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DURHAM, N.H. - The University of New Hampshire athletic department announced Friday that tickets for the 2002 NCAA Women's Frozen Four - the championship for women's ice hockey that will be hosted by the University at the Whittemore Center from March 22-24 - will go on sale June 18, not June 1 as originally scheduled. Tickets may be purchased at the Whittemore Center box office by calling TicketMaster at (603) 868-7300.




DURHAM, N.H. - Brandi Kerns (Colorado Springs, Colo.), Kristine Butt (Pembroke, Mass.) and Annie Fahlenbock (Toronto, Ont.) were selected as the leaders of the University of New Hampshire women's ice hockey team for the 2001-02 season, it was announced last weekend at the team banquet.




BOSTON, Mass. - Michelle Thornton (Gloucester, Ont.) and Kristen Thomas (Wilmington, Mass.) of the University of New Hampshire women's ice hockey team were named to the New England Hockey Writers Association Women's Division I All-Star Team, the organization announced Thursday.




CENTERVILLE, Mass. – Kristen Thomas (Wilmington, Mass.), a freshman defenseman on the University of New Hampshire ice hockey team, was named to the ECAC All-Conference Second Team and to the ECAC All-Rookie Team, the league announced Thursday afternoon.




CANTON, N.Y. - Rachel Barrie stopped 34 shots to lead the third-seeded St. Lawrence University women’s hockey team to Saturday afternoon’s 1-0 ECAC quarterfinal victory against the sixth-seeded University of New Hampshire at Appleton Arena.




DURHAM, N.H. — Tammy Shewchuk scored two goals and assisted on another to lead the fourth-ranked Harvard University women’s hockey team to Sunday afternoon’s 4-0 ECAC victory against No. 9 University of New Hampshire at the Whittemore Center.




DURHAM, N.H. — Kim Insalaco netted a goal and assisted on another to propel the sixth-ranked Brown University women’s hockey team to Saturday night’s 3-0 ECAC victory against No. 9 University of New Hampshire at the Whittemore Center.




DURHAM, N.H. - The University of New Hampshire women's hockey "Senior Day" game March 4 vs. Harvard University will be broadcast live from the Whittemore Center on television by AT&T Broadband and can also be heard on the radio by tuning in to WTSN-1270 AM. The game, which will be preceded by a tribute to the four Wildcats - Christen Ledder, Michelle Thornton, Jenn Wildman and Kali Wilson - in the Class of 2001, begins at 3 p.m.




DURHAM, N.H. - The University of New Hampshire will be the host of the 2002 NCAA Women's Frozen Four on campus at the 6,501-capacity Whittemore Center. The announcement was made today by the NCAA Women's Ice Hockey Committee.




PRINCETON, N.J. - Carolyn Gordon broke a 1-1 tie with 13:13 remaining in the game to lift the eighth-ranked University of New Hampshire women's ice hockey team to Sunday afternoon's 2-1 ECAC victory against Princeton University at Hobey Baker Rink.




NEW HAVEN, Conn. — Jen Huggon (Plymouth, Mass.) stopped 17 shots to record her fourth shutout of the season and lead the eighth-ranked University of New Hampshire women’s hockey team to Saturday afternoon’s 2-0 ECAC victory against Yale University at Ingalls Rink.




CANTON, NY – Shannon Smith netted one goal and assisted on another to propel the fourth-ranked St. Lawrence University women’s hockey team to Sunday afternoon’s 3-1 ECAC victory against No. 8 University of New Hampshire at Appleton Arena.




ITHACA, N.Y.- The Cornell women's ice hockey team was unable to overcome a 3-0 first period deficit to eighth-ranked New Hampshire, eventually falling 4-3 to the Wildcats on Saturday afternoon, February 17 in Lynah Rink.




DURHAM, N.H. - Tricia Dunn, a '96 University of New Hampshire alum and native of Derry, N.H., netted a pair of first-period goals and assisted on another to propel the U.S. Women's National Team to Saturday afternoon's 10-1 exhibition victory against No. 9 University of New Hampshire at the Whittemore Center. Dunn finished with two goals and two assists.




DURHAM, N.H. - This Saturday's exhibition game between the University of New Hampshire women's hockey team and the U.S. National Team will be broadcast live by New Hampshire Public Television and WTSN-AM radio. Game time at the Whittemore Center is 2 p.m.




PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Jen Huggon (Plymouth, Mass.) recorded a career-high 47 saves but the ninth-ranked University of New Hampshire women's hockey team was defeated by No. 6 Brown University, 3-0, in Sunday afternoon's ECAC game at Meehan Auditorium.




CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - Jennifer Botterill scored three goals to propel the fifth-ranked Harvard University women’s hockey team to Saturday afternoon’s 4-1 ECAC victory against-ranked University of New Hampshire at the Bright Hockey Center.




