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May 15, 2003

 

2003 Rhode Island College
Womenís Lacrosse Season Summary

(3-10 Overall; 0-6 in the Little East Conference)

 

First-year Head Coach Ryan Angelís (Career record: 3-10, .230) team finished the 2003 season with a 3-10 overall record and a 0-6 (seventh place) mark in the Little East Conference. The program continued to make strides in only its third year of existence. RIC set single-season records for goals, points, ground balls, shots, free position shots, pass interceptions, draw controls, caused turnovers and saves in 2003.

 

Junior defenseman/goalkeeper Kristin Mandsager (Portsmouth, RI) played in ten games, starting eight of them. She had ten ground balls and two draw controls. In goal, she had 54 saves, a save percentage of .403, and a goal-against average of 14.55. Her 14.55 GAA is third in school history.

 

Junior center Kim Wells (Granby, CT) played in 12 games, starting 11 of them. The captain had two goals for two points, seven ground balls and four draw controls.

 

Sophomore defenseman Erika Babat (North Kingstown, RI) was named the teamís MVP. The assistant captain played in nine games, starting all of them. Babat had 28 ground balls, three pass interceptions and 13 draw controls. She ranks first all-time at RIC with 61 career ground balls and third with four career pass interceptions

 

Sophomore attackman Danielle Beaudry (West Greenwich, RI) played in 13 games, starting all of them. The assistant captain had 15 goals and six assists for 21 points, 24 ground balls, one pass interception, two caused turnovers and 22 draw controls. She is the schoolís all-time assist leader with 10 career helpers, ranks third in points with 30 and is fourth in goals with 20.

 

Sophomore defensive wing Erin Grant (Coventry, RI) played in 13 games, starting all of them. She had eight goals and one assist for nine points, 37 ground balls, five pass interceptions, five caused turnovers and 15 draw controls. Her 37 ground balls set a new RIC single-season record and her five career pass interceptions is second all-time.

 

Sophomore center Amanda Hutchins (Gilmanton, NH) played in 13 games, starting all of them. She had 27 goals and three assists for 30 points, 31 ground balls, six pass interceptions, six caused turnovers and 30 draw controls. Hutchins set RIC single-season marks in points, goals, free position shots and pass interceptions. She is the schoolís all-time leader in free position shots, goals, points, pass interceptions, and draw controls. She is tied for the career lead in ground balls.

 

Sophomore attackman Liz Valeika (Woonsocket, RI) played in ten games, starting seven of them. She had one goal and one assist for two points, four ground balls and one draw control.

 

Freshman attack wing Ashley Cardin (Cumberland, RI) played in 13 games, starting all of them. She had six goals for six points, 28 ground balls, 12 caused turnovers and six draw controls. Cardin was second on the club in caused turnovers.

 

Freshman attack wing/goalkeeper Crystal Colagiovanni (Johnston, RI) played in 13 games, starting all of them. She had three goals and two assists for five points, 23 ground balls, six caused turnovers and four draw controls. As a goaltender, she played in nine games, starting eight of them. She had 89 saves, a save percentage of .500 and a 12.14 goals-against average. She owns the lowest GAA in school history, and her .500 save percentage stands as a single-season and career mark at RIC.

 

Freshman attackman Danielle Egan (North Falmouth, MA) was named Second Team All-Little East. Egan played in 13 games, starting all of them. She had 17 goals for 17 points, 27 ground balls, five caused turnovers and 21 draw controls. Her 70 shots and 15 free position shots is second all-time at RIC.

 

Freshman defensive wing Cara Fusco (Foster, RI) played in nine games, starting five of them. She had one goal and two assists for three points and three ground balls.

 

Freshman defenseman Meghan Lehman (Sunderland, MA) played in 12 games, starting all of them. She had 22 ground balls, two draw controls, 15 caused turnovers and one pass interception. Her 15 caused turnovers were a new RIC single-season record, and places her first all-time in that category.

 

Freshman attack wing Jessica Maher (Warwick, RI) played in 13 games, starting all of them. She had three goals and three assists for six points, 18 ground balls, one caused turnover and three draw controls.

 

Freshman defensive wing Stephanie Sullivan (Westerly, RI) played in 12 games, starting 11 of them. She had three ground balls, one caused turnover and two draw controls on the season.

 

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