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March 15, 2010

 

 

 

2009-10 Rhode Island College
Women’s Basketball Season Summary
(16-10 Overall; 7-7 in the Little East Conference)

 

Providence, RI—Head Coach Marcus Reilly’s (Career record: 26-26, .500) team finished the 2009-10 season with a 16-10 overall record and a 7-7 (fifth place) mark in the Little East Conference. The Anchorwomen improved their record by six games (10-16) from last year’s mark. Of the team’s 10 losses, eight of them were by five points or less.

 

 

 Senior guard LaSheena Boyd (Stratford, CT) wrapped up her two-year career at Rhode Island College having played in a 51 games, starting eight of them. She totaled 260 points, 127 rebounds, 93 assists and 73 steals during her career. Boyd averaged 5.1 points, 2.5 rebounds, 1.8 assists and 1.4 steals per game for her Anchorwomen career. 

 

As a senior in 2009-10, Boyd played in 25 games. She averaged 3.8 points, 2.2 rebounds, 1.4 assists and 0.9 steals per game. Boyd recorded season-highs of nine points on multiple occasions, eight rebounds at Salem State on Nov. 20, five assists at Keene State on Jan. 9 and three steals twice, once against Wellesley on Nov. 17 and again at Roger Williams on Jan. 6. 

 

 

 As a junior in 2008-09, Boyd played in 26 games, starting eight of them. She averaged 6.4 points, 2.7 rebounds, 2.2 assists and 2.0 steals per game. Boyd registered season-highs of 13 points twice, once vs. Eastern Connecticut on Feb. 21 and again at UMass Dartmouth on Jan. 20, seven rebounds at Salve Regina on Nov. 15, seven assists at UMass Boston on Dec. 6 and seven steals vs. Roger Williams. 

 

 

 As a sophomore in 2007-08, Boyd played in 33 games for the Community College of Rhode Island. She averaged 5.3 points, 2.1 rebounds and 2.1 assists per game.

 

 

 As a freshman in 2006-07, Boyd played in 24 games for the Community College of Rhode Island. She averaged 6.9 points, 1.9 rebounds and 2.2 assists per game.  

 

 

She is a business major and is a 2005 graduate of Bunnell High School. 

 

 

Senior forward Christina Coro (North Providence, RI) wrapped up her four-year career at Rhode Island College having played in a 42 games. She totaled 28 points, 25 rebounds, three assists and one steal during her career.  

 

 

As a senior in 2009-10, Coro played in eight games. She averaged 1.5 points and 0.9 rebounds per game. Coro recorded season-highs of six points at UMass Boston on Jan. 30 and two rebounds twice, once vs. UMass Boston on Dec. 12 and again at Fitchburg State on Feb. 2. 

 

 

 As a junior in 2008-09, Coro played in eight games. 

 

 

 As a sophomore in 2007-08, Coro played in 17 games, averaging 0.8 points and 0.7 rebounds per game. She scored four points vs. Tufts on Nov. 16 and grabbed three rebounds at Southern Maine on Jan. 15. 

 

 

 As a freshman in 2006-07, Coro played in nine games. She scored a season-high two points vs. Wellesley on Nov. 28 and posted one rebound twice. 

 

 

She is a physical education and health major and a 2006 graduate of North Providence High School. 

 

 

Senior forward Jenn Knott (Narragansett, RI) finished up her four-year career at Rhode Island College having played in a 96 games, starting 24 of them. She totaled 434 points, 246 rebounds, 53 assists, 73 steals and 27 blocks during her career. Knott averaged 4.5 points, 2.6 rebounds, 0.6 assists, 0.8 steals and 0.3 blocks per game for the Anchorwomen. 

 

 

As a senior in 2009-10, Knott played in 25 games, starting one of them. She averaged 2.2 points and 2.2 rebounds per game. Knott recorded season-highs of eight points at Plymouth State on Jan. 16, nine rebounds vs. UMass Dartmouth on Jan. 26 and four steals vs. Babson on Jan. 3. 

