Rhode Island College women’s volleyball team defeated Clark, 3-1
(25-22, 14-25, 25-18, 25-20), at The Murray Center on Thursday night
for the club’s fourth consecutive win.
HOW IT HAPPENED
• The Anchorwomen held off a late surge by the Cougars in the first
set and held on to win, 25-22. Senior outside hitter Courtney
Lambrese (Cranston, RI) led the way with four kills, while
junior outside hitter Jillian Ward (Coventry, RI) and
sophomore middle blocker Jessica Brielmaier (West Greenwich, RI)
each had three. Senior setter Abigayl White (Coventry, RI)
registered six assists and five digs in the frame. The visitors were
led by senior outside hitter Marina Ramos (Guaynabo, Puerto Rico)
and freshman middle blocker Kendra Campbell (North Kingstown, RI)
with five and four winners, respectively.
• Clark dominated the second set,
picking up a 25-14 victory to even the contest. Ramos had four kills
to go along with seven digs, while Campbell recorded three winners.
Freshman setter Sophia Torino (Los Angeles, CA) handed out
six assists. Ward led the hosts with three kills.
• RIC regained the advantage in the
third set, winning the closely contested frame, 25-18. Lambrese had
five kills. Ward posted four kills and seven digs, while White
handed out 10 assists. Ramos led Clark with six kills, while junior
libero Rayme Quiban (Seattle, WA) registered nine digs.
• Sophomore right side hitter
Jacqueline Jutras (Foster, RI) kill helped RIC win the fourth
set, 25-20, and secure the win for the Anchorwomen. Ward had six
kills. White posted 10 assists and six digs. Ramos registered 13
digs and five winners in the final frame.
BY THE NUMBERS
• Rhode Island College hit .113 (41-23-159) in the match. Ward had
16 kills and 18 digs. Lambrese posted a double-double with 14 kills
and 11 digs, to go along with three service aces. White recorded 30
assists and 15 digs.
• The Cougars hit .138 (45-23-160) in
a losing effort. Ramos led the match with 20 kills and 29 digs.
Quiban chipped in with 17 digs. Torino was credited with 21 assists.