2006 Rhode Island College Mens Tennis by sdfgsg234

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									 2006
Rhode               Junior
Island            #1 Singles
               Tauquir Puthawala
College




                         Men’s
                         Tennis
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                   The 2006 Rhode Island College Men’s Tennis Team




                    Back Row (left to right): Tom Lapierre, David Haggerty, Russell G orman, Head Coach Joe Testa.
                      Middle Row (left to right): Lorne Teeter, Garr ett Smith, Tauquir Puthawala, Elliott LeFaiver.
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                                 Front Row (left to right): Piotr Marczak, Chris Furey Jason LaDuke.

                         2006 Rhode Island College Men’s Tennis Roster
Name                              Year                   Hgt.           Wgt.           Hometown/High School

Brian Butler                      Freshman               5-8            140            Warwick, RI/Pilgrim

Chris Furey                       Senior                 5-10           150            Cabot, VT/Cabot

Russell Gorman                    Freshman               6-1            165            East Providence, RI/Saint Raphael

David Haggerty                    Freshman               5-11           160            Woonsocket, RI/Woonsocket

Jason LaDuke                      Senior                 5-9            185            Warren, RI/Mt. Hope

Tom Lapierre                      Sophomore              6-2            185            Pascoag, RI/Burrillville

Elliott LeFaiver                  Senior                 6-0            160            Warwick, RI/Toll Gate

Piotr Marczak                     Freshman               5-11           174            Lincoln, RI/Lincoln

Tauquir Puthawala                 Junior                 5-7            145            Lincoln, RI/Lincoln

Garrett Smith                     Freshman               6-0            185            Providence, RI/Exeter-W.G.

Lorne Teeter                      Sophomore              5-11           165            Warwick, RI/Pilgrim

Richard Truchon                   Junior                 6-1            185            North Scituate, RI/Bishop Hendricken



Head Coach:                       Joe Testa

Captains:                         Jason LaDuke, Chris Furey

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           Meet the Head Coach
                               Joe Testa
     Joe Testa begins his second season as the head men’s tennis coach at Rhode Island College. In 2005, he
led the team to an 8-7 record, the first winning season for the program since 1998 and the club’s eight victo-
ries were the most in a season since the 1995 squad won nine (9-4). RIC placed fifth at the Little East
Conference Men’s Tennis Championships.
     He was previously the varsity head girls’ tennis coach at St. Mary’s-Bay Vie w Academy from 2000-2004.
The Bangals were back-to-back Rhode Island Class B State Champions in 2000 and 2001.
     Testa was a four-y ear letterwinner in men’s tennis at Rhode Island College from 1997-2000 and was
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recently named to the College’s All-75th Anniversar y Men’ Tennis Team. He left RIC with a 31-25 (.555)
career singles mark and a 26-22 (.542) career doubles mark for 44.0 career points. Testa is sixth all-time at
RIC in career points, seventh in career singles victories and sixth in career doubles victories.
     As a senior in 2000, he was the Little East Conference Champion at both number one singles and num-
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ber one doubles and was selected as the team’ Most Valuable P layer. He was 9-4 (.692) at number one sin-
gles and 9-4 (.692) at number two doubles for 13.5 points on the season.
     As a junior in 1999, he was 9-6 (.600) in singles and 8-6 (.571) in doubles for 13.0 points on the year.
Testa teamed with Pat Prendergast to become the LEC Champions at number one doubles.
     He earned a bachelor’s degree in physical education/health from Rhode Island College in 2000. Testa is
currently an elementary physical education teacher in the Johnston School System.
     He resides in Cranston, Rhode Island with his wife Patty ’99.




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                                                                             Senior
                                                                           #2 Singles
                                                                        Elliott LeFaiver




