Penmen dominate Mercy

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Kylie Lorenzen (SNHU promotional photo)

DOBBS FERRY, N.Y. – Southern New Hampshire University’s women’s basketball program began the final weekend of the calendar year on a good note, , defeating Mercy on Saturday night, 82-41.

SNHU never trailed their hosts, opening up an 18-8 lead after the first quarter that grew to 54 points at its zenith.

After obtaining just one basket in the third quarter, Mercy more than doubled their tally in the fourth quarter, outscoring SNHU 23-14. However, the contest had over for a while by that point, with the 41-point margin of victory serving as the largest for the Penmen since Dec. 10, 2012, when they defeated Mercy by 47 points.

Senior Kylie Lorenzen (Holliston, Mass.) amassed a game-high 27 points, with senior Brianna Camara (Fall River, Mass.) also ending in double digits with 14 points and a career-high six steals.

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Born and raised in the Granite State, Andrew Sylvia has written approximately 10,000 pieces over his career for outlets across Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Vermont. On top of that, he's a licensed notary and licensed to sell property, casualty and life insurance, he's been a USSF trained youth soccer and futsal referee for the past six years and he can name over 60 national flags in under 60 seconds according to that flag game app he has on his phone, which makes sense because he also has a bachelor's degree in geography (like Michael Jordan). He can also type over 100 words a minute on a good day.