Week at a Glance: November 4-10

Micah Hewitson and Ashley Corcoran, SNHU Athletes of the Week

Southern New Hampshire University Athletics
Week at a Glance (November 4-10, 2019)

Female Athlete of the Week: Ashley Corcoran - Women's Cross Country - So.
Ashley Corcoran (East Longmeadow, Mass.) finished second, overall, at the NCAA Division II East Regional Championship at Belmont Plateau in Philadelphia, Pa. Corcoran completed the course in 22:23.2, just four seconds off the pace of the race winner, as women's cross country qualified for the NCAA DII National Championship for the first time ever.

Male Athlete of the Week: Micah Hewitson - Men's Cross Country - Jr.
Micah Hewitson (New Market, Md.) finished fifth, overall, at the NCAA Division II East Regional Championship at Belmont Plateau in Philadelphi, Pa., on Saturday. Hewitson's time of 32:01 was good enough to qualify for the NCAA DII National Championship as an individual competitor and he will compete Nov. 23 at Haggin Oaks Golf Course in Sacramento, Calif.

Women's Soccer (10-6-1, 7-5-1 NE10)

Last Week's Results:
11/5 at American Int'l - L, 0-3
11/10 at Bentley - L, 0-1 (Northeast-10 Championship quarterfinal)
This Week's Games:
Idle

Notes:
- Women's soccer went 0-2 last week, as it dropped two straight for the first time in more than three years. The loss in the NE10 quarterfinals means the Penmen will hope for an at-large bid to the NCAA Tournament.
- Sophomore goalkeeper Hannah Rose (Waterloo, Ontario) stopped 11 of the 15 shots she faced during the week. Rose racked up nine saves in Tuesday's 3-0 loss at American Int'l in the regular-season finale, before thwarting two of three bids in a 1-0 NE10 Championship quarterfinal loss at Bentley on Sunday.

Men's Soccer (9-4-4, 7-3-2 NE10)

Last Week's Results:
11/6 at Stonehill - W, 5-2
11/9 vs. Saint Rose - T, 0-0 - Saint Rose advances on PKs, 6-5 (Northeast-10 Championship quarterfinal)
This Week's Games:
Idle

Notes:
- Men's soccer went 1-0-1 last week to extend its unbeaten streak to 10 (7-0-3).
- Junior Nadjib Chibout (Lyon, France) scored two goals in Wednesday's 5-2 victory at Stonehill to wrap up the regular season and help the Penmen earn a home match for the NE10 Championship quarterfinals.
- Fellow junior Jannik Mohr (Koblenz, Germany), sophomore Gabe Pinhancos (No. Attleboro, Mass.) and senior Anes Djema (Hooksett, N.H.) also scored goals for the Penmen.
- Sophomore goalkeeper Patrick Quinn (Manchester, N.H.) stopped eight of the 10 shots he faced during the week. Quinn made three of five saves at Stonehill, before turning aside all five shots that came his way over 110 minutes of action in Saturday's 0-0 tie against Saint Rose in the NE10 Championship quarterfinals.

Women's Volleyball (14-10, 6-4 NE10)

Last Week's Results:
11/8 at Pace - W, 3-2
11/9 at Adelphi - L, 0-3
This Week's Games:
11/12 at Franklin Pierce - 7 p.m.
11/15 vs. Southern Connecticut - 7 p.m.
11/16 vs. American Int'l - 1 p.m.

Notes:
- Volleyball went 1-1 last week and has now won eight of its last 11.
- Senior Baylee Lippincott (Phoenix, Ariz.) registered 28 kills (3.50 k/s) on .301 hitting, to go with 13 digs (1.63 d/s) and four blocks (0.50 b/s) during the week. Lippincott produced a career-high 19 kills (.304 hitting), 10 digs and four blocks in Friday's five-set win at Pace, before leading the team with nine kills (.296 hitting) and three digs in a 3-0 loss at Adelphi on Saturday.
- Freshman Juliana Pacini (Sao Paulo, Brazil) tallied 23 kills (2.88 k/s), five aces (0.62 sa/s) and 20 digs (2.50 d/s). Pacini posted a monster double-double of 18 kills, 15 digs and two aces at Pace, and then chipped in five kills, three aces and five digs at Adelphi.

