Week at a Glance: November 26-December 2

Week at a Glance: November 26-December 2

Southern New Hampshire University Athletics
Week at a Glance (November 26-December 2, 2018)

Female Athlete of the Week: Ashley Elder - Women's Track & Field - Sr.
Ashley Elder (Bristol, Conn.) set a new SNHU record with a personal best of 14.46 meter in the shot put to easily win the event. Her heave was 2.27 meters (more than 7.5 feet) further than her next closest competitor. Elder also finished second in the weight throw at 14.93 meters.

Male Athlete of the Week: Brett Strawn - Men's Ice Hockey - Sr., F
Brett Strawn (Wareham, Mass.) registered a season-high four points on a goal and three assists in an 8-1 victory against Franklin Pierce on Saturday.

Cross Country
Last Week's Results:
12/1 at NCAA Division II National Championship - M: 34th/34
This Week's Meets:
Idle

Notes:
- The men's cross country team made its first appearance at the NCAA Division II National Championship on Saturday and finished 34th at the Bob O'Connor Golf Course in Pittsburgh, Pa.
- Sophomore Micah Hewitson (New Market, Md.) was the top SNHU finisher, completing the 10K in 218th in a time of 36:28.8.

Women's Basketball (6-2, 2-2 NE10)
Last Week's Results:
11/28 vs. Saint Anselm - L, 63-74
12/1 at Assumption - L, 66-76
This Week's Games:
12/5 vs. Bentley - 5:30 p.m.
12/8 at Stonehill - 1:30 p.m.

Notes:
- Women's basketball went 0-2 last week, snapping its six-game win streak to begin the season.
- Senior Kylie Lorenzen (Holliston, Mass.) just narrowly missed averaging a double-double, as she posted 21.0 points and 9.5 rebounds per game, while shooting 50 percent (13-26) from the field and 88.2 percent (15-17) from the line. Lorenzen registered a double-double of 20 points (8-16 FG, 1-3 3-FG, 3-4 FT) and 11 rebounds, while dishing a pair of assists, in a 74-63 loss to Saint Anselm on Wednesday. She then racked up 22 points (5-10 FG, 12-13 FT), while grabbing eight rebounds, in Saturday's 76-66 loss at Assumption./
- Fellow senior Brianna Camara (Fall River, Mass.) tallied 11.0 points, 7.0 rebounds, 2.0 assists and 1.5 steals per game, while shooting 39.1 percent (9-23) from the field and 75 percent (3-4) from the stripe. Camara recorded tallied 13 points (5-12 FG, 3-4 FT), six rebounds and two steals against Saint Anselm, before netting nine points (4-11 FG, 1-2 2-FG), grabbing eight rebounds and dishing three assists versus the Greyhounds.

Men's Basketball (5-3, 2-2 NE10)
Last Week's Results:
11/28 vs. #4 Saint Anselm - L, 63-76
12/1 at Assumption - W, 68-53
This Week's Games:
12/5 vs. Bentley - 7:30 p.m.
12/8 at Stonehill - 3:30 p.m.

Notes:
- Men's basketball went 1-1 last week, rebounding from a loss to the fourth-ranked team in the country Wednesday with a win Saturday.
- Senior Daquaise Andrews (Queens, N.Y.) averaged 16.0 points, 9.5 rebounds, 4.0 assists and 2.5 steals per game during the week. Andrews registered a double-double with 12 points (5-17 FG, 2-5 FT) and 11 boards, to go with four assists and a pair of steals, in a 76-63 loss to No. 4 Saint Anselm on Wednesday, before scoring a game-high 20 points (6-14 FG, 1-2 3-FG, 7-9 FT) and stuffing the stat sheet with seven rebounds, four assists and three steals in Saturday's 68-53 victory over Assumption.
- Junior Shawn Montague (Yorktown Heights, N.Y.) posted 12.5 points, 9.0 rebounds, 2.0 assists, 1.5 steals and 1.5 blocks per contest, while shooting 52.2 percent (12-23) from the floor. Montague posted 16 points (8-16 FG), including 12 in the second half, and 11 rebounds, while handing out a pair of assists, against Saint Anselm. He then tallied nine points (4-7 FG, 1-3 FT), seven boards, two assists, two steals and two blocks at Assumption.
- Senior Charlie Russo (Syracuse, N.Y.) scored 13.5 points per game, while shooting 52.9 percent (9-17) from the floor, including 58.3 percent (7-12) from long distance, and 66.7 percent (2-3) from the line. Russo recorded 12 points (4-8 FG, 3-5 3-FG, 1-1 FT), two rebounds and two assists in the loss to Saint Anselm and then hit for a season-high 15 points (5-9 FG, 4-7 3-FG, 1-2 FT) to help power the Penmen to the win at Assumption.

