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DURHAM, N.H. – The University of New Hampshire Track and Field Day Camp will be held August 5-9 at the Reggie F. Atkins Track and Field Facility on the campus of UNH in Durham, New Hampshire.

The day camp is open to male and female athletes of all sports in grades 7-12. The camp runs from 4-7 pm all five days with registration from 3-4 pm on August 5. Cost of the camp is $125 if pre-registered at least seven days before camp and $150 if six days or less, including opening day.



GAINESVILLE, Fla - Three members of the University of New Hampshire outdoor track and field teams recently competed at the prestigious NCAA Northeast Regional Outdoor Track and Field Championships at the University of Florida on Saturday. Juniors Cathy Parker (Westford, Mass.), Kiah Quarles (Derry, N.H.) and Reed Liset (Dover, N.H.) each participated in their respective events and found success along the way.


DURHAM, N.H. – Juniors Cathy Parker (Westford, Mass.) and Reed Liset (Dover, N.H.) and Kiah Quarles (Derry, N.H.) of the University of New Hampshire outdoor track and field programs travel to the University of Florida this Friday to participate in the NCAA Northeast Regionals.


BOSTON – Senior Erin Moore (Nashua, N.H.) and junior Cathy Parker (Westford, Mass.) along with Andrew Lawson (Holland Patent, N.Y.) of the University of New Hampshire outdoor track and field programs recently were named to the America East All-Academic Team. It was announced on Friday.

Each All-Academic Team has been selected based on the student-athlete’s academic and athletic accomplishments. Academic achievement for consideration requires student-athletes to have a minimum cumulative grade-point average of 3.00 entering the season. Athletic accomplishment standards vary between team sports and individual sports. For track & field, student-athletes are required to be a top-three finisher at the conference championship meet. Freshmen are not eligible for the All-Academic Team.



HANOVER, N.H. - The University of New Hampshire men's outdoor track and field team placed eighth overall at the New England Championships Saturday at Dartmouth College.

Rhode Island won the meet with 155.50 points, while Dartmouth placed second and Williams was third overall. The Wildcats placed eighth  out of 38 teams with overall 37.50 points.




BALTIMORE, Md. – A trio of University of New Hampshire Wildcats garnered school and conference records at the America East Championships. Both programs finished in second place out of the nine teams at UMBC on May 6.



BALTIMORE, Md. - The University of New Hampshire men’s outdoor track and field team led by America East "Field Performer of the Meet" Reed Liset (Dover, N.H.) compiled 154 points to capture second place at the 2007 America East Championships on Sunday at UMBC.

The Great Danes put together the most dominating performance in meet history as the Albany men's 268 points set a meet record and were 114 points ahead of second-place New Hampshire (154). UMBC (113) and Binghamton (100) also topped the 100-point plateau in third and fourth, respectively. Boston University (82), Stony Brook (57), Maine (45), Vermont (25) and Hartford (11) round out the nine-team field.




DURHAM, N.H. – After yet another successful regular season for the University of New Hampshire men’s outdoor track and field team, the Wildcats turn its attention towards the America East Championship at UMBC on Saturday (May 5).

The Wildcats enter the conference championship on a positive note after placing second overall at the University of Massachusetts Invitational on April 28. Head coach Jim Boulanger hopes to capture his fifth America East championship. The Wildcats boast a plethora of athletes that are primed and ready to compete for a championship as the depth in each event vies well for New Hampshire.



BOSTON – Junior Reed Liset (Dover, N.H.) of the University of New Hampshire men’s outdoor track and field team has been selected for a second time this season as the America East Field Performer of the Week. It was announced Tuesday (May 1).

    Liset was victorious and broke a 20-year school record in the discus at the University of Massachusetts Invitational on April 28. The junior posted a 165-1 mark in the discus. Liset broke UNH alum Ed McCabe’s record of 163-5 set in 1987. In addition to the record setting day, Liset also placed fifth in the shot put and sixth in the hammer throw to help lead the Wildcats to an overall second place finish.



AMHERST, MASS – Junior Reed Liset (Dover, N.H.) of the University of New Hampshire men’s outdoor track team set a new school record in the discus, taking home first place honors, as the Wildcats captured second place at the University of Massachusetts Nine-Team Invitational on Saturday.
            The Minutemen won the meet with 147 points with UNH second with 126 and Connecticut was third overall with 64 points.
            Liset scored the first place win on a throw of 165-1. The Wildcats continued their season long success in the throwing events as Chris Morgan earned a win in the javelin (187-3) and senior Josh Edwards (Pelham, N.H.) captured a third in the shot put (46.5.25). In the other field events, junior Matt Begley (Brookeville, Md.) posted a win in the pole vault (15-7), posting a season-high in the process. Second place in the high jump belonged to sophomore Patrick Casey (So. Yarmouth, Mass.) with a leap of 6-3.25.



  WORCESTER, MASS – The University of New Hampshire men’s outdoor track and field recorded seven first place finishes en route to scoring 226 points to take home top honors at the College of Holy Cross Invitational of Tuesday afternoon.

            The Wildcats provided plenty of depth in each event and out-distanced Atlantic-10 powerhouse University of Rhode Island by 16 points in the process as the Rams finished with 210 overall. The host squad compiled 92 points and Quinnipiac University and Worcester State College rounded out the top five teams with 26 and 25 points respectively.



