AUBURN, Maine – Central Maine Community College took a 15-8 lead and did not look back Thursday evening. The 77-59 loss is the first Yankee Small College Conference setback of the season for the Lynx.
Central Maine held the Lynx to their lowest scoring output this season. Mustapha Koroma (Lowell, Mass.) led the lynx with 18 points and hauled down seven rebounds. Jared Stauffeneker (Ipswich, N.H.) tallied nine points and two blocks in the loss.
The Lynx fall to 4-3 overall and 3-1 in YSCC play and will host the Hogan Camp Thanksgiving Tourney this weekend.
Auburn, Maine — The Central Maine Community College women's basketball team found a way to win Thursday night topping NHTI, 60-55.
Frankie Lally (Auburn, Maine) sank four free throws in the final seconds to seal the win for the Mustangs (6-3). CMCC watched Lynx trim the lead down to one point twice in the final quarter. The Lynx even had a chance at the go-ahead basket in the final minute, but a Stephanie Winsor (Moultonborough, N.H.) shot could not find the basket.
NHTI battled back from a 42-30 deficit before the Winsor attempt. Danielle Kimball (Derry, N.H.) led the way for the Lynx with 15 points on the evening all from behind the three point line. Jill Gillman (Weare, N.H.) pitched in 10 points and hauled down eight rebounds down low in the loss.
The Lynx fall to 5-2 overall and 3-1 in YSCC play. NHTI will play host to the Hogan Camps Thanksgiving tourney this weekend.
ASHVILLE, N.C. – The NHTI Men’s soccer team fell to Penn State Beaver, 5-1 Wednesday in the first round of the United States Collegiate Athletic Association’s first round in the National Tournament.
Beaver junior Marcus Smith (Pittsburgh, PA) netted a pair of goals and added an assist in the win. NHTI’s Kyle Haas scored the lone goals for the Lynx.
The Beaver scored the first three goals in a ten minute span in the first half to jump out to an early lead that the Lynx could not overcome. Haas’ goal brought the made the score 3-1 before giving up a fourth first half goal. Penn State added a fifth goal in the second half to advance in the National tournament.
The Lynx fall to 9-5-2 on the season. NHTI will take on St. Joe’s (VT) for the fourth time this season in a consolation game Tuesday at 9:30 a.m. before heading home.
CONCORD, N.H. - The NHTI Lynx fell to the Northern Essex Community College Knights Tuesday, 91-68. The Knights jumped out to an 11-4 lead and did not look back leading from start to finish.
The Lynx pulled within three points on a layup made by Mustapha Koroma (Lowell, Mass.), 50-47 with 14 minutes remaining in the second half. Koroma scored 13 points and a pair of rebound coming off the bench. The Knights drained 10 three point shots in the second half to stretch their lead and cruise to the victory. Northern Essex guard Matthew Jameson led all scorers with 18 points.
Lynx Freshman Dayvon Russell (Naugutuck, Conn.) led NHTI with 15 points on the evening.
The Lynx host the Edward Jones Tap-Off Men’s and Women’s Classic this weekend. The Men play MassBay Friday at 6 p.m. and Williamson Trade Saturday at 12:45 p.m.
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. - The United States Collegiate Athletic Association has released brackets for the 2015 USCAA Men's Soccer National Championships and the NHTI Lynx will be making the trip to Asheville, North Carolina for the tournament, hosted by Warren Wilson College.
NHTI won an automatic bid to the tournament after defeating the College of Saint Joseph's, 3-0 in the YSCC Championship tournament last weekend. The Lynx finished the season with an overall record of 9-4-2 and a 6-2 record in conference action. Offensively, the team is led by Wayne Child (Woodstock, N.H.), who finished in the top-five in scoring in the conference with 10 goals and 21 points. The Lynx enter tournament play as the number seven seed and will face off against Penn State Beaver, the champion from the Penn State University Athletic Conference.
The Lynx leadership of senior Dylan Chase (Lisbon, N.H.) and junior Kyle Haas (Pembroke, N.H.) have carried the team to a second tournament appearance in the last three years. Jr midfielder Semir Sandzic (Manchester, N.H.) is also returning to the National stage. NHTI’s goalie tandem of Andrew Laprise (Manchester, N.H.) and Michell Indirago (Caracas, Venezuela) have a tall task against PSU Beaver and the nation’s second leading scorer, Marcus Smith (22 goals and 11 assists).
The teams meet Tuesday at 2:00 p.m. with the winning team will take on the two seed, University of Maine fort Kent Thursday at 2:00 p.m. The loser will play the loser of the College of Saint Joseph’s and SUNY Delhi Thursday at 9:30 a.m.
