October 20, 2003



Jason Nelson Earns

Little East Menís Soccer Honor


Providence, RIóRhode Island College junior goalkeeper Jason Nelson (Pascoag, RI) was named the Little East Conferenceís Menís Soccer Defensive Player of the Week.


Nelson went 2-0 in goal for the Anchormen this past week. He stopped nine shots, giving up two goals and recorded his first shutout of the season in RICís 2-0 victory over LEC foe Western Connecticut on Oct. 17. On the season, he has played and started in six games. Nelson has made 34 saves, allowed 12 goals and recorded one shutout. His current goals against average is 2.00.


Nelson is a justice studies major and a 2001 graduate of Burriville High School.


Head Coach Len Mercurioís team is 10-4 (5-0 LEC) on the season. In upcoming action, RIC will host Wentworth on Wednesday, Oct. 22 at 3:30 p.m. and Keene State on Saturday, Oct. 25 for a 1 p.m. tilt.