Saint Anselm field hockey bounces back against Stonehill

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It’s October 10, 2019. Here’s another recap of what’s been going on lately in Saint Anselm College sports.

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Women’s Soccer

Senior Caly Farina (Southbury, Conn.) needed just 22 seconds to find Saint Anselm’s overtime game-winner on Tuesday, giving the Hawks a 2-1 victory over Franklin Pierce.

Farina also scored the Hawks’ other goal in the 42nd minute. This marks the third time she has scored two goals in a game and now finds herself tied for fifth all-time in program history with 21 career goals.

The Hawks (5-2-4, 2-2-4 NE-10) next face American International on Saturday, Oct. 12 at 12 p.m.

Men’s Soccer

On Wednesday, the men weren’t as lucky, suffering a 3-0 defeat to Franklin Pierce. The Ravens got the win in part thanks to a 17-7 shot advantage, with an 8-3 edge in corner kicks.

Senior Jacob Rostkowski (Rockport, Mass.) and freshman Brian Underhill (Westford, Mass.) each had two saves in net for Saint Anselm.

The Hawks (6-2-1, 4-1-0, NE-10) stay at Melucci Field for their next matchup as they host Saint Rose on Saturday, Oct. 12 at 3 p.m.

Field Hockey

After losing their unbeaten shutout streak, the fourth-ranked Hawks bounced back with another shutout win, taking down #10 Stonehill, 2-0.

Senior Mary Nee (Canton, Mass.) and junior Hannah Potter (Harwichport, Mass.) scored the Hawks’ goals in the second and third quarters, respectively.

Saint Anselm goalkeeper Julia Hand (Reading, Mass.) didn’t have to do much to earn the shutout, with Stonehill recording just two shots, neither of which were on target.

The Hawks (10-1, 8-10 NE-10) next face Pace on Saturday, Oct. 12 at 1 p.m.

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