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HOCKEY PLAY-OFFS: Men's hockey, ranked 12th, beat 6th-ranked Cornell 6-2 in the first game of the 2010 NCAA East Regional playoffs in March. The following night, fourth-seeded Rochester Institute of Technology scored three goals in a minute and a half in the second period on its way to a 6-2 victory. The men's team, which qualified for the NCAA tournament for the ninth straight season, finished its season 18-14-7 overall. Women's ice hockey advanced to the NCAA tournament in March but lost to secondranked and second-seeded University of Minnesota-Duluth 2-1. The team ended its season 19-9-5 overall. Kelly Paton '10 was a top-three finalist for the 2010 Patty Kazmaier Memorial Award, awarded to the best player in women's collegiate hockey.

GOING PRO: In March, Bobby Butler '10, a Hobey Baker Hat Trick finalist, signed an NHL contract with the Ottawa Senators. Three seniors on the football team signed as free agents with professional teams: running back Chad Kackert '10 (Jacksonville Jaguars), tight end Scott Sicko '10 (Dallas Cowboys) and linebacker Sean Ware '10 (Carolina Panthers).

THE SUPREMES: UNH's newest All Americans: Scott Sicko '10, Terrence Klein '10 (football); Meg Shea '10 (field hockey); Bobby Butler '10, Brian Foster '10, Blake Kessel '12 (men's hockey); Kelly Paton '10, Courtney Birchard '11 (women's ice hockey); and Veronique Archambault-Leger '10, Dylan McGuffin '10 (skiing).

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