2013 UNH Women's Lacrosse Headlines

September 3, 2013
Women's Lax Announces High School Clinic & Alumni Game To Be Held Sept. 28
DURHAM, N.H. – The UNH women’s lacrosse program has announced that both its Wildcat Lacrosse High School Clinic and Alumni Game will be held Saturday, Sept. 28.

July 22, 2013
Albrecht Wins Gold, Named to All-World Team, With Team USA at Women's Lacrosse World Cup
OSHAWA, Ontario -- UNH women's lacrosse head coach Sarah Albrecht was named to the All-World Team as she helped the U.S. Women's National Team win gold at the FIL Women's Lacrosse World Cup.

June 11, 2013
Five Programs Receive NCAA APP Public Recognition Awards
INDIANAPOLIS – Five UNH athletic programs have been honored by the NCAA for earning Public Recognition Awards based on their most recent multi-year Academic Progress Rate. These awards are distributed annually to teams with APRs in the top 10 percent in each sport.

May 7, 2013
Evans, Maguire Named Jim Urquhart Student-Athletes of Year
DURHAM, N.H. – Matt Evans (Hanover, Mass.) of the football team and Keely Maguire (Georgetown, Mass.) of the women’s track and field team were named the 2012-13 recipients of the Jim Urquhart Student-Athlete of the Year award by the UNH athletic department.

May 3, 2013
McHoul Records Five Points in Women's Lax 13-6 Loss to Albany in America East semifinal
STONY BROOK, N.Y. – Laura McHoul (Westwood, Mass.) recorded five points but the UNH women’s lacrosse team to was defeated 13-6 Friday night by Albany in an America East Championship semifinal game.

May 2, 2013
Seven Women's Lax Players Receive 10 America East Accolades; McHoul Tabbed Rookie of the Year
STONY BROOK, N.Y. – Laura McHoul (Westwood, Mass.), a freshman attacker on the UNH women’s lacrosse team, was named the America East co-Rookie of the Year at the league’s annual reception Thursday evening to highlight a total of 10 awards bestowed seven Wildcats.

May 1, 2013
Game Notes: Women's Lax Battles Albany In America East Semifinal (May 3)
DURHAM, N.H. -- The UNH women's lax team plays Albany in a 2013 America East Championship semifinal May 3. Game time at Stony Brook's LaValle Stadium is 7 p.m.

April 29, 2013
Hinkle, Hoddwells: Service Credit Union Student-Athlete Spotlight & Wildcat Weekly Roundup
DURHAM, N.H. – Kayleigh Hinkle (Glenelg, Md.) of the women’s lacrosse team and Max Hoddwells (Wayne, Maine) of the men’s track & field team are featured in this week's Service Credit Union Student-Athlete Spotlight.

April 29, 2013
Women's Lax Duo Receives America East Weekly Accolades
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Kayleigh Hinkle (Glenelg, Md.) and Kathleen O’Keefe (Chatham, N.J.) of the UNH women’s lacrosse team were honored as the co-Offensive Player of the Week and Defensive Player of the Week, respectively, by the America East conference on Monday.

April 27, 2013
Hinkle's Last-Minute Goal Pushes Women's Lax to 6-5 Win at UMBC and Playoff Berth
BALTIMORE - Kayleigh Hinkle (Glenelg, Md.) scored with 34 seconds remaining in regulation to lift the UNH women's lacrosse team to Saturday afternoon's 6-5 victory at UMBC. The 'Cats secured a berth in the America East tourney with the win.

April 25, 2013
Vote Simpson for 2013 America East Women's Lacrosse Fans' Favorite Player of the Year
DURHAM, N.H. – Jenny Simpson (New Canaan, Conn.), a senior attacker and captain on the UNH women’s lax team, is one of seven nominees on the ballot for the 2013 America East Women’s Lacrosse Fans’ Choice Player of the Year award.

April 20, 2013
Four 'Cats Record Three Points Apiece in Women's Lax 16-9 Loss at Fairfield
FAIRFIELD, Conn. – Jenny Simpson and Laura Puccia scored three goals apiece for UNH, but Fairfield outscored the 'Cats 7-2 the last 20 minutes of the game to pull away for a 16-9 victory in Saturday afternoon’s women’s lacrosse game at Lessing Field.

