April 3, 2012
Spring Football camp opens; Blue-White Game slated for Saturday, May 5 at 12:30 p.m.
DURHAM, N.H. – The University of New Hampshire football team officially began spring training camp Tuesday, April 3, with a morning practice at Bremner Field. The Wildcats will conduct 15 practices, culminating in the annual Blue-White spring game at Cowell Stadium on Saturday, May 5. Admission is free.

March 24, 2012
Former Wildcat Corey Graham signs two-year contract with Baltimore Ravens
BALTIMORE, Md. - Former UNH defensive back Corey Graham (Buffalo, N.Y.) has signed a two-year contract to join the National Football League’s Baltimore Ravens, it was announced Friday. Graham jumps to the Ravens after a successful five-year tenure with the Chicago Bears, capped by his first career Pro Bowl appearance as the NFC’s special teamer earlier this year.

March 16, 2012
Seventeen Football Student-Athletes Earn CAA Commissioner's Academic Award
RICHMOND, Va. – Seventeen members of the University of New Hampshire football program have been feted with the CAA Commissioner’s Academic Award for the 2011-12 season. Student-athletes receiving this honor achieved at least a 3.20 grade point average based on semester performance or cumulative GPA.

March 4, 2012
Kevin Decker Named Football Team MVP at Awards Banquet
DURHAM, N.H. – The UNH football team held its annual banquet Sunday at the Memorial Union Building, honoring its senior class by bestowing individual accolades. The event puts a stamp on the 2011 season, a year in which the Wildcats posted an 8-4 record and reached the NCAA D-I Football Championship tournament for a national-leading eighth straight season.

February 22, 2012
Football Places League-Leading 20 Players on CAA Academic All-Conference Team
RICHMOND, Va. – The University of New Hampshire football program boasted a league-high 20 members of the 2011 CAA Academic All-Conference Team, announced Wednesday. The team is comprised of starters and important reserves with a cumulative GPA of 3.00 or better on a 4.00 scale for their entire academic careers.

February 1, 2012
Football Adds 13 Student-Athletes on National Signing Day
DURHAM, N.H. – Sean McDonnell, the 13th-year head coach of the University of New Hampshire football team, announced Wednesday that 13 student-athletes signed letters of intent on National Signing Day to attend UNH and play football for the Wildcats.

January 20, 2012
Evans Feted as College Sports Journal All-America; Decker, McNally earn honorable mention
PHILADELPHIA – University of New Hampshire junior linebacker Matt Evans (Hanover, Mass.) has been tabbed to the College Sports Journal Football Championship Subdivision All-America team, while senior quarterback Kevin Decker (Armonk, N.Y.) and senior defensive end Brian McNally (Cornwall, N.Y.) received honorable mention.

January 19, 2012
Football's R.J. Harris Tabbed to College Sports Journal All-Freshman Team
PHILADELPHIA – University of New Hampshire redshirt freshman wide receiver R.J. Harris (Odenton, Md.) was named to the College Sports Journal All-Freshman Team on Wednesday. Harris, a member of the All-CAA Second Team, tied for the league lead with seven touchdown receptions while pacing the Wildcats with 714 receiving yards and 64.9 receiving yards per game.

January 12, 2012
McNally to Play in Casino Del Sol Football All-Star Game on Monday, Jan. 16
TUCSON, Ariz. – University of New Hampshire senior defensive end Brian McNally (Cornwall, N.Y.) will participate in the Casino Del Sol All-Star Game, a college football showcase to be held at Kino Stadium in Tucson, Ariz., on Monday, Jan. 16 at 8 p.m. EST. McNally will play for the Stars (East) team, coached by former University of Mississippi head coach Houston Nutt.

January 11, 2012
Jeannotte Named N.H. Sportscaster of Year for State-Record 23rd Time
SALISBURY, N.C. –Jim Jeannotte, the longtime radio voice of UNH football and basketball, has been named the 2011 N.H. Sportscaster of the Year, it was announced Jan. 9 by the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association. Jeannotte will be honored during the 53rd annual NSSA Awards Program in Salisbury, N.C., on June 11.

January 9, 2012
Beliveau, Evans: Service Credit Union Student-Athlete Spotlight & Wildcat Weekly Roundup
DURHAM, N.H. – Denise Beliveau (Framingham, Mass.) of the women’s basketball team and Matt Evans (Hanover, Mass.) of the football team are featured in this week's Service Credit Union Student-Athlete Spotlight. This information and more can be found in the Wildcat Weekly Roundup.

January 5, 2012
Matt Evans Wins 17th Buck Buchanan Award as National FCS Defensive Player of the Year
FRISCO, Texas – UNH junior linebacker Matt Evans (Hanover, Mass.) has been named the 17th Buck Buchanan Award Winner as the national defensive player of the year in the FCS. The announcement was made Thursday night, and Evans will receive the award, which is presented by The Sports Network and sponsored by Fathead.com, at Friday's national banquet.

January 3, 2012
Zarkoskie Named to FCS ADA Academic All-Star Football Team
CLEVELAND – University of New Hampshire junior offensive lineman Chris Zarkoskie (West Caldwell, N.J.) was tabbed to the 14th annual Football Championship Subdivision Athletics Directors Association (FCS ADA) Academic All-Star Team on Tuesday.

