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October 11, 2005

 

Rhode Island College Women’s Volleyball Update #5

(15-10 Overall; 3-2 in the Little East Conference)

Providence, RI--Head Coach Craig Letourneau’s team is 15-10 overall and 3-2 in the Little East Conference. RIC is tied for third place in the Little East Conference with Keene State.

Anchorwomen Notables

• RIC opened the week with a 3-1 win over Little East Conference rival Keene State on Tuesday, Oct. 4. The Anchorwomen came back from a 22-9 deficit in game four to win the frame. It was the Anchorwomen’s fifth consecutive win. Junior middle hitter Erin Miga (Cranston, RI) had 15 kills, six aces and five blocks to lead the Anchorwomen. Miga’s five blocks gave her 374 career rejections, tying Brandee Trainer’s ’02 all-time school record. Senior outside hitter Kristy Nix (East Setauket, NY) had 16 kills and 21 digs, while sophomore right side hitter Sherri Heard (Coventry, RI) posted ten kills. The setter tandem of sophomores Jeanne Rosa (Milford, CT) and Amy Souza (Tiverton, RI) posted 44 assists with 22 apiece.

• RIC took part in a tri-meet with Clark at Eastern Nazarene on Saturday, Oct. 8. The Anchorwomen dropped their opening match, 3-1, to host Eastern Nazarene. Miga had five blocks in the loss to become RIC’s all-time leader, to go along with 13 kills. Nix had 19 kills and nine digs. Rosa and Souza had 22 assists apiece.

• The Anchorwomen bounced back with a 3-0 win over Clark. Miga led the way with 15 kills and five blocks, while Nix had 12 kills. Rosa dished out a team-high 22 assists.

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

Upcoming Matches

Thursday, Oct. 13, at Endicott, 7 p.m.

• Saturday, Oct. 15, at Roger Williams with Salve Regina and Johnson & Wales, 11 a.m.

 

The Statistical Leaders

Kills

Hitting Percentage

Assists

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

Digs

Service Aces

Blocks

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

51, 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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