Big Second Half Helps Women’s Soccer Ground Stonehill, 4-1

BOX SCORE

When and Where: September 29, 2018 – Easton, Mass. (Skyhawk Field)
Score: Southern New Hampshire University 4, Stonehill College 1
Records:
SNHU 7-3-0 (5-2-0 NE10), Stonehill 6-4-0 (3-4-0 NE10) 

Senior Danielle Humphreys (Hebron, Conn.) and graduate student Sydney Crema (Litchfield, N.H.) each potted a pair of goals to lead the Southern New Hampshire University women's soccer team to a 4-1 victory at Stonehill College on Saturday at Skyhawk Field.

STANDOUT PERFORMERS

  • Humphreys collects her second two-goal performance of the season, while Crema's stat line marks the second time this year she has had a pair of either goals or assists.
  • Freshman Sydney Carney (Northborough, Mass.) handed out a pair of helpers.
  • Freshman Hannah Rose (Waterloo, Ontario) matched her career high with seven saves.

HOW IT HAPPENED

  • Stonehill struck first just 9:34 into the contest when Camryn Thompson found Kayla Henry for the game's first goal.
  • Southern New Hampshire gained the equalizer late in the 24th minute, with Humphreys collecting a feed from Carney before scoring at the left post to even the match.
  • It remained 1-1 into the 66th minute when Carney and Humphreys connected again. Carney picked up a loose ball and sent it into the box for Humphreys, who finished again to put the Penmen up, 2-1.
  • Crema made it 3-1 just 2:02 later off a pass from senior Miranda Peloquin (Greenville, R.I.), before adding more insurance in the 85th minute, as her long shot from 25 yards out sailed inside the right post.

INSIDE THE BOX SCORE 

  • Kaitlin Brown piled up eight saves for Stonehill.
  • Southern New Hampshire held an 18-16 edge in shots, including 9-4 in the second half.
  • The Penmen also controlled an 8-1 margin in corner kicks, including 5-0 in the second stanza.

NOTES

  • SNHU has won four of its last five matches.
  • This was the second career two-goal game for Humphreys, who has now set career highs in goals (6), assists (4) and points (16) this season.
  • Crema, who has matched her career best with three goals and three assists for nine points, records her first career multiple-goal performance.
  • Carney, who leads the Northeast-10 with six assists, notches her first multiple-assist game.
  • The Penmen are now 26-8-5 (.731) over their last 39 matches dating back to the 2016 campaign.  

UP NEXT 

  • The Penmen are back in action Tuesday, Oct. 2 (7 p.m.) when they play host to Merrimack College at Penmen Stadium.

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