It was a good Tuesday for both the Southern New Hampshire University and Saint Anselm College field hockey teams in the Northeast-10 Conference semifinals.
Helene Servais scored 1:03 into double overtime to lift third-seeded SNHU past Bentley 2-1 at Larkin Field in Manchester.
Cameron Whelan of Seabrook scored the other goal for SNHU, which will host a semifinal on Friday against Saint Thomas Aquinas. The Penmen earned that home game courtesy of their win and Saint Thomas’ upset win over No. 2 Adelphi. Game time on Friday is 6 p.m.
Hawks blank FPU, 2-0
Saint Anselm, ranked No. 3 nationally, blanked Franklin Pierce 2-0 at Grappone Stadium in Goffstown.
Michelle Lemelin and Keene’s Kaeleigh Lord scored for the Hawks, who are top seeded for the tourney. They will host Assumption in a semifinal on Friday at time to be determined.
KSC tops PSU in Little East quarters
Freshman Maggie Cahoon scored three goals as the second-seeded Keene State field hockey team blanked Plymouth State 4-0 in a Little East Conference quarterfinal on Tuesday in Keene.
PSU scored twice in each half to improve to 14-7. The Owls will host Western Connecticut in a semifinal on Thursday. The Panthers finished 8-10.
UNH men top Division III Curry in basketball
Nick Guadarrama scored 20 points and grabbed 18 rebounds to lead the UNH men's basketball team past Division III Curry College 93-29 in an opener on Tuesday night at Lundholm Gym in Durham. The Wildcats host Holy Cross on Saturday at 1 p.m.
UNH women fall to defending national champs
After the NCAA championship banner was raised and Baylor players received their championship rings, the Bears went out and beat UNH 97-29 in a women's basketball opener in Waco, Texas. Baylor, ranked No. 2, led 51-3 at the half. Hudson's Amanda Torres led the Wildcats with 12 points.
Dartmouth 72, Vermont 55: In Hanover, Anna Luce scored 20 points as the Big Green women beat their neighbors in an opener.