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March 1, 2005

 

RICís Jamie Angell and Kari Geisler Named All-Little East Conference

 

Providence, RIóRhode Island College junior guard Jamie Angell (Cranston, RI) was named First Team All-Little East Conference and sophomore forward Kari Geisler (Deerfield, NH) was named Second Team All-Little East Conference.

 

Angell, who transferred into RIC this past fall from the Community College of Rhode Island, played in 27 games, starting 21 of them. 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, fourth in assists and is 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.

 

Geisler, who was the Little East Conference Rookie of the Year and a Second Team All-LEC selection as a freshman a year ago, played in 27 games, starting 24 of them. She averaged 10.4 points, 9.3 rebounds and 1.1 steals per game. Geisler led the Little East in rebounding, was 11th in scoring and tenth with a .88 blocks per game average. She scored a season-high 21 points twice, vs. Westfield State on Dec. 9 and UMass Boston on Jan. 8. She grabbed a season-high 17 rebounds vs. Western Connecticut on Feb. 15. She had eight double-doubles and scored in double figures 16 times.

 

She was named the Little East Conference Womenís Basketball Player of the Week twice this season. Geisler was named to the Little East Conference Womenís Basketball Weekly Honor Roll four times this season.

 

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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