Warwick, R.I. – October 17, 2016: the CCRI Lady Knights soccer team continued play on their second New Jersey road trip in two weeks. In their final game of the second trip the Lady Knights faced the Titans of the County college of Morris from Randolph, NJ. The Lady Knights lost to the titans 2-0. With the loss CCRI falls to 7-6-1 on the season.
Coming off a hard-fought 3-2 victory rowan College at Burlington County on Saturday, the Lady Knights had no time to rest on their laurels as they faced a very tough Titans squad from CC of Morris. The Lady Knights came out playing very hard but the Titans matched their effort as both teams battled to a 0-0 halftime score.
The rigors of the long weekend seemed to catch-up with the Lady Knights I the second half as they came out of the break a bit sluggish and the Titans began to get the better of the play as the second half progressed. With just 15 minute remaining Titans midfielder Angelica Mirrer released on a breakaway alone and tallied the game’s first goal. The Titans continued top force the pressure upon the Lady Knights and six minutes later Titans midfielder Kayla Beal gave CC of Morris and insurance goal putting them up 2-0. The Lady Knight attempted to fight back offensively but could not convert as they would go on to lose by the final count of 2-0.
The last regular season game for the Lady Knights will be this Thursday October 20 th when they host the Bulldogs of Bunker Hill Community College for a Region XXI non-league game that begins at 3:30pm. Thursday will also be Lady Knights’ Sophomore Day where their five sophomores will play in their final home games at CCRI the players honored will be: Ashley Van Bemmelen (North Providence, RI), Co-Captain Kaitlin Murrin (Norton, MA), Faithe Fernandez (North Providence, RI), Co-Captain Natalie Gallucci (Coventry, RI) and Samantha Canales (Cranston, RI).
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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.