FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

February 11, 2006

 

Rhode Island College Womenís Basketball Score Report

Providence, RI

 

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#1 Southern Maine (21-1, 12-0)
38
34
 
72

Rhode Island College (10-13, 2-10)

40

17

 

57

 

SECOND HALF SURGE LEADS USM PAST RIC, 72-57
Marbleís 26 Points Keys Comeback Victory

            Providence, RIóNumber one ranked Southern Maine outscored Rhode Island College 34-17 in the second half on its way to a 72-57 win on Saturday afternoon. The Huskies improve to 21-1 overall and stay unbeaten in the Little East Conference with a 12-0 mark. The Huskies have won their last 57 games against LEC competition. RIC falls to 10-13 overall and 2-10 in the Little East.

 

Rhode Island College came out clicking on all cylinders in the first half and led by as many as ten points. The Anchorwomen shot 62 percent (16-for-26) and outrebounded USM 24-14 in the first half. The Huskies came on strong in the second frame led by senior forward Ashley Marble (Topsfield, ME) who scored a game-high 26 points to go along with ten rebounds.  Senior forward Megan Myles (Auburn, ME) had 14 points and eight rebounds. Junior forward Shannon Kynoch (South Burlington, VT) had 11 points to round out USMís leaders.

 

RIC junior forward Kari Geisler (Deerfield, NH) posted her tenth double-double of the season with 18 points and 11 rebounds. Sophomore forward Josalee Danieli (New Gloucester, ME) had ten points.

 

In upcoming action, RIC will play at UMass Dartmouth on Tuesday, Feb. 14 at 5:30 p.m. USM will host UMass Boston on Tuesday, Feb. 14 at 5:30 p.m.

 

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