Wildcat recap No. 2: Week of Aug. 30


Cameron Beall

Football: Brosmer suffers torn ACL, Edwards named starting QB (8/31) 

Head coach Sean McDonnell announced that his star sophomore quarterback Max Brosmer suffered a torn ACL and will not play a snap this season. This news came just three days before the team kicked off versus Stony Brook.  

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Volleyball: Wildcats go 1-2 in first action of the season (9/2) 

UNH only managed a single win in a three-game weekend tourney. The ‘Cats fell to the Murray State Racers and the Mercer Bears in four sets. UNH defeated Stetson University in their final game of the weekend.  

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Football: Wildcats win a 27-21 shootout at Stony Brook (9/3) 

Senior safety Pop Bush and junior quarterback Bret Edwards served as stabilizing forces for the Wildcats in a narrow 27-21 victory over the Seawolves.  

“It wasn’t that pretty, but we got the job done,” Edwards said bluntly in his opening comments postgame.  

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Men’s soccer: Koleilat saves the day for No. 14 Wildcats in 2-1 nail biter (9/4) 

Men’s soccer stayed perfect on the season with a win versus Providence College. Goals came from graduate students Linus Fallberg and Paul Mayer. The two goals would not have been enough for a win however, had it not been for junior goalkeeper Jassem Koleilat. The Emiratis keeper was a force in net all night with three massive saves to keep UNH in front. Koleilat held a Providence team who scored three and six goals in their first two games to just one goal from a penalty kick.   

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Women’s soccer: Wildcats’ offense still searching for answers after 0-0 draw (9/4) 

After 90 minutes of regular play and a pair of extra periods, neither UNH women’s soccer nor St. Francis College Brooklyn could come away with a goal, handing UNH their first draw of the season. The ‘Cats dominated the game but couldn’t find the finishing touch.  

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