Saint Anselm ties up Queen City Cup standings with volleyball win

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It’s October 16, 2019. Here’s a recap of recent events from the world of Saint Anselm Athletics.

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Women’s Volleyball

The Hawks are now tied 4-4 in the quest for the Queen City Cup thanks to a three-set sweep against SNHU on Tuesday.

Junior Elise Jolly (Merrimack, N.H.) led the Hawks with 10 kills and senior Catie McCarthy (Warrenton, Va.) registered nine, putting her just eight away from 1,000 during her career.

The Hawks (12-7, 4-1 NE-10) will travel to Roberts Wesleyan for a tri-match against Daemen and the host Redhawks on Saturday, Oct. 19 with matches at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m., respectively.

Men’s Golf

The Hawks finished with 650 strokes over their two days at the Post University Invitational, good for a 13th place finish.

Junior Alec Brunelle (Salem, N.H.) led the Hawks with a one-over 72, tied for 29th place overall individually.

Next up is the LeMoyne Fall Invitational on Friday Oct. 18 and Saturday Oct. 19 in Cicero, N.Y.

Men’s Basketball

After winning the 2019 Division II East Region Championship, Saint Anselm College is projected to finish first in the Northeast Division of the Northeast-10 Conference according to Wednesday’s Preseason Coaches Poll.

The Hawks took 78 points, including five first-place votes after a 26-6 overall record last year.

Saint Anselm unofficially opens its season at home on Saturday, Nov. 2 with a 6 p.m. exhibition contest against Bishop’s University out of Quebec, Canada. The regular season officially starts on Friday, Nov. 8 with a 5 p.m. showdown versus Concordia (N.Y.) at the Bentley Tip-Off Classic.


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