Nov. 7, 1997

    Friars Spike Connecticut, 3-1

    PROVIDENCE, RI-- The Providence College Volleyball squad defeated Connecticut, 3-1 tonight in Alumni Hall. Scores were 15-5, 16-14, 4-15, 15-10.

    The Friars were led junior Sherryl Jones (Mississauga, Ont) led the Friars with 20 kills and 17 digs. Freshman Heidi Filippi (Wooster,OH) recorded 17 kills while senior Heidi Brady (Woodside, CA) tallied 13 kills and five blocks at the net.

    The Friars started the match with 15 kills and a .382 hitting percent in the first game as the Huskies made only eight kills for .200 percent. Providence took the second game 16-14, and the Huskies took the third, 15-4. In the fourth game, the Huskies recorded 35 kills but came up short as PC won, 15-10 to claim the victory.

    Providence improves to 20-12 and 3-5 in the BIG EAST.