April 17, 2013
Simpson, Grote Record Four Points Apiece To Propel Women's Lax Past Boston U., 13-12
DURHAM, N.H. -- Jenny Simpson (New Canaan, Conn.) and Nicole Grote (Ellicott City, Md.) recorded four points apiece to propel the UNH women's lacrosse team to Wednesday afternoon's 13-12 victory against Boston U. at Cowell Stadium.

April 16, 2013
Game Notes: Women's Lax Closes Homestand vs. Boston U. (April 17; Cowell Stadium)
DURHAM, N.H. -- The UNH women's lacrosse team concludes its three-game homestand April 17 against America East rival Boston University. Game time at Cowell Stadium is 4 p.m.

April 13, 2013
Women's Lax Upended by No. 10 Stony Brook, 16-6, On Senior Day
DURHAM, N.H. – Amber Casiano (South Windsor, Conn.) and Laura Puccia (Fairport, N.Y.) both scored two goals for UNH, but the Wildcats were defeated 16-6 by 10th-ranked Stony Brook in Saturday afternoon’s women’s lacrosse game at Memorial Field.

April 12, 2013
Game Notes: Women's Lax Celebrates Senior Day vs. 10th-Ranked Stony Brook (April 13)
DURHAM, N.H. -- The UNH women's lacrosse team continues its three-game homestand April 13 against 10th-ranked Stony Brook. Game time for the Senior Day game at Memorial Field is 12 p.m.

April 10, 2013
O'Keefe Records 12 Saves; Women's Lax Edged 10-9 in OT by No. 19 Boston College
DURHAM, N.H. -- Kathleen O'Keefe (Chatham, N.J.) recorded 12 saves for the UNH women's lacrosse team, but the Wildcats were defeated 10-9 in overtime by 19th-ranked BC on Wednesday afternoon.

April 9, 2013
Game Notes: Women's Lax Opens Three-Game Homestand vs. BC (April 10; 4pm)
DURHAM, N.H. - The UNH women's lax team opens a three-game homestand April 10 against 19th-ranked Boston College. Game time at Memorial Field is 4 p.m.

April 8, 2013
Simpson, Hoddwells: Service Credit Union Student-Athlete Spotlight & Wildcat Weekly Roundup
DURHAM, N.H. - Jenny Simpson (New Canaan, Conn.) of the women's lacrosse team and Max Hoddwells (Wayne, Maine) of the men's track & field team are featured in this week's Service Credit Union Student-Athlete Spotlight.

April 8, 2013
McHoul Tabbed America East Women's Lacrosse Rookie of the Week
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. -- Laura McHoul (Westwood, Mass.), a freshman attack on the UNH women's lacrosse team, was tabbed America East Rookie of the Week on Monday. McHoul also received the honor Feb. 18.

April 6, 2013
Simpson Scores 100th Career Goal, McHoul Tallies Nine Points as Women's Lax Rallies Past Binghamton, 13-12
VESTAL, N.Y. - Laura McHoul recorded a career-high nine points and Jenny Simpson scored her 100th career goal as the UNH women's lacrosse team erased a four-goal second-half deficit to defeat Binghamton, 13-12, Saturday afternoon.

April 3, 2013
Simpson, McHoul Record Three Points Apiece; Women's Lax Upended 12-4 by Vermont
DURHAM, N.H. – Jenny Simpson (New Canaan, Conn.) and Laura McHoul (Westwood, Mass.) recorded three points apiece, but the UNH women’s lacrosse team was defeated 12-4 by Vermont in Wednesday afternoon's America East action at Cowell Stadium.

April 2, 2013
Game Notes: Women's Lacrosse Battle of the 'Cats at Cowell Stadium (April 3; 3pm)
DURHAM, N.H. -- The UNH women's lacrosse team plays host to Vermont in a Battle of the 'Cats at Cowell Stadium on April 3. Game time is 3 p.m.

April 1, 2013
Grote, Henrion: Service Credit Union Student-Athlete Spotlight & Wildcat Weekly Roundup
DURHAM, N.H. – Nicole Grote (Ellicott City, Md.) of the women’s lacrosse team and John Henrion (Holden, Mass.) of the men’s hockey team are featured in this week's Service Credit Union Student-Athlete Spotlight.

April 1, 2013
Grote Named America East Rookie of the Week in Women's Lax
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Nicole Grote (Ellicott City, Md.), a freshman attack on the UNH women’s lacrosse team, was named America East Rookie of the Week on Monday.