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – The Men’s and Women’s cross country teams for the NHTI Lynx are headed to the United States Collegiate Athletic Association’s National meet in Lakeland Florida Friday morning. Both the men and women finished second behind Paul Smith’s College at the Yankee Small College Conference meet.
Captains Brandon McCoo (Pembroke, N.H.) and Raquel Gelinas (Pembroke, N.H. have been the anchor both teams and have finished as the top runner for all but one event. The Men will run an 8K while the women run a 6K.
NEWPORT NEWS Va. - The NHTI women's volleyball team topped off a perfect 10-0 conference season with a 3-0 victory over Unity College to win the Yankee Small College Conference Championship Saturday at NHTI. The victory assures the Lynx of a trip to the United States Collegiate Athletic Association National Tournament, set for November 4-7 at SUNY Canton in Canton, N.Y.
The Lynx are led by Carissa Archibald (Sanbornton, N.H.) and Katie Steeves (Pittsfield, N.H.) and Jessie Bergeron (Canterbury, N.H.). The three helped the Lynx earn their first trip to Nationals since 2012. The team earned the 10th seed and will play a four game round robin to qualify for the single elimination tournament.
Round Robin play begins Thursday when the Lynx take on Rochester College at 10:00 a.m. followed by a match against Berea College at 1:00 p.m. and Carlow University at 5:00 p.m. to close out day one. Friday NHTI will face off against host school SUNY Canton at 11:30. The top four seeds in each pool will advance to the single elimination tournament beginning Friday evening.
CONCORD, N.H.- NHTI shutout the College of Saint Joseph’s Sunday, 3-0 to win the Yankee Small College Conference Championship. Kevin Smith Jr. (Hopkinton, N.H.) netted a pair of goals in the win to earn the Offensive Player of the Tournament award. Smith Jr scored his first goal three minutes into the contest by faking a shot to the left and tapping past an off balanced St. Joe’s goalie.
Austin Sartwell (Hooksett, N.H.) scored the second Lynx goal midway through the first half. NHTI goalkeeper Andrew Laprise (Manchester, N.H.) turned away six Fighting Saints attempts for the shutout. Laprise earned the tournament’s MVP award for holding St. Joe’s scoreless and making the game winning save on a Penalty Kick against Southern Maine Community College after the teams played to a 1-1 tie.
The Lynx earned a spot in the semifinals with a 2-1 win over Vermont Tech Tuesday. NHTI went on to top Southern Maine Community College on penalty kicks, 4-3 after the teams battled through two overtimes deadlocked 1-1.
Saint Joseph’s defender, Sergio Lopes (Pawtucket, R.I.) earned Defensive Player of the Tournament. The Fighting Saint end the season with a 10-6-1 record on the season.
NHTI earns an automatic bid to the United States Collegiate Athletic Association National Tournament beginning November 4.
CONCORD, N.H. – The NHTI Women’s soccer team fell to Southern Maine Community College, 2-0 in the Yankee Small College Conference Semifinals. Seawolves striker, Kym Fields scored the first goal of the match after streaking down the sideline and burying a shot in the far corner of the net from 15 yards out. Southern Maine’s second goal came on a penalty kick after Hannah Fields was dragged down inside the box. Fields earned tournament MVP by scoring three goals on the weekend.
Kaitie Rhodes stopped seven Lynx shots in the win. Marissa Fortier (Rochester, N.H.) made 10 saves in the loss.
NHTI finishes the season 10-3-1 and will need an at-large bid to the United States Collegiate Athletic Association for their season to continue.
NHTI senior Allyson Lively (Moultonborough, N.H.) earned this weeks United States Collegiate Athletic Association’s Volleyball Player of the Week. NHTI. Lively helped lead the Lynx to a Yankee Small College Conference tournament Championship. She served 14 consecutive points in the second set of the Championship match to win the second set 25-18. The performance earned Ally the YSCC tournament MVP and a trip to USCAA Volleyball National Championship.
CONCORD, N.H. – The NHTI baseball and softball teams enjoyed an evening at the Holiday Inn convention center Tuesday night. The Seasons ended in the NECA fall tournaments hosted at NHTI October 3rd. The Softball team took home the NECA fall championship and the baseball team lost in the semifinals to eventual champion St Joseph’s (VT).
Baseball honored Chris Gauss (Pembroke, N.H.) as the Best Offensive Player. Gauss led the Yankee Small College Conference with a .625 batting average and was second in conference with seven RBI’s. Defensive Player of the fall went to Mitch Sytulek (Raymond, N.H.). The shortstop led the YSCC with 27 assists and only committed two errors in 50 chances. The Lynx Award went to Bjorn Bruckshaw (Warwick, R.I.) tossed a no-hitter against Quinsigamond College, striking out nine in the win.
