April 3, 2011


RIC Blanks Newbury, 9-0
Anchormen Notch Several Shutouts

Chestnut Hill, MA--Senior Nathan Rebello (Pawtucket, RI) partnered with freshman Alex Werchadlo (Woonsocket, RI) to sweep first doubles (8-0) before Rebello took No. 1 singles (6-0, 6-0) in straight sets as the Rhode Island College men's tennis team shut out host Newbury, 9-0.


Rhode Island College (2-2) came out of the gate firing, sweeping all three doubles contests. Anchorman senior Mike Aiello (Scituate, RI) and freshman Kyle Kelaghan (East Greenwich, RI) followed up the Rebello and Werchadlo win by sweeping second doubles (8-0), while Rhode Islandís third doubles competition completed the sweep with another shutout (8-0).


Rebello, Werchadlo (No. 2), Kelaghan (No. 3) and sophomore Brian Gil (North Providence, RI) at No. 5 all won their respective singles matches without losing a game (6-0, 6-0).


In upcoming action, Rhode Island College will host Suffolk on Tuesday, April 5 (3:30 p.m.).