FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

October 7, 2003

 

 

Rhode Island College

 Women’s Volleyball Score Report

Providence, RI

 

 

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2

3

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5

Final Score

Keene State College (5-9, 1-4)

16

25

30

30

7

2

Rhode Island College (9-9, 4-1)

30

30

18

26

15

3

 

 

Anchorwomen Hang On To Defeat Keene State, 3-2

Providence, RI—Rhode Island College defeated Keene State College, 3-2 (30-16, 30-25, 18-30, 26-30, 15-7), at home on Oct. 7. The Anchorwomen breezed through the first two games, but had to win a decisive fifth game to secure the match. The victory improves RIC’s record to 9-9 overall and 4-1 in Little East Conference action. Keene State now falls to 5-9 overall and 1-4 in conference play.

 

RIC was led by senior outside hitter Erica Poirier (Woonsocket, RI) and freshman middle hitter Erin Miga (Cranston, RI) who each had a match-high 12 kills. Poirier also contributed four digs, two blocks and two service aces while Miga added a block and two digs. Freshman setter Kara Sarcione (Londonderry, NH) aided the Anchorwomen’s cause with a match-high 34 assists. Defensively, sophomore libero Sara Chamberland (Coventry, RI) led the way with 14 digs while freshman middle hitter Kari Geisler (Derry, NH) served up six aces.

 

Leading the way for Keene State were junior outside hitter Stacey Kroon (Bryantville, MA) and freshman outside hitter Genna Florkowski (East Northport, NY) who had 11 and ten kills, respectively. The duo also added a combined 37 digs, with Kroon leading the way with 21.

 

In upcoming action, the Anchorwomen will host Clark on Thursday, Oct. 9 at 7 p.m.

 

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