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November 7, 2013

 

RIC ANNOUNCES FALL MVPS

Providence, R.I.-Rhode 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.

 

 

 

MENíS SOCCER

Junior defender Kwasi Boateng (East Hartford, CT) was named the menís soccer teamís MVP. He was one of just three Anchormen to start in all 19 games this season. Boateng tallied three goals on the year, which ranked fourth on the squad, for a total of six points, which ranked fifth on the team. He posted the game-winning goal in a 5-1 win over Regis College on Sept. 14 and headed home the lone tally in RICís, 1-1, draw with Western Connecticut on Sept. 28.

 

WOMENíS SOCCER

Freshman defender Angela Ragosta (Greenville, RI) was named the womenís soccer teamís MVP. She was one of just four Anchorwomen to start in all 17 games this season. Ragosta tallied two assists on the year for two points. She notched her first career assist for the Anchorwomen in their, 4-0, win over Becker on Oct. 2 and also dished out an assist on the game-winning goal in RICís, 1-0, triumph over Fitchburg State on Oct. 16.

 

WOMENíS TENNIS

Sophomore Jessica Rieman (South Weymouth, MA) was named the womenís tennis teamís MVP. The impact that this young woman had on her teammates and their season cannot be measured in statistics. Rieman was the emotional leader of this highly successful team. Showing up every day, playing hard, and constantly improving were Rieman's daily practice habits, and she exhibited daily what it meant to be a team player. Also, she inspired her team with her positive outlook, her optimistic attitude, and her compassionate and thoughtful personality. In short, Rieman was the ideal teammate and led by example, and the Anchorwomen wouldnít have had the success that they did without her profound impact.

 

WOMENíS VOLLEYBALL

Senior middle hitter Amanda Cabral (Riverside, RI) was named the womenís volleyball teamís MVP. She played in 90 sets in 29 matches and was one of just three Anchorwomen to play in every match this season. Cabral totaled 166 kills (1.84/set), a .044 hitting percentage, 12 assists (0.13/set), 27 service aces (0.30/set), 181 digs (2.01/set) and 31 blocks (0.34/set).  She led the team in digs, while ranking second in kills, aces and blocks. Cabral reached double-digit kills on four occasions and tallied a season-high 11 kills in a win over Salem State on Oct. 10. She also reached double-digit digs on four occasions and racked up a season-high 18 digs against Westfield State on Oct. 5. Cabral handed out a season-high two assists against Wheaton on Sept. 2, served up a season-high four aces against Lasell on Sept. 17, and finished with a season-high five blocks against Coast Guard on Sept. 6.

 

MENíS CROSS COUNTRY

Senior Cameron Richer (Woonsocket, RI) was named the menís cross country teamís MVP. He placed 49th (28:17.89) at the N.E. Alliance Championships on Nov. 2. Richer finished 18th overall (27:55.18) at the Western New England Invitational on Oct. 19. He led RIC with an 88th place finish (28:24.05) at the James Earley Invitational on Oct. 12. Richer finished 36th (30:38) at the Elms Invitational on Sept. 28. He finished 45th overall (31:01) at the Pop Crowell Invitational on Sept. 21.

 

WOMENíS CROSS COUNTRY

Sophomore Rebecca Tellier (Smithfield, RI) was named the womenís cross country teamís MVP. She placed 30th (20:26.32) at the N.E. Alliance Championships on Nov. 2. Tellier finished 12th (20:12.78) at the Western New England Invitational on Oct. 19. She led RIC with a 62nd place finish (20:43.71) at the James Earley Invitational on Oct. 12. Tellier finished 19th overall (21:31) at the Elms Invitational on Sept. 28. She finished 21st (21:42) at the Pop Crowell Invitational on Sept. 21.

 

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