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October 11, 2004

 

Rhode Island College Womenís Tennis Update #6

(12-0 Overall; 6-0 in the Little East Conference)

Providence, RI--Head Coach Kelly Chartierís team is off to the best start in the programís history, posting a 12-0 overall record and a 6-0 mark in the Little East Conference. RIC has won 16 straight matches, dating back to last fall, and has not lost since Oct. 7, 2003 when the Anchorwomen fell to Salem State, 5-2. With one more victory, RIC will equal the most wins in a season (13), previously established by the 1999 squad.

 

RIC is currently in the midst of a 15-match winning streak against Little East Conference opposition. The Anchorwomen are 6-0 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 8-4 (.667) at number one singles and 7-5 (.583) at number one doubles for 11.5 points on the season. Barrette posted a 3-1 record at number one singles and was 4-0 at number one doubles in a 4-0 week for the Anchorwomen.

 

Senior captain Meghan Mooney (North Scituate, RI) is 9-3 (.750) at number two singles and 7-4 (.636) at number one doubles for 6.5 points on the season. Mooney was 4-0 at both number two singles and number one doubles in a 4-0 week for the Anchorwomen. For her efforts, she was named LEC Player of the Week for the second time this season.

 

Freshman Audrey Davis (Stroudsburg, PA) is 11-0 (1.000) at number three singles and is 7-3 (.700) at number two doubles for a team-high 14.5 points on the season. Davis went 4-0 at #3 singles and 2-1 in #2 doubles last week for the Anchorwomen. For her efforts, she was named the LEC's Rookie of the Week for the third time this season.

 

Freshman Kseniya Gurvich (Barrington, RI) is 8-2 (.800) at number four singles and 2-0 (1.000) in doubles for 9.0 points on the season. Gurvich has been named the LECís Rookie of the Week once this season.

 

Senior captain Samantha Hedden (Rumford, RI) is 4-4 (.500) in singles and 0-1 (.000) in doubles for 4.0 points on the season.

 

Sophomore Caitlin Morin (Westerly, RI) is 5-2 (.714) in singles and 6-3 (.667) at number two doubles for 8.0 points on the season.

 

Sophomore Tara Marchant (North Scituate, RI) is 3-3 in singles (.500) and is 10-1 (.909) at number three doubles for 8.0 points on the season.

 

Freshman Michaela Grant (Smithfield, RI) is 2-0 (1.000) in singles and 9-1 (.900) at number three doubles for 6.5 points on the season.

 

      Freshman Ashley Barry (Bristol, RI) is 1-0 (1.000) in singles and 2-0 (1.000) in doubles for 2.0 points on the season.

 

Sophomore Heidi Beauregard (Cumberland, RI) is 1-0 (1.000) in singles and 0-1 (.000) in doubles for 1.0 point on the season.

 

Sophomore Kerri Giorgio (Saunderstown, RI) is 0-1 (.000) in doubles.

 

Sophomore Caitlyn Lowman (Narragansett, RI) is 0-1 (.000) in doubles.

 

Senior Alyson St. Amand (West Warwick, RI) is 0-1 (.000) in doubles.

 

RIC will host Johnson and Wales University on Wednesday, Oct. 13 at 3:30 p.m. before heading to Gorham, ME to take part in the Little East Conference Championships, hosted by Southern Maine, on Oct. 15-16.

 

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