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October 18, 2005

 

Rhode Island College Women’s Volleyball Update #6

(17-12 Overall; 3-2 in the Little East Conference)

Providence, RI--Head Coach Craig Letourneau’s team is 17-12 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 at Endicott on Thursday, Oct. 13. Senior outside hitter Kristy Nix (East Setauket, NY) posted a team-high 13 kills to go along with 13 digs and four blocks. Junior middle hitter Erin Miga (Cranston, RI) had 11 kills and eight blocks. The setter tandem of sophomores Jeanne Rosa (Milford, CT) and Amy Souza (Tiverton, RI) combined for 34 assists with 18 and 16, respectively. Senior libero Stephanie Wojciechowski (North Kingstown, RI) had four service aces and 11 digs.

• RIC took part in the annual Rhode Island Collegiate Women’s Volleyball Championship, hosted by Roger Williams on Saturday, Oct. 15. The Anchorwomen went 1-2 at the tournament, falling to Roger Williams, 3-0, Johnson & Wales, 3-2, and defeating Salve Regina, 3-0, to salvage the weekend.

• Nix had ten kills, while Rosa had 19 assists and 11 digs in the loss to Roger Williams. Nix had 16 kills, 18 digs and five blocks, while Miga had 15 kills and four blocks in the loss to JWU. Miga was the offensive star in the win over Salve Regina with another 11 kills and six blocks. Wojciechowski had 12 digs and Rosa had 31 assists in the win.

• Kristy Nix became RIC’s all-time career kills leader with seven in the win over Salve Regina. She now has 945, breaking Brandee Trainer’s ’02 previous high mark of 941. She has already surpassed her own record for kills in a season, which was established in 2004, with 391 kills this fall.

• Stephanie Wojciechowski has surpassed her own record for digs in a season, which was established in 2004, with 406 to date.

Upcoming Matches

Tuesday, Oct. 18, at Suffolk, 7 p.m.

• Saturday, Oct. 22, at Little East Round Robin hosted by Eastern Connecticut.

The Statistical Leaders

Kills

Hitting Percentage

Assists

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

Digs

Service Aces

Blocks

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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