Sept. 13, 1997

    Providence Women's Volleyball swept by URI

    KINGSTON, R.I. - The Providence College women's's volleyball team dropped three straight games to the University of Rhode Island 6-15, 3-15,11-15 at the University of Rhode Island Subway Classic Tournament.

    Though the match was just under an hour and a half, it showcased plenty of offense with more than 100 kills between the two teams.

    In a losing cause, Sherryl Jones provided some offensive punch with a team-high 12 kills and 12 digs. Rachel Doxtater also contributed with 9 kills and 7 digs. Sharing the setting duties were Kristen Kam and Colleen Lee who dished out 15 and 19 assists respectively.

    For the victors, four different players had kills in the double digits, with Carrie Gangl leading the pack with 18. Jessica Salmans also sparked the attack with 49 assists.

    With the loss, Providence hangs on to a winning record of 6-5, while URI improves to 5-3.

    Game Scoring:                  1    2    3
    Providence College             6    3   11
    University of Rhode Island    15   15   15