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02/22/15 - YSCC Elite 8 Tournament Champions Crowned

Women:
College of St. Joseph’s 72              
SMCC 67                                                                                 

Men:
College of St. Joseph’s 73    
SMCC 67    Overtime                                                                       

Concord, NH: The College of St. Joseph’s women’s basketball team jumped out to an early lead and then hung on to defeat Southern Maine CC 72-67 to capture the YSCC Elite 8 Basketball Tournament championship.

CSJ had to withstand a furious SMCC rally and serious foul trouble that plagued the Fighting Saints the entire second half to garner the championship. In addition to the championship, CSJ earned the automatic bid to the USCAA national tournament in Uniontown, Pa March 3-7.

The Saints were paced by a balanced scoring attack led by Jazz Laracuente’s 18 points, Chntavia Kennedy and Regina Steele both chipping in with 17 points along with 9 points from Jamie McLaughlin. Steele also grabbed 17 rebounds for the victors.

SMCC was led by Amira Jones 21 points and 15 rebounds in the loss. SMCC’s Jordan Turner scored 9 points and grabbed 9 rebounds for the Seawolves.

Women’s Special Awards
Outstanding offensive player: Amira Jones—SMCC
Outstanding Defensive player: Regina Steele—St. Joe’s
MVP: Chontayvia Kennedy—St. Joe’s

The men’s championship was decided in overtime with the College of St. Joseph’s 73-67 defeating SMCC to capture the YSCC Elite 8 Tournament championship.

CSJ’s Steven Edwards scored 14 points over a 6 minute stretch late in the second half to help the Saints erase the 6 point Seawolves lead and ultimately change the momentum of the game.

Leading the way for CSJ was Edwards with 21 points including 6 three pointers, Kashean Alston scoring 16 points and grabbing 8 rebounds, Kyle Houston contributing 15 points and 5 assists and Josh McAfee adding 10 points and 6 assists.

SMCC was led by fine performances from Atencio Martin with 22 points and 15 rebounds, Tyheem Simon scoing 19 points and Chase Soares chipping in with 10 points.

CSJ receives the automatic USCAA national bid to the championships in Uniontown, PA March 3-7.

Men's Special Awards:
Oustanding Offensive Player: Tyheem Simon –SMCC
Outstanding Defensive Player: Kashean Alston—CSJ
MVP: Dre Anderson--CSJ

Contact NHTI Athletic Director Paul Hogan for information at phogan@ccsnh.edu or call 603-230-4041

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02/21/15 - YSCC Semi-final Action

Women:
College of St. Joseph’s 67    
U-Maine Augusta 56

SMCC 62                                           
CMCC 59

Men:
College of St. Joseph’s 74
U-Maine Machias 68

SMCC 61                                 
VTC 57    

Sunday Championships
SMCC vs. CSJ 12 Noon Women’s Final
SMCC vs. CSJ 2:30 PM Men’s Final                  

Concord, NH: The College of St. Joseph’s broke open a close game late in the second half to defeat upstart U-Maine Augusta in the YSCC semifinal women’s action. CSJ placed four players in double figures led by Regina Steele’s 21 points and 17 rebounds. Other key contributors for CSJ were Chontayvia Kennedy adding 21 points, Jazz Laracuente chipping in with 12 points and 8 assists while Jamei McLaughlin scored 11 points for the winners.  UMA was paced by YSCC Player of the Year Jamie Plummer’s 18 points and 9 rebounds with Kylie Kemp adding 15 points and Keri Coro scored 13 points.

In the other semifinal game, Southern Maine CC jumped out to a 39-23 halftime lead and held on to defeat Central Maine CC 62-59 to advance to the YSCC final game on Sunday.

SMCC was led by the scoring and all-around play of Amira Jones and Alicia Hoyt each scoring 15 points. CMCC was paced by Gabby Foy and Laura Soohey scoring 16 points helping the Mustangs stage a late comeback attempt.

SMCC will play CSJ at 12 noon in the YSCC final tournament game.

In the first men’s semifinal, the College of St. Joseph overcame an early 14-4 deficit to battle back and defeat U-Maine Machias 74-68 to advance to the YSCC men’s final on Sunday at 2:30 pm at NHTI.

All-Conference selection Dre Anderson led the way with 22 points including 5-6 from 3 point land. Teammates Josh McAfee scored 12, Kashaan Alston, Kyle Houston and Nolan Emory all chipping in with 11 points for the Saints. U-Maine Machias was led by the outstanding performance of Antwan Ruise with 19 points with help from Floyd Higgins and Dreu Johnson both scoring 12 points UMM.

In the final semi-final men’s game, SMCC came from behind to defeat a very pesky Vermont Tech team 61-57 to advance to the YSCC final on Sunday. Tyheem Simon led the Seawolves with 16 points with help from teammates Carlos Gonzalez scoring 10 points and grabbing 16 rebounds in the win. Atencio Martin also scored 10 points for SMCC in the win.

Vermont Tech was led by the duo of Jamal Hughes (YSCC Player of the Year) with 18 points and 9 rebounds with strong assistance from Nick Ryan who  scored 16 points along with 8 rebounds.

CSJ men will play SMCC in the YSCC final at 2:30 PM.

Contact NHTI Athletic Director Paul Hogan for information at phogan@ccsnh.edu or call 603-230-4041

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02/20/15 - YSCC Men’s Elite 8 Quarterfinal Action

Men:
College of St. Joseph’s 86    
U-Maine Augusta 81

Eastern Maine CC 60
Southern Maine CC 77

U-Maine Machias 89
NHTI 74

Central Maine CC 70                         
Vermont Technical College 72

Concord, NH: The third matchup in the YSCC Men’s Elite 8 Quarterfinal round featured host NHTI and U-Maine Machias.  The U-Maine Machias Clippers topped the NHTI Lynx 89-74.  The Clippers held a 12 point lead at the half and would hold on in the second half despite only outscoring the Lynx by three in the second half.  The Clippers were led by four players in double digits; both Ben Teer and Floyd Higgins scored 16 points, Higgins also added 11 rebounds.  The Lynx were led by a pair of scorers, Yordy Tavarez and Ethan Rutledge.  Tavarez scored 32 points and Rutledge added 20 points in the loss to U-Maine Machias.

In the second game of the of the YSCC Men’s Elite 8 Quarterfinal round, Southern Maine Community College  defeated Eastern Maine Community College 77-60.  Southern Maine jumped to a 38-19 lead after the first half, but Eastern Maine would make things interesting in the second half by out-scoring Southern Maine 41-39.  Southern Maine had a balanced scoring attack, with four players in double digits.  Tyheem Simon led the Sea Wolves in scoring with 18 points.  The Golden Eagles had three players in double figures in points and were led by Brett Deniger who had 20 points.

In the opening game of the YSCC Men’s Elite 8 Quarterfinal round, the College of St. Joseph’s defeated U-Maine Augusta 86-81.  The game between the Fighting Saints and the Moose was close throughout with the Fighting Saints pulling away with the win in the last minute of play.  St. Joseph’s was led by Dre Anderson and Kashean Alston who both finished with double-double numbers.  Anderson finished with 24 points and 10 rebounds, while Alston finished with 19 points and 12 rebounds.  U-Maine Augusta was led by a pair of players as well, Brandon Rodgers and Keith Chesley.  Rogers posted a double-double with 28 points and 14 rebounds.  Chesley finished with 21 points in the losing effort.

Saturday Semifinal Matchups
12 Noon              Women               CSJ vs. UMA
2 PM                    Women               CMCC vs. SMCC
4 PM                    Men                     CSJ vs. UMM
6 PM                    Men                     SMCC vs.

Contact NHTI Athletic Director Paul Hogan for information at phogan@ccsnh.edu or call 603-230-4041

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02/20/15 - YSCC Announces All-Conference and Special Awards 2015

Concord, NH: On Friday, February 20, 2015, NHTI hosted the Yankee Small College Conference (YSCC) awards luncheon at the Courtyard Marriott Grappone Center.  YSCC Men’s and Women’s teams arrived at the prestigious presentation for the conference awards.

The YSCC recognized Coach of the Year, Team Sportsmanship, Player of the Year, and First and Second-Team All-Conference recipients.

The women’s awards were presented first; Coach of the Year was taken home by University of Maine-Augusta (UMA) coach, Jennifer Laney.  The Team Sportsmanship award went to Unity College.  Jamie Plummer of U-Maine Augusta rounded out the individual award winners taking home the YSCC Women’s Player of the Year.

The Men’s awards were presented next; Coach of the Year was awarded to Southern Maine Community College coach, Matt Richards.  The Team Sportsmanship award was presented to U-Maine Augusta.  Rounding out the individual men’s awards was Jamal Hughes from Vermont Tech, taking home the YSCC Men’s Player of the Year.

Women’s All-Conference Players:
          First Team
                   Jamie Plummer, U-Maine Augusta
                   Gabby Foy, Central Maine Community College
                   Regina Steele, St. Joseph’s (VT)
                   Jordan Maxwell, Eastern Maine Community College
                   Laura Soohey, Central Maine Community College
          Second Team
                   Amira Jones, Southern Maine Community College
                   Allura LeBlanc, NHTI
                   Chontayvia Kennedy, St. Joseph’s (VT)
                   Paige Wells, Vermont Tech
                   Jazz Laracuente, St. Joseph’s (VT)

Men’s All-Conference Players:
          First Team
                   Jamal Hughes, Vermont Tech
                   Dre Anderson, St. Joseph’s (VT)
                   Brandon Rogers, U-Maine Augusta
                   Yordy Taverez, NHTI
                   Atencio Martin, Southern Maine Community College
          Second Team
                   Floyd Higgins, U-Maine Machias
                   Carrington Miller, Central Maine Community College
                   Kieth Chesley, U-Maine Augusta
                   Ivory Sneed, U-Maine Machias
                   Ethan Rutledge, NHTI
         
Contact NHTI Athletic Director Paul Hogan for information at phogan@ccsnh.edu or call 603-230-4041

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02/19/15 - YSCC Elite 8 Women's Quarterfinal Action

Women:
College of St. Joseph’s 78
U-Maine Machias 34

SMCC 81
Vermont Tech College 40

NHTI 46
U-Maine Augusta 72

EMCC 49
CMCC 76

Concord, NH: The number one seeded College of St. Joseph women dominated U-Maine Machias in YSCC Elite 8 first round action at NHTI.

