2014, 2015, 2016 LEC Champions

Rhode Island College Blanks Southern Maine 9-0

Rhode Island College Blanks Southern Maine 9-0

 

GORHAM, Maine  – Sophomore Alex Bourque (North Smithfield, R.I.) led the Rhode Island College Anchormen from the top of the singles and doubles lineup registering a pair of wins at no. 1 singles and no. 1 doubles en route to a 9-0 Anchormen win over the University of Southern Maine Huskies in a Little East Conference men's tennis match Saturday afternoon at Gorham High School. 

            With the win, Rhode Island College remains undefeated in the Little East Conference and improves to 3-0.  Winning its fourth straight, RIC is now 6-1 overall.  USM is still hunting for its first win of the season at 0-4 and 0-3 LEC. 

            Bourque beat Huskies' number one Adam Papayoanou (Valencia, Calif./Hart) at first singles 6-0, 6-2, and teamed with senior Alan Esposito (Clinton, Conn.) to earn an 8-2 win at first doubles over Papayoanou and USM senior junior Matt Henderson (Newburyport, Mass.). 

            The Huskies host Thomas College on Wednesday (4:00 pm) in a non-conference match.  

 

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