Anchorwomen defeat Vikings, 3-1

 

SALEM, Mass.—The Rhode Island College women’s volleyball team defeated Salem State College, 3-1, this evening in non-conference action. Senior outside hitter Erin Miga (Cranston, RI) paced the Anchorwomen with eight kills to raise their overall record to 9-7.

 

            RIC cruised in the opening match, downing the hosts, 30-11. The Vikings (0-7) righted the ship in the second stanza, edging the Anchorwomen, 30-26. With the match tied at one-game apiece, RIC closed out the match with two consecutive decisive victories, 30-16 and 30-24, to collect its third win in the past four matches.

 

            First-year outside hitter Sharon Corriveau (Coventry, RI) and classmate middle hitter Breana Coyne (Chepachet, RI) both ripped six kills each, while junior setters Jeanne Rosa (Milford, CT) and Amy Souza (Tiverton, RI) handed out a combined 38 assists. Senior defensive specialist Kara Sarcione (Londonderry, NH) and Rosa created offensive opportunities with nine digs apiece.   

 

            RIC returns to action at 12:30 p.m. on Sept. 30, when the Anchorwomen host Framingham State at The Murray Center.