Week at a Glance: October 1-7

Week at a Glance: October 1-7

Southern New Hampshire University Athletics
Week at a Glance (October 1-7, 2018)

Female Athlete of the Week: Sydney Carney - Women's Soccer - Fr., F/M
Sydney Carney (Northborough, Mass.) scored a goal for two points during a 2-0-0 week for the Penmen, and it was a massive one, as she found the back of the net in the 104th minute to send SNHU to victory against 19th-ranked Adelphi. It was the second OT winner of the season for Carney, who was chosen as the Northeast-10 Rookie of the Week earlier Monday.

Male Athlete of the Week: Tiago Fernandes - Men's Tennis - Gr.
Tiago Fernandes (Porto, Portugal) earned a pair of wins to help men's tennis open the season with a 7-0 blanking of Roberts Wesleyan on Sunday. Fernandes breezed to a 6-0, 6-1 win against Guido Janssen at No. 1 singles and also teamed with freshman Emmanuel Vacalares (Cagayan de Oro, Philippines) for a 6-2 defeat of Andrew Freeman and Dennis Barlotta at No. 3 doubles.

Women's Soccer (9-3-0, 7-2-0 NE10)
Last Week's Results:
10/2 vs. Merrimack - W, 2-1 (OT)
10/6 vs. Adelphi - W, 2-1 (OT)
This Week's Games:
10/10 vs. Bentley - 7 p.m. (FOX College Sports)
10/13 at Saint Michael's - 2 p.m.

Notes:
- Women's soccer went 2-0-0 last week, capturing a pair of overtime contests to extend its winning streak to five matches.
- Freshman Hannah Rose (Waterloo, Ontario), who was named the NE10 Goalkeeper of the Week earlier Monday, stopped 13 of the 15 shots she faced. Rose turned away four of five bids in Tuesday's 2-1 overtime victory against Merrimack and then piled up a career-best nine saves in a 2-1 double-overtime triumph against 19th-ranked Adelphi on Saturday.
- Junior Alexis Fruzzetti (Hanson, Mass.) notched four points on a pair of goals, doing all of her damage against Merrimack, as she scored the equalizer in the 77th minute and added the winner in the 100th.
- Freshman Sydney Carney (Northborough, Mass.) scored a goal for two points and it was a massive one, as she found the back of the net in the 104th minute to send SNHU to victory against the nationally-ranked Panthers. It was the second OT winner of the season for Carney, who was chosen as the Northeast-10 Rookie of the Week earlier Monday.
- Graduate student Sydney Crema (Litchfield, N.H.) logged a pair of assists, as she set up both of Fruzzetti's goals against Merrimack.

Men's Soccer (9-1-1, 5-1-1 NE10)
Last Week's Results:
10/6 at American Int'l - T, 2-2 (2OT)
This Week's Games:
10/9 vs. New Haven - 7 p.m.
10/12 at Franklin Pierce - 7 p.m.

Notes:
- Men's soccer, which is ranked seventh in the United Soccer Coaches Division II Poll, went 0-0-1 last week as it tied American Int'l, 2-2, in its lone match of the week Saturday.
- Senior Alex Satrustegui (Pamplona, Spain) and sophomore Tom Marriott (Nottingham, England) scored second-half penalty kick goals.
- Senior goalkeeper Daniel Milton (Ajax, Ontario) made two saves.

Women's Volleyball (5-7, 3-1 NE10)
Last Week's Results:
10/2 at Stonehill - PPD
This Week's Games:
10/9 vs. Bentley - 7 p.m.
10/12 vs. Adelphi - 7 p.m.
10/13 vs. Pace - 1 p.m.

Notes:
- Volleyball had its Tuesday match with Stonehill postponed and, thus, was idle last week. The team plays the first of three home matches this week Tuesday (7 p.m.) versus Bentley.

Field Hockey (4-4, 2-1 NE10)
Last Week's Results:
10/6 at LIU Post - L, 2-3
This Week's Games:
10/9 at Merrimack - 7 p.m.
10/13 at Stonehill - 1 p.m.

Notes:
- Field hockey went 0-1 last week, as it suffered a heartbreaking 3-2 loss at LIU Post in the final minutes.
- Senior Melanie Rennie (Madison, Conn.) racked up a season-high 10 saves.
- Sophomore Hélène Servais (Brussels, Belgium) and senior Maddie Holt (Seabrook, N.H.) scored goals 35 seconds apart in the 13th minute to stake SNHU to a 2-0 lead, but three second-half goals from the Pioneers, including the go-ahead marker with just 1:20 on the clock, gave LIU Post the victory.

