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February 16, 2004

 

Rhode Island College
Women’s Basketball Update #11

(14-9 Overall, 6-6 in the Little East Conference)

Providence, RI--Head Coach Spencer Manning’s team is 14-9 overall and 6-6 in the Little East Conference. The Anchorwomen finished last week with a 1-1 record in two LEC games at The Murray Center. The victory was versus UMass-Dartmouth, 73-57, on Feb. 11, then the Anchorwomen were defeated by second-ranked Southern Maine, 84-46, on Feb. 14

 

Freshman forward Kari Geisler (Derry, NH) has returned from a leg injury that sidelined her for five games. Geisler has played in 18 games, starting ten of them. She leads the team in scoring and rebounding, averaging 13.3 points and 9.2 rebounds per game. She scored 14 points and grabbed a game-high 18 points in the win over UMass-Dartmouth. In last week’s two contests, Geisler averaged 15.5 points and 12.0 rebounds per game.

 

Junior forward Heather Pettigrew (Cranston, RI) has played in 23 games, starting eight of them. She is averaging 8.8 points, 6.8 rebounds, 1.4 assists and 1.9 steals per game.

 

Freshman forward Brittany Rosen (Derry, NH) has played in 23 games, starting 22 of them. She is averaging 7.2 points, 6.5 rebounds per game, while also being second on the team with 44 steals. Rosen recorded her second double-double of the season as she scored 14 points and grabbed 13 rebounds in the win over UMass-Dartmouth.

 

Freshman guard Lisa Ranzoni (Lee, MA) has played in 23 games. She is averaging 8.8 points per game while also contributing 2.6 rebounds and 2.3 assists per game. Ranzoni scored a team-high 15 points in victory over UMass-Dartmouth.

 

Senior forward Liz Shields (Warwick, RI) has played in 23 games, starting all of them, this season. She is averaging 7.9 points, 4.0 rebounds and 1.7 assists per game. Shields leads the team with 50 steals, averaging 2.2 per game.

 

Freshman forward Caitlin Ryan (Chepachet, RI) has played in 15 games, starting seven of them, since joining the team second semester. She is averaging 8.7 points, 3.7 rebounds and a team-high 1.5 blocks per game. In last week’s two contests, she averaged 12.5 points and 5.5 rebounds per game.

 

Senior guard Abby Ferri (Coventry, RI) has played in 22 games, starting all of them. She is averaging 5.4 points, 3.5 rebounds and a team-high 2.3 assists per game.

 

Sophomore guard Kristy Nix (East Setauket, NY) has played in 21 games, starting 14 of them. She is averaging 5.4 points and 2.3 rebounds per game.

 

Sophomore forward Liz Barrette (North Providence, RI) has played in 17 games. She is averaging 1.9 points and 1.5 rebounds per game.

 

Senior guard Rachel Pecoraro (Smithfield, RI) has played in 16 games, starting two of them. She is averaging 1.6 points and 0.8 rebounds per game.

 

Freshman guard Jan Garvin (Johnston, RI) has played in ten games. She is averaging 0.9 points and 0.5 rebounds per game.

 

Freshman guard Tara Marchant (North Scituate, RI) has played in nine games. She is averaging 1.8 points and 0.6 rebounds per game.

 

Junior guard Alyson St. Amand (West Warwick, RI) has played in 20 games. She is averaging 1.7 points and 1.0 rebounds per game.

 

In upcoming action, RIC will travel for two LEC games this week. First, the Anchorwomen take on Western Connecticut on Tuesday, Feb. 17 at 5:30 p.m., then Keene State on Saturday, Feb 21 at 1 p.m.

 

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