Signoriello and Ricci lead RIC over Wheelock, 20-3

Ken Bell, Sports Director


Junior attacker Ashley Signoriello (Cranston, RI) and sophomore attacker
Jessica Ricci (Hope, RI) each had eight points as Rhode Island College
defeated Wheelock, 20-3, at the RIC Lacrosse Field on Tuesday afternoon.

scored a game-high six goals and helped out on two other scores, while
Signoriello handed out a game-high five assists to go along with her hat
trick effort. Sophomore attacker Danielle Landon (Wading River, NY)
hauled in a game-high four draw controls in addition to contributing
four goals and two assists.

Freshman attacker Ana
Medeiros (New Bedford, MA) and junior attacker Ashley Appel (Foxboro,
MA) chipped in with two goals apiece.

The Wildcats (0-6)
struck first in the game as sophomore attacker Emma Marrs (Old Lyme, CT)
scored 1:12 into the contest. That would prove to be one of the lone
bright spots for the visitors as the RIC (3-3) offense quickly tied the
game 1:20 later on Ricci's first of the day.

Ricci's goal
ignited a 13-goal outburst that quickly put the game out of reach.
Marrs made it 13-2 at the half with a goal just before intermission.

Anchorwomen rattled off five more to start the second half and Appel's
second of the day with 10:30 remaining gave the host's their highest
goal total of the season.

Junior goalkeeper Taryn Carbone
(Cranston, RI) made 12 saves to earn the win (3-3). Wheelock junior
goalie Monica Bettle (Pembroke, MA) turned away 14 Anchorwomen attempts
in the loss (0-6).

RIC held a decisive, 43-18, advantage
in shots and draw controls, 17-8. Wheelock committed 19 turnovers, while
the Anchorwomen lost control of the ball 17 times. Rhode Island College
picked up three more ground balls, 16-13, than Wheelock.

Marrs finished with three goals. Sophomore center Molly Centore (Kennebunk, ME) picked up four draw controls.

upcoming action, Rhode Island College will resume Little East
Conference action at home against Western Connecticut on Saturday, April
6 (1 p.m.).