Week at a Glance: March 11-17

Week at a Glance: March 11-17

Southern New Hampshire University Athletics
Week at a Glance (March 11-17, 2019)
 

Female Athlete of the Week: Maddy Barone - Softball - Jr., P
Maddy Barone (Halifax, Mass.) went 4-0 with a 0.50 ERA in her four starts during the 7-1 week - all complete games. She pitched a pair of three-hit shutouts over Caldwell on Monday and West Chester on Friday, and allowed just one earned run in her two starts over Molloy on Wednesday and Minnesota-Duluth on Saturday. Barone, who had 31 strikeouts in 28 innings, was named the Northeast-10 Pitcher of the Week earlier Monday.

Male Athlete of the Week: Jake Walkinshaw - Baseball - Gr., P
Jake Walkinshaw (Seymour, Conn.) turned in another superb start in SNHU's 12-1 victory over Adelphi on Saturday to polish off a 5-2 week. For the second straight outing, Walkinshaw struck out a career-best 13 and did not walk a batter, as he allowed one run on just three hits in eight innings. Walkinshaw, who retired 10 straight from the second to the fifth inning and capped his outing by setting down 11-in-a-row, limited the Panthers to a .107 batting average. Walkinshaw collected his third NE10 Pitcher of the Week honor of the season earlier Monday.

Baseball (14-5, 0-0 NE10, 0-0 NE10 NE)
Last Week's Results:
3/11 vs. Post - W, 6-3 (Lantana, Fla.)
3/11 vs. Post - W, 1-0 (Lantana, Fla.)
3/12 vs. Molloy - W, 4-3 (Lantana, Fla.)
3/13 at #19 Nova Southeastern - L, 7-18
3/15 vs. American Int'l - W, 17-4 (Lantana, Fla.)
3/15 vs. American Int'l - L, 2-6 (Lantana, Fla.)
3/16 vs. Adelphi - W, 12-1 (Lantana, Fla.)
This Week's Games:
3/23 at Southern Connecticut - 12 p.m.
3/23 at Southern Connecticut - 3 p.m.
3/24 at New Haven - 12 p.m.
3/24 at New Haven - 3 p.m.

Notes:
- Baseball went 5-2 last week, as it finished off its eight-game Florida swing.
- Graduate student Jake Walkinshaw (Seymour, Conn.) turned in another superb start in SNHU's 12-1 victory over Adelphi on Saturday. For the second straight outing, Walkinshaw struck out a career-best 13 and did not walk a batter, as he allowed one run on just three hits in eight innings. Walkinshaw, who retired 10 straight from the second to the fifth inning and capped his outing by setting down 11-in-a-row, limited the Panthers to a .107 batting average. Walkinshaw collected his third NE10 Pitcher of the Week honor of the season earlier Monday.
- Redshirt-junior Joshua Goldstein (Haverhill, Mass.) hit .455 (10-22) with seven RBI and seven runs scored during the week. Goldstein was on base at a .458 clip and slugged .500, while going 4-for-5 in stolen base attempts. In the first game of the week, a 6-3 win over Post in game one of a doubleheader Monday, Goldstein was 3-for-4 with an RBI, two runs scored and a pair of stolen bases. He went 1-for-3 with a walk, two RBI and a stolen base in a 4-3 victory over Molloy on Tuesday, while going 2-for-3 with a pair of RBI and two runs scored in Wednesday's loss to 19th-ranked Nova Southeastern. The second baseman capped the week by going 2-for-3 with an RBI, run scored and a steal in the triumph over Adelphi.
- Junior Dylan Faircloth (Cleveland, Texas) slashed .391/.464/.435/.899, going 9-for-23 at the plate with four RBI and three runs scored. Faircloth went 3-for-4 with a walk, run and two stolen bases in Tuesday's 6-3 doubling-up of Post, was 2-for-4 with an RBI in the loss to at Nova Southeastern and turned in a 2-for-3 performance with an RBI in a 6-2 loss to American Int'l in the second game of Friday's twinbill.
- In his second career start and first in nearly two years, graduate student Cameron Scotia (Dudley, Mass.) turned in the longest outing of his career in a 17-4 victory against American Int'l in game one of Friday's doubleheader. Scotia allowed one run on four hits, while striking out seven and walking two, in seven innings of work. Scotia, who earned his first career victory, held the Yellow Jackets to a .182 batting average.
- Redshirt-junior Endy Morales (Holyoke, Mass.) also submitted a solid start for the Penmen, allowing one run on four hits over five innings, while striking out five and walking one, in the win against Post in game one of the doubleheader.

