Rams Swept in Match at Boston College

Rams Swept in Match at Boston College

How It Happened
Rhode Island dropped a 7-0 decision at Boston College on Saturday at the Flynn Recreation Complex in Chestnut Hill, Mass.

The Rams fall to 0-5 in the Spring, facing the top teams in New England, including two Ivy League foes (Brown/Harvard), the defending Patriot League champions (BU), as well as UConn (AAC) and Boston College (ACC) that compete in two of the top level tennis conferences.

Doubles
No. 1 – Kylie Wilcox/Dasha Possokhova (BC) def. Mihaela Codreanu/Tiara Higuchi (RI) 6-1
No. 2 – Lexi Borr/Elene Tsokilauri (BC) def. Emily Zargham/Paige Alshon (RI) 6-2
No. 3 – Micayla Casella/Jackie Urbinati (BC) def. Ariel Haber/Jordan Rucks (RI) 6-1
 
Singles
No. 1 – Asiya Dair (BC) def. Mihaela Codreanu (RI) 6-4, 6-0
No. 2 – Lexi Borr (BC) def. Tiara Higuchi (RI) 6-0, 6-3
No. 3 – Dasha Possokhova (BC) def. Emily Zargham (RI) 6-3, 6-0
No. 4 – Emily Safron (BC) def. Ariel Haber (RI) 6-2, 7-5
No. 5 – Jackie Urbinati (BC) def. Paige Alshon (RI) 6-0, 6-1
No. 6 – Micayla Casella (BC) def. Jordan Rucks (RI) 6-1, 6-3

Quotable:
"Today was another learning day for our freshman. We purposely scheduled a challenging slate of matches because our players want to be pushed every day.  I thought the whole team played with energy and passion."
- head coach Tim Murphy

What's Next
Rhode Island heads to North Carolina on February 25 and 26 to take on Charlotte on Saturday and A-10 opponent Davidson on Sunday.