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Rhode Island Breakers Alumni

Some of the Top Female New England Basketball Players are former Breakers:

Former Breaker, Meredith Ward, holds the All Time Scoring Record at Westerly HS

*Signifies previous Gatorade Player of the Year


2018 Oluchi Ezemma** Committed to Holy Cross
  Hannah Burke Committed to WPI
  Samantha Pierce Committed to Umass- Dartmouth
  Michaela Sullivan Committed to Middlebury College
  Grace Hagberg Committed to Clarkson (for Lacrosse)
  Jessica Rylander Committed to Bard
  Cassie Parre Committed to RI College
  Melaina Emidy Committed to RI College
  Brandee Thomas Committed to Framingham State University
  Yulanie Colon Committed to Anna Maria Collge
  Geneajha Kilgore Committed to RI College
2017 Kasey Gagan University of Rhode Island
  Jenni Rose DiCecco Suffolk University
  Brooke Young RI College


Ainsley Burns Colby College
  Izzy Roberson NYU

Vanessa Edgehill

Boston University
  Maggie Ahearn Providence College
  Julia Thissell Providence College (Transferred to St. Anselms)
  Molly Bent  UConn
2015 Melissa Hooke Pamona College
  Samm Toli Worcester State
  Amanda Bednarik Johnston State
  Amanda Wood McDaniel College (Transfered to Coast Guard Academy)
  Amanda Holewiak Maine Maritime Academy
  Madison Jolin Providence College
  Maty Diabate Stonehill College
  Sarah Middleton* Franklin Pierce (Transferred to Bridgeport)
  Gracie Restituyo (Capt.) Springfield College
  Maddy Mc Laughlin (Capt.)  Emmanuel College 
  Kylie Caouette Connecticut College
2014 Elisabeth Geigerich  Eckerd College
  Ariel Etheridege  Colgate
  Maura Kelty (Capt.)  Caldwell College
  Karli O’ Driscoll  Caldwell College
  Kate Ross (Capt.)  Stonehill College
  Carmen Russo  NYU
  Raquel Pederzani (Capt.)  Johnson & Wales University *All Time school Points, Assists, & Steal's holder, Pro - Scotland
  Lily Abarbanel  Union college
  Lindsay Bumilla Presidential Scholar Regis College
  Breanna Morgera  Chestnut Hill PA
  Josie Chaves University of Rhode Island
  Izzy Nappa Princeton (Crew)
2013 Cilla Dunphy (Capt.) UMASS/Lowell - Transferred to WPI
  Sierra Schrader Adelphi
  Jaimie Renner Amherst College
  Gia Doonan University of Texas (Crew)
  Caitlyn Nolan (Capt.) Colby
  Darion Summers University of Dallas
  Mikayla Murphy (Capt.) Presidential Scholar -  Regis College
  Emily Dobson Western Ct State
  Allie Griffin UMASS/Lowell
  Angie Martinez Mt Ida
  Cassey Lepage Emmanuel College
  Christa Thomas Johnson & Wales
  Jaimie Emerson Eastern Nazarene
2012 Erin Coughlin University of Albany
  Jill Cullen UMass Dartmouth
  Kara Charette Franklin Pierce
  Danilelle LeBlanc Rhode Island College
  Lauren Taiclet Dartmouth
  Cecily Coia WPI
  Tayler Travis Westfield State
  Chelsea Campellone Suffolk
  Rachel Battista (Capt.) Roger Williams University
  Lexi Silvia UMass / Dartmouth
  Emily Romans Wheaton College
  Lexi Barros CCRI
2011 Kate Griffin UNC (Crew)
  Gabie Polce The College of Saint Rose
  Natalie Gomez Marist
  Corrine Coia University of New Hampshire
  Shanise Bultron Hartford
  Kelly Mannix* (Capt.) Adelphi -  CoSida Academic All American
  Mel Geigerich Davidson
  Annie Lawler George Mason
  Catherine Matthews University of Tampa
  Maggie Whelan Southern Maine
  Liz Cruso New Haven
  Nicole Beresford Dartmouth
  Kate Iafolla Framingham State
  Jessica Cherenza Wesleyan
  Bri Haberle Suffolk University
  Jackie De Cristoforo WPI
  Steph Sayaf Mass College of Pharmacy
  Megan Robertson Amherst College CoSida Academic All American
2010 Katie Zenevitch Boston College
  Kerry Walleck University of Rhode Island
  Lauren Fiola UMass Lowell
  Kate McDonald Franklin Pierce
  Leah Davis Simmons
  Liz Daley Emmanuel
  Jenna Lemoi St Anselm College
  Jess O’Neil Rhode Island College (Lacrosse - Capt.)
  Lauren Masse Community College of Rhode Island
  Nicole Hurd Haverford
  Missy Wingard Wesleyan
  Brittany Wilkinson Rhode Island College
  Steph Prusko Rhode Island College
2009 Emily Trapp The College of Saint Rose
  Carly Thibault Monmouth University CoSida Academic All American
  Mary Nwachukwu Boston College / St Johns/ Fordham Grad School
  Taylor Massachi Brown University
  Ashley O’Dell Rhode Island College
  Julie Pickering Eckerd College
  Aubrey Latham Post University
  Theresa Logan W.P.I. CoSida Academic All American
  Nicole DeCristoforo Springfield College
  Chelsea Sanders Ithica
  Alex Chace Regis College
  Gia O’Connor Soccer UMass/Lowell
2008 Lindsay Sundberg University of South Carolina Aiken
  Alex Fiola Southern Ct
  Tory Dennerlein University of Vermont
  Annette Kristiansen Marshall University
  Brittany Eccelston Community College of Rhode Island
  Melanie Cline Rhode Island College
  Jessica Battista Wheelock
  Heather Buck UConn (National Champion)
  Meredith Oglevee Kenyon College
  Meredith Ward* Holy Cross
  Lekia Cowen Bryant University /Franklin Pierce
  Jaclyn Renner University of Vermont/ Amherst College(National Champion)
  Michelle DeRoma University of Southern NH
  Britt Sacoccio C W Post /Rhode Island College
  Rachel Rios Trinity
  Kelly Potvin Colby College
  Britt Nyzio LaSalle PA/ Field Hockey/Franklin Pierce
2007 Kristen Iafolla Lehigh University
  Nicole Pollard New Haven
  Elle Fontaine WPI
  Jess Nelson (Capt.) Nichols
  Charlotte McDonnell WPI
  Ro Speed MT Olive NC
  Jill Lewis URI
  Diana Cincotta Brandeis
2006 Bethany O’Dell (Capt.)* Holy Cross
  Sara Parnell Siena
  Liz Lyons Pepperdine /Cross Country/ Fulbright Scholar
  Sarah Fullmer Siena
  Christina Daniels Northwood University
  Ali Cappelloni Colby College / All American
  Meg McDonnell Adelphi
  Kirsten Storti Rhode Island College
  Jenn Knott Rhode Island College
2005 Ashely Abrahamson Southern Connecticut
  Stephanie Fontaine Bryant University
  Emily Duquette Suffolk University
  Kayla Morin Plymouth State
  Cailtin Charest Rensselaer
  Tyla Martin Rhode Island College
  Sara Parnell Siena
  Dearbhna Coen  Dowling
2004 Jessica Smith George Mason
  Sarah Coughlin Rhode Island College /Doctorate Franklin Pierce
  Jess Shiel Rhode Island College
2003 Naiaimah Abdullah Siena
  Johanna Skiba* Bryant
  Jess Paulson Assumption
  Nia Loikitus St. Anselm
2002 Sue Jackson Assumption
  Amy Tarbell Gettysburg
  Jodi Brown Endicott
  Jamie Angell Rhode Island College
  Nicole DeSoursy Community College of RI
2001 Amy Morin Rensselaer/ Duke Medical School
  Lauren Jackson* Springfield
  Meg Shewchuk St. Leo College
  Kara Buban Bryant College
  Rachel Knowlton Johnson & Wales University
  Kristen Fountain Wellesley
  Laura Mullally Dowling College
  Nina Bliss Jacksonville St
2000 Martha Cook Colgate
  Jackie Fournier* Pittsburg & Wagner
  Jessica Goneconte St.Leo College
  Mary McConnell Bryant College
  Patty Fitzgerald College of the Holy Cross
  Erica Paiva Merrimack College
  Kyshawn Ruff Fordham University
  Lyndita Liburd University of Rhode Island
  Jen Rado Community College of RI
1999 Liz Coughlin College of Saint Rose /Bryant MBA
  Sara Wright Bentley College
  Vanara Soeung West Point Academy
  Kendra Lund UMass/ Lowell
  Nicole Curci Southern New Hampshire University
  Carleen Aubee Vassar College
  Lori Betley Rivier College
  Kendra Nerbonne Simmons College
  Rachel Pecoraro Rhode Island College
1998 Meghan MacGonigle Siena College
  Tiffany Bell University of Pennsylvania
  Lontiga Morris Emmanuel College
1997 Sasha Baker Siena College/pro Iceland
  Lynn Michalenka Worcester Polytech Institute/ Doctorate URI
  Helene Stockwell Assumption
  Linda Cimino Adelphi University
1996 Maggie Guidry Canisius College
  Julie Stockwell Stonehill College/pro Spain
  Angel Elderkin Southern Maine
  Jen Dandrow

