FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

January 5, 2004

 

Kari Geisler Earns
Little East Women’s Basketball Honors
For Third Time This Season

 Providence, RI—Rhode Island College freshman center Kari Geisler (Derry, NH) was named the Little East Conference’s Women’s Basketball Rookie of the Week for the third time in '03-04.

 

Geisler was named to the Colby Invitational’s All-Tournament Team for her performance on Jan. 2-3. She had eight points and 11 boards in a loss to host Colby and contributed 20 points and ten boards in a win over Thomas College. She leads the team in scoring and rebounding, averaging 15.3 points and 10.6 rebounds per game.

 

Geisler is a physical education major with a minor in Spanish and a 2003 graduate of Pinkerton Academy.

 

Head Coach Spencer Manning’s team is 6-3 (1-1 LEC) on the season. In upcoming action, RIC will host Wesleyan on Thursday, Jan. 8 and play at UMass-Boston on Saturday, Jan. 10.

 

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