Setting the Scene
The Rhode Island tennis team posted a 7-0 win over Connecticut College on Wednesday afternoon in New London, Conn. The Rams recorded straight-set wins at all six singles positions after claiming each doubles match by a score of 8-1.
Seniors Pam Emery (No. 1) and Kirsten Leikem (No. 2) cruised past their opponents in singles play as each posted a perfect 6-0, 6-0 victory. Emery (with freshman Kathleen Uy) and Leikem (with Tristany Leikem) also picked up wins at first and second doubles, receptively.
- No. 1 - Emery/Uy (URI) def. Herbert/Sifuentes; 8-1
- No. 2 - Leikem/Leikem (URI) def. Badik/Cangemi; 8-1
- No. 3 - Dussol/Wojciak (URI) def. Swanson/Gorman; 8-1
- No. 1 - Pam Emery (URI) def. Jen Herbert; 6-0, 6-0
- No. 2 - Kirsten Leikem (URI) def. Maria Pia Sifuentes; 6-0, 6-0
- No. 3 - Tristany Leikem (URI) def. Brittany Badik; 6-0, 6-2
- No. 4 - Kathleen Uy (URI) def. Brittney Cangemi; 6-1, 6-0
- No. 5 - Michelle Dussol (URI) def. Maddie Swanson; 6-1, 6-4
- No. 6 - Karolina Wojciak (URI) def. Grace Reynolds; 6-1, 6-0
The Rams are back in action this weekend when they host Fordham on Saturday (1 p.m.) and Monmouth on Sunday (10 a.m.)