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December 14, 2004

 

Angell, Geisler and Rosen to Captain
Rhode Island College Women’s Basketball

 

Providence, RI—Rhode Island College junior Jamie Angell (Cranston, RI) and sophomores Kari Geisler (Deerfield, NH) and Brittany Rosen (Derry, NH) will captain the women’s basketball team for the 2004-05 season.

 

Angell, a transfer guard from the Community College of Rhode Island, has played in eight games, starting all of them, this season. She is averaging a team-high 15.5 points, 4.6 assists and 2.4 steals per game. Last season, Angell played in 31 games for CCRI. She averaged 9.7 points, 2.5 assists and 1.2 steals per game. She led CCRI to their first-ever NJCAA Region XX1 and Northeast District Championships. She currently ranks tenth all-time in career points, second in career steals, and third in career assists at CCRI.

 

She is an elementary education major with a concentration in special education and a 2002 graduate of the La Salle Academy.

 

Geisler, a forward, has played in eight games, starting seven of them, this season. She is averaging 11.9 points and a team-high 9.0 rebounds and 1.3 blocks per game. Last season, Geisler was named the Little East Conference's Rookie of the Year and was also a Second Team All-Conference selection. Geisler played in 22 games, starting 14 of them. She led the team in scoring and rebounding, averaging 12.7 points and 9.4 rebounds per game. She also averaged 1.3 steals and 0.9 blocks per contest. Geisler registered season-highs of 29 points vs. Plymouth State, 18 rebounds vs. UMass-Dartmouth, one assist on several occasions, five steals vs. Connecticut College and two blocks on several occasions.

 

She is a physical education/health major and a 2003 graduate of Pinkerton Academy.

 

Rosen, a forward, has played in eight games, starting seven of them, this season. She is averaging 7.9 points, 9.0 rebounds and 2.4 steals per game. Last season, Rosen played in 27 games, starting 26 of them. She averaged 6.9 points, was third on the team in rebounding at 6.6 per game and also contributed 1.2 assists and 1.8 steals per game. She registered season-highs of 14 points vs. UMass-Dartmouth, 15 rebounds vs. UMass-Boston, three assists on three occasions, four steals on several occasions and three blocks vs. Johnson & Wales.

 

She is a justice studies major with a minor in psychology and a 2003 graduate of Pinkerton Academy.

 

Head Coach Spencer Manning’s team opened the season with a 3-5 overall record and an 0-2 mark in Little East Conference play. RIC is off for finals and the holidays. The Anchorwomen will next play at the Naismith Basketball Tournament, hosted by Springfield College, on Jan. 2-3. The Anchorwomen will return home on Saturday, Jan. 8 at 1 p.m. when they host LEC foe UMass-Boston.

 

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