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March 1, 2011

 

THREE ANCHORWOMEN EARN
LITTLE EAST RECOGNITION

Providence, R.I.—Junior forward Rachel Riley (Coventry, RI) and classmate guard Stephanie Coro (North Providence, RI) were named First Team All-Little East Conference, while senior guard Lauren Harrington (Exeter, RI) was tabbed to the league’s All-Defensive Team, for their respective performances this season.

 

Riley, a Second Team All-Little East Conference selection as a sophomore (2010), played in 27 games, starting all of them. She averaged 14.2 points, 11.3 rebounds, 1.4 assists and 1.6 steals per game. Riley posted 18 double-doubles on the season. She scored a season-high 22 points at Eastern Connecticut on Jan. 22, grabbed 19 rebounds at Keene State on Feb. 5, dished out four assists at Johnson & Wales on Nov. 30 and swiped four steals against Western Connecticut on Jan. 18.

 

 

 Junior forward Rachel Riley

 

Coro, a Second Team All-Little East Conference selection as a freshman (2009), played in 27 games, starting all of them. She averaged 18.4 points, 3.7 rebounds, 1.3 assists and 1.9 steals per game. Coro scored in double figures in 23 of the 27 games she played in. She scored a season-high 30 points against Keene State on Jan. 8, grabbed eight rebounds at UMass Boston on Dec. 11, dished out four assists at UMass Dartmouth on Jan. 25 and swiped five steals at Brandeis on Nov. 21. She was named the Little East Player of the Week twice on the season.

 

 

 Junior guard Stephanie Coro

 

Harrington played in 27 games, starting all of them. She averaged 5.9 points, 5.3 rebounds, 2.4 assists and 2.1 steals per game. Harrington scored a season-high 13 points against Trinity on Jan. 20, grabbed nine rebounds on several occasions, dished out five assists three times and swiped six steals against UMass Dartmouth on Feb. 22.

 

 

 Senior guard Lauren Harrington

 

Head Coach Marcus Reilly’s team tied the program record for wins with a 20-7 overall mark. The Anchorwomen finished the regular season with a fourth place (9-5) mark in the Little East Conference. RIC won in the first round of the LEC Tournament, downing UMass Dartmouth, 63-52, on Feb. 22, for the first time in six years before ending their season at the hands of the eventual champion, Western Connecticut, 77-68, on Feb. 25.

 

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