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NHTI Women’s Soccer

NHTI shut out the Unity College Rams, 4-0 on Saturday September 5th in the Lynx home opener.  Sophomore Stefani Gauthier (Pittsfield, NH) netted a pair of goals and an assist for the Lynx.  NHTI held the Rams to only two shots on goal.

Lynx freshmen Shannon Hart (Swanzey, NH) and Bri Blaisdell (Rochester, NH) each scored a goal in the win.  Panthers goalkeeper Ashia Porter stopped 13 Lynx shots in the loss.

NHTI improves to 1-1 on the season and 1-0 in the Yankee Small College Conference.

On Sunday September 6, NHTI and Holyoke CC scored one goal each in the consolation game of the 2015 Panther Invitational.  After the tie, the Lynx are now 1-1-1.

Freshman Shannon Hart scored the opening goal for the Lynx in the 12th minute when she was sent through on goal by sophomore Emily Blad (Northwood, NH).  Hart used a hard cut to beat one defender and finished just below the roof of the net for her second goal of the season.  The Cougars would respond two minutes later when Olivia Neiswanger’s shot from outside the box beat sophomore Marissa Fortier (Rochester, NH).  Both teams were scoreless the rest of the game, with Fortier making seven saves.

On Wednesday September 9, the The Lady Seawolves of SMCC defeated conference foe and reigning Yankee Small College Conference Champions NHTI by a score of 1-0.

The two teams battled for 87 minutes with neither finding their way onto the scoreboard, but with three minutes remaining SMCC midfielder Hannah Fields took a corner kick that bounced back to Fields, who proceeded to rip a low cross to Kym Hendrix who buried the ball in the back of the net.

NHTI’s defensive line of Monica Horning (Concord, NH), Danielle Wiley, Lexi Duclos (Epsom, NH), and Emily Blad held SMCC to nine shots.

NHTI falls to 1-2-1 overall and 1-1-0 in conference play.

Can You Quonquer the Quad?

Quonquer the QuadSunday October 4
Quad & Surrounding Areas
8 am - 1 pm

Quonquer the Quad is a team fitness challenge to raise funds for the NHTI Jennifer Kemp Memorial Scholarship.  The course is design by NHTI’s Tom Walton with input from Eric Marsh of Fun Intelligent Training and NHTI Director of Athletics Paul Hogan.  It is comprised of numerous events created to give your body and mind a full work out, while testing your will and determination.

Sign up in teams of four.  Families welcome.  Prizes awarded to the top three teams.  Learn more at


NHTI Softball

The NHTI softball team opened up the fall season with a split with College of St. Joseph’s (VT).  CSJ took the first game by a score of 2-0.  Emma Gagnon (Pembroke, NH) had 2 hits and Tori Lemay (Manchester NH) struck out 14 Fighting Saints batters in the loss.

The Lynx bounced back in the second game to top CSJ, 6-3.  Lemay went 2 for 3 at the plate and scored a run for the Lynx.  She also got the win in the circle by pitching 2.1 innings of relief, during which she struck out 4 batters.

Men's Soccer

The NHTI men’s soccer team began the season with a 2-0 win over Unity College on Saturday September 5th.  The Lynx opened the scoring on a goal by Wayne Child (Woodstock, NH) on a centering pass from Semir Sandzic (Manchester, NH) in the 61st minute.  The lead was doubled in the in the 72nd minute on a miss play from the Rams goalkeeper that left Sandizic with the ball and an assist after feeding Chris Ketcham (Bow, NH) a touch pass and an open net goal.

Andrew Laprise (Manchester, NH) recorded his first career shutout, saving five Rams shots.  Freshman Justus Turck (Pembroke, NH) recorded an assist in the win.

The Lynx hosted Albany College of Pharmacy and Health on Sunday afternoon.  ACPH’s speed early on helped the Panthers hold off NHTI to best the Lynx, 3-2.

The Panthers netted the first goal of the game six minutes in on a Zak Giorgi goal from the right side of the net.  The Lynx evened the score at one on a penalty kick after Sandizc was hauled down inside the box.  Semir deposited the PK in the left corner past the diving Panthers goalkeeper.

The Panthers responded with three consecutive first-half goals to pull ahead 3-1 at the break.  The Lynx drew within a goal five minutes into the second half after a David Troy (Center Barnstead) goal. NHTI tested the Panthers with pressure throughout most of the second half but could not find the equalizer.


Sept 11, 2015



NHTI Home Sports Schedule

Sept 14-20

Friday, Sept 18

NHTI Lynx Men's Baseball vs. UNH Club
4:30 pm

Saturday, Sept 19

NHTI Lynx Men's Baseball vs. Central Maine CC
Double-header: 12:00 noon / 2:00 pm

NHTI Lynx Women's Softball vs. Central Maine CC
Double-header: 12:00 noon / 2:00 pm

NHTI Lynx Men's Soccer vs. Paul Smith's College
12:00 noon

NHTI Lynx Women's Soccer vs.
Paul Smith's College

2:00 pm


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