Athletics

3,364
Donors
112% of 3,000 Donor goal
$605,293
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An Anonymous DonorDiane Foster matched $25 for each donor, donating a total of $600

An Anonymous DonorJudith Zappala matched $100 for each donor, donating a total of $1,000

An Anonymous DonorCynthia Gruden matched $100 for each donor, donating a total of $3,000

Russell A Miles photoRussell Miles matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $5,000

An Anonymous DonorUnderwriters of The (603) Challenge matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $350,000
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An Anonymous DonorMegan Broomfield gave $500 because $500 was given by donors

An Anonymous DonorKaren Johnson '84 and Cari Moorhead '99PhD gave $2,500 because 140 donors gaveJust for Field Hockey

An Anonymous DonorBarbara O'Shea '73 gave $2,500 because 90 donors gaveJust for Volleyball

An Anonymous DonorDave & Jeri Brownell and a "League of Their Own" supporting women's hockey gave $2,500 because 190 donors gaveJust for Women's Hockey

An Anonymous DonorKathy Brandell-Champagne '84 gave $2,500 because 120 donors gaveJust for Women's Cross Country/Track and Field

An Anonymous DonorKristine '91 & Dave Mitchell gave $2,500 because 290 donors gaveJust for Swimming and Diving

An Anonymous Donorgenerous members of the Director of Athletics Advisory Board (DAAB) gave $2,500 because 25 donors gaveJust for Wildcat Athletics Fund

An Anonymous DonorThe Birney Family gave $2,500 because 140 donors gaveJust for Men's Cross Country/Track and Field

An Anonymous DonorAn anonymous supporter of UNH women's lacrosse gave $5,000 because 110 donors gaveJust for Women's Lacrosse

An Anonymous DonorAn anonymous supporter of UNH gymnastics gave $5,000 because 165 donors gaveJust for Gymnastics

An Anonymous DonorA group of generous men's basketball alumni gave $9,000 because 100 donors gaveJust for Men's Basketball

An Anonymous DonorA group of generous women's soccer supporters gave $10,000 because 195 donors gaveJust for Women's Soccer

An Anonymous DonorA generous anonymous donor gave $12,500 because 200 donors gaveJust for Classes between 1980 & 1989

An Anonymous DonorMike '73 & Marilyn Hickey, Glenn '94 & Bridget Stewart '96, and Dave & Jeri Brownell gave $13,000 because 250 donors gaveJust for Men's Hockey

An Anonymous DonorRoss '98 & Kate '00 Sandler, Bob '75 & Sherilyn Phillips, and Larry & Barbara Westlake gave $15,000 because 300 donors gaveJust for Men's Soccer

An Anonymous DonorA group of generous football alumni gave $20,000 because 400 donors gaveJust for Football

An Anonymous DonorColleen Bean '79 & Ceal Anderson, Jilliane Friel Martin ’12, ‘14G & Andrew Martin ‘12, and Karen Bolton ‘80, ‘84JD gave $20,000 because 125 donors gaveJust for Women's Basketball

An Anonymous DonorHowie Bean '78, Carey '97 & Scott McDonald '97, the Lieblein Family and Alera Group gave $40,000 because 500 donors gaveJust for Skiing
Gifts to Athletics contribute to...
The (603) Challenge 2024
12,207 Donors - $3,227,510 Donated
101%
About

UNH Athletics strives to provide the best possible experience for our student-athletes and help them succeed in the classroom, competition, and life beyond UNH. Gifts during The (603) Challenge continue to foster a legacy of support to positively impact the complete UNH student-athlete experience!

This (603) Challenge is the 10th anniversary and we could not be more grateful for the decade of impact this campaign provides for UNH Athletics. We challenge YOU to rise to the occasion to support UNH Athletics during this huge milestone of The (603) Challenge! Make a gift to your favorite team or another athletics fund between April 8 – 12 to help UNH Athletics unlock over $100,000 in underwriter funds from generous athletics donors.  

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Thank you Athletics Underwriters!