Cross Country
Last Week's Results:
10/6 at New England Championships - W:17th/24; M:8th/26
This Week's Meets:
Idle

Notes:
- The men's and women's cross country teams competed at the New England Championships in Boston on Saturday at Franklin Park.
- The women finished 17th at the 24-team event, with junior Jill Couto (Newton Junction, N.H.) leading the way by placing 52nd in a time of 19:18.55.
- The men came in eighth of 26 squads, with sophomore Cedric Jocelyn (Nyack, N.Y.) completing the course in 25:37.62, which placed him 23rd, overall.

Women's Tennis (5-6, 4-4 NE10)
Last Week's Results:
10/2 vs. Stonehill - PPD
10/4 vs. Post - L, 3-4
10/6 vs. Le Moyne - L, 2-5
This Week's Matches:
10/13 at Saint Michael's - 12 p.m.
10/14 at Franklin Pierce - 1 p.m.

Notes:
- Women's tennis went 0-2 last week, continuing to play without its Nos. 1 and 5 singles players.
- Senior Sofia Morais (Porto, Portugal) went 4-0, including 2-0 at No. 2 singles. Morais recorded a 6-1, 6-1 victory over Areej Fareh in a 4-3 loss to Post on Thursday and then outlasted Birdem Oz, 6-4, 7-5, in a 5-2 defeat Saturday. Morais teamed with classmate Anna Sala (Matadepera, Spain) to secure the doubles point against Post with a 6-2 triumph at No. 1 against Andrea Sandoval and Dea Lako, before notching another 6-2 No. 1 victory over Tiffany Hamdan and Oz.
- Freshman Alexxa Etienne (Bayamon, Puerto Rico) was 2-2, including 1-1 at No. 3 singles. Etienne was a 6-4, 6-0 winner against Lako at No. 3 singles, in addition to teaming with senior Rachel Wagner (Framingham, Mass.) for a 6-1 No. 2 doubles victory over Fareh and Juliana Seabra, in Thursday's 4-3 loss to Post.

Men's Tennis (1-0, 0-0 NE10)
Last Week's Results:
10/4 vs. Post - Suspended
10/7 at Roberts Wesleyan - W, 7-0
This Week's Matches:
10/8 at Daemen
10/11 at Saint Anselm - 4 p.m.

Notes:
- After its season opener with Post was suspended due to rain Thursday, the team officially opened its season with a 7-0 blanking of Roberts Wesleyan on Sunday.
- Graduate student Tiago Fernandes (Porto, Portugal) earned a pair of wins, as he breezed to a 6-0, 6-1 win against Guido Janssen at No. 1 singles and also teamed with freshman Emmanuel Vacalares (Cagayan de Oro, Philippines) for a 6-2 defeat of Andrew Freeman and Dennis Barlotta at No. 3 doubles.
- Vacalares kicked off his career with a pair of wins, as he came away victorious in his first collegiate singles match with a 6-0, 6-1 triumph over Timothy Nacca at No. 3.

Women's Golf
Last Week's Results:
10/1 at Merrimack Granite State Invitational - 3rd/8
10/2 at Merrimack Granite State Invitational - 3rd/8
10/6 at Penmen Columbus Day Intercollegiate Classic - 2nd/5
10/7 at Penmen Columbus Day Intercollegiate Classic - 2nd/5
This Week's Matches:
10/14 at Northeast-10 Championship

Notes:
- Women's golf finished third at the Granite State Invitational last Tuesday at Nashua Country Club, before slotting in as the runner-up at its own Penmen Columbus Day Intercollegiate Classic on Sunday at Derryfield Country Club.
- Senior Morgan Mitchell (Charlton, Mass.) was tied for the lead after her opening-round 76 at Nashua before finishing ninth, overall, with a 158.
- Mitchell again led the way Derryfield, placing fourth a 152, including a 2-over 74 in the first round Saturday.

Men's Golf
Last Week's Results:
10/1 at Northeast-10 Championship - 1st/10
This Week's Matches:
10/8 at Post Eagles Invitational
10/9 at Post Eagles Invitational

Notes:
- After capturing its fourth Northeast-10 Championship on Monday, in which senior Matt Paradis (Hooksett, N.H.) was the conference's individual medalist for the second straight year, men's golf was idle the rest of the week. The team returns to the links Monday and Tuesday at the Post Eagles Invitational at Watertown (Conn.) Golf Club.