Women's Tennis Wraps Up Undefeated Regular Season

Grace Zangari
Grace Zangari

Providence, RI.—The Rhode Island College women's tennis team wrapped up the regular season with a 9-0 win over Worcester State in a match played at Clark University on Sunday afternoon.

RIC finishes with a perfect 15-0 overall record and a 9-0 (first place) mark in the Little East Conference.

The Anchorwomen captured the program's fourth consecutive LEC Regular Season Championship in yesterday's, 8-1, win over Southern Maine. RIC is now the No. 1 seed for the upcoming LEC Championship and will host the Final Four of the conference tournament on Friday and Saturday, Oct. 19-20.

THE BASICS
Rhode Island College 9, Worcester State 0
Rhode Island College (15-0, 9-0 LEC)
Worcester State (6-7, 4-4 LEC)

HOW IT HAPPENEND
• RIC sophomores Serena Bobola (Cranston, RI) and Emily Orticerio (Smithfield, RI) defeated the Worcester State tandem of freshmen Emily Costa (Dudley, MA) and Emily Hamparian (Belchertown, MA), 8-2, at No. 3 doubles.

• The Anchorwomen's team of sophomores Grace Zangari (Saunderstown, RI) and Hailey Raskob (North Smithfield, RI) earned an 8-3 win over sophomore Emma Collings (Marion, MA) and freshman Charlotte Mullane (Sterling, MA) at No. 2 doubles.

• Senior Katherine Braganca (Pawtucket, RI) and sophomore Laurel Ten Eyck (Warwick, RI) completed the doubles sweep for the visitors with an 8-5 win over the WSU tandem of sophomores Dominque Alves (Ludlow, MA) and Monika Mularski (Auburn, MA) at No. 1 doubles

• Bobola secured a straight set (6-0, 6-3) win vs. Mullane at No. 3 singles. Raskob bested Costa (6-0, 6-2) at No. 5 singles.

• Siegmund defeated Hamparian (6-0, 6-1) at No. 6 singles. Braganca secured a straight set (6-1, 6-1) win over Collings at No. 4 singles.

• Sophomore Victoria Vittori (New Bedford, MA) defeated Mularski (6-3, 6-4) at No. 2 singles and Zangari bested Alves in three sets (7-6 (7-0), 0-6, 10-4) at No. 1 singles to close out the match

WHAT'S NEXT
In upcoming action, Rhode Island College will see action in the semifinals of the 2018 Little East Championship on Friday, Oct. 19.