FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

April 7, 2007

 

Rhode Island College Women’s Lacrosse Score Report

Keene, NH

 

TEAMS

1

2

 

FINAL SCORE

Rhode Island College (0-4, 0-1)

1

4

 

5

Keene State (4-3, 2-0)

7

2

 

9

 

ANCHORWOMEN FALL IN LITTLE EAST OPENER
Gavin & Darby Score Twice as RIC Loses, 9-5, at Keene State

                Keene, NH—Keene State outscored Rhode Island College, 7-1, at the half and went on to defeat the Anchorwomen, 9-5, in Little East Conference women’s lacrosse action. Rhode Island College remains winless on the season with an 0-4 record, while Keene State ups its mark to 4-3.

 

Rhode Island College senior center Caitlin Gavin (Portsmouth, RI) and freshman midfielder Meredith Darby (Middletown, RI) had two goals apiece, while junior midfielder Marissa Kielbasinski (Windsor, CT) rounded out RIC’s offensive output. Junior defender Erin Duffy (North Dighton, MA) and freshman defender Sharon Corriveau (Coventry, RI) picked up five and four ground balls, respectively. Gavin led all players with a game-high 15 shots. Freshman goalkeeper Katie Kielbasinski (Windsor, CT) made 10 saves between the pipes.

 

Andrea Mitchell (Bow, NH) and Lauren Cooper (Danbury, CT) netted two goals each to lead Keene State.  Cooper’s second goal, her sixth of the season, gave KSC an, 8-2, lead five minutes into the second half.  A three-goal outburst capped off by Darby’s second tally cut the Owls’ lead to 8-5 with 9:06 to play. Mitchell scored two minutes later to extend KSC’s lead to 9-5.

 

            Lanaya Nelson (Chester, NH), Michelle Mazzotta (Cromwell, CT), Meagan Moran (Derry, NH), Melissa Stopera (Scotia Glenville, NY), and Ashleigh Baudin (Salem, NH) added single goals for the Owls.  It was Baudin’s first college goal.  Nelson chipped in with three assists. Jen Gearing (Westfield, MA) stopped four shots in goal to pick up the victory.

 

In upcoming action, Rhode Island College will play at Elms on Monday, Apr. 9 at 4 p.m.

 

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