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May 22, 2006

 

2006 Rhode Island College
Womenís Lacrosse Season Summary

(3-13 Overall; 0-6 in the Little East)

Providence, RI-- Head Coach Ryan Angelís (Career record: 21-38, .356) team was 3-13 overall and were 0-6 (seventh place) in the Little East Conference.

 

Senior defender Crystal Colagiovanni (Johnston, RI) closed out her career, playing in 56 games, starting 54 of them. She had 68 goals and 12 assists for 80 career points. Colagiovanni compiled 196 shots, 176 ground balls, 59 draw controls and 41 caused turnovers in her career. She is second all-time at RIC in shots, goals, ground balls, draw controls and caused turnovers. Colagiovanni is fourth in assists and points.

 

As a senior in 2006, she played in 13 games, starting all of them. She had 11 goals and seven assists for 18 points. She compiled 39 shots, 54 ground balls, 23 draw controls and 16 caused turnovers.

 

As a junior in 2005, Colagiovanni played in 15 games, starting 13 of them. She had 22 goals and one assist for 23 points. Colagiovanni also compiled 40 ground balls, 20 draw controls and five caused turnovers.

 

As a sophomore in 2004, she was named Second Team All-Little East. Colagiovanni played 15 games, starting all of them. She had 32 goals and two assists for 34 points. Colagiovanni compiled 59 ground balls, 12 draw controls and 14 caused turnovers.

 

As a freshman in 2003, she played in 13 games, starting all of them. She had three goals and two assists for five points, 23 ground balls, six caused turnovers and four draw controls. As a goaltender, she played in nine games, starting eight of them. She had 89 saves, a save percentage of .500 and a 12.14 goals-against average.

 

She is an elementary education major with a concentration in special educations and a 2002 graduate of St. Maryís-Bay View Academy.

 

Junior center Caitlin Gavin (Portsmouth, RI) was named First Team All-Little East Conference for the third time in her career. She played in 16 games, starting all of them. Gavin had 97 goals and ten assists for 107 points to go along with 220 shots, 101 ground balls, 65 draw controls and 34 caused turnovers. Gavin established new RIC records for the most shots, goals, points, ground balls and caused turnovers in a season. She set a new school record for goals in a game, scoring 11 on three different occasions. Gavin tallied 11 goals vs. the University of New England on Mar. 26, Nichols on Mar. 22 and against Lasell on Apr. 20. Gavin scored the game-winning goal in each of RICís three victories this spring. She was named the Little East Conference Womenís Lacrosse Offensive Player of the Week once on the season. Gavin is Rhode Island Collegeís all-time leader in career shots (499), goals (227), points (262), ground balls (276), pass interceptions (11), draw controls (233) and caused turnovers (84). She is second in career assists (35).

 

Sophomore goalkeeper Sydney Culbertson (North Kingstown, RI) played in 16 games, starting all of them. She logged every minute of every game between the pipes for the Anchorwomen, a span of 960 minutes. She compiled a 3-13 record, made a school-record 205 saves, to go along with a .458 save percentage and a 15.19 goals against average. Culbertson was named the Little East Conference Womenís Lacrosse Defensive Player of the Week once on the season.

 

Sophomore defender Erin Duffy (North Dighton, MA) played in 16 games, starting all of them. She had one assist for one point to go along with three shots, 42 ground balls, two draw controls and 13 caused turnovers.

 

Sophomore defender Marissa Kielbasinski (Windsor, CT) played in 16 games, starting all of them. She had two goals and one assist for three points to go along with 12 shots, 51 ground balls, 32 draw controls and 15 caused turnovers.

 

Sophomore midfielder Kerry McDevitt (Jamestown, RI) played in 16 games, starting all of them. She had six goals for six points to go along with 20 shots, 47 ground balls and 27 draw controls.

 

Sophomore midfielder Melissa Reggio (Commack, NY) played in 16 games, starting all of them. She had 32 goals and 12 assists for 44 points to go along with 93 shots, 41 ground balls, 32 draw controls and nine caused turnovers. Reggio led the team in assists and was second in goals, points and shots. Reggio is currently third all-time at RIC in goals, assists and points.

 

Freshman defender Breonna Gentes (Woonsocket, RI) played in 15 games, starting all of them. She had one assist for one point to go along with 22 ground balls and two draw controls.

 

Freshman defender Kendra Gerrish (North Stonington, CT) played in 15 games, starting all of them. She had one goal and three assists for four points to go along with three shots, 42 ground balls and nine draw controls.

 

Freshman attack Cassandra Mendes (Cumberland, RI) played in 16 games, starting all of them. She had three shots, 20 ground balls and two draw controls.

 

Freshman attack Katelyn Roy (Dracut, MA) played in 15 games, starting all of them. She had one assist for one point to go along with one shot, 21 ground balls and six draw controls.

 

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