FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

September 1, 2012

 

ANCHORWOMEN DROP TWO AT SPRINGFIELD INVITATIONAL

Springfield, Mass.-Rhode Island College lost to Rivier, 3-0 (24-26, 18-25, 22-25) and Simmons, 3-1 (21-25, 26-24, 23-25, 20-25), as the Anchorwomen wrapped up the final day of competition at the Springfield Invitational on Saturday afternoon.

 

The Anchorwomen (0-3) lost to Little East rival Eastern Connecticut, 3-1, last night in opening round action.

 

 Senior outside hitter Breanna Boyer (West Greenwich, RI) led the way with 11 kills and seven digs in the loss to the Raiders. Junior outside hitter Amanda Cabral (Riverside, RI) had seven winners and four digs in the match.

 

 

 Junior outside hitter Amanda Cabral

 

 Cabral contributed 11 kills, six digs, four blocks and two service aces, while Boyer registered a team-high 17 kills and eight digs, in the loss to the Sharks.

 

In upcoming action, Rhode Island College will play at Wheaton on Tuesday, Sept 4 (7 p.m.).

 

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