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June 4, 2004

 

Caitlin Gavin Named to womenslacrosse.comís All-Rookie Team

 

Providence, RIóRhode Island freshman center Caitlin Gavin (Portsmouth, RI) was named to the Div. III All-Rookie Team by www.womenslacrosse.com. Gavin was a First Team All-Little East Conference selection and the team MVP. She played 15 games, starting all of them. She had 43 goals and 10 assists for 53 points. Gavin also compiled a team-high 98 shots, 76 on goal, 82 ground balls and 74 draw controls. Gavin was named the Little East Conference's Rookie of the Week three times during the season.

 

Gavin set new RIC single-season records for shots (98), goals (43), points (53), ground balls (82), draw controls (74) and caused turnovers (21). In only one season of action, she is already tied for RICís all-time lead in career goals and holds the all-time marks in draw controls and caused turnovers.

 

Head Coach Ryan Angelís team concluded the 2004 season with a 7-8 overall record and was 0-6 in the Little East Conference. RICís seven wins were one more than what the program had accumulated over its first three seasons (six, 2001-2003). The program continued to improve as the club broke 10 team records and tied another this spring.

 

The Anchorwomen established new single-season records for wins (seven), goals (147), assists (42), points (189), ground balls (560), shots (375), draw controls (176), caused turnovers (88), saves (146) and lowest goals-against average (9.70). RICís 145 goals allowed tied the previous low set in 2002.

 

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