October 28, 2002


Somersetís Cory Lopes Named
Little East Conference Rookie of the Week


Providence, RIóRhode Island College freshman forward Cory Lopes (Somerset, MA) was named the Little East Conferenceís Rookie of the Week for his performance in menís soccer last week. It is the second time this season Lopes has earned this honor.


Lopes notched his first career hat trick, scoring the teamís three goals, in RICís 5-3 loss to LEC rival Plymouth State College on Oct. 26. He also registered an assist in RICís 2-1 loss to Western Connecticut on Oct. 22.


For the season, Lopes has played in 16 games, starting 15 of them. Lopes has 13 goals and two assists for a total of 28 points. He is second in the LEC in scoring.


He is a business major and a 2002 graduate of Somerset High School.


Head Coach Len Mercurioís team is 10-6 overall and is 2-3 (fifth place tie) in Little East Conference play. In recent action, the Anchormen fell to Western Connecticut, 2-1, on Oct. 22 and lost to Plymouth State, 5-3, on Oct. 26. In upcoming action, RIC will play at UMass-Dartmouth on Oct. 28 and at Wentworth on Oct. 30. They host Eastern Connecticut on Nov. 2 to close out the regular season.



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