On the Softball side, Jenna Beaulieu took the top offensive player. The senior from Troy, N.H. hit .457 to lead the Lynx. Beaulieu had nine stolen basses and nine RBI’s. The defensive award went to Danyel McNicholas (Raymond, N.H.). The catcher and shortstop only gave up one pass ball behind the plate and committed on error on the season. Danyel had 155 put outs in 135 chances. The most improved player went to Stephanie Winsor (Moutlonborough, N.H.). Steph hit .375 with two RBI and three stolen bases. The Lynx Award went to Alyssa Coloumb (Manchester, N.H.). Alyssa hit .361 with five RBI’s and nine stolen bases.
The teams head back to the diamond in April of 2016.
CONCORD, N.H. - The NHTI Men’s Soccer team knocked off Vermont Tech, 2-1 Tuesday afternoon. The Lynx netted a pair of goals in the first half and held off a late push second half push from the Knights to secure the final spot in the Yankee Small College Conference semifinals.
NHTI midfielder Brendan Pettigrew (Epsom, N.H.) opened the scoring for the Lynx three minutes into the first half. Pettigrew scored the goal off a pass from Austin Sartwell (Hooksett, N.H.). Wayne Child (Woodstock, N.H.) found the back of the net in the 20th minute which became the eventual game winner. Child is fifth in the conference with 10 goals on the season.
Vermont Tech split the deficit in half on a Joaquin Currier-Cube (Danville, VT) goal in the 61st minute. The lynx held off a Knights push to hold on the victory and advance to the YSCC semifinals Saturday.
NHTI’s Andrew Laprise (Manchester, N.H.) and the Knights’ Darian Calverley (Attleboro, Mass.) had three save in the contest.
NHTI will host the YSCC Final Four Tournament Saturday and Sunday. The Lynx take on Southern Maine Community College Saturday at 1:30.
CONCORD, N.H. – NHTI went perfect 10-0 in the Yankee Small College Conference regular season and continued the trend at NHTI Saturday afternoon winning the postseason tournament against Unity, 3-0 and earning a National Championship invitation for their efforts.
The Lynx rolled past the Rams 25-20 in the first set. Unity did took an 18-11 lead in the second set before tournament MVP Allyson Lively (Moutlonborough, N.H.) began to serve. Lively served up 14 consecutive points to take the second set 25-18. The Championship set ended with a score of 25-12. Jessie Bergeron (Canterbury, N.H.) earned Defensive Player of the Tournament in the victory.
NHTI won 36 sets while only losing six in the 12 matches played against YSCC teams. The impressive season lead to head coach Melanie Margeson to earn YSCC Coach of the Year. Carissa Archibald (Sanbornton, N.H.) and Katy Steeves (Pittsfield, N.H.) were named to the All-Conference team for their accomplishments.
The lynx head to Canton New York Wednesday November 4th thru November 6th for the USCAA National Championships.
PORTSMOUTH, N.H. – This weekend the NHTI golf team competed in the Yankee Small College Conference Championship hosted by Great Bay Community College. The Lynx had a team score of 373, good enough for a third place finish behind winner Paul Smith's College who shot a 348 and runner up Southern Maine Community College (362).
Freshman Alec Cassidy (Lancaster, N.H.) finished the day with an 87 followed by Spencer Coronis (Newport, N.H.) with his 89.
NHTI freshman could make a run at a YSCC championship next season with the experience this season has given the young team. The young team was comprised of six freshman. The club earned a trip to Nationals this season and will look to head back next year.
DORCHESTER, Mass. – Emmanuel College hosted the 10th running of the Saints Invitational on the historic cross country course at Franklin Park on Friday evening. Over 400 runners represented 24 colleges and universities, with 22 women's teams competing in the 5k and 22 men's teams in the 8k event.
Penacook’s Brandon McCoo was the top place finisher on the men’s side for the Lynx. McCoo place 17 out of 202 finishing the 8K with a time of 27:45.
Raquel Gelinas (Penacook, N.H.) finished 51st on the woman’s side. Gelinas finised the 5K in 22:38.
The teams compete in the YSCC Championships Saturday and Sunday at Paul Smith’s College.
STATE COLLEGE, PA - The 2015 United States Collegiate Athletic Association (USCAA) Golf National Championship features 18 teams and 111 golfers which sets a new record for participants. NHTI finished 16th (776) as a team, ahead of Yankee Small College Conference foe Paul Smith’s for the first time this season.
Lynx freshman Spencer Coronis finished 25th in the individual portion of the tournament. The 25th in the national tournament was good for second amongst YSCC competitors. University of Maine Augusta’s Lee MacDowell finished 10th overall, shooting +13 on the weekend to take the top spot for YSCC qualifiers.
