FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

April 22, 2007

 

Rhode Island College Womenís Lacrosse Score Report

Providence, RI

 

TEAMS

1

2

 

FINAL SCORE

UMass Dartmouth (4-7, 2-3)

10

7

 

17

Rhode Island College (3-7, 1-3)

2

10

 

12

 

SECOND HALF SURGE NOT ENOUGH AS RIC
FALLS TO CORSAIRS, 17-12

McDevitt Leads RIC With Five Points

            Providence, RIóOne day after Rhode Island College won its first Little East Conference game in five years, UMass Dartmouth handed the Anchorwomen a 17-12 league loss in collegiate womenís lacrosse action at the RIC Lacrosse Complex. Rhode Island College falls to 3-7 overall and 1-3 in the LEC, while the Corsairs improve to 4-7 overall and 2-3 in the conference.

 

UMass Dartmouth senior attacker Katelyn Elliott (Lowell, MA) and junior midfielder Marie Spang (Wakefield, MA) paced the Corsairs attack with 11 and five points, respectively. Elliott registered a game-high seven goals, while Spang netted five. Elliott added four helpers for a game-high 11 points.

 

The Anchorwomen outshot the Corsairs, 33-24, but were unable to overcome an eight-goal halftime deficit. RIC junior midfielder Kerry McDevitt (Jamestown, RI) scored twice and handed out three assists for a team-high five points. Senior center Caitlin Gavin (Portsmouth, RI) scored a team-high four goals.

 

Rhode Island College freshman netminder Katie Kielbasinski (Windsor, CT) made four saves as her record dips to 3-7. UMD junior Erin Doherty (West Newbury, MA) made 14 saves as she ups her mark to 3-2.

 

In upcoming action, Rhode Island College will host Bridgewater State on Tuesday, Apr. 24 at 6 p.m.

 

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