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DURHAM, N.H.-University of New Hampshire head football coach Sean McDonnell announced the names of five new assistant coaches that have joined the coaching staff in 2001.




DURHAM, N.H.-The University of New Hampshire football team will hold its annual Blue/White Spring Scrimmage on Saturday, May 5. Following warm-up drills, the game is scheduled to begin at approximately 1 p.m. at Cowell Stadium.




DURHAM, N.H.-Senior offensive tackle Ryan Ward (Niagara Falls Ontario) of the University of New Hampshire football team has signed on as a free agent with the Chicago Bears.




DURHAM, N.H.-University of New Hampshire wide receiver Randal Williams (Bronx, N.Y.) signed on as a free agent with the National Football League's Jacksonville Jaguars immediately following the end of the NFL draft on Sunday.




DURHAM, N.H.- Four members of the University of New Hampshire football team were named captains for the 2001 season. The official announcement was made today by third-year head coach Sean McDonnell. Named captains for next year were four seniors: quarterback Ryan Day (Manchester, N.H.), offensive center Jason Ball (Londonderry, N.H.), defensive end Jon Oosterhuis (Guelph, Ontario) and strong safety Bryce Scottron (Hingham, Mass.).




DURHAM, N.H.-Third-year head football coach Sean McDonnell announced today that three more student/athletes have signed letters of intent to play football at the University of New Hampshire. That brings the UNH total to 19 newcomers signed. Here's a look at the new additions to the UNH roster:




DURHAM, N.H.-The University of New Hampshire football schedule has been finalized and the docket should once again provide UNH football fans with some exciting matchups next fall. The announcement was made today by third-year head coach Sean McDonnell.




DURHAM, N.H.-The University of New Hampshire football team has added Paul McKinney (Philadelphia, Pa.) to its list of players who have signed letters of intent to play football at the University. The announcement was made today by third-year head football coach Sean McDonnell. With the addition of McKinney, the Wildcats have a grand total of 16 recruits in its 2001 freshman class.




DURHAM, N.H. — The University of New Hampshire football program has received commitments from 15 high school student-athletes who have signed national letters of intent to play for the school.




PITTSBURGH-Former University of New Hampshire fullback Dan Kreider (Manheim, Pa.) was named the recipient of the Joe Greene Great Performance Award, given annually to the Pittsburgh Steelers' top rookie. The award is voted upon on by members of the Pittsburgh Chapter of the Pro Football Writers of America.




STATE COLLEGE, PA.-Former University of New Hampshire head football coach Bill Bowes was the recipient of the Alumni Athlete Award at the annual State College Quarterback Club's Awards Banquet on Dec. 3.




DURHAM, N.H.-Four players from the University of New Hampshire football team were named to the New England Football Writers I-AA All-Star team. The announcement was made today and they will be honored at the annual New England Football, Writers Captains and Awards Banquet on Thursday, Dec. 7 at the Lantana Restaurant in Randolph, Mass.




DURHAM, N.H.-The University of New Hampshire football team had many players garner awards and honors during the season, but this time it was the coaching staff's turn as second-year head coach Sean McDonnell and 2nd-year associate head coach Mark Matlak will both receive honors from the Gridiron Club of Greater Boston.




PHILADELPHIA, Pa. - Seven student-athletes from the University of New Hampshire were selected to the Atlantic 10 Football all-conference teams, the league announced Wednesday. Senior linebacker Brett Bashaw (Newburyport, Mass.) led the list with his selection to the All-Conference Defense First Team.




ORONO, Maine — Maine's Royston English ran for 137 yards and five touchdowns as the University of New Hampshire football team fell to Maine, 55-10, at Alfond Stadium on Saturday.




Durham, N.H. — Andy Andrews caught a 27-yard touchdown pass from Jeremy Martin with 22 seconds remaining to give Gardner-Webb a 38-35 victory over the University of New Hampshire football team at Cowell Stadium on Saturday.




DURHAM, N.H.--Junior quarterback Ryan Day (Manchester, N.H.) of the University of New Hampshire football team was named this week's Coca-Cola Gold Helmet Award Winner for his heroic efforts in UNH's miraculous, come-from-behind, upset, victory at previously undefeated and No. 2 Delaware this past Saturday.




DURHAM, N.H.-The University of New Hampshire football team cracked the Sports Network I-AA Top 25 for the second time this season on the heels of an amazing 45-44 OT come-from-behind victory at then- No. 2 Delaware on Oct. 4. UNH, which has defeated two top 25 teams in a row, was ranked 24th and was the only new team to enter the poll. UNH was ranked as high as 23rd earlier this season after opening the 2000 schedule with a 4-0 record. UNH will look to improve to 7-3 on the season when it entertains Gardner-Webb University (5-4 overall) on Nov. 11. Game time is 12 p.m. at Cowell Stadium.




DURHAM, N.H.--Junior quarterback Ryan Day (Manchester, N.H.) of the University of New Hampshire football team was named this week's Atlantic 10 Player of the Week for his heroic efforts in UNH's miraculous, come-from-behind, upset victory at previously undefeated and No. 2 Delaware this past Saturday.




NEWARK, DE — A game full of twists, turns, and comebacks was won on an extra point Saturday as New Hampshire rallied back from a 28-point third quarter deficit and knocked No. 2 ranked University of Delaware from the unbeaten ranks with a 45-44 overtime victory in Atlantic 10 football action at Delaware Stadium.