The YSCC Championships will be held at Pease Golf Course hosted by Great Bay Community College. The Lynx will have Coronis (5) and Alec Cassady (5), two of the top five golfers in the YSCC, lead the way Saturday morning. Dan Fletcher (15), Dakota Carleton (17), and Jarrett Matson (18) round out the top five for the Lynx.
Paul Smith’s has taken the top mark in the three conference tournament’s all six YSCC teams have competed in. NHTI took the top spot at the SMCC Invitational.
Michell Indriago, a junior goal keeper from Caracas, Venezuela, has earned this week’s United States Collegiate Athletic Association’s (USCAA) Men’s Goalie of the Week and the Yankee Small College Conference (YSCC) Men’s Soccer Player of the Week honors. Indriago shutout top conference opponent St. Joseph's College, Vt., bouncing back from a 5-1 defeat in their previous encounter. Indriago has 22 saves on the season and boasts a .710 save percentage.
CONCORD, N.H. - NHTI volleyball picked up a pair of wins against Yankee Small College Conference foes Paul Smith’s College, 3-0 and Unity College, 3-1 Saturday afternoon. The pair of wins keeps the Concord’s Community College unbeaten in conference play (8-0) with two YSCC matches remaining this season.
The Lynx won the first two sets against Unity 25-15 and 25-8 before dropping the third set, 25-23. NHTI finished off the Rams in the fourth set, 25-10.
Cheyanne Sauvola (New Ipswich, N.H.) had nine kills and Katie Steeves (Pittsfield, N.H.) had seven in the Lynx win.
NHTI dispatched Paul Smith’s in three sets, 25-22, 25-20, and 25-21 in the second game of the afternoon. Carissa Archibald (Sanbornton, N.H.) led the charge with six kills and four aces for the match.
The Lynx finish the season the regular season on the road at Bunker Hill Community College Wednesday and a pair at College of St. Joe’s against the Fighting Saints and Paul Smith’s College next Saturday.
CONCORD, N.H. – The top seeded College of St. Joe’s shutout the fourth seeded Lynx, 7-0 in the Yankee Small College Conference semi-finals Saturday afternoon. Nick Powers led the charge for the Fighting Saints driving in three and scoring one.
The Lynx were held to seven hits over the seven innings. Mitchell Sytulek (Raymond, N.H.) and Conner Easton (Goffstown, N.H.) went 2-3 at the plate for the Lynx but could not find a way to score against Tyler Kunzmann who struck out five while allowing two hits for the win.
Tyler Thorgerson (Manchester, N.H.) pitched four innings for the Lynx giving up three runs on five hits in the loss.
The Fighting Spirit scored a pair runs in the third on a Derek Edge single and added another in the fourth on a triple by Nestor Velasquez.
St. Joe’s advanced to the finals against the winner of Southern Maine Community College and the UNH Club team.
The Lynx finish the fall season 5-8 overall and 3-7 in YSCC play.
CONCORD, N.H. - NHTI took advantage of home field and won the Yankee Small College Conference tournament, 6-0 against the College of Saint Joseph’s Saturday afternoon.
The Lynx Tori Lemay (Manchester, N.H.) struck out 10 and allowed five hits in the championship game on her way to tournament MVP. The game was scoreless into the top of the fourth inning when Courtney Gilman singled in Jenna Beaulieu (Troy, N.H.) to take a 1-0. The Lynx scored four more runs in the sixth. The big hit of the inning came off the bat of Danyel McNicholas (Raymond, N.H.) driving in a pair on a double. NHTI tacked on another seventh on their way to a fall championship.
Lemay shut down UNH (club) striking out 15 in the first semi-final matchup of the afternoon. The Lynx ran past UNH, 7-2 to advance to the finals. Seven different Lynx had RBI’s in the game. UNH’s offense
St. Joe’s ran topped Southern Maine Community College in their semi-final matchup. Maggie Miller struck out three Seawolves in the circle and double at the plate in the victory. Allie Hinton went 2-2 at the plate to help St. Joe’s advance to the finals.
NHTI’s Danyel McNichoals received the Outstanding Offensive Player of the Tourney award and the Fighting Spirit’s Emily Johnson earned the Outstanding Defensive Player award.
CONCORD, N.H. – The CCRI Knights rolled through the competition at the NHTI Volleyball Invitational Saturday afternoon. The Knights did not lose a set on their way to the win, toping all six teams with a 2-0 score in each match.
NHTI placed second in the tournament only losing a pair of matches to the Knights. The Lynx fell in the finals to the Knights, 2-0, losing the first set 25-18 and the second 25-23. NHTI rallied late in the second set to draw within on pair at 22-23 before the Knights score the winning pair.
