FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

November 1, 2005

 

2005 Little East Conference Women’s Volleyball Tournament Score Report

Providence, RI

 

First Round Match

1

2

3

 

 

Final Score

UMass Dartmouth (17-15)

18

18

29

 

 

0

Rhode Island College (22-13)

30

30

31

 

 

3

 

ANCHORWOMEN ADVANCE IN LEC TOURNEY WITH, 3-0, WIN

Providence, RI—Fourth-seeded Rhode Island College downed fifth-seeded UMass Dartmouth, 3-0, in first round action of the 2005 Little East Conference Women’s Volleyball Tournament. The Anchorwomen advance to face top-seeded Eastern Connecticut in the semi-finals on Friday, Nov. 4 at 6:30 p.m.

 

RIC improves its record to 22-13, the most wins in a season since the 1986 squad also won 22 matches. The Corsairs fall to 17-15 on the season and are eliminated from the tournament.

 

The Anchorwomen earned decisive wins in game one (30-18) and game two (30-18), then held on to take game three (31-29). UMD had game point, 29-28, in the third tilt, but the Anchorwomen tied the game, 29-29, and went on to clinch the match.

 

RIC senior outside hitter Kristy Nix (East Setauket, NY) had another strong all-around match, posting a match-high 12 kills to go along with 13 digs. Junior middle hitter Erin Miga (Cranston, RI) had 11 kills and a match-high four blocks. Senior libero Stephanie Wojciechowski (North Kingstown, RI) had a team-high 15 digs and sophomore setter Jeanne Rosa (Milford, CT) had 20 assists.

 

UMD freshman middle hitter Hilary Teichart (Bourne, MA) had 11 kills and freshman libero Aly Zagame (Greenfield, MA) had a match-high 16 digs in a losing effort.