FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

December 6, 2007

 

Rhode Island College Women’s Basketball Score Report

Providence, RI

 

1

2

 

Final

Connecticut College (6-2)
26
27
 
53

Rhode Island College (5-2)

31

34

 

65

 

RIC WINS FOURTH STRAIGHT; DOWN CAMELS, 65-53
Mullen Paces Anchorwomen With Game-High 18 Points

            Providence, RI--Rhode Island College recorded its fourth straight win to improve to 5-2 on the season in a 65-53 victory over Connecticut College on Tuesday evening at The Murray Center. The loss snaps a four-game winning streak for the Camels, who fall to 6-2 on the season.

 

Sophomore Guard Alice Mullen

 

Rhode Island College sophomore guard Alice Mullen (Saunderstown, RI) posted a game-high 18 points and fell one rebound shy of a double-double with nine boards. Senior forward Sherri Heard (Coventry, RI) logged 14 points and seven rebounds, while sophomore forward Jenn Knott (Narragansett, RI) logged 11 points, seven boards, one block and one steal.

 

Salve Regina chipped a RIC lead down to three points, 56-53, on a sophomore forward Amy Towne (Stamford, CT) jumper with 1:56 remaining in regulation. Two free throws by senior point guard Sarah Coughlin (North Attleboro, MA) put RIC on top by five, 58-53. The Seahawks missed a three to get back in the game on the ensuing possession, while Mullen and junior guard Michelle McNamee (Cranston, RI), made four and three free throws, respectively, down the stretch to close out the game.

 

Conn. College senior forward Katy Serafin (Carmel, NY) led the Camels with 10 points and eight rebounds. Freshman forward Cindy Roseen (Wolfeboro, NH) posted a game-high 12 rebounds to go along with nine points.

 

In upcoming action, Rhode Island College will travel to Little East Conference rival Keene State on Saturday, Dec. 8 for a 1 p.m. game. The Camels will host St. Joseph’s at 1 p.m. on Dec. 8.

 

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