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September 27, 2005

 

Rhode Island College Women’s Volleyball Update #3

(9-8 Overall; 2-1 in the Little East Conference)

Providence, RI--Head Coach Craig Letourneau’s team is 9-8 overall and 2-1 in the Little East Conference. The Anchorwomen are tied with Keene State for third place in the LEC.

Anchorwomen Notables

• RIC began the week with a 3-1 home win over Wesleyan University on Tuesday, Sept. 27. Senior outside hitter Kristy Nix (East Setauket, NY) led the way with a game-high 22 kills to go along with ten digs and one block. Junior middle hitter Erin Miga (Cranston, RI) was second on the team in kills with six as she totaled a team-high three blocks. Senior libero Stephanie Wojciechowski (North Kingstown, RI) led the squad with 15 digs while serving up a game-high six aces. The victory over the Cardinals was the first for the Anchorwomen since the 1993 season.

• The Anchorwomen traveled to the Bridgewater State College Invitational on Friday and Saturday, Sept. 23 and 24 and came away with a 1-3 record. RIC fell to Rivier, 3-0, and Fairleigh Dickinson, 3-1 on Friday. Nix led the team with 32 kills and 31 digs in the two matches. On Saturday, RIC spilt a pair of matches, first falling to Plymouth State, 3-2, then rebounding to defeat Clark, 3-2. Miga did all she could against the Panthers as she compiled 26 kills, 11 blocks and two service aces. In the victory over Clark, Nix once again led the way with 21 kills. With her performance during the four matches, Nix was named to the All-Tournament Team.

• The tandem of sophomore setters Amy Souza (Tiverton, RI) and Jeanne Rosa (Madison, CT) combined for 201 assists with 94 and 107, respectively.

• Freshman middle hitter Mikaela Smith (Hampton, NH) had her best match as an Anchorwoman, putting up double-digit kill numbers for the first time this season with 11 in the loss to Plymouth State.

Upcoming Matches

Wednesday, Sept. 28, at Western Connecticut, 6 p.m.

• Friday & Saturday, Sept. 30 & Oct. 1, hosts RIC Invitational, 5:30 p.m./9 a.m. (Homecoming)

 

The Statistical Leaders

Kills

Hitting Percentage

Assists

236, Kristy Nix, Sr. (East Setauket, NY)

.307, Erin Miga, Jr. (Cranston, RI)

307, Jeanne Rosa, So. (Milford, CT)

171, Erin Miga, Jr. (Cranston, RI)

.249, Kristy Nix, Sr. (East Setauket, NY)

255, Amy Souza, So. (Tiverton, RI)

79, Mikaela Smith, Fr. (Hampton, NH)

.230, Mikaela Smith, Fr. (Hampton, NH)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Digs

Service Aces

Blocks

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

35, Jeanne Rosa, So. (Milford, CT)

98, Erin Miga, Jr. (Cranston, RI)

199, Kristy Nix, Sr. (East Setauket, NY)

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

43, Mikaela Smith, Fr. (Hampton, NH)

124, Kara Sarcione, Jr. (Londonderry, NH)

Two tied with 20 service aces

35, Kristy Nix, Sr. (East Setauket, NY)

 

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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