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December 2, 2003

 

Rhode Island College

Women’s Basketball Update #2

(2-1 Overall, 0-0 in the Little East Conference)

Providence, RI--Head Coach Spencer Manning’s team is 2-1 overall and has yet to see action in the Little East Conference. The Anchorwomen defeated Connecticut College, 56-39, on Nov. 25 in their only action this past week prior to the Thanksgiving holiday.

 

Junior forward Heather Pettigrew (Cranston, RI) has played in three games, starting all of them. She is averaging 10.3 points, 8.0 rebounds per game and 1.3 assists per game. Pettigrew also has a team-high seven steals.

 

Freshman forward Kari Geisler (Derry, NH) has played in three games. She leads the team in scoring and rebounding, averaging 12.3 points and 9.0 rebounds per game. She had 12 points and ten boards vs. Connecticut College, her second consecutive game with a double-double.

 

Freshman forward Brittany Rosen (Derry, NH) has played in three games, starting all of them. She is averaging 11.0 points, 5.7 rebounds and 1.3 assists per game. Rosen had 13 points and eight boards in the win over Connecticut College.

 

Freshman guard Lisa Ranzoni (Lee, MA) has played in three games. She is averaging 10.7 points, 2.7 rebounds and 2.0 assists per game.

 

Senior forward Liz Shields (Warwick, RI) has played in three games, starting all of them. She is averaging 9.7 points, 4.0 rebounds and 1.3 assists per game.

 

Freshman guard Janna Prachniak (Lincoln, RI) has played in three games, starting all of them. She is averaging 3.3 points, 3.0 rebounds and 1.0 assists per game.

 

Senior guard Abby Ferri (Coventry, RI) has played in three games, starting all of them. She is averaging 4.3 points, 4.3 rebounds and 3.0 assists per game.

 

Sophomore forward Liz Barrette (North Providence, RI) has played in two games. She is averaging 0.7 points and 1.0 rebounds per game.

 

Junior guard Alyson St. Amand (West Warwick, RI) has played in two games. She is averaging 0.5 points and 0.5 assists per game.

 

Senior guard Rachel Pecoraro (Smithfield, RI) has played in three games. She is averaging 0.7 points per game.

 

Freshman guard Tara Marchant (North Scituate, RI) has played in one game.

 

Sophomore guard Kristy Nix (East Setauket, NY) has played in one game.

 

In upcoming action, RIC travels to Roger Williams University on Thursday, Dec. 4 for a 6 p.m. tilt, then heads home to face LEC rival Plymouth State University on Saturday, Dec. 6 at 1 p.m.

 

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