Week at a Glance: February 11-17

Week at a Glance: February 11-17

Southern New Hampshire University Athletics
Week at a Glance (February 11-17, 2019)

Week in Review Video

 

Female Athlete of the Week: Kylie Lorenzen - Women's Basketball - Sr., F
Kylie Lorenzen (Holliston, Mass.) averaged 27.5 points, 10.0 rebounds, 1.5 assists and 1.5 steals per game, while shooting 54.5 percent (24-44) from the field, during a 1-1 week for the Penmen. Lorenzen dropped a game-high 26 points (10-18 FG, 6-11 FT), while grabbing seven rebounds and making a pair of steals, in a 72-66 loss at 14th-ranked Bentley on Wednesday. Lorenzen then had a historic afternoon in a 74-73 overtime victory against Merrimack on Saturday. Lorenzen went off for a game-high 29 points (14-26 FG, 1-1 FT), including the game-winning three-point play with 2.1 seconds left in overtime, as she became the SNHU women's basketball program's all-time leading scorer, breaking Julie Dabrowski's (1986-90) 29-year-old mark of 1,713 career points. She also ripped down 13 rebounds to move into second place on the all-time rebounding list, and dished three assists.

Male Athlete of the Week: Eamonn Joyce - Men's Basketball - Jr., F
Eamonn Joyce (Medford, Mass.) posted 21.0 points, 9.0 rebounds, 1.5 assists and 1.5 blocks per game, while knocking down 50 percent (13-26) of his shots from the field, including 42.9 percent (3-7) from beyond the arc, and 81.3 percent (13-16) at the line, during a 1-1 week for the Penmen. Joyce poured in a career-high 29 points (9-13 FG, 2-3 3-FG, 9-12 FT), including 18 after halftime, to go with 10 rebounds and a pair of blocks in an 84-79 win at Bentley on Wednesday. Joyce then recorded 13 points (4-13 FG, 1-4 3-FG, 4-4 FT), eight boards, two assists and a block in Saturday's 63-60 loss to Merrimack.

Women's Basketball (16-9, 10-8 NE10)
Last Week's Results:
2/13 at #14 Bentley - L, 66-72
2/16 vs. Merrimack - W, 74-73 (OT)
This Week's Games:
2/20 at Saint Anselm - 5:30 p.m.
2/23 at Franklin Pierce - 1:30 p.m.

Notes:
- Women's basketball went 1-1 last week and has now won six of its last eight contests, as it moved into a fourth-place tie in the NE10 Northeast Division.
- Senior Kylie Lorenzen (Holliston, Mass.) averaged 27.5 points, 10.0 rebounds, 1.5 assists and 1.5 steals per game, while shooting 54.5 percent (24-44) from the field. Lorenzen dropped a game-high 26 points (10-18 FG, 6-11 FT), while grabbing seven rebounds and making a pair of steals, in a 72-66 loss at 14th-ranked Bentley on Wednesday. Lorenzen then had a historic afternoon in a 74-73 overtime victory against Merrimack on Saturday. Lorenzen went off for a game-high 29 points (14-26 FG, 1-1 FT), including the game-winning three-point play with 2.1 seconds left in overtime, as she became the SNHU women's basketball program's all-time leading scorer, breaking Julie Dabrowski's (1986-90) 29-year-old mark of 1,713 career points. She also ripped down 13 rebounds to move into second place on the all-time rebounding list, and dished three assists.
- Junior Molly Terry (Shrewsbury, Mass.) put up 14.5 points, 2.5 rebounds, 1.0 assist, 1.0 steal and 1.0 block per contest, while hitting 52.6 percent (10-19) of her shots from the floor, including 53.8 percent (7-13) from beyond the arc, and raining both of her free throws. Terry contributed 15 points (5-8 FG, 3-5 3-FG, 2-2 FT) and two steals in 27 minutes off the bench in the Bentley loss and then recorded 14 points (5-11 FG, 4-8 3-FG), five rebounds and two assists in the thrilling win over Merrimack.

