2013-14 UNH Women's Lacrosse News

April 16, 2014
GAME NOTES: Women's Lax On the Road Against No. 17 Stony Brook (04/19)
DURHAM, N.H. - The UNH women’s lacrosse team plays its last road game of the regular season when the Wildcats travel to play 17th-ranked Stony Brook on Saturday, April 19 (1 p.m.).

April 14, 2014
Grote Named Top Offensive Player, Puccia Is Top Defensive Player in America East Weekly Awards
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Nicole Grote and Laura Puccia of the UNH women’s lax team were honored as America East Offensive Player of the Week and Defensive Player of the Week, respectively.

April 12, 2014
Puccia Scores 100th Career Goal & Hinkle Records 100th Point; Women's Lax Rolls Past Binghamton, 18-5
DURHAM, N.H. -- Laura Puccia and Kayleigh Hinkle both reached career milestones and Nicole Grote tied career highs with four goals and seven points in an 18-5 UNH women’s lacrosse victory against Binghamton.

April 11, 2014
UNH Athletics Partakes in SHARPP Rally
DURHAM, N.H. – Members of the University of New Hampshire community joined in front of Thompson Hall on Thursday afternoon as part of the Sexual Harassment and Rape Prevention Program’s (SHARPP) fourth annual anti-violence walk and rally to recognize April as Sexual Assault Awareness Month.

April 9, 2014
GAME NOTES: Women's Lax Returns Home to Battle Binghamton (April 12)
DURHAM, N.H. - The UNH women’s lacrosse team continues its stretch of conference games Saturday, April 12 at home against Binghamton. Game time at Memorial Field is 12 p.m.

April 7, 2014
Hinkle, Sheridan: Service Credit Union Student-Athlete Spotlight & Wildcat Minute
DURHAM, N.H. – Kayleigh Hinkle (Glenelg, Md.) of the women’s lacrosse team and Seth Sheridan (Ashburnham, Mass.) of the men’s track & field team are featured in this week's Service Credit Union Student-Athlete Spotlight.

April 5, 2014
Gaffey and Hinkle Record Career Highs, Hurwitz Tallies 12 Saves as Women's Lax Beats UMBC, 8-2
BALTIMORE – Molly Gaffey and Kayleigh Hinkle both recorded career highs to lead the offense and Taylor Hurwitz tallied 12 saves to backbone the UNH women’s lax team to Saturday afternoon’s 8-2 victory at UMBC.

April 3, 2014
GAME NOTES: Women's Lax Resumes Conference Play at UMBC (April 5)
DURHAM, N.H. - The UNH women’s lacrosse team returns to America East conference play Saturday, April 5 with a road game against UMBC. Game time at UMBC Stadium is 12 p.m.

April 1, 2014
GAME NOTES: Women's Lax Battles Former Conference Rival Boston U. (April 2)
DURHAM, N.H. - The UNH women’s lacrosse team travels to play former America East conference foe Boston University at Nickerson Field on Wednesday, April 2. Game time is 4 p.m.

March 31, 2014
McHoul, Chabot: Service Credit Union Student-Athlete Spotlight & Wildcat Minute
DURHAM, N.H. – Laura McHoul (Westwood, Mass.) of the women’s lacrosse team and Zachary Chabot (Manchester, N.H.) of the men’s track & field team are featured in this week's Service Credit Union Student-Athlete Spotlight.

March 29, 2014
Nock Scores Career-High Four Goals; Lax Comeback Falls Short vs. Vermont, 15-12
DURHAM, N.H. – Rachael Nock scored a career-high four goals and Laura McHoul recorded six points to spearhead the UNH women’s lacrosse team’s comeback, but Vermont fended off the Wildcats for a 15-12 victory Saturday afternoon.

March 27, 2014
GAME NOTES: Women's Lax Begins America East Play vs. Vermont (March 29)
DURHAM, N.H. - The UNH women’s lacrosse team begins America East conference action this Saturday, March 29 at home against upstart University of Vermont. Game time at Cowell Stadium is 1 p.m.

March 26, 2014
UNH Athletics Announces 2014 Hall of Fame Inductees
DURHAM, N.H. - The University of New Hampshire athletic department has announced the eight UNH graduates that will be inducted into the UNH Athletic Hall of Fame. The announcement was made by Director of Athletics Marty Scarano.

March 24, 2014
McHoul Tabbed America East Offensive Player of the Week in Women's Lax
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Laura McHoul (Westwood, Mass.), a sophomore attack on the UNH women’s lacrosse team, was named America East Offensive Player of the Week by the conference on Monday.