         2006 Rhode Island College
           Men’s Tennis Schedule
Day      Date       Opponent                           Time
Thurs.   Mar . 23   at Roger Williams                  3:30 p.m.
Sat.     Mar . 25   Clark                              Noon
Sun.     Mar. 26    Becker                             Noon
Tues.    Mar. 28    Coast Guar d                       3:30 p.m.
Thurs.   Mar. 30    at Endicott                        3:30 p.m.
Sat.     Apr. 1     at Bridgewater State *             Noon
Mon.     Apr. 3     Nichols                            3:30 p.m.
Thurs.   Apr. 6     at Curry                           3:30 p.m.
Sun.     Apr. 9     at Salem State *                   Noon
Tues.    Apr. 11    Western Connecticut *              4 p.m.
Sat.     Apr. 15    at Southern Maine *                1 p.m.
Tues.    Apr. 18    Johnson & Wales                    4 p.m.
Thurs.   Apr. 20    UMass D   artmouth *               3:30 p.m.
Sat.     Apr. 22    UMass Boston *                     1 p.m.
Wed.     Apr. 26    Newbury                            4 p.m.
Fri.     May 5      Little East Championships ^        TBA
Sat.     May 6      Little East Championships ^        TBA

                    * Little East Conference contest
                    ^ Hosted b y UMass D   artmouth




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                          Final 2005 Men’s Tennis Statistics
                                2005 RIC Men’s Tennis Match-by-Match Results
                             8-7 Overall Record; 4-2 in the Little East Conference;
                            Fifth Place at the Little East Conference Championships
Date         Opponent                          H/A/N              W/L               Score             Record          Site
03/22        Wesleyan                            A                 L                 0-7               0-1            Middletown, CT
03/29        Coast Guard                         A                 L                 0-7               0-2            New London, CT
04/04        Nichols                             A                 L                 1-8               0-3                    ,
                                                                                                                      Dudley MA
04/05        Salem State *                       H                 W                 7-2               1-3            P rovidence, RI
04/07        Curry                               H                 L                 2-7               1-4            Providence, RI
04/09        Thomas                              H                 W                 9-0               2-4            Providence, RI
04/10        R oger Williams                     H                 L                 2-7               2-5            Providence, RI
04/14        Becker                              H                 W                 9-0               3-5            Providence, RI
04/16        Southern M aine *                   H                 L                 3-6               3-6            Providence, RI
04/17        Western Connecticut *               A                 L                 4-5               3-7            Danbury, CT
04/19        Newbury                             A                 W                 9-0               4-7            Brookline, MA
04/21        UMass Dartmouth *                   A                 W                 6-3               5-7            North Dartmouth, MA
04/26        Johnson & Wales                     H                 W                 6-3               6-7            Providence, RI
04/29        Bridge water State *                H                 W                 5-4               7-7            P rovidence, RI
05/03        UMass-Boston *                      A                 W                 7-2               8-7            Boston, MA
05/06-07     LEC Championships +                 N                 5th Place (Seven Teams) 8.0 Points                 Danbury, CT

                                                          * Little East Conference match
                                     + Little East Conference Championships hosted by Western Connecticut



                                                    2005 Individual Statistics
                                     SINGLES                                               DOUBLES
Player                 Won              Lost              PCT                 Won              Lost            PCT            Points
Julio Andrade           14               3                .824                 10                7             .588            19.0
Barry Manfredi          9                8                .529                 10                7             .588            14.0
Elliott LeFaiver        8                8                .500                 6                11             .353            11.0
Lorne Teeter            9                2                .818                 0                 0             .000            9.0
Tauquir Puthawala       7                2                .778                 0                 0             .000            7.0
Chris Furey             1                6                .143                 9                 7             .563            5.5
Tom Lapierre            2                7                .222                 6                11             .353            5.0
Jason LaD  uke          0                0                .000                 9                 7             .563            4.5
Richard Truchon         2               14                .125                 0                 0             .000            2.0
TEAM TOTALS             52              50                .510                 25               25             .500            77.0




                                                        2005 Team Statistics
                              Overall Record:                       8-7                          (.533)
                              Little East Record:                   4-2                          (.667)
                              Home Record:                          5-3                          (.625)
                              Road Recor d:                         3-4                          (.429)
                              Team Singles Record:                  52-50                        (.510)
                              Team Doubles Record:                  25-25                        (.500)
                              Team Singles Points:                  52.0                         -------
                              Team Doubles P   oints:               25.0                         -------
                              Total Team Points:                    77.0                         -------




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                                        Meet the Team
        Brian Butler                                                                      Chris Furey
Singles/Doubles, 5-8, 140, Freshman                                              #5 Singles, 5-10, 150, Senior
       Warwick, RI (Pilgrim)                                                          Cabot, VT (Cabot)
                   High School: Earned S    econd Team                                                 Junior Year (2005): Was 1-6 (.143) in
               All-Division honors in tennis while at                                              singles and 9-7 (.563) at number three
               Pilgrim High School...2005 graduate...also                                          doubles for 5.5 points on the season.
               earned All-Division honors in both soccer
               and track.                                                                                         e
                                                                                                        Sophomor Year (2004): Was 7-8 in
                                                                                                   singles and 5-7 in doubles for 9.5 points on
                   Personal:    Born     January      23,                                          the season.
               1987...undecided about a major.
                                                                                                        Freshman Year (2003): Was 1-0 in sin-
                                                                                                   gles and 0-4 in doubles for 1.0 points on
                                                                                                   the season.

