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October 4, 2004

 

Rhode Island College Womenís Tennis Update #5

(8-0 Overall; 4-0 in the Little East Conference)

Providence, RI--Head Coach Kelly Chartierís continued to roll through the opposition this week as the Anchorwomen improved to 8-0 overall and 4-0 in the Little East Conference. RIC played two matches, sneaking by Roger Williams, 5-4, in Bristol on Sept. 30 and defeating LEC rival Plymouth State, 7-2, in Plymouth on Oct. 1.

 

RIC is currently in the midst of a 13-match winning streak against Little East Conference opposition. The Anchorwomen are 4-0 this year, were a perfect 5-0 last year and won four straight after dropping the conference opener vs. Plymouth State back on Sept. 14, 2002.

 

Junior captain Liz Barrette (North Providence, RI) is 5-3 (.625) at number one singles and 3-5 (.375) at number one doubles for 6.5 points on the season. Barrette posted a 2-0 record at both number one singles and doubles in a 2-0 week for the Anchorwomen.

 

Senior captain Meghan Mooney (North Scituate, RI) is 5-3 (.625) at number two singles and 3-4 (.429) at number one doubles for 6.5 points on the season. Mooney was 2-0 at both number two singles and number one doubles in a 2-0 week for the Anchorwomen. She has been named the LECís Player of the Week once this season.

 

Sophomore Audrey Davis (Stroudsburg, PA) is 7-0 (1.000) at number three singles and is 5-2 (.714) at number two doubles for a team-high 9.5 points on the season. Davis was 2-0 at number three singles in a 2-0 week for the Anchorwomen. She has been named the LECís Rookie of the Week twice this season.

 

Freshman Kseniya Gurvich (Barrington, RI) is 6-1 (.750) at number four singles and 2-0 (1.000) in doubles for 7.0 points on the season. Gurvich has been named the LECís Rookie of the Week once this season.

 

Senior captain Samantha Hedden (Rumford, RI) is 4-2 (.667) in singles and 0-1 in doubles for 4.0 points on the season.

 

Sophomore Caitlin Morin (Westerly, RI) is 2-2 (.500) in singles and 5-2 (.714) at number two doubles for 4.5 points on the season.

 

Sophomore Tara Marchant (North Scituate, RI) is 2-1 in singles (.667) and is 7-1 at number three doubles for 5.5 points on the season.

 

Freshman Michaela Grant (Smithfield, RI) is 1-0 (1.000) in singles and 6-1 (.857) at number three doubles for 4.0 points on the season.

 

      Freshman Ashley Barry (Bristol, RI) is 1-0 (1.000) in singles and 1-0 (1.000) in doubles for 1.5 points on the season.

 

RIC is entering perhaps its toughest stretch of matches this week as the Anchorwomen will play four times in six days. Two of the matches are against Little East opposition. RIC will host all four of the matches as they will face Wentworth this afternoon at 4 p.m., LEC rival Bridgewater State on Tuesday, Oct. 5 at 3:30 p.m., Clark on Thursday, Oct. 7 at 3:30 p.m. and LEC foe UMass-Dartmouth on Saturday, Oct. 9.

 

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