Amelia Murphy Named Little East Women's Volleyball Rookie of the Week

Amelia Murphy

Providence, R.I.—Rhode Island College freshman outside hitter Amelia Murphy (North Attleboro, MA) was named the Little East Conference Women’s Volleyball Rookie of the Week for her performance in a 2-1 week for the Anchorwomen.

Murphy played in 11 sets in three matches, registering a .216 (33-14-88) hitting percentage to go along with 33 kills, two aces and 14 digs. She posted 13 kills and made six digs in a 3-1 loss vs. Worcester State on Sept. 4. Murphy had eight kills and seven digs in a 3-0 win at Salem State on Sept. 6. She posted 12 kills and hit .526 in a 3-0 victory over Bridgewater State on Sept. 8.

For the season, she has played in 20 sets in six matches. Murphy has registered a .131 hitting percentage (53-32-160) to go along with 53 kills and 15 digs.

Head Coach Sherri Heard’s team is currently 3-3 overall. In upcoming action, Rhode Island College will play at Smith on Thursday, Sept. 13 (7 p.m.).