Chestnut Hill, Mass. -- Grace Dos Santos (Brockton, Mass.) and Mayele Malango (Lowell, Mass.) scored second half goals and Chris Jimenez (Nashua, N.H.) recorded his fourth shutout of the season as Salem State blanked Pine Manor 2-0 on Thursday afternoon at Hedley Field. The Vikings up their record to 8-5 while the Gators slip to 9-5-1.
WESTFIELD, Mass. ? Salem State rallied from a 2-0 deficit, but lost the decisive fifth set as the Westfield State Owls volleyball team outlasted Salem State (25-14, 27-25, 22-25, 23-25, 15-13) in the Woodward Center on Wednesday, Oct. 18. Salem evens out to 3-3 in the MASCAC and 10-11 overall while Westfield's conference record goes to 5-1, 10-12 overall.
PLYMOUTH, N.H. ? Salem State scored three goals in the final 25 minutes to overcome a 3-1 deficit and defeat Plymouth State University, 4-3, in a non-conference women's soccer game at Arold Field on Wednesday afternoon. Katie Brown's (Milford, Mass.) second goal of the game with less than three minutes remaining to complete the comeback. With the loss the Panthers slip to 6-7-0, while Salem State ups its record to 8-5-1.
SALEM, MASS. -- Three Salem State golfers were named to the 2017 North Atlantic All-Conference Team in an announcement by the league on Wednesday morning. Senior Chad Alibozek (Adams, Mass.) was selected to the NAC first team while junior Ryan Swart (Bridgewater, Mass.), senior Nick Stone (Londonderry, N.H.) and junior Eric Powers (Danvers, Mass.) earned second team recognition.
SALEM, MASS. -- St. Joseph's scored four first half goals and the Monks' defense did the rest, shutting out Salem State 4-0 in non-conference action on Tuesday evening at Alumni Field. St. Joseph's, which has won nine of its past ten games, improves to 11-4 on the season. Salem State goes to 2-12.
PITTSFIELD, MASS. -- Salem State totaled a 627 (320-307) to finish runner-up to Husson University at the 2017 North Atlantic Golf Championship on Monday afternoon. Chad Alibozek tallied a 154 (77-77) to lead the Vikings, earning a top-five finish. Husson recorded a 303 in the opening round before posting a solid 298 on the final day to secure an automatic berth to the 2018 NCAA Championship. UMaine-Farmington followed with a 645 (327-318) for third, Maine Maritime tallied a 658 (327-331) for fourth and MCLA recorded a 664 (323-341) for fifth.
Salem, MASS. -- The Salem State Baseball team finished up there fall ball schedule with the annual Viking World Series between Orange and Blue. The Orange team won the third and final game take the series two games to three. The team played the third and final game in Halloween costumes starting a new tradition with the program.
SALEM, MASS. ? Jenna Martin (Salem, N.H.) and Justine Butler (Marlborough, Mass.) each scored a goal apiece and Worcester State's defense held Salem State to just one shot on goal as the Lancers ended the Vikings' six-game win-streak with a 2-0 shutout on "Think Pink" day at Alumni Field. Worcester State improves to 8-4-2 and 4-1 in the Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) while Salem State dips to 7-5-1 and 3-2 in conference.
SALEM, MASS. ? Madeline Allaire (Columbus, Ohio) earned wins at first singles and No. 1 doubles as Salem State picked up their first Little East Conference win with a 7-2 victory over Southern Maine on Saturday afternoon at Beverly High School. The Vikings improve to 2-10 and 1-7 in conference while the Huskies slip to 2-8 and 0-8 in the LEC.