FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

 

 

September 12, 2009

 

 

 

CORRIVEAU NAMED TO ALL-TOURNAMENT TEAM WHILE ANCHORWOMEN GO 2-2

 

Waltham, MAŚSenior outside hitter Sharon Corriveau (Coventry, RI) was named to the All-Tournament Team as the Rhode Island College women's volleyball team went 2-2 at the Brandeis Invitational on Sept. 11-12.

 

 

 

Corriveau played in 12 games in four matches, totaling 18 kills, a .172 hitting percentage, five assists, five service aces, 25 digs and seven blocks.

 

 

 

 Senior Co-Captain Sharon Corriveau

 

 

RIC (6-5) opened with a 3-0 (14-25, 12-25, 20-25) loss to Brandeis (6-1) on Friday evening. Freshman outside hitter Breanna Boyer (West Greenwich, RI) led the Anchorwomen with six kills and chipped in with six digs. Corriveau led the squad with eight digs and contributed three winners.

 

 

 

The Anchorwomen fell to Williams (2-0), 3-0 (10-25, 13-25, 16-25), on Friday as well. Corriveau paced the attack with seven kills and nine digs, while junior outside hitter Tess Heidel (Warwick, RI) notched five winners.

 

RIC broke a five-match losing streak with a 3-0 (25-20, 25-14, 25-21) victory over Gordon (1-8) to open Saturday's competition. Boyer led the way with 11 kills, freshman setter Jessica Ho (Providence, RI) handed out 19 assists and junior opposite April Oberhelman (Woonsocket, RI) made eight digs.

 

Rhode Island College closed out the tourney with a 3-0 (25-12, 25-22, 25-18) shutout over Wentworth (2-6). Oberhelman  and Boyer paced the offense with eight and seven kills, respectively, while Boyer (7) and Corriveau (6) led in digs.

 

In upcoming action, Rhode Island College will host Western New England on Tuesday, April 15.

 

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