How It Happened
Rhode Island (1-11, 0-2 Atlantic 10) fell at Georgetown, 4-0, on Friday and then at George Washington, 5-2, Saturday.
Against the Colonials on Saturday, the Rams earned the doubles point for the first time this season, thanks to some lineup changes. Mihaela Codreanu and Ariel Haber teamed up to win at No. 1 doubles, 6-4. The duo of Rachel Smilansky and Halah Davis won 6-3 at No. 2 doubles to help the Rams get out to a 1-0 lead.
However, George Washington won in straight sets at No. 1, No. 3, No. 4 and No. 6 singles. An injury caused the Rams to give up the point at No. 2 singles as well. Davis got the point at No. 5 singles for Rhode Island. She took the opening set 6-4 before her opponent retired from the match.
Friday, vs. Georgetown
Smilansky/Codreanu (R) def. Nakagawa/Marx; 5-3
Lynham/Spinosa (G) vs. Haber/Davis; no result
Henderson/Swift (G) win by default
Risa Nakagawa (G) def. Rachel Smilanski; 6-2, 6-3
Sara Swift (G) def. Mihaela Codreanu; 6-3, 6-1
Daphne de Chatellus (G) vs. Ariel Haber; unfinished
Casey Marx (G) def. Halah Davis; 6-0, 6-2
Sophie Henderson (G) vs. Paige Alshon; unfinished
Cecilia Lynham (G) won by default
Saturday vs. George Washington
Codreanu/Haber (R) def. Bayraktaroglu/Kogan; 6-4
Smilansky/Davis (R) vs. Decamps/Kussainova; 6-3
Herlogsson/Grubac (GW) def. Alshon/Legler; 6-0
Melis Bayraktaroglu (GW) def. Rachel Smilanski; 6-1, 6-3
Mary-Louise Decamps (GW) def. Mihaela Codreanu; 2-1, ret.
Sara Grubac (GW) vs. Ariel Haber; 6-0, 6-2
Diana Kussainova (GW) def. Nicole Legler; 6-0, 6-0
Halah Davis (R) def.Julia Herlogsson; 6-4, ret.
Victoria Kogan (GW) def. Paige Alshon; 6-3, 6-0
Rhode Island closes out the weekend with a match at Towson Sunday afternoon at 1 p.m.
Rams Fall at Georgetown, George Washington
How It Happened