November 22, 2008




Coro Leads Three in Double Figures in Losing Effort


Salem, MA—The Rhode Island College women’s basketball team saw their record dip to 1-3 on the season in a 70-60 loss to Emerson in the consolation game of the Salem State Tip-Off Tournament on Saturday afternoon.




RIC freshman guard Stephanie Coro (North Providence, RI) led the Anchorwomen with a game-high 18 points, to go along with four rebounds, three assists, two steals and a block. Junior forward Ashley Abrahamson (Raynham, MA) and senior guard Tyla Martin (Cumberland, RI) each pitched in with 13-point efforts. Abrahamson added nine boards and two steals, while Martin recorded five boards, four assists and two steals.






 Freshman Guard Stephanie Coro




Freshman forward Rachel Riley (Coventry, RI) grabbed a team-high 10 rebounds.




Rhode Island College held a three point, 29-26, advantage at the half, only to see Emerson (2-2) outscore the Anchorwomen, 44-31, in the final stanza to earn the victory.


RIC shot just 26 percent (21-for-82) from the field, while the Lions shot 38 percent (25-for-66). The two teams combined to fire up 148 shots in the contest.


Emerson sophomore forward Lauren Zaniboni (San Diego, CA) led four Lions in double figures with a 15-point and 16-rebound effort. Junior guard Andrea Kosak (Latham, NY) led the Lions with 17 points.


In upcoming action, Rhode Island College will host Bridgewater State on Tuesday, Nov. 25 at 5:30 p.m.