FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

September 12, 2005

 

Rhode Island College Women’s Volleyball Update #1

(4-4 Overall; 0-0 in the Little East Conference)

Providence, RI--Head Coach Craig Letourneau’s team is 4-4 on the season and has yet to face a Little East Conference opponent.

Anchorwomen Notables

• RIC opened the season at the Springfield College Invitational on Friday and Saturday, Sept. 2-3. RIC dropped its first two matches, falling, 3-1, to Roger Williams and Springfield, 3-0, on Friday night. The Anchorwomen came back and won the next two matches, defeating Brandeis, 3-1 and Suffolk, 3-0. RIC’s 2-2 mark at the tourney was good for second place.

• The Anchorwomen competed at the Williams College Invitational on Friday and Saturday, Sept. 9-10. RIC took the first match with a 3-0 win over Bates, but then lost to Tufts, 3-0. The Anchorwomen came back on Saturday and split their final two matches, falling, 3-0, to host Williams, and defeating Lasell, 3-1.

• Senior outside hitter Kristy Nix (East Setauket, NY) was named to the Williams College Invitational All-Tournament Team. For the season, Nix owns a .223 hitting percentage (98-42-251) in 27 games. She leads the club with 98 kills and is second with 87 digs.

• Junior middle hitter Erin Miga (Cranston, RI) was named to the Springfield College Invitational All-Tournament team. Miga leads the team with 54 blocks and has also posted a .266 hitting percentage (69-23-173). She is second on the team with 69 kills. For her efforts, she has been named the Little East Conference Women’s Volleyball Defensive Player of the Week.

• Nix, along with senior libero Stephanie Wojciechowski (North Kingstown, RI) and senior right side hitter Sara Chamberland (Coventry, RI) will captain the team for the 2005 season.

Upcoming Matches

Friday, Sept. 16, home vs. UMass Boston, 7 p.m. (Little East Round Robin)

• Saturday, Sept. 17, home vs. UMass Dartmouth, 10 a.m. (Little East Round Robin)

• Saturday, Sept. 17, home vs. Eastern Connecticut, Noon (Little East Round Robin)

The Statistical Leaders

Kills

Hitting Percentage

Assists

98

Kristy Nix, Sr. (East Setauket, NY)

.279

Mikaela Smith. Fr (Hampton, NH)

124

Jeanne Rosa, So. (Milford, CT)

69

Erin Miga, Jr. (Cranston, RI)

.266

Erin Miga, Jr. (Cranston, RI)

99

Amy Souza, So. (Tiverton, RI)

34

Mikaela Smith. Fr (Hampton, NH)

.223

Kristy Nix, Sr. (East Setauket, NY)

 

 

Digs

Service Aces

Blocks

106

Stephanie Wojciechowski, Sr. (N. Kingstown, RI)

21

Jeanne Rosa, So. (Milford, CT)

54

Erin Miga, Jr. (Cranston, RI)

87

Kristy Nix, Sr. (East Setauket, NY)

11

Kara Sarcione, So. (Londonderry, NH)

25

Mikaela Smith, Fr. (Hampton, NH)

48

Kara Sarcione, Jr. (Londonderry, NH)

9

Amy Souza, So. (Tiverton, RI)

17

Madison Greene, So. (Cranston, RI)

 

All Rhode Island College Women’s Volleyball Home Dual Matches are Broadcasted on the Internet. Visit www.ric.edu/athletics to catch all the action.

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