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August 31, 2017

 

2016-17 Rhode Island College Womenís Basketball Summary
(5-21 Overall; 2-12 in the Little East Conference)

Providence, R.I.-Third-year Head Coach Glenn Senecalís (Career record: 19-57; .250) team finished the 2016-17 season with an 5-21 overall record and a 2-12 (eighth place) mark in the Little East Conference.

 

The eighth-seeded Anchorwomen fell at top-seeded Eastern Connecticut, 74-53, in the quarterfinals of the 2017 Little East Conference Tournament to end the season.

 

 

 

Senior guard Alex Moore (West Newbury, MA) played in 97 career games, starting 90 of them.  She wrapped up her career at RIC 10th on the schoolís all-time scoring list with 1,147 career points, while also totaling 470 rebounds, 287 assists, 53 blocks and 153 steals. She also ranks sixth in career assists. Moore is tied for fifth all-time with a .773 (262-for-339) career free throw percentage. She averaged 11.8 points, 4.8 rebounds, 3.0 assists and 1.6 steals per game for her career.

 

As a senior in 2016-17, Moore was named First Team All-Little East and team MVP. She played in 22 games, starting all of them. She averaged 15.5 points, 5.8 rebounds, 2.4 assists and 2.0 steals per game. She led the team and was second in the Little East in scoring, while her 45 steals ranked her fifth among the conference leaders. She was also 12th in the LEC in assists (53) and her 5.8 rpg ranked 14th in the league. Moore scored a season-high 26 points vs. Eastern Connecticut on Dec. 10. She grabbed a season-high 12 boards vs. Eastern Connecticut on Feb. 2. Moore dished out a season-best seven assists vs. Lyndon State on Nov. 29. She swiped a season-best five steals on three occasions. Moore scored in double figures 18 times on the season and eclipsed 20 points five times.

 

As a junior in 2015-16, Moore was named Second Team All-Little East. Moore played in 22 games, starting all of them. She averaged 13.0 points, 6.1 rebounds, 3.8 assists, 1.3 steals and 0.5 blocks per game. Moore scored a season-best 29 points against UMass Dartmouth on Feb. 10. She grabbed a season-high 11 rebounds against Johnson & Wales on Dec. 3. Moore dished out a season-best eight assists against UMass Dartmouth on Feb. 10. She posted a season-high five steals against Southern Maine on Jan. 13. Moore ranked first on the team in assists (87) and second on the team in points per game (13.0), rebounds per game (6.1), steals (30) and free throw percentage (71.6 percent).

 

As a sophomore in 2014-15, was named Second Team All-Little East. She played in 25 games, starting all of them. She averaged 12.2 points, 4.8 rebounds, 2.9 assists, 1.9 steals and 0.7 blocks per game. Moore led the team in assists per game, while finishing second in points, rebounds, blocks and steals. She led the team with 41 three-pointers and in free throw percentage (.768).

 

Moore was named the U.S. Basketball Writers Div. III National Player of the Week, Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) N.E. Div. III Player of the Week and Little East Player of the Week following a week which saw Moore lead the Anchorwomen to a 3-0 mark and breaking her personal high in points twice. She scored a season-high 35 points to go along with four steals and three rebounds against Connecticut College on Jan. 22. The 35 points were the second-most ever scored in program history. Moore notched a double-double with 10 points and a season-high 10 rebounds against Bridgewater State on Nov. 25. She dished out a season-best eight assists against Roger Williams on Nov. 30. Moore registered a season-high seven steals, eighth best in school history, against Emmanuel on Nov. 20.

 

As a freshman in 2013-14, Moore was named to the Little East Conference All-Rookie Team. Moore played in 27 games, starting 20 of them, and ranked 10th in the league in minutes played (30.6 mpg). She averaged 7.4 points, 3.1 rebounds, a team-high 2.8 assists, 1.1 steals and 0.6 blocks per game. Moore ranked seventh in the league in assists and ninth in blocked shots. Meanwhile, she ranked second on the Anchorwomen with 21 three-pointers for the year and also ranked second in blocked shots and free throw shooting (.820). Moore posted eight double-digit scoring efforts and poured in a season-high 22 points, to go along with a season-high four three-pointers, against Bowdoin on Jan. 4. She gathered a season-high six rebounds on two occasions, dished out a season-high five assists on two occasions, and swiped a season-high three steals on five occasions. Moore sank a season-high eight free throws against Keene State on Feb. 8. She was named the Little East Conference Rookie of the Week twice on the year.

