RAMS SWEEP FAU IN FINAL MATCH OF TWO-MATCH ROAD STINT

Score: VCU 4, Florida Atlantic 0

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

Records: VCU 10-3, FAU 4-5

The short story: After a two-hour weather delay, VCU recovered from Thursday's loss against Penn St. with a sweep against Florida Atlantic

OPENING SERVE

  • There were no doubles action today due to weather conditions
  • Noumea Witmus kick started the Rams momentum when she took down Kristen Thoms in two sets, outscoring Thoms 12-4
  • In No. 1 singles, Paola Exposito Diaz-Delgado followed up Witmus' win by defeating Martina Kudelova in two sets
  • Kanako Yano defeated FAU's Barbora Palcatova in two sets, which gave VCU its third point of the day
  • Anna Rasmussen sealed the win for VCU when she beat Natalia Boltinskaya in three sets

THE RESULTS

VCU 4 | FAU 0

SINGLES:

1. Paola Exposito Diaz-Delgado (VCU) def. Martina Kudelova (FAU) 6-3, 6-4

2. Anna Rasmussen (VCU) def. Natalia Boltinskaya (FAU) 6-3, 3-6, 6-1

3. Marina Alcaide Bakkari (VCU) vs. Natalie Kallmunzerova (FAU) 4-6, 4-4 unfinished

4. Kanako Yano (VCU) def. Barbora Palcatova (FAU) 6-4, 6-3

5. Melissa Ifidzhen (VCU) vs. May Kimhi (FAU) 7-6, 2-6 unfinished

6. Noumea Witmus (VCU) def. Kristen Thoms (FAU) 6-2, 6-2

Order of Finish – 6, 1, 4, 2 

HEAD COACH PAUL KOSTIN

"We played much better today. Although it was windy and hot, the girls stayed focus and fought hard. I'm very proud of them."

UP NEXT

VCU will return home to face off against East Tennessee State on Saturday, March 16 at 12 p.m.