July 27, 2007


Gavin Garners ECAC All-New England Accolade


Providence, RIóRhode Island College senior attacker Caitlin Gavin (Portsmouth, RI) was recently named Second Team All-New England by the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) for her performance in womenís lacrosse this past spring. Gavin is the first student-athlete in the programís seven-year history to earn a place on the All-Region team.


A four-year starter, Gavin paced the Little East Conference for the third consecutive season averaging 3.71 goals-per-game. A prolific scorer, she led the Anchorwomen in goals (52), assists (10), and points (62). Gavin collected at least four points in seven contests, while racking up eight hat tricks in 14 appearances. On April 9, she registered a season-high 13 points, scoring eight goals and handing out five helpers, in a convincing win at Elms College.


The most decorated student-athlete in the programís history, Gavin is a four-time First Team All-Little East Conference selection, was the 2007 Little East Conference Co-Offensive Player of the Year and a three-time team Most Valuable Player Award recipient. She will depart from campus as the all-time leader in goals (279), assists (45), points (324), ground balls (339), draw controls (291), and caused turnovers (107).


Rhode Island College completed the season with a 3-11 overall record, including a 1-5 mark in the Little East Conference. The Anchorwomen qualified for the Little East Conference Tournament for just the second time in the programís history in 2007.