FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

September 16, 2017

 

ANCHORWOMEN RAISE UNBEATEN STREAK TO SIX MATCHES IN, 9-0, VICTORY OVER VIKINGS

Providence, R.I.-The 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 afternoon.

 

THE BASICS
Rhode Island College 9, Salem State 0

(RIC 6-0, 2-0 LEC)

(Salem State 1-3, 0-2 LEC)

 

 

 

 Freshman Laurel Ten Eyck

 

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.

 

WHO'S NEXT
In upcoming action,
Rhode Island College will travel to Bridgewater State for a Little East Conference contest on Tuesday, Sept. 19 (3:30 p.m.).

 

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