RAMS FALL SHORT TO FAU; FINISH FOUR-MATCH ROAD STINT 2-2

Score: Florida Atlantic 7, VCU 0

Location: Boca Raton, Fla. (FAU Tennis Complex)

Records: VCU 10-6, FAU 11-7

The short story: After being down 3-0, VCU stormed back powered by strong singles play to defeat FGCU.

OPENING SERVE

  • VCU fought hard in doubles play but lost two of three matches to give FAU the doubles point
  • Sophomore Rayane Stable took FAU's Kirac Bekisoglu to three sets but fell just short
  • Senior Arvid Noren was defeated by Jason Legall in three sets in No. 1 singles
  • Sophomore Inigo Torre Martin took Mehdi Laalej of FAU to three sets before he fell short in a great effort

THE RESULTS

FAU 7, VCU 0

Doubles 

1. Jason Legall/Ignacio Garcia (FAU) def. Javier Amantegui/Philip Mobius (VCU) 7-5

2. Inigo Torre Martin/Arvid Noren (VCU) vs. Mehdi Laalej/Gabriel Sidney (FAU) 4-5 unfinished

3. Kirac Bekisglu/Thomas Guy (FAU) def. Rayane Stable/Inaki Rivero Crespo (VCU) 6-4

Order of Finish: 3, 1

Singles

1. Jason Legall (FAU) def. Arvid Noren (VCU) 6-1, 3-6, 6-1

2. Kirac Bekisoglu (FAU) def. Rayane Stable (VCU) 6-2, 5-7, 1-0

3. Mehdi Laalej (FAU) def. Inigo Torre Martin (VCU) 7-6, 1-6, 1-0

4. Gabriel Sidney (FAU) def. Philip Mobius (VCU) 0-6, 7-5, 6-3

5. Ignacio Garcia (FAU) def. Inaki Rivero Crespo (VCU) 6-3, 6-4

6. Alvaro Fernandez Horta (FAU) def. Javier Amantegui (VCU) 6-4, 7-5

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

UP NEXT

VCU will return to action on Wednesday, March 20 when it hosts JMU at 3 p.m.