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Video: VCU Volleyball defeats Rhode Island

imgresThe Rams won their seventh straight game this afternoon, taking out Rhode Island in straight sets  (27-25, 25-17, 25-8) to remain a perfect 9-0 at home while maintaining their top spot in the Atlantic 10 conference. The Rams nearly dropped the first set, trailing 24-23 despite a 14-7 start, but battled to win 27-25 and never looked back.

VCU was once again led by sophomore Romana Kriskova with 12 kills on the afternoon and moved within 10 kills from breaking VCU’s single-season record (549). Junior Janelle Sykes climbed the charts as well, blocking URI five times to move her into a tie for fourth in single season history.

VCU heads to Saint Louis (10-15, 6-4) Saturday before returning to the Siegel Center Friday, Nov. 15 to host Duquesne (15-9, 9-2) in their final game of the regular season.

VCU Volleyball v URI from VCU Ram Nation on Vimeo.

VCU School of the Arts (BFA '07) and Center for Sport Leadership (M.Ed. '10) alumnus, Mat has followed VCU basketball since the Sunbelt days when he'd...