FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

April 4, 2011

 

REBELLO & WERCHADLO EARN WEEKLY
LITTLE EAST CONFERENCE HONORS

Providence, R.I.—Senior Nate Rebello (Pawtucket, RI) was named the Little East Conference Men’s Tennis Player of the Week, while freshman Alex Werchadlo (Woonsocket, RI) was tabbed the league’s Rookie of the Week, for their respective performances in a 1-1 week for the Anchormen.

 

 

 Senior No. 1 Singles Nate Rebello

 

Rebello posted a 2-0 mark at No. 1 singles and paired with Werchadlo to register a 1-1 record at No. 1 doubles. He recorded a pair of straight-set victories over his opponents from Springfield (6-1, 6-2) and Newbury College (6-0, 6-0). He also collected a win at top-flight doubles against the Nighthawks. For the season, he is 3-1 (.750) at both No. 1 singles and doubles.

 

 

 Freshman No. 2 Singles Alex Werchadlo

 

Werchadlo registered a 2-0 mark at No. 2 singles and a 1-1 record with Rebello at top-flight singles. He earned a straight set victory over his opponent from Springfield (6-3, 6-5), while white washing his opponent from Newbury College (6-0, 6-0). He combined with Rebello to notch a top-flight doubles win against the Nighthawks. For the season, he is 3-0 (1.000) in singles and 2-1 (.667) in doubles.

 

Head Coach Lorne Teeter’s team is 2-2 on the season. In upcoming action, RIC will host Suffolk on Tuesday, April 5 (3:30 p.m.).

 

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