FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

November 17, 2007

 

Rhode Island College Women’s Basketball
Score Report

Beverly, Mass.

 

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Final

Rhode Island College (1-1)
33
48
 
81

Wilkes (0-2)

25

30

 

55

 

RIC Rebounds With 26-Point Victory Over Wilkes
Knott’s Career-High 19 Paces Six
Anchorwomen in Double Figures

            Beverly, Mass.—Rhode Island College bounced back with an 81-55 win over Wilkes in the consolation game of the Endicott Invitational Tournament on Saturday afternoon. The Anchorwomen, who were beaten decisively, 78-44, by Tufts in the first round yesterday, increased their offensive output by 37 points to improve to 1-1 on the season. Wilkes falls to 0-2.

 

RIC sophomore forward Jenn Knott (Narragansett, RI) led all scorers and rebounders with a career-high 19-point, six-board performance. Senior guard Sarah Coughlin (Attleboro, MA) equaled a career-high with 10 assists to go along with 10 points and three steals. Junior guard Tyla Martin (Cumberland, RI) logged 13 points and a game-high seven steals, while sophomore guard Alice Mullen (Saunderstown, RI) chipped in with 12 points. Senior forward Jill Bixby (Greenville, RI) logged 10 points and matched Knott’s rebound total with six. Junior guard Michelle McNamee (Cranston, RI) posted 10 points.

 

Rhode Island College was a shade under 50 percent from the field (30-for-61, .492) in the game, while going an impressive 16-for-18 (.889) from the charity stripe.

 

Katie Cappelloni led Wilkes with 15 points and five rebounds.

 

In upcoming action, Rhode Island College will play at Bridgewater State on Tuesday, Nov. 20 at 6 p.m.

 

 

 Sophomore Forward Jen Knott

 

 

 Senior Guard Sarah Coughlin

 

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