FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

 

 

November 21, 2005

 

 

 

Rhode Island College Announces
2005 Fall Sports MVPs

 

 

 

Providence, RI-- The Rhode Island College Department of Intercollegiate Athletics, Intramurals and Recreation held its annual Fall Banquet at RICís Donovan Dining Center on Monday, Nov. 21 to honor those student-athletes who participate in varsity fall athletics. Each sport gave out their Most Valuable Player Award.

 

 

 

Menís Soccer

Sophomore goalkeeper Sean Gonsalves (Somerset, MA) was named the menís soccer teamís MVP. He played in ten games this fall, posting a 5-0-4 record with 0.28 goals against average, 34 saves, a .919 save percentage and six shutouts in 952:59 of action. He made nine saves in RICís, 2-0, shutout win over Clark University in the Championship Game of the 2005 ECAC New England Div. III Menís Soccer Tournament.

He is a criminal justice major and a 2004 graduate of Somerset High School.

 

Womenís Soccer

Sophomore midfielder Krista MacKinnon (Exeter, RI) was named the womenís soccer teamís MVP. A First Team All-Little East Conference selection, MacKinnon played in 18 games, starting all of them. She had six goals and six assists for 18 points on the season. She led the team in assists and was tied for the team lead in points.

MacKinnon is an elementary education major with a concentration in special education and a 2004 graduate of Exeter-West Greenwich High School.

 

Womenís Tennis

Senior Liz Barrette (North Providence, RI) was named the womenís tennis teamís MVP. Barrette was 11-3 at number one singles and 15-2 at number one doubles for 18.5 points on the season. She teamed with freshman Megan Hall (Smithfield, RI) to win the number one doubles flight at the 2005 Little East Conference Womenís Tennis Championships.

She is a physical education/health major and a 2001 graduate of La Salle Academy.

 

Womenís Volleyball

Senior libero Stephanie Wojciechowski (North Kingstown, RI) was named the womenís volleyball teamís MVP. A Second Team All-Little East Conference selection, she played in 126 games in 56 matches. She led the team with 497 digs, a new RIC record for a single season. Wojciechowski was fourth on the team with 49 service aces.

She is a secondary education major with a concentration in math and a 2000 graduate of North Kingstown High School.

 

Menís Cross Country

Junior Eric Lonergan (North Kingstown, RI) was named the menís cross country teamís MVP. He earned All-ECAC honors, placing eighth (265 runners) at the ECAC Championships with a time of 26:13. He earned All-Alliance/Little East honors, for the second consecutive year, placing seventh (110 runners) at the Alliance Championships with a time of 26:10.

He is an education major and a 2003 graduate of North Kingstown High School.

 

Womenís Cross Country

Freshman Hannah Clark (Attleboro, MA) was named the womenís cross country teamís MVP. She was RICís top runner in each of the squadís nine meets this fall. She posted a season-best time of 22.38, placing 41st, at the Alliance/Little East Conference Championships.

She is an elementary education major and a 2005 graduate of Attleboro High School.

 

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