Top Five Flashback: Baseball #2

Top Five Flashback: Baseball #2
Top Five Flashback: Baseball #2


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 University baseball vaulted to No. 1 in the region in the New England Intercollegiate Baseball Association (NEIBA) poll after a 7-1 week raised the Seahawks' overall record to 27-5 (April 25, 2017). Salve Regina captured the Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) regular-season title with four games remaining on its league schedule (10-0; second place has five losses).

Salve Regina continues to rise in the national polls as well, reaching No. 13 in the American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA) poll, and No. 18 in the rankings.

Salve Regina University
Salve Regina athletics sponsors 20 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.