Posted: Oct 18, 2018
- After spending the last two weeks on the road, the Rams return to Keaney Gym for a pair of A-10 matches against VCU (Friday) and Davidson (Sunday).
- Rhode Island is in 10th place with a 1-6 Atlantic 10 record.
- Overall, Rhody is 7-12 on the season.
- URI ranks sixth in the conference in blocks per set with 10.42.
- Individually, senior Lauren Pick ranks fifth in the A-10 in assists per set (8.79).
- Junior Jenna McGuire is sixth in the league with 0.97 blocks per set.
- Senior Olivia Budinich ranks ninth in the conference in total digs, with 263.
- Sophomore Annie Ell has recorded a team-best 17 service aces.
- Freshman Mariah Paulette leads the team in hitting percentage (.275) and ranks second in total blocks (44).
- Redshirt sophomore Natale Zanellato has recorded a team-high 206 kills. She also is averaging a team-best 2.94 kills per set.
- First-place VCU enters the weekend with an a perfect 7-0 record in A-10 play. The Rams are 12-7 overall on the season.
- VCU has dropped just four sets through seven A-10 matches so far this season.
- Vicky Giommarini leads the team in kills (199), digs (164) and service aces (35).
- Jasmin Sneed has collected an A-10 best 116 blocks on the season, including 13 solos.
- Deja Ard is one assist shy of 400.
- Davidson enters the weekend tied with Duquesne for fifth place in the Atlantic 10.
- The Wildcats are 3-4 in league play and 10-8 overall.
- Mason Rooney has recorded a team-best 181 kills while also leading the Wildcats in assists (333) and service aces (26).
- Defensively, Ellie Crosley leads Davidson in blocks, with 38, while Josie Treadwell has collected a team-high 287 digs.