December 28, 2011
Wildcat Alum Corey Graham Earns NFC Pro Bowl Berth for Chicago Bears
DURHAM, N.H. - Former University of New Hampshire and now Chicago Bears’ defensive back Corey Graham (Buffalo, N.Y.) was named to the NFC Pro Bowl Team on Tuesday. Graham, a fifth-year veteran, earns his first Pro Bowl honor as the NFC’s special teamer.

December 23, 2011
Evans Earns Walter Camp Football All-America Honors
NEW HAVEN, Conn. – University of New Hampshire junior linebacker Matt Evans (Hanover, Mass.) has been feted as a Walter Camp Football Foundation 2011 Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) All-America. The team, announced Friday, was selected by head coaches and sports information directors of FCS schools and certified by the accounting firm, Marcum LLP.

December 19, 2011
Evans Named to The Sports Network All-America Football Team
PHILADELPHIA – UNH junior linebacker Matt Evans (Hanover, Mass.) was named to the 2011 The Sports Network/Fathead.com All-America Team on Monday. Evans led the nation with 7.67 solo tackles/game and registered 165 total tackles, the second-most in the country and the second-highest, single-season total in school history.

December 16, 2011
Evans Tabbed to A.P. All-America Football Second Team
DURHAM, N.H. – UNH junior linebacker Matt Evans (Hanover, Mass.) was named to the Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) Associated Press (A.P.) All-America Second Team on Thursday. Evans led the nation with 7.67 solo tackles/game and registered 165 total tackles, the second-most in the country and the second-highest, single-season total in school history.

December 16, 2011
Football Announces 2012 Schedule
DURHAM, N.H. – UNH head football coach Sean McDonnell unveiled Friday the team’s 2012 schedule, which kicks off with a Thursday night game at Holy Cross (Aug. 30) one week before a road matchup at Minnesota (Sept. 8), a Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) team. The Wildcats’ home opener will be Saturday, Sept. 15, at 12 p.m. versus Central Connecticut State.

December 6, 2011
Evans Named College Sports Madness Football All-American
DURHAM, N.H. – University of New Hampshire junior linebacker Matt Evans (Hanover, Mass.) was named to the College Sports Madness National FCS Football All-American Team on Tuesday. Evans posted 165 tackles for the Wildcats, the second-highest, single-season total in school history and the second-most in the nation.

December 3, 2011
#11 Football Comeback Falls Short, 26-25, In NCAA Second-Round Game at #7 Montana St
BOZEMAN, Mont. – Kevin Decker (Armonk, N.Y.) threw a 29-yard touchdown pass to Justin Mello (Dartmouth, Mass.) with six seconds remaining in the fourth quarter, but the PAT was blocked, allowing seventh-ranked Montana State to pull out a 26-25 victory over 11th-ranked UNH in a second-round NCAA Division I FCS playoff game Saturday at Bobcat Stadium.

November 29, 2011
11th-ranked football battles No. 7 Montana State in NCAA second-round playoff tilt on ESPN3
DURHAM, N.H. - The 11th-ranked UNH football team takes flight to Big Sky country to clash with No. 7 Montana State in the second round of the NCAA Division I FCS Championship on Saturday, Dec. 3, starting at 3:00 p.m. (EST). The game will be carried live on ESPN3, or fans can contact their local provider to order the game on ESPN GamePlan.

November 29, 2011
Evans wins Gold Helmet Award as New England Football Player of Year
BOSTON – UNH junior linebacker Matt Evans (Hanover, Mass.) is the recipient of the New England Football Writers Gold Helmet Award as the region’s Division I FCS player of the year, it was announced Tuesday. He will be honored at the annual New England Football Writers Captains and Awards Banquet on Thursday, Dec. 8, at the Montvale Plaza in Stoneham, Mass.

November 22, 2011
Tickets on Sale Now for Dec. 3 NCAA Football Playoff Game at Montana State
DURHAM, N.H. – The 11th-ranked University of New Hampshire football team is headed to Bozeman, Mont., to face No. 7 Montana State in the second round of the NCAA Division I Football Championship tournament Saturday, Dec. 3, at 3 p.m. (EST). Tickets are now on sale by calling the Whittemore Center Arena box office at (603) 862-4000, extension 5.

November 21, 2011
Keding, Steriti: Service Credit Union Student-Athlete Spotlight & Wildcat Weekly Roundup
DURHAM, N.H. – Amy Keding of the volleyball team and Nico Steriti of the football team are featured in this week's Service Credit Union Student-Athlete Spotlight. This information and more can be found in the Wildcat Weekly Roundup.

November 21, 2011
Harris Named CAA Football Rookie of Week & College Sports Madness CAA Player of Week
RICHMOND, Va. – University of New Hampshire wide receiver/kick returner R.J. Harris (Odenton, Md.) was named the CAA Football Rookie of the Week and the College Sports Madness CAA Player of the Week on Monday for his performance in the Wildcats’ 30-27 win against Maine on Saturday at Cowell Stadium.

