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UNH graduate Elinor Purrier sets American record for women’s mile

Hannah Donahue February 21, 2020
Former UNH runner Elinor Purrier made history as she set the new American record for the indoor mile on February 8, 2020 with a time of 4:16.85 to win the race.

Racing herself:Purrier breaks her own program record in 1,500-meter run

Bret Belden April 3, 2017

The ‘Cats are outside now, and that is very good news for Elinor Purrier and her teammates. While the outdoor season has officially started, it was not without delays as the competitors who traveled...

Records broken in Boston

Bret Belden February 27, 2017

New records have been set on both a school and championship level this past weekend thanks to some spectacular performances by the women’s indoor track and field team. Capturing a respectable third-place...

Wildcats are ready for America East meet

Bret Belden February 20, 2017

The highly anticipated America East (AE) conference championship is upon the runners, throwers and jumpers of UNH.  Next weekend on Feb. 24-25 the ‘Cats will take to the Boston University Track &...

Purrier sets new personal record as her teammates win in Orono

Bret Belden February 14, 2017

“I think this might be the greatest race [Purrier] has run at UNH.” These were the words that women’s coach Robert Hoppler used to describe Elinor Purrier’s fastest mile run yet when he spoke...

Purrier impresses with top-10 finish at NCAA Championships

Bret Belden November 21, 2016

Elinor Purrier’s year of running in 2016 could not have been more impressive.  After achieving All-American status as a miler on the indoor track last winter and as a steeplechase runner during the...

Track preps for Conference Championships

Bret Belden April 30, 2015

By Dylan Hand, Contributing Writer After wrapping up the regular season, the men’s and women’s track and field teams are gearing up for the America East Conference Championships, starting on Saturday,...

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