FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

October 5, 2011

 

BATEK AND BELANGER WIN IN, 7-2, SETBACK
TO UMASS DARTMOUTH

Sutton, Mass.-Senior Gabriela Batek (Greenville, RI) won at No. 2 singles, while junior Doris Belanger (West Warwick, RI) earned a victory at No. 3 singles, but the Rhode Island College women's tennis team dropped a 7-2 match to UMass Dartmouth (5-2, 4-1 LEC) in Little East Conference action on Wednesday afternoon.

 

The Anchorwomen (1-11, 1-4 LEC) trailed, 3-0, after doubles before Batek and Belanger each won. Batek defeated Courtney Morey (Mashpee, MA) 6-1, 4-6, 1-0 (10-7). Belanger beat sophomore Allison Furtado (Fairhaven, MA) in straight sets (7-5, 6-1).

 

In upcoming action, Rhode Island College will travel to Springfield College tomorrow afternoon for a 4 p.m. match.

 

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