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CAMBRIDGE, MASS— Student-athletes at the University of New Hampshire continue to excel in the classroom and as a result the Wildcats finished second in the running for the 2007-08 America East Academic Cup with an impressive cumulative grade point average of 3.12.  UNH has won the Academic Cup twice, in 1998-99 and 1999-2000.
    The University of Vermont narrowly edged out UNH to take home the hardware with a 3.14 GPA.
    The University of Maine (3.10), Stony Brook University (3.06) and Binghamton University (3.04) were the other institutions in America East to compile grade point averages of 3.00 or better in 2007-08.


NEW ORLEANS – The U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association announced Monday that sophomore Rita Ciambra (Hanover, N.H.) of the University of New Hampshire women’s outdoor track and field team has been named to the USTFCCCA All-East Region Team.


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TALLAHASSEE
, Fla.
– Sophomore Rita Ciambra (Hanover, N.H.), of the University of New Hampshire women’s outdoor track and field team, kept her season rolling with a top-five performance at the NCAA East Regional at Florida State University’s Mike Long Track on May 30-31.




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PRINCETON, N.J.
– Sophomore Rita Ciambra (Hanover, N.H.) jumped to a third-place finish for the University of New Hampshire women’s outdoor track and field team at the ECAC Outdoor Track and Field Championships at Princeton University’s Weaver Stadium on May 16-18.
     With six points, the Wildcats finished 34th out of 47 teams, while the University of Connecticut won the meet with 83 points.


DURHAM, N.H.— Kevin Regan (South Boston, Mass.), Ricky Santos (Bellingham, Mass.) and Cathy Parker (Westford, Mass.) were honored Tuesday evening as the recipients of the Jim Urquhart Student-Athlete Of Year Award. The announcement was made at the annual Student-Athlete Senior Appreciation Banquet.
        Regan, a goalie for the men’s ice hockey team, and Santos, a quarterback for football, were co-recipients of the male athlete award.
        Regan leaves UNH after having one of the most decorated seasons in UNH history. He was named a Hobey Baker finalist, a first team All American, Hockey East Player of the Year (unanimous selection), New England’s Most Valuable Player, Walter Brown Award winner (given annually to the top American born college hockey player in New England) and selected to the All-Hockey East First Team.



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DURHAM, N.H. – Senior Kiah Quarles (Derry, N.H.), freshman Camille Quarles (Derry, N.H.), sophomore Rita Ciambra (Hanover, N.H.) and the 4x400- and 4x800-meter relay teams all submitted second-place finishes to help lead the University of New Hampshire women’s outdoor track and field team to a second-place finish at the 32-team New England Outdoor Track and Field Championship that was held at Reggie F. Atkins Track on the campus of UNH on May 8-10.
     The Wildcats – led by head coach Casey Carroll, who was named Coach of the Year after the meet – tallied 94 points and trailed only Boston College, which won the meet.




MEN'S RESULTS | WOMEN'S RESULTS | SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

DURHAM, N.H. – The first day of the New England Outdoor Track and Field Championship came to a close Friday at the Reggie F. Atkins Track, with the University of New Hampshire men’s and women’s outdoor track and field teams both producing solid showings.




AMERICA EAST RELEASE

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Five student athletes from the University of New Hampshire men’s and women’s outdoor track and field teams have been named to the America East All-Academic teams the conference announced Thursday.


GET MEET RESULTS HERE

DURHAM, N.H. – The University of New Hampshire men’s and women’s outdoor track and field teams will host the New England Outdoor Track and Field Championship at Reggie F. Atkins Track on May 8-10. The following is the schedule of events:


STANDINGS

WESTLAKE, Ohio
– The National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics recently announced that the University of New Hampshire ranks 81st out of 365 Division I schools in the NACDA Directors’ Cup standings at the end of the winter sport season.
     The Wildcats have amassed 162 points, including the 25 points they tallied during the fall season. The ski team, which stands 11th overall, provided 57 points, while the third-ranked women’s hockey team supplied 55 points and the ninth-ranked men’s hockey team kicked in another 25.


RESULTS | HEPTATHLON RESULTS

ORONO, Maine
– Sophomore Rita Ciambra (Hanover, N.H.) won an individual conference championship to lead a total team effort as the University of New Hampshire women’s outdoor track and field team placed second at the America East championships at the Beckett Track and Field Complex on May 3-4.
     With 119.50 points, the Wildcats finished behind Boston University (193), but ahead of the University at Albany (116.50), the University of Maryland-Baltimore County (96), the University of Maine (84.50), Binghamton University (80.50), the University of Vermont (65), Stony Brook University (60) and the University of Hartford (41).


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DURHAM, N.H. – Freshman Camille Quarles (Derry, N.H.) won a pair of events and was one of six different winners to pace the University of New Hampshire women’s outdoor track and field team at the Wildcat Invitational III at Reggie F. Atkins Track on April 26.


DURHAM, N.H.—The University of New Hampshire athletic department continues to excel nationally in both athletics and academics. UNH student-athletes were acknowledged this week as eight teams were honored publicly by the NCAA for their high academic achievement.

The awards are based on the NCAA’s latest multiyear Academic Progress Rate (APR) scores that were released on Thursday. These teams posted multiyear APR scores in the top 10 percent of all squads nationally in their respective sports. The public recognition awards are part of the broad Division I academic reform effort.


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BOSTON
Megan Hepp, a former member of the University of New Hampshire women’s cross country and indoor and outdoor track teams, finished in 12th place at the 2008 Women’s Olympic Marathon Trials in Boston on April 20.
     Hepp finished the 26.2-mile course in two hours, 37 minutes and 29 seconds and in the process, shaved eight minutes off her previous personal best. The race saw 124 women finish, with the top three awarded a spot on the 2008 U.S. Olympic Team.