March 23, 2014
McHoul Records Seven Points to Lead Women's Lax Past Drexel, 12-8
PHILADELPHIA -- Laura McHoul (Westwood, Mass.) recorded seven points to lead the UNH women’s lacrosse team to Sunday afternoon’s 12-8 victory at Drexel University.

March 20, 2014
GAME NOTES: Women's Lax Travels to Play Drexel (March 23)
DURHAM, N.H. - The UNH women’s lacrosse team travels to Philadelphia to play Drexel University at Vidas Field on Sunday, March 23. Game time is noon.

March 17, 2014
Puccia, Goumas: Service Credit Union Student-Athlete Spotlight & Wildcat Minute
DURHAM, N.H. - Laura Puccia (Fairport, N.Y.) of the women’s lacrosse team and Kevin Goumas (Long Beach, N.Y.) of the men’s ice hockey team are featured in this week's Service Credit Union Student-Athlete Spotlight.

March 16, 2014
Grote Matches Career-High Seven Points to Propel Women's Lax Past Colorado, 14-11
DURHAM, N.H. – Nicole Grote matched her career bests in assists (four) and points (seven) to lead the UNH women’s lacrosse team to Sunday afternoon’s 14-11 victory against Colorado.

March 14, 2014
Puccia Records 100th Career Point; Women's Lax Edged 10-8 by Fairfield
DURHAM, N.H. – Laura Puccia (Fairport, N.Y.) recorded her 100th career point and Laura McHoul (Westwood, Mass.) tallied her 50th career assist, but the UNH women’s lacrosse team was edged 10-8 by Fairfield on Friday.

March 11, 2014
GAME NOTES: Women's Lax Plays Host to Fairfield (03/14) and Colorado (03/16)
DURHAM, N.H. - The UNH women’s lacrosse team plays host to Fairfield and Colorado this weekend. The Wildcats battle Fairfield on March 14 (3 p.m.) and Colorado comes to Durham for a March 16 (12 p.m.) matchup.

March 10, 2014
McHoul, Puccia Record Six Points Apiece, Lead Women's Lax Past Iona, 12-3
NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. – Laura McHoul and Laura Puccia recorded six points apiece to lead the UNH women’s lacrosse team to Monday afternoon’s 12-3 victory against Iona at Mazzella Field.

March 8, 2014
Hurwitz Records Career-High 16 Saves; Women's Lax Falls 12-6 at No. 10 UMass
AMHERST, Mass. – Taylor Hurwitz (Holland, Pa.) recorded a career-high 16 saves, but the UNH women’s lacrosse team was defeated 12-6 by 10th-ranked UMass on Saturday.

March 6, 2014
GAME NOTES: Women's Lax On the Road Against No. 10 UMass (March 8) and Iona (March 10)
DURHAM, N.H. -- The UNH women’s lacrosse team travels to play 10th-ranked UMass on Saturday, March 8 and continues on the road at Iona College on March 10. Both games begin at 3 p.m.

March 5, 2014
McHoul's Six Points Propels Women's Lax Past UConn, 11-7
DURHAM, N.H. – Laura McHoul (Westwood, Mass.) recorded a game-high six points to lead the UNH women’s lacrosse team to Wednesday afternoon’s 11-7 non-conference victory against UConn.

March 4, 2014
GAME NOTES: Women's Lax Concludes Homestand vs. UConn (March 5, 4 pm)
DURHAM, N.H. -- The UNH women’s lacrosse team plays host to the University of Connecticut for a March 5 (4 p.m.) non-conference matchup at Bremner Field.

March 1, 2014
Women's Lax Upended 9-5 By Lehigh
DURHAM, N.H. – Laura Puccia (Fairport, N.Y.) scored two goals but the UNH women’s lacrosse team was defeated 9-5 by Lehigh University in Saturday afternoon’s non-conference game at Bremner Field.

February 27, 2014
GAME NOTES: Women's Lax Welcomes Lehigh to Bremner Field (March 1)
DURHAM, N.H. - The UNH women’s lacrosse team plays host to Lehigh University in a March 1 non-conference matchup at Bremner Field.

February 22, 2014
Hurwitz Records Career-High 14 Saves; Women's Lax Falls 15-7 to Dartmouth
DURHAM, N.H. – Taylor Hurwitz (Holland, Pa.) recorded a career-high 14 saves, but the UNH women’s lacrosse team was defeated 15-7 Saturday afternoon by Dartmouth at Bremner Field.

February 21, 2014
GAME NOTES: Women's Lax Plays Host to Intrastate Rival Dartmouth (Feb. 22; 1 pm)
DURHAM, N.H. -- The UNH women’s lacrosse team plays host to intrastate rival Dartmouth College at Bremner Field on Saturday, Feb. 22 (1 p.m.).