HANOVER, N.H. – Led by five first place individuals, the University of New Hampshire men’s outdoor track and field team delivered a strong showing at the Dartmouth College Invitational as the Wildcats placed second in the four way meet on Saturday.
            The Big Green posted the victory with an impressive 278 points and UNH followed with 175. University of Vermont notched 62 points and Middlebury posted 29 to round out the four programs.

            The Wildcats earned five victories. Sophomore Spencer Shaw (Hampton, N.H.) won the long jump (23-2) and classmate Patrick Casey (So. Yarmouth, Mass.) claimed victory in the high jump (6-2). Ben Danton (New Milford, Ct.) posted a win in the 5000m by cruising to the finish line in a time of 15:00.85. Wildcat Chris Morgan placed first overall in the javelin (194-1), while Matthew Russell (Ogdensburg, N.Y.) was victorious in the 3000-meter steeplechase.



BOSTON –Junior Reed Liset (Dover, N.H.) of the University of New Hampshire men’s track and field program garnered America East Field Performers of the Week as announced on Wednesday.

Liset set a University of Massachusetts facility record in the discus (151-0) and garnered victories in both the hammer and discus to lead the Wildcats to 174 points and a win at the UMass Invitational. Liset posted a phenomenal day in all three throwing events by also capturing first in the hammer (169-11) along with placing fourth overall in the shot put (43-1).



AMHERST, MASS – Junior Reed Liset (Dover, N.H.) of the University of New Hampshire men’s outdoor track and field set a University of Massachusetts facility record in the discus (151-0) and garnered victories in both the hammer and discus to lead the Wildcats to 174 points and win at the UMass Invitational on Saturday.
            The Wildcats cruised to the meet victory by compiling 174 points. UMass was second (137) and University of Maine notched third (78). Boston College placed fourth (68) points out of seven competitors.
            Liset posted a phenomenal day in all three throwing events. He set the record in the discus (151-0) and also captured first in the hammer (169-11) along with placing fourth overall in the shot put (43-1). Teammates Josh Edwards (Pelham, N.H.) recorded a second in the shot put (46-10.50) and Jeff Kaste (Atkinson, N.H.) tallied a third in shot put (44-6.50) to go along with a fourth place in the discus (129-11).



DURHAM, N.H. – Due to inclement weather from this week’s snowstorm, the University of New Hampshire men’s and women’s outdoor track and field program has canceled Saturday’s Wildcat Invitational.

The meet marked the lone home meet on the 2007 schedule. The Wildcats will be back in action next Saturday (April 14) to compete at University of Massachusetts in a tri meet with Dartmouth College.



BOSTON— University of New Hampshire’s William Brehm (Pembroke, N.H.) is America East’s Men’s Outdoor Track Performer of the Week. The awards were announced Tuesday (April 3).

Brehm, a UNH freshman, opened his first collegiate outdoor track campaign on a high note with a win in the 100-meters in a time of 11.29, and in the 200-meters, 22.87, to help the Wildcats to a 103-93 victory over America East rival Maine on Saturday.



Maine – Freshman William Brehm (Pembroke, N.H.) and junior Reed Liset (Dover, N.H.) combined for four individual victories to help lead the University of New Hampshire Wildcats past America East rival University of Maine, 102-97, to open the 2007 outdoor track and field campaign on Saturday.
            The Wildcats posted 11 first place wins during the season opener. Brehm won the 200 meters (22.87) and 100 meters (11.29), while Liset recorded wins in the discus (161-1) and hammer throw (49’0.25). Junior pole vaulter Matt Begley (Brookeville, Md.) won his event (14-6), while Ty Stewart (Exeter, N.H.) won the triple jump (40-0.75).



DURHAM, N.H. - University of New Hampshire men’s track and field head coach Jim Boulanger announces the 13th Annual Track and Field Golf Scramble to be held on May 14, 2007 at the Campbell’s Scottish Highlands in Salem, New Hampshire.
    Proceeds benefit the University of New Hampshire Track and Field/Cross Country programs. The format is a four-player scramble with a shot gun start beginning at 8:30 a.m. Players may enter as either a team or an individual. Prizes will be awarded, but the scramble is essentially for fun and allows alumni along with friends to support a great athletic program. Prizes will be awarded for closest to pin on all par 3's, longest drive, hole in one, as well as raffle prizes.

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BOSTON – After finishing second overall at the 2006 America East Championships, the University of New Hampshire men’s outdoor track and field team has been selected second in the America East Preseason Coaches Poll as announced on Tuesday.
    University at Albany was selected as the preseason favorite to win the 2007 America East Men’s Outdoor Track and Field Championship, according to a vote of the conference’s head coaches. The Great Danes received seven first-place votes (coaches were not permitted to vote for their own team), tallying 63 points. New Hampshire took two first-place votes in its second-place standing with 58 points.
    Boston University (43 points) came in at third, followed closely by Binghamton University (42 points) and UMBC (39 points). University of Maine (34), Stony Brook University (19), University of Vermont (18) and University of Hartford (8) rounded out the nine-team poll.





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