 

Moore is a Criminal Justice Major and a 2013 graduate of Pentucket Regional High School.

 

Junior forward Lindsey Reinhart (Mystic, CT) played in 26 games, starting two of them. She averaged 0.5 points and 2.5 rebounds per game. She posted a season-best three points in a loss at Brown on Jan. 9. Reinhart grabbed a season-best six rebounds vs. Plymouth State on Jan. 21.

 

Junior guard Jessa Rubera (Newton, MA) played in 25 games, starting 17 of them. She averaged 9.0 points, 1.8 rebounds, 1.8 assists and 1.3 steals per game. She scored a season-best 21 points at Eastern Connecticut in the Little East Tournament on Feb. 21. Rubera scored in double figures 10 times on the season. She pulled down a season-best five rebounds vs. UMass Dartmouth on Feb. 8. Rubera dished out a season-best four assists vs. Bridgewater State on Nov. 22. She swiped a season-best four steals vs. UMass Boston on Jan. 7.

 

 Sophomore guard Helen Assefaw (Malden, MA) played in two games.

 

Sophomore guard Casey Douglas (Barrington, RI) played in six games.

 

Sophomore forward Molly Phillips (Cranston, RI) played in 21 games, starting 12 of them. She averaged 5.3 points, 4.6 rebounds, 0.7 assists, 0.3 steals and 0.3 blocks per game. Phillips scored a season-best 14 points and added six rebounds at Western Connecticut on Feb. 15. She handed out four assists vs. Salem State on Nov. 15. Phillips swiped a season-best two steals on two occasions. She posted two blocks vs. UMass Boston on Feb. 4.

 

Freshman center Jessica Brielmaier (West Greenwich, RI) played in 26 games, starting 18 of them. She averaged 2.7 points, 3.1 rebounds, 0.2 assists, 0.4 blocks and 0.3 steals per game. Brielmaier scored a season-best 15 points and contributed six rebounds at Westfield State on Nov. 18. She grabbed a season-best eight rebounds to go along with six points vs. Plymouth State on Dec. 3. Brielmaier registered two blocks vs. Eastern Connecticut on Jan. 28.

 

Freshman forward Victoria Demers (Sutton, MA) played in 26 games, starting all of them. She averaged 6.6 points, 4.4 rebounds, 0.8 steals and 0.5 blocks per game. She led the team with 13 blocks on the season. Demers scored a season-best 17 points at UMass Boston on Jan. 7. She recorded a double-double with 16 points and 11 boards vs. UMass Boston on Feb. 4. Demers pulled down a season-best 11 rebounds twice on the year. She scored in double figures on seven occasions this season.

 

Freshman guard Kyla DePina (Cranston, RI) played in 21 games, starting five of them. She averaged 1.0 point, 1.4 rebounds, 0.1 assists and 0.1 steals per game. She scored a season-high four points on two occasions, first in the season-opening overtime win vs. Salem State on Nov. 15 and again at Eastern Connecticut on Jan. 28.

 

Freshman guard Jordyn Gauvin (Fall River, MA) played in 26 games, starting all of them. She averaged 7.8 points, 5.0 rebounds, 1.4 assists, 1.7 steals and 0.2 blocks per game. Gauvin led the team in steals with 45 on the season. She scored a season-best 17 points and pulled down six rebounds against UMass Boston on Feb. 4. Gauvin grabbed a season-best 10 rebounds against Westfield State on Nov. 18. She scored in double figures nine times on the season.

 

Freshman forward Ornela Livramento (Pawtucket, RI) played in 10 games. She averaged 3.4 points, 3.9 rebounds, 0.7 assists, 1.5 steals and 0.4 blocks per game. Livramento achieved season-highs with 11 points and eight rebounds at Southern Maine on Feb. 11. She swiped a season-best three steals on two occasions.

 

Freshman guard Fatima McDonald (Attleboro, MA) played in 23 games, starting two of them. She averaged 4.4 points, 4.2 rebounds, 1.3 assists and 1.3 steals per game. She scored a season-best nine points on three occasions during the season. McDonald pulled down a season-best 10 rebounds against Emmanuel on Dec. 7. She registered a season-best four assists vs. UMass Boston on Feb. 4.