FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

October 25, 2005

 

Rhode Island College Women’s Volleyball Update #7

(20-13 Overall; 4-3 in the Little East Conference)

Providence, RI--Head Coach Craig Letourneau’s team is 20-13 overall and 4-3 in the Little East Conference.

Anchorwomen Notables

• RIC went 1-1 at the final Little East Conference Round Robin, hosted by Easter Connecticut on Saturday, Oct. 22. The Anchorwomen lost to Plymouth State, 3-2, and defeated Southern Maine, 3-0, to close out regular season LEC play. RIC is the fourth seed in the upcoming Little East Conference Women’s Volleyball Tournament and will host fifth-seeded UMass Dartmouth on Tuesday, Nov. 1 at 7 p.m.

• The Anchorwomen were up 2-1 on Plymouth State before the Panthers came back and won game four, 32-30, and game five, 15-12, to take the match. Senior outside hitter Kristy Nix (East Setauket, NY) had 26 kills and 18 digs. Junior middle hitter Erin Miga (Cranston, RI) had 11 kills, six blocks and three service aces. The setter tandem of sophomores Amy Souza (Tiverton, RI) and Jeanne Rosa (Milford, CT) combined for 56 assists with 29 and 27, respectively. Senior libero Stephanie Wojciechowski (North Kingstown, RI) recorded a team-high 21 digs.

• RIC bounced back from the PSU loss with a decisive, 3-0, win over Southern Maine. Nix led the squad with six kills, while Miga and senior right side hitter Sara Chamberland (Coventry, RI) each posted four. Souza had 15 assists and Rosa had ten, while freshman middle/right side hitter Mikaela Smith (Hampton, NH) had five blocks.

• Earlier in the week, RIC downed Salem State, 3-0, at home on Thursday, Oct. 20. Sophomore right side hitter Sherri Heard (Coventry, RI) posted a match-high 13 kills. Wojciechowski had seven kills, three service aces and six digs. Junior defensive specialist Kara Sarcione (Londonderry, NH) logged a match-high five service aces and ten digs. Souza and Rosa combined for 38 assists with 20 and 18, respectively.

• RIC will close out the regular season at home against Connecticut College on Wednesday, Oct. 26 at 7 p.m. It will be Senior Day for Chamberland, Nix and Wojciechowski.

Upcoming Matches

• Wednesday, Oct. 26, home vs. Connecticut College, 7 p.m.

• Tuesday, Nov. 1, at home vs. fifth-seeded UMass-Dartmouth, 7 p.m.

The Statistical Leaders

Kills

Hitting Percentage

Assists

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

Digs

Service Aces

Blocks

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

223, 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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