Dayna Reilly (Swansea, MA) picked up a pair of victories,
which included a perfect (6-0, 6-0) win at No. 1 singles, to help
the Rhode Island College women’s tennis team to a 9-0 shutout win
over Southern Maine in a Little East Conference matchup on Saturday
afternoon. The win extended the Anchorwomen’s streak to seven
straight matches to open the 2017 season.
HOW IT HAPPENED
• Reilly posted a (6-0, 6-0) win over junior Courtney Jordan
(Portland, ME) at the No. 1 spot. She teamed with freshman
Laurel Ten Eyck (Warwick, RI) to post an 8-0 win over Jordan and
sophomore Ashley Owens (Penn Yan, NY) at the No. 1 doubles
spot to pick up her second win on the day.
• Junior Katherine Braganca
(Pawtucket, RI) also picked up a pair of wins on the day for
RIC, including a (6-2, 6-2) win over Owens at the No. 3 singles
spot. Braganca teamed with freshman Olivia Campanella (Chepachet,
RI) for an 8-0 victory over junior Joanna Scheidegger (Lyss,
Switzerland) and sophomore Gabby Brooks (Palermo, ME) at
No. 3 doubles.
• Freshman Grace Zangari
(Saunderstown, RI) rounded out the RIC players with two wins on
the day, posting a (6-0, 6-0) win over Southern Maine senior
Rikki Demoranville (Madawaska, ME) at No. 2 singles. Zangari and
freshman Victoria Vittori (New Bedford, MA) defeated
Demoranville and junior Margaret Smith (Farmingdale, ME) at
the No. 2 doubles spot.
• Freshman Hailey Raskob (North
Smithfield, RI) recorded a (6-0, 6-0) win over Scheidegger
at the No. 5 singles spot and freshman Emily Orticerio
(Smithfield, RI) won (6-0, 6-1) against Brooks at No. 6 singles.
• RIC senior Laura Nastasi
(Smithville, NJ) recorded a (6-1, 6-2) win over Smith at No. 4