RAMS FALL TO PRINCETON

Scores: Princeton 6, VCU 1
Location: Princeton, N.J. (Jadwin Gymnasium)
Records: VCU 6-3, Princeton 2-3

The short story: The Rams fell to Princeton on the road Sunday afternoon in the Jadwin Gymnasium. Senior Marten Jonsson earned a point for The Black and Gold by defeating Princeton's Thomas Colautti, 6-4, 3-6, 1-0 (12-10). Jonsson is now holds a 5-2 record in dual singles matches this season.

FIRST SERVE

  • Freshman Javier Amantegui battled hard on the sixth court in a three set match. After dropping the first set, he bounced back to take the second, but would later fall to Jonathan Carcione, 7-5, 3-6, 1-0 (10-8).
  • Junior Louis Ishizaka faced Payton Holden, ranked 101st by the ITA. He fell 6-2, 6-3, but possesses an overall singles record of 10-6.
  • Senior Daryl Monfils and Jonsson battled Luke Gamble and Alexander Day, ranked 20th by the ITA in doubles play. The match was tied at four a piece, but was deemed unfinished after Princeton took the lone doubles point.

RESULTS
Doubles
1- #20 Alexander Day/Luke Gamble (PRIN) vs. Marten Jonsson/Daryl Monfils, 4-4 (unfinished)
2- Thomas Colautti/Payton Holden (PRIN) def. Vitor Lima/Philip Mobius, 6-2
3- Kial Kaiser/Diego Vives (PRIN) def. Javier Amantegui/Arvid Noren, 6-1
Order of finish: 3, 2

Singles
1- Alexander Day (PRIN) def. Daryl Monfils, 6-1, 6-4
2- Marten Jonsson (VCU) def. Thomas Colautti, 6-4, 3-6, 1-0 (12-10)
3- Luke Gamble (PRIN) def. Ignacio Rivero Crespo, 6-1, 6-3
4- Kial Kaiser (PRIN) def. Arvid Noren, 6-0, 5-7, 6-2
5- #101 Payton Holden (PRIN) def. Louis Ishizaka, 6-2, 6-3
6- Jonathan Carcione (PRIN) def. Javier Amantegui, 7-5, 3-6, 1-0 (10-8)
Order of finish: 1, 3, 5, 2, 4, 6

UP NEXT
After two consecutive road matches, the Rams will return home to Richmond, Va. to host Binghamton at 1 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 17 at the Thalhimer Tennis Center.