Hokies Edge Past Rams in Final Home Match

Scores: VCU 3, Virginia Tech 4
Location: Richmond, Va. (Thalhimer Tennis Center)
Records: VCU 10-11, Virginia Tech 9-11

The short story: VCU battled back and forth with in-state opponent Virginia Tech in their home finale on Sunday afternoon at the Thalhimer Tennis Center. Senior Daryl Monfils, and sophomores Arvid Noren and Vitor Lima each won in consecutive sets on the singles court.

FIRST SERVE
  • The Hokies jumped to a 3-1. Senior Daryl Monfils defeated Jai Corbett, 6-2, 6-4. He is now 13-9 overall this season.
  • Arvid Noren defeated Henrik Korsgaard in consecutive sets on the third court. He improves to 17-11 overall on the year.
  • Vitor Lima tied the match at three a piece by defeating Alexandre Ribeiro in consecutive sets on the fourth court, but Virginia Tech secured the victory with a win on the second court.
THE RESULTS
Doubles
1- Daryl Monfils/Marten Jonsson (VCU) vs. Jai Corbett/Henrik Korsgaard (VT) 5-6
2- Mitch Harper/Alexandre Ribeiro (VT) def. Vitor Lima/Arvid Noren (VCU) 6-4
3- Jason Kros/Freddy Mesmer (VT) def. Javier Amantegui/Philip Mobius (VCU)  6-2
Order of finish: 3, 2

Singles
1- Daryl Monfils (VCU) def. Jai Corbett (VT)  6-2, 6-4
2- Mitch Harper (VT) def. Marten Jonsson (VCU) 6-3, 4-6, 6-2
3- Arvid Noren (VCU) def. Henrik Korsgaard (VT)  6-3, 6-4
4- Vitor Lima (VCU) def. Alexandre Ribeiro (VT)  6-4, 6-3
5- Freddy Mesmer (VT) def. Louis Ishizaka (VCU)6-2, 6-2
6- Jason Kros (VT) def. Javier Amantegui (VCU) 6-0, 6-4Order of finish: 1, 5, 6, 3, 4, 2

UP NEXT
The Rams will compete in their regular season finale on Wednesday, April 12 when they travel to William & Mary at 3:30 p.m.