For Immediate Release

 

October 2, 2006

 

Kendra DeGiulio Named Little East
Womenís Soccer Rookie of the Week

 

Providence, RIóRhode Island College freshman goalkeeper Kendra DeGiulio (Warwick, RI) was named the Little East Conference Womenís Soccer Rookie of the Week.

 

DeGiulio earned her first collegiate win in her first collegiate start in the Anchorwomenís, 3-1, win over Framingham State on Sept. 28. She made four saves in the win. She also teamed with sophomore Krissie Pyzynski (Bristol, CT) to shut out Little East Conference rival UMass Dartmouth, 2-0, on Sept. 30. She made three saves, while playing the second half. DeGiulio is 1-0 with a 0.50 goals against average and a .900 save percentage in three games on the season.

 

Head Coach Denis Chartierís team is 10-1 overall and 3-0 in the Little East Conference. The Anchorwomen tied the school record for wins in a season with the win over the Corsairs on Sept. 30. Rhode Island College is currently riding an eight-game winning streak, the longest in program history.

 

In upcoming action, RIC will host Wesleyan on Wednesday, Oct. 4 at 6 p.m., the first night game to be played at home in the programís history. The Anchorwomen will travel to Little East Conference rival Western Connecticut on Saturday, Oct. 7 for a 5 p.m. contest.

 

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