RHODE ISLAND COLLEGE
 ATHLETIC HALL OF FAME

JEFFREY R. LAVIGNE  

GRAD. YEAR:

2000

MEN'S SOCCER

INDUCTED: 

2015

Jeffrey R. Lavigne ’00 was one of the top two-way midfielders in men’s soccer during his career at RIC from 1996-99.

 

The Glendale, R.I. product was named All-Little East three times, which included a pair of First Team selections in 1998 and 1999. He was also named All-New England as a senior in 1999.

 

Lavigne totaled 15 goals and 11 assist for 41 career points during his career as an Anchorman. At the time of his graduation, he was 14th in program history in career points and currently ranks 20th. Lavigne was selected as the John E. Hetherman Award recipient in 2000.

 

 

 

As a senior in 1999, the co-captain played in 15 games, starting all of them. Lavigne led the team with a career-high six assists. He scored one goal and was third on the team in scoring with eight points. He registered a season-high four points with one goal and two assists against Johnson & Wales.

 

As a junior in 1998, Lavigne played in 19 games, starting 18, and was named First Team All-Little East Conference. He was third on the team in scoring with a career-high nine goals and two assists for a career-high 20 points. He was also named the Notre Dame (NH) Invitational’s Most Valuable Player.

 

 

 

As a sophomore in 1997, Lavigne played in 18 games, starting all of them, and was named Second Team All-Little East. He had three assists on the year for three points. As a freshman in 1996, he played in ten games, starting all of them, with five goals for ten points.

 

Lavigne earned a bachelor’s degree in justice studies from Rhode Island College in 2000.

 

 

 

He is currently a project manager/foreman for J.H. Lynch & Sons. Lavigne resides in Mapleville, R.I. with his fiancé Erin and their children: Mason (6) and Mya (1).