Week at a Glance: February 18-24

Week at a Glance: February 18-24

Southern New Hampshire University Athletics
Week at a Glance (February 18-24, 2019)

Week in Review Video

 

Female Athlete of the Week: Kylie Lorenzen - Women's Basketball - Sr., F
Kylie Lorenzen (Holliston, Mass.) posted 20.5 points, 10.5 rebounds, 1.0 steal and 1.0 block per game, while shooting 43.5 percent (10-23) from the floor and 95.5 percent (21-22) from the stripe, during a 1-1 week that clinched the team its second straight Northeast-10 Championship berth. Lorenzen recorded a monster double-double of 29 points (8-19 FG, 13-14 FT) and a career-high-tying 16 rebounds, while making two steals and blocking a pair of shots in a 71-62 loss at Saint Anselm on Wednesday. She then notched 12 points (2-4 FG, 8-8 FT) and five rebounds in just 16 minutes due to foul trouble in Saturday's 83-68 win at Franklin Pierce

Male Athlete of the Week: Sam Henrie - Baseball - So., 1B/OF
Sam Henrie (Middleboro, Mass.) batted .348 (8-23) with a home run, nine RBI and five runs scored, while slashing .385/.696/1.081 and swiping four basesm during a 5-0 week in Myrtle Beach, S.C. Henrie hit a two-run homer in Thursday's 2-0 victory against LIU Post, went 2-for-3 and knocked in three runs in a 7-4 win over Mercy on Friday and then finished 2-for-4 with a pair of RBI in a 10-4 victory against Bridgeport in Saturday's nightcap. Henrie finished off the week by going 2-for-5 with two RBI and a pair of runs in an 11-7 triumph against 19th-ranked St. Thomas Aquinas on Sunday.

Women's Basketball (17-10, 11-9 NE10)
Last Week's Results:
2/20 at Saint Anselm - L, 62-71
2/23 at Franklin Pierce - W, 83-68
This Week's Games:
2/26 vs. Assumption - 5:30 p.m. (FOX College Sports)
2/29 vs. TBA - TBA (NE10 Championship first round)

Notes:
- Women's basketball went 1-1 last week, as it officially clinched a berth in the Northeast-10 Championship.
- Senior Kylie Lorenzen (Holliston, Mass.) posted 20.5 points, 10.5 rebounds, 1.0 steal and 1.0 block per game, while shooting 43.5 percent (10-23) from the floor and 95.5 percent (21-22) from the stripe. Lorenzen recorded a monster double-double of 29 points (8-19 FG, 13-14 FT) and a career-high-tying 16 rebounds, while making two steals and blocking a pair of shots in a 71-62 loss at Saint Anselm on Wednesday. She then notched 12 points (2-4 FG, 8-8 FT) and five rebounds in just 16 minutes due to foul trouble in Saturday's 83-68 win at Franklin Pierce.
- Junior Victoria Dean (Plymouth, Mass.) scored 14 points (5-11 FG, 2-6 3-FG, 2-2 FT) to lead five Penmen in double figures against the Ravens. Sophomore Gyanna Russell (E. Hampton, Conn.) contributed 13 points (4-7 FG, 5-5 FT), fellow sophomore Sarah Deyo (Attleboro, Mass.) matched her season best with 11 points (4-5 FG, 3-3 FT), and junior Karlee Ziliak (Evansville, Ind.) added 10 points (3-10 FG, 4-4 FT).

Men's Basketball (12-13, 8-12 NE10)
Last Week's Results:
2/20 at #20 Saint Anselm - L, 67-71
2/23 at Franklin Pierce - L, 69-80
This Week's Games:
2/26 vs. Assumption - 8 p.m. (FOX College Sports)

