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  • UMass Boston, UMass Dartmouth and Worcester State women's tennis earn ITA Academic Honors
    July 11, 2014
    The Corsairs and Lancers each achieved ITA All-Academic Team status, with individuals from both teams along with six from UMass Boston named Scholar-Athletes
  • Little East Tennis Teams Drop in NCAA Tournament
    May 09, 2014
    Southern Maine's men's program and the Bridgewater State women both suffered 5-0 losses to see their seasons end in the NCAA first round
  • Bridgewater State Women, Southern Maine Men Receive NCAA Division III Tennis Tournament Assignments
    May 07, 2014
    The 2013-14 regular season Champions, Bridgewater State and Southern Maine will both open the NCAA Tournament this weekend
  • Little East Announces 2013 Women's Tennis Awards Program
    November 12, 2013
    NORTH DARTMOUTH, Mass. – Bridgewater State University senior Jenna Williamson (Ludlow, Mass.) was selected as the 2013 Little East Women’s Tennis Player of the Year this afternoon, when the conference office announced its major awards program and all-conference teams. University of Massachusetts Boston freshman Nuha Muntasser (Braintree, Mass.) was named the Rookie of the Year, while Rhode Island College’s Adam Spring was tabbed as the Coach of the Year.
  • 2013 Little East Women's Tennis Report #8
    October 29, 2013
    NORTH DARTMOUTH, Mass. -- Bridgewater State University senior Jackie McGuirk (Raynham, Mass.) was selected as the Most Outstanding Player of the Little East Women's Tennis Championship.
  • 2013 Little East Women's Tennis Report #7
    October 21, 2013
    NORTH DARTMOUTH, Mass. -- University of Massachusetts Boston freshman Nuha Muntasser (Braintree, Mass.) was named the Little East Women's Tennis Rookie of the Week this afternoon by the conference office.
  • 2013 Little East Women's Tennis Report #6
    October 14, 2013
    NORTH DARTMOUTH, Mass. -- Bridgewater State University senior Jackie McGuirk (Raynham, Mass.) was tabbed as the Little East Women's Tennis Player of the Week this afternoon by the conference office.
  • Bridgewater State Clinches No. 1 Seed In Women's Tennis Championship
    October 14, 2013
    PLYMOUTH, N.H. – League-leading Bridgewater State University had little trouble against Plymouth State University Monday afternoon as the undefeated Bears powered past the Panthers, 9-0, in a Little East Conference women's tennis match at the P.E. Center Courts.
  • 2013 Little East Women's Tennis Report #5
    October 07, 2013
    NORTH DARTMOUTH, Mass. -- University of Massachusetts Boston freshman Nunha Muntasser (Braintree, Mass.) was chosen as the Little East Women's Tennis Rookie of the Week this afternoon by the conference office.
  • 2013 Litte East Women's Tennis Report #3
    September 23, 2013
    NORTH DARTMOUTH, Mass. -- University of Massachusetts Dartmouth senior Angela Pollard (Portsmouth, R.I.) was named the Little East Women's Tennis Co-Player of the Week this afternoon by the conference office.
  • 2013 Little East Women's Tennis Report #2
    September 16, 2013
    NORTH DARTMOUTH, Mass. -- University of Massachusetts Boston senior Anitra Kloczewiak (Newton, Mass.) was tabbed as the Little East Women's Tennis Player of the Week this afternoon after setting the Beacons' all-time singles wins record.
  • 2013 Little East Women's Tennis Report #1
    September 09, 2013
    NORTH DARTMOUTH, Mass. -- Rhode Island College junior Chelsea Brown (Wallingford, Conn.) was named the Little East Women's Tennis Player of the Week this afternoon by the conference office.
  • Bridgewater State Selected As 2013 Women's Tennis Preseason Favorite
    August 26, 2013
    NORTH DARTMOUTH, Mass. – The Little East women’s tennis coaches have chosen Bridgewater State University as the preseason favorite to capture the regular-season title. The three-time defending regular-season champion Bears are coming off a 13-3 season that included a berth in the NCAA Division III tournament.
  • Bergeron Named Southern Maine Head Tennis Coach
    August 13, 2013
    GORHAM, Maine – Aaron Bergeron has been named the head coach of the University of Southern Maine Huskies men’s and women’s tennis teams. Southern Maine Director of Athletics Al Bean made the announcement as the Huskies’ athletic department prepares for its 2013-2014 seasons.
  • Chapman Appointed UMass Dartmouth Women's Tennis Coach
    February 23, 2013
    NORTH DARTMOUTH, Mass. - A tennis coach with a wealth of experience who was recently honored by the United States Tennis Association is the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth's new head women's tennis coach.


