FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

 

 

November 12, 2013

 

 

 

2013 Rhode Island College Women’s Tennis
Season Summary

(14-3 Overall; 7-1 in the Little East Conference)

 

Providence, R.I.-Head Coach Adam Spring’s (RIC career record: 18-13, .581) team finished the 2013 season with a 14-3 record overall and a 7-1 (second place) mark in Little East Conference play. The Anchorwomen set the program record for victories in a season and posted their best winning percentage in a season (.824) since 2006.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

RIC clinched the second seed in the 2013 Little East Conference Women’s Tennis Tournament and opened the postseason with a 5-4 win at home over third-seeded UMass Dartmouth on Oct. 24. The Anchorwomen reached the LEC Tournament Finals for the first time since 2008, but fell to top-seeded Bridgewater State, 5-0, in the championship match to close out the season on Oct. 26.

 

 

 

Spring was named the Little East Conference Women’s Tennis Coach of the Year. He is the first coach in program history to receive this honor.

 

 

 

Junior Chelsea Brown (Wallingford, CT) was named First Team All-Little East at No. 3 doubles. Brown was 9-6 (.600) at No. 2 singles and 13-1 (.929) at No. 2 and No. 3 doubles for 15.5 points on the season. She also finished with a perfect 8-0 doubles record in Little East Conference play, while her doubles winning percentage is tied for fourth all-time in program history. Brown finished the season tied for the team lead in doubles victories, while ranking fourth in both points and singles wins. She was named the Little East Conference Player of the Week once on the season.

 

 

 

Sophomore Sadie Campanella (Chepachet, RI) was 9-7 (.563) at No. 1 singles and 9-8 (.529) at No. 1 doubles for 13.5 points on the season. Campanella was named the Little East Conference Player of the Week once on the season. She finished the season tied for fourth on the team in singles victories.

 

 

 

Sophomore Tressa Cannata (Cranston, RI) was named First Team All-Little East at No. 3 doubles and Second Team All-LEC at No. 3 singles. Cannata was 11-6 (.647) at No. 2 and No. 3 singles and 14-2 (.875) at No. 2 and No. 3 doubles for 18 points on the season. She finished with a perfect 8-0 doubles record in Little East Conference play, while her 14 doubles victories are tied for seventh all-time in single-season program history. Cannata finished the season tied for the team lead in doubles victories, while ranking third in both points and singles wins.

 

 

 

Sophomore Jessica Rieman (South Weymouth, MA) was named the Team MVP. She was 0-1 at No. 3 doubles for the year.

 

 

 

Freshman Ashley Fochler (Coventry, RI) was 1-1 (.500) at No. 6 singles for 1.0 points on the year.

 

 

 

Freshman Li-Na Mansolillo (Foster, RI) was 1-1 (.500) at No. 3 doubles for 0.5 points on the year.

 

 

 

Freshman Jorgie Martin (Smithfield, RI) was 5-11 (.313) at No. 5 and No. 6 singles and 9-8 (.529) at No. 1 doubles for 9.5 points on the season.

 

 

 

Freshman Cassandra Parmenter (North Providence, RI) was 0-1 at No. 3 doubles for the year.

 

 

 

Freshman Julie Reddy (Greenville, RI) was named First Team All-Little East at No. 4 singles and Second Team All-LEC at No. 2 doubles. Reddy was 15-1 (.938) at No. 4 singles and 12-4 (.750) at No. 2 doubles for 21 points on the year. Her 15 singles wins are tied for fourth all-time in single-season program history, while her 21 points overall rank fifth all-time in single-season program history. Reddy led the Anchorwomen in points and singles wins, while finishing in tie for third place in doubles wins.

 

 

Freshman Noelle Tiberi (Smithfield, RI) was named First Team All-Little East at No. 5 singles and Second Team All-LEC at No. 2 doubles. Tiberi was 13-3 (.813) at No. 5 singles and 12-4 (.750) at No. 2 doubles for 19 points. She posted a perfect 8-0 singles record in Little East Conference play. Tiberi ranked second on the squad in both points and singles wins, while finishing in tie for third place in doubles wins.