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