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January 9, 2006

 

Rhode Island College Women’s Basketball Update #1

(6-5 Overall; 0-3 in the Little East Conference)

Providence, RI--Head Coach Spencer Manning’s team is 6-5 overall and 0-3 in the Little East Conference. RIC is currently in last place in the Little East Conference.

Anchorwomen Notables

• RIC played its first game in 26 days on Thursday, Jan. 5 at home against Wesleyan, falling, 60-50, to the Cardinals. Sophomore forward Colleen Feeney (Providence, RI) posted her third double-double of the season with 15 points and a career-high 15 rebounds. Sophomore forward Josalee Danieli (New Gloucester, ME) had ten points, two boards and two assists off the bench.

• The Anchorwomen came up just short against Little East Conference rival Eastern Connecticut at home on Saturday, Jan. 7. 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. Eastern Connecticut drained a three-point basket with 1:17 left to put ECSU up for good. Feeeney 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, her fifth double-double of the ’05-06 campaign.

• Feeney was named to the Little East Conference Women’s Basketball Honor roll after averaging 17.0 points, 12.5 rebounds and 1.0 blocks per game in an 0-2 week

• Geisler currently has 592 career rebounds, which ties her with RIC Athletic Hall of Famer Claudia DeFaria ’96 for fourth all-time in Anchorwomen Basketball history. She needs 12 points for 700 in her career.

• Senior guard Kristy Nix (East Setauket, NY) played in just her fourth game of the season against Eastern Connecticut after battling back from an ankle injury. She had seven points, two boards, four assists and two steals in a season-high 28 minutes.

Upcoming Games

• Tuesday, Jan. 10, at Southern Maine, 5:30 p.m.

• Thursday, Jan. 12, home vs. Pine Manor, 6 p.m.

• Saturday, Jan. 14, at UMass Boston, 1 p.m.

The Statistical Leaders

Scoring

Rebounding

Assists

12.8 ppg, Colleen Feeney, So, Forward (Providence, RI)

12.1 rpg, Kari Geisler, Jr. Forward (Deerfield, NH)

40, Jamie Angell, Sr. Guard (Cranston, RI)

12.8 ppg, Jamie Angell, Sr. Guard (Cranston, RI)

8.9 rpg, Colleen Feeney, So, Forward (Providence, RI)

24, Sarah Coughlin, So. Guard (N. Attleboro, MA)

11.5 ppg, Kari Geisler, Jr. Forward (Deerfield, NH)

3.8 rpg, Josalee Danieli, So. Fwd. (New Gloucester, ME)

19, LeeAnne Ketchen, Fr. Guard (Brookline, NH)

 

 

 

 

Blocks

Steals

Field Goal Percentage

15, Colleen Feeney, So, Forward (Providence, RI)

17, Sarah Coughlin, So. Guard (N. Attleboro, MA)

.508, Josalee Danieli, So. Fwd. (New Gloucester, ME)

5, Kari Geisler, Jr. Forward (Deerfield, NH)

16, Jamie Angell, Sr. Guard (Cranston, RI)

.481, Colleen Feeney, So, Forward (Providence, RI)

5, Brittany Rosen, Jr. Guard (Derry, NH)

15, Colleen Feeney, So, Forward (Providence, RI)

.419, Kari Geisler, Jr. Forward (Deerfield, NH)

 

All Rhode Island College Women’s Basketball Home Games are Broadcasted on the Internet. Visit www.ric.edu/athletics to catch all the action.

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