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May 12, 2016

 

2015 Rhode Island College Women’s Tennis
Season Summary

(12-3 Overall; 8-0 in the Little East Conference)
2015 Little East Conference Regular Season Champions

Providence, R.I.-Head Coach Adam Spring’s (44-18, .710) team finished the 2015 campaign with a 12-3 record overall and a 8-0 (first place) mark in the Little East Conference. The Anchorwomen captured the 2015 Little East Conference Regular Season Championship, the first for the program since 2007.

 

Top-seeded RIC fell to the fourth-seed and eventual champion UMass Dartmouth Corsairs, 5-4, in first round action of the 2015 Little East Conference Women’s Tennis Tournament on Oct. 22.

 

 

 

Senior Sadie Campanella (Chepachet, RI) wrapped up her career at Rhode Island College with a 41-19 (.683) career singles record and a 41-20 (.672) career doubles record for 61.5 career points. She is seventh all-time in program history in career points. Her 41 singles wins puts Campanella in a tie for eighth all-time, while her 41 doubles victories ranks seventh-best in school history.

 

As a senior in 2015, Campanella was named First Team All-Little East at No. 2 singles. She was 12-3 (.800) at No. 2 singles and 12-3 (.800) at No. 2 doubles for 18.0 points. (.800). Campanella posted a perfect 8-0 mark in LEC singles play, going an astounding 9-1 in her last 10 matches.

 

As a junior in 2014, Campanella 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.

 

As a sophomore in 2013, she was 9-7 (.563) at No. 1 singles and 9-8 (.529) at No. 1 doubles for 13.5 points on the season. Campanella was named the Little East Conference Player of the Week once on the season. She finished the season tied for fourth on the team in singles victories.

 

As a freshman in 2012, Campanella was named the 2012 Little East Conference Women's Tennis Rookie of the Year. She was 7-6 (.538) at No. 1 singles and 6-8 (.429) at No. 1 doubles for 10.0 points. She led the Anchorwomen in doubles victories, ranked second on the team in points and finished third on the team in singles wins. She was named the league’s Rookie of the Week twice on the season.

 

Campanella is an English major and a 2012 graduate of Ponaganset High School.

 

Senior Tressa Cannata (Cranston, RI) wrapped up her career with a 46-13 (.780) singles record and a 24-13 (.649) doubles record for 58.0 career points. Her 58.0 points ranks 10th all-time in program history. Cannata’s 46 singles victories ranks third all-time and her 24 doubles wins rank 18th all-time.

 

As a senior in 2015, Cannata was named Second Team All-Little East at No. 4 singles. She was 13-1 (.923) in singles action and 9-4 (.692) at No. 3 doubles for 17.5 points on the season. Her 13 singles wins were the top mark for the Anchorwomen.

 

As a junior in 2014, Cannata was named Second Team All-Little East at No. 5 singles. Finishing the season with a 13-2 (.867) record overall, she went 13-1 at No. 5 singles and 0-1 at No. 4 singles. Cannata went 0-3 at the No. 3 doubles position to finish the year with 13 points for the Anchorwomen. 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.

 

As a sophomore in 2013, she was named First Team All-Little East at No. 3 doubles and Second Team All-LEC at No. 3 singles. Cannata was 11-6 (.647) at No. 2 and No. 3 singles and 14-2 (.875) at No. 2 and No. 3 doubles for 18 points on the season. She finished with a perfect 8-0 doubles record in Little East Conference play, while her 14 doubles victories are tied for seventh all-time in single-season program history. Cannata finished the season tied for the team lead in doubles victories, while ranking third in both points and singles wins.

 

As a freshman in 2012, she was 9-4 (.692) at No. 3, No. 4 and No. 5 singles, while finishing 1-4 (.200) at No. 2 and No. 3 doubles for 9.5 points on the season. Cannata was one of two Anchorwomen to record a victory in their Little East Conference Tournament match against Plymouth State. She was outstanding in LEC play on the season, as she posted a 5-1 record in singles flights against LEC opponents. Cannata ranked second on the team in singles victories and finished third on the team in points.

 

Cannata is a graphic design major and a 2012 graduate of Cranston High School West.

 

Senior Jessica Rieman (South Weymouth, MA) wrapped up her RIC career with a 1-1 (.500) singles record and a 1-3 (.250) mark in doubles play for 1.5 career points.

 

As a senior in 2015, Rieman was 1-0 (1.000) at No. 6 singles and 1-1 (.500) at No. 3 doubles.

 

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

 

As a sophomore in 2013, she was named the team MVP. She was 0-1 at No. 3 doubles for the year.

 

As a freshman in 2012, Rieman was 0-1 at No. 6 singles and went 0-1 at No. 3 doubles.

 

Rieman is a history major with a minor in public history and geography and a 2012 graduate of Weymouth High School.

 

Junior Jorgie Martin (Greenville, RI) was 7-4 (.636) at primarily No. 6 singles and 12-2 (.857) at No. 2 doubles for 13.0 points on the year.

 

Junior Julie Reddy (Smithfield, RI) was named First Team All-Little East at No. 1 doubles and Second Team All-Little East at No. 3 singles. She was 12-2 (.857) in singles action and 11-3 (.786) at No. 1 doubles for 17.5 points on the year. She was named the Little East Player of the Week on one occasion. 

 

Junior Noelle Tiberi (Smithfield, RI) went 0-2 (.000) at No. 6 singles and 0-2 (.000) in doubles for the Anchorwomen.

 

Sophomore Laura Nastasi (Smithville, NJ) was 8-5 (.615) at primarily No. 5 singles and 9-4 (.692) at No. 3 doubles for 12.5 points on the season.

 

Sophomore Dayna Reilly (Swansea, MA) was named First Team All-Little East at both No. 1 singles and No. 1 doubles for the Anchorwomen. She was 10-4 (.714) at No. 1 singles and 10-3 (.769) at No. 1 doubles for 15.0 points on the season. She was named the Little East Conference Player of the Week on two occasions.

 

Sophomore Isabella Romeo (Greenville, RI) went 1-1 at No. 6 singles and 1-1 at No. 2 doubles for 1.5 points on the year.

 

Freshman Katherine Braganca (Pawtucket, RI) went 1-1 at No. 4 singles (.500) and 1-1 (.500) at No. 2 doubles for 1.5 points.

 

 Freshman Daniela Chavez (North Providence, RI) went 1-1 at No. 5 singles (.500)  for 1.0 point.

 

Freshman Jenna St. Lawrence (Greenville, RI) was a reserve on the team.