SNHU Men's Soccer Ranks No. 8 in NCAA Division II Attendance Top 50
MANCHESTER, N.H. – The Southern New
Hampshire men's soccer program finished among the top-10 Division
II attendance leaders for the first time following the final
statistical announcement from the NCAA that SNHU closed the 2011-12
season ranked No. 8 after averaging 439 supporters per 13 fall home
games at Larkin Field.
Highlighted by a September 17 night game crowd figure of 1,217 for a 2-1 overtime loss to rival Franklin Peirce, the Penmen ushered 5,705 total fans through Larkin Field last season. Boosted by the support, the 2011 Penmen finished the season with an 18-4 overall record, while hosting the first round of the NCAA East Regional where they posted a 2-0 win over CW Post. Making the first appearance in the NCAA National Quarterfinals since the 2009 season, the Penmen would fall to Franklin Pierce in a 1-0 effort to wrap up their 2011-12 season.
Among other Northeast-10 Conference men’s soccer attendance leaders, American International College was ranked No. 36 with a total attendance of 1,975 for eight home games while averaging 247 supporters per game. Franklin Pierce was also on the list ranked No. 46 while hosting 14 home contests for a total of 3,169 fans and an average of 226 per game.