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DURHAM, N.H. - Sophomore outside hitter Lauren Knight (Centerville, Mass.) and sophomore defensive specialist Sasha Scott (N. Branford, Conn.) were named co-captains for the 2001 Wildcat volleyball squad. The announcement was made by UNH head coach Jill Hirschinger at the annual awards banquet held at the Elliott Alumni Center on Saturday, April 28.




DURHAM, N.H. -The University of New Hampshire women's volleyball team will host its annual spring tournament on Saturday, April 28 at Lundholm Gymnasium. The participating teams are the University of Connecticut, Harvard University, the College of the Holy Cross, University of Maine, Northeastern University and University of Rhode Island.




DURHAM, N.H. -The University of New Hampshire women's volleyball program announced the signing of three student-athletes for the 2001-2002 season. Kerin Mackanin, Heidi Specht and Jennifer Williams all signed letters of intent on Wednesday afternoon, April 11 to officially become UNH Wildcats.




DURHAM, N.H. - The University of New Hampshire volleyball team announced today the signing of two recruits for the 2001 season. Bonnie Wilson, a 5-11 outside-hitter from Moraga, Calif., and Erin Walker, a 6-0 middle-hitter from Fulton, N.Y.




HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. - The University of New Hampshire volleyball team, in its fourth-consecutive conference final with Hofstra University, fell to the Pride, 3-1, in Sunday's America East championship match at the Hofstra Physical Fitness Center.




HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. - The University of New Hampshire volleyball team, behind seniors Jillian Ross' (Naperville, Ill.) 15 kills and Stacy Barnett's (Crystal Lake, Ill.) 25 digs, advanced to the America East Championship game versus Hofstra with a 3-0 blanking of Northeastern on Saturday at the Hofstra Physical Fitness Center.




DURHAM, N.H. — University of New Hampshire volleyball team freshman outside-hitter Alyson Coler (Monte Sereno, Calif) was named America East Rookie of the Year at the conference awards banquet held at Hofstra University on Friday.




DURHAM, N.H. - The University of New Hampshire volleyball team begins its quest for the America East Championship when it takes on Northeastern at Hofstra University on Saturday.




BOSTON, Mass. - Jillian Ross (Naperville, Ill.), a senior outside hitter on the University of New Hampshire volleyball team, was named Player of the Week by the America East Conference on Monday afternoon. Ross earned Player of the Week honors for the second week in a row.




WEST HARTFORD, Conn. - Behind 18 kills apiece from Senior Jillian Ross (Naperville, Ill.) and sophomore Lauren Knight (Centerville, Mass.), the University of New Hampshire volleyball team overcame a first set loss to take a 3-1 victory over Hartford on Sunday.




HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. - Hofstra University posted a 3-1 victory over the University of New Hampshire in volleyball action here this afternoon. The game scores were 15-9, 15-9, 10-15 and 15-6. The win clinches the America East regular season crown for the Pride and improves them to 20-10 and 15-0 in America East. New Hampshire now stands at 21-10 and 12-3 in the league.




DURHAM, N.H. — The University of New Hampshire women's volleyball match Nov. 11 at Hofstra University will be broadcast live on the internet. The match, which features the top two teams in America East, begins at 1 p.m. and can be heard on the following address — www.nysol.com/hofstra.html.




DURHAM, N.H. - The University of New Hampshire volleyball team swept the America East awards on Monday as Jillian Ross (Naperville, Ill.) won Player of the Week honors, Stacy Barnett (Crystal Lake, Ill.) was named Setter of the Week and Alyson Coler (Monte Sereno, Calif.) earned the Rookie of the Week award for the second consecutive week.




ORONO, ME — The University of New Hampshire volleyball team posted a 3-0 win over the University of Maine on Sunday. The game scores were 15-11, 15-9, 15-4. UNH improves to 21-9 overall and 12-2 in America East. The Wildcats currently sit in second place in America East.




BOSTON - In a key America East volleyball matchup here this afternoon, the University of New Hampshire posted a 3-1 victory over Northeastern University. The game scores were 11-15, 15-8, 15-10 and 15-8. UNH improves to 20-9 overall and 11-2 in America East, while the Huskies fall to 16-14 overall and 9-3 in the conference.




DURHAM, N.H. - Alyson Coler (Monte Sereno, Calif.), a freshman outside hitter on the University of New Hampshire volleyball team, was named Rookie of the Week by America East on Monday.




DURHAM, N.H. - Jillian Ross (Naperville, Ill.) celebrated Senior Day by recording a career-high 27 kills and a .415 hitting percentage to lead the University of New Hampshire volleyball team to Sunday afternoon's 3-1 America East victory against Towson University at Lundholm Gymnasium. The game scores were 15-5, 15-10, 11-15 and 15-6.




DURHAM, N.H. – The University of New Hampshire volleyball team rolled past Drexel University in straight games, 15-5, 15-3, 15-0, Saturday afternoon at Lundholm Gymnasium.




DURHAM, N.H. – Kim Mirts-Poen (Essex, Iowa) recorded match highs in both kills (14) and digs (10) to lead the University of New Hampshire volleyball team to a 3-0 America East victory Friday evening at Lundholm Gymnasium. The game scores were 15-5, 15-13 and 15-9.




Burlington, VT — The University of New Hampshire women's volleyball team defeated the University of Vermont, 3-0 in an America East conference match on Wednesday night at Patrick Gym. The game scores were 15-3, 15-5, 15-3.




DURHAM, N.H.- Despite an impressive career-high 25-kill effort and a hitting percentage of .714 by senior Jennifer Walker (Fulton, N.Y.), the University of New Hampshire women's volleyball team suffered a 3-1 America East setback vs. Hofstra University on Oct. 22. The team played in front of a school-record 1,949 fans on "Pack The Arena Day" at Lundholm Gymnasium.