Field Hockey (17-4, 12-2 NE10)

Last Week's Results:
11/5 vs. Bentley - W, 2-1 - 2OT (Northeast-10 Championship quarterfinal)
11/8 vs. St. Thomas Aquinas - W, 4-0 (Northeast-10 Championship semifinal)
11/10 at #3 Saint Anselm - L, 0-2 (Northeast-10 Championship final)
This Week's Games:
TBA

Notes:
- Field hockey, ranked No. 6 in the National Field Hockey Coaches Association Division II Poll, went 2-1 in the Northeast-10 Championship, advancing to its first ever title game, before falling at top-seeded Saint Anselm, 2-0, Sunday.
- The Penmen will await word on a potential at-large berth into the NCAA Division II Championship, with the selection show airing later Monday at 3 p.m. on NCAA.com.
- Junior Hélène Servais (Brussels, Belgium) collected seven points on the week with three goals and an assist. Servais knocked in the double-overtime winner early in the 72nd minute to lift SNHU to a 2-1 win over Bentley and into the semifinals. She then powered the Penmen to a 4-0 win against St. Thomas Aquinas in that semifinal with a pair of goals and an assist.
- Senior Laura van der Doorn (Beverwijk, The Netherlands) tallied a goal and an assist, as she set up Servais' winner against Bentley and scored a goal of her own in the win over the Spartans.
- Graduate student Melanie Rennie (Madison, Conn.) stopped seven of the 10 shots she faced during the week, including all seven in the clean sheet against St. Thomas Aquinas. She also made three saves in the title-game loss to the crosstown-rival Hawks.
- Servais and van der Doorn were both named to the NE10 All-Championship Team.

Women's Basketball (1-1, 0-0 NE10)

Last Week's Results:
11/9 at Georgian Court - L, 71-77
11/10 vs. Concordia (N.Y.) - W, 77-74
This Week's Games:
11/13 at American Int'l - 5:30 p.m.
11/17 vs. Staten Island - 1 p.m.

Notes:
- Women's basketball went 1-1 last weekend to begin the season.
- Senior Molly Terry (Shrewsbury, Mass.) averaged 14.0 points, 2.5 assists, 2.0 rebounds and 1.5 steals per game, while shooting 52.6 percent (10-19) from the field, including 46.7 percent (7-15) from beyond the arc. Terry hit for 13 points (4-11 FG, 4-11 3-FG, 1-2 FT), to go with three assists and three steals in a 77-71 opening-day loss at Georgian Court on Saturday, before notching 15 points (6-8 FG, 3-4 3-FG), three rebounds and two assists in Sunday's 77-74 win against Concordia (N.Y.).
- Freshman Adriana Timberlake (Braintree, Mass.) tallied 10.5 points, 3.0 assists, 1.5 rebounds, 1.0 steal and 1.0 block per game, as she shot 36.4 percent (8-22) from the floor during to begin her collegiate career. Timberlake started with two points, four assists and two steals at Georgian Court, but bounced back in a big way with a team-high 19 points (7-12 FG, 2-5 3-FG, 3-4 FT), two assists and two rebounds versus Concordia (N.Y.).

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

Last Week's Results:
11/9 at Mercy - W, 94-70
11/10 vs. Molloy - W, 87-83 (OT)
This Week's Games:
11/17 vs. Staten Island - 3 p.m.

