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April 15, 2008

 

CULBERTSONíS NINE POINTS LEAD RIC PAST LASELL
RIC Wins Second Straight In, 11-10, Victory

Newton, MA-Rhode Island College senior midfielder Sydney Culbertson (North Kingstown, RI) scored a game-high seven goals and assisted on two others to lead the Anchorwomen past Lasell, 11-10, on Tuesday afternoon.

 

 

 Sydney Culbertson

 

It was the second straight win for RIC (2-7), which snapped a 12-game losing streak with a 16-15 overtime win vs. Little East rival Plymouth State this past Saturday. The Lasers fall to 6-6 on the season.

 

In addition to Culbertsonís effort, sophomore midfielder Meridith Darby (Middletown, RI) scored twice, while senior midfielder Kerry McDevitt (North Kingstown, RI) notched a goal and two helpers. Senior defender Marissa Kielbasinski (Windsor, CT) rounded out the Anchorwomen goal scorers. Freshman goalkeeper Hilary Switzer (Woonsocket, RI) made 13 saves to post her second win (2-7) of the year.

 

The contest was tied, 6-6, at the half, but Rhode Island College scored five of the final seven goals, including three by Culbertson, to record the win.

 

In upcoming action, Rhode Island College will play at Nichols on Thursday, Apr. 17.

 

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