Central Maine CC outlasted a pesky Eastern Maine CC in the final game of the quarterfinal round with a 76-49 win. Franklin’s Kat Styles led CMCC’s balanced attack with 14 points with teammates Gabby Foy, Briana Grant and Laura Soohey adding 13 points each in the win. EMCC was led by the outstanding all-around play of Jordan Maxwell’s 16 ponts and 7 rebounds.

In game number three, U-Maine Augusta (# 4 seed) jumped out early to a 41-22 halftime lead to defeat the host college NHTI 72-46.  UMA’s Jamie Plummer scored 36 points and grabbed 12 rebounds to lead the way for the UMA Moose. Kylie Kemp also scored 13 points for the Moose in the win.  NHTI was led by Danielle Kimball (Derry) and Haley Jakubens (Gilmanton) each scoring 11 points with Allura Leblanc (Northwood) chipping in with 10 points.

CSJ’s Chontayvia Kennedy and Jamie McLaughlin led the way scoring 12 points each. McLaughlin also grabbed 13 rebounds while teammate Sharmari Brodhead chipped int with 11 points. U-Maine Machias was led by Sierra Tjelmeland’s 10 points.

Southern Maine CC jumped out to a 56-23 halftime lead to defeat Vermont Tech to advance to the YSCC semifinals. Amira Jones scored 18 points and Alicia Hoyt addes 12 points as the Seawolves depth made the difference with the win. Vemont Tech was led by Paige Well’s 10 points and 16 rebounds.

Contact NHTI Athletic Director Paul Hogan for information at phogan@ccsnh.edu or call 603-230-4041

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02/19/15 - NHTI Hosts YSCC Elite 8 Basketball Championships February 19-22

Concord: NHTI will host the 2015 Yankee Small College Conference Elite 8 Basketball Championships February 19-22 at the Crocker Wellness Center on the NHTI campus.  The event is open to the public, admission will be charged.

Top seeded College of St. Joseph’s (Vt.) on the women’s bracket and Southern Maine CC on the men’s side will be in hot pursuit of the automatic bid at stake to the USCAA National Championships in Uniontown, Pa March 3-7.  The tournament winner for both the men and women receives the automatic bid to Uniontown with other teams vying for the at-large tournament bids. USCAA bids will be announced on Tuesday, February 24.

The NHTI women are the #5 seed playing U-Maine Augusta on Thursday night at 7 and the NHTI men are the # 6 seed playing U-Maine Machias at 7 PM on Friday night.

Thursday-Women’s Brackets

3 pm   Game # 1W     CSJ vs. U-Maine Machias
5 pm    Game # 2W    SMCC vs. VTC
7 pm    Game # 3W    NHTI vs. UMA
9 pm    Game # 4W    CMCC vs. EMCC

Friday—Men’s Brackets

3 pm    Game # 1M    CSJ vs. U-Maine Augusta
5 pm    Game # 2M    SMCC vs. EMCC
7 pm    Game # 3M    NHTI vs. U-Maine Machias
9 pm    Game # 4M    CMCC vs. VTC

Saturday—Women’s Brackets     

12 noon   Winners Game 1W & 3W
2 pm Winners Game 2W & 4W

Saturday—Men’s Brackets
4 pm Winners Game 1M & 3M
6 pm  Winners Game 2M & 4M

Sunday—Women’s Brackets

12 noon Women's Finals

Sunday—Men’s Brackets

2:30 pm Men's Finals

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02/14/15 - NHTI Women Win and NHTI Men Lose at U-Maine Machias

Scores:
Women

U-Maine Machias  49
NHTI    56

Men
U-Maine Machias  108
NHTI    67

Machias, Maine: NHTI men and women’s hoop teams split a doubleheader to U-Maine Machias on the road in Machias, Maine.

The Lynx men (19-11) lost 108-67 to a hot shooting U-Maine Machias team on the road. Yordy Tavarez (Nashua) scored 17 points in the defeat.  Ethan Rutledge (Kuracel) and Phil Acheampong (Hartford, Ct) both added 14 points in the loss.

In the women’s game, Jill Gilman (Weare) scored 13 points and added 9 rebounds to lead the Lynx to victory improving to 14-13 on the season.

NHTI teams will host the YSCC Elite 8 at NHTI Feb. 19-22.

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02/13/15 - NHTI’s Kimball Scores 1000th Point for Lynx Women’s Basketball

NHTI, Concord's Community College Lynx Women's Basketball player Danielle KimballConcord, NH: Danielle Kimball (Derry) scored her 1000th career point early in the first half at NHTI versus rival Central Maine CC. Kimball has been a solid contributor as both the shooting guard and point guard for the Lynx during her three years at NHTI.

“DK has been a leader on and off the floor setting a solid example for teammates at all times” says first year head coach Jennifer Fithian. “She serves as a team captain and has been a dedicated student-athlete for our NHTI basketball team.”

Kimball has been a versatile performer for the Lynx playing both positions in the backcourt as needed on a nightly basis. This year she leads the Lynx in minutes played at 33 per game with 14.7 points per game average while shooting 33% from the 3 point line per contest while helping NHTI to a 14-13  record thus far.

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02/13/15 - NHTI Splits Home Final Doubleheader with CMCC in Hoop Action

Scores:
Women

CMCC 86
NHTI 50

Men
CMCC 92
NHTI 98

Concord: NHTI men and women’s hoop teams split a doubleheader to CMCC in the Lynx final home games of the 2014-15 season.

The Lynx men (19-10) defeated rival Central Maine CC 98-92 behind a balanced scoring attack led by the backcourt of Curtis Williams (Newmarket) scoring 27 points and Yordy Tavarez (Nashua) scoring  26 points. Mustapha Koroma chipped in with a double-double scoring 13 points and grabbing 13 rebounds for the Lynx.

In the women’s game, Allura Leblanc (Northwood) led the Lynx in scoring with 15 points and 6 rebounds.  Teammate Danielle Kimball (Derry) added 14 points including the 1000th of her NHTI career. The NHTI women are 6-5 in the YSCC and 13-13 overall.

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02/11/15 - NHTI Drops Pair to U-Maine Augusta

Scores

Women:
U-Maine Augusta 57
NHTI 43

Men:
U-Maine Augusta 104
NHTI 103

Augusta, Maine: U-Maine Augusta swept NHTI basketball teams in action at the Augusta Civic Center. NHTI will host CMCC on Friday night in the last regular season games of the 2014-15 season.

In the women’s game, NHTI dropped a close game to rival U-Maine Augusta 57-43 despite solid efforts from Allura Leblanc (Northwood) with 11 points and Haley Jakubens (Gilmanton) adding 10 points in the loss.

U-Maine Augusta scored a tip-in at the buzzer by UMA’s Brandon Rogers to defeat the Lynx 104-103 in a nip and tuck exciting barn burner game.  NHTI was led by four players in double figures including Yordy Tavarez (Nashua) with 29 points, Gabe Nichols (Hopkinton) 21 points, Jordan Lates (Nashua) scoring 20 points and Curtis Williams (Newmarket) adding 16 points in the loss.

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02/08/15 - NHTI men drop final NYC game to Berkeley College

Scores
Men:

Vaughn 98
NHTI 79

New York City, NY: NHTI fell behind 55-47 at the half before running out of gas against a strong Berkeley College team on the road in NYC.

Jordan Lates (Nashua North) led the way with 21 points and teammate Yordy Tavarez (Nashua South) chipped in with 17 points in the loss.

NHTI teams travel to U-Maine Augusta on Wednesday, February 11 to play at the Augusta Civic Center.

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02/07/15 - NHTI Teams Travel to New York City for Hoop Games

Scores
Women:

Briarcliffe College 92
NHTI 81

Men:
Vaughn 99
NHTI 73

New York City, NY: NHTI teams both fell on day one in New York City with the men losing to Vaughn College and the women losing a tight game to Briarcliffe College.

In the women’s game, NHTI dropped a close 92-81 game to Briarcliffe College despite a career high 30 points from Danielle Kimball (Derry). Allura Leblanc (Northwood) added 20 points and 14 rebounds and Jill Gilman chipped in 12 points and 13 rebounds.

Vaughn College broke open a close game in the second half enroute to a 99-73 win over the visiting Lynx. Yordy Tavarez (Nashua) led the way with 23 points and Curtis Williams (Newmarket) chipped in with 13 points.

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02/05/15 - NHTI Drops Pair to SMCC in Hoop Action

Scores:
Women

SMCC 66
NHTI 55

Men
SMCC 92
NHT 63

South Portland, Maine: NHTI men and women’s hoop teams dropped a doubleheader to SMCC on the road in Maine on Thursday night.

In the women’s game, Danielle Kimball (Derry) scored 15 points while teammates Allura Leblanc (Northwood) added 15 points and 15 rebounds in the loss moving the women to 12-10.

The Lynx men (18-7) lost 92-63 to the Seawolves. Yordy Tavarez (Nashua) scored 21 points in the defeat. Gabe Nichols (Hopkinton) added 11 points and teammate Jordan Lates (Nashua) chipped in with 8 points in the loss.

NHTI teams travel to New York for weekend games versus Vaughn College and Berkeley College on Saturday and Sunday.

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02/03/15 - NHTI Sweeps Hampshire College in Hoop Action

Scores:
Women

Hampshire College 23
NHTI 78

Men
Hampshire College 47
NHTI  83

Concord, NH: NHTI men and women’s hoop teams swept Hampshire College in doubleheader action at NHTI.

In the women’s game, Danielle Kimball (Derry) scored 20 points while teammates Allura Leblanc (Northwood) added 16 and Jill Gilman (Weare) added 17 points in the win to improve to 12-9 on the season.

The Lynx men captured a 83-47 to improve to 18-6 on the season behind a pair of 22 point efforts by Phil Acheampong (Hartford, Ct), Eli Kendrick (Manchester) with 11 points  and Jordan Lates (Nashua) chipping in with 10 points.

