RAMS TAKE DOWN DUKES COMFORTABLY, MOVE TO 11-6 ON SEASON

Score: VCU 6, JMU 1

Location: Richmond, Va. (Thalhimer Tennis Center)

Records: VCU 11-6, JMU 11-5

The short story: VCU dominated JMU in both singles and doubles play to move to 11-6 on the season.

OPENING SERVE

  • The combination of Arvid Noren and Inigo Torre Martin took down Gonzalo Adis and William Karpinski in No. 2 doubles to give VCU its first doubles victory of the match
  • In No. 3 doubles, Rayane Stable and Inaki Rivero Crespo teamed up to defeat Josh Raymundo and Tate Steinour to give VCU the doubles point
  • Martin earned VCU its second point of the match when he took down Adis in two sets, only allowing three games against him
  • Stable continued his strong play in the No. 2 singles match, defeating Alvaro Arce in two sets
  • Crespo sealed the victory for the Rams after beating Steinour in two sets

THE RESULTS

VCU 6, JMU 1

Doubles:
1. Pierre Kohler/Alvaro Arce (JMU) def. Philip Mobius/Javier Amantegui (VCU) 6-2
2. Arvid Noren/Inigo Torre Martin (VCU) def. Gonzalo Adis/William Karpinski (JMU) 7-5
3. Rayane Stable/Inaki Rivero Crespo (VCU) def. Josh Raymundo/Tate Steinour (JMU) 7-5
Order of Finish: 1, 2, 3

Singles:
1. Pierre Kohler (JMU) def. Arvid Noren (VCU) 7-5, 6-2
2. Rayane Stable (VCU) def. Alvaro Arce (JMU) 6-4, 6-1
3. Philip Mobius (VCU) def. Paul Mendoza (JMU) 7-5, 6-2
4. Inigo Torre Martin (VCU) def. Gonzalo Adis (JMU) 6-3, 6-0
5. Timo Zgraggen (VCU) def. Damon Roberts (JMU) 7-6(1), 6-4
6. Inaki Rivero Crespo (VCU) def. Tate Steinour (JMU) 6-3, 6-2
Order of Finish: 4, 2, 6, 3, 1, 5

UP NEXT

VCU will return to action on Friday, March 22 when it hosts Middle Tennessee at 2 p.m.