FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

September 12, 2005

 

Rhode Island College Women’s Tennis Update #1

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

Providence, RI--Head Coach Kelly Chartier’s team is 2-1 overall and 1-0 in the Little East Conference.

Anchorwomen Notables

RIC opened the season with a 7-2 loss at Salve Regina University on Sept. 3. The loss stopped a 17-match winning streak for the Anchorwomen dating back to the 2003 season. RIC rebounded to win its next two matches, both of which were home, with a 9-0 victory over Mitchell on Sept. 8 and an 8-1 win over Little East Conference opponent Salem State on Sept. 10.

• The Anchorwomen like playing on their home court and the numbers back it up. RIC has won its last 14 home matches. The team is 2-0 this fall, was 8-0 last season and won their final four home matches of the 2003 campaign. The last time a RIC squad lost a home dual match was a 5-4 loss to Johnson & Wales on Sept. 16, 2003.

• Senior Liz Barrette (North Providence, RI) and junior Tara Marchant (North Scituate, RI) will captain the team for the 2005 season.

• Freshman Megan Hall (Smithfield, RI) is a perfect 3-0 at number two singles and is 2-1 at number  one doubles for 4.0 points on the season. For her efforts, she was named the Little East Conference Rookie of the Week.

• Freshman Margaret Funk (Oakdale, CT) is 2-1 at number three singles and 2-1 at number two doubles for 3.0 points on the season.

 

Upcoming Matches

Tuesday, Sept. 13, at Western Connecticut, 4 p.m.

Thursday, Sept. 15, home vs. Nichols, 4 p.m.

• Saturday, Sept. 17, home vs. Southern Maine, Noon

 

The Statistical Leaders

Singles Wins

Doubles Wins

Points

3

Megan Hall, Fr. (Smithfield, RI)

3

Ashley Gorman, Jr. (Cumberland, RI)

4.0

Megan Hall, Fr. (Smithfield, RI)

2

Margaret Funk, Fr. (Oakdale, CT)

3

Tara Marchant, Jr. (North Scituate, RI)

3.0

Margaret Funk, Fr. (Oakdale, CT)

2

Natasha Roman, Fr. (Somerset, RI)

 

 

2.5

Ashley Gorman, Jr. (Cumberland, RI)

 

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