FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

April 10, 2007

 

Rhode Island College Women’s Lacrosse Score Report

Worcester, MA

 

TEAMS

1

2

 

FINAL SCORE

Rhode Island College (1-5)

3

3

 

6

Worcester State (5-3)

9

7

 

16

 

RIC FALLS, 16-6, AT WORCESTER STATE
Darby Scores Twice as Gavin is Limited to Just One Goal

            Worcester, MA—Rhode Island College fell, 16-6, to Worcester State in a night contest hosted by the Lancers in collegiate women’s lacrosse action on Tuesday. The Anchorwomen fall to 1-5 on the season, while the hosts improve to 5-3.

 

Ann Clark (Worcester, MA) totaled a season-high 13 points to pace the Lancer attack, figuring in 13 of Worcester State’s 16 goals.  With the score tied, 1-1, at the 21:55 mark of the first half, the Lancers proceeded to score five  unanswered goals to take a, 6-1, lead at 11:33 of the first half. Sophomore Meredith Godfroy (Tyngsboro, MA) got the run started scoring an unassisted goal to break the deadlock and give Worcester State the, 2-1, lead. Clark then took over scoring four straight goals.

 

RIC freshman attack Meredith Darby (Middletown, RI) cut the Lancer lead to, 6-2, but Worcester State ran off three more on goals by freshman Brittany Jamieson (Foxboro, MA), Megan Rosborough (Uxbridge, MA) and Abby Cosenza (Shrewsbury, MA) before Rhode Island College senior center Caitlin Gavin (Portsmouth, RI) finished up the scoring with seven seconds remaining in the half for the, 9-3, halftime tally.

 

The Lancers opened the second half with three straight scores with Shannon Feeley (W. Springfield, MA) potting a pair and Cosenza finding the back of the net for her second of the night.  Darby and  junior attack Kerry McDevitt (Jamestown, RI) scored back-to-back goals for Rhode Island College to reset the score at, 12-5, but Clark would answer back with a pair of goals along with single scores by Amanda Cosenza (Shrewsbury, MA) and junior Erin MacDonald (Dedham, MA). RIC junior defender Erin Duffy (North Dighton, MA) scored her first collegiate goal to round out the game’s scoring.

 

Lancer goaltender Lyndsey Nunes (W. Springfield, MA) stopped seven shots on the night in earning her fifth victory of the year. RIC freshman goalie Katie Kielbasinski (Windsor, CT) made nine stops for the visitors.

 

In upcoming action, Rhode Island College will play at Little East rival Southern Maine on Thursday,  April 12 at 4 p.m.

 

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