Providence, R.I.-Freshman Grace
Zangari (Saunderstown, RI) picked up a pair of wins to help the
Rhode Island College womens tennis team wrap up an undefeated
regular season with a 14-0 record and an 8-0 mark in the Little East
Conference as they posted a 6-2 victory against Worcester State in
an LEC contest played at the RIC Tennis Center on Sunday afternoon.
The match was the final regular season contest for seniors Laura
Nastasi (Smithville, NJ), Dayna Reilly (Swansea, MA) and Isabella
Romeo (Greenville, RI).
HOW IT HAPPENED
Zangari registered a (6-2, 6-0) win over senior Alexis Silk
(Auburn, MA) at the No. 2 singles spot. She also teamed with
fellow freshman Victoria Vittori (New Bedford, MA) for a hard
fought, 9-8 (7-1), win at the third doubles spot against the Lancers
team of senior Rachel Green (Worcester, MA) and freshman Marisa
Lombardi (Ludlow, MA).
Reilly posted a perfect (6-0, 6-0) win at No. 1 singles against
junior Nathalie Khafaga (Auburn, MA) to wrap un an undefeated
season in singles play with a 14-0 mark.
RIC freshman Hailey Raskob (North Smithfield, RI) clinched
the match for the Anchorwomen as she recorded a (6-1, 6-0) win
against freshman Monika Mularski (Auburn, MA) at the No. 4
Romeo posted a (6-2, 7-5) win over freshman Victoria Konicki
(Auburn, MA) at the No. 5 spot, while the No. 4 singles match
between Nastasi and Green was unfinished due to darkness.
RIC junior Katherine Braganca (Pawtucket, RI) and freshman Emily
Orticerio (Smithfield, RI) picked up an 8-2 victory at second
doubles against Silk and freshman Emma Collings (Marion, MA).
Freshman Dominique Alves (Ludlow, MA) and Khafaga posted an
8-6 win against Reilly and freshman Laurel Ten Eyck (Warwick, RI) at
the No. 1 doubles spot. Alves picked up her second win of the day
with a (6-0, 6-2) win over Braganca at No. 3 singles.