Rey Wei is in his 2nd year at Douglas College and continues to play a key role for the Royals. The Team Event was played on Friday and Saturday. Wei went undefeated in all 5 of his matches in the Team portion of Tournament #1. In Round 1 vs VIU, Wei was entered in men’s doubles with Logan Campbell defeating the host Cassels & Thompson of VIU 21-12, 21-18. In Round 2 vs Capilano, Wei was again entered in men’s doubles, this time with Simon Wu. Wei and Wu would defeat Capilano’s Chang and Chen 21-8, 21-10. In Round 3 vs TRU, Wei was paired once again with Simon Wu. Wei and Wu would defeat TRU’s Chu and Babichuk 16-21, 21-15, 21-13. In Round 4 vs Langara, Wei teamed up with Logan Campbell to defeat Langara’s Hooley and Latremouille 21-12, 21-12. In the 5th and Final round of team play vs Kwantlen, Wei was entered in Men’s Singles. He would defeat Simran Devgun 21-8, 21-8 to complete his perfect 5-0 record.
On Sunday there was no let up from him as he clinically went about his business winning the Men’s Singles event and then with his partner Logan Campbell, won the Men’s Doubles event without losing a game.
In Men’s Singles, advanced out of his pool defeating Pat Thompson (VIU) and Mark Chang (CAP) to advance to the Semi-Finals. In the Semis, Wei would play and defeat his Douglas teammate Bob Sharma 21-15, 21-18 to advance to the Finals. In the Finals, Wei defeated Langara’s Luke Couture 21-13, 21-10 to take the men’s Singles Event.
In Men’s Doubles, Wei partnered with Logan Campbell. Wei and Campbell would advance out of their pool defeating Langara and Kwantlen’s Men’s Doubles teams. In the Semi-Finals, Wei and Campbell defeated Capilano’s Change and Chen 21-12, 21-12 to advance to the Finals where they would meet up with Wu and Sharma, also of Douglas. The match was closely contested with Wei and Campbell taking it 22-20, 21-17.
Playing the maximum number of matches this past weekend, Wei finished with a perfect 13-0 record overall. He continues to work hard to develop his game and fitness as he looks to establish himself as a dominant player for the Royals.