FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

November 6, 2003

 

RIC Men’s Soccer Eliminated from
Little East Conference Tournament

 

Keene, NH—The third-seeded Rhode Island College Anchormen fell to second-seeded Keene State, 2-0, in the semi-final round of the four-team Little East Conference Tournament on Wednesday, Nov. 5.

 

Keene State scored two goals in the first half and held on for the victory. RIC junior goalkeeper Jason Nelson (Pascoag, RI) made seven saves in a losing effort. Sophomore forward Kyle Teixeira (Warren, RI) closed out the season with 24 goals and six assists for 54 points, one shy of tying the single-season school record.

 

Head Coach Len Mercurio’s team will be hoping for a berth in the ECAC New England Div. III Tournament. The eight-team field will be selected and announced on Monday, Nov. 10.

 

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