FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

November 21, 2016

 

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 2016 season.

 

 

 

MENíS SOCCER

Senior goalkeeper Chris Moura (Rumford, RI) was named the menís soccer teamís MVP. Moura, a Second Team All-Little East selection, played in 19 games, starting all of them, while helping the Anchormen to the programís first-ever Little East Conference Regular Season Co-Championship. Moura registered 1,684.27 minutes played and went 14-4-1 to go along with a 1.07 goals against average, 111 saves, a .847 save percentage and seven shutouts. He leaves RIC tied for second on the schoolís all-time shutout list with 16 during his illustrious career.

 

WOMENíS SOCCER

Sophomore forward Olivia Capraro (North Providence, RI) was named the womenís soccer teamís MVP. One of just four Anchorwomen to play in all 19 games on the season, she made 12 starts for the team. Capraro tallied three goals and added three assists for nine points, ranking her fifth on the squad in scoring.

 

WOMENíS TENNIS

Junior Dayna Reilly (Swansea, MA) was named the womenís tennis teamís MVP. The 2016 Little East Conference Womenís Tennis Player of the Year, she was also First Team All-Little East in singles and First Team All-Little East in doubles for the Anchorwomen this season. The talented junior posted a near-perfect 13-1 record while playing the No. 1 singles spot for the Little East Regular Season Co-Champions. She also posted a 14-1 record at No. 1 doubles and complied 20.0 points. 

 

WOMENíS VOLLEYBALL

Junior setter Abigayl White (Coventry, RI) was named the womenís volleyball teamís MVP. She started every match for the Anchorwomen this season, averaging 7.68 assists per set, which ranked her third in the Little East, while her 2.51 digs per set placed her 16th in the conference. During the year, she reached the 2,000 assist mark for her career and currently ranks fourth on the schoolís all-time list. White totaled 676 assists and 221 digs on the season.

 

MENíS CROSS COUNTRY

Junior Jonathan Carney (Bristol, RI) was named the menís cross country teamís MVP. He finished 226th (28:36.05) at the New England Div. III Championship on Nov. 12. Carney finished 26th (27:40.69; season best) at the Little East Championship on Oct. 29. He finished 28th (28:24.00) at the Western New England Invitational on Oct. 15 and finished 130th (28:13.99) at the James Earley Invitational on Oct. 8. Carney had a season-best 18th place finish (28:57) at the Pop Crowell Invitational on Sept. 24 and opened the season with a 136th place finish at the UMass Dartmouth Invitational on Sept. 17.

 

WOMENíS CROSS COUNTRY

Senior Allison Lomas (Saunderstown, RI) was named the womenís cross country teamís MVP. She finished 305th (26:36.38) at the New England Div. III Championship on Nov. 12 and ran a season-best time (21:49.56) at the Little East Championship for a 52nd place finish on Oct. 29. She finished 98th (22:38) at the Western New England Invitational on Oct. 15 and 295th (27:13.12) at the James Earley Invitational on Oct. 8. She finished 52nd (22:21) at the Pop Crowell Invitational on Sept. 24 and opened the year with a 205th place finish (22:54.97) at the UMass Dartmouth Invitational on Sept. 17.

 

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