March 27, 2013
Grote Records Career-High Seven Points; Women's Lax Rolls Past Iona, 16-0
DURHAM, N.H. – Nicole Grote recorded seven points to propel the offense while Kathleen O’Keefe and Taylor Hurwitz combined to shut out Iona in UNH’s 16-0 victory in Wednesday afternoon’s women’s lacrosse game at Memorial Field.

March 26, 2013
Game Notes: Women's Lax Plays Host to Iona (March 27)
DURHAM, N.H. -- The UNH women's lax team looks to win its second consecutive home game when the 'Cats play host to Iona on March 27. Game time at Memorial Field is 4 p.m.

March 24, 2013
Women's Lax Upended in America East Opener at Albany, 11-6
ALBANY, N.Y. – Laura McHoul (Westwood, Mass.) recorded a team-high three points but the UNH women’s lacrosse team was defeated 11-6 by Albany on Sunday afternoon.

March 20, 2013
Hinkle's Last-Second Goal Lifts Women's Lax to 12-11 Win vs. Columbia
DURHAM, N.H. - Kayleigh Hinkle (Glenelg, Md.) scored as time expired in regulation to lift the UNH women's lacrosse team to Wednesday afternoon's 12-11 victory against Columbia at Memorial Field.

March 18, 2013
Puccia, Willows: Service Credit Union Student-Athlete Spotlight & Wildcat Weekly Roundup
DURHAM, N.H. – Laura Puccia (Fairport, N.Y.) of the women’s lacrosse team and Matt Willows (Congers, N.Y.) of the men’s hockey team are featured in this week's Service Credit Union Student-Athlete Spotlight.

March 18, 2013
Game Notes: Women's Lax Returns Home to Play Columbia (March 20)
DURHAM, N.H. - The UNH women's lax team, which has played four straight road games, returns to Memorial Field to play Columbia on March 20.

March 16, 2013
Puccia, Grote Score Four Goals Apiece To Propel Women's Lax Past Longwood, 15-10
FARMVILLE, Va. – Laura Puccia and Nicole Grote scored four goals apiece and Kathleen O’Keefe recorded 10 saves to lift the UNH women’s lacrosse team to Saturday afternoon’s 15-10 victory against Longwood University.

March 13, 2013
O'Keefe Records 11 Saves As Women's Lax Edged 11-10 In OT by #20 Navy
ANNAPOLIS, Md. – Kathleen O’Keefe (Chatham, N.J.) recorded 11 saves for the UNH women’s lax team in Wednesday afternoon’s battle against 20th-ranked Navy, but the Mids scored with five seconds remaining in overtime to record an 11-10 victory.

March 6, 2013
Simpson Records Six Goals & 100th Career Point; Women's Lax Edged 11-9 at UConn
DURHAM, N.H. – Jenny Simpson (New Canaan, Conn.) recorded her 100th career point as part of a personal-best six goals, but the UNH women’s lacrosse team’s comeback effort fell short in Wednesday afternoon’s 11-9 loss to UConn.

March 5, 2013
Women's Lax 2013 Media Guide Unveiled Online
DURHAM, N.H. -- The 2013 UNH Women's Lacrosse Media Guide is now available to view and download. This 40-page document previews the 2013 season and also includes both player and coach bios.

February 28, 2013
Puccia Scores Four Goals; Women's Lax Falls 11-10 At #12 Dartmouth In Closing Seconds
HANOVER, N.H. -- Laura Puccia (Fairport, N.Y.) scored a team-high four goals, including a go-ahead goal at 10:44 of the second half, for the UNH women's lacrosse team but 12th-ranked Dartmouth scored with six seconds remaining to record an 11-10 victory Thursday afternoon at Scully-Fahey Field.

February 27, 2013
Women's Lax Game at Dartmouth Rescheduled to Feb. 28 (3 pm)
DURHAM, N.H. – The NCAA Division I women’s lacrosse game scheduled for Wednesday, Feb. 27 between UNH and 12th-ranked Dartmouth College has been postponed. The game will be played Thursday, Feb. 28 (3 p.m.) at Dartmouth’s Scully-Fahey Field.

