Kayla Fitzgerald led the Friars' effort with 12 kills and 12 digs.
Alderson, Veverka and Fitzgerald combined for 35 kills; Cruz collects 23 digs.
Kayla Fitzgerald led the Friar offense with nine kills.
The Friars return to action on Saturday, Aug. 27 against Manhattan and UMass Lowell.
The Friars fell to the Wildcats in straight sets, 25-22, 25-16, 25-16.
As a Senior: Played in all 34 of Providence’s matches, starting 31 of them… Led the Friars in kills (269) while also being second on the team in service aces (31) and third in digs (255) … Recorded six double-doubles on the season… Set season highs for kills and digs against Fordham (Sept. 17) with 16 kills and 16 digs…As a Junior: Started all 32 matches … Led the team in kills with a total of 341 (3.19 per set) … Finished second on the team in digs with 248 (2.32 per set) … Recorded a career-high 26 kills and 24 digs at Bucknell on Sept. 19 … Registered eight double-doubles on the season … Named to Boston College, New Orleans and Bucknell All-Tournament Teams … Named MVP of Friar Classic (Sept. 12) … Named to the BIG EAST Honor Roll, twice (Sept. 2, Sept. 8) … Named BIG EAST Player of the Week (Sept. 15).
As a Sophomore: Played in 32 matches, starting 30 ... Led the team in kills with a total of 265 kills (2.57 per set) ... Finished fourth on the team in digs with 189 digs (1.83 per set) ... Recorded a career-high 22 kills against Fairleigh Dickinson on Sept. 13 ... Registered a season-best 14 digs against Hartford on Sept. 20 ... Tallied six double-doubles on the season ... Named to the Friar Classic All-Tournament Team (9/12-9/13).
As a Freshman: Played in all 32 matches and 107 sets out of 110 ... Recorded a career-high 18 kills vs. Albany on Oct. 5 ... Had a career-high 20 digs against Brown on Sept. 11 ... Registered six double-doubles on the year ... Led the Friars in total kills with 290 on the season ... Ranked second on the team in service aces (30) and digs (270) ... Earned back-to-back Rookie of the Week honors (Sept. 30 and Oct. 7) ... Named to the America East All-Rookie team ... Ranked sixth in the America East in kills, averaging 2.71 per set ... Also ranked 10th in service aces with 0.28 per set ... Was named to the America East Fall Honor Roll for achieving a grade-point-average of 3.0 or higher.
At Redlands East Valley: Earned two varsity letters playing volleyball while at Redlands East Valley ... Named the Freshman Most Valuable Player in 2009 ... Selected to the Second-Team All-Citrus Belt League in 2011 ... Played club volleyball with Mavericks Corona Volleyball Club and most recently with Paradigm Nike ... Named to the Faculty Honor Roll in 2012.
Personal: Born June 5, 1995 ... Daughter of Larry and Cheryl Fitzgerald ... Health Policy and Management major with a German minor.
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