Men's Ice Hockey (6-3-2, 3-2-1 NE10)
Last Week's Results:
12/1 vs. Franklin Pierce - W, 8-1
This Week's Games:
12/7 at Western New England - 7:00 p.m.

Notes:
- Men's ice hockey went 1-0 last week, erupting for an 8-1 victory against Franklin Pierce on Saturday.
- Senior Brett Strawn (Wareham, Mass.) registered a season-high four points on a goal and three assists.
- Freshman Andy Somerville (Medford, Mass.) notched a career-high three-point night with a pair of tallies and an assist, while senior Chris Moquin (Hooksett, N.H.) also recorded a season-best three points with a goal and two helpers.
- Junior DJ Goldstein (Wareham, Mass.) was the other multi-point scorer for the Penmen with a pair of assists.
- Junior Kurt Gutting (Weymouth, Mass.) made it all stand up by turning aside 19 of the 20 shots he faced.

Women's Track & Field
Last Week's Results:
12/1 at UMass Boston Indoor Open - No Team Scoring
This Week's Meets:
12/8 at PSU Winter Classic

Notes:
- Women's track & field kicked off its season Saturday at the UMass Boston Indoor Open at the Reggie Lewis Center in Boston.
- Senior Ashley Elder (Bristol, Conn.), junior Jill Couto (Newton Junction, N.H.) and freshman Zeandrea Ward (Hartford, Conn.) each won individual events to lead the way.
- Elder set a new SNHU record with a personal best of 14.46 meter in the shot put to easily win the event. Her heave was 2.27 meters (more than 7.5 feet) further than her next closest competitor. Elder also finished second in the weight throw at 14.93 meters.
- Couto defeated 29 other student-athletes in the 800-meter race, winning in 2:20.62, finishing clear by 3.71 seconds.
- Ward, competing in her first meet for SNHU, had a terrific day. She won the 400-meter dash in 1:00.56. Ward also finished as the top qualifier in the 60-meter dash in 8.09, but was edged out at the wire in the finals with an 8.07, which was .01 behind the winner. The 8.07 is the fastest 60 meters in the short history of the SNHU program.

Women's Tennis (7-7, 6-5 NE10)
Last Week's Results:
Idle
This Week's Matches:
Idle

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

Men's Tennis (3-0, 1-0 NE10)
Last Week's Results:
Idle
This Week's Matches:
Idle

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

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

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

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

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

COMPLETED SEASONS

Men's Soccer (13-4-2, 8-3-2 NE10)

