Week at a Glance: January 28-February 3

Week at a Glance: January 28-February 3

Southern New Hampshire University Athletics
Week at a Glance (January 28-February 3, 2019)

Female Athlete of the Week: Kylie Lorenzen - Women's Basketball - Sr., F
Kylie Lorenzen (Holliston, Mass.) averaged 23.5 points, 8.0 rebounds, 5.0 steals and 3.5 assists per game, while shooting 54.5 percent (18-33) from the field and 66.7 percent (10-15) from the stripe, during a 2-0 week for the Penmen. Lorenzen dropped in a game-high 22 points (8-15 FG, 6-8 FT), including 15 in the second half, while filling the stat sheet with seven rebounds, five steals and four assists, in an 87-71 win against Adelphi on Tuesday. Lorenzen then filled it up with a game-high 25 points (10-18 FG, 1-3 3-FG, 4-7 FT), to go with nine rebounds, five steals, three assists and a block in a 70-56 triumph at New Haven on Saturday to extend the team's winning streak to four games. Lorenzen was named the Northeast-10 Player of the Week for the second time this season earlier Monday.

Male Athlete of the Week: Alec Marshall - Men's Ice Hockey - Fr., G
Alec Marshall (Nashua, N.H.) went 1-1-0 in his second and third career starts this week, turning away 59 of the 62 shots he faced for a .952 save percentage and 1.51 GAA. Marshall stopped all 24 shots he faced in a 6-0 blanking against Post for his first career shutout and then piled up 35 saves the next day in a 3-2 loss against the Eagles, with two of Post's three goals coming on the power play.

Women's Basketball (14-7, 8-6 NE10)
Last Week's Results:
1/29 vs. Adelphi - W, 87-71
2/2 at New Haven - W, 70-56
This Week's Games:
2/6 at Saint Michael's - 5:30 p.m.
2/9 vs. Stonehill - 1:30 p.m.

Notes:
- Women's basketball went 2-0 last week, running its winning streak to four games, as it has now won eight of its last 11 contests.
- Senior Kylie Lorenzen (Holliston, Mass.) averaged 23.5 points, 8.0 rebounds, 5.0 steals and 3.5 assists per game, while shooting 54.5 percent (18-33) from the field and 66.7 percent (10-15) from the stripe. Lorenzen dropped in a game-high 22 points (8-15 FG, 6-8 FT), including 15 in the second half, while filling the stat sheet with seven rebounds, five steals and four assists, in an 87-71 win against Adelphi on Tuesday. Lorenzen then filled it up with a game-high 25 points (10-18 FG, 1-3 3-FG, 4-7 FT), to go with nine rebounds, five steals, three assists and a block in a 70-56 triumph at New Haven on Saturday. Lorenzen was named the Northeast-10 Player of the Week for the second time this season earlier Monday.
- Senior Brianna Camara (Fall River, Mass.) tallied 14 points (6-10 FG, 2-5 3-FG), seven rebounds and six assists in the Adelphi victory.
- Junior Molly Terry (Shrewsbury, Mass.) played Robin to Lorenzen's Batman in the New Haven win with 11 points (4-8 FG, 3-7 3-FG), two assists and two steals off the bench.

Men's Basketball (10-9, 6-8 NE10)
Last Week's Results:
1/29 vs. Adelphi - L, 90-99
2/2 at New Haven - L, 62-76
This Week's Games:
2/6 at Saint Michael's - 7:30 p.m.
2/9 vs. Stonehill - 3:30 p.m.

Notes:
- Men's basketball went 0-2 last week, dropping into the fifth and final playoff spot in the NE10 Northeast Division.
- Junior Eamonn Joyce (Medford, Mass.) posted 20.5 points, 9.5 rebounds, 1.0 assist and 1.0 steal, while shooting 65.2 percent (15-23) from the floor, including 55.6 percent (5-9) from beyond the arc, and 75 percent (6-8) at the stripe. Joyce poured in a career-high 24 points (9-12 FG, 3-4 3-FG, 3-4 FT), while grabbing 10 rebounds, dishing two assists and making a pair of steals, in a 99-90 loss to Adelphi on Tuesday. Joyce then led the team in scoring again with 17 points (6-11 FG, 2-5 3-FG, 3-4 FT) and nine rebounds in a 76-62 defeat at New Haven on Saturday.
- Fellow junior Shawn Montague (Yorktown Heights, N.Y.) averaged 15.5 points, 8.5 rebounds, 2.0 assists, 1.0 steal and 1.0 block per game, while hitting on 48.3 percent (14-29) of his shots from the field. Montague registered 20 points (10-17 FG), six boards, two assists and two steals in a 99-90 loss to Adelphi on Tuesday and then notched a double-double of 11 points (4-12 FG, 1-4 3-FG, 2-4 FT), 11 rebounds, two assists and a block in a 76-62 defeat at New Haven on Saturday.

