Week at a Glance: April 23-29

Southern New Hampshire University Athletics
Week at a Glance (April 23-29, 2018)

Female Athlete of the Week: Sarah Lavallee - Softball - Sr., P/DP
Sarah Lavallee (Candia, N.H.) put together a slash line of .368/.480/.526./1.006, as she went 7-for-19 with a home run, six RBI and three runs scored, during a 5-2 week. The home run was the 35th of her career and tied her for the program's all-time record. In the circle, Lavallee was 3-0 with a 1.14 ERA, allowing just four runs over 24-and-two-thirds innings, as she twirled a pair of complete games.

Male Athlete of the Week: Kyle Pangallo - Baseball - Sr., SS
Kyle Pangallo (Fort Lauderdale, Fla.) hit .500 (10-20) with nine RBI and five runs scored, while slashing .565/.700/.1.265. Pangallo opened the week by going 6-for-8 with seven RBI and two runs scored in a doubleheader sweep of Assumption Wednesday. He was 4-for-5 with five RBI in game two. He then was 2-for-5 with an RBI and two runs scored in a 12-6 win at Saint Anselm on Saturday before again going 2-for-5 with an RBI and run scored in an 11-3 win in Sunday's second game against the Hawks.

Softball (33-10, 16-7 NE10, 11-6 NE10 NE)
Last Week's Results:
4/18 vs. Franklin Pierce - L, 0-8 (6 inn.)
4/18 vs. Franklin Pierce - W, 7-2
4/19 at Saint Michael's - W, 3-1 (8 inn.)
4/19 at Saint Michael's - W, 5-0
4/21 vs. Merrimack - L, 1-7
4/21 vs. Merrimack - W, 9-0 (5 inn.)
4/22 vs. Merrimack - W, 4- (10 inn.)
This Week's Games:

4/24 at Franklin Pierce - 3 p.m.
4/27 at Assumption - 3:30 p.m.
4/28 at Assumption - 12:30 p.m.
4/28 at Assumption - 2:30 p.m. 

Notes:
- Softball went 5-2 last week to move into third place in the NE10 Northeast Division standings, with a three-game set to wrap up the regular season on tap this week.
- Sophomore Jordan Wade (E. Taunton, Mass.) batted .450 (9-20) with five RBI and three runs scored, while using five extra-base hits and four walks to slash .560/.750/1.310. Wade's most impressive game came Wednesday in a 7-2 game two victory against Franklin Pierce when she was 3-for-4 with a pair of extra-base hits, four RBI and a run scored. She was also 4-for-5 with a pair of doubles in Thursday's sweep of Saint Michael's.
- Senior Brittany Perdigao (Stoughton, Mass.) went 9-for-22 (.409) with an RBI and seven runs scored, to go with a slash line of .409/.500/.909. Perdigao was 2-for-4 with a run scored in Wednesday's second game against Franklin Pierce and was then 1-for-3 with an RBI and two runs scored in a 9-0 win over Merrimack in Saturday's second game. She capped the week with a 2-for-5 performance and scored two runs in a 4-3, 10-inning win against the Warriors on Sunday.
- Junior Sarah Lavallee (Candia, N.H.) put together a slash line of .368/.480/.526./1.006, as she went 7-for-19 with a home run, six RBI and three runs scored. Lavallee was 2-for-4 with a home run, RBI and run scored in a 5-0 game two win against Saint Michael's on Thursday. The home run was the 35th of her career and tied her for the program's all-time record. She was also 2-for-3 with three RBI and a run scored in the game two win against Merrimack on Saturday.
- In the circle, Lavallee was 3-0 with a 1.14 ERA, allowing just four runs over 24-and-two-thirds innings, as she twirled a pair of complete games. Lavallee allowed two runs over six-and-a-third innings to earn the win in the game two victory over the Ravens before firing a four-hit shutout the next day in the 5-0 game two triumph over the Purple Knights. In Saturday's second game against Merrimack, Lavallee notched a one-hit, five-inning shutout.
- Freshman Coralie Mathieu (Methuen, Mass.) delivered a 10th-inning sacrifice fly to cap the two-run frame and lift the Penmen to a 4-3 win against Merrimack on Sunday. Freshman Ali Atherton (Milford, Mass.) earned her second win of the season after providing three-and-two-thirds innings of relief, striking out two, while allowing just two hits and an unearned run in the top of the 10th.