Breakers who are currently/ previously coached at the Collegiate level:

Jess Sheil:  Previously UMASS Dartmouth 
Marcus Reilly: University of Rhode Island 
Sara Parnell: RPI
Angel Elderkin: Sienna, Tennessee, Virgina, LSU, St Johns, LSU
 Appalachian State
Linda Cimino: Caldwell College, Binghamton, St. Francis
Carly Thibeault: Florida, Western Michigan,  
Mississippi State (Final Four 2017 & 2018), Minnesota
Laura Mullaly-Pruitt: Chestnut Hill College PA
Mary McConnell: Bryant University
Meredith Ward: Previously Connecticut College, WNBA Connecticut Sun (Administration)
Keyshawn Ruff : Previously UMass Dartmouth                                Kendra Lund - Previously Bridgewater State

Grahm Smith: Dean College, William Peace University

Current Breaker Coaches who coach at the College Level:

Maria Valletta: Previously RI College

Michelle Spreda: Johnson & Wales University, Roger Williams University

Abbie Tonello: Johnson & Wales University

George Hardison: UConn @ Avery Point

Roy Ebersole: Previously Mitchell College

Kelly Mannix: Amherst College - Athletic Department Business Office Manager

Carly Thibeault, former Breaker who is an Asst. coach at Mississippi State

Current St. Francis Coach, Linda Cimino

Current Bryant University Asst. Coach, Mary McConnell is a former Breaker

Angel Elderkin, Former Breaker, and current Appalachian State University Head Coach

Current Johnson & Wales Asst. Coach, Michelle Spreda

Current Johnson & Wales Asst. Coach, Abbie Tonello

George Hardison, Current Breakers 10th grade National Head Coach and Head women's coach at Uconn-Avery Point