2011 Football News
April 13, 2012
Football team leads bone marrow registry drive on April 18
NEWPORT, R.I. - "Get in the Game: Save a Life," a national registry drive for bone marrow donors, will be held on Wednesday, April 18 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Rodgers Recreation Center.
February 10, 2012
NEFC to restructure in 2013
NEWPORT, R.I. – New England Football Conference (NEFC) Commissioner Sue Lauder has announced that the conference will be restructuring prior to the 2013 season. The NEFC will become an eight-team, one-division league and will still retain its automatic bid to the NCAA Division III Championship Tournament.
January 26, 2012
Salve Regina, MIT top NEFC in academic honors
NEWPORT, R.I. - The Salve Regina University football team had 22 players named to the 2011 New England Football Conference (NEFC) All-Academic team on Thursday afternoon, ranking the Seahawks second to only MIT (28) in All-Academic selections among the 16 NEFC institutions.
January 11, 2012
Four Seahawks selected to ECAC All-Stars
NEWPORT, R.I. - Senior A.J. Albert, senior Andrew McNeice, senior Shane Lange, and junior Ken Okwuosa have been announced as members of the 2011 Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Division III Football All-Stars. Albert and and McNeice were both named to the First Team, while Lange and Okwuosa each earned Second Team honors.
January 5, 2012
Albert honored as BSN All-American
NEWPORT, R.I. - Salve Regina University senior A.J. Albert has been announced as a member of the Beyond Sports Network (BSN) Division III All-American Team, earning Honorable Mention recognition.
December 6, 2011
Albert named first team Academic All-America®
NEWPORT, R.I. - Salve Regina University senior linebacker A.J. Albert has been selected as a member of the 2011 Capital One Academic All-America® Division III Football Team, as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).
November 29, 2011
McNeice earns All-New England selection
NEWPORT, R.I. – Salve Regina University senior Andrew McNeice has been selected by the New England Football Writers as a member of the 2011 Division II/III All-New England football team.
November 21, 2011
LaRiviere-Tougas wins Gold Helmet Award
NEWPORT, R.I. – Salve Regina University graduate student Rob LaRiviere-Tougas has been announced as the winner of this week’s Gridiron Club of Greater Boston Division II-III Gold Helmet Award by the New England Football Writers. The award is given weekly to the player with the most outstanding performance among all Division II and III football players in the entire New England region.
November 19, 2011
Seahawks capture ECAC North-West Bowl with 26-6 victory over Lancers
MIDDLETOWN, R.I. – Led by senior Shane Lange the Salve Regina University defense held Worcester State to just 173 total yards, including just 35 yards in the opening half, on their way to a 26-6 victory over the Lancers during the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) North-West Bowl at Gaudet Field on Saturday afternoon. It was the first ECAC Bowl victory for the Seahawks since the 1998 season, improving the team to 8-3 overall, which marks their best record since 1999.
November 14, 2011
Albert selected to Academic All-District team
NEWPORT, R.I. – Salve Regina University senior linebacker A.J. Albert has been selected as a member of the Capital One Academic All-District football team. As a result, Albert has earned the honor to be included on the ballot for Academic All-America.
November 14, 2011
Seahawks earn ECAC Bowl bid; first since 1999
NEWPORT, R.I. – The Salve Regina University football team has earned an Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) North-West Bowl selection, as announced by ECAC director of sport administration, Ben Layton on Sunday night. The Seahawks will host Worcester State this Saturday (12 p.m.) at Gaudet Field in what will mark the program’s first ECAC Bowl appearance since 1999.
November 11, 2011
Seahawks earn 11 All-Boyd Division selections
NEWPORT, R.I. – The Salve Regina University football team earned 11 New England Football Conference (NEFC) All-Boyd Division selections, as announced by conference commissioner Sue Lauder on Thursday night. Senior A.J. Albert, freshman Benjamin Barrett, sophomore Richie Edwards, senior Shane Lange, senior Andrew McNeice, and junior Ken Okwuosa each were selected to the All-Boyd Division First Team, while juniors Anthony Hannon, Daniel Kehew, Max Schubert, and William Regan were named to the All-Boyd Division Second Team. In addition, freshman Phil Terio and senior Andrew McNeice earned special honors as the Boyd Division Defensive Rookie of the Year and Offensive Lineman of the Year, respectively.
November 5, 2011
Seahawks turn turnovers into 37-27 victory
DUDLEY, Mass. - First year kicker Mark Moore (Hattiesburg, Miss.) kicked three field goals, including a 45-yarder into the wind as the Salve Regina University football team fended off a late comeback attempt by host Nichols College in a 37-27 New England Football Conference Boyd Division victory at Vendetti Field Saturday afternoon. The game marked the season finale for both squads.
