FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

October 10, 2015

 

ANCHORWOMEN WIN 10th STRAIGHT IN, 7-2, VICTORY OVER PLYMOUTH STATE

Providence, R.I.—Rhode Island College used a strong showing in doubles action and a sweep of No. 2-6 singles to avenge their only two losses from last season en route to a 7-2 Little East Conference victory over rival Plymouth State on Saturday afternoon.

 

With the victory, the Anchorwomen (10-1, 6-0 LEC) move their consecutive win streak to 10 matches.

 

RIC earned an 8-0 victory at the No. 1 doubles pairing with sophomore Dayna Reilly (Swansea, MA) and junior Julie Reddy (Smithfield, RI) topping PSU (6-5, 5-2 LEC) senior Zara Jakubas (Califon, NJ) and freshman Irene Ireme (Concord, NH).

 

No. 2 doubles saw PSU sophomore Sunny Jakubas (Califon, NJ) and junior Rachel Gustafson (Belchertown, MA) top the RIC pairing of senior Sadie Campanella (Chepachet, RI) and junior Jorgie Martin (Greenville, RI), 8-3.

 

 

 Senior Tressa Cannata

 

The Anchorwomen earned a victory at No. 3 doubles, with senior Tressa Cannata (Cranston, RI) and sophomore Laura Nastasi (Smithville, NJ) besting PSU’s pairing of freshman Kelly Corson (Exeter, NH) and senior Peyton Smith (Stuttgart, Germany), 8-2, to send RIC into singles action with a 2-1 advantage.

 

Zara Jakubas bested Reilly (6-3, 6-4) at No. 1 singles, while Campanella rebounded from a first set loss to top Sunny Jakubas (1-6, 6-1, 6-3) at No. 2 singles.

 

Reddy continued her winning ways at No. 3 singles, topping Corson (6-1, 6-0) and Cannata breezed past Ireme (6-0, 6-0) at the No. 4 flight.

 

Nastasi bested Gustafson (6-3, 6-1) at No. 5 singles with Martin topping sophomore Megan Wallace (Moultonborough, NH) (6-3, 6-1) at the sixth flight to cap the victory for the Anchorwomen.

 

In upcoming action, Rhode Island College will host Gordon on Tuesday, Oct. 13 (3:30 p.m.).

 

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