Springfield, Mass.—Senior outside hitter Jillian Ward (Coventry, RI) registered six kills and six digs as the Rhode Island College women's volleyball team lost their season-opener, 3-0 (19-25, 16-25, 18-25), vs. Skidmore in first round action of the Springfield Invitational on Friday night.
Skidmore 3, Rhode Island College 0
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• Senior libero Marisa Brynes (Cranston, RI) compiled 11 digs.
In upcoming action, Rhode Island College will face Westfield State (1 p.m.) and Springfield (3:30 p.m.) in day two action of the Springfield Invitational on Saturday, Sept. 1.