Hagel, No. 8 Field Hockey Use Overtime to Upend No. 7 Stonehill in Top-10 Battle

Lisa Hagel handles the ball.

BOX SCORE | RAPID REACTION: HEAD COACH JULIE MUNSON

When and Where: September 25, 2019 – Manchester, N.H. (Larkin Field)
Score: No. 8 Southern New Hampshire University 2, No. 7 Stonehill College 1
Records: SNHU 6-1 (4-0 Northeast-10), Stonehill 3-3 (3-1 Northeast-10)

Freshman Lisa Hagel (Driehuis, The Netherlands) slid home her ninth goal of the season less than a minute into overtime and No. 8 Southern New Hampshire University outlasted No. 7 Stonehill College, 2-1, in Northeast-10 Conference field hockey action at Larkin Field on Wednesday.

STANDOUT PERFORMERS

  • Hagel extended her NE10 lead in goals and points to nine and 21, respectively.
  • Senior Laura van der Doorn (Beverwijk, The Netherlands) put the Penmen on the board with 4:29 left in regulation off a penalty stroke for her seventh of the year.
  • Graduate student Melanie Rennie (Madison, Conn.) stopped six shots in the Southern New Hampshire cage.

KEY MOMENT

  • Hagel collected the ball near the top of the circle, spun off one defender and broke towards the right post. As she broke in one-on-one against Katie Lammando, Hagel tucked a shot just under the sliding goalkeeper and inside the far post 41 seconds into the extra session.

INSIDE THE BOX SCORE

  • The Skyhawks outshot the Penmen, 12-6, which included a 7-3 edge in shots on goal.
  • Southern New Hampshire operated at a 4-1 disadvantage in penalty corners in the fourth quarter and a 12-5 mark for the duration of the contest.
  • Oliva Cameron knotted the score for Stonehill just 1:02 after van der Doorn broke the scoreless deadlock.

NOTES

  • The Penmen are off to their best start in program history and have won six-straight contests.
  • Southern New Hampshire is outscoring its opponents, 33-7, through its first seven games and 31-5 during its current winning streak.
  • After dropping the first six meetings with Stonehill by a combined score of 38-5, SNHU has won back-to-back matchups the Skyhawks with both games going to overtime.

WHAT'S NEXT

  • Southern New Hampshire continues Northeast-10 play on Saturday (September 28) when it travels to Adelphi University for 3 p.m. meeting with the ninth-ranked Panthers.

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