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August 4, 2017

 

2016 Rhode Island College Womenís Tennis
Season Summary

(13-2 Overall; 7-1 in the Little East Conference)
2016 Little East Conference Regular Season Co-Champions Champions

Providence, R.I.-Head Coach Adam Springís (57-20, .740) team finished the 2016 campaign with a 13-2 record overall and a 7-1 (first place tie) mark in the Little East Conference. The Anchorwomen captured a share of the 2016 Little East Conference Regular Season Championship, marking the second straight year RIC finished the season atop the league standings.

 

Second-seeded RIC downed third-seeded UMass Dartmouth, 5-0, in the semifinals of the Little East Tournament on Oct. 20 to advance to the finals for the second time in three years. Top-seeded Bridgewater State edged RIC, 5-4, in the finals on Oct. 29 to claim the title.

 

 

 

Senior Jorgie Martin (Greenville, RI) closed out her career at RIC with a 19-21 (.475) singles record and a 37-14 (.725) mark in doubles for 37.5 career points. Martin is 11th all-time at RIC in career doubles victories and 14th in doubles winning percentage.

 

As a senior in 2016, Martin was 7-5 (.583) at No. 5 singles and 9-3 (.750) at No. 3 doubles for 11.5 points.

 

As a junior in 2015, Martin was 7-4 (.636) at primarily No. 6 singles and 12-2 (.857) at No. 2 doubles for 13.0 points on the year.

 

As a sophomore in 2014, Martin was 0-1 at No. 6 singles and 7-1 (.875) at No. 3 doubles for 3.5 points on the year.

 

As a freshman in 2013, she was 5-11 (.313) at No. 5 and No. 6 singles and 9-8 (.529) at No. 1 doubles for 9.5 points on the season.

 

Martin is a physical therapy major with a minor in biology and a 2013 graduate of Smithfield High School.

 

Senior Julie Reddy (Smithfield, RI) closed out her career at RIC with a 52-7 (.881) singles record and a 51-9 (.850) doubles mark for 77.5 career points. Reddy is the programís all-time leader in points, while tying for first in doubles wins, ranking second in singles victories, fourth in singles winning percentage and is currently second in doubles winning percentage.

 

As a senior in 2016, Reddy was named First Team All-Little East in doubles and Second Team All-Little East in singles. She went 11-4 (.733) at No. 2 singles and 14-1 (.933) at No. 1 doubles for 18.0 points on the season. Reddy was named the Little East Player of the Week once on the season.

 

As a junior in 2015, she 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. 

 

As a sophomore in 2014, she was named First Team All-Little East at both No. 4 singles and No. 2 doubles. She went 14-0 (1.000) at No. 4 singles and 14-1 (.933) at No. 2 doubles for 21.0 points.

 

As a freshman in 2013, she was named First Team All-Little East at No. 4 singles and Second Team All-LEC at No. 2 doubles. Reddy was 15-1 (.938) at No. 4 singles and 12-4 (.750) at No. 2 doubles for 21 points on the year.

 

Reddy is an elementary/special education major and a 2013 graduate of Smithfield High School.

 

Junior Laura Nastasi (Smithville, NJ) was named Second Team All-Little East in singles. She was 11-1 (.917) at No. 3 singles and 10-3 (.769) at No. 3 doubles for 16.0 points on the season.

 

Junior Dayna Reilly (Swansea, MA) was named the Little East Player of the Year, First Team All-Little East in singles and First Team All-Little East in doubles. Reilly was 14-1 (.933) at No. 1 singles and 14-1 (.933) at No. 1 doubles for 21.0 points on the season. She was named the Little East Player of the Week three times during the season.

 

Junior Isabella Romeo (Greenville, RI) was named Second Team All-Little East in doubles. She was 9-5 (.643) at No. 5 and 6 singles and 12-3 (.800) at No. 2 doubles for 15.0 points on the season.

 

Sophomore Katherine Braganca (Pawtucket, RI) was named Second Team All-Little East in doubles. She was 10-1 (.909) at No. 4 singles and 11-3 (.786) at No. 2 doubles for 15.5 points on the season.

 

Sophomore Jenna St. Lawrence (Greenville, RI) was 1-0 (1.000) at No. 6 singles and 0-1 (.000) at No. 3 doubles on the season.

 

Freshman Alejandra Alonzo (Pawtucket, RI) was 0-1 at No. 3 doubles on the season.

 

Freshman Chevell Burgess (Providence, RI) was 1-1 (.500) at No. 6 singles on the season.

 

Freshman Laura Cruso (Westerly, RI) was 1-0 (1.000) at No. 6 singles and 2-0 (1.000) in doubles action on the season.