FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

October 24, 2007

 

Rhode Island College Womenís Volleyball Score Report

Providence, RI

TEAMS

1

2

3

 

 

Final Score

Connecticut College (17-6)

30

30

30

 

 

3

Rhode Island College (15-14)

22

17

28

 

 

0

 

Camels Sweep Anchorwomen, 3-0
RIC Canít Send Seniors Out With Win

Providence, RIóThe Connecticut College womenís volleyball team swept Rhode Island College, 3-0, this evening to spoil Senior Night at The Murray Center. The Camels improve to 17-6 on the campaign, while the Anchorwomen slip to 15-14.

 

Prior to the start of this eveningís match, Rhode Island College honored its four seniors: middle blocker Kimiyo Garcia (Riverside, RI), outside hitter Sherri Heard (Coventry, RI), and setters Amy Souza (Tiverton, RI) and Jeanne Rosa (Milford, CT) as part of Senior Night. The visitors quickly took the momentum away from the hosts, registering a 30-22 victory in game one. 

 

Connecticut College eased to a 30-17 win in game two before holding on to a nip-and-tuck affair in the finale, 30-28.

 

The Camels were paced offensively by junior outside hitter Caitlin Tomaska (Solana Beach, CA) and sophomore middle blocker Meg Christman (Wilmington, DE) with 10 and nine kills, respectively. Classmate Jenna Tjossem (Vail, CO) fueled the attack with a game-high 36 assists. Tomaska posted a team-high 11 digs, while Christman redirected two Anchorwomen shots.

 

Garcia led the Anchorwomen with 11 kills and nine digs. Souza logged 10 assists and six digs. Sophomore outside hitter Sharon Corriveau (Coventry, RI) led the team with 10 digs.

 

In upcoming action, Rhode Island College travels to UMass Boston for a Little East Conference tri-meet with Western Connecticut State University on Saturday, Oct. 27. The Anchorwomen need to sweep the conference matches to raise their mark to 4-2 and earn a share of second place in the standings. RIC will host an undetermined opponent in first round action of the 2007 Little East Conference Womenís Volleyball Tournament on Tuesday, Oct. 30 at 6 p.m.

 

Connecticut College will host Williams and Hamilton on Saturday, Oct. 27.

 

Senior middle blocker Kimiyo Garcia (center) along with her
father Noboru (left) and mother Jo-Ann (right)

Senior outside hitter Sherri Heard (center) along with
her father James (left) and mother Cindy (right).

Senior setter Jeanne Rosa with her father Francis

 Senior setter Amy Souza (center) along with
her mother Carolyn (left) and father Edward (right).

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