Week at a Glance: October 2-8

Southern New Hampshire University Athletics
Week at a Glance (October 2-8, 2017)

Female Athlete of the Week: Trisha Luis - Women's Soccer - Sr., F
Trisha Luis (Lowell, Mass.) scored three goals, including a pair of game winners, for six points during a 2-0-0 week for the Penmen. Luis potted the first two goals in Wednesday's 3-0 win against New Haven, snapping a scoreless deadlock just 2:47 into the second half and then adding a penalty kick goal at the 82-minute mark. Luis then tallied the lone marker in Saturday's 1-0 victory against Stonehill, finding the back of the net just 2:28 into the contest. 

Male Athlete of the Week: Daniel Milton - Men's Soccer - Jr., GK
Daniel Milton (Ajax, Ontario) turned away 12 of the 15 shots he faced during the week. Milton made three saves in Wednesday's 2-1 loss to Southern Connecticut before stopping all nine shots that came his way prior to an 85th minute penalty kick that gave third-ranked Adelphi a 1-0 win Saturday.

Women's Soccer (8-1-1, 6-0-1 NE10)
Last Week's Results:
9/27 vs. New Haven - W, 3-0
9/30 vs. Stonehill - W, 1-0
This Week's Games:
10/3 at Merrimack - 7 p.m.
10/7 at Adelphi - 4 p.m.

Notes:
- The Penmen, ranked 21st in last week's United Soccer Coaches Division II Poll, went 2-0-0 last week as they ran their unbeaten streak to eight straight with a pair of shutouts.
- Senior Trisha Luis (Lowell, Mass.) scored three goals, including a pair of game winners, for six points during the week. Luis potted the first two goals in Wednesday's 3-0 win against New Haven, snapping a scoreless deadlock just 2:47 into the second half and then adding a penalty kick goal at the 82-minute mark. Luis then tallied the lone marker in Saturday's 1-0 victory against Stonehill, finding the back of the net just 2:28 into the contest.
- Senior Rianna Fasanello (E. Bridgewater, Mass.) helped anchor a back line that did not allow a goal last week, as the Penmen outshot their opponents, 32-7. The SNHU defense limited New Haven to just a single shot, which came prior to halftime, and then made Luis' third-minute goal stand up against Stonehill. Southern New Hampshire has still not allowed a goal over 450:00 at home, while it is currently riding a shutout streak of 357:40 dating back to Sept. 19.
- Senior goalkeeper Paige Salmon (W. Hempstead, N.Y.) stopped all three shots she faced for shutouts Nos. 6 and 7 last week. Salmon turned away the only shot that came her way against New Haven and then made two saves versus Stonehill.
- The Penmen have just one loss in their first 10 matches to start the year for the first time since 1994 (9-1-0), while the eight-match unbeaten streak is the program's longest since it went 7-0-3 from Sept. 17-Oct. 21, 2003.
- Southern New Hampshire is outscoring its opponents, 21-4, through the first 10 matches of the season and outshooting them, 194-58.

Men's Soccer (6-2-1, 3-2-1 NE10)
Last Week's Results:
9/27 vs. So. Connecticut - L, 1-2
9/30 at #3 Adelphi - L, 0-1
This Week's Games:
10/7 vs. American Int'l - 7 p.m.

Notes:
- Men's soccer, ranked 12th in last week's United Soccer Coaches Division II Poll, suffered its first loss of the season and went 0-2-0 last week. The back-to-back losses marked just the second consecutive defeats in the last six years for the Penmen.
- Junior Alex Satrustegui (Pamplona, Spain) scored the lone goal of the week for SNHU to tie the game against Southern Connecticut in the 27th minute, but the Penmen would fall, 2-1, Wednesday. Freshman Kiko Hernandez (Madrid, Spain) claimed his first collegiate point with an assist on the play.
-Junior goalkeeper Daniel Milton (Ajax, Ontario) turned away 12 of the 15 shots he faced during the week. Milton made three saves against Southern Connecticut before stopping all nine shots that came his way prior to an 85th minute penalty kick that gave third-ranked Adelphi a 1-0 win Saturday.

Women's Volleyball (4-8, 1-3 NE10)
Last Week's Results:
9/26 vs. Merrimack - W, 3-0
9/29 at Bentley - L, 0-3
9/30 vs. Saint Michael's - W, 3-0
This Week's Games:
10/3 vs. American Int'l - 7 p.m.
10/6 vs. Queens (N.Y.) - 5 p.m.
10/7 at Franklin Pierce - 1 p.m.

