No. 9 Field Hockey Unable to Solve No. 3 Saint Anselm, Fall to Hawks, 2-0

BOX SCORE

When and Where: October 1, 2019 – Manchester, N.H. (Larkin Field)

Score: No. 3 Saint Anselm College 2, No. 9 Southern New Hampshire University 0
Records: SNHU 6-3 (4-2 Northeast-10), STA 8-0 (6-0 Northeast-10)

Third-ranked Saint Anselm College scored just over 30 seconds into the second quarter and put the game out of reach with a second marker less than a minute into the fourth to extend its shutout and win streak to eight consecutive contests, as the Hawks earned a 2-0 victory over No. 9 Southern New Hampshire University at Larkin Field on Tuesday.

KEY MOMENT

  • Carly LaCasse slid home what proved to be the game-winner 34 seconds into the second quarter, as she converted a feed from Michelle Lemelin on the doorstep to provide Saint Anselm with all the offense it would need.

STANDOUT PERFORMERS

  • Julia Hand earned her eighth clean sheet of the season for the Hawks after stopping each of the four shots she faced, several of which were point-blank opportunities.
  • Hannah Friend added an insurance goal for Saint Anselm 58 ticks into the fourth, her fourth of the season.

INSIDE THE BOX SCORE

  • Graduate student Melanie Rennie (Madison, Conn.) registered three saves in the Penmen cage.
  • Southern New Hampshire outshot the Hawks, 10-5, and owned a 5-3 edge in penalty corners.

NOTES

  • After rattling off six consecutive victories, the Penmen have now dropped back-to-back contests.

WHAT'S NEXT

  • Southern New Hampshire takes a break from Northeast-10 Conference play on Friday (October 4) when it hosts Lindenwood University at 6 p.m.

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