Baseball (25-12, 12-5 NE10, 11-2 NE10 NE)
Last Week's Results:
4/17 at Saint Michael's - PPD
4/18 vs. Assumption - W, 11-5
4/18 vs. Assumption - W, 10-1 (7 inn.)
4/21 at Saint Anselm - W, 12-6
4/22 at Saint Anselm - W, 8-0
4/22 at Saint Anselm - W, 11-3 
This Week's Games:
4/24 vs. Franklin Pierce - 6 p.m.
4/26 at Saint Michael's - 3:30 p.m.
4/27 vs. Merrimack - 6 p.m.
4/28 at Merrimack - 3 p.m.
4/28 at Merrimack - 6 p.m.
4/29 at Merrimack - 3 p.m. 

Notes:
- Baseball went 5-0 last week and has now won 13 of its last 15 and six straight to open up a three-game lead over Franklin Pierce in the NE10 Northeast Division standings.
- Senior Kyle Pangallo (Fort Lauderdale, Fla.) hit .500 (10-20) with nine RBI and five runs scored, while slashing .565/.700/.1.265. Pangallo opened the week by going 6-for-8 with seven RBI and two runs scored in a doubleheader sweep of Assumption Wednesday. He was 4-for-5 with five RBI in game two. He then was 2-for-5 with an RBI and two runs scored in a 12-6 win at Saint Anselm on Saturday before again going 2-for-5 with an RBI and run scored in an 11-3 win in Sunday's second game against the Hawks.
- Fellow senior Caleb Potter (Mentor, Ohio) was 8-for-20 with a home run, seven RBI and seven runs scored, while putting together a slash line of .520/.650/.1.170. Potter was 4-for-8 with a home run, four RBI and four runs scored in the doubleheader sweep of Assumption, before going 2-for-3 with an RBI and run scored in Saturday's victory over Saint Anselm. Potter was also 2-for-5 with a pair of RBI and a run scored in the second game of Sunday's doubleheader against the Hawks.
- Freshman Dakota Mulcay (Goffstown, N.H.) went 6-for-15 (.400) with seven walks, six RBI and six runs scored, as he slashed .609/.467/.1.076 during the week. A good chunk of Mulcay's damage came in the three-game sweep of Saint Anselm, in which he went 6-for-12 with six RBI and three runs scored. Mulcay was 3-for-4 with a walk, three RBI and a run scored in the 8-0 win in Sunday's first game.
 - Graduate student Shane McDonald (Blue Point, N.Y.) was stellar in the first game Sunday against Saint Anselm, as he allowed four hits over seven-and-a-third shutout innings, striking out nine and walking just two, while holding the Hawks to just .160 batting.
- Redshirt-junior Jake Walkinshaw (Seymour, Conn.) earned his first win as a starter this season with four shutout innings, as he allowed three hts, struck out a pair and walked one, in a 10-1 game two victory against Assumption.

Women's Lacrosse (3-12, 2-9 NE10)
Last Week's Results:
4/17 vs. Saint Michael's - W, 22-20
4/21 at #14 Pace - L, 10-20
This Week's Games:
4/25 vs. American Int'l - 7 p.m.
4/28 at Bentley - 12 p.m.

Notes:
- Women's lacrosse went 1-1 last week, as it snapped a five-game losing streak.
- Senior Alexa Bedell (Londonderry, N.H.) tallied 13 points on goals and three assists, to go with 16 draw controls and four ground balls. Bedell racked up eight points on five goals and three helpers, 13 draw controls and three ground balls in a 22-20 win against Saint Michael's on Tuesday. She then scored five times in a 20-10 loss at 14th-ranked Pace on Saturday.
- Junior Kristin Wilder (Framingham, Mass.) set new career highs in goals (8), assists (4) and points (12) in her only game of the week against Saint Michael's.
- Junior goalkeeper Leah Olansky (Bennington, Vt.) made 10 saves on 30 shots over 76:27 in goal, including six stops over 33:31 versus Saint Michael's. Sophomore Alex Comeau (Haverhill, Mass.) went 1-1 during her 43:33 of action, including stopping five of 13 shots in 26:29 for her first career victory in the win over the Purple Knights.

Men's Lacrosse (5-8, 3-7 NE10)
Last Week's Results:
4/18 vs. Saint Rose - L, 10-13
4/21 vs. American Int'l - W, 15-10
This Week's Games:
4/28 vs. Le Moyne - 11 a.m.

