April 8, 2010



Providence, R.I.- Sophomore attacker Nicky Drolet (Somersworth, NH) scored five goals and assisted on another for six points to lead the Rhode Island College womenís lacrosse team to a 16-8 win over SUNY Maritime on Thursday night at the RIC Lacrosse Field.



 Sophomore attacker Nicky Drolet


The Anchorwomen (3-3) stop a two-game losing streak and even their record at .500. The Privateers (1-6) see their current losing streak extended to six games.


Rhode Island College did the majority of its damage in the first half, scoring five of the first six goals, paced by two from Drolet and sophomore attacker Molly Voyer (Lincoln, RI) over the first 7:49.


SUNY Maritime closed the gap to, 5-3, on two goals with 12 minutes remaining in the first frame, but RIC responded by scoring the next seven tallies as both Drolet and freshman midfielder Haley Lattinville (North Kingstown, RI) found the net twice.


RIC led, 14-4, at the break and held advantages in shots (23-10), ground balls (13-9) and draw controls (12-7).


Lattinville and Drolet scored right out of the gates and even though the visitors scored the contestís final four goals, they could not close the gap down the stretch.


Lattinville finished with four goals, three ground balls and a draw control. Sophomore midfielder Jenna Childs (Cranston, RI) picked up a game-high five ground balls.



 Freshman midfielder Haley Lattinville


Freshman midfielder Courtney McKiernan (Hope, RI) scored her first collegiate goal in the win.


SUNY Maritime senior Heather Christiansen (Baldwin, NY), junior attacker Jill Davenport (Miller Place, NY) and sophomore midfielder Catherine Brady (Holbrook, NY) each had two goals. Brady added four draw controls.


RIC finished with the advantage in shots (32-22), draw controls (14-12) and ground balls (21-15).


Freshman goalkeeper Kerri Montgomery (Franklin, MA) made four saves to pick up the win (3-3). SUNY Maritime senior goalie Meagan Golden (Point Pleasant, NJ) took the loss with a nine-save effort.


In upcoming action, Rhode Island College will resume the Little East Conference schedule at home against Keene State on Saturday, April 10.