Salem, Mass. ? Head men's basketball head coach Chris Harvey has, in 11 seasons, unassumingly become the standard bearer for coaching wins at Salem State. A distinctive group that includes two former coaches with NBA pedigrees, Harvey has quietly scaled the Vikings' coaching hierarchy to become the all-time career leader in wins with a notable 182-103 (.639%) record. An impressive feat considering former Chicago Bulls head coach Tom Thibodeau '81, who now leads the National Basketball Association's Minnesota Timberwolves, and Jim Todd, a 21-year NBA veteran assistant coach, once roamed the sidelines of Twohig Gymnasium.
SALEM, MASS. ? Vinny Clifford (Danvers, Mass.) scored a game-high 24 points as Endicott pulled away in the second half for a 96-79 victory over Salem State on Tuesday evening at Twohig Gymnasium. The Gulls improve to 6-2 while the Vikings have their three-game winning streak snapped and now stand at 7-3.
BEVERLY, MASS. -- No. 4 Endicott jumped out to a 7-0 lead over the first two periods and coasted to an 8-2 win over Salem State at Raymond J. Borque Arena on Tuesday night. The Gulls are now 12-1 on the season while the Vikings now stand at 5-6.
BEVERLY, MASS. -- Kia Fernandes scored 19 points and totaled nine rebounds and Brianna Rodriguez (Salem, Mass.) added a season-high 14 points as Salem state coasted to a 68-55 victory over Endicott on Saturday afternoon at MacDonald Gymnasium. The Vikings improve to 3-6 while the Gulls slide to 4-3.
WORCESTER ? Sophomore Sean Bryan (Lowell, MA) and senior Shaquan Murray (Boston, MA) led Salem State with 18 points apiece, including the game-tying three-pointer by Bryan with less than four seconds remaining, that sent the game into overtime, as the Vikings defeated host WPI, 96-91, in a non-conference men's basketball showdown Saturday in Harrington Auditorium. Engineer senior Chris Rodgers (Franklin, MA) poured in a career and game-high 31 points to go with eight rebounds, five assists and a steal.
SALEM, MASS. ? Franklin Pierce received goals from four different players and goalie Madison Murray (Berkley, Mich.) made 13 saves as the Ravens defeated Salem State 4-1 on Saturday afternoon at Rockett Arena. Franklin Pierce evens their record at 6-6-1 while the Vikings slip to 1-7-2.
PLYMOUTH, N.H. -- Kia Fernandes (Wareham, Mass.) converted a layup in the final minute and added subsequent free throw with two second left in double overtime as Salem State held on for a 78-75 win over the Plymouth State Panthers on Thursday evening. The Vikings improve to 2-6 while Plymouth State goes to 3-5.
SALEM, MASS ? Freshman guard Kristen Curley (Gorham, ME) led the scoring for the Southern Maine Huskies with 17 points and nine rebounds, in their 66-52 victory over the Salem State Vikings on Tuesday evening. Chantel Eells (Turner, ME) and Alex Srolovitz (Montreal, QC) both contributed toward the win with 15 points each as the Huskies improve to 2-6 on the season. The Vikings now fall to 1-6.
NEW LONDON, CONN. ? Mike Casale (Stoney Creek, Ontario) and Casey Miller (Billerica, Mass.) scored first period goals and Jason Puuciarelli stopped 30-of-31 shots as the Vikings earned a 4-1 victory over Connecticut College on Tuesday evening. Salem State evens their record at 5-5 while the Camels slide to 2-3.