February 23, 2013
Simpson, McHoul Record Three Points Apiece; Women's Lax Upended 18-9 by #14 UMass
DURHAM, N.H. – Jenny Simpson (New Canaan, Conn.) and Laura McHoul (Westwood, Mass.) recorded three points apiece but the UNH women’s lacrosse team was defeated 18-9 by 14th-ranked UMass in Saturday afternoon’s home opener at Memorial Field.

February 20, 2013
Game Notes: Women's Lax Plays Home Opener Feb. 23 vs. UMass
DURHAM, N.H. -- The UNH women's lacrosse team plays its home opener Feb. 23 against UMass at Memorial Field. Game time is 1 p.m.

February 18, 2013
McHoul Tabbed America East Women's Lacrosse Rookie of the Week
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Laura McHoul (Westwood, Mass.), a freshman attack on the University of New Hampshire women’s lacrosse team, was named America East Rookie of the Week on Monday.

February 16, 2013
Casiano, McHoul Tally Five Points Apiece; Women's Lax Outlasted 13-12 at Hofstra
HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. – Amber Casiano and Laura McHoul recorded five points apiece for the UNH women’s lacrosse team in Saturday afternoon’s season opener, but Hofstra University closed the game on a 5-1 run to recorda 13-12 victory at James M. Shuart Stadium.

February 13, 2013
New Era Begins For Women's Lacrosse
DURHAM, N.H. – The UNH women’s lacrosse team is on the threshold of more than a new season – it’s a new era for the Wildcats under the leadership of first year head coach Sarah Albrecht. And it all begins Feb. 16 (11 a.m.) when UNH plays its 2013 season opener at Hofstra.

February 5, 2013
Women's Lax Selected Sixth in America East Preseason Poll
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – The UNH women’s lacrosse team, led by first-year head coach Sarah Albrecht, was selected sixth the 2013 America East Women’s Lacrosse Preseason Coaches’ Poll that was released Tuesday afternoon.

January 30, 2013
Albrecht Selected to U.S. Women's National Lacrosse Team to Compete at World Cup
BALTIMORE, Md. – US Lacrosse announced Tuesday that Sarah Albrecht, head coach of the UNH women’s lacrosse team, has been named to the 18-player U.S. Women’s National Team that will compete in the 2013 Federation of International Lacrosse (FIL) World Cup.

January 15, 2013
Women's Lax Announces Spring Clinic in February (Feb. 3)
DURHAM, N.H. – The UNH women’s lacrosse team will hold its 2013 Women’s Lacrosse High School Spring Clinic on Sunday, Feb. 3 from 12-2:30 pm at Bremner Field, which is an astro-play facility.

January 14, 2013
Women’s Lacrosse Participates in Newtown Clinic
DURHAM, N.H. – Several members of the University of New Hampshire women’s lacrosse team took a break from their busy schedules last Tuesday and traveled down to Newtown, Conn. to participate in a youth lacrosse clinic to help heal a community that was stunned by last month’s shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School.

January 9, 2013
Women's Lacrosse Announces 2013 Schedule
DURHAM, N.H. – Sarah Albrecht, first year head coach of the University of New Hampshire women’s lacrosse team, has announced the Wildcats’ schedule for the upcoming 2013 season.

September 18, 2012
Finn and O'Donnell Join Women's Lacrosse Coaching Staff
DURHAM, N.H. – Sarah Albrecht, first-year head coach of the UNH women’s lacrosse team, has announced that Eileen Finn and Jesse O’Donnell have joined the Wildcats' women’s lax staff as assistant coaches, effective immediately.

August 16, 2012
Women's Lax To Hold High School Clinic In September
DURHAM, N.H. – The UNH women’s lacrosse program has announced that it will hold a Wildcat Lacrosse High School Clinic on Sunday, September 23 at UNH’s Memorial Field.

July 30, 2012
Albrecht Selected to 2012-14 U.S. Lacrosse Women's National Senior Team
BALTIMORE, Md. – Sarah Albrecht, head coach of the University of New Hampshire women’s lacrosse team, was one of 36 players selected by U.S. Lacrosse for the 2012-14 U.S. women’s national senior team.

July 17, 2012
Albrecht Named Women's Lacrosse Head Coach
DURHAM, N.H. – Sarah Albrecht has been hired as the University of New Hampshire women’s lacrosse head coach effective immediately as announced Tuesday by Deputy Athletic Director Steve Metcalf, who also served as chairperson of the search committee.

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