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November 16, 2015

 

RIC ANNOUNCES 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 2015 season.

 

 

 

MENíS SOCCER

Sophomore forward Komla Dogbey (Providence, RI) was named the menís soccer teamís MVP. A First Team All-Little East performer and the conferenceís Offensive Player of the Year, Dogbey played in 18 games, starting 17 of them. He led the Little East in goals (16), points (38) and shots (87) and tied for the lead with six game-winning goals. His 16 goals tie him for eighth-best in a single season in program history. Dogbey led the team to the Little East Conference Tournament Championship Game where they fell to UMass Boston, 2-1, in overtime.

 

WOMENíS SOCCER

Freshman defender Nicole Grammas (Cranston, RI) was named the womenís soccer teamís MVP. One of three Anchorwomen to play and start all 17 games on the season, Grammas tallied one assist for one point on the year. She tallied her first collegiate assist in a 7-1 victory over Bay Path on Sept. 12.

 

WOMENíS TENNIS

Senior Sadie Campanella (Chepachet, RI) was named the womenís tennis teamís MVP for her performance in helping the Anchorwomen clinch their first Little East Conference Regular Season Championship since 2007. She earned First Team All-Little East honors for her 12-3 record at No. 2 singles. Campanella also competed at No. 2 doubles for RIC, going 12-3. She posted a perfect 8-0 mark in Little East singles play, and went an astounding 9-1 in her last 10 matches. She totaled 18.0 points for the season.

 

WOMENíS VOLLEYBALL

Senior outside hitter Kelsey Lace (Glendale, RI) was named the womenís volleyball teamís MVP. A First Team All-Little East Conference selection, Lace appeared in 108 sets in 30 matches. She ranked first in the Little East in kills with 446 (4.13/set), while also recording 16 assists (.15/set), 342 digs (3.17/set), 42 service aces (.39/set) and 35 blocks (.32/set). Lace hit .213 (446-186-1,219) for the season. She was named the Little East Conference Player of the Week once on the season.

 

MENíS CROSS COUNTRY

Senior Nate Mann (Cumberland, RI) was named the menís cross country teamís MVP. He finished 362nd (32:41.5; season best) at the New England Div. III Menís Cross Country Championship on Nov. 14. Mann finished 66th (33:46.15) at the Little East Championship on Oct. 31. He finished 94th (33:31) at the Western New England Invitational on Oct. 17. Mann finished 325th (34:44.76) at the James Earley Invitational on Oct. 10.

 

WOMENíS CROSS COUNTRY

Junior Lauren Deguire (Blackstone, MA) was named the womenís cross country teamís MVP. She finished 214th (25:22.1) at the New England Div. III Womenís Cross Country Championship on Nov. 14. Deguire finished 29th (21:15.2) at the Little East Championship on Oct. 31. She finished 28th (21:04) at the Western New England Invitational on Oct. 17. Deguire finished 84th (20:51.11) at the James Earley Invitational on Oct. 10. She finished 14th (20:33.0; season best) at the Pop Crowell Invitational on Sept. 26. Deguire finished 157th (21:22.06) at the UMass Dartmouth Invitational on Sept. 19. She was named the Little East Conference Womenís Cross Country Runner of the Week once on the season.

 

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