchup of the season at Towson. UNH is coming off its highest-scoring effort of the year with 44 points and many players got into the act with three quarterbacks, 10 ball-carriers and 11 receivers making an impact with stats. UNH's offense continues to improve and Saturday was no exception as the Wildcats compiled 528 yards of offense.
September 28, 2009
FOGARTY, VASSO: STUDENT-ATHLETE SPOTLIGHT & WEEKLY ROUNDUP
DURHAM, N.H. -- Senior volleyball player Lindsay Fogarty and junior football player Dino Vasso have been featured in this week's Service Credit Union Student-Athlete Spotlights. These features and more in this week's Wildcat Roundup.
September 27, 2009
WATCH NESN FEATURE ON FOOTBALL AND THE VICTORY OVER DARTMOUTH
NESN'S John Chandler came to Durham and produced an outstanding feature on the Wildcat football program, the Dartmouth game and the tradition that goes along with the long-time series. UNH was victorious 44-14 on Saturday over the Big Green. Pictured above is senior wide receiver J.T. Wright reaching for a TD in the contest.
September 27, 2009
UNH ALUMNI ASSOCIATION & ATHLETICS TO HOST PRE-GAME TAILGATE FOR WILDCAT FANS AT TOWSON
TOWSON, Md. The University of New Hampshire football team will travel to Towson, Maryland on Saturday, October 3 to take on the Towson University Tigers. Kick-off time is set for 3:30 p.m.
September 26, 2009
NO. 6 FOOTBALL KEEPS THE GRANITE BOWL TROPHY AT HOME WITH A 44-14 VICTORY OVER DARTMOUTH
DURHAM, N.H. The No. 6-ranked University of New Hampshire football team put together a 24-0 scoring run in the second half to keep the Granite Bowl Trophy at home after posting a decisive 44-14 victory over Dartmouth in front of a home crowd of 8,271 at Cowell Stadium Saturday afternoon.
September 22, 2009
FOOTBALL GAME DAY (SEPT. 26 VS. DARTMOUTH)
The UNH Wildcats are 2-0, ,ranked No. 6/7 in the nation, and are coming off an off week as they turn their attention to the battle for the Granite Bowl Trophy vs. Dartmouth. UNH has enjoyed great success in the series in recent years, winning the last 11 meetings between the two schools and the all-time series stands tied at 17-17-2.
September 22, 2009
RICKY SANTOS TRADED TO CFL'S WINNIPEG BLUE BOMBERS
The quarterback quandary continues in Bomberville. In a desperate bid to uncover another signal caller for the future, the Winnipeg Blue Bombers sent non-import defensive end Riall Johnson and Canadian defensive end Shawn Mayne to the Montreal Alouettes for fourth-string quarterback Ricky Santos.
September 16, 2009
UNH QB R.J. TOMAN NAMED WINNER OF GOLD HELMET AWARD
CAMBRIDGE, Mass.- Junior quarterback R.J. Toman (Mission Viejo, Calif.) of the No. 6 ranked University of New Hampshire football team was named this weeks recipient of the Gridiron Club of Greater Boston Gold Helmet Award for his outstanding efforts in UNHs upset victory over FBS squad Ball State this past weekend, 23-16.
September 15, 2009
UNH DEFENSIVE COACHES NAMED "GAME CHANGING COACHES OF THE WEEK"
DURHAM, N.H.- UNH coaches on the defensive side of the football were honored today by Footballscoop.com as Game Changing Coaches of the Week after leading the Wildcats to an impressive 23-16 road win over FBS foe Ball State.
September 14, 2009
DEVON JACKSON NAMED CAA DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
RICHMOND, Va.Junior linebacker Devon Jackson (Williamstown, N.J.) of the University of New Hampshire football team was named the Colonial Athletic Association Defensive Player of the Week for his outstanding efforts in the Wildcats upset victory at Ball State on Sept. 12, 23-16. The win was the fifth consecutive over an FBS team for New Hampshire, which also defeated Rutgers (2004), Northwestern (2006), Marshall (2007), and Army (2008).
