For Immediate Release

 

November 7, 2006

 

Five Rhode Island College Players Named All-Little East in Womenís Soccer

 

Providence, RIóFive members of the Rhode Island College womenís soccer team were named All-Little East Conference.

 

Senior forward Erika Haaland (North Dartmouth, MA) was named First Team All-Little East Conference. Haaland has played in 20 games, starting 19 of them. She has 10 goals and four assists for 24 points. The co-captain leads the team in goals and is tied for first in points. She also leads the squad with four game-winning goals. Haaland is fourth in the Little East in goals and tied for fifth in points. She is a social work major and a 2003 graduate of Dartmouth High School.

 

Senior midfielder Caitlin Gavin (Portsmouth, RI) was named First Team All-Little East Conference. Gavin has played in 21 games, starting 20 of them. She has four goals and eight assists for 16 points. The co-captain leads the team in shots (63), is tied for tops on the squad in assists and is fourth in points. She is a physical education/health major and a 2003 graduate of Portsmouth High School.

 

Junior forward Gina Calenda (Warren, RI) was named Second Team All-Little East Conference. She has played in 21 games, starting 15 of them. She has nine goals and six assists for 24 points. Calenda is tied for the team lead in points, is second in goals and tied for third in assists. Calenda is tied for fifth in the Little East in both goals and points. She is a nursing major and a 2004 graduate of Mt. Hope High School.

 

Junior forward Brittney Godbout (Cranston, RI) was named Second Team All-Little East Conference. She has played in 20 games, starting 12 of them. She has eight goals and six assists for 22 points. She is third on the team in both goals and points and is tied for third on the team in assists. Godbout is tied for seventh in the Little East in goals and points. She is an elementary education major with a concentration in special education and a 2004 graduate of Cranston High School East.

 

Junior back Mallary Bileau (Woonsocket, RI) was named Second Team All-Little East Conference. She has played in 21 games, starting 20 of them. She has helped anchor a defense that has allowed just 1.24 goals per game and logged five shutouts. She is a psychology major and a 2004 graduate of Woonsocket High School.

 

Head Coach Denis Chartierís team is the fifth seed in the upcoming 2006 Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) New England Div. III Womenís Soccer Tournament and will face fourth-seeded Brandeis on Wednesday, Nov. 8 at 2 p.m. The Anchorwomen are 14-7 overall and were 3-4 in the Little East during the regular season. RIC has established new program records for wins and consecutive wins (nine) this season.

 

 
Senior Forward
Erika Haaland

 
Senior Midfielder
Caitlin Gavin

 
Junior Forward
Gina Calenda

 

 
Junior Forward
Brittney Godbout

 

 
Junior Back
Mallary Bileau

 

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