Hawks Athletes and Coaches Set Records, Post Victories In Weekend Matches

Men's skiing posted a first place finish over the weekend as women's hockey senior Rosemarie Giarrusso netted a goal and an assist to etch her name into the Hawks record book. Men's hockey rallied for a 3-2 victory over Babson, giving coach Ed Seney his 150th Saint Anselm win. These notable accomplishments follow the recent milestone achieved by men's basketball head coach Keith Dickson, who marked the 500th win of his career as the Saint Anselm College men's basketball team posted a convincing 101-54 victory against Pace University.

Men's Skiing

Justin RedenteThe Saint Anselm College men's skiing team competed in the Brown University Carnival over the weekend and finished with a fourth place finish on Friday at Gunstock Mountain and a first place finish on Saturday at Blackwater Mountain.

In the slalom competition on Saturday at Blackwater Mountain, the men picked up their first 1st place finish of the season with a total team time of 4:34.21.

Benjamin Roy led the pack for Saint Anselm with a 1:30.52 two-run total. He picked up a 45.48 on his first run and a 45.05 on his second. In second place for Saint Anselm, Justin Redente ended up with a 1:31.55 for a sixth place overall finish. The final qualifying time for the Hawks came from Eric Brandolini, who clocked a 1:32.13 – 10th place among all competitors. The final two times from the first place finishers came from Thomas Suglia and Joseph Germaine who registered a 1:37.68 and a 1:41.18, respectively.

Saint Anselm returns to action Jan. 26-27 as they travel to the Clarkson Carnival at Whiteface Mountain in Lake Placid, N.Y.

Men's and women's basketball and women's skiing were also in action this past weekend. Stay up-to-date with the latest news, including game previews and recaps, directly from the Saint Anselm College athletic department by liking them on Facebook and following the Hawks on Twitter.

Women's Hockey

Rosemarie GiarrussoWith her two points, Rosemarie Giarrusso makes another mark in the Saint Anselm women's ice hockey record book as the all-time points leader with 125 career points to date. She overtakes the spot previously held by Kathleen Twomey, who was a member of the team from 2005 to 2009 and stood at 124 career points.

Saint Anselm is now 11-3-3 overall and in third place in the ECAC East with a 7-1-3 mark. The Hawks return to action Friday, Jan. 25 when they play host Manhattanville College in a 4 p.m. puck drop at Thomas F. Sullivan arena for "Pink in the Rink" in support of breast cancer awareness.

Men's Hockey

Sean Jenkins scored the game-winning goal 16 seconds after Joe Tebano netted the game-tying tally as the Saint Anselm College men's ice hockey team came from behind to take down No. 14 Babson College, 3-2, Saturday afternoon at Thomas F. Sullivan Arena. Head coach Ed Seney recorded his 150th win as Saint Anselm bench boss as the Hawks improve to 9-4-2 overall and 6-4-1 in ECAC men's east play.

The Hawks return to action Jan. 25 when they play host to Skidmore College in a 7 p.m. puck drop at Thomas F. Sullivan arena for "Pink in the Rink" in support of breast cancer awareness.