RIC Volleyball Sweeps Tri-Match

The Rhode Island College women's volleyball team swept a non-conference 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

Match 1

Rhode Island College 3, Salve Regina 1

(Rhode Island College 3-3)

(Salve Regina 3-2)

 

Match 2

Salve Regina 3, Framingham State 0

(Salve Regina 4-2)

(Framingham State 1-5)

 

Match 3

Rhode Island College 3, Framingham State 0

(Rhode Island College 4-3)

(Framingham State 1-5)

 

HOW IT HAPPENED

RIC vs. Salve Regina

•  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 and added 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 while sophomore right side hitter Jacqueline Jutras (Foster, RI) notched nine kills, 11 set assists and five digs in the win for RIC.

• 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 in the loss for the Seahawks.

 

RIC vs. Framingham State

•  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 in the victory.

• 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 in the loss for the Rams.

 

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 with 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 

• RIC will return to action on Thursday, Sept. 14 (6:00 pm) when they host Clark in a non-conference game.