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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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INDIANAOPOLIS, Ind. – The defending America East men’s cross country champions from the University of New Hampshire added another accolade to its successful 2006 campaign as the program garnered NCAA Division 1 All-Academic Team honors. It was announced on Tuesday.
    The All-Academic Board of the National Collegiate Division 1 Men’s Cross Country Coaches Association honors and appraises the academic and athletic performance of collegiate cross country teams throughout the United States for their scholarly achievements throughout the academic year.



NEW YORK – The University of New Hampshire men’s cross country team amassed 239 points en route to finishing in ninth place at the ICAAA’S held at Van Cortland Park, with the College of William and Mary posting 45 points to capture the championship.
            The New Hampshire squad was the lone America East represenetive as Wildcat graduate student Matthew Russell (Ogdensburg, N.Y.) led a trio of Wildcats who all received top-50 honors.



Bronx, N.Y. – The University of New Hampshire men’s cross country team amassed 355 points as the harriers placed 13th overall at the NCAA Northeast Regional held at Van Cortland Park on Saturday afternoon.
    Iona College took home top honors with an impressive 59 points, well-ahead of second place Providence College, who notched 72 points. The Syracuse Orange registered a third place effort with 161 points, while Harvard and Colombia rounded out the top five with 161 and 182 points respectively.



     BOSTON - The America East Conference has announced its men’s cross country All-Academic Team and University of New Hampshire junior harrier and runner-up in the America East Championships junior co-captain Jordan Horowitz (Evanston, Ill.) was selected to the five member team on Tuesday.
    Horowitz cruised to a second place finish with a time of 24 minutes, 34 seconds to help lead the Wildcats to its fourth conference title in the past six seasons. He was also the only Wildcat to finish in the top ten.



     ORONO, MAINE – Junior co-captain Jordan Horowitz (Evanston, Ill) finished second overall with a time of 24 minutes, 34 seconds to help lead the University of New Hampshire Wildcats to its fourth America East Championship in the past six seasons on Saturday in Orono, Maine.
    Behind a conference-best five top-20 finishers, the UNH men (58 points) narrowly outpaced Stony Brook University (61), host University of Maine (62) and Boston U. (70). University of Vermont (154), defending-champion UMBC (175) and University at Albany (178) finished fifth through seventh, respectively, while Binghamton University (183) and University of Hartford (269) rounded out the nine-team field.



DURHAM, N.H. -- The University of New Hampshire cross country teams will be competing at the America East Championships in Orono, Maine on Oct. 28.  The men’s race is scheduled for 11 a.m., while the women start at noon.
    Both teams have performed well this season and are legitimate threats to win the conference championship.  The men have placed second the last two years after finishing first in the three previous years, while the women are coming off a third place finish and prepare to get back to the top for the first time since 2003.



     BOSTON - University of New Hampshire's Jordan Horowitz (Evanston, Ill.) has  been named the America East Men’s Cross Country Performer of the Week, respectivel as announced Tuesday. The junior co-captain raced to a third place finish as the 40th Annual Albany Invitational.



     BOSTON – The University of New Hampshire men’s cross country team posted 221 points en route to a seventh place finish at the New England Championships on Saturday at Franklin Park in Boston, Massachusetts.
    UNH returns to action next Saturday (Oct. 14) when they race in the prestigious Albany Invitational. The race will start at 11:00 a.m.




      DURHAM, N.H. – The University of New Hampshire men’s and women’s cross country has garnered a great amount of success thus far in the season as the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) has announced this week’s poll and the men and women rank ninth and tenth respectively in the Northeast region for their efforts.
     The men raced to a second place finish at the Murray Keatinge Invitational on Saturday as they were led by junior co-captain Jordan Horowitz (Evanston, Ill.) who placed fifth overall in a time of 24 minutes, 39:17 seconds to lead a pack of Wildcats.
    The women’s team also notched a second place showing. Junior Catherine Parker (Westford, Mass.) garnered America East “Performer of the Week” for a second time this season as she ran the 5K course in a blistering time of 16:53.60. The time was the fastest ever recorded on a 5K course by a women’s cross country runner in the program’s illustrious history.



    Orono, Maine – The University of New Hampshire men’s cross country team compiled 67 points en route to capturing second place at the Murray Keatinge Invitational on Saturday as junior co-captain Jordan Horowitz (Evanston, Ill/Evanston) led the pack of Wildcats with a fifth place effort in Orono, Maine.
     Horowtiz, New Hampshire’s number one runner this season crossed the finish line with a time of 24:39:17 and junior Robert Edgerton (Cornish, N.H./Windsor) followed with a sixth place finish for a time of 24:49.04. Matthew Russell (Ogdensburg, N.Y.) notched a 12th place effort (25:08.14) and classmate Andrew Van Hoogenstyn (Scarborough, Maine/Scarborough) rounded out the top 20 with a time of 25:27.23.



ORONO, Maine  — Jordan Horwitz (Evanston, Ill.) led a pack of five Wildcat runners in the top 10 with a third-place finish, but the host University of Maine men’s cross country team recorded a 24-32 victory against the University of New Hampshire on Friday afternoon.
    Horwitz completed the course in 25 minutes, 47 seconds to finish behind Maine’s Kirby Davis (25:23) and Josh Trevino (25:33). Rodolfo Crispin (Clifton, N.J.) was the next UNH harrier to cross the finish line in fifth place overall at 26:09.



    DURHAM, N.H. – University of New Hampshire junior co-captain Jordan Horowitz (Evanston, Ill.) posted a fifth place effort at 25 minutes, 31 seconds on UNH’s College Woods in the season opener, but the Friars of Providence College captured the team victory defeating UNH by a margin of 41-16 on Saturday.



BOSTON - The University of New Hampshire men's cross country team is favored to win its fourth conference title of the 21st century as the Wildcats were voted No. 1 with 63 points in the America East Preseason Coaches Poll that was released on Thursday morning.






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