Field Hockey Edged by Bentley, 3-2, Despite Two-Goal Performance from Huckins

Field Hockey Edged by Bentley, 3-2, Despite Two-Goal Performance from Huckins


When and Where: September 19, 2018 – Waltham, Mass. (Bentley Field)
Score: Bentley University 3, Southern New Hampshire University 2
 Bentley 5-1, SNHU 1-3

Redshirt-junior Cassidy Huckins (Loudon, N.H.) scored a pair of second-half goals, but the Southern New Hampshire University field hockey team was nipped by Bentley University, 3-2, Wednesday evening at Bentley Field.


  • Bentley grabbed a 1-0 lead 11:00 into the match when Janelle Magoon set up a Tess Anderson goal off a scramble in front.
  • The Falcons doubled their lead just over two minutes later when Keally Ingersoll found the back of the cage off a rebound.
  • The score stayed that way into the second half when Huckins scored 2:01 in to slice the Penmen deficit in half.
  • Bentley regained its two-goal advantage midway through the 45th minute when Mikayla Ullrich struck off a pass from Sam Pavano, following Rachel Crowley's corner insert.
  • Huckins added another tally from in close with 1:25 on the clock in regulation, but, following a Bentley timeout, SNHU would not get off another shot.


  • Senior goalkeeper Melanie Rennie (Madison, Conn.) made six saves, while Jana Mones turned aside three shots for Bentley.
  • The Falcons outshot the Penmen, 15-12, and also owned a 9-7 advantage in penalty corners.


  • After redshirting last season, the goals are Huckins' first since Oct. 5, 2016.


  • Southern New Hampshire is back in action Saturday (Sept. 22) when it plays host to Southern Connecticut State University at noon in its Northeast-10 opener at Larkin Field.

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