Penmen post Saturday wins in volleyball, soccer and field hockey

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It’s October 13, 2019. Here’s a update from the world of Southern New Hampshire University sports.

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Men’s Soccer

A late goal cut SNHU’s lead in half, but American International couldn’t find any more offense, giving the Penmen a 2-1 victory on Saturday.

Senior Michael Goncalves (Ludlow, Mass.) finished the first half with SNHU’s first goal and the other came from graduate student Alex Satrustegui (San Sebastian, Spain), his third of the year.

SNHU (4-4-2, 2-3-1 NE-10) returns to action on Saturday, Oct. 19 (1 p.m. against Le Moyne.

Women’s Soccer

The Penmen took a 2-1 victory on the road on Saturday against LeMoyne.

SNHU’s goals both came in the first half, with sophomore Dorthea Glorud (Brumddal, Norway) and senior Emily Roan (Bridgewater, Mass.) doing the honors.

The Penmen (8-3-0, 5-3-0 NE-10) is now 11-0-2 in its last 13 matches at Le Moyne during the regular season. SNHU returns to the field next Saturday at 4 p.m. against Assumption.

Field Hockey

An overtime goal from senior Laura van der Doorn (Beverwijk, The Netherlands) broke the deadlock as the ninth-ranked Penmen took a 2-1 victory over Saint Thomas on Saturday.

The other two goals came in the first quarter, with sophomore Emily Campbell (Raynham, Mass.) getting SNHU’s other goal.

Southern New Hampshire (9-3, 6-2 NE-10) returns to Larkin Field on Monday (October 14) when it hosts Molloy College in a Northeast-10 Conference clash at 1 p.m.

Women’s Volleyball

The women’s volleyball team took a straight set victory over Roberts Wesleyan on Saturday.

Senior Baylee Lippincott (Phoenix, Ariz) registered a season-high 11 kills and a .450 hitting percentage, with freshman Grace Pierce (Fairfax, Va.) doing even better with a  .583 hitting percentage on her way to seven kills in the contest.

The Penmen (8-7, 1-2 NE-10) are back in action Tuesday, Oct. 15 (7 p.m.) when they play host to crosstown-rival Saint Anselm College at the Stan Spirou Field House.