FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

 

 

April 16, 2009

 

 

 

ALMONTE SCORES RIC’S LONE MARKER
IN, 18-1, LOSS TO ROGER WILLIAMS

 

Bristol, RI—Sophomore midfielder Suany Almonte (Warwick, RI) scored RIC’s only goal, while freshman midfielder Ashleigh Sullivan (Port Jefferson Station, NY) picked up a team-high six ground balls, as Rhode Island College suffered an 18-1 loss to Roger Williams on Thursday afternoon in collegiate women’s lacrosse action.

 

 

 

 

 

 Freshman Midfielder Ashleigh Sullivan

 

 

 

Roger Williams senior Jackie Criss (Westwood, MA) started the game’s scoring at 28:42 into the contest, assisted by junior Natasha Billie (Point Pleasant, NJ) who tallied her own marker just 1:22 later. Back-to-back goals by freshman Danica Delia (Norwalk, CT) gave RWU the 4-0 lead with fewer than five minutes expired in the half. RWU scored the next five goals before Almonte sprinted the length of the field and scored to snap the Hawks’ scoring streak at the 15:52 mark.

 

 

 

RWU finished the half with five additional goals to take the 14-1 lead at the break.

 

 

 

The second half featured 22 fewer shots than the first as the Hawks controlled the pace of play. The Anchorwomen registered four shots in the second frame, but RWU junior goalkeeper Amanda Magee (Columbus, NJ) stopped them all, finishing the game with one goal allowed and six saves. Her counterpart, sophomore Hilary Switzer (Woonsocket, RI), registered eight saves in 60 minutes.

 

 

 

The Hawks win for the fifth straight game and improve to 9-2 overall, while RIC drops to 1-11.

 

 

 

In upcoming action, Rhode Island College will host Framingham State on Saturday, April 18.

 

 

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