FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

 

 

August 23, 2013

 

 

 

2013 Rhode Island College
Women’s Lacrosse Season Summary

(5-9 Overall; 1-5 in the Little East)

 

Providence, R.I.-First-year Head Coach Crystal Labossiere’s team finished the 2013 season with a 5-9 overall record and a 1-5 (sixth place) mark in the Little East Conference. The Anchorwomen clinched their second consecutive Little East Conference Women’s Lacrosse Tournament appearance, but fell to third-seeded Keene State in the opening round, 16-5.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Junior attacker Ashley Appel (Foxboro, MA) played in 11 games, starting five of them. She finished the season with two goals and two assists for four points to go along with 10 ground balls, five draw controls and three caused turnovers. Appel posted both her scores to go along with an assist in a win over Wheelock on April 2. She also corralled a season-high four ground balls in a win over Elms on March 23.

 

 

 

Junior defender Cassy Arines (Warwick, RI) played in 13 games, starting all of them. She totaled 21 ground balls, seven caused turnovers and five draw controls on the year. Arines tallied a season-high six ground balls in a win over UMass Dartmouth on April 24, a season-high two draw controls against Wheelock on April 2 and a season-high four caused turnovers against Southern Maine on April 16.

 

 

 

Junior goalkeeper Taryn Carbone (Cranston, RI) played in 14 games, starting all of them. She logged the entire 846:00 of the season in goal, posting a 5-9 record with a 13.26 goals against average. For the season, Carbone racked up 185 saves and had a .497 save percentage, to go along with 27 ground balls and six caused turnovers. Her 185 saves rank second all-time in single-season program history, while her .497 save percentage ranks third and her 13.26 goals against average ranks fourth.  Carbone made a career-high 21 saves against Eastern Connecticut on March 30. She became RIC’s all-time leader in career saves this spring with 469 stops to date.

 

 

 

Junior defender Sophie Kanno (Cranston, RI) played in 14 games, starting all of them. She compiled six goals and two assists for eight points to go along with 27 ground balls, 26 draw controls and six caused turnovers. Kanno ranked third on the team in draw controls, corralling a season-high seven against Elms on March 23 to go along with a season-high three goals and a season-high six ground balls.  Kanno also totaled a season-high two caused turnovers against Eastern Connecticut on March 30. She was named the Little East Conference Defensive Player of the Week once on the season.

 

 

 

Junior defender Sam Nolte (Cranston, RI) was named First Team All-Little East. She played in 14 games, starting all of them, and led the team with 44 ground balls on the year. Nolte also finished the season tied for the team lead in caused turnovers with 17. She registered season-highs of seven ground balls and three caused turnovers twice on the season.

 

 

 

Junior midfielder Jessalyn O’Neill (North Providence, RI) played in 14 games, starting all of them. She recorded 18 goals and seven assists for 25 points, while chipping in with 25 ground balls, 17 draw controls and 17 caused turnovers. O’Neill finished the season tied for the team lead in caused turnovers, while ranking third in goals, and fourth in assists, points and draw controls. She posted season-highs of five goals and three assists to go along with four caused turnovers against Framingham State on March 26. O’Neill also racked up a season-high five ground balls against Becker on April 9 and corralled a season-high three draw controls on three occasions.

 

 

 

Junior attacker Ashley Signoriello (Cranston, RI) played in 14 games, starting all of them. She posted 39 goals and 19 assists for 58 points on the year to go along 33 ground balls, 28 draw controls and 14 caused turnovers. Signoriello led the team in assists, ranked second in goals, points, ground balls and draw controls, and ranked third in caused turnovers. Her 19 assists rank second all-time in single season program history, while her 58 points rank seventh and her 39 goals rank 10th. Signoriello tallied season-highs of six goals and seven ground balls against Elms on March 23, dished out a season-high five assists on two occasions, recorded a season-high five draw controls on two occasions, and registered a season-high five caused turnovers against Framingham State on March 26.

