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November 18, 2010

 

RIC ANNOUNCES FALL MVPS

Providence, R.I.óRhode Island College held its annual fall banquet at the Quonset Point Officerís Club on Thursday evening. Each sport handed out its Most Valuable Player Awards.

 

 

 Left to right: Doris Belanger, Katie Desrosiers, Corey Carvalho,
Mike Macedo, Ashley Choiniere.

 

MENíS SOCCER

Senior defender Corey Carvalho (Dartmouth, MA) was named the menís soccer teamís MVP. He was named the Little East Conference Defensive Player of the Year and First Team All-Little East. He played in 19 games, starting 18 of them. Carvalho finished with two goals and one assist for five points. He scored the Anchormenís lone goal in a 2-1 loss to Coast Guard in the season-opener on Sept. 1, while netting the game-winner in the clubís, 1-0, win over Husson on Sept. 11. Carvalho and his defensive mates held their opponents to 86 fewer shots (283-197), while limiting scoring to just 18 goals against in 19 contests. He was named the Little East Conference Menís Soccer Defensive Player of the Week once on the season.

 

 

 

WOMENíS SOCCER

Junior forward Ashley Choiniere (Hope, RI) was named the womenís soccer teamís MVP.  She was named First Team All-Little East. She played in 17 games, starting all of them. Choiniere had 14 goals and 14 assists for 42 points. She scored at least one point in all but four of RICís contests in 2010 as the Anchorwomen posted a record of 9-3-1 in matches when she contributed at least one point. She netted the game-winner in a particularly prolific effort against Framingham State on Oct. 12, a match in which she tallied two goals and an assist for five total points. Choiniere also had five points by the same formula in a 3-1 win over Bridgewater State on Sept. 21.  She eclipsed the program record for single season assists with her 11th of the year on a dramatic, game-winning goal by teammate Alexis Smith which lifted the Anchorwomen to a 3-2 overtime win over Westfield State on Oct. 19, a match in which Choiniere again amassed five points. She was named the Little East Conference Offensive Player of the Week once on the season.

 

 

 

WOMENíS VOLLEYBALL

Sophomore setter Jessica Ho (Providence, RI) was named the womenís volleyball teamís MVP. Ho played in 99 sets in 29 matches. She totaled 711 assists (7.18/set), 19 kills (0.19/set), a .343 hitting percentage, 17 service aces (0.17/set), 88 digs (0.89/set) and eight blocks (0.08/set). Ho led the team in assists, while finishing fourth in digs. She reached double digits in 26 of the 29 matches she saw action in. Ho eclipsed 40 assists three times, handing out a season-high 45 in a 3-2 win over Eastern Connecticut on Oct. 12.

 

 

 

WOMENíS TENNIS

Sophomore Doris Belanger (West Warwick, RI) was named the womenís tennis teamís MVP. She was 5-10 (.333) at No. 2 singles and 0-15 (.000) at No. 1 and 2 doubles for 5.0 points on the season.

 

 

 

MENíS CROSS COUNTRY

Senior Mike Macedo (North Scituate, RI) was named the menís cross country teamís MVP. He finished 124th with a time of 28:17.8 at the NCAA N.E Regional Championships hosted by Williams College on Nov. 13. He placed 23rd with a time of 26:57.23  at the ECAC Championships on Nov. 6. Macedo earned N.E. All-Alliance honors with a 17th place finish and a time of 27:38.20 at the Alliance Championships on Oct. 30.  He finished first with a time of 22:16 at Eastern Connecticut on Oct. 16. Macedo placed 12th with a time of 26:34.43 at the James Earley Invitational on Oct. 9. He placed eighth with a time of 26:55 at the Pop Crowell Invitational on Oct. 2. Macedo placed 30th with a time of 27:18 at the Cod Fish Bowl on Sept. 25. He placed 51st with a time of 26:05 at the UMass Dartmouth Invitational on Sept. 18.

 

 

 

WOMENíS CROSS COUNTRY

Senior Katie Desrosiers (Warwick, RI) was named the womenís cross country teamís MVP. She placed 90th with a time of 24:52.3 at the NCAA N.E. Regional Championships on Nov. 13. Desrosiers placed 26th with a time of 23:52.12 at the ECAC Championships on Nov. 7. She earned N.E. All-Alliance honors with a 10th place finish and a time of 20:15.20 at the Alliance Championships on Oct. 30. Desrosiers placed first with a time of 20:27 at Eastern Connecticut on Oct. 16. She placed 25th with a time of 19:56.18 at the James Earley Invitational on Oct. 9. She placed ninth with a time of 19:41 at the Pop Crowell Invitational on Oct. 2. Desrosiers placed 60th with a time of 21:36 at the Codfish Bowl on Sept. 25. She placed 69th with a time of 20:00 at the UMass Dartmouth Invitational on Sept. 18.

 

 

 

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