FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

May 10, 2016

 

GAMBARDELLA & ESPOSITO EARN SECOND TEAM ALL-LITTLE EAST CONFERENCE HONORS

Providence, R.I.-Rhode Island College freshmen Alan Esposito (Clinton, CT) and classmate Matthew Gambardella (West Warwick, RI) were named Second Team All-Little East at No. 2 doubles for their performance in menís tennis this past season.

 

The duo combined to go 6-10 overall and 2-4 against Little East competition with a 6-9 mark coming at the No. 2 pairing.

 

 

 

Esposito was 5-9 (.357) at mainly No. 3 singles and 6-10 (.375) at primarily No. 2 doubles for 8.0 points on the season.

 

Gambardella, the teamís MVP, was 12-4 (.750) at mainly No. 6 singles and 6-10 (.375) at primarily No. 2 doubles for 15.0 points on the season.

 

Head Coach Lorne Teeterís Anchormen finished the season with a 3-13 record and a 1-5 mark (sixth place) mark in the Little East. The Anchormen fell to the No. 3 seed UMass Boston, 5-1, in the opening round of the LEC tournament.

 

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