FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

July 30, 2015

 

2015 Rhode Island College
Menís Tennis Season Summary

Providence, R.I.-Head Coach Lorne Teeterís (28-60, .318) finished the 2015 season with a 4-10 record overall and a 2-4 mark (fifth place) in the Little East Conference.

 

The Anchormen secured the fifth seed in the 2015 Little East Conference Tournament and opened postseason play traveling to fourth-seeded Salem State. In a match that went the distance, RIC was able to advance to the semifinals with a 5-4 victory. the Anchormen saw their season come to a close in the semifinals as they fell to top-seeded and eventual champion, Southern Maine, 5-0, on Apr. 30.

 

 

 

Senior Brian Gil (North Providence, RI) wrapped up his career with a 4-9 (.308) singles record and a 5-7 (.417) record in doubles action for 6.5 career points.

 

As a senior in 2015, Gil went 2-8 (.200) at No. 5 and 6 singles, while notching a 4-6 (.400) record at No. 3 doubles for 4.0 points on the year.

 

As a junior in 2014, Gil was a reserve on the team.

 

As a sophomore in 2011, he was 2-1 (.667) in singles and a 1-1 (.500) in doubles for 2.5 points on the season.

 

As a freshman in 2010, Gil was a reserve on the team. 

 

Gil is a psychology major and a 2009 graduate of St. Raphael Academy.

 

Junior Corey Duquette (Warwick, RI) went 0-1 (.000) at No. 6 singles and 0-1 (.000) at No. 3 doubles before an injury cut short his season.

 

Junior Tim Holzinger (Foster, RI) went 1-13 (.071) at No. 1 singles and 1-13 (.071) at No. 1 doubles for 1.5 points on the year.

 

Sophomore Seongkyeong Kim (North Providence, RI) went 2-5 (.286) at No. 2 singles and 1-6 (.143) at No. 1 doubles for 2.5 points on the season.

 

Sophomore Chris Klawitter (Brooklyn, CT) went 3-4 (.429) at No. 5 and 6 singles and 3-6 (.333) at No. 3 doubles for 4.5 points on the year.

 

Sophomore Brett Taggart (North Kingstown, RI) went 5-8 (.385) at No. 2 and 3 singles and 3-10 (.231) at No. 1 and 3 doubles for 6.5 points on the season. He was named the Little East Conference Menís Tennis Player of the Week once on the season.

 

Freshman Josh Pimentel (Smithfield, RI) went 4-9 (.308) in singles action and 5-9 (.357) at No. 2 doubles for 6.5 points on the year. He was named the Little East Conference Menís Tennis Rookie of the Week once on the season.

 

Freshman Lee Tiberi (Smithfield, RI) was named the teamís MVP during his rookie campaign. He went 4-9 (.308) at mainly No. 4 singles and 5-9 (.357) at No. 2 doubles for 6.5 points on the season.