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August 11, 2015

 

2015 Rhode Island College Womenís Lacrosse
Season Summary

Providence, R.I.-Head Coach Crystal Labossiereís team (Career Record: 12-30, .285) finished the 2015 season with a 0-13 record and a 0-6 (seventh place) mark in the Little East Conference.

 

 

 

Senior attacker Jessica Ricci (Hope, RI) finished her career having played in 57 games, starting 54 of them. She ranks second all-time at the college in career goals (177), points (211) and shots (395), while finishing in a tie for fifth with 34 assists and ranking sixth all-time in free position shots (46). Ricci also tallied 60 ground balls, 42 draw controls and 23 caused turnovers.

 

As a senior in 2015, Ricci played in 13 games, starting all of them. She totaled 33 goals, 12 assists, 45 points, 12 ground balls, 10 draw controls and two caused turnovers. Ricci led the team in goals and points, while ranking second on the team in assists. Ricci scored a season-high five goals on three separate occasions. She tallied a season-best three assists, to go along with one goal vs. Worcester State on Apr. 9.

 

As a junior in 2014, Ricci played in 15 games, starting 13 of them. She registered 43 goals and seven assists for 50 points to go along with 19 ground balls, eight draw controls and eight caused turnovers. Ricci led the Anchorwomen in goals, ranked second in points and third in shooting percentage (.413). She finished tied for team lead in game-winning goals (2) and tallied a season-high six goals on two occasions. Ricci dished out a season-high two assists on two occasions and corralled a season-high two draw controls on two occasions. She scooped up a season-high three ground balls against Worcester State on April 10 and notched a season-high two caused turnovers on two occasions.

 

As a sophomore in 2013, Ricci played in 14 games, starting all of them. She racked up 56 goals and five assists for 61 points to go along with 15 draw controls, 12 ground balls and eight caused turnovers. Ricci led the team in goals and points, while ranking fifth in assists, draw controls and caused turnovers. Her 56 goals on the year rank third all-time in single season program history, while her 61 points rank fifth. Ricci poured in a season-high nine goals against Framingham State on March 26 to go along with a season-high four draw controls. She also handed out a season-high two assists and added a season-high three caused turnovers against Wheelock on April 2, while corralling a season-high five ground balls against Worcester State on April 11.

 

As a freshman in 2012, Ricci played in 15 games, starting 14 of them. She finished the season with 45 goals and 10 assists for 55 points, while recording 17 ground balls, nine draw controls and five caused turnovers. Ricci ranked second on the team in both goals and points. She notched a season-high five goals on five different occasions, while registering a season-high two assists against Salve Regina on March 29. Ricci also posted five ground balls against Framingham State on March 27, while finishing with a season-high two draw controls on two occasions. Ricci tallied the game-winning goal in RICís, 16-15, double-overtime victory over Simmons on April 21. She was named the Little East Conference Rookie of the Week once on the year.

 

Ricci is an early childhood education major and a 2011 graduate of Cranston High School West.

 

Senior attacker Danielle Landon (Wading River, NY) wrapped up her four-year career as an Anchorwoman having played in 57 games, starting 56 of them. She ranks second all-time at the college in assists (42) and draw controls (172), while ranking in a tie for fifth with 130 points. Landon also ranks six all-time in both goals (88) and caused turnovers (43). She registered 179 career shots, 24 career free position shots and 85 career ground balls.

 

As a senior in 2015, Landon played in 13 games, starting all of them. She totaled 30 goals and 13 assists for 43 points. Landon grabbed 20 ground balls, 48 draw controls and caused eight turnovers. She led the team in assists, while ranking second in goals and points. Landon registered three goals in eight different games, highlighted by a three-goal and four-assist performance against Becker on Mar. 17. Landon notched three goals, added three assists and won a season-best 11 draws against UMass Dartmouth on Apr. 21.

 

As a junior in 2014, Landon was named the womenís lacrosse teamís MVP. She was one of five Anchorwomen to start all 15 games on the season. Landon finished with 41 goals and 19 assists for 60 points to go along with 67 draw controls, 18 ground balls and seven caused turnovers. She led the Anchorwomen in assists, points, draw controls and shooting percentage (.488), while ranking second in goals. Landon also finished tied for the team lead in game-winning goals (2) and chalked up a season-high six goals against Johnson & Wales on March 20. She dished out a season-high four assists on two occasions and collected a season-high four ground balls against Wheelock on April 19. Landon corralled a season-high 12 draw controls against Becker on April 8 and tallied a season-high three caused turnovers against Keene State on April 12. Her 19 assists on the year are tied for second all-time in single-season program history, while her 67 draw controls rank third and her 60 points rank sixth. She was named Little East Conference Women's Lacrosse Offensive Player of the Week once on the season.

