2013-14 Women's Swimming & Diving News

April 23, 2014
Women's Swimming & Diving's Lauren McCandless Awarded America East Scholar-Athlete for 2013-14
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. -- Senior Lauren McCandless (Macungie, Pa.) of the University of New Hampshire women's swimming and diving team was named the 2013-14 America East Scholar-Athlete of the Year in women's swimming & diving, the conference announced Wednesday.

April 16, 2014
Women’s Swimming & Diving Present Team Awards at Annual Banquet
DURHAM, N.H. -- The University of New Hampshire women's swimming & diving team held its annual awards banquet on Saturday, April 12 at the Sheraton Inn in Portsmouth, N.H.

April 15, 2014
McCandless and Sattora Recognized for UNH's 2014 Create Your Own Story
DURHAM, N.H. -- Senior Lauren McCandless (Macungie, Pa.) of the women’s swimming & diving team and junior Katie Sattora (Avon, N.Y.) of volleyball were among 10 University of New Hampshire students recognized as the 2014 Create Your Own Story honorees Tuesday at Huddleston Ballroom.

April 11, 2014
UNH Athletics Partakes in SHARPP Rally
DURHAM, N.H. – Members of the University of New Hampshire community joined in front of Thompson Hall on Thursday afternoon as part of the Sexual Harassment and Rape Prevention Program’s (SHARPP) fourth annual anti-violence walk and rally to recognize April as Sexual Assault Awareness Month.

March 26, 2014
UNH Athletics Announces 2014 Hall of Fame Inductees
DURHAM, N.H. - The University of New Hampshire athletic department has announced the eight UNH graduates that will be inducted into the UNH Athletic Hall of Fame. The announcement was made by Director of Athletics Marty Scarano.

March 22, 2014
Mann Concludes Competition at NCAA Women's Swimming & Diving Division I Championships
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – Junior Katie Mann (Prince George, British Columbia) of the University of New Hampshire women's swimming & diving team competed in the final day of the NCAA Women's Swimming & Diving Division I Championships at the University of Minnesota's Aquatic Center Saturday afternoon.

March 21, 2014
Mann Puts Forth Strong Effort During Day Two of NCAA Women's Swimming & Diving Division I Championships
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – Junior Katie Mann (Prince George, British Columbia) of the University of New Hampshire women's swimming & diving team partook in the second day of the NCAA Women's Swimming & Diving Division I Championships at the University of Minnesota's Aquatic Center Friday afternoon.

March 20, 2014
Mann Sets New Program and AE Record in 200-Yard IM After Day One of NCAA Women's Swimming & Diving Championships
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – Junior Katie Mann (Prince George, British Columbia) of the University of New Hampshire women’s swimming & diving team participated in day one of the NCAA Women’s Swimming & Diving Division I Championships at the University of Minnesota’s Aquatic Center Thursday afternoon.

March 19, 2014
Women’s Swimming & Diving Tags Five Members on AE All-Academic Team
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – The University of New Hampshire women's swimming and diving team had five of its student-athletes named to the 2013-14 America East Swimming & Diving All-Academic Team, announced by the conference Wednesday.

March 19, 2014
Katie Mann Ready to Compete at the NCAA Division I Women’s Swimming & Diving Championships (March 20 to March 22 | ESPN3)
DURHAM, N.H. – Junior Katie Mann (Prince George, British Columbia) of the University of New Hampshire women's swimming & diving team will compete at the NCAA Women's Division I Swimming & Diving Championships, located at the University of Minnesota's Aquatic Center. The three-day meet starts Thursday, March 20 and concludes Saturday, March 22.

March 14, 2014
Women’s Swimming & Diving Announces a Series of Community Springboard Lessons
DURHAM, N.H. – Diving coach Robin Kamil of the University of New Hampshire women’s swimming & diving team has announced that registration for the 2014 community springboard diving lessons is now available.

March 5, 2014
Mann Invited to Compete in NCAA Women's Swimming & Diving Championships
DURHAM, N.H. – Junior Katie Mann (Prince George, British Columbia) of the University of New Hampshire women’s swimming & diving team has been selected to compete at the NCAA Women's Division I Championships at the University of Minnesota’s Aquatic Center. The three-day event starts Thursday, March 20 and concludes Saturday, March 22.

