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Athletics are an integral part of the UNH Wildcat experience. School spirit means cheering on UNH’s 18 Division 1 varsity athletic teams and 600+ student athletes. It also means choosing from a wide array of club and intramural sports to get involved on campus and form lasting friendships.

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'Cats Score Season-High 195.875 In Stick It For The Cure Meet

Graduate student Kylie Gorgenyi (North Reading, Mass.) tallied a personal-best 9.925 floor-exercise score and won the all-around for the fourth time in five meets to help the UNH gymnastics team total a season-high 195.875 in the Feb. 11 Stick It for the Cure quad meet in the Whittemore Center at Key Auto Group Complex.

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UNH football team

Football Announces Coaching Staff Promotions And Additions

University of New Hampshire football head coach Rick Santos announced promotions and additions to his 2024 coaching staff, which include the promotion of Drew Belcher and Ed Borden to co-offensive coordinator roles, the return of former Wildcat coach Scott James as defensive pass game coordinator/safeties coach and the addition of Ryan Wilson as offensive line coach.

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UNH skiing

Wildcats Place Fourth At Harvard Carnival

Graduate student Hunter Brayton (Waterville Valley, N.H.) led the Wildcats with a 10th-place finish as the University of New Hampshire alpine team competed in the giant slalom to conclude the Harvard Carnival at Burke Mountain.

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Campus Rec

From synchronized skating to rugby and fencing, there’s plenty of opportunity for non-varsity competitive play. Aquatics, group classes and outdoor adventures make it easy to stay active year round.

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Hamel Recreation Center

Hamel Rec Center

Our recreation center includes over 18,000 square feet of fitness space, including everything from a bouldering wall, to basketball courts, to a cycling studio, to racquetball courts and more.


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  • UNH Men's hockey warming up on ice before game
    Wildcats in action
    The ice at the Whittemore Center is the training ground for student-athletes who go on to professional teams here and abroad.
  • Downhill skiier during race
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    Located just an hour away from campus, the White Mountains offer ample training grounds for UNH alpine and Nordic skiers.
  • UNH Band members playing during game

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    The Wildcat Marching Band has been making music for nearly 100 years.

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