FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

 

 

October 22, 2009

 

 

 

CORSAIRS END ANCHORWOMEN’S SEASON
IN FIRST ROUND OF LEC TOURNAMENT

 

North Dartmouth, MA—Fourth-seeded UMass Dartmouth defeated fifth-seeded Rhode Island College, 5-3, in first round action of the 2009 Little East Conference Women’s Tennis Championships. UMD advances to face top-seeded Western Connecticut in Danbury in the semifinals on Saturday afternoon.

 

 

 

 

 

 The 2009 Anchorwomen

 

 

 

The Anchorwomen see their season come to end, finishing with a 10-6 overall record. 2009 marked the sixth time in the past seven years RIC has reached the 10-win plateau. The Corsairs avenge Tuesday’s, 5-4, loss to the Anchorwomen and raise their record to 9-4.

 

 

 

UMass Dartmouth trailed after  doubles play, 2-1. Junior Amy Lopes (Dartmouth, MA) evened the score by defeating senior Julie Bannon (Narragansett, RI) at No. 1 singles (6-0, 6-2), and junior Blair Dalrymple (North Attleboro, MA) downed junior Brittany LaBarre (Greenville, RI) at No. 4 singles (6-1, 6-4), which gave the Corsairs a 3-2 advantage.

 

 

 

The Anchorwomen promptly tied the match when freshman Marissa Langellier (Greenville, RI), who won the deciding match in Tuesday’s contest, once again downed sophomore Courtney Morey (Mashpee, MA) at No. 5 singles (6-4, 6-3).

 

 

 

 

 

 Freshman Marissa Langellier

 

 

 

UMD sophomore Kelsey Grossmann (Holliston, MA) broke the tie when she defeated sophomore Gabriela Batek (Greenville, RI) at No. 3 singles (7-5, 6-0); then junior Amber Ubertini (Dalton, MA) clinched the win when she downed junior Jaclyn Eastman (Mansfield, MA), (6-0, 7-6) winning the second set tie-breaker by a 7-1 score.

 

 

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