FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

April 6, 2011

 

REBELLO PICKS UP WIN AT NO. 1 SINGLES
IN, 8-1, LOSS TO SUFFOLK

Providence, R.I.-Senior Nate Rebello (Pawtucket, RI) notched the Rhode Island College menís tennis teamís lone win as Suffolk University remained unbeaten in a decisive, 8-1, victory over the Anchormen at the RIC Tennis Courts.

 

Suffolk (4-0) opened the contest by taking all three doubles matches. Although the top three singles matches were all straight set wins, all three were highlighted by hard fought sets.

 

 

 Senior No. 1 Singles Nate Rebello

 

Rebello defeated junior Sean Cullen (Wells, ME) in straight sets, 6-0, 7-6 (7-3) at No. 1 singles, but the remaining five matchups all went the Rams way. 

 

The most hotly contested match occurred at No. 4 singles. RIC (2-3) freshman Kyle Kelaghan (East Greenwich, RI) bounced back from a first set loss to SU senior John Samander (Willemstad, Curacao) to win, 6-3, in the second frame. Samander rallied to down Kelaghan in the third set, 10-8.

 

Suffolk dominated the late singles matches. Freshman Hubert Cromback (Paris, France) headlined the late Ram effort, knocking off RIC junior Jason Morin (East Providence, RI), 6-1, 6-1.

 

Junior Chris Staley (London, England) won at both No. 2 singles and paired with Cullen for a victory at the top doubles spot.

 

In upcoming action, Rhode Island College will host Curry tomorrow afternoon (3:30 p.m.).

 

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