September 14, 2009
UNH FOOTBALL MOVES UP TO NO. 6 IN SPORTS NETWORK TOP 25 POLL
Philadelphia, PA (Sports Network) - Richmond needed a blocked field goal with 38 seconds left by Kevin Grayson to beat Delaware Saturday on the road, but things were not nearly as tight for the Spiders as they retained the No. 1 spot Monday in the latest Sports Network FCS Top-25 poll.
September 14, 2009
WILDCAT SPORTS RADIO NETWORK PRIMED FOR FOOTBALL; LIVE SHOW WITH HEAD COACH MCDONNELL HITS THE ROAD
DURHAM, N.H. (Sept. 2, 2009) University of New Hampshire football fans can rely on the Wildcat Sports Radio Network to bring them ultimate game coverage via the airwaves this season as all the action begins at noon this Saturday, Sept. 5 when the UNH Wildcats take on the St. Francis Red Flash.
September 12, 2009
FOOTBALL UPSETS BALL STATE, 23-16, CAPTURES FIFTH-STRAIGHT WIN OVER FBS FOE
MUNCIE, IND. -- The No. 9 ranked University of New Hampshire football team, led by the outstanding play of its defense and the fine running of junior running back Sean Jellison (Amherst, N.H.) (two TDS) helped lead the Wildcats (2-0) to an impressive 23-16 victory over FBS team Ball State, 23-16 at Scheumann Stadium Saturday night.
September 8, 2009
UNH FOOTBALL GAME DAY (BALL STATE, SEPT 12, 2009)
WILDCAT FOOTBALL OPENS UP WITH WIN AND TRAVELS TO BALL STATE FOR FBS MATCHUP: The University of New Hampshire football team opened the 2009 campaign with a 24-14 victory, its fifth straight season-opening home win, but the coaching staff and players were not pleased with how the squad moved the ball in the final three quarters. However, the offense is expected to have some key starters returning for Ball State, such as senior wide receiver J.T. Wright, senior running back Chad Kackert, and junior left tackle Seth Price if they can put in a healthy week of practice.
September 5, 2009
NO. 8 FOOTBALL UPENDS ST. FRANCIS (PA.), 24-14
DURHAM, N.H. Sean Jellison (Amherst, N.H.) rushed for 125 yards, including a 70-yard touchdown run, and also had a 30-yard TD reception to lead the eighth-ranked University of New Hampshire football team to Saturday afternoons 24-14 non-conference victory against St. Francis (Pa.) University at Cowell Stadium.
September 1, 2009
FOOTBALL GAME DAY (SEPT. 5 VS. ST. FRANCIS)
The University of New Hampshire football team, ranked eighth in both major FCS polls, will kick of the 2009 campaign with a contest on Sept. 5 vs. St. Francis at Cowell Stadium. The Wildcats are coming off their fifth straight season as an NCAA tournament team and their second straight as the winner of the CAA North Division. UNH was picked to once again win the North Division of the CAA in this year's preseason poll with an experienced defense returning and an offense that is loaded with dangerous weapons.
August 31, 2009
TWO FREE VIDEO STREAMING EVENTS THIS WEEK ON UNHWILDCATS.TV
DURHAM, N.H. The University of New Hampshire athletic department is happy to announce a pair of FREE video streaming events via www.UNHWildcats.tv as part of its fall promotions. Tuesday Sept. 1s volleyball exhibition against Bentley University (7 p.m.) and Saturday Sept. 5s football season opener against St. Francis (Pa.) are available completely free of charge.
August 27, 2009
TOMAN LEADS WILDCATS IN FALL BLUE/WHITE SCRIMMAGE
DURHAM, N.H.The University of New Hampshire football team held its annual Blue/White Scrimmage on Thursday afternoon and junior starting quarterback R.J. Toman (Mission Viejo, Calif.) showed why he was voted the CAA Preseason Offensive Player of the Year, while the experienced UNH defense showed off its ability to make the big play.
August 26, 2009
FOOTBALL BLUE/WHITE SCRIMMAGE SET FOR THURSDAY, AUG. 27
DURHAM, N.H. The University of New Hampshire football team will play its annual Fall Blue/White scrimmage on Thursday, Aug. 27th. Game time is 12:30 p.m. at Cowell Stadium and admission is free.
