Brian Ciccone Football Brian, a senior from Manchester, Mass., recorded a career-high seven tackles, including a personal-best two sacks, to lead the UNH football team’s staunch defensive effort in a 20-12 win at Maine on Saturday, Nov. 22. The 6-foot-3, 253-pound defensive end matched his career highs in both solo tackles (four) and assisted tackles (three) as the Wildcats allowed season lows in first downs (12), passing yards (92) and total yards (179). Brian recorded a sack and than a half-sack on consecutive plays with Maine facing goal-to-go to, which forced the Black Bears to settle for a field goal. He also tallied a half-sack early in the fourth quarter.
Katie Mann Swim & Dive Katie, a senior from Prince George, British Columbia, recorded three first-place finishes, including a pair of meet records and one pool record, at the three-day Rutgers Invitational that was held Nov. 21-23 at Sonny Werblin Recreation Center. In her last individual event, Katie won the 200-yard breaststroke with a meet record time of 2 minutes, 12.37 seconds that was 3.33 seconds faster than the runner-up. She was also part of the 400 freestyle relay that placed 11th. Katie broke the meet record in the 400 individual medley preliminaries on Saturday with a time of 4:15.42 and bested that mark later that day with a winning time of 4:13.69 in the finals. In Friday’s opening day of competition, Katie broke the Sonny Werblin Recreation Center pool record in the 200 IM with a winning mark of 2:00.00.