Snow can’t stop Penmen basketball wins

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It’s Monday, December 2, 2019. Here’s what’s been going on lately in Southern New Hampshire University sports.


Jenna Roche. Courtesy photo/SNHU

Men’s Ice Hockey

Freshman George Thurston (Plymouth, Mass.) had SNHU’s only goal as they fell 4-1 to Morrisville in the Manchester PAL/Stovepipe Ice Hockey Tournament on Saturday.

Thurston’s goal came on the power play, one of ten they had on the day. The Penmen also outshot Morrisville (36-to-26).

The Penmen (6-3-0) next head to Saint Michael’s on Friday, Dec. 6 (7 p.m.).

Men’s Basketball

Senior Shawn Montague (Yorktown Heights, N.Y.) matched his career high with 27 points, also grabbing 13 rebounds as SNHU rallied for a 86-74 victory over Post on Sunday.

Despite trailing by two points at the half, the Penmen outscored Post 31-9 over the last nine-and-a-half minutes of the contest.

Along with Montague, SNHU also got 17 points from senior Eammon Joyce (Medford, Mass.), 15 points from junior Michael Almonacy (Brentwood, N.Y.), and 14 points from freshman Jacari Sanders (San Antonio, Texas).

The Penmen (5-2, 1-2 Northeast-10) are back in action Wednesday, Dec. 4 (7:30 p.m.) when they take on Saint Michael’s College.

Women’s Basketball

Sophomore Jenna Roche (Braintree, Mass.) was one of five scorers in double figures for the Penmen as SNHU defeated the University of Bridgeport on Sunday, 82-73.

The score was tied at 59-all with just over six minutes to play in regulation when the Penmen went on a 13-1 win to seal the victory.

The Penmen (5-3, 1-2 Northeast-10) are back in action Wednesday, Dec. 4 (5:30 p.m.) when they take on Saint Michael’s College.