Week at a Glance: February 6-12

Southern New Hampshire University Athletics
Week at a Glance (February 6-12, 2017)

Female Athlete of the Week: Kylie Lorenzen - Women's Basketball - So.
Kylie Lorenzen (Holliston, Mass.) notched 16.5 points, 9.5 rebounds and 2.5 assists per game, while shooting 37 percent (10-27) from the field and 92.3 percent (12-13) from the line, during a 1-1 week for the Penmen. Lorenzen posted 18 points (7-13 FG, 1-2 3-FG, 3-4 FT), seven rebounds and two assists in Wednesday's 56-53 buzzer-beating victory against Assumption and then registered a double-double of 15 points (9-9 FT), 12 boards and three assists in a 79-67 loss at Saint Michael's on Saturday.

Male Athlete of the Week: Devin Gilligan - Men's Basketball - R-Jr., F
Chris Walters (Stamford, Conn.) averaged 22.5 points, 10.0 rebounds, 3.0 blocks and 1.0 assist per game, while shooting 60 percent (12-20) from the field and 90.9 percent (20-22) from the line, during a 1-1 week for the Penmen. Walters notched a double-double of 23 points (7-11 FG, 1-2 3-FG, 8-8 FT), 15 rebounds and five blocks in a 67-58 win against Assumption on Wednesday and then added 22 points (5-9 FG, 12-14 FT), five boards and two assists in Saturday's 84-81 loss at Saint Michael's.

Women's Basketball (10-13, 5-11 NE-10)
Last Week's Results:
2/1 vs. Assumption - W, 56-53
2/4 at Saint Michael's - L, 67-79 
This Week's Games:
2/8 at #19 Bentley - 5:30 p.m. 
2/11 vs. Merrimack - 2 p.m. (NESNplus/NESN National) 

Notes:
- Women's basketball split a pair of games last week, including a buzzer-beating upset of Assumption.
- Sophomore Kylie Lorenzen (Holliston, Mass.) notched 16.5 points, 9.5 rebounds and 2.5 assists per game, while shooting 37 percent (10-27) from the field and 92.3 percent (12-13) from the line. Lorenzen posted 18 points (7-13 FG, 1-2 3-FG, 3-4 FT), seven rebounds and two assists in Wednesday's 56-53 victory against Assumption and then registered a double-double of 15 points (9-9 FT), 12 boards and three assists in a 79-67 loss at Saint Michael's on Saturday.
- Freshman Victoria Dean (Plymouth, Mass.) averaged 10.0 points and 1.5 assists per game, while shooting 36.8 percent (7-19) from the field and a perfect 2-for-2 from the line. Dean netted 10 points (3-8 FG, 2-5 3-FG, 2-2 FT) and dished two assists, including a smart pass to set up her teammate's game-winning 3-pointer just before time expired in the win against Assumption and then scored another 10 points (4-11 FG) at Saint Michael's.

Men's Basketball (16-5, 12-4 NE-10)
Last Week's Results:
2/1 vs. Assumption - W, 67-58
2/4 at Saint Michael's - L, 81-84
This Week's Games:
2/8 at Bentley - 7:30 p.m. 
2/11 vs. Merrimack - 4 p.m. (NESNplus/NESN National) 

Notes:
- Men's basketball went 1-1 last week and had its three-game winning streak snapped at Saint Michael's.
- Redshirt-junior Chris Walters (Stamford, Conn.) averaged 22.5 points, 10.0 rebounds, 3.0 blocks and 1.0 assist per game, while shooting 60 percent (12-20) from the field and 90.9 percent (20-22) from the line. Walters notched a double-double of 23 points (7-11 FG, 1-2 3-FG, 8-8 FT), 15 rebounds and five blocks in a 67-58 win against Assumption on Wednesday and then added 22 points (5-9 FG, 12-14 FT), five boards and two assists in Saturday's 84-81 loss at Saint Michael's.
- Senior Devin Gilligan (Amherst, N.H.) posted 17.0 points, 6.5 rebounds and 3.5 assists per game, while shooting 58.3 percent (14-24) from the floor. Gilligan registered 19 points (8-14 FG), eight rebounds and two assists against Assumption and then contributed 15 points (6-10 FG), five boards and five assists at Saint Michael's.

Men's Ice Hockey (12-13, 4-6 NE-10)
Last Week's Results:
2/1 vs. Daniel Webster - W, 3-1
2/4 vs. Franklin Pierce - L, 1-6 
This Week's Games:
2/7 vs. Framingham State - 7:30 p.m.
2/11 at Stonehill - 6:10 p.m. 

Notes:
- Men's ice hockey split two games as it snapped its nine-game losing streak against Daniel Webster.
- Graduate student Joe Collins (Mansfield, Mass.) registered two goals and an assist, with both tallies coming in Wednesday's 3-1 victory against Daniel Webster.
- Junior Chris Moquin (Hooksett, N.H.) turned in the only other multiple-point week with a pair of assists as he set up both of Collins' strikes.
- Junior Matthew MacInnis (Arlington, Texas) stopped 50 of the 57 shots her faced in both games, including 23 of 24 in the win against DWC.

Women's Track & Field
Last Week's Results:
Idle
This Week's Meets:
2/10 at David Hemery Invitational - 10 a.m.

Notes:
- Women's track & field was idle last week and returns to action Friday at Boston University's David Hemery Invite.

Women's Golf
Last Week's Results:
Idle
This Week's Events:
Idle

Notes:
- Women's golf is off until the spring.

