FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

March 25, 2004

 

Rhode Island College Women’s Lacrosse Score Report

Providence, RI

 

TEAMS

1

2

1OT

2OT

FINAL SCORE

Lasell (0-1)

5

4

1

0

10

Rhode Island College (1-1)

4

5

1

1

11

 

GOALS: LC, Mandi Rapisardi 6, Meg Coleman 4; RIC, Caitlin Gavin 5, Rachel Pecoraro 2, Crystal Colagiovanni 2, Shana Griffin, Erin Grant.

 

ASSISTS: RIC, Danielle Beaudry 2

 

SAVES: LC, Noelle O'Leary (19); RIC, Micaela Morris (15)

 

COLAGIOVANNI'S SCORES GAME-WINNER IN DOUBLE OT

            Providence, RI--Rhode Island College sophomore Crystal Colagiovanni (Johnston, RI) netted the game-winning goal with 1:50 left in sudden death double overtime to lead the Anchorwomen past Lasell College, 11-10, in collegiate women's lacrosse action.

 

Head Coach Ryan Angel's troops trailed the Lasers by four, 9-5, with 17:47 left in the game before rallying to score four unanswered goals to force the extra sessions. Both clubs traded goals in the first and second overtime periods before Colagiovanni scored.

 

RIC freshman center Caitlin Gavin (Portsmouth, RI) scored five times, as senior Rachel Pecoraro (Smithfield, RI) and Colagiovanni each netted two. Senior Erin Grant (Coventry, RI) and freshman Shana Griffin (Barre, VT) rounded out the club's offensive output. Junior Danielle Beaudry (West Greenwich, RI) notched to assists, including one on the GWG. Freshman goalie Michaela Morris (Barrington, RI) made 15 saves to earn the win.

 

For Lasell, sophomores Mandi Rapisardi (Scarborough, ME) and Meg Coleman (Weymouth, MA) had six and four goals respectively.

 

In upcoming action, RIC will host Worcester State on Saturday, Mar. 27 at 1 p.m.

 

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