Saint Anselm finds split with Stonehill

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It’s December 9, 2019. Here’s some of what’s been going on lately in Saint Anselm College sports.

Macy Spinks. Photo/Saint Anselm College

Women’s Basketball

In a rematch of the 2019 NCAA Division II East Region Championship Semifinals, the Hawks defeated Stonehill College 76-63 on Saturday nihgt.

Senior Shannon Ryan (Plattsburgh, N.Y.) scored 25 points and added 11 rebounds for her 44th career double-double in the win. Freshman Macy Spinks (Luton, England) and junior Peyton Steinman (Pittsfield, Mass.) also had double-digit scoring nights with 21 and 14 points, respectively.

Saint Anselm (6-0, 4-0 Northeast-10) returns to action Sunday, Dec. 15, taking on non-conference Goldey-Beacom at 2 p.m. in Stoutenburgh Gymnasium.

Men’s Basketball

The Hawks couldn’t get a second win from the Skyhawks on Saturday, falling 70-57 in the men’s contest.

Although Saint Anselm went into the half with a 39-27 lead, Stonehill found an 18-2 scoring early in the second half. In the final 20 minutes alone, the Hawks made only seven field goals and three free throws while the hosts enjoyed a 51.4% shooting percentage from the floor.

Sophomore Miles Tention (Palo Alto, Calif.) led Saint Anselm with 16 points, followed by 13 points from senior Danny Evans (Leeds, United Kingdom), and junior Gustav Suhr-Jessen (Virum, Denmark).

Saint Anselm (5-3, 3-1 Northeast-10) hosts Jefferson at 12 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 15.