Notes:
- Men's lacrosse split a pair of games last week, including a 15-10 Senior Day win against American Int'l on Saturday.
- Senior Zach Tanner (Woburn, Mass.) and junior Tom Schutz (Trumbull, Conn.) each registered six points during the week on five goals and an assist. Tanner scored four goals and dished an assist in Wednesday's 13-10 loss to Saint Rose and then added a goal in the win over AIC. Schutz, meanwhile, tallied a goal and an assist versus the Golden Knights before scoring four times against the Yellow Jackets.
- Senior Corey Cairo (Shoreham, N.Y.) produced a five-point week with four goals and an assist, including three goals to help spark the Penmen in the win over AIC.
- Senior Michael Brawley (Tewksbury, Mass.) stopped 16 of 34 shots in 89:31 of action during the week, as he made 11 saves against Saint Rose, before stopping 5 of 11 in the opening half against AIC. Sophomore Jacob Dionne (Windham, Mass.) turned aside three of seven in the second half to earn the win.

Women's Track & Field
Last Week's Results:
4/21 at George Davis Invitational - DNS
This Week's Meets:
4/27 at Penn Relays
4/28 at Penn Relays
4/28 at Stonehill Invitational
4/29 at Penn Relays

Notes:
- Women's track & field competed at UMass Lowell's George Davis Invitational on Saturday.
- Sophomore Alanna Murphy (Nashua, N.H.) finished first in the triple jump (11.21 meters - 36 feet, 9.5 inches). Murphy was third, overall, and first among Division II competitors in the 100-meter hurdles (15.42).
- Junior Ashley Elder (Bristol, Conn.) captured the discus (43.74 meters - 143 feet, six inches), and was the top DII finishes in the shot put with a heave of 13.64 meters that placed her second, overall.

Women's Tennis (11-6, 9-3 NE10)
Last Week's Results:
Idle
This Week's Matches:

TBA

Notes:
- Women's tennis has wrapped up its regular season and will await word whether or not it receives an at-large bid to the NCAA Tournament.

Men's Tennis (15-6, 9-0 NE10)
Last Week's Results:
4/19 vs. Bentley - W, 5-1
4/21 vs. Merrimack - W, 5-2 
This Week's Matches:
TBA

Notes:
- Men's tennis went 2-0 last week, as it completed the three-peat by capturing its fourth NE10 title.
- Senior Tiago Fernandes (Porto, Portugal) was 4-0, including 2-0 at No. 1 singles, en route to being named the Most Outstanding Player of the NE10 Championship. Fernandes rolled to a 6-2, 6-0 win over Brendan McCarty to help the top-seeded Penmen record a 5-1 semifinal win versus fifth-seeded Bentley on Thursday and then clinched the conference crown Saturday by pulling out a 6-2, 4-6, 6-1 victory against Mikhail Belov in a 5-2 triumph against second-seeded Merrimack. At No. 3 doubles, Fernandes and classmate Jeremy Reichentahl (Cheshire, Conn.) doubled up Bentley's Connor Aulson and Dylan Granat, 8-4, and did the same to Merrimack's Tyler Clontz and Paul Weidinger. 

Men's Golf
Last Week's Results:
4/21 at Penmen Spring Invitational - T-1st/8
4/22 at Penmen Spring Invitational - 2nd/8
This Week's Matches:
Idle

Notes:
- Men's golf finished second at its own Penmen Spring Invitational at the Beaver Meadow Golf Course in Concord, N.H., on Saturday and Sunday.
- Sophomore Garret Olivar (Manchester, N.H.) followed up an opening-round 73 with a 2-under 70 for Sunday's second best score, as his 1-under 143 was two shots off the lead, but good enough for second place. Olivar's eight birdies were one shy of matching the most throughout the tournament.
- Junior Matt Paradis (Hooksett, N.H.) turned in the best score of round one with a 3-under 69 to lead heading into the final round.

COMPLETED SEASONS

Women's Soccer (15-3-5, 9-1-4 NE10)
Notes:
- Women's soccer, which was ranked as high as No. 18 in the United Soccer Coaches Division II Poll during the season, put together a historic season, winning the sixth most number of matches in program history.
- The Penmen earned the highest Northeast-10finish ever with the No. 2 seed and went on to capture their second NE10 crown and first since 2012.
- The team garnered the program's fourth berth into NCAA Tournament, where it notched the first NCAA postseason win in program history in the first round.
- Senior Rianna Fasanello (E. Bridgewater, Mass.) was named to the D2CCA East All-Region First Team, with classmate Trisha Luis (Lowell, Mass.) earning a spot on the Second Team. Fasanello anchored a back line that led the league in GAA (0.62) and goals allowed (15), while scoring her first career goal in a 1-0 win against Assumption on Oct. 17. Luis led the team in both goals (11) and points (27), checking in third in the league in both categories.
-Fasanello was also an NE10 major award winner, being selected as the Defensive Player of the Year, with fourth-year head coach receiving Coach of the Year honors. Fasanello was joined on the All-Conference First Team by Luis, while Senior Abigail Maker (Naples, Maine),  junior Ariana Silvia (Brockton, Mass.) and sophomore Shae Roys (No. Billerica, Mass.) were all Second Team selections. Senior goalkeeper Paige Salmon(W. Hempstead, N.Y.), senior Courtney Benson (Hopkinton, N.H.) and junior Samantha Sparda (Scarborough, Maine) also were tabbed for the Third Team, while freshman Allyson Patterson (Seekonk, Mass.) received an All-Rookie Team nod.

