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April 13, 2006

 

Rhode Island College
2005-06 Women’s Basketball Season Summary

12-14 Overall; 4-10 (sixth place) in the Little East Conference

Providence, RI--Head Coach Spencer Manning’s team was 12-14 overall and 4-10 (sixth place) in the Little East Conference. The Anchorwomen were eliminated in the first round of the 2006 Little East Conference Women’s Basketball Tournament, 69-48, by third-seeded Eastern Connecticut.

 

Senior guard Jamie Angell (Cranston, RI) concludes her two-year career at RIC having played 53 career games, starting 44 of them. She transferred from the Community College of Rhode Island to RIC her junior season, and totaled 727 career points, 139 rebounds, 174 assists and 71 steals as an Anchorwoman. She averaged 13.7 points, 2.6 rebounds, 3.3 assists and 1.3 steals per game for her RIC career.

 

As a senior in 2005-06, she was named Second Team All-Little East Conference. She played in 26 games, starting 23 of them. She averaged a team-high 12.9 points, 3.1 assists and 1.3 steals, to go along with 3.0 rebounds per game. Angell registered season-highs of 31 points vs. Eastern Connecticut on Feb. 4, ten rebounds vs. Western Connecticut on Jan. 17, seven assists vs. Connecticut College on Dec. 8, two blocks vs. Plymouth State on Jan. 28 and four steals three times. Angell was named LEC Player of the Week once on the season. Angell led the Little East in three-point shooting percentage with a .400 mark. She was fourth in scoring, eighth in assists and fifth in three-pointers made, averaging 1.69 per game.

 

As a junior in 2004-05, Angell was named First Team All-Little East Conference and the Rhode Island Basketball Media Div. III Women’s Basketball Player of the Year. She played in 27 games, starting 21 of them. She averaged a team-high 14.5 points and 3.5 assists per game to go along with 2.2 rebounds and 1.4 steals per game. Angell registered season-highs of 29 points vs. Eastern Connecticut, seven rebounds vs. Keene State, ten assists vs. Wellesley and eight steals vs. Pine Manor. Angell led the Little East in scoring, as well as free throw percentage with a .813 mark.

 

She played at the Community College of Rhode Island as a sophomore in 2003-04 and as a freshman in 2002-03. Angell is tenth all-time at CCRI in career scoring, is second in career steals and third in career assists.

 

She is a psychology major with a minor in sociology and is a 2002 graduate of La Salle Academy.

 

Junior forward Kari Geisler (Deerfield, NH) was named Second Team All-Little East Conference for the third consecutive season. Geisler played in 26 games, starting 25 of them. She averaged a team-high 10.6 rebounds per game to go along with 11.2 points, 1.0 steals and 1.0 assists per game. Geisler registered season-highs of 18 points twice, 16 rebounds three times, five assists vs. Southern Maine on Feb. 11, two blocks twice and three steals on several occasions. She was named the Little East Conference's Player of the Week once this season. She led the Little East in defensive and total rebounds per game. Geisler was also tenth in the LEC in scoring. Her 276 rebounds this season rank as the sixth-most boards grabbed by an Anchorwomen in program history. Geisler’s 735 career rebounds currently ranks her second all-time at RIC, trailing the top spot by 366.

 

Junior guard Kristy Nix (East Setauket, NY) played in 18 games, starting eight of them. She averaged 1.7 points and 1.1 rebounds per game. Nix registered season-highs of seven points, four assists and two steals vs. Eastern Connecticut on Jan. 7, five rebounds vs. Eastern Connecticut on Feb. 4, one block vs. Mitchell on Jan. 31.

 

Junior guard Brittany Rosen (Derry, NH) played in 24 games, starting four of them. She averaged 3.2 points, 3.1 rebounds, 1.0 assists and 1.1 steals per game. Rosen registered season-highs of 12 points vs. Connecticut College on Dec. 8, nine rebounds vs. Keene State on Jan. 21, three assists twice, three blocks vs. Plymouth State on Dec. 10 and three steals four times.

 

Sophomore guard Sarah Coughlin (North Attleboro, MA) played in 26 games, starting three of them. She averaged 3.0 points, 1.6 rebounds, 2.1 assists and 1.2 steals per game. She registered season-highs of 15 points and six steals vs. Mitchell on Jan. 31, seven rebounds vs. Johnson & Wales on Dec. 6, seven assists vs. Pine Manor on Jan. 12 and one block twice.

