FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

October 12, 2009

 

ANCHORWOMEN BLANK LANCERS, 9-0

Providence, RIóSenior Julie Bannon (Narragansett, RI), the reigning Little East Conference Women's Tennis Player of the Week, earned a straight-set (6-1, 6-1) victory at No. 1 singles, then teamed with sophomore Gabriela Batek (Greenville, RI) for an 8-6 win at No. 2 doubles, as Rhode Island College shut out visiting Worcester State, 9-0, on Monday afternoon at the RIC Tennis Courts.

 

 

 Senior Julie Bannon

 

RIC (9-5) wins for the third straight match and for the fourth time in the club's last five contests. Worcester State drops to 3-7 in the loss.

 

 The Anchorwomen picked up their second shutout win of the season as the hosts won five of the six singles matches in straight sets.

 

 Freshmen Marissa Langellier (Greenville, RI) and Doris Belanger (West Warwick, RI) increased their team-high singles win totals to 12-2 at No. 5 and 6 singles.

 

 In upcoming action, Head Coach Liz Barrette's team will close out the regular season at Little East Conference rival UMass Dartmouth on Saturday, Oct. 17.

 

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