August 19, 2009
FOOTBALL SEASON TICKET-HOLDER PICKUP EVENT RESCHEDULED
DURHAM, N.H. - The University of New Hampshire Athletic Department announced that the football season ticket holder pick-up event scheduled for Saturday, August 22 has been moved.
August 11, 2009
FOOTBALL TAKES FIELD FOR MEDIA DAY
DURHAM, N.H.- The University of New Hampshire football team took the field Tuesday, Aug. 11 for media day held on Mooradian Field at Cowell Stadium. The afternoon included player and coaches interviews, head shot photos as well as the team photo shoot.
August 5, 2009
QB R.J. TOMAN NAMED TO SPORTS NETWORK WALTER PAYTON AWARD WATCH LIST
PHILADELPHIA, Pa.Junior quarterback R.J. Toman (Mission Viego, Calif.) of the University of New Hampshire football team was recently announced by The Sports Network as one of 20 players named to this years Walter Payton Award Watch List.
August 3, 2009
2009 FOOTBALL MEDIA GUIDE NOW AVAILABLE ONLINE
DURHAM, N.H. The 2009 University of New Hampshire football media guide is now available to be viewed on the school's official website www.unhwildcats.com. Fans can now go online to view all that year's media guide has to offer.
July 29, 2009
FOOTBALL PICKED TO FINISH FIRST IN CAA NORTH DIVISION; QB R.J. TOMAN NAMED CAA PRESEASON OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR
BALTIMORE The University of New Hampshire football team was picked to finish first in the North Division of the Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) preseason coaches and media poll and junior quarterback R.J. Toman (Mission Viejo, Calif.) was named one of three CAA Preseason Players of the Year. The announcement was made today by the CAA during its annual Media Day at the ESPNZone in Baltimore.
June 24, 2009
BILLY PAPPAS' SCRAPBOOK NEVER CLOSES
Anyone needing help composing a hall of fame induction speech should consult 76-year-old Manchester native Billy Pappas, a man who is fast becoming a wizard in the process.
May 28, 2009
FOOTBALL RANKED AS HIGH AS NO. 8 IN PRESEASON NATIONAL RANKINGS
DURHAM, N.H.- The University of New Hampshire football team has been ranked as high as No. 8 in the nation in early preseason national polls and rankings.
May 12, 2009
ORDER YOUR 2009 FOOTBALL SEASON TICKETS
DURHAM, N.H. - The University of New Hampshire Athletic Department has announced that football season ticket renewals are now on sale. Current season ticket holders should have received a brochure with the necessary renewal information.
May 9, 2009
FOOTBALL CONCLUDES SPRING WITH ANNUAL BLUE/WHITE SCRIMMAGE
DURHAM, N.H. Incumbent starting quarterback R.J. Toman (Mission Viejo, Calif.) completed 7 of 9 passes for 133 yards and one touchdown a 61-yard strike to All-America tight end Scott Sicko (Stillwater, N.Y.) in the University of New Hampshires annual spring Blue/White scrimmage Saturday afternoon at Cowell Stadium. Sicko ended the game with three receptions for 90 yards.
May 6, 2009
IMPORTANT FOOTBALL SEASON TICKET RENEWAL AND PURCHASE INFORMATION AVAILABLE NOW
DURHAM, N.H. - The University of New Hampshire Athletic Department has announced that football season ticket renewals will begin on Monday, May 11 at 10 a.m. Current season ticket holders will receive a brochure in the mail this week with information on how to renew online. The deadline to renew without a $25 late fee is June 15. Prices range from $84 for general admission tickets to $120 for reserved chairback seats. The UNH home opener will be on September 5 at 12 p.m. in Cowell Stadium.
November 30, 2009
BELIVEAU, TOMAN: STUDENT-ATHLETE SPOTLIGHT AND ROUNDUP
DURHAM, N.H. Denise Beliveau (Framingham, Mass.) of the womens basketball team and R.J. Toman (Mission Viejo, Calif.) of the football 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.
February 3, 2010
FOOTBALL ANNOUNCES 17 STUDENT-ATHLETES SIGN LETTERS OF INTENT
DURHAM, N.H.—Sean McDonnell, the 12th-year head football coach at the University of New Hampshire, announced today that 17 student-athletes have signed letters of intent to attend UNH and play football for the Wildcat football program. The list includes players from all areas of the football field.