FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

March 29, 2014

 

ANCHORMEN DROP SEASON-OPENER
TO GORDON, 6-3

Providence, R.I.-Junior Gowin Nanthawongsa (Johnston, RI) picked up a victory at No. 6 singles to highlight Rhode Island College’s afternoon, as the Anchormen fell to Gordon College, 6-3, in non-conference action at the RIC Tennis Courts.

 

The Fighting Scots improve to 3-6 on the year, while Rhode Island College drops to 0-1 after falling in its season opener.

 

 

 Junior Gowin Nanthawongsa

 

RIC jumped ahead of the visitors on Saturday following a solid effort in doubles play. Sophomore Timothy Holzinger (Foster, RI) and freshman Seongyeong Kim (North Providence, RI) earned an 8-6 win at No. 2 doubles, while junior Sean Raudonaitis (Westport, MA) and freshman Mohammed Kattan (Cranston, RI) dispatched their opponents at No. 3 doubles (9-8, 7-4).

 

The Fighting Scots rebounded to win five out of the six singles flights en route to the, 6-3, victory. Sophomore Zach Hall (Sugarland, TX) and senior Kenny Gaudio (Miller Place, NY) were victorious at No. 1 and No. 2 singles, respectively, to lead the way, for Gordon College after teaming up to win at No. 1 doubles, 8-2.

 

Nanthawongsa registered the lone win for the Anchormen at No. 6 singles (6-1, 6-0).

 

In upcoming action, Rhode Island College travels to Suffolk on Tuesday, April 1 (6:30 p.m.) for a non-conference match with the Rams.

 

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