2012 Little East Women's Tennis News


  • Bridgewater State Faces Endicott In NCAA Division III tournament
    May 06, 2013
    BRIDGEWATER, Mass. -- The Bridgewater State University women's tennis team will take on Endicott College in the opening round of the 2013 NCAA Division III Tournament. Pairings for the 50-team national tournament were announced on Monday evening.
  • 2012 Little East Fall All-Academic Teams Announced
    November 08, 2012
    NORTH DARTMOUTH, Mass. -- The Little East Conference office announced its 2012 Fall All-Academic Teams this afternoon. The conference honored a total of 200 student-athletes in its seven fall championship sponsored sports: men's and cross country, field hockey, men's and women's soccer, women's tennis and volleyball.
  • 2012 All-Little East Women's Tennis Teams Announced
    October 23, 2012
    NORTH DARTMOUTH, Mass. – Bridgewater State University nearly swept the Little East women’s tennis major awards program this afternoon, when the conference office announced its annual all-conference teams. Bears junior Jenna Williamson (Ludlow, Mass.) was named the 2012 Little East Player of the Year, while Barry Gorman was chosen as the Coach of the Year. Rhode Island College freshman Sadie Campanella (Chepachet, R.I.) was selected as the Rookie of the Year to complete the major awards program.
  • 2012 Little East Women's Tennis Report #8
    October 22, 2012
    NORTH DARTMOUTH, Mass. -- Bridgewater State University junior Jenna Williamson (Ludlow, Mass.) was named the Most Outstanding Player of the 2012 Little East Women's Tennis Championship this past weekend.
  • Bridgewater State Secures Women's Tennis Championship
    October 20, 2012
    BRIDGEWATER, Mass. – The top-seeded Bridgewater State University women's tennis team swept the three doubles flights and went on to defeat third-seeded Salem State University, 5-0, in the Little East Conference championship match at the Rosen Memorial Tennis Courts in Bridgewater on Saturday afternoon.
  • Bridgewater State Advances To Women's Tennis Championship
    October 18, 2012
    BRIDGEWATER, Mass. – The Bridgewater State University women’s tennis team will be making its fifth straight appearance in the Little East Conference Tournament Championship Match as the top-seeded Bears downed number four seed Plymouth State University, 5-0, on Thursday afternoon at the Rosen Memorial Tennis Courts in Bridgewater.
  • Plymouth State Advances To Women's Tennis Semifinals
    October 16, 2012
    PLYMOUTH, N.H. – Senior Sara Burke (Barrington, R.I.) won matches at No. 1 doubles and No. 1 singles Tuesday afternoon to lead fourth-seeded Plymouth State University to a 5-2 victory over fifth-seeded Rhode Island College in the first round of the 2012 Little East Conference Women’s Tennis Championship.
  • Salem State Reaches Little East Women's Tennis Semifinals
    October 16, 2012
    SALEM, Mass. – Salem State advanced to the conference semi-finals for the fourth straight year with a 5-0 shutout of the Worcester State Lancers in first round action at the 2012 Little East Conference Tournament.
  • 2012 Little East Women's Tennis Report #7
    October 15, 2012
    NORTH DARTMOUTH, Mass. -- Worcester State University junior Brooke Michanczyk (Middletown, Conn.) was selected as the Little East Women's Tennis Player of the Week this afternoon by the conference office.
  • 2012 Little East Women's Tennis Tournament Pairings Announced
    October 14, 2012
    NORTH DARTMOUTH, Mass. – Bridgewater State University earned the top-seed in the 2012 Little East Women’s Tennis Championship this evening when the conference office announced its six-team tournament field. The Bears posted an undefeated mark of 8-0 inside the conference circuit to clinch the No. 1 seed for the second-straight season.
  • 2012 Little East Women's Tennis Report #6
    October 08, 2012
    NORTH DARTMOUTH, Mass. -- Bridgewater State University freshman Alison Vautrin (Somerset, Mass.) was chosen as the Little East Women's Tennis Rookie of the Week by the conference office this afternoon.
  • 2012 Little East Women's Tennis Report #5
    October 01, 2012
    NORTH DARTMOUTH, Mass. -- Bridgewater State University freshman Alison Vautrin (Somerset, Mass.) was chosen as the Little East Women's Tennis Rookie of the Week this afternoon by the conference office.
  • 2012 Little East Women's Tennis Report #4
    September 24, 2012
    NORTH DARTMOUTH, Mass. -- Rhode Island College freshman Sadie Campanella (Chepachet, R.I.) was named the Little East Women's Tennis Rookie of the Week this afternoon by the conference office.
