May 8, 2007


Gavin & Duffy Named First Team
All-Little East Conference in Women’s Lacrosse

Gavin Named LEC Co-Offensive Player of the Year


Providence, RI—Rhode Island College senior center Caitlin Gavin (Portsmouth, RI) and junior defender Erin Duffy (North Dighton, MA) were named First Team All-Little East Conference for their performance in women’s lacrosse this past season.


Gavin, who was also named the LEC’s Co-Offensive Player of the Year, earned First Team All-LEC honors for the fourth consecutive season. She played in 14 games starting all of them. She had 52 goals and 10 assists for 62 points to go along with 63 ground balls and 59 draw controls. Gavin scored the game-winning goal in each of the club’s three wins this season. Her name sits atop almost every statistical record in Rhode Island College women’s lacrosse history. She is the Anchorwomen’s all-time leader in shots (573), goals (279), assists (45), points (324), ground balls (339) and draw controls (292). Gavin holds numerous single-season and game records as well.


Duffy, who was also named the team’s MVP, played in 14 games, starting all of them. She recorded four goals and one assist for five points to go along with 51 ground balls.


Head Coach Denis Chartier’s team finished the 2007 season with a 3-11 overall record and a 1-5 (sixth place) mark in the Little East Conference. The Anchorwomen bowed out of the 2007 Little East Conference Women’s Lacrosse Tournament with a first round, 12-11, double-overtime loss at Keene State on May 1.