FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

September 18, 2010

 

RIC STILL SEARCHING FOR FIRST WIN
AFTER LOSS TO SALEM STATE

Salem, MA-Rhode Island College suffered a 9-0 loss at the hands of Little East Conference foe Salem State on Saturday afternoon, dropping the Anchorwomen to 0-6 overall and 0-2 in league action. With the shutout victory, the Vikings raise their mark to 2-0 and win their first LEC decision.

 

Salem State captain Alicia Poore (Stoneham, MA) led the way winning at both No 1. singles and doubles. Poore defeated junior Gabriela Batek (Greenville, RI) (4-6, 6-4, 7-5) in singles play and teamed with sophomore Michelle McEwen (Billerica, MA) for win at the top doubles spot.

 

Junior Lauren Turenne (Reading, MA) remained unbeaten on the season at No. 2 singles. The junior transfer won in straight sets (6-2, 6-1) over RIC sophomore Doris Belanger (West Warwick, RI) and worked with classmate Carly Muniz (Gloucester, MA) to earn a point at No. 2 doubles.

 

Muniz had an impressive afternoon at No. 4 singles with a shutout (6-0, 6-0) win. Sophomores Anna Yaskell (Stockholm, Sweden), Jess Spinale (Saugus, MA) and McEwen all won their matches in straight sets

 

In upcoming action, Rhode Island College will continue Little East Conference play at home against Western Connecticut on Tuesday, Sept. 21.

 

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