  • 2012 Little East Women's Tennis Report #3
    September 17, 2012
    NORTH DARTMOUTH, Mass. -- Rhode Island College freshman Sadie Campanella (Chepachet, R.I.) was selected as the Little East Women's Tennis Rookie of the Week this afternoon by the conference office.
  • 2012 Little East Women's Tennis Report #2
    September 10, 2012
    NORTH DARTMOUTH, Mass. -- Bridgewater State University sophomore Jenna Williamson (Ludlow, Mass.) was named the Little East Women's Tennis Player of the Week this afternoon by the conference office.
  • 2012 Little East Women's Tennis Report #1
    September 03, 2012
    NORTH DARTMOUTH, Mass. -- Plymouth State University senior Sarah Burke (Barrington, R.I.) was named the Little East Women's Tennis Player of the Week this afternoon by the conference office.
  • Bridgewater State Selected As Women's Tennis Preseason Pick
    August 30, 2012
    NORTH DARTMOUTH, Mass. – Bridgewater State University has been selected as the Little East women’s tennis preseason favorite, according to the 2012 preseason coaches’ poll released this afternoon by the conference office. The Bears earned seven of the nine first place votes and 79 total points to sit atop the nine-team field.


2011 Little East Women's Tennis News

  • Salem State Wins 1st NCAA Tournament Match
    May 11, 2012
    WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. – Playing in their first-ever NCAA Regional, the Salem State Vikings, champions of the Little East Conference, advanced to the second round with a 5-1 win over Gwynedd-Mercy in the first round of the 2012 Division III NCAA Tournament at Williams College.
  • 2011 All-Little East Women's Tennis Teams Announced
    November 01, 2011
    NORTH DARTMOUTH, Mass. – Bridgewater State University sophomore Jenna Williamson (Ludlow, Mass.) was honored as the 2011 Little East Women’s Tennis Player of the Year this afternoon when the conference office announced its annual all-conference teams and major award winners. Rhode Island College freshman Chelsea Brown (Wallingford, Conn.) was selected as the Rookie of the Year in a vote by the Little East coaches. Salem State University Joe Dunn, Sr. was tabbed as the Coach of the Year by his peers, while the Anchorwomen repeated as the Team Sportsmanship Award recipients for the second-straight season.
  • 2011 Little East Women's Tennis Report #7
    October 31, 2011
    NORTH DARTMOUTH, Mass. -- Salem State senior Lauren Turenne (Reading, Mass.) was selected as the Most Outstanding Player of the 2011 Little East Women's Tennis Championship.
  • Salem State Raises Little East Women's Tennis Trophy
    October 25, 2011
    BRIDGEWATER, Mass. – Salem State University senior Lauren Turenne (Reading, Mass.) stormed back from a one-set deficit to win her second flight singles match and clinch the program’s first Little East Women’s Tennis Tournament Championship this afternoon at the Rosen Memorial Courts on the campus of Bridgewater State University. Turenne’s victory completed a see-saw affair as the second-seeded Lady Vikings edged the host and top-seeded Bears, 5-4.
  • 2011 Little East Women's Tennis Championship Format Changed Due To Inclement Weather
    October 19, 2011
    NORTH DARTMOUTH, Mass. –Bridgewater State University has captured the top seed in the 2011 Little East Women’s Tennis Championship. The Bears secured the No. 1 seed by virtue of defeating Salem State University this past weekend to complete the regular season undefeated. The Lady Vikings earned the second seed in the six-team, single elimination tournament.
  • Plymouth State Sets New Women's Tennis Win Record
    October 18, 2011
    PLYMOUTH, N.H. – Third-seeded Plymouth State University recorded three victories in singles and two in doubles Tuesday afternoon to defeat sixth-seeded University of Massachusetts Boston, 5-1, in the opening round of the Little East Conference Women's Tennis Tournament at the P.E. Center Courts.
  • UMass Dartmouth Advances To Women's Tennis Semifinal Round
    October 18, 2011
    NORTH DARTMOUTH, Mass. - The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth's women's tennis team won two of the three doubles matches, and went on to defeat visiting Southern Maine, 5-1, in a first round match in the Little East Conference Tournament at the UMass Dartmouth Athletic Complex Tuesday.
  • 2011 Little East Women's Tennis Report #6
    October 17, 2011
    NORTH DARTMOUTH, Mass. -- The Little East Conference announced its women's tennis player of the week this afternoon.
  • 2011 Little East Women's Tennis Report #5
    October 10, 2011
    NORTH DARTMOUTH, Mass. -- Bridgewater State University swept the Little East women's tennis weekly award program this afternoon.
