Hawks’ field hockey remains perfect after Saturday blowout

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It’s September 24, 2019. Here’s what’s been going on lately with Saint Anselm sports.

Michelle Lemelin (in blue) scored a hat trick this weekend – courtesy photo

Field Hockey

Saint Anselm remained perfect in field hockey, demolishing Molloy 8-0 on Saturday afternoon.

Senior Michelle Lemelin (Chelsea, Maine) recorded a hat trick, with junior Ericka Meissner (Falmouth, Mass.) adding two goals and assist.

She now sits ninth all-time with 19 goals and six assists for 44 points (19-6=44) to her credit.

The other goals came from senior Mary Nee (Canton, Mass.), sophomore Sarah Bagley (North Andover, Mass.) and senior Kaeleigh Lord (Keene, N.H.)

Sophomore Hannah Friend (North Easton, Mass.) also added two assists, making her the all-time Saint Anselm leader in that category with 21 in total.

The nationally-ranked Hawks have St. Michael’s next later tonight before heading to New Haven on Saturday.

Cross Country

The men’s and women’s cross country teams participated in the UMass Dartmouth Invitational on Saturday, with the two teams posting differing results.

The women finished fifth out of 37 programs overall, with freshman Delaney Flanagan (Bedford, N.H.) posting the Hawks’ best mark with a 18:49.21 finish in the 5K, good enough for 11th place out of 257 competitors.

On the men’s side, the Hawks were led by junior Jordan Cook (Biddeford, Maine) who placed 57th in the field of 257 runners with a personal record 8K time of 27:04.89.

Saint Anselm ranked third among Northeast-10 Conference teams participating and 14th place overall, racking up 409 points on the day.

The Hawks return to the Granite State on Saturday, Sept. 28, competing in the Bruce Kirsh Cup at the Hopkinton Fairgrounds.

Women’s Tennis

Saint Anselm was blanked by visiting LeMoyne College on Saturday, dropping each of their six singles matches and three doubles matches.

Katilin Hughes (Rockland, Mass.) came the closest to a win, falling 6-3, 6-2.

Saint Anselm falls to 1-6 on the season and will return to action against New Haven this Saturday, Sept. 28 at home.

It’s September 26, 2019. Here’s what’s been going on lately with Saint Anselm sports.

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