December 20, 2010

Hogan, Conley: Service Credit Union Student-Athlete Spotlight & Weekly Roundup

UNH WEEKLY ROUNDUP

December 20, 2010

DURHAM, N.H.Kelsey Hogan (Nashua, N.H.) of the women’s basketball team and Tyrone Conley (Burlington, Vt.) of the men’s basketball team are featured in this week's Service Credit Union Student-Athlete Spotlight. This information and more can be found in this week's Wildcat Roundup.

 

The next Wildcat Roundup release will be January 3, 2011.

 

STUDENT-ATHLETE SPOTLIGHT

Kelsey Hogan, women’s basketball

     Kelsey, a redshirt freshman from Nashua, New Hampshire, led three UNH double-digits scorers Dec. 19 at Central Connecticut State University with 11 points in a 61-48 loss. She made 3 of 8 shots from the floor, including 2-for-6 from 3-point range.  Kelsey also led the team in assists (five) and also finished with five rebounds.

     Kelsey tallied a career-high seven assists, as well as a season-high 15 points, in UNH’s 65-52 victory against Dartmouth on Nov. 16. In eight games this season, the point guard is averaging 8.1 points per game, 4.2 assists per game and 2.9 rebounds per game in 30 minutes per game.

     Kelsey was sidelined by injury the entire 2009-10 season. In her first year at UNH (2008-09), Kelsey played three games before suffering a season-ending injury in late November. She recorded career highs of 20 points and eight rebounds against Bryant (Nov. 14, 2008).

      Kelsey was the first ever 1,000-point scorer at Nashua North High School and garnered All-State accolades each of her four seasons.

 

Tyrone Conley, men’s basketball

     Tyrone, a senior guard from Burlington, Vermont, scored a team-high 16 points in UNH’s 64-52 loss at Rhode Island on Dec. 18. He made 6 of 13 field goal attempts, including 3-for-6 from 3-point range, and also finished with four rebounds, two assists and a block in 35 minutes. He was named the team’s America East Player of the Game.

     In nine games this season, Tyrone is averaging 12.7 points per game and leads the Wildcats in steals (16), 3-pointers both made (17) and attempted (64) as well as minutes (296); he is second on the team in assists with 19.

     Last Saturday’s game at URI marked the sixth time this season – third consecutive game – Tyrone scored in double digits. He netted a season-high 19 points in the Wildcats’ 70-66 victory vs. Brown on Nov. 27 and the last of his career-high steals with one second remaining sealed that victory.

 


LAST WEEK’S RESULTS

Saturday, December 18

Men’s basketball: at Rhode Island 64, UNH 52

Sunday, December 19

Women’s basketball: at Central Connecticut State 61, UNH 48

 

UPCOMING EVENTS

Wednesday, December 22

Women’s basketball vs. Quinnipiac, 5 pm

Men’s basketball at Central Connecticut State, 7 pm

Tuesday, December 28

Women’s basketball at St. Joseph’s, 2 pm (20th Annual Hawk Classic)

Wednesday, December 29

Women’s basketball vs. Lafayette / Quinnipiac, 2pm (20th Annual Hawk Classic)

Men’s basketball vs. Cornell, 5 pm (VCU Christmas Tournament; Richmond, Va.)

Thursday, December 30

Men’s basketball vs. Wofford/VCU, TBA (VCU Christmas Tournament; Richmond, Va.)

 

MEN’S BASKETBALL (5-4, 0-0 America East)

  • In its only game of the week, the UNH men’s basketball team lost 64-52 at Rhode Island on Dec. 18. It marked the first back-to-back losses for the Wildcats this season.
  • Tyrone Conley (Burlington, Vt.) was named UNH’s America East Player of the Game. The senior guard finished with a team-high 16 points in addition to four rebounds, two assists and a block in 35 minutes.
  • DeAndray Buckley (Romulus, Mich.) had 11 points and three rebounds in a career-high 23 minutes for the freshman.
  • Conley, Ferg Myrick (Philadelphia, Pa.) and Dane DiLiegro (Lexington, Mass.) are all averaging double digits in scoring at 13.7, 12.7 and 10.9 points per game, respectively. DiLiegro is the leading rebounder at 8.9 per game.


WOMEN’S BASKETBALL (1-7, 0-0 America East)

  • The UNH women’s basketball team played one game last week following the conclusion of exams and lost 61-48 on the road to Central Connecticut State on Dec. 19.
  • Kelsey Hogan (Nashua, N.H.) led three UNH double-digit scorers with 11 points; she also recorded five rebounds and five assists. Denise Beliveau (Framingham, Mass.) and Cari Reed (Oswego, N.Y.) both finished with 10 points. Beliveau also had eight rebounds, while Reed tallied six.
  • UNH outscored CCSU, 36-32, in the first half on 46.4 percent shooting from the floor that included 60% (6 of 10) from 3-point range.


