Saint Anselm Athletics Enjoys Winning Weekend

Saint Anselm athletes kicked off April in winning fashion, with victories recorded by baseball, men's and women's lacrosse, softball and men's and women's tennis. The men's club rugby team also garnered a third-place finish the the Rugby Northeast championship held on campus.

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Baseball

Saint Anselm BaseballJunior Robert Kelly tossed eight shutout innings and drove in a run as the Saint Anselm College baseball team captured victories in a pair of low-scoring contests against Bentley University on Sunday afternoon at DeFelice Field. Saint Anselm earned a 1-0 victory in game one before winning the second game, 3-1.

The Hawks improve to 10-13-1 on the season and remain unbeaten in the Northeast-10 Northeast Division at 2-0-1. The Falcons fall to 13-13, 1-2 NE-10 NE.

Men's Lacrosse

The Saint Anselm College men's lacrosse team posted their sixth-straight victory of the season, a 6-5 win against the Setters of Pace University, setting a program record Saturday afternoon at Grappone Stadium. With the victory, the No. 11-ranked Hawks boast a 6-1 overall record and an unblemished Northeast-10 Conference record (4-0). The Setters fall to 2-4 on the season and drop their second NE-10 contest of the year (1-2).

Women's Lacrosse

Senior Meghan Smith matched her career high with nine points and became the program's all-time leader in goals scored as the 13th-ranked Saint Anselm College women's lacrosse team captured a 19-12 victory against Assumption College on Saturday afternoon at Grappone Stadium.

The Hawks even their record at 5-5 on the season, including 3-3 in Northeast-10 play, while the Greyhounds drop to 2-6, 1-4 NE-10.

Softball

The Saint Anselm College softball team split Sunday afternoon's doubleheader with the Yellow Jackets of American International College, falling in game one by a 2-1 margin in extra innings but salvaging the final game by a 4-1 score. The Hawks exit Sunday's action with a 10-14 overall record and a 4-4 Northeast-10 Conference record while the Yellow Jackets fall to 8-14 overall alongside a 6-8 conference record.

Men's Tennis

Saint Anselm Men's TennisSenior Liam Concannon and juniors Joseph Zucchi, William Condon and Michael Hanna each earned a pair of points as the Saint Anselm College men's tennis team recorded a 7-2 victory against American International College on Saturday afternoon at the Carr Center. The Hawks improve to 2-6, including 1-6 in Northeast-10 play, while the Yellow Jackets fall to 0-5, 0-5 NE-10.

Women's Tennis

Sophomore Katherine Morrissey did not lose a single set all day as the Saint Anselm College women's tennis team earned a 9-0 victory against the University of New Haven on Sunday afternoon at the Yale Tennis Center. The Hawks improve to 5-3 on the season and in Northeast-10 play, while the Chargers fall to 0-10, 0-10 NE-10.