Southern New Hampshire Falls to Pace on the Road

PLEASANTVILLE, N.Y. Pace University defeated visiting Southern New Hampshire University 9-4 in a Northeast-10 men's lacrosse contest Saturday afternoon. The Setters improved to 4-4 overall and 3-3 in the NE-10, while the Penmen are now 3-6 and 1-4 in the conference.

James Hammel led Pace with three goals on the day, and Thomas Earl added two goals. Nicholas Pellerito notched a goal and three assists.

Greg Reynolds (Scituate, Mass.) led the Penmen with two goals, while Andrew Brown (Marshall, Mass) and Alex Whitney (North Hampton, N.H.) added a goal apiece.

Pace maintained a 3-1 lead after two periods, but the Setters scored five times in the third to put the game out of reach. Hammel scored his second goal of the day at 51 seconds into the period before Joe Arlotta and John Kolesar both scored 46 seconds apart with just under eight minutes remaining in the period to make it 6-1.

Reynolds scored twice in a 1:03 period before the end of the third to make it 8-3. The teams traded goals in the fourth period after Brown and Hammel scored, although the Penmen would get no closer.

Sean Kearney made 17 saves for Pace, while Eric Gunst (Exeter, N.H.) made 13 saves for Southern New Hampshire. The Penmen were outshot 36-31 by the Setters.

Southern New Hampshire travels to Franklin Pierce on Tuesday for a 7:00 contest.


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