UNH WILDCATS Featured Stories

DURHAM, N.H. — Seniors Jess Burnap (New Canaan, Conn.), Renee Nemmers (Englewood, Colo.) and Lauren Zerbinopoulos (Kennebunk, Maine), as well as junior Katie Leland (Timonium, Md.), of the University of New Hampshire women's lacrosse team were named to the 2005 National Honor Roll in recognition of academic achievement, the Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches' Association (IWLCA) announced Friday.


BALTIMORE, Md. - Kristin Blanchette (Subury, Mass.), who competed as a junior midfielder on the 2005 University of New Hampshire women's lacrosse team, was named to the 2005-06 U.S. Women's Lacrosse Developmental Team as announced by U.S. Lacrosse on Monday. Blanchette is one of 28 players selected by the U.S. Lacrosse National Teams Selection Committee from the trials that were held June 11-12 at Loyola College.


BALTIMORE, Md. — Jess Burnap (New Canaan, Conn.), a senior midfielder and tri-captain on the 2005 University of New Hampshire women's lacrosse team, scored a goal to help the North squad record a 10-9 victory vs. the South at the IWLCA Farewell Festival that was held at the University of Maryland-Baltimore County (UMBC) last weekend.


Sophomore midfielder selected to Third Team

DURHAM, N.H. — Cristina Covucci (Concord, Mass.), a sophomore midfielder on the University of New Hampshire women's lacrosse team, was selected to the 2005 Division I IWLCA/U.S. Lacrosse All-America Third Team, the IWLCA/U.S. Lacrosse All-America Committee announced Monday evening. Covucci had been named to the North All-Region First Team last week to become eligible for selection to the national team.


Covucci named to First Team, Leland to Second Team

DURHAM, N.H. — Cristina Covucci (Concord, Mass.) and Katie Leland (Timonium, Md.) of the University of New Hampshire women's lacrosse team were selected to the Division I North All-Regional Team, the IWLCA/U.S. Lacrosse All-American Committee announced Wednesday evening. Covucci received First Team honors while Leland was named to the Second Team.


DURHAM, N.H. — The University of New Hampshire women's lacrosse program honored eight student-athletes, as well as the Class of 2005, at the team's annual banquet that was held May 13 in the Squamscott Room at Holloway Commons on the UNH campus.


BOSTON - The third-ranked Boston University Terriers scored the first six goals of the America East Women's Lacrosse Championship game, defeating the New Hampshire Wildcats, 16-6, Saturday afternoon at Nickerson Field to earn the conference's automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament.


Burnap, Leland pace 'Cats with four goals each

BOSTON - Jess Burnap (New Canaan, Conn.) and Katie Leland (Timonium, Md.) both scored four goals to lead the University of New Hampshire women's lacrosse team to Thursday afternoon's 14-6 victory against the University at Albany in the semifinals of the America East Championship at Boston University's Nickerson Field.


BOSTON — Nine players from the University of New Hampshire women's lacrosse team, led by All-Conference First Team selections Jess Burnap (New Canaan, Conn.), Christine Carbone (Nashua, N.H.), Cristina Covucci (Concord, Mass.) and Katie Leland (Timonium, Md.), were honored Wednesday night by America East at the conference's annual banquet.


Sophomore goalie receives third Defender of Week award

BOSTON — Stacey Plati (Nashua, N.H.), a sophomore goalkeeper on the University of New Hampshire women's lacrosse team, was named Defender of the Week by America East on Monday. It is the second consecutive week and third time this season that Plati received the award.


Plati records career-high 17 saves for 'Cats

DURHAM, N.H. - Jenny Hauser's third goal of the game gave fifth-ranked Boston University a 10-9 lead 59 seconds into overtime, and it proved to be the only tally in the six-minute extra session to lift the Terriers to Sunday afternoon's America East victory against the University of New Hampshire at Memorial Field.


Albee leads Wildcat attack with seven goals, assist

DURHAM, N.H. - Jill Albee (Pembroke, N.H.) scored a career-high seven goals and finished with a personal-best eight points to propel the University of New Hampshire women's lacrosse team to Wednesday afternoon's 18-3 America East victory against the University of Vermont in a windswept, heavy rain at Memorial Field.