Men's Basketball (12-11, 8-10 NE10)
Last Week's Results:
2/13 at Bentley - W, 84-79
2/16 vs. Merrimack - L, 60-63
This Week's Games:
2/20 at Saint Anselm - 7:30 p.m.
2/23 at Franklin Pierce - 3:30 p.m.

Notes:
- Men's basketball went 1-1 last week, remaining in the fifth and final playoff spot in the NE10 Northeast Division, sitting one game out of the No. 4 slot.
- Junior Eamonn Joyce (Medford, Mass.) posted 21.0 points, 9.0 rebounds, 1.5 assists and 1.5 blocks per game, while knocking down 50 percent (13-26) of his shots from the field, including 42.9 percent (3-7) from beyond the arc, and 81.3 percent (13-16) at the line. Joyce poured in a career-high 29 points (9-13 FG, 2-3 3-FG, 9-12 FT), including 18 after halftime, to go with 10 rebounds and a pair of blocks in an 84-79 win at Bentley on Wednesday. Joyce then recorded 13 points (4-13 FG, 1-4 3-FG, 4-4 FT), eight boards, two assists and a block in Saturday's 63-60 loss to Merrimack.
- Senior Daquaise Andrews (Queens, N.Y.) tallied 19.0 points, 5.0 rebounds, 4.5 assists and 1.0 steal per game, as he shot 37.1 percent (13-35) from the field, including 50 percent (6-12) from deep. Andrews netted 30 points (10-21 FG, 4-6 3-FG, 6-9 FT) to go with eight rebounds and six assists at Bentley, while contributing eight points (3-14 FG, 2-6 3-FG), three assists, two rebounds and a steal versus Merrimack.
- Junior Shawn Montague (Yorktown Heights, N.Y.) recorded 15.5 points, 9.5 rebounds, 2.0 blocks and a 1.0 steal per contest, while shooting 34.5 percent (10-29) from the floor and 84.6 percent (11-13) from the stripe. Montague posted 15 points (7-18 FG, 1-1 FT), eight boards and three blocks at Bentley and notched a double-double of 16 points (3-11 FG, 10-12 FT) and 11 rebounds against Merrimack.

Men's Ice Hockey (12-9-4, 7-5-3 NE10)
Last Week's Results:
2/15 vs. Saint Anselm - L, 0-4
2/16 at Saint Anselm - W, 3-1
This Week's Games:
2/23 vs. Saint Michael's - 1 p.m.

Notes:
- Men's ice hockey went 1-1-0 last week, securing the No. 2 seed and a semifinal home contest in the NE10 Championship.
- Senior Chris Moquin (Hooksett, N.H.) dished a pair of assists, with his first coming on the second-period equalizer in Saturday's 3-1 win at Saint Anselm and his second coming on the eventual game winner in the third period.
- Freshman Joe Fiorino (Willow Grove, Pa.) also handed out a pair of helpers, setting up Saturday's equalizer and collecting an assist on the empty netter that sealed it.
- Junior DJ Goldstein (Wareham, Mass.) broke the third-period tie with the game winner, while freshmen Jake Cox (Columbus, Ga.) and Andy Somerville (Medford, Mass.) also tallied strikes.
- Junior Kurt Gutting (Weymouth, Mass.) turned aside 60 of the 64 shots he faced during the two games, posting a 2.00 GAA and .938 save percentage. Gutting made 30 saves in Friday's 4-0 home loss to Saint Anselm, before stopping 30 of 31 bids against the Hawks on Saturday.

Baseball (1-2, 0-0 NE10, 0-0 NE10 NE)
Last Week's Results:
Idle
This Week's Games:
2/21 vs. LIU Post - 6 p.m. (Myrtle Beach, S.C.)
2/22 vs. Mercy - 12 p.m. (Myrtle Beach, S.C.)
2/23 vs. Concordia (N.Y.) - 2 p.m. (Myrtle Beach, S.C.)
2/23 vs. Bridgeport - 5:30 p.m. (Myrtle Beach, S.C.)
2/24 vs. St. Thomas Aquinas - 9 a.m. (Myrtle Beach, S.C.)