Notes:
- Men's basketball went 0-2 last week, remaining in the fifth and final playoff spot in the NE10 Northeast Division, tied with Stonehill. The team needs a win Tuesday and a Stonehill loss to punch its NE10 Championship ticket.
- Senior Daquaise Andrews (Queens, N.Y.) averaged 30.5 points, 5.0 rebounds and 2.0 assists per game, while shooting 44.2 percent (23-52), including 31.8 percent (7-22) from beyond the arc, and 80 percent (8-10) from the line. Andrews exploded for 30 points (12-28 FG, 6-12 3-FG) and grabbed seven rebounds in Wednesday's 71-67 loss at 20th-ranked Saint Anselm, before dropping 31 (11-24 FG, 1-10 3-FG, 8-10 FT), to go with four assists and three rebounds, in Saturday's 80-69 loss at Franklin Pierce.
- Junior Eamonn Joyce (Medford, Mass.) posted 13 points (6-14 FG, 1-1 FT) and 11 rebounds against the Hawks, with fellow junior Shawn Montague (Yorktown Heights, N.Y.) also notching a double-double of 10 points (4-10 FG, 2-4 3-FG) and 12 boards.
- Freshman Justyn Lacy (Catskill, N.Y.) posted career highs in points (14) and rebounds (10) for his first career double-double against the Ravens. He was 7 of 16 from the floor in 25 minutes off the bench.

Men's Ice Hockey (13-9-4, 7-5-3 NE10)
Last Week's Results:
2/23 vs. Saint Michael's - W, 3-2 (NE10 Championship semifinal)
This Week's Games:
3/2 at Saint Anselm - 1 p.m. (NE10 Championship final)

Notes:
- Second-seeded men's ice hockey went 1-0-0 last week, defeating third-seeded Saint Michael's, 3-2, Saturday in the NE10 Championship semifinals to earn its first trip to the title game since 2014.
- Senior Artem Efimov-Barakov (Khimki, Russia) scored with 6:05 left in the third period to notch the game winner.
- Freshman Andy Somerville tied the game at 1-1 near the midway point of the second period, while classmate Cole Stewart (Alpharetta, Ga.) put SNHU in the lead for the first time two minutes later.
- Junior goalie Kurt Gutting (Weymouth, Mass.) stopped 25 of 27 shots he faced to earn the win.

Baseball (6-2, 0-0 NE10, 0-0 NE10 NE)
Last Week's Results:
2/21 vs. LIU Post - W, 2-0 (Myrtle Beach, S.C.)
2/22 vs. Mercy - W, 7-4 (Myrtle Beach, S.C.)
2/23 vs. Concordia (N.Y.) - W, 9-5 (14 inn.) (Myrtle Beach, S.C.)
2/23 vs. Bridgeport - W, 10-4 (Myrtle Beach, S.C.)
2/24 vs. St. Thomas Aquinas - W, 11-7 (Myrtle Beach, S.C.)
This Week's Games:
3/2 at Shepherd - 12 p.m.
3/2 at Shepherd - 3 p.m.
3/3 at Shippensburg - 12 p.m.
3/3 at Shippensburg - 3 p.m. 

Notes:
- Baseball went 5-0 last week during its trip to Myrtle Beach, S.C.
- Sophomore Sam Henrie (Middleboro, Mass.) batted .348 (8-23) with a home run, nine RBI and five runs scored, while slashing .385/.696/1.081 and swiping four bases. Henrie hit a two-run homer in Thursday's 2-0 victory against LIU Post, went 2-for-3 and knocked in three runs in a 7-4 win over Mercy on Friday and then finished 2-for-4 with a pair of RBI in a 10-4 victory against Bridgeport in Saturday's nightcap. Henrie finished off the week by going 2-for-5 with two RBI and a pair of runs in an 11-7 triumph against 19th-ranked St. Thomas Aquinas on Sunday.
- Graduate student Jake Walkinshaw (Seymour, Conn.) started the week for the Penmen out on the right foot, firing eight-and-a-third innings of shutout baseball, scattering five hits, while striking out seven and walking two, in the shutout of LIU Post. Walkinshaw earned the win and held the Pioneers to just a .192 batting average.
- The Penmen hit four home runs on the trip, with junior Jake Coro (Johnston, R.I.) hitting a game-tying, inside-the-park home run in the eighth inning of an eventual 9-5, 14-inning win over Concordia (N.Y.) in the first game of Saturday's doubleheader. Senior Joshua Zbierski (Stafford Springs, Conn.) and redshirt-senior Kevin Alexy (Newton, Mass.) joined Henrie in going deep. Coro hit .385 (5-13) with an 1.192 OPS (.500/.692), two RBI and five runs scored, with Zbierski going 5-for-14 (.357) with four RBI and two runs scored, while slashing .500/.643/1.143.
- Graduate student Chris Murphy (Billerica, Mass.) threw well out of the bullpen to claim the win against Bridgeport, working six innings, allowing one run – unearned – on three hits, while punching out 13 and walking three.
- Sophomore Jeffrey Praml (Bridgewater, N.J.) tossed five shutout innings in two appearances out of the 'pen, giving up just three hits and a walking, while fanning seven. Senior Hayden Manning (Portland, Conn.) was also impressive in relief, going 1-0, as he threw four shutout frames, relinquishing five hits and a walk, striking out a pair.
- Redshirt-junior Endy Morales (Holyoke, Mass.) and junior Wesley Tobin (Portsmouth, N.H.) also earned victories with seven-inning starts. Morales gave up three runs on four hits, striking out seven and walking two, in the win against Mercy, while Tobin defeated St. Thomas Aquinas by limiting the Spartans to four runs on seven hits, fanning five and not walking a batter.

