FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

September 25, 2010

 

LIMA PREVENTS SHUTOUT IN
LEC LOSS TO HUSKIES

Gorham, ME-Freshman Kassandra Lima (Coventry, RI) won a straight set (6-1, 6-4) match at No. 6 singles as the Rhode Island College women's tennis team slipped to 0-8 overall and 0-4 in the Little East Conference as the Anchorwomen were defeated by Southern Maine, 8-1.

 

 

 Freshman Kassandra Lima

 

With the win, Southern Maine ends a three-match slide and improves to 3-4 overall and 1-4 in the conference.

 

Junior Katelyn Ouellette (Lewiston, ME) and sophomore Tegan Talbot (Topsham, ME) started the Huskies at the top of the order with an 8-3 win over Rhode Island College junior Gabriela Batek (Greenville, RI) and sophomore Doris Belanger (West Warwick, RI) at first doubles.

 

 Huskiesí freshmen tandem of Rachel Miller (Portland, ME) and freshman Emily Boutin (Old Town, ME) earned an 8-2 win at second doubles and senior captain Erica Robertson (St. Albans, VT) and freshman Sarah Moody (Scarborough, ME) took an 8-1 win at third doubles.

 

In singles action, Miller downed Batek 7-6 (3) and 6-0 in first singles to pace Southern Maine, while Boutin took a convincing 6-0, 6-0 win at fifth singles over RIC junior Suzanne Healy-Wurzburg (Uxbridge, MA).

 

In upcoming action, Rhode Island College will play at Endicott on Tuesday, Sept. 28.

 

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