The semi-finals saw NHTI top Paul Smith’s, 2-0, and CCRI best Bunker Hill Community College, 2-0. Bunker Hill’s Rachana Sary and Paul Smith’s Mary Calabrese were honored for their outstanding tournament play with the All-Tournament Award. NHTI’s Katie Steeves, Carissa Archibald CCRI’s Amanda Lecroix also received the All-Tournament Award.
The Knights’ Emily Taylor earned the tournament MVP for her superior play.
NHTI returned to action Sunday in a YSCC match against SUNY Delhi in the Goldie Crocker Wellness Center gym.
CONCORD, N.H. – St. Joe’s downed NHTI, 5-1 in the Yankee Small College Conference men’s soccer action Thursday afternoon. Dominick Simpson (San Bernardino, Calif.) found the back of the net four times for the Fighting Saints. Simpson struck in the fifth minute of the first half to take a 1-0 lead on a miss played ball that left the forward alone for a tap-in, then added another 10 minutes later.
The Lynx, down 3-0, cut the lead down to two on an Eric Rodriguez (Manchester, N.H.) goal early in the second half.
Simpson capped the scoring by picking up a pair later in the second half. Dominick leads the YSCC in goals with 12.
NHTI falls to 4-2-1 overall and 3-1 in YSCC play. The Lynx head to Paul Smith’s College Saturday afternoon at 2:30 PM.
St. Joe’s travels to Fisher College Saturday afternoon. The Fighting Saints improve to 7-2 overall and 6-1 in YSCC play.
CONCORD, N.H. – NHTI swept Central Maine Community College, 11-1 and 5-0 in a Yankee Small College Conference double header Saturday afternoon.
Tyler Thorgerson (Manchester, N.H.) held UNH to one run over while striking out three over four innings. Chris Gauss (Pembroke, N.H.) led the Lynx with three hits and three RBI in game one. Gauss and Mike Kernan (Bedford, N.H.) scored three runs each.
Chase Spears (Auburn, N.H.) shut down the Mustangs at the plate, tossing five shutout innings. Spears struck out eight and walked one in the win. Conner Easton (Goffstown, N.H.) and Gauss knocked in a pair of runs in game two.
The Lynx improved to 5-4 overall and 2-4 in YSCC play. NHTI head to Southern Maine CC Sunday for a double header.
CONCORD, N.H. - NHTI took both games against CMCC in a double header on Saturday. Katelynn Hunt (Pittsfield, N.H.) recorded her first collegiate win as a Lynx winning 11-3 and striking out eight along the way. Jenna Beaulieu (Troy, N.H) went 4 for 4 from the plate with 2 stolen bases and Alyssa Columb (Manchester, N.H.) went 2 for 3 with a stolen base.
The Lynx beat the Mustangs, 8-0 in the second game. Tory Lemay (Manchester, N.H.) struck out 12 while only allowing a pair of hits. Courtney Gilman (Penacook, N.H.) went 2 for 3 with a triple. Beaulieu drove in three runs to lead the Lynx.
NHTI improves to 6-4 on the spring season and heads to Northern Essex Community College Tuesday at 3:15 looking to extend the three-game win streak.
NHTI’s Shannon Hart (Swanzey, N.H.) scored three goals in a 7-1 win over Paul Smith’s College Saturday afternoon in a Yankee Small College Conference matchup.
The Lynx opened the scoring with Hart’s first goal of the day in the seventh minute mark in the game. The Bobcats responded with a goal of their own to tie things at one before NHTI broke the game open with six more unanswered goals.
Hart’s second goal gave the Lynx a 2-1 lead with 10 minutes remaining in the first half. Second half goals came from Stefani Gauthier (Pittsfield, N.H.), Cydney McIntyre (Alton, N.H.), Kendra Strong (Center Conway, N.H.), and Lexi Duclos (Epsom, N.H.). The seven goal outburst is the second in as many games for the Lynx.
Shannon’s three goals, seven total, vaulted her to top goal scorer in the YSCC on this young season.
NHTI improves to 3-2-1 (2-1 YSCC) with the win. The Lynx head to Hampshire College for a YSCC matchup Wednesday afternoon. The Bobcats are off until Saturday at Hampshire College.
CONCORD, N.H. - NHTI held off Paul Smith’s College, 2-1 after Derek Corrente (Epping, N.H.) netted the game winner in the 64th minute of a 1-1 contest Saturday afternoon in a Yankee Small College Conference showdown.
The Lynx opened the scoring with a goal from Wayne Child (Woodstock, N.H.) on a pass from Cam Burke (Freemont, N.H.). The Lynx held the 1-0 lead through the first half and five minutes into the second before the Bobcats tied things up on a goal from Sawyer Levy (Bethel, VT.) after beating the Lynx defense and finding the back of the net.
Corrente’s goal finally found the net after many Lynx opportunities in the second half. NHTI outshot the Bobcats, 15-4 in the match.
