It’s time for the Saint Anselm-Southern New Hampshire University basketball rivalry to rekindle.
The Hawks and Penmen men’s and women’s teams take a combined 18-4 record into tonight’s doubleheader at the Stan Spirou Field House on the SNHU campus. The women tip off at 5:30, with the men’s game to follow at about 7:30.
Saint Anselm’s women are 5-0 and the men are 5-1 after a thrilling 100-94 overtime win over Franklin Pierce on Saturday.
SNHU’s women are 4-2 while the men are 4-1 and coming off their first loss, 87-86, at Assumption on Saturday.
The games will be broadcast on WGIR 610 AM.
UNH gridder Evan Horn wins top honor
University of New Hampshire safety Evan Horn on Monday was honored as the STATS FCS National Defensive Player of the Week as well as CAA Football Defensive Player of the Week.
Horn, a junior from Lebanon, Pa., recorded a game- and career-high 11 tackles, including 10 solo stops and a personal-best two sacks, and forced a fumble to help the Wildcats past Maine 28-10 on Saturday.
Horn also made a great play on special teams, diving to prevent a touchback on a UNH punt and pinning Maine at the 1-yard line.
St. Anselm hockey team beats UMass Dartmouth
Five players scored as the Saint Anselm hockey team beat UMass-Dartmouth 5-2 in a nonconference game on Monday night in New Bedford, Mass.
Freshman Matt Hayes of Salem scored the go-ahead goal in the third period and Salem's Chris Lemay scored into an empty net with 15 seconds remaining to seal the win. The Hawks improved to 5-3-1.