RAMS COMPLETE A-10 SLATE WITH SHUTOUT OF MASON

Score: VCU 4, George Mason 0

Date: April 13, 2018

Location: Richmond, Va. (Thalhimer Tennis Center)

Records: VCU 13-8, George Mason 7-12

The short story: VCU men's tennis delivered a quick win over an in-state opponent for the second time this week, besting George Mason 4-0 on Friday afternoon.

OPENING SERVE

  • Wins at the top of the lineup secured the doubles point for the Rams. Junior Arvid Noren and freshman Inigo Torre Martin started the day by defeating Jakob Nielsen and Edward Ayers 6-1 at No. 2 doubles. Junior Vitor Lima and sophomore Javier Amantegui clinched the point with a 6-3 win over Pally Ray and Daniel Gutierrez at No. 1 doubles.
  • Lima continued a dominant day in singles play, dispatching Ayers 6-1, 6-1 at the No. 1 position.
  • Sophomore Ignacio Rivero Crespo won his fourth singles match in a row, defeating Carter Bradford 6-1, 6-2 at No. 4 singles.
  • Amantegui closed out the match for VCU with a 6-3, 6-1 triumph over Gutierrez at No. 2 singles.

THE RESULTS

Doubles

1 - Vitor Lima/Javier Amantegui (VCU) def. Pally Ray/Daniel Gutierrez (MASON)  6-3

2 - Arvid Noren/Inigo Torre Martin (VCU) def. Jakob Nielsen/Edward Ayers (MASON)  6-1

3 - Ignacio Rivero Crespo/Timo Zgraggen (VCU) vs. Carter Bradford/Giuliano Buzoianu (MASON)  3-2 DNF

Order of Finish:  2, 1

Singles

1 - Vitor Lima (VCU) def. Edward Ayers (MASON)  6-1, 6-1

2 - Javier Amantegui (VCU) def. Daniel Gutierrez (MASON)  6-3, 6-1

3 - Inigo Torre Martin (VCU) vs. Jakob Nielsen (MASON)  6-3, 4-1 DNF

4 - Ignacio Rivero Crespo (VCU) def. Carter Bradford (MASON)  6-1, 6-2

5 - Timo Zgraggen (VCU) vs. Pally Ray (MASON)  7-6(4), 0-0 DNF

6 - Karl Katlaps (VCU) vs. Giuliano Buzoianu (MASON)  4-6, 1-0 DNF

Order of Finish: 1, 4, 2

UP NEXT

The Rams head southwest to take on Virginia Tech on Sunday, April 15 in Blacksburg, Va. at noon.

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