DURHAM, N.H. — Sophomore tailback Stephan Lewis (Coatesville, Pa.) of the University of New Hampshire football team brought home the hardware this week after carrying the ball 35 times for a career-high 245 yards and scoring three touchdowns in the huge 24-16 victory over No. 14 Massachusetts. As a result of his efforts, he was the recipient of this week's Coca Cola Gold Helmet Award, which he received today at the New England Football Writer's Luncheon on the campus of Harvard University.




STEPHAN LEWIS NAMED ATLANTIC 10 OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK AND WINS BILL KNIGHT AWARD AS MVP OF UMASS/UNH CONTEST: Sophomore tailback Stephan Lewis (Coatesville, Pa.) brought home the hardware this week after carrying the ball 35 times for a career-high 245 yards and scored three touchdowns in the huge 24-16 victory over No. 14 Massachusetts. As a result of his efforts, he was named the Atlantic 10 Football Conference's Offensive Player of the Week. He joined some impressive company when he was voted by the media to be the recipient of the Bill Knight Trophy, which is given to the MVP of the UMass/UNH football game. Lewis scored on touchdown runs of 6 and 24 yards and scored the game-winner on a six-yard shovel pass from junior quarterback Ryan Day (Manchester, N.H.). Lewis is among the Atlantic 10 league-leaders in rushing, scoring and all-purpose yards.




DURHAM N.H. — The University of New Hampshire football team upset 14th-ranked UMass-Amherst, 24-16, on Saturday at Cowell Stadium as sophomore Stephan Lewis (Coatesville, Pa.) ran for a career-high 245 yards with three touchdowns in front of 6,349.




VILLANOVA, Pa. – Despite ammassing 502 net yards on offense, the University of New Hampshire football team was defeated by Villanova University, 49-42, in Saturday afternoon’s Atlantic 10 matchup at Villanova Stadium.




Durham, N.H. — J.R. Purnell spearheaded a University of Richmond running attack that netted 286 yards on the ground as the Spiders pounded the University of New Hampshire on their way to a 31-10 Atlantic 10 victory at Cowell Stadium on Saturday afternoon.




HARRISONBURG, Va. - Trailing 13-10 at the half, 16th-ranked James Madison University scored 14 third-quarter points to rally for a 24-13 Atlantic 10 victory against No. 23 University of New Hampshire at Bridgeforth Stadium on Saturday afternoon.




DURHAM, N.H.-The University of New Hampshire football team's game at James Madison University on Sept. 30 in Harrisonburg, Va. will be shown live on NESN as the "Atlantic 10 Game Of The Week."




DURHAM, N.H.-The University of New Hampshire football team was ranked 23rd in the nation today in the Sports Network I-AA Top 25 Poll, following its impressive 42-21 victory over Dartmouth College on Sept. 23.




DURHAM, N.H. - New Hampshire junior quarterback Ryan Day (Manchester, N.H.) threw for a career-high 365 yards and four touchdowns to lead the Wildcats to a 42-21 victory against Dartmouth College on Saturday afternoon.




DURHAM, N.H.-The University of New Hampshire football team was ranked sixth in the Lambert Trophy race for Division I-AA football.




DURHAM, N.H.-The University of New Hampshire football team was ranked 25th in the nation today in the Sports Network I-AA Top 25 Poll, following its impressive 24-7 victory over Northeastern University on Sept. 16.




DURHAM, N.H. – Erik Mitchell (Atco, N.J.) recorded a team-high eight tackles, including two for losses, one pass breakup and an interception to lead the University of New Hampshire football team to a 24-7 Atlantic 10 victory against Northeastern University on Saturday afternoon.




DURHAM, N.H. - Redshirt freshman tailback Renauld Williams (Westbury, N.Y.) has left the University of new Hampshire football team for personal reasons. The announcement was made today by second-year head football coach Sean McDonnell.




CAMBRIDGE, MASS - Senior linebacker and co-captain Brett Bashaw (Newburyport, Mass.) of the University of New Hampshire football team was named the recipient of the prestigious Coca-Cola Gold Helmet Award at the weekly New England College Football Writers Luncheon held on the Harvard University campus Wednesday afternoon.




DURHAM, N.H. - Stephan Lewis gained 164 yards from scrimmage, including a 15-yard touchdown reception, to lead the University of New Hampshire football team to a 13-12 Atlantic 10 victory against the University of Rhode Island at Cowell Stadium on Saturday afternoon.




DURHAM, N.H.-Senior linebacker and co-captain Brett Bashaw (Newburyport, Mass.) was named the Atlantic 10 Football Conference's Defensive Player of the Week for his outstanding efforts in UNH's impressive upset victory over 25th-ranked Hampton University on Sept. 2.




HAMPTON, Va. - Sophomore Stephan Lewis (Coatesville, Pa.) ran for three touchdowns and 150 yards as the University of New Hampshire football team posted a 31-17 victory over Hampton University here this afternoon. The Wildcats improve to 1-0 on the year while the Pirates fall to 0-1.




DURHAM, N.H.-The offense scored 54 points and sophomore tailback Ime Ekong (Regina, Sask.) recorded three touchdowns and had 184 yards of offense in the University of New Hampshire football team's annual Blue/White Fall Scrimmage at Cowell Stadium on Aug. 24.




DURHAM, N.H.-The University of New Hampshire football team will be holding its annual fall scrimmage on Thursday, Aug. 24. Game time is 1 p.m. at Cowell Stadium.




Durham, NH - Steve Miller, a running back/defensive back from Londonderry, N.H. will not play his collegiate football for the Wildcats, as he has failed to gain admission to the University of New Hampshire.






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