FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

October 22, 2002

 

Women’s Soccer Score Report:

Providence, RI

   

1

2

 

Final

 

Western Connecticut (12-2, 3-1)

1

1

 

2

 

Rhode Island College (6-7-1, 2-2-1)

0

0

 

0

 
 

GOALS: WCSU, Nicole Corbin (Cherie Bailey), 21:19; WCSU, Christie Gillis (Cherie Bailey), 80:04

 

SAVES: WCSU, Kristen Bartholomew (3); RIC, Melissa Carpentier (7)

 

TOTAL SHOTS: WCSU (13); RIC (6)

 

Colonials Defeat RIC 2-0

Providence, RI—Western Connecticut State University improved to 12-2 overall and 3-1 in the Little East Conference with a 2-0 shutout over Rhode Island College in collegiate women’s soccer action. The loss drops RIC to 6-7-1 overall and 2-2-1 in the LEC.

 

Nicole Corbin scored what proved to be the eventual game-winner in the 22nd minute. Christie Gillis added an insurance goal in the 81st minute. Cherie Bailey assisted on both goals. Kristen Bartholomew made three saves in net to earn the shutout.

 

The game marked the final home regular season contest for RIC senior co-captain Allison Vales. She has started and played in every game for RIC since her freshman season in 1999, a span of 66 games. She currently has eight career goals and five career assists for 21 career points as an Anchorwoman. She is ninth all-time in both goals and points in RIC women’s soccer history. She was a 2001 Second Team All-Little East Conference selection as a midfielder.

 

In upcoming action, RIC will play at Salve Regina University on Thursday, Oct. 24 at 3:30 p.m.

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