Second-half rally leads RIC past PSU Women’s Basketball

December 9th, 2006 by Adam

PLYMOUTH, N.H. – Rhode Island College opened the second half with a 22-10 run to overcome a one-point deficit, and the Anchorwomen went on to defeat Plymouth State University, 75-50, in a Little East Conference women’s basketball game at Foley Gymnasium.

Senior Kari Geisler (Deerfield, N.H./Pinkerton) led the Anchorwomen with a double-double, scoring 15 points and grabbing 10 rebounds. Junior Josalee Danieli (New Gloucester, Maine) added 13 points and eight boards, and freshman Erica Pisaturo (Greenville, R.I.) came off the bench in the second half to make four three-pointers and finish with 12 points.

Junior Lauren Daniels (Concord, N.H.) led the Panther effort, finishing with a team-high 12 points and nine rebounds. Freshman Karly Gray (Southampton, Mass.) contributed 11 points, and senior Ashley White (Merrimack, N.H.) finished with eight points and nine boards.

RIC won its third straight game overall and improved to 7-2 and evened it LEC mark at 1-1. PSU dropped its sixth straight contest and fell to 1-7 overall and 0-2 in conference play.

It was a close game throughout the first half, five lead changes and neither team leading by more than four points. White hit a pair of free throws for PSU with five seconds on the clock to give the home team a 26-25 lead at the break.

The Anchorwomen rallied to an 11-point margin (47-36) with 11 minutes remaining on the second half clock, and pulled away from there. Both teams shot 32 percent from the floor in the first half, but the visitors improved to 45 percent after the break while PSU connected at a 29 percent clip in the second half.

The Panthers are back in action Tuesday with a non-conference game at Lasell (7:00 p.m.) RIC plays a non-conference game Tuesday at Wesleyan (7:30 p.m.)

– 30 –

In the News

Example Image

PSU professor who was inspired by nurses honored for her own work

By DAN SEUFERT Union Leader Correspondent GAMBLE PLYMOUTH — Sandra Gamble first recognized the tireless, often thankless, work done by nurses when her husband was diagnosed with brain cancer in 2003. A year later, he passed away. But she was so impressed by his nurses’ dedication and love of their work that she decided to […]

Example Image

PSU Symphonic Band gets a new start with contemporary wind, band works

PLYMOUTH — The Plymouth State University Symphonic Band visits some “New Beginnings” with a concert at 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 27, at the Silver Center for the Arts on campus. The program highlights newer contemporary works for wind ensemble and concert band, including “Gavorkna Fanface” by Jack Stamp, “Sheltering Sky” by John Mackey, “Metamorphosis” by Andrew […]

Example Image

Plymouth State University creates Honor Society of Nursing

Inaugural induction ceremony recognizes faculty, local nursing professionals and graduates PLYMOUTH — Plymouth State University recognized 31 nursing faculty and students with the institution’s first induction ceremony into the PSU Honor Society of Nursing. The inductees are recent graduates who maintained at least a 3.5 GPA, community nursing professionals and qualified faculty members who have graduated […]