VCU DROPS 7-0 DECISION AT WILLIAM & MARY

Score: William & Mary 7, VCU 0

Date: April 15, 2018

Location: Williamsburg, Va. (McCormack-Nagelsen Tennis Center)

Records: VCU 12-5, William & Mary 14-9

The short story: VCU women's tennis dropped a 7-0 decision at William & Mary, the three-time reigning Colonial Athletic Association champion, on Sunday afternoon.

OPENING SERVE

  • Freshman Paola Exposito Diaz Delgado and sophomore Noumea Witmus were tied 4-4 with Rosie Cheng and Olivia Thaler at No. 2 doubles, but their match went unfinished when the Tribe clinched the doubles point with victories on courts 1 and 3.
  • Witmus won the second set at No. 4 singles against Lauren Goodman, but fell in a third-set tiebreaker.

THE RESULTS

Doubles

1. Lauren Goodman/Natalia Perry (WMW) def. Kanako Yano/Anna Rasmussen (VCUW) 6-2

2. Rosie Cheng/Olivia Thaler (WMW) vs. Paola Delgado/Noumea Witmus (VCUW) 4-4, unfinished

3. Clara Tanielian/Cecily Wuenscher (WMW) def. Melissa Ifidzhen/Sofia Sualehe (VCUW) 6-1

Order of Finish: 3,1

Singles

1. Rosie Cheng (WMW) def. Anna Rasmussen (VCUW) 6-1, 6-2

2. Clara Tanielian (WMW) def. Paola Delgado (VCUW) 6-4, 6-4

3. Natalia Perry (WMW) def. Marina Alcaide (VCUW) 6-1, 6-1

4. Lauren Goodman (WMW) def. Noumea Witmus (VCUW) 6-3, 5-7, 1-0 (10-8)

5. Ekaterina Stepanova (WMW) def. Kanako Yano (VCUW) 6-4, 6-3

6. Olivia Thaler (WMW) def. Sofia Sualehe (VCUW) 6-1, 6-1

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

UP NEXT

The Rams close out the regular season on Wednesday, April 18 with a home match against cross-town, Atlantic 10 rival Richmond at 2:30 p.m.

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