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02/01/15 - NHTI Sweeps Unity on the Road

Scores:

Men:
Unity College 70
NHTI 81

Women:
Unity College 21
NHTI 72              

Unity, Maine: NHTI men and women’s basketball teams swept Unity College on the road in hoop action on Sunday.

In the men’s game, 6’5 Ethan Rutledge (Curacel) scored 24 points in a balanced attack to help the Lynx improve to 17-6 on the season. Yordy Tavarez (Nashua) chipped in with 14 points, Curtis Williams (Newmarket) added 13 points and with Vinni Zenni (Manchester) and Gabe Nichols (Hopkinton) scoring 10 points in the win.

Sharpshooting guard Danielle Kimball (Derry) scored 24 points to help the NHTI women’s team improve to 11-9 on the season with a 72-21 thumping of the Unity College team.

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01/29/15 -Leblanc Scores 1000th Point for NHTI Lynx Women’s Basketball Team

Concord, NH: Allura Leblanc (Northwood) scored her 1000th career point early in the first half at NHTI versus the College of St. Josephs (VT). Leblanc has been a steady performer for the Lynx since graduating from nearby Coe-Brown Academy in Northwood, NH in 2013.

“Allura has been a leader on and off the floor” says first year head coach Jennifer Fithian. “She serves as a team captain and has been a fabulous student-athlete for NHTI”

Leblanc has been a stalwart performer since arriving at NHTI in the fall of 2012. This year she leads the Lynx in scoring with 16.8 points per game average and 8.5 rebounds per contest while helping NHTI to a 10-9 record thus far.

In 2013-14, the USCAA awarded Leblanc USCAA Academic All-American recognition while earning YSCC all-conference honors.

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01/28/15 - NHTI Drops Pair to the College of St. Joseph’s

Scores

Women:
St. Joe’s 69
NHTI 59

Men:
St. Joe’s 93     
NHTI 79

Concord, NH: In the women’s game, Allura Leblanc (Northwood) scored her 1000th career point at NHTI but St. Joseph’s College defeated the Lynx 69-59 in a close ballgame. Leblanc scored 10 points and added 9 rebounds while teammas Danielle Kimball (Derry) chipped in with 10 points and Haley Jakubens (Gilmanton) added 11 points.

The College of St. Joseph’s defeated NHTI in the men’s game 93-79 despite 39 points from Yordy Tavarez (Nashua) and Ethan Rutledge (Curacel) added 24 points for the Lynx. NHTI is now 16-6 on the season and travel to Unity College in Unity, Maine.

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01/28/15 - Gilman Named YSCC Player of the Week

NHTI, Concord's Community College Women's Basketball Player Jilll GilmanConcord, NH: NHTI’s Jill Gilman (Weare) was named Yankee Small College Conference Player of the Week helping lead the Lynx to a 2-0 week averaging 13.5 points per game and 10 rebounds per game. The 6’1 center graduated from Trinity HS in Manchester and recently transferred from Dowling College in NY adding depth to the Lynx roster in the front court.

The Lynx host the College of St. Joseph’s (Rutland, Vt) on January 28 in a key YSCC matchup.

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01/25/15 - NHTI sweeps EMCC

Men:
NHTI           82
EMCC         72

Women:
NHTI           75
EMCC         56

Bangor, Maine: NHTI men and women swept Eastern Maine CC in basketball action in games at EMCC.

NHTI men jumped out early and never trailed winning 82-72 behind 31 points from Yordy Tavarez (Nashua). Chipping in for the 16-5 Lynx were Mustapha Koroma (Lowell, Mass) with 19 points/14 rebounds and Gabe Nichols (Hopkinton) with 11 points/8 rebounds.

The Lynx women won 75-56 behind Allura Leblanc (Northwood) 21 points/8 rebounds effort. Othe key contributors were Liz Sinnotte (Concord) 17 points and Danielle Kimball (Derry) 14 points/6 assists.

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01/23/15 - NHTI falls short in comeback at St. Joseph’s of Vt.

Rutland, Vt.:   NHTI (15-5) fell short in their comeback effort on the road in Rutland, Vt. At the College of St. Joseph’s losing 96-92. The Lynx were down 14 in a sluggish first half but made several runs to knot the score at 92-92 with 16 seconds left in the game. An offensive foul on Nashua’s Yordy Tavarez (NHTI’s high scorer with 38 points) gave the Saints a chance to seal the win.

Vinni Zenni (Manchester) finished with 12 points/8 rebounds, Jordan Lates (Nashua) added 10 points off the bench and Ethan Rutledge (Curacel) finished with 17 points/7 rebounds in the loss.

NHTI travels to Bangor, Maine on Sunday to play Eastern Maine CC at 12 noon.

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01/23/15 - Coach Paul Hogan Celebrates 500th Career Coaching Win

NHTI Athletic Director and Men's Basketball Coach Paul HoganConcord, NH:  With the 92-80 win over Vermont Technical College on Wednesday night at NHTI, veteran NHTI head coach Paul Hogan won his 500th career college game as a head coach.

Hogan is halfway through his 15th season at NHTI with the Lynx off to a fine 15-4 start and currently a # 5 ranking in the USCAA national poll. The Lynx feature a deep lineup that averages 97 points per game thus far.

In 2005, NHTI captured the USCAA national D-2 championship defeating Golden St Baptist (California). NHTI men’s basketball teams have been to the USCAA championships many years during Hogan’s tenure including national runner-ups in 2002 and four separate times the Lynx have been ranked # 1 in the USCAA coach poll for multiple weeks during the season.

A New Hampshire native, Hogan served as the head coach at Plymouth State University leading the Panthers to their first ever NCAA tournament berth and numerous ECAC tournaments. Hogan was inducted for the PSU Hall of Fame in 2007.

Hogan has been named Little East Coach of the Year in 1991 and 1998 along with USCAA Coach of the Year in 2002, USCAA Athletic Director of the Year in 2013, YSCC Coach of the Year in 2010, 2013 and the Walter Smith Coaching Award in 2010.

NHTI will host a special pregame ceremony on Tuesday, January 27 prior to the College of St. Joseph’s men’s basketball game at 8 pm.

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01/21/15 - NHTI Sweeps Vermont Tech—Hogan Earns 500th Career Win

Scores:
Women

Vermont Tech 56
NHTI 67

Men
Vermont Tech 80
NHTI 92

Concord, NH: NHTI men and women’s hoop teams swept rival VTC in doubleheader action at NHTI.

In the women’s game, Danielle Kimball (Derry) scored 21 points while teammates Allura Leblanc (Northwood) and Jill Gilman (Weare) added 14 points in the win to improve to 9-8 on the season.

The Lynx men captured a 92-80 to improve to 15-4 on the season behind a pair of 22 point efforts by Yordy Tavarez (Nashua) and Ethan Rutledge (Curacel).

The win also marked the 500th career coaching win for veteran NHTI head coach Paul Hogan.

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01/21/15 - NHTI Student-Athlete Yordy Tavarez Named USCAA & YSCC Player of the Week

NHTI, Concord's Community College Men's Basketball player Yordy TavarezNewport News, Virginia: This week’s USCAA (United States Collegiate Athletic Association) Men’s Division II Men’s Basketball Player of the Week honor goes to Yordy Tavarez (Nashua, NH) of NHTI. Tavarez also received the same honor from the YSCC (Yankee Small College Conference).

The freshmen guard led NHTI to two victories last week while averaging 26.5 points, 6 rebounds, 6 assists, 2.5 assists, and 1.5 blocks per game.  His week was highlighted by a 34-point outburst in a 2-point victory over Navy Prep helping the Lynx men to improve to 14-4 on the season. (See attached headshot)

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01/17/15 - NHTI Comes from Behind to Defeat Navy Prep

Scores:

Men:
Navy Prep                     86
NHTI                             88              

Concord, NH: NHTI men’s basketball improved to 14-4 on the season earning a thrilling come from behind win over Navy Prep 88-86.  Yordy Tavarez (Nashua) scored 34 points including the go ahead shot off a free throw.
Curtis Williams (Newmarket) added 14 points and Vinni Zenni (Manchester) chipped in with 11 points and 6 rebounds for the Lynx.

NHTI trailed 75-65 with 7 minutes left in the game before finishing strong down the stretch for the win.

NHTI men and women will host rival Vermont Tech on Wednesday in basketball action.

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01/16/15 - NHTI Teams Split with Albany College of Pharmacy

Scores:

Women
NHTI 39
ACP 61

Men
NHTI 97
ACP 66

Concord, NH: NHTI men raced to a 51-26 halftime score to improve to 13-4 on the season with a 97-66 win over Albany College of Pharmacy. Morlo Macklin (Bridgeport, Ct) scored 21 points and Yordy Tavarez (Nashua) added 19 points in the win.
NHTI men will host Navy Prep at 1 PM on Saturday.

ACP broke open a 32-24 halftime to defeat NHTI women 61-39. Allura Leblanc (Northwood) scored 15 points and Hayley Jakubens (Gilmanton) added 11 points in the loss for the Lynx.
NHTI will women will host VTC on Wednesday at 6 PM.

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01/11/15 - Berkeley College Survives Scare in Final Defeating NHTI in Women’s Championship

Scores:

Women
Massasoit CC 25     
U-Maine Augusta 80

Berkeley College 56
NHTI 50

Men
U-Maine Augusta 73
Quinsigummund CC 92

Springfield Tech CC 71
NHTI 74

Concord, NH: Berkeley College rallied in the last two minutes to secure a hard fought 56-50 win over the NHTI Lynx in the NHTI-Holiday Inn New Year’s Tournament at NHTI in women’s basketball.

The Lynx were led by Allura Leblanc (Northwood) with 23 points/9 rebounds and Danielle Kimball (Derry) in the loss with 15 points/6 assists.

NHTI men won a triple overtime thriller 74-71 over Springfield Tech CC. Yordy Tavarez (Nashua) hit 2 free throws with 12.5 seconds left to ice the game for NHTI.  Tavarez and Curtis Williams each scored 19 points for the Lynx in the win.

