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Andy Beardsley

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Men’s Basketball
New Haven has posted a 2-8 record during the winter break this season. The Chargers two wins came over Southern Connecticut State on January 2 and against Franklin Pierce on January 12. UNH now stands at 2-15 overall and 2-11 in the Northeast-10 Conference with 10 games remaining on the schedule.  Senior Cassius Chaney has led the team with 16.7 points and 10.6 rebounds per game during the month. The men’s basketball team hosts Merrimack College at 4 p.m. Saturday, January 30 in their next contest.

Women’s Basketball
After opening the season 7-2, the Chargers started to struggle during winter break. The women went 2-8 over the last five weeks and now stand at 8-10 overall and 6-7 in the Northeast-10 Conference.  New Haven’s two wins came over Lynn University on December 20 and St. Anselm College on Saturday, January 23. Senior point guard Helin Marte led the team with 11.4 points, 6.0 rebounds and 5.1 assists per game during the break. Freshman Jill Baranger added 9.7 points and 6.3 rebounds per game. New Haven’s next game is against Merrimack College at 2 p.m. on Saturday, January 30 at Charger Gymnasium.

After opening the season 7-2, the Chargers started to struggle during winter break. The women went 2-8 over the last five weeks and now stand at 8-10 overall and 6-7 in the Northeast-10 Conference.

Indoor Track & Field
The Chargers took part in two meets in the past five weeks. On January 9 the men and women competed in the Yale Invitational followed by the University of Rhode Island Sorlien Invitational on January 15 and 16. Junior sprinter and jumper Shannon Gagne led the women with top finishes at both meets. Gagne won the 200 meter and finished second in the long jump at the Sorlien Inviational. On the men’s side, Matt Dunham finished ninth in the 800 meter run at the Yale Invitational and also was New Haven’s top runner in the mile run at the Sorlien Invitational. The men’s and women’s track and field teams return to action on Friday, January 29 at the Terrier Invitational in Boston, Mass.

Charger Sports to Come – Mark you Calendar!

Men’s Volleyball Starts 2010

The Charger men’s volleyball team gets their 2010 season underway on Tuesday, January 26. UNH hosts Endicott College at Charger Gymnasium at 7 p.m. The men also host Sacred Heart on Friday, February 5 at 7 p.m.

Basketball Promotions on January 30

The Chargers host Merrimack College in a basketball doubleheader on Saturday, January 30 starting at 2 p.m. Saturday is set for Sickle Cell Awareness Day and Toy Closet Day at Charger Gymnasium. Fans are encouraged to bring a toy in support of Yale-New Haven’s Toy Closet to receive free admission. Fans will also have the opportunity to learn more about sickle cell disease and trait by speaking with a representative from the SCDAA of Southern Connecticut, Inc.

Pink Zone Day on February 6
Get ready for Pink Zone 2010. The Chargers will be hosting Pink Zone Day on Saturday, February 6 when UNH takes on Southern Connecticut at Charger Gymnasium. Wear pink to the game, buy a Pink Zone t-shirt and a Pink Zone naming ribbon is help to support breast cancer. Game time on February 6 is set for 2 p.m. and 4 p.m.

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