November 21, 2011
Decker Named CAA Football Offensive Player of Year
RICHMOND, Va. – University of New Hampshire senior quarterback Kevin Decker (Armonk, N.Y.) has been named the Colonial Athletic Association Football Offensive Player of the Year in voting conducted among the 11 league head coaches. Decker becomes the fourth student-athlete in school history to earn this distinction.

November 20, 2011
11th-Ranked Football Receives NCAA FCS Tournament At-Large Berth; Wildcats To Play at Montana St. On Dec. 3
INDIANAPOLIS – The 11th-ranked University of New Hampshire football team will begin its quest for the 2012 Division I Football Championship Subdivision title with a Dec. 3 second-round game at Montana State University.

November 19, 2011
Football Rallies Past Maine, 30-27, on Senior Day
DURHAM, N.H. – Redshirt freshmen Nico Steriti (Toms River, N.J.) and R.J. Harris (Odenton, Md.) combined for 373 all-purpose yards and three touchdowns to steal the Senior Day spotlight as the 12th-ranked University of New Hampshire football team rallied past No. 11 Maine, 30-27, before a crowd of 8,536 at Cowell Stadium on Saturday.

November 16, 2011
GAME DAY: Football Battle for Brice-Cowell Musket set for Senior Day on CSN-NE
DURHAM, N.H. -The 12th-ranked UNH football team renews its rivalry with No. 11 Maine for the 99th time this Saturday, Nov. 19, at 12 p.m. on Senior Day at Cowell Stadium. The Wildcats will look to knock off the Black Bears and reclaim the Brice-Cowell Musket, which goes to the winner of the annual matchup. The game will be carried live on Comcast SportsNet New England.

November 12, 2011
Decker Passes for 389 yards in No. 7 Football's 56-42 loss at No. 12 Towson
TOWSON, Md. – Kevin Decker (Armonk, N.Y.) threw for a touchdown, rushed for two more and accumulated 389 passing yards, but the seventh-ranked UNH football team was outscored 56-42 by 12th-ranked Towson in a CAA football shootout Saturday afternoon at Unitas Stadium.

November 11, 2011
Zarkoskie named to 2011 Capital One Academic All-District ® Football Team
DURHAM, N.H. – UNH junior offensive lineman Chris Zarkoskie (West Caldwell, N.J.) has been named to the 2011 Capital One Academic All-District ® Football Team, selected by CoSIDA to recognize the nation’s top student-athletes for their combined performances athletically and in the classroom.

November 9, 2011
GAME DAY: Seventh-ranked Football Visits No. 12 Towson on Saturday
DURHAM, N.H. -It will be a battle of first-place teams when No. 7 UNH (7-2, 5-1 CAA) squares off with No. 12 Towson (7-2, 5-1) in a critical CAA football matchup Saturday afternoon at 3:30 p.m. in Towson, Md. The Wildcats are 7-0 all-time against the surprising Tigers, who will be playing in front of their home fans at Johnny Unitas Stadium.

November 7, 2011
Evans tabbed as CFPA Linebacker Performer of Week
DAVIDSON, N.C. – UNH linebacker Matt Evans (Hanover, Mass.) has been named the College Football Performance Awards (CFPA) Linebacker Performer of the Week, it was announced Monday. Evans racked up a game-high 17 tackles, a sack, a forced fumble and a fumble recovery in the then No. 9 Wildcats’ 28-10 victory over then No. 13 James Madison on Saturday at Cowell Stadium.

November 5, 2011
#9 Football Powers Past #13 James Madison, 28-10
DURHAM, N.H. -- Junior Matt Evans (Hanover, Mass.) registered a game-high 17 tackles, had a fumble recovery and helped hold James Madison scoreless in the final three quarters to lift the ninth-ranked University of New Hampshire football to Saturday afternoon's 28-10 victory over 13th-ranked JMU.

November 2, 2011
GAME DAY: No. 9 Football Prepares for 13th-ranked James Madison on Saturday at 12 p.m.
DURHAM, N.H. - It will be a pivotal CAA football showdown Saturday afternoon at 12 p.m. when ninth-ranked UNH (6-2, 4-1 CAA) goes head-to-head with No. 13 James Madison (5-3, 3-2) at Cowell Stadium. The Wildcats look to defeat the Dukes for the second straight season while making it seven wins in their last eight games overall.

November 1, 2011
MacArthur Named Beyond Sports Network Punter of Week
LEESBURG, Va. – University of New Hampshire punter Mike MacArthur (North Hampton, N.H.) was named the Beyond Sports Network (BSN) Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) Punter of the Week for his performance in the Wildcats’ 31-24 Homecoming victory against Rhode Island last Saturday.

October 31, 2011
Fitzpatrick, Beranger: Service Credit Union Student-Athlete Spotlight & Wildcat Weekly Roundup
DURHAM, N.H. – Sydney Fitzpatrick (Billerica, Mass.) of the women’s cross country team and Chris Beranger (Winthrop, Mass.) of the football team are featured in this week's Service Credit Union Student-Athlete Spotlight. This information and more can be found in the Wildcat Weekly Roundup.

October 31, 2011
Cullen Named CFPA National Tight End Performer of Week
DAVIDSON, N.C. – University of New Hampshire tight end Sean Cullen (Naples, Fla.) was named the College Football Performance Awards (CFPA) Division I FCS National Tight End Performer of the Week on Monday. Cullen amassed a career-high 104 receiving yards in the Wildcats’ 31-24 defeat of Rhode Island on Saturday at Cowell Stadium.

