fRIEND TWO

SNHU’s Mary Lou Long, right, and Saint Anselm’s Hannah Friend battle for a loose ball during the teams' matchup earlier this year. Both clubs advanced to the NE-10 tournament semifinals with wins on Tuesday.

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.