Women's Volleyball Suffers Five-Set Defeat at Saint Anselm

BOX SCORE

When and Where: September 18, 2019 – Manchester, N.H. (Stoutenburgh Gymnasium)
Score: Saint Anselm College 3, Southern New Hampshire University 2
Records: Saint Anselm 4-5, SNHU 3-4

Senior Irem Bat (Istanbul, Turkey) registered 10 kills, but the Southern New Hampshire University women's volleyball team lost to crosstown-rival Saint Anselm College, 3-2, Wednesday night in non-conference action at Stoutenburgh Gymnasium. Set scores were 20-25, 25-14, 21-25, 25-12, 15-12.

STANDOUT PERFORMERS
  • Bat – 10 kills, .212 hitting, 2 aces
  • Sophomore Ramona Fontaine (Chelsea, Mass.) – 8 kills, .211 hitting, 3 blocks
  • Freshman Juliana Pacini (Sao Paulo, Brazil) – 6 kills, 2 aces, 5 digs
  • Sophomore Dai Thawnghmung (Lowell, Mass.) – 5 kills, 3 aces, 15 digs (all career highs)
  • Senior Joanne Coffey (Merrimack, N.H.) – 4 kills, .308 hitting, 21 assists, 1 ace, 16 digs, 2 blocks
  • Senior Baylee Lippincott (Phoenix, Ariz.) – 4 kills, 7 digs, 2 blocks
  • Freshman Angela Crosetti (Puebla, Mexico) – 13 digs, 2 aces
INSIDE THE BOX SCORE
  • The Penmen outhit Saint Anselm, .344-.167 in the opening set, but the Hawks held the advantage in each of the next four, as well as .298-.127, overall.
NOTES
  • Southern New Hampshire is now 1-2 in five-set matches this season.
WHAT'S NEXT
  • The Penmen are back in action Friday, Sept. 20 when they take part in a tri-match with Millersville University (4:30 p.m.) and host Dominican (N.Y.) College (6:30 p.m.).
  • The next home match for SNHU is Sunday, Sept. 22 (11 a.m.) when it plays host to Roberts Wesleyan College at the Stan Spirou Field House.

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