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September 9, 2017

 

RIC DOWNS SALVE REGINA AND FRAMINGHAM STATE TO NOTCH THREE-MATCH WIN STREAK

Providence, R.I.-The Rhode Island College women’s volleyball team swept a tri-match with Salve Regina and Framingham State at the Murray Center on Saturday. RIC defeated Salve Regina, 3-1 (25-17, 25-23, 24-26, 25-23), and Framingham State, 3-0 (25-21, 25-22, 25-9). In the other match of the day, Salve Regina defeated Framingham State 3-0 (25-12, 25-13, 25-16).

 

THE BASICS
Rhode Island College 3, Salve Regina 1
(Rhode Island College 3-3)
(Salve Regina 3-2)

Salve Regina 3, Framingham State 0
(Salve Regina 4-2)
(Framingham State 1-5) 

Rhode Island College 3, Framingham State 0
(Rhode Island College 4-3)
(Framingham State 1-5)

 

 

 Senior setter Abigayl White

 

HOW IT HAPPENED
RIC vs. Salve Regina
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In the win over Salve Regina, junior outside hitter Jillian Ward (Coventry, RI) recorded a double-double with a match-best 22 kills and 12 digs for the Anchorwomen.

• Senior outside hitter Courtney Lambrese (Cranston, RI) tallied 20 kills, eight digs and five service aces.

• RIC senior setter Abigayl White (Coventry, RI) registered 40 set assists and tied a match-high with 13 digs. Sophomore right side hitter Jacqueline Jutras (Foster, RI) notched nine kills, 11 set assists and five digs.

• Salve Regina was paced by sophomore middle blocker Annie Donahue (Chelmsford, MA) with 14 dills and five blocks.

• Senior setter Samantha Salwa (Ellington, CT) had 28 set assists and eight digs.

RIC vs. Framingham State
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In the victory against Framingham State, senior outside hitter Courtney Lambrese (Cranston, RI) notched 19 kills and added 15 digs.

• Junior outside hitter Jillian Ward (Coventry, RI) also had a double-double for RIC with 10 kills and 11 digs.

• Senior setter Abigayl White (Coventry, RI) tallied 23 set assists and nine digs.

• Framingham State freshman outside hitter Kelly Brinkman (Gardiner, NY) notched six kills and three digs.

• Junior setter Mackenzie Whalen (Norton, MA) had 16 set assists and five digs.

 

BY THE NUMBERS
RIC vs. Salve Regina

• RIC had a .209 (61 kills, 30 errors, 148 attempts) hitting percentage, while Salve Regina hit .202 (42 kills, 17 errors, 124 attempts).

• The Anchorwomen had 13 service aces compared to seven for the Seahawks.

RIC vs. Framingham State
• RIC had a .333 (38 kills, 17 errors, 104 attempts) hitting percentage, while Framingham State hit -.056 (18 kills, 24 errors, 107 attempts).

• The Anchorwomen had 55 digs with Framingham State notching 46 digs.

 

WHO'S NEXT
In upcoming action, Rhode Island College will host Clark on Thursday, Sept. 14 (6 p.m.)

 

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