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December 8, 2003

 

Rhode Island College

Womenís Basketball Update #3

(3-1 Overall, 0-0 in the Little East Conference)

Providence, RI--Head Coach Spencer Manningís team is 3-1 overall and has yet to see action in the Little East Conference. In their only action last week, the Anchorwomen defeated Roger Williams University, 60-58, on Dec. 4. In the win, RIC equaled last seasonís entire win total. RICís match-up with Plymouth State University, which was scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 6, was postponed due to inclement weather. The game has been rescheduled for this Thursday, Dec. 11 at 7:30 p.m. in The Murray Center.

 

Freshman forward Kari Geisler (Derry, NH) has played in four games. She leads the team in scoring and rebounding, averaging 14.8 points and 8.8 rebounds per game. She had a game-high 22 points, grabbed eight boards and sank two free throws with four seconds remaining vs. Roger Williams. For her efforts versus RWU, Geisler was named Little East Womenís Basketball Rookie of the Week.

 

Junior forward Heather Pettigrew (Cranston, RI) has played in four games, starting all of them. She is averaging 10.0 points, 8.3 rebounds per game and 1.3 assists per game. Pettigrew is tied for the team lead in steals with 10.

 

Freshman forward Brittany Rosen (Derry, NH) has played in four games, starting all of them. She is averaging 10.3 points, 5.8 rebounds and 1.3 assists per game. Rosen is tied for the team lead in steals with 10.

 

Freshman guard Lisa Ranzoni (Lee, MA) has played in four games. She is averaging 8.8 points, 2.5 rebounds and 2.0 assists per game.

 

Senior forward Liz Shields (Warwick, RI) has played in four games, starting all of them. She is averaging 9.0 points, 3.8 rebounds and 1.5 assists per game.

 

Freshman guard Janna Prachniak (Lincoln, RI) has played in four games, starting all of them. She is averaging 3.5 points, 2.5 rebounds and 1.0 assists per game.

 

Senior guard Abby Ferri (Coventry, RI) has played in four games, starting all of them. She is averaging 4.5 points, 4.3 rebounds and 4.0 assists per game.

 

Sophomore forward Liz Barrette (North Providence, RI) has played in four games. She is averaging 0.5 points and 0.8 rebounds per game.

 

Junior guard Alyson St. Amand (West Warwick, RI) has played in three games. She is averaging 0.3 points and 0.3 assists per game.

 

Senior guard Rachel Pecoraro (Smithfield, RI) has played in four games. She is averaging 0.5 points and 0.5 rebounds per game.

 

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

 

Sophomore guard Kristy Nix (East Setauket, NY) has played in two games.

 

Freshman guard Jan Garvin (Johnston, RI) has played in two games.

 

In upcoming action, RIC travels to face Johnson and Wales University on Tuesday, Dec. 9 at 5:30 p.m. and comes home to face LEC foes Plymouth State on Thursday, Dec. 11 at 7:30 p.m. and Eastern Connecticut on Saturday, Dec. 13 at 1 p.m.

 

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