MILTON, Mass. - Senior running back Sam Pascale (Cheshire, Conn.) gained 225 yards rushing and scored two touchdowns to lead visiting Salve Regina University over Curry College at Walter M.Katz Field in New England Football Conference (NEFC) action. The Seahawks improve to 4-0 overall, and 2-0 in NEFC play.
The Seahawks got the scoring started when James Dawson (Oradell, N.J.) finished off an eight-play, 75 yard drive with a six-yard run to make the score 7-0. Salve would add to their lead with 5:59 remaining in the first quarter when Andrew Verre tacked on a 22-yard field goal to increase the Salve lead to 10.
After a safety, the Seahawks would add two scores to increase their lead to 26.
With 4:58 remaining in the first half, Curry would get on the board when Fervon Phillips (Nantucket, Mass.) capped off a eight play, 75 yard drive with a two-yard run to make the score 26-7. Salve Regina would add one more touchdown before the end of the first half when Brendan Nunes brought in a 16-yard touchdown pass from Brendan Basil to extend the Seahawks' lead to 33-7 going into the intermission.
In second half action, Salve would add two touchdowns in the third, the first scored off of a 22-yard touchdown run from James Dawson to make the score 40-7 and then Sam Pascale added the last scoring play of the third quarter when then the running back tacked on a 22-yard touchdown run of his own to cap a three-play, 39 yard drive.
Curry scored the final touchdown of the contest when Nick Villenuava (Hanson, Mass.) brought in a seven yard pass from Spencer Tyler (Yarmouthport, Mass.) to cap the final scoring drive with a 11-play, 73 yard drive.
Curry (2-2, 0-2) returns to the field in two weeks on Oct. 15 when they travel to the Coast Guard Academy for a 1:30 p.m. contest. Salve Regina (4-0, 2-0) hosts MIT on Oct. 15 at 1 p.m.