DURHAM, N.H. – Kim Mirts-Poen (Essex, Iowa) recorded a match-high 12 kills and led the Wildcats in both digs (six) and blocks (four) to guide the University of New Hampshire volleyball team to a 3-0 America East victory Saturday afternoon at Lundholm Gymnasium.




Philadelphia, Pa. — UNH volleyball coach Jill Hirschinger recorded her 500th career coaching win with a victory over Drexel University, 3-1 on Sunday afternoon at the Physical Education Athletic Center. The game scores were 15-3, 12-15, 15-8 and 15-9.




TOWSON, Maryland — The University of New Hampshire volleyball team rallied from a 2-1 deficit in consecutive days as the ‘Cats downed America East rival Towson University in five sets on Saturday, 15-4, 9-15, 13-15, 16-14, 15-9.




NEWARK, Del. --- — The University of New Hampshire volleyball team took the final two sets from the University of Delaware to erase a 2-1 deficit in Friday night's five-set America East victory. The game scores were 10-15, 15-10, 11-15, 15-9, 15-8.




DURHAM, NH — The University of New Hampshire women's volleyball team looks to set an America East attendance record of 1,000 fans when they take the the court against Hosftra University on Sunday, Oct. 22 at Lundholm Gymnasium. Game time is slated for 1 p.m.




DURHAM, N.H. – Both the University of New Hampshire and Northeastern University volleyball teams entered Sunday’s America East matchup with a six-match win streak, and it was visiting Northeastern that extended it to seven with a 3-0 victory at Lundholm Gymnasium. The game scores were 15-12, 15-13, 15-12.




DURHAM, N.H. - The University of New Hampshire volleyball team utilized a balanced attack to defeat the University of Maine, 3-0, Saturday afternoon at Lundholm Gymnasium. The game scores were 15-9, 15-4, 15-13.




DURHAM, N.H.. - The University of New Hampshire volleyball team rolled past the University of Vermont, 3-0, at Lundholm Gymnasium in Wednesday night's America East opener for both teams. The game scores were 15-0, 15-2 and 15-10.




CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - The University of New Hampshire volleyball team defeated Wagner College and Harvard University in Saturday's competition of the Harvard Invitational, but no champion was crowned because Northeastern also defeated both of those teams Friday night.




HANOVER, N.H. — The University of New Hampshire women's volleyball team shutout the Dartmouth College Big Green, 3-0 on Wednesday night at Leede Arena. The game scores were 15-7, 15-0, 15-7. With the victory, the Wildcats improve to 7-7 overall on the year, while rival Dartmouth drops to 5-7.




BOSTON, Mass. - Alyson Coler (Monte Sereno, Calif.), a freshman outside hitter on the University of New Hampshire volleyball team, was named Rookie of the Week by the America East Conference on Monday afternoon.




NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. — The University of New Hampshire women's volleyball team closed out the weekend with a 2-1 record to place second at the Rutgers Classic this weekend.




DURHAM, NH — The University of New Hampshire women's volleyball team lost to University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 0-3 in the consolation match of the State Farm Illini Classic on Saturday night at Huff Hall. With the loss the Wildcats place fourth in the State Farm Classic and drop to 4-6 overall on the year.




CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - The University of New Hampshire women's volleyball lost 3-1 in the opening round of State Farm Illini Classic to host University of Illinois on Friday night at Huff Hall. The game scores were 6-15, 15-11, 8-15 and 7-15.




DURHAM, NH — The University of New Hampshire women's volleyball team needed four games to defeat Boston College, 3-1 on Wednesday evening at Lundholm Gymnasium. The game scores were 15-8, 10-15, 15-8, 15-8. With the win, the 'Cats improve to 4-4 overall on the season, while Boston College drops to 1-8.




DAYTON, OHIO. — The University of New Hampshire women's volleyball team went 1-1 in the final day of the Dayton Tournament. The Wildcats 1-2 record placed them third in the tournament. In the late match, the 'Cats defeated Eastern Michigan University, 3-2 in the final match of the tournament. The game scores were 11-15, 15-12, 15-11, 10-15, 15-6. UNH's record is now 3-4 overall on the season with the split on Saturday.




DAYTON, OHIO. — The University of New Hampshire women's volleyball team lost 0-3 to the University of Cincinnati on Friday night in the opening round of the Dayton Tournament. The game scores were 4-15, 6-15, 3-15.




CHESTNUT HILL, MASS. - The University of New Hampshire women's volleyball team recorded its second win of the season with a 3-0 victory over Boston College on Wednesday night at Power Gym in Chestnut Hill, Mass. The game scores were 15-8, 15-8, 15-12.




DURHAM, N.H. - The University of Utah, led by tournament MVP Katrena Ellett, won the UNH Volleyball Tournament by sweeping the three-game round-robin competition with victories against Massachusetts and New Hampshire on Saturday at Lundholm Gym. In the opening round, Utah bested Eastern Michigan, 3-0.




DURHAM, N.H.- The University of New Hampshire volleyball team lost in five games as UMass Amherst edged out the 'Cats at the UNH Tournament, 3-2, on Friday night at Lundholm Gymnasium. The game scores were 14-16, 15-11, 17-15, 13-15, 15-10.




DURHAM, N.H.- The University of New Hampshire is the preseason favorite to finish as America East volleyball champions, according to a vote of the conference's head coaches.




DURHAM, N.H.- The University of New Hampshire volleyball team will kick off the 2000 season Sunday afternoon with a preseason intrasquad scrimmage beginning at 3 p.m.






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