FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

March 29, 2010

 

RIC Women’s Lacrosse Places Three
on Little East Weekly Awards

Providence, RI-Rhode Island College sophomore attacker Nicky Drolet (Somersworth, NH), freshman midfielder Courtney McKiernan (Hope, RI) and freshman goalkeeper Kerri Montgomery (Franklin, MA) were recognized by the Little East Conference for their performance in a 1-1 week for the Anchorwomen.

 

Drolet was named the Little East Conference Women’s Lacrosse Offensive Player of the Week. She scored nine goals and tallied four assists for 13 points. She also collected four ground balls, two draw controls and a caused turnover. Drolet notched four goals and two assists as RIC cruised by Sage, 20-2, on March 27. For the season, she has played in three games, starting all of them. Drolet has 14 goals, six assists, 20 points, 10 ground balls, two draw controls and one caused turnover.

 

 

 Sophomore attacker Nicky Drolet

 

McKiernan was named the Little East Conference Women’s Lacrosse Defensive Player of the Week. McKiernan grabbed up 10 ground balls and three draw controls while causing four turnovers in two games. She tallied four ground balls, three caused turnovers and three draw controls in Saturday's, 20-2, victory over Sage. For the season, she has played in three games, starting all of them. McKiernan leads the team with 15 ground balls, to go along with six draw controls and seven caused turnovers.

 

 

 Freshman midfielder Courtney McKiernan

 

Montgomery was named the Little East Conference Women’s Lacrosse Goalkeeper of the Week. Her 1-1 week featured 22 saves, a 9.50 goals against average and a .537 save percentage. Rhode Island College's rookie netminder shined on March 27, allowing a scant two goals in a 20-2 victory over Sage. For the season, she has played every minute in RIC's three games, compiling 33 saves, a 8.67 goals against average and a .559 save percentage. She has also totaled 11 ground balls.

 

 

 Freshman goalkeeper Kerri Montgomery

 

In upcoming action, Rhode Island College will host SUNY Maritime on Thursday, April 1 at 6 p.m.

 

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