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DURHAM, N.H. – The University of New Hampshire Track and Field Day Camp will be held August 5-9 at the Reggie F. Atkins Track and Field Facility on the campus of UNH in Durham, New Hampshire.

The day camp is open to male and female athletes of all sports in grades 7-12. The camp runs from 4-7 pm all five days with registration from 3-4 pm on August 5. Cost of the camp is $125 if pre-registered at least seven days before camp and $150 if six days or less, including opening day.



DURHAM, N.H. - University of New Hampshire men’s track and field head coach Jim Boulanger announces the 13th Annual Track and Field Golf Scramble to be held on May 14, 2007 at the Campbell’s Scottish Highlands in Salem, New Hampshire.
    Proceeds benefit the University of New Hampshire Track and Field/Cross Country programs. The format is a four-player scramble with a shot gun start beginning at 8:30 a.m. Players may enter as either a team or an individual. Prizes will be awarded, but the scramble is essentially for fun and allows alumni along with friends to support a great athletic program. Prizes will be awarded for closest to pin on all par 3's, longest drive, hole in one, as well as raffle prizes.

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BOSTON The University of New Hampshire men’s indoor track and field team recently participated in the 86th annual IC4A’s held in Boston on March 3-4 as the Wildcats posted yet another successful championship meet.
            UNH was led by junior harrier Robert Edgerton (Cornish, N.H.), who placed 11th overall in the 800 meter run (1:52.81).



BOSTON, Mass.-The University of New Hampshire men’s indoor track and field team placed eleventh out of thirty-two teams at the New England Championship at Boston University this past Friday and Saturday. The winner of the meet with 149 points was the University of Connecticut.
    In the 800 meter run Robert Edgerton (Cornish, N.H.) took first with a time of 1:52.39, as Douglas Mercer (Laconia, N.H.) placed third (1:03.76) in the 500 meter dash.



BOSTON — The University of New Hampshire men’s indoor track and field team posted three student-athletes on the America East Conference All-Academic Team for their achievements academically and athletically. The awards were announced on Thursday (February 22).
    The Wildcats registered the second most members named to the prestigious team as sophomores Jeff Kaste (Atkinson, N.H.), Douglas Mercer (Laconia, N.H.) and junior David Nayes (Eden Praire, Minn.) were all honored by the conference.



DURHAM, N.H. – The University of New Hampshire men’s indoor track and field team captured second place at the America East Championships with 128.50 points as the Wildcats posted three individual winners on Saturday.
            The University at Albany won the meet with 203.50 points to successfully defend their conference crown, while Boston University received third place with 114 points.
            UNH senior thrower Josh Edwards (Pelham, N.H) and sophomore Jeff Kaste (Atkinson, N.H.) won the weight throw and shot put respectively, while junior Jordan Horowitz (Evanston, Ill.) notched a first place in the 5000 meter run (14:24.14). Edwards won the shot put (50-8) and Kaste captured the weight throw (58-1). Horowitz also registered a second place effort in the 3000 meter run (8:25.68) to lead the Wildcats.



DURHAM, N.H. - The University of New Hampshire men’s indoor track and field team has high expectations heading into the America East Championships on Friday after a successful regular season.
    The Wildcats captured first place on two occasions with a duel meet victory over rival University of Maine back on December 9, downing their foes by a score of 92-81. UNH also took home top honors in a tri-meet against the University of Massachusetts and the College of Holy Cross on January 20. The Wildcats garnered 151 points, while Holy Cross scored 100 and UMass tallied 92 points respectively. The Wildcats most recent success came on February 2, as the team placed second out of nine teams at the University of Rhode Island Mega Meet.



BOSTON – The University of New Hampshire men’s indoor track and field team competed at the prestigious Boston University Valentines Day multi-team meet on Saturday as the Wildcats turned in another impressive performance.
    The Wildcats, who continue to prepare for the 2006-2007 America East Indoor Championships are starting to come together as evidence to this week’s success.
    Leading the way on the afternoon for UNH was junior pole-vaulter Matthew Begley (Brookville, Md.), who posted a third place with a vault of 14 feet, 7.25 inches. In the long jump, sophomore Spencer Shaw (Hampton, N.H.) put fourth a solid third place finish (22-5). In the weight throw, sophomore Jeff Kaste (Atkinson, N.H.) recorded an eighth place effort (56-8.75) to lead the Wildcats.