Men's Ice Hockey (10-7-4, 5-3-3 NE10)
Last Week's Results:
1/29 vs. Assumption - T, 4-4 (OT)
2/1 vs. Post - W, 6-0
2/2 vs. Post - L, 2-3
This Week's Games:
2/8 at Stonehill - 7:20 p.m.
2/9 at Stonehill - 5:10 p.m.

Notes:
- Men's ice hockey went 1-1-1 last week and sit in a third-place tie in the NE10 standings with three conference contests to play.
- Senior Brett Strawn (Wareham, Mass.) notched a four-point week with two goals and two assists. He assisted on a second-period equalizer in Tuesday's 4-4 tie with Assumption, tallied a goal and an assist in a 6-0 blanking of Post on Friday night and then knotted the score in the first period of Saturday's eventual 3-2 loss in a rematch with the Eagles.
Fellow senior Chris Moquin (Hooksett, N.H.) also registered four points with a goal and three helpers. The captain record and goal and an assist in the Assumption tie and then dished a pair of assists in the win over Post.
- Senior Artem Efimov-Barakov (Khimki, Russian) led the way in the win against Post with a pair of goals and an assist. Freshmen Charlie Davis (Milton, Mass.; 2g, 1a), Jake Cox (Columbus, Ga.; 1g, 2a) and Joe Fiorino (Willow Grove, Pa.; 1g, 2a) also collected three-point weeks.
- Freshman Alec Marshall (Nashua, N.H.) went 1-1-0 in his second and third career starts, turning away 59 of the 62 shots he faced for a .952 save percentage and 1.51 GAA. Marshall stopped all 24 shots he faced in the win against the Eagles for his first career shutout and then piled up 35 saves the next day, with two of Post's three goals coming on the power play. Junior Kurt Gutting (Weymouth, Mass.) made 32 saves in the tie with the Greyhounds.

Baseball (0-0, 0-0 NE10, 0-0 NE10 NE)
Last Week's Results:
Idle
This Week's Games:
2/8 at Cal St. San Bernardino - 8 p.m.
2/9 at Cal St. San Bernardino - 5 p.m.
2/10 at Cal St. San Bernardino - 3 p.m.

Notes:
- Baseball opens its season Friday when it kicks off a three-game set out West against Cal St. San Bernardino.

Women's Track & Field
Last Week's Results:
2/1 at New England Championships - DNS
2/2 at New England Championships - DNS
2/2 at Panther Invitational - 4th/13
This Week's Meets:
2/8 at David Hemery Valentine Invitational

Notes:
- Women's track & field competed at the New England Championships on Friday and Saturday, in addition to competing at the Panther Invitational, where it placed fourth, on Saturday.
- The distance medley team of freshmen Grace Henson (Cumberland, R.I.), Meghan Stroh (New Fairfield, Conn.) and Ashley Corcoran (East Longmeadow, Mass.), and sophomore Maura Coakley (Yorktown Heights, N.Y.), set a new program record on the first day of competition at the New England Indoor Track & Field Championships Friday at the Reggie Lewis Track & Field Center with a time of 12:47.62.
- Junior Alanna Murphy (Nashua, N.H.) was the fastest of 18 runners in the prelims for the 60 meter hurdles in 9.52 seconds at Saturday's Panther Invitational. She followed that up with a first-place finish in the finals, with a run of 9.59 seconds. It was the third consecutive weekend that Murphy won a sprint hurdle race, an event she also won at Plymouth State in December. Murphy also collected two points for her team with a seventh-place finish in the long jump (4.68m).
- Freshman Jordan Woodford (Berkley, Mass.) claimed victory in the triple jump at 9.65m (31 feet, 8 inches), setting a personal best. It was a busy day for Woodford, who also ran in both the 60-meter dash and the 60-meter hurdles.
- The 4x200 squad of freshmen Zeandrea Ward (Hartford, Conn.) and Stroh, sophomore Megan Decker (Durham, Conn.) and freshman Kate Hall (Pawcatuck, Conn.) ran to a first-place finish in a time of 1:46.36, which was just a tenth of a second off the program record set two weeks ago.

