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

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
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Walkinshaw Drafted to Oakland Athletics in 2019 MLB First-Year Player Draft

Graduate student Jake Walkinshaw's dreams of becoming a professional baseball player have become a reality. On June 5, he was selected by Oakland Athletics in the 36th round of the 2019 MLB First-Year Player Draft as the 1,094 overall pick. The six-foot-3, 200-pound right-handed pitcher received news of this just two days after being named the number one MLB prospect in the state of New
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Chris Moquin Signs with Australia’s Sydney Bears Hockey Team

Hooksett native and recent SNHU graduate, Chris Moquin, has always dreamed of playing professional hockey. Ever since he took his first steps on the ice at the age of three, he aspired to become one of hockey’s greatest players. Now, 20 years later, his dream is becoming a reality. He recently signed a season-long contract with the semi-professional Sydney Bears of the Australian Ice
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SNHU Fortnite Teams to Drop in Atlantic City for National Finals

SNHU’s two Fortnite teams are among the top 16 teams in the country that qualified for the National Collegiate Starleague Championship Tournament in Atlantic City during the weekend of April 27 and 28. SNHU introduced four esports teams, including Fortnite, to its athletic programs last August. They are members of the National Association of Collegiate Esports, a national esports league with over 130 colleges

NYIT Defeats SNHU in Competitive ECC League of Legends Championship

As a result of their win on March 16th against Daemen College, the SNHU League of Legends team earned the participating qualification of the East Coast Conference (ECC) Championship. This put their regular season record to 4-1. The ECC Championship, hosted by the New York Institute of Technology (NYIT), was held on March 30th. NYIT faced SNHU in the championship. NYIT, who defeated SNHU
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Walkinshaw Strikes Out Injury to Dominate NE10 Pitching Field

The most difficult obstacle any athlete must overcome is an injury. Sometimes an injury can be so severe that it halts the athlete’s career entirely, but there are some cases when injured athletes battle through their ailment and return to their sport stronger than ever. Such is the case for SNHU baseball phenome Jake Walkinshaw. Walkinshaw puts immense strain on his elbow when he
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SNHU Athletics Holds Fundraiser to Support Long-Time Partner Team IMPACT

The Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU) Athletics Department has had a proud partnership with Team IMPACT since 2012. Team Impact is a national nonprofit organization that connects children suffering from life-threatening illnesses with college athletic teams. The Student Athletic Advisory Committee (SAAC) at SNHU hosted a fundraiser on Saturday, February 12 during the men’s and women’s basketball doubleheader against Merrimack to raise money for

Penmen Recap: Spring Break in Florida

Over spring break, several SNHU sports teams escaped the cold of New England by traveling to Florida for a week of tournament competition. These teams included women’s golf, men's and women's tennis, softball and baseball. Men’s tennis played March 11-12 against Flagler and Palm Beach Atlantic. Juniors Willem van Biezen and Bas van Biezen won their doubles set against Flagler 6-3 and forced a

SNHU Athletics Donate Soccer Balls to India

SNHU athletic teams are constantly finding unique ways to give back. Most recently, the SNHU Athletic Department and both soccer teams donated 28 soccer balls to children from slum communities across New Delhi, India. This project was sparked when Dr. Justina Oliveira, a member of the psychology staff at SNHU, was presented with the opportunity to visit New Delhi for one week through a