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May 1, 2016

 

2015 Rhode Island College Womenís Soccer
Season Summary

(3-14 Overall; 1-6 in the Little East Conference)

Providence, R.I.-Head Coach Christina Tavanaís (Career Record: 3-14; .176) team finished the 2015 season with a 3-14 record and a 1-6 mark (seventh place) mark in the Little East Conference.

 

 

 

Senior Gabrielle Turner (Smithfield, RI) wraps up her career in a RIC uniform having played in 65 games, starting 59 of them. She registered 30 career goals and 19 career assists for 79 points. She ranks third in program history in both points (79) and assists (19) and is tied for third in goals (30).

 

As a senior in 2015, Turner was named Second Team All-Little East for the second consecutive season. She played in 17 games, starting 16 of them. She scored seven goals and added nine assists for 23 points. She ranked first on the team in both assists and points, while ranking second on the squad in goals. Her 23 points was good for third-best in the Little East. Turner notched a season-high two goals in an 8-2 victory over Fitchburg State on Oct. 14. She recorded a season-best three assists twice during the year. Turner notched five points in two Anchorwomen victories.

 

As a junior in 2014, Turner was named Second Team All-Little East. She played in 17 games, starting of 15 of them. Turner totaled 12 goals and one assist for 25 points. She scored a season-high four goals, including the game-winner, in a 5-2 victory over Mitchell on Oct. 8. She was tied for third in the league in goals and was tied for fourth in points. Turner was named the Little East Conference Women's Soccer Offensive Player of the Week twice.

 

As a sophomore in 2013, Turner played in 17 games, starting 16 of them, and was one of six Anchorwomen to appear in every game on the season. She racked up seven goals and four assists for 18 points on the season. Turner finished the season tied for the team lead in goals, assists and points, while ranking fifth in the Little East in goals, seventh in points, and 10th in assists.

 

As a freshman in 2012, Turner played in 14 games, starting 12 of them. She posted a team-high five assists to go along with four goals for 13 points, which ranked second on the team. Turner notched her first career goal and her first career assist in a 5-0 win against Mitchell on Sept. 8. She was one of just seven Anchorwomen to play in all 14 games this season and was named the Little East Conference Rookie of the Week once on the season.

 

Turner is a community health & wellness major and a 2012 graduate of East Providence High School.

 

Junior midfielder Chelsea Combs (Ashford, CT) played in 17 games, starting all of them. She registered four goals and two assists for 10 points. She scored a season-high two goals in an 8-2 win over Fitchburg State on Oct. 14. Combs tallied one assist on two separate occasions. She notched a season-high five points (2g, 1a) against Fitchburg State on Oct. 14.

 

Junior midfielder Jaclyn Greenman (Waterford, CT) played in 17 games, starting all of them. She scored five goals and added five assists for 15 points. Greenman ranked second on the team in assists and third in both goals and points. She scored one goal on five different occasions during the year. Greenman notched a season-high three assists in a 7-1 victory over Bay Path on Sept. 12.

 

Sophomore defender Catherine Bruno (Johnston, RI) played in one game.

 

Sophomore defender Ashley Hurd (Dartmouth, MA) played in 13 games, starting two of them. She registered three shots on the season.

 

Sophomore defender Lily Medeiros (Attleboro, MA) played in 16 games, starting all of them. She recorded on assist for one point on the season. Medeiros registered her first collegiate assist in an 8-2 victory over Fitchburg State on Oct. 14.

 

Sophomore midfielder Brooke Morris (Lincoln, RI) played in 14 games, starting five of them. She tallied two goals and two assists for six points. Morris recorded an assist in a 3-2 loss at Elms on Sept. 1. She registered her second assist of the year in a 4-1 loss at UMass Dartmouth on Sept. 25. She tallied her first and second collegiate goals in a 5-4 loss to Becker on Oct. 6.

 

Sophomore defender Miranda Pacheco (Tiverton, RI) played in 10 games, starting seven of them. She recorded one shot on the season.

 

Sophomore midfielder Stephanie Ricci (Smithfield, RI) played in 14 games, starting 13 of them. She tallied one goal and two assists for four points. Ricci tallied one goal, the game-winner, in a 7-1 victory over Bay Path on Sept. 12. She recorded her first assist of the season in a 5-4 loss against Becker on Oct. 6. Ricci tallied her second assist in an 8-2 victory over Fitchburg State on Oct. 14.

