NEWPORT, R.I. - Salve Regina University athletics resumes its summer series with a daily flashback to the top five moments of 2016-17 for each of its 19 varsity sports. Beginning with Memorial Day (Monday, May 29, 2017) and finishing with the final day of August, 95 moments (19 x 5) will be shared to relive the most exciting happenings of the most recent Seahawk season.
Salve Regina football won its season opener, 39-3, at Worcester State University with a dominant defense that recorded two safeties. The Seahawks registered six sacks for a total of 38 yards. Brandon O'Neill (Madison, Conn.) had a total of four (two assisted) while Kevin Johnston (Raynham, Mass.) ended up with two assisted. David Mavilia (Scituate, Mass.), John Salute (Mahwah, N.J.), Ethan Gambale (Mays Landing, N.J.) and John Burke (N. Branford, Conn.) each claimed one unassisted sack. Leading the team in tackles was Joey Farrar (Watertown, Mass.) for a total of nine, while Haiden Pereira (Hopkinton, Mass.) notched eight.
Salve Regina University
Salve Regina athletics sponsors 19 NCAA Division III varsity sports for men and women. The Seahawks compete in the Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC - baseball, men's and women's basketball, men's and women's cross country, field hockey, football, men's ice hockey, men's and women's lacrosse, men's and women's soccer, softball, men's and women's tennis, women's track and field, women's volleyball), New England Hockey Conference (NEHC - women's ice hockey), New England Intercollegiate Sailing Association (NEISA - sailing). Beginning in 2017-18, Salve Regina will also sponsor equestrian as a varsity sport, and adds junior varsity programs for baseball and men's lacrosse.