Kingston, R.I- The University of New Hampshire men’s indoor track and field team took second place overall at the University of Rhode Island Mega Meet on Friday. In their effort UNH collected 146 points.
    The Wildcats had several first place winners. In the 800 meter run Benjamin Jenkins (Francestown, N.H.) won with a time of one minute, 55 seconds. Robert Edgerton (Cornish, N.H.) and Matthew O’Connor (Rhinebeck, N.Y.) captured the 1000 and 5000 meter runs respectively with times of 2:27.26 and 15:09.21.


BOSTON – The University of New Hampshire men’s indoor track and field team compiled 69.50 points en route to capturing third place at the Rebook Indoor Games at the Reggie Lewis Center in Boston Massachusetts on Friday night.
    The University of Connecticut claimed the victory with 212.83 points, while Northeastern University posted a second place finish with 90.33 points.
    Junior Ben Danton (New Milford, Conn.) recorded the Wildcats' best individual finish on the evening with a second place effort in the mile run, posting a time of four minutes and 13 seconds. In the 800 meters, junior Robert Edgerton (Cornish, N.H.) delivered a second place finish (1:52.61), which is the fastest time run in the 800 meters this season by a Wildcat harrier.



DURHAM, N.H. – The University of New Hampshire men’s indoor track and field team captured first place to cap off the 2006-07 home portion of its schedule, as the Wildcats compiled 151 points to defeat Holy Cross and the University of Massachusetts on Saturday on UNH’s Paul Sweet Oval.
    Holy Cross placed second overall with 100 points, while the Minutemen of UMass followed with a third place showing (92 points).
    UNH posted a season-high10 individual winners and the men’s 4x800 relay team also garnered top honors on the afternoon.


HANOVER, N.H. – The University of New Hampshire men’s indoor track and field team placed second overall with 112.5 points at the Dartmouth Invitational on Saturday. The men’s team garnered three first place finishes on the afternoon.
    The Big Green of Dartmouth College won the meet with 183.5 points, while UNH placed second (112.5) and the University of Vermont followed with a third place finish (60).


DURHAM, N.H. – The University of New Hampshire men’s indoor track and field team delievered ten first place finishes en route to defeating the University of Maine, 92-81, on Saturday at Paul Sweet Oval.
    Leading the way for the Wildcats in the middle distance events was junior Travis Parker (Fairfax, Va,) who posted a first place in the 400 meters (50.71) and teammate Ben Jenkins (Francestown, N.H.) posted a win in the 500 meters (1:08.51). Senior Matthew Croteau (Bedford, N.H.) cruised to a first place in the 800 meters (1:57.08).



BOSTON University of New Hampshire sophomore Spencer Shaw (Hampton, N.H.) won the long jump and contributed to a second place effort in the 4x400 relay team to lead the Wildcats to a strong showing at its season opening meet at the Husky Winter Carnival on Saturday.
            The Wildcats posted one first place finish, two second place finishes and four third place finishes. Shaw was the lone Wildcat to win an individual event as he recorded a leap of 22-6-.25. He also contributed to the second place 4x400 relay team (3:27.51) made up of Will Brenham, Cody Blake, and Brendan Post.



DURHAM, N.H. --The University of New Hampshire men’s track team opens its 2006-07 campaign with a visit to the Reggie Lewis Center on December 2 to compete at the annual Husky Invitational as the team begins its quest for an America East Championship.
     The Wildcats finished third overall at the America East Indoor Track and Field Championships at Boston University with 127.5 points, trailing only the University at Albany and UMBC during the 2005-06 season. The team placed 8th overall in a 33-team field at the New England Indoor Track Championships. The ‘Cats also placed third overall at the prestigious Reebok Boston Indoor Games at the Reggie Lewis Center.



BOSTON – The University of New Hampshire men’s indoor track and field team has been selected second in the America East Preseason Coaches Poll as University at Albany compiled eight first-place votes to capture first in the poll.
    The University of New Hampshire took one first-place vote in its second-place standing with 55 points. Boston University (47 points) came in at third, followed closely by UMBC (44) and Binghamton University (39). University of Maine (22), Stony Brook University (19), University of Vermont (18) and University of Hartford (9) rounded out the nine-team poll.





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