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March 29, 2005

 

RICís Jamie Angell Honored by Rhode Island Basketball Media

 

Providence, RIóRhode Island College junior guard Jamie Angell (Cranston, RI) was named the Player of the Year for the Div. II, III and CC level by the Rhode Island Basketball Media. Angell received her award at a ceremony at the Radisson at the Airport Hotel in Warwick this afternoon.

 

Angell, who transferred into RIC this past fall from the Community College of Rhode Island, played in 27 games, starting 21 of them. Angell was named First Team All-Little East Conference. She averaged a team-high 14.5 points and 3.5 assists along with 1.4 steals and 2.2 rebounds per game. Angell led the Little East in scoring and with a .835 free throw percentage, was fourth in assists and tenth with a .314 three-point field goal percentage. She scored a season-high 29 points vs. Eastern Connecticut on Dec. 11, dished out ten assists vs. Wellesley on Nov. 30 and grabbed seven rebounds vs. Keene State on Feb. 19. She scored in double figures 20 times and eclipsed the 20-point plateau six times.

 

She was named to the Little East Conference Womenís Basketball Honor Roll three times this season.

 

Angel is an elementary education major and a 2002 graduate of La Salle Academy.

 

Head Coach Spencer Manningís team closed out the 2004-05 regular season with an 11-16 overall record and a 6-8 mark in the Little East Conference. The Anchorwomen went 1-1 last week in two Little East Conference Womenís Basketball Tournament games. Fourth-seeded RIC hosted fifth-seeded UMass Dartmouth in first round action on Tuesday, Feb. 22, and defeated the Corsairs, 75-63. The Anchorwomen then traveled to Southern Maine to face top-seeded and nationally ranked Huskies in the semi-finals, and were eliminated from the LEC Tourney with an, 81-47, defeat.

 

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