CONCORD, N.H. – The NHTI women’s soccer team is dedicating the game on Friday afternoon at 4:00 pm to Nathan and to the other people that suffer from ALS. The team will also be marching in Manchester on Saturday in support of the fight against ALS. Follow the link to donate to the team’s walk to defeat ALS. http://bndfr.com/6wv7t
09/22/17 - (USCAA) -- Tyler Post of NHTI has been named USCAA Men's Golfer of the Week. In a matchup of Yankee Small College Conference, NHTI defeated Southern Maine CC and University of Maine Augusta to win at the Val Halla Course. Sophomore Tyler Post was the top individual finisher at the event with a card score of nine over par
MEN'S SOCCER - John Paul Eaton of NHTI
(Fr, GK - Rochester, N.H., 0)
John Paul allowed only four goals against the 2016 National Champion UMaine Fort Kent while saving 18 more shots on goal.
VOLLEYBALL - Hennessy Aquino, NHTI
(Fr, OH - Manchester, N.H., 06)
Hennessey had 16 aces, 29 kills and five blocks in her first three matches.
The NHTI women's soccer team blanked St. Joe's 7-0 to improve to 4-0 and 3-0 in Yankee Small College Conference play. The Lynx scored early and often to to the Fighting Saints, scoring five first half goals on the day.
Freshman Danielle Ross (Hudson, N.H.) led the offense scoring a pair of goals and helping on three more. Freshman Taryn Connolly Somersworth, N.H.) scored her fist colligate goal in the win.
NHTI looks to remain unscored upon at UMaine Machias Saturday afternoon.
NHTI Lynx baseball welcomes new head coach Michael Cotter and his assistants Tim Duval and Aaron Urquhart. Michael Cotter is a graduate of Plymouth State University, majoring in Childhood Studies. Cotter has coached JV baseball at Manchester Central and works at the Manchester parks and recreation program during the summer months along with coaching baseball at various levels in the Manchester area. Coach Cotter played his high school ball at Central High leading the Little Green to the Class L championship in 1995 and was named Central's Defensive Player of the Year in 1997. An active baseball player still, Cotter played Legion baseball for Post #79 during and after high school and continued to play in the Southern New Hampshire Men's Baseball League over the years since his high school playing days.
Tim is a graduate of Manchester Central high school where he played varsity baseball for four seasons. Coach Duval was named captain for his junior and senior years and earned the sportsmanship and leadership awards in his final season. Tim coached Babe Ruth for six seasons before returning to Central as the assistant coach from 2002 to 2012
Aaron is a graduate of Manchester Community College and attended his high school years at Manchester Central. Coach Urquhart has coached in the Frank Sign's men's league and the Suncook wooden bat league; He is reuniting with head coach Mike Cotter for a second time. The pair managed the Manchester Central JV team from 2006-2012.
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – NHTI graduate and soccer standout Katherine Stockton has been selected by the United States Collegiate Athletic Conference to be part of the inaugural class of inductees to the newly established USCAA Hall of Fame.
Katherine attended NHTI to pursue a career in Radiology. She spent four years at NHTI, three of those years playing women’s soccer under the guidance of Steve Ambra and Linda Otten. During those years, Katherine was part of an extremely successful program capturing three Yankee Small College Conference (YSCC) championships and making several appearances in National Tournaments. She was co-captain her sophomore and junior year and received three All-American Awards and conference tournament MVPs. Katherine led the nation in goals and assists in 2003, 2004, and 2005 with 59 goals and 41 assists in her career. In 2005, Katherine was given the opportunity to join a United States (US) women’s soccer team comprised of several players from across the country. This team competed in a women’s soccer tournament in Australia, the Northern University Games, and took home first place in the tournament.
“Katherine was a fantastic athlete and great leader during her time here at NHTI,” said Paul Hogan, Athletic Director. “This is a great honor for her and she is a great example of what NHTI athletics is all about.”
During her last year at NHTI, Katherine stepped off the field and onto the sidelines as an assistant coach to the Concord High School varsity and junior varsity girls soccer teams. Upon graduating at NHTI in 2007 with an Associate Degree in Radiology, Katherine pursued a Radiologic Technologist position at Concord Hospital and accepted an assistant coaching position for women’s soccer and basketball at NHTI. While assistant coach, the NHTI women’s team would capture another YSCC Championship.
In 1999, Katherine attended Stevens High School in Claremont, NH where she played 4 years of varsity soccer and softball, as well years of varsity basketball. During her high school soccer career, resulting in second and fourth place awards in the Girls Class I State Championship, KT was the co-captain of the team her senior year and received several honors and awards including MVP and the Gatorade Player of the Year.
In her spare time, Katherine enjoys running and coaching youth soccer. In 2013, Katherine joined the MGH Marathon Team to compete in the Boston Marathon as a charity fundraiser for the care of pediatric oncology patients and accepted a position as the CT Technical Manager. After being away from soccer for 5 years, Katherine began volunteering her time to coach an U10 girls’ soccer in Wakefield, MA. Katherine currently resides in the Boston area of Massachusetts.
