FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

October 3, 2005

 

Rhode Island College Women’s Volleyball Update #4

(13-9 Overall; 2-2 in the Little East Conference)

Providence, RI--Head Coach Craig Letourneau’s team is 13-9 overall and 2-2 in the Little East Conference. RIC is tied for fourth place in the Little East Conference with UMass Dartmouth and Western Connecticut.

Anchorwomen Notables

• RIC opened a busy week with a disappointing, 3-2, loss at Little East Conference opponent Western Connecticut on Wednesday, Sept. 27. Senior outside hitter Kristy Nix (East Setauket, NY) posted a solid overall game with 22 kills, 20 digs, two aces and four blocks in a losing effort. Junior middle hitter Erin Miga (Cranston, RI) had 16 kills and six blocks, while sophomore setter Jeanne Rosa (Milford, CT) recorded a team-high 33 assists.

• The Anchorwomen won the annual Rhode Island College Invitational on Oct. 1, going a perfect 4-0 over the two-day tourney. Senior libero Stephanie Wojciechowski (North Kingstown, RI) was named the Tournament’s Most Valuable Player. She had 61 digs, 12 kills and four aces over the weekend. Rosa and freshman middle hitter Mikaela Smith (Hampton, NH) were also named to the All-Tournament Team. Rosa had 98 assists at the tourney, while Smith had 28 kills, 15 digs and eight blocks.

• Miga is closing in on several RIC records. She needs six blocks to surpass Brandee Trainer’s ’02 mark of 374. She is currently in second place with 838 career kills. She trails Trainer’s all-time mark of 941 by 103.

Wojciechowski was named the Little East Conference Women’s Volleyball Defensive Player of the Week.

Upcoming Matches

Tuesday, Oct. 4, home vs. Keene State, 6 p.m.

• Saturday, Oct. 8, at Eastern Nazarene with Clark, 11 a.m.

 

The Statistical Leaders

Kills

Hitting Percentage

Assists

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

Digs

Service Aces

Blocks

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

45, 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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