SNHU Announces Expanded NESN Broadcast Package for 2016-17 MANCHESTER, N.H. – The Southern New Hampshire University Department of Athletics & Recreation has reached an agreement with NESN, New England’s most watched sports network, to carry at least 13 games across four different sports, with the potential to televise several more, including potential baseball and softball games, once NESN’s spring schedule is finalized. The broadcasts, which will air on NESNplus and NESN National, will be produced by Pack Network, SNHU’s partner in offering live video webcasts in 13 different sports. Full Story
World Premiere: “College Sports Weekly” Episode Featuring SNHU to Air Aug. 11 MANCHESTER, N.H. – The Southern New Hampshire University Department of Athletics & Recreation will be showcased on an episode of “College Sports Weekly” that will air 25 times on seven different networks over the span of nearly a month, beginning Aug. 11. The show, which is hosted by Tony Minnis and produced by Harry Cicma Productions, will be available in 130 million homes. Full Story
Now Available: 2015-16 SNHU Athletics Year in Review MANCHESTER, N.H. – The Southern New Hampshire University Department of Athletics and Recreation has released its annual Year in Review, highlighting the successes enjoyed by its 19 varsity teams in the 2015-16 academic year. The 38-page report highlights the Penmen’s success in competition, the classroom and the community. Full Story
Penmen Officially Claim Second Queen City Cup MANCHESTER, N.H. – The Southern New Hampshire University athletic department was awarded its second straight “Queen City Cup” by Manchester Mayor Ted Gatsas at City Hall on Tuesday evening after the Penmen defeated Saint Anselm College in the year-long competition encompassing 16 sports contested between the two schools. SNHU earned a 26-10 victory this season after posting a 22-12 win in 2014-15. Full Story
Hundreds Pour into Renovated Courts to Honor Sam Carey at Ribbon-Cutting MANCHESTER, N.H. – A packed crowd filled the Beech Street basketball courts at Sheridan-Emmett Park in Manchester on Thursday, as a ribbon-cutting ceremony to open the courts, renovated in honor of former Southern New Hampshire University men's basketball standout Sam Carey, was held under bright, sunny skies. Full Story
2015-16 Season Highlights: Men's Basketball The Southern New Hampshire University men's basketball team turned in a 23-11 campaign during the 2015-16 season, and captured its second Northeast-10 Conference championship in four seasons en route to an NCAA East Regional appearance.
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.
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