March 2, 2014
Three Provisional Cuts Made, Willman Bestowed Co-Coach of the Meet at Final Day of ECAC Championships for Women’s Swimming & Diving
ANNAPOLIS, Md. – Head coach Josh Willman was named the Co-Coach of the Meet as the University of New Hampshire women’s swimming & diving team tallied three provisional cuts to conclude the ECAC Championships, hosted by the U.S. Naval Academy at Lejeune Hall Sunday.

March 1, 2014
Mann and Roberts Break Records During Day Two of ECAC Championships
ANNAPOLIS, Md. – Junior Katie Mann (Prince George, British Columbia) and senior Jenni Roberts (Springvale, Maine) both snapped ECAC records during the second day of the ECAC Championships, hosted by the U.S. Naval Academy at Lejeune Hall Saturday.

February 28, 2014
Roberts and Cooper Collect Provisional Cuts After Day One of ECAC Championships
ANNAPOLIS, Md. – Senior Jenni Roberts (Springvale, Maine) and junior Oneida Cooper (Johannesburg, South Africa) earned provisional cuts in the 200-yard IM, highlighting the University of New Hampshire women’s swimming & diving team after day one of the ECAC Championships, hosted by the U.S. Naval Academy at Lejeune Hall Friday.

February 27, 2014
Women's Swimming & Diving Set to Compete at ECAC Championships (Feb. 28 to Mar. 2)
DURHAM, N.H. – The University of New Hampshire women's swimming & diving team is set to compete at the three-day ECAC Championships, hosted by the U.S. Naval Academy starting Thursday, Feb. 28 at Lejeune Hall.

February 19, 2014
UNH’s Mann Named the Philip Hunsaker Women's Division I Swimmer of the Week
SOMERS, Wis. – Junior Katie Mann (Prince George, British Columbia) of the 14th-ranked University of New Hampshire women's swimming & diving team has been named the Philip Hunsaker CollegeSwimming.com Women's Division I Swimmer of the Week, announced Wednesday morning.

February 18, 2014
Women’s Swimming & Diving Ranked 14th in the Nation
DURHAM, N.H. – The University of New Hampshire women's swimming & diving team earned a spot in Tuesday's CollegeSwimming.com Division I national poll, ranking 14th.

February 17, 2014
McCandless, Konan: Service Credit Union Student-Athlete Spotlight & Wildcat Minute
DURHAM, N.H. – Lauren McCandless of the women’s swimming and diving team and Patrick Konan of the men’s basketball team are featured in this week's Service Credit Union Student-Athlete Spotlight.

February 16, 2014
Women’s Swimming & Diving Captures Back-to-Back America East Crowns
WORCESTER, Mass. – The University of New Hampshire women’s swimming & diving team broke the all-time league championship record with 877 points to win the 2014 America East Women's Swimming & Diving title at the Worcester Polytechnic Institute Sports & Recreation Center on Sunday.

February 15, 2014
Women’s Swimming & Diving Continues Record Setting Ways, Remains in First After Day Two of America East Championships
WORCESTER, Mass. – Three records fell as the University of New Hampshire women’s swimming & diving team remains in first place after day two of the America East Championships at the Worcester Polytechnic Institute Sports & Recreation Center Saturday.

February 14, 2014
Women's Swimming & Diving Jolts Out to First Place After Day One of America East Championships
WORCESTER, Mass. – The University of New Hampshire women's swimming & diving team finished the opening day of the America East Championships in first place with 290 points at the Worcester Polytechnic Institute Sports & Recreation Center Friday.

February 8, 2014
Women's Swimming & Diving Aims to Capture Back-to-Back America East Championships
DURHAM, N.H. - The University of New Hampshire women's swimming & diving team enters the America East Championships and looks to retain its title at the Worcester Polytechnic Institute Sports & Recreation Center in a four-day meet starting Thursday, Feb. 13.

