#18 Women's Soccer Dropped by Franklin Pierce, 4-2

Allyson Patterson watching her opponent as the ball is played in her vicinity

When and Where: September 24, 2019 – Rindge, N.H. (Sodexo Field)
Score: Franklin Pierce University 4, Southern New Hampshire University 2
Records: FPU 3-3-0 (2-2-0 NE10), SNHU 4-2-0 (2-2-0 NE10)

Junior Allyson Patterson (Seekonk, Mass.) scored for the third straight contest, but the 18th-ranked Southern New Hampshire University women's soccer team was doubled-up by in-state rival Franklin Pierce University on Tuesday evening at Sodexo Field.

  • Patterson, who has now scored in five of the six matches this season, leads the team in goals and is tied for the top spot in points.
  • Sophomore Sydney Carney (Northborough, Mass.) collected her team-leading fifth assist on the tally.
  • Sophomore goalkeeper Hannah Rose (Waterloo, Ontario) stopped seven of the 11 shots she faced, while FPU's Casey Kane made just one save.
  • The Ravens outshot the Penmen, 18-9, including 12-4 after halftime.
  • SNHU held a 4-0 advantage in corner kicks.
  • Southern New Hampshire snapped a scoreless deadlock in the 28th minute off an FPU own-goal, but the Ravens would respond with four unanswered tallies. 
  • Franklin Pierce, which has now captured three of the last five meetings against Southern New Hampshire, defeats the Penmen at home for the first time since Oct. 30, 2013. 
  • The Penmen dip to 37-11-8 (.732) over their last 56 matches dating back to the 2016 campaign.
  • The Penmen return to action Saturday, Sept. 28 (4 p.m.) when they take on Southern Connecticut State University.
  • The next Southern New Hampshire University home game is Wednesday, Oct. 2 (7 p.m.) when the Penmen host Stonehill College.

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