FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

April 11, 2005

 

Rhode Island College Menís Tennis Update #2

(2-5 Overall; 1-0 in the Little East)

Providence, RI--Head Coach Joe Testaís team is 0-2 overall and 1-0 in the Little East Conference. The Anchormen played five matches last week, going 2-3. RIC lost to Nichols on the road, 8-1, on Monday, Apr. 4, before defeating Salem State in its home LEC opener, 7-2, on Tuesday, Apr. 5. The Anchormen lost to Curry at home, 7-2, on Thursday, Apr. 7, but bounced right back with a home, 9-0, shutout over Thomas on Saturday, Apr. 9. RIC closed out its week at home on Sunday, Apr. 10, and lost to Roger Williams, 7-2.

 

Senior co-captain Julio Andrade (Cranston, RI) is 5-2 (.714) at number three singles and 2-5 (.286) at number one doubles for a team-high 6.0 points on the season. He went 5-0 in singles action last week.

 

Junior Barry Manfredi (Westerly, RI) is 4-3 (.571) at number one singles and 2-5 (.286) at number one doubles for 5.0 points on the season.

 

Junior Elliott LeFaiver (Warwick, RI) is 1-5 (.167) at number two singles and 2-5 (.286) at number two doubles for 2.0 points on the season.

 

Sophomore Tom Lapierre (Pascoag, RI) is 2-5 (.286) at number four singles and 2-5 (.286) at number two doubles for 3.0 points on the season.

 

Junior Chris Furey (Cabot, VT) is 1-6 (.143) at number five singles and 2-5 (.286) at number three doubles for 2.0 points on the season.

 

Junior co-captain Jason LaDuke (Warren, RI) is 2-5 (.286) at number three doubles for 1.0 points on the season.

 

Sophomore Richard Truchon (North Scituate, RI) is 0-6 (.000) at number six singles for 0.0 points on the season.

 

Sophomore Tauquir Puthawala (Lincoln, RI) is 1-0 (1.000) in singles for 1.0 point on the season.

 

Freshman Lorne Teeter (Warwick, RI) is 1-0 (1.000) in singles for 1.0 point on the season.

 

In upcoming action, the Anchormen will play three matches this week. RIC will begin its week on the road against LEC opponent Western Connecticut on Monday, Apr. 11 at 4 p.m. The Anchormen will play their next two matches at home against Becker on Thursday, Apr. 14 at 4 p.m. and LEC foe Southern Maine on Sat. Apr. 16 at noon.

 

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