FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

 

 

March 19, 2009

 

 

 

CHOUINARD'S THREE GOALS LEAD ANCHORWOMEN TO FIRST WIN
RIC Evens Record at 1-1 in, 14-3, Victory Over Elms

 

Chicopee, MARhode Island College sophomore attack Katelyn Chouinard (Warwick, RI) netted a game-high three goals and four other players scored two goals apiece to carry Rhode Island College to a 14-3 win over Elms College in Thursday afternoon’s non-conference women’s lacrosse game at Leary Field.

 

 

 

 

 

 Sophomore Attack Katelyn Chouinard

 

 

 

Junior midfielder Emily Conte (North Providence, RI), freshman midfielder Nichole Drolet (Somersworth, NH), freshman attack Adrienne Gerard (Cranston, RI) and sophomore attack Nichole Grimshaw (Coventry, RI) all netted two goals apiece for the Anchorwomen (1-1).

 

 

 

Chouinard netted two of her goals in the game’s opening 7:28, while Conte, Gerard and Grimshaw all tallied twice in the opening 30 minutes to stake Rhode Island College to a commanding 12-2 advantage at intermission.

 

 

 

Sophomore Hilary Switzer (Woonsocket, RI) and freshman Chiara Razzino (Providence, RI) combined for five saves for the Anchorwomen, who outshot the host Blazers, 28-11.

 

 

 

Freshman attack Katlyn Harrington (East Longmeadow, MA) scored twice, sophomore midfielder Jenn Lough (Feeding Hills, MA) added her team-leading fourth goal of the year and freshman goalkeeper Holly Braziel (Shelburne Falls, MA) stopped 10 shots for the Blazers in the loss.

 

 

 

In upcoming action, Rhode Island College will host Bridgewater State on Saturday, Mar. 21 at noon.

 

 

 

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