FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

April 23, 2005

 

Rhode Island College Womenís Lacrosse Score Report

Providence, RI

 

TEAMS

1

2

 

FINAL SCORE

Western Connecticut (4-8, 3-2)

8

4

 

12

Rhode Island College (7-5, 0-5)

5

4

 

9

 

GOALS: WCSU, Ellie Champagne 5, Jillian Brown 4, Cuyler Rush 2, Caitlin Everin 1; RIC, Caitlin Gavin 4, Melissa Reggio 2, Krista MacKinnon 2, Crystal Colagiovanni 1.

 

ASSISTS: WCSU, Caitlin Everin 2, Cuyler Rush 1, Ellie Champagne 1; RIC, Caitlin Gavin 1, Melissa Reggio 1.

 

SAVES: WCSU, Melissa Perry (10); RIC, Micaela Morris (8).

 

WESTERN CONNECTICUT DOWNS RIC, 12-9
ANCHORWOMEN REMAIN WINLESS IN LEC PLAY

            Providence, RIóWestern Connecticut State University improved to 4-8 overall and 3-2 in the Little East Conference with a 12-9 victory over Rhode Island College on a rainy Saturday afternoon in Providence. The Colonials came back from a 5-3 deficit late in the first half, rattling off five unanswered goals in the final 4:04 to take the lead for good. RIC falls to 7-5 overall and is still searching for its first LEC win of the season.

 

Junior Ellie Champagne (Newtown, CT) came off the bench to score five goals to lead WCSU in scoring. She added an assist for a six-point afternoon. Senior Jillian Brown (Kings Park, NY) scored four times to help pace the offense. Freshman Caitlin Everin (Glastonbury, CT) had one goal and two assists for three points, while sophomore Cuyler Rush (New Milford, CT) also tallied three points with two goals and one helper. Junior goalie Melissa Perry (Danbury, CT) made ten saves to improve her record to 4-8.

 

Sophomore Caitlin Gavin (Portsmouth, RI) led RIC offensively with four goals and one assist for five points. Freshman Melissa Reggio (Commack, NY) had two goals and one assist. Freshman Krista MacKinnon (Exeter, RI) had two goals and junior Crystal Colagiovanni (Johnston, RI) scored once to round out RICís offensive output. Sophomore goalie Micaela Morris (Barrington, RI) made eight stops in a losing a record, dropping her record to 7-5.

 

In upcoming action, RIC will play at St. Joseph College (CT) on Thursday, Apr. 28.

 

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