Warwick, R.I. – May 14, 2015: The CCRI Coed Tennis team continued play in the 2015 division III Tennis National championship At Collin College in Plano, TX.
After battling through the rain and poor weather in Plano, TX the Knight had a couple matches on the third day of the 2015 Tennis Nationals. In the first match Knights’ No. 1 doubles team of Troy Derrick (East Providence, RI) and Justin Allen (Warwick, RI) defeated the team of Kazuho Honda and Suguru Kaneda of SUNY-Delhi in the back draw semifinal 6-3 and 6-3. Troy Derrick also competed in the back draw finals in No.1 singles but lost to Brendan Davis of Mercer County Community College 6-2 and 6-2.
Derrick and Allen will compete in the No 1 doubles back draw finals versus the team of Matthew McCall and Jonathan Vankouwenberg of Onondaga CC at 12:15 pm (Central Time).
The Community College of Rhode Island, New England’s largest comprehensive community college, enrolls nearly 18,000 students in credit courses and thousands more in non-credit and job training classes. Its athletic program boasts 12 varsity programs and an academic support program for all student-athletes.