The induction ceremony will be held at the USCAA offices in Virginia Beach on Sunday, June 11.
The NHTI Lynx topped Southern Maine Community College 7-5 in extra innings to win the Yankee Small College Conference Championship for their second title in three years.
The Lynx jumped out to 1-0 lead in the top of the second when second baseman Natalie Baker (Sutton, N.H.) chopped a ground ball to the pitcher. Stefani Gauthier(Pittsfield, N.H.) waited for the throw to first base and slid under the return throw back home to score the first run. The SeaWolves evened the score in the bottom of the inning on a single to the gap in right center field of the bat of Samantha Rioux. Kaylah Abdul scored all the way from first.
NHTI wasted no time jumping back into the lead on a Danyel McNicholas (Raymond, N.H.) bunt that scored Brianna Whitcomb (Epsom, N.H) from third. The Lynx added a run in the top of the sixth on a Homerun by Kabrina Roy (Merrimack, N.H), her fourth of the season. SMCC battled back once again tying it up in the bottom of the inning Kahli Philibotte doubled driving in a pair.
SeaWolves pitcher Sara Guimond gave up a leadoff double in the top off the seventh then struck out two of the next three to leave the runner stranded. Guimond allowed seven runs on 10 hits while striking out 9 and walking two.
NHTI’s Brianna Whitcomb set down the side in order in the bottom of the seventh to force extra innings. Whitcomb allowed five runs on eight hits while striking out a pair and walking one.
The top of the eight the Lynx scored four runs to secure the championship. Alyssa Columb (Manchester, N.H.) drove in the runner placed on second to start the inning followed by a double that hit off the top of the left field fence off of the bat of Whitcomb. Gauthier doubled three batters later to drive in a pair and Kate Andritz (Stark, N.H.) added an RBI on a single to center. The SeaWolves added a pair of runs in the bottom of the inning with two outs but could not come from behind for a third time.
The Lynx finish the season 6-8 and SMCC falls to 16-4. The SeaWolves have a shot at an at large bid for the USCAA national tournament.
The Lynx topped the College of Saint Joseph’s, 9-0 in five innings to reach the finals. Whitcomb was the winning pitcher allowing one hit while fanning four. NHTI’s offense was led by Whitcomb going 2-3 at the plate while scoring twice. Roy hit her first homerun of the day in the top of the first giving the Lynx a 3-0 lead early.
SMCC topped CMCC, 14-0 in the second semifinal. Guimond and Kristen Mackenzie combined for nine strikeouts and zero earned runs in five innings of work. Mackenzie also got it done at the plate with her fifth multi-hit game of the season. Abdul was a perfect 2-2 at the dish and plated three in her efforts.
NHTI’s Whitcomb earned tournament MVP while catcher Cloumb earned defensive player of the tournament. SMCC’s Abdul earned the offensive player of the tournament honors.
NHTI Softball split a four game set at the College of Saint Joseph’s over the weekend to finish the regular season 5-8 and 5-4 in Yankee Small College Conference play.
Game one saw the Lynx hold off a late seventh inning rally to win 5-4 in the first game on Friday. Brianna Whitcomb pitched a complete game giving up four runs on nine hits while striking out eight and walking one. Three different Lynx had a pair of hits in the win. Kabrina Roy and Stefani Gauther each drove in a pair of runs.
Game two NHTI fell to the Fighting Saints 15-7. St. Joe’s figured out Whitcomb after the first game and scored 10 runs in the first two and a half innings. Whitcomb took the loss. At the plate NHTI tallied eight hits from the first eight batters in the lineup. Whitcomb and Treasure Murphy drove in a pair in the loss.
Saturday morning NHTI bounced back topping CSJ, 7-4. Whitcomb again pitched all seven giving up a pair of runs on eight hits while striking out five and walking seven. Kabrina Roy had a pair of hits while scoring two and driving in two.
The last game of the series the Fighting Saints fought back three different times to win in the tenth inning, 6-5. Whitcomb pitched all tem innings totaling 17 innings on the day and 26.1 over a two day period. Alyssa Columb had five of the 11 hits for the Lynx.
NHTI will host the YSCC softball tournament Saturday May 6th with the first game at 11:00 Am. The Lynx will take on the College of Saint Joseph’s for the fifth time in a row in the semifinal matchup on Saturday. Time is TBD.
(YSCC) -- The Yankee Small College Conference kicks off the 2017 spring season with Player of the Week awards.
YSCC Women's Softball Player of the Week is Brianna Whitcomb.
Whitcomb had a great weekend both on the mound and at the plate for the NHTI Lynx. She struck out 34 and had a batting average of .727 in three games.
On the men's side, NHTI's Joe Levesque took home the award. Levesque hit .636, ha 4 RBI and stole 2 bases in the Lynx 4 games.
Congratulations to both players on their awards.