Rhody Takes Part in Saint Joseph's Invitational


Complete Results

Setting the Scene
The Rhode Island tennis team travelled to Philadelphia to compete in the Saint Joseph's Invitational this weekend. The invitational - which featured teams from Delaware, Drexel, Lafayette, Rhode Island, Saint Joseph's, Temple and Villanova - consisted of four singles flights and two doubles flights.

Top Performers
Freshmen Nithila Asokaraj and Karolina Wojciak each picked up a pair of wins in singles play while also teaming up to post a win in doubles. Kirsten Leikem and Tristany Leikem, meanwhile, each won one singles match and paired up for two wins in doubles.

Pam Emery (1-1) - Flight 1 Singles
Emery (URI) def. Mancini (VIL); 6-2, 7-5
Sjoberg-Sundstrom (DEL) def. Emery (URI); 2-6, 6-3, 10-5

Kirsten Leikem (0-1) - Flight 1 Singles
Mafa (DREX) def. Leikem (URI); 6-4, 6-4
Kirsten Leikem (1-0) - Flight 1 Singles Consolation
Leikem (URI) def. Solberg (VIL); 7-5, 7-6 (1)

Tristany Leikem (1-1) - Flight 2 Singles
Leikem (URI) def. West (VIL); 6-4, 4-6, 10-8
Safron (DEL) def. Leikem (URI); 6-0, 6-2

Kathleen Uy (1-1) - Flight 2 Singles
Uy (URI) def. Harrington (DEL); 6-4, 6-2
Calderon (TU) def. Uy (URI); 7-5, 7-5

Michelle Dussol (0-1) - Flight 3 Singles
Stosic (DREX) def. Dussol (URI); 6-0, 6-0

Nithila Asokaraj (2-1) - Flight 3 Singles
Asokaraj (URI) def. Esposito (SJU); 6-2, 6-1
Asokaraj (URI) def. Bell (DREX); 6-2, 4-6, 11-9
Hein (DEL) def. Asokaraj (URI); 6-3, 4-6, 10-5

Samantha Greco (1-1) - Flight 4 Singles
Greco (URI) def. Procyk (SJU); 6-0, 2-6, 10-7
Halstrom (DEL) def. Greco (URI); 6-0, 6-0

Karolina Wojciak (2-1) - Flight 4 Singles
Wojciak (URI) def. Denesuk (LAF); 6-0, 6-0
Wojciak (URI) def. Dowd (SJU); 6-3, 6-2
Osei (TU) def. Wojciak (URI); 6-2, 6-1

Emery/Uy (0-1) - Flight 1 Doubles
Mafa/Rosales (DREX) def. Emery/Uy (URI); 8-3
Emery/Uy (0-1) - Flight 1 Doubles Consolation
Robinson/Jadeja (SJU) def. Emery/Uy (URI); 8-6

Leikem/Leikem (2-0) - Flight 1 Doubles
Leikem/Leikem (URI) def. Davis/Roy (SJU); 8-2
Leikem/Leikem (URI) def. Solberg/Pettee (VIL); 8-2

Dussol/Greco (0-1) - Flight 2 Doubles
Orhon/Reyes (DREX) def. Dussol/Greco (URI); 8-2
Dussol/Greco (0-1) - Flight 2 Doubles Consolation
Dowd/Procyk (SJU) def. Dussol/Greco (URI); 9-7

Wojciak/Asokaraj (1-1) - Flight 2 Doubles
Wojciak/Asokaraj (URI) def. Bass/Dally (LAF); 8-6
Stosic/Bell (DREX) def. Wojciak/Asokaraj (URI); 8-4

What's Next
The Rams are back in action on Wednesday, Oct. 5 when they travel to Central Connecticut for a 3:30 p.m. match.