FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

April 4, 2013

 

CURRY DEFEATS ANCHORMEN, 6-3

Providence, R.I.-Juniors Ted James (West Greenwich, RI) and Matt Collins (Rumford, RI) won at No. 4 and 5 singles, respectively, but Curry College defeated Rhode Island College, 6-3, in collegiate menís tennis action played at the RIC Tennis Courts on Thursday afternoon.

 

Junior Alex Werchadlo (Woonsocket, RI) and freshman Benjamin Proctor (Cumberland, RI) combined for an 8-5 victory at No. 1 doubles for the Anchormen (1-4).

 

 

 Junior Ted James

 

James won (7-5 (7-5), 6-2) and Collins also earned a straight set victory (6-4, 6-1).

 

Curry (2-7) senior Tyler Collins (Oyster Bay, NY) defeated Werchadlo at No. 1 singles (6-2, 6-2), while freshman Toma Blatchford (Westmount, Quebec) went three sets (6-1, 1-6, 6-4) with Proctor.

 

Freshman Charlie Paltsios (Westford, MA) and classmate Rob Knight (Port Jervis, NY) each secured straight set wins at No. 3 and 6 singles and combined for an 8-5 victory at No. 2 doubles.

 

In upcoming action, Rhode Island College will open Little East Conference action at home against Bridgewater State on Saturday, April 6 (1 p.m.).

 

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