January 25, 2006


Rhode Island College Names Carlina Ferreira
 Assistant Women’s Lacrosse Coach


Providence, RI—Rhode Island College has named Carlina Ferreira as the assistant women’s lacrosse coach. She will assist Head Coach Ryan Angel with all phases of the RIC women’s lacrosse program including, recruiting, scouting, administering practice and game coaching.


“I’m really looking forward to working with the developing women’s lacrosse program at Rhode Island College,” Ferreira says. “I believe Coach Angel’s offensive tactics and my defensive background will mesh well with the current talent on the team to create an LEC powerhouse in this and the years to come.”


The Taunton, Massachusetts native played four seasons of women’s lacrosse and soccer as an undergraduate at UMass Dartmouth. In lacrosse, Ferreira was a four-year starter on defense who also served as team captain.


She was previously the varsity head girls’ lacrosse loach at New Bedford High School in 2004 and 2005. She was also an assistant girls’ soccer coach at Taunton High School in 2002.


She earned a bachelor’s degree in marketing from UMass Dartmouth in 2003.


She resides in New Bedford, Massachusetts.