Providence, R.I.—Rhode Island College freshman outside hitter Amelia Murphy (North Attleboro, MA) was named the Little East Women’s Volleyball Rookie of the Week for her performance in a 2-1 week for the Anchorwomen. It is the third time this season Murphy has received this accolade.
Murphy hit .317 (48-16-101) with 48 kills, 10 digs and four blocks on the week. She had eight kills and five digs in a 3-0 win over Anna Maria on Sept. 18. Murphy registered 22 kills, four digs and two block assists in a 3-0 win vs. Plymouth State on Sept. 22. She recorded 10 kills in a 3-2 loss vs. Trinity on Sept. 22.
She has played in 41 sets in 12 matches and is hitting .219 (140-62-356) with 140 kills.
Head Coach Sherri Heard’s team is 7-5 overall and 1-0 in the Little East on the season. In upcoming action, Rhode Island College will resume Little East action at UMass Dartmouth on Tuesday, Sept. 25 (6 p.m.).