NEWPORT, R.I. (September 9, 2019) -- The Rhode Island College women's tennis team improved to 4-0 with a sweep of Salve Regina University on the Seahawks' campus courts in Newport. It was the first match of the season for the Seahawks.
Salve Regina (0-1) almost spoiled the shutout as freshman Casey Farrell (Cumberland, R.I.) won her first set at fourth singles (6-2) before an injury during the second set forced her to retire. Rhode Island College (4-0) won every other set including a combined score of 24-4 in doubles action.
Series and Streaks
The Anchorwomen have won seven straight meetings with the Seahawks to take a 17-15 lead in the all-time series.
Rhode Island Col. 9, Salve Regina 0
1. Casey Burns (RIC) def. Lauren Harvey (SRU) 6-0, 6-0
2. Jenna Lisi (RIC) def. Makenzie Sadler (SRU) 6-4, 6-0
3. Grace Zangari (RIC) def. Priscilla Gaspard (SRU) 6-1, 6-4
4. Laurel Ten Eyck (RIC) def. Casey Farrell (SRU) 2-6, 4-1, retired
5. Hailey Raskob (RIC) def. Laura Krick (SRU) 6-2, 6-2
6. Victoria Vittori (RIC) def. Shealyn FitzPatrick (SRU) 6-1, 6-4
1. Casey Burns/Jenna Lisi (RIC) def. Lauren Harvey/Makenzie Sadler (SRU) 8-1
2. Laurel Ten Eyck/Grace Zangari (RIC) def. Casey Farrell/Laura Krick (SRU) 8-1
3. Hailey Raskob/Emily Orticerio (RIC) def. Lily Gorman/Annemarie Haas (SRU) 8-2
Rhode Island Col. (4-0)
Salve Regina (0-1)
Official: self-officiated T-2:56 A-123
Rhode Island College will host Suffolk on Wednesday (3:30 p.m.) while Salve Regina University entertains a club team from Brown University on Friday before hosting Curry College on Saturday in the Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) opener.