FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

January 17, 2004

 

2003-04 Rhode Island College

Women’s Basketball Score Report

Providence, RI

 

 

1

2

 

Final

 

Keene State (7-6, 2-2)
32
33
 
65
 

Rhode Island College (9-5, 3-2)

29

39

 

68

 

 

ANCHORWOMEN DEFEAT OWLS, 68-65, IN WANING MOMENTS

            Providence, RI—In a thriller at The Murray Center, the Rhode Island College Anchorwomen got a basket from sophomore forward Kristy Nix (East Setauket, NY) with 16 seconds remaining and two game-clinching free throws by senior guard Abby Ferri (Coventry, RI) to defeat the Keene State College Owls, 68-65, in women’s collegiate basketball action on Saturday, Jan. 17.

 

In a back and forth game, controlled mostly by the Owls, the Anchorwomen used a 10-2 run in the final 2:29 to gain the victory. RIC was led by freshman forward Kari Geisler (Derry, NH) who scored a team-high 16 points and grabbed 13 rebounds. Also with 13 rebounds, as well as 14 points, was junior forward Heather Petttigrew (Cranston, RI). Rounding out RIC’s double-figure scorers were Ferri and Nix who each tallied 11 points.

 

Leading the way for the Owls was sophomore guard Bekka Hopkins (Oxford, MA) with a game-high 18 points and senior forward Andrea Arsenault (Dover, NH) who added 11 points.

 

With the victory, RIC improves to 9-5 overall and 3-2 in conference action, while Keene State falls to 7-5 overall and 2-2 in conference play. In upcoming action, RIC will play at UMass-Dartmouth on Tuesday, Jan. 17 at 5:30 p.m.

 

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