Notes:
- Men's basketball went 2-0 to begin the season for the sixth straight year.
- Senior Eamonn Joyce (Medford, Mass.) averaged 20.0 points, 6.0 rebounds and 2.0 blocks per game, while shooting 41 percent (11-27) from the floor, 42 percent (5-12) from deep and 76 percent (13-17) at the stripe. Joyce registered 17 points 6-12 FG, 4-7 3-FG, 1-2 FT), including 12 in the first half, and five boards in a 94-70 victory against Mercy on Saturday in the opener, before submitting 23 points (5-15 FG, 1-5 3-FG, 12-15 FT), including 14 in the opening stanza, seven rebounds and three blocks in an 87-83 overtime win versus Molloy on Sunday.
- Senior Shawn Montague (Yorktown Heights, N.Y.) posted 17.0 points, 11.0 rebounds, 2.0 steals and 2.0 blocks per game, while converting 48 percent (11-23) of his shots from the field and 67 percent (10-15) from the line. Montague chipped in seven points (2-8 FG, 2-5 3-FG, 1-4 FT), six rebounds and three steals in the win over Mercy. He then erupted to match his career high 27 points (9-15 FG, 9-11 FT) and set a new career best with 16 rebounds, to go along with three blocks, against Molloy. Montague fueled the Penmen after halftime with 11 points in the second stanza and eight more in the extra session.
- Freshman Jacari Sanders (San Antonio, Texas) tallied 13.0 points, 3.0 rebounds, 1.0 assist and 1.0 steal per game, while shooting 47 percent (7-15) from the field, including 83 percent (5-6) from beyond the arc, and 70 percent (7-10) at the stripe. Sanders contributed eight points (2-4 FG, 2-2 3-FG, 2-4 FT), two rebounds and a pair of steals against the Mavericks, before playing a key role in the OT win over Molloy. Sanders poured in 18 points (5-11 FG, 3-4 3-FG, 5-6 FT) to go with four rebounds and two assists. Sanders did nearly all of his damage after halftime, including 16 points in the second stanza and two more in the extra session.
- Junior Michael Almonacy (Brentwood, N.Y.) and freshman Ryan Conroy (Staten Island, N.Y.) both had big games against Mercy. Almonacy recorded 15 points (6-13 FG, 2-5 3-FG, 1-2 FT), five rebounds, eight assists, while Conroy also hit for 15 points (5-8 FG, 5-8 3-FG).

Men's Ice Hockey (3-1-0, 1-0-0 NE10)

Last Week's Results:
11/8 at Franklin Pierce - W, 5-1
11/9 at Framingham State - W, 2-1
This Week's Games:
11/15 at Post - 7:30 p.m.
11/16 at Post - 4:15 p.m.

Notes:
- Men's ice hockey went 2-0 last week, including a win against in-state rival Franklin Pierce in the Northeast-10 opener.
- Freshman George Thurston (Plymouth, Mass.) scored four times, including three times on the power play, in Friday's 5-1 victory at Franklin Pierce. The goals were the first of Thurston's career.
- Sophomore Joe Fiorino (Willow Grove, Pa.) collected a pair of helpers against the Ravens and scored his first goal of the season against Framingham.
- Sophomore Jake Cox (Columbus, Ga.) and freshman Matt Monreal (Wauwatosa, Wisc.) also dished a pair of assists against FPU.
- Senior Kurt Gutting (Weymouth, Mass.) stopped 33 of 34 shots against Franklin Pierce, while sophomore Alec Marshall (Nashua, N.H.) turned aside 29 of 30 shots in the win over Framingham.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Cross Country

Last Week's Results:
11/9 at NCAA Division II East Regional Championship - W: 3/23; M: 6/26
This Week's Races:
Idle

Notes:
- Men's and women's cross country competed Saturday at the NCAA Division II East Regional Championship, which took place at Belmont Plateau in Philadelphia, Pa.
- The women finished third to qualify for the NCAA National Championship for the first time in program history. Sophomore Ashley Corcoran (East Longmeadow, Mass.) finished second, overall, in 22:23.2, just four seconds off the pace of the race winner. The Penmen will compete at the National Championship on Nov. 23 at Haggin Oaks Golf Course in Sacramento, Calif.
- The men failed to qualify for Nationals for a second consecutive season with a sixth-place run, but junior Micah Hewitson (New Market, Md.) finished fifth, overall, and will represent SNHU as an individual competitor. Hewitson ran the 10k in a time of 32:01.

Women's Golf

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

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

Men's Golf

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

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