                                                                      High School: N amed All-State, Central Vermont First Team All-Star
                                                                 and a Times-Argus H onorable Mention All-Star as a goalkeeper in soccer while
                                                                 at Cabot High School...2000 graduate.

                                                                      Personal: Born June 4, 1982...biology major with a minor in chemistr y.

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                                                                                        Chris Furey’ Car eer Statistics
                                                                                SINGLES                 DOUBLES
                                                                 Year      W        L     PCT        W        L      PCT      PTS
                                                                 2003       1       0    1.000        0       4      .000      1.0
                                                                 2004       7       8     .467        5       7      .417      9.5
                                                                 2005       1       6     .143        9       7      .563      5.5
                                                                 3 Yrs.     9      14     .391       14     18       .438     16.0


      Russell Gorman                                                                 David Haggerty
Singles/Doubles, 6-1, 165, Freshman                                       Singles/Doubles, 5-11, 160, Freshman
  East Providence, RI (St. Raphael)                                           Woonsocket, RI (Woonsocket)
                   High School: Earned First Team All-                                                 High School: Earned First Team All-
               Area and All-Division honors in tennis                                              D ivision honors in both singles and dou-
               while at St. Raphael’s Academy..2005.                                               bles while at Woonsocket H igh
               graduate...also received the Sportsmanship                                          School...2004 graduate.
               Award.
                                                                                                       Personal:     Born     August      21,
                  Personal: Born Februar y           18,                                           1986... accounting major... transfer from
               1987...undecided about a major.                                                     the University of Rhode Island.




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                                                           Meet the Team
                    Jason LaDuke                                                                         Tom Lapierre
               #6 Singles, 5-9, 185, Senior                                                    #4 Singles, 6-2, 185, Sophomore
                 Warren, RI (Mt. Hope)                                                             Pascoag, RI (Burrillville)
                                     Junior Year (2005): Was 9-7 (.563) at                                             Freshman Year (2005): Was 2-7 (.222)
                                 number three doubles for 4.5 points on the                                        at number four singles and 6-11 (.353) at
                                 season.                                                                           number two doubles for 4.0 points on the
                                                                                                                   season.
                                      Sophomore Year (2004): Was 0-6 in
                                 singles and 7-7 in doubles for 3.5 points on                                         High School: Four-year letterwinner
                                 the season.                                                                       in tennis while at Burrillville H igh
                                                                                                                   School...2002 graduate.
                                      Freshman Year (2003): Was 1-4 in
                                 singles and 1-11 in doubles for 1.5 points                                            Personal:Born February 4, 1984...psy-
                                 on the season.                                                                    chology and chemical dependency
                                                                                                                   major... transfer from the Community
     High School: Named Second Team All-Division as a junior while at Mt.            College of Rhode Island.
Hope High School...2002 graduate...earned All-State Academic honors as a
     ...also lettered in soccer.
senior                                                                                                            s
                                                                                                      Tom Lapierre’ Car eer Statistics
                                                                                                SINGLES               DOUBLES
      Personal: Born October 11, 1984...elementary education major with a            Year     W     L   PCT        W        L      PCT        PTS
concentration in math.                                                               2005     2     7   .222        6     11       .353        4.0
                     Jason LaD uke’s Career Statistics                               1 Yr.    2     7   .222        6     11       .353        4.0
             SINGLES                  DOUBLES
Year     W        L      PCT        W       L      PCT    PTS
2003       1      4      .200       1      11       .083   1.5
2004       0      6      .000       7       7       .500   3.5
2005       0      0      .000       9       7       .563   4.5
3 Yrs.     1     10      .091      17      25       .405   9.5


                  Elliott LeFaiver                                                                      Piotr Marczak
              #2 Singles, 6-0, 160, Senior                                                   Singles/Doubles, 5-11, 174, Freshman
               Warwick, RI (Toll Gate)                                                               Lincoln, RI (Lincoln)
                                     Junior Year (2005): Was 8-8 (.500) at                                             High School: Lettered in track while at
                                 number two singles and 6-11 (.353) at                                             Lincoln High School...2005 graduate.
                                 number two doubles for 11.0 points on the
                                 season.                                                                              Personal: Born February             18,
                                                                                                                   1987...undecided about a major.
                                    Sophomore Year (2004): Played at the
                                 Community College of Rhode Island.