October 29, 2011
#10 Football Captures 31-24 Win Over Rhode Island
DURHAM, N.H. - Senior tight end Sean Cullen (Naples, Fla.) recorded a career-high 104 receiving yards and four different players rushed for touchdowns to guide the 10th-ranked UNH football team to Saturday's 31-24 defeat of the University of Rhode Island before a Homecoming crowd of 10,554 at Cowell Stadium.

October 26, 2011
GAME DAY: No. 10 Football Plays Host to Rhode Island on Homecoming at 12 p.m.
DURHAM, N.H. -The No. 10/11 UNH football team returns to action Saturday at 12 p.m. for a Homecoming battle with Rhode Island at Cowell Stadium. The Wildcats (5-2, 3-1 CAA) look to avenge last year's defeat at URI (2-5,1-3), while the Rams will be seeking their first win at Mooradian Field since 1995. The game will be televised live on Comcast SportsNet New England (CSN-NE).

October 24, 2011
Gilkenson, Peters: Service Credit Union Student-Athlete Spotlight & Wildcat Weekly Roundup
DURHAM, N.H. – Stephanie Gilkenson (Cranston, R.I.) of the women’s soccer team and Dontra Peters (Annapolis, Md.) of the football team are featured in this week's Service Credit Union Student-Athlete Spotlight. This information and more can be found in the Wildcat Weekly Roundup.

October 24, 2011
Evans Named College Sporting News Weekly All-Star
CHICAGO – University of New Hampshire linebacker Matt Evans (Hanover, Mass.) has been named a weekly College Sporting News All-Star on the heels of his performance in the Wildcats’ 27-21 victory over Massachusetts in the Colonial Clash on Saturday at Gillette Stadium.

October 24, 2011
Evans, Peters Honored with CAA Weekly Football Awards
RICHMOND, Va. – University of New Hampshire linebacker Matt Evans (Hanover, Mass.) and kick return specialist Dontra Peters (Annapolis, Md.) have been recognized as the CAA Defensive Player of the Week and Special Teams Player of the Week, respectively, the league announced Monday.

October 22, 2011
Follow Colonial Clash live as No. 13 UNH battles No. 22 UMass at Gillette Stadium
FOXBORO, Mass. -The 13th-ranked UNH football team is squaring off with No. 22 Massachusetts in the Colonial Clash at Gillette Stadium, home of the New England Patriots. The game is being televised live on CSN-NE, and fans can get real-time updates with live stats, Twitter, Facebook and even chat in the interactive live blog.

October 22, 2011
13th ranked Football Drops No. 22 UMass, 27-21, in Colonial Clash
FOXBORO, Mass. – Dontra Peters (Annapolis, Md.) rushed for a pair of touchdowns and amassed 208 all-purpose yards to lead the 13th-ranked UNH football team to a 27-21 victory over No. 22 UMass in the second edition of the Colonial Clash, the 74th and final scheduled meeting between the longtime rivals, at Gillette Stadium on Saturday afternoon.

October 19, 2011
GAME DAY: No. 13 Football Meets No. 22 UMass in Colonial Clash Saturday at 3:30 p.m. on CSN-NE
DURHAM, N.H.- The 13th-ranked UNH football team tangles with No. 22 UMass at Gillette Stadium, home of the New England Patriots, in the Colonial Clash on Saturday, Oct. 22, at 3:30 p.m. The 74th meeting of the longtime rivals is their final scheduled gridiron battle, as the Minutemen leave the CAA after this season to join the MAC of the Football Bowl Subdivision.

October 15, 2011
No. 6 Football falls short at No. 16/15 William & Mary, 24-10
WILLIAMSBURG, Va. - Kevin Decker (Armonk, N.Y.) set career highs in passes, attempts and yards, but the sixth-ranked University of New Hampshire football team saw its four-game winning streak snapped with a 24-10 setback against No. 16/15 William & Mary at Zable Stadium on Saturday afternoon.

October 12, 2011
Football's Brian McNally and Offensive Line Honored by Beyond Sports Network
LEESBURG, Va. – University of New Hampshire senior defensive end Brian McNally (Cornwall, N.Y.) and the offensive line have been selected for the Beyond Sports Network football defensive player of the week and offensive line of the week, respectively, announced Wednesday.

October 11, 2011
Frates, McNally: Service Credit Union Student-Athlete Spotlight & Wildcat Weekly Roundup
DURHAM, N.H. – Whitney Frates (Woodstock, Vt.) of the field hockey team and Brian McNally (Cornwall, N.Y.) of the football team are featured in this week's Service Credit Union Student-Athlete Spotlight. This information and more can be found in the Wildcat Weekly Roundup.

October 11, 2011
GAME DAY: Sixth-ranked Football Visits No. 16/15 William & Mary on CSN-NE
DURHAM, N.H. - The sixth-ranked UNH football team seeks to post its fifth consecutive win when it battles William & Mary on Saturday at 12 p.m. in Williamsburg, Va. The Wildcats (4-1, 2-0 CAA) will attempt to snap an eight-game skid in the all-time series against the Tribe (3-3, 1-2 CAA) at Zable Stadium, and the game will be televised live on Comcast SportsNet New England.