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PRINCETON, N.J.
– Freshman Camille Quarles (Derry, N.H.) and sophomore Ashlee Lathrop (Sherburne, N.Y.) each posted a pair of top-10 finishes to lead the University of New Hampshire women’s outdoor track and field team at the Larry Ellis Memorial Invitation on April 18-19 at Weaver Stadium. The meet was a college/open meet.
     Quarles placed second – the highest Wildcat finish of the meet – in the triple jump with an ECAC championship-qualifying leap of 11.90 meters. Quarles was also ninth in the long jump with a distance of 5.32 meters.


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HANOVER, N.H.
– Junior Elizabeth Morrissey (Mt. Kisco, N.Y.) grabbed a first-place finish to pace the University of New Hampshire women’s outdoor track and field team at the Dartmouth College outdoor meet April 17 at Memorial Track.
     The Wildcats finished with 18 points, trailing Dartmouth (118), the University of Vermont (38) and Middlebury College (33).


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WORCESTER, Mass. – The University of New Hampshire men’s and women’s outdoor track and field teams competed in the decathlon and the heptathlon, respectively, at the College of the Holy Cross on April 17.


RESULTS

DURHAM
, N.H.
– Junior Sarah Hall (Nottingham, N.H.) won three events and freshman Camille Quarles (Derry, N.H.) captured two for the University of New Hampshire women’s outdoor track and field team Saturday at the Wildcat Invitational II at Reggie F. Atkins Track.


CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – The America East conference announced Tuesday that sophomore Rita Ciambra (Hanover, N.H.), of the University of New Hampshire women’s outdoor track and field team, has been named America East Women’s Field Performer of the Week for the week ending April 7.
     Ciambra picked up where she left off the indoor season at the Wildcat Invitational I on April 5, winning the pole vault by clearing a distance of 3.85 meters, which set a new school record and qualified her for the NCAA East Regional, which will take place May 30-31 at Florida State University. Ciambra also finished second in the long jump with a leap of 5.32 meters.


RESULTS


DURHAM
, N.H. – The University of New Hampshire women’s outdoor track & field team won 12 events to kick off its season at Saturday’s Wildcat Invitational I at Reggie F. Atkins Track.




DURHAM, N.H. – The University of New Hampshire men’s and women’s outdoor track & field teams will be hosting a series of three meets at the Reggie F. Atkins starting April 5.
     The Wildcat Invitational I will be held Saturday, April 5, followed by the Wildcat Invitational II on Saturday, April 12 and the Wildcat Invitational III on Saturday, April 26. Admission is free for all three meets, which will begin at 11 a.m.


CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – The University of New Hampshire women’s track and field team was selected to finished second at the 2008 America East Women’s Outdoor Track and Field Championship according to a vote by the conference’s head coaches.
      New Hampshire garnered three first-place votes as it tallied a total of 59 points. Boston University was selected as the preseason favorite to win the event as it received six first-place votes, tallying 62 points.


DURHAM, N.H. – Senior Cathy Parker (Westford, Mass.), a runner for the University of New Hampshire track and cross country teams was named the top collegiate track female of the year in the state of New Hampshire in the January/February issue of New England Runner magazine.
     Parker capped off one of the most impressive cross country careers in UNH history by placing 28th overall at the 253-runner NCAA National Championships on Nov. 19. Parker was the second quickest New England runner and the third fastest runner from the Northeast region. Her success in the race paved the way to her becoming the first All-American runner in the UNH program in nearly 15 years.


DURHAM, N.H. – Former University of New Hampshire women’s cross country and indoor and outdoor track team member, Megan Hepp, has qualified for the 2008 Women’s Olympic Marathon Trials in Boston on Sunday, April 20 at 8 a.m.
    Hepp is one of about 180 women expected to qualify for the race. The top three finishers in Boston will be awarded a spot on the 2008 U.S. Olympic Team. Hepp qualified in just her second marathon ever, winning the women’s division and placing second overall with a time of two hours, 45 minutes and 10 seconds at the 2007 Thunder Road Marathon in Charlotte, N.C. on Dec. 10.


INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – The University of New Hampshire athletic department received four separate National Collegiate Athletic Association Public Recognition Awards on Oct 17 for earning an Academic Progress Rate in the top 10 percent in their respective sports.
      In total, 217 Division I colleges and universities were represented in the two-year aggregate study of APR scores. Of the 839 teams the NCAA honored, UNH was recognized in football, women’s indoor track, women’s outdoor track and men’s soccer.



CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — A total of 203 University of New Hampshire student-athletes have been named to the 2006-07 America East Winter/Spring Academic Honor Roll for earning grade point averages of 3.0 or higher during the winter and spring seasons, the conference announced Monday.
     Of UNH’s 203 honorees, 90 received further distinction to the Commissioner’s Honor Roll, which recognizes those student-athletes who earned a 3.50 gpa or higher.


NEW ORLEANS – University of New Hampshire track standout Cathy Parker (Westford, Mass.) was recently named to the U.S. 2007 U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association Division I All-Academic Team. It was announced on Wednesday.

To qualify for the USTFCCA All-Academic Track and Field Team, one must have a cumulative grade-point average of 3.25 and obtain an NCAA automatic or provisional qualifying mark for the most recent indoor championships or an outdoor regional qualifying mark in their respective event.



NEW ORLEANS – The University of New Hampshire women’s track and field program was one of 97 programs to be named to the 2007 U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association Division I All-Academic Team as announced on Wednesday.

The Wildcats posted a grade point average of 3.18 and were one of three America East institutions to be named to this prestigious team honor. Binghamton University and University of Vermont were the other two programs named to the team.




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