NHTI improves to 3-1-1 (3-0 YSCC) with the win. The Lynx head to Hampshire College for a YSCC matchup. The Bobcats are off until Saturday at Hampshire College.
CONCORD, N.H. - A three run seventh inning wasn’t enough for the Lynx, falling to UNH, 6-4 Friday afternoon. An error, an RBI single by Brian Brewster (Sunapee, N.H.), and an RBI double by Mitchell Sytulek (Raymond, N.H.) sparked the Lynx late in the game but could not continue the rally after scoring the three runs.
Brewster reached base three times in the game for NHTI. He scored one run and had one RBI. Sytulek had a pair of hits and a walk in the loss. Bjorn Bruckshaw (Warwick, R.I.) pitched three innings, striking out five and a walked four Wildcats.
NHTI fell to 3-4 with the loss.
DURHAM, N.H. - NHTI split a double header against the UNH Wildcats on Friday night, dropping the first game, 7-3 and winning the second, 9-6.
Katelynn Hunt (Pittsfield, N.H.) received the 7-3 loss in the first game. Emma Gagnon (Epsom, N.H.) and Danyel McNicholas (Raymond, N.H.) picked up the only hits in game one for the Lynx.
NHTI bounced back in the second game taking the Wildcats into extra innings to win 9-6. Tori Lemay (Manchester, N.H.) struck out 16 and allowed five hits through eight innings.
The game was locked at six going into the eighth inning, when McNicholas hit a three-run single into right field to clear the bases. Tori was able to stop the Wildcats from scoring by forcing three Wildcats’ batters to fly out in the bottom half of the frame to secure the win.
McNicholas batted in 5 runs, and Ashley Irish (Claremont, N.H.) recorded a triple.
NHTI student athletes earned player of the week nods for the Yankee Small College Conference this week.
Bjorn Bruckshaw tossed a seven-inning no-hitter last Saturday against Quinsigamond Community College, leading the Lynx to the 1-0 victory. The senior struck out nine and allowed only one base on balls to help NHTI take the first game of the double-header.
First-year outside hitter Katie Steeves notched 27 kills in three matches, leading the Lynx to a 3-0 start for the season, including a pair of wins in the YSCC. Steeves is averaging 5.4 kills per set on the young season, ranking her second in the USCAA through the first week of play. Steeves also tallied three blocks and 10 service aces for the week.
RANDOLPH CENTER, VT. - NHTI’s Wayne Child (Woodstock, N.H.) scored two first half goals to help the Lynx top Vermont Tech, 3-0 Wednesday afternoon in a Yankee Small College Conference matchup. The freshman knocked in his first at the 13 minute mark and struck again in the 38th minute.
Astin Satwell (Hooksett, N.H.) opened the scoring three minutes into the match. Satwell also picked up an assist on Child’s first goal.
The Lynx defensive line of Alex Whipple (Woodstck, N.H.), Cam Burke (Fremont, N.H.), Alex Sexton (Windham, N.H.), and Ryan Lustig (Pembroke, N.H.) held the Knights to Six shots on goal all handled by goalkeeper Michell Indrago (U. E. Nuestra).
NHTI looks to improve upon its 2-1-1 record against YSCC foe Paul Smith’s College Saturday at noon. The Knights fall to 2-5-1 on the season. Vermont heads to Southern Vermont College Saturday.
LYNDONVILLE, VT. - Lynx freshman, Shannon Hart (Swanzey, N.H.) led the way for NHTI Wednesday afternoon, scoring three goals and an assist in a 7-0 victory over Vermont Tech in a Yankee Small College Conference matchup.
NHTI scored three goals in the first half beginning with Harts first in the eight minute of the contest. Stefani Gauthier (Pittsfield, N.H.) added the Lynx second goal of the half and Hart capped the scoring in the first to be involved in all three first half goals.
Bri St. Pierre (Rochester, N.H.)scored a pair of her own in the second half to run away from the Knights.
The Lynx Defense held Vermont Tech to a single shot on goal in the contest thanks to shut down defense.
The Lynx lost both games against the Fighting Saints of Saint Michael’s College on Saturday. The first game began with a first-inning walk and an error by the Lynx to earn the Fighting Saints two runs. The score remained 2-0 until the fourth inning when SMC laid down a sacrifice bunt and a hit to score their third and final run. The game ended 3-0. The Lynx left three runners on base while the pitcher, Tory Lemay(Manchester, N.H.) recorded three strikeouts.
In the second game of the doubleheader, the Lynx were plagued by errors and a few key walks in the 10-0 loss. Danyel McNicholas and (Raymond, N.H.) Courtney Gilman (Penacook, N.H.) recorded the only hits.
DURHAM, N.H. - NHTI and the University of New Hampshire exchanged the lead nine times in game one of a double header on Sunday, but the Lynx ended up on top with an 8-6 win in seven innings over UNH.
