FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

 

 

October 24, 2007

 

 

 

MADDIE PIRRI NAMED ECAC WOMEN’S SOCCER DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK

 

 

Providence, RI – Rhode Island College freshman goalkeeper Maddie Pirri (Bristol, RI) was named the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Women's Soccer Defensive Player of the Week for her performance in two games. She was also named the Little East Conference Women’s Soccer Defensive Player of the Week.

 

Pirri continued her stellar play between the posts this past week, holding the opposition scoreless for 180 minutes. She registered eight saves in the club’s, 2-0, win at Westfield State on Oct. 16, while turning back six against Little East Conference rival Eastern Connecticut in a 1-0 victory on Oct. 20. Pirri has yet to surrender a goal in the conference circuit, sporting a pair of shutout wins.

 

She is 5-3 with three shutouts, a 0.85 goals against average and a .902 save percentage through 634:18 of action in nine games.

 

Head Coach Denis Chartier’s team is currently 8-7-1 overall and 4-2 in the Little East. RIC’s four LEC wins are the most for a season in program history. In upcoming action, Rhode Island College will play at Salem State on Wednesday, Oct. 24 at 4 p.m.

 

 

 Freshman Goalkeeper Maddie Pirri

 

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