 

Sophomore forward Josalee Danieli (New Gloucester, ME) played in 26 games, starting four of them. She averaged 7.5 points, 4.1 rebounds and 0.9 steals per game. Danieli registered season-highs of 17 points vs. Westfield State on Nov. 29, ten rebounds vs. Bridgewater State on Nov. 22, three assists vs. Plymouth State on Dec. 10, one block twice and five steals vs. Pine Manor on Jan. 12. Danieli was fourth in the Little East in field goal percentage with a .503 (83-165) mark.

 

Sophomore forward Colleen Feeney (Providence, RI) was named to the Little East Conference All-Defensive Team. She played in 25 games, starting all of them. She was second on the team averaging 11.8 points and 8.2 rebounds per game while leading the squad with 1.3 blocks per game. She also averaged 1.8 assists and 1.0 steals per game. She registered season-highs of 20 points vs. UMass Boston on Jan. 14, 15 rebounds vs. Wesleyan on Jan. 5, four assists three times, three blocks on several occasions and four steals twice. Feeney was sixth in the Little East in scoring, second in blocks and third in free throw percentage with a .761 (86-113) mark.

 

Sophomore forward Sherri Heard (Coventry, RI) played in 18 games. She averaged 1.1 points and 1.1 rebounds per game. Heard registered season-highs of 12 points, six rebounds, two blocks and four steals vs. Pine Manor on Jan. 12 and one assist vs. Southern Maine on Feb. 11.

 

Sophomore forward Jess Shiel (Warwick, RI) played in eight games. She averaged 0.3 rebounds per game. She registered season-highs of one rebound twice, one assist and one block vs. Pine Manor on Jan. 12 and one steal twice.

 

Freshman guard Maura Butts (Spencer, MA) played in 23 games. She averaged 1.3 points and 1.3 rebounds per game. Butts registered season-highs of eight points and seven rebounds vs. Southern Maine on Feb. 11, two rebounds twice, one block vs. Wesleyan on Jan. 5 and two steals three times.

 

Freshman guard LeeAnne Ketchen (Spencer, MA) played in 26 games, starting 19 of them. She averaged 3.9 points, 2.4 rebounds and 1.4 assists per game. Ketchen registered season-highs of 13 points vs. UMass Dartmouth on Feb. 14, seven rebounds vs. Wellesley Feb. 9, seven assists and five steals vs. UMass Boston on Jan. 14 and one block on several occasions.

 

Freshman guard Tyla Martin (Cumberland, RI) was named to the Little East Conference All-Rookie Team. She played in 26 games, starting 19 of them. She averaged 5.0 points, 2.4 rebounds, 1.1 assists and 1.0 steals per game. Martin registered season-highs of 18 points and seven rebounds vs. UMass Boston on Feb. 18, three assists three times, two blocks vs. Skidmore on Nov. 19 and three steals twice.

 

 

2005-06 Rhode Island College Women’s Basketball Roster

 

 

#

Name

Year

Position

Hgt.

Hometown/High School

 

 

3

Maura Butts

Fr.

Guard

5-9

Spencer, MA/David Prouty

 

 

4

Sherri Heard

So.

Forward

6-0

Coventry, RI/Coventry

 

 

10

Colleen Feeney

So.

Forward

5-10

Providence, RI/La Salle

 

 

11

Jamie Angell

Sr.

Guard

5-5

Cranston, RI/La Salle

 

 

13

LeeAnne Ketchen

Fr.

Guard

5-8

Brookline, NH/Hollis-Brookline

 

 

20

Josalee Danieli

So.

Forward

5-11

New Gloucester, ME/Gray-New Gloucester

 

 

21

Brittany Rosen

Jr.

Guard

5-7

Derry, NH/Pinkerton Academy

 

 

22

Tyla Martin

Fr.

Guard

5-7

Cumberland, RI/Cumberland

 

 

25

Kari Geisler

Jr.

Forward

6-0

Deerfield, NH/Pinkerton Academy

 

 

32

Jessica Shiel

So.

Forward

5-10

Warwick, RI/Pilgrim

 

 

33

Sarah Coughlin

So.

Guard

5-4

North Attleboro, MA/Bishop Feehan

 

 

42

Kristy Nix

Jr.

Guard

5-9

East Setauket, NY/Ward Melville

 

 

 

 

 

 Head Coach:

Spencer Manning

 

 

 Assistant Coaches:

Craig Letourneau and Liz Martin

 

 

 

 

 

-Visit www.ric.edu/athletics for complete 2005-06 statistics and results-