FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

September 28, 2009

 

ENDICOTT EDGES RIC WOMEN'S TENNIS, 5-4

Providence, RIóThe Endicott College women's tennis team improved to 8-3 on the season, winning a tight, 5-4, match at Rhode Island College on Monday afternoon at the RIC Tennis Courts. The Anchorwomen see their record dip to 5-4 with their second loss in as many days.

 

The two squads split in singles action, with the Gulls winning from the top spot through No. 3, while the Anchorwomen took the bottom three matches. The visitors took two of three in doubles, which proved to be the difference in the contest.

 

Sophomore Kate Cioffi (Essex, VT) earned a straight set decision (7-5, 6-0) at No. 1 singles, while senior Nicole Breting (Johnston, RI) and classmate Lori Wardner (Wrentham, MA) combined to win an 8-5 bout at No. 2 doubles as well as their respective singles matches at No. 2 and 3, respectively. 

 

 

 Freshman Marissa Langellier

 

 RIC freshmen Marissa Langellier (Greenville, RI) and Doris Belanger (West Warwick, RI) were a bright spot for the hosts, each winning their respective singles matches at No. 5 and 6, and pairing up for a win at No. 3 doubles.

 

In upcoming action, Rhode Island College will host Suffolk on Thursday, Oct. 1.

 

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