Week at a Glance: September 24-30

Week at a Glance: September 24-30

Southern New Hampshire University Athletics
Week at a Glance (September 24-30, 2018)

Female Athlete of the Week: Irem Bat - Women's Volleyball - So., OH
Irem Bat (Istanbul, Turkey) recorded 31 kills (5.17 k/s) on .338 hitting, 27 digs (4.50 d/s), three blocks (0.50 b/s) and a pair of service aces (0.33 sa/s) in a 2-0 week for the Penmen. Bat registered a career-best 18 kills on .382 hitting, to go with six digs, two blocks and an ace in Tuesday's 3-0 win over Franklin Pierce, while adding 13 kills (.290) and a career-high 21 digs in Thursday's 3-0 victory at Saint Michael's.

Male Athlete of the Week: Matt Paradis - Men's Golf - Sr.
Matt Paradis (Hooksett, N.H.) totaled an 8-under 136 at the Northeast-10 Championship to become the first golfer since Adelphi's Ryan Snouffer (2012-13) to win back-to-back conference crowns. On Sunday he became the fifth golfer in the NE10 Championship's history to fire a 66, which set him up to go two shots further under par than former teammate Jake Nutter's NE10 Championship record performance of 134 (-6), which was done on a par 70 course.

Women's Soccer (7-3-0, 5-2-0 NE10)
Last Week's Results:
9/26 at New Haven - W, 1-0
9/29 at Stonehill - W, 4-1
This Week's Games:
10/2 vs. Merrimack - 7 p.m.
10/6 vs. Adelphi - 4 p.m.

Notes:
- Women's soccer went 2-0-0 last to extend its winning streak to three matches, and has now won four of its last five.
- Senior Danielle Humphreys (Hebron, Conn.) recorded five points on two goals and an assist. Humphreys assisted on the lone goal in Wednesday's 1-0 win at New Haven, before scoring twice, including the game winner, in a 4-1 victory at Stonehill on Saturday.
- Freshman Sydney Carney (Northborough, Mass.) handed out a pair of assists, with both coming in the win at Stonehill, as she set up both the equalizer and game winner. 
- Freshman Hannah Rose (Waterloo, Ontario), who was named the NE10 Goalkeeper of the Week earlier Monday, stopped eight of the nine shots she faced during the week for the Penmen. Rose stopped the only shot she faced at New Haven for her third shutout, before turning aside a career-high seven bids at Stonehill.

Men's Soccer (9-1-0, 5-1-0 NE10)
Last Week's Results:
9/26 at So. Connecticut - W, 4-2
9/29 vs. Adelphi - L, 2-4
This Week's Games:
10/6 at American Int'l - 6 p.m.

Notes:
- Men's soccer, which is ranked sixth in the United Soccer Coaches Division II Poll, went 1-1-0 last week as it saw both its nine-game win streak and 10-game home unbeaten streak snapped.
- Senior Alex Satrustegui (Pamplona, Spain) registered eight points on three goals and two assists. Satrustegui scored the game winner and handed out a pair of assists, having a hand in all three second-half goals, as SNHU rallied for a 4-2 victory at Southern Connecticut on Wednesday. Satrustegui then potted a pair of goals in Saturday's 4-2 loss to Adelphi.
- Senior goalkeeper Daniel Milton (Ajax, Ontario) stopped six of the 12 shots he faced, as he turned away three of five in the win at Southern Connecticut, before making another three saves versus Adelphi.

Women's Volleyball (5-7, 3-1 NE10)
Last Week's Results:
9/25 vs. Franklin Pierce - W, 3-0
9/27 at Saint Michael's - W, 3-0
This Week's Games:
10/2 at Stonehill - 7 p.m.

Notes:
- Volleyball has won four straight for the first time since Sept. 8-12, 2015 after going 2-0 last week.
- Sophomore Irem Bat (Istanbul, Turkey) recorded 31 kills (5.17 k/s) on .338 hitting, 27 digs (4.50 d/s), three blocks (0.50 b/s) and a pair of service aces (0.33 sa/s). Bat registered a career-best 18 kills on .382 hitting, to go with six digs, two blocks and an ace in Tuesday's 3-0 win over Franklin Pierce, while adding 13 kills (.290) and a career-high 21 digs in Thursday's 3-0 victory at Saint Michael's.
- Senior Jessica Dillon (Burnt Hills, N.Y.) piled up 45 assists (7.50 a/s), 21 digs (3.5 d/s) and a pair of service aces (0.33 sa/s). Dillon notched 30 assists and 11 digs against the in-state rival Ravens and then tallied another double-double with 15 helpers and 10 digs in the shutout of Saint Michael's.
- In her first week taking over the libero spot, freshman Megan Palmer (Prior Lake, Minn.)  tallied 15 digs (2.50 d/s), six service aces (1.00 sa/s) and eight assists (1.33 a/s). Palmer collected seven digs and four aces versus Franklin Pierce and then recorded eight digs and a pair of aces against the Purple Knights.