Women’s All-Tournament Team
U-Maine
Augusta Kylie Kemp
Massasoit CC Tiana McQueen

NHTI
Allura Leblanc & Danielle Kimball

Berkeley College
Champagne Hazel         

Patricia Patterson-MVP—Berkeley College

Men’s All-Classic Team
Quinsigummund CC
Jeff Moore 

U-Maine Augusta
Brandon Rogers  

NHTI
Curtis Williams, Yordy Tavarez & Mustapha Koroma

Springfield Tech CC
Nate Tardy, Kameron Khoshneviss & Lance Hill

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01/10/15 - NHTI women advance to NHTI-Holiday Inn New Year’s Tourney final on Sunday with win over Massasoit CC

Scores:

Women
Massasoit CC 53     
NHTI 77

Berkeley College 60
U-Maine Augusta 59     

Concord, NH: NHTI women jumped out to an early 19-6 lead cruising to a 77-53 win over Massasoit CC in the first game of the NHTI-Holiday Inn New Year’s Classic at NHTI.

The Lynx were led by Allura Leblanc (Northwood) with 26 points/10 rebounds and Danielle Kimball (Derry) in the loss with 24 points/6 assists.

Berkeley College women came from behind to win a squeaker 60-59 outscoring U-Maine Augusta 8-2 in the final minute of the game. UMA will play Massasoit CC in the 10 AM consolation game.

NHTI will play Berkeley College (NY) at 12 noon in the women’s tournament championship.

Sunday Schedule:
10 AM         Massasoit CC vs. U-Maine Augusta (women) consolation
12 Noon    NHTI vs. Berkeley College (women) championship
2 PM           Quinsigummund CC vs. U-Maine Augusta (Men)
4 PM           NHTI vs. Springfield Tech CC (Men)

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01/06/15 - Briarcliffe defeats NHTI women 77-44

Scores:
Women
Briarcliffe 77     
NHTI 44

Concord, NH: Briarcliffe College (NY) jumped out to an early 44-22 lead at the half and never looked back to defeat NHTI in the first game of the second semester 77-44.

The Lynx were led by Allura Leblanc (Northwood) with 19 points/9 rebounds and Danielle Kimball (Derry) in the loss with 14 points/6 assists.

NHTI will play Berkeley College (NY) this weekend in the NHTI-Holiday Inn Tournament first round at NHTI on Saturday and Sunday.

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12/15/14-NHTI men defeat Central Penn College in OT 118-115

Scores:
Men
NHTI 118
Central Penn College 115 OT

Concord, NH.: The Lynx won a dramatic 118-115 overtime game versus Central Penn College to close out the semester with an 11-4 overall record.

A balanced scoring attack for the Lynx led by Yordy Tavarez (Nashua) 26 points, Curtis Williams (Newmarket) 25 points/6 assists and Ethan Rutledge (Curacel) with 25 points/6 rebounds.

The dramatic game featured 14 lead changes as the # 4 USCAA ranked Lynx defeated the # 3 ranked Knights of Central Penn College.

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12/14/14-NHTI men defeat NMCC 112-67

Scores:
Men

NHTI 112
Northern Maine CC 67

Presque Isle, Maine.: NHTI improved to 10-4 on the season with a 112-67 win over Northern Maine CC on the road.

The Lynx jumped out to an early 29-8 lead and never looked back behind Jordan Lates (Nashua) 22 points and Richard Shout (Manchester) 18 points for the easy win.

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12/14/14- NHTI women lose at the College of St. Joseph’s

Scores:
Women

NHTI 42
College of St. Joseph’s 96

Rutland, Vt.:  The College of St. Joseph’s raced out to an early lead to an undermanned NHTI women’s basketball team earning a win 96-42.

NHTI was paced by Allura Leblanc (Northwood) with 19 points and 8 rebo9unds and Danielle Kimball (Derry) with 11 points. The Lynx are now off until the NHTI-Holiday Inn New Year’s Tournament on Jan. 10 & 11.

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12/12/14 - NHTI splits at Vermont Tech

Scores:
Women:

NHTI 59
Vermont Tech 55

Men:
NHTI 80
VTC  101

Randolph, Vt.: NHTI women’s basketball won a heart pounding 59-55 game at rival VTC behind the scoring and rebounding of Allura Leblanc (Northwood)  who scored 22 and added 10 rebounds. Teammate Danielle Kimball scored 24 points and dished out 5 assists for the Lynx.

In the men’s game, VTC erased an early 10 point lead by NHTI to win 101-80. A balanced scoring attack by the Lynx led by Yordy Tavarez (Nashua) and Curtis Williams (Newmarket) with 13 and 12 points respectively.

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12/07/14 - NHTI Sweeps EMCC in Basketball Doubleheader

Women:
EMCC                                     20
NHTI                                       73

Men:
EMCC                                     60
NHTI                                       83

Concord, NH: NHTI swept a men’s and women’s doubleheader to YSCC rival SMCC in basketball action at the Wellness Center as part of the NHTI Holiday Basketball Festival.

In the women’s game, NHTI placed players in double figures in the win with Allura Leblanc (Northwood) scoring 18 points while teammate Danielle Kimball (Derry) added 14 points/6 assists. Haley Jakubens (Gilford) and Allison Laroche (Barnstead) chipped in with 10 and 12 points respectively.

The NHTI men broke open a close first half with a 10-0 run to open the second half. Yordy Tavarez (Nashua) with 25 points, Ethan Rutledge (Curacel) pumping in 17 points/8 rebounds along with Curtis Williams (Newmarket) adding 9 points for the Lynx.

NHTI will travel to Rutland, Vermont to play the College of St. Joseph’s on Wednesday night.

All-Festival Players --Men

Gabe Nichols—NHTI
Yordy Tavarez—NHTI

Everett Fields—EMCC
Miles Safford—EMCC

Gabe Portillo—Word of Life
Ben Lonergan—Word of Life

All-Festival Players--Women

Bobbie Lynn Chambers-EMCC
Courtney James—EMCC

Allura Leblanc—NHTI
Danielle Kimball—NHTI

Ruth Ann Hostetler—Word of Life
Kristin Wolf—Word of Life

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12/05/14 -  NHTI sweeps Word of Life

Women:
Word of Life 24
NHTI 73

Men:
Word of Life 59     
NHTI 82

Concord, NH: NHTI swept Word of Life Bible Institute in men’s and women’s basketball action at the Wellness Center.

The Lynx women jumped out an early 9-2 lead and never looked back behind 31 points from Danielle Kimball (Derry). NHTI also placed Mackenzie Lloyd (Farmington) and Allura Leblanc (Northwood) in double figures with 11 and 12 points respectively.

NHTI men pressured Word of Life from the start cruising to a 50-24 halftime score while easily winning 82-59. Yordy Tarvarez (Nashua) scored 19 points with teammate Gabe Nichols (Hopkinton) adding 10 points/8 rebounds in the win.

The Lynx will host Eastern Maine CC on Sunday, Dec. 7 in doubleheader action at 10:30 AM (women) and 12:30 PM (men).

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12/04/14 - NHTI Drops Games to SMCC

Women:
SMCC 93
NHTI 56

Men:
SMCC 88
NHTI 80

Concord, NH: NHTI dropped a men’s and women’s doubleheader to YSCC rival SMCC in basketball action at the Wellness Center.

In the women’s game, Mackenzie Lloyd (Farmington) and Danielle Kimaball (Derry) both played well for the Lynx totally 16 points and 13 points respectively. SMCC was led in a balanced attack by Alicia Hoyt’s 18 points/6 rebounds.

The men’s game proved to be a see-saw battle with SMCC rallying down the stretch to seal the win 88-80. Yordy Tavarez (Nashua) with 20 points, Curtis Williams (Newmarket) adding 17 points and Richard Shout (Manchester) chipping in with 12 points for the Lynx.

NHTI will host Word of Life in doubleheader action at home as part of the NHTI Holiday Basketball Festival on Friday night at 6 & 8 PM.

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11/25/14 - NHTI men drop close game at Naval Prep 88-80

Men:
NHTI    80
Navy Prep   88

Newport, RI: The Lynx men’s basketball team lost 88-80 to a hot shooting Naval Prep team on the base of the US Naval Academy Prep school in Newport, RI. 

Yordy Tavarez (Nashua) led the way for the Lynx (7-2) on the season with 28 points/6 assists. Teammates Curtis Williams (Newmarket) and Ethan Rutledge (Curacao) both added 14 points in the loss.

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11/20/14 - NHTI splits at Central Maine CC

Women:
NHTI    43
Central Maine CC  91

Men:
NHTI    124
Central Maine CC  120 Overtime

Auburn, Maine: NHTI men’s basketball won in dramatic fashion at rival CMCC 124-120 in overtime behind Yordy Tavarez (Nashua) 36 points/8 assists.  Ethan Rutledge (Curacao) added 26 points/11 rebounds and Jon Boykin (Norwalk, Ct) chipping in with 22 points in the win.

In the women’s game, CMCC defeated NHTI 91-43 despite 15 points from Liz Sinotte (Concord).  NHTI entered the game a bit undermanned due to injuries to key players including captain Allura Leblanc (Northwood) who didn’t play for the Lynx.

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11/16/14 - Championship day at NHTI for the Hogan Camps Thanksgiving Tourney

Scores:
Women’s Brackett

Consolation
NHTI 45
Eastern Maine CC 53

Championship game
Dean College 63              
Bunker Hill CC 51

Men’s Brackett
Consolation

UVM Club 60     
Eastern Maine CC 62

Championship game
Dean College 96     
NHTI 80

Concord, NH: Dean College swept the Hogan Camps Thanksgiving Tournament at NHTI. Dean women defeated Bunker Hill 63-51 and Dean College men defeated NHTI 96-80 to capture the men’s crown.

In the women’s bracket, EMCC defeated NHTI 53-45 in the consolation game. NHTI was led in a balanced attack by Danielle Kimball (Derry) and Liz Sinotte (Concord) with 9 points.

NHTI teams travel to Central Maine CC for YSCC conference games at 6 pm (men) and 8 pm (women) on Thursday night.