  • Perry Earns 100th Victory; UMass Dartmouth Rallies Past Salve Regina
    October 06, 2011
    NORTH DARTMOUTH, Mass.-The 100th career victory for University of Massachusetts Dartmouth's women's tennis Head Coach Ralph Perry is one he'll always remember.
  • 2011 Little East Women's Tennis Report #4
    October 03, 2011
    NORTH DARTMOUTH, Mass. -- The Little East Conference honored two student-athletes in the sport of women's tennis this afternoon as part of the weekly awards program.
  • 2011 Little East Women's Tennis Report #3
    September 26, 2011
    NORTH DARTMOUTH, Mass. -- Bridgewater State University and Rhode Island College each earned a Little East women's tennis weekly award honor this afternoon.
  • 2011 Little East Women's Tennis Report #2
    September 19, 2011
    NORTH DARTMOUTH, Mass. -- The Little East Conference announced its second edition of the women's tennis weekly awards program this afternoon.
  • 2011 Little East Women's Tennis Report #1
    September 12, 2011
    NORTH DARTMOUTH, Mass. -- Bridgewater State University swept the first edition of the Little East women's tennis weekly awards program this afternoon.


2010 Little East Women's Tennis News

  • 2011 All-Little East Women's Tennis Teams Announced
    November 01, 2011
    NORTH DARTMOUTH, Mass. – Bridgewater State University sophomore Jenna Williamson (Ludlow, Mass.) was honored as the 2011 Little East Women’s Tennis Player of the Year this afternoon when the conference office announced its annual all-conference teams and major award winners. Rhode Island College freshman Chelsea Brown (Wallingford, Conn.) was selected as the Rookie of the Year in a vote by the Little East coaches. Salem State University Joe Dunn, Sr. was tabbed as the Coach of the Year by his peers, while the Anchorwomen repeated as the Team Sportsmanship Award recipients for the second-straight season.
  • 2011 Little East Women's Tennis Report #7
    October 31, 2011
    NORTH DARTMOUTH, Mass. -- Salem State senior Lauren Turenne (Reading, Mass.) was selected as the Most Outstanding Player of the 2011 Little East Women's Tennis Championship.
  • 2010 All-Little East Women's Tennis Teams Announced
    November 02, 2010
    NORTH DARTMOUTH, Mass.—The Little East Conference office announced its 2010 women’s tennis all-conference teams and major award winners this afternoon after a vote by each of the conference’s nine coaches. Western Connecticut State University senior Lauren Post (Danbury, Conn.) was named the Player of the Year, while University of Massachusetts Dartmouth freshman Nicole Pelletier (Swansea, Mass.) was selected as the Rookie of the Year.
  • 2010 Little East Women's Tennis Report #8
    October 26, 2010
    NORTH DARTMOUTH, Mass. -- Bridgewater State University senior Lauren Donnelly (Centerville, Mass.) was selected as the Most Outstanding Player of the 2010 Little East Women's Tennis Championship.
  • Bridgewater State Captures Women's Tennis Championship
    October 23, 2010
    NORTH DARTMOUTH, Mass. -- Bridgewater State University swept top-seeded University of Massachusetts Dartmouth 5-0 to capture the 2010 Little East Women's Tennis Championship this afternoon. The Bears earned automatic berth into the 2011 NCAA Division III Championship.
  • Bridgewater State Advances To Women's Tennis Championship
    October 22, 2010
    BRIDGEWATER, Mass. -- The Bridgewater State University women's tennis team advanced to the Little East Conference Tournament championship game for the third straight season as the second-seeded Bears downed number three seed Salem State University, 5-2, this afternoon in tournament semifinal action at the Rosen Memorial Courts in Bridgewater.
  • UMass Dartmouth Holds Off Western Connecticut, 5-3
    October 22, 2010
    NORTH DARTMOUTH, Mass.-The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth's women's tennis team swept the doubles matches and went on to defeat visiting Western Connecticut State, in a Little East Conference semifinal playoff match at the UMass Dartmouth Athletic Complex Friday.
  • 2010 Little East Women's Tennis Report #7
    October 18, 2010
    NORTH DARTMOUTH, Mass. -- Western Connecticut State University senior Lauren Post (Danbury, Conn.) was named the Player of the Week this afternoon.
  • UMass Dartmouth Earns No. 1 Seed In Women's Tennis Tournament
    October 16, 2010
    NORTH DARTMOUTH, Mass. – The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth clinched the top-seed in the annual Little East Women’s Tennis Championship for the second time in the past three years this afternoon with a victory at Rhode Island College. The Corsairs and Bridgewater State University each earn a share of the regular-season championship, a first-round bye, and home court advantage in the semifinal round.
