LEWISTON, Maine -- Salem State guard Rayshaw Matthews made a steal with seven seconds left and fed Tyreik McCauley for a layup with 3.8 seconds remaining, as the Vikings completed a wild 83-81 comeback victory over the Bates men's basketball team Monday night in Alumni Gymnasium.
WILLIMANTIC, Conn. ?The Salem State University women's basketball team came back from nine points back with seven minutes left, but junior forward Kelsey Santagata (Stamford) hit an inbounds tie-breaking jumper with 4.1 seconds left to lift Eastern Connecticut State University to a 68-66 non-conference victory Monday evening at Francis E. Geissler Gymnasium.
WORCESTER, Mass. ? Michael Casale (Stony Creek, Ont.) scored two second period goals, but Salem State could not catch Worcester State, as the Lancers prevailed 4-2 in a Saturday evening Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) tilt at the Worcester Ice Center. Worcester State is now 11-3-0 and 6-3-0 (MASCAC). Salem State goes to 7-7-1, and 4-5-0 in the conference.
Framingham, Mass.. ? Salem State raced out to a 44-15 halftime lead and cruised to a 77-38 victory over Framingham State in MASCAC action on Saturday afternoon. It was the fewest points scored by an opponent against Salem State since 2015 when the Vikings defeated the Rams 54-40. With the win the Vikings improve to 12-3 and remain unbeaten at 3-0 in the MASCAC. The Rams fall to 5-11 and 1-2 in league play.
Framingham, Mass. ? Salem State lost a 69-62 decision to Framingham State on Saturday afternoon in Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) action at the Athletic Center. The Vikings lose their first MASCAC contest of the season and are now 6-9 overall and 2-1 in conference. The Rams improve to 9-6 on the year and are now 3-0 in the league.
SALEM, MASS. ? Brittany Tierney (Ottawa, Ontario) scored two goals and Meghan Moore (Centerville, Mass.) had a goal and two assists as New England College defeated Salem State 4-2 on Saturday afternoon at Rockett Arena. The Pilgrims improve to 2-11-1 while the Vikings slide to 1-10-2.
NEW BEDFORD, Mass.. -- Casey Miller (Billerica, Mass.) and Michael Casale (Stoney Creek, Ont.) each notched third period goals to break a 4-4 tie as Salem State skated to a 6-4 victory over UMass Dartmouth on Thursday evening. The Vikings improve to 7-6-1 and even their record at 4-4 in the Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC). The Corsairs slide to 7-7-1 and 4-3-1 in conference.
SALEM, MASS. ? Sean Bryan (Lowell, Mass.) led four players in double figures, scoring 25 points while adding 10 rebounds as Salem State topped Fitchburg State 80-63 on Wednesday evening in Twohig Gymnasium. The Vikings, who have won eight-of-nine, improve to 11-3 and 2-0 in the Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) while the Falcons slide to 5-9 and 1-1 in the conference.
SALEM, MASS. ? Norma Waggett (Saugus, Mass.) notched a double-double of 20 points and 13 rebounds as Salem State earned their second straight Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) win with a 69-45 victory over Fitchburg State on Wednesday evening at the O'Keefe Center. The Vikings go to 6-8 and remain umbeaten in conference while the Falcons slip to 5-9 and 0-2.