FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

May 8, 2006

 

Liz Barrette Honored by the RIAIAW

 

 Providence, RIó Rhode Island College senior Liz Barrette (North Providence, RI) received a Distinguished Student-Athlete Award from the Rhode Island Association for Intercollegiate Athletics for Women (RIAIAW) at a reception hosted by Rhode Island College on May 5.

 

Barrette, a physical education/health major, owns a cumulative grade point average of 3.52, and concluded a stellar career in womenís tennis this past fall.

 

She leaves RIC with a 43-18 (.705) career singles record and a 50-15 (.796) career doubles mark for 68.0 career points. Barrette is third all-time at RIC in career points, third in career singles wins and tied for first in career doubles wins. She is also 12th in career singles winning percentage and seventh in career doubles winning percentage.

 

As a senior in 2005, Barrette was the Little East Conference Champion at number one doubles. She was 11-3 (.786) at number one singles and 19-2 (.882) at number one doubles for 18.5 points on the season. She was tied for second on the team in singles wins, tied for first on the team in doubles wins and third in total points. While teaming up with freshman Megan Hall, the 15 doubles wins established a new RIC single-season record. Barrette was named Little East Conference Player of the Week once on the season and was named the teamís MVP.

 

She was named to the Rhode Island College All-75th Anniversary Womenís Tennis Team in 2005.

 

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