FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

November 18, 2014

 

RHODE ISLAND COLLEGE ANNOUNCES
2014 FALL SPORTS MVPS

Providence, R.I.-Rhode Island College held its annual fall banquet at the Quonset Point Officerís Club on Monday evening where each team named their most valuable player for the 2014 season.

 

MENíS SOCCER

Senior midfielder Emmanuel Asiedu (Lincoln, RI) was named the menís soccer teamís MVP. A First Team All-Little East performer this season, he played in 17 games, starting all of them. He scored 13 goals and dished out five assists for 31 points to lead the Little East Conference. Asiedu recorded a team-high six game-winning goals and led the Anchormen to the 2014 Little East Conference Tournament semifinals where they fell to eventual champion, UMass Boston, 1-0 on Nov. 5. He ends his RIC career ranking eighth on the all-time goals list (32) and is eighth on the career points list (80).

 

WOMENíS SOCCER

Senior defender Sam Nolte (Cranston, RI) was named the womenís soccer teamís MVP. Nolte was one of two Anchorwomen to start all 17 games on the season. She tallied one assist for one point. She assisted on the Anchorwomenís second goal in a 2-2 tie against LEC foe Southern Maine on Oct. 25.

 

WOMENíS TENNIS

Sophomore Julie Reddy (Greenville, RI) was named the womenís tennis teamís MVP for her performance in helping the Anchorwomen reach their second consecutive Little East Conference Tournament Championship match. Reddy was named First Team All-Little East at both No. 4 singles and No. 2 doubles. She went 14-0 in singles action on the season, which included a 13-0 mark at the No. 4 flight and a 1-0 mark at No. 3 singles. Reddy partnered with junior Sadie Campanella (Chepachet, RI) to go a perfect 8-0 in Little East action at No. 2 doubles, while finishing with an overall record of 13-1 as a tandem. The duo finished the season with 12 straight victories. Reddy recorded a 14-1 overall doubles record.

 

WOMENíS VOLLEYBALL

Freshman setter Abigayl White (Coventry, RI) was named the womenís volleyball teamís MVP. A three-time Little East Conference Rookie of the Week selection, White appeared in 87 sets in 26 matches. She ranked second in the Little East with 707 assists (8.13/game), while also recording 34 kills (.39/set), 20 service aces (.23/set), 218 digs (2.51/set) and 10 blocks (.11/set).  She recorded 47 assists in a 3-2 setback against Worcester State on Sept. 19, and again on Oct. 3 against St. Josephís (ME) in a 3-1 RIC victory.

 

MENíS CROSS COUNTRY

Senior Nicholas Longolucco (Bradford, RI) was named the menís cross country teamís MVP. He finished 359th (35.05.5) at the N.E. Div. III Regional Championship on Nov. 15. He placed 159th (34.52.57) at the N.E. Alliance Championships on Nov. 1. He placed 158th (33:10.31) at the Golden Bear Invitational on Oct. 18. He finished 331st (33:52.19) at the James Earley Invitational on Oct. 11. Longolucco placed 125th (38:23.0) at the Pop Crowell Invitational on Sept. 27. He placed 223rd (33:46.27) at the UMass Dartmouth Invitational on Sept. 20.

 

WOMENíS CROSS COUNTRY

Junior Rebecca Tellier (Smithfield, RI) was named the womenís cross country teamís MVP. She led the Anchorwomen to a 38th place finish at the N.E. Div. III Championships on Nov. 15 by placing 177nd (25:22.2). Tellier placed 42nd (21:29.93) at the N.E. Alliance Championships on Nov. 1. She led RIC with a seventh place finish at the Golden Bear Invitational on Oct. 18 by finishing 11th (20:27.31). Tellier finished 65th (20:13.82) at the James Earley Invitational on Oct. 11. She finished 14th (21:07.0) to lead the Anchorwomen at the Pop Crowell Invitational on Sept. 27. Tellier finished 132nd (20:48.95) to pace the Anchorwomen at the UMass Dartmouth Invitational on Sept. 20.

 

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