FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

October 18, 2003

 

Womenís Soccer Score Report:

Providence, RI

   

1

2

 

Final

 

Western Connecticut (11-3-3, 3-0-2)

1

2

 

3

 

Rhode Island College (6-8-1, 2-2-1)

1

0

 

1

 
 

GOALS: WCSU, Christie Gillis (Jessica Gomes), 14:23; RIC, Alexis Bouchard, 36:07; WCSU, Nicole Corbin (Rebecca Buffinton), 65:03; WCSU, Christie Gillis (Nicole Corbin), 88:13.

 

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

 

TOTAL SHOTS: WSCU (15); RIC (13).

 

Anchorwomen Fall To Western Connecticut

 

Providence, RIóThe Rhode Island College Anchorwomen were defeated, 3-1, at home by the Western Connecticut State University Colonials on Saturday, Oct. 18. After a 1-1 tie in the first half, WCSU picked up one goal each from sophomore forward Nicole Corbin (Clinton, CT) and junior defender Christie Gillis (Naugatuck, CT) to give senior goalkeeper Kristen Bartholomew (Bethel, CT) all she would need and the Colonials a victory.

 

Both teams scored in the first half. Western Connecticut drew first blood on Gillisí first of two goals in the game in the 15th minute. RIC answered back in the 37th minute as junior forward Alexis Bouchard (Warren, RI) controlled a ball that was bouncing around in front of the goalkeeper and put it in the net. Western Connecticut would pull away in the second half as the Colonials took the lead as Corbin scored in the 66th minute. Western Connecticut put away the Anchorwomen in the 89th minute with Gillisí second goal, which came off a corner kick from Corbin.

 

RICís junior goalkeeper Melissa Carpentier (Woonsocket, RI) made three saves between the posts while Western Connecticutís Bartholomew stopped three as well.

 

With the victory, Western Connecticut improves its record to 11-3-3, while RIC drops to 6-8-1. In upcoming action, RIC will play at Keene State on Saturday, Oct. 25 beginning at 1 p.m.

 

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