SEAHAWK FIELD HOCKEY RESULTS
Salve Regina 4, Bridgewater State 1
Middletown, R.I. – Gaudet Field
Tuesday, October 13, 2015
Series and Streaks
Salve Regina runs its current win streak to eight games, matching program record set in 2004. Bridgewater State still owns a 12-8 mark in the all-time series, but the Seahawks have won the last two meetings.
Three Stars of the Game
1 – Salve Regina senior Abigail Tepper (Foxboro, Mass.) – scored her 20th goal of the season to break her own single-season school record (19 in 2014).
2 – Salve Regina senior Marissa Gagnon (Smithfield, R.I.) – scored the game's first goal with a drive down the right side, and assisted on the second score with a long through pass to Lindsey Venuto (Foxboro, Mass.).
3 – Salve Regina sophomore Jessie Severino (Branford, Conn.) – stopped a career-high 11 shots, her second game ever with double-digit saves.
Key Stat of the Game
Bridgewater State created nine penalty corners in the second half (only two for Salve Regina), but could not get anything in the net.
Abigail Tepper's school-record 20th goal of the season made the game a two-goal margin (3-1) six minutes after Brittney Field (Hubbardston, Mass.) had cut the Bears' deficit in half.
- The Seahawks also won eight in a row in 2004 (Sept. 25 - Oct. 20) which included a 2-1 victory over Bridgewater State at Newport.
- Kaylyn Allahyarian (Norwell, Mass.) faced 10 shots and made six saves for the Bears.
- Gagnon's goal gave her 11 on the season, good for second place on the Seahawks.
- Lndsey Venuto scored her sixth goal of the season.
- Tepper extends her goal-scoring streak to seven games, although her multiple-goal streak ended at four games. She entered the contest ranked third in Division III with 1.58 goals per game.
- Salve Regina entered the game with a No. 2 national ranking for goals per game (5.00) behind only Rhodes College (5.38).
- Jessie Severino's (Branford, Conn.) career-best 11 saves bests her 10-save performance in a 4-2 loss to Endicott College on September 16. Salve Regina outlasted Endicott in Beverly, Mass., last Saturday, 5-4, behind a nine-save outing for Severino.
"Our program goal is to improve daily. Tonight we saw some areas of our game that we need to continue to adjust. A game like tonight, against a physical and athletic Bridgewater team, will make us better prepared as we move forward in conference play." - Salve Regina head coach Jennifer Foster
Salve Regina (11-2) – Thursday, October 15 at Johnson and Wales, 4 p.m.
Bridgewater State (7-6) – Saturday, October 17 at Western Connecticut State, 1 p.m.