FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

September 8, 2003

 

Erika Haaland Earns Little East Women’s Soccer Rookie of the Week Honors

 

Providence, RI—Rhode Island College freshman forward Erika Haaland (North Dartmouth, MA) was named the Little East Conference’s Women’s Soccer Rookie of the Week for her performance at the Union College Invitational on Sept. 6-7.

 

Haaland scored two goals and added an assist for five points over the weekend. She scored RIC’s only goal in the opening round 2-1 loss to host Union. She rebounded to score the game-winning goal, and chipped in with an assist, in the Anchorwomen’s 3-1 victory of Rutgers-Newark in the consolation game on Sept. 7.

She is a nursing major and a 2003 graduate of Dartmouth High School.

 

Head Coach Ryan Angel’s team is 1-1 on the season. In upcoming action, RIC will host Rivier on Thursday, Sept. 11 at 3:30 p.m.

 

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