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September 18, 2017

 

VAZQUEZ & TASHJIAN EARN WEEKLY LITTLE EAST
MENíS SOCCER HONORS

Providence, R.I.-Rhode Island College junior midfielder Dennis Vazquez (Providence, RI) was named the Little East Conference Menís Soccer Player of the Week, while freshman goalkeeper Charlie Tashjian (West Warwick, RI) was named the leagueís Rookie of the Week, for their respective performances in a 2-0 week for the Anchormen.

 

Vazquez scored a goal in the teamís, 2-1, victory against Bridgewater State on Sept. 13. He followed that up by netting the game-winning goal in RICís, 1-0, win at Eastern Connecticut in the conference opener on Saturday. For the season, he has played in six games, starting all of them. He has three goals for six points.

 

 

 Junior midfielder Dennis Vazquez

 

Tashjian (2-2-1) made seven saves to help lead RIC to the 2-1 win over Bridgewater State on Sept. 13. He then recorded his first collegiate shutout with seven stops in the teamís, 1-0, victory at Eastern Connecticut on Sept. 16. For the season, he has played in six games, starting five of them. Tashjian is 2-2-1 with a 1.63 goals against average, 31 saves and a .765 save percentage.

 

 

 Freshman goalkeeper Charlie Tashjian

 

Head Coach John Melloís team is 2-3-1 overall and 1-0 in the Little East.

 

In upcoming action, Rhode Island College will host Southern Maine in Little East action on Saturday, Sept. 23 (1 p.m.).

 

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