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 men's tennis team won its second straight match, scoring a 9-0 decision against non-conference Lesley University in Cambridge, Mass. The Lynx drop to 2-3 on the season while the Seahawks climb back to .500 improving to 3-3.
Salve Regina came out of the gate strong with a sweep of doubles. Junior Will Masse (Wyoming, R.I.) and first year Aaron White (Falmouth, Mass.) led the way with an 8-0 shut-out of second singles. Sophomore Zach Monahan (Stoughton, Mass.) and first year Dante Petrosino (Hasbrouck Heights, N.J.) took third singles, 8-1. Kevin Brocks (Albany, N.Y.) and D.J. Bisaillon in first doubles dominated 8-2.
Salve Regina University
Salve Regina athletics sponsors 19 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.