Stories in Topic: Sports

  • 05.20.15 - Making Her Own Play
    Business major founds club hockey team, now a UNH-sanctioned sport
    Courtesy photo  Julia Hird ‘16 has been playing ice hockey since she was 7 years old. When she started it was a way to do something that her twin sister, Caroline, was not. Let her have gymnastics, she said.
  • UNH football standout RJ Harris
    05.06.15 - Three Wildcat Football Players Sign NFL Contracts
  • Alex Leuchanka
    04.29.15 - Fleet Feet
    Even an enduring headwind can’t slow Alex Leuchanka
    It’s been a great month for Aliaksandr (Alex) Leuchanka. The graduate assistant in the department of kinesiology just learned that he has received the 2015 Basil J.F. Mott Award, which recognizes an outstanding graduate student in the UNH College of Health and Human Services, or CHHS.
  • Jaleen Smith '17, guard on UNH basketball team
    03.05.15 - A Big Wildcat Win: Men’s Basketball Team Defeats Hartford, Heads to America East Semis
  • UNH men's soccer alumnus Travis Worra
    02.25.15 - Soccer’s Travis Worra Signs with D.C. United
  • 02.10.15 - "That's Where the Awesome Is"
    UNH telemark ski team champ loves to compete
    Cory Snyder, U.S. Telemark Team, from Fox Cape Productions on Vimeo Here’s the glory of being a reigning champion: Three years ago, while competing and training in Europe, U.S. Telemark Ski Team member Cory Snyder ’15 lived in a car. 
  • 12.17.14 - On Ice, Honoring Vets
  • 12.11.14 - Using Her Head
    Rugby player Jamie Burke ’14G is a study in discipline, on field and off
    Jamie Burke '14G has spent the last seven years at UNH working toward her Ph.D. in education. She’s hit a few bumps along the way, like when her research didn’t cooperate, and when she had a setback in her data collection. But Burke is nothing if not determined.
  • 12.11.14 - Speedy Sophomore
    Elinor Purrier ’17 receives national honor
  • 12.11.14 - Football's Future
    Cowell Stadium renovations will benefit more than just Wildcat teams
    Arnold Garron ’84 still laughs when he remembers the faux pas he made as a Wildcat football recruit some 35 years ago: “I went to check out Cowell Stadium and said something like, ‘hey, nice practice field,’” the UNH Hall of Famer and interim dean of Paul College recalls. “When I realized I’d just insulted the game field, I figured that was it for my chances at UNH.”
  • 12.03.14 - In the News: McDonnell Recognized as New England Coach of Year
  • UNH sophomore cross country runner Elinor Purrier
    10.22.14 - Roaring to the Finish
    Speedy Wildcat sophomore sprints to success
  • Members of the UNH women's rowing team on the Oyster River in Durham, NH
    10.16.14 - Early Risers
    UNH crew teams bound for Head of the Charles this weekend
    It’s 7:30 at UNH. A student is lacing up for a jog. Another is taking the first sips of his French roast. Still another is just waking, peeling her face from the textbook on which she nodded off the night before.
  • UNH rowing teams heading into practice
    10.15.14 - Early Risers: UNH Crew Teams Bound for This Weekend’s Head of the Charles
  • UNH Cowell Stadium
    09.25.14 - Saturday Night Lights
  • UNH QB Sean Goldrich
    09.18.14 - Sean Goldrich Receives N.E. Football Writers' Gold Helmet Award
  • 08.19.14 - Karyn Bye Dietz Selected for Induction Into U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame
  • 06.16.14 - Covering all the Bases
    A conversation with Red Sox director of special projects Fred Olsen '97
  • 06.16.14 - Sports Shorts
    UNH sports updates
    SOARING: The women's gymnastics team didn't have far to take its trophy when the squad earned its second-ever East Atlantic Gymnastics League (EAGL) championship on March 22. The event brought eight teams from as far away as Pittsburgh and North Carolina to UNH's Whittemore Center, the first time since 2003 the Wildcats have hosted the championship.
  • 06.12.14 - Golden Boy
    Taylor Chace '11 is one of four alums who made their mark in Sochi
    With a Paralympic gold medal and a bronze already to his name, Taylor Chace '11 could have been forgiven for being a little blase about winning gold as a member of the U.S. Paralympic sled hockey team in Sochi, Russia, in March. But the Hampton Falls, N.H., native and veteran defenseman is anything but. "Russia is probably my favorite," he says of the medal, which came in a 1-0 victory over the Russian team on March 15.