Connor Easton (Goffstown, N.H.) put himself in scoring position with three extra-base hits for Lynx. He tripled in the fifth inning and doubled in the first and sixth innings.
The Lynx jumped out to an early 1-0 lead in the top of the first on a solo home run by Brian Brewster (Sunapee, N.H.). Brewster led the Lynx with a pair of hits to drive in a pair and score a run of his own on the homerun. It didn't take long for Wildcats to respond as they scored two runs of their own in the first.
NHTI took the lead for good in the top of the fifth inning scoring four runs. Easton led off the inning with a triple, score on the next at bat on a single from Mike Kernan (Bedford, N.H.). Three more runs were scored in the inning to take the lead for good.
Lynx dropped the second game, 5-0. Chase Spears (Auburn, N.H.) and Easton had a pair of hits in the loss.
CONCORD, N.H.Despite the rain, NHTI softball was able to bounce back from two losses on Saturday, to defeat the UNH Wildcats in a double header. Tori Lemay (Manchester, N.H.) pitched 14 innings, allowing one run, and striking out 24. In the first game, the offense was led by Alyssa Columb (Manchester, N.H.), 2 for 3, and Yanna Hendrickson (Troy, N.H.), 1 for 2 with a walk. NHTI allowed only one error, in the nearly flawless defensive game. The Lynx won 3-0.
NHTI pulled ahead in the second game scoring 4 runs in the first inning. The Lynx used the 8 walks from the UNH pitcher to their advantage, ending the game 7-1. Jenna Beaulieu (Troy, N.H.) went 1-2 with 2 walks and Stephanie Winsor (Moultonborough, N.H).came in late in the game and went 1 for 1 with the final RBI. The win was a team effort with 6 different Lynx batters crossing the plate.
NHTI captain Semir Sandzic ( Manchester, N.H.) netted a pair of goals off of free kicks in 2-2 tie against SUNY Delhi on a dreary Sunday afternoon. The Lynx need a late goal to escape with a tie in the second half after a scoreless first.
Sandzic opened the scoring on a free kick 10 minutes into the second half. The Broncos responded with a pair of their own with a goal from Austin Reynolds in the 65th minute and Nick Olivera in the 69th.
The Broncos fouled Sandzic again in the 71st minute and the senior buried another to draw the tie and earn a spot on the NHTI All Classic team. Both Lynx goalkeeper Andrew Laprise (Manchester, N.H.) and Broncos Richie Barrios had four saves on the day.
The Lynx head to Vermont Tech Wednesday in a Yankee Small College Conference matchup, The Broncos host SUNY-ESF Saturday afternoon.
UNITY, Maine – NHTI picked up a pair of Yankee Small College Conference wins against Unity (3-2) and the University of Maine Machias (3-0) Saturday afternoon. The team is 2-0 in conference play and 3-0 overall under first year head coach Mel Margeson.
The Lynx topped Lyndon State, 3-1 Wednesday in the season opener. The team totaled 28 kills in the win. Amanda Stumpf served five aces and Susan Balfe had 25 of the 27 Lynx assist on the evening.
NHTI travels to Lyndon State Wednesday next weekend’s Community College of Rhode Island’s tournament.
CONCORD, N.H. – NHTI’s Bjorn Bruckshaw (Warwick, R.I.) had a game to set aside for the scrapbook as Bruckshaw threw a no-hitter 1-0 victory over Quinsigamond Community College in the first game of Saturday’s double header at NHTI.
Bruckshaw struck out four and walked a pair to in the shutout. The Lynx scored their only run on the day on an RBI single by Chris Gauss (Pembroke, N.H.) in the first inning. The one run was all Bruckshaw needed for the victory.
NHTI and Quinsigamond CC volleyed the lead five times in the second game, but the Lynx came out on top for a 5-3 win on Saturday.
Lynx pulled out the win thanks to a strong fourth inning. Lynx went up for good on a two-run single by Brian Brewster ( Sunapee, N.H.) scoring Max Legier (Hopkinton, N.H.) and Ben Wentworth.
Legier paced NHTI at the plate going 2-3 while driving in and scoring run. He singled in the fourth inning and doubled in the fifth inning.
NHTI improves to 2-2 on the season and travels to UNH for a pair of games Sunday.
Despite a big day at the dish from Brendon Hall (Goffstown, N.H.), who finished 2-3, (NHTI lost 8-1 to Bridgton Academy. Hall recorded his first collegiate home run for the on tally of the game for the Lynx.
NHTI used the exhibition to work out seven different pitchers in each inning.
The Lynx host Quinsigamond Community College for a double header Saturday at noon and 2:00 PM
Concord, NH - The Lady Seawolves 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 Fields who proceeded to rip a low cross to Kym Hendrix (Waterboro, ME) who buried the ball in the back of the net.
