FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

October 28, 2006

 

Rhode Island College
Women’s Volleyball Score Report

Little East Conference Tri-Match
Danbury, CT

 

TEAMS

1

2

3

4

5

Final Score

Rhode Island College (18-12, 4-2)

30

27

25

30

9

2

Western Connecticut (8-14, 4-3)

23

30

30

7

15

3

 

TEAMS

1

2

3

 

 

Final Score

Rhode Island College (19-12, 5-2)

30

30

30

 

 

3

UMass Boston (17-11, 2-4)

22

15

20

 

 

0

 

ANCHORWOMEN LOCK UP SECOND SEED
IN UPCOMING LEC TOURNAMENT
RIC Splits at LEC Regular Season Finale

Danbury, CT—Rhode Island College finished up the regular season at a Little East Conference tri-meet hosted by Western Connecticut. The Anchorwomen went 1-1 on the day, first falling to the host Colonials, 3-2, then downing UMass Boston, 3-0. Rhode Island College improved to 19-12 overall and 5-2 in the Little East Conference. The club’s five conference wins ties the program record (2004) for the most LEC wins in a season.

 

Head Coach Craig Letourneau’s team will be the second seed in the upcoming 2006 Little East Conference Women’s Volleyball Tournament and, along with top seed Eastern Connecticut, will receive a bye in the first round. Rhode Island College will face the winner of the UMass Dartmouth vs. Plymouth State first round match at tournament host Eastern Connecticut on Friday, Nov. 3 in the semifinals. The Championship Match will be played at ECSU on Saturday, Nov. 4.

 

Freshman outside hitter Sharon Corriveau (Coventry, RI) led RIC with 12 kills in the loss to Western Connecticut. She also logged two service aces and 15 digs. Senior middle hitter Erin Miga (Cranston, RI) and junior right side hitter Sherri Heard (Coventry, RI) each registered 11 kills. Junior setters Amy Souza (Tiverton, RI) and Jeanne Rosa (Milford, CT) combined for 45 assists with 23 and 22, respectively. Senior libero Stephanie Wojciechowski (North Kingstown, RI) logged a team-high 17 digs.

 

The Anchorwomen rebounded from the Western Connecticut loss with a 3-0 victory over UMass Boston. Junior outside hitter Madison Greene (Cranston, RI) led RIC offensively with 12 kills. Rosa handed out 20 assists, while Souza logged 16 helpers.  Wojciechowski and Corriveau led the team in digs with eight and six, respectively.

 

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