FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

January 7, 2006

 

Rhode Island College Womenís Basketball
Score Report

Providence, RI

 

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Final

Eastern Connecticut (7-2, 2-1)
32
34
 
66

Rhode Island College (6-5, 0-3)

24

38

 

62

 

WARRIORS HOLD OFF RIC IN, 66-62, WIN
Karsmarskiís Three Helps
Eastern Connecticut Down Anchorwomen

            Providence, RIóEastern Connecticut won for the sixth time in its last seven games with a 66-62 victory at Rhode Island College in a battle of Little East Conference rivals. The Warriors led for almost the entire game until the Anchorwomen battled to tie the contest, 60-60, with 1:30 remaining in the second half. Senior guard Lindsey Karsmarski (Meriden, CT) drained a three-point basket with 1:17 left to put ECSU up for good.

 

Karsmarski led the Warriors in scoring with 12 points. Junior forward Sandy Mosley (Goshen, CT) and freshman guard Nicky Morey (Columbia, CT) each had ten points to round out ECSUís leaders. Morey had a solid all-around effort with eight rebounds and seven assists as well. Sophomores Bridget Durette (Seymour, CT) and Stephanie Smith (Penacook, NH) pulled down eight boards apiece.

 

RIC sophomore forward Colleen Feeney (Providence, RI) posted her fourth double-double of the season with a 19-point, ten-rebound effort. Junior forward Kari Geisler (Deerfield, NH) had 14 points and ten rebounds.

 

In upcoming action, RIC will play at Southern Maine on Tuesday, Jan. 10 at 5:30 p.m. Eastern Connecticut will play at UMass Dartmouth on Tuesday, Jan. 10 at 5:30 p.m.

 

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