Week at a Glance: October 9-15

Southern New Hampshire University Athletics
Week at a Glance (October 9-15, 2017)

Female Athlete of the Week: Marisa Coronis - Women's Volleyball - Sr., OH
Marisa Coronis (Hudson, N.H.) amassed 53 kills (4.08 k/s), 27 digs (2.08 d/s), three service aces and five blocks during a 2-1 week for the Penmen. Coronis posted 14 kills and nine digs in a 3-2 loss to American Int'l on Tuesday before erupting for a career-best 28 kills, including the 1,000th of her career, on .345 hitting, to go along with 10 digs and a pair of service aces in a 3-2 win over Queens (N.Y.) Friday. Coronis capped the week with 11 kills, eight digs and three blocks in a 3-0 victory at Franklin Pierce.

Male Athlete of the Week: Matt Paradis - Men's Golf - So.
Matt Paradis (Hooksett, N.H.) claimed the first invidiual conference title for the men's golf program since 2014 after he fired only the second even-par round of the tourney Tuesday to force a playoff and ultimately win individual medalist honors at the Northeast-10 Championship. Paradis finished with a 3-over 143 for the tournament, which matched Stephen Hunt of Saint Anselm.

Women's Soccer (9-2-1, 7-1-1 NE10)
Last Week's Results:
10/3 at Merrimack - W, 2-1 (OT)
10/7 at Adelphi - L, 0-2
This Week's Games:
10/11 at Bentley - 3:30 p.m.
10/14 vs. Saint Michael's - 4 p.m.

Notes:
- The Penmen, ranked 18th in last week's United Soccer Coaches Division II Poll, went 1-1-0 as they saw their longest unbeaten streak in 14 years come to an end at nine matches.
- Senior Trisha Luis (Lowell, Mass.) potted a game-winning goal for the third straight match Tuesday as her marker 4:08 into overtime lifted the Penmen to a 2-1 win at Merrimack.
- Senior goalkeeper Paige Salmon (W. Hempstead, N.Y.) made 15 of 18 saves during the week. Salmon turned aside seven of the eight shots she saw at Merrimack and then racked up a season-high eight stops in Saturday's 2-0 loss at Adelphi.
- Freshman Allyson Patterson's (Seekonk, Mass.) 72nd-minute goal evened the match at Merrimack, 1-1, before the Penmen would win it in the extra session.
- Southern New Hampshire is outscoring its opponents, 23-7, through the first 12 matches of the season and outshooting them, 224-89.

 

Men's Soccer (7-2-1, 4-2-1 NE10)
Last Week's Results:
10/7 vs. American Int'l - W, 3-0
This Week's Games:
10/10 at New Haven - 4 p.m.
10/14 vs. Franklin Pierce - 7 p.m.

Notes:
- Men's soccer snapped just its second two-game skid in the last six years with a 1-0 week, blanking American Int'l, 3-0, at home Saturday.
- Junior goalkeeper Daniel Milton (Ajax, Ontario) stopped all five shots he faced, including four in the opening stanza, for his second shutout of the season.
- Sophomore Romain Daniellou (Brest, France) dished a pair of assists, coming on both of SNHU's second-half goals in the 63rd and 81st minutes.
- Senior Michael Rowley (Cooperstown, N.Y.) notched the game winner in the 22nd minute on his fifth goal of the season, coming via an assist that was the first point in a Penmen uniform for graduate student Yera Sissoko (Troyes, France). Junior Alex Satrustegui (Pamplona, Spain) added his team-leading eighth strike of the year in the 63rd minute before sophomore Jonathan Lach (Norton, Mass.) capped the scoring with his first career goal in the 81st.

Women's Volleyball (6-9, 2-5 NE10)
Last Week's Results:
10/3 vs. American Int'l - L, 2-3
10/6 vs. Queens (N.Y.) - W, 3-2
10/7 at Franklin Pierce - W, 3-0
This Week's Games:
10/10 vs. Stonehill - 7 p.m.
10/20 at Adelphi - 7 p.m.
10/21 at Pace - 12 p.m.

Notes:
- Volleyball has now won four of its last six, including two straight for the first time since Nov. 6 of last season, after a 2-1 week.
- Senior Marisa Coronis (Hudson, N.H.) amassed 53 kills (4.08 k/s), 27 digs (2.08 d/s), three service aces and five blocks during the week. Coronis posted 14 kills and nine digs in a 3-2 loss to American Int'l on Tuesday before erupting for a career-best 28 kills, including the 1,000th of her career, on .345 hitting, to go along with 10 digs and a pair of service aces in a 3-2 win over Queens (N.Y.) Friday. Coronis capped the week with 11 kills, eight digs and three blocks in a 3-0 victory at Franklin Pierce.
- Junior Jessica Dillon (Burnt Hills, N.Y.) tallied 72 assists (5.54 a/s), 17 kills (1.31 k/s), 41 digs (3.15 d/s) and four blocks. Dillon began the week with a triple-double of 10 kills, 12 assists and 19 digs against American Int'l and then dished 38 assists to go with 13 digs and five kills versus Queens (N.Y.) on Friday. Dillon paced the offense with 22 helpers, while adding nine digs and three blocks in the victory at Franklin Pierce.