January 31, 2014
Women's Swimming & Diving Upends Maine, 170-122
ORONO, Maine – The University of New Hampshire women’s swimming & diving team prevailed over the University of Maine, 170-122, in its last dual meet of the season at Stanley M. Wallace Pool Friday evening.

January 30, 2014
Maine Awaits Women's Swimming & Diving for America East Battle (Jan. 31, 5 p.m.)
DURHAM, N.H. – The University of New Hampshire women's swimming & diving team returns to the pool in its last dual meet of the season, visiting the University of Maine Black Bears for an America East clash on Friday, Jan. 31 (5 p.m.) at Stanley M. Wallace Pool.

January 29, 2014
UNH’s Roberts Tabbed as the Philip Hunsaker CollegeSwimming.com Women's Division I Swimmer of the Week
SOMERS, Wis. – Senior Jenni Roberts (Springvale, Maine) of the University of New Hampshire women's swimming & diving team has been named the Philip Hunsaker CollegeSwimming.com Women's Division I Swimmer of the Week, announced Wednesday evening.

January 28, 2014
Roberts Bestowed America East Swimmer of the Week
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - Senior Jenni Roberts (Springvale, Maine) of the University of New Hampshire women's swimming & diving team has been tabbed America East Swimmer of the Week, announced Tuesday by the conference.

January 27, 2014
Roberts, Pelcher: Service Credit Union Student-Athlete Spotlight & Wildcat Minute
DURHAM, N.H. – Jenni Roberts of the women’s swimming and diving team and Chris Pelcher of the men’s basketball team are featured in this week's Service Credit Union Student-Athlete Spotlight.

January 24, 2014
Women's Swimming & Diving Suffers Heartbreaker to Yale on Senior Night, 156.5-143.5
DURHAM, N.H. – The University of New Hampshire women’s swimming & diving team was edged out by the Yale University Bulldogs in its last dual meet of the season, 156.5-143.5 at Swasey Pool Friday evening.

January 23, 2014
Women's Swimming & Diving Set to Square Off Against Yale on Senior Night (Jan. 24, 5 p.m.)
DURHAM, N.H. – The University of New Hampshire women's swimming & diving team competes in its last home meet of the season, hosting the Yale University Bulldogs on Friday, Jan. 24 (5 p.m.) at Swasey Pool on Senior Night.

January 20, 2014
Mann, Moretti: Service Credit Union Student-Athlete Spotlight & Wildcat Minute
DURHAM, N.H. – Katie Mann of the women’s swimming and diving team and Jeff Moretti of the men’s indoor track & field team are featured in this week's Service Credit Union Student-Athlete Spotlight.

January 17, 2014
Women’s Swimming & Diving Wins its Seventh Straight Dual Meet, Upsets Dartmouth, 166-134
HANOVER, N.H. – Junior Katie Mann (Prince George, B.C.) set a new pool record in the 200-yard breaststroke as the University of New Hampshire women’s swimming & diving team topped Dartmouth College, 166-134 at Karl Michael Pool Friday evening.

November 26, 2013
Cooper Named America East Swimmer of the Week
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Junior swimmer Oneida Cooper (Johannesburg, South Africa) of the University of New Hampshire women’s swimming & diving team has been named America East Swimmer of the Week, announced by the conference Tuesday.

November 24, 2013
Women’s Swimming & Diving Concludes Competition at Terrier Invitational, UNH Finishes Fourth
BOSTON – Senior Lauren McCandless (Macungie, Pa.) highlighted the University of New Hampshire women’s swimming & diving team with a first place finish in the 200-yard butterfly. Overall, UNH tallied 573 points to finish fourth to conclude the Terrier Invitational at the Boston University Aquatic Center Sunday afternoon.

November 23, 2013
Women's Swimming & Diving Completes Day Two of the Terrier Invitational
BOSTON- The University of New Hampshire swimming and diving team completed day two of the Terrier Invitational Saturday Nov. 23 at the Boston University Aquatic Center.

November 22, 2013
Wildcats Sit Second After Day One of the Boston University Terrier Invitational
BOSTON, MASS. – The University of New Hampshire swimming and diving team won three events and hold second place after day one of Boston University’s Terrier Invitation, Friday night at Boston University Aquatic Center.

