FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

 

 

October 25, 2008

 

 

 

OWLS DEFEAT RIC WOMEN’S VOLLEYBALL, 3-0

 

Keene, NH—Rhode Island College remained winless in Little East Conference play in a 3-0 loss at Keene State on Saturday afternoon at Spaulding Gymnasium.

 

 

 

The Owls clinched the Little East Conference Regular Season Championship, finishing with a 6-0 mark in league play. Keene State, now 22-8 on the season, will host the LEC Women’s Volleyball Tournament Semifinals and Finals on Nov. 7-8. The Anchorwomen fall to 8-19 overall and 0-4 in league play.

 

 

 

The Owls prevailed 25-14, 25-17 and 25-10. Sisters Brittany and Bridget O’Bryant (Merrimack, NH) led the way for the Owls with 11 kills each. Freshman Kristen Girard (Red Hook, NY) had nine kills and 10 digs and junior libero Sarah Peterson (Danville, NH) finished with 12 digs.

 

 

 

RIC sophomore middle blocker Erin St. Jacques (Warwick, RI) logged a team-high five kills and six digs, while freshman setter Tiana Pittman (Warwick, RI) registered 17 assists.

 

 

 

In upcoming action, RIC will play at Connecticut College on Wednesday, Oct. 29 at 7 p.m.

 

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