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May 6, 2002

 

Rhode Island College Menís Tennis

2002 Season Summary

Overall Record: 1-11, Little East Conference: Sixth Place

 

Providence, RI--The Rhode Island College menís tennis team finished the season with a 1-11 overall record and placed sixth at the 2002 Little East Conference Tennis Championships.

Head Coach John Martellinoís (Career Record: 1-11, .083) team was 0-5 against Little East Conference opponents in dual matches. RIC was 0-6 at home and 1-6 on the road. The club posted an 11-71 (.134) singles record and was 4-36 (.100) in doubles action. The team registered 15.0 total points for the year.

Junior Jeff Teixeira (Attleboro, MA) was 3-10 (.231) at number five singles and 1-12 (.077) at number two doubles for 3.5 points. Teixeira was second on the team in singles victories and points. At the 2002 LEC Championships, Teixeira lost in the first round of both the number five singles flight and the number two doubles flight. He picked up the teams only point with a win in the singles consolation round.

Sophomore Marc Pasonelli (Cranston, RI) was 1-12 (.077) at number three singles and 1-13 (.071) at number one doubles for 1.5 points. At the 2002 LEC Championships, he lost in the first round of the number three singles flight and the number one doubles flight.

Sophomore Julio Andrade (Cranston, RI) was 0-14 (.000) at number one singles and 1-13 (.071) at number two doubles for 0.5 points. At the 2002 LEC Championships, Andrade lost in the first round of the number one singles flight and number two doubles flight.

Freshman Andre LaBonte (Harrisville, RI) was 2-11 (.154) at number four singles and 2-11 (.154) at number three doubles for 3.0 points. LaBonte was third on the team in singles victories and points. At the 2002 LEC Championships, LaBonte lost in the first round of the number four singles flight and the number three doubles flight.

Freshman Adam Pierpaoli (Smithfield, RI) was 4-11 (.267) at number two singles and 1-13 (.071) at number one doubles for 4.5 points. Pierpaoli led the team in singles victories and points. At the 2002 LEC Championships, Pierpaoli lost in the first round of the number two singles flight and number one doubles flight.

Freshman Tim Smith (Jamestown, RI) was 1-13 (.071) at number six singles and 2-10 (.167) at number three doubles for 2.0 points. Smith was tied for first in doubles victories. At the 2002 LEC Championships, Smith lost in the first round of the number six singles flight and number three doubles flight.

 

 

 

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