Women's Tennis (7-7, 6-5 NE10)

Last Week's Results:
Idle
This Week's Matches:
Idle

Notes:
- Women's tennis is off until the spring.

Men's Tennis (3-1, 1-0 NE10)
Last Week's Results:
2/2 at Boston College - L, 1-6
This Week's Matches:
Idle

Notes:
- Men's tennis opened the spring portion of its slate with a 6-1 loss at Boston College on Saturday. 
- Junior Bas van Biezen (Sassenheim, The Netherlands) earned the lone point with a 6-2, 6-1 win over Sean Mullins at No. 4 singles.
- Graduate students Ricardo Marreiros (Portimao, Portugal) and Miguel Marreiros (Portimao, Portugal) were also victorious - though the Penmen were edged for the doubles point - as they doubled-up Chris Grasel and Markus Nordby, 6-3, at No. 2 doubles.

Women's Golf
Last Week's Results:
Idle
This Week's Matches:
Idle

Notes:
- Women's golf is off until the spring.

Men's Golf
Last Week's Results:
Idle
This Week's Matches:
Idle

Notes:
- Men's golf is off until the spring.

COMPLETED SEASONS

Men's Soccer (13-4-2, 8-3-2 NE10)

Notes:
- Men's soccer won 13 matches for the second straight season, earning the No. 3 seed for the Northeast-10 Championship.
- The team hosted an NE10 quarterfinal match against Franklin Pierce and then posted a 3-0 victory - its first in the NE10 postseason since 2015. It then fell, 1-0, at Adelphi in the semifinal round.
- The Penmen were the first team out when the NCAA Selection Committee announced its field for the East Regional.
- Senior Alex Satrustegui (Pamplona, Spain) was chosen as a United Soccer Coaches All-America Third Team and D2CCA All-America Second Team selection, feted with All-East Region First Team nods from both organizations and named the Northeast-10 Player of the Year after tallying 19 goals and two assists for 40 points in just 14 matches. Despite missing four contests, Satrustegui led the league in goals, tied for first in points and notched the most game-winning tallies. Nationally, the three-time NE10 Player of the Week ranked fifth in goals and eighth in points. He was joined on the All-Conference First Team by sophomore Tom Marriott (Nottingham, England) and graduate student Collyns Laokandi (Paris, France).
- Senior goalkeeper Daniel Milton (Ajax, Ontario) and sophomore Kiko Hernandez (Madrid, Spain) earned spots on the Second Team, with sophomores Nadjib Chibout (Lyon, France) and Jannik Mohr (Koblenz, Germany) garnering Third Team spots. Redshirt-sophomore Andre Pereira (Cheshire, Conn.) received an All-Rookie Team nod.
- Marriott (Seonc Team), Laokandi (Second Team) and Hernandez (Third Team) joined Satrustegui on the United Soccer Coaches All-East Region Team, while Marriott (First Team and Laokandi (Second Team) were both featured on the D2CCA All-East Region squad.
- Junior Chaney Nash-Gibney (So. Burlington, Vt.) was named a Google Cloud Academic All-American after earnign a spot on the All-District First Team.

Women's Soccer (14-4-2, 10-2-2 NE10)

