October 12, 2013



Providence, R.I.-Sophomore Sadie Campanella (Chepachet, RI) and freshman Jorgie Martin (Smithfield, RI) battled back from a 7-4 deficit to earn a 9-7 win at No. 1 doubles, as the Rhode Island College women’s tennis team knock off Salem State, 7-2, in Little East Conference action at the RIC Tennis Courts on Saturday afternoon.


Rhode Island College (12-2, 6-1 LEC) got off to a solid start in doubles play as junior Chelsea Brown (Wallingford, CT) and sophomore Tressa Cannata (Cranston, RI) earned an 8-2 win at No. 3 doubles to help set the tone for the Anchorwomen. Brown and Cannata improved to a perfect 11-0 in doubles flights, while Campanella and Martin upped their record to 8-6 at No. 1 singles thanks to the comeback victory.


Junior Lauren Woods (Burlington, MA) and sophomore Hillary Gustafson (Belchertown, MA) tallied the lone doubles victory for Salem State (3-7, 2-4 LEC) on Saturday, as the duo teamed up for a 9-7 win at No. 2 doubles over freshmen Julie Reddy (Greenville, RI) and Noelle Tiberi (Smithfield, RI). The loss was just the third of the season for Reddy and Tiberi at No. 2 doubles.



 Freshman Jorgie Martin and Sophomore Sadie Campanella


The Anchorwomen were nearly perfect in singles play, winning five of six bouts en route to the, 7-2, victory on the day. Campanella earned a 6-2, 6-1 win at No. 1 singles, while Cannata tallied a 6-1, 6-2 win at No. 3 singles. Cannata continues to shine for RIC, as she improved her record to 10-4 at the third flight.


Reddy was victorious, 6-0, 6-2, at No. 4 singles once again and improved her nearly flawless record to 13-1. Tiberi notched a 6-0, 6-1 win at No. 5 singles and upped her record to 12-2, while Martin rounded out the scoring for the hosts with a 6-2, 6-4 victory at No. 6 singles.


Sophomore Katie Razzaboni (Hooksett, NH) outlasted Brown to register the lone victory for the Vikings at No. 2 singles (6-4, 3-6, 10-6).


In upcoming action, Rhode Island College will continue Little East Conference play at Western Connecticut on Saturday, Oct. 19 (1 p.m.).