Bates switches on dual roles (scoring, rebounding) in Seahawk victory, 77-52

More news about: Salve Regina


Salve Regina 77, Lesley 52
Newport, R.I.. – Rodgers Recreation Center
Saturday, November 21, 2015

Link to box score

Series and Streaks
Salve Regina has won all three meetings in the series with the smallest margin of victory at 22 points. Seahawks defeated the Lynx, 85-63, at Keene, N.H., on Nov. 17, 2007, and the following year added an 86-51 triumph in Newport on Dec. 6, 2008.

Three Stars of the Game
1 – Salve Regina junior Nicholas Bates (Danvers, Mass.) - recorded a double-double with game highs in points (15) and rebounds (14).
2 – Salve Regina senior Barrett Hanlon (Hopkinton, Mass.) - scored 14 points and added three assists, three steals, all in the first half.
3 – Salve Regina sophomore Rodney Morton (Malden, Mass.) - made six of eight shots from the floor including two 3-pointers to finish with 14 points. He also added three assists.

Key Stat of the Game
Salve Regina never trailed in the game. Game was tied for 1:50 while the Seahawks led the remaining 38:10 of the contest.

Turning Point
Sophomore Bryce Boggs (Hyde Park, Mass.) scored the game's first basket with 18:10 left on the first half clock. The Seahawks enjoyed a 15-2 run started by an old-fashioned three-point play from Hanlon with 6:06 left in the first.

Quick Hits

  • Boggs also joined his teammates in double-figure scoring (12 points) and was perfect from the line (6-for-6).
  • Jacob DiDomenico (No. Providence, R.I.) and Xeo Golding (Windermere, Fla.) scored 13 points apiece for Lesley.
  • DiDomenico grabbed a team-high eight rebounds for the Lynx.
  • Seahawks had a season-high 18 assists from nine different players.

Next up
Salve Regina (2-2) – Tuesday, November 24 vs. Suffolk, 7 p.m.
Lesley (0-4) – Monday, November 23 vs. Emerson, 8 p.m.