Men's Golf
Last Week's Results:
Idle
This Week's Events:
Idle

Notes:
- Men's golf is now off until the spring.

Women's Tennis (12-3, 10-2 NE-10)
Last Week's Results:
Idle
This Week's Matches:
Idle

Notes:
- Women's tennis returns to action in the spring.

Men's Tennis (5-0, 1-0 NE-10)
Last Week's Results:
Idle
This Week's Matches:
Idle

Notes:
- Men's tennis is off until the spring.

COMPLETED SEASONS

Women's Soccer (10-8-1, 7-6-1 NE-10)

Notes:
- Women's soccer earned its second straight Northeast-10 Championship berth, garnering the No. 8 seed on the final day of the season with a 3-1 win against sixth-ranked Adelphi. In a re-match with the then-12th-seeded Panthers just three days later, the Penmen dropped a 2-1 double-overtime decision in the quarterfinal round.
- The team went 2-1-1 against nationally-ranked opponents and was also 2-1-1 in overtime matches. In addition, SNHU was 4-2-1 in games decided in the 90th minute or later.
- Five Penmen earned NE-10 All-Conference honors. Senior Olivia Parsons (Plymouth, Mass.) was selected to the First Team, while juniors Abigail Maker (Naples, Maine) and Trisha Luis (Lowell, Mass.), as well as sophomore Miranda Peloquin (Greenville, R.I.) and freshman Shae Roys (No. Billerica, Mass.), were all named to the Third Team. Roys also received an All-Rookie Team nod.
- Parsons was also a CCA All-East Region Second Team selection. 

Men's Soccer (12-5-2, 8-3-2 NE-10)

Notes:
- Men's soccer earned the fifth seed for the Northeast-10 Championship, but dropped a 1-0 double-overtime decision at fourth-seeded Franklin Pierce in the quarterfinal round, which ended the Penmen run of four straight conference titles and marked the first time they would not make the final since 2010.
- The team garnered an at-large bid to the NCAA Tournament, earning its 22nd overall appearance and ninth straight to extend the longest active streak in Division II. 
- Sixth-seeded SNHU posted a 3-1 victory over third-seeded Le Moyne in the first round and then fell to second-seeded and host Adelphi, 1-0, in the second round.
- Nine Penmen garnered NE-10 All-Conference honors. Graduate students Rayane Boukemia (Strasbourg, France), Yannis Becker (Sittensen, Germany) and Tobias Esche (Bremen, Germany) were tabbed for the First Team, while senior Gilbert Manier (Kigali, Rwanda) and sophomore Claude Diesse (Brossard, Quebec) received Second Team recognition. Grad goalkeeper Nick Zucco (Ludlow, Mass.), senior Enzo Giuliani (Toulouse, France) and freshmen Romain Daniellou (Brieuc, France) and Louka Masset (Paris, France) were named to the Third Team, with Daniellou and Masset also receiving All-Rookie Team accolades. 
- Boukemia, Becker and Esche would go on to earn CCA All-East Region Second Team honors. 

Women's Volleyball (7-21, 4-10 NE-10)

Notes:
- Volleyball finished in an 11th-place tie in the Northeast-10 standings.
- The team posted a signature win as it swept first-place and NE-10-unbeaten Bentley, 3-0, at home Oct. 18. It was SNHU's second straight win after pulling out a five-set victory against Merrimack just three days earlier.
- The second Penmen two-game winning streak came Nov. 6 when they notched a pair of five-set victories against Southern Connecticut and Wilmington (Del.).
- Freshman Joanne Coffey (Merrimack, N.H.) set a new program record for assists by a freshman, dishing 890 to top the 682 handed out by interim head coach Catherine Cotton in 2012. 

Field Hockey (9-9, 5-7 NE-10)

Notes:
- Field hockey submitted its best season ever in 2016, setting program records for wins (9), conference victories (5) and winning percentage (.500). 
- Freshmen Laura van der Doorn (Beverwijk, The Netherlands) and Maaike Gerkema (Driebergen, The Netherlands), as well as sophomore goalkeeper Melanie Rennie (Madison, Conn.), were all recognized with Northeast-10 All-Rookie Team selections.
- The team's biggest win of the year came when freshman Alison Hildreth (Hampton, N.H.) notched her first career goal with no time on the clock to record a 2-1 victory over top-ranked and eventual Northeast-10 Champion LIU Post on Oct. 7.

Cross Country

Notes:
- The men finished fifth overall at both the Northeast-10 Championship on Oct. 22 and the NCAA East Regional Championship on Nov. 5, in addition to capturing its only title of the season at the Bruce Kirsh Cup on Sept. 17.
- Senior Nacho Hernando-Angulo (Logrono, Spain) earned his second straight berth to the NCAA National Championship, while re-writing more of the program's record book along the way. Hernando-Angulo set a new school record in an 8,000-meter event (24:40), posted the highest finish at the Northeast-10 Championship (No. 2) and NCAA East Regional (No. 2), and also become the first two-time United States Track and Field Cross Country Coaches' Association (USTFCCCA) All-Region honoree and two-time Northeast-10 First Team All-Conference selection.
-The women submitted an 11th-place showing at the Northeast-10 Championship and were then 14th at the NCAA East Regional.
- Senior Laura O'Hanlon (Dedham, Mass.) became the only four-time All-Region honoree and three-time All-Northeast-10 Conference performer in program history.