FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

May 4, 2015

 

RIC ANNOUNCES SPRING MVPS

Providence, R.I.-Rhode Island College held its annual spring banquet at the Quonset Point Officerís Club on Monday evening where each team named their most valuable player for the 2015 spring season.

 

 

 

BASEBALL

Junior catcher Matt Foley (Seekonk, MA) was named the baseball teamís MVP. Foley has played in 32 games, starting all of them. He recently captured the Little East Conference regular season hitting Triple Crown, leading the conference in batting average (.459), RBI (44) and home runs (10). For the season, he is batting (.459) with 41 runs scored, 51 hits, 10 doubles, three triples and 10 home runs. Foley owns a .881 slugging percentage, a .524 on-base percentage and a .987 fielding percentage.

 

SOFTBALL

Senior shortstop Katelyn Sykora (Waterford, CT) was named the softball teamís MVP. Sykora was named Second Team All-Little East Conference. She played in 31 games, starting all of them. She batted .337 (32-for-95) with 17 runs scored, 32 hits, eight doubles, one home run and nine stolen bases. Sykora owned a .453 slugging percentage, a .427 on-base percentage and a .928 fielding percentage. She led the team with 71 assists.

 

MENíS GOLF

Junior Jonathan Cooper (Berkley, MA) was named the menís golf teamís MVP. Cooper was the individual champion and earned Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) Player of the Year honors, finishing first among a field of 40 golfers, to lead Rhode Island College to its fourth consecutive league title on Oct. 18-19. Cooperís low round of the year came on the first day of the GNAC Championship when he shot an even-par 70. He will compete with the Anchormen at the 2015 NCAA Div. III Menís Golf Championships next week.

 

MENíS OUTDOOR TRACK & FIELD

Sophomore Colin Cabral (Cumberland, RI) was named the menís outdoor track & field teamís MVP. He recently competed at the N.E. Div. III Championships where he placed 13th in the shot (12.83m), 15th in the javelin (47.60m) and 17th in the hammer (44.69m). He earned N.E. Alliance honors in three events, placing fourth in the hammer (44.78m), fifth in the shot (13.61m) and seventh in the javelin (52.56m).

 

WOMENíS OUTDOOR TRACK & FIELD

Junior Autumn Wosencroft (Newport, RI) was named the womenís outdoor track & field teamís MVP. Wosencroft recently competed at the N.E. Div. III Championships where she earned All-New England honors in the long jump (5.40m), while also finishing ninth in the 200m (25.80). She earned N.E. Alliance honors in three events, placing first in the 400m (57.13), second in the long jump (5.39m) and third in the 200m (26.43).

 

MENíS TENNIS

Freshman Lee Tiberi (Smithfield, RI) was named the menís tennis teamís MVP. Tiberi finished with a 4-9 singles record and a 5-9 mark in doubles for 6.5 points on the year. Tiberi was 3-6 at No. 4 singles, 1-0 at No. 5 singles and 5-9 (3-3 LEC) at No. 2 doubles. He helped the Anchormen advance to the semifinals of the 2015 Little East Conference Championships where they lost to eventual champion Southern Maine, 5-0.

 

WOMENíS LACROSSE

Senior attacker Jessica Ricci (Hope, RI) was named the womenís lacrosse teamís MVP. She played in 13 games on the season, starting all of them. Ricci recorded 33 goals and 12 assists for 45 points, while corralling 12 ground balls and registering 10 draw controls. She led the Anchorwomen in both goals and points on the year.

 

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