FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

October 22, 2005

Womenís Soccer Score Report:

Providence, RI

 

 

1

2

 

Final

 

Plymouth State (3-10-1, 1-4)

1

1

 

2

 
Rhode Island College (10-4, 3-1)
0
4
 
4
 

 

RIC DROPS ANCHOR ON PSU WITH FOUR-GOAL EXPLOSION

Providence, RIóRhode Island College scored four unanswered goals in the second half, coming back from a 2-0 deficit, to defeat Plymouth State University, 4-2, in collegiate womenís soccer action. The Anchorwomen improve their overall record to 10-4, tying the program record for wins in a season, and are now 3-1 in the Little East Conference. The Panthers fall to 3-10-1 overall and 1-4 in the LEC.

 

RIC sophomore forward Jessica Cardinal (Harrisville, RI) scored the teamís first goal in the 57th minute and the go-ahead marker in the 69th minute. Senior back Katie Benevides (North Dighton, MA) scored the tying goal in the 61st minute, launching a looping shot from 45 yards out that PSU senior goalkeeper Hayley Quinones (Waitsfield, VT) misplayed. Sophomore forward Gina Calenda (Warren, RI) also scored 27 seconds after Cardinalís second goal to round out the Anchorwomenís offensive output. Calenda, sophomore midfielder Leah Hayes (Coventry, RI) and junior forward Erika Haaland (North Dartmouth, MA) notched assists in the win. Freshman goalkeeper Krissie Pyzynski (Bristol, CT) made three saves to improve her record to 10-4.

 

PSU sophomore forward Jaimee Coombs (Peabody, MA) and junior midfielder Kelsey McBride (Brookline, NH) scored in the ninth and 52nd minute, respectively, for the Panthers. Quinones made three saves in the loss as her record dips to 3-9-1.

 

In upcoming action, RIC will host Western Connecticut on Tuesday, Oct. 25 at 3:30 p.m. The Panthers will host Brandeis on Tuesday, Oct. 25 at 4 p.m.