FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

March 6, 2012

 

CORO, GAUDET & RILEY
SELECTED FOR NEWBA SENIOR
ALL-STAR CLASSIC

Providence, RIóRhode Island College seniors Stephanie Coro (North Providence, RI), Cynthia Gaudet (Coventry, RI) and Rachel Riley (Coventry, RI) have been selected to play in the New England Womenís Basketball Associationís (NEWBA) Senior All-Star Classic, which will be played at Western New England University on Saturday, March 24 at 1 p.m.

 

The Anchorwomenís three selections to the 22-player roster were the most of any institution.

 

Gaudet, a guard, was the 2012 Little East Conference Defensive Player of the Year, named First Team All-Little East Conference and was selected to the leagueís All-Defensive Team. She played in 29 games, starting all of them. She averaged 15.9 points, 3.5 rebounds, 4.1 assists and 3.3 steals per game. Gaudet was named the Little Eastís Player of the Week once on the season.

 

 

 Senior guard Cynthia Gaudet

 

Coro, a Second Team All-Little East guard, is Rhode Island Collegeís second all-time leading scorer with 1,516 career points. She played in 29 games, starting all of them. Coro averaged 11,0 points, 5.0 rebounds, 1.1 assists and 2.3 steals per game.

 

 

 Senior guard Stephanie Coro

 

Riley, a First Team All-Little East forward, is one of only three players in program history with over 1,000 career points and rebounds, totaling 1,263 points and 1,043 boards over the past four seasons. She played in 29 games, starting all of them. Riley averaged 13.5 points, 9.9 rebounds, 1.3 assists, 1.3 blocks and 1.2 steals per game. Riley was named the Little Eastís Player of the Week once on the season.

 

 

 Senior forward Rachel Riley

 

Head Coach Marcus Reillyís team finished the season with a 25-4 overall record and a 13-1 (first place) mark in the Little East Conference. RIC closes out the programís most successful campaign, having established new school records for wins (25), winning percentage (.862) and Little East wins (13). The Anchorwomen captured the programís first-ever Little East Conference Regular Season and Tournament Championships.

 

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