Featured Image @RhodyWBB
Thomas M. Ryan Center, Kingston, RI
The Rams are coming into this game on a 7-game win streak, the longest win streak in the history of the program was a 8-game win streak in the 1978-1979 season. They looked to tie that today vs Davidson.
Chanell Williams got the scoring started for the Rams with an easy lay-up sneaking right through the Davidson defense. Davidson and Rhode Island both had Steller defensive performances early in the 1st. Marie-Paule Foppossi had a tremendous block in the 1st, that led to a blocking foul on Davidson. Rhode Island missed some opportunities to open the game up, playing sloppy basketball towards the end of the quarter.
At the end of 1…
Rhode Island 15 Davidson 12
Rhode Island got the scoring started in the second, followed by a Dolly Cairns 3 pointer. Rhode Island expanded the lead in the second, causing trouble for the Davidson offense. A Marta Vargas 3 opened up the game for the Rams, who were playing tremendous defense throughout the quarter. Only allowing Davidson to score 7 Points.
At the end of 2…
Rhode Island 37 Davidson 19
Both Rhode Island and Davidson started slow this quarter, until Dolly Cairns scored an easy Jump-shot on the baseline for the Rams around 5 Minutes into the Quarter. Rhode Island hustled on defense diving on the floor for loose balls. Chanell Williams had a nice drive to the basket with around 2 minutes left in the Quarter. Dez Elmore hit the deck and was slow to get up. The officials on the floor called a foul on Elmore, but by the looks of hit she got elbowed. The officials called a double technical and both Davidson and Rhode Island got shots at the line.
At the end of 3…
Rhode Island 53 Davidson 34
Dolly Cairns got the scoring started with a 3 Pointer, a few defensive stops put the Rams firmly in control of this one. The Rams have some things to clean up, they have to get better in the first quarter, but they had a great performance today after starting slow.
Rhode Island 68 Davidson 54
Huge win for the Rams! They tie the 1978-1979 record with 8 straight victories! The 2021-2022 Rhode Island Women’s Basketball Team is officially in the record books!
They can break the record on the road @ UMASS, Wednesday.
Stats VIA ESPN…