Notes:
- Women's soccer tallied up 14 victories, including 10 in Northeast-10 play, as it earned the No. 2 seed for the NE10 Championship for the second straight season.
- After pulling out a 2-1 overtime victory against Southern Connecticut in the quarterfinals, the Penmen were upset by sixth-seeded Assumption, 2-0, in the semifinals.
- The team earned its fifth NCAA Tournament berth with the No. 4 seed in the East Region, but fell to fifth-seeded LIU Post on penalty kicks, 4-3, following 110 minutes of scoreless soccer.
- Senior Samantha Sparda (Scarborough, Maine) was selected to the Division II Conference Commissioners Association (D2CCA) East All-Region Second Team after anchoring a back line that led the league with a 0.90 goals-against average and 20 goals allowed (amongst teams that played at least 17 matches). She was also chosen as a Second Teamer on the United Soccer Coaches All-East Region Team, where she was joined by classmate Ariana Silvia (Brockton, Mass.) and graduate student Sydney Crema (Litchfield, N.H.), who both garnered Third Team nods.
- Sparda was also named to the NE10 All-Conference First Team and was joined by Silvia.
- Crema, senior Danielle Humphreys (Hebron, Conn.) and freshman Sydney Carney (Northborough, Mass.) all garnered Second Team accolades, while freshmen Dorthea Glorud (Brumunddal, Norway) and Hannah Rose (Waterloo, Ontario), junior Shae Roys (No. Billerica, Mass.), and sophomore Lydia Kinsman (Granville, Mass.) each received Third Team honors. 
- Carney, Glorud and Rose also received All-Rookie nods.

Women's Volleyball (10-13, 8-6 NE10)

Notes:
- Volleyball for the second straight season enjoyed a second-half surge, winning nine of 14 to end the regular season and nab the No. 5 seed for the Northeast-10 Championship, as it earned a postseason bert for the first time in three seasons.
- The team went on the road to fourth-seeded Southern Connecticut and suffered a 3-0 loss, dropping the first and third sets, 25-23, in a close battle.
- Junior Irem Bat (Istanbul, Turkey) captured NE10 All-Conference Third Team honors, as she recorded 251 kills (3.14 k/s) on .202 hitting, while tallying 23 service aces (0.29 sa/s), 278 digs (3.35 d/s) and 43 blocks (0.54 b/s).

Field Hockey (10-9, 8-5 NE10)

Notes:
- Field hockey set a new program record with 10 wins and finished above .500 for the first time in program history.
- The team earned its first Northeast-10 postseason berth ever as the No. 5 seed for the NE10 Championship and traveled across town to fourth-seeded Saint Anselm, where it suffered a 4-2 loss.
- Redshirt-junior Cassidy Huckins (Loudon, N.H.) became the program's first All-American with a 2018 Longstreth/NFHCA Division II All-America Second Team selection, after starting all 19 games and leading the Penmen in goals with 13 and total points with 30. 
- Huckins and junior Laura van der Doorn (Beverwijk, The Netherlands) were also the first Penmen in program history to garner NE10 All-Conference First Team honors. van der Doorn started all 19 contests and scored six goals, while dishing five assists, to rank third on the team in points.
- Senior Maddie Holt (Seabrook, N.H.) and freshman Faye Turkmen (Bergen, The Netherlands) were named to the Second and Third Team, respectively, with Turkmen also receiving an All-Rookie Team nod.

Cross Country

Notes:
- The men's cross country team turned in its most successful season to date, qualifying for the NCAA Division II National Championship for the first time. After winning the Shacklette Invitational and the UMass Dartmouth Corsair Invite to open the season, the Penmen claimed fourth place at the Northeast-10 Championship and then submitted a second fourth-place showing at the NCAA Division II East Regional, which helped it earn an at-large bid to nationals, which were held at the Bob O'Connor Golf Course in Pittsburgh, Pa. The team dfinished 34th.
- Sophomore Cedric Jocelyn (Nyack, N.Y.) led the Penmen in four of their seven races, with classmate Micah Hewitson (New Market, Md.) doing so in two, including at the NCAA National Championship, where he ran in 36:28.8. Hewitson, freshman Ethan Matthews (Ayer, Mass.) and junior Michael Moreno (Houston, Texas) were named USTFCCCA All-Region for their performances at the East Regional, while Jocelyn was an NE10 All-Conference Second Team selection, with Matthews and Moreno both garnering Third Team nods.
- The youthful women's squad finished sixth at the Northeast-10 Championship before closing the year with a 14th-place showing at the NCAA Division II East Regional.
- Junior Jill Couto (Newton Junction, N.H.) was the top Penmen finisher in all four meets she competed in, including at NE10s when she crossed the finish line in 22:09.72, which was a personal best and the third fastest 6K in program history. Couto earned USTFCCCA All-Region and NE10 First Team honors for the second straight year.