Rhode Island College women’s tennis team ran its unbeaten streak to
six matches with a commanding, 9-0, victory against Salem State in a
Little East Conference matchup at the RIC Tennis Center on Saturday
HOW IT HAPPENED
• RIC was led by senior Dayna Reilly (Swansea, MA) who posted
a (6-2, 6-1) win at the No. 1 spot against Salem State senior Madeline
Allaire (Columbus, OH). Reilly teamed with freshman Emily
Orticerio (Smithfield, RI) to record an 8-1 win at No. 1 doubles
against Allaire and sophomore Meredith Macdonald (Lynn, MA) to
pick up her second win on the day.
• Junior Katherine Braganca
(Pawtucket, RI) also notched up a pair of wins on the day for
RIC, including a (6-2, 6-1) decision over Macdonald at the No. 3
singles spot. Braganca also teamed with senior Isabella Romeo
(Greenville, RI) for an 8-4 win against Salem State senior Ann
Spence (Attleboro, MA) and sophomore Jackie Garvey (Melrose,
MA) at No. 2 doubles.
• The Anchorwomen’s No. 3 doubles
team of freshmen Victoria Vittori (New Bedford, MA) and Grace
Zangari (Saunderstown, RI) defeated junior Kristin Klimowicz
(Ipswich, MA) and senior Cassie Morrison (Clinton, MA).
Zangari also had a (6-1, 6-0) win over Spence at the No. 2 singles
spot to round out the RIC players with two wins on the afternoon.
• Freshman Hailey Raskob (North
Smithfield, RI) had a (6-1, 6-0) win over Klimowicz at
the No. 5 singles spot and freshman Laurel Ten Eyck (Warwick, RI) won
(6-0, 6-0) against Garvey at No. 6 singles.
• RIC senior Laura Nastasi
(Smithville, NJ) recorded a (6-2, 6-1) win over Morrison at No.
4 singles for the Anchorwomen.