Athletics Development

Stadium Central

Future Cowell Stadium at UNH

With a focus on meeting its strategic priorities, the University of New Hampshire is moving forward with fundraising and planning for a new athletic complex that will benefit the university, Durham and the Seacoast region, and the state. Athletic facilities and venues, including a new stadium, were identified as a priority in the campus’ master plan to improve recruitment, student satisfaction, and overall visibility in an increasingly competitive marketplace. Please click here to LEARN MORE about this transformative project for UNH.


Department of Athletics Wins UNH 50K Alumni Challenge,
Earns $25,000

The University of New Hampshire announced Tuesday that the UNH Department of Athletics won the University’s $50K Alumni Challenge and will be awarded the $25,000 first place prize. The incentive will be used to enhance the learning tools and technology in the new Student-Athlete Center for Excellence. More information

2014 Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony
On June 7, 2014, the University of New Hampshire athletic department inducted seven UNH graduates into the UNH Athletic Hall of Fame. The 2014 UNH Athletics Hall of Fame class is comprised of David Ball ’06 (football), Dr. Rick Schavone ’71 (swimming and diving), Ryan Leib ’94 (men’s soccer), Nicki Luongo ’99 (women’s ice hockey), Jana (Reardon) Mowers ’97 (gymnastics), Jack Sebastian ‘88 (men’s soccer & men’s lacrosse) and Katey Stone ‘89 (women’s ice hockey & women’s lacrosse). The athletic department also bestowed the Joan Leitzel Award to Jean Mitchell, Athletic Facilities/Housekeeping Manager. The Leitzel Award, named in honor of Joan Leitzel, UNH President from 1996–2002, and proud supporter of Athletics, is given to a member of the UNH Athletics community who has enriched the lives of UNH student-athletes through significant service, philanthropy and/or a selfless commitment that has a lasting impact on UNH Athletics.
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