Davis Wins at No. 5; Rams Fall to Dayton

Davis Wins at No. 5; Rams Fall to Dayton

How It Happened
Freshman Halah Davis picked up a victory at No. 5 singles, but Rhode Island lost to Dayton 6-1 Friday evening.

After dropping the first set, Davis rallied to earn her fourth career victory, beating Kelly Pleiman 4-6, 6-3, 1-0 (7) in a tiebreaker. It was the second win in the last three matches for Davis.

The Rams (1-9) got a strong performance from Ariel Haber at No. 3 singles. Haber rallied from a set down to take the second set, only to fall in a third-set tiebreaker.

Singles
1. Marlys Bridgham (D) def. Rachel Smilansky, 6-1, 6-1
2. Kilsofte (D) def. Mihaela Codreanu, 6-4, 7-6 (5)
3. Jad Kawamoto (D) def. Ariel Haber, 6-1, 5-7, 1-0 (6)
4. Jac Kawamoto (D) def. Nicole Legler, 6-0, ret.
5. Halah Davis (R) def. Kelly Pleiman, 4-6, 6-3, 1-0 (7)
6. Allen (D) def. Paige Alshon, 6-3, 6-1

Doubles
1. Bridgham/Kilsofte (D) def. Smilansky/Codreanu 6-1
2. Kawamoto/Kawamoto (D) def. Haber/Davis, 5-2 (DNF)
3. Pleiman/Delaney (D) def. Alshon/Legler, 6-1

What's Next
Rhode Island is off for a couple weeks until it heads to Georgetown for the start of three matches in three days beginning Friday, March 23. The Rams take on the Hoyas, then go to George Washington and finish the trip at Towson.