November 6, 2001


Trainer to Play in NEWVA Senior Classic


Providence, RI—Rhode Island College senior middle hitter Brandee Trainer (North Kingstown, RI) has been selected to play in the New England Women’s Volleyball Association’s (NEWVA) Senior Classic which will be played at Clark University on Nov. 18. She is one of 30 New England, Div. III players selected to participate in this match.



Trainer leaves RIC having played in 432 games in 121 matches. She totaled 2,581 attempts, 941 kills, a .236 hitting percentage, 526 digs, 28 assists and 374 blocks. She is RIC’s all-time leader in career attempts, kills and blocks. Trainer is third in career hitting percentage.




As a senior in 2001, Trainer played in 109 games in 31 matches. She had 291 kills (2.670/game), a .265 hitting percentage, nine assists (0.083/game), 48 service aces (0.440/game), 149 digs (1.367/game) and 90 blocks (0.826/game). She led the team in hitting percentage, kills and blocks. She was second on the team in service aces and fifth in digs.




As a junior in 2000, she was named Second Team All-Little East Conference. She played in 86 games in 24 matches. Trainer totaled 238 kills (2.767/game), a .234 hitting percentage, ten assists (0.116/game), 31 service aces (0.360/game), 165 digs (1.919/game) and 64 blocks (0.744/game). Trainer led the team in kills, hitting percentage and blocks. She was third on the team in service aces and fourth in digs. She was named the Most Valuable Player of the Rhode Island College Invitational for the second consecutive season.




As a sophomore in 1999, she was named to both the RIC Invitational and the Tufts Invitational All-Tournament teams during the season. Trainer was also the RIC Invitational’s Most Valuable Player award-winner. Trainer played in all 117 games in the team’s 34 matches. She led the team with a .248 hitting percentage, 277 kills (2.4/game) and 135 total blocks (1.2/game). She also registered five assists (0.04/game), 26 service aces (0.22/game) and 102 digs (0.87/game). Trainer was fourth on the team in service aces and fifth in digs.




As a freshman in 1998, Trainer played in 120 games in 32 matches. She led the team with 110 digs (.917/game) and was second on the team with 85 total blocks (.708/game). She also had 135 kills (1.125/game), four assists (.033/game) and 44 service aces (.367/game) on the year. Trainer was third on the team in service aces.




She is a Spanish/Secondary education major and a 1998 graduate of North Kingstown High School.






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