 

Sophomore defender Taylor Theriault (Lincoln, RI) played in six games.

 

Freshman forward Olivia Capraro (North Providence, RI) played in 16 games, starting four of them. She tallied four goals and one assist for nine points. She registered her first two collegiate goals in a 7-1 victory over Bay Path on Sept. 12. Capraro registered one goal and her first career assist in an 8-2 victory over Fitchburg State on Oct. 14. She tallied one goal in a 5-4 loss to Becker on Oct. 6.

 

Freshman forward Morganne Collins (Moosup, CT) played in three games. She recorded one goal for two points on the season. Collins tallied her first career goal in an 8-2 victory over Fitchburg State on Oct. 14.

 

Freshman midfielder Elena Couto (Coventry, RI) played in 10 games. She registered two assists for two points. Couto tallied a pair of assists, the first of her career, in a 7-1 victory over Bay Path on Sept. 12.

 

Freshman forward Brittany DeGrooth (Westerly, RI) played in 13 games, starting all of them. She recorded eight goals and three assists for 19 points. She ranked first on the team and tied for fourth in the LEC in goals. DeGrooth was second on the team in points. She notched her first collegiate goal in a 7-1 victory over Bay Path on Sept. 12. DeGrooth tallied her first collegiate assist in a 2-1 loss at Framingham State on Sept. 23. DeGrooth recorded a hat trick and added one assist for seven points in a 4-3 overtime victory at Southern Maine on Oct. 31. She tallied two game-winning goals on the year to lead the Anchorwomen. DeGrooth was name the Little East Conference Rookie of the Week twice during the season. She was also named the ECAC Womenís Soccer Rookie of the Week once.

 

Freshman midfielder Allyson Fotheringhame (East Haven, CT) played in six games, starting three of them, before an injury cut short her season. She recorded one goal and one assist for three points. Fotheringhame tallied her first collegiate assist in a 5-1 loss at Worcester State on Sept. 5. She registered her first collegiate goal in a 7-1 victory over Bay Path on Sept. 12. Fotheringhame also started one game in goal for the Anchorwomen. She recorded a 1-0 record in 45:00 minutes of play with three saves.

 

Freshman defender Arden Goguen (Mattapoisett, MA) played in 14 games, starting 13 of them. She recorded one assist for one point. Goguen tallied her first collegiate assist in a 7-1 loss against Eastern Connecticut on Oct. 24.

 

Freshman defender Eleni Grammas (Cranston, RI) played in 16 games, starting 14 of them. She registered one assist for one point on the season. Grammas tallied her first collegiate assist in a 6-1 loss against Salve Regina on Sept. 8.

 

Freshman defender Nicole Grammas (Cranston, RI) played in 17 games, starting all of them. She was named the teamís MVP. Grammas tallied one assist for one point on the year. Grammas tallied her first collegiate assist in a 7-1 victory over Bay Path on Sept. 12.

 

Freshman midfielder Leah Gravel (Johnston, RI) played in 16 games, starting 14 of them. She recorded three assists for three points on the year. Gravel recorded her first collegiate assist in a 7-1 victory over Bay Path on Sept. 12. She also tallied assists in a 5-4 loss to Becker on Oct. 6 and an 8-2 victory over Fitchburg State on Oct. 14.

 

Freshman goalkeeper Katherine Haley (Hope, RI) played in 12 games, starting 11 of them. She was 2-9 with 95 saves, a .699 save percentage, and a 3.77 goals against average in 978:54 minutes of action. Haley turned aside a season-high 18 saves in a 5-1 loss to Worcester State on Sept. 5.

 

Freshman defender Olivia Nwachukwu (Providence, RI) played in four games.

 

Freshman goalkeeper Stefanie Togbasi (Providence, RI) played in nine games, starting five of them. She was 0-5 with 44 saves, a .698 save percentage and a 3.53 goals against average in 485:03 minutes of action. Togbasi stopped a season-high 12 shots in a 3-0 loss to UMass Boston on Sept. 19.