Southern New Hampshire vs. Saint Anselm
March 13, 2010
The Game Story:
MANCHESTER, N.H. Andrew Brown (Chelmsford, Mass.) totaled two goals and two assists for the Southern New Hampshire University Penmen but it was not enough as the Penmen fell to the Hawks of Saint Anselm College Saturday afternoon at Larkin Field. With the loss, the Penmen even their record to 1-1 overall and 0-1 in the Northeast-10, while the Hawks now sit at 2-1 overall and 1-0 in the NE-10.

The two teams exchanged goals for most of the first quarter until back-to-back Saint Anselm goals gave the Hawks a 4-2 advantage at the end of the first quarter. Gary McKay (Billerica, Mass.) would tally his lone goal of the game ten seconds into the second quarter on an assist from Brown. The Hawks would answer on an unassisted goal from Colin Lacey, and SNHU would tally the next two goals to give the Hawks a 5-4 advantage at halftime.

SNHU would tally the first goal of the third period, but Saint Anselm would answer with four goals. Brown would add the final Penmen goal would 0:43 left in the game to give the Hawks the 9-6 victory.

Greg Reynolds (Scituate, Mass.) added a goal and an assist to the Penmen offense, while Keith Merluzzo (Billerica, Mass.), Terrence Nash (Oceanside, N.Y.) and McKay all added single tallies. Marc Novaco (Chelmsford, Mass.) dished out two assists.

Pat Acone earned the win in net for Saint Anselm and recorded 16 saves. Eric Gunst (Exeter, N.H.) recorded 18 saves for the Penmen, as the Hawks outshot SNHU 42-35.

Southern New Hampshire is idle until next Saturday when they travel to Florida to take on Florida Southern University at 2:00 p.m.