GYMNASTICS

  • The UNH gymnastics team opens the 2011 season Jan. 9, 2011 at home against Rutgers University. The meet begins at 1 p.m. at Lundholm Gym.
 

MEN’S ICE HOCKEY (10-2-4, 8-1-2 Hockey East)

  • UNH men’s hockey did not play a game last week and resumes action Jan. 2, 2011 at home for a non-league matchup vs. St. Lawrence University. Opening faceoff for Kids’ Day at the Whittemore Center is 4 p.m.
  • The Wildcats play five home games in January in addition to the Battle for the RiverStone Cup X vs. Dartmouth College at the Verizon Wireless Arena (Manchester, N.H.) on Jan. 15.
 

WOMEN’S ICE HOCKEY (9-10-0, 2-7-0 Hockey East)

  • UNH was idle last week and resumes play Jan. 9, 2011 at home against Hockey East foe Northeastern University. Game time at the Whittemore Center is 2 p.m.
 

SKIING

  • The UNH ski season begins its EISA season Jan. 14-15, 2011 at the St. Lawrence Winter Carnival. The alpine races will be held at Whiteface Mountain while the Nordic events will take place at Mt. Van Hoevenberg.
 

WOMEN’S SWIMMING & DIVING (5-0)

  • UNH did not compete in a meet last week. The Wildcats return to action Jan. 17, 2011 at Boston University. 


MEN’S INDOOR TRACK & FIELD

  • UNH was idle last week. The Wildcats return to action Jan. 22, 2011 at home against Holy Cross and Quinnipiac. The meet begins at noon at the Paul Sweet Oval in the Field House. 


WOMEN’S INDOOR TRACK & FIELD

  • New Hampshire did not have a meet last week. The ‘Cats return to action Jan. 22 2011 against Holy Cross and Quinnipiac at UNH’s Paul Sweet Oval in the Field House. The meet begins at 12 p.m. 


 

FALL SEASON WRAPUP

MEN’S CROSS COUNTRY

  • UNH wrapped up the 2010 season with a 12th-place finish at the ICAAAA Championships at Van Cortlandt Park on Nov. 20; 20 teams competed at the meet.
 

WOMEN’S CROSS COUNTRY

  • UNH concluded the 2010 season with a 14th-place finish at the ECAC Championships, which were held Nov. 20 at Van Cortlandt Park; 23 teams competed at the meet.
 

FIELD HOCKEY (14-7 overall, 5-0 America East)

  • UNH completed the 2010 season with a 14-7 record following a 2-1 overtime loss to Albany in the America East championship game on Oct. 6. The 14 victories marked the highest single-season total since the ’00 squad also had 14 wins.
  • Junior forward Whitney Frates (Woodstock, Vt.) was named to the 2010 Longstreth/NFHCA All-America Second Team. It marks the second consecutive year a Wildcat was honored as an All-American.
 

FOOTBALL (8-5 overall, 5-3 CAA)

  • The 10th-ranked UNH football team was defeated 16-3 by fifth-ranked University of Delaware in an NCAA quarterfinal at Delaware Stadium on Dec. 10.
  • Dino Vasso (Crum Lynne, Pa.) received two All-America accolades last week. The senior defensive back was named to the 2010 Associated Press All-America Second Team as well as to the 2010 AFCA Football Championship Subdivision Coaches’ All-America Team.
  • Matt Evans (Hanover, Mass.) was also named to a pair of All-America teams. The sophomore linebacker was selected to the 2010 Associated Press All-America Second Team and the Walter Camp Football Foundation 2010 Football Championship Subdivision All-America Team.


MEN’S SOCCER (9-5-6 overall, 2-3-2 America East)

  • The UNH men’s soccer team concluded the 2010 season with a tie in the America East championship game at UMBC. The Wildcats and Retrievers battled to a scoreless tie through regulation and overtime, then UMBC won the title by virtue of a 5-3 edge on penalty kicks.
 

WOMEN’S SOCCER (8-8-4 overall, 4-3-1 America East)

  • UNH’s 2010 season came to an end with the fifth-seeded Wildcats’ 2-1 loss at fourth-seeded Albany in the America East quarterfinals on Oct. 28.
 

VOLLEYBALL (10-17 overall, 5-7 America East)

  • UNH ended the 2010 season on a high note with a 3-2 come-from-behind win at UMBC on Nov. 12. UNH has reached double digits in wins five of the last six seasons.
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