Team of the Year Our pick for the team of the year for 2010-2011 is admittedly a little unconventional. But that doesn't mean that the UNH field hockey team is any less deserving of this award. The Wildcats got off an excellent start to the season back in September, winning their first five games.
Senior quarterback Kevin Decker and senior defensive end Brian McNally will serve as captains for the 2011 University of New Hampshire football team, head coach Sean McDonnell announced during Thursday's practice. The duo was honored as the result of a team vote during the final week of spring practice.
The reasons for going to a gym are different for each person. Some go to build muscle and get stronger, stay in the shape they currently are in or just play some kind of sport for fun. Personally, I fit into the last group, because without my shirt on, I look like one of the children you can give just $10 a month to cover all my food and health expenses.
The University of New Hampshire head women's basketball coach Maureen Magarity is pleased to announce that Ariel Gaston (Toledo, Ohio), Kaylee Kilpatrick (St. John, New Brunswick) and Alexandra Leftridge (Melville, N.Y.) have each signed a National Letter of Intent to join the UNH women's basketball program and attend the school in the fall.
Move to Patriot League may be an option
As University of Massachusetts Chancellor Robert C. Holub announced that the Minutemen football program was bolting to play in the bigger and better Division I Football Bowl Subdivision, he talked of the uncertainties facing the Colonial Athletics Association.
Graduate student Rita Ciambra of the University of New Hampshire women's track & field team was named an America East Scholar-Athlete for the winter 2010-11 season, announced by the conference Thursday afternoon. Ciambra was one of six student-athletes recognized by the conference for their performances both in their respective sports as well as in the classroom.
Seven players received awards, the squad's three seniors were recognized and the team and its extended staff were honored at the annual, season-ending University of New Hampshire men's basketball awards banquet Sunday afternoon at Huddleston Hall. Senior guard Tyrone Conley was recognized for his outstanding season as he was named the team's Most Valuable Player for the first time after leading the Wildcats to their third straight season with double-digit wins.