 

 

 

Sophomore attacker Danielle Landon (Wading River, NY) played in 14 games, starting all of them. She compiled 17 goals and 10 assists for 27 points to go along with 55 draw controls, 17 ground balls and seven caused turnovers. Landon ranked second on the team in assists and third on the team in points, while her team-high 55 draw controls ranked fifth all-time in single season program history. She tallied a season-high four goals against Wheelock on April 2 and dished out a season-high two assists on three occasions. Landon corralled a season-high 13 draw controls and a season-high three ground balls against UMass Dartmouth on April 24, while registering a season-high two caused turnovers against Elms on March 23.

 

 

 

Sophomore midfielder Lauren Maisano (Bristol, RI) was named the team’s MVP. She played in 14 games, starting all of them. Maisano posted seven goals and nine assists for 16 points, while chipping in with 28 ground balls, six draw controls and three caused turnovers. She finished the season tied for third on the team in ground balls and also ranked third in assists, while ranking fifth in goals and points. Maisano tallied a season-high three goals against UMass Dartmouth on April 24 to go along with a season-high two draw controls. She also corralled a season-high seven ground balls against Elms on March 23 and dished out a season-high two assists on three occasions.

 

 

 

Sophomore attacker Jessica Ricci (Hope, RI) played in 14 games, starting all of them. She racked up 56 goals and five assists for 61 points to go along with 15 draw controls, 12 ground balls and eight caused turnovers. Ricci led the team in goals and points, while ranking fifth in assists, draw controls and caused turnovers. Her 56 goals on the year rank third all-time in single season program history, while her 61 points rank fifth. Ricci poured in a season-high nine goals against Framingham State on March 26 to go along with a season-high four draw controls. She also handed out a season-high two assists and added a season-high three caused turnovers against Wheelock on April 2, while corralling a season-high five ground balls against Worcester State on April 11.

 

 

 

Sophomore midfielder Harmony Tillison (Cranston, RI) played in 12 games, starting 11 of them. She totaled three goals and two assists for five points on the year to go along with 21 ground balls, 13 caused turnovers and two draw controls. Tillison ranked fourth on the team in ground balls and corralled a season-high six ground balls against Becker on April 9. She also dished out a season-high two assists against Wheelock on April 2 and registered a season-high three caused turnovers on two occasions.

 

 

 

Freshman midfielder Ashley Alardi (North Providence, RI) played in 14 games, starting 13 of them. She totaled one goal on the year and also contributed with 28 ground balls, eight caused turnovers and four draw controls. Alardi finished the season tied for third on the team in ground balls and tied for fifth on the team in caused turnovers. She corralled a season-high five ground balls against Western Connecticut on April 6, the same game in which she scored her first collegiate goal. Alardi also tallied a season-high two caused turnovers on two occasions.

 

 

 

Freshman defender Sarah Goodwin (Greenville, RI) played in nine games. She tallied one assist to go along with two ground balls, two draw controls and one caused turnover.

 

 

 

Freshman attacker Alexa Lourenco (Acushnet, MA) played in 11 games, starting one of them. She totaled one goal and two assists for three points to go along with three ground balls and three draw controls. Lourenco tallied her first collegiate goal against Wheelock on April 2 to go along with a season-high two ground balls.

 

 

 

Freshman defender Katelyn McElroy (West Greenwich, RI) played in six games. She tallied three ground balls, one draw control and one caused turnover on the year.

 

 

 

Freshman attacker Ana Medeiros (New Bedford, MA) played in 13 games, starting 12 of them. She recorded six goals on the year to go along with nine ground balls, nine draw controls and one caused turnover. Medeiros posted a season-high two goals against Wheelock on April 2, she registered a season-high three ground balls against UMass Dartmouth on April 24, and she notched a season-high two draw controls on three occasions.

 

 

 

Freshman attacker Hailey O’Dell (Warren, RI) played in seven games. She recorded one caused turnovers on the season.