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May 8, 2012

 

CHILDS & DROLET EARN
LITTLE EAST CONFERENCE HONORS

Providence, RIóRhode Island College seniors Jenna Childs (Cranston, RI) and Nicky Drolet (Somersworth, NH) were named All-Little East Conference for their respective performances in womenís lacrosse this past season. The Anchorwomen were also the recipients of the Little East Conference Team Sportsmanship Award.

 

Childs was named First Team All-Little East as a defender for the second time in her career. She was named the teamís MVP on Monday. She played in 14 games, starting all of them. Childs posted three goals and four assists for seven points to go along with 38 draw controls, 22 caused turnovers and a team-high 61 ground balls. She tallied a goal and an assist for a season-high two points against Simmons on April 21, while corralling a season-high eight ground balls against Western Connecticut on April 7. She also notched a season-high seven caused turnovers against Keene State on April 14, while recording a season-high six draw controls twice on the season. Childs was named a Scholar-Athlete by the honorable, Gordon D. Fox, Speaker of the House, and the Rhode Island House of Representatives at a reception held in the House Chamber at the Rhode Island State House on Monday, April 23.

 

 

 Senior defender Jenna Childs

 

Drolet was named Second Team All-Little East as an attacker for the second time in her career. She played in 13 games, starting all of them. Drolet posted a team-high 55 goals to go along with 13 assists for a team-high 68 points. She also tallied 20 draw controls, 13 ground balls and two caused turnovers on the year. Drolet notched a season-high eight goals, including the game-winner, for a season-high 10 points in RICís, 19-11, victory over UMass Dartmouth on April 25, while also recording a season-high five ground balls. She also registered the game-winner against Worcester State on April 12. Drolet dished out a season-high five assists against Salve Regina on March 29, while totaling six draw controls against Simmons on April 21.

 

 

 Senior attacker Nicky Drolet

 

Head Coach Mike Koperdaís Anchorwomen finished the season with a 4-11 record overall and a 1-5 mark in the Little East Conference, en route to the No. 6 seed in the 2012 Little East Womenís Lacrosse Tournament Championship.

 

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