|SEPTEMBER 8 | 12 p.m.
SPRAGUE FIELD • MONTCLAIR, N.J.
MONTCLAIR ST. RED HAWKS
NEWPORT, R.I. - The Salve Regina University football team hits the road again to play Montclair State in a non-conference matchup.
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LAST TIME OUT
The Salve Regina University football team overcame a 21-7 deficit to defeat Worcester State University 27-21 in non-conference action at Coughlin Field.
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SEAHAWKS NOTES FROM THE NEST
- Sophomore quarterback Jake Kelleher threw for 175 yards, three touchdowns, and picked up another 75 yards on the ground, earning himself Commonwelath Coast Football Offensive Player of the Week honors.
- Sophomore defensive back Matt Sylvia picked off two passes and broke up another to earn Commonwealth Coast Football Defensive Player of the Week honors.
- The Seahawks defense only allowed 81 yards of offense in the second-half versus Worcester State, and just 18 in the fourth quarter.
- A trio of Sehawks defenders will serve as captains in 2018. Tyler D'Errico, Brandon O'Neill, and John Salute will lead the 2018 squad.
ABOUT THE RED HAWKS
- This is the first game of the season for the Red Hawks.
- The team went 5-5 last season and 5-4 in NJAC play.
- Rick Giancola, Division III's winningest active coach, enters his 36th season at the helm of the program.
- The Red Hawks return three all-conference players in senior linebacker Mauro Altamura, junior offensive lineman Stephen Gaffney and senior kicker/punter Hunter Daly, the 2017 NJAC Special Teams Player of the Year.
INSIDE THE SERIES
The Seahawks won last season's meeting in Newport, R.I., by a 26-20 final. The Seahawks have never won in Montclair versus the Red Hawks.
Montclair State hosts Southern Virginia University on Saturday, September 15 (1 p.m.); Salve Regina has its home opener when it hosts Dean on Saturday, September 15 (12 p.m.).