FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

March 18, 2008

 

CULBERTSON & McDEVITT LEAD OFFENSE AS ANCHORWOMEN FALL, 19-9, IN SEASON-OPENER

 

Milton, Mass. – Seniors Sydney Culbertson (North Kingstown, RI) and Kerry McDevitt (Jamestown, RI) scored three and two goals, respectively, but the Rhode Island College women’s lacrosse team dropped their season-opener, 19-9, at Curry on Tuesday afternoon.

 

 

 Sydney Culbertson

 

The Colonels (4-2) opened up a commanding, 12-3, lead at the half, and outscored RIC (0-1), 7-6, over the final 30 minutes to earn the win. Culbertson added four assists for a team-high seven points.

 

Rhode Island College freshman goalkeeper Hilary Switzer (Woonsocket, RI) made eight saves in her collegiate debut. Senior Sherri Heard (Coventry, RI), sophomore Meridith Darby (Middletown, RI) and freshmen Suany Almonte (Warwick, RI) and Melissa Carney (West Haven, CT) rounded out the Anchorwomen’s offensive production.

 

Nikki Mackay and Meghan Tilley led Curry with five goals apiece. Kerri Shaw made seven saves to pick up the win in net.

 

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