October 29, 2011
Seahawks' defense shuts down Panthers in 28-7 victory
PLYMOUTH, N.H. – Freshman quarterback Bradley Skeffington threw a pair of touchdown passes as Salve Regina University scored 21 unanswered points Saturday afternoon, breaking open a tie game and cruising to a 28-7 win over Plymouth State University in New England Football Conference Boyd Division action at Currier Field.
October 22, 2011
Skeffington accounts for three scores as Seahawks roll to 36-13 Senior Day victory
MIDDLETOWN, R.I. - Freshman quarterback Bradley Skeffington accounted for three touchdowns to lead the Salve Regina University football team to a 36-13 victory over the Massachusetts Institute of Technology during Senior Day at Gaudet Field on Saturday afternoon. The win was the third straight for the Seahawks who improve to 5-3 overall and 3-2 during Boyd Division play. The loss drops the Engineers to 1-6 on the season and 0-5 in the division.
October 15, 2011
Seahawks force six turnovers in 31-6 win over Colonels
MILTON, Mass. – The Salve Regina defense forced six Curry turnovers, and spoiled Homecoming for the Colonels with a 31-6 win on Saturday afternoon in Milton. The Seahawks improve to 4-3 overall and even their New England Football Conference (NEFC) Boyd Division record at 2-2. Curry falls to 3-4 overall and 1-3 in Boyd Division play.
October 8, 2011
Skeffington helps lead Seahawks to first conference win of the season, 38-7
MIDDLETOWN, R.I. - Freshman quarterback Bradley Skeffington accounted for three touchdowns in his first collegiate start to spark the Salve Regina University football team to a 38-7 victory over UMass Dartmouth during a New England Football Conference (NEFC) match up at Gaudet Field on Saturday afternoon. It was the first conference win of the season for the Seahawks who now improve to 3-3 overall and 1-2 in the NEFC. The loss evens the Corsairs' season record to 3-3 overall while giving them their first NEFC loss, moving to 2-1 in conference play.
October 1, 2011
Golden Bears edge Seahawks in defensive battle, 12-9
MIDDLETOWN, R.I. – Western New England University scored the lone offensive touchdown in the game when quarterback Bryce Brown (Guilford, Conn.) punched it in from the 1-yard line with 5:01 left in the third quarter to help the Golden Bears defeat Salve Regina University 12-9 in a New England Football Conference defensive battle Saturday.
September 24, 2011
Endicott edges Salve Regina, 24-17
After Salve Regina hit a field goal at the 11:29 mark in the 4th quarter to pull within seven points of Endicott, the Gulls defense forced the Seahawks to punt twice, turn the ball over on downs, and throw an interception on a tipped pass as Endicott won 24-17 at home.
September 17, 2011
Edwards scores three touchdowns in 28-13 victory over Framingham State
Sophomore running back Richie Edwards rushed for a game-high 138 yards and three touchdowns as the Salve Regina University football team overcame an early 6-0 deficit to defeat Framingham State University by a score of 28-13 at Gaudet Field on Saturday. The win improves the Seahawks to 2-1 overall, while the loss drops the Rams to 1-2 on the season.
September 10, 2011
Seahawks fall to 11th-ranked Red Hawks on the road
Senior running back Chris D’Andrea rushed for 239 yards and two touchdowns in his return to the Montclair State lineup as the 11th-ranked Red Hawks knocked off Salve Regina University, 18-7 in their home opener at Sprague Field on Saturday afternoon.
September 4, 2011
Moore named NEFC special teams player of the week
Salve Regina University freshman kicker Mark Moore was selected as the New England Football Conference (NEFC) special teams player of the week as announced by conference publicist Roger Crosley on Sunday morning. For his oustanding performance this week, Moore has also earned recognition on USA Today's "Campus Rivalry" page.
September 3, 2011
Moore's last second field goal lifts Seahawks to 25-22 win over Union in season opener
Freshman Mark Moore kicked a program record 49-yard field goal as time expired to give the Salve Regina University football team a 25-22 win over Union College during their season opener at Gaudet Field on Saturday afternoon. The win was Salve Regina’s first-ever victory over Union College.
August 22, 2011
Seahawks tabbed for third place in NEFC preseason poll
The Salve Regina University football team earned a third place ranking in the New England Football Conference (NEFC) Boyd Division per the results of the 2011 NEFC Preseason Coaches Poll which were announced by publicist Roger Crosley on Monday morning.
July 23, 2011
Are you ready for some football?
A first-time rematch with its 1996 opponent in the ECAC Championship kicks off the 2011 schedule for Salve Regina University football, as announced on its website.
July 16, 2011
NFL HSPD Camp comes to Salve Regina
Bob Chesney and his staff hosted an NFL High School Player Development (HSPD) Camp on the weekend with sessions beginning on the campus of Salve Regina University before moving to Gaudet Field in Middletown, R.I.