Following an illustrious playing career with the Friars, Annie Fiorvanti enters her second season as a assistant coach with the Providence volleyball program. During her collegiate playing career, the setter from Northport, N.Y. totaled 2,359 assists, the fifth-highest total in school-history. Amassing four triple-doubles over her career including three her senior year, Fiorvanti also posted 17 double-doubles during her senior campaign. The Empire-state native averaged 5.80 assists per game for her career, including a 7.75 assist per game average in her final three years as a setter. The National Independent Volleyball All-Academic selection majored in Elementary and Special Education. Fiorvanti ranked among the top-10 nationally among all Division I Independent student-athletes with her 819 assists and 6.66 assist per game average. As a junior she had a career-high 59 assists against Marist on Oct. 1. In her final day of collegiate competition, Fiorvanti posted the fourth triple-double of her career totaling 37 assists, 13 digs and 12 kills, helping the Friars earn a victory at the National Independent Volleyball Championships in Greeley, Colo. At Providence, Annie will work primarily with the setters as well as assist with practice, game preparation and travel.
Coach's Comments: "Annie's role as an assistant coach is a great thing for this team," Coach Royer said. "Her presence provides continuity in the program as well as a wealth of knowledge for the setters who can learn so much from her. I couldn't be happier she's on board."