FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

October 7, 2005

 

RIC DOWNS UMASS DARTMOUTH, 9-0

Anchorwomen Capture Third Consecutive
Little East Conference Regular Season Title

 NORTH DARTMOUTH, MA-A shorthanded University of Massachusetts Dartmouth’s women’s tennis team fell to Little East Conference rival Rhode Island College at the UMass Dartmouth Athletic Complex Friday afternoon. RIC captured its third consecutive Little East Conference Regular Season Championship with the win. RIC will compete at the Little East Conference Championships, hosted by Western Connecticut on Oct. 14-15.

 

With the match rescheduled from Saturday due to the threat of inclement weather, only five Corsairs were able to play, and the Anchorwomen won, 9-0.

 

Freshman Noelle Judd (Burlington, MA/Burlington HS) lost to Liz Barrette, 8-6, at number one singles, while freshman Allison DeAngelis (Milford, MA/Milford HS) fell to Kseniya Gurvich at number four, 8-6. The singles matches were played as eight-game pro sets due to the threat of rain.

 

The Corsairs fell to 5-5, 2-2 in LEC play with the defeat, while RIC improved to 11-1 and 7-0. UMass Dartmouth will return to action when they visit Southern Maine Monday. RIC will host Suffolk on Tuesday, Oct. 11.

 

RHODE ISLAND COLLEGE 9, UMASS DARTMOUTH 0

 

SINGLES-1-Liz Barrette, RIC, defeated Noelle Judd, 8-6. 2-Megan Hall, RIC, defeated Becky Bullock, 8-0. 3-Meg Funk, RIC, defeated Nicole Cross, 8-0.  4-Ksenya Gurvich, RIC, defeated Allison DeAngelis, 8-6.

5-Tara Marchant, RIC, defeated Natascha Tretter, 8-4. 6-Ashley Gorman, RIC, won by forfeit.

 

DOUBLES-1- Barrette and Hall, RIC, defeated Judd and Bullock, 8-1. 2-Funk and Natasha Roman, RIC, defeated Cross and DeAngelis, 8-4. 3-Marchant and Gorman, RIC, won by forfeit.