FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

April 24, 2013

 

RICCI SCORES OVERTIME WINNER

North Dartmouth, Mass.-Sophomore attacker Jessica Ricci (Hope, RI) scored with 47 seconds left in overtime to lead Rhode Island College to a 17-16 win over UMass Dartmouth in Little East Conference women’s lacrosse action played at Cressy Field on Wednesday afternoon.

 

Ricci finished with a team-high six goals, while junior attacker Ashley Signoriello (Cranston, RI) contributed four goals, one assist and five ground balls. Junior midfielder Lauren Maisano (Bristol, RI) chipped in with three goals and five ground balls. Sophomore attacker Danielle Landon (Wading River, NY) registered a game-high 13 draw controls to go along with a pair of goals and assists.

 

 

 Sophomore attacker Jessica Ricci

 

RIC (5-7, 1-4 LEC) junior goalie Taryn Carbone (Cranston, RI) made 12 saves to earn the win (5-7).

 

Freshman attacker Colleen Kane (Arlington, MA) had a career-high nine goals for the Corsairs (7-8, 0-5 LEC), including a natural hat trick in the first half. Kane also registered an assist, five ground balls and seven draw controls for the home squad.

 

Junior midfielder Taylor Corsano (Bourne, MA) netted four goals and two assists for UMD, with senior Denise Gates (Feeding Hills, MA) dished out a game-high three assists. Senior attacker Brittney Enos (East Falmouth, MA) contributed a four-point (two goals, two assists) effort for the Corsairs.

 

 

 Sophomore attacker Danielle Landon

 

Senior goalkeeper Angelina Donovan (Medford, MA) finished with 20 saves for UMass Dartmouth, marking the fourth time this season she has stopped at least 20 shots in a contest.

 

The Anchorwomen outshot the Corsairs 43-37 (37-28 on goal) and held a slight edge in ground balls (34-33) and draw controls (21-17).

 

In upcoming action, Rhode Island College will continue Little East Conference action at home against Plymouth State on Saturday, April 27 (1 p.m.).

 

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