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October 29, 2009

 

2009 Rhode Island College Women’s Tennis
Season Summary

(10-6 Overall; 4-3 in the Little East Conference)

Providence, R.I.Head Coach Liz Barrette’s (Career record: 18-14, .563) team finished the 2009 season with a 10-6 overall record and a 4-3 (third place tie) mark in the Little East Conference. The Anchorwomen reached the 10-win plateau for the sixth time in the past seven seasons.

 

 

 

Senior Julie Bannon (Narragansett, RI) closed out her career as an Anchorwoman with a 43-19 (.694) singles record and a 40-24 (.625) doubles record for 63 career points. Bannon is tied for fourth all-time in program history in career singles wins, is sixth in points, seventh in doubles wins, 14th in singles winning percentage and 18th in doubles winning percentage.

 

As a senior in 2009, she was 7-9 (.438) at No. 1 singles and 6-10 (.375) at No. 1 doubles for 10.0 points. Bannon was fifth on the team in singles wins and points, while ranking sixth in doubles wins.

 

As a junior in 2008, Bannon was 7-5 (.583) at No. 3 singles and 8-6 (.571) at No. 1 doubles for 11.0 points. Bannon was tied for the team lead in doubles wins, ranked fourth in points and was tied for fourth in singles victories.

 

As a sophomore in 2007, she was 12-5 (.706) at No. 4 singles and 9-6 (.600) at No. 2 doubles for 16.5 points on the season. She was second on the team in singles wins, tied for fifth in doubles wins and was sixth in points.

 

As a freshman in 2006, Bannon was the Little East Conference Champion at number six singles and number three doubles. She was 17-0 (1.000) at number six singles and 17-2 (.895) at number three doubles for 25.5 points on the season. Bannon led the team in singles and doubles victories, as well as points. Her totals for singles and doubles wins, singles winning percentage and points were new school records for a single season.

 

She is a math education and Spanish major and a 2006 graduate of Narragansett High School.

 

Junior Jaclyn Eastman (Mansfield, MA) has one more year of eligibility remaining, but is graduating this upcoming spring. She closes out her three-year career with a 30-19 (.612) singles record and a 31-18 (.633) doubles mark for 45.5 points. Eastman is 11th all-time in program history in career doubles wins, 12th in both career singles wins and points, 17th in career doubles winning percentage and 22nd in career singles winning percentage.

 

As a senior in 2009, Eastman was 5-11 (.313) at No. 2 singles and 7-9 (.438) at No. 1 and 2 doubles for 8.5 points. She was tied for fourth on the team in doubles wins.

 

As a sophomore in 2007, Eastman was the Little East Conference Champion at No. 3 doubles. She was 11-6 (.647) at No. 5 singles and 14-1 at No. 3 doubles for 18.0 points on the season. Eastman was tied for the team lead in doubles victories, was second in points and third in singles wins.

 

As a freshman in 2006, Eastman was 14-2 (.875) at number five singles and 10-8 (.556) at number two doubles for 19.0 points on the season. She was second on the team in singles wins, fourth in points and fifth in doubles victories.

 

She is a nursing major and a 2006 graduate of Mansfield High School.

 

Junior Brittany LaBarre (Greenville, RI) was 8-8 (.500) at No. 3 and 4 singles and 8-8 (.500) at No. 2 doubles for 12.0 points this season. LaBarre was third on the team in doubles wins, while ranking fourth in singles wins and points.

 

Sophomore Gabriela Batek (Greenville, RI) was 12-4 (.750) at No. 3 and 4 singles and 7-9 (.438) at No. 1 and 2 doubles for 15.5 points on the season. Batek was third on the team in singles wins and points, while tying for fourth in doubles wins.

 

Freshman Doris Belanger (West Warwick, RI) was named First Team All-Little East Conference at No. 6 singles. She was 13-2 (.867) at No. 6 singles and 9-6 (.600) at No. 3 doubles for 17.5 points on the season. Belanger was second on the team in singles wins, doubles victories and points.

 

Freshman Jaime Harkins (Blackstone, MA) was 1-0 (1.000) at No. 3 doubles on the season.

 

Freshman Marissa Langellier (Greenville, RI) was named First Team All-Little East Conference at No. 5 singles. She was 14-2 (.875) at No. 5 singles and 10-6 (.625) at No. 3 doubles for 19.0 points on the season. Langellier led the team in singles wins, doubles victories and points.

 

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