  • 2010 Little East Women's Tennis Report #6
    October 11, 2010
    Lopes won both of her matches last week, teaming with Alexa Fiorita to defeat Lauren Donnelly and Jessica Francis of Bridgewater State at top-flight doubles, 8-6. The Dartmouth, Mass. native also defeated Donnelly in top-flight singles in straight sets 6-3, 6-2. The Corsairs handed Bridgewater State its first loss of the season.
  • 2010 Little East Women's Tennis Report #4
    September 27, 2010
    NORTH DARTMOUTH, Mass. -- The Little East office honored a pair of student-athletes in the sport of women's tennis in the latest edition of the women's tennis awards program. Salem State University junior Lauren Turenne (Reading, Mass.) was named the Player of the Week, while Bridgewater State University freshman Jenna Williamson (Ludlow, Mass.) was selected as the Rookie of the Week. Turenne filled in at the top-flight singles and doubles position this past week, and swept her matches against Southern Maine, 7-6, 6-3.
  • 2010 Little East Women's Tennis Report #3
    September 20, 2010
    NORTH DARTMOUTH, Mass. - The Little East Conference office honored its weekly women's tennis award winners this afternoon. Western Connecticut State University senior Lauren Post (Danbury, Conn.) was named the Player of the Week, while Salem State University sophomore Jessica Spinale (Saugus, Mass.) was selected as the Rookie of the Week. Post claimed victories at both top-flight singles and No. 1 doubles with Alyssa Hoynack in Western Connecticut's 8-1 win over UMass Boston on Saturday in the first Little East match of the season for the Colonials. The Danbury, Conn. product defeated her opponent in straight-sets, 6-1, 6-2. On the season, Post sports an unblemished 6-0 including doubles play.
  • 2010 Little East Women's Tennis Report #2
    September 13, 2010
    NORTH DARTMOUTH, Mass. -- Plymouth State University swept the Little East women's tennis weekly awards program this afternoon. Junior Laura Donovan (Acton, Mass.) was named as the Player of the Week and freshman Molly Heartfield (Dorset, Vt.) was selected as the Rookie of the Week as leading the Panthers to a 2-0 mark. Donovan went 4-0 on the week with a pair of victories at both No. 2 singles and No. 3 doubles to help the Panthers defeat Worcester State and Endicott College.
  • 2010 Little East Women's Tennis Report #1
    September 07, 2010
    NORTH DARTMOUTH, Mass. -- The Little East Conference office handed out its weekly awards this afternoon in women's tennis and Plymouth State University sophomore Rachel Figura (Cheshire, Conn.) was honored as the Player of the Week. University of Massachusetts Dartmouth freshman Nicole Pelletier (Swansea, Mass.) was selected as the Rookie of the Week. Figura won both of her matches on Saturday to lead Plymouth State to a 6-3 Little East victory over Southern Maine. The sophomore from Cheshire, Conn. won in straight sets (6-3, 6-3) at No. 3 singles and teamed up with partner Lydia Smith for an 8-5 victory at second-flight doubles.
  • Worcester State Joins Little East Women's Tennis
    July 08, 2010
    NORTH DARTMOUTH, Mass. – Worcester State College has joined the Little East Conference as an associate member in women’s tennis for the upcoming 2010 schedule after the conference’s athletic administrators accepted the Lancers’ application at the annual June meeting. Worcester State has been an associate member in field hockey since 2000. “I am pleased to announce the Worcester State women's tennis program will participate as a member of the Little East Conference in 2010,” said Commissioner Jonathan C. Harper. “The addition of the Lancer women's tennis program will add to the strength of the conference in the very near future.”
  • Panthers' Women's Tennis Coach Named To NHIAA Hall of Fame
    March 29, 2010
    PLYMOUTH, N.H. - The coach of the Plymouth State University women's tennis team was recently honored by the New Hampshire Interscholastic Athletic Association (NHIAA) for her outstanding career over the past 25 years as girls' tennis coach at Plymouth Regional High School. Barbara Rawlsky-Willett was inducted into the NHIAA Coaches Hall of Fame at the organization's awards banquet on March 21.


2009 Little East Women's Tennis News

  • Video: Little East Women's Tennis All-Conference Teams Announced
    November 10, 2009
    The Little East Conference office announced its annual women’s tennis all-conference teams and major award winners this afternoon after a vote by the conference’s eight coaches. Salem State won a pair of the major awards as senior Megan Cote was named the player of the year, while the Vikings earned the team sportsmanship award. Plymouth State freshman Sara Burke was selected as the rookie of the year, while Stacy Slater of Western Connecticut was tabbed the coach of the year by her peers.
