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The University of New Hampshire women's swimming and diving team earned a No. 11 ranking in the final 2005 College Swimming.com Power Ranking for Mid-Major Division I institutions. The rankings are based on each team's best dual meet lineup as judged and submitted by participating teams.


BALTIMORE, Md. - The University of New Hampshire women's swimming and diving team, although having entered the third day of competition in second place, came back to win the America East Championship this weekend at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County.


DURHAM, N.H. — The University of New Hampshire women's swimming and diving team will attempt to continue their perfect season as they head to Orono, Maine for the American East Conference Championships. The weekend-long event begins Friday, Feb. 18 and continues through Sunday at the University of Maine.


Shana Dege Sets Two Team Diving Records

DURHAM, N.H. - The University of New Hampshire women's swimming and diving team completed a perfect 9-0 season Saturday as they defeated the University of Maine, 173-112. The Wildcats won in convincing fashion, taking 15 of the 16 events in the meet.


The Wildcat women stay perfect on the season at 8-0

KINGSTON R.I. — The University of New Hampshire women's swimming and diving team continued their unbeaten season Saturday by winning 15 of 16 events and dismantling the University of Rhode Island by a score of 190-103.


~Senior Melissa Lague sets pool records in 100 and 200 yard backstroke~

Individual Results (PDF Format)


BOSTON — University of New Hampshire swimmer Melissa Lague (Salem, N.H.) was named Women's Swimming Performer of the Week by America East. The award was announced Tuesday, January 18.


DURHAM, N.H. — The University of New Hampshire women's swimming & diving team is ranked No. 11 in the nation, according to the CollegeSwimming.com Mid-Major Poll that was released this week.


Lague, Daly Break Pool, UNH and America East Records

LEWISBURG, Pa. — The University of New Hampshire women's swimming and diving team was the best of five teams at the Bucknell Invitational at Bucknell University this past weekend in impressive fashion, earning 974 points and winning all four relay events.


AMHERST, Mass. — The University of New Hampshire women's swimming and diving team continued their dominant season by breaking four pool records and defeating the University of Massachusetts on Saturday, 178 - 118.


BOSTON - For the second week in a row, Shannon Daly (Brightwaters, N.Y.) of the University of New Hampshire was named the America East Women's Swimming Performer of the Week. The conference announced the award Tuesday, Nov. 16.


HAMILTON, N.Y. - Shannon Daly (Brightwaters, N.Y.) and Melissa Lague (Salem, N.H.) broke pool records to lead the University of New Hampshire women's swimming and diving team to Saturday's 186.5-113.5 victory at Colgate University.


BOSTON - Shannon Daly (Brightwaters, N.Y.) and Shana Dege (Lockport, N.Y.) were named Women's Swimming and Diving Performers of the Week, respectively, by America East. The awards were announced Wednesday, Nov. 10.


Team Scores (PDF Format)
Individual Results (PDF Format)




Daly sisters take five events to propel 'Cats to first win against Eagles

DURHAM, N.H. — Senior Melissa Lague (Salem, N.H.) and freshman Brittany Daly (Brightwaters, N.Y.) both won three events to lead the University of New Hampshire women's swimming and diving team to Friday evening's 186.5-112.5 victory against Boston College in the season opener at Swasey Pool. It marked the first time since the early 1970's that UNH defeated BC, as the best previous Wildcat effort vs. the Eagles was a tie in 1997.


For four years, Denise Leckenby participated in UNH women's swimming. In her time at UNH, Leckenby especially excelled in the 100 and 200 freestyle events, never losing a race in either event in her career. Twice she was named UNH Athlete of the Year. She was a four-time conference Swimmer of the Year (NAC and America East) and ECAC Swimmer of the Year. She was also Scholar-Athlete for America East in 1996 and 1998.






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