Southern New Hampshire (7-8, 4-7 NE10)
#10 New Haven (11-3, 9-2 NE10)
Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 4 p.m.
Larkin Field - Manchester, N.H.
SERIES: New Haven leads 8-2
LAST MEETING: New Haven 12, SNHU 9 (05/04/16 at West Haven, Conn.)
SOUTHERN NEW HAMPSHIRE
Last time out: American Int'l 16, SNHU 15 - OT (04/22/17 at Springfield, Mass.)
Streak: Lost 3
Notes: Southern New Hampshire lost its season-high third straight contest Saturday with a 16-15 overtime defeat at American International. SNHU jumped out to a 5-1 advantage and led, 14-12, with less than seven minutes to go when AIC scored three straight. The Penmen tied it with 4:34 to go, but lost just 47 seconds into overtime. Junior Alexa Bedell scored five times and dished two assists for seven points, while sophomore Kristin Wilder recorded six points on five tallies and a helper. Senior Casey Duggan potted three goals, including the equalizer that forced overtime, with sophomore Alexis Felt adding two goals and an assist. Senior goalkeeper Nicole Kennedy turned away a season-high 18 shots.
Last time out: New Haven 12, Saint Anselm 11 (04/22/17 at Manchester, N.H.)
Streak: Won 1
#3 Kendall Cietek (46 G, 16 A, 62 P)
#26 Jessica Mazliah (27 G, 30 A, 57 P)
#21 Caitlin O'Brien (34 G, 17 A, 51 P)
#6 Nicole Belanger (21 G, 5 A, 26 P)
#20 Gianna Guerra (413:02 MIN, 8-2, 11.04 GAA, .361 SV%, 43 SV, 76 GA)
#22 Erica Rinsky (385:33 MIN, 3-1, 10.12 GAA, .440 SV%, 51 SV, 65 GA)
Notes: After beginning the season 8-0, New Haven is 3-3 over its last six, following a 12-11 win at Saint Anselm on Saturday. New Haven held a 12-8 lead with under 12 minutes to play when Saint Anselm scored three straight to make it a one-goal game with 3:19 left. The hosts had a chance to tie it with a free-position shot with 10 seconds remaining, but freshman Erica Rinsky, who made 10 saves in the win, came up with a huge stop. Graduate student Kendall Cietek led the way, offensively, with seven points on four goals and three assists. Senior Nicole Belanger and Caitlin O'Brien each scored twice and dished a helper, while junior Jessica Mazliah and sophomore Samantha Galler both potted a pair of goals.