Hawks hold off Seahawks rally; hang on for 13-10 win

Hawks hold off Seahawks rally; hang on for 13-10 win


Roger Williams 13, Salve Regina 10
Middletown, R.I. – Gaudet Field
Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Trailing 12-4 late in the third quarter the Salve Regina University men's lacrosse team went on a 6-1 run to close the game, but ran out of time on a comeback, falling by a 13-10 final to Roger Williams in Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) action Wednesday.

Series and Streaks
This was the 21st meeting between the two teams. The Hawks own a 20-1 record in the all-time series and have won 12 in a row over the Seahawks.

Three Stars of the Game
1 – Roger Williams freshman Dolan Jones (Levittown, N.Y.) - made 15 save to improve to 3-0 in net for the Hawks.
2 – Salve Regina junior Andrew Fera (Cranston, R.I.) - scored a game-high four goals and handed out an assist.
3 – Roger Williams senior Max Cammarota (Redding, Conn.) - scored three goals and had an assist.

Turning Point
After the Seahawks went on a 3-0 run to tie the game at 3-3 the Hawks responded with an 8-1 run spanning half-time to take control of the game. Seven different players scored during that stretch for Roger Williams. The Seahawks battled back with a 6-1 run of their own late in the third and into the fourth quarter, but ran out of time.

Quick Hits

  • Matt D'Amore (Duxbury, Mass.) made 10 saves in net for the Seahawks.
  • While Fera was the games leading goal scorer, Nick LoCicero (Lynbrook, N.Y.) led all players with six points. He totaled one goal and five assists on the day.
  • Salve Regina held a 40-30 advantage in shots, 58-50 advantage in ground balls, 13-12 advantage in turnovers, and won 16 of 26 draws. 
  • Despite having the statistical edge in most categories the Seahawks went through a 26-minute stretch of the game only scoring one goal. That offensive lull helped the Hawks establish the lead that they rode to the finish line.

Next up
Salve Regina (7-5, 1-2 CCC) – Saturday, April 8 at U. of New England, 4 p.m.
Roger Williams (6-4, 2-1 CCC)  – Saturday, April 8 at Trinity, 1 p.m.