September 22, 2003


Carminda Rocha and Caitlin Morin Earn
Little East Women’s Tennis Honors


Providence, RI—Rhode Island College senior Carminda Rocha (East Providence, RI) was named the Little East Conference’s Women’s Tennis Player of the Week while freshman Caitlin Morin (Westerly, RI) was named the Little East Conference’s Women’s Tennis Rookie of the Week.


Rocha was a perfect 4-0 at number-two singles and doubles last week, while Morin posted a 2-1 record last week with both victories coming at the number-three doubles position. On the season, Rocha is 2-1 (.667) in singles and 1-2 (.333) in doubles for 2.5 points on the season. She is now just five singles wins away from the RIC all-time record. Morin has posted a 1-3 (.250) singles record with a 2-2 (.500) doubles mark for 2.0 points on the season.

Rocha is a music education major and a 1999 graduate of East Providence High School. Morin is an elementary education major with a special education minor and a 2003 graduate of Westerly High School.


Head Coach Kelly Lange’s team is 2-3 (1-0 LEC) on the season. In upcoming action, RIC will travel to Wentworth on Monday, Sept. 22 and Castleton State College on Friday, Sept. 26, before hosting the University of Southern Maine on Saturday, Sept. 27 at 1 p.m.