Saint Anselm finds Thanksgiving weekend split outcome

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It’s December 2, 2019. Here’s what’s been going on lately in Saint Anselm College sports.

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Men’s Ice Hockey

The Thanksgiving Weekend Tournament held mixed results for the Hawks, even if there were positives from both games of the weekend.

The Cardinals of Wesleyan College were no match for Saint Anselm on Saturday, with the contest ending in a 7-1 victory for the Hawks.

Sophomore Michal Soustal (Unicov, Czech Republic) had a shutout until the middle of the third period, with the contest’s first seven goals coming from Saint Anselm.

Senior Ryan Spillane (Franklin, Mass.) had the game’s first two goals. Sophomore Anthony Iacullo (Barrington, Ill.) had two goals as well, with one coming on the power play.

The game’s other goals came from sophomore Killian Hammersmith (Glen Ellyn, Ill.), freshman Andrew Andary (Macomb, Mich.) and senior Mike Ferraro (Northbridge, Mass.)

Saint Anselm kept the NCAA Division III fifth ranked Bantams of Trinity College scoreless over the first period before three second period goals ultimately led to a 4-1 defeat.

Junior Matt Chisholm (Scituate, Mass.) had the contest’s only goal.

Women’s Basketball

Saint Anselm’s contest against Mercy (N.Y.) was postponed on Sunday. They will meet on Thursday, Jan. 2 with a start time to be announced.

Coming Up This Week

Assuming no more inclement weather, the men’s basketball team heads to Post on Wednesday (7 p.m.), the women’s volleyball team takes on the University of New Haven in the first round of the NCAA Division II Tournament on Thursday (5 p.m.), the men’s ice hockey team faces Assumption on Friday (7 p.m.) and the women’s ice hockey team takes on Wesleyan on Friday (7 p.m.)