Men's Soccer (11-3-3, 8-3-2 NE10)
Notes:
- Men's soccer, which was ranked as high as No. 12 in the United Soccer Coaches Division II Poll during the season, finished fourth in the Northeast-10standings and played to a 0-0 draw against fifth-seeded Le Moyne in the quarterfinal round of the NE10 Championship, before falling on penalty kicks.
- The team missed out on an at-large bid to the NCAA Tournament, bringing the nation's longest active streak to an end at nine appearances.
- Junior Alex Satrustegui (Pamplona, Spain) was selected to the NE10 All-Conference First Team after a 15-goal, four-assist, 34-point campaign that saw him rank second in the league in goal goals and points, as well as fourth in game-winnign tallies (4). He found the back of the net in 13 of 17 matches, including a season-high five straight from Oct. 7-21. Sophomore Louka Masset (Paris France) was also a First Team selection with six goals for 12 points, in addition to helping anchor a back line that was fourth in the league in GAA (0.95) and goals allowed (17). Masset also had a flair for the dramatic, with five of his six goals coming as either game winners or equalizers in the 70th minute or later.
- Sophomore Romain Daniellou (Brest, France) and freshman Daniel Jones (W. Hartford, Conn.) were tabbed for the Second Team, while freshman Kiko Hernandez (Madrid, Spain) earned a spot on the Third Team. Jones and Hernandez also received All-Rookie nods.

Women's Volleyball (11-12, 7-7 NE10)
Notes:
- Volleyball narrowly missed the Northeast-10postseason, but turned its season around down the stretch, winning seven of its final 10 matches to get to .500 in the league.
- The team posted a 3-1 victory against NE10 runner-up Southern Connecticut on Oct. 28 as part of that span, while narrowly falling at eventual NE10 Champion New Haven, 3-2, on Nov. 4.
- Senior Marisa Coronis(Hudson, N.H.) earned the third NE10 All-Conference selection of her career with a Second Team honor. Coronis set a new single-season program record with 346 kills, while leading the league in kills per set (3.89) and ranking 15th in service aces per set (0.34). She wrapped up er career second all-time in kills (1,166) and matches played (104), as well as seventh in both hitting percentage (.241) and blocks (202).

Field Hockey (8-9, 4-8 NE10)
Notes:
- Field hockey began the season 5-1, including 2-0 in the Northeast-10, before hitting an eight-game slide and then wrapping up the year with three straight wins.
- Five of the losses during the eight-game skid came by just a single goal.
- Freshman Hélène Servais (Brussels, Belgium) was crowned the Northeast-10Rookie of the Year - the first member of the program ever to earn a major award from the league - after posting 19 points on eight goals and three assists.
- Sophomore Laura van der Doorn (Beverwijk, The Netherlands) was named to the NE10 All-Conference Second Team after turning in a 10-goal, four-assist, 24-point campaign.

Cross Country
Notes:
- The women's cross country team twice finished runner-up at meets this season, in addition to placing seventh at the Northeast-10Championship and ninth out of 25 teams at the NCAA East Regional Championship.
- Sophomore Jill Couto (Newton Junction, N.H.) paced the team all year, capturing first place at both the Vermont Tech Invitational and the Bruce Kirsch Cup. Couto also finished 13th at the NE10 Championship to earn All-Conference Second Team honors, as well as 17th at the NCAA East Regional to claim United States Track and Field Cross Country Coaches' Association (USTFCCCA) All-Region accolades.
- On the men's side, the team won the Bruce Kirsch Cup, was runner-up at the Vermont Tech Invite, finished third at the NE10 Championship and was fifth of 23 teams at the NCAA East Regional.
- Senior Tyler McLaren (Pepperell, Mass.) turned in a magnificent season, winning both the Vermont Tech Invitational and the Bruce Kirsch Cup, while finishing runner-up at the New England Championship, NE10 Championship and NCAA East Regional. McLaren, who garnered NE10 All-Conference First Team and USTFCCCA All-Region honors, became the second runner in program history to qualify for the NCAA National Championship, where he turned in the highest finish at the meet for a Penmen, placing 43rd out of 249 runners in a time of 32:02.8. McLaren topped the previous SNHU best by 32 spots, while finishing just three spots shy of attaining All-America status.

