Field Hockey Completes Weekend Sweep With 2-1 Overtime Win Over Molloy Sunday

Field Hockey Completes Weekend Sweep With 2-1 Overtime Win Over Molloy Sunday

BOX SCORE | RAPID REACTION WITH HEAD COACH JULIE MUNSON

When and Where: September 23, 2018 – Manchester, N.H. (Larkin Field)
Score: Southern New Hampshire University 2, Molloy 1 (OT)
Records: SNHU 3-3, Molloy 4-4 

Senior Maddie Holt (Seabrook, N.H.) delivered her second goal of the game in overtime to give the Penmen a win in the final non-conference game of the season on Sunday against Molloy College.

HOW IT HAPPENED 

  • The Penmen dominated the run of play in the first half with 17 shots to two for the visiting Lions.
  • SNHU took a 1-0 at 17:18 on a goal from Holt off a nice cross pass by Sophomore Hélène Servais (Brussels, Belgium).
  • The teams battled through more than 33 minutes of the second half without a goal.  
  • Lion forward Nadia Elcock tied the contest with a little over one minute remaining when she converted a turnover to make it 1-1.
  • Holt scored the game-winner at 76:26 off a pass from Freshman Emily Campbell (Raynham, Mass.) for the victory.

INSIDE THE BOX SCORE

  • The Penmen swept the two contests played on Larkin Field this weekend.  They snapped a three-game losing streak with a 7-3 NE-10 win Saturday over So. Connecticut.
  • SNHU outshot the Lions 33-6 and had 20 corners to just six for the visitors.
  • Senior Melanie Rennie (Madison, Conn.) made three saves to improve to 3-3 on the season.  

NOTES

  • Holt doubled her goal output for the season, scoring her third and fourth of the campaign.
  • The Penmen defense did a solid job limiting Molloy leading scorer Zoe Norton just one shot.

UP NEXT

  • Southern New Hampshire is back in action Saturday (Sept. 29) when it plays host to Adelphi University at 4:00 p.m. in conference tilt at Larkin Field.

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