FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

October 14, 2003

 

 

Rhode Island College

 Women’s Volleyball Score Report

Providence, RI

 

 

1

2

3

4

5

Final Score

Connecticut College (6-11)

30

27

30

16

15

3

Rhode Island College (10-11)

20

30

22

30

13

2

 

 

Connecticut College Gets By Anchorwomen, 3-2

Providence, RI—Connecticut College defeated Rhode Island College, 3-2 (30-20, 27-30, 30-22, 16-30, 15-13), on Oct. 14. The Camels won games one and three as the Anchorwomen were victorious in games two and four to force a deciding game five. In the final game, each team never had more than a two-point lead. The Camels, however, were able to take the lead when it mattered and held on for the win. The victory improves Connecticut College’s record to 6-11 while RIC now falls to 10-11.

 

RIC was led by freshman middle hitter Erin Miga (Cranston, RI) who posted a match-high 18 kills. Miga also contributed one dig and three blocks. Senior middle hitter Erika Poirier (Woonsocket, RI) was the only other Anchorwoman with double-figure kill numbers. She recorded 15 kills, three service aces, five digs and one block. Defensively, sophomore libero Sara Chamberland (Coventry, RI) had 19 digs, while freshman middle hitter Kari Geisler (Derry, NH) and freshman setter Kara Sarcione (Londonderry, NH) added 15 digs each.

 

Leading the way for Connecticut College was senior outside hitter Kelly Hart (Cumberland, RI) who had a team-high 16 kills. Sophomore setter Molly Kawachi (New York, NY) recorded a team-high 34 assists.

 

In upcoming action, the Anchorwomen will travel to Salve Regina on Saturday, Oct. 18 at 1 p.m.

 

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