FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

November 2, 2009

 

RYAN KELLEY NAMED LITTLE EAST DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK

Providence, RIóRhode Island College senior midfielder Ryan Kelley (Hope, RI) was named the Little East Conference Menís Soccer Defensive Player of the Week for his performance in two games last week.

 

 

 

Kelley helped lead the Anchormen to a 6-1 win over Johnson & Wales on Oct. 29 and a 5-0 shutout over Little East rival UMass Boston on Oct. 31. The defensive corps held the opposition to just eight shots, of which only five were on goal. The lone goal surrendered by the club was an own goal. Kelley added a goal in the win over the Wildcats. For the season, he has played in 17 games, starting all of them. He has four goals and two assists for 10 points.

 

In upcoming action, third-seeded Rhode Island College will play at second-seeded Eastern Connecticut in semifinal round action of the 2009 Little East Conference Menís Soccer Tournament on Wednesday, Nov. 4. RIC is currently 9-7-2 overall and 5-2 in the LEC.

 

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