Rams Drop Spring Opener at Harvard, 7-0

Photo Credit: Mike Scott
Photo Credit: Mike Scott

How It Happened
Rhode Island was swept in its first match of the spring season, falling to Harvard 7-0 at the Murr Center Courts Tuesday afternoon.

The Rams (1-1) nearly got a point at No. 4 singles, where sophomore Halah Davis split the first two sets of her match with Lexi Milunovich, 6-2, 2-6. Milunovich, however, earned the win in a tiebreaker, 10-3.

Senior Ariel Haber competed well at No. 2 singles, battling Jenna Friedel to a 7-5, 6-4 outcome.

Doubles
Bassey/Gonzalez (H) def. E. Chratian/M. Codreanu; 6-3
Eason/Li (H) def. Higuchi/Haber; 6-3
Lu/Williams (H) def. S. Chratian/Loredo; 6-0

Singles
Erica Oosterhout (H) def. Erin Chratian; 6-1, 6-3
Jenna Friedel (H) def. Ariel Haber; 7-5, 6-4
Rachel Eason (H) def. Paulina Loredo; 6-1, 6-3
Lexi Milunovich (H) def. Halah Davis; 6-2, 2-6 (10-3)
Natasha Gonzalez (H) def. Sydney Chratian; 6-1, 6-0
Irene Lu (H) def. Paige Alshon; 6-1, 6-1

What's Next
Rhode Island travels to Columbia Friday, Jan. 25. The match begins at 5 p.m.