October 15, 2015



Providence, R.I.—Sophomore setter Abigayl White (Coventry, RI) registered a double-double with a match-high 31 assists to go along with 11 digs as the Rhode Island College women’s volleyball team swept Worcester State, 3-0, on Thursday evening at The Murray Center.


The Anchorwomen (15-7) downed the Lancers (6-14) for the second time, having previously defeated the Lancers, 3-1, at Wesleyan on Sept. 12.


The first set was close, but RIC pulled away in the end to win, 28-26. The hosts dominated the middle frame, 25-13, before earning the shutout with a 25-19, victory in the third set.


RIC capitalized on WSU’s struggles offensively, as the visitors hit just .026 (10-9-39) in the first set and -.069 (7-9-29) in the second stanza. The Anchorwomen hit .189 (28-18-106) for the match, which included a .345 (13-3-29) effort in the middle frame.





Senior outside hitter Kelsey Lace (Glendale, RI) posted a match-high 14 kills, while also contributing eight digs. Senior outside hitter Michelle Malboeuf (Cumberland, RI), junior middle hitter Sierra Smith (Longmont, CO) and freshman middle blocker Emily Langlais (West Warwick, RI) contributed nine, six and four kills, respectively. Malboeuf chipped in with 10 digs.


WSU senior outside hitter Jennifer Cabral (Swansea, MA) had nine kills and seven digs. Junior setter Jamika Townsend (Virginia Beach, VA) posted 21 assists and senior libero Kaylee Leduc (Swansea, MA) racked up 13 digs.


In upcoming action, Rhode Island College will face Eastern Connecticut at a tri-match hosted by Wheaton on Saturday, Oct. 17.