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Women’s Awards

All-Tourney
Taylor Cullinane                     BHCC
Ashley SKoye                         BHCC
Morgan Card                           EMCC
Danielle Kimball                      NHTI
Victoria Newyenz                    Dean College

MVP                             
Janasia James                          Dean College

Men’s Awards

All-Tourney
Curtis Williams                       NHTI
Morlo Macklin                        NHTI
Brandon Marshall                             Dean College
Anthony Brown                      UVM Club
Everett Fields                          EMCC

MVP                             
Jovel Beckford                        Dean College

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11/15/14-NHTI hosts Hogan Camps Thanksgiving Tourney

Scores:
Women:
NHTI    50
Bunker Hill CC  72

Dean College  101
Eastern Maine CC   38

Men:
Dean College  80
Eastern Maine CC  66

Concord, NH: The Hogan Camps Thanksgiving Tourney at NHTI continues with championship action on Sunday.

In the women’s bracket, Bunker Hill CC and Dean College advanced to the championship game on Sunday at 12 noon. NHTI’s Allura Leblanc scored 14 and Danielle Kimball added 11 points for the Lynx handing the NHTI women their first loss of the season.

NHTI women play EMCC in the consolation bracket with a game at 10 AM. Dean will face BHCC at noon.

In the men’s bracket, Dean outlasted EMCC 80-66 to face NHTI in the 4 pm championship game.

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11/13/14 - NHTI hoop teams defeat U-Maine Augusta

Concord, NH: NHTI hoop teams sweep U-Maine Augusta in basketball action at NHTI.

The NHTI women’s team overcame a 28-16 halftime deficit to rally to a 52-40 win behind 13 points from both Allura Leblanc (Northwood) and Danielle Kimball (Derry). The Lynx are now 5-0 on the season.

NHTI men’s basketball improved to 6-0 defeating the Moose 109-93 behind Yordy Tavarez (Nashua) with 21 points/5 assists and Curtis Williams (Newmarket) chipping in with 15 points/8 rebounds.

NHTI teams host the Hogan Camps Thanksgiving Tourney this weekend.

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11/09/14- NHTI women’s hoop team rolls on

Edward Jones Classic Day 1 women scores

NHTI                                                 55      (2-0)
Quinsigumund CC                        38

U-Maine Augusta                            81
Bristol CC                                         55

Edward Jones Classic Day 2 scores

U-Maine Augusta                            52                        
Quinsigumund CC                         39     

NHTI                                                  51    (3-0)
Bristol CC                                         26

Concord, NH: NHTI women rolled to two wins in the Edward Jones Classic defeating Quinsigumund CC 55-38 on Saturday and Bristol CC on Sunday.

Pacing the Lynx (3-0 on the season) were Allura Leblanc (Northwood) with 11 points/9 rebounds and Stephanie Winsor (Moultonborough) with 11 points/6 assists in the QCC win.

In the Sunday finale, the Lynx were led by Leblanc with 13 points and Haley Jakubens (Gilford) adding 9 points/8 rebounds.

U-Maine Augusta was paced in the two wins in the Edward Jones Classic by Carmen Bragg (18 points/8 assists in game # 1 & 18 points/1 assist in game # 2). Other key contributors for UMA were Kylie Kemp in game # 1 with 15 points/3 assists and Jessica St. Armand with 16 points/5 assists.

All-Classic Players

  • NHTI: Stephanie Winsor & Haley Jakubens
  • U-Maine Augusta: Carmen Bragg & Jessica St. Armand
  • Bristol CC: Briana Pelton & Nicole Mareiro
  • Quinsigummund CC: Jamilex Alonzo & Yesenia Valdes

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NHTI hoop team defeats Vaughn College 86-82

Concord, NH: NHTI men improved to 5-0 on the season with an 86-82 win over Vaughn College in the final day of the men’s Edward Jones Classic at NHTI.

A balanced scoring attack led by Yordy Tavarez (Nashua) with 19 ponts/7 assists, Curtis Williams (Newmarket) scoring 17 and Ethan Rutledge (Curacel) with 16 points/9 rebounds led the way for the Lynx.  NHTI will host U-Maine Augusta on Thursday night action at 7:30 pm.

Williams and Tavarez were both named to the Edward Jones All-Classic team.

In the other matchup, Mass Bay defeated U-Maine Augusta 87-78.

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NHTI men’s basketball defeats Mass Bay CC 123-98

Edward Jones Tap Off Classic

NHTI                             123
Mass Bay                       98

Vaughn College             91
U-Maine Augusta          70

Concord, NH: NHTI improved to 4-0 on the young season with a solid 123-98 win over Mass Bay CC in the opener of the Edward Jones Tap Off Classic.

NHTI featured a balanced scoring attack led by Yordy Tavarez (Nashua) with 22 points/6 assists, Jordan Lates (Nashua) 16 points, Curtis Williams (Newmarket)  18 points/5 assists and Jon Boykin (Stamford, Ct) with 18 points. NHTI will play Vaughn College at 12 noon on Saturday.

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NHTI Cross Country teams fare well at USCAA Nationals

Syracuse, NY: NHTI’s Quinn Parker (Hampton) finished 33rd out of a field of 186 at the USCAA National Cross Country Championships. Cody Roberge (Hopkinton) finished 66th and Tim Kneuer (Laconia) was 74th for the Lynx.

NHTI men finished 13th out of 21 men’s teams.

On the women’s side, Brindi Schroeder (Concord) was 52nd with teammate Kelsey Champagne (Littleton) at 57th place and Claire Bilik (Milford) at 62 for the Lynx women.

NHTI women finished 14th out of 18 teams.

NHTI men placed two on the USCAA All-Academic team with Greg Kelig (Moravia, IA) and Quinn Parker (Hampton).

Brindi Scroeder (Concord) and Danira Ibrahimovic (Manchester) were named to the women’s USCAA All-Academic team.

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11/05/14-NHTI Cross Country Teams head to USCAA Nationals

Concord, NH:  NHTI Cross Country teams will head to Syracuse, NY for the USCAA national championships leaving today and racing on Friday, November 7. Veteran coach Tom Walton leads the Lynx cross country teams in search of team and individual championships. The Lynx men and women both finished in second place in the YSCC conference championships last month held in Lake Placid, NY.

The NHTI men are led by Quinn Parker (Hampton) and Greg Keilig (Moravia, IA.). Other strong runners include Tim Kneuer (Laconia), Nick Cote (Bedford), Kyle Sims (Franklin) and Mitchell Deneault (Penacook).
Brindi Schroeder (Concord) has been a steady performer for the women’s team with Claire Bilik (Milford), Julia Glisson (Merrimack) and Danira Ibrahimovic (Manchester) also performing at high levels for the Lynx.

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11/05/14- NHTI Men’s Basketball Defeats Hampshire College

Amherst, Mass: NHTI improved to 3-0 on the young season with a 102-75 win on the road over Hampshire College. Jordan Lates (Nashua) led the way with 28 points and Mustapha Koroma (Lowell) added 15 points/9 rebounds in the win.

NHTI will host the Edward Jones Classic this weekend squaring off with Mass Bay CC on Friday night at 6 PM at the NHTI Wellness Center.

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11/05/14-NH Hoop Teams Win on the Road

Concord, NH: NHTI (1-0) raced out to an early lead to defeat Hampshire College 51-26 on the road in Amherst, Mass. Gilford’s Haley Jakubens (12 points/8 rebournds), Northwood’s Allura Leblanc (10 points) and Derry’s Danielle Kimball (9 points/5 assists) helped earn new head coach Jen Fithian her first college win.

NHTI Men’s basketball defeats Quinsigumund CC 81-70 on the road in Worcester; Mass to improve to 2-0 on the season. The Lynx trailed at halftime by 6 but a strong second half led by Ethan Rutledge (Curacel) with 27 points and 11 rebounds along with Yordy Tavarez (Nashua) 18 points and 5 assists leading the Lynx in the victory.

NHTI men will play at Hampshire on Wednesday night and both teams will be part of the Edward Jones Tap Off Classics this weekend at NHTI.

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10/21/14-NHTI Golf & Cross Country Updates

Portsmouth, NH: The NHTI golf team shot a 306 team score to capture the Yankee Small College Conference title for the third straight year at Pease CC in Portsmouth, NH.
Zach Storro (Goffstown) shot a 73 to capture the top honors for the YSCC. Teammate Shelby Wheeler (Hillsboro) shot a 74, Dustin Romanello (Hillsboro) a 76 and Matt Jenkins (Manchester) an 83 to cap off an exciting finish to the 2014 fall season.

NHTI men’s and women’s cross country teams both finished in second place at the YSCC championships held at Lake Placid, NY. Quinn Parker (Hampton) finished in third place just 14 seconds behind the leader. Cody Roberge (Hopkinton ) placed a strong fifth place for the Lynx.

On the women’s race, Brindi Schroeder (Concord) finished in 7th place overall. Both NHTI teams will head to Syracuse, NY for the USCAA nationals November 6-8.

NHTI women’s volleyball fell to Paul Smiths College in the YSCC semifinals tournament held at Unity College by a score of 3-2.  Carissa Archibald (Sanbornton) and Jesse Bergeron (Canterbury) both played well for the Lynx.

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10/19/14-Yankee Small College Conference Soccer Finals

Men’s soccer finals
NHTI 2
U-Maine Machias 3

Women’s Soccer finals
NHTI 3       
U-Maine Machias 0

CONCORD, N.H. -- U-Maine Machias hung on to defeat NHTI 3-2 on a blustery windy fall day to capture the YSCC soccer championship.  Will Salta (Manchester, NH) scored both goals on assists from Austin Sartwell (Hooksett, NH) for NHTI scoring the first goal of the game to provide a 1-0 lead early in the match then adding a goal late in the game as NHTI pushed the tempo in an attempt to send the game into overtime.

U-Maine Machias was led by goals from Wilson Juma, Jairo Castillo and Juan Solares. UMM scored two goals late in the first half to take the lead 2-1 at halftime before adding a third goal at the midway point of the second half.

NHTI women defeated U-Maine Machias 3-0 behind a two goal performance from Sahara Brown (Barnstead, NH) and a strong performance from Carrisa Pelletier (New Canada, ME) in goal for NHTI.  Michaela Rollins (Avondale, AZ) scored the other goal for NHTI in the win. Emily Blad (Northwood, NH) received the MVP for the YSCC women’s tournament.