CENTERVILLE, Mass. - Jennifer Huggon (Plymouth, Mass.), a sophomore on the University of New Hampshire women's hockey team, was named Goaltender of the Week by the ECAC on Monday.




DURHAM, N.H. - The third-ranked University of Minnesota women's hockey team remained undefeated in January with Saturday afternoon's 3-1 non-conference victory against No. 9 University of New Hampshire at the Whittemore Center.




DURHAM, N.H. - The third-ranked University of Minnesota women's hockey team withstood a late flurry by No. 9 University of New Hampshire to record a 2-1 non-conference victory Friday night at the Whittemore Center.




DURHAM, N.H. - The eighth-ranked Northeastern University women's hockey team ended a five-game losing streak with Sunday afternoon's 2-1 ECAC victory against No. 9 University of New Hampshire at the Whittemore Center.




DURHAM, N.H. - Michelle Thornton (Gloucester, Ont.) netted two goals and set up another to propel the ninth-ranked University of New Hampshire women's hockey team to Saturday night's 6-2 ECAC victory against 10th-ranked Providence College at the Whittemore Center.




HANOVER, N.H. - Sophomore Jen Huggon had a record-setting performance, but the top-ranked Dartmouth College women's hockey team completed a season-series sweep of 10th-ranked New Hampshire with Sunday afternoon's 6-2 ECAC victory at Thompson Arena.




CHESTNUT HILL, Mass. — Senior center Michelle Thornton (Gloucester, Ont) recorded her 150th career point to propel the 10th-ranked University of New Hampshire women’s hockey team to Friday night’s 9-0 ECAC victory against Boston College at Kelley Rink.




DURHAM, N.H.. - The women's hockey game between the 10th-ranked University of New Hampshire and Boston College originally scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 13 (2 p.m.) at BC's Conte Forum has been rescheduled to Friday, Jan. 12 due to a facility conflict. Game time at Conte Forum will be 7 p.m.




DURHAM, N.H. - Eight Wildcats recorded a point as the 10th-ranked University of New Hampshire women's ice hockey team defeated Yale University, 4-1, in Sunday afternoon's ECAC contest at the Whittemore Center.




DURHAM, N.H. - Michelle Thornton (Gloucester, Ont.) scored a goal and assisted on three others to lead the 10th-ranked University of New Hampshire women's ice hockey team to Saturday afternoon's 4-3 ECAC victory against Princeton University at the Whittemore Center.




CENTERVILLE, Mass. - Freshman defenseman Kristen Thomas (Wilmington, Mass.) of the University of New Hampshire women's ice hockey team was named ECAC Rookie of the Week on Monday. She also received the honor Oct. 30 and Nov. 13, making her the only player to win the award more than once.




DURHAM, N.H. — Jaime VanMassenhove (Alpena, Mich.) scored with 9:40 remaining in the game to lift the 10th-ranked University of New Hampshire women's ice hockey team to Saturday afternoon's 2-1 non-conference victory against Mercyhurst College at the Whittemore Center.




DURHAM, N.H. — Mercyhurst College sophomore forward Seanna Murphy slid home a cross-ice pass from teammate Jessica Dillabough 3:13 into overtime, giving the Lakers a 5-4 win over the 10th-ranked University of New Hampshire women's ice hockey team on Friday night.




DULUTH, Minn. – The sixth-ranked University of Minnesota-Duluth women’s hockey team netted three first-period goals en route to Sunday afternoon’s 8-1 victory against 10th-ranked University of New Hampshire at Duluth Entertainment and Convention Center.




DULUTH, Minn. — Hanne Sikio netted two goals to lead the sixth-ranked University of Minnesota-Duluth women’s hockey team to Saturday afternoon’s 3-0 victory against the 10th ranked University of New Hampshire at the Duluth Entertainment Convention Center.




CENTERVILLE, MASS-The University of Connecticut and Quinnipiac University have been extended membership into the ECAC Women's Ice Hockey League comprised of the University of New Hampshire, Boston College, the University of Maine, Niagara University, Northeastern University and Providence College effective for the 2000-01 season.




PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Kim Mathias netted two goals to lead the Providence College women's hockey team to Sunday afternoon's 2-1 ECAC victory against eighth-ranked University of New Hampshire at Schneider Arena.




BOSTON - Brooke Whitney scored three goals and assisted on another to lead No. 9 Northeastern University to Saturday afternoon's 4-3 ECAC victory against eighth-ranked University of New Hampshire in women's ice hockey at Matthews Arena.




DURHAM, N.H. — Kristen Thomas (Wilmington, Mass.) had two assists to lead the University of New Hampshire women's hockey team to Saturday night's 3-2 ECAC victory against Niagara University at the Whittemore Center. New Hampshire improves to 9-2-0 and 6-2-0 in the ECAC. Niagara, which lost their seventh straight game, fell to 5-7-0 and 1-7-0 in the league.




