Week at a Glance: October 21-27

Sinisa Sprecakovic and Ashley Corcoran, SNHU Athletes of the Week

Southern New Hampshire University Athletics
Week at a Glance (October 21-27, 2019)

Female Athlete of the Week: Ashley Corcoran - Women's Cross Country - So.
Ashley Corcoran (East Longmeadow, Mass.) was the individual runner-up at the Northeast-10 Championships on Sunday with a time of 23:37.2, which earned her NE10 All-Conference First Team honors. No Penmen had ever finished higher than third at NE10s, where the team also enjoyed its highest placing by slotting in as the runner-up. 

Male Athlete of the Week: Sinisa Sprecakovic - Men's Soccer - Fr., M
Sinisa Sprecakovic (Mannheim, Germany) registered five points on two goals and an assist during a 2-0-0 week for the Penmen. Sprecakovic tallied a goal and an assist in Wednesday's 4-0 blanking of Saint Michael's, before notching the eventual game winner in the 69th minute of Saturday's 2-1 come-from-behind victory at New Haven.

Women's Soccer (10-4-0, 7-4-0 NE10)

Last Week's Results:
10/22 at Bentley - L, 0-2
10/26 vs. #11 Saint Rose - W, 3-2
This Week's Games:
10/30 vs. Saint Anselm - 5 p.m.

Notes:
- Women's soccer, ranked 24th in the United Soccer Coaches Division II Poll, went 1-1-0 last week, including a big home victory against 11th-ranked Saint Rose.
- Sophomore Dorthea Glorud (Brumunddal, Norway) scored a pair of goals during the week, with both coming in Saturday's 3-2 victory over 11th-ranked Saint Rose, as she broke the ice midway through the 26th minute and then won it with 16:12 remaining in regulation. 
- Sophomore Sydney Carney (Northborough, Mass.) and junior Allyson Patterson (Seekonk, Mass.) collected assists on the two Glorud markers.
- Sophomore goalkeeper Hannah Rose (Waterloo, Ontario) stopped 12 of the 16 shots she faced. Rose made four saves in Tuesday's 2-0 loss at Bentley, before turning aside eight of the 10 bids she saw against Saint Rose.

Men's Soccer (6-4-3, 4-3-2 NE10)

Last Week's Results:
10/23 at Saint Michael's - W, 4-0
10/26 at New Haven - W, 2-1
This Week's Games:
10/29 vs. Saint Anselm - 7 p.m.
11/2 vs. Southern Connecticut - 4 p.m.

Notes:
- Men's soccer went 2-0-0 last week to extend its unbeaten streak to six (4-0-2).
- Freshman Sinisa Sprecakovic (Mannheim, Germany) registered five points on two goals and an assist during the week. Sprecakovic tallied a goal and an assist in Wednesday's 4-0 blanking of Saint Michael's, before notching the eventual game winner in the 69th minute of Saturday's 2-1 come-from-behind victory at New Haven.
- Graduate student Alex Satrustegui (San Sebastian, Spain) put together his best week of the season with two goals and an assist for five points. Satrustegui scored twice at Saint Michael's, before setting up Sprecakovic's game winner at New Haven.
- Graduate student João Brum (Ribeira Grande, Portugal) posted a goal and an assist, collecting a helper at Saint Michael's, before recording the equalizer at New Haven in the 54th minute.
- Freshman Mathis Daury (Chateauroux, France) gathered a pair of assists, as he set up the game winner at Saint Michael's early in the sixth minutes, before handing out a helper on the New Haven equalizer.
- Sophomore goalkeeper Patrick Quinn (Manchester, N.H.) stopped four of the five shots he faced during the week. Quinn made all three saves he needed to for his first career shutout at Saint Michael's, before making one save in the win at New Haven.

Women's Volleyball (11-9, 3-3 NE10)

Last Week's Results:
10/22 vs. Saint Michael's - W, 3-0
10/26 at New Haven - L, 0-3
This Week's Games:
11/1 vs. Le Moyne - 7 p.m.
11/2 vs. Saint Rose - 2 p.m.

