August 29, 2005


Caitlin Gavin Honored By NCAA for Womenís Lacrosse Accomplishments


Providence, RIóRhode Island College junior attack Caitlin Gavin (Portsmouth, RI) was recently honored by the NCAA for her performance during the 2005 womenís lacrosse season. Gavin, then a sophomore, led the nation (Div. III) in goals-per-game, averaging 5.8 tallies per contest.


She was named First Team All-Little East Conference for the second straight season in 2005. 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 records for  goals, assists, points, shots, free position shots, ground balls, draw controls and pass interceptions.


Gavin once again virtually re-wrote the RIC record book last spring. She tied the RIC record for goals in a game with nine, reaching that mark twice; 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.


In addition to lacrosse, Gavin is currently a midfielder on RICís womenís soccer team.