Softball (14-4, 0-0 NE10, 0-0 NE10 NE)
Last Week's Results:
3/11 vs. Caldwell - W, 5-0 (Clermont, Fla.)
3/11 vs. Le Moyne - L, 4-5 - 8 inn. (Clermont, Fla.)
3/13 vs. Molloy - W, 2-1 (Clermont, Fla.)
3/13 vs. Molloy - W, 5-1 (Clermont, Fla.) 
3/15 vs. West Chester - W, 3-0 (Clermont, Fla.)
3/15 vs. West Chester - W, 3-0 (Clermont, Fla.) 
3/16 vs. Minnesota Duluth - W, 3-1 (Clermont, Fla.)
3/16 vs. Lock Haven - W, 8-2 (Clermont, Fla.) 
This Week's Games:
3/20 at Franklin Pierce - 3 p.m.
3/20 at Franklin Pierce - 5 p.m.
3/23 at American Int'l - 12 p.m.
3/23 at American Int'l - 2 p.m.
3/24 vs. Queens (N.Y.) - 12 p.m.
3/24 vs. Queens (N.Y.) - 2 p.m.

Notes:
- Softball went 7-1 last week, capping its 12-game Florida trip with six consecutive victories.
- Junior Maddy Barone (Halifax, Mass.) went 4-0 with a 0.50 ERA in her four starts during the week - all complete games. She pitched a pair of three-hit shutouts over Caldwell on Monday and West Chester on Friday, and allowed just one earned run in her two starts over Molloy on Wednesday and Minnesota-Duluth on Saturday. Barone, who had 31 strikeouts in 28 innings, was named the Northeast-10 Pitcher of the Week earlier Monday.
- Senior Erin Garczynski (Norwood, Mass.) enjoyed the Florida sunshine, hitting .556 (15-for-27) over the eight games with seven RBI. Six of her hits were doubles. She had hits in all eight games, at least two hits in five of the games and had two three-hit games for the Penmen.
- Freshman Chloe Griffin (Scarborough, Maine) went 2-0 in her two starts, allowing just one earned run in 12 innings in wins over Molloy and West Chester.

Men's Lacrosse (2-3, 1-1 NE10)
Last Week's Results:
3/16 vs. #8 Pace - L, 4-13
This Week's Games:
3/23 at #1 Adelphi - 3 p.m.

Notes:
- Men's lacrosse went 0-1 last week, doropping a 13-4 decision at home Saturday to eighth-ranked Pace.
- Sophomore Cole Jacobsen (Dartmouth, Mass.) notched three points on two goals and an assist.
- Freshman Chris Valentine (Derry, N.H.) and redshirt-freshman Landon Goguen (Mattapoisett, Mass.) also added scores for the Penmen.
- Freshman Alex Sturgess (Derry, N.H.) made six saves in the opening 57:27 of action, while senior Jacob Dionne (Windham, Maine) did not see a shot over the final 2:33. 

Women's Lacrosse (2-3, 0-2 NE10)
Last Week's Results:
3/12 vs. Bridgeport - W, 20-11 (Orlando, Fla.)
3/15 vs. #2 Adelphi - L, 8-19
This Week's Games:
3/19 vs. #16 Merrimack - 7 p.m.
3/23 at Queens (N.Y.) - 1 p.m.

Notes:
- Women's lacrosse went 1-1 last week, recording its second straight victory Tuesday with a 20-11 win over Bridgeport at Disney's ESPN Wide World of Sports.
- Freshmen Kelsey Long (Woburn, Mass.) recorded 11 points on seven goals and a four assists, racking up 17 draw controls and a pair of ground balls. Long set new career highs in points (9), goals (6) and assists (3) in the Bridgeport win and then tallied a goal and an assist in Friday's 19-8 loss to second-ranked Adelphi.
- Senior Alexis Felt (Manchester, N.H.) registered seven goals and two assists for nine points, while also scooping up seven ground balls. Felt tallied five goals, an assist and five ground balls against Bridgeport, before recording two goals, an assist and a pair of groundballs versus Adelphi.
- Senior Kristin Wilder (Framingham, Mass.) posted seven points on six goals and an assist. She scored three goals and dished an assist against Bridgeport, while scoring three more times, including the 200th goal of her career, against Adelphi.
- Freshman Hayle Ashford (Atkinson, N.H.) stopped 22 of the 46 shots she faced during the week, turning aside 13 of 24 bids in the win versus the Purple Knights and then making nine saves against Panthers, playing just the first half Friday. Senior Leah Olansky (Bennington, Vt.) made one save in the second stanza against Adelphi.

