Tennis Opens Season at Fairfield Doubles Festival

Tennis Opens Season at Fairfield Doubles Festival

Complete Results

Setting the Scene
The Rhode Island tennis team opened up the 2011 season on Saturday at the Fairfield Doubles Festival. The festival - which featured teams from Bryant, Connecticut, Fairfield, Hartford, Providence, Quinnipiac, Rhode Island and Sacred Heart - consisted of three flights of doubles play where teams opened with round robin play and advanced through to the finals.

Top Performers
Senior Pam Emery and freshman Kathleen Uy - who represented URI in Flight One - advanced through to the championship match, where they fell to Quinnipiac, 8-4.

Flight One
Emery/Uy (URI) def. Liv/Zampas (HTFD); 8-3
Labarth/Viebrock (QU) def. Emery/Uy (URI); 8-3
Emery/Uy (URI) def. Downing/Donnelly (SH); 8-6
Emery/Uy (URI) def. Emhardt/Yajima (FFD); 8-3
Labarth/Viebrock (QU) def. Emery/Uy (URI); 8-4

Flight Two
Tristany Leikem/Kirsten Leikem (URI) def. Gregory/Robson (UCONN); 8-4
Leikem/Leikem (URI) def. Smyers/Brandao(BRY); 8-3
Leikem/Leikem (URI) def. Gileau/Harel (HTFD); 8-0
Koladzyn/Ryan (FFD) def. Leikem/Leikem (URI); 8-3

Flight Three
Vickers/Amendola (BRY) def. Michelle Dussol/Karolina Wojciak (URI); 8-0
Dussol/Wojciak (URI) def. Greenberg/Willhoft (HTFD); 8-2
Pirrello/Samson (FFD) def. Wojciak/Nithila Asokaraj (URI); 8-2
Wojciak/Asokaraj (URI) def. Ahlborn/Foley (PC); 9-8 (3)

What's Next
The Rams are back in action on Wednesday when they host Bryant at 3 p.m.