February 20, 2014
McHoul Tallies Four Points; Women's Lax Toppled 17-8 by No. 13 BC
NEWTON, Mass. – Laura McHoul (Westwood, Mass.) recorded two goals and two assists for the UNH women’s lacrosse team in Thursday afternoon’s 17-8 loss to 13th-ranked Boston College.

February 19, 2014
Women's Lax Game at Boston College Postponed to Thursday, Feb. 20 (4 p.m.)
DURHAM, N.H. -- The women's lacrosse game between the UNH and Boston College scheduled for Wednesday has been postponed to Thursday, Feb. 20. Game time at the Newton Campus Lacrosse & Soccer Field is 4 p.m.

February 18, 2014
GAME NOTES: Women's Lax Travels to Play No. 13 Boston College (Feb. 20)
DURHAM, N.H. -- The UNH women’s lacrosse team travels to the Newton Campus Lacrosse and Soccer Field (Newton, Mass.) to play 13th-ranked Boston College on Feb. 20 (4 p.m.).

February 15, 2014
Puccia's Four Points Propels Women's Lax Past Hofstra, 9-5
DURHAM, N.H. – Laura Puccia (Fairport, N.Y.) recorded three goals and an assist to lead the UNH women’s lacrosse team to a 9-5 victory against Hofstra in Saturday afternoon’s season opener at snowy Bremner Field.

February 14, 2014
Women's Lacrosse 2014 Media Guide Available Now
DURHAM, N.H. -- The 2014 UNH women's lacrosse media guide is available to view online and download.

February 13, 2014
GAME NOTES: Women's Lax Opens Season Saturday vs. Hofstra (12 p.m.; Bremner Field)
DURHAM, N.H. -- The UNH women’s lacrosse team opens the 2014 season Saturday, Feb. 15 against Hofstra University at Bremner Field. It will mark the first ever lax game at that venue.

February 11, 2014
Previewing the 2014 Women's Lacrosse Season
DURHAM, N.H. -- The UNH women's lacrosse team, under the leadership of second-year head coach Sarah Albrecht, returns 14 letterwinners to the 2014 team that opens the season Feb. 15 vs. Hofstra.

February 6, 2014
Women's Lax Selected Third In America East Preseason Coaches Poll
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – The UNH women’s lacrosse team, led by second-year head coach Sarah Albrecht, tied for third in the 2014 America East Women’s Lacrosse Preseason Coaches Poll that was released Thursday afternoon.

January 31, 2014
UNH Outlines Plan for New Athletic Complex as Part of Campus Master Plan
DURHAM, N.H. – With a focus on meeting its strategic priorities, the University of New Hampshire is moving forward with fundraising and planning for a new athletic complex that will benefit the university, Durham and the Seacoast region, and the state.

January 8, 2014
Women's Lax Will Hold High School Clinic on March 15
DURHAM, N.H. – The University of New Hampshire women’s lacrosse team will hold the Wildcat Lacrosse High School Clinic on Saturday, March 15 at UNH’s Bremner Field.

January 7, 2014
Women's Lax Announces 2014 Schedule
DURHAM, N.H. – The UNH women’s lacrosse team, led by second-year head coach Sarah Albrecht, will play a 16-game regular-season schedule in 2014 highlighted by nine home games and five America East conference games.

October 15, 2013
Women's Lacrosse Participates in Wounded Warrior Project Fundraiser
DURHAM, N.H. - The University of New Hampshire women’s lacrosse team supported a fundraising event benefiting the Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) on Saturday, October 5.

October 11, 2013
Student-Athletes Team Up with Pease Greeters to Welcome Troops Back Home
PORTSMOUTH, N.H. – Members of nine different University of New Hampshire sports as well as members of the athletic administration were present at the Pease International Tradeport to welcome military servicemen and women back into the United States on Sunday, Oct. 6.

October 2, 2013
Women's Lacrosse Participates in Childhood Cancer 5K
SALEM, N.H. – The University of New Hampshire women’s lacrosse team took part in the third Childhood Cancer 5K on Saturday, September 21.

September 25, 2013
Women's Lacrosse Announces Fall Classic Tournament
DURHAM, N.H. – The UNH women’s lacrosse program has announced the UNH Fall Classic will be held Sunday, Oct. 6 at the University’s athletic fields. The full day of action begins at 8 a.m. and concludes at 5 p.m.

September 18, 2013
Women's Lacrosse Announces Fall Ball Schedule
DURHAM, N.H. – The UNH women’s lacrosse team, led by second-year head coach Sarah Albrecht, has announced its four weekends of fall competition in preparation for the 2014 season.

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