FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

April 2, 2015

 

TAGGART HELPS MENíS TENNIS
TO
, 7-2, WIN OVER CURRY

Providence, R.I.-Sophomore Brett Taggart (North Kingstown, RI) recorded a pair of victories as the Rhode Island College menís tennis team earned their first victory of the season by knocking off Curry, 7-2, at the RIC Tennis courts on Thursday afternoon.

 

The Anchormen (1-3) took two of a possible three points in doubles with Taggart and senior Brian Gil (North Providence, RI) taking a forfeit victory at No. 3 doubles. Freshmen Josh Pimentel (Smithfield, RI) and Lee Tiberi (Smithfield, RI) topped Curryís (0-3) duo of freshman Andrew Hegarty (East Islip, NY) and senior Jonathon Schutzman (Bellmore, NY), 8-3, at No. 2 doubles.

 

 

 Sophomore Brett Taggart

 

The Colonels earned their lone doubles point when junior Charlie Paltsios (Westford, MA) and sophomore Nick Poulack (Amherst, NH) topped RIC junior Tim Holzinger (Foster, RI) and sophomore Seongkyeong Kim (North Providence, RI), 8-2, at the No. 1 pairing.

 

Holzinger fell to Paltsios at No. 1 singles (6-4, 4-6, 0-1 (10-6)), while Kim topped Poulack at the No. 2 flight (6-0, 1-6, 1-0 (10-8)).

 

Taggart topped Hegarty at No. 3 singles (6-4, 2-6, 1-0 (10-4)), while Pimentel topped Schutzman at the No. 4 flight (4-6, 6-3, 1-0 (10-5)).

 

Tiberi and Gil did not have opponents at the No. 5 and No. 6 slots, respectively, which gave RIC the 7-2 victory.

 

In upcoming action, Rhode Island College will open Little East Conference play at home against Salem State on Saturday, April 4 (1 p.m.).

 

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