 

 

As a junior in 2008-09, Knott played in 21 games. She averaged 2.2 points and 1.9 rebounds per game. Knott registered season-highs of seven points at Wellesley College on Dec. 9 and five rebounds twice, vs. UMass Dartmouth on Feb. 10 and again at Southern Maine on Feb. 14. 

 

 

As a sophomore in 2007-08, Knott played in 23 games, starting 18 of them. She averaged 9.6 points, 4.2 rebounds, 1.0 assists and 1.3 steals per game. Knott scored a season-high 23 points at Plymouth State on Jan. 12, grabbed nine rebounds vs. UMass Boston on Dec. 1 and Wellesley on Nov. 27, logged three assists against Roger Williams on Jan. 8 and made six steals vs. Wilkes on Nov. 17. Knott was named the Little East Conference Women’s Basketball Weekly Honor Roll once on the season. 

 

 

As a freshman in 2006-07, Knott played in 27 games, starting five of them. She averaged 4.1 points and 2.0 rebounds per game. She scored a season-high nine points three times, gathered eight boards vs. Eastern Connecticut on Feb. 3, dished out two assists and logged three steals vs. UMass Dartmouth on Jan. 23. She had nine points, eight boards and two steals in the come-from-behind, 69-63, overtime win vs. Eastern Connecticut on Feb. 3.  

 

 

She is an operations management major and a 2006 graduate of Narragansett High School. 

 

 

Senior guard Alice Mullen (Saunderstown, RI) wrapped up her four-year career at Rhode Island College having played in a 105 games (third all-time at RIC), starting 52 of them. She totaled 673 points, 338 rebounds, 161 assists, 82 steals and 30 blocks during her career. Mullen averaged 6.4 points, 3.2 rebounds, 1.5 assists, 0.8 steals and 0.3 blocks per game for the Anchorwomen. 

 

 

As a senior in 2009-10, Mullen played in 26 games, starting six of them. She averaged 7.6 points, 3.7 rebounds, 1.8 assists and 0.8 steals per game. Mullen recorded season-highs of 19 points twice, once vs. Wellesley on Nov. 17 and again vs. Plymouth State on Feb. 20, eight rebounds vs. UMass Dartmouth on Jan. 26, five assists on multiple occasions and three steals vs. UMass Boston on Dec. 12. 

 

 

As a junior in 2008-09, Mullen played in 26 games, starting 20 of them. She averaged 3.6 points, 3.0 rebounds, 1.7 assists and 0.8 steals per game. Mullen registered season-highs of 13 points and eight rebounds vs. UMass Dartmouth on Feb. 10, four assists at Johnson and Wales on Dec. 2 and four steals at Connecticut College on Dec. 4. 

 

 

As a sophomore in 2007-08, Mullen played in 25 games, starting 22 of them. She averaged 10.3 points, 4.4 rebounds and 1.1 assists per game. Mullen scored a season-high 18 points vs. Mitchell on Feb. 6 and Connecticut College on Dec. 6, grabbed 10 rebounds at Westfield on Dec. 15, registered five assists twice and two steals on several occasions. 

 

 

As a freshman in 2006-07, Mullen played in 28 games, starting four of them. She averaged 4.5 points, 1.9 rebounds and 1.5 assists per game. She scored a season-high 16 points and registered five steals in the come-from-behind, 69-63, overtime win vs. Eastern Connecticut on Feb. 3. Mullen also grabbed a season-high five rebounds and dished out four assists vs. Johnson & Wales on Dec. 5. She was named the Little East Conference Women’s Basketball Rookie of the Week once. 

 

 

She is a political science/women's studies major and a 2005 graduate of South Kingstown High School. 

 

 

Senior guard Denise Scott (Yonkers, NY) was named to the Little East Conference’s All-Defensive Team. Scott played in 24 games, starting 18 of them. She averaged 12.1 points, 4.2 rebounds, 1.9 assists and 3.6 steals per game. Scott recorded season-highs of 22 points vs. Eastern Connecticut on Jan. 23, eight rebounds vs. Plymouth State on Feb. 20, four assists on multiple occasions and eight steals, which tied a program record for steals in a game, vs. Southern Maine on Jan. 12. She was named the Little East Conference Player of the Week and to the league’s Weekly Honor Roll once on the season.