Women's Track & Field
Last Week's Results:
3/15 at UCF Black & Gold Challenge - DNS
3/16 at UCF Black & Gold Challenge - DNS
This Week's Meets:

Idle

Notes:
- Women's track & field opened the outdoor portion of the schedule at the Black and Gold Challenge in Orlando, Fla., hosted by the University of Central Florida. No field athletes took part in the meet for the Penmen.
- The top finish was turned in by the 4x100 relay team of freshmen Meghan Stroh (New Fairfield, Conn.) and Kate Hall (Pawcatuck, Conn.), and juniors Sam Cummings (Peabody, Mass.) and Alanna Murphy (Nashua, N.H.), which took eighth in a time of 51.19.
- Sophomore Maura Coakley (Yorktown Heights, N.Y) and junior Madison Brand (Valhalla, N.Y.) finished the 800m run in personal best times. Coakley was 15th in 2:26.07, while Brand was 18th in 2:28.10.

Women's Tennis (8-9, 6-5 NE10)
Last Week's Results:
3/11 at Flagler - L, 0-7
3/16 vs. Roberts Wesleyan - W, 7-0
This Week's Matches:
Idle

Notes:
- Women's tennis went 1-1 last week, dropping a match in Florida, before rebounding with a home win.
- Senior Anna Sala (Matadepera, Spain) went 1-1 at No. 1 singles, clinching a 7-0 victory against Roberts Wesleyan on Saturday with a 6-2, 6-2 victory over Nthabi Mogopodi. Sala also teamed with classmate Sofia Morais (Porto, Portugal) for a No. 1 doubles win against Mogopodi and Andrea Gallardo, 6-2.
- Freshman Alexxa Etienne (Bayamon, Puerto Rico) also went 1-1 at No. 3 singles, including a 6-4, 4-6, 10-7 win against Marousia Bosch to help SNHU blank Roberts Wesleyan. Etienne also combined with senior Rachel Wagner (Framingham, Mass.) for a 6-0 No. 2 doubles victory against Bijisha Shrestha and Salome Darsalia.

Men's Tennis (3-3, 1-0 NE10)
Last Week's Results:
3/11 at #15 Flagler - 2 p.m. 
3/12 at #12 Palm Beach Atlantic - 3 p.m. 
This Week's Matches:
3/22 vs. NYIT - 3 p.m. 
3/23 at Adelphi - 1 p.m. 

Notes:
- Men's tennis went 0-2 last week against a pair of nationally-ranked opponents in Florida.
- Graduate student Tiago Fernandes (Porto, Portugal) went 1-1 at No. 1 singles, defeating Philipp Hoffmann, 6-7 (6-8), 6-2, 10-6, in a 4-3 loss to 12th-ranked Palm Beach Atlantic on Tuesday.
- Freshman Emmanuel Vacalares (Cagayan de Oro, Philippines) was also 1-1 at No. 3 singles, as he took down PBA's Erik Carlsten, 7-6, 4-6, 10-6.

Women's Golf
Last Week's Results:
3/13 at Pinehurst Women's Intercollegiate - 6th/6
3/14 at Pinehurst Women's Intercollegiate - 6th/6
3/15 at Pinehurst Women's Intercollegiate - 6th/6
This Week's Matches:
Idle

Notes:
- Women's golf finished sixth at the Pinehurst Women's Intercollegiate on Wednesday through Friday. The Penmen were the only non-Division I institution in the field at historic Pinehurst No. 8.
- Freshman Hannah May (Phoenix, Ariz.) improved her score each day, culminating with an 83 in the final round to place her 20th with a 255.

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

Notes:
- Men's golf was idle last week and returns to the links April 1 at the Trojan - Mount Olive Spring Invitational at Walnut Creek Country Club in Goldsboro, N.C.

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 when the NCAA Selection Committee announced its field for the East Regional.
- Senior Alex Satrustegui (Pamplona, Spain) was chosen as a United Soccer Coaches All-America Third Team and D2CCA All-America Second Team selection, feted with All-East Region First Team nods from both organizations and 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.
- Marriott (Seonc Team), Laokandi (Second Team) and Hernandez (Third Team) joined Satrustegui on the United Soccer Coaches All-East Region Team, while Marriott (First Team and Laokandi (Second Team) were both featured on the D2CCA All-East Region squad.
- Junior Chaney Nash-Gibney (So. Burlington, Vt.) was named a Google Cloud Academic All-American after earnign a spot on the All-District First Team.

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). She was also chosen as a Second Teamer on the United Soccer Coaches All-East Region Team, where she was joined by classmate Ariana Silvia (Brockton, Mass.) and graduate student Sydney Crema (Litchfield, N.H.), who both garnered Third Team nods.
- Sparda was also named to the NE10 All-Conference First Team and was joined by Silvia.
- Crema, senior Danielle Humphreys (Hebron, Conn.) 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 received 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.
- Redshirt-junior Cassidy Huckins (Loudon, N.H.) became the program's first All-American with a 2018 Longstreth/NFHCA Division II All-America Second Team selection, after starting all 19 games and leading the Penmen in goals with 13 and total points with 30. 
- Huckins and junior Laura van der Doorn (Beverwijk, The Netherlands) were also 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.
- 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.