Women's Basketball (17-12, 12-9 NE10)
Last Week's Results:
Notes:
- Women's basketball posted its highest overall win total (17) and conference win total (12) since the 2011-12 season and earned its first NE10 Championship berth with the Northeast Division's No. 4 seed since that same campaign.
- The team, which won 11 of 13 from Nov. 15-Jan. 6, hosted its first postseason game ever Feb. 23 and won that NE10 first round contest against Saint Rose, 75-62, for its first NE10 Championship win since 2011. The Penmen then fell just short of its first-ever semifinal berth with a 75-64 loss at Southern Connecticut two days later.
- The Penmen posted a 73-68 win at third-ranked Bentley on Dec. 6 and then captured lightning in a bottle a second time, recording a 66-55 home win against the Falcons on Feb. 7 when they were ranked seventh, to earn the first regular-season sweep of Bentley in program history.
- Junior Kylie Lorenzen(Holliston, Mass.), who scored her 1,000th career point Jan. 3 versus Pace, was named a Northeast-10All-Conference First Team selection after starting all 29 games and averaging 17.4 points, 9.2 rebounds, 2.0 assists and 1.4 steals per game, while shooting 47.5 percent (182-383) from the field and 82.5 percent (132-160) from the stripe.

Men's Basketball (15-12, 11-10 NE10)
Notes:
- Men's basketball began the season 9-0, falling just one game shy of matching the program's best start since the 1989-90 campaign.
- The team would win three of its last five, including the last two games of the season, to earn a NE10 Championship berth as the Northeast Division's No. 5 seed. The Penmen suffered a heartbreaking, 76-74 loss at the buzzer against Southern Connecticut to exit in the first round for the first time since 2008.
- Legendary head coach Stan Spirou announced his retirement after the season, bringing to an end a 33-year career that saw him post 640 wins, eight conference championships, five Elite Eight berths and a pair of Final Four appearances.
- Senior Chris Walters(Stamford, Conn.) was an NE10 All-Conference First Team pick for the second straight season. He started all 27 games and averaged 23.7 points, 9.0 rebounds, 2.3 assists, 1.7 steals and 1.6 blocks per game, while shooting 49.3 percent (198-402) from the field, 44.1 percent (52-118) from beyond the arc and 85.7 percent (191-223) from the stripe. His 191 free throws made are the most in single season in program history, while his 639 total points rank fourth and his scoring average places fifth.
- Junior Daquaise Andrews(Queens, N.Y.), who netted his 1,000th career point at Stonehill on Feb. 3, was a Third Team honoree after starting all 27 contests and recording 17.9 points per game on 47.6 percent (182-82) shooting, in addition to tallying 7.9 rebounds, 3.1 assists and 1.9 steals per contest.

Men's Ice Hockey (12-9-3, 6-7-2 NE10)
Notes:
- Men's ice hockey won 12 games and captured the No. 4 seed to earn its first NE10 Championship berth in two seasons. The Penmen traveled across town to top-seeded Saint Anselm and dropped a 3-1 decision in the semifinals to the eventual champions.
- The team went 7-1-1 over a nine-game stretch from Nov. 17-Jan. 16 and then won four-in-a-row from Feb. 2-10.
- Senior Chris Moquin (Hooksett, N.H.) garnered Northeast-10All-Conference First Team recognition, registering career highs in both goals (20) and points (28).
- Fellow senior Matt McLelland (Reading, Mass.) was a Second Team choice, anchoring the defensive unit and collecting a career-best 14 points on a goal and 13 helpers. Freshmen Zack Ciampa (Revere, Mass.; 1-7-8), Kyle Galloway (Sugar Hill, Ga.; 4-6-10) and Max Kent (Sandwich, Mass.; 1-11-12) were tabbed to the All-Rookie Team.

Women's Golf
Notes:
- Women's golf turned in its best finish of the season at the Penmen Labor Day Classic on Sept. 3-4 when it finished third. The team was also fifth at the Northeast-10 Championship on Sept. 24-25.
- Freshman Makyla Lewellen (Zainesville, Ohio) averaged a team-best 86.5 strokes per round, with junior Kaitlyn Lutinski (Derry, N.H.) a close second at 89.6.