Amelia Murphy Named Little East Rookie of the Week

Amelia Murphy
Amelia Murphy

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.).