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Erin Miga breaks volleyball all-time kills record

PROVIDENCE, R.I.—Rhode Island College senior middle hitter Erin Miga (Cranston, R.I.) became the Anchorwomen’s all-time leader with 21 kills in the squad’s, 3-2, victory over the University of New England at the Springfield Invitational on Saturday, Sept. 2.

Miga now has 1,037 career kills, which surpasses Kristy Nix’s '05 career total of 1,032 by five. She became RIC’s all-time blocks leader last season and currently has 455 in her career.

She was named to the Springfield Invitational’s All-Tournament Team, totaling 51 kills, a .373 career hitting percentage, nine service aces, seven digs and 23 blocks in 16 games over four matches.

Head Coach Craig Letourneau’s team is 2-2 overall and has yet to see action in the Little East Conference. The team dropped their first two matches of the ’06 campaign, falling to Roger Williams, 3-1, and Springfield, 3-0, on Sept. 1. RIC bounced back to win its final two contests of the Springfield tourney with wins over Suffolk, 3-1, and the University of New England, 3-2, on Sept. 2.

In upcoming action, the Anchorwomen will play at Brandeis on Tuesday, Sept. 5 at 7 p.m.