Rhody Tennis Shuts Down Monmouth, 7-0


Setting the Scene
The Rhode Island tennis posted a 7-0 win over Monmouth on Sunday afternoon at the URI Tennis Complex. The Rams recorded straight-set wins at all six singles positions after going a prefect 3-for-3 in doubles.

Key Performances
Freshmen Nithila Asokaraj and Karolina Wojciak teamed up for an 8-0 win at third doubles before blanking their singles opponents (6-0, 6-0) at the fifth and sixth positions, respectively. Senior Pam Emery also posted a perfect 6-0, 6-0 win at first singles, after pairing with Kathleen Uy for an 8-2 win at first doubles.

Doubles

  • No. 1 - Emery/Uy (URI) def. Lippens/Verdiglione; 8-2
  • No. 2 - Leikem/Leikem (URI) def. Sandler/Ferrari; 8-1
  • No. 3 - Asokaraj/Wojciak (URI) def. D'Arcy/Turner; 8-0

Singles

What's Next
The Rams are back in action on Wednesday when they resume play against Providence at 3:00 p.m. The match - which originally began on Sept. 28 - was suspended due to darkness with Rhody leading 2-1.