Field Hockey (4-3, 2-0 NE10)
Last Week's Results:
9/29 vs. Adelphi - W, 4-0
This Week's Games:
10/6 at LIU Post - 12 p.m.

Notes:
- Field hockey went 1-0 last week, as it beat Adelphi for the first time in five tries with a 4-0 shutout Saturday.
- Freshman Emily Campbell (Raynham, Mass.) scored the first two goals of her career in the win.
- Classmate Faye Turkmen (Bergen, The Netherlands) registered a goal and an assist, scoring what would be the game winner just 54 seconds in and then setting up the final score of the afternoon in the 42nd minute.
- Redshirt-junior Cassidy Huckins (Loudon, N.H.) also scored for the fourth time in the last four contests.
- Senior Melanie Rennie (Madison, Conn.) stopped all four shots she saw over the opening 59:45 of action, while sophomore Kate Pigsley (East Kingston, N.H.) did not face a shot over the final 10:15.

Cross Country
Last Week's Results:
Idle
This Week's Meets:
Idle

Notes:
- The men's and women's cross country teams were both idle last week and return to action Saturday, Oct. 6 at the New England Championships in Boston at Franklin Park.

Women's Tennis (5-4, 4-3 NE10)
Last Week's Results:
9/26 at Saint Anselm - W, 5-2
9/29 at Assumption - L, 2-5
9/30 at Adelphi - W, 4-3
This Week's Matches:
10/2 vs. Stonehill - 3 p.m.
10/4 vs. Post - 2 p.m.
10/6 vs. Le Moyne - 11 a.m.

Notes:
- Women's tennis went 2-1 last week, playing without its Nos. 1 and 5 singles players.
- Senior Anna Sala (Matadepera, Spain) went 6-0, including 3-0 in singles play, in her best week of the young season. Sala breezed past Tess Malerbi, 6-2, 6-2, at No. 1 in a 5-2 win at Saint Anselm on Wednesday, easily took care of Paige Benoit, 6-0, 6-2, at No. 2 in a 5-2 loss at Assumption on Saturday, and rallied to clinch a 4-3 victory over Adelphi on Sunday with a 4-6, 6-2, 6-4 triumph at No. 1 against Nicole Kielan. Sala and classmate Sofia Morais (Porto, Portugal) were perfect at No. 1 doubles, as they blanked Saint Anselm's Malerbi and Maikah Bulpitt, 6-0, edged Assumption's Julia Chappell and Maria Monje, 6-4, and toppled Adelphi's Kielan and Samantha Perri, 6-1.
- Freshman Alexxa Etienne (Bayamon, Puerto Rico) went 4-2, including 3-0 at No. 3 singles. Etienne blanked Saint Anselm's Emily Jacy, 6-0,  6-0, cruised to a 6-2, 6-1 victory against Assumption's Monje, and sank Adelphi's Karen Serina, 7-5, 6-3. Etienne and senior Rachel Wagner (Framingham, Mass.) cut down Saint Anselm's Jacy and Kaitlin Hughes, 6-1, at No. 2 doubles in their lone win of the week.

Men's Tennis (0-0, 0-0 NE10)
Last Week's Results:
Idle
This Week's Matches:
10/4 vs. Post - 2 p.m.

Notes:
Men's tennis was idle last week and will play its first dual match of the year Thursday, Oct. 4 when it welcomes Post to the SNHU Tennis Courts at Penmen Stadium.

Women's Golf
Last Week's Results:
9/24 at Franklin Pierce Fall Invitational - 3rd/9
This Week's Matches:
10/1 at Merrimack Granite State Invitational
10/2 at Merrimack Granite State Invitational
10/6 at Penmen Columbus Day Intercollegiate Classic
10/7 at Penmen Columbus Day Intercollegiate Classic

Notes:
- Women's golf finished third at the Franklin Pierce Fall Invitational last Monday at Keene Country Club.
- Freshman Hannah May (Phoenix, Ariz.) followed up her opening-round 75 with a 78 that placed her third, overall, with a 153.

Men's Golf
Last Week's Results:
9/30 at Northeast-10 Championship - 1st/10
This Week's Matches:
10/1 at Northeast-10 Championship - 1st/10

Notes:
- Men's golf captured its fourth Northeast-10 Championship on Monday at En-Joie Golf Club in Endicott, N.Y. It is the first conference crown for the team since 2015, when it also won at En-Joie. The 12-stroke margin of victory is the most at the NE10 Championship since 2014.
- Senior Matt Paradis (Hooksett, N.H.) totaled an 8-under 136 to become the first golfer since Adelphi's Ryan Snouffer (2012-13) to win back-to-back conference crowns. On Sunday he became the fifth golfer in the NE10 Championship's history to fire a 66, which set him up to go two shots further under par than former teammate Jake Nutter's NE10 Championship record performance of 134 (-6), which was done on a par 70 course.