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.
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.
- 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
- No. 1 - Pam Emery (URI) def. Nicole Lippens; 6-0, 6-0
- No. 2 - Kirsten Leikem (URI) def. Brooke Verdiglione; 6-4, 7-5
- No. 3 - Tristany Leikem (URI) def. Ashley Sandler; 6-2, 6-0
- No. 4 - Kathleen Uy (URI) def. Dana Ferrari; 6-1, 6-0
- No. 5 - Nithila Asokaraj (URI) def. Liz D'Arcy; 6-0, 6-0
- No. 6 - Karolina Wojciak (URI) def. Sarah Turner; 6-0, 6-0
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.