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April 1, 2002

 

Shannock’s Rachael Caldwell Earns Little East Conference Softball Rookie of the Week Honors

 

Providence, RI—Rhode Island College freshman Rachael Caldwell (Shannock, RI) was named the Little East Conference’s Rookie of the Week for her performance in softball last week.

 

Caldwell had six hits, including a double and a triple in 12 at-bats for a .500 batting average to help the Anchorwomen to post a 3-1 mark in four games. She was a perfect 3-3 with two runs and two RBI in RIC’s 8-0 win over LEC rival Keene State on Mar. 30.

 

She has played in 11 games, starting ten of them. She is batting .400 with five runs, 14 hits, two doubles and eight RBI. She is an outfielder/catcher.

 

Caldwell is a physical education/health major and is a 2001 graduate of Chariho High School.

 

Head Coach Maria Morin’s Anchorwomen are 8-3 overall and 1-1 in the Little East Conference. RIC won its first two games of the week sweeping Salve Regina on Monday, Mar. 25, taking both games of the doubleheader 5-0 and 3-1. The Anchorwomen saw their first Little East action of the season on Saturday, Mar. 30 against Keene State. RIC shut out Keene State in the first game of the doubleheader 8-0, but the Owls came back to take the second game, shutting the Anchorwomen out 5-0.

 

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