For Immediate Release


September 18, 2006


Julie Bannon Named Little East
Womenís Tennis Rookie of the Week


Providence, RIóRhode Island College freshman Julie Bannon (Narragansett, RI) was named the Little East Conference Womenís Tennis Rookie of the Week for the second consecutive week.


Bannon went 2-0 at number six singles and 2-0 at number three doubles in a 2-0 week for the Anchorwomen. She teamed with junior Kseniya Gurvich (Barrington, RI) to defeat Sara Paunovic and Angela Palma at number three doubles in the deciding match that lifted RIC past Little East foe Salem State, 5-4, on Sept. 16. Bannon is 4-0 at No. six singles and 5-1 at No. three doubles on the season.


Head Coach Kelly Chartierís team is 3-1 overall and 1-0 on the season.


In upcoming action, RIC will host Western Connecticut on Sept. 19 and play at Southern Maine on Sept. 23. Both matches are Little East Conference contests.