Warwick, R.I. – October, 2015: The CCRI women’s soccer team hosted the Bulldogs of Dean College for their final Region XXI league game. The Lady Knights defeated Dean 7-0 to capture the program’s 15th consecutive Region XXI New England Championship. The Lady Knights are now 10-5 on the season and finish the season 6-0 in Region XXI play.
It took the Lady Knights some time to get things going in the first half of play until sophomore forward Kyanna Ivey-Jones (Pawtucket, RI) scored the Knights first goal in the 25th minute on an assist from freshman forward Emma Manosh (Warwick, RI). A short time later Manosh scored CCRI’s 2nd goal on a pass from sophomore Jenn Kilburn (Norton, MA) giving the Lady Knights a 2-0 halftime advantage.
As the second half of play began the Lady Knights continued their domination creating many scoring chances and keeping the Bulldogs trapped in their end of the field. In the 12th minute Emma Manosh scored her second goal of the match unassisted. Two minutes later Kyanna Ivey-Jones tallied her second goal of the match giving CCRI at 4-0 lead. In the 22nd minute of play sophomore Co-Captain Kendra Levesque (Warwick, RI) scored an unassisted goal on a great individual play giving the Lady Knights a commanding 5-0 lead. With ten minutes remaining in the game Kyanna Ivey-Jones netted her third goal of the game on an assist from sophomore Catherine Lopes (Warren, RI). A short time later sophomore forward Amber Duhamel (Pawtucket, RI) closed out the scoring on the day on another assist from Catherine Lopes. Freshman goalkeeper Ashley Van Bemmelen (North Providence, RI) recorded her fifth shutout victory of the season. The Lady Knights are now 10-5 on the season.
The Lady Knights next match will be this Saturday in New Rochelle, NY as they take on the 2014 defending NJCAA national champion and No. 7 ranked (NJCAA DI poll) Mustangs of Monroe College at 2pm.
The Community College of Rhode Island, New England’s largest comprehensive community college, enrolls nearly 18,000 students in credit courses and thousands more in non-credit and job training classes. Its athletic program boasts 12 varsity programs and an academic support program for all student-athletes.