Seahawks crack top 25 in the nation
For the first time in program history, the Salve Regina football team has earned a spot on the American Football Coaches Association (AFCA) Division III coaches’ poll, garnering a ranking of No. 24 in the nation.
The Seahawks earned 109 points in poll, finishing just one point shy of No. 23 Wittenberg University. Salve Regina captured a thrilling 37-33 victory over Curry College last Saturday, improving to a perfect 7-0 on the season, including a 4-0 mark in the New England Football Conference’s Boyd Division.
Salve Regina has now won 13 straight contests dating back to October of last season, marking the longest active winning streak in all of Division III, and trailing only Harvard University (14 straight) for the longest streak in NCAA football. The Seahawks have been ranked No. 1 in the region since their week four victory versus Endicott College.
The Seahawks will face the Massachusetts Institute of Technology on the road Friday, Oct. 19 at 7 p.m. as they keep their eye on their first division title since 2000.