FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

August 17, 2009

 

2009 Rhode Island College Men’s Tennis Season Summary
(Overall Record: 2-13; Little East Record: 0-6, Seventh Place)

Providence, R.I.—Interim Head Coach Liz Barrette’s team finished the 2009 season with a 2-13 overall record and a 0-6 (seventh place) mark in the Little East Conference.

 

 

 

Senior Rolando Yotharath (Woonsocket, RI) closed out his RIC career with an 11-12 (.478) career singles record and a 10-13 (.435) mark in doubles for 16.0 career points.

 

As a senior in 2009, he was 3-6 (.333) at No. 4 singles and 2-7 (.222) at No. 2 doubles for a total of 4.0 points.

 

As a junior in 2007, Yotharath was 8-6 (.571) at No. 5 singles and 8-6 (.571) at No. 3 doubles for 12.0 points on the season.

 

Prior to coming to RIC, Yotharath played two seasons at the Community College of Rhode Island in 2004 and 2005.

 

He is a Spanish major and a 2001 graduate of Woonsocket High School.

 

Junior Garrett Smith (Exeter, RI) was 5-8 (.385) at No. 5 singles and 1-12 (.077) at No. 3 doubles for a total of 5.5 points. He was tied for the team lead in singles victories. He was named the team MVP.

 

Sophomore Michael Aiello (Scituate, RI) was 4-10 (.286) at No. 3 singles and 3-11 (.214) at No. 3 doubles for a total of 5.5 points.

 

Sophomore Matthew Allard (Harrisville, RI) was 2-10 (.167) at No. 6 singles and 3-10 (.231) at No. 1 doubles for a total of 3.5 points.

 

Sophomore Nathan Rebello (Pawtucket, RI) was 5-10 (.333) at No. 1 singles and 2-12 (.143) at No. 1 doubles for a total of 6.0 points. He led the team in points and was tied for the team lead in singles victories.

 

Freshman John Luca (Smithfield, RI) was 0-2 (.000) in singles and 1-2 (.333) in doubles for a total of 0.5 points.

 

Freshman Jason Morin (East Providence, RI) was 0-2 (.000) in singles and 1-1 (.500) in doubles for a total of 0.5 points

 

Freshman Mike Ricci (Cranston, RI) was 1-7 (.125) at No. 6 singles and 3-7 (.300) in doubles for a total of 2.5 points.

 

Freshman Austin Werner (Fairfield, CT) was 2-9 (.182) at No. 2 singles and 4-8 (.333) at No. 2 doubles for a total of 4.0 points.

 

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