Thanks to our generous Athletics Underwriters there is over $150,000 in additional bonus funds that our teams can earn during The (603) Challenge!

50 days ago by Hannah Harkins
Thank you (603) Champions!

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51 days ago by Hannah Harkins
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Athletics Area Challenges
Athletics Area ChallengesDonorsRaised ($)Goal (Donors)%
Women's Basketball70$27,12212556.0%
Field Hockey157$24,223140112.1%
Wildcat Athletics Fund35$5,02225140.0%
Men's Basketball101$27,856100101.0%
Volleyball117$9,36590130.0%
Men's Hockey240$55,22725096.0%
Skiing685$148,533500137.0%
Gymnastics177$15,716165107.3%
Women's Soccer230$29,995195117.9%
Women's Hockey203$18,544190106.8%
Swimming and Diving311$43,706290107.2%
Football409$78,870400102.3%
Women's Lacrosse117$13,300110106.4%
Women's Cross Country/Track and Field184$14,257120153.3%
Men's Soccer318$43,694300106.0%
Men's Cross Country/Track and Field166$17,875140118.6%
Group 1 of the Athletics Bracket ChallengeThe top two teams with the largest % will be awarded additional funds for their program.
Group 1 of the Athletics Bracket ChallengeDonors%
Swimming and Diving311104.4%
Men's Hockey24098.0%
Football409101.7%
Men's Soccer31894.6%
Skiing685123.9%
Group 2 of the Athletics Bracket ChallengeThe top two teams with the largest % will be awarded additional funds for their program.
Group 2 of the Athletics Bracket ChallengeDonors%
Women's Basketball7035.4%
Men's Cross Country/Track and Field166114.5%
Gymnastics177103.5%
Women's Soccer230116.2%
Women's Hockey20390.2%
Group 3 of the Athletics Bracket ChallengeThe top two teams with the largest % will be awarded additional funds for their program.
Group 3 of the Athletics Bracket ChallengeDonors%
Men's Basketball101177.2%
Women's Lacrosse11786.7%
Volleyball117102.6%
Field Hockey157108.3%
Women's Cross Country/Track and Field184147.2%
Donor Affiliations
Gradhat icon41%Alumni
Friends icon29%Friends
Parent icon17%Parents
Book icon10%Students
Suitcase icon4%Faculty/Staff
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(603) Champions

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Underwriters of The (603) Challenge
Heart icon matched a total of $350,000
the UNH Sustainability Advisory Board, the Josephine C. Lamprey Designated Fund at NHCF, and the Larrea Family Foundation photo
the UNH Sustainability Advisory Board, the Josephine C. Lamprey Designated Fund at NHCF, and the Larrea Family Foundation
Gave $153,000 during a Challenge!
John Morison '76 and Lynne Dougherty '78 and a generous anonymous donor photo
John Morison '76 and Lynne Dougherty '78 and a generous anonymous donor
Gave $110,000 during a Challenge!
A group of generous COLA alums and supporters photo
A group of generous COLA alums and supporters
Gave $107,000 during a Challenge!
COLSA Development Board and friends photo
COLSA Development Board and friends
Gave $60,000 during a Challenge!
Steve and Krista Alperin P'26 and Kristian '82 and Nancy Jensen photo
Steve and Krista Alperin P'26 and Kristian '82 and Nancy Jensen
Gave $57,500 during a Challenge!
Howie Bean '78, Carey '97 & Scott McDonald '97, the Lieblein Family and Alera Group photo
Howie Bean '78, Carey '97 & Scott McDonald '97, the Lieblein Family and Alera Group
Gave $40,000 during a Challenge!
Bob Phillips ‘76, Christine Carberry ‘82, Tom Malkoski '78 and Riverstone Resources LLC photo
Bob Phillips ‘76, Christine Carberry ‘82, Tom Malkoski '78 and Riverstone Resources LLC
Gave $40,000 during a Challenge!
Erik Dodier '92, John Franson '92, & Lawrence Spera photo
Erik Dodier '92, John Franson '92, & Lawrence Spera
Gave $38,000 during a Challenge!
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