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February 16, 2015

 

2014 Rhode Island College Womenís Tennis
Season Summary

(14-2 Overall; 7-1 in the Little East Conference)

Providence, R.I.-Head Coach Adam Springís (32-15, .681) team finished the 2014 season with a 14-2 record overall and a 7-1 (second place) mark in the Little East Conference. It is the second consecutive season that the Anchorwomen have reached the 14-win plateau. RICís .875 win percentage was the highest since the 2006 Anchorwomen went 13-1-0 (.929).

 

The Anchorwomen secured the second seed for the 2014 Little East Conference Tournament by virtue of their 7-1 conference slate. They opened the tournament with a 5-2 victory over third-seeded Bridgewater State in the semifinals before falling to Regular Season Champion Plymouth State, 5-2, in the championship match on Oct. 31. Plymouth State was the only team to defeat the Anchorwomen this season.

 

 

 

Senior Chelsea Brown (Wallingford, CT) finished her RIC career with a 26-32 (.448) singles record and a 28-31(.475) doubles record for 40.0 career points. She was named Little East Conference Rookie of the Year during her freshman season and earned First Team All-Little East recognition for her work at No. 3 doubles as a junior.

 

As a senior in 2014, Brown went 9-5 (.642) at No. 3 singles and 8-7 (.533) at No. 1 doubles for 13.0 points on the year.

 

As a junior in 2013, Brown was named First Team All-Little East at No. 3 doubles. She 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. Brown finished the year with a perfect 8-0 doubles record in Little East Conference play, while her doubles winning percentage was tied for fourth all-time in program history. She also 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.

 

As a sophomore in 2012, she was 5-8 (.385) at No. 2 singles and 4-10 (.286) at No. 1 and No. 2 doubles for 7.0 points on the season. She finished the season tied for second on the team in doubles victories.

 

As a freshman in 2011, Brown was 3-13 (.188) at No. 1 singles and 3-13 (.188) at No. 1 doubles for 4.5 points on the season en route to being named the Little East Conference Rookie of the Year. She tied for the team lead in doubles wins, while ranking third on the team in both singles victories and points. She was named the Little East Conference Rookie of the Week once.

 

Brown is a nursing major and a 2011 graduate of Sheehan High School.

 

Junior Sadie Campanella (Chepachet, RI) was named First Team All-Little East at No. 2 doubles. She posted a 13-3 (.813) record at No. 1 singles and was 14-1 (.933) at No. 2 doubles for 20.0 points. Campanella was named the Little East Player of the Week once on the season.

 

Junior Tressa Cannata (Cranston, RI) was named Second Team All-Little East at No. 5 singles. She registered a 13-2 (.867) record at No. 5 singles and was 0-3 (.000) at No. 3 doubles for 13.0 points on the season. Cannata was named the Little East Player of the Week after her three set victory against Bridgewater State clinched a second place regular season finish for the Anchorwomen on Oct 15.

 

Junior Jessica Rieman (South Weymouth, MA) was a reserve on the team.

 

Sophomore Ashley Fochler (Coventry, RI) was 0-1 at No. 3 doubles on the season.

 

Sophomore Jorgie Martin (Greenville, RI) was 0-1 at No. 6 singles and 7-1 (.875) at No. 3 doubles for 3.5 points on the year.

 

Sophomore Julie Reddy (Smithfield, RI) was named First Team All-Little East at both No. 4 singles and No. 2 doubles. She went 14-0 (1.000) at No. 4 singles and 14-1 (.933) at No. 2 doubles for 21.0 points.

 

Sophomore Noelle Tiberi (Smithfield, RI) went 4-1 (.800) at No. 5 and 6 singles and was 9-6 (.600) at primarily No. 3 doubles for 8.5 points on the season.

 

Freshman Kim Daigle (Sterling, MA) was named Second Team All-Little East at No. 2 singles. Daigle went 13-3 (.813) at No. 2 singles and 9-7 (.563) at No. 1 doubles for 17.5 points. She was named the Little East Rookie of the Week twice on the season.

 

Freshman Jessenia Gonzalez (Plymouth, CT) was a reserve on the team.

 

Freshman Laura Nastasi (Smithville, NJ) was named Second Team All-Little East at No. 6 singles. She was 7-0 (1.000) at No. 6 singles and 0-2 (.000) at No. 3 doubles for 7.0 points on the season.

 

Freshman Isabella Romeo (Greenville, RI) went 1-1 (.500) in doubles action for 0.5 points on the year.