When and Where: November 22, 2019 – Dobbs Ferry, N.Y. (Mercy Field)
Score: Mercy College 0, Southern New Hampshire University 0 (Mercy wins in PKs, 4-2)
Records: Mercy 13-3-3, SNHU 10-6-2
The seventh-seeded Southern New Hampshire University women's soccer team played 110 scoreless minutes of soccer with second-seeded and 24th-ranked Mercy College on Friday afternoon, with the host Mavericks prevailing in penalty kicks, 4-2, in the first round of the NCAA Championship at Mercy Field.
- Sophomore goalkeeper Hannah Rose (Waterloo, Ontario) made all three saves she needed to during regulation and the two overtime sessions.
INSIDE THE BOX SCORE
- The teams matched each other through the first two rounds of PKs, before the Penmen missed to start round No. 3 and Mercy converted to take a 3-2 lead.
- Melissa Torres made five saves in the shutout.
- SNHU held a 13-11 edge in shots, while the Mavericks owned a 7-3 advantage in corner kicks.
- Southern New Hampshire watches its season end in the first round of NCAAs for the second straight year on penalty kicks. SNHU played to a 0-0 draw with Long Island University-LIU Post last season and fell, 4-3, in PKs.
- It is the first time the Penmen have been shut out in three consecutive contests since Oct. 18-25, 2014.
- SNHU moves to 1-3-3 (.357) all-time in the NCAA Championship.
- The Penmen lead the all-time series with Mercy, 3-2-1, while the Mavericks own a 1-0-1 edge in the NCAAs.
- Southern New Hampshire is now 43-15-10 (.706) over its last 68 matches dating back to the 2016 campaign.
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