  • WestConn Captures 1st Women's Tennis Championship
    October 29, 2009
    DANBURY, Conn.— The Western Connecticut State University women's tennis team captured its first-ever Little East Conference Tournament title with a 5-3 victory over Bridgewater State College at Westside Courts on Thursday afternoon. After falling behind, 2-1 following the doubles competition, WestConn won four of five singles matches to earn the 2009 Little East crown and automatic berth into the 2010 NCAA Division III Women's Tennis National Championships next May.
  • Little East Women's Tennis Championship Postponed to Thursday, October 29 Due to Rain
    October 27, 2009
    NORTH DARTMOUTH, Mass. - Due to the inclement weather in the Danbury, Connecticut area on Tuesday, October 27, the Little East Conference Office has announced the Little East Conference Women’s Tennis Championship match between #3 Bridgewater State and #1 Western Connecticut has been postponed to Thursday, October 29 at 1:00 p.m. at Western Connecticut.
  • LittleEast.tv To Broadcast Women's Tennis Championship
    October 26, 2009
    NORTH DARTMOUTH, Mass. – LittleEast.tv will makes its first broadcast of the season, when Bridgewater State College and Western Connecticut State University square off in the championship match of the 2009 Little East Women’s Tennis Championship live from Danbury, Conn. at 1 p.m. on Oct. 29. The conference champion will earn the automatic qualifier into the 2010 NCAA Division III Women’s Tennis Championship. The Colonials (12-2) and Bears (12-3) meet earlier the season in Danbury, Conn. with Western Connecticut registering an 8-1 victory.
  • Bridgewater State Upsets Salem State; Advances to Championship Match
    October 25, 2009
    SALEM, Mass. -- The Bridgewater State Bears upset the Salem State Lady Vikings in the semifinals of the Little East Conference Championship on Sunday afternoon. The No. 3 seeded Bears swept the doubles matches en route to a 5-1 win over the host and No. 2 seeded Lady Vikings. Bridgewater State (11-3) gained the early momentum by winning all three doubles matches to earn the first three points.
  • Western Connecticut Advances To Championship Match
    October 25, 2009
    DANBURY, Conn. - The Western Connecticut State University women's tennis team will host Bridgewater State College in the Little East Conference Championship on Tuesday, Oct. 27 at 2 p.m. The Colonials advanced to the title match following their 5-2 victory over UMass Dartmouth in the semifinals at Westside Courts on Sunday afternoon. Top seeded WestConn, which improves to 12-2 on the season, will meet the third seeded Bears, which cruised to a 5-1 victory over #2 Salem State College on Sunday in the league's other semifinal match.
  • Corsairs Edge Anchorwomen; Advance To Little East Women's Tennis Semifinals
    October 22, 2009
    NORTH DARTMOUTH, Mass.- Turnabout was fair play for the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth’s women’s tennis team in their first round Little East Conference Tournament match against visiting Rhode Island College Thursday afternoon at the UMass Dartmouth Athletic Complex.
  • Bears Advance To Semifinals With 5-3 Win
    October 22, 2009
    BRIDGEWATER, Mass. -- The Bridgewater State College women's tennis team advanced to the semifinal round of the 2009 Little East Conference Tournament as the third seeded Bears downed #6 University of Southern Maine, 5-3, in quarterfinal action this afternoon at the Rosen Memorial Tennis Courts in Bridgewater.
  • Little East Women's Tennis Championship Field Set
    October 20, 2009
    NORTH DARTMOUTH, Mass. – For the first time in program history, Western Connecticut State University earned the right to host the Little East Women’s Tennis Championship after completing the conference schedule with an undefeated mark of 7-0. The Colonials welcome second-seeded Salem State College and the two winners from Thursday’s first round matches at the Westside Courts on Oct. 24-25. Bridgewater State College, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, Rhode Island College, and the University of Southern Maine complete the six-team tournament field in respective seeding order.
  • Colonials Clinch No. 1 Seed in Women's Tennis Championship
    October 16, 2009
    SALEM, Mass.— The Western Connecticut Colonials earned the Little East regular-season championship with a 7-2 win over the Salem State Lady Vikings. Both teams entered the contest with perfect 5-0 records in conference. The win enabled Western Connecticut to host the Little East Championships on their home court next week.
  • WestConn Cruises Past Bridgewater State, 8-1
    October 06, 2009
    DANBURY, Conn.— The Western Connecticut State University women's tennis team moved into first place in the Little East Conference with a convincing 8-1 victory over previously unbeaten Bridgewater State College at Westside Courts Tuesday night. The Colonials, now 6-2 overall and 4-0 in the LEC, swept the six singles matches including two-set victories by Lauren Post (Danbury, Conn.) at No. 1 singles, 6-1, 6-4 over Lauren Donnelly.