NHTI’s defensive line of Monica Horning (Concord, N.H.), Danielle Wiley, Lexi Duclos (Epsom, N.H.), and Emily Blad ( Northwood, N.H.) held SMCC to nine shots.
The Seawolves improve to 2-0-0 overall and in conference play. The next test for the Lady Seawolves will come on Sunday September 13th when they host the University of Maine - Machias at noon.
NHTI falls to 1-2-1 overall and 1-1-0 in conference play. The Lynx head to Vermont Tech Tuesday afternoon.
Concord, N.H. – The NHTI men’s soccer team began the season with a 2-0 win over Unity College Saturday afternoon. The Lynx opened the scoring on a goal by Wayne Child (Woodstock, N.H.) on a centering pass from Semir Sandzic (Manchester, N.H.) 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, N.H.) a touch pass and an open net goal.
Andrew Laprise (Manchester, N.H.) recorded his first career shutout, saving five Rams shoots. Freshman Justus Turck (Pembroke, N.H.) 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 Panters 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.
The Panthers head to the Culinary Institute of America on Saturday. The Lynx host SUNY Delhi Saturday at 11:15 AM.
NHTI softball 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, N.H.) had 2 hits and Tori Lemay (Manchester N.H.) struck out 14 Fighting Saints batters while in the loss.
The Lynx bounced back in the second game to tp 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 those 2.1 innings she struck out 4 batters.
The Fighting Saints play on Sunday at UNH Club, The Lynx have a week off before hosting the Purple Knights of Saint Michael’s College on Saturday at 12 and 2 pm.
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 while Holyoke CC improves to 0-1-1.
Both teams were scoreless the rest of the game, with Fortier making seven saves.
The Lynx are back in action this Wednesday at home against Southern Maine CC.
CONCORD, N.H. –NHTI shutout the Unity Rams, 4-0 Saturday afternoon in the Lynx home opener. Sophomore >(Pittsfield, N.H.) netted a pair of goals and an assist for the Lynx. NHTI held the Rams to only two shots on goal.
(Swanzey, N.H.) picked up the third 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. The Rams drop to 0-3 on the season. The Lynx travel to Albany Sunday to take on Holyoke Community College and Unity heads to Vermont Tech for a YSCC matchup on Saturday.
CONCORD, N.H. – The NHTI baseball team dropped the first two games of the season to St. Joe’s, 3-2 (game 1) and 10-0 (game 2) Saturday afternoon.
The Lynx jumped out to a 2-1 lead in the fifth inning of game one on sacrifice from Ben Wentworth (Northfield, N.H.) and a RBI from Travis Dionne (Concord, N.H.).
St. Joe’s responded in the top of the six and seventh with a run in each to top the Lynx in game one.
The Lynx struggled to manage a hit in game two before Chris Gauss (Pembroke, N.H.) broke up a no-hit bid in the bottom of the fifth inning. Gauss’ hit was the only of the game for NHTI in the 10-0 loss.
The Lynx travel to Bridgeton Academy for an exhibition game Wednesday afternoon
ALBANY, N.Y. – The Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences topped NHTI, 3-0, Saturday afternoon in both teams’ season opener. The Panthers (1-0) jumped out to a 2-0 lead at halftime behind a pair of goals from Panther’s freshman Erin Tersengo.
The Lynx had scoring chances early as freshman Shannon Hart (Swanzey, N.H.) knocked a shot off the post and another into the hands of the Panthers goalie. NHTI goalie, Marissa Fortier (Rochester, N.H.) stopped 10 shots in the loss. The Panthers picked up a late goal to cap the scoring and secure the victory. NHTI finished with five shots on goal.
The Lynx have the week of before the Yankee Small College Conference and home opener Saturday against Unity College at 12:30 PM. The Panthers were back in action on Sunday against Paul Smith’s College.
Concord, N.H. – The NHTI Lynx Athletics Department hired Mel Margeson this summer to head up the woman’s volleyball program. Mel played volleyball for the Lynx during the fall 2012 season and was the head coach of the Goffstown High School boys’ team last season. Coach Margeson was awarded the NHIAA 2015 Division I Coach of the Year for her efforts.
“I am happy to have a talented young coach like Melanie on our staff,” NHTI athletic director Paul Hogan said. “Her dedication and passion for coaching will be a plus for NHTI athletics.” Mel is an active coach in the Concord Area Volleyball program.
Coach Margeson will be partnered with first year assistant coach, Jill Ciampa. Jill is a graduate of Pelham High School where she played volleyball all four years. The pair takes over a Lynx team that went 15-12 last season and 3-4 in Yankee Small College Conference play last season.