October 6, 2003



Kyle Teixeira Earns Little East Menís Soccer Honor


Providence, RIóRhode Island College sophomore Kyle Teixeira (Warren, RI) was named the Little East Conferenceís Menís Soccer Offensive Player of the Week.


Teixeira tallied 10 points this week on five goals. Four of those goals came in the Anchormenís, 5-1, victory over LEC foe UMass-Boston on Oct. 4. On the season, Teixeira has played in 11 games, starting ten of them. He has 17 goals and three assists for 37 points this season. Teixeira now has five game-winning goals this season and leads the Little East in both goals and points. He is also ranked in the top-ten nationally for points per game (3.36) and goals per game (1.55).


Teixeira is a physical education major and a 2002 graduate of Mt. Hope High School.


Head Coach Len Mercurioís team is 7-4 (3-0 LEC) on the season. In upcoming action, RIC will host UMass-Dartmouth on Saturday, Oct. 11.