March 18, 2004



Babat, Beaudry and Wells to Captain
Rhode Island College Womenís Lacrosse


Providence, RIóRhode Island College juniors Erika Babat (North Kingstown, RI) and Danielle Beaudry (West Greenwich, RI), along with senior Kim Wells (Granby, CT), will captain the womenís lacrosse team for the 2004 season.


Last season, Babat was named the teamís MVP. She played in nine games, starting all of them. Babat had 28 ground balls, three pass interceptions and 13 draw controls. She ranks first all-time at RIC with 61 career ground balls and third with four career pass interceptions


She is an elementary education major with a concentration in special education and a 2001 graduate of North Kingstown High School.


Last spring, Beaudry played in 13 games, starting all of them. She had 15 goals and six assists for 21 points, 24 ground balls, one pass interception, two caused turnovers and 22 draw controls. She is the schoolís all-time assist leader with 10 career helpers, ranks third in points with 30 and is fourth in goals with 20.


She is an elementary education major with a minor in special education major and a 2001 graduate of Exeter-West Greenwich High School.


Wells played in 12 games, starting 11 of them last season. The captain had two goals for two points, seven ground balls and four draw controls.


She is a political science major with a minor in communications and a 2000 graduate of Granby High School.


Head Coach Ryan Angelís team is currently trying to dodge the snowflakes and are hoping to open the season at Curry College on Tuesday, March 23 at 4 p.m.