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May 20, 2005

 

2005 Rhode Island College
Womenís Lacrosse Season Summary

(8-7 Overall; 0-6 in the Little East)

Providence, RI-- Head Coach Ryan Angelís team was 8-7 overall and were 0-6 (seventh place) in the Little East Conference. RIC was selected to compete in the 2005 Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) N.E. Div. III Womenís Lacrosse Tournament, the first post-season berth of any kind in the programís five-year history.

 

RICís eight wins were a new program record for a single season. The Anchorwomen also established new program records for the most goals (177), assists (62), points (239), shots (442), free position shots (99), draw controls (202) and caused turnovers (112) in a season.

 

Senior defender Erika Babat (North Kingstown, RI) closed out her collegiate career having played in 50 games, starting all of them. Babat had one goal and one assist for two career points. She is second all-time at RIC with 173 career ground balls and 52 career draw controls. Babat is tied for second all-time with 25 career caused turnovers.

 

As a senior in 2005, Babat played 15 games, starting all of them. She had one assist for one point to go along with 52 ground balls, nine draw controls, 11 caused turnovers and five pass interceptions.

 

As a junior in 2004, she played 15 games, starting all of them. She compiled 60 ground balls, 11 draw controls and nine caused turnovers.

 

As a junior in 2003, Babat was named the teamís MVP. She played in nine games, starting all of them. Babat had 28 ground balls, three pass interceptions, three caused turnovers and 16 draw controls.

 

As a freshman in 2002, she played in 11 games, starting all of them. She had one goal for one point, 33 ground balls, two caused turnovers, one pass interception and 16 draw controls.

 

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

 

Senior attack Danielle Beaudry (West Greenwich, RI) closed out her career having played in 47 games, starting 45 of them. Beaudry had 59 goals and 38 assists for 97 career points. She also had 120 ground balls, 14 caused turnovers and 52 draw controls. She is RICís all-time career assist leader.

 

As a senior in 2005, Beaudry played in ten games, starting all of them. She had 16 goals and 13 assists for 29 points. She also compiled 36 ground balls, four caused turnovers and 16 draw controls. Beaudry broke her leg in the game vs. Elms on Apr. 19 and missed the remainder of the season.

 

As a junior in 2004, Beaudry was named Second Team All-Little East Conference. She played 15 games, starting 14 of them. She had 23 goals and a team-high 15 assists for 38 points. Beaudry compiled 50 ground balls, 11 draw controls and seven caused turnovers.

 

As a sophomore in 2003, she played in 13 games, starting all of them. She 15 goals and six assists for 21 points, 24 ground balls, one pass interception, two caused turnovers and 22 draw controls.

 

As a freshman in 2002, she played in nine games, starting eight of them. She had five goals and four assists for nine points, ten ground balls, one caused turnover and three draw controls.

 

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

 

Junior attack Crystal Colagiovanni (Johnston, RI) played in 15 games, starting 13 of them. She had 22 goals and one assist for 23 career points. Colagiovanni also compiled 40 ground balls, 20 draw controls and five caused turnovers.

 

Sophomore center Caitlin Gavin (Portsmouth, RI) was named First Team All-Little East Conference for the second straight season. Gavin played in 15 games, starting all of them. She had 87 goals and 15 assists for 102 points. Three of her goals were game-winners. She had 93 ground balls, 29 caused turnovers, 94 draw controls and seven pass interceptions. She established new RIC single-season record in goals, assists, points, shots, free position shots, ground balls, draw controls and pass interceptions.

 

Gavin once again virtually re-wrote the RIC record book this spring. She tied the RIC record for goals in a game with nine, reaching that mark twice this season on Apr. 18 vs. Curry and again on Apr. 28 vs. St. Joseph. She established a new RIC record for assists in a game with four helpers vs. Castleton on Apr. 10 and with 12 points and 14 draw controls vs. St. Joseph on Apr. 28. Her 11 ground balls vs. Elms on Apr. 19 was a new RIC record for a game.

 

Gavin is currently RICís all-time leader in career goals, points, ground balls, free position shots, draw controls, shots and pass interceptions.

 

Sophomore goalkeeper Micaela Morris (Barrington, RI) played in 15 games, starting all of them. She had a record of 8-7 and made 120 saves, logged a save percentage of .440 and recorded a goals against average of 10.13.

 

This season, Morris registered RIC records with eight wins and 906 minutes in net, and she also recorded the second-best goals against average in a season (10.13) in program history. Morris now holds the RIC program record for saves (266) and minutes played (1,803:10) in a career.

 

Freshman defender Sydney Culbertson (North Kingstown, RI) played in 15 games, starting all of them. Culbertson compiled 55 ground balls, 17 caused turnovers, four draw controls and four pass interceptions.

 

Freshman attack Kerry Donahue (Rehoboth, MA) played in 14 games, starting nine of them. She had two goals and one assist for three points. She compiled 20 ground balls, two draw controls and one caused turnover.

 

Freshman defender Erin Duffy (North Dighton, MA) played in 15 games, starting 11 of them. Duffy compiled 20 ground balls, four caused turnovers and two draw controls.

 

Freshman defender Leah Hayes (Coventry, RI) played in 15 games, starting all of them. She had seven goals and six assists for 13 points. Hayes compiled 55 ground balls, 19 caused turnovers, 27 draw controls and eight pass interceptions.

 

Freshman defender Marissa Kielbasinski (Windsor, CT) played in 13 games, starting 11 of them. Kielbasinski compiled one assist for one point to go along with 30 ground balls, three caused turnovers, two draw controls and two pass interceptions.

 

Freshman attack Krista MacKinnon (Exeter, RI) played in 15 games, starting all of them. She had eight goals and three assists for 11 points. MacKinnon compiled 38 ground balls, six caused turnovers and three draw controls.

 

Freshman attack Kerry McDevitt (Jamestown, RI) played in 15 games, starting 14 of them. She had three goals and three assists for six points. McDevitt compiled 27 ground balls, three caused turnovers and one draw control.

 

Freshman attack Melissa Reggio (Commack, NY) played in 15 games, starting all of them. She had 32 goals and a team-high 18 assists for 50 points. She compiled 49 ground balls, 20 draw controls and ten caused turnovers.

 

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