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We are Wildcats, hear us roar

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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Tamera Cookman Scores Game-Winning Goal In 3-2 Victory At Dartmouth

Sophomore forward and captain Tasmin Cookman (Woking, England) recorded a goal and an assist to lead the University of New Hampshire field hockey team to a 3-2 victory against Dartmouth at Chase Field. Tamera Cookman (Woking, England) and Mari Shea (Hampstead, N.H.) were UNH's other goal scorers and Jemma Woods (Frimley, England) was credited with six saves.

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Kelly's Hat Trick Leads UNH Past Saint Anselm, 6-1

Senior forward Nicole Kelly (Brantford, Ontario) scored three goals to record her first career hat trick and lift the University of New Hampshire women's hockey team to a 6-1 victory against Saint Anselm College at Sullivan Arena.

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Brosmer Named An NFF Campbell Trophy Semifinalist

Max Brosmer (Roswell, Ga.), a junior quarterback and captain on the No. 14/17 University of New Hampshire football team, was named a semifinalist for the 2023 William V. Campbell Trophy by the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame.

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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

    Wildcats in action

    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

    Wildcats in action

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

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