September 26, 2013



Providence, R.I.-Senior Emily Mongello (Plymouth, MA) won at No. 2 singles, while pairing with classmate Lauren Chuha (Reading, MA) for a win at the top doubles spot, as Curry handed Rhode Island College its first loss of the season in a 6-3 decision played at the RIC Tennis Courts on Thursday afternoon.


Curry raised its record to 7-3, while the Anchorwomen drop to 9-1. 


Mongello and Chuha combined for an 8-6 win at No. 1 doubles, while senior Megan Mulrooney (South Boston, MA) and sophomore Kimberly Love (Windsor Locks, CT) won at No. 2 doubles by the same score.


Seniors Devin Curley (Mansfield, MA) and Elizabeth Zarkades (Beverly, MA) secured an 8-5 win at third doubles.



 Freshman Noelle Tiberi


In singles action, Mongello won the first set 7-6 (8-6) over RIC sophomore Tressa Cannata (Cranston, RI) and won the match when Cannata was forced to retire. The Colonels also registered a win at No. 5 singles as Love defeated RIC freshman Jorgie Martin (Smithfield, RI), 7-5, 6-1. Freshman Kayla Prete (Orange, CT) picked up a win, 4-6, 7-6 (7-5), 10-7, over RIC freshman Ashley Fochler (Coventry, RI) at sixth singles.


RIC sophomore Sadie Campanella (Chepachet, RI) defeated Mulrooney (6-1, 6-2) at No. 1 singles. Freshman Julie Reddy (Greenville, RI) won (6-0, 6-3) at No. 3 singles, while classmate Noelle Tiberi (Smithfield, RI) won (6-2, 1-6, 10-7) at fourth singles to round out the scoring.


The Anchorwomen were without junior captain Chelsea Brown (Wallingford, CT), who starts at No. 2 singles and No. 3 doubles. Reddy and Tiberi suffered their first loss of the season at No. 2 doubles.


In upcoming action, Rhode Island College will resume Little East Conference action at home against Worcester State on Saturday, Sept. 28 (1 p.m.).