November 8, 2004


Rhode Island Collegeís Gina Calenda Named
Second Team All-Little East Conference
in Womenís Soccer


Providence, RIóRhode Island College freshman forward Gina Calenda (Warren, RI) was named Second Team All-Little East Conference.


She played in 19 games, starting ten of them, on the season. She had three assists, and led the team in goals with 11, and points, with 25. Her 11 goals and 25 points are new program records for a freshman, surpassing Alexis Bouchardís 2001 rookie campaign of ten goals and 23 points.  Calenda was named the Little East Conference Rookie of the Week once this season.


She is a nursing major and a 2004 graduate of Mt. Hope High School.


Head Coach Ryan Angelís team finished the 2004 season with a 10-9 overall record and a 2-5 (seventh place) mark in the Little East Conference. The teamís 10 victories were the most in the programís ten-year history. RIC also posted only its second winning season ever. The 1999 clubís 9-8-1 effort was the only other time RIC womenís soccer finished the season above .500. As a team, RIC set new program records for assists (28) in a season and equaled the most shutouts (seven) in a season.