Leland receives top player, Plati is top defender

BOSTON — Junior attack Katie Leland (Timonium, Md.) and sophomore goalkeeper Stacey Plati (Nashua, N.H.) of the University of New Hampshire were named Player of the Week and Defender of the Week, respectively, by the America East conference on Monday. It is the second time this season that each player has received her respective award.


Burnap records 200th career point

ALBANY, N.Y. - Jess Burnap (New Canaan, Conn.) became the third Wildcat player to record 200 career points in a four-point effort that led the University of New Hampshire women's lacrosse team to Sunday afternoon's 17-7 America East victory against the University at Albany at Varsity Field.


Burnap, Leland finish with seven points each

VESTAL, N.Y. - Jess Burnap (New Canaan, Conn.) and Katie Leland (Timonium, Md.) both recorded seven points to lead the University of New Hampshire women's lacrosse team to Friday afternoon's 18-6 America Fast conference victory against Binghamton University at East Gym Field.


STORRS, Conn. - Shannon Burke scored four goals and assisted on another to lead the University of Connecticut women's lacrosse team to Tuesday afternoon's 14-7 victory against the University of New Hampshire at Joseph J. Morrone Stadium.


DURHAM, N.H. — On a day honoring the 1985 University of New Hampshire women's lacrosse NCAA championship team, which included current head coach Sandy Bridgeman, there was one more reason to honor Bridgeman on Sunday. Bridgeman, an All-America First Team selection in 1985, led the 2005 Wildcats to a 15-12 victory against Stony Brook University for her school-record 76th win as UNH head coach.


Albee, Blanchette combine for nine UNH goals in victory

DURHAM, N.H. - Jill Albee (Pembroke, N.H.) scored five goals and Kristin Blanchette (Sudbury, Mass.) added four tallies as the University of New Hampshire Wildcats jumped out to an early lead and then held on to defeat the Stony Brook Seawolves, 15-12, Sunday afternoon in America East women's lacrosse action at Memorial Field.


Leland leads 'Cat attack yet again with five goals, three assists

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - Katie Leland (Timonium, Md.) recorded eight points with five goals and three assists to lead the University of New Hampshire women's lacrosse team to Wednesday afternoon's 15-5 non-conference victory against Harvard University at Jordan Field.


Leland scores school-record nine goals for Wildcats

DURHAM, N.H. - Katie Leland (Timonium, Md.) recorded a school-record nine goals, her 100th career tally and 50th career assist to propel the University of New Hampshire women's lacrosse team to Monday afternoon's 21-13 America East victory against the University of Maryland, Baltimore County at Memorial Field.


Leland scored five goals in Wildcats' loss

DURHAM, N.H. - Lauren Taylor scored three consecutive second-half goals to turn the Bulldogs' 7-5 deficit into an 8-7 lead and Taylor finished with four goals to lead the 18th-ranked Yale University women's lacrosse team to Wednesday afternoon's 10-8 non-conference victory against the University of New Hampshire at Memorial Field.


WILDCATS NOW TO HOST UMBC ON APRIL 11 AT MEMORIAL FIELD

DURHAM, N.H. - The America East women's lacrosse game between UMBC and UNH, originally scheduled for Sunday, April 3, at UMBC, has been rescheduled for Monday, April 11, at Memorial Field beginning at 1 p.m.


BALTIMORE, Md. - Due to recent inclement weather in the Baltimore-Washington area, the New Hampshire Wildcats' women's lacrosse match against the UMBC Retrievers, scheduled for Sunday at the UMBC Soccer Stadium, has been postponed.


Dosdall leads 'Cat attack with goal, two assists

DURHAM, N.H. - Jess Burnap (New Canaan, Conn.) recorded a goal and assist 12 seconds apart to double the Wildcats' two-goal halftime lead and the University of New Hampshire women's lacrosse team fended off Vanderbilt University's rally to record an 8-6 non-conference victory Friday afternoon at Memorial Field.


DURHAM, N.H. - After the University of New Hampshire came back from a two-goal deficit for the fourth time late in the game, Samantha Sepulveda scored with six seconds left to give the University of Massachusetts a 12-11 victory Saturday afternoon at Memorial Field.


