Rhode Island College Department of Intercollegiate Athletics,
Intramurals and Recreation held its annual Winter Banquet at RICís
Donovan Dining Center on Monday, Mar. 22 to honor those
student-athletes who participate in varsity winter athletics. Each
sport gave out their Most Valuable Player Award.
forward Heather Pettigrew (Cranston,
the womenís basketball MVP. She played in 27 games, starting 12 of
them this season. She was second on the team in scoring and
rebounding, averaging 9.4 points and 6.7 rebounds per game, while also
contributing 1.4 assists and 1.9 steals per contest, which was good
for second on the team. Pettigrew registered season-highs of 18 points
vs. Keene State on Feb. 21, 13 rebounds vs. Keene State on Jan. 17,
four assists twice, seven steals vs. Western Connecticut on Feb. 17
and three blocks vs. Keene State on Jan. 17.