Penmen earn field hockey honors

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It’s Nov. 7, 2019. Here’s what’s been going on lately in the world of Southern New Hampshire University sports.

Men’s Soccer

The Penmen clinched a berth in the Northeast-10 Championship Tournament with a 5-2 victory over Stonehill College on Wednesday.

Junior Jannik Mohr (Koblenz, Germany) opened scoring for SNHU in the 19th minute. Junior Nadjib Chibout (Lyon, France) scored twice, with sophomore Gabe Pinhancos (North Attleboro, Mass.) and Anes Djema (Hooksett, N.H.) also adding goals.

SNHU ends its regular season 9-4-3, with a 7-3-2 record in conference play.

Field Hockey

On Wednesday, Senior Laura van der Doorn (Beverwijk, The Netherlands) was named as Northeast-10 Conference Player of the Year and freshman Lisa Hagel (Driehuis, The Netherlands) was named as Northeast-10 Conference Rookie of the Year.

They also were named to the Northeast-10 Conference All-Conference First Team along with junior Hélène Servais (Brussels, Belgium). Sophomore Emily Campbell (Raynham, Mass.) and graduate student Melanie Rennie (Madison, Conn.) made the third team.

Southern New Hampshire, which earned the highest national ranking in program history on Tuesday at No. 6, captured its first-ever postseason victory on Tuesday with a double-overtime win over sixth-seeded Bentley University. The Penmen, currently 16-3, will host seventh-seeded Saint Thomas Aquinas College at 6 p.m. Friday (November 8) in a Northeast-10 Championship semifinal on Larkin Field.


Along with the field hockey game, the Penmen will also have two road contests on Friday at 7 p.m.

The women’s volleyball team heads to Pace, beginning their last road trip of the regular season. SNHU has won both of its games so far in November, and went 7-2 in October.

After an opening split against Bryn Athyn, the Penmen Ice Hockey team will head to Franklin Pierce.

SNHU is 29-14-9 all time against the Ravens.

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