Welcome to Southern New Hampshire University, home of the Penmen! Now that you are more familiar with the academics and culture here at SNHU, let me tell you a little bit about our sports teams and where you can watch them play.

SNHU is a NCAA Division II institution that plays in the Northeast-10 conference. We are home to eight men’s sports teams and eleven women’s teams that continuously prove to be some of the best in the region. During the 2017-2018 school year, women’s soccer captured their second Northeast-10 conference title, while men’s tennis claimed their third straight Northeast-10 title. Baseball captured their first NCAA East Regional Championship Title since 2012 and finished as semifinalists in the NCAA National Division II Championship.

All home soccer, field hockey and lacrosse games along with women’s track meets will be held at SNHU’s brand new, state-of-the-art Penmen Stadium. Penmen Stadium features a track and field, six tennis courts and a 1,500-seat stadium. It also provides dedicated space for team locker rooms, athletic training, strength training and coaches offices. The stadium also features a modern video board where game highlights and coverage will be displayed. In addition, Penmen Stadium offers food concession stands that are available during games. Penmen Stadium replaces Larkin Field near the front entrance of campus, but practices will continue to take place there.

Men’s and women’s basketball and women’s volleyball games will be held at the newly renamed “Stan Spirou Field House” at the main athletic complex next to Larkin Field. Baseball and softball games are held at the Baseball and Softball Penmen Fields behind Windsor and Hampton Residence Halls on the east side of campus. Men’s Ice Hockey is the lone sport played off-campus. All h home games at the Ice Den in Hooksett, which is only five minutes from campus.

To learn more about Penmen Athletics, go to SNHUpenmen.com or visit our website, penmenpress.com, for athlete features and championship coverage.

Catherine Lachance
Catherine is a junior at SNHU majoring in communications and minoring in psychology. She is in her first year as Lead Copy Editor for the Press. She previously served as Sports Editor for a year and a half. She has a passion for writing and sharing people's stories and loves interacting with the SNHU athletic community. In addition to the Press, Catherine has written professionally for Turley Publications in Palmer, Massachusetts. She is also a tennis coach at Longmeadow Country Club in Longmeadow, Massachusetts during the summer. Catherine is also working on her website, Cat's Writing Blog, where she shares all the stories she has written for press, as well as personal experiences she has gone through. She hopes to receive an internship next year at a journalism or marketing agency.

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