FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

June 1, 2016

 

2016 Rhode Island College
Womenís Lacrosse Season Summary

Providence, R.I.-Head Coach Crystal Labossiereís (Career Record: 16-40; .286) squad finished the season with a 4-10 record overall and an 0-6 (seventh place) mark in the Little East Conference.

 

 

 

Junior midfielder Betsy Heidel (Warwick, RI) played in 14 games, starting all of them. She registered 23 goals and five assists for 28 points. Heidel recorded 30 ground balls, 25 draw controls, 51 shots and caused 12 turnovers. She scored a season-high four goals and added a season-best two assists for six points, while scooping up a season-high nine ground balls, in a win at Daniel Webster on Mar. 15. Heidel recorded four draw controls in a win against Mitchell on Mar. 17. She led the team in draw controls and ranked second on the team in goals, assists, points, ground balls and caused turnovers.

 

Junior defender Meaghan Mullaly (Millville, MA) played in 11 games, starting seven of them. She registered eight ground balls and three caused turnovers. Mullaly picked up a season-high four ground balls and two caused turnovers against Keene State on Apr. 2.

 

Junior midfielder Jessica Trautman (Narragansett, RI) played in 10 games, starting nine of them. She tallied one goal for one point. Trautman recorded 14 ground balls, one draw control and seven shots on the season. She scored one goal against Western Connecticut on Apr. 16. Trautman recorded three ground balls twice on the season.

 

Sophomore defender Alasondra Apici (Providence, RI) was named the teamís MVP. She played in 14 games, starting all of them. She registered one goal, the first of her career, for one point. Apici recorded a team-best 49 ground balls and 24 caused turnovers, while also recording 14 draw controls and one shot. Apici registered her first collegiate goal against Western Connecticut on Apr. 16.

 

Sophomore attacker Erin Durigan (Cranston, RI) played in eight games, starting all of them. She notched four goals and three assists for seven points. Durigan registered four ground balls, seven draw controls, three caused turnovers and nine shots on the season. She notched two goals, one assist, three draw controls and two turnovers at Elms on Apr. 12. She registered one assist on three separate occasions.

 

Sophomore defender Samantha Gauthier (East Providence, RI) played in seven games, starting three of them. She recorded three assists for three points. Gauthier recorded a season-high two assists in a victory over Mitchell on Mar. 17.

 

Sophomore defender Toni Montanaro (Cranston, RI) played in 13 games, starting all of them. She recorded five goals and three assists for eight points. Montanaro registered 28 ground balls, 24 draw controls, 11 caused turnovers and 21 shots. She recorded her first collegiate goal against Daniel Webster on Mar. 15. Montanaro recorded one goal and added her first collegiate assist for two points against Mitchell on Mar. 17. She picked up a season-best five ground balls against Worcester St. on Apr. 21. Montanaro caused two turnovers on four separate occasions.

 

Sophomore attacker Allison Smedberg (Cranston, RI) played in 14 games, starting all of them. She notched seven goals and a team-high six assists for 13 points. Smedberg recorded 15 ground balls, 14 draw controls, eight caused turnovers and 27 shots. She recorded a season-high two goals and season-best two assists for four points against Mitchell on Mar. 17. Smedberg registered a season-best three ground balls twice on the season. She recorded two draw controls four times on the year.

 

Sophomore defender Taylor Theriault (Lincoln, RI) played in 14 games, starting all of them. She registered one assist for one point. Theriault notched 24 ground balls, four caused turnovers and one shot on the season. She registered her first collegiate assist against Worcester St. on Apr. 21. Theriault recorded a season-best five ground balls against Mitchell on Mar. 17.

 

Freshman attacker Tess Bradley (Tiverton, RI) played in 14 games, starting all of them. She registered 35 goals and two assists for 37 points. Bradley recorded 20 ground balls, 23 draw controls, six caused turnovers and 73 shots. She led the team in goals, points and shots. Bradley notched a season-best six goals against Elms on Apr. 12. She recorded one assist twice on the year. Bradley picked up a season-best seven ground balls against Daniel Webster on Mar. 15. She was named the Little East Conference Rookie of the Week twice on the season.

 

Freshman defender Megan Cummins (Lincoln, RI) played in 14 games, starting all of them. She registered eight ground balls, four draw controls and three caused turnovers on the season. Cummins recorded a season-best two ground balls twice on the year and two draw controls at UMass Dartmouth on Apr. 19.

 

Freshman attacker Gabrielle Demers (Warwick, RI) played in eight games, starting five of them. She recorded five ground balls, two draw controls, two caused turnovers and one shot. Demers recorded a season-best three ground balls at Daniel Webster on Mar. 15.

 

Freshman goalkeeper Julia Eaton (Cumberland, RI) played in 14 games, starting all of them. She registered 833:55 minutes of play, posting a 14.82 goals against average. Eaton made 189 saves, posted a .478 save percentage, grabbed 20 ground balls and caused five turnovers. She led the Little East in saves and ranked third in save percentage. Eaton recorded a season-high 19 saves at UMass Dartmouth on Apr. 19.

 

Freshman defender Katherine Gould (Harrisville, RI) played in 10 games, starting six of them. She recorded five ground balls, two caused turnovers and two shots. Gould registered a season-best two ground balls at Daniel Webster on Mar. 15.

 

Freshman defender Sloan Kinney (Warwick, RI) played in one game on the season.

 

Freshman attacker Alison Nolan (Topsham, ME) played in 14 games, starting all of them. She tallied 20 goals and three assists for 23 points. Nolan registered 25 ground balls, four draw controls, seven caused turnovers and 44 shots. She ranked third on the team in goals and was third in points. Nolan recorded one goal and one assist at Daniel Webster on Mar. 15. She scored a season-best four goals, to go along with one assist, at Elms on Apr. 12. Nolan scooped up a season-high five ground balls twice on the year.