September 14, 2013



Gorham, Maine-Sophomore Sadie Campanella (Chepachet, RI) and freshman Jorgie Martin (Smithfield, RI) battled to a 9-8 win at No. 1 doubles to lead the Rhode Island College Anchorwomen to a 7-2 win over the University of Southern Maine on Saturday afternoon in a Little East Conference contest played at the Gorham High School tennis courts.


Winners of six straight, Rhode Island College remains undefeated at 6-0 with a 1-0 mark in LEC play. The Anchorwomen start the season with six consecutive victories for the first time since 2007.



 Freshman Jorgie Martin


Campanella and Martin defeated the Southern Maine (3-2, 0-2 LEC) tandem of seniors Mary Morin (Windham, ME) and Emily Boutin (Old Town, ME) to set the tone for the Anchorwomen in doubles play, while freshmen Noelle Tiberi (Smithfield, RI) and Julie Reddy (Greenville, RI) followed with a hard-fought, 9-8, victory at No. 2 doubles. Junior Chelsea Brown (Wallingford, CT) and sophomore Tressa Cannata (Cranston, RI) sealed the sweep for RIC with an 8-0 win at No. 3 doubles.


Brown recorded a 6-4, 6-1 victory at No. 2 singles for RIC, while Cannata downed Boutin, 6-4, 6-2, at No. 4 singles to close out the win for the Anchorwomen. Tiberi won, 8-1, at No. 5 singles, while Martin registered an 8-4 win at No. 6 singles to round out the scoring for the visitors.


In upcoming action, Rhode Island College will look to stay unbeaten when it hosts Emerson College on Tuesday, Sept. 17 (4 p.m.).