  • Southern Maine Names New Volleyball and Men's and Women's Tennis Coaches
    August 21, 2009
    After a two-year hiatus from varsity competition the University of Southern Maine Huskies women’s volleyball team will return to action this fall under the direction of first-year head coach Anne Tricomi. Tricomi has previously served as an assistant coach for a pair of Division III programs, Bowdoin and Colby College, and Division II Bentley College. Ron Chicoine, the varsity head coach for the Lewiston High School Boys’ Tennis team, has been named the head coach for the men’s and women’s tennis teams.



2008 Little East Women's Tennis News

  • Lopes Named Women's Tennis Player of the Year; UMD Earns 3 of 4 Major Awards
    October 21, 2008
    NORTH DARTMOUTH, Mass. – The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth earned three of the four major Little East Conference Women’s Tennis awards this afternoon after a vote by the conference’s eight head coaches. Sophomore Amy Lopes (Dartmouth, Mass.) was named the Player of the Year, while freshman Kelsey Grossman (Holliston, Mass.) was selected the Rookie of the Year. Corsair boss Ralph Perry was tabbed the Coach of the Year.
  • UMass Dartmouth Hoists Little East Women's Tennis Trophy
    October 19, 2008
    NORTH DARTMOUTH, Mass. - Senior Allison DeAngelis (Milford, Mass.) and sophomore Blair Dalrymple (North Attleboro, Mass.) came from behind to defeat junior Catalina Rosa (Fall River, Mass.) and senior Paula Araujo (Fall River, Mass.) at number three doubles and the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth’s women’s tennis team then won three of the first five singles matches completed to defeat visiting Bridgewater State, 5-3, in the championship match of the Little East
  • Corsairs and Bears Advance To Women's Tennis Championship
    October 18, 2008
    NORTH DARTMOUTH, Mass. - The top two seeds in the 2008 Little East Conference Women's Tennis Championship Tournament each won this afternoon in semifinal action to advance to the championship round. Top-seeded UMass Dartmouth defeated fourth-seeded Western Connecticut State University, while second-seeded Bridgewater State College swept third-seeded Rhode Island College.
  • Corsairs Host Little East Women's Tennis Tournament
    October 14, 2008
    NORTH DARTMOUTH, Mass. – The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth will host the 2008 Little East Conference Women’s Tennis Championship Tournament as each of the top-four seeds won their quarterfinal round match this afternoon. The Corsairs earned the right to host the semifinal and championship rounds of the tournament fray with the highest conference record, 7-0, in the circuit.
  • UMass Dartmouth Earns Top Seed In Little East Conference Tournament
    October 12, 2008
    NORTH DARTMOUTH, Mass.- The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth earned the top seed in the upcoming Little East Conference Women’s Tennis Championship Tournament after completing the conference circuit with an unblemished 7-0 record. The winner of the team tournament will represent the Little East Conference in the NCAA Division III Tournament.
  • UMass Boston Cruises at Lesley, 3-0, as MacAuley Sets Career Dig Mark
    October 09, 2008
    Junior libero Megan MacAuley (Upland, CA) scooped 15 digs to lead the defense and give her 875 for her career and set a new school-record as the University of Massachusetts Boston volleyball team defeated Lesley University tonight, 25-15, 25-13, 25-13, at Buckingham Browne & Nichols School in Cambridge, MA. The Beacons have won seven of their last eight matches and improve to 14-7 on the season, while the Lynx fall to 4-8.
  • Corsairs Edge Bears; UMass Dartmouth Remains Undefeated
    October 04, 2008
    NORTH DARTMOUTH, Mass.-Senior Becky Bullock (Wrentham, MA/King Phillip Regional HS) broke a 4-4 tie with a 6-4, 7-5 victory over Lauren Donnelly in the decisive match as the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth's women's tennis team defeated host Bridgewater State, 5-4, in a Little East Conference match at the Dr. Henry Rosen Memorial Tennis Courts Saturday.
  • Johnson Always In The Swing Of Things For UMass Boston
    September 30, 2008
    BOSTON - Back in September of 2006, Emily Johnson stepped onto the UMass Boston tennis courts for the first time of her collegiate career and immediately identified herself as a competitor. The freshman transfer ended up winning her first match in straight sets, thus beginning her tenure as a mainstay at the top of the Beacons lineup. Competing out of the number two singles slot was asking a lot from the rookie, but everyone quickly found out she played like a veteran.
