Inside Wildcat Country
UNH Wildcat Productions' Inside Wildcat Country is a monthly magazine show that debuted October 8, 2011 on WBIN-TV and offers fans an in-depth look at the inner workings of UNH athletics, showcasing unique feature stories, game recaps and highlights. The show is hosted by UNH Athletics' Mike Murphy.
About UNH Wildcat Productions -- UNH Wildcat Productions is the athletic department's video and television entity. The department oversees video streaming, video features, video replay and manages relationships with local and national television providers.
About WBIN-TV -- WBIN-TV offers both entertainment and public affairs programming to an audience that encompasses 2.4 million households representing nearly six million viewers both over the air and through all major cable systems throughout New Hampshire and the Boston DMA.
Upcoming Airings (TBD)
In the February episode,
Inside Wildcat Country showcased a behind-the-scenes look
at UNH Wildcat Productions and what goes into broadcasting a game
on WBIN-TV, as well as an inside look at head men’s
basketball coach, Bill Herrion. Additionally, the show featured
women’s Nordic skiing co-captain, Liz Guiney, and took a look
at highlights from January.
In the February episode of IWC, the show took a look at the "Core Four" of Granite Staters, all haling from New Hampshire, on the women's basketball team. Additionally, the show explored the accomplished career of skiing coordinator, Cory Schwartz and the emergence of homegrown freshman phenom Casey DeSmith from Rochester, N.H. of the men's ice hockey team, as well as a recap of recent highlights. BUY DVD
Episode IV of IWC looked at the unique family dynamic on the men's basketball team, where head coach Bill Herrion and football head coach Sean McDonnell both have sons on the squad. Additionally, the show explored the accomplished career of gymnastics head coach, Gail Goodspeed, and the storied rivalry between UNH and Maine ice hockey, as well as a recap of recent highlights. BUY DVD
In the December edition of IWC, the program took a look at the versatile broadcasting career of the longtime voice of UNH athletics, Jim Jeannotte, as well as accomplished UNH swimming and diving program, headlined by 20-year head coach, Josh Willman. Additionally, the show provided a recap of November's highlights along with the inspiring story behind Operation Hat Trick, a special project created by UNH athletics designed to help injured U.S. military troops. BUY DVD
In the November edition, IWC took a look at the accomplished career of men's cross country and track & field head coach, Jim Boulanger, as well as the father/daughter relationship between football defensive coordinator, John Lyons and field hockey player, Kyle Lyons. Additionally, the show provided a recap of October's highlights along with a chronicled fan experience from the second edition of the Colonial Clash football game. BUY DVD
In the premier episode of IWC, host
Mike Murphy sat down with Director of Athletics at UNH, Marty
Scarano, to discuss the partnership with WBIN and the success of
UNH athletics. The program also took a look at the success of the
UNH field hockey team during the fall season lead by the senior duo
of Hayley Rausch and Whitney Frates, as well as the storied history
of head football coach Sean McDonnell at New Hampshire. The show
concluded with a recap of September's highlights at UNH. BUY DVD