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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Wildcats Win Shootout Versus Maine At Sold Out Whitt

University of New Hampshire men's hockey team tied Maine, 2-2, and earned the extra point with the shootout win in front of a sold out crowd of 6,501 during White Out the Whitt. 

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Wildcats Score Season-High 195.900 In Stick It For The Cure Meet

The UNH gymnastics team achieved its highest score of the season (195.900) and second place in the Stick It for the Cure quad meet at the Whittemore Center.

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Lisa Olsson’s Second Place Finish Leads ‘Cats On Day 1 Of Harvard Carnival

Graduate student Lisa Olsson (Stockholm, Sweden) placed second in the giant slalom at Waterville Valley to lead the University of New Hampshire ski team on the first day of the Harvard Carnival.

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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.