FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

September 26, 2011

 

BROWN NAMED LITTLE EAST ROOKIE OF THE WEEK

Providence, RIóFreshman Chelsea Brown (Wallingford, CT) was named the Little East Conference Womenís Tennis Rookie of the Week for her performance in a 5-4 win over Worcester State on Saturday, Sept. 24.

 

Brown played a big role as the rookie quickly knocked off her opponent at No. 1 singles (6-2, 6-2), and also combined with senior Gabriela Batek (Greenville, RI) to earn the win at No. 1 doubles (8-3). Her two wins were crucial for the Anchorwomen, who snapped a 23-match losing streak with the victory.

 

 

 

 

For the season, Brown is 2-5 at both No. 1 singles and No. 1 doubles. RIC is 1-7 overall and 1-1 in the Little East.

 

Brown is a nursing major and 2011 graduate of Sheehan High School.

 

In upcoming action, Rhode Island College will travel to Little East rival Bridgewater State on Tuesday, Sept. 27 (3:30 p.m.).

 

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