FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

October 14, 2014

 

ANCHORWOMEN GET BACK TO WINNING
WAYS WITH, 7-2, VICTORY OVER SALVE REGINA

Providence, R.I.-Rhode Island College women’s tennis senior Chelsea Brown (Wallingford, CT) and freshman partner Kim Daigle (Sterling, MA) earned an 8-3 victory at No. 1 doubles as the Anchorwomen topped intra-state rival Salve Regina, 7-2, on Tuesday afternoon at the RIC Tennis courts.

 

Brown, the Anchorwomen’s (11-1) lone senior, was honored along with her family as part of Senior Day prior to the match.

 

 

 Senior Chelsea Brown and her parents

 

Brown and Daigle gave the hosts the early 1-0 advantage when they topped the Salve Regina (4-6) pairing of sophomore Emma Gruber (New Canaan, CT) and classmate Taylor Amendola (Westbrook, CT), 8-3 at No.1 doubles.

 

No. 2 doubles saw RIC freshman Isabella Romeo (Greenville, RI) and sophomore Ashley Fochler (Coventry, RI) fall to Salve’s duo of junior Isabelle Weatherby (Newport, RI) and senior Meg Olsen (Colchester, VT), 8-3.

 

No. 3 doubles saw the Anchorwomen’s pairing of sophomore Julie Reddy (Smithfield, RI) and junior Sadie Campanella (Chepachet, RI) earn a forfeit victory to give the team the 2-1 edge going into singles action.

 

 

 Sophomore Julie Reddy

 

Campanella topped Gruber (6-0, 6-1) at No. 1 singles, while Daigle beat Amendola (6-1, 6-4) at the No. 2 slot.

 

No. 3 singles saw Brown fall to freshman Courtney Bailey (North Dartmouth, MA) (6-4, 6-1), while Reddy shut out Weatherby (6-0, 6-0) at No. 4 singles.

 

Junior Tressa Cannata (Cranston, RI) defeated Olsen (6-0, 6-1) at No. 5 singles and sophomore Noelle Tiberi (Smithfield, RI) earned the point at No. 6 singles via a forfeit victory.

 

In upcoming action, Rhode Island College will resume Little East Conference action at home against Bridgewater State on Wednesday, Oct. 15 (3:30 p.m.).

 

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