Seven student-athletes earn weekly conference honors

Seven student-athletes from the men’s lacrosse, softball and track and field teams recently earned weekly honors from the Commonwealth Coast Conference.

Men’s lacrosse: Matt D’Amore ’18 and Andrew Fera ’18

D’Amore was named defensive player of the week after posting a goals-against average of 5.04 while combining to save 30 shots.  In a 7-6 win over SUNY Maritime he saved 18 shots, then saved 12 more against Nichols College on the way to an 11-5 victory. He finished the week with 75.0 save percentage.

Fera was named offensive player of the week after scoring four goals and fielding one ground ball in the wins over Maritime and Nichols. He also added an assist against Nichols, giving him nine points on the week.

The Seahawks (8-3, 2-1 CCC) take to the road Tuesday, April 10, when they face Wentworth Institute of Technology in another conference contest.

Softball: Elizabeth Lombardo ’19

Lombardo was named player of the week after posting an outstanding week at the plate and in the infield. In six games at the plate, she went a combined 10-for-20 (.500), hitting three doubles and one home run to account for seven runs batted in. Against the University of New England, she scored the game-tying run in the sixth, drove in the game-tying runs in the seventh, and scored the game-winning run on a walk-off double.

Salve Regina (7-11, 4-2 CCC) hosts Western New England University at 4 and 6 p.m. Tuesday, April 10 at Toppa Field.

Track and field: 4×100 relay team

The 4×100 relay team of Erin Gunther ’19, Natalie Kopiec ’19, Devin Smith ’18 and Madison Stanley ’20 was named team of the week after speeding to a second-place finish at the UMass Dartmouth Corsair Classic. With a time of 53.56, they beat all but the hosts in the 13-team meet, helping the Seahawks to a sixth-place team finish.

The Seahawks compete in Manchester, New Hampshire on Saturday, April 14 at the Penmen Invitational hosted by Southern New Hampshire University.

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