Notes:
- Volleyball went 2-1 last week, winning a pair of three-set matches against Merrimack and Saint Michael's.
- Senior Marisa Coronis (Hudson, N.H.) racked up 35 kills (3.89 k/s), 23 digs (2.56 d/s) and three service aces (0.33 sa/s). Coronis tallied 10 kills and seven digs in a 3-0 win against Merrimack on Tuesday and then recorded a match-high 16 kills and eight digs in another 3-0 sweep of Saint Michael's on Saturday.
- Junior Jessica Dillon (Burnt Hills, N.Y.) registered 27 kills, (3.00 k/s), 38 assists (4.22 a/s), 24 digs (2.67 d/s) and three service aces (0.33 sa/s). Dillon narrowly missed a triple-double with nine kills (.429), nine assists and eight digs, to go along with two blocks and a pair of service aces, against Merrimack. She then tallied 13 kills on .520 hitting, 15 assists and eight digs versus Saint Michael's.

Field Hockey (5-4, 2-3 NE10)
Last Week's Results:
9/26 vs. Merrimack - L, 1-4
9/30 vs. Assumption - L, 2-3
This Week's Games:

10/4 at Bentley - 6 p.m.
10/7 vs. #3 LIU Post - 12 p.m.

Notes:
- Field hockey dropped a pair of home matches last week against Merrimack and Assumption.
- Junior Maddie Holt (Seabrook, N.H.) scored all three Penmen goals during the week, as she put the Penmen up, 1-0, in the 18th minute of an eventual 1-0 loss to Merrimack on Tuesday and then potted a pair of second-half goals, as SNHU nearly rallied from a 3-0 hole Saturday.
- Junior goalkeeper Melanie Rennie (Madison, Conn.) stopped nine of 16 shots. She turned aside seven of 11 attempts against Merrimack and then made two saves versus Assumption.

Cross Country
Last Week's Results:
Idle
This Week's Matches:
10/7 at New England Championships

Notes:
- The Penmen were idle last week and return to action Saturday, Oct. 7 at the New England Championships at Franklin Park in Dorchester.

Women's Tennis (5-1, 5-1 NE10)
Last Week's Results:
9/26 vs. Post - PPD
9/27 vs. Saint Anselm - W, 7-2
9/30 vs. Assumption - PPD
10/1 vs. Adelphi - L, 4-5
This Week's Games:

10/3 at Stonehill - 3 p.m.
10/7 at Le Moyne - 1 p.m.
10/8 at Saint Rose - 11 a.m.

Notes:
- Women's tennis went 1-1 last week, as it suffered its first loss of the season.
- Junior Anna Sala (Matadepera, Spain) went 4-0 during a 1-1 week for the Penmen. Sala was a 6-0, 6-0 winner over Tess Malerbi at No. 2 singles in Wednesday's 7-2 win against Saint Anselm and then handled Elizabeth Kallenberg, 6-0, 6-3, at No. 2 in a 5-4 loss to Adelphi on Sunday. Sala teamed with classmate Sofia Morais (Porto, Portugal) for a 9-8 (7-5) win at No. 1 doubles against Saint Anselm's Jess Perkins and Kaitlin Hughes before beating Adelphi's Rebecca Fakas and Karen Serina by the same score.

Men's Tennis (1-0, 0-0 NE10)
Last Week's Results:
Idle
This Week's Games:
10/4 vs. Saint Anselm - 4 p.m.
10/7 at Gordon - TBA

Notes:
Men's tennis was idle last week and is back in action Wednesday (4 p.m.) against Saint Anselm.

Women's Golf
Last Week's Results:
9/30 at Martin & Wallace Invitational - 5th/9
10/1 at Martin & Wallace Invitational - 6th/9
This Week's Matches:
10/7 at Penmen Columbus Day Invitational
10/8 at Penmen Columbus Day Invitational

Notes:
- Women's golf finished sixth at the Martin & Wallace Invitational on Saturday and Sunday at the Cortland (N.Y.) Country Club.
- Freshman Makyla Lewellen (Zainesville, Ohio) tied for eighth, overall, with a 166, as she shot 85 in the opening round, before closing with an 81.
- Junior Morgan Mitchell (Charlton, Mass.) matched Lewellen's 85 to open the tournament.

Men's Golf
Last Week's Results:
Idle
This Week's Matches:
10/2 at Northeast-10 Championship
10/3 at Northeast-10 Championship 

Notes:
- The Penmen were idle last week and return to the links Oct. 2-3 at the Northeast-10 Championship, which it will host at Lake Sunapee Country Club in New London, N.H.