Week at a Glance: March 4-10

Week at a Glance: March 4-10

Southern New Hampshire University Athletics
Week at a Glance (March 4-10, 2019)
 

Female Athlete of the Week: Alexis Felt - Women's Lacrosse - Sr., A
Alexis Felt (Manchester, N.H.) enjoyed a career day Saturday, as women's lacrosse picked up its first victory of the season with a 22-11 win against Dominican (N.Y.) in its home opener. Felt buried a career-best six goals (on six shots) and dished a pair of assists for a career-high eight points. Her first three points came during a 6-0 run to start the game, while her final three points came during an 11-0 burst in the second half.

Male Athlete of the Week: Cole Jacobsen - Men's Lacrosse - So., M
Cole Jacobsen (Dartmouth, Mass.) scored a career-high five goals and added two assists for a career-best seven points, as men's lacrosse went on the road and topped Saint Rose, 14-9, Saturday. Jacobsen led all scorers in goals and points, as he found the back of the cage in every quarter.

Baseball (9-3, 0-0 NE10, 0-0 NE10 NE)
Last Week's Results:
3/10 vs. Caldwell - W, 9-2 (Lantana, Fla.)
This Week's Games:
3/11 vs. Post - 12 p.m. (Lantana, Fla.)
3/11 vs. Post - 3 p.m. (Lantana, Fla.)
3/12 vs. Molloy - 12 p.m. (Lantana, Fla.)
3/13 at Nova Southeastern - 6 p.m.
3/15 vs. American Int'l - TBA (Lantana, Fla.)
3/16 vs. Adelphi - TBA (Lantana, Fla.)

Notes:
- Baseball went 1-0 last week, as it kicked off its seven-game Florida trip with a 9-2 victory against Caldwell on Sunday.
- Graduate student Jake Walkinshaw (Seymour, Conn.) was dominant in the win, as he fired eight shutout innings, scattering six hits, while striking out a career-high 13 and not walking a batter. Walkinshaw, who retired the first 12 hitters he faced, held Caldwell to a .208 batting average. Walkinshaw captured his second NE10 Pitcher of the Week honor in the last three weeks earlier Monday.
- Junior Jake Coro (Johnston, R.I.) went 3-for-4 at the plate with a walk and two runs scored.
- Grad student John Stanton (Sandwich, Mass.) was 2-for-3 with a walk, RBI and run scored.
- Junior Dylan Faircloth (Cleveland, Texas) also turned in a multi-hit performance, going 2-for-4 with a pair of RBI and a run.

Softball (7-3, 0-0 NE10, 0-0 NE10 NE)
Last Week's Results:
3/9 vs. #17 Indianapolis - W, 8-6 - 11 inn. (Clermont, Fla.)
3/9 vs. #11 Grand Valley State - L, 0-4 (Clermont, Fla.)
3/10 vs. #24 Wayne State - L, 3-4 - 8 inn. (Clermont, Fla.)
3/10 vs. Fairmont State - W, 4-3 (Clermont, Fla.) 
This Week's Games:
3/11 vs. Caldwell - 4 p.m. (Clermont, Fla.)
3/11 vs. Le Moyne - 6:15 p.m. (Clermont, Fla.)
3/13 vs. Molloy - 9 a.m. (Clermont, Fla.)
3/13 vs. Molloy - 11:15 a.m. (Clermont, Fla.) 
3/15 vs. West Chester - 9:15 a.m. (Clermont, Fla.)
3/15 vs. West Chester - 11:30 a.m. (Clermont, Fla.) 
3/16 vs. Minnesota Duluth - 9:15 a.m. (Clermont, Fla.)
3/16 vs. Lock Haven - 11:30 a.m. (Clermont, Fla.) 