DURHAM, N.H. — Junior Kira Misikowetz (Mississauga, Ontario) scored two goals and Freshman Kristen Thomas (Wilmington, Mass.) had a goal and an assist as the University of New Hampshire women's hockey team fought off a late surge by Niagara for a 4-3 victory Friday night at the Whittemore Center.




DURHAM, N.H. — The University of New Hampshire women's ice hockey team exploded for five second-period goals en route to Saturday night's 8-1 ECAC victory against Cornell University at the Whittemore Center.




DURHAM, N.H. — Lindsay Charlebois scored 33 seconds into overtime to lead seventh-ranked St. Lawrence University to Friday night's 2-1 ECAC victory against No. 8 University of New Hampshire at the Whittemore Center.




CENTERVILLE, Mass. - Freshman defenseman Kristen Thomas (Wilmington, Mass.) of the University of New Hampshire women's ice hockey team was named ECAC Rookie of the Week on Monday. She also received the honor on Oct. 30.




ORONO, Maine - Senior co-captain Michelle Thornton (Gloucester, Ontario) netted one goal and assisted on three others to lead the University of New Hampshire women's ice hockey team to Sunday's 5-2 ECAC victory against the University of Maine at Alfond Arena.




DURHAM, N.H. – The University of New Hampshire women’s ice hockey team defeated the University of Maine 2-0 here tonight at the Whittemore Center. The win improves the Wildcats to 5-1-0 overall and 2-1-0 in the ECAC, while Maine falls to 3-2-0 and 1-2-0 in the league.




DURHAM, N.H. - The line of Kira Misikowetz (Mississauga, Ont.), Janine Goulet (Gloucester, Ont.), and Carolyn Gordon (Petrolia, Ont.) combined for three goals and two assists to lift the University of New Hampshire women's ice hockey team to a 4-3 ECAC victory against Boston College at the Whittemore Center on Sunday afternoon.




DURHAM, N.H. - Dartmouth University’s balanced-attack of four different scorers led the Big Green to a 4-1 victory over the University of New Hampshire women’s hockey team on Saturday at the Whittemore Center.




DURHAM, N.H. - The University of New Hampshire women's ice hockey team swept all three ECAC weekly honors on Monday as Michelle Thornton (Gloucester, Ontario) was named Player of the Week, Jennifer Huggon (Plymouth, Mass.) earned Goaltender of the Week honors and Kristen Thomas (Wilmington, Mass.) won Rookie of the Week.




COLUMBUS, Ohio – Freshman Kristen Thomas (Wilmington, Mass.) netted two goals and sophomore Annie Fahlenbock (Toronto, Ontario) recorded two assists to lead the University of New Hampshire women’s ice hockey team to Saturday night’s 3-1 victory against Ohio State University at OSU Ice Arena.




COLUMBUS, Ohio – Jen Huggon (Plymouth, Mass.) recorded 35 saves and Kira Misikowetz (Mississauga, Ontario) recorded a goal and an assist to lead the University of New Hampshire women’s ice hockey team to Friday night’s 4-0 victory against Ohio State University at OSU Ice Arena.




FINDLAY, Ohio - Senior co-captain Michelle Thornton (Gloucester, Ontario) netted three goals and assisted on another to lead the University of New Hampshire women's ice hockey team to Wednesday night's 7-0 victory against the University of Findlay at Clauss Ice Arena.




DURHAM, N.H. - Freshman forward Carolyn Gordon (Petrolia, Ontario) scored at 11:03 of the third period to break a 2-2 tie and Hillary Ensor (Grapevine, Texas) made it stand as the game-winner as the University of New Hampshire women's ice hockey team defeated Concordia University in Sunday's exhibition at the Whittemore Center.




COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - Five University of New Hampshire ice hockey alums have been selected to the 25-player roster for the 2000-01 United States Women's National Team, USA Hockey announced Monday.




HYANNIS, Mass. - The University of New Hampshire women's ice hockey team garnered 95 points to place fifth in the ECAC Coaches' Preseason Poll that was released Monday afternoon.




COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - The University of New Hampshire women's ice hockey team will be represented at the 2000 USA Hockey Women's Festival by sophomore goaltender Jen Huggon (Plymouth, Mass.), head coach Karen Kay and seven UNH alums. The Festival, held in Lake Placid, N.Y., begins its round-robin format Aug. 15 and concludes Aug. 20.




DURHAM, N.H. - Karen Kay, the head coach of the University of New Hampshire women's ice hockey team, announced Monday that Richard Brande and Erin Whitten Hamlen have joined the program as assistant coaches.






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