Women's Tennis Wins Fifth Straight League Match

Victoria Vittori
Victoria Vittori

Providence, R.I.—Sophomore Victoria Vittori (New Bedford, MA) clinched an 8-1 win for the Rhode Island College women's tennis team vs. UMass Boston in Little East action played at the RIC Tennis Center on Wednesday afternoon.

THE BASICS
Rhode Island College 8, UMass Boston 1
RIC (9-0, 5-0 LEC)
UMass Boston (0-6, 0-5 LEC)

HOW IT HAPPENED
• Sophomore Grace Zangari (Saunderstown, RI) and classmate Hailey Raskob (North Smithfield, RI) bested the Beacon duo of freshmen Chloe Gates (Plymouth, MA) and Meaghan Moriarty (Norton, MA), 8-0, at No. 2 doubles.

• RIC senior Katherine Braganca (Pawtucket, RI) and sophomore Laurel Ten Eyck (Warwick, RI) secured an 8-2 win over UMB juniors Katie Gauthier (West Boylston, MA) and Valeria Tueme (Bonney Lake, WA) at No. 1 doubles.

• Sophomore Emily Orticerio (Smithfield, RI) and Serena Bobola (Cranston, RI) posted an 8-1 win at No. 3 doubles over UMB freshman Leah Bosco (Greenfield, MA) and senior Baila Mir (Somerset, MA).

• Raskob won in straight sets (6-0, 6-0) at No. 4 singles before Vittori bested Tueme (6-0, 6-2) at No. 2 singles to clinch the win.

• Bobola won (6-1, 6-1) at No. 3 singles against Moriarty and Ten Eyck picked up a win (6-0, 6-1) at No. 5 singles vs. Mir.

• Freshman Clara Siegmund (Pomfret, CT) won (6-1, 6-0) vs. Abdoo at No. 6 singles. 

• Zangari won the first set, before falling to Gauthier (3-6, 7-5, 10-3) at No. 1 singles.

WHAT'S NEXT
In upcoming action, Rhode Island College will travel to Curry on Thursday, Oct. 4 (4 p.m.).