For Immediate Release


August 30, 2006


Miga, Sarcione and Seitsinger to Captain Rhode Island College Women’s Volleyball


Providence, RI—Rhode Island College has named senior middle hitter Erin Miga (Cranston, RI), senior defensive specialist Kara Sarcione (Londonderry, NH) and senior right side hitter Julie Seitsinger (North Kingstown, RI) as women’s volleyball team captains for the 2006 season.


As a junior in 2005, Miga was named First Team All-Little East Conference for the second consecutive season. Miga played in 126 games in 36 matches. She had 383 kills (3.04/game), a RIC record .328 hitting percentage, five assists (0.04/game), 62 service aces (0.49/game), 69 digs (0.55/game) and 180 blocks (1.43/game). She was named the Little East Conference’s Defensive Player of the Week twice on the season. She is currently RIC’s all-time leader in hitting percentage (.312) and blocks (432). Miga is also just 46 kills away from Kristy Nix’s ’06 RIC career kills record.


As a junior in 2005, Sarcione played in 125 games in 36 matches. She had 14 kills (0.11/game), 14 assists (0.11/game), 60 service aces (0.48/game) and 225 digs (2.04/game).


As a junior in 2005, Seitsinger played in 23 games in 16 matches. She had four kills (0.17/game), four assists (0.17/game), one service ace (0.04/game), eight digs (0.35/game) and six blocks (0.26/game).


Head Coach Craig Letourneau’s team opens the 2006 season at the Springfield College Invitational on Friday and Saturday, Sept. 1-2. The Anchorwomen were picked to finish third in the Little East Conference Women’s Volleyball Preseason Coaches’ Poll.