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November 24, 2003

 

Rhode Island College

Women’s Basketball Update #1

(1-1 Overall, 0-0 in the Little East Conference)

Providence, RI--Head Coach Spencer Manning’s team is 1-1 overall and has yet to see action in the Little East Conference. The Anchorwomen participated in the Tip-Off Tournament hosted by Salem State on Nov. 21-22. RIC defeated Maine Maritime, 72-52, in the opening game and then lost to host Salem State, 78-62, in the championship game.

 

Junior forward Heather Pettigrew (Cranston, RI) has played in two games, starting all of them. She is averaging 10.5 points, 6.5 rebounds per game and 2.5 assists per game. Her performance this past weekend earned her a spot on the week’s Little East Conference Women’s Basketball honor roll and to the Salem State All-Tournament Team.

 

Freshman forward Kari Geisler (Derry, NH) has played in two games. She is averaging 12.5 points and 8.5 rebounds per game. Geisler pumped in 16 points and grabbed ten boards in the loss to Salem State. For her efforts, she was named to the Salem State All-Tournament Team.

 

Freshman forward Brittany Rosen (Derry, NH) has played in two games, starting all of them. She is averaging 11.0 points, 4.5 rebounds and 1.5 assists per game.

 

Freshman guard Lisa Ranzoni (Lee, MA) has played in two games. She is averaging 11.0 points, 3.5 rebounds and 2.5 steals per game.

 

Senior forward Liz Shields (Warwick, RI) has played in two games, starting all of them. She is averaging 6.0 points, 3.5 rebounds and 1.5 assists per game.

 

Freshman guard Janna Prachniak (Lincoln, RI) has played in two games, starting all of them. She is averaging 4.0 points, 4.0 rebounds and 0.5 assists per game.

 

Senior guard Abby Ferri (Coventry, RI) has played in two games, starting all of them. She is averaging 5.5 points, 5.0 rebounds and 3.5 assists per game.

 

Sophomore forward Liz Barrette (North Providence, RI) has played in one game. She is averaging 2.0 points and 2.0 rebounds per game.

 

Junior guard Alyson St. Amand (West Warwick, RI) has played in one game. She is averaging 1.0 points and 1.0 assists per game.

 

Senior guard Rachel Pecoraro (Smithfield, RI) has played in one game.

 

In upcoming action, RIC hosts Connecticut College on Tuesday, Nov. 25 at 6 p.m.

 

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