Week at a Glance: September 23-29

Week at a Glance: September 23-29

Southern New Hampshire University Athletics
Week at a Glance (September 23-29, 2019)

Female Athlete of the Week: Magdalena Hubickova - Women's Tennis - Fr.
Magdalena Hubickova (Prague, Czech Republic) went 6-0, including 3-0 at No. 1 singles, during a perfect 3-0 week for the Penmen. Hubickova breezed past Bentley's Alessa Matuty, 6-0, 6-1 on Wednesday, outlasted Franklin Pierce's Himani Mor, 6-3, 7-6 (7-2) on Saturday and finished off the week with a 6-1, 6-2 win over Post's Andrea Sandoval on Sunday. Hubickova also posted three wins at No. 1 doubles with sophomore Alexxa Etienne (Bayamon, Puerto Rico). They made quick work of Matuty and Zoe Chin, 6-1, posted a 6-2 victory against Mor and Liria Loria, and took down Sandoval and Areej Fareh, 6-2.

Male Athlete of the Week: Willem van Biezen - Men's Tennis - Sr.
Willem van Biezen (Sassenheim, Netherlands) went 2-0 last week with a 6-1, 4-6, 6-2 win at No. 1 singles over Nino Krneta and a 6-2 triumph against Krneta and Cooper Smith at No. 1 doubles with his brother and classmate Bas van Biezen (Sassenheim, Netherlands), as the Penmen defeated Post, 6-1, Sunday.

Women's Soccer (5-2-0, 3-2-0 NE10)

Last Week's Results:
9/24 at Franklin Pierce - L, 2-4
9/28 at Southern Connecticut - W, 2-1 (OT)
This Week's Games:
10/2 vs. Stonehill - 7 p.m.
10/5 vs. Pace - 4 p.m.

Notes:
- The Penmen, ranked 18th in the United Soccer Coaches Division II Poll, went 1-1 last week.
- Junior Allyson Patterson (Seekonk, Mass.) scored a pair of goals during the week for the Penmen. Patterson found the back of the net in a 4-2 loss at Franklin Pierce on Tuesday and then gained the equalizer with 6:57 remaining in regulation to force overtime in an eventual 2-1 victory at Southern Connecticut. Patterson has scored in four straight contests and six of seven so far this season.
- Sophomore Sydney Carney (Northborough, Mass.) dished three assists, as she handed out a helper at Franklin Pierce and then collected assists on both goals in the OT victory at Southern Connecticut. Carney set up the equalizer with 6:57 to go in regulation and then assisted on the game winner with 32 seconds remaining in the first overtime.
- Senior Shae Roys (No. Chelmsford, Mass.) struck with just 32 seconds left in the first overtime to sink the Owls.
- Sophomore goalkeeper Hannah Rose (Waterloo, Ontario) made 13 of a possible 18 saves during the week. Rose stopped seven shots against the in-state rival Ravens, before turning aside six of seven bids at Southern Connecticut.

Men's Soccer (2-4-1, 0-3-0 NE10)

Last Week's Results:
9/25 at Assumption - L, 2-3
9/28 at #1 Adelphi - L, 1-2
This Week's Games:
10/2 vs. Bentley - 4 p.m.
10/5 at Saint Rose - 4 p.m.

Notes:
- Men's soccer went 0-2-0 last week and has now dropped four straight for the first time since Sept. 27-Oct. 7, 2006.
- Graduate student João Brum (Ribeira Grande, Portugal) and junior Nadjib Chibout (Lyon, France) staked the Penmen to a 2-1 lead in an eventual 3-2 loss to Assumption on Wednesday.
- Junior Jannik Mohr (Koblenz, Germany) gave SNHU a 1-0 advantage at Adelphi on Saturday, but just like against the Greyhounds, the host team would strike twice in the second half to steal the win, as the top-ranked Panthers were victorious, 2-1.
- Senior goalkeeper Brian Murray (Camas, Wash.) made five saves at Assumption, while sophomore Patrick Quinn (Manchester, N.H.) turned away eight shots at Adelphi.

Women's Volleyball (5-6, 0-1 NE10)

Last Week's Results:
9/26 at Bentley - L, 0-3
This Week's Games:
10/1 vs. Stonehill - 7 p.m.
10/4 vs. Molloy - 7 p.m.

Notes:
- Volleyball went 0-1 last week, getting swept by Bentley, 3-0, Thursday.
- Freshman Juliana Pacini (Sao Paulo, Brazil) recorded 11 kills (3.67 k/s) on .226 hitting, to go with five digs (1.67 d/s).
- Senior Irem Bat (Istanbul, Turkey) posted eight kills and 10 digs.
- Senior Joanne Coffey (Merrimack, N.H.) dished 20 assists and tallied a pair of blocks.
- Freshman Angela Crosetti (Puebla, Mexico) collected 13 digs.