October 8, 2011
No. 6/7 Football Rolls Past Villanova, 47-17
DURHAM, N.H.- Kevin Decker (Armonk, N.Y.) passed for a career-high 395 yards, threw three touchdown passes and rushed for another to lead the sixth-ranked University of New Hampshire football team to a 47-17 victory over Villanova before a crowd of 5,760 on Saturday afternoon at Cowell Stadium.

October 5, 2011
GAME DAY: No. 6/7 Football gears up for Villanova this Saturday at 12 p.m.
DURHAM, N.H. -The No. 6/7 University of New Hampshire football team takes aim at its fourth consecutive victory when it welcomes Villanova (1-4) to Cowell Stadium for a 12 p.m. kickoff this Saturday, Oct. 8. UNH sports a record of 3-1 following a thrilling 39-32 triumph against Holy Cross in last week's home opener.

October 4, 2011
Decker Added to Walter Payton Award Watch List
PHILADELPHIA – UNH senior quarterback Kevin Decker (Armonk, N.Y.) has been added to the 2011 Walter Payton Award Watch List for the most outstanding player in the Football Championship Subdivision (FCS). The announcement was made Tuesday by The Sports Network, which presents the award with sponsor Fathead.com.

October 3, 2011
Ledwith, Decker: Service Credit Union Student-Athlete Spotlight & Wildcat Weekly Roundup
DURHAM, N.H. – Meghan Ledwith (Yardley, Pa.) of the women’s soccer team and Kevin Decker (Armonk, N.Y.) of the football team are featured in this week's Service Credit Union Student-Athlete Spotlight. This information and more can be found in the Wildcat Weekly Roundup.

October 1, 2011
No. 7/9 Football Takes Down Holy Cross, 39-32, in Home Opener
DURHAM, N.H. - Senior Kevin Decker (Arnonk, N.Y.) launched a 60-yard touchdown pass to sophomore Justin Mello (Dartmouth, Mass.) with 1:10 left in the game for the late lead, as the No. 7/9 University of New Hampshire football team downed Holy Cross, 39-32, Saturday afternoon in the home opener at Cowell Stadium.

September 28, 2011
Harris Named to Jerry Rice Award Watch List
PHILADELPHIA – UNH redshirt freshman wide receiver R.J. Harris (Odenton, Md.) has been named to the first Watch List for the inaugural Jerry Rice Award, presented by the Sports Network and sponsored by Fathead.com, it was announced Wednesday. The Watch List is comprised of 15 freshmen off to outstanding starts this season.

September 28, 2011
Decker Wins Weekly Football Gold Helmet Award
BOSTON – The Gridiron Club of Greater Boston has selected University of New Hampshire senior quarterback Kevin Decker (Armonk, N.Y.) as the recipient of its Gold Helmet Award for the Football Championship Subdivision (FCS), recognizing the senior co-captain as the region’s top player of the week. The announcement was made Wednesday afternoon at the Dillon Field House at Harvard University.

September 28, 2011
GAME DAY: No. 7/9 Football Plays Home Opener Vs. Holy Cross on Saturday at 12 p.m.
DURHAM, N.H. -The No.7/9 UNH football team (2-1) plays its first home football game of the season this Saturday, Oct. 1, at 12 p.m. against Holy Cross (2-1), a Patriot League opponent that hasn't gone head-to-head with the Wildcats since 1984. The 'Cats, fresh off a thrilling 45-43 upset of then-No.5/7 Richmond, are seeking a third straight victory.

September 27, 2011
Football Home Opener Dedicated to Karim Brothers' Recovery Fund
DURHAM, N.H. – This Saturday’s 12 p.m. football game between No. 7/9 UNH and Holy Cross at Cowell Stadium is being dedicated to former UNH players Husain and Muji Karim, head coach Sean McDonnell announced Tuesday. Donations will be accepted for the ongoing recovery of the Karim brothers, who were critically injured in a horrific auto accident in Boston last month.

September 26, 2011
Laquerre, Harris: Service Credit Union Student-Athlete Spotlight & Weekly Wildcat Roundup
DURHAM, N.H. – Lauren Laquerre (Concord, N.H.) of the women’s volleyball team and R.J. Harris (Odenton, Md.) of the football team are featured in this week's Service Credit Union Student-Athlete Spotlight. This information and more can be found in the Wildcat Weekly Roundup.

September 26, 2011
Harris and Peters Receive Weekly CAA Football Awards
RICHMOND, Va. – CAA Football announced Monday that University of New Hampshire wide receiver R.J. Harris (Odenton, Md.) is the CAA Football Rookie of the Week and Wildcat kick returner Dontra Peters (Annapolis, Md.) is the CAA Football Special Teams Player of the Week.

September 24, 2011
No. 11 Football Outlasts No. 5/7 Richmond, 45-43
RICHMOND, Va.– R.J. Harris (Odenton, Md.) hauled in 12 catches for 120 yards and two touchdowns, and Matt Evans (Hanover, Mass.) and Randi Vines (Roanoke, Va.) each notched a pick-six to help the 11th-ranked UNH football team edge No. 5/7 Richmond, 45-43, on Saturday at Robins Stadium.

