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Second Adaptive Sports Showcase to Take Place on November 9

Athletics have often come with many stigmas. Whether it be that they require running on two feet, jumping, using your vision, balance, use of both hands, or even hearing. However, as adaptive sports come to rise, these stigmas have become less evident. Luckily these sports have become more inclusive to everyone, with activities such as wheelchair basketball or sled hockey growing in participation. Lisa
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Men’s Ice Hockey: 2019 NE10 Champions Gear Up For 2020 Season

Last winter, in just his second season coaching at SNHU, Head Coach Sean Walsh led the men’s ice hockey team to a Northeast-10 Championship victory over rival Saint Anselm College. “[The season] was an emotional ride, but the boys got the job done in the end,” said Walsh, the 2018-2019 Coach of the Year. “They were a very close-knit group with a lot of
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SNHU Doctor Creates Female Athlete Empowerment Group

Dr. Elizabeth Sheehan, associate Sport Management professor and director of the center for teaching and learning, is paving a new road toward gender equality in sports with the creation of the Women's Athlete Affinity Group. Sheehan joined SNHU as an instructor of Sport Management in 2005- she recently served as the director for both college unbound and community engaged learning, where she demonstrated her
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SNHU Adds New Club Sport President to Roster

Southern New Hampshire University offers a wide array of club sports, but until this year, there were no options to play women’s club soccer. Meredith Basner (’22) is a business management student who also participates in the pilot program, Project Atlas. Project Atlas is a competency-based program that allows students to complete online courses on campus. Basner aspires to open her own company someday,
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Willem van Biezen Defeats Brother to Become First SNHU Tennis Player to Win ITA East Regional Title

Two SNHU athletes made history when they reached the final of the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) Championships at the Billie Jean King Tennis Center in New York. Bas and Willem van Biezen met in the ITA championship match on September 16 in what was the biggest match of their ever-growing careers. The brothers have been playing tennis together since they were five and six
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Magdalena Hubickova: Coming Out Swinging

Magdalena Hubickova ('23), who hails from Prague, the Czech Republic, is taking the SNHU women's tennis team by storm. In the September 17 season opener against Saint Anselm College, Hubickova went 6-0, 6-0 during her singles match against Kaitlin Hughes, earning her a No. 1 standpoint. During her doubles match, Hubickova went 6-3 alongside teammate Alexxa Etienne ('22). The team finished with a final
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2019 Tiebreaker for Queen City Cup Excites Rivals

It’s time for the 2019 Queen City Cup, a multisport battle between long-time rivals Southern New Hampshire University and Saint Anselm College. The winner of the most events wins the Queen City Cup and bragging rights for a year. The schools, just seven miles apart from each other, began competing in 1969 when SNHU was still New Hampshire College. However, their official rivalry, documented
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Men’s and Women’s Tennis Celebrate Graduating Seniors

The SNHU Men’s and Women’s Tennis Teams celebrated their graduating seniors and graduate students during ceremonies prior to their matchups on April 13 and April 7, respectively. The women honored seniors Sofia Morais, Anna Sala, Rachel Wagner and Abbey Killiam before the team collectively posted a 5-2 win over Endicott College. Killiam, Morais and Wagner will graduate this May with Bachelor’s degrees in Business
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SNHU Cheer: Fourth in the Nation, First in Our Hearts

“They see pom-poms. They see cute little skirts. They see us standing on the sidelines, representing that first half of the sport, but they miss what it takes to put on a routine. We have to have the strength of weight-lifters, the speed of runners, the quick twitch of a gymnast. We have to be the full package,” Michelle McCarty - SNHU Cheer Coach
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Kicking Intramural Season into Play

The beginning of the school year marks the time for 8 a.m. classes, clubs and employment on campus, and the start of fall internships- which can also mean a lot of stress. What can help with this stress? The intramural sports offered on campus. Intramural sports are offered through SNHU’s Campus Recreation Department, which is known as one of the largest student employers found