FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

January 30, 2007

 

Rhode Island College Women’s Basketball Score Report

Providence, RI

 

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Final

Mitchell (7-10)
26
30
 
56

Rhode Island College (12-8)

24

27

 

51

 

IGLESIAS’ THREE SINKS ANCHORWOMEN, 56-51
GEISLER’S 21-REBOUND EFFORT NOT ENOUGH IN LOSS

     Providence, RI—Mitchell College freshman guard Jennifer Iglesias (Waterbury, CT) drained a three-point shot with 31 seconds left in the second half to seal a 56-51 win over Rhode Island College at The Murray Center on Tuesday evening. The loss shocked the Anchorwomen who outrebounded the Pequots by an astonishing 31 (65-34) boards. RIC turned the ball over 26 times and shot 29.6 percent (21-for-71) from the field in the loss.

 

The Anchorwomen trailed by two with time running down, but ironically failed to secure a missed Pequots’ shot, which led to Iglesias’ heroics. The loss spoiled an outstanding performance by Rhode Island College senior forward Kari Geisler (Deerfield, NH) who recorded her ninth double-double of the season with 14 points and a game-high 21 rebounds, which tied a school record for the second-highest single game total. She was dominant in the paint, corralling 12 of the team’s 31 offensive rebounds. Junior forward Josalee Danieli (New Gloucester, ME) also notched a double-double with 10 points and 14 boards.

 

Mitchell senior guard Alva Jeffreys (Bridgeport, CT) led all scorers with 19 points and made five steals. Senior forward Shayna Barnes (Tarrytown, NY) had 14 points, while Iglesias contributed 12.

 

In upcoming action, Rhode Island College will host Little East Conference rival Eastern Connecticut on Saturday, Feb. 3.

 

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