November 9, 2013
Three Records Fall as Women’s Swimming & Diving Defeats Rhode Island, 170-122
KINGSTON, R.I. – The University of New Hampshire women’s swimming and diving team shattered three University of Rhode Island pool records, including a 21 year old 400-yard medley relay record set by Norte Dame, Saturday afternoon as the squad defeated URI, 170-122. The meet was held at Tootell Aquatics Center in Kingston, R.I.

November 2, 2013
Women’s Swimming & Diving Rewrites Three More Records, Defeats Central Connecticut and Bryant
NEW BRITIAN, Conn. – The University of New Hampshire women’s swimming & diving team claimed three more pool records, upending Central Connecticut 214.5-84.5 and Bryant 222-71 at Jack Suydam Natatorium Saturday afternoon.

October 29, 2013
Roberts and Zahka Sweep AE Weekly Women’s Swimming & Diving Awards
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Senior Jenni Roberts (Springvale, Maine) and junior Nicole Zahka (Medway, Mass.) of the University of New Hampshire women's swimming & diving team claimed America East Swimmer and Diver of the Week awards respectively, announced Tuesday by the conference.

October 26, 2013
Trio of Records Fall in Women’s Swimming & Diving Win Against Northeastern, 167-128
DURHAM, N.H. – Katie Mann (Prince Geogre, B.C.), Lauren McCandless (Macungie, Pa.) and Jenni Roberts (Springvale, Maine) all set new pool records, fueling a 167-128 University of New Hampshire women’s swimming & diving win over Northeastern at Swasey Pool Saturday afternoon.

October 22, 2013
McCandless Awarded America East Swimmer of the Week Honors
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Senior Lauren McCandless (Macungie, Pa.) of the University of New Hampshire women’s swimming & diving team has been tabbed the America East Swimmer of the Week, announced Tuesday by the conference.

October 21, 2013
McCandless, Goumas: Service Credit Union Student-Athlete Spotlight & Wildcat Minute
DURHAM, N.H. – Lauren McCandless (Macungie, Pa.) of the women’s swimming and diving team and Kevin Goumas (Long Beach, N.Y.) of the men’s ice hockey team are featured in this week's Service Credit Union Student-Athlete Spotlight.

October 19, 2013
McCandless Sets New Pool Record, Women's Swimming & Diving Defeats Vermont, 171-129
DURHAM, N.H. – Senior Lauren McCandless (Macungie, Pa.) set a pool record in the 200-yard butterfly, fueling the women’s swimming & diving team to a 171-129 win at Swasey Pool Saturday afternoon.

October 15, 2013
Bull and Zahka Earn America East Women's Swimming & Diving Honors
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Senior Jenna Bull (Woodstock, New Brunswick) and junior Nicole Zahka (Medway, Mass.) of the University of New Hampshire women’s swimming & diving team garner the first America East Swimmer and Diver of the Week awards of the 2013-14 season respectively, announced by the conference Tuesday afternoon.

October 12, 2013
Women’s Swimming & Diving Triumphs over Boston College, 217-140
CHESTNUT HILL, Mass. - The University of New Hampshire women's swimming & diving team won its season opener, defeating Boston College 217-140 at the William J. Flynn Recreation Complex Saturday afternoon.

October 11, 2013
Women's Swimming & Diving Ready for its 2013-14 Title Defense
DURHAM, N.H. - The 2013-14 University of New Hampshire women’s swimming & diving team eagerly awaits the opportunity to defend its 2013 America East crown. UNH seeks to repeat conference titles, which it previously accomplished going back-to-back in the 2005 and 2006 seasons. Hailing from four different countries with a bona fide core of veterans and newcomers possessing great potential, the Wildcats strive to exceed last year’s accolades.

July 11, 2013
Swimming & Diving Releases 2013-14 Schedule
DURHAM, N.H. – Entering his 21st season as head coach, Josh Willman and the University of New Hampshire have announced the upcoming 2013-14 swimming & diving schedule.

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