College Sports Roundup: SNHU men post big victory
Senior guard CJ Marriro scored a game-high 15 points to lead the Southern New Hampshire University men's basketball team to Saturday's 73-49 victory over Stonehill at the SNHU Fieldhouse in Manchester.
SNHU received 11-point performances from guard/forward Elijah Bonsignore and forward Alexander Dobrovic. Dobrovic led all SNHU rebounders with nine. The Penmen led 38-20 at halftime, and won despite missing 17 of their 19 3-point attempts.
It was the first time a SNHU opponent failed to score at least 50 points in a game this season.
Daniel Webster 67, Becker 57: At Leicester, Mass. Daris Cosby's game-high 21 points highlighted Daniel Webster's victory. Nashua's Ray Farmer added 13 points and 12 rebounds for the Eagles. Nashua's Kevin Perez finished with 11 points and a game-high 13 rebounds.
Plymouth State 71, UMass-Boston 70: At Plymouth, Berlin's Curtis Arsenault hit a three-pointer with 31 seconds remaining to help the Panthers post a one-point victory. Senior point guard Petey Skevas led a balanced PSU attack with 15 points and eight assists. New Boston's Logan Kesty, a freshman, added 13 points off the bench.
St. Anselm 74, Franklin Pierce 73: At Manchester, Candace Andrews scored a game-high 23 points as the Hawks ended the Ravens' three-game winning streak. Tori Lehr added 20 for St. Anselm. Senior guard Brittany Martelle led Franlin Pierce with 21.
Stonehill 79, SNHU 58: At Manchester, three Penmen scored in double figures, but SNHU dropped to 7-16 overall. Sophomore Erin Doherty collected 11 points and a game-high ten rebounds for SNHU, which received 13 points from junior Lorreta Rocha and 10 from junior Kaylea Griffin.
Elms 67, Daniel Webster 53: At Nashua, Manchester's Katherine Johnson collected 10 points and 12 rebounds for Daniel Webster, but the Eagles shot 29 percent from the field. Manchester's Ashley Giampetruzzi added eight points and six rebounds in the loss.
Vermont 3, UNH 2: At Durham, UNH's Nicole Gifford notched her team-leading 10th goal of the season, but Vermont goaltender Roxanne Douville stopped 45 shots to lead the Catamounts to victory. Heather Kashman also scored for the Wildcats.
St. Anselm 4, Plymouth State 3: At Plymouth, freshman Alison Butler scored the game-winning goal with 3:17 remaining in regulation to cap a three-goal third period for the Hawks. St. Anselm's Sarah Geisinger added a goal and two assists.
Franklin Pierce 1, Sacred Heart 1: At Bridgeport, Conn., the Ravens put 47 shots on goal, but sophomore forward Colleen Doucette had the lone goal in the game for the Ravens.
UNH 9, Hofstra 5: At Durham, Laura Puccia recorded three goals and an assist to lead UNH in the season opener for both teams.