September 20, 2011
GAME DAY: No. 11/11 Football Visits No. 5/7 Richmond in CAA Opener Saturday on CSN-NE
DURHAM, N.H. - The 11th-ranked UNH football team (1-1) opens the CAA portion of its schedule when it visits No. 5/7 Richmond (3-0) this Saturday, Sept. 24, at 3:30 p.m. The game will be televised on Comcast SportsNet New England and carried on the Wildcat Sports Radio Network.

September 14, 2011
Orlando Receives Gold Helmet Award For Fourth Award of the Week
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Joey Orlando (Bethlehem, Pa.), a junior wide receiver on the No. 11/12 University of New Hampshire football team, was announced as the New England Football Writers’ Gridiron Club of Greater Boston Gold Helmet Award recipient Wednesday afternoon at the Dillon Field House on the campus of Harvard University.

September 13, 2011
Orlando Garners College Sporting News All-Star Football Honor
CHICAGO – University of New Hampshire junior wide receiver Joey Orlando (Bethlehem, Pa.) has been selected as a College Sporting News All-Star for the week ending Sept. 11 in the NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision.

September 12, 2011
Decker Named CFPA D-I FCS National Performer of the Week
DAVIDSON, N.C. – University of New Hampshire quarterback Kevin Decker (Armonk, N.Y.) was named the College Football Performance Awards (CFPA) Division I FCS National Performer of the Week and the Quarterback Performer of the Week on Monday. Wildcat wide receiver Joey Orlando (Bethlehem, Pa.) was recognized as the National Punt Returner Performer of the Week.

September 12, 2011
Evans, Orlando Earn CAA Football Weekly Awards
RICHMOND, Va. – UNH junior linebacker Matt Evans (Hanover, Mass.) was named the CAA Defensive Player of the Week and junior wide receiver Joey Orlando (Bethlehem, Pa.) was tabbed the CAA Special Teams Player of the Week, the league announced Monday. The Wildcats’ duo was honored on the heels of No. 13/16 UNH’s thrilling 48-41, overtime victory at No. 14/14 Lehigh on Saturday afternoon.

September 10, 2011
GAME DAY: No. 13/16 Football Takes on No. 14/14 Lehigh Today at 12:30 p.m.
DURHAM, N.H. -The 13th/16th-ranked UNH football team looks to rebound from a season-opening setback when it squares off with defending Patriot League champion and 14th-ranked Lehigh on Saturday, Sept. 10, starting at 12:30 p.m. in Bethlehem, Pa. Live coverage on the Wildcat Sports Radio Network from Goodman Stadium gets underway at 12 p.m.

September 10, 2011
No. 13/16 Football Outlasts No. 14/14 Lehigh, 48-41, in Overtime
BETHLEHEM, Pa. – Playing in front of his hometown fans, Joey Orlando (Bethlehem, Pa.) scored a career-high three touchdowns, including the 25-yard game-winning reception in overtime, to lift the No. 13/16 University of New Hampshire football team to a 48-41 triumph over No. 14/14 Lehigh on Saturday afternoon at Goodman Stadium.

September 1, 2011
10th-ranked Football Drops Opener at Toledo
TOLEDO, Ohio – Kevin Decker (Armonk, N.Y.) completed 21-of-28 passes for 162 yards, throwing for a touchdown and rushing for another, but it wasn’t enough to prevent the 10th-ranked University of New Hampshire football team from suffering a 58-22 loss in its season opener at the University of Toledo on Thursday night at the Glass Bowl.

August 29, 2011
GAME DAY: No. 10 Football Tangles with Toledo in Season Opener Thursday Night on ESPN3
DURHAM, N.H. - The 10th-ranked University of New Hampshire football team opens up the 2011 season at the University of Toledo on Thursday night, Sept. 1, starting at 7 p.m. The Wildcats look for their sixth win in seven tries against a Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) opponent, and fans can follow the action on ESPN3.

August 23, 2011
Decker's Three TD Passes Highlight Blue-White Football Game
DURHAM, N.H. – Kevin Decker (Armonk, N.Y.) completed 18 of 20 passes for 272 yards and three touchdowns to guide Team Wild to a 44-20 triumph over Team Cats in the University of New Hampshire football team’s Blue-White Game that closed out summer training camp at Cowell Stadium on Tuesday afternoon.

August 22, 2011
Fall Blue-White Game Kicks off at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 23
DURHAM, N.H. – The 10th-ranked University of New Hampshire football team concludes summer camp with the annual fall Blue-White scrimmage Tuesday, Aug. 23, beginning at 1 p.m. at Cowell Stadium. Admission is free to the public.

August 15, 2011
Football Picked 10th in The Sports Network/Fathead.com Preseason Top 25
PHILADELPHIA, Pa. – The University of New Hampshire football team is ranked 10th in The Sports Network/Fathead.com FCS Preseason Top-25, which was released Monday. The Wildcats, who finished 2010 as the No. 7 team in the nation, received one first-place vote.

August 11, 2011
Evans Named BSN Football Preseason All-American
LEESBURG, Va. – University of New Hampshire junior linebacker Matt Evans (Hanover, Mass.) has been named to the Beyond Sports Network 2011 Preseason All-American Team, it was announced Thursday.

