MANCHESTER, NH – In front of a national cable television audience, the Southern New Hampshire Penmen hosted Adelphi University on Tuesday night, leaving with mixed results.
In the women’s game, SNHU won 87-71 off another strong performance from senior Kylie Lorenzen (Holliston, Mass.)
Lorenzen ended the night with a game-high 22 points, four of which came during an early 18-7 run that the Panthers could not overcome.
Senior Brianna Camara (Fall River, Mass.) tallied 14 points for the Penmen while junior Karlee Ziliak (Evansville, Ind.) also finished in double digits for the Penmen, adding 10 points.
The men couldn’t provide a second win in the latter half of the doubleheader, falling 99-90.
Adelphi opened the game on a 16-5 run and stretched the lead as high as 17, heading into the half with a 49-35 advantage.
SNHU managed to bring Adelphi’s lead down to four points but couldn’t overcome the visitor’s seven completed free throws down the stretch.
Junior Eamonn Joyce (Medford, Mass.) contributed a career-high 24 points for the Penmen in the loss, also adding 10 rebounds. Shawn Montague (Yorktown Heights, N.Y.) added 20 points for SNHU, with Daqauise Andrews (Queens, N.Y.) providing 18 points.
Adelphi’s Ronnie Silva (Nashua, N.H.) lead all scorers with 28 points on the night.
The men return to action Saturday, Feb. 2 (3:30 p.m.) against the University of New Haven, following the women’s game at 1:30 p.m.