Field Hockey (6-2, 4-1 NE10)

Last Week's Results:
9/25 vs. #7 Stonehill - W, 2-1 (OT)
9/28 at #9 Adelphi - L, 0-2
This Week's Games:
10/1 vs. Saint Anselm - 6 p.m.
10/4 vs. Lindenwood (Mo.) - 6 p.m.

Notes:
- Field hockey, ranked No. 8 in the National Field Hockey Coaches Association Division II Poll, went 1-1 last week, against a pair of nationally-ranked foes.
- Freshman Lisa Hagel (Driehuis, The Netherlands) slide home the game winner just 41 seconds into overtime Wednesday, as SNHU topped seventh-ranked Stonehill, 2-1.
- Senior Laura van der Doorn (Beverwijk, The Netherlands) converted a penalty stroke with 4:29 left in regulation to stake the Penmen to a 1-0 lead against the Skyhawks.
- Graduate student Melanie Rennie (Madison, Conn.) stopped 10 of the 13 shots she faced, including six of seven in the overtime win against Stonehill. In Saturday's 2-0 loss at ninth-ranked Adelphi, Rennie made four saves.

Women's Tennis (5-1, 4-1 NE10)

Last Week's Results:
9/25 at Bentley - W, 7-0
9/28 vs. Franklin Pierce - W, 5-2
9/29 at Post - W, 6-1
This Week's Matches:
10/1 vs. Assumption - 3 p.m.
10/5 at Stonehill - 12 p.m.
10/6 vs. Saint Michael's - 1 p.m.

Notes:
- Women's tennis went a perfect 3-0 last week to move to 5-1 to begin the year.
- Freshman Magdalena Hubickova (Prague, Czech Republic) went 6-0, including 3-0 at No. 1 singles, during a perfect 3-0 week for the Penmen. Hubickova breezed past Bentley's Alessa Matuty, 6-0, 6-1 on Wednesday, outlasted Franklin Pierce's Himani Mor, 6-3, 7-6 (7-2) on Saturday and finished off the week with a 6-1, 6-2 win over Post's Andrea Sandoval on Sunday. Hubickova also posted three wins at No. 1 doubles with sophomore Alexxa Etienne (Bayamon, Puerto Rico). They made quick work of Matuty and Zoe Chin, 6-1, posted a 6-2 victory against Mor and Liria Loria, and took down Sandoval and Areej Fareh, 6-2.

Men's Tennis (2-0, 0-0 NE10)

Last Week's Results:
9/29 at Post - W, 6-1
This Week's Matches:
10/6 vs. Daemen - 9 a.m.

Notes:
- Men's tennis improved to 2-0 with a 6-1 win at Post on Sunday.
- Senior Willem van Biezen (Sassenheim, Netherlands) went 2-0 last week with a 6-1, 4-6, 6-2 win at No. 1 singles over Nino Krneta and a 6-2 triumph against Krneta and Cooper Smith at No. 1 doubles with his brother and classmate Bas van Biezen (Sassenheim, Netherlands), as the Penmen defeated Post, 6-1, Sunday.

Cross Country

Last Week's Results:
Idle
This Week's Races:
10/5 at Paul Short Invitational

Notes:
- Men's and women's cross country were idle last week and return to action Oct. 5 at the Paul Short Invitational.

Women's Golf

Last Week's Results:
9/23 at Franklin Pierce Fall Invitational - 3rd/8
This Week's Matches:
9/30 at Penmen Fall Invitational - T-1st/7
10/1 at Penmen Fall Invitational

Notes:
- Women's golf finished third at the Franklin Pierce Fall Invitational last Monday at Keene Country Club.
- Sophomore Hannah May (Phoenix, Ariz.) added an 80 to her opening-round 77, tying for sixth with a 157.

Men's Golf

Last Week's Results:
9/23 at Penmen Fall Invitational - 6th/17
9/24 at Penmen Fall Invitational - T-3rd/17
This Week's Matches:
10/6 at Northeast-10 Championship

Notes:
- Men's golf tied for third at its own Penmen Fall Invitational last Tuesday at Canterbury (N.H.) Woods Country Club.
-  Freshman Jared Mscisz (Danvers, Mass.) finished sixth with a 2-over 218 to claim his second NE10 Rookie of the Week honor last Wednesday. Mscisz opened play Monday with a 1-under 71 and came back in the second round with an even-par 72, before closing with a 75 in Tuesday's final round.