Southern N.H. Rallies Past Women’s Soccer, 4-1

Henry scores her third goal of the season, fifth of her career

Thompson registered her fourth assist and 16th point of the season

EASTON, Massachusetts (September 29, 2018) – The Stonehill College women's soccer team, ranked No. 6 in the United Soccer Coaches' East Regional Poll, was defeated by Northeast-10 Conference foe Southern New Hampshire University, 4-1, Saturday afternoon at Skyhawk Field.

Stonehill (6-4-0, 3-4-0 NE10) saw Kayla Henry with her third goal of the season and Camryn Thompson with her fourth assist of the season, while junior goalkeeper Kaitlin Brown notched eight saves.

Stonehill outshot Southern N.H. 12-9 in the first half, as only one of the 12 found the back of the net. Thompson took the ball down to their attacking third dribbling the ball down the right channel with a defender on her shoulder and she broke free sending the ball into the box for a one touch to the back left post at 9:34 in the first half for a 1-0 advantage. The Skyhawks battled all first half, as they were able to defend the ball with ease and keep the Penmen out of the box, until Southern N.H.'s Danielle Humphreys found the back post at 23:52. Sydney Carney dished the ball to Humphreys from the right side and Humphreys connected for her fifth tally of the season.

The Penmen began the second half by commanding the ball and keeping it in the Skyhawks' defensive zone outshooting Stonehill 9-4. Right out of the gate, Southern N.H. saw five shots in the first 25 minutes of the second half, as Stonehill wasn't able to take the ball down the field. The Penmen finally capitalized and saw the go-ahead goal in the 66th minute off a loose ball as Carney sent the ball into the 18-yard box for Humphreys who beat the defender chipping the ball over Brown at 65:17.

Two minutes later, the Penmen put another tally on the board, as Sydney Crema snuck the ball around the front right post after a short corner play for a two-goal lead, 3-1. Stonehill continued to attempt to take the ball down the field, but Southern N.H. halted the offensive attack by putting the ball back in the box. In the final six minutes of the game, the Penmen was able to put one more goal on the board with a long ball from Crema about 25 yards away reaching the back right post for a three-goal lead, 4-1 at 84:14.

Stonehill plays in its only home night game on Tuesday, October 2 in the Skyhawks' Purple and White Match hosted at W.B. Mason Stadium with a start time of 7:00 p.m.

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