FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

September 22, 2011

 

RIC STAYS UNDEFEATED AT HOME WITH, 3-0,
WIN OVER WESTERN NEW ENGLAND
Anchorwomen Notch First Shutout Victory of the Season

Providence, R.I.-The Murray Center magic continued for the Rhode Island College womenís volleyball team on Thursday evening, as the Anchorwomen cruised to a 3-0 (25-16, 25-11, 25-18) victory over the Western New England Golden Bears.

 

With the win, RIC (4-6) earns its first back-to-back victories of the season, improves its home record to 3-0 and records its first shutout win of the year.

 

Junior outside hitter Breanna Boyer (West Greenwich, RI) led the Anchorwomen with 11 kills, while freshman middle hitter Marina Stoermer (Seattle, WA) totaled a game-high seven blocks in the win. In total, RIC finished with 20 blocks compared to just six for Western New England (5-6).

 

 

 Sophomore Middle Hitter Amanda Cabral

 

Sophomore middle hitter Amanda Cabral (Riverside, RI) stood out for the Anchorwomen in all areas as she tallied nine kills, four blocks and a team-high eight digs. Stoermer chipped in with seven kills and seven digs, while Boyer added four blocks and seven digs of her own.

 

Junior setter Jessica Ho (Providence, RI) finished with a game-high 24 assists for RIC to go along with four blocks, while Golden Bearsí junior setter Heather Mears (Amherst, MA) led her squad with 18 helpers.

 

For the Golden Bears, sophomore outside hitter Maureen Pollet (Dix Hills, NY) finished with a team-leading eight kills. Freshman libero Grace Kucharski (Avon, CT) notched a game-high nine digs, while freshman libero Kendra Ouimette (Conway, MA) added eight more.

 

In upcoming action, the Anchorwomen will host a tri-match on Saturday at The Murray Center. RIC battles Little East Conference foe UMass Boston at 10 a.m. and will then take on Salve Regina at noon.

 

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