 

As a sophomore in 2013, Landon played in 14 games, starting all of them. She compiled 17 goals and 10 assists for 27 points to go along with 55 draw controls, 17 ground balls and seven caused turnovers. Landon ranked second on the team in assists and third on the team in points, while her team-high 55 draw controls ranked fifth all-time in single season program history. She tallied a season-high four goals against Wheelock on April 2 and dished out a season-high two assists on three occasions. Landon corralled a season-high 13 draw controls and a season-high three ground balls against UMass Dartmouth on April 24, while registering a season-high two caused turnovers against Elms on March 23.

 

As a freshman in 2012, Landon played in 15 games, starting 14 of them. She recorded 30 ground balls, two draw controls and 21 caused turnovers, which ranked third on the team. Landon registered a season-high six ground balls against Worcester State on April 21, while tallying a season-high four caused turnovers on two occasions.

 

Landon is a physical education and health major and a 2010 graduate of Shoreham-Wading River High School.

 

Sophomore attacker Molly Colannino (Providence, RI) played in 11 games, starting 10 of them. She recorded one assist, against Western Connecticut on Apr. 3, for one point on the year. Colannino registered four ground balls and two draw controls on the season.

 

Sophomore attacker Betsy Heidel (Warwick, RI) played in 11 games, starting all of them. She scored 12 goals and added six assists for 18 points. Heidel grabbed 13 ground balls, notched 33 draw controls and caused two turnovers. She scored three goals and added one assist for four points against Johnson & Wales on Mar. 30. Heidel registered a season-best seven draw controls twice on the year.

 

Sophomore attacker Destiney Martin (West Greenwich, RI) played in five games, starting two of them. She registered on assist, against Plymouth State on Apr. 25, for one point on the season.

 

Sophomore defenseman Sara Stone (Wakefield, RI) played in 13 games, starting all of them. She recorded 29 ground balls, four draw controls and seven caused turnovers on the season. Stone registered a season-high five ground balls against Western Connecticut on Apr. 3.

 

Sophomore midfielder Jessica Trautman (Narragansett, RI) played in seven games, starting six of them. She recorded three goals and one assist for four points. Trautman grabbed two ground balls, registered six draw controls and caused one turnover. She scored two goals against UMass Dartmouth on Apr. 21. Trautman notched one assist against Colby-Sawyer on Apr. 23.

 

Freshman goalkeeper Alasondra Apici (Providence, RI) played in 13 games, starting all of them. She logged 746:57 minutes between the pipes, posting a 19.84 goals against average. Apici registered 136 saves, posted a .355 save percentage and grabbed 36 ground balls. She made a season-high 20 saves against Colby-Sawyer on Apr. 23. She grabbed a season-best five ground balls at Keene State on Apr. 11.

 

Freshman defender Catherine Bruno (Johnston, RI) played in nine games, starting six of them.

 

Freshman attacker Erin Durigan (Cranston, RI) played in 13 games, starting all of them. She recorded three goals, three assists, six points, seven shots, 15 ground balls, five draw controls and caused three turnovers for the year. Durigan recorded her first collegiate goal, and added two assists, against Eastern Connecticut on Apr. 1. She grabbed a season-best three ground balls in the season-opener vs. Sweet Briar on Mar. 9. Durigan registered her first collegiate point, an assist, against Johnson & Wales on Mar. 30.

 

Freshman goalkeeper Samantha Gauthier (East Providence, RI) played in two games as a goalkeeper, while also appearing in two games, making one start, in the field. As a goalie, she played 27:39 minutes, recorded one save and a .143 save percentage. Gauthier also caused one turnover and grabbed one ground ball on the season.

 

Freshman defender Ashley Hurd (Dartmouth, MA) played in 11 games, starting eight of them. She registered six ground balls on the season.

 

Freshman Julianna Mollo (Warwick, RI) played in 11 games, starting all of them. She recorded 16 ground balls, four caused turnovers and registered two draw controls on the season. Mollo recorded a season-best three ground balls in four different games.

 

Freshman midfielder Toni Montanaro (Cranston, RI) played in 13 games, starting all of them. She recorded 30 ground balls, eight draw controls, seven caused turnovers and registered one shot. Montanaro recorded six ground balls on two separate occasions. She caused four turnovers against Colby-Sawyer on Apr. 23.

 

Freshman midfielder Allison Smedberg (Cranston, RI) played in 13 games, starting all of them. She recorded four goals and one assist for five points with 25 ground balls, 15 draw controls and four caused turnovers. She recorded two goals and one assist against UMass Dartmouth on Apr. 21. Smedberg corralled a season-best four ground balls against Becker on Mar. 17.

 

Freshman defender Taylor Theriault (Lincoln, RI) played in 10 games, starting all of them. She registered 16 ground balls, two draw controls and one caused turnover. Theriault recorded a season-best three ground balls against Sweet Briar on Mar. 9.