Notes:
- Men's soccer won 13 matches for the second straight season, earning the No. 3 seed for the Northeast-10 Championship.
- The team hosted an NE10 quarterfinal match against Franklin Pierce and then posted a 3-0 victory - its first in the NE10 postseason since 2015. It then fell, 1-0, at Adelphi in the semifinal round.
- The Penmen were the first team out whe they NCAA Selection Committee announced its field for the East Regional.
- Senior Alex Satrustegui (Pamplona, Spain) was named the Northeast-10 Player of the Year after tallying 19 goals and two assists for 40 points in just 14 matches. Despite missing four contests, Satrustegui led the league in goals, tied for first in points and notched the most game-winning tallies. Nationally, the three-time NE10 Player of the Week ranked fifth in goals and eighth in points. He was joined on the All-Conference First Team by sophomore Tom Marriott (Nottingham, England) and graduate student Collyns Laokandi (Paris, France).
- Senior goalkeeper Daniel Milton (Ajax, Ontario) and sophomore Kiko Hernandez (Madrid, Spain) earned spots on the Second Team, with sophomores Nadjib Chibout (Lyon, France) and Jannik Mohr (Koblenz, Germany) garnering Third Team spots. Redshirt-sophomore Andre Pereira (Cheshire, Conn.) received an All-Rookie Team nod.

Women's Soccer (14-4-2, 10-2-2 NE10)

Notes:
- Women's soccer tallied up 14 victories, including 10 in Northeast-10 play, as it earned the No. 2 seed for the NE10 Championship for the second straight season.
- After pulling out a 2-1 overtime victory against Southern Connecticut in the quarterfinals, the Penmen were upset by sixth-seeded Assumption, 2-0, in the semifinals.
- The team earned its fifth NCAA Tournament berth with the No. 4 seed in the East Region, but fell to fifth-seeded LIU Post on penalty kicks, 4-3, following 110 minutes of scoreless soccer.
- Senior Samantha Sparda (Scarborough, Maine) was selected to the Division II Conference Commissioners Association (D2CCA) East All-Region Second Team after anchoring a back line that led the league with a 0.90 goals-against average and 20 goals allowed (amongst teams that played at least 17 matches).
- Sparda was also named to the NE10 All-Conference First Team and was joined by classmate Ariana Silvia (Brockton, Mass.).
- Senior Danielle Humphreys (Hebron, Conn.), graduate student Sydney Crema (Litchfield, N.H.) and freshman Sydney Carney (Northborough, Mass.) all garnered Second Team accolades, while freshmen Dorthea Glorud (Brumunddal, Norway) and Hannah Rose (Waterloo, Ontario), junior Shae Roys (No. Billerica, Mass.), and sophomore Lydia Kinsman (Granville, Mass.) each received Third Team honors. 
- Carney, Glorud and Rose also garnered All-Rookie nods.

Women's Volleyball (10-13, 8-6 NE10)

Notes:
- Volleyball for the second straight season enjoyed a second-half surge, winning nine of 14 to end the regular season and nab the No. 5 seed for the Northeast-10 Championship, as it earned a postseason bert for the first time in three seasons.
- The team went on the road to fourth-seeded Southern Connecticut and suffered a 3-0 loss, dropping the first and third sets, 25-23, in a close battle.
- Junior Irem Bat (Istanbul, Turkey) captured NE10 All-Conference Third Team honors, as she recorded 251 kills (3.14 k/s) on .202 hitting, while tallying 23 service aces (0.29 sa/s), 278 digs (3.35 d/s) and 43 blocks (0.54 b/s).

Field Hockey (10-9, 8-5 NE10)

Notes:
- Field hockey set a new program record with 10 wins and finished above .500 for the first time in program history.
- The team earned its first Northeast-10 postseason berth ever as the No. 5 seed for the NE10 Championship and traveled across town to fourth-seeded Saint Anselm, where it suffered a 4-2 loss.
- Junior Laura van der Doorn (Beverwijk, The Netherlands) and redshirt-junior Cassidy Huckins (Loudon, N.H.) became the first Penmen in program history to garner NE10 All-Conference First Team honors. van der Doorn started all 19 contests and scored six goals, while dishing five assists, to rank third on the team in points. Huckins also started all 19 games and led the Penmen in goals with 13 and total points with 30. 
- Senior Maddie Holt (Seabrook, N.H.) and freshman Faye Turkmen (Bergen, The Netherlands) were named to the Second and Third Team, respectively, with Turkmen also receiving an All-Rookie Team nod.