Notes:
- Softball went 2-2 last week, as it kicked off its 12-game spring break trip to Florida against a trio of nationally-ranked foes.
- Junior Maddy Barone (Halifax, Mass.) had two solid starts against the ranked competition over the weekend. Barone worked 10-and-a-third innings on Saturday, earning the win in SNHU's 8-6 victory over 17th-ranked Indianapolis in 11 innings. Barone also started on Sunday, allowing two runs in six innings against 24th-ranked Wayne State. She did not figure in the decision in the game, as Wayne State rallied to win, 4-3, in eight innings.
- Fellow junior Jordan Wade (East Taunton, Mass.) went 5-for-14 to start the Florida trip. She had four hits in Sunday's games, including her first career home run. She also contributed a game-tying double against Wayne State, driving in three runs on the day.
- Freshman Chloe Griffin (Scarborough, Maine) is riding a five-game hitting streak after starting the trip 5-for-14 (.357). Griffin also made her first SNHU start in the circle Sunday against Fairmont State, allowing three runs in three-and-two-thirds innings.

Men's Lacrosse (2-2, 0-0 NE10)
Last Week's Results:
3/9 at Saint Rose - W, 14-9
This Week's Games:
3/16 vs. Pace - 12 p.m.

Notes:
- Men's lacrosse went 1-0 last week, getting back to .500 with a 14-9 victory at Saint Rose on Saturday.
- Sophomore Cole Jacobsen (Dartmouth, Mass.) scored a career-high five goals and added two assists for a career-best seven points. He led all scorers in goals and points, as he found the back of the cage in every quarter.
- Senior Tom Schutz (Trumbull, Conn.) scored four times in the triumph and added an assist for five points.
- Sophomore Stephen Dubois (Goffstown, N.H.) also registered a hat trick Saturday, as he totaled four points with three goals and a helper.
- Freshman Alex Sturgess (Derry, N.H.) stopped a career-high 18 shots in the victory.

Women's Lacrosse (1-2, 0-1 NE10)
Last Week's Results:
3/9 vs. Dominican (N.Y.) - W, 22-11
This Week's Games:
3/12 vs. Bridgeport - 5:30 p.m. (Orlando, Fla.)
3/15 vs. #2 Adelphi - 1 p.m.

Notes:
- Women's lacrosse went 1-0 last week, winning its first game of the year with a 22-11 victory against Dominican (N.Y.) in its home opener Saturday.
- Senior Alexis Felt (Manchester, N.H.) enjoyed a career day, as she buried a career-best six goals (on six shots) and dished a pair of assists for a career-high eight points. Her first three points came during a 6-0 run to start the game, while her final three points came during an 11-0 burst in the second half.
- Junior Merry Harrington (Peabody, Mass.) matched her career high with five assists and added a goal for six points, while winning five draw controls and picking up three ground balls.
- Senior Kristin Wilder (Framingham, Mass.) tallied three goals and two assists for five points.
- Freshmen Kelsey Long (Woburn, Mass.), Catherine Derhak (Londonderry, N.H.) and Erin Gorton (Kennebunk, Maine) each chimed in with three points. Long and Derhak potted a pair of goals and handed out an assist, while Gorton scored once and set up two goals.

Women's Track & Field
Last Week's Results:
3/9 at NCAA National Championships
This Week's Meets:

3/15 at UCF Black & Gold Challenge
3/16 at UCF Black & Gold Challenge

Notes:
- Women's track & field was idle as a team last week, but senior Ashley Elder (Bristol, Conn.) became the first member of the program to participate in the NCAA National Championships, finishing 13th in the shot put in Pittsburg, Kan., with a throw of 14.82 meters (48 feet, 7.5 inches).

Women's Tennis (7-8, 6-5 NE10)
Last Week's Results:
Idle
This Week's Matches:
3/11 at Flagler - 2 p.m.
3/16 vs. Roberts Wesleyan - 7 p.m. 

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

Men's Tennis (3-1, 1-0 NE10)
Last Week's Results:
Idle
This Week's Matches:
3/11 at #15 Flagler - 2 p.m. 
3/12 at #12 Palm Beach Atlantic - 3 p.m. 

Notes:
- Men's tennis was idle last week and returns to action Monday (2 p.m.) at 15th-ranked Flagler University.

Women's Golf
Last Week's Results:
Idle
This Week's Matches:
3/13 at Pinehurst Women's Intercollegiate - 9 a.m.
3/14 at Pinehurst Women's Intercollegiate - 9 a.m.
3/15 at Pinehurst Women's Intercollegiate - 9 a.m.