August 10, 2011
McNally Named Preseason FCS Senior Scout Bowl All-American
SOUTHFIELDS, N.Y. – UNH senior defensive end Brian McNally (Cornwall, N.Y.) has been selected as a 2011 preseason football All-American by the FCS Senior Scout Bowl selection committee. Cornerback Kyle Flemings (Forty Fort, Pa.) earned Second-Team honors, and defensive end James Jenkins (Paterson, N.J.) received honorable mention.

August 9, 2011
Evans, McNally named to College Sporting News Preseason All-America Team
CHICAGO – University of New Hampshire senior defensive end Brian McNally (Cornwall, N.Y.) and junior linebacker Matt Evans (Hanover, Mass.) have been named to the 2011 College Sporting News Football Championship Subdivision Preseason All-America Team, the publication announced Aug. 4.

August 6, 2011
Football Hosts Annual Team Media Day
DURHAM, N.H. - The University of New Hampshire football team held its annual media day Saturday, August 6, at Cowell Stadium. Area media outlets conducted interviews and took team photographs one day after the official start of training camp.

August 3, 2011
Colonial Clash Football Tickets on Sale Now
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. –Gillette Stadium, the University of New Hampshire and the University of Massachusetts have announced that tickets for the Colonial Clash football game are now on sale to the general public.

August 3, 2011
Former Wildcat RB Chad Kackert Named CFL Offensive Player of Week
TORONTO, Ontario – Former University of New Hampshire football player Chad Kackert has been named the Gibson’s Finest CFL Offensive Player of the Week, the Canadian Football League announced Tuesday.

August 3, 2011
2011 Football Media Guide Now Available Online
DURHAM, N.H. – The 2011 University of New Hampshire football media guide is now available to view at www.unhwildcats.com. The publication features coach and player bios, a game-by-game recap of last season, full statistics, a season preview and comprehensive team records.

July 27, 2011
McNally, Evans Named to CAA Football Preseason All-Conference Team
BALTIMORE, Md. – UNH senior co-captain Brian McNally (Cornwall, N.Y.) and junior linebacker Matt Evans (Hanover, Mass.) have been named to the 2011 Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) Football Preseason All-Conference Team. The announcement was made as part of the annual CAA Football Media Day at M&T Bank Stadium on Wednesday.

July 26, 2011
CAA Media Day Live on ESPN3 Wednesday, July 27, beginning at 10 a.m.
RICHMOND, Va. - CAA Football Media Day Live, a two-hour broadcast of 2011 CAA Football Media Day on ESPN3.com, will highlight the league's annual kickoff event Wednesday, July 27. The first broadcast of its kind at the Division I FCS level will air from 10 a.m.-12 p.m at M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore, Md.

July 22, 2011
Evans Tabbed to The Sports Network/Fathead.com FCS Preseason All-America Team
PHILADELPHIA, Pa. – UNH junior linebacker Matt Evans (Hanover, Mass.) has been named to The Sports Network/Fathead.com FCS Preseason All-America First Team, it was announced Friday.

July 21, 2011
Four Football Players Named to CFPA D-I FCS Watch List
CHARLOTTE, N.C. – UNH football players Matt Evans (Hanover, Mass.), Mike MacArthur (North Hampton, N.H.), Brian McNally (Cornwall, N.Y.) and Dontra Peters (Annapolis, Md.) were all named to the 2011 College Football Performance Awards (CFPA) D-I FCS Watch List on Thursday.

July 20, 2011
Football Announces 2011 CAA Television Schedule
DURHAM, N.H. – The UNH football team announced Wednesday its 2011 television schedule, which contains five Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) games, highlighted by the Colonial Clash against Massachusetts at Gillette Stadium on Oct. 22 and the Senior Day battle versus Maine at Cowell Stadium on Nov. 19.

July 20, 2011
Evans Named to Phil Steele's 2011 Preseason FCS All-American Team
DURHAM, N.H. – University of New Hampshire junior linebacker Matt Evans (Hanover, Mass.) has been named to Phil Steele’s 2011 Preseason FCS All-American First Team and the Preseason All-CAA First Team, the publication announced Wednesday.

July 19, 2011
Zarkoskie Nominated for 2011 Allstate AFCA Good Works Team
NORTHBROOK, Ill. – UNH junior football player Chris Zarkoskie (West Caldwell, N.J.) has been nominated for the 2011 Allstate American Football Coaches Association (AFCA) Good Works Team®, it was announced by Allstate Insurance Company and AFCA on Tuesday.

July 18, 2011
McNally, Evans Named to Buck Buchanan Award Watch List
PHILADELPHIA, Pa. – UNH senior co-captain Brian McNally (Cornwall, N.Y.) and junior linebacker Matt Evans (Hanover, Mass.) have each been named to the Watch List for the 2011 Buck Buchanan Award, sponsored by Fathead.com. The 20-person preseason list for the Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) most outstanding defensive player was announced Monday by The Sports Network.