Men’s Awards
MVP Frank Zeba UMM
Outstanding Defensive Player Tony Yekeh UMM
Outstanding Offensive Player  Will Salta NHTI

Women’s Awards
MVP
Emily Bladd NHTI
Outstanding Defensive Player Carissa Pelletier             NHTI
Outstanding Offensive Player Samantha Shaneybrook UMM

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10/18/14-YSCC Soccer Final 4 Semifinal Scores

Men's Soccer
NHTI 5
SMCC 1

U-Maine Machias 5
Paul Smiths 2

Women’s Soccer

NHTI 3                          
Unity College 1

U-Maine Machias 3
Paul Smith 2

NHTI men defeated SMCC behind a three goal performance from Will Salta (Manchester, NH) along with a goal from Mark Gray (Pembroke, NH) and Austin Sartwell (Hooksett, NH). NHTI will play U-Maine Machias at 11 AM in the YSCC championship.

NHTI overcame a 1-0 halftime deficit to defeat Unity College 3-1 with Sahara Brown (Barnstead, NH) scoring 2 goals and Stefani Gauthier (Pittsfield, NH) also adding a goal in the win. NHTI will play U-Maine Machias at 11:45 at NHTI.

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10/15/14 - NHTI Golf Team Finishes 11th Overall at USCAA Championships

State College, PA: The NHTI golf team finished in 11th place overall (out of 25 teams) at the USCAA national tournament with a team score of 329.

Zack Storro (New Boston, NH) shot an 81 on day number 2 to finish in a tie for 19th place. Teammate Shelby Wheeler (Hillsboro, NH) shot an 84 to finish in a tie for 23rd place overall. The USCAA national tournament wraps up on Tuesday.

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10/13/14 - NHTI Golf Team at USCAA Nationals
 
State College, PA: The NHTI golf team is currently in 6th place overall (out of 25 teams) at the USCAA national tournament with a team score of 329.

Shelby Wheeler (Hillsboro, NH) is tied 7th and Zack Storro (New Boston, NH) is tied for 9th place overall. The USCAA national tournament wraps up on Tuesday.
 
For more information visit the USCAA at www.theuscaa.com.

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10/11/14 -- NHTI Wins and Ties at Dean in OT

CONCORD, N.H. —  The NHTI women’s soccer team scored a dramatic 1-0 win over Dean College on a goal from Sahara Brown (Barnstead, NH) assisted by Stepfani Gauthier (Pittsfield, NH). NHTI improves to 10-3-1 and will play in the YSCC semi-finals on Saturday, Oct. 18 at NHTI.

The NHTI men’s soccer team played to a 1-1 overtime tie at Dean College. Parker Heath (Pembroke, NH) scored the lone goal for NHTI. The Lynx are now 10-2-1 on the season, and will play in the YSCC semi-finals on Saturday, Oct. 18 at NHTI.

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10/09/14 - NHTI Wins in Soccer and Volleyball

CONCORD, N.H. -- The NHTI women’s soccer team defeated Vermont Tech 4-0 with three goals from Sahara Brown (Barnstead, NH) and one goal from Nicole Collette (Manchester, NH). The Lynx improve to 9-3-1 on the season and will travel to Dean College on Saturday for a game at 11 AM.

The NHTI women’s volleyball team defeated BHCC 3-0.  Game one score was 25-22, game two score was 25-18 and game three score was 25-22.  The Lynx will play in the YSCC Final 4 at Unity College October 18 and 19.

Vermont Tech upset NHTI 3-2 in overtime in Randolph, VT. Parker Heath (Pembroke, NH) and Austin Valladares (Farmington, NH) scored the two NHTI goals. NHTI will travel to Dean College for a 1 PM game on Saturday.

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10/04/14 - NHTI Sports Scores

Men's Soccer
NHTI                                  9
Hampshire College       0

NHTI men improved to 10-1 on the season with a solid win on the road. Chris Ketchum (Bow, NH) scored two goals, Parker Heath (Pembroke, NH) and Brendan Pettigrew (Pembroke, NH) scored goals in the win. NHTI travels to VTC on Thursday.

Women's Soccer
NHTI                                 2     
Massasoit CC                 3      

NHTI women’s soccer lost an overtime thriller to Massasoit CC 3-2 at NHTI.  The Lynx are now 8-3-1 on the year.  NHTI goals were scored by Sahara Brown (Barnstead, NH) and Stephanie Gauthier (Pittsfield, NH).

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10/02/14 - NHTI Women’s Soccer shuts out Hampshire College 4-0

NHTI                                  4
Hampshire College       0

CONCORD, N.H. -- NHTI women’s soccer improved to 8-2-1 on the year with three goal performance by Sahara Brown (Barnstead, NH) in the win on the road in Amherst, Mass.

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9/30/14 - Three NHTI Athletes Earn YSCC Player of the Week Honors

CONCORD, N.H. — The NHTI, Concord’s Community College athletics department is pleased to announce that three student athletes have been honored by the YSCC as Player of the Week.

Sahara Brown (Barnstead, NH) of the women’s soccer team has been named YSCC Women’s Soccer player of the week.  Brown netted 8 goals in two games last week, including the game winning goal in each game.

Greg Kelig (Moravia, IA) was named YSCC Men’s Cross Country runner of the week. Kelig finished 61st in a field of 149 completing the 8k course in 32:29.

Brindi Schroeder (Concord, NH) was named YSCC Women’s Cross Country runner of the week. Schroeder finished 77th in a field of 149 at Gordon College.  She completed the 5k course in 24:43.

For more information visit the YSCC at www.yankeeconference.org.

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09/27/14 - NHTI Scores Saturday, September 27, 2014

Men's Soccer
NHTI                                 2
Paul Smiths College     1
 
NHTI men improved to 9-1 on the season with Will Salta (Laconia, NH) scoring one goal -- assisted by Semir Sandzic (Manchester, NH) -- and the game winner netted by Parker Heath (Pembroke, NH) assisted by Kyle Haas (Pembroke, NH) for the Lynx on the road in Lake Placid, NY.

Women's Soccer

NHTI                                 2     
Paul Smiths College     0      
 
NHTI women’s soccer improved to 7-2-1 on the year with a two goal performance by Sahara Brown (Barnstead, NH), and a shutout by goalie Carissa Pelletier (New Canada, ME).
NHTI Volleyball Invitational Tournament
 
NHTI advanced to the championship match versus Morton College (IL), defeating Unity College in the semi-finals 25-17 and 25-13. NHTI fell to Morton 25-13 and 25-18.

All-Tourney team: Katie White (Hillsboro, NH) and Jesse Bergeron (Canterbury, NH) from NHTI, Morgan Cuozzo (Paul Smiths), Mikayla Twiss (Unity), Christina Gerewe (Morton) and the tourney MVP was Cassie Tijerina (Morton).

Baseball Action at EMCC

NHTI                              13
EMCC                              3

NHTI                              14    
EMCC                              4

 
The NHTI Lynx baseball team swept EMCC 13-3 and 14-4 in Bangor, Maine.
 
Cross Country at Gordon College
NHTI men and women both finished 11 out of 13 teams at the Pop Crowell Invitational at Gordon College.  The top finishers for NHTI were Greg Kelig (Moravia, IA) at 61 out of 149 for the men, and Brindi Schroeder (Concord, NH) finished 77th out of a field of 149 for the women.
 
Golf
NHTI finished fourth in the UMA Golf Invitational with a team score of 326 led by Zack Storro (New Boston, NH) with a 79 and Shelby Wheeler (Hillsboro, NH) at 82.

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09/26/14 - NHTI Women's Volleyball Action
 
NHTI women’s volleyball swept Bunker Hill CC (25-18, 25-17 and 25-17) on Wednesday behind the strong play of Kayla Barnes (Wilton, NH) with 19 assists and Katie White (Hillsboro, NH) tallying nine kills.

In more volleyball action, Morton College (Illinois) swept NHTI 3-0 with solid wins by scores of 25-8, 25-21 and 25-12. NHTI had fine performances from Jessie Bergeron (Canterbury, NH) with 11 digs.

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9/24/14 - NHTI Scores

Men's Soccer
NHTI                                                         1
College of St. Joseph’s (Vt)                 0

NHTI men improved to 8-1 on the season with Will Salta (Laconia, NH) scoring the winning goal with just under one minute left in the match.  NHTI travels to Paul Smith’s College on Saturday.

Women's Soccer
NHTI                                                       10
Springfield Tech CC                              0

NHTI women’s soccer improved to 6-2-1 on the year with three goal performance by Sahara Brown (Barnstead, NH)

Softball
NHTI                                                          2
College of St. Joseph’s (Vt.)                 1

NHTI                                                          1
College of St. Joseph’s (VT)                 2

NHTI split a doubleheader with College of St. Joseph’s, winning the first game 2-1 behind ace pitcher Tori Lemay (Manchester, NH) throwing a one-hitter with 14 strikeouts. In the nightcap, Lemay was outstanding again, striking out 11 in a 2-1 loss.

Baseball
NHTI                                                          0
College of St. Joseph’s                       13

Chris Gauss (Pembroke, NH) had two hits.

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9/18/14 -- NHTI Athletes Earn YSCC Player of the Week Honors

CONCORD, N.H. -- The Yankee Small College Conference announces the following NHTI athletes received Player of the Week awards for their outstanding performances last week.

In golf, Shelby Wheeler (Hillsboro, NH) shot an 82 in a dual match versus Great Bay CC to earn YSCC player of the week honors.

In baseball, Cody Bassett (Manchester, NH) helped the Lynx to two wins over Central Maine CC, pitching six solid innings and collecting five hits on the day in the doubleheader.

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9/17/14 -- NHTI Wins In Soccer and Volleyball

CONCORD, N.H. -- The NHTI men’s soccer team defeated Vermont Tech 2-0 behind goals from Austin Valladares (Farmington, NH) and Parker Heath (Pembroke, NH). The Lynx improve to 6-1 on the season and will host Hampshire College on Sunday at 12 noon.

The NHTI women’s volleyball team defeated CCRI 3-0 (25-22, 25-18, and 25-22) behind the fine play of Carissa Archibald (Sanbornton, NH) who had seven kills and five digs, and teammate Katie White (Hillsboro, NH) who had nine kills of her own.

