FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

April 11, 2006

 

Rhode Island College Womenís Lacrosse Score Report

Providence, RI

 

TEAMS

1

2

 

FINAL SCORE

Worcester State (8-0)

10

8

 

18

Rhode Island College (2-9)

6

7

 

13

 

LANCERS STAY UNDEFEATED IN, 18-13, WIN OVER RIC
Gavinís Ten GOALS ARENíT ENOUGH IN ANCHORWOMEN LOSS

                Providence, RIóWorcester State College upped its record to 8-0 in an 18-13 victory over Rhode Island College in collegiate womenís lacrosse action on Tuesday afternoon. The Anchorwomen suffer their fifth straight loss and fall to 2-9 on the season.

 

Rhode Island College jumped out to a 2-0 lead on goals from junior center Caitlin Gavin (Portsmouth, RI) and sophomore midfielder Melissa Reggio (Commack, NY) in the first 3:39 of the game. Worcester State came back with four goals by junior center Ann Clark (Worcester, MA), and two each by junior attack Kim Massa (Westford, MA) and freshman defender Meredith Godfroy (Tyngsboro, MA), to lead, 10-6, at the half.

 

Gavin, who totaled four first half goals, sophomore midfielder Kerry McDevitt (Jamestown, RI) and freshman defender Kendra Gerrish (North Stonington, CT) each scored a goal in the first 5:08 of the second frame to cut the Lancersí lead to one goal, 10-9. Worcester State responded with four goals of its own as Clark and Godfroy each tallied to increase the Lancersí lead. Gavin scored six goals in the second half, but could not get the Anchorwomen any closer down the stretch.

 

Clark paced WSCís attack with six goals, three assists, 11 ground balls and five draw controls. Freshman attack Shannon Feeley (West Springfield, MA) had three goals, two assists and six ground balls, while Godfroy had four goals, six ground balls and two draw controls. Freshman goalkeeper Lindsey Nunes (West Springfield, MA) made 15 saves to stay unbeaten with an 8-0 record.

 

Gavin was a one-person show for RIC, with ten goals, five ground balls and nine draw controls. Sophomore goalkeeper Sydney Culbertson (North Kingstown, RI) made 14 saves in a losing effort.

 

In upcoming action, RIC will host Southern Maine on Thursday, Apr. 13 at 4 p.m.

 

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