Early decision notifications won’t be sent out for another two weeks, but some high school seniors already know that they will be in the class of 2015.

Nothing could keep Bay View’s Rebecca Curran from capturing her second consecutive R.I. Interscholastic League girls state singles tennis title, but North Kingstown’s Hannah Zangari and Mother Nature didn’t make it easy.

Curran, a senior headed to Williams College next fall, became the eighth player in the 34-year history of the girls state tournament to win at least two titles with a 6-2, 6-3 victory over Zangari in the title match Sunday afternoon.

How did Curran know, in October, that she would be headed to Williams next fall? Because admissions at Williams for elite athletes is very different than admissions for the rest of us. Not that there is anything wrong with that! (And, yes, this seems to be standard practice for women’s tennis at Williams.)

Welcome to Rebecca Curran ’15, the newest member of the Williams community! And congrats on the state title too.

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