In the fifth year of the crosstown rivalry with Southern New Hampshire University, Saint Anselm claimed its first victory in the Queen City Cup in 2017-18. The Hawks claimed the cup for the first time by overcoming a 12-6 deficit following the fall season with strong performances over the winter and spring seasons. Men's ice hockey and softball each contributed four points for Saint Anselm by sweeping three regular-season games and posting postseason victories over the Penmen.

In addition to the four points apiece from men's ice hockey and softball, Saint Anselm received two points apiece from volleyball, field hockey, golf, women's basketball, men's lacrosse and women's lacrosse and one point from men's basketball. The Hawks won 12 of the final 17 head-to-head matchups in the series, including 11-of-13 from a Nov. 29 basketball doubleheader through a 9-0 softball victory on Apr. 11.


– SNHU 22, Saint Anselm 12
2015-16 – SNHU 24, Saint Anselm 10
2016-17 – SNHU 20, Saint Anselm 14
2017-18 – Saint Anselm 21, SNHU 15
  • Sports in which the teams meet once per season: two points for a win, one for a tie.
  • Sports in which the teams meet more than once per season: two points for winning the series, one for tying.
  • Golf and cross country: team that finishes higher in the Northeast-10 Championship will earn two points, one if they tie.
  • Postseason meetings, including Northeast-10 Championship or NCAA Tournament clashes, will count separate from the regular season and will award two points to the winner.
  • Maximum of four points can be earned per team during an athletic season.


Sport Dates/Results
  • Aug. 26, 2018 - Southern N.H. 3, Saint Anselm 1
  • Sept. 12, 2018 - Southern N.H. 1 at Saint Anselm 3
1 1
Field Hockey
  • Sept. 12, 2018 - Saint Anselm 4 at Southern N.H. 1
  • Oct. 23, 2018 - Southern N.H. at Saint Anselm
1  0
  • Sept. 30-Oct. 1 - Northeast-10 Championship 
Women's Tennis
  • Sept. 26, 2018 - Southern N.H. at Saint Anselm 
Men's Soccer
  • Sept. 11, 2018 - RV Southern N.H. 3 at Saint Anselm 1
 0 2
Men's Tennis      
Women's Cross Country
  • Nov. 4, 2018 - Northeast-10 Championship 
Men's Cross Country
  • Nov. 4, 2018 - Northeast-10 Championship 
Women's Soccer
  • Sept. 12, 2018 - No. 12 Southern N.H. 0 at Saint Anselm 1
Women's Basketball      
Men's Basketball      
Men's Ice Hockey      
Men's Lacrosse      
Women's Lacrosse      

Saint Anselm claimed the Queen City Cup for the 2017-18 academic year. Pictured above, Director of Athletics Daron Montgomery, Head Softball Coach Jill Gagnon, Head Field Hockey Coach Carolyn King-Robitaille, Mayor of Manchester Joyce Craig and President Dr. Steven DiSalvo