 

 

As a junior in 2008-09, Scott played in 18 games at Le Moyne College. She averaged 3.5 points, 2.5 rebounds and 1.0 steals per game.  

 

 

As a sophomore in 2007-08, Scott was named a NJCAA and WBCA All-American while at the Community College of Rhode Island. She was also selected to the All-Region XXI Team. Scott played in 31 games, averaging 14.5 points, 4.8 rebounds, 1.9 assists and 2.9 steals per game. She ranks first all-time at CCRI in career steals (169), while ranking third with 911 career points.  

 

 

As a freshman in 2006-07, Scott was named a NJCAA All-American and All-Region XXI while at the Community College of Rhode Island. She played in 29 games, averaging 15.8 points, 5.3 rebounds, 1.7 assists and 2.7 steals per game.

 

 

She is a sociology major and a 2006 graduate of Lincoln High School. 

 

 

Junior guard Lauren Harrington (Exeter, RI) played in 26 games, starting 10 of them. She averaged 5.7 points, 3.8 rebounds, 1.6 assists and 2.0 steals per game. Harrington registered season-highs of 14 points vs. Western Connecticut on Feb. 9, 10 rebounds and seven steals at Bridgewater State on Nov. 24 and five assists vs. UMass Dartmouth on Jan. 26. 

 

 

Junior forward Sharniece Williams (Stratford, CT) played in 10 games. She averaged 2.7 points and 3.0 rebounds per game. Williams registered season-highs of nine points and seven rebounds at Roger Williams on Jan. 6 and two steals vs. Wellesley on Nov. 17. 

 

 

Sophomore guard Stephanie Coro (North Providence, RI) played in 25 games, starting all of them. She averaged a team-leading 12.9 points per game, to go along with 3.0 rebounds and 1.3 steals per game. Coro registered a season and career-high of 33 points (tied for third-most in program history) vs. UMass Dartmouth on Jan. 26. She also had season-highs of seven rebounds vs. Western Connecticut on Feb. 9, three assists at Western Connecticut and four steals twice, once vs. Wellesley on Nov. 17 and again on Nov. 24 at Bridgewater State.  She was named to the Little East Conference’s Weekly Honor Roll twice.

 

 

Sophomore forward Rachel Riley (Coventry, RI) was named Second Team All-Little East. Riley played in 26 games, starting all of them. She averaged 12.0 points, a team-leading 9.8 rebounds, 1.4 assists and 1.7 steals per game. Riley posted 11 double-doubles on the season and now has 14 for her career. She registered a season and career-high of 24 points and five assists at Western Connecticut on Jan. 19. Riley also had season-highs of 15 rebounds and four steals on multiple occasions. She was named the Little East Conference Player of the Week and to the league’s Honor Roll once on the season. 

 

 

Sophomore guard Brittany Saccoccio (Glocester, RI) played in 26 games, starting 22 of them. She averaged 3.3 points, a team-high 2.2 assists, 2.2 rebounds and 1.8 steals per game. Saccoccio registered season-highs of 12 points at Bridgewater State on Nov. 24, eight assists at Roger Williams on Jan. 6, eight rebounds twice, at Salem State on Nov. 20 and again at Williams on Jan. 4 and six steals vs. Babson on Jan. 3. 

 

 

Freshman forward Courtney Burns (Rockland, MA) was named to the Little East Conference’s All-Rookie Team. She played in 26 games, starting 16 of them. She averaged 5.8 points, 2.5 rebounds and 1.1 steals per game. Burns registered season-highs of 18 points vs. Connecticut College on Dec. 3, five rebounds on many occasions and seven steals vs. Salve Regina on Dec. 8.  

 

 

Freshman forward Melanie Cline (North Scituate, RI) played in six games.

 

 

Freshman guard Laura Neff (Waterford, CT) played in nine games, starting one of them. She averaged 1.1 points and 0.4 rebounds per game. Neff scored a season-high five points at UMass Boston on Jan. 30. 

 

 

2009-10 Rhode Island College Women’s Basketball Roster