Salve Regina reaches AFCA Top 25 for first time in program history
NEWPORT, R.I. -- For the first time in program history, Salve Regina has earned a spot in the AFCA Coaches' Poll, garnering a spot at No. 24 in the nation.
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The Seahawks earned 109 points in poll, finishing just one point shy of No.23 Wittenberg.
The top 10 teams remain the same for a consecutive week, except for No. 7 Bethel, which fell 10 spots.
Salve Regina earned a 37-33 victory against Curry on Saturday, improving to a perfect 7-0 on the season, including a 4-0 mark during NEFC Boyd Division play.
Salve Regina has now won 13 consecutive games, dating back to October of last season, marking the longest active winning streak in all of Division III, and trailing only Harvard (14 consecutive) for the longest streak in NCAA football. The Seahawks have been ranked No.1 in the region since their convincing week four victory versus Endicott.