                                    Freshman Year (2003): Played at the
                                 Community College of Rhode Island.

                                        High School: Letter winner in
wrestling and tennis while at Toll Gate High School...2002 graduate...led
wrestling team to division title as a senior in 2002.

      Personal: Born May 2, 1983...secondar y education major with a minor
in history.

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             Elliott LeFaiver’ Career Statistics (at RIC)
          SINGLES                   DOUBLES
Year    W     L       PCT        W        L      PCT      PTS
2005    8     8        .500       6     11        .353    11.0
1 Yr.   8     8        .500       6     11        .353    11.0



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                                                         Meet the Team
              Tauquir Puthawala                                                                        Garrett Smith
               #1 Singles, 5-7, 145, Junior                                               Singles/Doubles, 6-0, 185, Freshman
                  Lincoln, RI (Lincoln)                                                                          est
                                                                                        Providence, RI (Exeter-W Greenwich)
                                    Sophomore Year (2005): Was 7-2                                                    High School: Earned All-Division
                               (.778) in singles for 7.0 points on the sea-                                       H onors in tennis while at Exeter-West
                               son.                                                                               Greenwich High School...2003 graduate.

                                    Freshman Year (2004): Was 1-7 in sin-                                             Personal: Born January 31, 1985...ele-
                               gles and 0-3 in doubles for 1.0 point on the                                       mentary education major...transfer from
                               season.                                                                            the Community College of Rhode Island.

                                    High School: Letter ed in tennis while
                               at Lincoln High School...2003 graduate.

                                   Personal:     Born      January     31,
1986...economics major.

                                   s   eer
                  Tauquir Puthawala’ Car S tatistics
             SINGLES                DOUBLES
Year     W       L    PCT        W      L    PCT          PTS
2004     1       7     .125       0     3     .000         1.0
2005     7       2     .778       0     0     .000         7.0
2 Yrs.   8       9     .471       0     3     .000         8.0




                     Lorne Teeter                                                                  Richard Truchon
         #3 Singles, 5-11, 165, Sophomore                                                 Singles/Doubles, 6-1, 185, Junior
               Warwick, RI (Pilgrim)                                                    North Scituate, RI (Bishop Hendricken)
                                   Freshman Year (2005): Was 9-2 (.818)                                                Sophomore Year (2005): Was 2-14
                               at number six singles for 9.0 points on the                                        (.125) in singles for 2.0 points on the sea-
                               season...named the LEC’s Rookie of the                                             son.
                               Week once.
                                                                                                                       Freshman Year (2004): Was 6-9 (.400)
                                   High School: N amed captain of tennis                                          in singles and 0-4 (.000) in doubles for 6.0
                               squad while at Pilgrim High School...2004                                          points on the season.
                               graduate...earned team MVP honors.
                                                                                                                      High School: Letter ed in tennis while
                                   Personal: Born June 4, 1986... sec-                                            at Bishop Hendricken High School...2003
                               ondary education major with a concentra-                                           graduate.
                               tion in history.
                                                                                       Personal: Born A pril 18, 1985...business management major with a
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                  Lorne Teeter’ Career Statistics                                  minor in marketing.
            SINGLES               DOUBLES
Year     W      L    PCT        W      L      PCT         PTS                                                             eer
                                                                                                      Richard Truchon’s Car Statistics
2005      9     2    .818       0      0       .000        9.0                                  SINGLES                 DOUBLES
1 Yr.     9     2    .818       0      0       .000        9.0                     Year     W       L      PCT       W      L    PCT         PTS
                                                                                   2004     6       9      .400       0     4    .000         6.0
                                                                                   2005     2      14      .125       0     0    .000         2.0
                                                                                   2 Yrs.   8      23      .348       0     4    .000         8.0




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