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March 9, 2010

 

RIC ANNOUNCES FALL MVPs

North Kingstown, RI-Rhode Island College held its annual fall & winter banquet at the Quonset Point Officerís Club on Monday evening. Each sport handed out its Most Valuable Player Awards.

 

MENíS SOCCER

Senior midfielder Ryan Kelley (Hope, RI) was named the menís soccer teamís MVP. He played in 18 games, starting all of them, and was named First Team All-Little East. He had four goals and two assists for 10 points. Kelley scored the game-winning goal in the clubís, 3-0, win over MIT on Oct. 7. He was fourth on the team in both goals and points. Kelley was named the Little East Conference Menís Soccer Defensive Player of the Week once on the season.

 

WOMENíS SOCCER

Sophomore midfielder Jenna Childs (Cranston, RI) was named the womenís soccer teamís MVP. She played in 12 games, starting all of them. Childs had one goal, netting the game-winning marker in overtime in the clubís 2-1 win over Plymouth State on Oct. 10, for two points on the season.

 

WOMENíS TENNIS

Freshman Marissa Langellier (Greenville, RI) was named the womenís tennis teamís MVP. She was a First Team All-Little East Conference selection at No. 5 singles that was 14-2 (.875) at No. 5 singles and 10-6 (.625) at No. 3 doubles for 19.0 points on the season. Langellier led the team in singles wins, doubles victories and points.

 

WOMENíS VOLLEYBALL

Freshman outside hitter Breanna Boyer (West Greenwich, RI) was named the womenís volleyball teamís MVP. She was a Second Team All-Little East selection who played in 129 games in 37 matches, totaling 388 kills (3.0/game), a .243 hitting percentage, 19 service aces (.15/game), 304 digs (2.36/game) and 54 blocks (.42/game). Boyer ranked first on the team in kills, second in both hitting percentage and digs, fourth in service aces and was fifth in blocks. She was named the Little East Conference Rookie of the Week once and to the Regis College and Wheaton Invitational All-Tournament Teams.

 

MENíS CROSS COUNTRY

Junior Mike Macedo (North Scituate, RI) was the menís cross country teamís MVP. He placed 122nd with a time of 27:38.00 at the N.E. Div. III Championships on Nov. 14. He placed 104th with a time of 29:19.00 at the ECAC Championships on Nov. 7. Macedo placed 31st with a time of 28:20.00 at the N.E. Alliance Championships on Oct. 31. He was RICís top runner, placing second with a season-best time of 26:35.00, at Eastern Connecticut on Oct. 17. Macedo was RICís top runner, placing 20th with a time of 27:13.59, at the James Earley Invitational on Oct. 10. He placed 11th with a time of 27:47.00 at the POP Crowell Invitational on Oct. 3. Macedo was RICís top runner, placing 50th with a time of 27:08.50, at the Cod Fish Bowl on Sept. 26. He was RICís top runner, placing 76th with a time of 26:38.00, at the UMass Dartmouth Invitational on Sept. 19.

 

WOMENíS CROSS COUNTRY

Junior Katie Desrosiers (Warwick, RI) was named the womenís cross country teamís MVP. She was RICís top runner, placing 102nd with a time of 24:30.80, at the N.E. Div. III Championships on Nov. 14. She was RICís top runner, placing 36th with a time of 25:25.80 at the ECAC Championships on Nov. 7. Desrosiers earned N.E. All-Alliance honors and was RICís top runner, placing 18th with a time of 20:52.00, at the N.E. Alliance Championships on Oct. 31. She placed third with a time of 22:19.00 at Eastern Connecticut on Oct. 17. Desrosiers was RICís top runner, placing 17th with a time of 20:28.62, at the James Earley Invitational on Oct. 10. She was RICís top runner, placing 23rd with a season-best time of 20:18.00, at the POP Crowell Invitational on Oct. 3. Desrosiers was RICís top runner, placing 66th with a time of 20:49.00, at the Cod Fish Bowl on Sept. 26. She was RICís top runner, placing 132nd with a season-best time of 20:56.00, at the UMass Dartmouth Invitational on Sept. 19.

 

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