BEVERLY, Mass. – The Endicott football team (3-4, 3-1 NEFC) will host Salve Regina University (6-0, 4-0 NEFC) this Saturday at Hempstead Stadium at 12 PM. Prior to Saturday's contest at 11:38 AM, all 13 of Endicott's seniors will be honored during pre-game ceremony as a part of Senior Day.
NEED TO KNOW: Those 13 seniors are Rasheed Adigun (Salem, N.H.), Chris Bertoni (Duxbury, Mass.), Thomas Connors (Amesbury, Mass.), Conor Crotty (Saratoga Springs, N.Y.), Greg Cummings (South Easton, Mass.), John Fortes (North Reading, Mass.), Christian Martinez (Tariffville, Conn.), Connor McLaughlin (Canton, Mass.), Jake Pelletier (Trumbull, Conn.), John Pendergast (Medfield, Mass.), Tanner Robinson (York, Maine), Craig Anderson (Franklin, Mass.), and Chris Lipscomb (West Springfield, Mass.).
In their four years as a group, Endicott's 13 seniors have compiled 21-17 overall record, a 19-6 conference record, captured one New England Football Conference (NEFC) championship, made an appearance in the 2013 NCAA Tournament, and have also earned multiple individual academic and athletic accolades.
ENDICOTT (STATS): The Gulls come into Saturday's matchup ranked third in the conference in points allowed per game (22.1) behind Western New England (13.6) and Salve Regina (13.7) through seven games. Nationally, Endicott is situated 23rd overall in red zone defense, and 40th in passes intercepted (10).
SALVE REGINA (STATS): The Seahawks own the highest scoring offense in the league, averaging 45.0 points per game, alongside its second-best ranked defense headed into Saturday's game. Salve Regina also ranks No. 1 in the country in sacks allowed (1), and No. 12 in team sacks (9.0).