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January 23, 2006

 

Rhode Island College Women’s Basketball Update #2

(7-9 Overall; 0-7 in the Little East Conference)

Providence, RI--Head Coach Spencer Manning’s team is 7-9 overall and 0-7 in the Little East Conference. RIC is currently in last place in the Little East Conference.

Anchorwomen Notables

• RIC has not won a conference game this season. The last time the Anchorwomen opened a season without a win in their first seven conference games was in 2001-02. RIC won its next LEC game that year and finished the season with a 5-20 overall record and a 2-12 mark in the conference.

• RIC has lost seven of its last eight games. Four of those losses have come by less than six points.

• Junior forward Kari Geisler (Deerfield, NH) currently has 632 career rebounds, which ranks her third all-time at RIC. She needs 15 rebounds to surpass Jackie Hultquist’s ’83 career total of 646 and move into sole possession of second place. She needs 22 more points for 750 in her career. Geisler leads the Little East in rebounding, averaging 10.8 rpg.

• Senior guard Jamie Angell (Cranston, RI) leads the team in scoring, assists, steals and free throw percentage. Angell scored her 600th career point at RIC in the Anchorwomen’s, 67-61, loss at Western Connecticut on Jan. 17. Angell leads the Little East in three-point field goal percentage and free throw percentage with marks of .392 and .868, respectively. She is second in the conference in scoring, averaging 14.4 ppg.

• Sophomore forward Colleen Feeney (Providence, RI) is second in the Little East with 18 blocked shots and is third in rebounding, averaging 8.5 rpg.

CONFERENCE ACCOLADES: Kari Geisler (11/21, 12/5), Jamie Angell (12/12, 1/17) and Colleen Feeney (1/9) have been named to the Little East Conference Women’s Basketball Weekly Honor Roll on the season.

Upcoming Games

• Tuesday, Jan. 24, home vs. UMass Dartmouth, 5:30 p.m.

• Saturday, Jan. 28, at Plymouth State, 1 p.m.

The Statistical Leaders

Scoring

Rebounding

Assists

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

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

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

12.3 ppg, Colleen Feeney, So. Forward (Providence, RI)

8.5 rpg, Colleen Feeney, So. Forward (Providence, RI)

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

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

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

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

 

 

 

 

Blocks

Steals

Field Goal Percentage

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

.400, 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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