Field Hockey (5-6, 2-5 NE10)
Last Week's Results:
10/4 at Bentley - L, 0-1
10/7 vs. #4 LIU Post - L, 0-4
This Week's Games:

10/10 at #7 Pace - 4 p.m.
10/14 vs. Stonehill - 1 p.m.

Notes:
- Field hockey dropped two more matches last week and, after earning victories in five of its first six games, and two triumphs in Northeast-10 Conference action, is in the midst of a five-game slide.
- Junior goalkeeper Melanie Rennie (Madison, Conn.) stopped 13 of 18 shots she faced during the week. Rennie made six of seven stops at in a 1-0 loss to Bentley on Wednesday and then tallied seven saves in a 4-0 defeat against fourth-ranked LIU Post on Saturday.

Cross Country
Last Week's Results:
10/7 at New England Championships - W: 24th/28, M: 15th/27
This Week's Events:
Idle

Notes:
- The Penmen competed at the New England Championships on Saturday at Franklin Park in Dorchester, Mass.
- The women finished 28th and were once again paced by sophomore Jill Couto (Newton Junction, N.H.), who finished fourth amongst NCAA Division II student-athletes and No. 42 overall, in a time of 18:53.9. That mark is a personal best for Couto, as well as the 11th-fastest time in program history. 
- The men placed 15th, with senior Tyler McLaren (Pepperell, Mass.) finishing second overall in a field of 180 student-athletes from NCAA Divisions I, II and III in a time of 25:25.6 - the third-fastest 8K time of his career.

Women's Tennis (6-3, 6-3 NE10)
Last Week's Results:
10/3 at Stonehill - L, 2-7
10/7 at Le Moyne - L, 3-6
10/8 at Saint Rose - W, 8-1
This Week's Games:

10/14 vs. Saint Michael's - 11 a.m.

Notes:
- Women's tennis went 1-2 last week, as it snapped its first three-match conference losing skid in more than three years Sunday.
- Junior Anna Sala (Matadepera, Spain) went 5-1, including 3-0 at No. 1 singles, during the week. Sala was a 6-1, 6-1 winner against Victoria Barbetta in Tuesday's 7-2 loss at Stonehill before pulling out a 6-1, 2-6, 10-6 victory over Rithika Vajjiravelu in a 6-3 defeat at Le Moyne on Saturday. Sala capped the week with a 6-2, 6-1 triumph against Averie Bowen in an 8-1 win at Saint Rose on Sunday. Due to illness that forced a re-shuffling of the lineup, Sala teamed with three different players at No. 1 doubles during the week. She and freshman Casey Burns (Westbrook, Conn.) edged Stonehill's Barbetta and Isabelle Porter, 8-6, while she and classmate Sofia Morais (Porto, Portugal) were 8-1 winners over Saint Rose's Bowen and KeriAnn Mahoney.

Men's Tennis (2-0, 1-0 NE10)
Last Week's Results:
10/4 vs. Saint Anselm - W, 8-1
10/7 at North Shore Invitational
This Week's Games:
10/14 vs. Saint Michael's - 2 p.m.

Notes:
- Men's tennis went 1-0 last week, winning its conference opener, 8-1, over Saint Anselm on Wednesday, before sending a pair of teams to the finals of the North Shore Invitational on Saturday.
- Senior Tiago Fernandes (Porto, Portugal) went 6-2, including 4-0 in singles play, during the week. Fernandes was a 6-0, 6-2 winner at No. 1 singles against Saint Anselm's Eric Howes, while he and classmate Miguel Marreiros (Portimao, Portugal) also defeated Howes and Kyle Harris, 8-0, at No. 1 doubles. Fernandes then toppled Babson's Andre Libnic, 8-1, Bates' Jacob Kauppila, 8-1, and Colby's Scott Altmeyer, 8-4, at the North Shore Invitational. Fernandes and Marreiros were 1-2 as a doubles team at the invite, beating Babson's Libnic and Chris Kolesnik, 8-7 (9-7), for their only win.

Women's Golf
Last Week's Results:
10/7 at Penmen Columbus Day Invitational - 4th/5
This Week's Matches:
10/15 at Franklin Pierce Fall Invitational
10/16 at Franklin Pierce Fall  Invitational

Notes:
- Women's golf finished fourth at the Penmen Columbus Day Invitational, which was shortened to an 18-hole event after rain forced the cancellation of Sunday's final round at the Derryfield Country Club.
- Junior Kaitlyn Lutinski (Derry, N.H.) carded an 84 Saturday to place seventh, while classmate Morgan Mitchell (Charlton, Mass.) shot an 85 to tie for eighth.

Men's Golf
Last Week's Results:
10/2 at Northeast-10 Championship - 6th/10
10/3 at Northeast-10 Championship - 4th/10
This Week's Matches:
10/9 at Post Eagle Invitational
10/10 at Post Eagle Invitational

Notes:
- The Penmen finished fourth at the Northeast-10 Championship, which it hosted Monday and Tuesday at Lake Sunapee Country Club in New London, N.H.
- Sophomore Matt Paradis (Hooksett, N.H.) claimed the first invidiual conference title for the program since 2014 after he fired only the second even-par round of the tourney Tuesday to force a playoff and ultimately win individual medalist honors. Paradis finished with a 3-over 143 for the tournament, which matched Stephen Hunt of Saint Anselm.