Notes:
- Women's golf was idle last week and returns to the links Wednesday-Friday at the Pinehurst Women's Intercollegiate on Pinehurst No. 8 in Pinehurst, N.C.

Men's Golf
Last Week's Results:
3/4 at Las Vegas Desert Classic - 8 a.m.
3/5 at Las Vegas Desert Classic - 8 a.m.
This Week's Matches:
Idle

Notes:
- Men's golf finished 14th at the Las Vegas Desert Classic in Las Vegas, Nev., finishing up the final two rounds Monday and Tuesday at Royal Golf Links.
- Senior Matt Paradis (Hooksett, N.H.) tied for ninth, overall, with a 1-under 215 over the 54 holes. Paradis opened the tournament with a 74 Sunday, before shooting a 2-under 70 in the middle round and finishing up with a 1-under 71 Tuesday.

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.

Women's Basketball (17-12, 11-10 NE10)

Notes:
- Women's basketball finished 17-12 for the second straight season and also earned its second consecutive Northeast-10 Championship berth as the Northeast Division's No. 5 seed. The Penmen saw their season come to end in the first round, however, with a loss at American Int'l, the Southwest's No. 4 seed.
- The team began the season 6-0 and also put together a four-game winning streak that spanned January and February.
- Senior Kylie Lorenzen (Holliston, Mass.) capped her stellar career with her second straight Northeast-10 All-Conference First Team selection, she averaged 18.8 points, 9.8 rebounds, 2.1 assists and 2.0 steals per contest, while shooting 49.3 percent from the floor and 82.6 percent from the stripe. Lorenzen became the program's all-time leading scorer in a Feb. 16 win versus Merrimack and then its all-time leading rebounder Feb. 26 against Assumption College. She wrapped up her career first all-time in the program's record book in scoring (1,798), rebounding (932), field goals made (654), free throws made (462) and free throws attempted (575), as well as third in games played (113) and 10th in steals (173).
- Lorenzen also shined in the classroom, as she garnered her second consecutive CoSIDA Academic All-District honor.

Men's Basketball (12-14, 8-13 NE10)

Notes:
- Despite beginning the season 3-0 and winning four straight games in December and January, men's basketball missed the NE10 postseason after tying for fifth in the Northeast Division, but losing the tiebreaker.
- The squad dropped nine of its last 12, including four straight, as it made its playoff push.
- Senior Daquaise Andrews (Queens, N.Y.) captured the first NE10 All-Conference First Team nod of his career, following a season in which he averaged 21.2 points, 6.3 rebounds, 5.2 assists and 1.3 steals per contest, while shooting 41.9 percent from the floor and 70.6 percent from the stripe. He reached 20 points on 16 occasions and 30 points five times, as he ranked third in the league in scoring.

Men's Ice Hockey (14-9-4, 7-5-3 NE10)

Notes:
- Men's ice hockey captured its second Northeast-10 title and first since 2014, knocking the monkey off its back with a 4-3 win at crosstown-rival Saint Anselm. The second-seeded Penmen scored a late goal in the semifinals to slip past third-seeded Saint Michael's at home before taking down the tournament's top seed.
- Junior goalie Kurt Gutting (Weymouth, Mass.) earned NE10 Championship Most Outstanding Player, while joining freshman Joe Fiorino (Willow Grove, Pa.) and senior Artem Efimov-Barakov (Khimki, Russia) on the All-Championship Team.
- Head coach Sean Walsh was honored as the NE10 Coach of the Year in just his second season with the Penmen. Gutting was also named the NE10 Goalkeeper of the Year, in addition to be selected as an All-Conference First Teamer, following a season in which he went 11-5-4 with a 2.17 GAA and .935 save percentage. Senior Brett Shawn (Wareham, Mass.) also earned a First Team nod with nine goals and 14 assists for 23 points. Fiorino and Jake Cox (Columbus, Ga.) also received All-Rookie accolades.
- The 14 victories were also the most for the program since it won 17 games during the 2013-14 season.