FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

May 13, 2013

 

RIC ANNOUNCES SPRING SPORTS MVPS

Providence, R.I.-Rhode Island College held its annual spring banquet at the Quonset Point Officerís Club on Thursday evening, May 9. Each sport handed out its Most Valuable Player Awards.

 

 

 

BASEBALL

Senior center fielder Kevin Carey (Wakefield, RI) was named the baseball teamís MVP. He played in 38 games, starting all of them. Carey batted .331 (45-for-136) with 24 runs scored, 45 hits, six doubles, two triples, 18 RBI and seven stolen bases. He owned a .404 slugging percentage, a .406 on-base percentage and a .986 fielding percentage.

 

SOFTBALL

Senior pitcher/first baseman Emily Johnson (West Kingston, RI) was named the softball teamís MVP. She played in 39 games, starting 37 of them. Johnson batted .311 (33-for-106) with 10 runs scored, 33 hits, seven doubles and 15 RBI. She owned a .377 slugging percentage, a .351 on-base percentage and a .977 fielding percentage. As a pitcher, Johnson appeared in 19 games, starting 14 of them. She was 8-6 with a 4.30 ERA and 70 strikeouts in 86.1 innings pitched.

 

MENíS GOLF

Senior Kyle Harper (Rehoboth, MA) was named the menís golf teamís MVP. Harper is averaging a score of 79.2 through 11 competitions and led the Anchormen to their second consecutive Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) Championship. RIC will compete at the NCAA Div. III Menís Golf Championships, held at the Sandestin Golf & Beach Resort (Fla.) on May 14-17. Harper was the medalist with a season-low score of 74 in RICís first place finish at the MCLA Invitational on Sept. 20.

 

WOMENíS LACROSSE

Sophomore midfielder Lauren Maisano (Bristol, RI) was named the womenís lacrosse teamís MVP. She played in 14 games, starting all of them. Maisano had seven goals and nine assists for 16 points to go along with 28 ground balls, six draw controls and three caused turnovers.

 

WOMENíS OUTDOOR TRACK & FIELD

Freshman Jaimee Dorsey (East Greenwich, RI) was named the womenís outdoor track & field teamís MVP. Dorsey was the New England Champion in both the 200m (25.35) and 400m (55.25) at the N.E. Div. III Championships, hosted by Colby on May 4. She also earned All-New England honors as part of the 4x400m relay, which placed third (3:54.01). Dorsey earned N.E. Alliance honors in four events at the Alliance Championships on April 27. She was the N.E. Alliance Champion in the 200m (25.23), 400m (55.65), 4x400m (3:55.93), while also placing fourth in the 100m (12.64). During the outdoor season, she has established new program record in the 200m, 400m, 4x100m and 4x400m relay.

 

MENíS OUTDOOR TRACK & FIELD

Freshman Jarell James (Providence, RI) was named the menís outdoor track & field teamís MVP. He earned All-New England honors in the 200m (3rd; 22.09), long jump (5th; 6.74) and as part of the 4x400m relay (3:16.69) at the N.E. Div. III Championships, hosted by Colby on May 4. He earned N.E. Alliance honors in four events as RIC won the 2013 Alliance Championship on April 27. He was the N.E. Alliance Champion with first place finishes in the 200m (22.07), 400m (48.93) and the 4x400m relay (3:20.76), while also placing third in the long jump (6.76m). He has helped establish new program record in both the 4x100m and 4x400m relays this spring.

 

MENíS TENNIS

Junior Alex Werchadlo (Woonsocket, RI) was named the menís tennis teamís MVP. He was 3-11 (.214) at No. 1 singles and 6-8 (.429) at No. 1 doubles for 6.0 points on the season.

 

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