Softball (5-1, 0-0 NE10, 0-0 NE10 NE)
Last Week's Results:
Idle
This Week's Games:
Idle

Notes:
- Softball was idle last week and is back in action Saturday, March 9 (11:15 a.m.) when it opens a 12-game Florida trip against Indianapolis.

Men's Lacrosse (1-1, 0-0 NE10)
Last Week's Results:
2/23 vs. Molloy - W, 13-9
This Week's Games:
3/2 at Mercy - 2 p.m.

Notes:
- Men's lacrosse earned its first win of the season Saturday with a 13-9 victory against Molloy.
- Sophomore Stephen Dubois (Goffstown, N.H.) and freshman Tristan Pietz (Dudley, Mass.) each registered five points on four goals and an assist.
- Freshman Alex Sturgess (Derry, N.H.) stopped 14 of the 23 shots he faced for his first career win.
- Fellow freshman Chris Valentine (Derry, N.H.) notched three points with two goals and an assist.
- Redshirt-freshman Landon Goguen (Mattapoisett, Mass.) and sophomore Cole Jacobsen (Dartmouth, Mass.) also turned in multi-point efforts with three points on a goal and two assists, apiece.

Women's Lacrosse (0-0, 0-0 NE10)
Last Week's Results:
Idle
This Week's Games:
2/27 at Franklin Pierce - 4 p.m.
3/2 at Mercy - 11 a.m.

Notes:
- Women's lacrosse kicks off the season Wednesday (4 p.m.) at Franklin Pierce.

Women's Track & Field
Last Week's Results:
Idle
This Week's Meets:

Idle

Notes:
- Women's track & field was idle last week and will await word whether any of its athletes earn a qualifciation for the March 8-9 NCAA National Championships.

Women's Tennis (7-8, 6-5 NE10)
Last Week's Results:
2/23 at Harvard - L, 0-7
This Week's Matches:
Idle

Notes:
- Women's tennis opened its spring slate Saturday with a 7-0 loss against Division-I foe Harvard.
- Freshman Alexxa Etienne (Bayamon, Puerto Rico) won a team-best four games at No. 3 singles and teamed with senior Rachel Wagner (Framingham, Mass.) to go up on Isabel Jasper and Rachel Lim, 4-3, at No. 2 when the doubles point was clinched.

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:
2/25 at Battle at Hilton Head Island - 10 a.m.
2/26 at Battle at Hilton Head Island - 10 a.m.

Notes:
- Women's golf opens its spring slate Monday at the Battle at Hilton Head Island in Hilton Head, S.C., at Palmetto Dunes Resort.

Men's Golf
Last Week's Results:
Idle
This Week's Matches:
3/3 at Las Vegas Desert Classic - 8 a.m.

Notes:
- Men's golf tees off its spring schedule Sunday at the Las Vegas Desert Classic in Las Vegas, Nev., at Royal Golf Links.

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.