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UNH Women's Hockey Coach Brian McCloskey Fired

McCloskey was a former men's assistant under Dick Umile.

Durham, NH -- University of New Hampshire women's hockey coach Brian McCloskey has been fired for inappropriate contact with a player on the bench during the team's 3-2 loss at home against Ohio State on November 30. The Dartmouth alum had a terrific record guiding the women's program over 11 seasons. McCloskey had a 252-113-40 record as coach of the Wildcats. He had previously been an assistant to Dick Umile on the men's side. Assistants Jamie Wood and Stephanie Jones will run the team until a permanent replacement is found.

Jeff Cox covers college and junior hockey, NCAA recruiting, NHL Draft prospects and the AHL for SBNation. Follow him on twitter @JeffCoxSBNation.