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Homecoming 1998

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Homecoming 1998 will highlight the theme "Reach for the Stars." The weekend's events will include a halftime ceremony honoring the four UNH alumni who won Olympic gold medals as members of the 1998 U.S. women's ice hockey team.

Festivities will begin on Friday, Oct. 9 with a Reserve Officer Training Corps golf tournament at Province Lake, Wakefield, N.H.. That evening, a pep rally, band concert and fireworks display will be held at Cowell Stadium.

Saturday's events will include an open house at the newly renovated Dimond Library, alumni receptions for civil engineering department and Whittemore School alumni, an alumni barbecue with reunions for the Classes of '73, '78, '83, '88 and '93, tailgating in Upper and Boulder fields, and a non-alcoholic Homecoming Festival in Lot A. The Wildcats football team will play Richmond starting at 12:30 p.m., followed by an alumni reception at the Elliott Alumni Center.

A hockey clinic with members of the 1997-98 national championship Wildcat women's ice hockey team and Olympic women's ice hockey gold medalists will be held at the Whittemore Center at 4:30 p.m. At 8 p.m., the UNH men's ice hockey team will play an exhibition game against Concordia. On Sunday, Oct. 11, the UNH Sailing Club will hold its annual alumni/parent regatta at Mendum's Pond.

For barbecue tickets, or more information, call the Alumni Office at (603) 862-2040.

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