MANCHESTER, N.H. – Three of Saint Anselm College's sports teams will compete in downtown Manchester at the SNHU Arena this week. The Hawks men's and women's basketball teams will join the men's ice hockey squad in Queen City Cup contests against the Penmen of Southern New Hampshire University.
The men's and women's basketball teams will play a doubleheader against Southern New Hampshire this Wednesday, Feb. 14. Both games will be aired on FOX College Sports with the women's game tipping at 5:30 p.m. to be followed by the men's game around 8 p.m. The men's ice hockey team will take to the ice on Saturday, Feb. 17 at 3 p.m. against the Penmen.
Tickets for all three games are available via Ticketmaster at SNHUArena.com. Tickets for the basketball doubleheader are $10 for adults and $5 for non-SNHU students, seniors (60+) and youths (18 and under). Ice hockey tickets are $5 for adults and $3 for non-SNHU students, seniors and youths.
The Hawks will take to the SNHU Arena hardwood for the first time since Dec. 14, 2003, an 84-55 victory for the Penmen. The women's basketball and men's ice hockey teams will make their debut at the SNHU Arena, formerly called the Verizon Wireless Arena. To check out photos from the Hawks' last trip to downtown Manchester, click here.
The 10,000+ seat facility was opened in 2001 and is home to the East Coast Hockey League's Manchester Monarchs, an affiliate of the National Hockey League's Los Angeles Kings. The Saint Anselm baseball team will be the fourth Hawks squad to play in a professional facility as it will play Merrimack in late April at Northeast Delta Dental Stadium, the Double-A home of the New Hampshire Fisher Cats.