Notes:
- Baseball was idle last week and kicks off a five-game trip to Myrtle Beach, S.C., on Thursday (6 p.m.) against LIU Post.

Softball (5-1, 0-0 NE10, 0-0 NE10 NE)
Last Week's Results:
2/15 vs. Slippery Rock - L, 4-5
2/15 vs. Lock Haven - W, 3-0
2/16 vs. Shippensburg - W, 7-1
2/16 vs. Goldey-Beacom - W, 11-1 (5 inn.)
2/17 vs. Kutztown - W, 6-4
2/17 vs. Clarion - W, 11-0
This Week's Games:
Idle

Notes:
- Softball opened its season 5-1 after a three-day trip to Myrtle Beach, S.C.
- Junior Gabriella Vachon (Newton, Mass.) hit .429 (6-14) with three home runs and eight RBI during the six games. She also earned a save in Sunday's 6-4 win over Kutztown, entering in the seventh with runners at the corners and no one out, before retiring the next three batters, including the final two via strikeouts.
- Sophomore Olivia Strasser (Rutland, Mass.) went 3-0 with a 0.53 ERA in three appearances, allowing just one run over 17 innings, while striking out 12 and walking a pair. She capped the trip with a one-hit shutout in a five-inning, 11-0 win over Clarion on Sunday.
- Freshman Emily Carbonneau (Lowell, Mass.) put together a solid start to her collegiate career, going 7-for-15 (.467) with two home runs, a pair of doubles and three RBI.
- Senior Erin Garczynski (Norwood, Mass.) also turned in a great weekend, batting .444 (8-18) with a home run, three doubles and five RBI. 

Men's Lacrosse (0-1, 0-0 NE10)
Last Week's Results:
2/16 vs. Georgian Court - L, 10-12
This Week's Games:
2/23 vs. Mercy - 12 p.m.

Notes:
- Men's lacrosse began the season with a 12-10 loss to Georgian Court on Saturday.
- Redshirt-freshman Landon Goguen (Mattapoisett, Mass.) registered six points on a hat trick and three assists in his first collegiate game, while also raking in a team-high five ground balls.
- Senior Tom Schutz (Trumbull, Conn.) tallied a hat trick and added an assist for four points.
- Sophomore Stephen Dubois (Goffstown, N.H.) also turned in a multi-point outing for the Penmen with a goal and an assist.
- Freshman goalkeeper Alex Sturgess (Derry, N.H.) stopped 13 of the 25 shots he faced in his first career outing.

Women's Track & Field
Last Week's Results:
2/16 at Northeast-10 Championships - 11th/12
2/17 at Northeast-10 Championships - -7th/12
This Week's Meets:

2/24 at Boston University Last Chance Meet

Notes:
- Women's track & field turned in a seventh-place finish at the Northeast-10 Championships on Sunday, which now stands as the program's top performance at the conference meet.
- Senior Ashley Elder (Bristol, Conn.) turned in a new program record to win the shot put with a toss of 15.13 meters (49 feet, 7.75 inches). She also contributed to the team by finishing seventh on Saturday in the weight throw at 15.09m (49 feet, 6.25 inchest).
- Junior Alanna Murphy (Nashua, N.H.) set a new personal and school mark in the 60 hurdles with a qualifying time of 9.20. She then finished fourth in the finals with a mark of 9.22. Murphy also was part of school record in the 4x400 relay, teaming with sophomore Megan Decker (Durham, Conn.), and freshmen Meghan Stroh (New Fairfield, Conn.) and Zeandrea Ward (Hartford, Conn.) to produce a time of 4:06.92.
- Freshman Kate Hall (Pawcatuck, Conn.) ran the fastest 60m race in program history with her qualifying run of 8.00 seconds on Saturday.
- Senior Mary Claffey (Burlington, Conn.) posted a new school mark in the pole vault, clearing a height of 2.92m.

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:
Idle
This Week's Matches:
Idle

Notes:
- Men's tennis was idle last week and returns to action Monday, March 11 (2 p.m.) at Flagler University.

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.