FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

February 28, 2006

 

Angell and Geisler Named
All-Little East Conference

Feeney Named to All-Defensive Squad; Martin to All-Rookie Team

 

Providence, RIóRhode Island College senior guard Jamie Angell (Cranston, RI) and junior forward Kari Geisler (Deerfield, NH) were named Second Team All-Little East Conference for their performance in womenís basketball this season. Sophomore forward Colleen Feeney (Providence, RI) was named to the LEC All-Defensive Team, while freshman guard Tyla Martin (Woonsocket, RI) was named to the All-Rookie Team.

 

Angell, a First Team All-LEC selection as a junior, played in 26 games this winter, starting 23 of them. She averaged 12.9 points, 3.0 rebounds, 3.1 assists and 1.3 steals per game. She was third in the conference in scoring, eighth in assists and led the conference in three-point field goal percentage at 40 percent (44-for-110). She was named the LECís Player of the Week once on the season.

 

This is the third consecutive season that Geisler has earned Second Team All-LEC honors. She played in 26 games, starting 25 of them. She averaged a double-double for the season, posting a 11.2 points-per-game average to go along with a 10.6 rebounds-per-game mark. She also averaged 1.0 assists and 1.0 steals per game. She led the LEC in rebounding and was tenth in scoring.

 

Feeney played in 25 games, starting all of them. She averaged 11.8 points, 8.2 rebounds, 1.8 assists and 1.0 steals per game. Feeney was sixth in the LEC in scoring, third in rebounding, seventh in field goal percentage at 48 percent (104-for-216), fourth in free throw percentage at 76 percent (86-for-113) and second with 33 blocks, an average of 1.3 per game.

 

Martin played in 26 games, starting 19 of them. She averaged 5.0 points, 2.1 rebounds, 1.1 assists and 1.0 steals per game.

 

Head Coach Spencer Manningís team finished the season with a 12-14 overall record and a 4-10 (sixth place) mark in the Little East Conference. The Anchorwomen were eliminated from the 2006 Little East Conference Womenís Basketball Tournament in a 69-48 loss to third-seeded Eastern Connecticut on Feb. 21.

 

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