SNHU’s 41st-Place Finish in Learfield Directors’ Cup is Program’s Best Ever CLEVELAND – The Southern New Hampshire athletic department placed 41st in the final release of the Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup standings Thursday as it recorded its best finish ever. The Penmen amassed a total of 356.75 points, adding on 64 points from baseball following the previous release of the standings May 26. Full Story
SNHU Nets Highest Northeast-10 Presidents’ Cup Finish Ever; Places Fifth PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Southern New Hampshire University finished fifth in the 2015-16 Northeast-10 Presidents’ Cup standings, the league announced Monday at its annual banquet. SNHU records its highest finish ever a year after doing so by placing eighth. Full Story
Student-Athletes Celebrated at 51st Annual SNHU Athletic Awards Ceremony BEDFORD, N.H. – Senior Rodney Sanders (Elizabeth, N.J.) and freshman Kristin Wilder (Framingham, Mass.) took home male and female Athlete of the Year honors, respectively, to highlight nine major awards that were given out Monday night as the Southern New Hampshire University Department of Athletics & Recreation celebrated the 2015-16 season and recognized its seniors at the 51st Annual Athletic Awards Ceremony, which was held at the Manchester Country Club. Full Story
SNHU Athletics to be Featured in 100+ Million Homes on “College Sports Weekly” MANCHESTER, N.H. – The Southern New Hampshire University Department of Athletics & Recreation will be showcased on an episode of “College Sports Weekly,” which airs on a group of at least 10 networks, headlined by Fox College Sports and NESN, that are shown in more than 100 million households, covering all 50 states and more than 70 countries worldwide. The show, which is hosted by Tony Minnis and produced by Harry Cicma Productions, will be shot on campus April 22-24, with an air date expected some time in June. Full Story
Sanders’ Game-High 23 Leads East Past West, 120-107, at Reese’s All-Star Game Senior Rodney Sanders (Elizabeth, N.J.) of the Southern New Hampshire University men’s basketball team poured in a game-high 23 points to lead the East squad to a 120-107 victory against the West team at the 2016 Reese’s/NABC Division II All-Star Game on Friday night at Dr. Pepper Arena in Frisco, Texas. Full Story
Southern New Hampshire Captures Men's Basketball Championship As the No. 4 seed, Southern New Hampshire defeated AIC and then recorded three-straight upsets including a championship win over No. 1 seed Bentley to become the 2016 Northeast-10 men's basetball champions on Saturday afternoon in Waltham, Massachusetts.
Spirou Earns 600th Career Win in Men's Basketball Triumph Over AIC Head coach Stan Spirou notched the 600th victory of his career on Friday, as the Southern New Hampshire University men's basketball team topped American International College, 88-82.
Penmen Profile: Devin Gilligan Devin Gilligan has been a key contributor to Southern New Hampshire University's success over the past two seasons. A native of Amherst, N.H., Gilligan spent a season at Augustana College in South Dakota before transferring to SNHU prior to the 2014-15 campaign.Gilligan joined us recently, and talked about joining the Penmen a year ago, as well as how his role has changed since his arrival at SNHU.
Men's Basketball: SNHU, Saint Anselm battle in overtime thriller On the final night of the regular season, the Southern New Hampshire Penmen and Saint Anselm Hawks needed more than 40 minutes to settle their crosstown rivalry in Northeast-10 men's basketball action on Tuesday at the SNHU Fieldhouse in Manchester, New Hampshire
Women's Basketball Europe Trip: Day One The Southern New Hampshire University women's basketball team kicked off its 10-day Europe trip on Tuesday evening. The Penmen flew through the night from Boston to Zurich, before connecting to Barcelona. The team then enjoyed a local dinner before visiting landmarks in the downtown area.
Mic'd Up: Mike Mastroberti Southern New Hampshire University baseball captain Mike Mastroberti was recently wired for sound, as the Penmen prepared for the early stages of their 2016 schedule.
Penmen Pink Day: The Partnership Between SNHU Athletics and Catholic Medical Center Southern New Hampshire University hosted its Pink Day game against Saint Michael's College on Feb. 6, 2016. The Penmen hosted their annual breast cancer awareness game and donated proceeds from the game to Catholic Medical Center's Breast Care Center. Head coach Karen Pinkos joined CMC breast surgeon Dr. Connie Campbell to explain the impact the partnership between SNHU and Catholic Medical Center has had on the Breast Care Center.
Penmen Profile: Chris Walters Chris Walters has been one of the top players in the Northeast-10 Conference this season. Walters is averaging over 17 points and nearly 10 rebounds per game for the Penmen through his first 20 games. The redshirt sophomore missed the entire 2014-15 season season with a knee injury, and he joined us and explained how sitting out last year has helped him become a more dynamic player.
Penmen Profile: Jen Shelp Jen Shelp is an integral part of Southern New Hampshire's success this season. The sophomore has started every game thus far, and she has responded by nearly tripling her points per game average from a season ago. We sat down with Shelp and discussed how she has been able to make major strides in just one season.
2015-16 Northeast-10 Men's Basketball Northeast Division Standings
2015-16 Northeast-10 Men's Basketball Southwest Division Standings