Rhode Island College
Women’s Volleyball Tournament Score Report
Little East Conference Tri-match

Providence, RI

 

MATCH ONE

1

2

3

4

5

Final Score

Eastern Connecticut (6-4, 1-0)

30

22

27

30

17

3

Rhode Island College (5-5, 0-1)

24

30

30

14

15

2

 

MATCH TWO

1

2

3

4

5

Final Score

Eastern Connecticut (7-4, 2-0)

30

30

28

23

15

3

Plymouth State (5-1, 0-1)

18

19

30

30

10

2

 

MATCH THREE

1

2

3

4

5

Final Score

Plymouth State (5-2, 0-2)

30

18

27

30

8

2

Rhode Island College (6-5, 1-1)

24

30

30

26

15

3

 

Eastern Connecticut Takes Two at LEC Tri-Match
Anchorwomen Split & Plymouth State Drops Two

Providence, RI—Eastern Connecticut State University defeated Rhode Island College, 3-2, and Plymouth State, 3-2, to improve to 7-4 overall and 2-0 in the Little East Conference in collegiate women’s volleyball action. Each of the three matches on the day were decided in five games in very competitive fashion. Rhode Island College defeated Plymouth State, 3-2, to improve to 6-5 overall and 1-1 in the LEC, while the Panthers suffer their first two losses of the 2006 campaign and fall to 5-2 overall and 0-2 in the Little East.

 

The Warriors nipped RIC in the fifth and deciding game, 17-15, of match one to earn the victory. Sophomore middle blocker Emma Sousa (Coventry, CT) led the way with 20 kills. Senior libero Marianna Capomolla (Stamford, CT) recorded a match-high 35 digs, while junior setter Priscilla Dougherty (Island Park, NY) handed out a team-high 18 assists. RIC senior middle hitter Erin Miga (Cranston, RI) led all attackers with a match-high 21 kills to go along with ten blocks. Senior libero Stephanie Wojciechowski (North Kingstown, RI) posted 18 digs, while junior setter Jeanne Rosa (Milford, CT) had 29 assists.

 

Eastern Connecticut came out on fire against Plymouth State in the afternoon’s second contest and won games one and two fairly easily. The Panthers stormed back in games three and four, before the Warriors regained the advantage in game five to take the match. ECSU’s Sousa posted 15 kills and eight blocks, while junior setter Jen Braswell (Wilton, CT) posted nine kills and four service aces. Capomolla once again led the squad with 23 assists. Plymouth State sophomore middle hitter Michaela Del Rosso (East Providence, RI) had nine kills, while freshman setter Brianna Kleckner (Terryville, CT) handed out 35 assists. Sophomore libero Sarah Spears (Meredith, NH) was credited with 24 digs.

 

The tri-match’s finale pitted RIC against Plymouth State, both of which had one conference loss on the day heading into the contest. The Anchorwomen took games two and three, while the Panthers countered with victories in games one and four. RIC held off PSU in game five, 15-8, to earn its first LEC win of the year. Miga led RIC with 15 kills, while junior outside hitter Madison Greene (Cranston, RI) was just three off the pace. The junior setter tandem of Amy Souza (Tiverton, RI) and Rosa combined for 48 assists with 25 and 23, respectively. Wojciechowski registered 26 digs. Del Rosso led PSU with 13 kills, while Spears had 20 digs.

 

In upcoming action, RIC will play at Wesleyan on Tuesday, Sept. 19 at 7 p.m.

 

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