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October 25, 2004

 

Rhode Island College Women’s Soccer Update #8

(9-8 Overall; 1-5 in the Little East Conference)

Providence, RI--Head Coach Ryan Angel’s team is 9-8 overall and 1-5 in the Little East Conference. In action last week, the Anchorwomen split their two home games. RIC won their first game of the week, 2-0, against Wesleyan on Tuesday, Oct. 19. The Anchorwomen dropped their second match of the week, 3-0, when they faced LEC foe Keene State on Saturday, Oct. 23.

 

Freshman forward Gina Calenda (Bristol, RI) has played in 17 games, starting nine of them. She has three assists, and leads the team in goals with 11, and points, with 25. She scored the insurance goal in the, 2-0, win over Wesleyan. Her 11 goals and 25 points are new program records for a freshman, surpassing Alexis Bouchard’s 2001 rookie campaign of ten goals and 23 points.  She has been named the Little East Conference Rookie of the Week once this season.

 

Freshman midfielder Jessica Cardinal (Harrisville, RI) has played in 12 games, starting three of them. She has four goals and one assist for nine points. Cardinal has been named the Little East Conference’s Rookie of the Week once this season.

 

Freshman midfielder Leah Hayes (Coventry, RI) has played in 15 games, starting 12 of them. She has two goals and three assists for seven points.

 

Senior goalkeeper Melissa Carpentier (Woonsocket, RI) has played in 13 games, starting 11 of them. She has a 7-6 record and 34 saves with a .694 save percentage and a 1.32 goals against average.

 

Sophomore midfielder Caitlin Gavin (Portsmouth, RI) has played in 16 games, starting 13 of them. She has five goals and one assist for 11 points.

 

Junior goalkeeper Alex Rothemich (Scituate, RI) has played in seven games, starting four of them. She has a 2-2 record, 17 saves and two shutouts with a .586 save percentage and a 2.01 goals against average. She notched her second shutout of the season in the, 2-0, win over Wesleyan.

 

Sophomore forward Erika Haaland (North Dartmouth, MA) has played in 15 games, starting nine of them. She has four goals and one assist for nine points.

 

Freshman midfielder Krista MacKinnon (Exeter, RI) has played in 17 games, starting 12 of them. She has two goals and six assists for ten points. She had two assists in the, 2-0, win over Wesleyan.

 

Senior forward Elena Sanborn (North Scituate, RI) has played in 13 games, starting ten of them. She has six assists for six points.

 

Freshman midfielder Michaela Bileau (Woonsocket, RI) has played in 17 games, starting 11 of them. She has three goals and two assists for eight points. She had the game-winning goal in the Anchorwomen’s, 2-0, win over Wesleyan.

 

Senior forward Lauren Tomasso (Cranston, RI) has played in 15 games, starting 12 of them. She has one assist for one point.

 

Freshman defender Emily Moore (Coventry, RI) has played in 16 games, starting six of them. She has 21 shots. 

 

Junior defender Katie Benevides (North Dighton, MA) has played in 17 games, starting 15 of them.

 

Freshman defender Mallary Bileau (Woonsocket, RI) has played in 17 games, starting 16 of them. She has two shots.

 

Freshman defender Kerry Donahue (Rehoboth, MA) has played in 14 games, starting 11 of them.

 

Freshman forward Sarah Hamilton (Cromwell, CT) has played in ten games, starting two of them. She has one goal for two points.

 

Freshman defender Marissa Kielbasinski (Windsor, CT) has played in ten games, starting three of them.

 

Freshman forward Ashley Teixeira (Warren, RI) has played in 11 games. She has two goals for four points.

 

Freshman defender Jackie Coleman (North Plymouth, MA) has played in 17 games, starting 14 of them. She has one goal and one assist for three points.

 

Freshman midfielder Kristie Martins (Harrisville, RI) has played in seven games, starting one of them.

 

Senior defender Courtney Gardiner (Warwick, RI) has played in seven games, starting one of them.

 

In upcoming action, RIC will close out the regular season with two games this week. The Anchorwomen will host Amherst on Tuesday, Oct. 26 at 4 p.m., and will close out the week on the road against LEC rival Plymouth State on Saturday, Oct. 30 at 2 p.m.

 

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