FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

April 20, 2015

 

TAGGART & PIMENTEL EARN WEEKLY LITTLE EAST TENNIS AWARDS

Providence, R.I.-Rhode Island College sophomore Brett Taggart (North Kingstown, RI) and freshman Josh Pimentel (Smithfield, RI) were recognized by the Little East Conference for their respective performances in a 2-1 week for the menís tennis team.

 

Taggart was named the Little East Conference Menís Tennis Player of the Week. He went 2-1 overall, and 2-0 in LEC action, at No. 3 singles and 1-2 at No. 1/3 doubles. Taggart helped RIC earn Little East victories over Western Connecticut (7-2) on April 14 and Bridgewater State (9-0) on April 18. For the season he is 3-6 in singles and 2-6 in doubles.

 

 

 Sophomore Brett Taggart

 

Pimentel was named the Little East Conference Menís Tennis Rookie of the Week. He went 2-1 overall, and 2-0 in LEC action, at No. 5 singles and 2-1 at No. 2 doubles. For the season, he is 3-6 in singles and 4-5 in doubles.

 

 

 Freshman Josh Pimentel

 

Head Coach Lorne Teeterís team is 3-6 overall and 2-2 in the Little East. In upcoming action, Rhode Island College will continue Little East Conference action at UMass Dartmouth on Wednesday, April 22 (3 p.m.).

 

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