Cross Country

Notes:
- The men's cross country team turned in its most successful season to date, qualifying for the NCAA Division II National Championship for the first time. After winning the Shacklette Invitational and the UMass Dartmouth Corsair Invite to open the season, the Penmen claimed fourth place at the Northeast-10 Championship and then submitted a second fourth-place showing at the NCAA Division II East Regional, which helped it earn an at-large bid to nationals, which were held at the Bob O'Connor Golf Course in Pittsburgh, Pa. The team dfinished 34th.
- Sophomore Cedric Jocelyn (Nyack, N.Y.) led the Penmen in four of their seven races, with classmate Micah Hewitson (New Market, Md.) doing so in two, including at the NCAA National Championship, where he ran in 36:28.8. Hewitson, freshman Ethan Matthews (Ayer, Mass.) and junior Michael Moreno (Houston, Texas) were named USTFCCCA All-Region for their performances at the East Regional, while Jocelyn was an NE10 All-Conference Second Team selection, with Matthews and Moreno both garnering Third Team nods.
- The youthful women's squad finished sixth at the Northeast-10 Championship before closing the year with a 14th-place showing at the NCAA Division II East Regional.
- Junior Jill Couto (Newton Junction, N.H.) was the top Penmen finisher in all four meets she competed in, including at NE10s when she crossed the finish line in 22:09.72, which was a personal best and the third fastest 6K in program history. Couto earned USTFCCCA All-Region and NE10 First Team honors for the second straight year.

Women's Basketball (17-12, 11-10 NE10)

Notes:
- Women's basketball finished 17-12 for the second straight season and also earned its second consecutive Northeast-10 Championship berth as the Northeast Division's No. 5 seed. The Penmen saw their season come to end in the first round, however, with a loss at American Int'l, the Southwest's No. 4 seed.
- The team began the season 6-0 and also put together a four-game winning streak that spanned January and February.
- Senior Kylie Lorenzen (Holliston, Mass.) capped her stellar career with her second straight Northeast-10 All-Conference First Team selection, she averaged 18.8 points, 9.8 rebounds, 2.1 assists and 2.0 steals per contest, while shooting 49.3 percent from the floor and 82.6 percent from the stripe. Lorenzen became the program's all-time leading scorer in a Feb. 16 win versus Merrimack and then its all-time leading rebounder Feb. 26 against Assumption College. She wrapped up her career first all-time in the program's record book in scoring (1,798), rebounding (932), field goals made (654), free throws made (462) and free throws attempted (575), as well as third in games played (113) and 10th in steals (173).
- Lorenzen also shined in the classroom, as she garnered her second consecutive CoSIDA Academic All-District honor.

Men's Basketball (12-14, 8-13 NE10)

Notes:
- Despite beginning the season 3-0 and winning four straight games in December and January, men's basketball missed the NE10 postseason after tying for fifth in the Northeast Division, but losing the tiebreaker.
- The squad dropped nine of its last 12, including four straight, as it made its playoff push.
- Senior Daquaise Andrews (Queens, N.Y.) captured the first NE10 All-Conference First Team nod of his career, following a season in which he averaged 21.2 points, 6.3 rebounds, 5.2 assists and 1.3 steals per contest, while shooting 41.9 percent from the floor and 70.6 percent from the stripe. He reached 20 points on 16 occasions and 30 points five times, as he ranked third in the league in scoring.

Men's Ice Hockey (14-9-4, 7-5-3 NE10)

Notes:
- Men's ice hockey captured its second Northeast-10 title and first since 2014, knocking the monkey off its back with a 4-3 win at crosstown-rival Saint Anselm. The second-seeded Penmen scored a late goal in the semifinals to slip past third-seeded Saint Michael's at home before taking down the tournament's top seed.
- Junior goalie Kurt Gutting (Weymouth, Mass.) earned NE10 Championship Most Outstanding Player, while joining freshman Joe Fiorino (Willow Grove, Pa.) and senior Artem Efimov-Barakov (Khimki, Russia) on the All-Championship Team.
- Head coach Sean Walsh was honored as the NE10 Coach of the Year in just his second season with the Penmen. Gutting was also named the NE10 Goalkeeper of the Year, in addition to be selected as an All-Conference First Teamer, following a season in which he went 11-5-4 with a 2.17 GAA and .935 save percentage. Senior Brett Shawn (Wareham, Mass.) also earned a First Team nod with nine goals and 14 assists for 23 points. Fiorino and Jake Cox (Columbus, Ga.) also received All-Rookie accolades.
- The 14 victories were also the most for the program since it won 17 games during the 2013-14 season.