FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

February 7, 2004

 

2003-04 Rhode Island College

Women’s Basketball Score Report

Providence, RI

 

 

1

2

 

Final

 

UMass-Boston (6-12, 2-8)
23
42
 
65
 

Rhode Island College (13-8, 5-5)

48

46

 

94

 

 

SHIELDS NETS 1,000TH POINT IN
ANCHORWOMEN VICTORY

            Providence, RI—Senior forward Liz Shields (Warwick, RI) made history as she became just the tenth player in Rhode Island College women’s basketball history to score 1,000 career points. Shields finished the game with ten points, giving her 1,004 points for her career as the Anchorwomen defeated visiting Little East Conference foe UMass-Boston, 94-65, in collegiate women’s basketball action. With the win, RIC improves to 13-8 overall and 5-5 in conference action, while the loss drops UMass-Boston to 6-12 overall and 2-8 in LEC play.

 

RIC dominated the Beacons in the paint, outscoring UMB, 50-16. Twelve different Anchorwomen scored a point led by freshman forward Brittany Rosen (Derry, NH) and freshman guard Lisa Ranzoni (Lee, MA) who each tallied 13 points. There were four other Anchorwomen who scored in double figures. Sophomore guard Kristy Nix (East Setauket, NY) put in 12 points, freshman forward Caitlin Ryan (Chepachet, RI) had 11 points, while Shields and freshman Kari Geisler (Derry, NH) each had ten points.  Along with her historic point total, Shields had a well-rounded game as she scored in double figures, grabbed nine rebounds and dished out three assists.

 

UMB sophomore guard Elmina Darville (Randolph, MA) had 17 points in a losing effort.

 

In upcoming action, RIC will host UMass-Dartmouth on Wednesday, Feb. 11 at 5:30 p.m. UMB will play at Southern Maine on Tuesday, Feb. 10 at 5:30 p.m.

 

 Liz Shields, along with her mother, father, and Head Coach Spencer Manning

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