Notes:
- Volleyball went 1-1 last week, stretching its win streak to a season-best three matches.
- Freshman Juliana Pacini (Sao Paulo, Brazil) tallied 16 kills (2.67 k/s), 10 digs (1.67 d/s) and two aces (0.33 sa/s) during the week. Pacini produced eight kills, three digs and two aces in Tuesday's 3-0 sweep of Saint Michael's, before notching eight kills and seven digs in a three-set loss at New Haven on Saturday.
- Sophomore Ramona Fontaine (Chelsea, Mass.) registered a career-high 10 kills in the win over Saint Michael's.
- Senior Baylee Lippincott (Phoenix, Ariz.) added nine kills on .304 hitting and two blocks against the Purple Knights, with junior Brooke Freckleton (Red Cliffs, Australia) turning in seven kills on .500 hitting and three blocks.

Field Hockey (13-3, 10-2 NE10)

Last Week's Results:
10/23 at Southern Connecticut - W, 7-1
10/26 vs. #7 Assumption - W, 3-1
This Week's Games:
10/29 at American Int'l - 3:30 p.m.
11/2 vs. Franklin Pierce - 12 p.m.

Notes:
- Field hockey, ranked No. 9 in the National Field Hockey Coaches Association Division II Poll, including a crucial victory against seventh-ranked Assumption.
- Junior Hélène Servais (Brussels, Belgium) led the way with eight points, as she scored twice and added an assist in a 7-1 win over Southern Connecticut on Wednesday, before adding another goal and a helper in a 3-1 victory against No. 7 Assumption on Saturday.
- Sophomore Emily Campbell (Raynham, Mass.) tallied five points on a goal and three assists. Campbell produced a goal and an assist against the Owls, before setting up two of the three markers against the Greyhounds.
- Senior Laura van der Doorn (Beverwijk, The Netherlands) and freshman Lisa Hagel (Driehuis, The Netherlands) both added a goal in each contest.
- Graduate student Melanie Rennie (Madison, Conn.) stopped nine of the 10 shots she faced over 98:04 of action in the two wins. Rennie did not see a shot in the initial 38:04 of the win at Southern Connecticut and then racked up nine saves in the triumph over Assumption. Junior Kate Pigsley (East Kingston, N.H.) saw one bid in the final 21:56 against the Owls.

Women's Tennis (11-2, 9-1 NE10)

Last Week's Results:
10/25 vs. Stonehill - L, 1-4 (Northeast-10 Championship semifinal)
This Week's Matches:
Idle

Notes:
- Second-seeded women's tennis, playing in its 12th Northeast-10 Championship semifinal match in the past 13 years, suffered a 4-1 loss to third-seeded Stonehill on Friday.
- Freshman Isabella Andrade (Cochabama, Bolivia) secured a 6-1, 6-4 victory against Steffi Antao at No. 4 singles for the lone Penmen point of the day.

Men's Tennis (4-0, 0-0 NE10)

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

Notes:
- Men's tennis is now off until the spring.

Cross Country

Last Week's Results:
10/27 at Northeast-10 Championships - W: 2nd/14; M: 5th/14
This Week's Races:
Idle

Notes:
- Men's and women's cross country competed Sunday at the Northeast-10 Championships at Jamesville (N.Y.) Beach State Park.
- The women checked in as the runner-up for the program's highest finish ever at NE10s. Sophomore Ashley Corcoran (East Longmeadow, Mass.) was the individual runner-up with a time of 23:37.2, which earned her NE10 All-Conference First Team honors. No Penmen had ever finished higher than third at the Northeast-10 Championship. Freshman Lydia Mathson (Nashua, N.H.) finished 11th overall to garner Second Team honors at 24:56.2. Sophomore Grace Henson (Cumberland, R.I.) and freshman Alexarae Clark (Deer Park, N.Y.) wound up 16th and 21st, respectively, to receive Third Team nods. Henson ran 25:12.2 and Clark finished with 25:21.1.
- The men finished fifth, overall, with juniors Cedric Jocelyn (Nyack, N.Y.) and Micah Hewitson (New Market, Md.) placing 10th and 11th, respectively, in times of 27:42.8 and 27:43.3. They both collected NE10 All-Conference Second Team honors for their efforts. Sophomore Conner Leone (Southington, Conn.) earned Third Team accolades by finishing in 21st with a time of 28:08.4.

Women's Golf

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

Notes:
- Women's golf is now off until the spring.

Men's Golf

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

Notes:
-  Men's golf is now off until the spring