VCU STUMBLES AT VIRGINIA TECH

Score: Virginia Tech 6, VCU 1

Date: April 15, 2018

Location: Blacksburg, Va. (Burrows-Burleson Tennis Center)

Records: VCU 13-9, Virginia Tech 15-6

The short story: Junior Philip Mobius earned a win at No. 4 singles, but VCU dropped at 6-1 decision at Virginia Tech on Sunday afternoon.

OPENING SERVE

  • Junior Arvid Noren and freshman Inigo Torre Martin were leading 5-4 at No. 2 doubles, but their match went unfinished when Virginia Tech clinched the doubles point with victories on courts 1 and 3.
  • Mobius cut the Hokie lead to 3-1 by defeating Henrik Korsgaard 6-2, 7-5.
  • Virginia Tech clinched the match with #42 Mitch Harper's 6-3, 7-6 win over Noren at No. 1 singles.
  • Sophomore Ignacio Rivero Crespo won the second set against Freddy Mesmer at No. 6 singles, but fell in a third-set tiebreaker.

THE RESULTS

Doubles

1 – Henrik Korsgaard/Alex Ribeiro (VT) def. Vitor Lima/Javier Amantegui (VCU) 6-3

2 – Arvid Noren/Inigo Torre Martin (VCU) vs. Carlo Donato/Mitch Harper (VT) 5-4 DNF

3 – Abraham Asaba/Jason Kros (VT) def. Philip Mobius/Ignacio Rivero Crespo (VCU) 6-4

Order of Finish: 3,1

Singles

1 – Mitch Harper (VT) def. Arvid Noren (VCU) 6-3, 7-6 (7-3)

2 – Jason Kros (VT) def. Vitor Lima (VCU) 6-2, 6-3

3 – Alex Ribeiro (VT) def. Javier Amantegui (VCU) 6-0, 6-3

4 – Philip Mobius (VCU) def. Henrik Korsgaard (VT) 6-2, 7-5

5 – Carlo Donato (VT) def. Inigo Torre Martin (VCU) 6-2, 7-6 (7-5)

6 – Freddy Mesmer (VT) def. Ignacio Rivero Crespo (VCU) 6-3, 4-6, 10-4

Order of Finish: 3,2,4,1,5,6

UP NEXT

The Rams close out the regular season on Saturday, April 21 against Washington and Lee at the Thalhimer Tennis Center at 1 p.m.

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