The Lynx play in the CCRI tournament in Lincoln, Rhode Island this weekend.

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9/16/14 -- NHTI Women’s Soccer Defeats SMCC 4-2

CONCORD, N.H. -- The NHTI women’s soccer team led by Sahara Brown (Barnstead, NH) -- two goals -- defeated SMCC by a score of 4-2 on the road to improve to 3-2-1 on the season.

Also adding goals for the Lynx were Nicole Collette (Manchester, NH) and Jasmine Bernier (Penacook, NH).

NHTI women's soccer will host VTC on Thursday at 4 pm.

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9/15/14 -- NHTI Baseball Head Coach Earns First Collegiate Wins Against CMCC

CONCORD, N.H. -- The Lynx baseball team swept a doubleheader from rival Central Maine CC 7-1 and 14-0, earning head coach Tom Warner his first career collegiate wins.

In game one, Mitch Sytulek (Raymond, NH), Chris Gauss (Pembroke, NH) and Curtis Archibald (Sanbornton, NH) all had two hits behind a three hit pitching performance from Cody Bassett (Manchester, NH).

The Lynx won 14-0 in the night cap with Archibald and Gauss both stroking two hits in support of the four-hit pitching performance from Greg Gosselin (Manchester, NH). NHTI is now 2-4 on the fall season, and will play at home versus UNH Club on Friday at 4:30 pm.

Great Bay CC edged NHTI in golf action 348-349 at Loudon CC. GBCC’s Devon Miller and Kyle Gagne shot 75 and 78 to lead the way for Great Bay CC. NHTI was paced by Shelby Wheeler (Hillsboro, NH) and Zack Storro (New Boston, NH) both shooting an 82, and Dustin Romanello (Hillsboro, NH) finishing at 85.

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09/13/14 - NHTI Women's Soccer Beats Paul Smith's in OT

CONCORD, NH - A dramatic 4-3 overtime win for the NHTI women’s soccer team over rival Paul Smith’s College was just one highlight of a full day of action for NHTI athletic teams.

Michela Rollins (Avondale, AZ) scored at the 9 minute mark in an exciting 4-3 overtime win for the Lynx. Also scoring for NHTI were Sahara Brown (Barnstead, NH) and Nikki Collette (Manchester, NH). Goalie Carissa Pelletier (New Canada, ME) had 14 saves in net for the Lynx. NHTI is 2-2-1 on the season.

The NHTI men’s soccer team, led by captain Semir Sandzic (Manchester, NH) netting one goal, defeated Paul Smith’s 2-1 with Chris Ketchum (Bow, NH) adding the other goal. Patrick Bolton (Candia, NH) was outstanding in goal making 12 saves for the Lynx. NHTI plays home vs. VTC on Wednesday.

Lynx pitcher Tori Lemay (Manchester, NH) recorded both wins today for NHTI in a softball sweep of SMCC. Lemay was dominant in game one striking out 16 batters. In game number two, Lemay came in relief to help the Lynx win a come from behind thriller. Alyssa Brown (Keene, NH) had the big hit driving in Alexandra Pellerin (Manchester, NH) for the game winner in the bottom of the seventh with two outs.

In volleyball action at Unity College, NHTI finished 2-1 on the day with matching 3-0 wins over U-Maine Machias and Paul Smith’s and a narrow 3-2 loss to Unity College. Playing well for the Lynx were Carissa Archibald (Sanbornton, NH), Jesse Bergeron (Canterbury, NH) and Katie White (Hillsboro, NH).

In baseball action, SMCC swept NHTI 3-0 and 4-3 in two well played games. Brian Shea (Manchester, NH), Greg Gosselin (Underhill Center, Vt) and Cody Bassett (Manchester, NH) all played well for NHTI in the doubleheader. NHTI hosts CMCC in a doubleheader on Sunday, Sept. 14 at 12 pm and 2 pm.

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09/12/14 - NHTI to Host Annual Basketball Clinics for boys and girls

Final Dates for clinics:

October 18 8:30-11:30 Grades 3-8

October 25 8:30-11:30 Grades 3-10

November 1 8:15-11:15 Grades 3-12

November 8 8:15-11:15 Grades 3-12

November 15 8:15-11:15 Grades 3-10

November 22 8:30-11:30 Grades 3-8

December 6 8:30-11:30 Grades 3-8

CONCORD, NH -  NHTI will host the final in a series of basketball clinics on Saturday, December 6 at the Wellness Center gym on the Concord, NH campus. The clinics are for boys and girls in grades 3-8 from 8:30 AM-11:30 AM.

The clinics will feature a wonderful opportunity for campers to receive positive skill instruction, competitive drills and small games with each clinic. NHTI men’s coaching staff along with NHTI men’s basketball players will provide the instruction under the guidance of veteran NHTI head men’s basketball coach Paul Hogan.

Most clinics are $25 pre-registered and/or $30 at the door.

Contact NHTI Athletic Director Paul Hogan for information at phogan@ccsnh.edu or call 230-4041

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09/12/14 - NHTI to Host 11th Annual Coaching Clinic

CONCORD, NH - NHTI Athletic Director Paul Hogan has announced that for the 11th straight year NHTI will be hosting a basketball coaching clinic. The clinic will be held on Sunday, October 26th, 2014 from 8:30 am – 2:30 pm.

The annual coaching clinic will offer topics and resources for coaches at the youth, middle and high school level as well as live demonstrations simulating drills with the lecturers. Door prizes and a light breakfast and lunch are part of the coaching clinic registration fee.

This year’s clinic will feature many of the state’s top basketball coaches. Topics covered will include “Fast Break Basketball”, “Pressure Defense”, “Offensive Principles”, and “Developing Post Players”, among others. The instructors of the clinic will be Chris Giordano of Lesley University, Rich Fazzi of Pine Manor College, Dave Foucher of Daniel Webster College, Jen Fithian of NHTI, Andrew Novick of Plymouth State University, Paul Raymond of the NHIAABO, and David “Doc” Wheeler of Manchester Central. The cost of this clinic is $45 if registered by October 15 and $60 after that. The clinic is limited to the first 80 people to sign up.

For more information please contact NHTI Athletic Director Paul Hogan at phogan@ccsnh.edu or call 230-4041.

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09/11/14 - NHTI Women’s volleyball sweeps Lyndon State

CONCORD, N.H. -- NHTI swept Lyndon State 25-20, 25-13 and 26-24 in women’s volleyball action led by a strong performance from Jessie Bergeron (Canterbury, NH). Bergeron had five aces and served up 12 points in a row during the second set and added 10 digs. Freshman outside hitter Carissa Archibald (Sanbornton, NH) also chipped in with four aces and four kills for the Lynx.

NHTI travels to Unity College for YSCC regular season action this weekend now with a record of 2-1 on the season.

The Lynx men's soccer team improved to 4-1 on the year with a solid 5-2 win over College of St. Joseph’s behind the 3 goals from Will Salta (Laconia, NH). Also scoring for NHTI were Jake Troy (Barnstead, NH) and Parker Heath (Pembroke, NH).

NHTI will host rival Paul Smith’s College on Saturday at 2 pm in men’s soccer action.

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9/10/14 - NHTI athletes earn YSCC Player of the Week honors

CONCORD, N.H. -- The Yankee Small College Conference announces the following NHTI athletes received Player of the Week awards for their outstanding performances last week.

Women’s Soccer: Carissa Pelletier (New Canada, ME) made 42 saves in the Albany College of Pharmacy Soccer Festival over the weekend helping NHTI earn a split defeating King’s College 4-3 in overtime and losing 4-0 to ACP.

Volleyball: Katie White (Hillsboro, NH) helped NHTI to a fine 1-1 record over the weekend delivering 18 kills in a 3-1 loss to Unity College and a 3-0 win over UMPI.

Softball: Tori Lemay (Manchester, NH) was outstanding in wins over EMCC (16 K) and UNH Club (18 K in 2 games) helping the Lynx to a 3-1 record over the weekend.

Baseball: Brian Shea (Manchester, NH) hit .500 with 2 rbi’s in two losses vs. UNH Club

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9/7/14 - NHTI Men's Soccer Captures ACP Festival Title

CONCORD, N.H. — NHTI men’s soccer defeated ACP to capture the ACP Soccer Festival with a 3-1 win led by Semir Sandzic (Manchester, NH) who assisted on a goal and dominated the midfield. Will Salta (Laconia, NH), Aaron Sartwell (Hooksett, NH) and Aaron Lock Jr. (Epsom, NH) all scored goals for NHTI (3-1 overall record).

All-Tournament
All-Festival Players: Mark Gray (Pembroke, NH) & Semir Sandzic

In softball action at NHTI, star pitcher Tori Lemay (Manchester, NH) was outstanding in game one, leading NHTI to a 7-2 win, and pitched well in relief in the night cap with NHTI losing 10-6 to UNH Club. NHTI is now 3-1 on the fall season.

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09/06/14 - Men's Soccer at Albany College of Pharmacy Festival

NHTI 5
Kings College 1
 
NHTI men were led by Kyle Haas (Pembroke, NH) and Chris Ketchum (Bow, NH) with two goals each, along with Jake Troy (Barnstead, NH) adding one goal and Semir Sandic (Manchester, NH) with two assists. NHTI is now 2-1 on the season. NHTI plays ACP on Sunday.

Women's Soccer at Albany College of Pharmacy Festival

NHTI 4
Kings College 3
 
NHTI wins dramatically in overtime led by Sahara Brown (Barnstead, NH) who scored 3 goals in the game, including the game winner in the 93rd minute. Michaela Rollins (Avondale, AZ) added the other goal. NHTI plays ACP on Sunday.

Volleyball Action at Unity College

Game # 1

Unity 3
NHTI 1

Game # 2

NHTI 3
UMPI 0

NHTI was led by Carissa Archibald (Sanbornton, NH) and Katie White (Hillsboro, NH) on the day.

Softball Action at Eastern Maine CC in Bangor

NHTI 7
EMCC 0
 
NHTI 10
EMCC 0

Star pitcher Tori Lemay (Manchester, NH) led the way with 18 strikeouts in game one earning the win on the mound and Joardyn Douillette (Penacook, NH) had 2 hits for the Lynx. NHTI is 2-0 on the season and play at home versus UNH Club on Sunday at 12 and 2.

