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6:00 PM
Mitchell
Salve Regina
Sat Dec 29
1:00 PM
St. Joseph (Conn.)
Salve Regina
Sun Dec 30
1:00 PM
Salve Regina
at Babson
Babson Tournament
Mon Dec 31
TBA
Babson Tournament
vs. Salve Regina
@ Wellesley, Mass. Babson Tournament
Thu Jan 03
5:30 PM
Salve Regina
at Curry
Thu Jan 03
7:30 PM
Salve Regina
at Curry
Fri Jan 04
7:00 PM
Salve Regina
at Oswego
Pathfinder Bank/Oswego State Hockey Tournament
Sat Jan 05
1:00 PM
Wentworth
Salve Regina
Sat Jan 05
3:00 PM
Wentworth
Salve Regina
Sat Jan 05
4:00 PM
Salve Regina
vs. TBD
@ Oswego, N.Y. Pathfinder Bank/Oswego State Hockey Tournament
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6:00 PM
Mitchell
Salve Regina
Sat Dec 29
1:00 PM
St. Joseph (Conn.)
Salve Regina
Thu Jan 03
7:30 PM
Salve Regina
at Curry
Sat Jan 05
3:00 PM
Wentworth
Salve Regina
Tue Jan 08
7:00 PM
Salve Regina
at U. of New England
Thu Jan 10
7:00 PM
Salve Regina
at Western New Eng.
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1:00 PM
Salve Regina
at Babson
Babson Tournament
Mon Dec 31
TBA
Babson Tournament
vs. Salve Regina
@ Wellesley, Mass. Babson Tournament
Thu Jan 03
5:30 PM
Salve Regina
at Curry
Sat Jan 05
1:00 PM
Wentworth
Salve Regina
Tue Jan 08
5:30 PM
Salve Regina
at U. of New England
Thu Jan 10
5:00 PM
Salve Regina
at Western New Eng.
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7:00 PM
Salve Regina
at Oswego
Pathfinder Bank/Oswego State Hockey Tournament
Sat Jan 05
4:00 PM
Salve Regina
vs. TBD
@ Oswego, N.Y. Pathfinder Bank/Oswego State Hockey Tournament
Fri Jan 11
7:35 PM
Morrisville
Salve Regina
Fri Jan 18
7:00 PM
Salve Regina
at Wentworth
Sat Jan 19
7:05 PM
Wentworth
Salve Regina
Tue Jan 22
7:35 PM
Plymouth St.
Salve Regina
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7:00 PM
Johnson & Wales (RI)
Salve Regina
Sun Jan 06
4:05 PM
Salve Regina
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7:00 PM
Salve Regina
at Salem St.
Sat Jan 12
7:00 PM
Salem St.
Salve Regina
Tue Jan 15
7:00 PM
Williams
Salve Regina
Sat Jan 19
7:00 PM
Franklin Pierce
Salve Regina
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1:00 PM
Clark University
Salve Regina
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1:00 PM
Salve Regina
at Salem St.
Wed Feb 27
5:00 PM
Wheaton (Mass.)
Salve Regina
Sat Mar 02
12:00 PM
Salve Regina
at Endicott
Wed Mar 06
5:00 PM
Mass.-Dartmouth
Salve Regina
Sun Mar 10
TBA
Adams St.
vs. Salve Regina
@ Colorado Spring, Colo.
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TBA
Simmons
Salve Regina
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TBA
Mass.-Dartmouth
Salve Regina
Tue Mar 12
TBA
Salve Regina
at Rhode Island Col.
Wed Mar 20
5:30 PM
Salve Regina
at Mount Holyoke
Sat Mar 23
12:00 PM
Salve Regina
at Gordon
Mon Mar 25
TBA
Southern Vt.
Salve Regina
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1:00 PM
Gordon
Salve Regina
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3:30 PM
Salve Regina
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Sat Apr 06
1:00 PM
Roger Williams
Salve Regina
Wed Apr 10
TBA
Salve Regina
at Endicott
Sat Apr 13
1:00 PM
Curry
Salve Regina
Tue Apr 16
3:30 PM
Salve Regina
at Nichols
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3:30 PM
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Seahawks survive Bear's rally; win season opener

The Seahawks survive a second half rally from Bridgewater State to win 33-27 in the season opener
The Seahawks survive a second half rally from Bridgewater State to win 33-27 in the season opener

BRIDGEWATER, Mass. – The Salve Regina University football team had to hang on late as they survived a second half rally from Bridgewater State University to win 33-27 after leading 27-0 at halftime.  

Steven Wilken (Ringwood, N.J.) completed 13 of 22 passes for 143 yards and two touchdowns while also rushing for another score to lead the Seahawk offense. Senior captain Dan Buonocore (Mahwah, N.J.) rushed for a game-high 144 yards on 25 carries as the Seahawks racked up 377 yards of total offense.

Wilken found the end zone on a five-yard run and tossed touchdown passes of 16 and three yards, respectively, to Matthew Traynor (Secaucus, N.J.) and Michael Mahoney (Mahwah, N.J.).  Sam Pascale (Chesire, Conn.) capped off the first half scoring with a two-yard touchdown run.

Salve Regina's veteran defense dominated the first half holding the Bears to just 58 yards of offense and the Seahawks seemed ready to cruise to victory leading 27-0 at halftime.

David Console started the second half comeback for the Bears with a 75-yard fumble return for a touchdown.  Quarterback Danny Higgins then connected with Michael Viola on a 47-yard score to cut the deficit to 27-13. 

Following Viola's  touchdown, Alex Hulme (Hopkinton, Mass.) returned the ensuing kickoff 67 yards which set up a Mitch Graziano (Kingston, Mass.) seven-yard touchdown run to give the Seahawks a 33-13 advantage.  The seven-play 33-yard drive was kept alive by a pair of BSU penalties on third down situations.

The Bears answered with a seven-play, 68-yard drive which resulted in a Matt Green 25-yard touchdown catch early in the fourth quarter.  Bridgewater would then make it a one-score game with 6:02 remaining.  On third and 14 from the nine, Higgins connected with Viola on a long out pattern and the BSU sophomore raced 91 yards into the end zone to cut the deficit to 33-27.

Bridgewater had a shot to win the game after stopping the Seahawks on the ensuing drive. However the Salve Regina defense rose to the occasion and forced the Bears to turn the ball over on downs. The Seahawks would run out the clock and escape with the win in the season opener.

Overall for the Bears, Danny Higgins threw for 224 yards and three touchdowns in his first collegiate start with BSU.  Higgins completed 16 of 27 passes and also rushed for a team-best 34 yards in the loss.  Michael Viola hauled in a pair of long touchdown passes as he recorded four receptions for 153 yards. Matt Green led all players with ten catches for 73 receiving yards.

Salve Regina has now beaten Bridgewater State in consecutive season openers and has won the first game of the season five years in a row.

The Bears next travel to William Paterson University to take on the Pioneers, while the Salve Regina Seahawks will host the Red Hawks of Montclair State University in the home opener at Gaudet Field at noon on Saturday, September 13.