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March 30, 2015

 

RIC ANNOUNCES WINTER
SPORTS MVPS

Providence, R.I.-Rhode Island College held its annual winter banquet at the Quonset Point Officerís Club on Monday evening where each team named their most valuable player for the 2014-2015 season.

 

 

 

MENíS BASKETBALL

Senior Chris Burton (New Rochelle, NY) was named the menís basketball teamís MVP. A First Team All-Little East and All-Defensive selection, he appeared in 27 games for the Anchormen, starting 25 of them. He averaged 14.7 points, 7.0 rebounds, 1.9 assists, 2.5 steals and 1.8 blocks per game. He led the team in points, rebounds, steals and blocks for the year. He led the team in scoring on 10 occasions and rebounding 16 times.

 

WOMENíS BASKETBALL

Sophomore Alex Moore (West Newbury, MA) was named the womenís basketball teamís MVP. A Second Team All-Little East selection, she appeared 25 games for the Anchorwomen, starting all of them. She averaged 12.2 points, 4.8 rebounds, 2.9 assists and 1.9 steals per game. She led the team in both assists and free throw percentage (76.8 percent), while ranking second in both scoring and steals.

 

WOMENíS SWIMMING

Freshman Sydney Curran (North Kingstown, RI) was named the womenís swimming teamís MVP. She earned All-New England accolades in both the 100-yard IM and the 50-yard breaststroke at the New England Intercollegiate Swimming and Diving Association (NEISDA) Championships. Curran set the school record in the 50-yard breaststroke (32.43) in the preliminaries at the NEISDA Championships.

 

WRESTLING

Sophomore Terrance Jean-Jacques (Haverhill, MA) was named the wrestling teamís MVP. At 285 lbs., Jean-Jacques finished the season with a 34-2 record and a second place finish at the 2015 NCAA Div. III Wrestling Championships, earning him All-American status. Jean-Jacques finished the season with 18 pins, tied for the school record. He was also named the New England Wrestling Association (NEWA) Co-Wrestler of the Year and was a First Team All-NEWA selection.

 

WOMENíS GYMNASTICS

Junior Emma Hartan (Hebron, CT) was named the womenís gymnastics team MVP. She averaged a 9.188 on vault, 8.953 on beam and a 9.075 on floor. She scored a season-high 9.525 on vault, the sixth-best result in school history, against Springfield on March 9. Hartan scored a season-best 9.475, the second-best score in program history, on the beam twice this winter. She recorded a season-high 9.375 on floor against Springfield on March 9.

 

MENíS INDOOR TRACK & FIELD

Sophomore Steve Vazquez (Central Falls, RI) was named the menís indoor track and field teamís MVP. Vazquez tied for first place, finishing second on a tiebreaker, to earn All-American honors in the high jump (2.11m) at the 2015 NCAA Div. III Track & Field National Championships. He was named the 2014-15 Little East Field Athlete of the Year. He was also a New England Div. III and N.E. Alliance champion in the high jump.

 

WOMENíS INDOOR TRACK & FIELD

Senior Daria Braboy (Providence, RI) was named the womenís indoor track and field teamís MVP. Braboy qualified for the NCAA National Championships, placing 15th in the 400m (59.86). She earned All-New England honors in both the 400m (58.48) and the 200m (25.97) at 2015 N.E. Div. III Championships. She also earned N.E. Alliance honors in five events on the season.

 

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