July 14, 2011
UNH Moves Homecoming Weekend to Oct. 28-30
DURHAM, N.H. -- The University of New Hampshire has changed the date for this year’s Homecoming celebration to Saturday, Oct. 29, 2011, after realizing the original date, Oct. 8, coincided with the observance of Yom Kippur. University officials apologize for the initial scheduling error as well as any inconvenience the change may cause alumni and friends of the university.

June 8, 2011
Top 20 Moments from 2010-11: Part II
DURHAM, N.H. -The UNH athletic department continues its countdown of this past year's most memorable highlights with the second installment of a four-part video series. The series features 20 moments from the year that was, focusing this week on moments 15-11.

May 25, 2011
Football Wins CAA Academic Progress Rate Award
CLEVELAND– The UNH football program has been recognized for its academic success and student-athlete graduation rate by receiving this year’s Academic Progress Rate (APR) Award for the Colonial Athletic Association (CAA), it was announced Wednesday by the Football Championship Subdivision Athletics Directors Association (FCS ADA).

May 24, 2011
Football to Hold Annual Granite State Coaches Clinics
DURHAM, N.H. – The University of New Hampshire football program will hold its 19th annual Granite State Coaches Clinics for area high school players at various locations around the state beginning Wednesday, June 1, at Nashua High School South.

May 17, 2011
Four Teams Receive NCAA Academic Performance Program Public Recognition
INDIANAPOLIS – The University of New Hampshire football, gymnastics and men’s indoor and outdoor track & field teams have each been recognized for demonstrating commitment to academic progress and retention of student-athletes by achieving top NCAA Division I Academic Progress Rates (APR) within their respective sports.

May 11, 2011
Wildcat Football Camp Set for July 17-21
DURHAM, N.H. – The University of New Hampshire football program announces the 2011 Wildcat Football Camp will take place Sunday, July 17-Thursday, July 21 at the UNH football facilities. The UNH coaching staff, select area high school coaches and other New England college coaches will provide skills instruction for campers in grades 6 through 12.

May 7, 2011
Team Wild Defeats Team Cats, 31-16, in Blue-White Football Game
DURHAM, N.H. – Kevin Decker (Armonk, N.Y.) completed nine of 15 passes for 109 yards and two touchdowns, and Jimmy Owens (West Deptford, N.J.) ran for a 65-yard score to help Team Wild defeat Team Cats, 31-16, in the annual Blue-White Game that closed out spring football camp Saturday afternoon at Cowell Stadium.

May 6, 2011
Blue-White Game Set for Saturday, May 7, at 12:30 p.m.
DURHAM, N.H. - The University of New Hampshire football team concludes spring practice with the annual Blue-White scrimmage Saturday afternoon at Cowell Stadium. Team Wild takes on Team Cats in the exhibition game beginning at 12:30 p.m. Admission is free.

May 5, 2011
Decker, McNally Named 2011 Football Captains
DURHAM, N.H. – Senior quarterback Kevin Decker (Armonk, N.Y.) and senior defensive end Brian McNally (Cornwall, N.Y.) will serve as captains for the 2011 UNH 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.

May 2, 2011
Football To Host 4th Annual Bone Marrow Testing Drive Today
DURHAM, N.H. – University of New Hampshire head football coach Sean McDonnell and his Wildcat football players will take time out from spring practice to host their fourth annual bone marrow testing drive Monday, May 2, from 10:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

April 27, 2011
CHaD Announces Plans for N.H. East-West High School All-Star Football Game at UNH
MANCHESTER, N.H. - The Children’s Hospital at Dartmouth-Hitchcock (CHaD) is pleased to announce plans to provide New Hampshire with its first in-state high school football all-star game showcasing the state’s most talented athletes. The New Hampshire East-West High School All-Star Football Game is set to debut on Saturday, June 23, 2012, at Cowell Stadium on the University of New Hampshire campus in Durham.

April 19, 2011
Football to Plant Tree in Memory of Todd Walker on May 7
DURHAM, N.H. – The UNH football team will plant a tree in honor of fallen teammate Todd Walker in a ceremony to be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, May 7, the University athletic department announced Tuesday. The tree will be planted at the Walk of Memory, the tree-lined walkway just in front of the Field House dedicated in memory of student-athletes, coaches, administrators and staff who have passed away.

April 18, 2011
Football Hires Miller and Van Horn to Round Out Coaching Staff
DURHAM, N.H. – University of New Hampshire head football coach Sean McDonnell announced the hiring of Alex Miller and Chris Van Horn as assistant coaches Monday, rounding out his staff for the 2011 season. Assistant coach Brian Barbato, the tight ends coach since 2008, adds offensive tackles to his coaching responsibilities this year.

April 15, 2011
2011 Spring Football Prospectus
DURHAM, N.H.- The UNH football team prepares to embark on its 2011 campaign filled with promise to extend the nation’s longest FCS postseason streak to an eighth consecutive year. The Wildcats, who reached the NCAA Division I quarterfinals for the sixth time in seven years, completed the 2010 season with an 8-5 record.

April 11, 2011
Football Announces Series With Traditional Rivals
DURHAM, N.H. – The UNH athletics department announced Monday agreements to resume traditional football rivalries with Dartmouth, Holy Cross, Colgate and Rhode Island in a series of home-and-home games. The first game in this collective series is slated for October 1, 2011, against Holy Cross at Cowell Stadium.

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