April 25, 2005


Melissa Reggio Earns Little East
Womenís Lacrosse Rookie of the Week Honors

Providence, RIóRhode Island College freshman Melissa Reggio (Commack, NY) was named the Little East Conference Womenís Lacrosse Rookie of the Week for her performance in a 3-1 week for the Anchorwomen.


Reggio had 13 goals and five assists for 18 points and notched game-winning goals over Elms and Curry. For the season, Reggio has played in 12 games, starting all of them. She has 41 points on 28 goals and a team-high 13 assists. Reggio has compiled 78 shots, 61 on goal, 34 ground balls and 17 draw controls.


She is a physical education/health major and a 2004 graduate of Commack High School.


Head Coach Ryan Angelís team is 7-5 overall and 0-5 in the Little East Conference. RICís seven wins are tied for the most in program history. The Anchorwomen played four games last week, and won three of them. RIC defeated Curry at home on Monday, Apr. 18, 16-12, before going on the road and defeating Elms, 19-11, on Tuesday, Apr. 19. The Anchorwomen defeated Nichols at home, 12-7, on Thursday, Apr. 21, before having their three-game winning streak snapped with a, 12-9, loss to LEC foe Western Connecticut.


In upcoming action, the Anchorwomen will close out the regular season, playing two games this week. RIC will travel to St. Josephís (CT) on Thursday, Apr. 28 for a 4 p.m. tilt. The Anchorwomen will then finish the regular season at home, and host their annual Senior Day ceremonies on Saturday, Apr. 30 when they will square off against LEC opponent Eastern Connecticut at 1 p.m.