DURHAM, N.H. - After the New Hampshire Wildcats took a two-goal lead early in the second half, the top-ranked Northwestern Wildcats showed why they are the top offense in the country, scoring eight of the final nine goals to earn a 14-9 victory Thursday afternoon at Memorial Field.


Albee records team-high five points for 'Cats

DURHAM, N.H. - Jill Albee (Pembroke, N.H.) recorded career highs in both goals (four) and points (five) to lead the University of New Hampshire women's lacrosse team to Sunday afternoon's 21-5 non-conference victory against Fairfield University at Memorial Field.


Blanchette anchors attack with career-high six points

DURHAM, N.H. - Kristin Blanchette (Sudbury, Mass.) recorded a career-high six points with four goals and two assists to propel the University of New Hampshire women's lacrosse team to Saturday afternoon's 21-3 non-conference victory against Sacred Heart University at Memorial Field.


CHAPEL HILL, N.C. - Allison Higgins recorded five goals and two assists to lead the fourth-ranked University of North Carolina women's lacrosse team to Wednesday afternoon's 12-5 non-conference victory against the University of New Hampshire at Henry Stadium.


DURHAM, N.H. — The University of New Hampshire athletic department has announced that the women's lacrosse game scheduled for Thursday, March 10 between 17th-ranked UNH and 14th-ranked Yale University has been rescheduled for Wednesday, April 6 (3 p.m.) at Memorial Field.


HANOVER, N.H. - The 10th-ranked Dartmouth College women's lacrosse team erased a 2-1 deficit with 11 consecutive goals to defeat the University of New Hampshire, 13-3, Saturday afternoon at Scully-Fahey Field.


Burnap, Leland score three goals apiece to spark 'Cats

WORCESTER, Mass. - Jess Burnap (New Canaan, Conn.) and Katie Leland (Timonium, Md.) both scored three goals to propel the 14th-ranked University of New Hampshire women's lacrosse team to Monday afternoon's 8-5 season-opening victory against the College of the Holy Cross at Hart Turf Field.


DURHAM, N.H. — In 1984, the University of New Hampshire women's lacrosse team advanced to the NCAA tournament and lost in the first round. One year later, the Wildcats won the national championship. Can history repeat itself 20 years later?


DURHAM, N.H. — Jess Burnap (New Canaan, Conn.), a senior midfielder and tri-captain on the University of New Hampshire women's lacrosse team, was one of 32 players named to the 2005 Tewaaraton Award Watch List by the Tewaaraton Award Foundation. Burnap was also named to the Inside Lacrosse Division I Preseason All-America Second Team earlier this month.


DURHAM, N.H. — The University of New Hampshire women's lacrosse team, the defending America East regular season and tournament conference champion, is No. 14 in the IWLCA Preseason Poll that was released Tuesday. UNH was ranked 17th in the 2004 final poll.


BOSTON — The University of New Hampshire women's lacrosse team, the defending regular season and tournament conference champion, was selected second in the America East 2005 Preseason Coaches' Poll that was released Tuesday. UNH received three first-place votes and a total of 44 points to place behind preseason favorite Boston University, which had four first-place votes and 46 points.


DURHAM, N.H. — The University of New Hampshire women's lacrosse team, which won the 2004 America East regular-season and tournament titles en route to the NCAA tournament, is ranked No. 17 in the Inside Lacrosse Division I Preseason Poll that was released on the publication's website Wednesday.


DURHAM, N.H. — Sandy Bridgeman, the ninth-year head coach of the University of New Hampshire women's lacrosse team, announced Monday that five student-athletes have signed a National Letter of Intent to begin NCAA competition for UNH in the 2006 season.


DURHAM, N.H. — Renee Nemmers (Englewood, Colo.) and Lauren Zerbinopoulos (Kennebunk, Maine), both of whom were junior defenders on the 2004 University of New Hampshire women's lacrosse team, were named to the Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association Academic Honor Roll, the IWLCA announced Thursday. Juniors and seniors with a grade-point-average of 3.5 or higher for the 2003-04 academic year are eligible to receive this distinction.






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