Ally Reynolds’ first-half penalty kick was the only goal as the UNH women’s soccer team topped Hartford 1-0 on Sunday in West Hartford, Conn.
The victory moved UNH to third place in the America East standings and clinched a spot in the league playoffs for a sixth straight season. The Wildcats are 8-6-0 overall, 4-2 in the league.
Sophomore goalie Cat Sheppard made four saves for her second straight shutout.
UNH men now 10-0-2
Senior Antonio Colacci tied an America East conference game record with four assists, and junior Josh Bauer of Bedford scored twice to lead the No. 15 UNH men’s soccer team past host UMass Lowell 4-0 on Saturday.
The Wildcats, in posting their fourth straight shutout, improved to 10-0-2 overall, 4-0-0 in the conference.
UNH returns to action on Tuesday at Harvard (3 p.m.). The Wildcats’ next home game is Saturday against Hartford (7 p.m.).
Northeastern women skate past UNH
No. 3 Northeastern lived up to its national ranking and beat the UNH women 4-1 on Sunday in Boston in a Hockey East contest. Nicole Dunbar scored for the Wildcats, who dropped to 3-2-2 overall and 2-1-1 in the league. UNH goalie Ava Boutillier stopped a career-high 45 shots.
Northeastern, which received two goals from Chloe Aurard, is 5-0-0 and 2-0-0.
UNH hosts Maine on Friday night at the Whittemore Center.