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.
The Salve Regina University field hockey team has been announced as a recipient of the 2016 Zag Field Hockey/National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA) Division III National Academic Team Award, while five Seahawk players were named to the 2016 NFHCA Academic Squad, including freshman Ashley Cody (Pawling, N.Y.), freshman Molly Lafferty (Flemington, N.J.), junior Jessie Severino (Banford, Conn.), senior Sarah Thompson (Clinton, Conn.), and Brooke Tolley (Brookside, N.J.). This marks the tenth consecutive year that the Salve Regina field hockey team has earned this honor.
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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.