Hailey Raskob (North Smithfield, RI) won in straight sets
(6-0, 6-0) at No. 5 singles to clinch the match and lead the Rhode
Island College women’s tennis team past Plymouth State, 8-1, in
Little East Conference action played at the RIC Tennis Center on
HOW IT HAPPENED
• RIC swept all six singles matches,
with Raskob’s contest securing the win, and won two of three in
• Senior Dayna Reilly (Swansea,
MA) and freshman Emily Orticerio (Smithfield, RI) secured
an 8-3 win over freshmen Sage Winter (New Castle, NH) and
Maggie McCarthy (Marion, MA) at No. 1 doubles.
• The Panther tandem of freshmen
Kerstin Venincasa (Sutton, MA) and Jenna Sundquist (Monument
Beach, MA) defeated RIC junior Katherine Braganca (Pawtucket,
RI) and senior Isabella Romeo (Greenville, RI), 8-6, at
No. 2 doubles.
• RIC freshmen Victoria Vittori
(New Bedford, MA) and Grace Zangari (Saunderstown, RI)
won, 8-2, over PSU junior Megan Wheeler (Manchester, NH) and
freshman Chloe Knapp (Jamestown, NY) at No. 3 doubles.
• Reilly rolled past Winter (6-1,
6-0) at No. 1 singles. Zangari defeated McCarthy (6-1, 6-3) at No. 2
• Braganca defeated Venincasa (6-2,
6-4) at No. 3 singles. Senior Laura Nastasi (Smithville, NJ)
defeated Sundquist (6-2, 6-3) at No. 4 singles.
• Raskob downed Wheeler (6-0, 6-0) at
No. 5 singles and freshman Laurel Ten Eyck (Warwick, RI) won
(6-2, 6-2) vs. Knapp at No. 6 singles.