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October 3, 2005

 

Rhode Island College Women’s Tennis Update #4

(8-1 Overall; 6-0 in the Little East Conference)

Providence, RI--Head Coach Kelly Chartier’s team is 8-1 overall and 6-0 in the Little East Conference. RIC is currently in first place in the LEC and has clinched at least a share of the regular season title.

Anchorwomen Notables

RIC has not lost since its first match of the season vs. Salve Regina on Sept. 3. RIC has won its last eight matches and went 2-0 last week. Both matches last week were against Little East Conference opponents. RIC downed UMass Boston, 9-0, on Tuesday, Sept. 27. The Anchorwomen went into Saturday, Oct. 1, tied with Plymouth State atop the LEC standings as both clubs had posted 5-0 marks in conference play. RIC won the match, 6-3, at home on Homecoming to take sole possession of first place.

• The Anchorwomen like playing on their home court and the numbers back it up. RIC has won its last 17 home matches. The team is 5-0 at RIC 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) was 2-0 at both number one singles and number one doubles on the season. Freshman Megan Hall (Smithfield, RI) was a perfect 2-0 at number two singles and number one doubles on the week. For her efforts, Hall was named the Little East Conference Women’s Tennis Rookie of the Week for the third time this season. Freshman Margaret Funk (Oakdale, CT) was 2-0 at number three singles and number two doubles.

 

Upcoming Matches

Monday, Oct. 3, home vs. Johnson & Wales, 3:30 p.m.

Thursday, Oct. 6, at Clark, 4 p.m.

• Saturday, Oct. 8, at UMass Dartmouth, 11 a.m.

 

The Statistical Leaders

Singles Wins

Doubles Wins

Points

8, Megan Hall, Fr. (Smithfield, RI)

10, Megan Hall, Fr. (Smithfield, RI)

13.0, Megan Hall, Fr. (Smithfield, RI)

8, Margaret Funk, Fr. (Oakdale, CT)

10, Liz Barrette, Sr. (N. Providence, RI)

13.0, Margaret Funk, Fr. (Oakdale, CT)

7, Liz Barrette, Sr. (N. Providence, RI)

10, Margaret Funk, Fr. (Oakdale, CT)

12.0, Liz Barrette, Sr. (N. Providence, RI)

6, Tara Marchant, Jr. (N. Scituate, RI)

9, Tara Marchant, Jr. (North Scituate, RI)

10.5, Tara Marchant, Jr. (N. Scituate, RI)

5, Ashley Gorman, Jr. (Cumberland, RI)

9, Ashley Gorman, Jr. (Cumberland, RI)

9.5, Ashley Gorman, Jr. (Cumberland, RI)

 

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