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8/31/14 - NHTI Invitational Soccer Tournaments Day 2

CONCORD, N.H. — SUNY-ESF captured both the men’s and women’s championships in the NHTI Soccer Invitational Tournaments.

On the men’s side, SUNY-ESF defeated NHTI 5-0 to capture the NHTI-Cross Insurance championship. On the women’s side, SUNY-ESF defeated Unity College 4-0 to capture the NHTI-Crockett Titles & Allied Survey championship.

NHTI and Fisher College played to a 6-6 tie in the consolation match on the women’s side while Fisher upended Unity 3-1 in the men’s consolation game.

NHTI men and women’s soccer teams travel to Albany, NY for the ACP Soccer Festival September 5 & 6.

MEN'S AWARDS
MVP Kyle Bardwell, SUNY-ESF
Outstanding Defensive Player Dan McGraw, SUNY-ESF
Outstanding Offensive Player Chris Ketchum, NHTI (Bow, NH)
   
All-Tournament: Kyle Haas, NHTI (Pembroke, NH)
  Rob Hamm, SUNY-ESF
  Tyler Gahara, Fisher College (Pembroke, NH)
  Jacob Scoville, Unity College
   
WOMEN'S AWARDS
MVP Ashley Miller, SUNY-ESF
Outstanding Defensive Player Meg Carter, Unity
Outstanding Offensive Player Bryoug Striffles, SUNY-ESF
   
All-Tournament Emily Blad, NHTI (Northwood, NH)
  Heather Carl, SUNY-ESF
  Julia Schojan, Fisher College
  Emily Gross, Unity College

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8/30/14 - NHTI Invitational Soccer Tournaments Day 1

CONCORD, N.H. — NHTI men cruised to a 8-1 win over Unity College and the NHTI women fell 4-0 to Unity College on day of the 2014-15 soccer season.

The NHTI men’s soccer team under first year head coach Sean Fischer, defeated Unity College 8-1 led by Chris Ketchum (Bow, NH) -- three goals -- along with Will Salta (Laconia, NH) scoring two goals. NHTI will face SUNY-ESF at 12:15 in the NHTI-Cross Insurance Agency Invitational Men’s Championship match.

SUNY-ESF defeated Fisher College 6-0 to advance to the finals on Sunday.

On the women’s side, Unity College defeated NHTI 4-0 and SUNY-ESF won over Fisher 7-0 to advance to the finals on Sunday of the NHTI-Crockett Titles & Allied Surveying Invitational Soccer tournament.

10:15
Field # 2                           NHTI (A) vs. Fisher (H)   Women Consolation Match
Field # 1                           ESF (A() vs. Unity (H)      Women Championship Match

12:15
Field # 2                         Fisher (A) vs. Unity (H)  Men’s Consolation Match
Field # 1                         NHTI (H) vs ESF (A)      Men’s Championship Match

7/13/14 - Jen Fithian Named NHTI Women’s Basketball Head Coach

NHTI, Concord's Community College Lynx Women's Basketball CoachCONCORD, N.H. – The NHTI, Concord’s Community College athletics department is pleased to announce that Jen Fithian has taken over as head coach of the women’s basketball program.

Coach Fithian joined the Lynx last season as an assistant coach, and prior to NHTI she was an assistant coach for the SNHU women’s basketball team in 2012-13.  In addition to her years of college coaching experience, she played four years at Division I Binghamton University. 

“Jen was a very strong presence as an assistant coach, so we are very excited to have Coach Fithian as our new women’s basketball coach,” said NHTI athletic director Paul Hogan.

Coach Fithian was also named Miss New Hampshire Basketball in 2002.

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 2/10/14 - Martin Awarded the Walter Smith Coaching Award

Curt Martin, NHTI Women's Basketball Assistant CoachCONCORD, NH – The NHTI, Concord’s Community College athletics department is pleased to announce that NHTI assistant women’s basketball coach Curt Martin has been named this years recipient of the Walter Smith’s Coaching Award presented at the Union Leader Parade of Champions banquet that was held on Sunday February 9th at the Radisson Hotel in Manchester, NH.

The Walter Smith Coaching Award is presented annually to a deserving coach who has made a significant impact in NH athletics. Also honored at the Union Leader’s Parade of Champions are the Union Leaders Athletes of the Month.

Reflecting on Martin’s career, NHTI Athletic Director Paul Hogan said, “Curt Martin has been an outstanding coach and role model serving many athletes in a number of sports at the high school and college level. His dedication to the areas of physical education and health provide our students with exemplary model.”

Curt taught physical education at Hopkinton (NH) High School for 30 years. During his tenure at Hopkinton Coach Martin also coached junior varsity and varsity level girls’ and boys’ soccer, girls’ and boys’ basketball, and girls’ lacrosse. He led the boys’ soccer team to a state championship in 1984 and the girls’ soccer team to championships in 1998, 1999, 2003, and 2004. Curt also won the girls’ basketball championship in 2003 and made the final four in 10 of his last 11 seasons. Martin was the inaugural coach of the Hopkinton women’s lacrosse program. Recognized for his success over many years Curt was also named the Coach of the Year four times and was named to the NHIAA Hall of Fame in 2010.

According to Hopkinton High School Athletic Director Dan Meserve, “He (Curt) was a great motivator of players and a true sportsman.”

Coach Martin joined the NHTI family in 2007 as an assistant women’s basketball coach. His leadership helped the Lynx women’s basketball program transition from former head coach Shelley Winters to current head coach Kevin Gibbs after the 2010-11 season.

Prior to his coaching days Curt was also a standout athlete at Hopkinton High School. In 1966 and 1967 he was a part of the boys’ basketball championship teams; Hopkinton has not won a boys’ basketball championship since. Coach Martin in also the only individual golfer from Hopkinton High School to win the state championship.

“As one referee put it years ago ‘When I think of Hopkinton Athletics I think of Curt Martin’”, noted Meserve.

When asked to summarize Curt’s accomplishments in one sentence Hogan responded, “Coach Martin has enjoyed a very long and distinguished career in the world of coaching and education.”

The Walter Smith Coaches Award recognition adds another piece of hardware to Martin’s wall of accomplishments with 35 plus years of teaching, coaching and working with the youth of NH!

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1/5/14 - Heidi Crockett Named NHTI Women’s Soccer Head Coach

Heidi Crockett, NHTI Women's Soccer Head CoachCONCORD, N.H. — The NHTI, Concord’s Community College athletics department is pleased to announce that Heidi Crockett has taken over as head coach of the women’s soccer program.

Coach Crockett joins the Lynx from New England College where she has served as an assistant women’s soccer coach for the past four seasons. Prior to NEC Heidi was an assistant women’s soccer coach at Plymouth State University.

In addition to her collegiate coaching experience, Coach Crockett has also coached softball, soccer and basketball at the middle school and high school levels.

“We are pleased to welcome Coach Crockett to our NHTI athletic family. Her extensive experience and passion for soccer will be a very good match for NHTI athletics,” said NHTI athletic director Paul Hogan.

Crockett takes over an NHTI team that finished at 10-5-1 last fall and fell in the semi-finals of the YSCC (Yankee Small College Conference) Championship Tournament. Heidi takes over for the retiring Steve Ambra who led the Lynx women’s soccer team for the past 14 seasons.

Coach Crockett is a resident of Gilmanton, NH and is married to her husband Brian; they have three children.

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12/17/13 - Sean Fischer Named NHTI Men’s Soccer Head Coach

CONCORD, N.H. — The NHTI, Concord’s Community College athletics department is pleased to announce Sean Fisher as the new head coach of the men’s soccer team.

Sean Fisher, NHTI Men's Soccer Head CoachCoach Fischer joined the Lynx as a men’s soccer assistant coach in 2010. Sean is a graduate of Plymouth State University and holds a Masters of Education in the areas of physical education and health. He is a graduate of Manchester Central High School where he was a two sport athlete, playing both soccer and basketball. Sean is a physical education and health teacher at the Robert B. Jolicoeur School in Manchester, NH.

Coach Fischer takes over an NHTI men’s soccer team that went 13-4-1 in 2013 and finished as runner up’s in the Yankee Small College Conference (YSCC) championship tournament. The Lynx also participated in the USCAA National Soccer Tournament for the second straight year and the third time in four years.

“Coach Fischer has been a very strong assistant for the past several seasons serving under two very successful and veteran coaches in Derek Johnson and Don Welford,” said NHTI Athletic Director Paul Hogan.

“Sean has a strong background in education, teaching and coaching and we have great confidence that he will continue our very strong men’s soccer program that has a very rich tradition for over 40 years,” replied Hogan.

Coach Fischer and the NHTI men’s soccer team will kick off the 2014 season in late August.

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06/16/13 - Hogan Honored
NHTI Athletic Director Paul HoganCONCORD, N.H. — NHTI Athletic Director Paul Hogan was presented the 2012-2013 Garth Pleasant Honorary USCAA Athletic Director of the Year Award at the 2012-2013 USCAA National Convention. Hogan receives the honor for his long-standing service on the ratings/selections committee, USCAA coaches poll, as a former tournament host, and for his contributions to the marketing and branding of the USCAA. Over the years, Hogan has been instrumental in developing the USCAA marketing plan which has contributed to the rapid growth of the USCAA over the past eight years.

Furthermore, Hogan's men's basketball team finished the year 33-5 and earned the number one overall seed in the Men's Division II Basketball National Championship. In addition, NHTI's Men's Soccer, Volleyball, Golf, and Cross Country teams attended USCAA National Championships this past year. NHTI finished the 2012-2013 season fourth in the Director's Cup (the only 2 year member in the top 10 of the Director’s Cup). NHTI has twice finished as the 3rd place Director’s Cup recipient in 2007 & 2009.

Hogan was also named YSCC Men’s Basketball Coach of the Year in 2013 and serves as the Yankee Small College Conference President since 2005. Now entering his 14th year at NHTI, Hogan has helped develop NHTI into a regional power in nearly every sport at the small college level and the growth of the overall program offerings have helped NHTI offer more athletic programs than any other 2 year college in New England.

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