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March 28, 2016

 

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 2015-16 season.

 

 

 

MENíS BASKETBALL

Junior forward Terrance Tribble (White Plains, NY) was named the menís basketball teamís MVP. He played in 27 games for the Anchormen, starting 26 of them. Tribble averaged 6.0 points, 7.8 rebounds, 0.8 assists, 0.9 blocks and 0.9 steals per game. He led the team in blocks and rebounds on the season.

 

WOMENíS BASKETBALL

Senior forward Devin Hill (Danielson, CT) was named the womenís basketball teamís MVP. She was named Second Team All-Little East and was also selected as a member of the conferenceís All-Defensive Team. Hill played in 24 games, starting all of them. She averaged 16.8 points, 6.7 rebounds, 1.3 assists, 1.3 blocks and 1.4 steals per game. She led the Anchorwomen in scoring, rebounding, blocks and steals.

 

WOMENíS GYMNASTICS

Sophomore Erin Shea (Braintree, MA) was named the womenís gymnastics teamís MVP. She averaged scores of 9.316 on vault, 7.925 on beam and an 8.925 on floor for the season. Shea registered a season-best score of 9.525 on vault at Brockport on Feb. 7. She scored a season-best 7.925 on beam at the West Chester Tri on Jan. 16. Shea notched a season-high 9.325 on floor at the NCGA East Regional on Mar. 6 

 

WRESTLING

Senior Shawn Giblin (Cranston, RI) was named the wrestling teamís MVP. He placed eighth and captured All-American honors at the 2016 NCAA Div. III Wrestling National Championships on March 11-12. He was named a First Team New England Wrestling Association (NEWA) All-Star at 141 lbs. Giblin placed first and won the NCAA Northeast Regional Championship on Feb. 28. For the season, he was 21-4 to go along with nine pins.

 

MENíS INDOOR TRACK & FIELD

Sophomore Vincent Santos (Narragansett, RI) was named the menís indoor track and field teamís MVP. He finished 28th in the 60m hurdles (9.11) at the 2016 N.E. Div. III Championships Feb. 19-20. Santos earned N.E. Alliance honors by finishing fourth in the 60m hurdles (8.99), while also finishing 18th in the triple jump (11.78m), 30th in the long jump (5.58m) and competing as a member of the 11th place 4x200m relay (1:42.32) and the 11th place 4x400m relay (3:52.57), at the 2016 N.E. Alliance Championships on Feb. 13.

 

WOMENíS INDOOR TRACK & FIELD

Freshman Melanie Brunelle (Warwick, RI) was named the womenís indoor track and field teamís MVP. She was named the Little East Conference Womenís Field Athlete of the Year and the Little East Conference Womenís Rookie Field Athlete of the Year. Brunelle finished 10th in the triple jump (11.64m) at the 2016 NCAA Div. III Womenís Indoor Track and Field Championships. She earned four All-New England honors, finishing first in the high jump (1.68m; field house record), first in the triple jump (11.68m; field house record) and fourth in the 600m (1:37.75), while also competing as a member of the first place 4x200m relay (1:44.19; field house record), at the 2016 N.E. Div. III Championships.

 

WOMENíS SWIMMING

Sophomore Sydney Curran (North Kingstown, RI) was named the womenís swimming teamís MVP. She earned All-New England honors with an eighth place finish in the 50-yard breast (33.23) at the 2016 New England Intercollegiate Swimming and Diving Association (NEISDA) Championships on Feb. 12-14. Curran broke the school-record for the 50-yard breast (32.42) during the season.

 

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