  • Salem State College women's tennis preview
    July 18, 2008
    Salem, Mass. - Salem State College women's tennis coach Joseph Dunn, Sr. and his team can't wait to begin the 2008 season, and for good reason. What's the good reason you ask? How about the answer being six brand new tennis courts at the college's Central Campus.
  • Bears Blanked In NCAA Division III Tournament
    May 05, 2008
    AMHERST, Mass. -- The Vassar College women's tennis team defeated Bridgewater State College this afternoon, 5-0, indoors at Mount Holyoke College to advance through the first round of the 2008 NCAA Division III Women's Tennis Tournament. The Brewers will face Bowdoin College in tomorrow's NCAA Second Round at 2 p.m. at Amherst College.
  • Liz Barrette named Rhode Island College Women's Tennis Coach
    February 29, 2008
    PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Rhode Island College has named Liz Barrette as its new head women’s tennis coach. She takes over for Kelly Chartier who stepped down earlier this winter.

2007 Little East Women's Tennis News

  • Bridgewater State College captures Little East Conference Women's Tennis Championship
    October 21, 2007
    PROVIDENCE, R.I.— Bridgewater State captured the 2007 Little East Conference Women’s Tennis Championship on Sunday afternoon at Rhode Island College.
  • 2007 Little East Conference Women's Tennis Championships Day 1 Results
    October 20, 2007
    PROVIDENCE, R.I.—Bridgewater State is currently in first place at the 2007 Little East Conference Women’s Tennis Championships, hosted by Rhode Island College, with 12.0 points after one day of competition.
  • Women's Tennis Championship postponed
    October 19, 2007
    PROVIDENCE, R.I.—The 2007 Little East Conference Women’s Tennis Championship has been postponed this morning due to inclement weather in Providence.
  • Anchorwomen earn 5th consecutive regular season crown
    October 13, 2007
    North Dartmouth, Mass.—Rhode Island College downed UMass Dartmouth, 5-4, to clinch a share of the Little East Conference Women’s Tennis Regular Season Championship on Saturday afternoon.
  • Salem State closes out North Campus courts against Worcester State
    October 12, 2007
    SALEM, Mass - The Salem State College women's tennis team will play at the North Campus courts for the final time on Tuesday, October 16 when the Lady Vikings host Worcester State College for a 3:30 pm non-conference contest.
  • Panthers take 3rd at Colby-Sawyer Shootout
    September 02, 2007
    NEW LONDON, N.H. - The Plymouth State University women's tennis team opened the season Saturday and Sunday with a third-place finish at the annual Colby-Sawyer College Shootout. Saint Michael's College dominated the event to win the title, while Colby-Sawyer was second, PSU third and Castleton State fourth. The Panthers won the title two years ago and Colby-Sawyer took it last year.
  • Hans Romer named Southern Maine women's tennis coach
    August 20, 2007
    GORHAM, Maine -- Hans Römer, the Director of Tennis at the Portland Country Club in Falmouth, Maine, has been named the head coach of the University of Southern Maine Huskies women's tennis team in an announcement from Al Bean, Director of Athletics.
  • Panthers fall to St. Lawrence in NCAA Women's Tennis Championships
    May 04, 2007
    AMHERST, Mass. – The final outcome was not what was hoped for, but Plymouth State University’s women’s tennis team gave their best effort Friday morning in the opening round of the 2007 National Collegiate Athletic Association Division III Women’s Tennis Championships, hosted by Amherst College.

2006 Little East Women's Tennis News

  • Plymouth State University makes 1st NCAA appearance
    May 01, 2007
    PLYMOUTH, N.H. – Plymouth State University will open play in the National Collegiate Athletic Association Division III Women’s Tennis Championships this Friday at 10:00 a.m. when the Panthers meet St. Lawrence University at Amherst College in Amherst, Mass.
  • Panthers claim 2nd title in 3 years
    October 22, 2006
    NORTH DARTMOUTH, Mass. – Plymouth State University got contributions from everyone in the line-up Sunday afternoon and pulled out the Little East Conference championship, its second team title in three years.
  • Rhode Island College captures 4th straight regular season championship
    October 14, 2006
    PROVIDENCE, R.I.—Rhode Island College captured its fourth consecutive Little East Conference Women’s Tennis Regular Season Title in an 8-1 win over UMass Dartmouth on Saturday afternoon. The Anchorwomen finish the regular season with a 13-1 overall record and a perfect 7-0 mark in LEC play. Rhode Island College has won 29 consecutive Little East Conference regular season matches, having not lost a league contest since falling, 5-4, at Plymouth State on Sept. 14, 2002.